There's Something About Mary (1998) Poster


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Remade as 


Cat Ballou (1965)
Harold and Maude (1971)
Mary tells Pat that her favorite movie is "Harold and Maude."
Benji (1974)
SportsCenter (1979) (TV Series)
The Karate Kid (1984)
There is a bonsai tree in the doctor's office.
Brazil (1985)
Rain Man (1988)
Cops (1989) (TV Series)
Cabin Boy (1994)
Kingpin (1996)

Referenced in 

Saturday Night Live: Steve Buscemi/Third Eye Blind (1998) (TV Episode)
Mentioned on Morning Latte
Rush Hour (1998)
poster can be seen in the theater marquee
Saturday Night Live: Cameron Diaz/Smashing Pumpkins (1998) (TV Episode)
Referenced in TV Funhouse
Spin City: There's Something About Heidi (1998) (TV Episode)
title reference
Saturday Night Live: Ben Stiller/Alanis Morrisette (1998) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during Ben Stiller's monologue
Will & Grace: The Big Vent (1999) (TV Episode)
mentions it
The Underground Comedy Movie (1999)
During the end credits, this movie makes a snide jab at the Farrerly Brothers and "There's Something About Mary".
The Insider (1999)
Title is seen at 2:24:18 (on Blu-ray) in newspaper
The Simpsons: Take My Wife, Sleaze (1999) (TV Episode)
Church sign: "There's Something About Virgin Mary"
Frasier: Something About Dr. Mary (2000) (TV Episode)
title reference
Trapped in a Purple Haze (2000) (TV Movie)
Poster seen
Family Guy: There's Something About Paulie (2000) (TV Episode)
title reference
Bamboozled (2000)
Girls on Top (2001)
The scene with the cockring is a reference to the scene in which Ben Stiller's dick is "captured" in his zipper.
So Little Time: There's Something About Riley (2001) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
HBO First Look: The Making of 'Osmosis Jones' (2001) (TV Episode)
mentioned once
Big Wolf on Campus: There's Something About Lori (2002) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
The Sweetest Thing (2002)
When looking at the "glory hole," Christina talks to the painting of the dog saying "you look just like my old dog puffer," referencing Puffy, the dog owned by Magda and Mary in There's Something About Mary.
Gilmore Girls: I Can't Get Started (2002) (TV Episode)
Madeline says that "the hairstyles alone are proof that the Farrelly Brothers aren't making this stuff up"
An Evening with Kevin Smith (2002) (Video)
Smith recalls that a deleted scene involving semen in hair in Mallrats unintentionally made its way into this film.
Just Married (2003)
Touchdown: A Conversation with Brett Favre (2003) (Video)
interviews discussion
Interview Roulette with Harland Williams (2003) (Video)
interviews discussion
Best Fight: Ben Stiller and Puffy the Dog (2003) (Video)
interviews discussion
Just Shoot Me!: There's Something About Allison (2003) (TV Episode)
title reference
The Simpsons: Hit & Run (2003) (Video Game)
Level title: "There's Something About Monty"
Tutenstein: There's Something About Natasha (2004) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Tripping the Rift: Power to the Peephole (2004) (TV Episode)
T'Nuk takes on Cameron Diaz' hairstyle
Sommersturm (2004)
guy gets his foreskin caught in his zipper, everyone gathers around him while he attempts to cover himself up
Charmed: There's Something About Leo (2004) (TV Episode)
The title is a reference to the title of the movie.
The Simpsons: There's Something About Marrying (2005) (TV Episode)
title reference
Dinner for Five: Episode #4.5 (2005) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Australian Pie (2005)
"There really IS something about Mary, isn't there?"
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.40 (2005) (TV Episode)
a Jeopardy! round category is titled "There's Something About Mary"
The 50 Greatest Comedy Films (2006) (TV Movie)
Makes the countdown, is talked about.
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Saturday TV Funhouse (2006) (TV Special)
Referenced in Fun With Real Audio: Bill Clinton
Robot Chicken: 1987 (2006) (TV Episode)
the dog biting Ben Stiller's crotch scene is recreated
Game K N B: Episode dated 20 November 2006 (2006) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in one of the questions.
The Cinema Snob: Evil Come, Evil Go (2007) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by the Snob.
Dexter: There's Something About Harry (2007) (TV Episode)
The episode title is in reference to the movie.
Psych: There's Something About Mira (2008) (TV Episode)
The episode title is in reference to the movie title.
100 höjdare: Världens skönaste land - Del 7 (2008) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name
The Amazing Race: Your Target Is Your Partner's Face (2009) (TV Episode)
cake filling as hair gel mentioned as being like Something About Mary times 10
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.132 (2009) (TV Episode)
Included in an $8,000 question
Air Doll (2009)
Nozomi tries to memorize the movie title on her way back home.
Funny People (2009)
Clarke discusses why he likes the film to George and Ira
Cleanflix (2009)
DVD cover
Don't Quit Your Gay Job: Drag (2009) (TV Episode)
The poster seen for "There's Something About Cotton" is a takeoff of the movie.
