American Splendor (2003) Poster


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Annie Hall (1977)
Doug (1991) (TV Series)
Crumb (1994)
Nixon (1995)
Both contain the main characters turning into the real people at the end - Hopkins playing Nixon walking out of the White House cuts to real footage of Richard Nixon walking out of the White House, and Paul Giamatti walking down the sidewalk at the end cuts to footage of Harvey Pekar walking down that same sidewalk.

Referenced in 

Dead Scared (2004)
poster at movie theater
Gilmore Girls: Luke Can See Her Face (2004) (TV Episode)
Paris refers to one of Rory's classmates as "Toby from American Splendor."
Raise Your Voice (2004)
In Raise Your Voice, Paul has an American Splendor poster on his bedroom door.
Saturday Night Live: Paul Giamatti/Ludacris featuring Sum-41 (2005) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in the Limo Ride skit
The Oh in Ohio (2006)
bottom half of poster visible in video store
The TV Set (2006)
Mentioned by Richard when talking to Lenny about Hope Davis.


The David Letterman Show (1980) (TV Series)
Late Night with David Letterman (1982) (TV Series)
Late Night with David Letterman: Episode dated 31 August 1988 (1988) (TV Episode)
footage used for the film
MTV News (1989) (TV Series)
Movie describes how Harvey Pekar's friend Toby Radloff became a "Genuine Nerd" correspondent for "MTV News" incorporating actual footage from at least one of the real Toby Radloff's "MTV News" appearances.

Featured in 

The 61st Annual Golden Globe Awards (2004) (TV Special)
The 76th Annual Academy Awards (2004) (TV Special)
Silenci?: Episode #5.6 (2005) (TV Episode)
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Watchmen/Shuttle/12 (2009) (TV Episode)
Footage is shown when Ellen discusses movie adaptations of graphic novels
The Hour: Episode #7.40 (2010) (TV Episode)
Footage shown during Judah Friedlander's bio segment.
The Hour: Episode #7.58 (2010) (TV Episode)
Footage shown during Paul Giamatti's bio segment.

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