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Spin-off 

ER: The Game (2005) (Video Game)
Features characters from this show

Referenced in 

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air: A Decent Proposal (1995) (TV Episode)
Jazz says, "Check it out Will, I'm the black dude on ER" while holding defibrillator paddles.
Friends: The One with Two Parts: Part 2 (1995) (TV Episode)
George Clooney and Noah Wyle make a guest appearance playing two doctors
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Samson vs. the Vampire Women (1995) (TV Episode)
Mike: "Peter Garrett stars in a very special 'ER.'"
The Simpsons: 'Round Springfield (1995) (TV Episode)
When Bart is hospitalized the musical theme of the show is heard.
NYPD Blue: E.R. (1995) (TV Episode)
title reference
Saturday Night Live: Anthony Edwards/Foo Fighters (1995) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during the monologue and Nightline
The Red Green Show: The Network Deal (1995) (TV Episode)
Red mentions ER (and George Clooney) in the scene with the cue cards
The Red Green Show: The Satellite Dish (1995) (TV Episode)
Red claims that this is one of the shows the men of the lodge are watching on the satellite TV
Married with Children: Spring Break: Part 2 (1996) (TV Episode)
Ashley says: "Oh my God, isn't that George Clooney, star of that hit TV show ER?", mispronouncing the show's name as one word rather than single letters.
Striptease (1996)
Men Behaving Badly: Sarah's Vestigial Organ (1996) (TV Episode)
Kevin mentions ER while looking after Sarah
Seinfeld: The Abstinence (1996) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name
Boy Meets World: A Long Walk to Pittsburgh: Part 1 (1997) (TV Episode)
Shawn and Cory discuss the doctor leaving ER, and Shawn says ER is real.
Caroline in the City: Caroline and the Buyer (1997) (TV Episode)
Kevin West's character, a doctor, says he's the "Anthony Edwards type".
Volcano (1997)
The hospital scenes are *very* similar to those in ER and obviously inspired by it.
Spawn (1997)
"Not even the entire cast of 'E.R.' could put you back together".
Coronation Street: Viva Las Vegas! (1997) (Video)
Maxine Heavey mentions the series.
Full Tilt Boogie (1997)
Quentin Tarantino wears an "ER" T-shirt.
Men Behaving Badly: Got Milk? (1997) (TV Episode)
Jamie says he dreamed he was living with Shep from ER.
Just Shoot Me!: King Lear Jet (1997) (TV Episode)
Jack is going to play a corpse on this show.
1st Annual Mystery Science Theater 3000 Summer Blockbuster Review (1997) (TV Short)
Pearl: You're not fit to tie George Clooney's surgical mask!
Just Shoot Me!: In the Company of Maya (1998) (TV Episode)
Staci's commercial aired during this show.
Smart Guy: Something Wicked This Way Comes (1998) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mo
BASEketball (1998)
"Use the heart paddle things that George Clooney uses!" George Clooney plays a doctor in ER.
Will & Grace: Pilot (1998) (TV Episode)
mentions it
Friends: The One with the Kips (1998) (TV Episode)
The show's theme song plays on the TV while Monica and Chandler are arguing in the hotel.
Anatomy of a 'Homicide: Life on the Street' (1998) (TV Movie)
Mentioned in narration.
Ringmaster (1998)
mentioned in a line of dialogue
The Sopranos: I Dream of Jeannie Cusamano (1999) (TV Episode)
Tony calls a hospital worker "George Clooney"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Soultaker (1999) (TV Episode)
George Clooney's taking his shirt off!
Idle Hands (1999)
The Limey (1999)
Mumford (1999)
Three Kings (1999)
Saturday Night Live: Jerry Seinfeld/David Bowie (1999) (TV Episode)
referenced during NBC executives meeting
Wildflower (2000)
Mentioned in dialogue
Homicide: The Movie (2000) (TV Movie)
Brodie makes a joke about "ER"
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: Dreama the Mouse (2000) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Zelda
Forever Lulu (2000)
Coyote Ugly (2000)
When Brendan Met Trudy (2000)
mentioned by Brendan
SeaChange: Bonfire of the VCRs (2000) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Hector Stokes.
Hollywood Goes to Hell (2000) (TV Movie)
Third Watch: Jimmy's Mountain (2000) (TV Episode)
ER is mentioned in discussion
Just Shoot Me!: Donnie Returns (2000) (TV Episode)
Maya: "Someone's been watching ER."
French & Saunders Live (2000) (Video)
Queer as Folk: Premiere (2000) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Michael
Just Shoot Me!: The Proposal: Part 1 (2001) (TV Episode)
Dennis mentions that his getting the ring stuck in his toe happened on an episode of this show.
Annie Goes to Hollywood (2001) (TV Movie)
Will & Grace: Star-Spangled Banter (2001) (TV Episode)
