Rocky and His Friends (TV Series 1959–1961) Poster



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Followed by 

The Bullwinkle Show (1961) (TV Series)
Boris and Natasha (1992) (TV Movie)
Rocky and Bullwinkle (2014) (Short)

Remade as 

The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle (2018) (TV Series)
Based on the old show

Spun-off from 

Peabody's Improbable History (1959) (TV Series)
This series is from a series of segments from the first.


The Dudley Do-Right Show (1969) (TV Series)
Dudley Do-Right (1999)
This movie is based on the Dudley Do-Right of the Mounties segments.
Mr. Peabody & Sherman (2014)
This movie is based off of the Peabody's Improbable History segments.
The Mr. Peabody & Sherman Show (2015) (TV Series)
Characters from the original Peabody Segments.

Referenced in 

The Joey Bishop Show: Joey the Comedian vs. Larry the Writer (1964) (TV Episode)
Joey notes that he just beat out Bullwinkle on a list of top TV comedians.
Hoppity Hooper: Costra Nostra (1964) (TV Episode)
Professor Waldo mentions "Rocky and Bullwinkle"
The Trip (1967)
Rocky and Bullwinkle statue (from the Jay Ward Studios) shown on the Sunset Strip
Back to the Future (1985)
Old Man Peabody's son is named Sherman, a reference to the "Peabody's Improbable History" segments.
Saturday Night Live: Catherine Oxenberg and Paul Simon/Ladysmith Black Mambazo (1986) (TV Episode)
Mr. Peabody & Sherman mentioned on Weekend Update
Street Trash (1987)
Bullwinkle mentioned
Full House: Our Very First Night (1987) (TV Episode)
Joey imitates Bullwinkle.
Full House: But Seriously Folks (1988) (TV Episode)
A Character asks Joey if he wants to watch Rocky and Bullwinkle
Full House: Jingle Hell (1988) (TV Episode)
Joey imitates Rocky and Bullwinkle.
Adventures of the Gummi Bears: Good Neighbor Gummi/Girl's Knight Out (1988) (TV Episode)
One of Kerwin's men says to another, "Look, Rocky, a flyin' squirrel."
Honor Bound (1988)
Young mentions this show briefly.
Perfect Strangers: Crimebusters (1989) (TV Episode)
Balki: "Drop the Bullwinkle."
Full House: El Problema Grande de D.J. (1989) (TV Episode)
Joey says he is fluent in Moose, as he Graduated from Wassamatter U, Whilst Imitating Bullwinkle
Shag (1989)
Character says "Hey Rocky, watch me pull a rabbit out of my hat."
Tango & Cash (1989)
Cash refers to Tango as "Bullwinkle."
Of Moose and Men: The Rocky & Bullwinkle Story (1990) (TV Movie)
The show is discussed at length in interviews and commentary.
Problem Child (1990)
The name of the man who hates Junior is named Mr. Peabody
The Simpsons: Bart vs. Thanksgiving (1990) (TV Episode)
Bullwinkle balloon talked about during parade
Full House: Happy New Year (1990) (TV Episode)
Joey mentions the show
Hudson Hawk (1991)
The narrator who narrates this film use to narrate this show
Problem Child 2 (1991)
The name of the man who hates Junior is named Mr. Peabody
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Fugitive Alien (1991) (TV Episode)
"That's Rocky!" Tom: "A flying squirrel"
Full House: Double Trouble (1991) (TV Episode)
Joey, Michelle and Stephanie all imitate Bullwinkle
Little Shop: Back to the Fuschia (1991) (TV Episode)
During the song "Time," Junior mentions The Wayback Machine.
Full House: The Legend of Ranger Joe (1991) (TV Episode)
Joey mentions and imitates Bullwinkle
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Star Force: Fugitive Alien II (1991) (TV Episode)
Crow imitates Rocky J. Squirrel throughout the duration of the film.
The Ren & Stimpy Show: Marooned/Untamed World (1991) (TV Episode)
The sound effect when the seagull first dives down to nab a Soft-Shelled Stimpy turtle, he makes the same jet sound effect as Rocky the Flying Squirrel did.
Fish Police: The Shell Game (1992) (TV Episode)
