Scent of a Woman (1992) Poster


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Amir El Zalam (2002)


City Lights (1931)
Both films are about blind leading characters, a tango figures prominently in both films and the film actually uses Chaplin's musical theme from City Lights in several sequences, particularly at the end of the Ferrari sequence.
The Lives of a Bengal Lancer (1935)
title mentioned by Pacino when O'Donnell asks for the bullets
The Man Who Came to Dinner (1942)
Frank Slade says "Did you ever have the feeling that you wanted to go, and still have the feeling that you wanted to stay? "
The Flintstones (1960) (TV Series)
Scooby Doo, Where Are You! (1969) (TV Series)

Referenced in 

Saturday Night Live: Bill Murray/Sting (1993) (TV Episode)
Title referenced during Coffee Talk.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Eegah (1993) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Joel
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Magic Voyage of Sinbad (1993) (TV Episode)
Joel (as Col. Slade): "Hoo-ah!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: I Accuse My Parents (1993) (TV Episode)
Crow (as Col. Slade): "What a caboose! Hoo-ah!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Operation Double 007 (1993) (TV Episode)
Crow: Hoo-ah!
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Atomic Brain (1993) (TV Episode)
Servo: (a blind woman appears) (as Al Pacino) Ho-ha!
Siskel & Ebert: When a Man Loves a Woman/PCU/With Honors/No Escape/The Favor (1994) (TV Episode)
Gene Siskel says that "With Honors" (1994) is recycled from this movie.
The Critic: A Day at the Races and a Night at the Opera (1994) (TV Episode)
Al Pacino calls Jay and repeatedly exclaims "Whoo-ah!"
True Lies (1994)
The tango scene in the beginning
Dinosaurs: Scent of a Reptile (1994) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Frasier: Duke's, We Hardly Knew Ye (1994) (TV Episode)
One of the intertitle cards reads: "Scent of a Woman"
Beavis and Butt-Head: Walkathon (1994) (TV Episode)
Butt-Head says that the lead singer of Godspeed looks like "that dude from that movie, 'Smell of a Woman', who was, like, blind and stuff". Beavis then says, "Whoo-ah!"
Riddle Me This: Why Is Batman Forever? (1995) (TV Movie)
mentioned once
Seinfeld: The Soup Nazi (1995) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name
Looking for Richard (1996)
Al Pacino wears a Scent of a Woman baseball cap throughout the film.
Saturday Night Live: Phil Hartman/Gin Blossoms (1996) (TV Episode)
Referenced in 'Acting Class'
Spin City: The Goodbye Girl (1997) (TV Episode)
Stacey has a letter of recommendation from Al Pacino, Paul loved him in this ...
Half Baked (1998)
Color-Blinded (1998)
Tess asks if Melanie would like to go see Scent of a Woman 2: The Next Aroma.
Gex: Enter the Gecko (1998) (Video Game)
Seinfeld: The Chronicle (1998) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Elaine
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Phil Hartman (1998) (TV Movie)
referenced in Acting Class
13 posterunek: Kalambury filmowe (1998) (TV Episode)
Title is mentioned
3rd Rock from the Sun: Dick and Taxes (1999) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Tommy, "reminiscing" about the year 1992
NightMan: Scent of a Woman (1999) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Spin City: That's Entertainment (1999) (TV Episode)
Paul, "Hoo-Waa"
Just Shoot Me!: When Nina Met Elliott's Mother (2000) (TV Episode)
Rhoda talks about seeing Al Pacino, mentions this movie, says his "Hoo-ah!" line.
Spin City: All the Wrong Moves (2000) (TV Episode)
The mayor tells his three rejection choices for Paul, the third one being: "The Al Pacino: Whoa, no."
Ed: Exceptions (2001) (TV Episode)
Molly compares Ed's courtroom speech to the "out of order" speech in this movie.
Undeclared: Jobs, Jobs, Jobs (2002) (TV Episode)
Jimmy impersonates Frank Slade
Saturday Night Live: Cameron Diaz/Jimmy Eat World (2002) (TV Episode)
Mentioned on Weekend Update
Home Movies: Improving Your Life Through Improv (2002) (TV Episode)
Coach McGuirk mentions it in dialogue
The Ring (2002)
Video box is shown in cabin, when Rachel finds the cursed tape.
Analyze That (2002)
Pacino's "Do-ah" mantra is quoted. by Crystal
Daredevil (2003)
Tripping the Rift: The Devil and a Guy Named Webster (2004) (TV Episode)
Quoted by the Devil
Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude (2004) (Video Game)
Title parodied in one of Bilzarbra's conversations.
The Brief: Forever on the Mind (2005) (TV Episode)
Quiz show question about the tango
Be Kind Rewind (2008)
Video case is shown.
Tropic Thunder (2008)
Rob Slolom wears a gimme hat from the film while on set
MythBusters: Blind Driving (2008) (TV Episode)
A segment of the episode tested the plausibility of the film's scene where a blind person can drive a car safely by following instructions given by a passenger.
NCIS: South by Southwest (2009) (TV Episode)
DiNozzo: "Kinda like Al Pacino and Chris O'Donnell in 'Scent of a Woman'"
Dancing with the Stars: Episode #9.7 (2009) (TV Episode)
Gerrard Gosens and Jessica Raffa dance their Tango to music from Scent of a Woman.
Two and a Half Men: 818-jklpuzo (2009) (TV Episode)
Alan continues his Al Pacino impression by shouting "Hoo-ah!"
Scent of a Cow (2009) (Short)
Recreated Tango scene
The Big Picture (2010)
Carl and Wolftrap directly reference Scent of a Woman when they start dancing
The Office: Todd Packer (2011) (TV Episode)
Michael and Holly quote Col. Slade's "Whoo-ah!" catch phrase.
Jack and Jill (2011)
Jill accidentally breaks Al Pacino's Oscar statuette, which he won for his performance in 'Scent of a Woman'.
Mad: Al Pacino and the Chipmunks/That's What Super Friends Are For (2012) (TV Episode)
Al Pacino - "Whoo-ah!"
American Dad!: Less Money, Mo' Problems (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Stand Up Guys (2012)
The dance scene in the bar echoes the famous tango scene in "The Scent of a Woman," starring Pacino as the blind Lt. Col. Frank Slade.
Raising Hope: If a Ham Falls in the Woods (2012) (TV Episode)
Burt, imitating Al Pacino, says, "Hoo-ah!"
RuPaul's Drag Race: Scent of a Drag Queen (2013) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.134 (2013) (TV Episode)
Robert Downey Jr. mentions that Al Pacino won the Best Actor Oscar for the film the year he was nominated for "Chaplin"
Who Do You Think You Are?: Chris O'Donnell (2013) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the opening narration
About Last Night (2014)
Bernie tells Danny to tell his dog Pacino that Scent of a Woman (1992) has just come out on Blu-ray
Neighbors (2014)
Scoonie shouts "Hoo-ah!" at the Robert De Niro party, mistakenly believing he was in the film.
Family Guy: The Simpsons Guy (2014) (TV Episode)
Chris imitates Al Pacino ("I'm just gettin' warmed up!")
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 18 December 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
John Jurkovic quotes from the movie
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 2 January 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
audio of Al Pacino's "flamethrower" scene is heard
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 20 February 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Adnan Virk
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Bryan Cranston/Rachel Maddow/Andrea Bocelli (2015) (TV Episode)
Jimmy mentions some of the movies with songs featured on Andrea Bocelli's album "Cinema"
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 26 February 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Adnan Virk in discussion of the Oscars
Join or Die with Craig Ferguson: History's Most Defiant Moments of the Last 75 Years (2016) (TV Episode)
"Hoo-ha! I smell a woman and police corruption!"
The Mick: The Snitch (2017) (TV Episode)
Mackenzie says she watched this movie.
Schitt's Creek: General Store (2017) (TV Episode)
Ivan mentions the movie by name in his broken English: "Smell of Woman".
Fresh Off the Boat: This Isn't Us (2017) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Emery


