Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
Last shot freeze-frame as the two lead characters embrace with a kiss in a train station.
game show features question about this Amitabh Bachchan film
when talking about things to do with Edinburgh, Inspector Taggart is mentioned.
The call centre staff learn about an EastEnders storyline so they can pass themselves off as British
Both movies are directed by Danny Boyle and both feature a scene where a character dives into a filthy toilet and emerges covered in feces.
character plays this Indian version of "Who Wants to Be A Millionaire?"
Inspector theorizes a coughing accomplice in the audience" as Major Charles Ingram had on 10 September 2001 British competition
The ringtone in Salim's cellphone is the theme music of Swades, which incidentally was composed by A R Rahman himself.
The movie is mentioned in the end credits "Chuck Lorre Productions, #235" card.
Van Nieuwkerk says this film won 8 Oscars.
Raj tells Summer Glau the film was loosely based on his life
Brett asks for Haiku reviews for this movie next week
Listed as a new DVD release
Anil Kapoor appears on the show to promote the video premiere of Slumdog Millionaire
Booth mentions it while talking about his brother's plans to travel in India.
Neil refers to Will as "Bumlog Millionaire."
Michael and Holly's presentation for the picnic is titled "Slum-Dunder Mifflin-aire."
Scrolling banner says Paramount Pictures signed a deal to make an American version of the film
Mentioned by Sonia Kruger as Kylie Gillies and Carmelo Pizzino come back to the green room after dancing their Salsa to the song Jai Ho.
Producer Mother Lily Monteverde phones the director to end the movie in a typical Regal-style in which the whole cast will be dancing. The director protests saying it was already done in Slumdog Millionaire, but the produced insists that her production has been doing it for decades.
Mentioned by Monty
Plot summary by Pran
correct response to $100 question
A poster for "Cumdog Millionaire" is seen in the pornographer's office
Troy refers to Abed as "Slumdog Millionaire."
Subject of a $200 clue in the category "Movie Synopses"
Subject of a $10,000 question
There is an achievement called "Pandora-dog Millionaire".
Contestant talks about the film's dance style during her interview
Frank refers to M. Night Shyamalan as "Slumdog Millionaire"
Referenced by name
Abby mentions having watched the movie.
an Indian student is called Slumdog Millionaire
Subject of a $400 clue in the category "Pop Culture"
Senor Chang refers to Abed as "Slumdog"
Meredith Vieira refers to the film while introducing the first contestant
Joey (White Abed) calls Abed "slumdog".
Hayley Tamaddon and Daniel Whiston dance to the theme from the film.
mentioned in dialogue
Mentioned by a contestant
When Max is talking to the Indian scientists, he asks "Who wants to be a billionaire?" with an Indian accent and mispronounces the word 'billionaire' in the same fashion/tone of voice as the host, Prem Kapur, in the movie 'Slumdog Millionaire'.
Jay says that a film of a Hindu holy man having sex with two women was called "Horndog Millionaire"
a character says they could have made Slumdog Millionaire in Switzerland
Contestant mentions the film while describing a dream he had about being on the show
Ellen praises Dev Patel's performance in the film
Jay says Isaiah Mustafa's victory on "The Weakest Link" was like the main character in the film
Brett says the director of "127 Hours" directed this movie
Referenced in dialogue.
On changing Sophie's diaper, Messer says: "it's like Slumdog Millionaire in there!"
Brian says it's overrated.
A character says that Arthur and Pal are working on a movie called "The Slum Dog and the Millionaire."
Jonathan took offense at a reference Liz made to the film in relation to him
Listed as Oscar nominated movies that aren't horror genres.
Roeper says Danny Boyle directed this movie
Jay mentions that "127 Hours" is from the director of "Slumdog Millionaire"
Movie referenced in this episode.
Ron MacLean mentions movie and its song Jai Ho.
Mrs. Wolowitz used to call Raj "Slumdog Millionaire".
Film mentioned during intro for Danny Boyle
Referenced by Grady
Dan Ahdoot tells a joke in which an Indian employee of a suicide hotline says, "Next time you think your life sucks, go rent 'Slumdog Millionaire'"
A poster of the movie seen.
About their game of "Scrabble," Gabe says, "Erin is living out some 'Slumdog Millionaire' scenario, where every word she's playing has a connection to her orphan past."
Renee: "It's kinda like Slumdog Millionaire... without the millionaire!"
Nell describes Singh as a Slumdog Billionaire.
President Siebert mentions the movie by name.