Gil compares himself and Pearl to Rocky and Bullwinkle.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Being from Another Planet (1992) (TV Episode)
Joel: "Rocky, the flying squirrel"
Saturday Night Live: Christopher Walken/Arrested Development (1992) (TV Episode)
Boris Badenov mentioned and picture shown on Weekend Update.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Monster A-Go Go (1993) (TV Episode)
Tom imitates Bullwinkle.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Day the Earth Froze (1993) (TV Episode)
Joel: "They roasted Bullwinkle!"
Public Access (1993)
Bob's Dudley Do-Right shirt.
Witchboard 2 (1993)
When Mitch shoots an animal in the forest, Russell refers to it as Rocky.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Brain That Wouldn't Die (1993) (TV Episode)
Servo (during the surgery scene, as Bullwinkle): "Nothin' up my sleeve!"
Full House: Joey's Funny Valentine (1994) (TV Episode)
Becky refers to Bullwinkle.
Getting Even with Dad (1994)
Kitty refers to Carl and Bobby as "Rocky and "Bullwinkle."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Last of the Wild Horses (1994) (TV Episode)
Crow (as Rocky): "Again?!"
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror V (1994) (TV Episode)
the characters Mr Peabody and Sherman appear
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Kitten with a Whip (1994) (TV Episode)
Crow (as Bullwinkle): "Why, thank you, Rocky."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Sword and the Dragon (1994) (TV Episode)
Crow: "It's Boris Badenov."
Problem Child 3: Junior in Love (1995) (TV Movie)
The name of the man who hates Junior is named Mr. Peabody
Weird Science: Teen Lisa (1995) (TV Episode)
Wyatt refers to Rocky and Bullwinkle.
NewsRadio: Goofy Ball (1995) (TV Episode)
Jimmy James references the Wayback Machine a few times.
Baywatch: Baywatch Angels (1996) (TV Episode)
Jack Ripley does an impression of Bullwinkle.
Law & Order: Slave (1996) (TV Episode)
Briscoe calls Curtis "Mr. Peabody."
Married with Children: Kiss of the Coffee Woman (1996) (TV Episode)
When Al says he wants to save Kelly's purity, Bud remarks that would require Mr Peabody and his WABAC machine.
Caroline in the City: Caroline and the Comic (1996) (TV Episode)
Del mentions Rocky and Bullwinkle.
Student Bodies: Career Day (1998) (TV Episode)
Emily sarcastically refers to Grace as "Fearless Leader."
Boo Boo Runs Wild (1999) (TV Short)
The West Wing: Celestial Navigation (2000) (TV Episode)
Josh tells C.J. that she looks like Bullwinkle.
My Wasted Life (2000) (TV Movie)
Reference to Rocky & Bullwinkle
Dark Angel: Pilot (2000) (TV Episode)
Logan says Max flew out the window like Rocky the flying squirrel
The West Wing: The Lame Duck Congress (2000) (TV Episode)
Josh refers to Konanov and his attache as Boris and Natasha.
Mr. B's Lost Shorts (2001) (Video)
Mike (as Rocky): "Gee, Bullwinkle!"
The West Wing: The Black Vera Wang (2002) (TV Episode)
Sam says he wouldn't eat moose because he won't eat an animal used as a talking cartoon character, a reference to bullwinkle.
The Wire: Ebb Tide (2003) (TV Episode)
Ziggy mentions the show after Sergei objects to being called Boris.
Trailer Park Boys: The Delusions of Officer Jim Lahey (2003) (TV Episode)
J-Roc calls Mr. Lahey and Randy "Rocky and Bullmotherfucker"
Law & Order: Compassion (2003) (TV Episode)
A dead squirrel is found in Dr. Allison's trash, and ME Rodgers calls it Rocky the Squirrel.
Drawn Together: Requiem for a Reality Show (2004) (TV Episode)
Natasha mentioned
Codename: Kids Next Door: Operation B.R.E.A.K-U.P./Operation S.A.F.A.R.I. (2005) (TV Episode)
Numbah One begins to sound like Bullwinkle as he turns into a moose.
Drawn Together: Foxxy vs. The Board of Education (2005) (TV Episode)
Rocky and Bullwinkle are in the doctor's office waiting room.
