Rudy (1993) Poster



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Referenced in 

Married with Children: Scared Single (1993) (TV Episode)
The poster for this film can be seen at the mall.
Dennis Miller: Citizen Arcane (1996) (TV Movie)
referenced by Dennis
Dinner for Five: Episode #1.2 (2001) (TV Episode)
Jon Favreau says that he first met Vince Vaughn on the set of Rudy.
2001 World Series (2001) (TV Movie)
Dinner for Five: Episode #1.3 (2002) (TV Episode)
Jon Favreau talks about his first day of filming on the set of Rudy.
Dinner for Five: Episode #2.11 (2003) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Dinner for Five: Episode #3.3 (2004) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Confession (2005)
in Luther's hidden DVD collection
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.10 (2005) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Sports Movies" category
The Break-Up (2006)
In the scene where Gary and Brooke talk about doing things together Brooke mentions going to a Notre Dame football game. Vince Vaughn was in Rudy, in which he played on the Notre Dame football team.
The Making of 'The Break-Up' (2006) (Video)
Favreau mentions by name.
Robot Chicken: Donkey Punch (2006) (TV Episode)
Roger Ebert mentions it
Saturday Night Live: Ben Affleck/David Cook (2008) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during Zolesky Brothers pitch
Nostalgia Critic: Warriors of Virtue (2009) (TV Episode)
Critic jokingly suggests that a few pages of Rudy's script got mixed into that of Warriors of Virtue.
The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.9 (2009) (TV Episode)
Nick Thune recommends that small guys join the football team like the movie's title character
Cougar Town: Don't Come Around Here No More (2009) (TV Episode)
Grayson watches it on TV, with Andy and Bobby joining in.
Scrubs: Our Role Models (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Grey's Anatomy: The Time Warp (2010) (TV Episode)
Title and premise mentioned.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Million Dollar Movie Week 1 (2010) (TV Episode)
Contestant talks about being a fan of the film
The Office: Body Language (2010) (TV Episode)
Michael says, "What sort of movie would 'Rudy' have been if he had just stopped and given up after two rejections?"
Whitney Cummings: Money Shot (2010) (TV Movie)
"Rudy" chanted in a joke
Goon (2011)
When Eva is crying, Doug asks her if she just watched Rudy.
The Simpsons: Them, Robot (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Milhouse.
The Newsroom: Amen (2012) (TV Episode)
The staff talk about this movie
Face Off: A Force to Be Reckoned With (2012) (TV Episode)
title mentioned
The League: The Vapora Sport (2012) (TV Episode)
Referenced in dialogue
Supernatural: Goodbye Stranger (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Dean
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 4 September 2013 (2013) (TV Episode)
title mentioned as one of Mike Golic's favorite sports movies
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: Mac Day (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Duck Dynasty: Boomerang Becca (2014) (TV Episode)
Si Robinson mentions this movie by name
Supernatural: The Purge (2014) (TV Episode)
Dean mentions watching this movie.
Chef (2014)
Jon Favreau stated that Rudy (1993), one of the first movie in starred in, taught him a lot about being a filmmaker. The first scene of Chef (2014) Jon Favreau is actually seeing cooking has "Rudy, A message to you" playing in the background.
Bad Johnson (2014)
Mentioned in dialogue
Jeopardy!: Episode #30.191 (2014) (TV Episode)
Molly Lalonde says she met her husband at Corby's, the bar featured in the film
How to Get Away with Murder: We're Not Friends (2014) (TV Episode)
Rebecca calls Wes: "Rudy 2.0".
Sports Jeopardy!: Episode #1.9 (2014) (TV Episode)
correct response in Final Jeopardy "Sports Films" category
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 23 March 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Mike Greenberg
Sports Jeopardy!: Episode #1.30 (2015) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Movies by Quote" category

Featured in 

Hollywood vs. Religion (1994) (Video)
Sports on the Silver Screen (1997) (TV Movie)
Rudy: The Real Story (2000) (Video)
featured in documentary
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Cheers: America's Most Inspiring Movies (2006) (TV Movie)
This film is #54 on the list.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Saw VI/Cirque du Freak/The Vampire's Assistant/Amelia (2009) (TV Episode)
"Half Baked Movies with Nigel" segment
Saturday Night Live: Helen Mirren/Foo Fighters (2011) (TV Episode)
A clip from "Rudy" is included in the digital short.

Spoofed in 

The Simpsons: Sunday, Cruddy Sunday (1999) (TV Episode)
Rudy runs up to and tries to jump on the bus to the Super Bowl but ultimately falls on his face.
Robot Chicken: Donkey Punch (2006) (TV Episode)
"Rudy 2"
My Name Is Earl: Get a Real Job (2007) (TV Episode)
Scene where "dockers" buy appliances spoofs "Rudy" - which starred guest star Sean Astin.
The Comebacks (2007)
character Randy Randinger
American Dad!: Daddy Queerest (2009) (TV Episode)
Stan cheers the Redskins' fans by chanting the name of Daniel 'Rudy' Ruettiger
Blue Mountain State: Pay for Play (2010) (TV Episode)
Bodie is a parody of Rudy
Cougar Town: This Old Town (2013) (TV Episode)
The gang does their own version

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