Shane (1953) Poster



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Followed by 

Shane (1966) (TV Series)

Remade as 

Pale Rider (1985)
remade as
Steel Dawn (1987)

Edited into 

Referenced in 

What's My Line?: Episode dated 10 January 1954 (1954) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name in connection with Mystery Guest Brandon De Wilde.
Marge and Jeff: Marge and Jeff Argue About the Movies (1954) (TV Episode)
Marge and Jeff discuss this film
What's My Line?: Episode dated 30 September 1956 (1956) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as George Stevens' film when he is introduced.
When Comedy Was King (1960)
narrator mentions this film
Hollywood and the Stars: They Went That-a-way (1963) (TV Episode)
Poster shown
Batman: Come Back, Shame (1966) (TV Episode)
Title reference and famous last line: 'Come back Shame' Also, one of Producer Howie Horwitz's first jobs was working as an assistant to George Stevens, the movie's director.
Batman: It's How You Play the Game (1966) (TV Episode)
Andy once again shouts 'Come back, Shame, come back!'
Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)
Timmy McBain's 'hunting' early in the film mimics that of Joey Starrett.
Five Fingers of Death (1972)
The wine splashing
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Jack Palance/Joanna Cassidy/Jose Molina/Orson Bean (1974) (TV Episode)
Jack Palance talks about his earlier movie
The Parallax View (1974)
still photo from Shane is included in Parallax montage; 4th still in first "Father" section
Death Wish (1974)
Jainchill's "gun is a tool" speech is taken from Shane
Taxi Driver (1976)
Lou Grant: Poison (1978) (TV Episode)
Sam Beecher, who has a thing for the old west, has a cat named 'Shane'.
Lou Grant: Cover-Up (1980) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Billie while walking on an old western set
Happy Days: A Little Case of Revenge (1982) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Fonzie
Phil Collins: Don't Lose My Number (1985) (Video)
Mentioned by the director.
The Adventures of the Galaxy Rangers: Galaxy Stranger (1986) (TV Episode)
Follows a similar story of a Loner who passes through town and ends up helping the local sheriff deal with the villain. In addition to using "Shane" Gooseman, the sheriff called Bob Ladd, Alan Ladd played Shane in the movie.
Memories of Videodisc (1986) (Video)
Star Cops: An Instinct for Murder (1987) (TV Episode)
Stephenson says, "A man's gotta do what a man's gotta do." Theroux correctly identifies it as a line from Shane (1953).
Star Cops: Intelligent Listening for Beginners (1987) (TV Episode)
Theroux says, "A man's gotta do what a man's gotta do." Box correctly identifies it as a line from Shane (1953).
Married with Children: All in the Family (1988) (TV Episode)
Al reminds Peggy that last year, when her family visited them, he missed the airing of "Shane" because her uncle Irwin stuck his head threw the tv.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Last Chase (1989) (TV Episode)
Servo: "Come back, Shane!"
Married with Children: A Taxing Problem (1990) (TV Episode)
Al quotes the movie.
That's Showbusiness: Episode #2.7 (1990) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned.
Goodfellas (1990)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Godzilla vs. Megalon (1991) (TV Episode)
Crow: "Come back, Shane!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Pod People (1991) (TV Episode)
Servo: Shane! Come back, Shane!
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Gamera vs. Gaos (1991) (TV Episode)
Tom: "What about that hired gun named Shane?"
Shout (1991)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Teenage Caveman (1991) (TV Episode)
Joel: "Come back, Shane!"
Unforgiven (1992)
Tales from the Crypt: King of the Road (1992) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Into the West (1992)
Star Trek: The Next Generation: A Fistful of Datas (1992) (TV Episode)
Shane was a major influence for this Star Trek adventure. A moment is referenced specifically when Alexander looks out the bottom of the saloon doors.
The Town with No Name (1992) (Video Game)
One scene in the game parodies the movie's ending.
Hard Hunted (1993)
Edy says "Shane come back!" when the gang runs off and gets into a gun fight.
Menace II Society (1993)
Kaydee teaches Anthony how to shoot a gun just like Shane teaches Joey how to shoot
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Hercules (1993) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Shane! Come back, Shane!"
Animaniacs: H.M.S. Yakko/Slappy Goes Walnuts/Yakko's Universe Song (1993) (TV Episode)
During the opening song, Dot says, "Come back, Shaney!"
Animaniacs: Clown and Out/Bubba Bo Bob Brain (1993) (TV Episode)
