Happy Gilmore (1996) Poster



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Frankenstein (1931)
The Price Is Right (1956) (TV Series)
Let's Make a Deal (1963) (TV Series)
The Price Is Right (1972) (TV Series)
The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams (1977) (TV Series)
Asteroids (1979) (Video Game)
Endless Love (1981)
Evil Dead II (1987)
Baywatch (1989) (TV Series)
Uncle Buck (1989)
The Adventures of Pete & Pete: Rangeboy (1993) (TV Episode)
At the driving range, Artie uses a hockey stick to tee off. In "Happy Gilmore," the title character (Adam Sandler) does the same thing.

Referenced in 

Pinky and the Brain: Brain's Bogie/Say What, Earth? (1997) (TV Episode)
Pinky tells a caddy "I hear they're making a casting call for Happy Gilmore 2".
Animaniacs: Hooray for North Hollywood: Part 1 (1998) (TV Episode)
Yakko mentions this film when he talks about people that don't know how to make movies.
Histeria!: Inventors Hall of Fame: Part 1 (1998) (TV Episode)
When Toast thinks J. Robert Oppenheimer talks about Adam Sandler he mentions that he likes this movie
Big Daddy (1999)
Little Nicky (2000)
Sandler's character is taught to play golf by a former golf pro named Chubbs Peterson, who later dies when Happy tries to return the favor by presenting him with the dead crocodile that ate Chubbs' hand, which scared Chubbs and caused him to fall out a window.
King of the Hill: Now Who's the Dummy? (2001) (TV Episode)
This film is mentioned by name
Evolution (2001)
Undergrads: Rivalries (2001) (TV Episode)
flashback in question
Undeclared: The Assistant (2001) (TV Episode)
Eric recalls to Lizzie over the telephone that they rented it on their first date.
Van Wilder: Party Liaison (2002)
copies scene on ice rink where male character makes a bet with female over scoring a goal
Punch-Drunk Love (2002)
In a heated moment in Happy Gilmore, Adam Sandler gives a memorable line by shouting "ANSWER ME!" which he also gives in Punch Drunk Love in a heated moment when confronting Phillip Hoffman on his business
Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos (2002) (Video Game)
Pauly Shore Is Dead (2003)
A prisoner mistakes Pauly for Adam Sandler
50 First Dates (2004)
Adam Sandler watches another character doing the Happy swing.
Gilmore Girls: You Jump, I Jump, Jack (2004) (TV Episode)
Lorelai refers to Luke's golf game with Richard as an "unhappy Gilmore outing."
Kanye West: College Dropout - Video Anthology (2005) (Video)
In "Jesus Walks", West says "We eat pieces of shit like you for breakfast. Y'all eat pieces of shit?"
Family Guy: Brian Sings & Swings (2006) (TV Episode)
Someone mentions it when they mug Peter.
The Benchwarmers (2006)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.205 (2006) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "Adam Sandler" category
Robot Chicken: Donkey Punch (2006) (TV Episode)
Adam Sandler movie called "Happy Madison"
The Girls Next Door: House Bunnies (2008) (TV Episode)
a poster for the movie is seen in the Happy Madison office
Cleanflix (2009)
seen on shelf
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.71 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $400 clue in the category "Let's Play Some Golf"
Conan: 2011: A Spanx Odyssey (2011) (TV Episode)
Conan O'Brien introduces actor Adam Sandler and mentions this movie
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.5 (2011) (TV Episode)
Ignatiy mentions that Dennis Dugan directed the film
Bad Movie Beatdown: Grown Ups (2011) (TV Episode)
cataloguing Adam Sandler's career
Midnight Screenings: Spy Kids 4D: All the Time in the World (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Conan: The Announcer Who Died at the End of the Announcement (2011) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned while introducing Adam Sandler
The Daily Show: Adam Sandler (2011) (TV Episode)
Jon refers to it as 1 of his 3 favorite Adam Sandler movies
Jack and Jill (2011)
Allen Covert plays the same bum, Otto.
Nostalgia Critic: Jack (2012) (TV Episode)
Critic jokes about Stanley Kubrick directing this movie.
Tosh.0: Smell Yo Dick (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Tosh
The Footy Show: Episode #19.20 (2012) (TV Episode)
After The Footy Show Games segment, Brendon Goddard says that Sam Newman could be Happy Gilmore's manager.
Supernatural Activity (2012)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.201 (2012) (TV Episode)
Dan Patrick says that the film was the first Adam Sandler film he was in
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.2 (2012) (TV Episode)
Justin Timberlake says that when he plays in celebrity golf events, he does the "Happy Gilmore thing" and tries to get the gallery to cheer
Wedding Band: I Don't Wanna Grow Up (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Stevie
The Dirties (2013)
Video case is shown in Matt's room.
AniMat's Reviews: Monsters University (2013) (TV Episode)
AniMat says the second act reminded him of this film.
Bad Movie Beatdown: Jack and Jill (2013) (TV Episode)
deems this not bad enough for a review
Toy Story of Terror (2013) (TV Short)
Combat Carl (Carl Weathers) lost his hand to an Iguana, similar to who his character in Happy Gilmore who lost a hand to an alligator.
Nostalgia Critic: Eight Crazy Nights (2013) (TV Episode)
referenced among Sandler's actually funny movies
Hollywood Game Night: Orange Is the New Game Night (2014) (TV Episode)
Chris Colfer mentions this movie by name during the game I Love a Charade
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 12 February 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
mentioned in discussion of the greatest characters in sports movies
Workaholics: Brociopath (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Blended (2014)
several gags re used
Someone Has to Review It!: Blended (2014) (TV Episode)
Film is referenced in review
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 3 September 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
Mike Golic says someone "looks like the guy from Happy Gilmore"
Red Band Society: Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car (2014) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Kara
The End of the Tour (2015)
David, David, Becky, and Julie consider seeing "Happy Gilmore" at the theater.
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 30 January 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
title mentioned by Mike Golic
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 3 February 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
title mentioned by Mike Greenberg
Supernatural: Angel Heart (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 15 June 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
mentioned in discussion of how long to wait before revealing spoilers about newly released movies or the final episodes of TV series
Albatross (2015)
Messing around on the golf course.
The Bachelorette: Episode #11.10 (2015) (TV Episode)
Kaitlyn mentioned Happy Gilmore when taking about golf
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 17 July 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
Tim Kurkjian says playing basketball with actor Adam Sandler is like "playing hoops with Happy Gilmore"
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 17 August 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
mentioned by George Sedano
Nostalgia Critic: Pixels (2015) (TV Episode)
Sandler was in this
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 15 October 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
title mentioned by Mike Golic
The Amazing Race: Good Old Fashioned Spit in the Face (2015) (TV Episode)
a team mentions Happy Gilmore when striking a ball with a club
Sports Jeopardy!: Episode #2.12 (2015) (TV Episode)
Dan says he got to know Adam Sandler after Sandler told him about Keith Olbermann missing a chance to appear in the film
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 17 February 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Jemele Hill in a discussion of Adam Sandler's movies
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 2 March 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Mike Golic
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 15 July 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Mike Greenberg