The Munsters (1964) (TV Series)

Featured in 

The 65th Annual Academy Awards (1993) (TV Special)
The Universal Story (1996) (TV Movie)
clip shown
Biography: Al Pacino: Inside Out (2001) (TV Episode)
Clips featured.
The 75th Annual Academy Awards (2003) (TV Special)
Hollywood's Top Ten: Best Actor Oscar Winners (2011) (TV Episode)
Al Pacinot gets an honorable mention, clips shown
Hollywood's Top Ten: Thanksgiving Scenes (2011) (TV Episode)
Honorable mention, footage shown
Aloha (2015)
A clip is featured in the satellite sequence.

Spoofed in 

The Critic: L.A. Jay (1994) (TV Episode)
Jay reviews Al Pacino in "Scent of a Jackass"
The Critic: Sherman, Woman and Child (1995) (TV Episode)
Jay reviews Al Pacino in "Scent of a Wolfman"
The Critic: I Can't Believe It's a Clip Show (1995) (TV Episode)
Jay shows a clip from "Scent of a Jackass"
Nip/Tuck: Trudy Nye (2004) (TV Episode)
Natasha says to Christian that he should also not rent the movie "Scent of a woman", later in the episode Natasha smells a scent of another woman on Christian, the scent of Kimber
Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude (2004) (Video Game)
Movie poster on cinema wall: "Scent of a Woman's Ass"
Planet 51 (2009)
When Chuck Baker is giving Lem advice on how to get to Neera, they start dancing to the melody of the famous Tango scene between Pacino and Gabrielle Anwar.
White Collar: Where There's a Will (2011) (TV Episode)
Just before pulling the Blind Man's Bluff con in the observatory, Mozzie, dressed in dark glasses with Satchmo as his guide dog, mutters "Hoo-ahh."

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