Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006) Poster


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The Sound of Music (1965)
in Girard's video, he says his german shepherds are named Marta, Rolfe, and Brigitta
The Amityville Horror (1979)
A voice shouts "Get Out" at Cal Naughton Jr
Manimal (1983) (TV Series)
At the dinner table Cal compares Jesus to a shapeshifter like in the tv show Manimal
Firestarter (1984)
When Cal is talking to the doctor about Ricky's condition he says "like he can start fires with his mind"
The Golden Girls (1985) (TV Series)
Ricky tells Cal his friendship is special like Rue McClanahan in Golden Girls. He also tells Susan that McClanahan's role on the show makes her a winner on the scale of people such as legendary Miami Dolphins coach Don Shula.
Highlander (1986)
In conversation with Girard, Bobby says "I feel like I'm in 'Highlander'".
The Oprah Winfrey Show (1986) (TV Series)
When Ricky tells Cal how much his friendship means he says it's like an Oprah moment. He also calls out for Ms. Winfrey to save him from allegedly being burned alive, along with Tom Cruise, and God (by many names).
Days of Thunder (1990)
When Ricky thinks he's on fire and running around the track, he calls out for Tom Cruise to help him.
Real World (1992) (TV Series)
Ricky says he sent an application to this show
Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (1993) (TV Series)
When Ricky's wife talks about her kids she said she didn't give them wimpy names like Dr. Quinn and Medicine Woman
Walker, Texas Ranger (1993) (TV Series)
Ricky's sons are named Walker and Texas Ranger
The Lion King (1994)
After Ricky crashes, Girard crosses the finish line and says, "Hakuna Matata, bitches!"
Baby Einstein Language Nursery (1997) (Video)
Ricky mentions "Baby Einstein videos"
Old School (2003)
After Ricky Bobby's big crash, he crawls out of his car and thinks he is on fire, losing his composure completely. In 'Old School', Will Ferrel wears a mascot suit that does indeed catch fire, and losing his composure in the next scene (while screaming "Keep our composure!"). Both sequences end with Will Ferrel wearing only white briefs.

Referenced in 

14th Annual ESPY Awards (2006) (TV Special)
There was a mock commercial for the movie.
Reel Comedy: Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006) (TV Episode)
Promotional special for the film
CSI: NY: People with Money (2006) (TV Episode)
There is a billboard for the film, visible in the background, when Mac is on the street towards the end of the episode.
Epic Movie (2007)
The pit crew is seen at the camp, and they celebrate by spraying champagne, much in the same way they did in Talladega Nights
Indie Sex: Censored (2007) (TV Movie)
The title is shown
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: A La Cart (2007) (TV Episode)
Nick refers to Grissom as Ricky Bobby.
Step Brothers (2008)
Hugalos pizza sign seen in the boys' bedroom
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.57 (2008) (TV Episode)
Reference in a $4,000 question
You're Welcome America: A Final Night With George W. Bush (2009) (TV Special)
Will Ferrell as George W. Bush gives lengthy descriptions of Jesus during prayer, similar to what he did as Ricky Bobby.
Cleanflix (2009)
DVD cover
The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.53 (2009) (TV Episode)
named by Jimmie Johnson in a list of Will Ferrell movies
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Million Dollar Movie Week 5 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $1,000 question
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.184 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of an $800 clue in the category "Musical Movie Titles"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.49 (2010) (TV Episode)
Russell Brand mentions that he has seen the film
My Life: Boyracers (2011) (TV Episode)
The young Go-Kart racing drivers say the "Shake 'n Bake" catchphrase several times.
Conan: Dragonpuncher 3: The Punchening (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned while introducing Leslie Bibb and during interview
Saints Row: The Third (2011) (Video Game)
The mission of having an angry tiger in a car to gain courage is similar to the film, where a cougar is placed in a car with Ricky Bobby to fight fear.
Tosh.0: Mustang Kid (2012) (TV Episode)
Ricky Bobby mentioned
Vamps (2012)
Professor Quincy says, "I know that was no 'Talladega Nights.'"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #22.53 (2013) (TV Episode)
Judd Apatow mentions that Adam McKay directed the film
The Sugarcube Critic: Applebuck Season (2014) (TV Episode)
"Will Ferrell rolls in his grave that does not exist."
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 12 February 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
mentioned in discussion of the greatest characters in sports movies
This Is Comedy (2014)
Title is referenced
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 18 April 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
Mike Golic mentions "Ricky Bobby" in a conversation
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 4 August 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
Mike Greenberg says Mike Golic is using lines from this movie
Sleepy Hollow: Go Where I Send Thee... (2014) (TV Episode)
Ricky Bobby mentioned
Sports Jeopardy!: Episode #1.16 (2015) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Movies by Characters" category
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 12 March 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
mentioned in discussion of movies starring Will Ferrel
Tosh.0: High School Football Fan (2015) (TV Episode)
Ricky Bobby mentioned
Geeks Who Drink: Eric Christian Olsen VS. Scott Porter (2015) (TV Episode)
listed as a film with Will Ferrell
Sports Jeopardy!: Episode #2.12 (2015) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Movie Sum-Up" category
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Dakota Johnson/Brian d'Arcy James/Adam McKay/Carly Rae Jepsen/Janet Weiss (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Seth as he introduces Adam McKay
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Will Ferrell/Hannibal Buress/Dustin Lynch (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Seth as he introduces Will Ferrell
TruInside: Groundlings (2016) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown and mentioned in dialog
500 Questions: Episode #2.1 (2016) (TV Episode)
correct answer in "Funny People" category
Top Gear: Episode #23.3 (2016) (TV Episode)
Talladega Nights and Ricky Bobby mentioned during Kevin's lap
Sports Jeopardy!: Episode #2.45 (2016) (TV Episode)
"The Legend of Ricky Bobby" is an incorrect response in "Movie Taglines" category
Jeopardy!: Episode #33.37 (2016) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue and correct response in "NASCAR from the Driver's Seat" category
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 3 November 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
Mike Golic mentions Ricky Bobby in discussion of movies

Featured in 

The 79th Annual Academy Awards (2007) (TV Special)
clips shown
2007 MTV Movie Awards (2007) (TV Special)
Spike's Guys Choice (2009) (TV Special)
Clips shown during Judd Apatow presentation
Todd's Pop Song Reviews: Bedrock (2010) (TV Episode)
"Talladega Nights reference?"
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Kick-Ass/Death at a Funeral/The Joneses (2010) (TV Episode)
"Screenwriter's Bag of Tricks" segment
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Dinner for Schmucks/Charlie St. Cloud/Get Low (2010) (TV Episode)
"Potty Mouth Kids" segment
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.107 (2011) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown in a montage of Jane Lynch films
Some Jerk with a Camera: Captain EO Part Two (2011) (TV Episode)
Seen in the "I Believe I Can Fly" montage
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.27 (2012) (TV Episode)
Clip included in montage of John C. Reilly films
Where to Invade Next (2015)
A clip from the movie is shown
Honest Trailers: The Oscars (2016) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown

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