Golf Central (1995) (TV Series)

Featured in 

Best! Movies! Ever!: Fights (2007) (TV Episode)
clips are featured to illustrate the best movie fight scenes
A Celebration of Bob Barker's 50 Years in Television (2007) (TV Special)
Clip of Barker's appearance
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The Best of Music in the Movies (2010) (TV Episode)
"That Last Second Play" segment
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.66 (2010) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown in a montage of Adam Sandler films
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Toy Story 3/Cyrus/Jonah Hex (2010) (TV Episode)
Screenplay cliché: I eat something for breakfast
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.83 (2011) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown in a montage of Adam Sandler films
Todd's Pop Song Reviews: Ni**as in Paris (2012) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.
Bad Movie Beatdown: Just Go with It (2013) (TV Episode)
Sandler movie that Film Brain actually kinda likes


Rocky (1976)
Caddyshack (1980)
The Heavenly Kid (1985)
At the end of heavenly kid, Bobby is waving to the angels that helped him out, where his girlfriend asks "who are you waving at", same thing in Happy Gilmore.
Scrooged (1988)
At the end, Bill Murray's character is waved at by the ghosts who helped him, along the way. Only he sees them, and several have "angel" wings.
Rain Man (1988)

Spoofed in 

Little Nicky (2000)
WWE Smackdown!: Episode #5.20 (2004) (TV Episode)
Big Show tells Angle he eats pieces of crap like him for breakfast
Shaun the Sheep: Who's the Caddy? (2009) (TV Episode)
Shaun winds up to hit the golf ball like Happy does.
WWE Smackdown!: Episode #12.22 (2010) (TV Episode)
Big Show tells Edge he eats pieces of crap like him for breakfast

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