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.60 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $200 clue in the category "Movie Name Droppers"
Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy (2010) (Video)
Poster is shown.
I'm Still Here (2010)
mentioned in dialogue
American Dad!: The People vs. Martin Sugar (2010) (TV Episode)
The scene where Francine and Jeff are high is a reference to Cameron Diaz's famous hairstyle in There's Something About Mary.
Conan: Houston, We Have a Murder (2011) (TV Episode)
Conan O'Brien introduces actress Cameron Diaz and mentions this movie
Conan: Octoparrot vs. Megakitten (2011) (TV Episode)
Conan O'Brien introduces actor Chris Elliott and mentions this movie
Not Bionic Woman & The Six Million Dollar Man XXX (2011) (Video)
Title mentioned by Col. Steve Austin
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.6 (2011) (TV Episode)
Christy mentions that the Farrelly brothers directed the film
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.11 (2011) (TV Episode)
Christy mentions that Lin Shaye was in the film
Duke Nukem Forever (2011) (Video Game)
Duke: "There really IS something about Mary, isn't there?"
El Reviewer Random: New in Town (2012) (TV Episode)
movie is referenced
Half in the Bag: Cabin in the Woods and The Three Stooges (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned among Farrelly Brothers' classic comedies
The Watch (2012)
Vince Vaughn's character calls the Jonah Hill character "Frank & Beans" a couple of times. "Frank & Beans" was a euphemism for Ben Stiller's character's painful experience in "There's Something About Mary."
Conan: There's Something Suspicious About Professor Murder (2012) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Brickleberry: Steve's Bald (2012) (TV Episode)
Steve's suit and date to prom.
Saturday Night Live: Adam Levine/Kendrick Lamar (2013) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Cameron Diaz during the opening monologue
Come Dine with Me Canada: Mary Brown: Block Thirteen (2013) (TV Episode)
The narrator mentions the movie by name.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.78 (2013) (TV Episode)
Chelsea mentions the movie by name.
Leisure Suit Larry in the Land of the Lounge Lizards: Reloaded (2013) (Video Game)
When clicking the zipper icon on Fawn's hair, the narrator says "You think about it, but you don't do it. (Besides, "There's Something About Mary" isn't coming out for another fifteen years or so!)".
Blood and Guts with Scott Ian: Tony Gardner and Alterian Inc (2013) (TV Episode)
Tony discusses his conversations with the Farrelly Brothers about the outrageous visuals necessary for the movie.
Eretz Nehederet: Episode #11.5 (2014) (TV Episode)
Naftali Bennett mentiones the scene when she thinks its hair gel when it's not
Hollywood Game Night: Orange Is the New Game Night (2014) (TV Episode)
Jane Lynch mentions this movie by name as Something About Marry during the game Celebrity Fusion
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic: Leap of Faith (2014) (TV Episode)
A pony resembling Lee Evans' character in this film pretends to be confined to crutches.
The Cinema Snob: The Babe Ruth Story (2014) (TV Episode)
Snob jests that the "where's my baseball?" guy serves as a better Babe Ruth representation than the one in The Babe Ruth Story
The Cinema Snob: At Long Last Love (2014) (TV Episode)
"Down With Love was never like There's Something About Mary."
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Drew Barrymore/Peter and Bobby Farrelly/Johnny Marr (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jimmy when introducing Peter and Bobby Farrelly
Film '72: Episode dated 10 December 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Danny Leigh when reviewing Dumb and Dumber To (2014)
The Graham Norton Show: Ben Stiller/Ricky Gervais/Rebel Wilson/Usher/Cameron Diaz/Usher/Jamie Foxx/Danny Dyer (2014) (TV Episode)
Ben Stiller leaves a gift for Cameron Diaz (hair gel) as a reference to this movie: also a still is shown
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Kit Harington/Adam Horovitz/The Mountain Goats (2015) (TV Episode)
Seth quizzes Adam Horovitz on Ben Stiller movie titles
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Matt Dillon/Tatiana Maslany/Will Butler (2015) (TV Episode)
Seth and Matt Dillon comment on his earlier film
Vale (2015) (Short)
Is referenced during a conversation.
Nostalgia Critic: Osmosis Jones (2015) (TV Episode)
a good Farrelly Brothers movie
Opinions: Worst Movie Ever (2015) (TV Episode)
The Chase Australia: Episode #2.31 (2016) (TV Episode)
Issa Schultz is asked a question about who plays Mary in the film during the Final Chase.
Nostalgia Critic: When Are Critics Wrong? (2016) (TV Episode)
Critic points out that, while odd, this movie was critically well received
Phelous & the Movies: Cinderella (2016) (TV Episode)
"This just became There's Something About Cinderella."
StarTalk: Ben Stiller (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as a movie Ben Stiller starred in
Tvoje tvár má známý hlas: Episode #3.7 (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Ondrej Sokol.
Supernatural: There's Something About Mary (2017) (TV Episode)
Title reference


