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References 

A Man and a Woman (1966)
Last shot freeze-frame as the two lead characters embrace with a kiss in a train station.
Zanjeer (1973)
game show features question about this Amitabh Bachchan film
Taggart (1983) (TV Series)
when talking about things to do with Edinburgh, Inspector Taggart is mentioned.
EastEnders (1985) (TV Series)
The call centre staff learn about an EastEnders storyline so they can pass themselves off as British
Trainspotting (1996)
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.
Kaun Banega Crorepati? (2000) (TV Series)
character plays this Indian version of "Who Wants to Be A Millionaire?"
Millionaire: A Major Fraud (2003) (TV Movie)
Inspector theorizes a coughing accomplice in the audience" as Major Charles Ingram had on 10 September 2001 British competition
Swades (2004)
The ringtone in Salim's cellphone is the theme music of Swades, which incidentally was composed by A R Rahman himself.

Referenced in 

The Big Bang Theory: The Killer Robot Instability (2009) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned in the end credits "Chuck Lorre Productions, #235" card.
De wereld draait door: Episode #4.107 (2009) (TV Episode)
Van Nieuwkerk says this film won 8 Oscars.
The Big Bang Theory: The Terminator Decoupling (2009) (TV Episode)
Raj tells Summer Glau the film was loosely based on his life
Millionaire Slumdog (2009) (Video)
Title Reference
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Duplicity/Knowing/I Love You, Man (2009) (TV Episode)
Brett asks for Haiku reviews for this movie next week
The Soup: Episode dated 3 April 2009 (2009) (TV Episode)
Anil Kapoor appears on the show to promote the video premiere of Slumdog Millionaire
Bones: The Beaver in the Otter (2009) (TV Episode)
Booth mentions it while talking about his brother's plans to travel in India.
The Inbetweeners: Exam Time (2009) (TV Episode)
Neil refers to Will as "Bumlog Millionaire."
The Office: Company Picnic (2009) (TV Episode)
Michael and Holly's presentation for the picnic is titled "Slum-Dunder Mifflin-aire."
The Onion News Network: Obama Drastically Scales Back Goals for America After Visiting Denny's (2009) (TV Episode)
Scrolling banner says Paramount Pictures signed a deal to make an American version of the film
Dancing with the Stars: Episode #9.4 (2009) (TV Episode)
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.
Oh, My Girl!: A Laugh Story... (2009)
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.
Bollywood Hero: Episode #1.1 (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Monty
Bollywood Hero: Episode #1.2 (2009) (TV Episode)
Plot summary by Pran
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #4.1 (2009) (TV Episode)
correct response to $100 question
Sons of Anarchy: Small Tears (2009) (TV Episode)
A poster for "Cumdog Millionaire" is seen in the pornographer's office
Community: Pilot (2009) (TV Episode)
Troy refers to Abed as "Slumdog Millionaire."
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.7 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $200 clue in the category "Movie Synopses"
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.26 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $10,000 question
Borderlands (2009) (Video Game)
There is an achievement called "Pandora-dog Millionaire".
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.33 (2009) (TV Episode)
Contestant talks about the film's dance style during her interview
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: Mac and Charlie Write a Movie (2009) (TV Episode)
Frank refers to M. Night Shyamalan as "Slumdog Millionaire"
The Big Fat Quiz of the Year (2010) (TV Special)
Referenced by name
The Big Bang Theory: The Psychic Vortex (2010) (TV Episode)
Abby mentions having watched the movie.
The Final (2010)
an Indian student is called Slumdog Millionaire
Jeopardy!: 2010 College Championship Quarterfinal 1 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $400 clue in the category "Pop Culture"
Community: Communication Studies (2010) (TV Episode)
Senor Chang refers to Abed as "Slumdog"
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Million Dollar Movie Week 3 (2010) (TV Episode)
Meredith Vieira refers to the film while introducing the first contestant
Community: Physical Education (2010) (TV Episode)
Joey (White Abed) calls Abed "slumdog".
Dancing on Ice: Episode #5.18 (2010) (TV Episode)
Hayley Tamaddon and Daniel Whiston dance to the theme from the film.
United States of Tara: Yes (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.122 (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by a contestant
The Losers (2010)
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'.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.38 (2010) (TV Episode)
Jay says that a film of a Hindu holy man having sex with two women was called "Horndog Millionaire"
Darling (2010)
a character says they could have made Slumdog Millionaire in Switzerland
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.156 (2010) (TV Episode)
Contestant mentions the film while describing a dream he had about being on the show
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The Twilight Saga: Eclipse/The Last Airbender/Grown Ups (2010) (TV Episode)
Ellen praises Dev Patel's performance in the film
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.95 (2010) (TV Episode)
Jay says Isaiah Mustafa's victory on "The Weakest Link" was like the main character in the film
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The American/Going the Distance/Machete (2010) (TV Episode)
Brett says the director of "127 Hours" directed this movie
Tosh.0: Double Rainbow Guy (Retreat) (2010) (TV Episode)
Referenced in dialogue.
Life as We Know It (2010)
On changing Sophie's diaper, Messer says: "it's like Slumdog Millionaire in there!"
Family Guy: Excellence in Broadcasting (2010) (TV Episode)
Brian says it's overrated.
Arthur: Tales of Grotesquely Grim Bunny/Pet Projects (2010) (TV Episode)
A character says that Arthur and Pal are working on a movie called "The Slum Dog and the Millionaire."
30 Rock: Live Show (2010) (TV Episode)
Jonathan took offense at a reference Liz made to the film in relation to him
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Exorcist II: The Heretic (2010) (TV Episode)
Listed as Oscar nominated movies that aren't horror genres.
Richard Roeper & the Movies: 127 Hours (2010) (TV Episode)
Roeper says Danny Boyle directed this movie
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.27 (2010) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that "127 Hours" is from the director of "Slumdog Millionaire"
Maltin on Movies: Due Date (2010) (TV Episode)
Movie referenced in this episode.
Battle of the Blades: Episode #2.11 (2010) (TV Episode)
Ron MacLean mentions movie and its song Jai Ho.
The Big Bang Theory: The Boyfriend Complexity (2010) (TV Episode)
