The Santa Clause (1994) Poster


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Followed by 


Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
When the kids scream, "Let him go! Let Santa go!"
The Ed Sullivan Show (1948) (TV Series)
When mentioning the different names Santa Claus goes by, Scott does a quick impersonation of Ed Sullivan saying the name of the mouse puppet "Topo Gigio" that was a regular on the show.
Goldfinger (1964)
Judy says the hot chocolate served to Scott is "shaken, not stirred".
Jeopardy! (1984) (TV Series)
America's Most Wanted: America Fights Back (1988) (TV Series)
Mentioned by Scott
Home Improvement (1991) (TV Series)
During his tour of the workshop, Scott Calvin tries out a tool belt then shakes his head as if to indicate that tools aren't for him. This is a reference to Tim Allen's TV show, Home Improvement where his character's life (Tim "the tool man" Taylor) revolved around tools.
Bonkers (1993) (TV Series)
A Bonkers T. Bobcat doll appears in Santa's workshop.
Doom (1993) (Video Game)
The sounds made when the monsters from DOOM die are used as the reindeers' grunting SFX

Referenced in 

Enemy of the State (1998)
A VHS tape of The Santa Clause is next to the TV in Dean's house at the end.
Good Eats: The Cookie Clause (2003) (TV Episode)
Title Reference
Jersey Girl (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Christmas with the Kranks (2004)
Luther looks up on the roof saying, "Get down from there" to the robber, referencing when Santa was on the roof in the Santa Clause.
The Dame Edna Treatment: Episode #1.3 (2007) (TV Episode)
Dame Edna mentioned it.
Evan Almighty (2007)
Evan Baxter's beard grows right back in after shaving, just like Scott Calvin's beard when he becomes Santa.
Barry Norman's Christmas Movie Quiz (2007) (Video Game)
Referenced by name
Cleanflix (2009)
video shown on shelf
Tosh.0: Nintendo 64 Kid (2009) (TV Episode)
A still is shown
Bad Movie Beatdown: Christmas with the Kranks (2009) (TV Episode)
referenced as Tim Allen's other Christmas movie
Bad Movie Beatdown: Evan Almighty (2010) (TV Episode)
"Now they're stealing jokes from The Santa Clause..."
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Toy Story 3 (2010) (TV Episode)
Hewy says Tim Allen worked on the Santa Clause trilogy before "Toy Story"
Mad: The Buzz Identity/Two and a Half Man (2011) (TV Episode)
Hamm tells Buzz that he might be Scott Calvin.
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.11 (2011) (TV Episode)
Ignatiy describes "Hop" as a stilted Easter-themed remake of the film
Midnight Screenings: The Green Lantern/Mr. Popper's Penguins (2011) (TV Episode)
"It's like This Island Earth meets The Santa Clause"
Tosh.0: Eli Porter (2011) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Tosh
Last Man Standing: Last Christmas Standing (2011) (TV Episode)
Tim Allen's character Mike says "Me in a Santa suit, I don't think so!"
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Arthur Christmas (2011) (TV Episode)
One of Hewy's favorite Santa Claus movies
Nostalgia Critic: Santa Claus: The Movie (2012) (TV Episode)
The Critic at first thinks he's reviewing this movie
American Dad!: Old Stan in the Mountain (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Nostalgia Critic: Dunston Checks In (2012) (TV Episode)
"... and does what everybody wanted to do since the first Santa Clause movie."
Pastor Mike Online: Bible Version Controversy Continues (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike.
House of Lies: Family Values (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Safe and Sound Video Remix (2013) (Video)
Footage Shown
Nostalgia Critic: Top 12 Santa Clauses (2013) (TV Episode)
Scott gets an honorable mention
Teen Titans Go!: Second Christmas (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Jason Xmas: Part 3 (2014) (TV Episode)
scene of Santa Claus falling off roof
The PoseidonGodofWater20 Show (2014) (TV Series)
Santa disappers from his suit in Episode 14.16
Tosh.0: Black Santa (2014) (TV Episode)
Tim Allen as Santa mentioned
DVD-R Hell: Christmas Comes to Pac-Land (2014) (TV Episode)
"...and it got Tim Allen's name wrong, which is the last name Santa Claus needs to misspell.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Jennifer Aniston/Bill Gates/Mario Batali (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mets Bucket Hat Guy
Last Man Standing: The Road Less Driven (2015) (TV Episode)
Joe (Jay Leno) mentions the "six santa movies", to which Mike corrects him that there are only three.
Last Man Standing: Gift of the Wise Man (2015) (TV Episode)
Mike tells Kyle, "It's no picnic pretending to be Santa Claus. You do it once, they'll ask you to do it over and over again", a reference to Tim Allen's recurring role in the Santa Clause movies.
Nostalgia Critic: Christmas with the Kranks (2015) (TV Episode)
"Ah, shoulda done Santa Clause 4."
Nostalgia Critic: Inspector Gadget Saves Christmas (2016) (TV Episode)
"If Tim Allen gets three movies, why can't he?"
Family Guy: How the Griffin Stole Christmas (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Peter
Jeopardy!: Episode #33.73 (2016) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "Here Comes Santa Claus" category


Featured in 

A Hollywood Christmas (1996) (Video)
clips and brief discussion
Troldspejlet: Episode #30.16 (2003) (TV Episode)
DVD release reviewed + footage used
The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006)
When they go back to the past, scenes from the first movie are used.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Up in the Air/Everybody's Fine/Brothers (2009) (TV Episode)
People falling off roofs segment and beware of Santa segment
Hollywood's Top Ten: Cinema Santas (2010) (TV Episode)
Shameful Sequels: The Santa Clause 2 (2011) (TV Episode)
recalls the original
Bad Movie Beatdown: The Tooth Fairy (2012) (TV Episode)
compares the existence of Santa Claus in that world to the Tooth Fairy in this one.
Great Movie Mistakes IV (2012) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
Greatest Ever Christmas Movies (2013) (TV Movie)
Number 38 in the Countdown
Some Jerk with a Camera: The Haunted Mansion Movie Part 1 (2016) (TV Episode)
Know for having the 90's workaholic dad in a fantasy movie cliche
Magic (2016) (Short)
Clip shown
Ludicrous Summary: The Santa Clause (2016) (TV Episode)
Features some clips from this movie.

Spoofed in 

The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XIV (2003) (TV Episode)
Homer becoming the Grim Reaper by putting on his robe is spoofing the basic premise of this film.
The Easter Bunny: Spoof of The Santa Clause (2006) (Short)
same concept
How It Should Have Ended: The Holiday Movie Special (2010) (TV Episode)
Holiday Movie parody

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