UHF (1989) Poster



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Edited into 

The Weird Al Show: Al Gets Robbed (1997) (TV Episode)
The "Money for Nothing/Beverly Hillbillies" segment is featured during the closing credits.
5 Second Movies: UHF (2008) (TV Episode)


You Bet Your Life (1950) (TV Series)
One of the TV programs on the U62 fall schedule is "You Bet Your Pink Slip".
Father Knows Best (1954) (TV Series)
One of the TV programs on the U62 fall schedule is "Buddha Knows Best".
The Mickey Mouse Club (1955) (TV Series)
Leave It to Beaver (1957) (TV Series)
Bonanza (1959) (TV Series)
My Three Sons (1960) (TV Series)
One of the TV programs on the U62 fall schedule is "My Three Mutants".
The Flying Nun (1967) (TV Series)
One of the TV programs on the U62 fall schedule is "The Flying Pope".
The Price Is Right (1972) (TV Series)
One of the TV programs on the U62 fall schedule is "The Lice Is Right".
The Young and the Restless (1973) (TV Series)
Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981)
Jason Voorhees was one of the guests on Town Talk.

Referenced in 

The Epic of Detective Mandy: Book Two - Spoof of the Living Dead (1991) (TV Short)
The Bum in Spoof of the Living Dead (1991) asks everyone for a quarter in the same way as the homeless character in UHF (1989) and, likewise, when the Gigalo gives the Bum a quarter, he says, "What are you gonna do, start a business?", just like R.J. Fletcher does when he confronts the man in UHF (1989).
Aliens (1993) (Short)
The Weird Al Show: Back to School (1997) (TV Episode)
Gedde Watanabe again appears as Kuni, Al's judo instructor, and ends the lesson by screaming, "You're so stupid!"
The Weird Al Show: Talent Show (1997) (TV Episode)
The "UHF" video is featured during the closing credits.
The Weird Al Show: He Ain't Heavy, He's My Hamster (1997) (TV Episode)
The TV program of the three-armed guitar player that Al watches airs on public-access channel 62. The TV channel that Al managed in "UHF" was called U62.
State and Main (2000)
Mentions grosses of "Gandhi II," which was a fictional film in UHF
Andy Richter Controls the Universe: Wedding (2002) (TV Episode)
Andy quotes the 'stinking badgers' line
Postal 2 (2002) (Video Game)
The Postal Dude's quote "Guns don't kill people...I do!" is borrowed from this film.
City of Heroes (2004) (Video Game)
One radio mission requires you to rescue Dr. Philo from UHF station 62, reported missing by station manager George.
The Flying Aarons (2004)
Referenced as one of Andy's Jones's inspirations
Mega64: Stranger (2006) (TV Episode)
The news station in this episode, U62, shares its name with the TV station from "UHF"
Straight Outta Lynwood (2006) (Video)
Shot in "Virus Alert" video of customers running into "Leotard City" is a reference to the "Spatula City" sketch from Al's movie.
The New Adventures of Old Christine: A Decent Proposal (2008) (TV Episode)
New Christine mentions it is Richard's favorite movie
Regular Show in Space: Rigby's Body (2010) (TV Episode)
During the snack-making montage, Mordecai makes a Twinkie(TM) Wiener Sandwich.
The Nostalgia Teen: The Rugrats Movie (2011) (TV Episode)
"I liked the Indiana Jones parody at the beginning of UHF better."
The Cinema Snob: Caligula II: Messalina, Messalina (2011) (TV Episode)
Lori Waggoner went on to do this film
Saturday Morning RPG (2012) (Video Game)
When players scratch the cardboard box sticker in battle, in-game text proclaims that it does "Nothing, absolutely nothing!". At school there's a janitor named Stanley who greatly loves his mop, referencing Stanley Spadoski from the film.
The Expendables 2 (2012)
In one scene Lee (who is standing a few feet away from the shooters who are constantly missing) says "the safest place is in front of their gun", this is referencing the Rambo skit from UHF in which Weird Al' Yankovic's character is literally right in front of a soldier's (who's shooting at him) gun & he's still missing.
Blackcat Riffs: Sex Madness (2013) (TV Episode)
"Stupid! You're so stupid!"
Pitching Mr. Ed (2013) (Short)
There is a poster for "UHF" in the background
The Cinema Snob: Can't Stop the Music (2014) (TV Episode)
"...brought to us with the same level of effects that the local UHF station uses to tell me about the opening of a new pizzeria."
Superfast! (2015)
Like George Newman in "UHF," Vin catches bullets in his mouth and then shoots them back at the people who tried to kill him.
The Goldbergs: I Drank the Mold! (2015) (TV Episode)
Adam wears a UHF movie t-shirt.
Project X Zone 2 (2015) (Video Game)
Xiaomu: "Hello! Spatula City, we sell spatulas, and that's all!"
Nostalgia Critic: When Are Critics Wrong? (2016) (TV Episode)
receives negative reviews from critics, despite being pretty good
Nostalgia Critic: Why Do So Many Sequels Suck? (2017) (TV Episode)
says this movie was bombarded by blockbusters


