Cast Away (2000)
several scenes with the raft
When Noland squats on the ground, contemplating an item that has washed up on shore, the shot is composed as an homage to this movie, reportedly Tom Hanks' favorite.
On the plane ride home, Chuck is offered a Dr. Pepper, and is told that at his funeral people put Elvis Presley CDs in his coffin; favorite drink and music of that previous Robert Zemeckis/Tom Hanks project.
Characters discuss the TN Titans' performance in this Super Bowl.
Mentioned on Weekend Update
referenced during Weekend Update
Referenced on Weekend Update
Mentioned by Doug.
Jay mentions that Tom Hanks lost 50 pounds for the film
One "Scenes From a Hat" suggestion is, "Things bald men are sick of hearing." Ryan used Colin's head as a volleyball and said, "You're my only friend on this island."
After the football falls in the water, you can hear someone yell "Wilson!". This is a reference to the volleyball in the Tom Hanks movie "Cast Away".
Documentary about this movie
Mission 6 is set on a Pacific Island and features a castaway named Wilson, which is the name of the volleyball in this film.
Episode about this film.
A story on a cruise of the Fiji islands visits the island where this movie was filmed.
Jenna goes and sees this movie
McGuirk and Melissa talk about Wilson and the film
Gertrude mentions that she didn't rent 'Cast away' because she didn't want to see someone talking to a volleyball for a big amount of time.
One of the basketball players has a Wilson-esque basketball with a hand-print face on it.
A DVD cover can be seen on a video club.
Eddie does the same dance as Tom Hanks after lighting a fire
Actor Nick Searcy makes reference to this title while giving his partial verbal résumé.
Plane sinking to the bottom of the ocean as seen by the survivors of the crash.
Referenced during Weekend Update
When Alex sees Marty building his shack, he tells 'Spalding' the Basketball to Shutup as a reference to Wilson the Volleyball in Cast Away
"Or maybe you lived on a deserted island for six years"
Dwight says: "Question: In the plane crash, did my shoes come off?"
Sheppard mentions not having a volleyball to talk to
Referenced by name
The house spits out Chowder's basketball to taunt him: it is a "Wilson" basketball but with a face drawn on it. In Cast Away, there is a Wilson volleyball with a face on it.
Mentioned by Henry during lunch at the Sushi bar
Booth: Next thing you know, he will be shipwrecked on some island, talking to the volleyball.
As the team prepares to launch their rickety boats past enourmous waves, host Josh Gates turns to the camera and jokes, "This is just like the ending to Castaway"; Later, after failing to launch the boats, Gates states, via narration, that the trip cost the team "one camera, six pairs of socks, and Wilson, a volleyball I'd found and became friends with."
The scene where SpongeBob is in a cave hiding from the jellyfish and making a stone companion of himself similar to the vollyball in Cast Away
Reference to Wilson the volleyball.
mentioned in dialog
One crewmember is wearing a Cast Away T-shirt
Dennis Miller makes reference to this film.
dvd cover shown as part of Jerry's life while at Circuit City
Referenced by Charles Barkley during Weekend Update
Mentioned by Alex Trebek on Celebrity Jeopardy!
The family comes to and all find themselves stranded on an island similar to what happened to Chuck Noland
The Nostalgia Critic wonders if "Jack Frost" got its time transitions from "Cast Away".
Subject of a $1,000 clue in the category "Sports Equipment"
correspondents Mikey and Trevor make their own version of Wilson the volleyball
Larry refers to this movie as a rip-off of Cast Away.
Tom Hanks and Wilson appear in the "Laser Cats" digital short.
When Sheri Hamilton (Helen Hunt) picks up the phone and learns about Bethany's accident.
Thor draws a face on Mjolnir and talks to it a la Wilson the volleyball
mentioned by Jay
Ricky gives Karl a volleyball with a face drawn on it that he names Wilson to keep him company on the desert island.
Wilson the volleyball is mentioned in the "Dateline" segment.
An NPC you interact with sometimes tells you he was so lonely that he made a friend out of leather and called him "Willson".
Jeff mentions Wilson the volleyball from "Cast Away."
Diego and Ivy mention the film title and the volleyball
Critic - "Since when did this become Cast Away?"
There is a woman in the mountain whot took a ball and make a face with his hand, just like Wilson in Cast Away
Mentioned in dialogue.
After getting lost in the woods, Mitchell makes his own version of Wilson the volleyball.
The inflatable ball used in Fading Humanity was constantly referred to as Wilson on set, as a reference to the volley ball in Cast Away
mentioned in dialogue
Ollie chuckles and tells Wilson his stuck on an island and his only friend is named "Wilson."
One of the teams mentions Tom Hanks from Cast Away
Raj talks about the movie.
Mentioned in dialogue
Referenced in dialogue
Wilson the volleyball appears in Virginia's fantasy.
James mentions Wilson from this movie.
