Mrs. Doubtfire (1993) Poster


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Followed by 

Version of 

Madame Doubtfire (2003) (TV Movie)
based on the same novel

Remade as 

Chachi 420 (1997)


The Women (1939)
Sunset Blvd. (1950)
"I'm ready for my close-up, Mr. DeMille."
Twilight Zone (1959) (TV Series)
Screenshot in scene
Psycho (1960)
Daniel states he's like Norman Bates as he puts on his wig.
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood (1968) (TV Series)
At one point, Daniel Hillard says that the boring host of a kids' TV show "makes Mr. Rogers look like Mick Jagger".
Fiddler on the Roof (1971)
As they're finding a suitable disguise for Daniel, they begin singing "Matchmaker"
The Aunty Jack Show (1972) (TV Series)
Sybil (1976) (TV Mini-Series)
Buster and Me (1977) (TV Series)
Mrs. Doubtfire appears on the show Buster and Me
Mork & Mindy (1978) (TV Series)
When Daniel is showing his voices to Mrs. Sellner as his special skill, the second voice, an alien voice, sounds like his voice as Mork, also an alien, from Mork and Mindy.
Tootsie (1982)
Risky Business (1983)
Daniel/Mrs Doubtfire is vacuuming and sweeping hallway in a similar manner to Tom Cruise's character dancing to 'Old Time Rock and Roll'
Sudden Impact (1983)
The Oprah Winfrey Show (1986) (TV Series)
Roseanne (1988) (TV Series)
Location is refernced