Mister Ed (1958) (TV Series)
The Beverly Hillbillies: The Clampett Curse (1967) (TV Episode)
Weird Al's character falls asleep watching this episode on TV
Mars Needs Women (1967) (TV Movie)

Featured in 

Siskel & Ebert: UHF/Valentino Returns/Shag (1989) (TV Episode)
Camp MTV (1989) (TV Movie)
Camp MTV was a special used to promote "UHF."
Behind the Scenes: 'UHF' (1989) (TV Short)
Behind the Music: 'Weird Al' Yankovic (1999) (TV Episode)
20 to 1: Amazing Moments in Music (2007) (TV Episode)
Clips of 'Weird Al' Yankovic's parody of the video of Addicted To Love shown in a segment on the original song.
Nostalgia Critic: He-Man and the Masters of the Universe (2008) (TV Episode)
Explosion clip.
Nostalgia Critic: North (2009) (TV Episode)
A clip from the movie is shown during the "Worst Joke Ever" sequence.
Nostalgia Critic: Top 11 Nostalgia Critic Fuckups (2009) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown after the #10 pick.
Nostalgia Critic: Cool as Ice (2009) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.
Atop the Fourth Wall: JLA: Act of God - Part 3 (2010) (TV Episode)
clip showm
The Spoony Experiment: Beastmaster 2: Through the Portal of Time (2011) (TV Episode)
The sensai yelling "stupid!"
Some Jerk with a Camera: Captain EO Part Two (2011) (TV Episode)
Seen in the "I Believe I Can Fly" montage
Nostalgia Critic: Dunston Checks In (2012) (TV Episode)
The fire-hose scene is recalled
Atop the Fourth Wall: Kamandi at Earth's End #4 (2013) (TV Episode)
Linkara talks about this movie, and the Spatula City ad plays
Nostalgia Critic: Why Is Tom and Jerry Genius? (2013) (TV Episode)
clip shown
Nostalgia Critic: The Wicker Man (2014) (TV Episode)
The Critic says: "This movie's dramatic subtlety is on par with UHF". Also, footage of this film is shown.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Youngblood #6 (2014) (TV Episode)
"Nothing! Absolutely nothing!"
Anime Abandon: Lady Death: The Motion Picture (2014) (TV Episode)
The "stupid!" meme is used
The Blockbuster Buster: Robots (2014) (TV Episode)
The "STUPID! YOU'RE SO STUPID!" meme plays
Atop the Fourth Wall: Frank Miller's Holy Terror (2014) (TV Episode)
The TV station celebration clip plays when Linkara reveals that Frank Miller has created a female character that is not oversexualized.
Good Bad Flicks: Exploring UHF (2015) (TV Episode)
Some Jerk with a Camera: The Haunted Mansion Movie Part 2 (2016) (TV Episode)
Seen in "Shut Up!" montage


The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
In the scene with the animal house, the show's host, Raul Hernandez, who is receiving a shipment of badgers says "Badgers? We don't need no stinking badgers!" This is in reference to The Treasure of Sierra Madre and the line "Badges? We don't need no stinking badges!"
A Face in the Crowd (1957)
Philo broadcasts a recording of R.J. Fletcher insulting the townspeople.
The Beverly Hillbillies (1962) (TV Series)
Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom (1963) (TV Series)
Let's Make a Deal (1963) (TV Series)
Shaft (1971)
Network (1976)
"These floors are dirty as hell & I'm not going to take it anymore!"
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
Stanley Spadowski swings his mop when he escapes from RJ's thugs and it makes a lightsaber sound.
Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
George carves a Devil's Tower out of mashed potatoes at Teri's home and says, "This means something."
The Shining (1980)
Weird Al says "Redrum, redrum" while bending his finger like Danny Torrance.
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Opening sequence.
Conan the Barbarian (1982)
"Conan the Librarian" TV show.
First Blood (1982)
A cut-a-way, fantasy-like scene in which the main character is dressed like John Rambo and is in a similar situation as those in the Rambo movies.
Gandhi (1982)
Wheel of Fortune (1983) (TV Series)
Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)
When George Newman goes to channel 8 to rescue Stanley Spadowski, he daydreams that he is John Rambo.
Commando (1985)
Dire Straits: Money for Nothing (1985) (Video)
The dream sequence for the "Beverly Hillbillies/Money For Nothing" song is a shot-for-shot parody of the music video for the Dire Straits song, with Beverly Hillbillies motifs and Weird Al integrated.
The Mystery of Al Capone's Vaults (1986) (TV Special)
During the "Town Talk" sequence--"the mystery of Al Capone's glove box"
Rambo III (1988)

Spoofed in 

The Epic of Detective Mandy: Book Three - Satan Claus II: The Elves of Doom (1993) (TV Short)
Once again, as in the other episodes of the Detective Mandy saga, the homeless character begs for a quarter like the homeless character in UHF (1989).
Zombie Strippers (2008)
Same line: Badgers? Badgers? We don't need no stinking badgers -said by Paco
The Comix Scrutinizer: The Life & Death of Fritz the Cat (2013) (TV Episode)
The show title "Uncle Scrutinizer's Club House" is a reference to UHF.

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