In the opening song, Dot sings, "Come back, Shane-y!"
Northern Exposure: Heal Thyself (1993) (TV Episode)
Movie is mentioned.
Animaniacs: Mary Tyler Dot Song/Windsor Hassle/...And Justice for Slappy (1993) (TV Episode)
In the opening theme, Dot sings, "Come back Shane-y!"
Animaniacs: Branimaniacs/The Warners and the Beanstalk/Frontier Slappy (1994) (TV Episode)
During the opening song, Dot sings, "Come back, Shane-y!"
Pulp Fiction (1994)
The "pick up the gun" line
George Stevens: D-Day to Berlin (1994) (TV Movie)
Poster on wall in Stevens Jr's office
Totally Bill Hicks (1994) (Video)
Sliders: The Good, the Bad and the Wealthy (1996) (TV Episode)
Just before the final slide, Quinn tells Jamie to avoid a life of violence. The episode ends with Jamie shouting "Quinn! Come back Quinn!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Final Sacrifice (1998) (TV Episode)
Crow: "Go away, Shane! Go away!"
The Negotiator (1998)
Sabien debates with Roman stating that Shane died because he was slump, with Roman responding that "Slump don't mean dead."
Soldier (1998)
Memories of 'Giant' (1998) (Video)
mentionned once
Cast Away (2000)
EastEnders: Episode dated 28 December 2000 (2000) (TV Episode)
Mo believes Van Heflin is the character Peter Cushing played in the vampire movies. Charlie says, "It was Van Helsing. Van Heflin was in Shane."
Gilmore Girls: Haunted Leg (2002) (TV Episode)
Rory refers to the movie after Jess tells her that his girlfriend's name is Shane.
Outlaw Comic: The Censoring of Bill Hicks (2003) (TV Movie)
Hicks tells a joke about it
An Opera of Violence (2003) (Video)
mentioned once
NCIS: High Seas (2003) (TV Episode)
Alan Ladd and Shane are discussed
NCIS: Minimum Security (2003) (TV Episode)
Talking about Shane and Alan Ladd and Shane's drink of choice
Remembering 'Battlestar Galactica' (2004) (Video)
The episode 'The Lost Warrior' is compared to Shane
Order in Chaos: Making Millennium - Season One (2004) (Video)
Mentioned by Chris Carter.
The Pacifier (2005)
Famous last line of the movie "Shane" is used by Lulu when speaking to VIn Deisel's character, Shane Wolf
Ban the Sadist Videos! (2005) (Video)
Video case is shown.
The Passion: Films, Faith & Fury (2006) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
The Good Night (2007)
As Gary attempts to leave the strip club, Paul says, "Come back, Shane!"
Missionary Man (2007)
Quoted as such by Dolph Lundgren.
Looking for Palladin (2008)
Josh Ross says: "Warners is making a sequel to Shane"
How the West Was Lost (2008) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
Weeds: Mother Thinks the Birds Are After Her (2008) (TV Episode)
"I like Shane, despite his stupid cowboy name."
30 Rock: Goodbye, My Friend (2009) (TV Episode)
Jack says Shane is his favorite movie
Chuck: Chuck Versus the Predator (2009) (TV Episode)
Emmett, comparing the situation to a Western, says, "It was a lawless town: Shane, Marshal Dillon, Clint Eastwood."
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.160 (2009) (TV Episode)
A line from the film is included in a $16,000 question
American: The Bill Hicks Story (2009)
Bill compares arming and subsequently disarming countries with Jack Palance's character in Shane
The Cinema Snob: The Expendables (2010) (TV Episode)
"As they sneak up on... the farmhouse from Shane?"
Éden (2011)
Mindelo's flyer shown by the film exibitor, half a century later.
Modern Family: Boys' Night (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Cult Legends and Rising Stars: Cult Legends: Joe Estevez (2013) (TV Episode)
Photos from Jack Palance's signature role in this film seen.
The Wolverine (2013)
Wolverine splits a tree trunk with his great strength like Shane does.
Signed Sealed Delivered (2013) (TV Movie)
Oliver can't work someone named Shane because at some point she'll walk away from him and he'll have to say "Come back, Shane!"
The Humbling (2014)
As Pegeen leaves Simon on his opening night in "King Lear," he yells, "Come back, Shane!"
Forsaken (2015)
Staircase gunfight referenced in final shoot-out.
The Ranch: I Can't Go There (2016) (TV Episode)
Beau Bennett recites the "Shane! Shane! Come back, Shane." line to his sick calf. Then Maggie enters the barn and they quickly discuss the film and how they watched on their honeymoon. Three times...
The Jungle Book (2016)
The child-mentor relationship.
Jeopardy!: Episode #33.70 (2016) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Western Movies" category
Logan (2017)
One of the main influences on this movie.
Making 'Logan' (2017) (Video)
Title mentioned.
The Cinema Snob: Song of the South (2017) (TV Episode)
"Why couldn't he be dreaming about Shane coming back?"
Call of the Far Away Hills
Characters from the film appear as imaginary characters

