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Sleepless in Seattle (1993) Poster

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References 

Gunga Din (1939)
Casablanca (1942)
The wife says "here's looking at you" also As Time Goes By is playing at the start.
Kismet (1955)
Annie mentions it to Walter.
The Sand Pebbles (1966)
mentioned in conversation between tom hanks and victor garber when they were mocking women's conversation about the movie "an affair to remember"
A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
seen in video store
The Oprah Winfrey Show (1986) (TV Series)
The Geraldo Rivera Show (1987) (TV Series)

Referenced in 

Days of Our Lives: Episode #1.7141 (1993) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Bo.
Evening Shade: Sleepless in Arkansas (1993) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Hollywood's Leading Ladies with David Sheehan (1993) (TV Movie)
Mentioned by David when talking about Meg Ryan.
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air: Sleepless in Bel-Air (1994) (TV Episode)
title reference
Wings: Sleepless in Nantucket (1994) (TV Episode)
The title is a reference to the title of the movie.
Hearts Afire: Sleepless in a Small Town (1994) (TV Episode)
title reference
Northern Exposure: Lovers and Madmen (1994) (TV Episode)
Movie is mentioned.
Frasier: Duke's, We Hardly Knew Ye (1994) (TV Episode)
One of the intertitle cards reads: "Sleepless in Seattle (you knew we had to do it eventually)"
Married with Children: Sleepless in Chicago (1994) (TV Episode)
title reference
Friends: The One with the Butt (1994) (TV Episode)
Estelle asks Joey if he has seen the film.
ER: Blizzard (1994) (TV Episode)
Linda Farrell asks Carol Hathaway if she believes in a true love like in Sleepless in Seattle.
Full House: Dateless in San Francisco (1995) (TV Episode)
title reference
Baywatch: A Little Help (1995) (TV Episode)
A passing refence made by C.J.
ER: Sleepless in Chicago (1995) (TV Episode)
title reference
The Critic: Siskel & Ebert & Jay & Alice (1995) (TV Episode)
the setup for Siskel and Ebert's reunion is described as a ripoff of the film
The Simpsons: Bart Sells His Soul (1995) (TV Episode)
The Itchy & Scratchy episode is named "Skinless in Seattle", a reference to the film's title.
The Cable Guy (1996)
The Oprah Winfrey Show: Summer Movie Reviews (1996) (TV Episode)
In a street interview, a theatergoer cites this as her all-time favorite film.
Under Wraps (1997) (TV Movie)
One of the movies Marshall said Harold watched.
Sammy the Screenplay (1997) (Video)
The lead character "Sammy the Screenplay" is described as being like 'Sleepless in Seattle'
20 Dates (1998)
Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place: Two Guys, a Girl and a Guy (1998) (TV Episode)
Berg mentions the movie
Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place: Two Guys, a Girl and a Chance Encounter (1998) (TV Episode)
Mr. Bauer retells the experiences of Tom Hanks's character as if he had lived them himself
Siskel & Ebert: Remembering Gene Siskel (1999) (TV Episode)
Siskel and Ebert mention the movie (in a clip from "The Critic").
Becker: Panic on the 86th (2000) (TV Episode)
The Empire State Building tour guide tells her tour party that the building's observation deck has been immortalized in movies including Sleepless in Seattle.
Saturday Night Live: Rob Lowe/Eminem (2000) (TV Episode)
Referenced by The Ladies Man on Weekend Update
Dharma & Greg: Sleepless in San Francisco (2000) (TV Episode)
title reference
The Making of 'Hanging Up' (2000) (TV Movie)
The Tick: Couples (2001) (TV Episode)
Captain Liberty tells Batmanuel that she has rented "Sleepless in Seattle."
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Doublemeat Palace (2002) (TV Episode)
Buffy: "It's like Sleepless in Seattle if ..., if Meg and Tom were like, minced."
Lovers & Leavers (2002)
This movie is mentioned in Kuutamolla (2002).
Gilmore Girls: I Can't Get Started (2002) (TV Episode)
Luke mentions the film.
Malcolm in the Middle: Reese's Party (2003) (TV Episode)
Malcolm rents "Sleepless in Seattle."
Marci X (2003)
meg ryan montage
NCIS: The Good Samaritan (2004) (TV Episode)
Charlene rents this to watch with Gibbs
Jersey Girl (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
NCIS: A Weak Link (2004) (TV Episode)
Abs: "Are we gonna be watching Sleepless in Seattle on a rainy Sunday afternoon?"
Realms of Blood (2004) (Video)
The Simpsons: There's Something About Marrying (2005) (TV Episode)
Referenced in Marge's flashback
Footballers' Wives: Episode #4.2 (2005) (TV Episode)
Noah and Bethany mention the film.
How It Should Have Ended: How Saving Private Ryan Should Have Ended (2005) (TV Episode)
"Maybe you were a cop and had a giant dog for a partner and wouldn't let you sleep in Seattle"
Grey's Anatomy: Much Too Much (2005) (TV Episode)
George references the film's title.
NCIS: Head Case (2006) (TV Episode)
Tony mentions this in his list of voodoo movies - saying it wasn't a voodoo movie, but the first time he saw it, it "scared the bejesus" out of him.
Kyle XY: Sleepless in Seattle (2006) (TV Episode)