My Name Is Earl: O Karma, Where Art Thou? (2006) (TV Episode)
Tatiana says "moose and squirrel" with a thick Russian accent.
My Name Is Earl: The Professor (2006) (TV Episode)
Earl asks, "Isn't that where Bullwinkle went to college?"
Howard Stern on Demand: Cliff Palate at AVN (2006) (TV Episode)
they ridicule Nikita Denise because she sounds like Boris Badenov
'Weird Al' Yankovic: White & Nerdy (2006) (Video)
Mr. Peabody is one of the friends mentioned on Al's Myspace page
Game k n b?: Episode dated 12 October 2006 (2006) (TV Episode)
mentioned in the question.
South Park: Imaginationland: Episode III (2007) (TV Episode)
Rocky & Bullwinkle are in Imaginationland.
Chuck: Chuck Versus the Undercover Lover (2008) (TV Episode)
Casey says, "Where'd you learn to tie people up, a Rocky and Bullwinkle cartoon?"
Imaginationland: The Movie (2008) (Video)
Rocky & Bullwinkle are in Imaginationland.
Rock Monster (2008) (TV Movie)
after Benny accidentally shoots a squirrel, he says, "I killed Rocky!"
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.42 (2008) (TV Episode)
Contestant imitates Bullwinkle
Weeds: Suck 'n' Spit (2009) (TV Episode)
Fractured Fairy Tales was mentioned.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: Sugar (2009) (TV Episode)
Benson is asked if she remembers the Wayback, and she says only the one Sherman and Mr. Peabody used.
Phineas and Ferb: Phineas and Ferb Christmas Vacation (2009) (TV Episode)
During the song "Danville for Niceness", the sign says "Danville for Niceness or: Santa, What Gives?", which is similar to the end of each Rocky and Bullwinkle show where two titles for the next show would be announced, usually puns of each other.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.76 (2010) (TV Episode)
Bullwinkle is included in a $7,500 question
NCIS: Ignition (2010) (TV Episode)
Palmer refers to the squirrel they're autopsying as "Rocket J"
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.105 (2010) (TV Episode)
Bullwinkle is included in a $500 question
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.106 (2010) (TV Episode)
Dudley Do-Right is the subject of a $10,000 question
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Celebrity Week for Alzheimer's 1 (2010) (TV Episode)
Bullwinkle is included in a $500 question
Mike & Molly: Molly Gets a Hat (2010) (TV Episode)
While in the living room of Molly Flynn, Victoria Flynn, and Joyce Flynn's house, Victoria Flynn mentions one of the main characters, Bullwinkle J. Moose, as Bullwinkle
Paul (2011)
Characters are called "Rocky" and "Bullwinkle."
The Resident (2011)
watched on TV
Family Guy: Trading Places (2011) (TV Episode)
Bullwinkle mentioned
The Young and the Restless: Sharon Is Terrified by a Disturbing Visitor (2011) (TV Episode)
Billy refers to Victor Newman as "Snidely", as in Snidely Whiplash.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.20 (2011) (TV Episode)
a "documentary" of history according to "Jaywalking" participants depicts the Civil War with a Battle of Bullwinkle instead of a Battle of Bull Run
Family Guy: Thanksgiving (2011) (TV Episode)
Rocky and Bullwinkle mentioned
CSI: NY: Brooklyn Til I Die (2012) (TV Episode)
A murder victim and a missing person have fake ID's as Natasha Fatale and Boris Badenov, antagonist characters from this TV show.
The Big Bang Theory: The Launch Acceleration (2012) (TV Episode)
Raj says that the Russian space shuttle "was designed by the same brilliant minds who were unable to catch Rocky and Bullwinkle."
Jeopardy!: Episode #28.221 (2012) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "Classic Cartoons" category
Revenge: Intuition (2012) (TV Episode)
Boris and Natasha mentioned
The Venture Bros.: A Very Venture Halloween (2012) (TV Episode)
