2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) Poster


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2010 (1984)

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C'è musica & musica: Nuovo mondo (1972) (TV Episode)
A brief excerpt of Kubrick's movie is shown.
Adi Manav (1977)
At the film's beginning, the scenes with the black hole and the "Dawn of Man" scenes are shown.
Hai-Kubrick (1999) (Short)
Dawn of Remix (2002) (Video)
Movies That Shook the World: 2001: A Space Odyssey (2005) (TV Episode)
This is a documentary about 2001.
Hollywood Burn (2006)
5 Second Movies: 2001: A Space Odyssey (2008) (TV Episode)
movie is edited into short comedic clip
Final Cut: Ladies and Gentlemen (2012)
Footage from this movie is used.
Trumbull Land (2018) (TV Movie)
Clips shown


Dream of a Rarebit Fiend (1906) (Short)
This film features the same rotating room, that is in "2001: A Space Odyssey
Metropolis (1927)
Conquest of Space (1955)
wheel space station, several spoiler plot points
Warning from Space (1956)
Kubrick's biographer, John Baxter, traced influence from this film into 2001.
Universe (1960) (Short)
The shot of the sun emerging from behind earth is ispired by this short film.
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
Reason: In Strangelove, Major Kong says, "Fire the explosive bolts!" In 2001, the entry hatch sign reads "CAUTION: EXPLOSIVE BOLTS."
2001: A Space Odyssey - A Look Behind the Future (1966) (Short)
pre-production documentary
The Future of War with Peter Mansbridge (2019) (TV Short)
Clips is shown

Referenced in 

A Sweet Sickness (1968)
Title seen on a theater's marquee.
Rowan & Martin at the Movies (1968) (Short)
Large banner at studio entrance shows title.
The Making of '2001' (1968) (Short)
It is a promotional piece for this film.
Der Mann mit dem Glasauge (1969)
Shown on cinema marquee during opening credits
The Seed of Man (1969)
A photograph showing spacecraft from the movie can be seen.
The Sicilian Clan (1969)
Advertised on a theatre marquee.
My Partner the Ghost: Could You Recognise the Man Again? (1970) (TV Episode)
A poster advertising the film can be seen in the pre-titles sequence.
The Strawberry Statement (1970)
the film's soundtrack album cover is seen and Charlie plays it on the record player
Catch-22 (1970)
Music tribute: When Yossarian first sees Luciana, the dramatic "Thus Spoke Zarathustra" popularized by Kubrick's 2001 plays, signifying a transcendent moment for the character. Kubrick had been considered to direct, so I'm sure it's a tip of the hat from Nichols.
Cleopatra (1970)
The opening sequence in space is a nod to the film, since the director had the chance to work on it with Kubrick but opted out at the last moment.
Monty Python's Flying Circus: It's a Living (1970) (TV Episode)
Dougal and the Blue Cat (1970)
During the trip to the Moon, a sample from Richard Strauss' Also sprach Zarathustra is played.
Gay San Francisco (1970)
Seen on a theater marquee.
Duel of the Iron Fist (1971)
The famous music score of 2001 is used
Murders in the Rue Morgue (1971)
uses the same ape suit as this film
200 Motels (1971)
A Clockwork Orange (1971)
Soundtrack LP prominently placed in record store
Minnie and Moskowitz (1971)
use of "The Blue Danube" in a scene involving motion of a vehicle and points of light in black space
Schlock (1973)
The movie starts with the narrator saying : First, "Birth of a Nation". Then, "Gone with the Wind". "2001: A Space Odyssey". "Love Story". "See You Next Wednesday". And now ... Schlock !
World on a Wire (1973) (TV Mini-Series)
At the impromptu press conference when Stiller is talking about the computer becoming autonomous, The Blue Danube (a piece of music usually associated with Kubrick's film) is playing in the background.
Armchair Theatre: Vérité (1973) (TV Episode)
Harvey is a huge fan of the film.
The Exorcist (1973)
The dominant cuts in the prologue reference this film's 'The Dawn of Men' sequence.
Zardoz (1974)
Land of the Lost: The Possession (1974) (TV Episode)
Cha-ka, Sa, and Ta are drawn to a pylon and touch it like the primitive men did with the Monolith while the three moons are in alignment and crescent.
Film About a Woman Who... (1974)
The characters speak about the film
The Making of 'Silent Running' (1974)
mentioned once
Rooms: Susan: Part 1 (1975) (TV Episode)
Susan and Jim discuss Kubrick.
Daguerreotypes (1975)
Mentioned by title.
Rollerball (1975)
Space: 1999: Breakaway (1975) (TV Episode)
Martin Landau's character is introduced while he is being served by a hostess, echoing the famous scene from the Kubrick film in an almost frame-by-frame fashion; Lunar base scientists suffering health issues while working on the Moon surface; several stylistic similarities throughout the episode.
Barry Lyndon (1975)
The Big Bus (1976)
The Goodies: 2001 and a Bit (1976) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
The Bionic Woman: Doomsday Is Tomorrow (1977) (TV Episode)
ALEX 7000 and HAL 9000 are very much alike.
The Bionic Woman: Doomsday Is Tomorrow: Part 2 (1977) (TV Episode)
ALEX 7000 and HAL 9000 are very much alike.
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Bruce Dern/Fernando Lamas/Mike Preminger/Dr. Samuel Dunkell (1977) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Bruce Dern as he comments on his earlier movie Silent Running
Demon Seed (1977)
Animal (1977)
Movie poster can be seen
Saturday Night Fever (1977)
The disco place Tony frequently goes is named "2001 Odyssey"
Saturday Night Live: Robert Klein/Bonnie Raitt (1978) (TV Episode)
Nick Winters opens his act with a vocal interpretation of "Also Sprach Zarathustra" or as he calls it, '20.01'
Coming Home (1978)
Luke and Sally pass by the movie poster and buy tickets for it
Laverne & Shirley: 2001: A Comedy Odyssey (1978) (TV Episode)
title reference
These Sorcerers Are Mad (1978)
Poster visible in Picard's apartment with french title "2001 l'odyssée de l'espace".
L'orgia (1978)
The movie is mentioned in a conversation
Lupin the 3rd: The Mystery of Mamo (1978)
The shot of Mamo's brain drifting towards the sun is copied from the opening of Kubrick's film.
Full blanc (1978) (Short)
The twin girls comment that they have gone to see this movie.
Manhattan (1979)
Alien (1979)
A form of Artificial Intelligence tries to take out the humans in order to continue their mission.
Moonraker (1979)
Taxi: Reverend Jim: A Space Odyssey (1979) (TV Episode)
title reference
The Black Hole (1979)
traveling through a wormhole at the end
Being There (1979)
Giger's Alien (1979) (Short)
H.R. Giger mentions 2001: A Space Odyssey
Odyssey (1979) (Video)
The Incredible Hulk: Broken Image (1980) (TV Episode)
David uses the alias "David Bowman"
Lupin the 3rd: 1999: A Popcorn Odyssey (1980) (TV Episode)
The title is spoofed in that it is now, "1999: A Popcorn Odyssey".
Prisoner: Cell Block H: Episode #1.91 (1980) (TV Episode)
Kev takes Dor to a screening.
Denshi Sentai Denziman: Hakkotsu Toshi no Daimaô (1980) (TV Episode)
A Japanese poster of this movie was on display at the theater.
Shelley: Tea and Sympathy (1980) (TV Episode)
Shelley says he played one of the apes.
The Blues Brothers (1980)
During the Chicago police chase sequence near the end, there are shots of the Bluesmobile and the brothers that resemble the climax of 2001 when Dave travel through the monolith and through the tunnel of colors and he and his space craft and the speed in which he travels almost matches shot by shot.
Hangar 18 (1980)
Refers to alien visitations to Earth in the remote past; first entrance into UFO has similarities to Tycho Monolith sequence in 2001
Sneak Previews: Take 2: Invasion of the Outer Space Movies (1980) (TV Episode)
Siskel and Ebert discuss how 2001 changed the sci-fi genre
Outland (1981)
Danger Mouse: Close Encounters of the Absurd Kind (1982) (TV Episode)
"Also Sprach Zarathustra" is heard when the aliens appear
Play for Tomorrow: Shades (1982) (TV Episode)
Julie watches 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) on her shades.