The title is a reference to the title of the movie.
Game K N B: Episode dated 3 March 2007 (2007) (TV Episode)
One of the answers in the semi-final round in which host Kris Aquino asked for the movies of Meg Ryan since 1985.
Email to Bill Gates (2007) (TV Movie)
A DVD release of this movie is shown and the film itself is mentioned througout the movie
The Secret of Loch Ness (2008) (TV Movie)
Mother Anna Bender: Your father ... can pare an apple, that the skin keeps entire - Son Tim Bender: That was in "Sleepless in Seattle"
I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue (2008) (TV Movie)
"Syphilis in Seattle"
The Bachelor: Episode #13.1 (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by one of the girls
30 Rock: Señor Macho Solo (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Tracy
The Bachelor: Episode #13.2 (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by one of the girls
The Bachelor: Episode #13.5 (2009) (TV Episode)
Title and Tom Hanks mentioned, and houseboat where it was filmed was shown
Castle: A Chill Goes Through Her Veins (2009) (TV Episode)
Castle mentions this movie and Tom Hanks in dialogue.
Drop Dead Diva: The Chinese Wall (2009) (TV Episode)
Fred says that he found the film among Jane's DVD collection.
Accidentally on Purpose: Memento (2009) (TV Episode)
Billie uses names of the main actors in the movie when trying to fake that she knows Zack's siblings names
Wheel of Fortune: Welcome Aboard 4 (2009) (TV Episode)
Before-and-after puzzle "Sleepless in Seattle Seahawks"
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.74 (2009) (TV Episode)
Reference in a $2,000 question
How I Met Your Mother: Zoo or False (2010) (TV Episode)
Ted builds a scale model of the Empire State Building and then reenacts the last scene from Sleepless in Seattle.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.136 (2010) (TV Episode)
Included in a $15,000 question
Hot in Cleveland: Pilot (2010) (TV Episode)
Movie mentioned by the girls on the plane at the start of the show.
Tosh.0: Awful Weatherman (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Covert Affairs: Fool in the Rain (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Danielle.
Weeds: Boomerang (2010) (TV Episode)
"Sexless in Seattle"
Packed to the Rafters: Spark of Life (2010) (TV Episode)
Julie mentioned the movie, Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan.
Good Luck Charlie: Sleepless in Denver (2010) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Midway to Heaven (2011)
Ned and Carol rent "Sleepless in Seattle."
Mad Love: Fireworks (2011) (TV Episode)
Larry refers to Kate as Meg Ryan, after Ben and her met at the top of the Empire State Building.
How I Met Your Mother: Desperation Day (2011) (TV Episode)
This movie was supposed to be Marshall and Lily's first video date.
Hot in Cleveland: The Emmy Show (2011) (TV Episode)
Austin's story about his father is said to be just like Sleepless in Seattle
NCIS: Los Angeles: Honor (2011) (TV Episode)
Deeks calls Kensi "Sleepless in Seattle" after Connor and Makeo reunite.
Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011)
Simon Pegg whilst sat in a cafe in Seattle says "you haven't asked how I am" then says he couldn't sleep!
Phineas and Ferb: Meapless in Seattle (2012) (TV Episode)
Title reference
The Mindy Project: Hiring and Firing (2012) (TV Episode)
Mindy says it's her favorite movie.
The Mindy Project: In the Club (2012) (TV Episode)
Amar'e Stoudemire says it's his favorite Tom Hanks romantic comedy.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.20 (2012) (TV Episode)
Rove McManus says that Tom Hanks yelling at him sounded like he was quoting the film
Go On: Back, Back, Back... It's Gone! (2012) (TV Episode)
Anne mentions the "'Sleepless in Seattle'-effect" of widowers.
Shake It Up!: Home Alone It Up (2012) (TV Episode)
Ty inadvertently reveals he's a fan of the movie
General Hospital: Episode #1.12714 (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
American Dad!: The Boring Identity (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Francine
Hot in Cleveland: All My Exes (2013) (TV Episode)
Melanie says Andy likes to watch this movie
Drop Dead Diva: One Shot (2013) (TV Episode)
Paul tells Owen that Jane and Stacy love to watch the same romantic comedies, like "Sleepless in Seattle".
The Simpsons: White Christmas Blues (2013) (TV Episode)
"Sleetless in Seattle" graphic during Kent Brockman's report
The Middle: Sleepless in Orson (2014) (TV Episode)
title reference
Land Ho! (2014)
Title is referenced
Chelsea Lately: Episode #8.19 (2014) (TV Episode)
The phrase "sleepless in Seattle" is used in talking about the Seattle Seahawks playing in the Super Bowl.
Saturday Night Live: Louis C.K./Sam Smith (2014) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Stephen A. Smith on Weekend Update
Modern Family: Message Received (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Anime Abandon: Lily C.A.T. (2014) (TV Episode)
title drop
Men Behaving Badly: Carpe Dino (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Katie during a game of charades