Featured in 

Happy Days: Great Expectations (1974) (TV Episode)
Watched at the movie theater.
Sam's Son (1984)
The movie is seen on the movie theater screen that Eugene and Bonnie are watching.
Precious Images (1986) (Short)
100 Years at the Movies (1994) (TV Short)
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: America's Greatest Movies (1998) (TV Special)
This film is #69 on the list.
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: It's Only a Paper Moon (1998) (TV Episode)
Nog watches it on TV
The Others: Eyes (2000) (TV Episode)
The film Marian and Albert watch in a theater (heard, but not seen).
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Heroes & Villains (2003) (TV Special)
Shane is #16 on the "Heroes" list.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movie Quotes: America's Greatest Quips, Comebacks and Catchphrases (2005) (TV Special)
The quote "Shane. Shane. Come back!" is #47 on the list.
Everybody Hates Chris: Everybody Hates Picture Day (2006) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown
The 78th Annual Academy Awards (2006) (TV Special)
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Cheers: America's Most Inspiring Movies (2006) (TV Movie)
This film is #53 on the list.
Interactive Film Quiz (2006) (Video Game)
Clip from trailer used
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: 10th Anniversary Edition (2007) (TV Movie)
This film is #45 on the list.
How the West Was Lost (2008) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown
AFI's 10 Top 10: America's 10 Greatest Films in 10 Classic Genres (2008) (TV Movie)
This film is #3 on the "Western" list.
These Amazing Shadows (2011)
Clips from this film are shown in These Amazing Shadows.
Big Guns, Bigger Heroes: The 1980's and the Rise of the Action Film (2012) (Video)
Alan Ladd still from that movie can be seen.
1,001 Movies You Must See (Before You Die) (2014) (Short)
Shane come back!
700 Sundays (2014) (TV Movie)
clip shown as Billy Crystal reminisces about seeing the film as a child accompanied by Billie Holiday
La noche de...: Negociador (2016) (TV Episode)
clips shown - section: "Archivos Secretos"
Logan (2017)
Charles and Laura watch the film on TV in a hotel room, and it is later quoted.
Five Came Back: The Mission Begins (2017) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
Five Came Back: The Price of Victory (2017) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
The Ben Shapiro Show: Jimmy Kimmel Weaponizes His Baby... Again (2017) (TV Episode)
Ben Shapiro shows a scene.

Spoofed in 

Airplane! (1980)
Peter Graves' dialogue with Joey matches cadences of Alan Ladd's dialogue with Joey
Tampopo (1985)
Parker Lewis Can't Lose: Raging Kube (1991) (TV Episode)
As Kubiac walks away, a kid comes out of the crowd and says, "Come back, Kube! Come back!"
Nurses: No, But I Played One on TV (1993) (TV Episode)
Mimicing Brandon De Wilde's famous line from the film, Paco exclaims, "Come back, Shane, come back!"
The Shipment (2001)
While a gangster is chasing a sheriff, he yells "Shane! Come back, Shane!"
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic: Pinkie Pride (2014) (TV Episode)
The episode's plot is a spoof of Shane.

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