Planetata na sakrovishtata (1982)
the monolith and the wormhole sequence are referenced.
TRON (1982)
Zapped! (1982)
The soundtrack album is displayed at the record store.
Faerie Tale Theatre: The Tale of the Frog Prince (1982) (TV Episode)
When the frog raises the gold ball up out of the well, "Also Sprach Zarathustra" plays.
Purple Haze (1982)
A poster is displayed outside of the theater.
Airplane II: The Sequel (1982)
References HAL from 2001 throughout.
The Discipline of D.E. (1982) (Short)
The astronaut sequence resembles Dave Bowman in the Star Gate sequence
Hill Street Blues: Moon Over Uranus: The Sequel (1983) (TV Episode)
Goldblume says "Open the Pod door, HAL".
Urusei Yatsura: Only You (1983)
There is a sequence near the end where Benten's hired spaceship's warp drive malfunctions and catapults the occupants into hyperspace, which features advancing walls and swirls of colour, along with closeups of the colours reflected on Elle's face and eyes, in a very close parody of the famously psychedelic sequence in 2001: A Space Odyssey.
Still Smokin (1983)
music (also sprach zarathustra) during astronaut sketch
WarGames (1983)
Superman III (1983)
The film's poster can be seen briefly in the junkyard scene
Daicon IV Opening Animation (1983) (Short)
The Discovery One appears.
Round Vernian Vifam (1983) (TV Series)
The space suits and planet stones pay tribute to the space suits and the Monolith of this film.
Knight Rider: Knightmares (1983) (TV Episode)
This episode contains several references to the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey, Writer/Producer Tom Greene's favorite film: the characters Frank Poole and Officer Bowman take their names from characters in the movie (as does Roger Floyd in the episode SPEED DEMONS). K.I.T.T. also paraphrases HAL, the 2001 computer, by saying, "I'm sorry, Michael, but I can't do that."
Star suburb: La banlieue des étoiles (1983) (Short)
The Lonely Guy (1984)
at the start of the film the worlds first lonely guy is introduced; he is a caveman/moonwatcher type, and a synth version of the 2001 theme is played.
Danger Mouse: Project Moon (1984) (TV Episode)
Same classical music heard during spaceflight
Silver Spoons: Blazing Hotel Rooms (1984) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Dexter
The Terminator (1984)
Artificial intelligences turn against people.
The Fading Image (1984) (Short)
The Night They Saved Christmas (1984) (TV Movie)
When the giant ice walls open, a few notes from Also Sprach Zarathustra play
Pas de repos pour Billy Brakko (1984) (Short)
Photos from the film are shown.
Destination Dune (1984) (TV Short)
Elite (1984) (Video Game)
Features "Blue Danube" as the space-travel music, like in the movie - quite obvious
Magical Fairy Persia: Henshin! Mata henshin!! (1985) (TV Episode)
The poster appears on the movie theater even though the title is changed to "2011: A Space Odyssey".
Punky Brewster: Punky Brewster's Workout (1985) (TV Episode)
The video uses "Also Sprach Zarathustra" in an obvious nod to this film.
The A-Team: Knights of the Road (1985) (TV Episode)
Musical reference when Murdock pops up from the hood of a car
Morons from Outer Space (1985)
An alien sees a monolith-like object on a road sign, while "2001"-style music plays.
Back to the Future (1985)
The device in Doc Brown's lab that Marty plugs his guitar into is labeled "CRM-114", which was the name of the message decoder on the B-52 in Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964), and the serial number of the Jupiter explorer in 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), both directed by Stanley Kubrick.
St. Elsewhere: Remembrance of Things Past (1985) (TV Episode)
Lucy refers to a malfunctioning computer as "HAL."
Galloping Galaxies!: Episode #1.5 (1985) (TV Episode)
The Captain talks about the opening of a "musical version of 2001".
Tropclip (1985)
Poster visible
Urusei Yatsura 4: Lum the Forever (1986)
At the end a Star Child-like glowing fetus, representing the tree/the city's memories, appears.
April Fool's Day (1986)
guy hums "Thus Spake Zarathustra" as he dramatically opens a door
Aliens (1986)
In the opening sequence, Aram Khachaturyan's 'Ballet Suite Gayaneh' playing as a spacecraft is seen crossing outer space is a reference to '2001' 's Discovery at the very beginning of segment 'Jupiter Mission 18 Months Later'.
Nothing in Common (1986)
As David Basner is shown his new office with a window, the staff is humming like the score, when the apemen discover the monolith.
Howard the Duck (1986)
Monolith near Jupiter during Howard's space trip
Sex with a Stranger (1986)
The editor is credited as HAL 9000.
Sledge Hammer!: Dori Day Afternoon (1986) (TV Episode)
Sledge refers to the ATM as HAL 9000
Cinema Falado (1986)
mentioned by character
Saturday Night Live: Charlton Heston/Wynton Marsalis (1987) (TV Episode)
Referenced at the start of the Sweeney Sister's medley.
Ghost Chase (1987)
Innerspace (1987)
Star Cops: Trivial Games and Paranoid Pursuits (1987) (TV Episode)
The film's theme plays over the message from the space station Ronald Reagan.
The Real Ghostbusters: Adventures in Slime and Space (1987) (TV Episode)
When Slimer is typing on the computer near the end of the episode in order for his voice to be heard, he quotes HAL and the computer's "voice" sounds similar to HAL's.
ALF: Take a Look at Me Now (1987) (TV Episode)
ALF plays the theme music to the film.
Mighty Mouse: The New Adventures: Catastrophe Cat/Scrappy's Field Day (1987) (TV Episode)
The monolith makes an appearance.
Nightflyers (1987)
computer in Nightflyers goes homicidal like the HAL 9000
Video Violence (1987) (Video)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Demon Queen (1987) (Video)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Remote Control (1988)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Probe: Computer Logic (1988) (TV Episode)
Austin faces the A.I. and says 'sing Daisy for me.'
The Big Blue (1988)
At the Movies: Who Framed Roger Rabbit/Aria/The Great Outdoors (1988) (TV Episode)
Roger Ebert compares "Who Framed Roger Rabbit" (1988) to this film: "a technical breakthrough and a lot of fun both at the same time."
Akira (1988)
Red Dwarf: Queeg (1988) (TV Episode)
HAL's death scene is homaged when Holly starts singing "I'll say goodbye to love" and then his voice slows, deepens and fades out as he is "erased".
Fantastic Max: From Here to Twinkle, Twinkle (1988) (TV Episode)
Main theme heard on several occaisions
Takeover (1988) (TV Movie)
The Path (1988) (Short)
voices mess is similar to 2001's monolith discover scene
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Gamera vs. Guiron (1989) (TV Episode)
Referenced on Dr. Erhardt's list of movies
T.Bag and the Revenge of the T.Set: Lost in Space (1989) (TV Episode)
McCannikle sings "Daisy Bell (Bicycle Built for Two)" before shutting down.
Lobster Man from Mars (1989)
Reference to saucer crash site as "TMA-1" (Tycho Magnetic Anomaly)
For All Mankind (1989)
Mentioned when approaching the Moon.
Knots Landing: Without a Clue (1989) (TV Episode)
When Michael and Ellen tell him about artificial intelligence, Johnny says, "It sounds a little too close to '2001' for me."
Star Trek: The Next Generation: The Royale (1989) (TV Episode)
An Astronaut spends the rest of his life in a simulacrum of a terrestrial hotel room
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Last Chase (1989) (TV Episode)
Servo: "That was in '2001: A Space Odyssey,' too, I think."
Penn & Teller Get Killed (1989)
Penn compares the airport metal detector to HAL 9000
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Charles Grodin/Calvin Trillin/J.J. Wall (1989) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Carnac the Magnificent
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Corpse Vanishes (1989) (TV Episode)
Servo: (singing) "Daisy, Daisy..."
