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Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994) Poster

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Followed by 

Ace Ventura: Pet Detective Jr. (2009) (TV Movie)

Spin-off 

Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1995) (TV Series)
Ace Ventura (1996) (Video Game)

References 

Frankenstein (1931)
When he gets his car going, Ace shouts "It's alive!"
The Invisible Man (1933)
Ray Finkel does "a Claude Rains" after he escapes from a mental institution.
Phantom of the Opera (1943)
"...Pulled a Claude Raines..."
Dragnet (1954)
When Ace learns that Einhorn is coming down, he hums a few bars from the Dragnet theme-song.
Lassie (1954) (TV Series)
The Addams Family (1964) (TV Series)
"Uncle Fester is looking for you"
Star Trek (1966) (TV Series)
Ace does a series of Star Trek impressions.
Doctor Dolittle (1967)
Quote: "Who let Dr. Dolittle in?"
Doctor Dolittle (1970) (TV Series)
Quote: "Who let Dr. Dolittle in?"
Columbo (1971) (TV Series)
At the scene of Roger Padactor's murder, Ace is about to leave defeated, but turns around and says, "One more thing" just as Columbo famously does before he solves a case.
The Love Boat (1977) (TV Series)
Saturday Night Fever (1977)
Opening shot
Poltergeist (1982)
Ace's line: "I have exorcised the demon. This house is clear."
Super Bowl XVII (1983) (TV Movie)
Ace "watches" a clip from Super Bowl 17
Miami Vice (1984) (TV Series)
Ace mentions the show.
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986)
Ace does an impression of Kirk looking for aquatic mammals in the present, in reference to this movie.
Mission: Impossible (1988) (TV Series)
Series soundtrack is heard.
Hard Copy (1989) (TV Series)
The Crying Game (1992)
The theme song of the movie is played, which had to do with a double sex identity as well

