NYPD Blue (TV Series 1993–2005) Poster



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Public Morals (1996) (TV Series)
The character of John Irvin originally appeared on NYPD Blue

Referenced in 

Mystery Science Theater 3000: Radar Secret Service (1993) (TV Episode)
Servo: Iowa P.D. Blue.
Boy Meets World: Once in Love with Amy (1994) (TV Episode)
Shawn asks Cory and Eric if they haven't ever seen NYPD Blue.
The Nanny: The Nanny-Napper (1994) (TV Episode)
Fran refers to actor David Caruso in relation to being a New York City police officer.
Boy Meets World: Wake Up, Little Cory (1994) (TV Episode)
One of the examples given by a student when Mr. Turner asks for a modern example with as much love, sex, and slander as Much Ado About Nothing.
The Nanny: A Fine Friendship (1995) (TV Episode)
The show is mentioned by name.
Married with Children: Something Larry This Way Comes (1995) (TV Episode)
Peggy: "Shop at Home Network? I'd like to order your 'NYPD Blue' naked-butt salt and pepper shakers."
Cybill: The Odd Couples (1995) (TV Episode)
When Zoey sees the cops she comments, "It's just like NYPD Blue except they have their pants on."
The Simpsons: Scenes from the Class Struggle in Springfield (1996) (TV Episode)
Homer says he wishes he were Detective Sipowicz.
The Simpsons: Simpsoncalifragilisticexpiala-Annoyed-Grunt-cious (1997) (TV Episode)
Krusty says that his "NYPD Shoe" segment is much the same as his "Mad about Shoe" sketch.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: I Was a Teenage Werewolf (1997) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Later, on 'NYPD Grey'"
Austin Powers' Electric Pussycat Swingers Club (1997) (TV Movie)
Austin mentions 'NYPD Shag'
The Drew Carey Show: New York and Queens (1997) (TV Episode)
Det. James Martinez appears
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Riding with Death (1997) (TV Episode)
"Does this mean we have to see Dennis Franz's butt"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Prince of Space (1997) (TV Episode)
Mike: I can't believe they're showing Dennis Franz's butt.
Caroline in the City: Caroline and the Reception (1997) (TV Episode)
Charlie (awkwardly shaking his camera while filming): "I got a great shot of the limo pulling away - very 'NYPD Blue'!"
Millennium: The Hand of Saint Sebastian (1997) (TV Episode)
Sipowicz mentioned
Friends: The One with the Cop (1999) (TV Episode)
While impersonating a cop, Phoebe has to name another cop she works with and the only name she can think of is "Sipowicz"
Duck! The Carbine High Massacre (1999) (Video)
mentioned when talking about David Caruso
The Sopranos: Big Girls Don't Cry (2000) (TV Episode)
Furio mentions watching "PD Blue" on Italian TV.
Relic Hunter: Fertile Ground (2000) (TV Episode)
Jor calls Tony "Sipowicz".
Roswell: Surprise (2000) (TV Episode)
Courtney calls Alex "NYPD blue."
Sugar & Spice (2001)
Kiss My Act (2001) (TV Movie)
Dog Eat Dog (2002) (Short)
Phone Booth (2002)
'Law & Order': The Beginning (2002) (Video)
referenced in documentary
Saturday Night Live: Ray Liotta/The Donnas (2003) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in Live with Regis and Kelly
I Love the '70s (2003) (TV Series)
The Karate Dog (2004) (TV Movie)
"Looks like NYPD Blue"
Entourage: Pilot (2004) (TV Episode)
mentions parts (not actually) played by character Johny Drama (while it's performer Kevin Dillon did)
Saturday Night Live: Jude Law/Ashlee Simpson (2004) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by 'Peter O'Toole' (Jude Law)
Frontline: The Persuaders (2004) (TV Episode)
Cast on stage at an upfront gathering.
Dinner Time (2005) (Short)
Shelly makes mention of the show
Veronica Mars: Leave It to Beaver (2005) (TV Episode)
"How many episodes of NYPD Blue did you have to watch..."
Gilmore Girls: A House Is Not a Home (2005) (TV Episode)
Lorelai talks about a plotline from the show involving Sipowicz's son.
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.13 (2005) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Arresting Television" category
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.38 (2005) (TV Episode)
correct response in "TV D.O.A." category
Funny Money (2006)
NYPD Blue is mentioned
Will & Grace: Whatever Happened to Baby Gin? (2006) (TV Episode)
"NYBD Cribs"
Shark: LAPD Blue (2006) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Black Lagoon: Greenback Jane (2006) (TV Episode)
Jane complains that all of them are just a bunch of gunmen that all they do is watch this TV Show
Dexter: Love American Style (2006) (TV Episode)
"Yo, check you, all "MPD Blue'."
Natasha (2007)
"I like 'NYPD Blue'."
The Big Fat Anniversary Quiz (2007) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
The O'Reilly Factor: Episode dated 3 March 2008 (2008) (TV Episode)
Bill references this show because of a controversial episode in the 1990's.
Castle: Nanny McDead (2009) (TV Episode)
Martha says that she appeared on this show
Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update Thursday: Episode #2.3 (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Seth in connection with Dennis Franz
Jeopardy!: Million Dollar Celebrity Invitational Quarterfinal 2 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $1,600 clue in the category "TV Sole Dads"
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.27 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $1,200 clue in the category "The Comeback Kids"
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.63 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $500 question
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.92 (2010) (TV Episode)
Included in a $10,000 question
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.104 (2010) (TV Episode)
Reference to Dennis Franz's role in a $500 question
Gylne tider: Episode #4.4 (2010) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Conan: An Atheist Named Faith (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned while introducing Mark-Paul Gosselaar
Psych: Santabarbaratown (2012) (TV Episode)
Shawn refers to Henry as "Sipowicz."
Home & Family: Episode dated 12 April 2013 (2013) (TV Episode)
Jon likens Castle to NYPD.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Old School (2013) (TV Episode)
Brogan's article is entitled "NYPD Blech".

