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Iron Man (2008)
Iron Man 2 (2010)
Thor (2011)

Followed by 

Iron Man 3 (2013)
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013) (TV Series)
Ant-Man (2015)

Version of 

Captain America (1966) (TV Series)
Spider-Man (1967) (TV Series)
The Amazing Spider-Man (1977) (TV Series)
Spider-Man (1978) (TV Series)
Captain America (1979) (TV Movie)
Spider-Man (1981) (TV Series)
Spider-Man (1994) (TV Series)
Spider-Man Unlimited (1999) (TV Series)
Avengers: United They Stand (1999) (TV Series)
Spider-Man (2002)
Spider-Man (2003) (TV Series)
Ultimate Avengers (2006) (Video)
Ultimate Avengers II (2006) (Video)
The Spectacular Spider-Man (2008) (TV Series)

Remade as 

Avengers Assemble in the Playroom (2012) (Video)
Spoof remake.


Marvel One-Shot: Item 47 (2012) (Video)
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013) (TV Series)
Lego Marvel Super Heroes (2013) (Video Game)
The game is spun off partly from "The Avengers"; Clark Gregg reprises his role as Phil Coulson.
Black Widow
This features characters from 'The Avengers'


King Kong (1933)
The shot of Hulk on top of Empire State Building
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)
After falling from the sky, Iron Man wakes up saying: "Please tell me nobody kissed me."
The Wizard of Oz (1939)
There's a mention of "flying monkeys" to which Steve Rogers - a man out of time from the 1940s - exclaims "I understood that reference!"
Superman (1978)
Both Superman and Iron Man must catch a nuclear missile in climax, and both fly it away into space as a solution.
Alien (1979)
Harry Dean Stanton repeatedly asks Bruce Banner if he an Alien, referencing the film in which he himself starred
Superman II (1980)
Loki borrows Zod's affinity for insisting that others "kneel" before him.
Poltergeist (1982)
"They're here."
RoboCop (1987)
Agent Romanoff says "Thank you for your cooperation" the exact same way as Robocop
Die Hard (1988)
fighting goons in bare feet
Back to the Future Part II (1989)
Loki steps off the balcony on to his space ship which his followers don't know is there, much like Marty steps onto the DeLorean from the top of the building to escape from Biff
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
Loki talking to Black Widow behind a glass cage, as well as him wearing a mouth cover at the end. Anthony Hopkins, who plays Hannibal Lecter, also plays Odin in the "Thor" films.
Point Break (1991)
Tony Stark nicknames Thor "Point Break", alluding to Patrick Swayze's appearance and haircut in the film of the same name.
Jurassic Park (1993)
When Banner sees Loki he removes his glasses in a simuiar way that Dr.Grant did when he saw the dinosaur in Jurassic Park
The Lion King (1994)
Poster seen on time sqaure
Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997) (TV Series)
Identical shot of the bus escaping the opening crater, featured in the series finale.
Reindeer Games (2000)
Iron Man calls Loki "Reindeer Games" because of his horned crown
Charlie's Angels (2000)
Black Widow beats up goons after being tied to a chair, Dylan Sanders does the same exact thing in Charlie's Angels
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
As Iron Man takes Hawkeye to a rooftop, he says "Better clench up, Legolas" referencing the similarity between Hawkeye and Legolas' skill with bows and arrows.
Serenity (2005)
Beloved supporting heroes in each movie die after they're (unexpectedly) impaled on a spaceship, a Joss Whedon director trademark.
The Incredible Hulk (2008)
Banner says "Thanks, but the last time I was in New York I kind of broke Harlem
Thor (2011)
Events of this film are mentioned.
Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
Events of this film are mentioned.
Rock of Ages (2012)
"What, Rock of Ages giving up so easily?"

