We Are The World: The Story Behind The Song (TV Movie 1985) Poster


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Edited from 

USA for Africa: We Are the World (1985) (Video)
Music video

Referenced in 

USA for Africa: We Are the World (1985) (Video)
We Are the World: The Video Event (1985) documented the making of the song.
Vice Versa (1988)
Turk mentions it.
If Looks Could Kill (1991)
The valedictorian says, "We are the world," after which Michael and his friend begin to wave their arms as if at a concert.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Warrior of the Lost World (1993) (TV Episode)
Crow, Joel, and Tom sing "We Are the World."
Pinky and the Brain: Napoleon Brainaparte (1995) (TV Episode)
Pinky and the Brain recite lyrics from the title song.
Lakeview Terrace (2008)
Mentioned by Abel
My Name Is Earl: Monkeys Take a Bath (2008) (TV Episode)
Referenced in a flashback
30 Rock: Kidney Now! (2009) (TV Episode)
Jack mentions the show.
10 Things I Hate About You: Light My Fire (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Bianca
Parks and Recreation: Dave Returns (2012) (TV Episode)
Andy says that his "Catch Your Dream" song is "kind of like 'We Are the World.'"
Scream Queens: Seven Minutes in Hell (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue

Spoofed in 

Koncert - A szomjas magyar alkoholisták javára (1985) (TV Movie)
the show is a spoof of the famous song and video. Hofi plays all the musicians (including Michael Jackson and Tina Turner)
Genesis: Land of Confusion (1986) (Video)
A large group of spoofed celebrity puppets singing along to the chorus of the song.
The Simpsons: Radio Bart (1992) (TV Episode)
"We're Sending Our Love Down the Well" is a spoof of this multi-celebrity charity pop song.
South Park: Eat, Pray, Queef (2009) (TV Episode)
"Queef Free" is a parody of "We Are The World"
Saturday Night Live: Jennifer Lopez (2010) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in the "We Are the World 3" cold opening

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