Space Quest III: The Pirates of Pestulon (1989) (Video Game)
The Discovery's EVA pod can be seen in the garbage freighter's junkyard.
Krevati gia pente (1989) (Video)
A character makes a reference.
The Hunt for Red October (1990)
A claustrophobic climactic sequence dominated by a near-surreal red color pallette
Slacker (1990)
"Dawn of Man" excerpt visible on one of the TV's @ 01:09:15
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Rocketship X-M (1990) (TV Episode)
Tom Servo quotes Hal 9000 while his voice box was changing.
Growing Pains: Jason Flirts, Maggie Hurts (1990) (TV Episode)
Ben tosses a peeled banana in the air as the bone is done during the Dawn of Man sequence while Also sprach Zarathustra is heard.
Tiny Toon Adventures: Animaniacs! (1990) (TV Episode)
when Plucky and Buster wind up back in prehistoric times, there are several apes beating the ground with bones like in the beginning of the movie
Predator 2 (1990)
The Predator inspects and smashes the automatic rifle like Moonwatcher does with the bone
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Lost Continent (1990) (TV Episode)
"I can see you're really upset about this, Dave"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: First Spaceship on Venus (1990) (TV Episode)
Tom (as a red light appears on the spaceship): "Hey, it's HAL!"
Star Trek: The Next Generation: The Nth Degree (1991) (TV Episode)
The malfunctioning rebellious computer says, in a soft male voice, "I'm afraid I can't do that," in the same context.
Knight Rider 2000 (1991) (TV Movie)
Poster in the mall
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Cave Dwellers (1991) (TV Episode)
Crow: Hey, there's a monolith outside!
Rugrats: Tommy's First Birthday (1991) (TV Episode)
Didi says "Ok Tommy, open the pod bay door!" before spoon-feeding him.
Eerie, Indiana: ATM with a Heart of Gold (1991) (TV Episode)
Mr Wilson sings '100 Bottles of Beer On the Wall' as Marshall and Simon are resetting his personality with the returned money, the same as how Hal sings 'Daisy Bell' as David shuts down his processor core in 2001.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Unearthly (1991) (TV Episode)
Crow: Hey, HAL is reading your lips.
Get a Life: Meat Locker 2000 (1991) (TV Episode)
the "star baby" scene is referenced
Dragon Ball Z: The Return of Cooler (1992)
The scene which Piccolo enters the Big Gete Star resembles the star gate sequence in the film 2001: A Space Odyssey.
Waxwork II: Lost in Time (1992)
Shot of sunrise over the orb of the Earth & the space shuttle, with "Zarathustra" playing in the background.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Space Travellers (1992) (TV Episode)
Crow andTom make the ominous noises of object in 2001
The Simpsons: Brother, Can You Spare Two Dimes? (1992) (TV Episode)
Homer's hallucination while sitting in the vibrating recliner resembles the "stargate" sequence animation from 2001: A Space Odyssey.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Magic Sword (1992) (TV Episode)
Joel: "Open the pod bay door, HAL."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Hercules and the Captive Women (1992) (TV Episode)
Joel: "Play the theme music from '2001: A Space Odyssey.'"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Manhunt in Space (1992) (TV Episode)
Tom (as HAL 9000): "I'm afraid I can't do that, Dave."
Raw Toonage: Bonkers in Space/Cro-Magnum PI/The Treasure of the Sierra Marsdre (1992) (TV Episode)
The computer asks Bonkers about Dave from 2001 in HAL's voice.
The Wonderful Galaxy of Oz (1992) (TV Mini-Series)
ship looks very similar to the pods
Rugrats: Let There Be Light/The Bank Trick (1992) (TV Episode)
Tommy throws a bone into the air in front of a light much like the scene where the ape throws the bone in 2001.
At the Movies: Hollywood's Fear of Love (1993) (TV Episode)
David Bowie: Jump They Say (1993) (Video)
The uniformed women shown monitoring Bowie through high powered telescopes are an homage to the stewardesses in the Pan-Am space plane in Stanley Kubrick's 1968 epic 2001: A Space Odyssey.
Star Trek: The Next Generation: Descent, Part II (1993) (TV Episode)
deactivation of a "mad" computer in the same fashion
Demolition Man (1993)
Simon Phoenix says to the kiosk at 24:50, "Come on HAL, where are the guns?"
The X-Files: Ghost in the Machine (1993) (TV Episode)
COS is a homage to HAL 9000. When Mulder slips the diskette into the drive at the end, COS even says "What are you doing, Brad?"
We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story (1993)
Upon arriving over New York City, Professor Neweyes instructs his assistant, stating "You may open the pod bay doors."
Clerks (1994)
Video case is shown in a video store.
RoboCop: The Future of Law Enforcement: Part 2 (1994) (TV Episode)
Diana reads two criminal's lips while they conspire in a parked car, exactly as HAL 9000 does in 2001.
Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man: Gripes of Wrath (1994) (TV Episode)
Loretta the Super Computer sings Daisy like HAL did.
Beverly Hills, 90210: The Time Has Come Today (1994) (TV Episode)
Wendy mentions the film
Revenge of the Nerds IV: Nerds in Love (1994) (TV Movie)
"Thus Spake Zarathustra" soundtrack; Lewis's father (Mr. Skolnick, Jamie Cromwell) proclaims, "Behold, the Nerd Child!"
Speed (1994)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Dead Talk Back (1994) (TV Episode)
"Thus Spoke Zarathustra" hummed
Room 101: Episode #1.5 (1994) (TV Episode)
David Baddiel says he suspects the reason all the new gadgets shown on Tomorrow's World never seem to become available in shops is because presenter Judith Haan keeps them all in her home, which must by now resemble a technological utopia like Sleeper or 2001.
Macross Plus (1994) (TV Mini-Series)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Skydivers (1994) (TV Episode)
Servo hums the theme during his planetarium show.
The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
Heywood and Floyd are the names of two Shawshank inmates. Heywood Floyd was a character in this film.
Stargate (1994)
Time Trax: The Lottery (1994) (TV Episode)
IRV starts singing "Daisy" after Selma erases his storage, just like HAL after he was disabled.
Isaac Asimov's The Ultimate Robot (1994) (Video Game)
Clips and references
Bill Nye, the Science Guy: Planets and Moons (1995) (TV Episode)
The famous phrase, "Open the pod bay door, HAL" is repeated several times.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Angels Revenge (1995) (TV Episode)
Tom hums "Thus Spake Zarathustra."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Samson vs. the Vampire Women (1995) (TV Episode)
"I think It's a starchild"
The Outer Limits: Sandkings (1995) (TV Episode)
The computer says, "I'm sorry. We can't do that."
The Outer Limits: Valerie 23 (1995) (TV Episode)
Valerie says, "I'm sorry. I can't do that."
Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man: The Germ Turns (1995) (TV Episode)
The part of Duckman traveling into another dimension with the healing crystal, then finding himself lying in a hotel bed as an old guy pointing at his own grave stone is a direct take from the movie.
Married... with Children: Pump Fiction (1995) (TV Episode)
The music of Kelly's "Sheos" movie is "Also sprach Zarathustra". A spinning shoe on a string mimics the revolving space station in "2001".
Apollo 13 (1995)
Michael Jackson Feat. Janet Jackson: Scream (1995) (Video)
Opening image of Earth-Moon alignment and some of the spaceship interior design are inspired by the movie.
From the Journals of Jean Seberg (1995)
mentioned as a landmark of 1968
Hackers (1995)
Penn Jillette's character is named Hal.
Pinky and the Brain: Pinky & the Fog/Where No Mouse Has Gone Before/Cheese Roll Call (1995) (TV Episode)
Referenced in "Where No Mouse Has Gone Before"
ER: What Life? (1995) (TV Episode)
Kerry's voice on the computer is refered to as HAL.
Freakazoid!: The Chip: Part 2/Freakazoid Is History (1995) (TV Episode)
A take from the movie is shown during the Quantum Freak montage opening.
Memories (1995)
space scenes with classical music.
Empire of the Censors (1995) (TV Movie)
Video case is shown.