Referenced in 

Saturday Night Live: Charlton Heston/Paul Westerberg (1993) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in David Spade's Hollywood Minute
Saturday Night Live: Sally Field/Tony! Toni! Tone! (1993) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in Sally Field's monologue
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Teen-Age Crime Wave (1994) (TV Episode)
Robin Williams IS Mrs. Brubaker!
The Critic: Marty's First Date (1994) (TV Episode)
Jeremy refers to Robin Williams as "Mrs. Doubtfire herself"
California Dreams: Budget Cuts (1994) (TV Episode)
Samantha mentions the movie
Married with Children: Business Sucks: Part 1 (1994) (TV Episode)
After unmasking cross-dressing Jefferson Al goes to the protesting women and says: "Let's see if we have any more Mrs Doubtfires here."
Married with Children: Dial B for Virgin (1994) (TV Episode)
a porn video Al wants to rent is called Mrs. Assfire.
Beavis and Butt-Head: Stewart Moves Away (1995) (TV Episode)
While watching the video to "Don't Worry, Be Happy" by Bobby McFerrin, Beavis recognizes Robin Williams as the star of "Mrs. Doubt-FIRE!"
Friends: The One with the Fake Monica (1995) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Monica.
Kids (1995)
Saved by the Bell: The New Class: Ryan's Worst Nightmare (1995) (TV Episode)
Tommy D. refers to the film.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Incredible Melting Man (1996) (TV Episode)
Servo: This is still better than Mrs. Doubtfire.
The Nanny: That's Midlife (1996) (TV Episode)
C.C. refers to Niles as the title character.
Todos los hombres sois iguales: Mamá nos complica bastante la vida (1996) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Manolo.
The Simpsons: Simpsoncalifragilisticexpiala-Annoyed-Grunt-cious (1997) (TV Episode)
Homer: I've seen Mrs. Doubtfire! This is a man in drag!
Welcome to Hollywood (1998)
There is a poster of it in the first office (Dreamworks office) shown (the addition to be the focus of this movie)
Will & Grace: Terms of Employment (1999) (TV Episode)
Grace: "Do I hear doubt, Mrs Doubtfire?"
Charmed: Ms. Hellfire (2000) (TV Episode)
The title is a reference to the title of the movie.
French & Saunders Live (2000) (Video)
Frasier: The Return of Martin Crane (2001) (TV Episode)
The movie Daphne wanted to watch.
Sorority Boys (2002)
Red Dragon (2002)
The Battle of Mary Kay (2002) (TV Movie)
mary kay compared herself to Mrs. Doubtfire
The Book of Orgazmo (2003) (Video)
mentioned once
Wonderfalls: Karma Chameleon (2004) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Jaye
Drawn Together: Gay Bash (2004) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Saturday Night Live: Jason Bateman/Kelly Clarkson (2005) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during Weekend Update
The Simpsons: There's Something About Marrying (2005) (TV Episode)
references the toilet scene and the song "dude looks like a lady"
American Pie Presents Band Camp (2005) (Video)
Referenced in dialogue.
Hannah Montana: Lilly, Do You Want to Know a Secret? (2006) (TV Episode)
Miley sticks her face in a cream pie to avoid being recognized, similar to how Robin Williams does it
ER: Somebody to Love (2006) (TV Episode)
Visitor to the ER mentions that he looks like Mrs. Doubtfire.
20 to 1: Scandals & Sensations (2007) (TV Episode)
In a segment on Jude Law's affair with his nanny, Peter Ford says that when the affair led to Sienna Miller's divorce, there was suddenly a big call for nannies who looked like Mrs. Doubtfire.
13 Hours in a Warehouse (2008)
Mentioned in conversation about Robin Williams
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Undead (2009)
mentioned in dialogue
How I Met Your Mother: The Playbook (2009) (TV Episode)
One of Barney's tricks is called "The Mrs. Stinsfire", where he dresses like an old lady.
Saturday Night Live: Charles Barkley/Alicia Keys (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by MacIntosh Jr in 'Scared Straight'
Chuck: Chuck Versus the Mask (2010) (TV Episode)
Mention by Morgan to Hannah.
Family Guy: Go, Stewie, Go! (2010) (TV Episode)
Stewie changes into his female persona while having a conversation loud enough for the person waiting for him to hear.
30 Rock: Lee Marvin vs. Derek Jeter (2010) (TV Episode)
regarding Jack's plan to juggle his two girlfriends, Liz says, "Mrs. Doubtfire 'shimself' could not do this"
James (2010) (Video)
The VHS copy is seen
Den Brother (2010) (TV Movie)
Rachel produced the same mask for Alex.
Face Off: Welcome to the Jungle (2011) (TV Episode)
title mentioned
Face Off: Switched and Hitched (2011) (TV Episode)
title mentioned
Drop Dead Diva: Dream Big (2011) (TV Episode)
Stacy mentions it.
The Nostalgia Chick: Top 10 Songs About F**king (From Musicals) (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned among films by Chris Columbus
Ask That Guy with the Glasses: Ask That Guy #66 (2011) (TV Episode)
Ask That Guy says this is his favorite scary movie.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.14 (2012) (TV Episode)
Ross mentions the movie by name.
The Super Phelous Angry Reviewing Meta-Show or Something...: Phoctoplus (2012) (TV Episode)
"Oh whatever, Mrs. Doubtfire."
American Dad!: The Wrestler (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Roger
Nostalgia Critic: Thomas and the Magic Railroad (2012) (TV Episode)
"Really? That annoying Mrs. Doubtfire kid?"
Bad Movie Beatdown: Big Mommas- Like Father, Like Son (2012) (TV Episode)
"The series is what happens when you match together Mrs. Doubtfire and The Nutty Professor."
Family Guy: Viewer Mail #2 (2012) (TV Episode)
Robin Williams dressed as as old woman
Tosh.0: Army Mom Prank (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Nostalgia Critic: Scooby-Doo (2012) (TV Episode)
Critic mentions Mara Wilson being in this movie.
General Hospital: Episode #1.12646 (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Todd
Spy: Codename: Citizen Lame (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Mr. Harris
Aziz Ansari: Dangerously Delicious (2012) (TV Movie)
Mentioned in dialogue
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.10 (2013) (TV Episode)
Chris mentions the movie by name.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.95 (2013) (TV Episode)
David Feherty compares a picture of Mrs. Doubtfire to one of Colin Montgomerie
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.26 (2013) (TV Episode)
Chris mentions the title character.
NCIS: Seek (2013) (TV Episode)
Tony's movie nanny mashup includes "Robin Williams in drag"
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.56 (2013) (TV Episode)
Ross mentions the movie by name.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.90 (2013) (TV Episode)
Ross mentions the movie by name.
The Out List (2013)
Lady Bunny mentioned the movie
2 Broke Girls: And the Kickstarter (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
The Mindy Project: Magic Morgan (2013) (TV Episode)
Morgan: "Don't you Mrs. Doubtfire me!"
The Cinema Snob: Xtro (2013) (TV Episode)
"Mrs. Doubtfire laying down on the job."
Undercover Boss: Hudson News Group (2014) (TV Episode)
Joe DiDonizio mentions one of the main characters, Daniel Lillard/Mrs.Doubtfire, as Mrs. Doubtfire
Workaholics: Beer Heist (2014) (TV Episode)
Quoted in dialogue
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 17 April 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
mention of possible sequel to this movie being
Face Off: Heavenly Bodies (2014) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: James Franco/Chadwick Boseman/Jenny Lewis (2014) (TV Episode)
One of the titles of the 5-Second Summaries game
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 13 August 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
mentioned in discussion of favorite Robin Williams
Faithful Word Baptist Church: Why Robin Williams Committed Suicide (2014) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Steven.
Hot in Cleveland: Don Elka (2014) (TV Episode)
Multiple references to the film, including Simon imitating the lead character


