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3rd Rock from the Sun (TV Series 1996–2001) Poster

(1996–2001)

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Referenced in 

Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: Third Aunt from the Sun (1996) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Austin Powers' Electric Pussycat Swingers Club (1997) (TV Movie)
Austin mentions 'Third Shag from the Sun'
Muppets Tonight: Rick Moranis (1997) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Meepzork from 'Co-Dependence Day'
Boy Meets World: Eric Hollywood (1998) (TV Episode)
The filming lot is seen in Los Angeles.
Seinfeld: The Finale (1998) (TV Episode)
Poster at the NBC offices
South Park: Cat Orgy (1999) (TV Episode)
One of Shelly's many "turd" nicknames for Cartman is "Turd Rock from the Sun", a reference to the title of this show.
Saturday Night Live: Norm Macdonald/Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg (1999) (TV Episode)
Mentioned on Celebrity Jeopardy!
Saturday Night Live: Game Show Parodies (2000) (TV Movie)
Mentioned in Celebrity Jeapardy!
Men in Black II (2002)
Mentioned by Scrad.
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Will Ferrell (2002) (TV Movie)
Mentioned in Celebrity Jeopardy!
'Tommy Boy': Behind the Laughter (2005) (Video)
mentioned once
Nostalgia Critic: 90's Sports Montage (2008) (TV Episode)
"That's right, Tommy from Third Rock From the Sun stars in this stinker, as he tries to ask his father when they'll be a family again."
Comedy Connections: Ripping Yarns (2008) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
(500) Days of Summer (2009)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Saturday Night Live: Joseph Gordon-Levitt/Dave Matthews Band (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during Joseph Gordon-Levitt's monologue
The 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2010) (TV Special)
Mentioned.
Jeopardy!: Million Dollar Celebrity Invitational Quarterfinal 9 (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in Jane Curtin's introduction
Jeopardy!: Million Dollar Celebrity Invitational Semifinal 1 (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in Jane Curtin's introduction
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.3 (2011) (TV Episode)
Joseph Gordon-Levitt mentions that he was on the show
Shameful Sequels: Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas (2011) (TV Episode)
"Then it's time to meet Wilma, played by that woman from 3rd Rock From the Sun."
Nostalgia Critic: Santa Claus: The Movie (2012) (TV Episode)
likens John Lithgow's performance here to his role as Dick.
Nostalgia Critic: The Worst Movies Nostalgia Critic's Reviewed (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as a workable creative concept.
Demo Reel: The Dark Knight Begins Rising (2012) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Honest Trailers: Inception (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by the narrator
RuPaul's Drag Race: Lip Synch Extravaganza Eleganza (2013) (TV Episode)
RuPaul calls Jinkx Monsoon's runway look "very 3rd rock from the sun."
21 & Over (2013)
Referenced in dialogue
Absence (2013)
Mentioned during Charades
The Cinema Snob: To Catch a Yeti (2014) (TV Episode)
"This movie is to Harry and the Hendersons what Aliens in the Family was to 3rd Rock from the Sun."
Honest Trailers: Interstellar (2015) (TV Episode)
'Third dick from the sun'
Nostalgia Critic: Small Wonder (2015) (TV Episode)
"Is it smarter than it looks like 3rd Rock from the Sun?"
The Cinema Snob: The Fantastic Four (2015) (TV Episode)
"...Once they flew past the opening credits to 3rd Rock From the Sun."

Featured in 

The Roseanne Show: Episode #1.17 (1998) (TV Episode)
Clips are show; the show's discussed.
The 56th Annual Golden Globe Awards (1999) (TV Movie)
clips
Madventures: U.S.A: Las Vegas - Memphis (2003) (TV Episode)
This show is on TV in this episode.
Brows Held High: Sebastiane (2011) (TV Episode)
Dick reading The Fox in Socks.
Nostalgia Critic: Star Trek: Generations (2012) (TV Episode)
clip shown
Nostalgia Critic: What's with the Princess Hate? (2013) (TV Episode)
clip shown
Nostalgia Critic: Sharknado (2013) (TV Episode)
recalling Dick's shark puppet
Nostalgia Critic: Top 11 Strangest (Yet Best) Couples (2014) (TV Episode)
Sally and Don take #10
The Blockbuster Buster: My Favorite Martian (2014) (TV Episode)
recalling another Wayne Knight love scene
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Episode #1.11 (2014) (TV Episode)
Clip in montage of prison jokes.

Spoofed in 

Jane White Is Sick & Twisted (2002)
characters parodied

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