Referenced in "The Crunk-Ass Easter Festival" ad
Jay mentions that Freida Pinto was in the film
Referenced in dialogue
"Maybe they're still casting Turkish Slumdog Millionaire."
Schmidt mentions "Slumdog", when Winstons asks him to tell Cece about all the things he loves about India.
Cover seen on shelf in DVD-store
Ondrej mentioned it.
Zoe Cramond and Aric Yegudkin dance their Salsa to the theme from Slumdog Millionaire.
Dinesh D'Souza says that the housing in Kenya in which President Obama's brother lives looks like something in Slumdog Millionaire.
"Slumdog Millionaire" is among the DVDs lying on Beca's bed.
At the bar, Raj talks to a girl whose favorite movie is "Slumdog Millionaire."
mentioned by Sasha
Title spoof by Schmidt.
mentioned by Peter
"I thought all Indian love matches occurred through a lucky game of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire."
Jay mentions that Danny Boyle won an Oscar for the film
Tom says, "Lying is all I know. It's how I was able to scrape by on the streets of Bombay and make it on the Indian version of 'Who Wants to Be a Millionaire' and get reunited with the love of my life, Latika."
WALL·E was ranked number 1 on Time Magazine's Top 10 Movies of the 2000s, ahead of this film.
Mentioned by the narrator
Mo is called "slumdog" and "millionaire"
the Photo Booth tells a woman, "I loved you in 'Slumdog Millionaire'"
"...Slumdog Millionaire being returned to his uncle."
Guy refers to the boy as Slumdog
mentioned by Max
Delilah refers to Virginia as "Slumdog Nothingaire."
slumdogged verb used
mentioned in award ceremony footage
Indian girl called "Slumdog"
Mentioned by John Oliver.
Ringa Ringa song from Slumdog Millionaire heard during this movie. Both movies have A R Rahman as the music composer
Referenced in the "Come Do a Game Show with Your Mom, It'll Be Fun, Yes It Will!" sketch
The phrase 'Dumb Dog Millionaire' is used in reference to a story on India.
Title is references.
Stephen refers to the film.
John tells Dylan the collie's owners, Henry and Maggie, that the Hospital's nickname for him is "Bumdog Millionaire" due to his perineal hernia.
correct response in "21st Century Movie Quotes" category
Mentioned by Helen O'Hara when reviewing Trash (2014)
mentioned by Adnan Virk
poster is shown
Alex Bolton mentions it.
Mentioned by Danny Leigh when reviewing Steve Jobs (2015)
Mentioned by Tosh
mentioned when Dev Patel was on stage
Issa Schultz is asked a question about the Englishman who directed the film during the Final Chase.
Brian goes on "Who Wants to Be A Millionaire?" like in the film.
Mentioned by Daniel Strauch.
correct response in "Game Shows in the Movies" category
The film is used as inspiration for one of the dances.
referenced in clue in "What's Your Movie Occupation?" category
Mentioned by Graham when introducing next week's guest Dev Patel
Mentioned by Graham when introducing Dev Patel
Dev Patel recalls attending the BAFTAs with his mother when his earlier movie was nominated
Louis mentions traveling to Bangladesh to find a "Freida Pinto" in his life after having seen Slumdog Millionaire
In the scene where Jamal asks Amitabh Bachchan for his autograph, we see a montage of clips from the actor's films. They include Deewaar, in which Bachchan's character is one of two brothers who make conflicting life choices, with the other brother becoming a gangster.
The film can be seen running out-of-focus when young Salim goes to sell the autograph of Amitabh Bachchan to the projectionist of the theatre. The voices heard belong to Dharmendra, Amitabh Bachchan and Ajit. The film also had Ajit's character beating up and terrorizing kids Ram and Balram, the characters played by Dharmendra and Amitabh - a possible allusion to the treatment meted out to the slum children
characters dance to song as movie is watched on tv
Clips shown when this movie is reviewed.
The trailer is shown.
Clips from the film are shown during the ceremony.
A clip from the film is shown.
Brett said that this film was No. 3 at the Box Office that weekend
Footage is shown when Brett says it's #4 at the Box Office
Bai Ling's #2 Favorite Movie
Clip featured in a $3,000 video question
A fragment is shown.
Clips of mistakes shown
Clip shown to introduce Composer A.R. Rahman.
Clip shown to introduce today's special guest Danny Boyle.
Taking #9 on the user poll of the best movies of 2001-2010
Movie reviewed in this episode.
Various clips are featured
Escape through the outhouse/Dance at the end