Mrs. Wolowitz used to call Raj "Slumdog Millionaire".
Top Gear: Episode #15.9 (2010) (TV Episode)
Film mentioned during intro for Danny Boyle
Saturday Night Live: Jim Carrey/The Black Keys (2011) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Grady
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.68 (2011) (TV Episode)
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'"
The Greatest Movie Ever Sold (2011)
A poster of the movie seen.
The Office: The Seminar (2011) (TV Episode)
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."
Working Class: Sugar Mama (2011) (TV Episode)
Renee: "It's kinda like Slumdog Millionaire... without the millionaire!"
NCIS: Los Angeles: Tin Soldiers (2011) (TV Episode)
Nell describes Singh as a Slumdog Billionaire.
The Big Bang Theory: The Benefactor Factor (2011) (TV Episode)
President Siebert mentions the movie by name.
Saturday Night Live: Helen Mirren/Foo Fighters (2011) (TV Episode)
Referenced in "The Crunk-Ass Easter Festival" ad
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.189 (2011) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Freida Pinto was in the film
30 Minutes or Less (2011)
Referenced in dialogue
The Cinema Snob: Badi (2011) (TV Episode)
"Maybe they're still casting Turkish Slumdog Millionaire."
New Girl: Cece Crashes (2011) (TV Episode)
Schmidt mentions "Slumdog", when Winstons asks him to tell Cece about all the things he loves about India.
Material (2012)
Cover seen on shelf in DVD-store
Particka: Episode #3.7 (2012) (TV Episode)
Ondrej mentioned it.
Dancing with the Stars: Movie Night (2012) (TV Episode)
Zoe Cramond and Aric Yegudkin dance their Salsa to the theme from Slumdog Millionaire.
2016: Obama's America (2012)
Dinesh D'Souza says that the housing in Kenya in which President Obama's brother lives looks like something in Slumdog Millionaire.
Pitch Perfect (2012)
"Slumdog Millionaire" is among the DVDs lying on Beca's bed.
The Big Bang Theory: The Santa Simulation (2012) (TV Episode)
At the bar, Raj talks to a girl whose favorite movie is "Slumdog Millionaire."
Bunheads: You Wanna See Something? (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Sasha
New Girl: A Father's Love (2013) (TV Episode)
Title spoof by Schmidt.
Family Guy: Valentine's Day in Quahog (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Peter
Epic Rap Battles of History: Gandhi vs Martin Luther King Jr. (2013) (TV Episode)
"Slumdog skillionaire"
CinemaSins: Everything Wrong with Life of Pi in 4 Minutes or Less (2013) (TV Episode)
"I thought all Indian love matches occurred through a lucky game of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire."
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.122 (2013) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Danny Boyle won an Oscar for the film
Parks and Recreation: Partridge (2013) (TV Episode)
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."
Animation Lookback: Pixar Animation Studios Part 4 (2013) (TV Episode)
WALL·E was ranked number 1 on Time Magazine's Top 10 Movies of the 2000s, ahead of this film.
Honest Trailers: Last Airbender (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by the narrator
Where the Bears Are: Party Bears (2013) (TV Episode)
Mo is called "slumdog" and "millionaire"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.174 (2013) (TV Episode)
the Photo Booth tells a woman, "I loved you in 'Slumdog Millionaire'"
Nostalgia Critic: The Last Airbender (2013) (TV Episode)
"...Slumdog Millionaire being returned to his uncle."
Bad Words (2013)
Guy refers to the boy as Slumdog
2 Broke Girls: And the Cronuts (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Max
Raising Hope: Hey There, Delilah (2014) (TV Episode)
Delilah refers to Virginia as "Slumdog Nothingaire."
That Awkward Moment (2014)
slumdogged verb used
And the Oscar Goes To... (2014) (TV Movie)
mentioned in award ceremony footage
Bad Johnson (2014)
Indian girl called "Slumdog"
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: POM Wonderful v. Coca-Cola (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by John Oliver.
Million Dollar Arm (2014)
Ringa Ringa song from Slumdog Millionaire heard during this movie. Both movies have A R Rahman as the music composer
Saturday Night Live: Charlize Theron/The Black Keys (2014) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the "Come Do a Game Show with Your Mom, It'll Be Fun, Yes It Will!" sketch
Chelsea Lately: Episode #8.113 (2014) (TV Episode)
The phrase 'Dumb Dog Millionaire' is used in reference to a story on India.
Portrait of a Nude Art Model (2014) (Short)
Title is references.
Bad Education: After School Clubs (2014) (TV Episode)
Stephen refers to the film.
Small Animal Hospital: A Westie and Angus the Sheepdog (2014) (TV Episode)
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.
Jeopardy!: Episode #31.63 (2014) (TV Episode)
correct response in "21st Century Movie Quotes" category
Film '72: Episode #44.3 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Helen O'Hara when reviewing Trash (2014)
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 19 March 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Adnan Virk
Nostalgia Critic: The Dark Age of Movies (2015) (TV Episode)
poster is shown
I Hate Everything, the Search for the Worst: The Last Airbender (2015) (TV Episode)
Alex Bolton mentions it.
Film '72: Episode #44.9 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Danny Leigh when reviewing Steve Jobs (2015)
Tosh.0: Possum Lady (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Tosh
The Oscars (2016) (TV Special)
mentioned when Dev Patel was on stage
The Chase Australia: Episode #2.31 (2016) (TV Episode)
Issa Schultz is asked a question about the Englishman who directed the film during the Final Chase.
Family Guy: Road to India (2016) (TV Episode)
Brian goes on "Who Wants to Be A Millionaire?" like in the film.
Dubaj Vlog: Úchylovia na plázi! (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Daniel Strauch.
Jeopardy!: Episode #33.2 (2016) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Game Shows in the Movies" category
Strictly Come Dancing: Week Three: Movie Week (2016) (TV Episode)
The film is used as inspiration for one of the dances.
Jeopardy!: Episode #33.41 (2016) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "What's Your Movie Occupation?" category
The Graham Norton Show: Carrie Fisher/Grayson Perry/Sandi Toksvig/Nadiya Hussain/Busted (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Graham when introducing next week's guest Dev Patel
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Seth Meyers/Dev Patel/Kid Cudi (2017) (TV Episode)
Dev Patel recalls attending the BAFTAs with his mother when his earlier movie was nominated
Suits: Skin in the Game (2017) (TV Episode)
Louis mentions traveling to Bangladesh to find a "Freida Pinto" in his life after having seen Slumdog Millionaire

