42nd Street (1933) Poster



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Edited into 

Musical Memories (1946) (Short)
Musical number - Young and Healthy
Heavy Traffic (1973)
Scenes are edited into the film as backgrounds for animation sequences.
Mame (1974)
Clips from title number featured in opening title montage

Referenced in 

The 42nd. Street Special (1933) (Short)
The film's production company sends a themed train to the presidential inauguration
Picture Snatcher (1933)
"Young and Healthy" plays on a radio
I Like Mountain Music (1933) (Short)
one of the mobsters whistles the title tune
Harry Warren: America's Foremost Composer (1933) (Short)
Harry Warren plays part of the title song on piano; sheet music cover with photos of the film's actors is shown
Big City Fantasy (1934) (Short)
Shake, Mr. Shakespeare (1936) (Short)
In March Antony's song
Hair-Raising Hare (1946) (Short)
After disguising himself as a lamp (!), Bugs dances away from Gossamer, to the tune of "Shuffle Off To Buffalo," from 42nd Street.
The Jolson Story (1946)
Title shown on marquee during "Julie Benson" success montage.
The Honeymooners: The $99,000 Answer (1956) (TV Episode)
One of the songs that Norton plays on the piano to help Ralph brush up on popular songs from movies is "Shuffle Off To Buffalo"
What's My Line?: Episode dated 9 September 1962 (1962) (TV Episode)
Ms. Kilgallen mentions this early credit of Dick Powell's.
The Munsters: Munsters on the Move (1965) (TV Episode)
Herman sings Shuffle Off to Buffalo
Here's Lucy: Lucy and Carol Burnett (1971) (TV Episode)
Songs from the film are sung
The Waltons: The Deed (1973) (TV Episode)
As the two are walking towards the theatre in the town of Wheeling where he has gone to look for work, John Boy Walton tells new friend Cissy Brubaker that he is looking forward to watching actors Warner Baxter and Bebe Daniels in this movie.
The Odd Couple: Shuffling Off to Buffalo (1974) (TV Episode)
song from movie used in title
Drifter (1975)
Title featured on a double-feature marquee
New York, New York (1977)
in the 'Happy Endings' number
The World's Greatest Lover (1977)
The extras on the bus sing "Shuffle Off to Buffalo."
Movie Movie (1978)
The opening shot of the street signs in both halves of the "Movie Movie" double feature mimic the opening shots of street signs in "42nd Street"; in addition, the plot of "Baxter's Beauties of 1933" (dying producer wants one last hit, chorus girl takes over for star who has broken her ankle) is largely based on that of "42nd Street"
M*A*S*H: Mr. and Mrs. Who? (1979) (TV Episode)
Col. Potter tells Klinger to "shuffle off to Buffalo."
All That Jazz (1979)
Opening sequence is homage to the curtain call sequence in 42nd Street. Joe Gideon is an homage to the character Julian Marsh, who is also a broadway director/choreographer on the verge of a nervous breakdown.
M*A*S*H: That's Show Biz (1981) (TV Episode)
Hawkeye tells Klinger: "Shuffle off, Buffalo."
Tiny Toon Adventures: The Wide World of Elmyra (1990) (TV Episode)
Michigan J. Frog sings the title song.
Animaniacs: Jokahontas/Boids on the Hood/Mighty Wakko at the Bat (1996) (TV Episode)
Yakko says, "Shuffle off, buffalo."
In the Gloaming (1997) (TV Movie)
Robert Sean Leonard replaces Dick Powell and sings the Young and healthy song, and begins to cough up blood in technicolor
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Gorgo (1998) (TV Episode)
Crow pokes fun at Gorgo's walk by singing "Shuffle Off to Buffalo"
Center Stage (2000)
naive girl (also named Sawyer) comes to New York; gets the dancing lead in a big show; falls in love with her costar
Broadway: The American Musical: Putting It Together: 1980-Present (2004) (TV Episode)
Julie Andrews mentions the movie as the basis for the stage musical.
Midnight Movies: From the Margin to the Mainstream (2005)
A big advertisement for the musical is shown.
House M.D.: Hunting (2005) (TV Episode)
House tells a patient's father that he bets the patient knows all the words to this movie
Richard Roeper & the Movies: Black Swan (2010) (TV Episode)
Roeper calls "Black Swan" equal parts "42nd Street", "All About Eve" and "Showgirls"
Murdoch Mysteries: Buffalo Shuffle (2011) (TV Episode)
Title refers to the Ruby Keeler song, "Shuffle Off to Buffalo."
Psych: No Trout About It (2013) (TV Episode)
Lassiter tells Trout to "shuffle on back to Buffalo."
The Cinema Snob: At Long Last Love (2014) (TV Episode)
Snob mentions this classic musical
Ted 2 (2015)
Bubsy Berkeley musical number at the beginning of the film.
The Simpsons: Throw Grampa from the Dane (2018) (TV Episode)
Homer: "All the rubs I'll miss when I've shuffled off to Buffalo."

Featured in 

Harry Warren: America's Foremost Composer (1933) (Short)
the short film ends with a clip of the feature film's title song production number
Studio Highlights (1934) (Short)
clips shown
Hollywood and the Stars: The Fabulous Musicals (1963) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
The Freshman (1990)
The Great Depression (1993) (TV Series)
Clip featured in the We've got a plan segment
100 Years at the Movies (1994) (TV Short)
clip of title song production number
A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies (1995) (TV Movie)
Warner Baxter on opening night
Two Bits (1995)
Busby Berkeley: Going Through the Roof (1998) (TV Movie)
clips shown/discussed
New York at the Movies (2002) (TV Movie)
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Songs: America's Greatest Music in the Movies (2004) (TV Movie)
The song "42nd Street" is #97 on the list.
Broadway: The American Musical (2004) (TV Mini-Series)
Featured in Episode Two
Broadway: The American Musical: Syncopated City: 1919-1933 (2004) (TV Episode)
Clips from the movie are shown.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movie Quotes: America's Greatest Quips, Comebacks and Catchphrases (2005) (TV Special)
The quote "Sawyer, you're going out a youngster, but you've got to come back a star!" is #87 on the list.
Footlight Parade: Music for the Decades (2006) (Video)
Some clips are shown.
Film Noir: Bringing Darkness to Light (2006) (Video)
Clips shown.
Warner at War (2008) (TV Movie)
Let's Dance (2009)
the documentary shows clips from this film
42nd Street: River to River (2009)
clip shown
La Saga Warner (2014)
Clips shown
Women He's Undressed (2015)
Clips shown

Spoofed in 

The Carol Burnett Show: Episode #5.9 (1971) (TV Episode)
Parodied as "43rd Street".
Grand Theft Auto III (2001) (Video Game)
A musical called 69th Street is advertised on billboards.

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