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Version of 

6.20 Soul Train (1985) (TV Series)
version of same show concept from different country

Referenced in 

Mary Tyler Moore: Mary's Delinquent (1975) (TV Episode)
Celestine compares it to Sue Ann's show.
Welcome Back, Kotter: Sadie Hawkins Day (1976) (TV Episode)
While watching the Sweathogs dance in class Principal Woodman says,"This is supposed to be a school, not Soul Train."
Sanford: The Benefit (1980) (TV Episode)
Sammy says he'll beserving as guest engineer on this show.
Fame: Solo Song (1982) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Jim Landon
The Golden Girls: Mixed Blessings (1988) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Rose.
It's Garry Shandling's Show.: Live Election Show (1988) (TV Episode)
the theme song is played at the end
The Experts (1989)
Travis jokes that he "used to be on 'Soul Train.'"
The Cosby Show: Mrs. Huxtable Goes to Kindergarten (1989) (TV Episode)
referenced by name
Saved by the Bell: Aloha Slater (1989) (TV Episode)
Mr. Bennett says, "This is Study Hall, not 'Soul Train'!"
House Party (1990)
John Witherspoon's character mentions the name of the show in the movie.
Saved by the Bell: Running Zack (1990) (TV Episode)
Lisa refers to her ancestor's underground railroad as "the original 'Soul Train.'"
Blossom: The Geek (1991) (TV Episode)
Fred Fogerty refers to the series.
Designing Women: Fore! (1991) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (1991) (TV Episode)
"It seems like 'Santa Soul Train.' 'Well, that's a lovely dress you're wearin', ho ho ho, we got the Ohio Players comin' up next."
Class Act (1992)
Duncan says, "You, too, can be a 'Soul Train' dancer."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Giant Gila Monster (1992) (TV Episode)
Tom: "It's the 'Soul Train.'"
Saved by the Bell: The Time Capsule (1992) (TV Episode)
Mr. Bennett says, "This is Study Hall, not 'Soul Train'!"
Hangin' with Mr. Cooper: Private School (1993) (TV Episode)
"Make sure you guys watch 'Soul Train' Sunday"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Radar Secret Service (1993) (TV Episode)
Servo: The Sooooouuuuuulllll train.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Bloodlust! (1994) (TV Episode)
Servo: The soooooooooooulllll trail.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Creeping Terror (1994) (TV Episode)
Crow: This was the unsuccessful pilot for Soul Train.
Saved by the Bell: The New Class: A Perfect Lindsay (1994) (TV Episode)
Bobby refers to the series.
In Search of Dr. Seuss (1994) (TV Movie)
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air: Soooooooul Train (1994) (TV Episode)
Philip and Vivian were once on Soul Train and get invited to be on it once more.
Rump-Shaker 5 (1996) (Video)
This tv show is referenced by name.
Daria: The Invitation (1997) (TV Episode)
In the party, Daria says boringly: "It's the Soul Train, beep beep, get on board."
Steel (1997)
Fired Up: In Your Dreams (1997) (TV Episode)
Gwen's dream includes an intro by Don Cornelius and a production number on the set of "Soul Train."
Smart Guy: Dawgburger Rebellion (1998) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by TJ
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Soultaker (1999) (TV Episode)
The Soul Taker!
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Chris Rock (1999) (TV Special)
Mentioned by Chris on Weekend Update
Next Friday (2000)
The Prime Gig (2000)
Welcome to Angel World (2000) (Video)
Gilmore Girls: Love, Daisies and Troubadours (2001) (TV Episode)
Lorelai asks Max if he was involved in any "get-down, 'Soul Train' kind of dating" while they were split up.
Evolution (2001)
Arthur: Arthur Plays the Blues/Buster's Sweet Success (2001) (TV Episode)
Dr. Fugue mentions that's there's a few minutes before it comes on Television.
A Walk to Remember (2002)
Landon tells Eric, "Will you please turn down Soul Train just a notch? Some of us are trying to work," while working on his car - 45-50 minutes into the movie.
That '70s Show: The Girl I Love (2003) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Hyde.
Biker Boyz (2003)
Chris Rock: Never Scared (2004) (TV Special)
joke
House of D (2004)
Lady Bernadette mentions the show
Soul Plane (2004)
Title is an obvious reference.
Everybody Hates Chris: Everybody Hates Greg (2005) (TV Episode)
Rochelle mentions that Jody Watley used to be on the show
Independent Lens: Seoul Train (2005) (TV Episode)
title reference
Doogal (2006)
when the cow dances, she says she sould have been on "soul train"
Premium (2006)
"I saw that on 'Soul Train'."
Everybody Hates Chris: Everybody Hates Corleone (2006) (TV Episode)
Chris fantasizes that he's on the show
Everybody Hates Chris: Everybody Hates the Buddy System (2006) (TV Episode)
Chris tells Caruso something about Soul Train.
Dreamgirls (2006)
The Boondocks: ...Or Die Trying (2007) (TV Episode)
Grandad sings the theme song
Everybody Hates Chris: Everybody Hates Houseguests (2007) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Soul Men (2008)
mentioned that Henderson & Hinds were on an episode of 'Soul Train'
Still Waiting... (2009) (Video)
mentioned in dialogue
Obsessed (2009)
mentioned in dialogue
Family Guy: We Love You Conrad (2009) (TV Episode)
mentioned by jillian
Glee: Preggers (2009) (TV Episode)
Finn mentions that Walter Payton won some dance competitions on "Soul Train."
The Amazing Race: This is Not My Finest Hour (2009) (TV Episode)
Flight Time and Big Easy mention this show after they dance
Hell's Kitchen: 5 Chefs Compete (2010) (TV Episode)
Autum mentions being on Soul Train
Supernatural: Clap Your Hands If You Believe (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Dean
One Night Stand Up: DragTastic NYC (2011) (TV Episode)
Harmonica does Soul Train dance impression
Conan: The Integrity Episode, Brought to You by Pall Mall Cigarettes (2012) (TV Episode)
Conan talks about growing up watching Soul Train
The Cleveland Show: The Men in Me (2012) (TV Episode)
Cleveland rides on the Soul Train
The Apprentice: Party Like a Mock-Star (2012) (TV Episode)
Arsenio starts a Soul Train line during the party
2 Broke Girls: And the Messy Purse Smackdown (2012) (TV Episode)
Max mentions watching old "Soul Train" clips on Youtube.
2 Broke Girls: And the Pre-Approved Credit Card (2012) (TV Episode)
Darius says he was on "Soul Train".
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.43 (2012) (TV Episode)
Referring to a woman who had 13 children, Natasha Leggero says, "It's a birth control, not 'Soul Train'"
RuPaul's Drag Race: Black Swan: Why It Gotta Be Black? (2013) (TV Episode)
For the mini challenge, the contestants compete in a "Soul Train" style dance off.
Southland: Reckoning (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
DVD-R Hell: Cavemen (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in the Cavemen pilot.
Awkward.: Crowning Moments (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue

