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Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004) Poster

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Edited into 

Yu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged Series: Requiem for a Nyeh (2009) (TV Episode)
"Glass case of emotion" sound clip in stinger.

Spin-off 

References 

Triumph of the Will (1935)
Burgundy's arrival by helicopter at the start of the film is lifted from Adolf Hitler's arrival by plane at the begining of "Triumph."
Popeye the Sailor (1960) (TV Series)
Ron Burgandy says "Popeye needs his spinach."
The Sound of Music (1965)
When Ron is talking with his news team about Veronica and how she is taking over his life, he gets angry at the guys and says that he and Veronica's children will form a family band and tour the countryside. This is what the Von Trapp family does in The Sound of Music.
Planet of the Apes (1968)
Two guys on horses throw a net on Brian Fantana and drag him while drum music plays
Mary Tyler Moore (1970) (TV Series)
Ron's dog is named Baxter, a reference to anchorman Ted Baxter on this show
The Six Million Dollar Man (1974) (TV Series)
The mechanical "ch-ch-ch-ch" sound effect at the Zoo when the News Team jumps in with the bears is from The Six Million Dollar Man tv show.
Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981)
The joke about bears and menstruation is taken from this film.
Lethal Weapon (1987)
Brian says "I'm too old for this shit" which is directly taken from Danny Glover's character Roger
Lord of the Flies (1990)
Ron assembles his news team with a large seashell. The gathering call in The Lord of the Flies is also a large seashell.
Fantastic Four (1994) (TV Series)
Ron mentions the Human Torch early in the film.
Ginger Snaps (2000)
There is a shot of a woman screaming 'Baxter' after her dog is killed by the Beast of Bailey Downs, directly followed by a shot of a dog identical to Burgundy's dog Baxter. Ron Burgundy screams Baxter in the same way after Baxter is punted off the bridge. There is also a reference to bears being able to smell menstruation in Ginger Snaps, this is echoed by Brick's objections to Veronica Corningstone in Anchorman.
Porn Star: The Legend of Ron Jeremy (2001)
Reference in title
Bruce Almighty (2003)
Steve Carell is dimwitted newsman in both, and both involve the "Baxter" newsman gag

