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(1971–2007)

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Edited into 

Heroes of Comedy: Terry-Thomas (1995) (TV Episode)

Referenced in 

Just a Minute: Episode #4.16 (1999) (TV Episode)
Reference to Michael Parkinson's talk show
When Louis Met... Ann Widdecombe (2002) (TV Special)
Discussing Ann's future as a backbencher, Louis says she'll be able to do things like going on this.
Top Gear: Episode #2.7 (2003) (TV Episode)
Mentioned that Neil and Jeremy were guests
Love Actually (2003)
Billy Mack appears in a fake episode of the show.
The Office: Christmas Special: Part 2 (2003) (TV Episode)
David tells his manager he would do well on Parkinson
The Big Fat Quiz of the Year (2004) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
Favouritism: Julian Clary's Showbiz Hissy Fits (2005) (TV Episode)
The show is mentioned
The Big Fat Quiz of the Year (2005) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
The Mighty Boosh Live (2006) (Video)
Someone talks about this show, then immitates Parkinson.
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross: Episode #11.11 (2006) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in Jeremy Clarkson interview.
Clatterford: Christmas Panto (2006) (TV Episode)
character mentions programme by name
The Big Fat Anniversary Quiz (2007) (TV Movie)
Reference to Michael Parkinson's talk show
The Big Fat Quiz of the Year (2011) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
Bad Education: Funeral (2013) (TV Episode)
Fraser refers to Rosie as "Parky."

Featured in 

TV Hell (1992) (TV Special)
Ladies & Gentlemen: The Best of George Michael (1999) (Video)
interview clip
The 100 Greatest TV Moments (1999) (TV Special)
The Talk Show Story (2000) (TV Mini-Series)
Zomergasten: Episode #13.5 (2000) (TV Episode)
A fragment of this show is shown in this episode
Night of a Thousand Shows (2000) (TV Movie)
Goodbye 2000 (2000) (TV Movie)
It's Your New Year's Eve Party (2001) (TV Special)
I Love Muppets (2002) (TV Special)
Timeshift: Missing Believed Wiped (2003) (TV Episode)
excerpts shown
Favouritism: Julian Clary's Showbiz Hissy Fits (2005) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown
Favouritism: Zippy and George's Puppet Legends (2005) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown
The Unseen Spike Milligan (2005) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown
Kenneth Williams: Fantabulosa! (2006) (TV Movie)
Footage of this chat show is shown on TV with new recreation of Williams interview edited into
Kenneth Williams: In His Own Words (2006) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown
Screenwipe: Episode #1.3 (2006) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
Screenwipe: Episode #2.2 (2006) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
The Story of Light Entertainment: Chat Shows (2006) (TV Episode)
Clips featured and discussed
Fear of Fanny (2006) (TV Movie)
Footage from "Parkinson" is used to appear as if Michael Parkinson is interviewing Fanny Cradock (as played by Julia Davis)
Screenwipe: Review of the Year 2007 (2007) (TV Episode)
Clip shown.
Morecambe & Wise: In Their Own Words (2008) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown
Muppets 201: Rarities from the Henson Vault (2009)
a clip of Kermit and Miss Piggy's appearance on the show is included
...Sings The Beatles (2009) (TV Movie)
archive footage
Breakfast: Episode dated 23 August 2011 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clip shown during 'TV Interviewers' segment.
Frost on Interviews (2012) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown.
Sir Patrick Moore: Astronomer, Broadcaster, Eccentric (2012) (TV Movie)
Interviews shown
Dream Me Up Scotty! (2013) (TV Movie)
Footage from an interview with Billy Connolly is included as an example of Scottish accents on screen.

Spoofed in 

The Benny Hill Show: Tex Cymbal: Golden Boy (1975) (TV Episode)
Parodied within "Tex Cymbal: Golden Boy" sketch.
The Human Face (2001) (TV Mini-Series)
The One Ronnie (2010) (TV Movie)
One sketch is a parody of a Parkinson interview

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