Referenced in 

Richard Roeper & the Movies: Halftime Report: The Best and Worst of 2010 (2010) (TV Episode)
Roeper says he can't wait to see this movie
Guys Choice Awards 2011 (2011) (TV Movie)
The film was mentioned
Midnight Screenings: Spy Kids 4D: All the Time in the World (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Mad: Super 80's/Captain America's Got Talent (2011) (TV Episode)
Mark Ruffalo mentions being the third actor to play the Hulk in a movie.
Nostalgia Critic: The Avengers (2011) (TV Episode)
The Critic mistakingly thinks he's going to review this movie.
Joel D. Wynkoop's The Other Side: The Controller (2012) (TV Episode)
The Avengers is mentioned in dialogue.
Tosh.0: Results of the Memorabilia Dump (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Tosh.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Bloodstrike #1 (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Linkara
Mad: iChronicle/Hulk Smash (2012) (TV Episode)
Both Bruce Banner and the Hulk wanted to audition to be part of the Avengers.
General Hospital: Episode #1.12546 (2012) (TV Episode)
posters seen
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.132 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Robert Downey Jr. from the film will be on later this week
Midnight Screenings: The Avengers (2012) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Midnight Movie Review: The Avengers (2012) (TV Episode)
the film of this episode's topic.
Nostalgia Critic: Alien: Resurrection (2012) (TV Episode)
Joss Whedon, who directed this movie, wrote Alien: Resurrection.
Jeopardy!: 2012 Teen Tournament Final Game 1 (2012) (TV Episode)
Title used as answer to question in Wheel of Movie Taglines category
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.140 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jay says the film is the blockbuster movie of the year
The Nostalgia Chick: Men in Black (2012) (TV Episode)
Lindsay mentions seeing this movie
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: The Pirates! Band of Misfits (2012) (TV Episode)
Hewy says "The Pirates!" may not be in theatres for long due to this movie's release.
Pastor Mike Online: Episode #1.82 (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.151 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jay re-enacts a scene using local residents in the "Jaywalking" segment
Mad: The Iron Giant Lady/Raising a New Hope (2012) (TV Episode)
In the Mad Moments intro, it was mentioned that people went to see this movie and didn't go home till they saw all the scenes after the end credits.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.83 (2012) (TV Episode)
Chris mentions the movie by name.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.153 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Chris Hemsworth is in the film
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.160 (2012) (TV Episode)
Fake list of Lindsay Lohan's excuses for her car accident includes "I forgot to take off my 3-D glasses after seeing 'The Avengers'"
Dragon Ball Z: Abridged: Freeza: The Final Cut (2012) (TV Episode)
Bulma says his dad is a billionaire, genius, playboy, philanthropist.
Tosh.0: Juggalo Kid (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Special Collector's Edition: Las amistades peligrosas (2012) (TV Episode)
release mentioned
Workaholics: The Lord's Force (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Mad: This Means War Machine/iCharlie (2012) (TV Episode)
The Avengers airship appears in the This Means War Machine skit.
Conversations with Hollywood: Writing Action Movies (2012) (TV Episode)
Screenwriter Zak Penn talks about writing THE AVENGERS and the challenge of adapting super hero comic books into films.
Marvel One-Shot: Item 47 (2012) (Video)
Appears on The Avengers home video release
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.189 (2012) (TV Episode)
Sylvester Stallone says that the film represents a different kind of action film compared to "The Expendables 2"
Weeds: God Willing and the Creek Don't Rise (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