Will: "When I look at you all I can think about is being with that Croation guy from E.R."
Scrubs: My Blind Date (2002) (TV Episode)
Quote by JD
Jane White Is Sick & Twisted (2002)
mentioned that Mark Greene is a doctor
A Kind of America (2002)
Dr. Doug Ross...
Undeclared: The Perfect Date (2002) (TV Episode)
Theo says it is "a really great show."
Showtime (2002)
The Backlot Murders (2002) (Video)
dialogue
Third Watch: Unleashed (2002) (TV Episode)
Dr. Susan Lewis appears in the second part of a two-part crossover between "ER" and Third Watch (1999) that begins on ER: Brothers and Sisters (2002).
Gilmore Girls: Teach Me Tonight (2002) (TV Episode)
Lorelai refers to the E.R. doctor as "George Clooney."
Saturday Night Live: Sarah Michelle Gellar/Faith Hill (2002) (TV Episode)
Mentioned on Weekend update
Solaris (2002)
The E.T. Reunion (2002) (Video)
Peter Coyote thinks the scenes with real doctors in E.T. inspired this tv show
Da Ali G Show: Politics (2003) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Ali
Law & Order: Couples (2003) (TV Episode)
Forced to help deliver a baby, Briscoe calls for clean towels and says, "If it works for George Clooney, it's good enough for me."
Calendar Girls (2003)
Main character talks about George Clooney and "ER"
Intolerable Cruelty (2003)
scene where doctor show gets Clooney's attention appears to be an inside joke to his days on that show.
The Making of 'Kill Bill' (2003) (TV Movie)
Mentioned by Tarantino.
Trekkies 2 (2004)
A commentator mentions that you will not see fan clubs for "ER" or "CSI" in the distant future, but you will for "Star Trek."
Getaway: Getaway Goes to Hollywood (2004) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in a story on TV program and movie locations.
Peter Kay: Live at the Manchester Arena (2004) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
Joey: Joey and the Valentine's Date (2005) (TV Episode)
Alex and Gina talk about Noah Wyle and 'ER' cast.
Separate Lies (2005)
Anne says Bill's room is like something from the TV series.
Over There: Suicide Rain (2005) (TV Episode)
Open reference by a character
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.13 (2005) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "Arresting Television" category
Joey: Joey and the House (2005) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Seinfeld: Jason + Larry = George (2005) (Video)
mentioned once
Getting Into the Action (2006) (Video)
Mentioned by Jay Mohr
Comedy Connections: Dinnerladies (2006) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
The TV Set (2006)
Seen on TV schedule board.
Gilmore Girls: Driving Miss Gilmore (2006) (TV Episode)
Emily cites George Clooney as evidence that not only ugly men make good doctors.
American Dad!: Tears of a Clooney (2006) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
How I Met Your Mother: Come On (2006) (TV Episode)
Ted mentions it
Will & Grace: The Finale (2006) (TV Episode)
Will mentions it
Pastewka: Der Gutschein (2006) (TV Episode)
The prostitute says that she always missed the last episode from the 3rd season of her favourite tv series "ER"
American Dad!: Camp Refoogee (2006) (TV Episode)
The girl Steve meets and falls for is named Makeva; in ER's 10th season, Carter meets and falls for Makemba (played by Thandie Newton) while working in Africa.
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip: The Focus Group (2006) (TV Episode)
Jack says that focus groups were accurate about 'ER'.
Pastewka: Der Werbetrailer - Teil 2 (2006) (TV Episode)
Pastewka says that "ER" has a well-done writing and he loves the series
Wild Thing: I Love You: Bats (2006) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Fatal Trust (2006) (TV Movie)
mentioned in a line of dialogue
The Nines (2007)
mentioned that Dahlia Salem was in this show
Primeval: Episode #1.5 (2007) (TV Episode)
Open reference by a character
Getaway: Golden Getaway: Getaway Goes to the Movies (2007) (TV Episode)
A segment on movie locations in Hawaii mentions that scenes from this title set in Africa were filmed at Kualoa Ranch.
Family Guy: Meet the Quagmires (2007) (TV Episode)
Death calls a man Noah Wyle when he declares a person dead
Entourage: The Prince's Bride (2007) (TV Episode)
"pull a Clooney" said in reference to leaving a TV show to make movies
I Really Hate My Job (2007)
mentioned that George Clooney plays a doctor on TV
Psych: And Down the Stretch Comes Murder (2007) (TV Episode)
Shawn mentions Dr. Pratt.
30 Rock: SeinfeldVision (2007) (TV Episode)
This show is mentioned by name
The Big Fat Anniversary Quiz (2007) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
Nip/Tuck: Rachel Ben Natan (2008) (TV Episode)