Duke Nukem 3D (1996) (Video Game)
In the second episode Duke ends up on the Moon, where he battles his way to an excavation site with the dark monolith from the film. Also the music from the film is referenced here.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Brute Man (1996) (TV Episode)
Crow: "Open the pod bay door, HAL."
Freakazoid!: The Wrath of Guitierrez (1996) (TV Episode)
Freakazoid finds himself looking at Dave in the hotel room with the monolith. Dave askes Freakazoid where the bathroom is, but Freakazoid doesn't know.
Neon Genesis Evangelion: The Beginning and the End, or 'Knockin' on Heaven's Door' (1996) (TV Episode)
Black monoliths involving a step on human evolution.
Dexter's Laboratory: Dexter Dodgeball/Dial M for Monkey: Rasslor/Dexter's Assistant (1996) (TV Episode)
A send-up of "Thus Spake Zarathustra" is heard as Dee Dee plays with Dexter's planetarium.
Dexter's Laboratory: Dexter's Rival/Dial M for Monkey: Simion/Old Man Dexter (1996) (TV Episode)
As Dexter begins to shut down his computer, it asks him, "What are you doing, Dexter?"
Doctor Who (1996) (TV Movie)
Grace refers to the Doctor as "Dr. Bowman", a reference to David Bowman, the main astronaut in 2001. Like Bowman, the Doctor proceeds to carefully disassemble a computer.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Laserblast (1996) (TV Episode)
Servo sings the "Also sprach Zarathustra" theme.
Mission: Impossible (1996)
The visuals of Ethan descending the 40-foot drop centre frame into the luminous white vault.
Independence Day (1996)
"Good Morning, Dave" startup message on David's computer
Future Fantastic: I, Robot (1996) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in documentary on robots. Still photos shown.
Killer Condom (1996)
Superman: The Animated Series: The Last Son of Krypton: Part I (1996) (TV Episode)
Brainiac's response of "Human Error" to Jor-El echoes that of Hal 9000.
Mother (1996)
When John moves back into his old childhood room, he unfurls one of two movie posters on his wall, one featuring 2001: A Space Odyssey.
3rd Rock from the Sun: Hotel Dick (1996) (TV Episode)
The movie poster is on the wall at the sci-fi convention.
Space Truckers (1996)
The interior design of Macanudo's bedroom seems to refer to the last scene's of Stanley Kubrick's movie
Space Jam (1996)
Star Trek: First Contact (1996)
In the Pheonix, Riker talks about the Moon in the 24th century, he mentions Tyco City, Tyco is the crater where the first monolith is found in 2001. The system used to release the Enterprise's deflector dish is labeled "AE35", this is the name of the part replaced by Poole and Bowman in 2001, and that part controls the antenna dish.
WCW Monday Nitro: Lies, Secrets and Loyalties (1996) (TV Episode)
Kevin Nash quotes from this movie.
Dexter's Laboratory: Dexter's Rival/The Justice Friends: Bee Where?/Mandarker (1996) (TV Episode)
Dexter's computer says "What are you doing Dexter?" as she is being shut down. HAL in 2001 says "What are you doing Dave?" as he is being shut down.
The Oprah Winfrey Show: Summer Movie Reviews (1996) (TV Episode)
The answer to Gene Siskel's trivia question.
Theme Hospital (1997) (Video Game)
The rival hospitals are named after fictional and real life supercomputers, one of them is called HAL.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: I, Robot... You, Jane (1997) (TV Episode)
When Moloch is talking through the computer, especially to Dave, he sounds like HAL.
You Don't Know Jack: Movies (1997) (Video Game)
One of the question intros references this film.
Men in Black (1997)
Pajama Sam's Sock Works (1997) (Video Game)
A toaster is seen floating in certain levels with music from this movie being used.
Contact (1997)
Event Horizon (1997)
Close up of eyeball with eerie music as soundtrack
GoldenEye 007 (1997) (Video Game)
Silhouette Mirage (1997) (Video Game)
the villain Hal is named after HAL 9000
South Park: An Elephant Makes Love to a Pig (1997) (TV Episode)
The fetal Stan clone in the incubator in Mephesto's lab resembles the baby fetus depicted at the end of 2001: A Space Odyssey.
Boogie Nights (1997)
Hacks (1997)
Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show: Honey, the House Is Trying to Kill Us (1997) (TV Episode)
Both Fran and Hal 9000 say "I'm afraid I cannot do that."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Devil Doll (1997) (TV Episode)
"You know, Kubrick saw this scene and said, 'We've found our Heywood Floyd.'"
The Adventures of Sam & Max: Freelance Police: The Second Show Ever (1997) (TV Episode)
Monkeys gather around a giant black stone slab.
Titanic (1997)
depiction of the Grand Staircase ceiling (waltz playing in background)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Space Mutiny (1997) (TV Episode)
Characters reference the musical score
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Statistical Probabilities (1997) (TV Episode)
Use of "Blue Danube Waltz"; a song that famously plays over the establishing shot of a space station in the referenced film
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Overdrawn at the Memory Bank (1997) (TV Episode)
Crow: (to a computer) Hey, HAL why don't you go on break, huh?
Muppets Tonight: Andie MacDowell (1998) (TV Episode)
Kermit tells the monkey writers they can touch the monolith
Millennium: Goodbye Charlie (1998) (TV Episode)
Lara's computer password is "Open the pod bay door, HAL".
101 Dalmatians: The Series: Out to Launch/Prophet and Loss (1998) (TV Episode)
VLAD is a parody on HAL 9000
Half Baked (1998)
101 Dalmatians: The Series: The Making of... (1998) (TV Episode)
One of the show ideas is a parody on this.
Sphere (1998)
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Far Beyond the Stars (1998) (TV Episode)
One of the "Incredible Tales" stories is entitled "1001: First Odyssey".
Host (1998) (TV Movie)
A reporter mentions the film as how an AI might be dangerous to mankind.
Millennium: Owls (1998) (TV Episode)
Lara Means' computer password is "Open the pod bay doors, HAL." which is a quote from the movie.
The Simpsons: Lisa the Simpson (1998) (TV Episode)
Troy McClure's helmet closely resembles Dr. Dave Bowman's.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Phantom Planet (1998) (TV Episode)
Crow: This is almost as good as 2001...nails driven into your eyes!
Cowboy Bebop: Jamming with Edward (1998) (TV Episode)
MPU has a red one eye-camera and dysfunctions, much like the HAL-9000..
Home Improvement: Tool-Thousand-One: A Space Odyssey (1998) (TV Episode)
title reference
Cowboy Bebop: Toys in the Attic (1998) (TV Episode)
Visual influence
Armageddon (1998)
The red chairs in the space ship are also seen in the space-station lounge in 2001: A Space Odyssey.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Gorgo (1998) (TV Episode)
Mike mentions that William Sylvester was in this movie
Run Lola Run (1998)
The match cut of the red bag filled with stolen money to the red phone falling into its place is an hommage to Kubrick's famous shot
Metal Gear Solid (1998) (Video Game)
Characters named David and Hal.
Antz (1998)
The Monolith, as a sign of a new land to discover... pioneer... just as Moon or Jupiter, or Insectopia..
Free Enterprise (1998)
Robert mentions Hal 9000.
NewsRadio: Flowers for Matthew (1998) (TV Episode)
Joe: "You read our lips, like a computer?"
Fallout 2: A Post-Nuclear Role-Playing Game (1998) (Video Game)
A robot in the canyon near Klamath says, "Dave, I wouldn't do that", and "I'm sorry Dave". Also, a computer on the first level of Vault 8 will say "I'm sorry Dave, I can't do that."
Dream House (1998) (TV Movie)
essentially a rehash of the plot, with several scenes having direct counterparts
Playboy: The Story of X (1998) (Video)
Jurassic Park: Trespasser (1998) (Video Game)
In level 3, near the downed airplane, the famous black monolith can be spotted on a hill. I can't be approached without teleporting by using cheat codes, but once the player gets near it, a segment from the movie's famous ominous music starts playing.
RMB & Sharam: Shadows (1998) (Video)
The black monolith makes an appearance.