General Hospital: Episode #1.12657 (2012) (TV Episode)
Spinelli and Ellie discuss the Avenger movie and the upcoming sequel
The Big Bang Theory: The Decoupling Fluctuation (2012) (TV Episode)
Sheldon talks about Edward Norton being replaced as the Hulk.
Pastor Mike Online: Obama Debate Flop, Oprah and Atlantis (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike.
General Hospital: Episode #1.12662 (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
The Middle: Bunny Therapy (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Axl
Mad: Outtagascar/Fiends (2012) (TV Episode)
Alex mentions that the Avengers made more money than any other movie.
South Park: A Nightmare on Facetime (2012) (TV Episode)
Stan, Kyle, Cartman, and Kenny dress up as The Avengers.
Mad: Frankenwinnie/ParaMorgan (2012) (TV Episode)
A Halloween party being held at Stark's New York skyscraper.
Saturday Night Live: Louis C.K./Fun (2012) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the "Hotel 55" segment
Mad: Total Recall Me Maybe/The Asgardigans (2012) (TV Episode)
A picture of the Ruffalo Hulk appears on the side of a building in the Spy Vs. Spy skit.
Glee: Dynamic Duets (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Finn
Mad: Here Comes the Doom/Brain Purge (2012) (TV Episode)
Mark Ruffalo Hulk appears in the Ask a Celebrity skit.
Last Man Standing: Mother Fracker (2012) (TV Episode)
Mandy mentions Mark Ruffalo and The Hulk
AniMat's Reviews: Rise of the Guardians (2012) (TV Episode)
AniMat says Rise of the Guardians tell its story like this film.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.62 (2012) (TV Episode)
JibJab recap of the year depicts the Avengers saying "We really kicked box office butt"
Impractical Jokers: Episode #1.6 (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by one of the street interviewees.
Portlandia: Squiggleman (2013) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned
Mad: The Perks of Being a Wallcrawler/Regular Shogun Warriors (2013) (TV Episode)
A skit that involves Hawkeye using other weapons besides a bow against Loki's army.
The Big Bang Theory: The Cooper/Kripke Inversion (2013) (TV Episode)
Leonard mentions the movie by name.
Jeopardy!: 2013 Tournament of Champions Quarterfinal Game 4 (2013) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Bing's Top Searches: 2012" category
Nostalgia Critic: Son of the Mask (2013) (TV Episode)
"...who's almost as silly looking as the Avengers' Loki, but not quite."
Double Rainboom (2013) (Short)
Stark Tower appears in the City of Townsville.
Loki's Plot: An Easter Special (2013) (Video)
Jessica has an Avengers Assembles poster on her bedroom wall.
Iron Man 3 (2013)
The dialog between Tony Stark & his kid friend involves the mention.
Community: Heroic Origins (2013) (TV Episode)
Abed says, "You linked all of our stories, like how the cosmic cube assembled the Avengers."
Marvel Heroes (2013) (Video Game)
After defeating Doctor Doom, Iron Man suggests everyone goes out for shawarma.
Thor: God of Thunder (2013) (Short)
The lead characters have the same name
Watchman Video Broadcast: The Comic Con: Part 1 (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike.
At the Movies: Episode #10.21 (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by David Stratton in a review of Much Ado About Nothing as another movie by Joss Whedon.
The PoseidonGodofWater20 Show: Actual Version: Petersfield (2013) (TV Episode)
James is wearing a T-shirt of these heroes
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Pilot (2013) (TV Episode)
The events of The Avengers are mentioned several times.
Watchman Video Broadcast: The Comic Con: Part 2 (2013) (TV Episode)
Talked about by Mike.
Watchman Video Broadcast: The Comic Con: Part 4 (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike.
Bad Education: The American (2013) (TV Episode)
Fraser says, "Avengers assemble!"
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.142 (2013) (TV Episode)
Earl Tidwell mentions the movie by name.