Featured in 

Roadie (1980)
Television (1986) (Video)
archive footage between promo videos
Crooklyn (1994)
100 Greatest Dance Songs of Rock & Roll (2000) (TV Mini-Series)
clips shown of dancers from show
Jim Brown: All American (2002) (TV Movie)
I Love the '70s: 1971 (2003) (TV Episode)
Footage from this TV show was edited into this mini-series
Roll Bounce (2005)
Everybody Hates Chris: Everybody Hates Fake IDs (2009) (TV Episode)
a clip of The Fat Boys performing on the show is shown
Black to the Future: Hour 1: The 70s (2009) (TV Episode)
clips, discussed
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.12 (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips of Dorian Gregory are shown after he is met on the street in "Jaywalking" segment
Todd's Pop Song Reviews: Top Ten Worst Hit Songs of 1976 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clips used in review.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.11 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clip of Magic Johnson dancing on the show in the early 1980s
One Hit Wonderland: Play That Funky Music by Wild Cherry (2012) (TV Episode)
Clips used in review.
One Hit Wonderland: Me and Mrs. Jones (2013) (TV Episode)
Clips of Billy Paul performing are shown.
Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic (2013)
clips from
Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013)
A clip is featured.
One Hit Wonderland: Float On (2014) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.

Spoofed in 

The Simpsons: Radio Bart (1992) (TV Episode)
"Soul Mass Transit System" is a parody.
The Simpsons: Rosebud (1993) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in "The Soul Mass Transit System" TV program watched by Homer
Official Soul Train Parody (2010) (Video)
Adult parody of the show.
Saturday Night Live: Jim Carrey/The Black Keys (2011) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in "The Worst of 'Soul Train'" segment
Mad: HOPS/Naru210 (2011) (TV Episode)
"Soul Tron" is a spoof of this show.
The Powerpuff Girls: Dance Pantsed (2014) (TV Movie)
"Soul Hayride" is a spoof of "Soul Trailn."
Saturday Night Live: Jim Parsons/Beck (2014) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in "The Killer Files" sketch
The Simpsons: Bull-E (2015) (TV Episode)
School Train is a spoof of the show and Otto has a fantasy based on the opening of the show.

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