Dilbert: The Name (1999) (TV Episode)
Dogbert says Dilbert's shower sounds like "The computer from that stupid movie "Something Something: A Space Odyssey"
Final Fantasy VIII (1999) (Video Game)
The Directors: The Films of Roger Corman (1999) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by James Cameron.
Gex 3: Deep Cover Gecko (1999) (Video Game)
"I love a good Kubrick movie..."
The Matrix (1999)
The Human Condition (1999) (Short)
Notting Hill (1999)
The sci-fi movie scene of Anna walking through a rotating corridor on a spaceship resembles some of the iconic shots in this film.
The X-Files: Three of a Kind (1999) (TV Episode)
The malfunctioning unit that Byers is asked about during the poker game is HAL's AE-35 unit.
East Is East (1999)
At the Movies: Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace (1999) (TV Episode)
Ebert discusses 2001's influence on Star Wars
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)
One of the capsules from this film is seen in Watto's junkyard.
Kikujiro (1999)
Kikujiro's fight with truck driver
Human Traffic (1999)
A picture of Dave Bowman is visible in Jip's bedroom.
Incredible Crisis (1999) (Video Game)
Fear Factory: Cars (1999) (Video)
Goomer (1999)
Ovomorphus' eye is similar to HAL, and similar POV shots are used.
Eyes Wide Shut (1999)
Minor characters named Bowman and Kaminsky.
Sliders: Please Press One (1999) (TV Episode)
Diana says, "Open the pod bay doors, HAL."
Good Eats: A Bird in the Pan (1999) (TV Episode)
[Looking through oven window] Open the pod bay door, Hal.
The 4th Floor (1999)
SpongeBob SquarePants: Sandy's Rocket/Squeaky Boots (1999) (TV Episode)
One of the things that can be seen floating is a book labeled 2001
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Merlin's Shop of Mystical Wonders (1999) (TV Episode)
Crow: (as HAL 9000) What are you doing, Dave?
Spaced: Gatherings (1999) (TV Episode)
The shot filmed from inside the freezer of people looking in and talking about it, plus the music. Quote "Almost as though it's self-aware".
Spaced: Chaos (1999) (TV Episode)
The shot of a paper spinning up into the sky is just like the shot of the bone thrown by a chimp thrown into the sky.
Early Edition: Camera Shy (1999) (TV Episode)
The music used in 2001 is played while a giant cucumber is raised.
Toy Story 2 (1999)
During the opening, when Buzz Lightyear steps on the floating steps, they play the five opening notes of "Also Sprach Zarathustra", a piece of music made famous by this movie.
Magnolia (1999)
The music Thus Spoke Zarathustra overlaps with the image of Phillip Seymore Hoffman pacing next to the old man in the immaculate white bed, similar to the bedridden Dave at the end of "2001".
Parasite Eve II (1999) (Video Game)
Y2K: The Game (1999) (Video Game)
The A.I. asks in HAL's voice if the protagonists would like to play a game of game of chess.
The Alien Legacy (1999) (Video)
Spielberg on Kubrick (1999) (Video)
Diagnosis Murder: Murder by Remote (2000) (TV Episode)
Bruce Locatelli calls his computer Hal, and its artificial intelligence closely mimics that of the HAL 9000.
Futurama: Put Your Head on My Shoulders (2000) (TV Episode)
The famous black rectangle "mystery object" from this movie can be seen floating in space but it has an "out of order" sign on it.
Fortress 2 (2000)
The Zed AI is like the HAL 9000 from this movie, including the red lights.
A Summer's Day (2000) (Video)
Futurama: A Bicyclops Built for Two (2000) (TV Episode)
The music used as the characters enter the internet.
Farscape: Crackers Don't Matter (2000) (TV Episode)
Pilot says "I'm sorry John. I cannot do that."
Titan A.E. (2000)
On the Edge of 'Blade Runner' (2000) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
The Cell (2000)
Colourful mind (or is it space?) trip.
Hogs of War (2000) (Video Game)
What Happened on the Moon? - An Investigation Into Apollo (2000) (Video)
Mentioned by Jim Lovell, Ronnie Stronge, and Mary Bennett, plus the title card of the film is shown.
Popular: Joe Loves Mary Cherry (2000) (TV Episode)
Ms. Glass mentions the name of her computer is HAL.
V.I.P.: For Val's Eyes Only (2000) (TV Episode)
Val mentions movie by name
Red Planet (2000)
Kate Bowman was named after Dave Bowman, one of the main characters from '2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)'.
Daria's Inferno (2000) (Video Game)
Daria mentions the monkey from 2001: A Space Odyssey during the Dega Street level.
Cast Away (2000)
When Noland squats on the ground, contemplating an item that has washed up on shore, the shot is composed as an homage to this movie, reportedly Tom Hanks' favorite.
Shock Video 2001: A Sex Odyssey (2000) (TV Movie)
title reference
Today's Life (2000) (Short)
Goodbye 2000 (2000) (TV Movie)
Referenced by title
Inside 'Moonraker' (2000) (Video)
Reference: Mentions / Discusses
Zenon: The Zequel (2001) (TV Movie)
The space stations look the same
2001: The Making of a Myth (2001) (TV Short)
Documentary about the making of the movie
Donnie Darko (2001)
In the director's cut, there are a few close up shots of Donnie's eyeball, which are a reference to Dave Bowman's eyeball close ups in the Star Gate sequence.
Mutant Aliens (2001)
Becker: 2001 1/2: A Graduation Odyssey (2001) (TV Episode)
title reference
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode dated 28 February 2001 (2001) (TV Episode)
Included in the Fastest Finger Question.
Gilmore Girls: Christopher Returns (2001) (TV Episode)
When handling a heavy book, Christopher declares it "the monolith from 2001."
Frasier: Docu.Drama (2001) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Powder Park: Herzklopfen (2001) (TV Episode)
characters Georg and Vroni go see it together and discuss it
2001: A Skate Odyssey (2001) (Video)
title reference
The 73rd Annual Academy Awards (2001) (TV Special)
Futurama: Insane in the Mainframe (2001) (TV Episode)
The mental instute is named the HAL Institute after HAL from 2001: A Space Odyssey
Dark Angel: I and I Am a Camera (2001) (TV Episode)
Max says "Say good night HAL" to the Hoverdrone
Will & Grace: Last of the Really Odd Lovers (2001) (TV Episode)
Jack: "Welcome to Jack 2001: A Space Odyssey"
CQ (2001)
Star Trek: Voyager: Renaissance Man (2001) (TV Episode)
The Doctor listens to a piano rendition of the Blue Danube.; a song famously used in the establishing shots of the space sequence in 2001: A Space Odyssey.
Raumstation Kuhbase (2001) (Video)
Opening Sequence
Johnny Bravo: The Hansel and Gretel Witch Project/I.Q. Johnny/Get Stinky (2001) (TV Episode)
Johnny sings, "Daisy, Daisy," right before he loses his intelligence like HAL's "death" scene.
At the Movies: What's the Worst That Could Happen?/Pearl Harbor/The Anniversary Party/Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures (2001) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures" review.
Evolution (2001)
Six Feet Under: The Will (2001) (TV Episode)
Nate mimics HAL 9000 when joking with his brother David ("I sense you're not being completely honest with me, Dave")
A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)
Teddy sounds like HAL. The future Mechas, like the unseen aliens from 2001, put David (same name) in a house in which to observe his behavior.
The Bank (2001)
Millennium Actress (2001)
Similarity of moonbase design
Witchblade: Transcendence (2001) (TV Episode)
Nottingham saying "Good afternoon, gentlemen" after his "rebirth" is similar to when HAL says it in this movie. Curiously, this episode stars Keir Dullea, who played Dave in this movie.
Zoolander (2001)
The scene where Derek and Hansel try to turn on the apple computer.
Alien Evolution (2001) (TV Movie)
Andromeda: Pitiless as the Sun (2001) (TV Episode)
Captain Dylan Hunt quotes Dr. Dave Bowman and Beka Valentine''''s response paraphrases the HAL 9000 computer.
Jackie Chan Adventures: Shanghai Moon (2001) (TV Episode)
The space station and red space suits were derived from this film.
