The Green Hornet (TV Series 1966–1967) Poster



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Version of 

The Green Hornet (1940)
Based on the TV series.
The Green Hornet (2006) (Short)
Based on the TV series.
The Green Hornet (2011)
Based on the TV series.
The Green Hornet
Based on the TV series.

Edited into 

Bruce Lee's Jeet Kune Do (1995)
because they used scenes
Bruce Lee: The Legend Lives On (1999) (TV Movie)
because they used scenes

Referenced in 

Batman: The Spell of Tut (1966) (TV Episode)
The Green Hornet and Kato (Van Williams and Bruce Lee) appear in a "window" cameo. (Popping their heads out of a window while Batman and Robim scale a building.)
Batman: The Impractical Joker (1966) (TV Episode)
Bruce says it's time for the Green Hornet, gestures for Dick to change the TV channel.
Batman: A Piece of the Action (1967) (TV Episode)
The Green Hornet and Kato (Van Williams and Bruce Lee) visit Gotham City.
Batman: Batman's Satisfaction (1967) (TV Episode)
The Green Hornet and Kato (Van Williams and Bruce Lee) visit Gotham City.
Laugh-In: Episode #1.9 (1968) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Gary Owens
The Real Bruce Lee (1973)
Bruce Li recreates Bruce Lee's character
McQ (1974)
Several mentions made of McQ's car being the "Green Hornet."
Barney Miller: Hair (1975) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Barney
Bruce Lee: The Man, the Myth (1976)
Bruce Lee is wearing his Kato outfit
Fist of Fear, Touch of Death (1980)
This tv show's title is mentioned.
Bruce Lee, the Legend (1984)
stills are shown
Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story (1993)
Bruce makes his own scene on the set of The Green Hornet.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Mitchell (1993) (TV Episode)
Joel mentions it by name.
Blankman (1994)
The Other Guy's outfit has a green fedora-Wayans noted that he also watched this show as a youth
Hak hap (1996)
Dogma (1999)
Green Hornet toys appear in the toy store.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Diabolik (1999) (TV Episode)
Servo: Kato, no!-the uniforms of the police in the movie resemble that of Kato, the valet to Britt Reid
The Batmobile Revealed (2001) (Video)
This TV show gets mentioned.
The Art of Action: Martial Arts in Motion Picture (2002) (TV Movie)
Mentioned in an interview
The Tuxedo (2002)
Angel: Peace Out (2003) (TV Episode)
When Gunn keeps kicking the iron bars of the cell, Lorne calls him Kato sarcastically.
Biography: Batman: Holy Batmania! (2003) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
Al Hirt's theme music for 'The Green Hornet' is heard when The Bride rides her motorcycle through Tokyo. The Kato masks worn by The Crazy 88 are also taken from the one worn by Bruce Lee on this show.
True Crime: Streets of LA (2003) (Video Game)
In Wally's Diner, Rafferty says that when Nick was a kid, he'd accompany his cop father sometimes, and drive him crazy with "that Green Hornet schtick".
Garden State (2004)
One of the characters says ''If you ever need a Kato, you know where to find me'' at the end of the road trip.
Blood and Steel: Making 'Enter the Dragon' (2004) (Video)
stills used
Lost: Do No Harm (2005) (TV Episode)
Sawyer refers to Jin as Kato (Bruce Lee's character in The Green Hornet)
The Simpsons: The Boys of Bummer (2007) (TV Episode)
Theme plays when the Lovejoys move the matteress.
The Deconstructor: Superheroes (2008) (TV Episode)
Features selected themes and characters
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.193 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $1,200 clue in the category "Classical Music"
Jing wu feng yun: Chen Zhen (2010)
Chen Zhen steals an outfit - similar to that of Kato - to disguise himself.
The Cinema Snob: Jesse James Meets Frankenstein's Daughter (2011) (TV Episode)
Cinema snob mention that William Beaudine directed episodes of Lassie and The Green Hornet
House M.D.: Transplant (2011) (TV Episode)
House refers to Park as "Kato."
Revealed: Dolph Lundgren (2013) (TV Episode)
Dolph Lundgren talks about the series.
The Counselor (2013)
Westray mentions "The Green Hornet", referring to a courier who rides a green motorbike. The Counselor recognizes the 'cartoon character' from popular culture, that had originated in a 1930s radio program and has appeared in movie serials, a television series, comic books, and other media.
Bats of the Round Table (2014) (Short)
The Green Hornet (Van Williams) and especially Kato (Bruce Lee) are remembered when acting in Batman (1966).
Jay Leno's Garage: California Cruisin' (2015) (TV Episode)
Leslie Kendall points out a car that was used in the show

Featured in 

Action Heroes of Movies & T.V.: A Campy Compilation (1989) (Video)
Uses a clip from it.
The Ice Storm (1997)
Bruce Lee: In His Own Words (1998) (Video)
scenes with Bruce Lee
Hollywood Screen Tests: Take 2 (1999) (TV Special)
"Hollywood Screen Tests, Pt. 2" features many movies and tv shows in reference to the stars featured.
Hollywood Screen Tests: Take 1 (1999) (TV Movie)
Hollywood Screen Tests: Take 1 features many clips and references from movie and television history.
Television: The First Fifty Years (1999) (Video)
Clips shown.
The Unbeatable Bruce Lee (2001) (Video)
Clips are shown.
TV in Black: The First Fifty Years (2004) (Video)
The Slanted Screen (2006)
I Am Bruce Lee (2012) (TV Movie)

Spoofed in 

Revenge of the Pink Panther (1978)
Clouseau's car is call the silver hornet and is a parody of the Green Hornet, as well as his assistant Cato.

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