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: 0-8-4 (2013) (TV Episode)
Coulson talks about being stabbed in the heart by an Asgardian before the Battle of New York
Supernatural: Devil May Care (2013) (TV Episode)
The names Sam & Dean use as FBI Agents, Banner & Stark, are the last names of the identities of Iron Man (Tony Stark) & The Hulk (Bruce Banner).
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Alien: Resurrection (2013) (TV Episode)
what Joss Whedon went on to do
The Big Bang Theory: The Romance Resonance (2013) (TV Episode)
Referenced in Howard's song for Bernadette
Thor: The Dark World (2013)
In one scene Jane Foster slaps Loki & says "that's for New York"
The Avengers Badly Animated Adventures (2013) (Video)
Nick Fury mentions the New York incident to Falcon, who assures him he is aware of it.
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: FZZT (2013) (TV Episode)
The alien helmet that plays as a plot device in the episode is a result of the events in the film, a leftover item from the "Battle of New York".
Damaged Goodies: Avengers 2 Extended Trailer (2013) (TV Episode)
Trailer Footage
The Simpsons: Married to the Blob (2014) (TV Episode)
Scarlet Johansson seen as Black Widow
Ride Along (2014)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Big Bang Theory: The Convention Conundrum (2014) (TV Episode)
Raj was going to go to Comic-Con dressed as the Mark Ruffalo version of the Hulk.
Nostalgia Critic: Ghost Rider (2014) (TV Episode)
"I've heard of worse ways of getting Nicolas Cage in The Avengers."
Top Gear: Episode #21.2 (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Life After Pi (2014) (Short)
Behind the scenes photo shown
Safety Dance (2014) (Video)
The logo from the film is shown
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Yes Men (2014) (TV Episode)
Lady Sif is surprised to see Coulson because she thought Loki had killed him.
Psych: A Touch of Sweevil (2014) (TV Episode)
Shawn says, "Let's unite, like a sad version of the Avengers."
Face Off: Freaks of Nature (2014) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned
Someone Has to Review It!: Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014) (TV Episode)
Film is mentioned while discussing Captain America movies
Half in the Bag: Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014) (TV Episode)
title is mentioned
Liv and Maddie: Howl-a-Rooney (2014) (TV Episode)
Joey compares the "Space Werewolves" graphic novel series to this movie
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Beginning of the End (2014) (TV Episode)
Coulson uses the big rifle he used on Loki against the Centipede soldiers and Garrett
Turtle Power: The Definitive History of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)
This movie is mentioned. So are the comics it's based on.
Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)
Mentioned in dialogue.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Jeremy Renner/Carol Burnett/Mario Batali/Joe Perry (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jimmy when introducing Jeremy Renner
Ben 10: Omniverse: The Vengers (2014) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Marvel 75 Years: From Pulp to Pop! (2014) (TV Movie)
Made by Marvel
Penguins of Madagascar (2014)
When the penguins team up during the film's climax, they parody this film's team line-up shot.
Batman: The Birth of the Modern Blockbuster (2014) (Video)
mentioned once/poster shown
Happy Birthday! (2014)
In coversation
Crims: Day One (2015) (TV Episode)
Luke: "This isn't 'Avengers Assemble'!"
The Graham Norton Show: Meryl Streep/James McAvoy/Mark Ruffalo/Hozier (2015) (TV Episode)
A still of the Hulk is shown
AniMat's Reviews: The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015) (TV Episode)
AniMat notes that the characters in Sponge Out of Water turn into "Avengers-style superheros".
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 9 March 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mike Golic reads titles in the list for the 29-hour Marvel movie marathon on April 29-30, 2015


