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References 

Casablanca (1942)
"I'm going on that plane, and me can't go with me"
It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
Crow (as a character is thrown out of a window): "Out you pixies go!"
Mama (1949) (TV Series)
Crow: "He snatches a plum role in the television sitcom 'Mama.'"
A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
Joel: "I've always depended on the kindness of strangers."
Dragnet (1951) (TV Series)
Joel: "I was working the day watch out of Illinois, U.S.A."
Singin' in the Rain (1952)
Servo: (singing as a ninja backflips off a wall) "Make 'em laaaaaaaaaugh, make 'em laaaaaaaaugh..."
The Jimmy Durante Show (1954) (TV Series)
Crow: "Goodnight, Mr. Chen, wherever you are."
The Absent-Minded Professor (1961)
Crow, Joel, and Tom (as a car flies into the air): "Flubber!"
Dr. No (1962)
Tom: "It's what Film Ventures International is famous for, like 'The Pink Panther' and the James Bond credit sequences."
Mutiny on the Bounty (1962)
Mr. Christiansan hoist the main bow
The Pink Panther (1963)
Tom: "It's what Film Ventures International is famous for, like 'The Pink Panther' and the James Bond credit sequences."
Jeopardy! (1964) (TV Series)
Joel: "Phrase it in the form of question."
Family Affair (1966) (TV Series)
Someone in the film says "It's a family affair," and Servo hums the theme song from the TV series.
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
"He's the ugly, no he's the bad!"
Ironside (1967) (TV Series)
Crow: "'Ironside,' in color"
Planet of the Apes (1968)
"Someone's broken Ape law"
The Good Guys (1968) (TV Series)
Crow mentions that Joyce Van Patten appeared on "The Good Guys."
Then Came Bronson (1969) (TV Series)
"This dialoge lifted from Than Came Branson"
The New Dick Van Dyke Show (1971) (TV Series)
Crow: "Dick explodes across the television screen with shows like 'The New Dick Van Dyke Show,' 'The Partners,' 'When Things Were Rotten,' and 'Eight Is Enough.'"
The Partners (1971) (TV Series)
Crow: "Dick explodes across the television screen with shows like 'The New Dick Van Dyke Show,' 'The Partners,' 'When Things Were Rotten,' and 'Eight Is Enough.'"
The Electric Company (1971) (TV Series)
"M-, -ax; Max!"
The Don Rickles Show (1972) (TV Series)
Crow mentions that Joyce Van Patten appeared in "The Don Rickles Show."
What's Up, Doc? (1972)
Crow: "They're just trying to keep away from the set of 'What's Up, Doc?'"
The Godfather (1972)
Crow: "Don Dick Van Vito Patten Corleone"
Barnaby Jones (1973) (TV Series)
Tom: "All of a sudden, it's a 'Barnaby Jones' wrap-up."
The Stranger (1973) (TV Movie)
Title mentioned
The Six Million Dollar Man (1974) (TV Series)
Crow: "Then there's Vincent, who is truly abysmal in 'Apple's Way' and 'Three for the Road' and then became the bionic boy."
Apple's Way (1974) (TV Series)
Crow: "Then there's Vincent, who is truly abysmal in 'Apple's Way' and 'Three for the Road' and then became the bionic boy."
The Rockford Files (1974) (TV Series)
Tom hums "The Rockford Files" theme song.
Starsky and Hutch (1975) (TV Series)
Joel: "Is that Starsky?"
When Things Were Rotten (1975) (TV Series)
Crow: "Dick explodes across the television screen with shows like 'The New Dick Van Dyke Show,' 'The Partners,' 'When Things Were Rotten,' and 'Eight Is Enough.'"
Three for the Road (1975) (TV Series)
Crow: "Then there's Vincent, who is truly abysmal in 'Apple's Way' and 'Three for the Road' and then became the bionic boy."
Wonder Woman (1975) (TV Series)
Tom sings the "Wonder Woman" theme song.
The Other Side of the Mountain (1975)
Crow: "It's 'The Other Side of the Mountain.'"
Battle of the Network Stars (1976) (TV Special)