When Red Mantle is talking about pulling a rabbit from the top hat, The Alchemist calls him "Bullwinkle."
Bones: The Lady on the List (2013) (TV Episode)
Rocky the Flying Squirrel mentioned
I Know That Voice (2013)
Discussed in the film
The Simpsons: YOLO (2013) (TV Episode)
Rocky the Flying Squirrel mentioned
Supernatural: Road Trip (2014) (TV Episode)
Sam is called Bullwinkle
Projector: Mr. Peabody & Sherman (2014) (TV Episode)
Film Brain mentions characters from this series getting movie adaptations
Mr. Peabody & Sherman (2014)
A painting of Rocky The Flying Squirrel can be shown on the wall when the Petersons come by.
Drop Dead Diva: Truth & Consequences (2014) (TV Episode)
Charlie calls Owen "Dudley Do-Right".
Nostalgia Critic: Disney Afternoon (2014) (TV Episode)
points out June Foray, voice of Natasha, voicing one of the Gummi Bears
Hot in Cleveland: Undercover Lovers (2014) (TV Episode)
Joy and Bob re-enact dialog from the show
The Cinema Snob: The Babe Ruth Story (2014) (TV Episode)
"...for a wee bit of fractured fairytales."
Rocky and Bullwinkle (2014) (Short)
The robot moose comes from the banana formula adventure.
Supernatural: Reichenbach (2014) (TV Episode)
Sam is called Bullwinkle
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Rocky and Bullwinkle (2014) (TV Episode)
Nerd admits he doesn't know much about the original cartoons
The Simpsons: The Man Who Came to Be Dinner (2015) (TV Episode)
Rocky the Flying Squirrel seen
Shameless: Crazy Love (2015) (TV Episode)
Boris and Natasha mentioned
Scandal: Honor Thy Father (2015) (TV Episode)
Character is called Mr. Peabody
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Seth MacFarlane/Amber Heard/Leon Bridges (2015) (TV Episode)
Jimmy mentions Rocky and Bullwinkle in the Mets Bucket Hat Guy sketch
The Cinema Snob: Fangs (2015) (TV Episode)
At one point, the Snob shows a picture of Rocky (the flying squirrel) when he mentions Rocky (Horror Picture Show)."
Tremors 5: Bloodlines (2015) (Video)
Bert says, "Do you think you're Rocky, the flying squirrel?"
The Peanuts Movie (2015)
Snoopy at one point wears a red bowtie and eyeglasses just like Mr. Peabody wears.
DC's Legends of Tomorrow: Their Time Is Now (2016) (TV Movie)
Ray Palmer is compared to Dudley Do-Right
Fuller House: Our Very First Show, Again (2016) (TV Episode)
Joey imitates Bullwinkle.
Person of Interest: B.S.O.D. (2016) (TV Episode)
Fusco refers to Finch as "Mr. Peabody."
RiffTrax Live: Time Chasers (2016)
Mike: "She's gonna ditch him mid-date for Mr. Peabody."
The Chase Australia: Episode #2.72 (2016) (TV Episode)
Duncan is asked a question about what animal Rocky's friend Bullwinkle is in the TV cartoons during his Cash Builder round.
Doodle Toons: What's in a Name (2016) (TV Episode)
Spoofed as "Socky and Billwrinkle".
The Mr. Peabody & Sherman Show: Brain Switch/Koikawa Harumachi (2016) (TV Episode)
In one scene Mr. Peabody is shown in his old original design
Supernatural: Family Feud (2017) (TV Episode)
Crowley calls Sam "Bullwinkle".
Riverdale: Chapter Seven: In a Lonely Place (2017) (TV Episode)
Dudley Do-Right mentioned
The Mr. Peabody & Sherman Show: Return of the Guapos Part 3 (2017) (TV Episode)
Rocky and Bullwinkle appear as balloons
GLOW: This Is One of Those Moments (2017) (TV Episode)
Ruth mentions Boris and Natasha.
DuckTales: Woo-oo! (2017) (TV Episode)
At one point Webby has a plush toy that resembles Mr. Peabody
Riverdale: Chapter Thirty-Two: Prisoners (2018) (TV Episode)
Veronica refers to her parents as Boris and Natasha
Hawaii Five-0: Waiho Wale Kahiko (2018) (TV Episode)
Steve mentions Boris and Natasha
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: How to Piss Off Sesame Street (2018) (TV Episode)
Brought up in Gerard Baldwin's filmography.