The Tunnel (2001) (Short)
The 100 Greatest Films (2001) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
Walking with Prehistoric Beasts: Next of Kin (2001) (TV Episode)
Both feature australopithecine-type hominids being hunted by a predatory cat (Leopard or Dinofelis), being chased away from their homes by rival groups, feeding off a dead animal (Tapiar or Zebra), and the use of a bone or stick as a weapon. Also, in the book for 2001: A Space Odyssey, the leopard is killed by the hominids, and in Walking with Beasts the australopithecines rise up against the dinofelis and chase it away.
Saturday Night Live: Hugh Jackman/Mick Jagger (2001) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Gobey in Jarret's room
Futurama: Roswell That Ends Well (2001) (TV Episode)
Professor's eyes reflecting the passing colours in the vortex.
Vanilla Sky (2001)
Taboo 2001: A Sex Odyssey (2001) (Video)
title reference
Rocks (2001) (Short)
Stone-age man looks at obelisk while classic music plays.
Pregnant Man (2001) (TV Movie)
A home pregnancy test is compared to a spaceship from 2001: A Space Odyssey.
Making 'Superman': Filming the Legend (2001) (Video)
Mentioned by Tom Mankiewicz.
2001: A Big Bust Odyssey (2001) (Video)
title reference
'Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty' - Making of the Hollywood Game (2002) (Video)
Hideo Kojima mentions the influences of 2001 on MGS' story (Otacon and Snake's real names being Hal and Dave).
Resident Evil (2002)
Futurama: Godfellas (2002) (TV Episode)
Bender floats through space much like a scene in this film to music from the film.
Futurama: Future Stock (2002) (TV Episode)
The space station is based off of the one in this movie.
Moby: We Are All Made of Stars (2002) (Video)
Aspects of the clip imitates Jupiter and Beyond segment
The Simpsons: Little Girl in the Big Ten (2002) (TV Episode)
the scene with Lisa in the bubble
'Silent Running': By Director Douglas Trumbull (2002) (Video)
mentioned once
Douglas Trumbull: Then and Now (2002) (Video)
mentioned once
Irreversible (2002)
Movie poster in Alex' bedroom
Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi: Huge Reversal?! Abenobashi Hollywood Shopping Arcade (2002) (TV Episode)
Psychedelic effects like the ones in this movie appear when the characters (seem to) travel in time.
Odyssey 5: Shatterer (2002) (TV Episode)
The programmer mentions the computer from the movie.
South Park: Bebe's Boobs Destroy Society (2002) (TV Episode)
When acting like an ape, Stan picks up a bone and the music cue from this movie plays.
Dirty Deeds (2002)
The opening scenes mimic the opening strains of "Thus Spoke Zarathustra" and include a close-up of blinking eye with reflection.
The Star Dreamer (2002)
mentioned in the documentary
Mission Hill: Plan 9 from Mission Hill (or I Married a Gay Man from Outer Space) (2002) (TV Episode)
When Kevin shows the videotape to his nerdy sci-fi loving friends.
S1m0ne (2002)
One of the characters, who is an actor, is called Hal, as all other character that are actors are references to computers; Hal refers to the HAL 9000 from 2001: A Space Oddyssey. (See also: the trivia section.)
Farscape: Unrealized Reality (2002) (TV Episode)
Crichton says he hopes he doesn't end up an old man, referring to the astronaut Dave Bowman seeing himself age.
The King of Communism: The Pomp & Pageantry of Nicolae Ceausescu (2002) (TV Movie)
The vase with the Ceausescu portrait is moving through space to Johann Strauss' "An der schönen blauen Donau, Op. 314"
Cypher (2002)
Les mercredis de l'histoire: Dark Side of the Moon (2002) (TV Episode)
Named in the dialogue, photos shown, and clips of the production set.
Waking Up in Reno (2002)
music during intro to Robosaurus
The 'Alien' Saga (2002) (TV Movie)
Solaris (2002)
Gangs of New York (2002)
Shot of knife thrown into air is identical to shot of the bone in 2001. It has the exact timing and cuts
Who's Your Daddy? (2002) (Video)
The scene with Chris arriving at the stadium in a helicopter references the opening credits scene from 2001.
Spacemonkeyz vs Gorillaz: L'il Dub Chefin (2002) (Video)
The obelisk floating in space appears.
The Cooler (2003)
The shot of a casino chip being tossed into the air and turning into an antacid tablet echoes a famous moment from this film.
Good Bye Lenin! (2003)
Dialog and editing sequence when Denis shows the wedding home video
Monkey Dust: Episode #1.6 (2003) (TV Episode)
Husband retells the plot to his wife.
Red vs. Blue (2003) (TV Series)
The line "I'm scared Dave, will I dream? Daisy....Daisy..."
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: A Night at the Movies (2003) (TV Episode)
An advertisement for a fictional movie called "20011: A New Space Odyssey" can be seen on the pink flier.
Interstella 5555: The 5tory of the 5ecret 5tar 5ystem (2003)
Tunnel going through space with psychedelic lights
Kôkaku kidôtai: Stand Alone Complex: Kikai-tachi no Jikan/Machines Desirantes (2003) (TV Episode)
A tachikoma unit eavesdrops by reading Major and Batou's lips, like HAL does in this movie.
Red vs. Blue: After Church (2003) (TV Episode)
Sheila the Tank says, "I'm scared, Dave," and starts singing "Bicycle Built for Two" a.k.a. "Daisy"
La fiesta (2003)
Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over (2003)
The Sequence where Juni is thrusted toward the virtual game world is reminiscent to the Stargate Sequence
Lesch & Co.: Verstand und Gefühl (2003) (TV Episode)
Harald Lesch & Wilhelm Vossenkuhl refer to "2001: A Space Odyssey" when they talk about artificial intelligence
Intolerable Cruelty (2003)
Sounds of Dave's pod as he tries to rescue Frank are used in the scene where Clooney speaks to the (very) senior partner.
Ratz: 2001: A Cheese Odyssey (2003) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Evil Cult (2003)
Echos of Hal in distress and of David Bowman after entering the monolith
Indigo (2003)
the woman in the park compares indigo children to the 'child in the movie 2001, with his eyes wide open'
The Simpsons: 'Tis the Fifteenth Season (2003) (TV Episode)
Homer's belly is slowly expanding to the tune of 'Also Sprach Zarathustra'.
Julie and Jack (2003)
"It's like that HAL 9000 computer in that movie 'Space Odyssey 2001'."
Super Size Me (2004)
The playing of the Blue Danube Waltz during the surgery montage is a direct reference to Stanley Kubrick (and 2001), a fact Spurlock confirms in the audio commentary on the DVD. He says that it was his "little homage to probably his favorite American filmmaker".
Good Eats: The Man Food Show (2004) (TV Episode)
Alton describes the invention of the corn dog as a "monkey touch the monolith moment", referring to the seminal event in the movie when mankind was born.
The 11 Commandments (2004)
the Blue Danude theme during the zero-G sequence
Star Trek: Enterprise: Doctor's Orders (2004) (TV Episode)
Phlox is seen jogging through the empty corridors of the Enterprise.
Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes (2004) (Video Game)
When Snake reveals his real name, Dave, to Hal, he says, "Hal and Dave? That's a good one. Maybe we should take a trip to Jupiter."
Shaun of the Dead (2004)
The film's soundtrack is tossed at zombies.
The Powerpuff Girls: Prime Mates/Coupe D'etat (2004) (TV Episode)
K.A.R.R. says "I'm sorry, Blossom. I'm afraid I can't do that," just like HAL says "I'm sorry, Dave. I'm afraid I can't do that."
The Sopranos: The Test Dream (2004) (TV Episode)
man in bathrobe eating dinner at wheeled dining cart alone
The Life and Death of Peter Sellers (2004)
In the heart attack dream sequence, Peter's white glowing face references the Star Child in space. The Blue Danube is played as well.
(T)Raumschiff Surprise - Periode 1 (2004)
In a space shot is "An der schönen, blauen Donau" playing
Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door (2004) (Video Game)
The TEC-XX character.
