Arachnophobia (1990) Poster



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Clash of the Titans (1981)
Giant vulture's screech used in film
Wheel of Fortune (1981) (TV Series)

Referenced in 

Mystery Science Theater 3000: Rocket Attack U.S.A. (1990) (TV Episode)
Joel: "Be proud; you shot a spider. Thank you, John Goodman."
Home and Away: Episode #1.722 (1991) (TV Episode)
Adam lies to Josh about Rachel wanting to see this
Home and Away: Episode #1.723 (1991) (TV Episode)
Josh sees through Adam's lie about Rachel seeing this
Full House: Girls Just Wanna Have Fun (1991) (TV Episode)
Aaron wants to stay up late and watch the film
Countdown: Episode #22.12 (1991) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Sylvia.
Saturday Night Live: Jeff Daniels/Color Me Badd (1991) (TV Episode)
Mentioned on 'The Chris Farley Show'
The Larry Sanders Show: The Spider Episode (1992) (TV Episode)
Larry mentions that Steve Kutcher was the chief spider wrangler on the movie.
Serial Mom (1994)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Kicking and Screaming (1995)
Video case is shown in a video store.
The Bad Boys of Saturday Night Live (1998) (TV Special)
Mentioned on 'The Chris Farley Show'
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Chris Farley (1998) (TV Special)
Referenced on the Chris Farley Show
Trapped in a Purple Haze (2000) (TV Movie)
characters discuss this movie
Spider-Man (2002)
The jumping spider that Peter attempts to take a picture of is an Avondale Spider
Savage Harvest 2: October Blood (2006) (Video)
VHS tape seen
Good Eats: Okraphobia (2006) (TV Episode)
Title Reference
30 Rock: Jack Meets Dennis (2006) (TV Episode)
Jenna claims to have lost her virginity after watching this film.
American Dad!: The Vacation Goo (2007) (TV Episode)
Roger mentions this moved to Haley, Francine and Steve
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: 17 Again/State of Play/Crank High Voltage (2009) (TV Episode)
A man says this movie scared him as a child.
Decloaking the Invisible: Alien Terrain (2010) (Video)
mentioned by Nimrod Antal
Home Bound (2014) (Short)
DVD shown
Movie Nights: Strays (2016) (TV Episode)
Brad mentions Jeff Daniels' performance.


Family Ties (1982) (TV Series)
Is playing on the TV when spiders start crawling over the screen.
Wheel of Fortune (1983) (TV Series)
The Kendalls watch this.
Family Ties: Heartstrings: Part 3 (1988) (TV Episode)
Plays on the TV in one of the scenes where the spiders swarm in.

Featured in 

The Horror Hall of Fame (1990) (TV Movie)

Spoofed in 

Darkwing Duck: Aduckyphobia (1991) (TV Episode)
The title is a spoof.
Tiny Toon Adventures: How I Spent My Vacation (1992) (Video)
The movie Fowlmouth takes Shirley to is called "Skunknophobia".
Me, Myself & Irene (2000)
The huge tarantula crawling up Charlie's shirt
Scary Movie 4 (2006)
The photograph of the web in the attic.

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