Crow: "It's the 'Battle of the Network Has-Beens.'"
Circus of the Stars (1977) (TV Special)
Tom: "It's the 'Circus of the Second-Rate Stars.'"
Eight Is Enough (1977) (TV Series)
Crow: "Dick explodes across the television screen with shows like 'The New Dick Van Dyke Show,' 'The Partners,' 'When Things Were Rotten,' and 'Eight Is Enough.'"
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
"Use the nunchucks, Luke....trust your feelings..."
The Happy Hooker Goes to Washington (1977)
Crow: "He was also in 'The Happy Hoofer Goes to Washington.'"
Saturday Night Fever (1977)
Tom (sings): "Stayin' a guy, stayin' a guy!"
The White Shadow (1978) (TV Series)
Mentioned by name several times, referencing the fact that Timothy Van Patten, who plays Max, was a regular cast member on that TV series.
Supertrain (1979) (TV Series)
Crow: "If you look at some of the other 13-episode action shows from that era, like 'Manimal,' 'Misfits of Science,' 'Supertrain,' it was pretty good - 'Tales of the Gold Monkey' - they were all inspired yet clearly superior to this piece of junk."
The Mary Tyler Moore Hour (1979) (TV Series)
Crow mentions that Joyce Van Patten appeared on "The Mary Tyler Moore Hour."
The Chisholms (1979) (TV Mini-Series)
Crow: "Then James Van Patten gets a small role in the short-lived western 'The Chisholms."
Hart to Hart (1979) (TV Series)
Crow (as Max): "Sure thing, Mr. H!"
Trapper John, M.D. (1979) (TV Series)
Tom: "Next, on a very special 'Trapper John.'"
1941 (1979)
"Meanwhile in the movie 1941"
Nine to Five (1980)
Joel (sings): "Tumble out of bed and stumble in the kitchen, pour myself a cup of ambition"
Rocky III (1982)
Tom: "Clubber Lang? These are fictional characters you're talking about."
Tales of the Gold Monkey (1982) (TV Series)
Crow: "If you look at some of the other 13-episode action shows from that era, like 'Manimal,' 'Misfits of Science,' 'Supertrain,' it was pretty good - 'Tales of the Gold Monkey' - they were all inspired yet clearly superior to this piece of junk."
Strangers in Paradise (1983)
Joel: "I'm a stranger in paradise."
Manimal (1983) (TV Series)
Crow: "If you look at some of the other 13-episode action shows from that era, like 'Manimal,' 'Misfits of Science,' 'Supertrain,' it was pretty good - 'Tales of the Gold Monkey' - they were all inspired yet clearly superior to this piece of junk."
Scarecrow and Mrs. King (1983) (TV Series)
Crow: "'Scarecrow and Mrs. King,' in color"
Misfits of Science (1985) (TV Series)
Crow: "If you look at some of the other 13-episode action shows from that era, like 'Manimal,' 'Misfits of Science,' 'Supertrain,' it was pretty good - 'Tales of the Gold Monkey' - they were all inspired yet clearly superior to this piece of junk."
Big Trouble in Little China (1986)
"There's a little trouble." Crow: "In Big China!"
The Fly (1986)
Joel: "Be very afraid."
Over the Top (1987)
"It's Over the Top"
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1987) (TV Series)
Crow (as ninjas approach): "It's those turtles! They moved next door."
New Monkees (1987) (TV Series)
Mentioned by Tom
The Abyss (1989)
Crow: "You've never given up on anything in your life!"
Hard to Kill (1990)
Joel: "Timothy Van Patten is 'Hard to Kill.'"
The Witches (1990)
"He looks like a Henson rat!"
Dream On (1990) (TV Series)
Tom: "Hey, what is this - 'Dream On' all of a sudden?!"
The Godfather: Part III (1990)
He's gonna stab him in the throat like Godfather III

Features 

The Master (1984) (TV Series)
Master Ninja I (aka 'The Master') is the featured movie in this 'MST3K' episode.

Spoofs 

Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986)
mentioned in dialogue: "Henry: Portrait of a Serial Geribal"

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