Daniel the Wizard (2004)
Daniel is introduced as "Also Spach Zarathustra" plays
The Venture Bros.: Careers in Science (2004) (TV Episode)
the problem light looks like the eye of HAL
Charlie Rose: Episode dated 6 September 2004 (2004) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Frank Darabont (as 2001).
Empire of Dreams: The Story of the 'Star Wars' Trilogy (2004) (Video)
Mentioned by George Lucas and the movie poster is shown.
The Characters of 'Star Wars' (2004) (Video)
Mentioned by George Lucas.
The Force Is with Them: The Legacy of 'Star Wars' (2004) (Video)
Mentioned by James Cameron.
The Last Shot (2004)
Poster on Steven's wall
Care Bears: Journey to Joke-a-Lot (2004) (Video)
Funnybone tells the computer to open "pod bay doors" twice in the movie. Also, the Computer (P-A-L, rhymes with H-A-L) keeps refering to Sir Funnybone as "Dave", and at one point even quoted "I'm sorry Dave, I'm afraid I can't do that".
Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars (2004) (TV Mini-Series)
Harvey's final scene ripped right out of it.
Battlestar Galactica (2004) (TV Series)
Numerous visual and stylistic influences.
Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars: Episode #1.2 (2004) (TV Episode)
While John is dying, Scorpius/Harvey says he decided 2001 was more fitting to the story than Dr. Strangelove and appears extremely aged in a baroque bedroom patterned after the famous Kubrick scene of Bowman confronting his older self.
The Incredibles (2004)
The room of pod craft that Bob runs through is the same as the pod bay on the Discovery in that movie. Also, the device that Mirage places in Bob's cubicle projects onto his face like the computer does to Dave's face.
Strongbad_email.exe (2004) (Video)
In "Invisibility", one of the Tandy's displayed comments is one of the movie's lines: "My mind is going. I can feel it."
G.O.R.A. (2004)
when talking about sci-fi movies, "Space Odyssey" is mentioned
The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004)
Some similarities between the "Jupiter and Beyond" sequence and when Steve finally encounters the Jaguar Shark.
Game Box 1.0 (2004)
computer voice (that sounds like HAL) calmly says things like "I can't do that, Charlie."
The Biblical Numerics of 9/11 (2004) (Video)
Mentioned by Mike, and a still image from the movie is shown.
Tom and Jerry Blast Off to Mars! (2005) (Video)
Tom and Jerry run into a monolith emitting similar noises as the one in 2001: A Space Odyssey.
5th World (2005)
in dialogue
Film Geek (2005)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Red Dwarf: Howard Goodall - Settling the Score (2005) (Video)
Referenced by name
Robots (2005)
Hal the computer sings "A Bicycle Built For Two" at the end of his life.
The Helix... Loaded (2005)
Same line of Dialogue: "My god, it's full of stars."
Veronica Mars: Weapons of Class Destruction (2005) (TV Episode)
"Ever see the first ten minutes of 2001: A Space Odyssey?"
Gilmore Girls: To Live and Let Diorama (2005) (TV Episode)
The first diorama scene uses elements from "The Dawn of Men" sequence of the movie (music, Taylor's reference to first use of the tools).
Gay Sex in the 70s (2005)
one of the movies in a collage
The Making of 'The Phantom of the Opera' (2005) (Video)
Referenced by name
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)
When Obi-Wan and pregnant Padme arrive at the moon like planet at the end of the film, we see two people in spacesuits watching Obi-Wans space ship land. Just like two astronauts watch the moon landing of Dr. Heywood Floyt in 2001.
Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi: In Harmony's Way/Time Off/Home Insecurity (2005) (TV Episode)
P.A.L. Is based on HAL.
Watch the Skies!: Science Fiction, the 1950s and Us (2005) (TV Movie)
Title mentioned by Steven Spielberg.
Dan Aykroyd Unplugged on UFOs (2005)
David Sereda: "2001 was a real space odyssey for me."
Stealth (2005)
EDI's voice and manner is an homage to 2001's Hal 9000, another computer in the future that goes haywire.
The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy: My Fair Mandy (2005) (TV Episode)
The bizarre colors appearing as reality falls apart come from this movie
Tom and Jerry: The Fast and the Furry (2005) (Video)
The OnStar styled assistant speaks in a robotic tone and says "I'm afraid I can't do that"
Color Me Kubrick (2005)
Explicitly referenced by one of the characters when speaking on the phone
Greg the Bunny: 2001-1 Space & Stuff (2005) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
I Am Not an Animal - I Am an Animation (2005) (Video)
When Peter Baynham refers to a scene from The Simpsons, he says it's like Space Odyssey.
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.91 (2006) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Sci-Fi Movies by Character" category
Wicked Science: Crazy for You (2006) (TV Episode)
MAX is based on HAL 9000.
Over the Hedge (2006)
The animals react to the hedge in a similar way as the apes (from 2001) react to the monolith. And the hedge is filmed in a very similar way as the monolith as well.
North and the Music of the South (2006) (Video)
Robert Townson mentions this film.
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.200 (2006) (TV Episode)
a Jeopardy! round category is titled "2001: A Sports Odyssey"
Superman Returns (2006)
in the plane, when there is no gravity, everything starts to float. in a slow motion sequence lois lane grabs a floating pen.
One Rat Short (2006) (Short)
The camera eye of the lab robot is very reminicent of HAL's.
Severance (2006)
the scene where Steve 'meets' himself is a reference to the famous last scene in 2001
50 Films to See Before You Die (2006) (TV Movie)
Makes the countdown, is talked about.
Saxondale: Fleas (2006) (TV Episode)
Tommy asks if some people want to go watch the directors cut of this film in the cinema which he says is "Longer in the middle... I'm just curious as to how that's physically possible"
The Crazy Cartoon III: The Quest for the Thing That Does Some Stuff (2006) (Video)
Comparing the end of The Crazy Cartoon III not making any sense to 2001: A Space Oddysey not making any sense
Surf School (2006)
mentioned in dialogue
Stranger Than Fiction (2006)
Dave's apartment is made to look like the spacestation in 2001, and "Dave" is also the name of the person who switches off HAL the robot in the original film.
The Venture Bros.: Guess Who's Coming to State Dinner? (2006) (TV Episode)
Quote "My god, it's full of stars!"
Jackass Number Two (2006)
"Also Sprach Zarathustra" plays during the rocket scene
Eureka: H.O.U.S.E. Rules (2006) (TV Episode)
Fargo calls S.A.R.A.H. "Hal". Also, the computer says: "I'm afraid, I can't do that." when it refuses to set the humans free.
Man of the Year (2006)
Tom calls a computer "HAL"
Destroy All Humans! 2 (2006) (Video Game)
The title for the mission "1969-A Space Odyssey"
Sweetheart (2006)
beginning of the movie is reference to the space ballet in '2001: Space Osyssey' - the same music, the same spaceship
Goolians: A Docu-Comedy (2006) (Video)
Title mentioned by Wally Wingert
MythBusters: Exploding Lighter (2006) (TV Episode)
When watching a lighter in a dryer, the narrator says it's very spacy in a Kubrick kind of way while classical music is played in the background. Then in a HAL style voice he says he can see how upset Adam is.
Gilmore Girls: Knit, People, Knit! (2006) (TV Episode)
Paris says the film would be good inspiration for a party theme.
Battlespace (2006) (Video)
Holando the Computer is a talking self-aware red light in a spaceship (inspired by HAL)
Apocalypto (2006)
The spinning bone from the animal trap.
Painting Soldiers (2006) (Short)
A Spanish poster for this movie is prominently featured in the background.
Diamonds Are Forever: Satellite Test Reel (2006) (Video)
Narrator Michael G. Wilson mentions that visual effects artist Wally Veevers worked on this picture.
Flatland (2007) (Video)
"Star Gate" sequence
Yu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged Series: Fanservice! (2007) (TV Episode)
"By the way this is a 2001 parody"
Veronica Mars: Show Me the Monkey (2007) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Mac
S.O.S. szerelem! (2007)
poster seen on wall
Robson Arms: Pest Control (2007) (TV Episode)
When Nick introduces Wayne to Hal, Wayne repsonds "9000" as in the movie computer.