Features 

Featured in 

Hollywood's Leading Ladies with David Sheehan (1993) (TV Movie)
A clip is shown.
100 Years at the Movies (1994) (TV Movie)
It's near the end of the montage
Siskel & Ebert: Why Gump, Why Now? (1994) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown for Tom Hanks's three recent big hits, including this one.
The Cable Guy (1996)
20 Dates (1998)
New York at the Movies (2002) (TV Movie)
The Movie Break: Episode dated 3 April 2003 (2003) (TV Episode)
Film shown.
The Popcorn of Doom (2003) (Video)
The movie watched obsessively by 'Her'
Casting a Spell: Making 'Bewitched' (2005) (Video)
Clips featured.
20 to 1: Girls on Film (2008) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment.
AFI's 10 Top 10: America's 10 Greatest Films in 10 Classic Genres (2008) (TV Movie)
This film is #10 on the "Romantic Comedy" list.
The Wright Stuff: Episode #14.34 (2010) (TV Episode)
Clip highlighted discussion topic.
The Nostalgia Chick: You've Got Mail (2011) (TV Episode)
recalling Tom Hanks
Terms and Conditions May Apply (2013)
A clip is shown
De wereld leert door: Episode #1.26 (2013) (TV Episode)
A fragment is shown.
Rock Center with Brian Williams: Episode #1.60 (2013) (TV Episode)
clip shown

Spoofed in 

Gex 3: Deep Cover Gecko (1999) (Video Game)
one mission is called "Clueless in Seattle"
Date Movie (2006)
they name the movie in the article saying they should meet at the top of the empire state building, because it's too far they decide to meet on her rooftoop
The Love Box (2008) (Video)
Title reference, as the alternate title for this film is Braless in Burbank.
Beethoven's Big Break (2008) (Video)
crazy credits: poster "Flealess in Seattle"
Phineas and Ferb: The Chronicles of Meap (2009) (TV Episode)
title reference in a non-existant movie trailer
The Break-Up Artist (2009)
Rick and Britney meet on the roof of a tall building
Chuck: Chuck Versus the Living Dead (2010) (TV Episode)
Lester says Jeff is "Souless in Seattle"

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