during a hospital TV drama, someone mentions being more like George Clooney
The O'Reilly Factor: Episode dated 13 May 2008 (2008) (TV Episode)
This TV show is referenced during 'The Great American Culture Quiz' segment.
Se eida...: To mystiko tou Kissavou (2008) (TV Episode)
dialogue
Entourage: First Class Jerk (2008) (TV Episode)
Josh Weinstein says 'George Clooney did E.R.', arguing movie stars do TV. Eric replies he did it before he was a movie star, not after.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.38 (2008) (TV Episode)
Included in a $4,000 question
Bouquet final (2008)
Natacha : "Your job is a real vocation, like in E.R." - Gervais : " ... except we come after them".
Heroes Unmasked: Action! (2008) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
The Story of the Costume Drama: The Stars (2008) (TV Episode)
mentioned as a part of Alex Kingston's career
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.115 (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by a contestant as he answers a medical question
Leisure Suit Larry: Box Office Bust (2009) (Video Game)
Larry talks about his buddy George's doctor role on that TV-Show.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.161 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $25,000 question
Funny People (2009)
mentioned in dialogue
Parks and Recreation: The Camel (2009) (TV Episode)
Leslie claims that Greg Kinnear "was great on 'ER.'"
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.53 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $400 clue in the category "2009 TV Farewells"
Shaun the Sheep: Bagpipe Buddy (2009) (TV Episode)
An "ER"-like theme is heard as Shaun and the other animals attempt to "operate" on the bagpipes.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.65 (2009) (TV Episode)
Contestant mentions the series
Saturday Night Live: Blake Lively/Rihanna (2009) (TV Episode)
Title/logo shown on screen during Weekend Update to indicate NBC's successes in 1996
30 Rock: Don Geiss, America and Hope (2010) (TV Episode)
Jack says these are exciting times for NBC, but not "Seinfeld, Friends, ER exciting"
Human Target: Tanarak (2010) (TV Episode)
Rita alludes to "that ER in Chicago" when she mentions that her daughter, Dr. Jessica Shaw, once worked there.
Law & Order: Criminal Intent: Love Sick (2010) (TV Episode)
Nichols remarks that a certain hospital "lacks the pace of ER"; in reply Stevens compares a man to George Clooney
Two and a Half Men: Twanging Your Magic Clanger (2010) (TV Episode)
Charlie answers a trivia question at the cinema, of which TV show jumpstarted this actor's movie career, in this case George Clooney.
Conan: Do You Want Lies with That? (2010) (TV Episode)
Ray Romano (while being interviewed by Conan O'Brien) mentioned this show
Conan: A Finger Un-Pulled (2011) (TV Episode)
Jennifer Aniston (while being interviewed by Conan O'Brien) mentions this show
Scream: The Inside Story (2011) (TV Movie)
Photograph is shown.
Conan: Savage. Fred Savage. (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned while introducing Noah Wile and during interview
Vic & Bob's Afternoon Delights: Bob Meets George (2011) (TV Episode)
Talked about.
A Planet Comicon Panel with Helen Slater (2011) (Video)
Mentioned by Helen.
House of Lies: Mini-Mogul (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.95 (2012) (TV Episode)
Meredith Vieira mentions that Linda Cardellini was on the show
Conan: Death Wish Six: Natural Causes (2012) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during interview with Artie Lang and Nick di Paolo
Bob's Burgers: Bad Tina (2012) (TV Episode)
"Erotic E.R."
Pretty Little Liars: Birds of a Feather (2012) (TV Episode)
Ella says she hasn't been on a date since George Clooney was on "ER".
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.103 (2012) (TV Episode)
Chelsea mentions George Clooney appearing on the show.
Thanks for Sharing (2012)
Neil mentions wanting to be a doctor because of the show, and more.
30 Rock: A Goon's Deed in a Weary World (2013) (TV Episode)
Tracy and Jenna talk about what George Clooney did after he left the show
Tosh.0: Fired for Being Too Hot (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Tosh
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 9 May 2013 (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Greenberg
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.182 (2013) (TV Episode)
Jane Lynch says the show was one of NBC's last Thursday night hits
The Footy Show: Episode #21.1 (2014) (TV Episode)
The theme music is played while photos from Dane Swan's wrist surgery are shown.
Very Important Person: Episode #1.5 (2014) (TV Episode)
Guy at creative meeting says its not "E.R."