Jonathan Pollard tells Wilson he is going to miss him
"Well, through the magic of Cast Away editing..."
One of the titles of the 5-Second Summaries game
Hawkins talks to a coconut, which has a face painted on it. He calls it Hank. This is a reference to Tom Hanks, and his scenes with Wilson the volleyball in "Cast Away".
Chris mentions it. Also, DVD is shown.
Wilson the Volleyball is shown testifying before Congress
Wilson seen on an island
Tom Yanks in 'Blast Away' mentioned in Ex-Porn Stars sketch
Mr. Belden refers to Kimmy's volleyball as "Wilson from 'Cast Away.'"
Title is referenced
Tom Hanks and 'James Corden' re-enact a scene.
Gary tells Selina: "I'm your Wilson the Volleyball!"
Petr Cífka mentioned it.
Main character talks to a ball with a face on it.
"Swede" film shown
Steve Higgins mentions Wilson as Jimmy discusses his hand injury
He is stranded on an island for 12 years, copies many of the bits from the film, including naming a piece of sports equipment Wilson.
mentioned by Mike Golic
Joseph Gordon-Levitt mentions several of director Robert Zemeckis' previous films
Abbie Mills tells Ichabot Crane: "You were my Wilson."
Sebastien mentions Tom Hanks and Wilson as a sign of loneliness.
Wilson is mentioned in the segment Zoomed In
Mentioned by Seth in the Teen Slang segment
Mentioned by Andy Cohen during the Famous Face-Off game
Jimmy compares Blake Lively's movie The Shallows (2016) to a combination of this movie and Jaws (1975)
Referenced in "Theme Restaurant"
Cyborg, Beast Boy and Raven begin talking to sports equipment with faces on them which Starfire says the skull of a volleyball player told her is crazy
Referenced in "World's Worst"
mentioned in discussion of Tom Hanks' greatest films
One of Sean Wilson's clues references the film.
Mentioned in dialogue
Mentioned by Graham in his opening monologue and when introducing Tom Hanks
mentioned by Mike Greenberg
Referenced by hosts.
Photo of Wilson the Volleyball in the monologue
Mentioned by Ivana Kulhánková.
Title referenced by Tom Hanks during Dwayne Johnson's monologue.
Clips shown in reference to product placement.
The panoramic shot from the summit is shown during the in-flight movie at the beginning of Flightplan. A male passenger is heaed saying "This is my favorite part".
clips are shown to illustrate the best "goodbye" scenes in movies
Shown on the 2000 episode
Part or all of the trailer is shown and discussed.
a clip is incorporated into the spoof recap of "Lost"
Annie is shown watching this movie while depressed.
film clip shown and discussed
Footage is shown
Clip is presented
Phil watches the movie.
Clip is shown
Clip is shown
clip of Tom Hanks removing is own tooth is shown
Jay shows a clip in which Tom Hanks builds a fire out of Oscar statuettes
We see Peter on a raft in the middle of the sea with a beard, dressed in rags. He is shouting "WILSON!" at a volleyball with a face on it just like Wilson from this film.
A full-on take-off of the movie (and a little bit of 'Gilligan's Island') with a decorated coconut, named 'Coco', and an inflatable pool toy called Wilber substituting for Wilson, the soccer ball.
A tennis-ball called Willy.
Richard Dutcher shown with a beard chasing a volley ball like "Wilson" on a beach
When stuck on a small island, Pleakly draws a face on a coconut, calls it "Coco", and talks to it. This spoofs Chuck in "Cast Away" who did the same thing with a volleyball.
features character Wilson the Volly Ball
Takes place on a deserted island and gets alot of packages from "Federalli Expresso". Also Wilson (the volleyboll) is floating past the girls on the rafts raft.
Jimmy produces his new friend, a ball named Wilson.
Volleyball named "Spaulding" with handprint face
The locket and the part where Peter throws a spear trying to hit a fish.
Hanks throws Wilson at Jimmy Stewart
Grant grows a Cast Away-like beard and yells out the name something he misses
Molly plays the Tom Hanks role in a spoof of the film.
The plot line with Stan and Roger stranded on the island spoofs the movie, including specific scenes.
Jules saying "I have made fire!"
"I'm sorry, Rum Ham"
Zoe is stranded on an island and has a football, golf ball, and basketball just like Tom Hanks' character makes friends with a volleyball.
Brian's long hair and beard, as well as him throwing a spear into the lawn and catching a fish is a spoof of Tom Hanks character in this film
Perfect Man names a basketball Spalding and starts talking to it after being left alone for too long.
Perfect Man continues his relationship with the basketball "Spaulding" from the previous episode
Perfect Man continues his relationship with the basketball "Spaulding" from the previous two episodes
Phil draws faces on a whole bunch of sports balls and talks to them as if they were people.
Gronkh draws the face of YouTuber Sarazar on a ball when being lost and talks to it.
A volleyball named Earl alludes to Wilson from Cast Away