Features 

Deewaar (1975)
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.
Ram Balram (1980)
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
Coolie (1983)
Scenes shown
Don (2006)
characters dance to song as movie is watched on tv

Featured in 

At the Movies: Summer Special 2008/09 (2008) (TV Episode)
Clips shown when this movie is reviewed.
The 14th Annual Critics' Choice Awards (2009) (TV Special)
Nominee clips.
The 66th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2009) (TV Special)
Nominee clips.
De wereld draait door: Episode #4.77 (2009) (TV Episode)
The trailer is shown.
15th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2009) (TV Special)
Nominee clips.
The Orange British Academy Film Awards (2009) (TV Special)
Clips from the film are shown during the ceremony.
This Morning: Episode dated 9 February 2009 (2009) (TV Episode)
A clip from the film is shown.
Larry King Live: Are They the Oscar Favorites (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Echelon Conspiracy/Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun Li/Crossing Over (2009) (TV Episode)
Brett said that this film was No. 3 at the Box Office that weekend
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Watchmen/Shuttle/12 (2009) (TV Episode)
Footage is shown when Brett says it's #4 at the Box Office
Live from Studio Five: Episode #1.24 (2009) (TV Episode)
Clip shown.
Live from Studio Five: Episode #1.108 (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Million Dollar Movie Week 1 (2010) (TV Episode)
Clip featured in a $3,000 video question
Pauw & Witteman: Episode #4.115 (2010) (TV Episode)
A fragment is shown.
Great Movie Mistakes (2010) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
Breakfast: Episode dated 13 July 2010 (2010) (TV Episode)
Clip shown to introduce Composer A.R. Rahman.
The Hour: Episode #7.31 (2010) (TV Episode)
Footage shown during Danny Boyle's bio segment.
Breakfast: Episode dated 4 January 2011 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clip shown to introduce today's special guest Danny Boyle.
Hollywood's Top Ten: Best of the Decade (2011) (TV Episode)
Taking #9 on the user poll of the best movies of 2001-2010
Maltin on Movies: Top 10 Films of the Decade (2011) (TV Episode)
Movie reviewed in this episode.
The Hour: Episode #7.163 (2011) (TV Episode)
Footage shown during Anil Kapoor's bio segment.
Side by Side (2012)
Various clips are featured
Smashing UK Top 10: Top 10 British Films (2013) (TV Episode)
Clips

Spoofed in 

The 41-Year-Old Virgin Who Knocked Up Sarah Marshall and Felt Superbad About It (2010) (Video)
Escape through the outhouse/Dance at the end
Pawn Stars: Chumdog Millionaire (2010) (TV Episode)
Title spoof.

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