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Edited into 

The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash (1978) (TV Movie)
Footage is incorporated of Ed Sullivan's introduction of the Beatles, dubbed over as the Rutles.
Ed Sullivan Presents: The Beatles (2003) (Video)
Entire episode featured

Referenced in 

What's My Line?: Episode dated 9 February 1964 (1964) (TV Episode)
Several references are made to the historic appearance by the Beatles on this show "next door" earlier that evening.
Petticoat Junction: The Ladybugs (1964) (TV Episode)
The Beatles' appearance on the show is mentioned.
The Girls on the Beach (1965)
Mentions The Beatles' appearance.
Quantum Leap: Blind Faith - February 6, 1964 (1989) (TV Episode)
Al says that Sam has leaped to "three days before The Beatles played on 'The Ed Sullivan Show.'"
The Wonder Years: Rock 'n Roll (1990) (TV Episode)
Scenes with the historic appearance of the Beatles are shown.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Project Moonbase (1990) (TV Episode)
Tom: "In 1963, the Beatles first appeared on 'Ed Sullivan.'"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Black Scorpion (1990) (TV Episode)
Crow (as Ed Sullivan): "And now, ladies and gentlemen, the star of our show; it's The Roaches!"
The Simpsons: Brush with Greatness (1991) (TV Episode)
Mr. Burns, commenting on the Beatles, says: "I seem to remember their off-key caterwauling on the old Sullivan show."
The Simpsons: Bart of Darkness (1994) (TV Episode)
The appearance of The Beatles on Ed Sullivan's Show is mentioned.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Blood Waters of Dr. Z (1999) (TV Episode)
Mike: "The Beatles are on 'Ed Sullivan'!"
Tale of the Fox (2000) (Video)
The Beatles's performance is mentioned.
American Dreams: I Wanna Hold Your Hand (2003) (TV Episode)
The Pryors, Roxanne, Beth and Luke watch The Beatles' first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show (1948) on February 9. 1964.
The Simpsons: The Bart of War (2003) (TV Episode)
Ned Flanders has a collection of "Ed Sullivan Show suits" from the Beatles.
OutKast: Hey Ya! (2003) (Video)
The whole video mimics the Beatles' February 9 1964 performance.
OutKast: The Videos (2003) (Video)
"Hey Ya!" is a nod to the Beatles famous performance on this show
Gilmore Girls: Emily Says Hello (2004) (TV Episode)
Emily says, "It's like the Beatles on 'The Ed Sullivan Show.'"
Post Mortem with Mick Garris: Frank Darabont (2010) (TV Episode)
Darabont mentions The Beatles' appearance on this episode
Family Guy: Burning Down the Bayit (2012) (TV Episode)
Peter decides that the group's alibi is going to be that they were watching The Beatles at The Ed Sullivan Theater. A cutaway shows The Beatles performing on the show which was broadcast nationwide.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.163 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions when the Beatles were on "The Ed Sullivan Show" and John Lennon was captioned with "Sorry girls, he's married"
Genius (2012) (Video)
Mentioned by Ray.
The Night That Changed America: A Grammy Salute to the Beatles (2014) (TV Special)
Footage from the Beatles' appearance is shown.
700 Sundays (2014) (TV Movie)
Billy Crystal reminisces about seeing The Beatles on The Ed Sullivan Show
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert: Steven Tyler/Gaby Hoffmann/Lapsley (2016) (TV Episode)
In the monologue, Stephen says that Låpsley will get a good reaction, since, "musicians from Liverpool tend to do well at the Ed Sullivan Theater."

Featured in 

What's Happening! The Beatles in the U.S.A. (1964) (TV Movie)
Several clips from this episode are shown.
I Wanna Hold Your Hand (1978)
Several clips from this episode are shown.
The Compleat Beatles (1982) (Video)
a clip of Ed Sullivan introducing the Beatles on his show is shown
The Beatles: The First U.S. Visit (1991) (Video)
Several clips from this episode are shown.
Mr. Saturday Night (1992)
Several clips from this episode are shown.
The Beatles Anthology: August '64 to August '65 (1995) (TV Episode)
Several clips from this episode are shown.
The Beatles Anthology: February '64 to July '64 (1995) (TV Episode)
Several clips from this episode are shown.
Dark Skies: Dark Days Night (1996) (TV Episode)
Several clips from this episode are shown.
The Beatles Revolution (2000) (TV Movie)
Several clips from this episode are shown.
The Rutles 2: Can't Buy Me Lunch (2004) (TV Special)
A clip is shown of Ed Sullivan introducing the Beatles (dubbed over as the Rutles).
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
Benjamin and Daisy watch Beatles perform "Twist and Shout" on "Ed Sullivan Show"
The Beatles: Rock Band (2009) (Video Game)
In the second stage of the game, the Beatles appear on Ed Sullivan's program, including audio clips of Ed Sullivan speaking.
Beatles Stories (2011)
Several clips from this episode are shown.

Spoofed in 

Meet the Raisins! (1988) (TV Short)
A group like The Beatles makes its debut on an Ed Sullivan-style show.
That Thing You Do! (1996)
The Wonders' first tv appearance mirrors The Beatles debut on Ed Sullivan's show.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Reese Witherspoon/Fred Armisen/Rick Ross (2014) (TV Episode)
Fake segment depicting The Beatles discussing social media in their Ed Sullivan appearance

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