Old Glory (1939) (Short)
When the kids watch TV, this cartoon is on. Mrs. Doubtfire comments on how cartoons should be funny and puts on a different cartoon. Patrick Henry can be heard saying "Give me liberty, or give me death" and Porky Pig nodding his head can be seen on TV.
The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961) (TV Series)
The kids watch the show when they get home from school.
The Outer Limits: The Hundred Days of the Dragon (1963) (TV Episode)
Before Mrs. Doubtfire comes over, the children are watching a clip from this episode/

Featured in 

The Myth, the Magic, the Man (1993) (TV Movie)
International Television Special
The 68th Annual Academy Awards (1996) (TV Special)
20th Century-Fox: The First 50 Years (1997) (TV Movie)
main title shown
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Laughs: America's Funniest Movies (2000) (TV Special)
This film is #67 on the list.
The Hot Chick (2002)
Billy played by Matthew Lawrence, plays Christoper in Mrs. Doubtfire.
I Love the '90s: Part Deux: 1993 (2005) (TV Episode)
Footage from this is featured.
The 100 Greatest Family Films (2005) (TV Movie)
In the top 100
20 to 1: Magnificent Movies (2006) (TV Episode)
Some clips from this movie are shown when it is the subject of a segment.
Best! Movies! Ever!: Restaurants (2006) (TV Episode)
clips are shown to illustrate the best restaurant scenes in films
20 to 1: Scene-Stealing Songs (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on the song Dude Looks Like A Lady.
Bad Movie Beatdown: Live Wire (2010) (TV Episode)
One of Brosnan's break-out '90s roles
Nostalgia Critic: Jack (2012) (TV Episode)
Critics puts together all the dramatic speeches Robin Williams has made at the end of his movies.
Nostalgia Critic: Nostalgia Critic's Top 11 Adult Jokes We Never Got as Kids (2013) (TV Episode)
"Uncle Frank and Aunt Jack" takes #10
Dream Me Up Scotty! (2013) (TV Movie)
Footage from this is included as an example of Scottish accents on screen.
And the Oscar Goes To... (2014) (TV Movie)
a clip from the Best Makeup winner is shown
Pioneers of Television: Robin Williams Remembered (2014) (TV Episode)
archive footage
Gogglebox: Episode #4.1 (2014) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.


Funny Girl (1968)
Woodstock (1970)
While vacuuming Williams does an impersonation of Jimi Hendrix's style of Guitar playing as seen in Woodstock.
Fiddler on the Roof (1971)
Daniel, Frank, and Jack sing "Matchmaker" when Daniel tries on one of the disguises.

Spoofed in 

Daai foo ji ga (1994)
Father dressing as female nanny/housekeeper to see kid
In Living Color: Mrs. Ikefire (1994) (TV Episode)
Puts Ike Turner in the role of Mrs. Doubtfire.
Wanted: Perfect Father (1994)
Dolphy pretended as a woman and spoofed some scenes from this movie.
The Critic: Siskel & Ebert & Jay & Alice (1995) (TV Episode)
a clip from "Frau Doubtfire" features Arnold Schwarzenegger in drag
The Critic: A Song for Margo (1995) (TV Episode)
Franklin disguises himself in drag as "Mrs. Doubtfranklin" and applies for a job as a maid
Charmed: Something Wicca This Way Comes (1998) (TV Episode)
The newspaper Prue is holding at the end of the episode is the same from the movie "Mrs. Doubtfire".
Arrested Development: The Immaculate Election (2005) (TV Episode)
Tobias plays "Mrs. Featherbottom," a character who is part Mrs. Doubtfire, part Mary Poppins
Arrested Development: Sword of Destiny (2005) (TV Episode)
Tobias plays "Mrs. Featherbottom," a character who is part Mrs. Doubtfire, part Mary Poppins
Robot Chicken: Endless Breadsticks (2007) (TV Episode)
Mumm-Ra parodies Mrs. Doubtfire
Coronation Street: Episode #1.7664 (2011) (TV Episode)
Marc pushes his face into a cake ala Daniel

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