Featured in 

The 52nd Annual Golden Globe Awards (1995) (TV Movie)
The 56th Annual Golden Globe Awards (1999) (TV Movie)
Influences: From Yesterday to Today (1999) (TV Movie)
clips from this show are used in this special
TV's Most Censored Moments (2002) (TV Special)
Love on NYPD Blue (2003) (Video)
Featured in documentary about this show
ABC's 50th Anniversary Celebration (2003) (TV Special)
A clip from this show appears.
101 Biggest Celebrity Oops (2004) (TV Special)
Oops called: David Caruso: Adieu to "NYPD Blue" (1993)
I Love the '90s: 1994 (2004) (TV Episode)
Footage from this TV show was edited into this mini-series.
Fuck (2005)
Features clip from the movie
The O'Reilly Factor: Episode dated 21 May 2008 (2008) (TV Episode)
Various clips from this show are featured in the interview segment with Gosselaar.
Gylne tider: Episode #4.4 (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips are used
America in Primetime: The Crusader (2011) (TV Episode)
Andy Sipowicz is an example of the "Crusader".
The Cinema Snob: Basket Case (2013) (TV Episode)
"Welcome to the Dennis Franz Hotel where you get a complimentary 'ipso this'."

Spoofed in 

The Simpsons: Bart of Darkness (1994) (TV Episode)
The cover of the MAD magazine that Bart reads has an "NYPD Blue" spoof on it that reads "NYPD Blech."
Family Guy: I Never Met the Dead Man (1999) (TV Episode)
Andy Sipowicz shows a suspect his ass in order to get him to talk
Dilbert: The Virtual Employee (2000) (TV Episode)
The policeman is based on the main character from NYPD Blue.

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