Jungle Fever (1991) Poster



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Edited into 

2 Everything 2 Terrible Tokyo Drift (2010) (Video)
clips used


Reading Rainbow (1983) (TV Series)
Do the Right Thing (1989)
During a scuffle in Paulie's store, a man can be seen reading a newspaper with a front headline that reads "Doin' The Right Thing." A reference to one of Spike Lee's earlier films, Do the Right Thing.

Referenced in 

Chez Whoopi (1991) (TV Movie)
In a tirade against Spike Lee, Whoopi refers to this film as "Jungle Beaver."
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air: Will Gets a Job (1991) (TV Episode)
Carlton refuses to take Tina to see this
Designing Women: Dwayne's World (1991) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name.
Saturday Night Live: Christian Slater/Bonnie Raitt (1991) (TV Episode)
Mentioned on Weekend Update
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Keenen Ivory Wayans/Jimmy Brogan/Siskel & Ebert (1992) (TV Episode)
Roger Ebert mentions the Wesley Snipes movie
Martin: Blackboard Jungle Fever (1993) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Beverly Hills, 90210: Dead End (1993) (TV Episode)
Steve references the film
Clerks (1994)
When Randal first enters the conveince store he shuffles in imitating Samuel L. Jackson's shuffle at the end of Jungle Fever.
Next Friday (2000)
Inside the Actors Studio: Episode #7.6 (2000) (TV Episode)
Futurama: I Dated a Robot (2001) (TV Episode)
Bender says Fry has "metal fever" for dating a robot.
South West 9 (2001)
Love and a Bullet (2002)
Wesley Snipes and Jungle Fever are mentioned in the van on the way to the first job.
Century of Black Cinema (2003) (Video)
Mentioned in film.
Taxi (2004)
They mention it in the movie. Black Girl and White Guy in NYC
Film Geek (2005)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Chappelle's Show: Episode #3.1 (2006) (TV Episode)
Spike Lee claims the casting director called him a 'nigger'
ER: Heart of the Matter (2006) (TV Episode)
When the girls were at the bar at the end of this episode, Sam admitted that she would sleep with Pratt. Haleh's comment about Sam having "the fever" refers to Jungle Fever. The movie deals with an interracial couple, which would've reflected Sam and Pratt.
Family Guy: Peter's Two Dads (2007) (TV Episode)
When Peter Griffin arrives at her mother's house, he's asked by her if he came to return the TV set, to which he answers "No, I sold it for crack".
Andy Barker, P.I.: Fairway, My Lovely (2007) (TV Episode)
Simon suggests to Nicole that they watch the film together.
Party Down: James Ellison Funeral (2010) (TV Episode)
Andrew tells Mary that when he saw Vanna he thought "who here came down with a case of Jungle Fever?"
The Hike (2011)
Fictional movie with same name seen on magazine
Suburgatory: Homecoming (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Sheila
Psych: Lassie Jerky (2013) (TV Episode)
Kate says, "Life's not 'The Notebook,' you know? It's 'Wild Orchid.' It's 'Last Tango in Paris.' It's 'Jungle Fever.'"
RuPaul's Drag Race: Queens of Talk (2014) (TV Episode)
RuPaul says, "I hope you're ready for some jungle fever," to the judges before the contestants walk the runway.
Geeks Who Drink: John DiMaggio vs. David Giuntoli (2015) (TV Episode)
listed as a film with Samuel L. Jackson

Featured in 

Siskel & Ebert: Soapdish/What About Bob?/Hudson Hawk/Only the Lonely (1991) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown in the segment on Cannes.
Siskel & Ebert: Breakthrough Stars of 1992 (1992) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown.
Hollywood vs. Religion (1994) (Video)
The Universal Story (1996) (TV Movie)
clip shown
I Love the '90s: Part Deux: 1991 (2005) (TV Episode)
Footage from this is featured.
Ego Trip's Race-O-Rama (2005) (TV Series)
Everybody Hates Chris: Everybody Hates the Lottery (2006) (TV Episode)
clip of Samuel L. Jackson from the film
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Wolverine/Ghosts of Girlfriends Past/Battle for Terra (2009) (TV Episode)
Footage shown in the sketch 'Samual L. Jackson dies a lot in the movies'
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #2.21 (2011) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown during Jay Smith's segment

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