Featured in 

The ABC Saturday Preview Special (1983) (TV Movie)
clips shown
Newhart: Newsstruck (1988) (TV Episode)
Michael watches the show.
Honor Bound (1988)
On TV.
Of Moose and Men: The Rocky & Bullwinkle Story (1990) (TV Movie)
Clips from several episodes are featured throughout.
My Wasted Life (2000) (TV Movie)
A clip is shown
TV Guide's 50 Best Shows of All Time: A 50th Anniversary Celebration (2002) (TV Special)
"Rocky and His Friends" is #47.
Troldspejlet: Episode #51.9 (2014) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann mentions the tv-series in his review of Mr. Peabody & Sherman (2014) + clip shown
AniMat's Reviews: Mr. Peabody & Sherman (2014) (TV Episode)
Clip briefly shown to compare the animation in the new adapted film with the original cartoon.
Nostalgia Critic: The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle (2016) (TV Episode)
Critic fondly remembers the series

Spoofed in 

Mighty Mouse: The New Adventures: Snow White and the Motor City Dwarfs/Don't Touch That Dial (1988) (TV Episode)
Rocky and Hoodwinkle is a parody of Rocky and Bullwinkle
Tiny Toon Adventures: Fairy Tales for the 90's (1990) (TV Episode)
The wraparound segments with Babs as a fairy parody the opening to Fractured Fairy Tales
Tiny Toon Adventures: Acme Cable TV (1991) (TV Episode)
Parody skit with Babs as Rocky and Buster as Bullwinkle
Rugrats: The Last Babysitter/Sour Pickles (1993) (TV Episode)
Blocky and Oxwinkle
The Ren & Stimpy Show: Hard Times for Haggis (1994) (TV Episode)
Rodney and Boowinki.
Boy Meets World: I Was a Teenage Spy (1996) (TV Episode)
In Cory's 1957 dream, his parents are Russian spies named Boris and Natasha.
The Simpsons: Simpson Tide (1998) (TV Episode)
This episode's couch gag spoofs the Rocky and Bullwinkle Show.
Bonus Stage: Cube (2004) (TV Episode)
The Simpsons: Moe'N'a Lisa (2006) (TV Episode)
The old man's dive at the Senior Olympics spoofs the title sequence of this TV show.
Arthur: Home Sweet Home/Do You Believe in Magic (2009) (TV Episode)
Arthur D.W and Buster do the magic hat gag in which Rocky and Bullwinkle did.
Family Guy: Stew-Roids (2009) (TV Episode)
stewie flys out of the window and says "now for something I hope you really like"
The Mr. Peabody & Sherman Show (2015) (TV Series)
Sherman's Corner almost resembles Bullwinkle's Corner.
Adam Ruins Everything: Adam Ruins What We Learned in School (2017) (TV Episode)
Adam becomes a bespectacled cartoon dog with a "Way Forward" machine, a al Mr. Peabody.

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