The Remains of the Day (1993) Poster


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Rebecca (1940)
Foreign Correspondent (1940)
The "amateur" speeches.

Referenced in 

Mystery Science Theater 3000: Invasion USA (1994) (TV Episode)
"Watch him play butler." Tom: "in 'Remains of the Day'"
Sabrina (1995)
3rd Rock from the Sun: Frozen Dick (1996) (TV Episode)
A customer asks Harry where she can find this film in the video store.
Sexton: Del 7 (1996) (TV Episode)
Movie poster visible
The Oprah Winfrey Show: Summer Movie Reviews (1996) (TV Episode)
In a street interview, a theatergoer cites this as her all-time favorite film.
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: Good Will Haunting (1998) (TV Episode)
Harvey says he rented the film.
Girlfriends: The Remains of the Date (2000) (TV Episode)
title reference
Good Eats: The Remains of the Bird (2000) (TV Episode)
Title Reference
Gosford Park (2001)
Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story (2005) (Video)
News anchors Tom Tucker and Diana Simmons remark about the Anthony Hopkins period piece Remains of the Day.
Law & Order: Remains of the Day (2007) (TV Episode)
title reference
I Want Candy (2007)
The boys' say that their proposed film is like The Remains of the Day.
Skins: Sketch (2008) (TV Episode)
At the end of the episode, Anwar (Dev Patel) uses "the complete filmography of Hugh Grant since '92... to slow things down".
The Starter Wife: The Remains of the Snow Day (2008) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
QI: Film (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in a list of Emma Thompson's Oscar nominations.
Gossip Girl: Remains of the J (2009) (TV Episode)
Title Reference
The Kevin Bishop Show: Episode #2.2 (2009) (TV Episode)
MC Skint has a DVD copy of the film
Nostalgia Critic: Bebe's Kids (2010) (TV Episode)
A poster of the film was shown.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Knight and Day/I Am Love/The Killer Inside Me (2010) (TV Episode)
Ellen says she loved this film while reviewing the trailer for "Never Let Me Go"
Something Borrowed (2011)
Ethan says he watches it on rainy days
United States of Tara: Dr. Hatteras' Miracle Elixir (2011) (TV Episode)
Noah refers to their short as Human Remains of the Day.
Chillerama (2011)
mentioned in dialogue
Downton Abbey: Episode #2.1 (2011) (TV Episode)
Mr. Bates suggests to Anna they could purchase a hotel and run it together after they marry, just as in the film, Mr. Benn suggests that Miss Kenton leave service at Darlington Hall and marry him, and they can open a hotel in the West Country.
Community: Biology 101 (2011) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Troy as one of the "movie titles that sound like names for poops"
Bunheads: Inherit the Wind (2012) (TV Episode)
Melanie says she could make Charlie dress up like Anthony Hopkins in Remains of the Day and serve her tea.
Pretty Little Liars: The Remains of the 'A' (2012) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Nostalgia Critic: To Boldly Flee: Part VIII (2012) (TV Episode)
Executor: "Remains of the Day. Did you see that one? Marvelous. Marvelous. "
Parks and Recreation: Fluoride (2013) (TV Episode)
Donna lists "Natural Born Killers", "The Remains of the Day" and "Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey" as her favorite movies.
The Graham Norton Show: Hugh Grant/Emma Thompson/Luke Evans/Lenny Kravitz (2014) (TV Episode)
Emma Thompson mentions she worked with Hugh Grant on this movie
Bob's Burgers: Friends with Burger-fits (2014) (TV Episode)
"Romaines of the Day Burger"
iZombie: Dead Rat, Live Rat, Brown Rat, White Rat (2015) (TV Episode)
segment title reference
Outside Xbox: 8 Dignity-Free Ways to Win at Videogames (If You Can Live with Yourself After) (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentions the film and Stevens' realization that true dignity comes from "not removing one's clothing in public".

Featured in 

Siskel & Ebert: Fatal Instinct/Demolition Man/The Remains of the Day/Twenty Bucks (1993) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown for the review. Two thumbs up.
Love and Loyalty: The Making of 'The Remains of the Day' (1993) (TV Movie)
HBO documentary on the making of the film
Siskel & Ebert: The Getaway/Blank Check/My Girl 2 (1994) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown.
The 66th Annual Academy Awards (1994) (TV Special)
Siskel & Ebert: Maverick/Trading Mom/The Return of Jafar/Widows' Peak/Even Cowgirls Get the Blues (1994) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown for the "Video Pick of the Week".
The Sopranos: College (1999) (TV Episode)
Carmela and Father Phil watch the film
Blind Loyalty, Hollow Honor: England's Fatal Flaw (2001) (Video)
Analysis of this film by members of the cast
The Remains of the Day: The Filmmaker's Journey (2001) (Video)
Documentary on the making of this film
RocknRolla (2008)
Tank is watching "The Remains of the Day" in his SUV when he meets up with Archie
2016: We Remember Part Two (2016) (TV Movie)
archive footage

Spoofed in 

Men, Movies & Carol (1994) (TV Movie)
Stiff Upper Lips (1998)
The butler is a parody of the lead character in the earlier film.

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