The Perfect Storm (2000) Poster


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Sesame Street (1969) (TV Series)
The Count appears as a doll and can be seen sitting on the desk at the TV News Station.
Jaws (1975)
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
Sully (Fichtner) pretends a glow stick is a light sabre.
Blade Runner (1982)
A VHS tape of the movie can be seen on the table in the lower chamber of the boat.
White Squall (1996)
Godzilla (1998)

Referenced in 

The Critic: Pilot (2000) (TV Episode)
Jay says he will review "The Less Than Perfect Storm" in his next episode
The Perfect Storm: Rescues (2000) (Video)
title reference
Saturday Night Live: Rob Lowe/Eminem (2000) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during Presidential Debate
Dawson's Creek: Two Gentlemen of Capeside (2000) (TV Episode)
the plotline of Pacey and Jen on a boat during a storm at sea.
Spin City: The Perfect Dorm (2001) (TV Episode)
title reference
The Critic: Episode #1.4 (2001) (TV Episode)
Jay calls the film "the perfect bore"
Going Public: The Perfect Storm (2001) (TV Episode)
Episode title
Inside 'Die Another Day' (2003) (Video)
Mentioned by Mara Bryan
Fear of the Dark (2003)
Dale says, "Its like the semi-Perfect Storm out there"
Frasier: And Frasier Makes Three (2004) (TV Episode)
Frank and Charlotte couldn't decide if they going to watch "When Harry met Sally" or "The Perfect Storm", so they let Frasier decide
Miss Castaway and the Island Girls (2004) (TV Movie)
Title mentioned by The Pope, Noah and Groovy Guy
Top Gear: Episode #4.3 (2004) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jeremy
I Heart Huckabees: Production Surveillance (2005) (Video)
mentioned once
Tru Calling: The Perfect Storm (2005) (TV Episode)
Episode title
Erkan & Stefan in Der Tod kommt krass (2005)
DVD in Erkan's luggage
Kameleon 2 (2005)
Hielke and Sietse climb a large wave in their boat, similar to the Andrea Gail doing the same near the ending of The Perfect Storm.
The Office: The Fight (2005) (TV Episode)
referenced in dialogue
The O.C.: The Perfect Storm (2005) (TV Episode)
title reference
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.201 (2006) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Movies That Are All Wet" category
Gilmore Girls: The Long Morrow (2006) (TV Episode)
Lorelai calls herself "The Perfect Storm of coffee and genetics."
Criminal Minds: The Perfect Storm (2006) (TV Episode)
Episode title
The States: Texas, Massachusetts, Arkansas, Iowa, Delaware (2007) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name during Massachusetts segment.
Destination Truth: Ri/Iguanodon (2007) (TV Episode)
Host Josh Gates refers to the terrible boating conditions as a perfect storm.
House of Payne: The Perfect Storm (2007) (TV Episode)
Episode title
The Heartbreak Kid (2007)
It's wrongly mentioned the Perfect Storm was filmed off the Mexican resort
Saturday Night Live: Ashton Kutcher/Gnarls Barkley (2008) (TV Episode)
Referenced in 'Amie'
Saturday Night Live: Anne Hathaway/The Killers (2008) (TV Episode)
Mark Wahlberg tells a goat he had a similar beard in The Perfect Storm
Phineas and Ferb: Attack of the 50-Foot Sister/Backyard Aquarium (2009) (TV Episode)
As they search for sea creatures for their aquarium, the boys go out on a fishing boat in rough seas, similar to this movie
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009)
A character mentions the perfect food storm.
The Big Box: The Ritz (2009) (TV Episode)
DVD is shown.
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.191 (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Alex Trebek following the Final Jeopardy! clue in the category "Meteorology"
En prácticas: Instituto RTVE (2010) (TV Episode)
talking about apocalypse movies
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Salt/Ramona and Beezus/Summer Doc Round-Up (2010) (TV Episode)
Ellen says Sebastian Junger wrote this movie
Pretty Little Liars: The Perfect Storm (2010) (TV Episode)
Episode title
Melissa & Joey: The Perfect Storm (2010) (TV Episode)
Episode title
Secrets in the Walls (2010) (TV Movie)
Lizzie refers to three women sharing one bathroom as "The Perfect Storm."
Survivor Philippines: The Perfect Storm (2010) (TV Episode)
Episode title
Bones: The Babe in the Bar (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Bellomo
The Simpsons: The Fool Monty (2010) (TV Episode)
Kent Brockman's broadcast refers to the cat flu as "The Purrrfect Storm."
Jeopardy!: Episode #27.54 (2010) (TV Episode)
correct response in "We're Gonna Need a Bigger Boat" category
House M.D.: Two Stories (2011) (TV Episode)
"perfect storm" mentioned
Skins: Nick (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Three Men Go to New England: Episode #1.1 (2011) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Conan: Death Wish Six: Natural Causes (2012) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during interview with Artie Lang and Nick di Paolo
Royal Pains: Imperfect Storm (2012) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.168 (2012) (TV Episode)
Theo mentions the movie by name.
Tales from the Warner Bros. Lot (2013)
mentioned in regards to Stage 16
Phineas and Ferb: Return Policy/Imperfect Storm (2014) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Jeopardy!: Episode #30.191 (2014) (TV Episode)
Captain Billy Tyne is referenced in clue in "Actors' Roles" category
The 87th Annual Academy Awards (2015) (TV Special)
Reference to "Perfect storms that storm" in the opening theme "Moving Pictures"
Love: Party in the Hills (2016) (TV Episode)
The group creates a missing soundtrack for The Perfect Storm.
Jeopardy!: Episode #33.6 (2016) (TV Episode)
correct response in "George Clooney Film Roles" category
Pitch: Beanball (2016) (TV Episode)
Oscar: "What is the Clooney movie on the boat where everything goes wrong?"


Pale Rider (1985)
The first movie the crew of the Andrea Gail watches right before Bobby confronts Billy.

Featured in 

Creating an Emotion (2000) (Video)
James Horner conducts the orchestra while watching the film footage
The 73rd Annual Academy Awards (2001) (TV Special)
Duplex (2003)
The old woman watches The Perfect Storm on her new television.
The Force Is with Them: The Legacy of 'Star Wars' (2004) (Video)
A special effects clip is shown.
Super Secret Movie Rules: Disaster Movies (2004) (TV Episode)
features clips from this film
Hollywood Science: Disasters at Sea (2006) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Daybreakers/Leap Year/Youth in Revolt (2010) (TV Episode)
Screenplay Cliché segment.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The American/Going the Distance/Machete (2010) (TV Episode)
'George Clooney in 3 Minutes or Less' segment
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.8 (2010) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown in a montage of Diane Lane films
I Love the 2000s: 2000 (2014) (TV Episode)
clips; discussed
30 Greatest Disaster Movies (2015) (TV Movie)
Number 10 in the countdown

Spoofed in 

Futurama: Obsoletely Fabulous (2003) (TV Episode)
Scenes of Bender caught in storm and being tossed by giant waves.
Family Guy: The Perfect Castaway (2005) (TV Episode)
Peter's boat crashs the same way
South Park: Smug Alert! (2006) (TV Episode)
The "perfect smug storm" is a direct reference to that movie.
The Simpsons: The Wife Aquatic (2007) (TV Episode)
the storm in the climax
Cougar Town: Down South (2012) (TV Episode)
scene recreated by cast
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic: P.P.O.V. (Pony Point of View) (2016) (TV Episode)
The wave that capsizes the boat in all three stories mirrors the capsizing scene of the F/V Andrea Gail.

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