The Miracle Worker (1962) Poster


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Deliverance (1919)
Based on the same play
Playhouse 90: The Miracle Worker (1957) (TV Episode)
Based on the same play
Anna dei miracoli (1968) (TV Movie)
Based on the same play
Estudio 1: El milagro de Ana Sullivan (1978) (TV Episode)
Based on the same play
The Miracle Worker (1979) (TV Movie)
Based on the same play
Anna dei miracoli (1990) (TV Movie)
Based on the same play
The Wonderful World of Disney: The Miracle Worker (2000) (TV Episode)
Based on the same play

Edited into 

Referenced in 

Password: Anne Bancroft vs. Robert Goulet (1962) (TV Episode)
Mentioned a number of times. Allen Ludden says Anne Bancroft deserves an Oscar for her performance
What's My Line?: Luis Miguel Dominguín & Anne Bancroft (1964) (TV Episode)
This film and the Anne Bancroft's Oscar was mentioned.
My Favorite Martian: We Love You, Miss Pringle (1965) (TV Episode)
When told by Martin to perform a difficult task, Tim responds, "Who do you think I am - the Miracle Worker?"
Saturday Night Live: Hugh Hefner/Libby Titus (1977) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during 'Sex in Cinema'
Saturday Night Live: Ray Charles (1977) (TV Episode)
referenced during the Tomorrow Show
Mork & Mindy: Mama Mork, Papa Mindy (1981) (TV Episode)
Mork says, "I feel just like Anne Bancroft in 'The Miracle Worker.'"
The Facts of Life: Different Drummer (1982) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name.
The Smurfs: The Miracle Smurfer (1983) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Night Court: The Computer Kid (1984) (TV Episode)
"Good Lord, it's The Miracle Worker."
Night Court: Walk Away, Renee (1985) (TV Episode)
"Now she expects the miracle."
Saturday Night Live: Harry Dean Stanton/The Replacements (1986) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned on Weekend Update
Knots Landing: No Miracle Worker (1987) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Time of the Apes (1991) (TV Episode)
"Hey, it's a scene from 'The Miracle Worker'"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Hercules Unchained (1992) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Boy, I sure loved 'The Miracle Worker'!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Leech Woman (1997) (TV Episode)
"Wah wah. Wah wah!"
Will & Grace: Head Case (1998) (TV Episode)
Grace mentions it
ER: The Miracle Worker (1998) (TV Episode)
title reference
The Way We Were: Looking Back (1999) (Video)
mentioned once
Flawless (1999)
Rusty compares himself to "The Miracle Worker" because of his rehabilitation of Walter.
Hollywood Screen Tests: Take 1 (1999) (TV Movie)
Hollywood Screen Tests: Take 1 features many clips and references from movie and television history.
Big Wolf on Campus: Frank Stein (2000) (TV Episode)
Merton refers to the film.
Gilmore Girls: Forgiveness and Stuff (2000) (TV Episode)
Lane compares Rory and Lorelai's relationship (after the staying out all night argument) to the non-verbal, combative relationship between Patty Duke and Anne Bancroft in this film
Gilmore Girls: I Can't Get Started (2002) (TV Episode)
Lorelai jokes about hanging out with Annie Sullivan at the water pump.
A Decade Under the Influence (2003)
mentioned in documentary
Gilmore Girls: Luke Can See Her Face (2004) (TV Episode)
Rory makes reference to Anne Bancroft playing Annie Sullivan.
Black (2005)
the first part of 'Black' is almost frame-to-frame remake of 'The Miracle Worker'
Gilmore Girls: Driving Miss Gilmore (2006) (TV Episode)
Logan begins to walk for one of the first times since his accident and remarks, "Helen Keller just signed 'water,' Annie."
Clerks II (2006)
Randal refers to the film.
Edge of Outside (2006)
seen on theater marquee
Michael Clayton (2007)
Mentioned in the dialogue with the hit & run man
Robin Williams: Weapons of Self Destruction (2009) (TV Special)
In his stand-up routine, Robin Williams mentions The Miracle Worker.
Dancing in Isolation (2010)
one of the characters mentions their participation in a production of "The Miracle Worker".
Videoclub (2013)
Poster is shown.
The Comeback: Valerie Is Brought to Her Knees (2014) (TV Episode)
Valerie mentions Patty Duke's role in the film.
Jack of the Red Hearts (2015)
The famous breakfast scene is reenacted. Also Robert mentions the title.
Teachers: Hot Lunch (2016) (TV Episode)
Chelsea was inspired to become a teacher after watching this film. Caroline later sarcastically refers to her as "Annie Sullivan."
Nostalgia Critic: Is White Washing Really Still a Thing? (2016) (TV Episode)
the Critic wonders if Helen Keller should be played by a real deaf person and not by Patty Duke
Feud: Bette and Joan: And the Winner Is... (The Oscars of 1963) (2017) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned in reference to the 1963 Oscars.
Will & Grace: Emergency Contact (2017) (TV Episode)
Jack says to the kids that they're not in the Miracle Worker and that they need to talk.
Happy Death Day 2U (2019)
Danielle mentions she is in the reproduction of "The Miracle Worker".

Featured in 

The 40th Annual Academy Awards (1968) (TV Special)
Precious Images (1986) (Short)
Words (1987) (Short)
Clips shown
Arthur Penn (1995)
The 70th Annual Academy Awards (1998) (TV Special)
The 78th Annual Academy Awards (2006) (TV Special)
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Cheers: America's Most Inspiring Movies (2006) (TV Movie)
The Miracle Worker is #15.
15th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2009) (TV Special)
Clips featured during montage.
Jack of the Red Hearts (2015)
Jack is watching scenes from the movie.
The Ben Shapiro Show: The War on Children (2017) (TV Episode)
Ben recommends the movie. Shows clip of climactic scene.

Spoofed in 

Strangers with Candy: The Blank Page (2000) (TV Episode)
Jerri finally learning to spell and read spoofs the pivotal scene from this film
Family Guy: Brian Wallows and Peter's Swallows (2002) (TV Episode)
A scene is shown with the dialogue in binary.
The King of Queens: Hi, School (2005) (TV Episode)
Scene with Holly and Arthur at the end parodies the famous "water" scene

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