My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002) Poster


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My Big Fat Greek Life (2003) (TV Series)


The Lost Boys (1987)
Dad in MBFGW uses windex for non-traditional purposes just like Grandpa in TLB
That Thing You Do! (1996)
song "All My Only Dreams" played at wedding reception.
Hamtaro (2002) (TV Series)

Referenced in 

Saturday Night Live: Queen Latifah/Ms. Dynamite (2003) (TV Episode)
Mentioned on Weekend Update
The 75th Annual Academy Awards (2003) (TV Special)
Mambo Italiano (2003)
In the end journalist interviews Angelo Barberini and asks what motivated him to write the story, Angelo replies "The Greek community". Than, of course, he corrects himself after a pause saying that "it is safe to assume that my family motivated me".
Jason vs. Sadako (2003) (Short)
referenced in cartoon
The Simpsons: The Ziff Who Came to Dinner (2004) (TV Episode)
A googolcomplex employee tells Homer My big fat Greek salad is not a movie.
The Simpsons: My Big Fat Geek Wedding (2004) (TV Episode)
title reference
Entourage: Busey and the Beach (2004) (TV Episode)
"My Big Fat Greek Bitch"
That's So Raven: My Big Fat Pizza Party (2004) (TV Episode)
title reference
Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude (2004) (Video Game)
Title parodied in one of Bilzarbra's conversations.
Film Geek (2005)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Big Fat Greek Fag (2005) (Short)
'Big Fat Greek Fag' references the title of 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding'.
My Big Fat Independent Movie (2005)
Title Reference
My Big Phat Hip Hop Family (2005)
'My Big Phat Hip Hop Family' references the title of 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding'.
When Do We Eat? (2005)
DVD subtitle is "My Big Fat Jewish Seder"
Chicken Tikka Masala (2005)
Tagline: "A big gay comedy about a big fat wedding"
Aída: Mi gran boda venezolana (2005) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
My Big Fat Greek Snake (2005) (Short)
title reference
The Office: The Fire (2005) (TV Episode)
referenced in dialogue
Kiss me Kismet (2006) (TV Movie)
the title translates as "My Crazy Turkish Wedding"
Entourage: The Release (2006) (TV Episode)
mentioned as "Greek Wedding"
Veronica Mars: My Big Fat Greek Rush Week (2006) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Flushed Away (2006)
"My Big Fat Greek Bottom" in Roddy's DVD collection
The Dialogue: An Interview with Screenwriter Nia Vardalos (2007) (Video)
Discusses writing, directing and starring in the film.
Saturday Night Live: Rainn Wilson/Arcade Fire (2007) (TV Episode)
Referenced in White Possum Scream skit
Ben 10: Big Fat Alien Wedding (2007) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
My Big Fat Moonie Wedding (2007) (TV Movie)
title reference
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: Closet (2008) (TV Episode)
Title reference when Casey asks the detectives "How did you miss their big fat gay wedding?"
Robson Arms: Baby? What Baby? (2008) (TV Episode)
Sault references the movie in describing Stanley and Geoff's upcoming nuptials.
My Big Fat Armenian Family (2008)
title reference
Claire Sweeney: My Big Fat Diet (2009) (TV Movie)
title reference
My Big Fat Body (2009) (TV Movie)
title reference
Claire Richards: My Big Fat Wedding (2009) (TV Movie)
title reference
My Big Plump Wedding (2009) (Video)
The Bachelor: Episode #14.3 (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by one of the girls during a joke
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.107 (2010) (TV Episode)
Contestant mentions the film in connection with her own upcoming wedding
Better with You: Better with a Leather Jacket (2011) (TV Episode)
Casey says the Putneys are "like that crazy family from the Greek movie".
My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding: My Big Fat Royal Gypsy Wedding (2011) (TV Episode)
title reference
Bad Movie Beatdown: Hercules in New York (2011) (TV Episode)
when hearing the opening title theme, Lupa feels like she's watching this movie
Death Valley: Pilot (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Dave's Old Porn: Bill Burr/Nina Hartley (2011) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Dave Attell
The Biggest Loser: Episode #12.10 (2011) (TV Episode)
Sunny says that her family is a "hick" version of the family in the movie.
Who Do You Think You Are?: Rita Wilson (2012) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the opening narration
Conan: My Big Fat Greek Landlord (2013) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Bob's Burgers: My Big Fat Greek Bob (2013) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Mr. Peabody & Sherman (2014)
Penny says "my big fat Egyptian wedding".
RuPaul's Drag Race: Glamazon by Colorevolution (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by RuPaul when introducing Lainie Kazan.
Nostalgia Critic: Mamma Mia! (2015) (TV Episode)
Poster shown
Rizzoli & Isles: A Bad Seed Grows (2015) (TV Episode)
Angela says "Greeks use windex, Rizzolis use duct tape".


The Price Is Right (1972) (TV Series)

Featured in 

The 2003 IFP Independent Spirit Awards (2003) (TV Movie)
The 77th Annual Academy Awards (2005) (TV Special)
Boffo! Tinseltown's Bombs and Blockbusters (2006)
is discussed by Nia Vardalos
Best! Movies! Ever!: Weddings (2006) (TV Episode)
clips are featured to illustrate the best movie wedding scenes
20 to 1: Funny Films (2007) (TV Episode)
Some clips from this movie are shown when it is the subject of a segment.
I Love the New Millennium: 2002 (2008) (TV Episode)
Shown on the 2002 episode
Nostalgia Critic: Top 11 Things You Never Noticed About Ghostbusters (2014) (TV Episode)
"Maybe My Big Fat Greek Wedding was right."
Nostalgia Critic: Can Hype Kill a Good Movie? (2015) (TV Episode)
Critic talks about this film's insane popularity


Spoofed in 

The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius: MaternoTron Knows Best/Send in the Clones (2004) (TV Episode)
The movie Jimmy and Hugh are watching is named 'My Big Fat Greek Infected Scab' which is a clear parody of 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding.'
Good Eats: My Big Fat Greek Sandwich (2005) (TV Episode)
Besides the title, there's a Windex-toting character
Date Movie (2006)
Frank puts humus on everything, like the windex, they own a greek restaurant
This Is Not My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2011) (Video)
XXX parody
Veep: Joint Session (2015) (TV Episode)
Title spoofed in dialogue: "We are looking at a big fat greek funeral."

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