Grumpy Old Men (1993) Poster


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How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966) (TV Movie)
Chuck refers to John as "the Grinch."
Donahue (1967) (TV Series)
Max says, "It's like one of them 'Fatal Attraction' things that they show on the 'Donahue' show."
M*A*S*H (1972) (TV Series)
The sign post at the ice lake has a sign pointing toward Rosie's in Seoul.
Fatal Attraction (1987)
Max says, "It's like one of them 'Fatal Attraction' things that they show on the 'Donahue' show."
The Simpsons (1989) (TV Series)
Max quotes Bart Simpson's catchphrase: "Eat my shorts."
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992) (TV Series)
Jacob asks Max if he wants to watch "Leno or Letterman."
Late Show with David Letterman (1993) (TV Series)
Jacob asks Max if he wants to watch "Leno or Letterman."

Referenced in 

Mystery Science Theater 3000: Colossus and the Headhunters (1994) (TV Episode)
Crow: "Your movie for the voyage is 'Grumpy Old Men.'"
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air: Grumpy Young Men (1994) (TV Episode)
The title of this episode is a play on the title
Living Single: Grumpy Old Man (1995) (TV Episode)
title reference
Weird Science: Grumpy Old Genie (1996) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Cats Don't Dance (1997)
During the end credits, Cranston, Woolie, and Tillie are seen starring in this movie, with a spoof of the movie poster.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Giant Spider Invasion (1997) (TV Episode)
Crow: "Grumpy Old Losers."
Siskel & Ebert: Men in Black/Wild America/Out to Sea (1997) (TV Episode)
Siskel and Ebert say that "Out to Sea" (1997) is better than either of the "Grumpy Old Men" comedies.
The Sopranos: 46 Long (1999) (TV Episode)
Tony tells Uncle Junior he should watch this on his DVD player.
HBO First Look: The Making of 'The Replacements' (2000) (TV Episode)
mentioned once
The Zack Files: Fiber (2001) (TV Episode)
Gwen refers to the film.
Ladies and the Champ (2001) (TV Movie)
Title on a movie marquee.
Hollywood Remembers Walter Matthau (2001) (TV Movie)
Co-stars Jack Lemmon and Kevin Pollak share behind-the-scenes stories about working with Matthau.
Queer as Folk: Move and Leave (2005) (TV Episode)
Ted and his newboyfriend talk about the Grumpy Old Men films.
Baghead (2008)
movie on shelf
Supernatural: The Curious Case of Dean Winchester (2009) (TV Episode)
Sam describes Older Sam and Bobby as characters
Community: Introduction to Statistics (2009) (TV Episode)
Troy says, "It's like 'Grumpy Old Men,' but not hilarious."
Psych: We'd Like to Thank the Academy (2010) (TV Episode)
Shawn remarks that the police dog looks like Walter Matthau and says that he "also played roles in 'The Bad News Bears,' "The Odd Couple,' and 'Grumpy Old Men.'"
New Girl: Cece Crashes (2011) (TV Episode)
Jess tells Cece her ideal man is "Walter Matthau in Grumpy Old Men" adding that she could be a "girl Jack Lemmon"
Family Guy: Grumpy Old Man (2011) (TV Episode)
title reference
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.192 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jay says that the original title for "The Expendables 2" was "Grumpy Old Men"
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Laila Ali (2013) (TV Episode)
Referenced in "Greatest Hits"
Bad Ass 2: Bad Asses (2014) (Video)
Mentioned in dialogue
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 3 February 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
title mentioned by Mike Golic
iZombie: Grumpy Old Liv (2015) (TV Episode)
Title reference, "Grumpy Old Liv".
Supernatural: Safe House (2016) (TV Episode)
"Grumpy old Men of Letters"
Honest Trailers: The Bourne Trilogy (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by narrator


:20 Minute Workout (1982) (TV Series)
Max watches it on TV.

Featured in 

ER: Blackout (2007) (TV Episode)
Shown on ER TV
Animation Lookback: Pixar Animation Studios Part 4 (2013) (TV Episode)
Pete Docter got inspired by Walter Matthau when making the Up character Carl Fredricksen. Clip shown.


Jaws (1975)
The shark theme from Jaws plays when Max finds the dead fish in the back of his car.
Home Alone (1990)

Spoofed in 

Saturday Night Live: Jennifer Lawrence/The Lumineers (2013) (TV Episode)
Spoofed as "Grumpy Old Hobbits" in the digital short
Robot Chicken: Sweet J Presents (TV Episode)
"Grumpy Old Men 'n' the Hood" trailer

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