Referenced in 

Saturday Night Live: Martin Lawrence/Crash Test Dummies (1994) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during David Spade's Hollywood Minute
The Critic: Uneasy Rider (1994) (TV Episode)
Jay sees a billboard for the movie
Beavis and Butt-Head: Liar! Liar! (1994) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Married with Children: A Man for No Seasons (1994) (TV Episode)
Peggy and Marcy are going to the theatre to watch "Ace Ventura: The Musical".
The Simpsons: Lisa's Wedding (1995) (TV Episode)
Ace Venura VI, fictional sequel to this film is playing at the cinema in the background when Lisa mentions the magic of Jim Carrey.
Major Payne (1995)
Freakazoid!: The Chip: Part 2/Freakazoid Is History (1995) (TV Episode)
Freakazoid imitates Ace Ventura, saying, "You do *NOT* want to go out there. Whoo!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Laserblast (1996) (TV Episode)
Mike (as Jim Carrey): "Alrighty then!"
Saturday Night Live: Jim Carrey/Soundgarden (1996) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the monologue
Krzysztof Kieslowski: I'm So-So... (1996)
A poster is shown.
The Oprah Winfrey Show: Summer Movie Reviews (1996) (TV Episode)
Gene Siskel says he didn't care for the "Ace Ventura" pictures.
KKND: Krush, Kill 'N Destroy (1997) (Video Game)
When ordering a Survivor unit they sometimes say "Alrighty then..." just like Jim Carrey in Ace Ventura.
100 Years of Comedy (1997) (Video)
Poster shown.
The Nanny: Fransom (1997) (TV Episode)
Maxwell refers to Jeff, the police detective in charge of the dog-napping case, as Ace Ventura.
Buffalo '66 (1998)
Boy Meets World: Torn between Two Lovers (Feeling Like a Fool) (1998) (TV Episode)
Raju refers to the film.
Dawson's Creek: Road Trip (1998) (TV Episode)
Nina: I can't believe you're blaming mainstream popularity to artistic merit. Methodology, then shouldn't we be studying Ace Ventura
Celebrity Deathmatch: Seinfeld's Last Stand (1998) (TV Episode)
Title is referenced
Lethal Weapon 4 (1998)
Riggs calls Leo "Douche Ventura: Pet Infective".
2nd Annual Mystery Science Theater 3000 Summer Blockbuster Review (1998) (TV Short)
MIke: In ten weeks the baby Carreys pop out and start talking out of their tiny butts.
A Night at the Roxbury (1998)
Zadir calls to Jim Carey by calling him a "pet detective".
V.I.P.: Vallery of the Dolls (1998) (TV Episode)
Tasha and Nikki find the video tape in Chloe's office.
Undeclared: Jobs, Jobs, Jobs (2002) (TV Episode)
Jimmy has a poster for the film in his dorm room.
Gilmore Girls: One's Got Class and the Other One Dyes (2002) (TV Episode)
Rory quotes the film, then has to explain the reference to Lane.
Postal 2 (2002) (Video Game)
Achievement "Finkle is Einhorn!"
Bruce Almighty (2003)
Just before Bruce entices a monkey out of the gangster's anus, he sees them and remarks "b-e-a-autiful". He frequently uses the same line in Ace Ventura (both of them). The director, Tom Shadyac also directed Ace Ventura: Pet Detective.
Firefly: Trash (2003) (TV Episode)
Mal says "Holy Testicle Tuesday" in Chinese
Tripping the Rift: Miss Galaxy 5000 (2004) (TV Episode)
Both Chode and Bobo talk with their butts as Ace does
Da Ali G Show: Peace (2004) (TV Episode)
Mentioned when Ali G confuses John Carrey with Jim Carrey.
Will & Grace: One Gay at a Time (2004) (TV Episode)
Will: "I'm sure as leader of the free world his Pet Detective skills will come in handy."
Taxi (2004)
Belle calls Washburn "Ace Dumbtura".
World of Warcraft (2004) (Video Game)
A NPC the game is called "Finkle Einhorn", where the name refers to the character Lois Einhorn from the movie and her alter ego Ray Finkle.
Return to Edge City (2005) (Video)
This title is referenced.
Still Dumb After All These Years (2006) (Video)
referenced
American Dad!: Iced, Iced Babies (2006) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Roger
The Holiday (2006)
DVD is shown in a video store.
When Darkness Falls (2006)
"Alrighty then!"
Archie's Final Project (2009)
"Aaaaaaall righty then"
Being Human: Another Fine Mess (2009) (TV Episode)
They mention it
Phineas and Ferb: Attack of the 50 Foot Sister/Backyard Aquarium (2009) (TV Episode)
Phineas corrects Candace about a whale being a mammal and not a fish the same way that Ace continuously corrects people on a dolphin being a mammal and not a fish
The Office: New Boss (2009) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Pam
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Miss March/Race to Witch Mountain/Sunshine Cleaning (2009) (TV Episode)
Ellen says that Trevor Moore spends the film looking like Ace Ventura and doing a bad Jim Carrey impression
The Office: Koi Pond (2009) (TV Episode)
Michael quotes a long drawn out 'really'
Saturday Night Live: January Jones/Black Eyed Peas (2009) (TV Episode)
Kathy Lee can't recall if the quote 'Smoking' is from Ace Ventura or The Mask
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: A Christmas Carol (2009) (TV Episode)
Listed as one of Jim Carrey's comedy movies
Bestsellers (2009)
Mentioned in the film.
Chuck: Chuck Versus the Three Words (2010) (TV Episode)
Lester: "Lo-ser."
Bad Movie Beatdown: Evan Almighty (2010) (TV Episode)
Tom Shadyac's work with Jim Carrey is recalled
Atop the Fourth Wall: Amazing Spider-Man: Skating on Thin Ice #1 (2010) (TV Episode)
Linkara thinks of this movie when asked what does "Aces" stand for.
The Big C: Taking the Plunge (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Mad Love: The Kate Gatsby (2011) (TV Episode)
Larry remembers that the DJ at "MasquerKate" was dressed as Ace Ventura.
Endgame: Fearful Symmetry (2011) (TV Episode)
Jonas calls Arkady "Ace Venture: Chess Detective".
Tosh.0: Fart Bus Kid (2011) (TV Episode)
Quoted by Tosh
The Cinema Snob: Pink Flamingos (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned when a character "talks out of his ass"
Saints Row: The Third (2011) (Video Game)
One of the moves the main character can perform, is called the "Pet Detective".
Conan: A Man for All Flu Seasons (2011) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Conan while talking about when his mother met Jim Carrey
Suburgatory: Thanksgiving (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Nostalgia Critic: The Grinch (2011) (TV Episode)
"Do you believe (Jim Carrey) used to talk from his ass?"
Neighbours: Episode #1.6342 (2012) (TV Episode)
Sonya brings the film for Toadie to watch as a part of a marathon
Holliston: Weekend of Horrors: Part 1 (2012) (TV Episode)
Adam mimics Jim Carrey's famous "do NOT go in there" line from "Ace Ventura: Pet Detective" after re-emerging from his closet.
The Mindy Project: Halloween (2012) (TV Episode)
Morgan's suggestions for Mindy's Halloween costume include Ace Ventura.
Tosh.0: Bryan Adams Guy (2012) (TV Episode)
Ray Finkle mentioned
The Office: Moving On (2013) (TV Episode)
Pam says that Mark "did half the interview as Ace Ventura."
The Cinema Snob: Friday the 13th (2013) (TV Episode)
"Is that a Super Bowl ring? The killer is Ray Finkle!"
The Bird Men (2013)
Ben thinks of similar plan
White Collar: Master Plan (2013) (TV Episode)
Peter says Neal has gone from 'My Man Godfrey' to 'Ace Ventura'.
Twisted: The Untold Story of a Royal Vizier (2013) (TV Movie)
One of the many films the Djinn quotes.
Nostalgia Critic: Face/Off (2014) (TV Episode)
Critic imitates Ace at one point
The Cinema Snob: Fatal Games (2014) (TV Episode)
"...while they look at Ace Ventura's checklist for inspecting their rings."
NCIS: Dressed to Kill (2014) (TV Episode)
Abby tells Coyle she likes Ace Ventura, the pet detective
Parks and Recreation: Galentine's Day (2014) (TV Episode)
Henry says that he owns another tent store called "Ace Tentura: Tent Detective."
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Chris Evans/Ricky Jay (2014) (TV Episode)
Chris Evans talks about wanting to see the movie as a kid, and his mother turning the car around three straight times before reaching the theater
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Taran Killam/Hugh Dancy/Kacey Musgraves/Jon Theodore (2015) (TV Episode)
Taran Killam mentions the Jim Carrey film
Chicago P.D.: Debts of the Past (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Cinema Snob: Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers (2015) (TV Episode)
"She's telling the deputy that Snowflake the dolphin is being kidnapped."
The Cinema Snob: Wonder Woman (2016) (TV Episode)
"And Indiana Jones: Pet Detective just likes to watch."