Referenced in 

Saturday Night Live: Will Ferrell/Queens of the Stone Age (2005) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the cold opening
The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005)
In The 40-Year-Old Virgin, the shirt that Dave is wearing while playing Mortal Kombat has a picture of himself as Brian Fantana from Anchorman.
Jeopardy!: 2005 College Championship Quarterfinal Game 5 (2005) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue and correct response in "Movie Songs" category
The Benchwarmers (2006)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Peep Show: Sophie's Parents (2007) (TV Episode)
Mark says to Jeremy "A carton of Mars Bar milk, a small bag of marijuana and a pirated DVD of Anchorman is not important stuff."
2007 MTV Movie Awards (2007) (TV Movie)
mentioned in skit
Psych: 65 Million Years Off (2007) (TV Episode)
Shawn asks, "Where did you get that suit, the toilet store?" This is a line from Steve Carell's character in Anchorman.
Fable II (2008) (Video Game)
A bottle of perfume in the game has the sentence "Works 60% of the time...everytime" in its description, referencing Sex Panther Cologne.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.57 (2008) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $4,000 question
The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien: Episode #1.1 (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in Farrell's interview.
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.51 (2009) (TV Episode)
Reference in a $200 clue in the category "'SNL' Celebrity 'Jeopardy!"
The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.53 (2009) (TV Episode)
named by Jimmie Johnson in a list of Will Ferrell movies
The Supermarket (2009)
"It's science" line quoted
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.82 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $1,600 clue in the category "Noncredit Where Credit is Due"
Jeopardy!: 2010 College Championship Quarterfinal 3 (2010) (TV Episode)
Reference in a $2,000 clue in the category "I'm Feelin' Happy!"
Jeopardy!: Million Dollar Celebrity Invitational Quarterfinal 7 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $600 clue in the category "Acting the Part"
Neighbours: Episode #1.5955 (2010) (TV Episode)
Andrew references this by name
The Cinema Snob: Superman: The 1975 Musical (2010) (TV Episode)
"It's like watching Ron Burgundy hit on Henry Gibson."
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.95 (2010) (TV Episode)
Eva Mendes says it's her favorite film
Our Idiot Brother (2011)
Paul Rudd's character references this film in conversation
The Middle: Valentines Day II (2011) (TV Episode)
"I'm kind of a big deal"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.102 (2011) (TV Episode)
Christina Applegate says one of her best experiences was watching Will Ferrell and Steve Carell do improv for the film
Duke Nukem Forever (2011) (Video Game)
Duke: "Go yourself San Diego!"
The Big C: The Little c (2011) (TV Episode)
"I was kind of a big deal"
Conan: The Devil Drives Stick (2011) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by while introducing Paul Rudd
True Blood: Let's Get Out of Here (2011) (TV Episode)
"I'm kind of a big deal"
Jeopardy!: 2012 College Championship Final Game 1 (2012) (TV Episode)
Answer to question in the category Movie Lines
Arcana: The Trickster (2012) (TV Episode)
Stairs, working at a video store, calls Ron Burgundy "the greatest character in the history of man"
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.164 (2012) (TV Episode)
John C. Reilly mentions there being an Anchorman sequel.
DVD-R Hell: Deception of a Generation: Part 1 (2013) (TV Episode)
Brad refers to Gary as "Ron Burgundy."
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.104 (2013) (TV Episode)
Still of Steve Carell in the film is shown
Psych: Dead Air (2013) (TV Episode)
Shawn ends his radio broadcast by saying, "You stay classy, Santa Barbara."
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 5 June 2013 (2013) (TV Episode)
Virk and Golic discuss movies they have seen
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 15 August 2013 (2013) (TV Episode)
title mentioned
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 9 September 2013 (2013) (TV Episode)
Mike Greenberg mentions Ron Burgundy
Grand Theft Auto V (2013) (Video Game)
In the Bureau Heist mission, a character says "This escalated quickly"
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.143 (2013) (TV Episode)
Drake mentions the movie by name.
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 16 October 2013 (2013) (TV Episode)
Mike Greenberg mentions Ron Burgundy
Lone Survivor (2013)
One of the guys is a fan of Anchorman, and has a signed photo of Ron Burgundy on the wall in the beginning of the movie.
Saturday Night Live: Paul Rudd/One Direction (2013) (TV Episode)
The rest of Paul Rudd's "Anchorman" news team, including Steve Carell, Will Ferrell, and David Koechner, appear during the opening monologue.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #22.52 (2013) (TV Episode)
Christina Applegate talks about reuniting with the cast of the film for the sequel
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.192 (2013) (TV Episode)
James Marsden mentions auditioning for but not getting a part in the movie.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #22.53 (2013) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Judd Apatow produced the film
Workaholics: Brociopath (2014) (TV Episode)
Ron Burgandy mentioned
Hollywood Game Night: Show Me Your Music, I'll Show You Mine (2014) (TV Episode)
Jane Lynch mentions this movie by name as Anchorman
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 27 February 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
title mentioned
Neighbors (2014)
Referenced in dialogue: "That escalated quickly".
Maron: Therapy (2014) (TV Episode)
Marc mentions that Dave Koechner was in "Anchorman" and "the other Anchorman".
The Badly Animated Marvel Christmas Carol (2014) (Video)
Storm borrows a line from Anchorman when she says "I'm gonna put it out there..." during the scene where she's trying to convince Kitty Pride not to be Jewish for one night so she will buy the rest of the X-Men Christmas presents.

Features 

Tornado Baseball (1976) (Video Game)
Appearance of the game
That's Incredible! (1980) (TV Series)
Footage of the water-sking squrill is seen.
Smokey and the Bandit II (1980)
Outtakes from the final credits of this film are included among the outtakes in the final credits of Anchorman

Featured in 

Best! Movies! Ever!: Restaurants (2006) (TV Episode)
clips are shown to illustrate the best restaurant scenes in films
Best! Movies! Ever!: Embarrassing Moments (2007) (TV Episode)
clips featured to illustrate the most embarrassing moments in movies
Bad Movie Beatdown: Meteor (2009) (TV Episode)
Steve Carrel shouting "loud noises!"
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross: Episode #17.7 (2009) (TV Episode)
Clip shown.
Bad Movie Beatdown: Cobra (2010) (TV Episode)
when talking about grenades
Hollywood's Top Ten: Critics' Choice Nominees: Comedy (2011) (TV Episode)
Steve Carell's Movie Moments segment
Bad Movie Beatdown: Bear (2011) (TV Episode)
Characters discussing how bears can sense periods.
Shameful Sequels: Batman Forever (2012) (TV Episode)
clip shown
The Blockbuster Buster: My Favorite Martian (2014) (TV Episode)
Ron Burgundy signs off

Spoofs 

Tales of the Texas Rangers (1955) (TV Series)
The famous tracking shot of the walking Rangers parodied in the Channel 4 News Team promo
West Side Story (1961)
Every meeting with Wes Mantooth's news team and the huge anchorman battle scene are spoofing West Side Story. The music during the fights also mimics this.
Gangs of New York (2002)
similar gory violence and neo-medieval weapons used humorously in newsmen's street battle

Spoofed in 

Tropic Thunder (2008)
Macho character expresses, then jokingly, retracts his own soft side - met with approval, "There he is".
Anchorman: A XXX Parody (2011) (Video)
Porn parody.

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