Fried Green Tomatoes (1991) Poster


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Referenced in 

The 49th Annual Golden Globe Awards (1992) (TV Special)
Announced as nominee.
Married with Children: Banking on Marcy (1993) (TV Episode)
When Al is watching a rap video Marcy changes the channel to this film and Al mistakes Kathy Bates for Mel Tormé.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Alien from L.A. (1993) (TV Episode)
Crow: You throw parties where everyone has to dress like a character from 'Fried Green Tomatoes'!
Animaniacs: Video Review/When Mice Ruled the Earth (1993) (TV Episode)
Seen on video store shelf in 'Video Review'
The Critic: Eyes on the Prize (1994) (TV Episode)
Jay reviews a sequel called "Refried Green Tomatoes"
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air: The Harder They Fall (1994) (TV Episode)
Will mentions the film
Jimmy Hollywood (1994)
Part of a poster can be seen in the opening
Married with Children: Dial 'B' for Virgin (1994) (TV Episode)
When Peggy asks "Fried Green Tomatoes sucks?" at the video store all the men there say "yes" together.
Donkey Kong Country: Exposed (1994) (Video)
One of the items to eat at the Nintendo cafeteria is "Fried Green Bananas".
Kicking and Screaming (1995)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Caroline in the City: Caroline and the Kid (1996) (TV Episode)
When Del turns the TV on, Caroline says it's "Fried Green Tomatoes" that is on.
The Simpsons: The Two Mrs. Nahasapeemapetilons (1997) (TV Episode)
Manjula says it is her favorite movie, book, and food.
Bloodletting (1997)
Movie poster on wall in Patti's place.
Gilmore Girls: Rory's Dance (2000) (TV Episode)
Lorelai jokingly tells her mother that she would have come to the door to let her in, but she didn't have any saran wrap in reference to Kathy Bates's character
Even Stevens: Hardly Famous (2002) (TV Episode)
Tawny's audition scene is from "Fried Green Magnolias." This is an allusion to the films Fried Green Tomatoes and Steel Magnolias.
El robo más grande jamás contado (2002)
Jimmy Barnatán's character mentions this film.
Still Standing: Still Spending (2002) (TV Episode)
Judy thinks Bill rented this movie for her
On the Set of Sightlines (2003) (Video)
Actor Nick Searcy makes reference to this title while giving his partial verbal résumé.
The Closer: Flashpoint (2005) (TV Episode)
Brenda mentions that this is the last film she has seen in a theater
Fried Green Tomorrows: Juliette, GA Lives (2006)
Documentary in Town where Fried Green Tomatoes was filmed
Prison Break: Map 1213 (2006) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Blades of Glory (2007)
when Hector is playing with the dolls he says this is one of his favorite movies
Friday Night Lights: Last Days of Summer (2007) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
ExTerminators (2009)
Stella says "Everybody clapped when Kathy Bates did it in Fried Green Tomatoes, but when I do it it's a felony"
Fish Out of Water (2009)
Mentioned in the narration as placing cultural heroines in southern states.
The Edwin J. Hill Social Club: God Complex (2009) (TV Episode)
Discussed as a solution of how to get rid of a dead body.
Jeopardy!: Million Dollar Celebrity Invitational Quarterfinal 6 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of an $800 clue in the category "Hyphenates"
Hot in Cleveland: Stayin' Alive (2014) (TV Episode)
Dr. Kang mentions the film and Alex Trebek follows it up with some facts
Nostalgia Critic: Mamma Mia! (2015) (TV Episode)
Poster shown.
Mom: Sick Popes and a Red Ferrari (2015) (TV Episode)
Jill brings the film over for Bonnie to watch.

Featured in 

The 65th Annual Academy Awards (1993) (TV Special)
The Universal Story (1995) (TV Movie)
clip shown
Verbotene Liebe: Episode #1.1082 (1999) (TV Episode)
Erika and Nina, the first lesbian couple on this show watch the movie on thier first date.
Hollywood's Top Ten: Food Fights (2011) (TV Episode)

Spoofed in 

Madea Goes to Jail (2006) (Video)
Nearly identical "rage over a stolen parking spot" scene. Even a small red car is used as the "spot-swiper" in both movies.
Madea Goes to Jail (2009)
Nearly identical "rage over a stolen parking spot" scene. Even a small red car is used as the "spot-swiper" in both movies.

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