Featured in 

Troldspejlet: Episode dated 9 April 1994 (1994) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann looks at upcoming releases and mentions the film + clip shown
Troldspejlet: Episode dated 21 May 1994 (1994) (TV Episode)
reviewed + footage used
The O'Reilly Factor: Episode dated 1 April 2008 (2008) (TV Episode)
Clips of this film were featured during a segment on dangerous pets.
The O'Reilly Factor: Episode dated 1 July 2008 (2008) (TV Episode)
Clips from this film were featured during a repeat segment with Mike Heithaus from the 'National Geograhic Channel'.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Fast & Furious/Adventureland/Sugar (2009) (TV Episode)
Footage contributed into the sketch 'Cars never start when you need them to'
I Am (2010)
Clips are played.
Guys Choice Awards 2011 (2011) (TV Special)
Clip were showned
Special Collector's Edition: Especial Top Comedias (2012) (TV Episode)
clips shown
Atop the Fourth Wall: Rock and Roll #31: Vanilla Ice (2012) (TV Episode)
Ace warns people not to go into the bathroom
Shameful Sequels: Tower of Terror (2013) (TV Episode)
"Am I the only one getting flashbacks of Ace Ventura here?"
Sharkmania: The Top 15 Biggest Baddest Bloodiest Bites (2014) (TV Movie)
Scenes featured and discussed in dialogue.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Onstar Batman Auto Show Special Edition (2016) (TV Episode)
"They're both related to Ace Ventura."
Nostalgia Critic: When Are Critics Wrong? (2016) (TV Episode)
Critic points out how this movie is too odd to be a critical darling

Spoofs 

Help! (1965)
Don Shula, like Ringo, has his hand pulled into a mailbox because of a ring.
Mission: Impossible (1966) (TV Series)
Jaws (1975)
Poltergeist (1982)
Miami Vice (1984) (TV Series)
The Ren & Stimpy Show: Marooned/Untamed World (1991) (TV Episode)
The part where Ren gets shot with the dart was copied in the movie.

Spoofed in 

The Critic: From Chunk to Hunk (1995) (TV Episode)
Jay reviews Jim Carrey in "Abraham Lincoln: Pet Detective"
Detonator II: Night Watch (1995) (TV Movie)
White Chicks (2004)
When the real Wilson sisters are brought to the chief and interrogated, the detective tries to pull off one sister's "wig," then the other sister's shirt is ripped open, and the first sister's skirt is torn off, a la Ace Ventura when Ace tries to prove Detective Lois Einhorn is really Ray Finkle in drag.
Saints Row IV (2013) (Video Game)
A taunt is called the "Pet Detective"
Saturday Night Live: Jim Carrey/Iggy Azalea (2014) (TV Episode)
Multiple members of the cast appear as Jim Carrey's relatives at a family reunion, doing impressions of him in the Carrey Family Reunion sketch

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