Galaga (1981) (Video Game)
an officer plays it at his duty station
Thor (2011)
Thor's battle with the Destroyer is included in Stark's briefing.
Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
Steve Rogers has a flashback of when he fought HYDRA in World War II.

Featured in 

Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
Clips from the upcoming movie are shown after the credits.
The Blockbuster Buster: ERod Reacts to The Avengers Trailer (2012) (TV Episode)
trailer is reviewed
CineMaverick TV: Episode #1.1 (2012) (TV Episode)
trailer shown
Projector: Marvel's The Avengers (2012) (TV Episode)
Film Brain gives a spoiler-free review of the film
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.134 (2012) (TV Episode)
Scarlett Johansson introduces a clip from her film
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.135 (2012) (TV Episode)
Robert Downey Jr. introduces a clip from his film, and altered clip of trailer incorporating "tanning mom" as villain Fake Bake
Maltin on Movies: The Avengers Special (2012) (TV Episode)
Movie reviewed in this episode.
Bum Reviews: The Avengers (2012) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Nostalgia Critic: Alien: Resurrection (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned among anticipated blockbusters
Half in the Bag: The Avengers and CPHPIX Film Festival (2012) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
The Big Review: Episode #1.4 (2012) (TV Episode)
The movie was reviewed and the trailer was shown.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.186 (2012) (TV Episode)
Clip shown in montage of Jeremy Renner films
Maltin on Movies: Trouble with the Curve (2012) (TV Episode)
Movie reviewed in this episode.
That Sci-Fi Guy: 2012: Zombie Apocalypse (2012) (TV Episode)
suggests a zombie was hit with one of Hawkeye's arrows
Atop the Fourth Wall: The Incredible Hulk #1 (2012) (TV Episode)
recalling the most recent Hulk adaptation
Great Movie Mistakes IV (2012) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
Bad Movie Beatdown: Review of 2012 (2013) (TV Episode)
says is one of the best films of 2012
The Oscars (2013) (TV Special)
Nomination presentation for best visual effects.
The Blockbuster Buster: Honest Review: The Avengers (2013) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Nostalgia Critic: What's with the Princess Hate? (2013) (TV Episode)
recalling Black Widow as a strong, independent female
Animation Lookback: Pixar Animation Studios Part 3 (2013) (TV Episode)
AniMat mentions how he confuses the Marvel film "The Avengers" with the British TV series of the same name. Clip shown.
Iron Man 3 (2013)
Tony Stark has a flashback to when he was almost trapped in the wormhole and a clip is shown.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.139 (2013) (TV Episode)
Clip included in montage of Chris Evans films
Nostalgia Critic: Why Is Loki So Hot? (2013) (TV Episode)
Critic does a character study of Loki
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Pilot (2013) (TV Episode)
Footage of the Chitauri were seen in the intro.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.214 (2013) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown in a montage of Chris Hemsworth films
Atop the Fourth Wall: Tales to Astonish #27 (2013) (TV Episode)
clip shown during "Secret Origins Month" intro
Atop the Fourth Wall: Showcase #22 (2013) (TV Episode)
clip shown during "Secret Origins Month" intro
Brows Held High: Yeelen (2013) (TV Episode)
watches behind-the-scenes footage of this movie
Atop the Fourth Wall: Journey Into Mystery #83 (2013) (TV Episode)
clip show during Secret Origins Month intro
The Oscars (2014) (TV Special)
Popular heroes presentation.
Marvel Studios: Assembling a Universe (2014) (TV Movie)
Clips shown
Atop the Fourth Wall: Avengers #200 (2014) (TV Episode)
Linkara praises this movie
Anime Abandon: Battle Arena Toshinden (2014) (TV Episode)
Black Widow and Hawkeye duke it out
Nostalgia Critic: Is Tree of Life Full of Shit? (2014) (TV Episode)
clips shown as the Critic illustrates movie structure
Anime Abandon: Night Warriors (2014) (TV Episode)
Sage proposes an alternate ending wherein Hulk defeats Loki
TMZ on TV: Episode dated 4 October 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
Clip shown with Chris Evans as Captain America when talking about male nudity.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Whiz Comics #2 (2014) (TV Episode)
clip shown during prologue
Atop the Fourth Wall: Tales to Astonish #44 (2014) (TV Episode)
clip shown during prologue
Atop the Fourth Wall: Detective Comics #38 (2014) (TV Episode)
clip shown during prologue
Atop the Fourth Wall: The Avengers #1 (2014) (TV Episode)
clip shown
The Oscars (2015) (TV Special)
Footage in the opening theme "Moving Pictures"

Spoofed in 

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.100 (2012) (TV Episode)
Trailer for a fake Chinese bootleg of the film is shown
The Bitter Advice (2012) (Short)
After the credits the cast and crew mock the Shawarma scene in The Avengers.
The Reunion (2012)
The four lead characters wear The Avengers outfit (Hulk, Thor, Captain America, and Iron Man) in the stag party. In the final scene at the airport, the character, still in the Avengers outfits, spoofed the Marvel heroes.
Mad: Average-ers/Legend of Dora (2012) (TV Episode)
The Average-ers skit is a spoof of this movie.
Saturday Night Live: Jeremy Renner/Maroon 5 (2012) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in the Avengers segment
Robot Chicken: Robot Fight Accident (2013) (TV Episode)
musical version
The Simpsons: Dark Knight Court (2013) (TV Episode)
"The Dependables" parody
Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel (2013) (TV Episode)
"Hulkjeet" catching Iron Man and the shot panning around the heroes mirrors two scenes in the movie
The Starving Games (2013)
Characters from this movie are portrayed.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #22.64 (2014) (TV Episode)
Jay spoofs the film with civilians
Robot Chicken: Bitch Pudding Special (2014) (TV Episode)
Bitch Pudding steals Nick Fury's car

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