Featured in 

Comedy Central Canned Ham: Something About Mary (1998) (TV Episode)
many scenes are shown
Behind the Zipper with Magda (1998) (Video)
Features footage from this.
Siskel & Ebert: The Best Films of 1998 (1999) (TV Episode)
Siskel's #9 pick.
The 56th Annual Golden Globe Awards (1999) (TV Special)
The Beach (2000)
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Laughs: America's Funniest Movies (2000) (TV Special)
This film is #27 on the list.
HBO First Look: Being 'Shallow Hal' (2001) (TV Episode)
clips shown
Backstory: There's Something About Mary (2002) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
Puffy, Boobs and Balls: Makeup 101 with Designer Tony Gardner and Actress Lin Shaye (2003) (Video)
Clips, snippets of interviews and behind-the-scenes
Franks and Beans: A Conversation with W. Earl Brown (2003) (Video)
Clips, snippets of interviews and behind-the-scenes
I Love the '90s: 1998 (2004) (TV Episode)
Footage from this film was edited into this mini-series.
SexTV: SexTV: Uncovered (2005) (TV Episode)
Clip from film is used in this episode.
The 50 Greatest Comedy Films (2006) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown.
20 to 1: Magnificent Movies (2006) (TV Episode)
Some clips from this movie are shown when it is the subject of a segment.
20 to 1: Funny Films (2007) (TV Episode)
Some clips from this movie are shown when it is the subject of a segment.
Best! Movies! Ever!: Embarrassing Moments (2007) (TV Episode)
clips featured to illustrate the most embarrassing moments in movies
Starz Inside: In the Gutter (2008) (TV Movie)
Clips featured.
20 to 1: Adults Only 20 to 01: World's Most Daring Movies (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment.
20 to 1: Adults Only 20 to 01: Hottest Stars on the Planet (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on Cameron Diaz.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.78 (2010) (TV Episode)
a clip is included in a montage of Cameron Diaz films
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.71 (2011) (TV Episode)
a clip is included in a montage of Cameron Diaz films
Hollywood's Top Ten: Bad Hair Day (2011) (TV Episode)
Honorable mention, footage shown
Visionado obligado: The Devil and Daniel Johnston (2012) (TV Episode)
clip shown
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.181 (2012) (TV Episode)
Clip shown in montage of Ben Stiller films
Brows Held High: The Anatomy of Hell (2012) (TV Episode)
Recalling the scene of how Mary styled her hair.
De wereld draait door: Episode dated 20 March 2013 (2013) (TV Episode)
A fragment featuring Ben Stiller and Keith David is shown.
Count It Down: Coolest Movie Characters (2013) (TV Movie)
Mary is #23.
1,001 Movies You Must See (Before You Die) (2014) (Short)
Clip is presented
Nostalgia Critic: Can Hype Kill a Good Movie? (2015) (TV Episode)
clips shown
Nostalgia Critic: Why Does Everyone Hate the Cable Guy? (2015) (TV Episode)
among Ben Stiller's more successful films
Laugh Out Loud: The Funniest Films Ever (2015) (TV Movie)
Clips seen and discussed
There's Something About Romcoms (2016) (TV Movie)
Clips seen and discussed
A Football Life: Brett Favre (2016) (TV Episode)
Clip of Brett Favre scene shown


The Law (1959)
Plot follow the original from 1959. Description of the 1959 movie: "In a small Mediterranean town, a group of locals conspire to win the love of a seductive servant, but she has her sights set on a poor engineer." The main character is also named "Mari".
Fatal Attraction (1987)
scene spoofed

Spoofed in 

Lost & Found (1999)
Family Guy: The King Is Dead (2000) (TV Episode)
Stewie as Mary, complete with hair gel"
Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude (2004) (Video Game)
Adult movie at store: "There's Something About Mary's Vagina"
Date Movie (2006)
When Julia is electrocuted at the bridal shop, her hair stands up like Mary's.
Robot Chicken: 1987 (2006) (TV Episode)
... and Stiller gets attacked by a dog.
Robot Chicken: Lust for Puppets (2006) (TV Episode)
Cameron Diaz's hair sticks up
The Kevin Bishop Show: Episode #2.4 (2009) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in "The Boner Donor"
There's Something About Johnny (2014) (Video)
Gay porn parody

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