Milk (2008) Poster

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Jezebel (1938)
Title on theatre marquee in background
The Wizard of Oz (1939)
Judy Garland's rendition of "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" plays during gay pride parade scene.
All About Eve (1950)
Title on theatre marquee in background
All My Children (1970) (TV Series)
Jack mentions watching this on TV
The Boys in the Band (1970)
Classic phone-outing scene
The Poseidon Adventure (1972)
Movie marquee seen in background when Milk mounts a soap box to give a speech.

Referenced in 

Entourage: Return to Queens Blvd (2008) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Drama
The 66th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2009) (TV Special)
Announced as nominee.
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 and Brandt Corstius talk about the Oscar Sean Penn won for this film.
Privileged: All About a Brand New You! (2009) (TV Episode)
When Sage and Luis disagree on gay rights issues, she suggests they watch the film together so that Luis can see her point of view.
The Office: Blackmail: Oscar (2009) (TV Episode)
Creed inserts a scene from "Milk" onto Oscar's blackmail tape.
Fish Out of Water (2009)
Movie marquis with title is shown.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #4.1 (2009) (TV Episode)
incorrect response to $100 question
Parks and Recreation: Pawnee Zoo (2009) (TV Episode)
April tells everyone at the gay bar that Leslie is "here to recruit you"
Jeopardy!: 2010 College Championship Semifinal 3 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $1,000 clue in the category "Oscars Since 2000"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.69 (2010) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Josh Brolin was in the film
The Boondocks: A Date with the Booty Warrior (2010) (TV Episode)
Tom watches the film
Psych: Dead Bear Walking (2010) (TV Episode)
After comparing the polar bear to Sean Penn's character in "Dead Man Walking," Shawn says, "Now I'm thinking about the bear playing Harvey Milk."
Peep Show: Seasonal Beatings (2010) (TV Episode)
One of Mark's dad's guesses during the game of Charades, snidely implying that Mark is gay.
Brows Held High: Gerry (2011) (TV Episode)
another film by Gus Van Sant
Community: Biology 101 (2011) (TV Episode)
Professor Kane says, "I know who Sean Penn is. I've seen 'Milk.'"
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #2.16 (2011) (TV Episode)
Christy mentions that Dustin Lance Black wrote the film
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #2.17 (2011) (TV Episode)
Christy mentions that Dustin Lance Black wrote the film
South Park: Cash for Gold (2012) (TV Episode)
Sean Penn's Oscar for this movie seen
Bob's Burgers: Dr. Yap (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Beaver Falls: Episode #2.5 (2012) (TV Episode)
Hope suggests it for movie night.
G.B.F. (2013)
One of the movies Brent's mom rents.
This Is the End (2013)
A poster for the movie can be seen in James Franco's basement.
The Simpsons: White Christmas Blues (2013) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Apu
Workaholics: DeputyDong (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Meat (2015) (Short)
The label on the milk bottle Matthews drinks from says "Penn's Farm", production designer Bethany Ryan's reference to Sean Penn who played Harvey Milk.
Saturday Night Live: Donald Trump/Sia (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as a fake adult title mentioned during Ex-Porn Stars sketch:
Demain (2015)
Mélanie refers to Castro and its star when introducing San Francisco (while US audiences might not consider that a movie reference, it definitely is, given that this is coming from a young actress in a French documentary).
Nostalgia Critic: Why Do Good Directors Go Bad? (2016) (TV Episode)
a good film by Gus Van Sant
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Rashida Jones/Khloé Kardashian/Rachel Bloom/Glenn Kotche (2016) (TV Episode)
El Chapo mentions the Sean Penn movie
Portlandia: Pickathon (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 26 February 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Adnan Virk in discussion of the Oscars
The Chase Australia: Episode #2.74 (2016) (TV Episode)
Liz is asked a question about which late U.S. politician and activist Sean Penn won an Oscar® for playing during her Cash Builder round.
Jeopardy!: Episode #33.23 (2016) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "Winner, Winner" category
Family Guy: Hot Shots (2016) (TV Episode)
Referenced in dialogue
Family Guy: Passenger Fatty-Seven (2017) (TV Episode)
Peter references the movie when San Francisco is mentioned.

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.
De wereld draait door: Episode #4.85 (2009) (TV Episode)
A fragment 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.
Larry King Live: Are They the Oscar Favorites (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Saw VI/Cirque du Freak/The Vampire's Assistant/Amelia (2009) (TV Episode)
"Half Baked Movies with Nigel" segment
At the Movies: Episode #7.1 (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown when it is revealed that this movie came in at No. 5 in a viewers' poll on the top 10 movies of 2009.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.27 (2010) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown in a montage of James Franco films
Great Movie Mistakes 2: The Sequel (2011) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
Hollywood's Top Ten: Best Actor Oscar Winners (2011) (TV Episode)
Sean Penn gets an honorable mention, clips shown
Maltin on Movies: Top 10 Films of the Decade (2011) (TV Episode)
Movie reviewed in this episode.
Maltin on Movies: Favorite Oscar®-Winning Biopics (2012) (TV Episode)
Movie reviewed in this episode.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.148 (2012) (TV Episode)
Clip included in montage of Josh Brolin films
Comedy Central Roast of James Franco (2013) (TV Special)
Featured in James Franco retrospective.
The 86th Annual Academy Awards (2014) (TV Special)
Ordinary heroes presentation.
When We Rise: The People Behind the Story (2017) (TV Movie)
A clip from the movie is shown.
The Last Man on Earth: Name 20 Picnics... Now! (2017) (TV Episode)
Todd watches the DVD.

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