Featured in 

The 52nd Annual Golden Globe Awards (1995) (TV Movie)
clips
The 55th Annual Golden Globe Awards (1998) (TV Special)
clips
Friends: The One with the Kips (1998) (TV Episode)
The show's theme song plays on the TV while Monica and Chandler are arguing in the hotel.
The 56th Annual Golden Globe Awards (1999) (TV Movie)
clips
Scene Smoking: Cigarettes, Cinema & the Myth of Cool (2001)
A clip from the show is seen where a doctor talks to a patient about improving their health before it's too late.
NBC 75th Anniversary Special (2002) (TV Special)
A clip from this show appears.
Goedemorgen Nederland: Episode dated 9 September 2002 (2002) (TV Episode)
A fragment of this show is shown in this episode
20 to 1: Sexiest People (2006) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on George Clooney.
20 to 1: Scandals & Sensations (2007) (TV Episode)
Clip of John Stamos shown in a segment on his behaviour during an interview for Mornings With Kerri-Anne.
20 to 1: Adults Only 20 to 01: Hottest Stars on the Planet (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on George Clooney.
De wereld draait door: Episode #4.138 (2009) (TV Episode)
A fragment is shown.
20 to 1: TV Couples (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on Dr. Doug Ross and Nurse Carol Hathaway.
20 to 1: Hollywood's Hot List (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on George Clooney.
De wereld draait door: Episode #5.75 (2009) (TV Episode)
In the background, a fragment featuring Maura Tierney, Noah Wyle, Yvette Freeman and Sherry Stringfield is shown.
Chuck: Chuck Versus the Tooth (2010) (TV Episode)
Ellie buys the ER DVD set for Devon.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The American/Going the Distance/Machete (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown while Ellen summarizes George Clooney's movie career
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.123 (2012) (TV Episode)
Clip of Josh Hutcherson on the show is shown
Best in TV: The Greatest TV Shows of Our Time (2012) (TV Movie)
"ER" is the #1 Best TV Drama.
20/20: Best in TV: The Greatest TV Show of Our Time (2012) (TV Episode)
features clips of the show when discussing what was voted #1 Best TV Drama

Spoofed in 

Married with Children: Requiem for a Chevyweight: Part 1 (1996) (TV Episode)
the opening scene 'operation' on the Dodge is based on that hospital drama.
South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut (1999)
The surgery scene is based on this show, it also features George Clooney as a voice and he starred in the show.
Saturday Night Live: Julianna Margulies/DMX (2000) (TV Episode)
Spoofed during the monologue
Totally Blonde (2001)
hospital scene
Nip/Tuck: Carly Summers (2007) (TV Episode)
medical show with similar opening and theme song called 'Hearts 'N Scalpels'
Grand Theft Auto IV (2008) (Video Game)
There's a spoof series advertised named 'Medicate Me'.
Secret Files 2: Puritas Cordis (2008) (Video Game)
"George Rooney" is on the cover of a magazine and Nina tells the Chinese photographer he would too be on board of the ship to do research for his upcoming series "Emergency Boat".
Mad: Pokémon Park/WWER (2011) (TV Episode)
"WWER" is a spoof of this show.
Robot Chicken: Collateral Damage in Gang Turf War (2012) (TV Episode)
"E.T. Emergency Terrestrial"
Studio C: Episode #2.11 (2013) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in the "ER Vet Division" sketch
Grand Theft Auto V (2013) (Video Game)
The in-game show Medicate Me is a parody of medical dramas

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