Robson Arms: Mr. Lonely (2007) (TV Episode)
Fred mentions HAL the computer.
Mediated: The 21st Century Lifestyle (2007)
ending scene shutting down tv's mimicks shutting down HAL.
Cinema According to Brisseau (2007) (Video)
Jean-Claude Brisseau says that the staging of a scene in "Exterminating Angels" was an unconscious reference to the film's final scene
Sunshine (2007)
Both the scene where Mace, Capa and Harvey jet from airlock to airlock is almost identical to the scene in 2001 where Dave does the same thing, and the part where Icarus 2s voice starts to deepen and slow when the cores are pulled out is very reminiscent of HAL singing "A Bicycle Made for Two" as Dave turns him off.
Ben 10: Monster Weather (2007) (TV Episode)
Sam sounds just like Hal
Ijon Tichy: Raumpilot: Der futurologische Kongress (2007) (TV Episode)
Same opening sequence, Tichy travels to "Kubrick's Nebula"
AstroEuros (2007)
the first movie I ever watched in a cinema
The Strokes: You Only Live Once (Version 2) (2007) (Video)
It contains the very end of "Ize of the World" and it works as an homage to 2001: A Space Odyssey and as a video protest against war, hunger, and consumerism.
Strongbad_email.exe: Disc Five (2007) (Video)
In "Cliffhangers", the left-hand "screen" picture in the cardboard spaceship and center "eye" when Space Captainface is on screen are from this movie
3001: A Penis Odyssey (2007) (Short)
Referenced by title.
The Cinema Snob: Video Violence (2007) (TV Episode)
Video case is shown in a video store.
The Simpsons Movie (2007)
The theme "Also Sprach Zarathustra" (Eng. "Thus Spake Zarathustra") appears in the beginning of the movie when Itchy and Scratchy go to The Moon.
Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone (2007)
Black monoliths involving a step on human evolution
Shaun the Sheep: Shaun Encounters (2007) (TV Episode)
First few notes of "Also Sprach Zarathustra" is played.
Sydney White (2007)
The dorks stare at a piece of Sydney's underwear as "Thus Spake Zarathustra" plays.
House: The Right Stuff (2007) (TV Episode)
The visual effects (close-up shot of a blinking eye, psychedelic colors changing with each blink, the colored landscapes, the spectrum effects and the 'star'-like shapes) prior to the plane-crash are all references to the 'star-gate' scene.
Portal (2007) (Video Game)
GLaDOS's erratic, and possibly insane, behavior is very similar to HAL9000's unravelment, especially when she starts to try to destroy the protagonist...
The Monkeyboy Fever (2007) (Short)
"Throw me a bone." Music cue resembles "Also Sprach Zarathustra".
Full Metal Jacket: Between Good and Evil (2007) (Video)
mentioned once
Dangerous Days: Making Blade Runner (2007) (Video)
Mentioned once.
Go West: A Lucky Luke Adventure (2007)
During the chase in New York, the Daltons fly through the air and Strauss-The blue danube is heard with space in the background.
The Silent Revolution of Truth (2007)
Title mentioned by name. Also 2001 models are shown and discussed.
1968 with Tom Brokaw (2007) (TV Movie)
Mentioned in narration
The Simpsons: Eternal Moonshine of the Simpson Mind (2007) (TV Episode)
Homer sitting in the bubble closely resembles the starchild.
Fly Me to the Moon 3D (2007)
"The Blue Danube" plays as the flies float in zero gravity
Dante 01 (2008)
the climax of the movie.
Welcome to Gattaca (2008) (Video)
Mentioned by name.
Sam and Max: Chariots of the Dogs (2008) (Video Game)
The talking "Central device" thing from the spaceship is based on HAL 9000.
Springbringer - Songs from the World of New Nature (2008) (Video)
Opening of the first chapter with the stars exploding and imploding is a homage of a kind to the stargate scene in 2001.
Sam and Max: What's New, Beelzebub? (2008) (Video Game)
When the spaceship is destroyed at the beginning of the game, Sam & Max listen to the AI onboard the spaceship say, "Spaceship destroyed, but I still have the greatest enthusiasm and confidence in the mission."
Glory to the Conquerors of Space (2008) (Short)
The opening sequence is a reference to the space exteriors in 2001.
Criminal Minds: Tabula Rasa (2008) (TV Episode)
Garcia mentions the monolith from this film
Two Lovers (2008)
Leonard has its posters in his room.
Rifftrax Shorts: Drugs Are Like That (2008) (TV Episode)
Bill: "Just what do you think you are doing, Dave?"
WALL·E (2008)
The subplot regarding AUTO (who resembles HAL-9000) features many scenes from 2001. For instance, Strauss' 'Thus Spoke Zarathustra' plays as the captain is taking his first steps, the airlock that WALL-E and EVE must pass through to re-enter the garbage bay, and the secret video message from BNL's CEO that only the ship's computer knows about.
WarGames: The Dead Code (2008) (Video)
R.I.P.L.E.Y listens in on conversations via lip-reading just like HAL does in 2001.
Burn After Reading (2008)
Character named Hal to Osborne Cox (John Malkovich): "I hate to be the paranoid old spook"
Strong Bad's Cool Game for Attractive People Episode 2: Strong Badia the Free (2008) (Video Game)
In Cave Girl Squad, using the alien in the second scene causes a monolith to appear while Strong Bad hums the movie's theme music
Troldspejlet: Episode #40.4 (2008) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelman mentions the film in his review of Spore
Eagle Eye (2008)
Red eye computer versus humans trying to prevent it from listening in but computer uses lip reading; guy who removes parts from omnipotent computer is named "Bowman"
The Watermelon (2008)
Street address number for central location is 2001. Stanley Kubrick is director Brad Mays' favorite filmmaker.
Kanye West: Love Lockdown (2008) (Video)
The video ends with West laying in fetal position on the couch in the white room, in a homage to 2001: A Space Odyssey.
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Monster Zero (2008) (TV Episode)
A poster of the movie was shown among the mentioning of 60's Sci-Fi.
Life on Mars: Out Here in the Fields (2008) (TV Episode)
When Tyler mentions his computer, a character in 1973 jokingly asks if he means like HAL in 2001: A Space Odyssey
The Colbert Report: Bethany McLean/Kathleen Parker (2008) (TV Episode)
Colbert says that his new financial advisor is HAL, and in a supposed phone conversation between Colbert and HAL, lines from 2001: A Space Odyssey are played.
Greek: Three's a Crowd (2008) (TV Episode)
They come out of the movie theater after watching the movie
Fallout 3 (2008) (Video Game)
The eye of the several security cameras found throughout the Capital Wasteland greatly ressembles HAL 9000's.
Nostalgia Critic: Double Dragon (2008) (TV Episode)
The Nostalgia Critic says that Billy and Jimmy's vehicle might as well have HAL 9000 in it.
Futurama: Bender's Game (2008) (Video)
The HAL institute for insane robots is named after HAL, the computer from this film.
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda (2008) (TV Episode)
The names of the boys in the crashed car are Bowman and Poole
A.R.O.G (2008)
Black monolith appears in front of apes 1 million years in the past
Jeopardy!: Episode #25.65 (2008) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "iPod, YouTube or Wii" category
Californication: Blues from Laurel Canyon (2008) (TV Episode)
Hank jokingly asks Ronny if the title of his next film will be '2069: A sit on my face odyssey'.
Emergency 411: Surviving in Outer Space (2008) (TV Episode)
HAL 9000
World's Greatest Dad (2009)
Lance wears a shirt that includes Dave Bowman
The Big Bang Theory: The Friendship Algorithm (2009) (TV Episode)
Sheldon describes the rock-climbing wall as monolithic, and half expects hominids learning tools around it.
Moon (2009)
GERTY is a HAL-like computer with a calm voice. And the conversation on the monitor with the daughter.
Knight Rider: Exit Light, Enter Knight (2009) (TV Episode)
Mike tells KITT he sounds like HAL from movie
Nostalgia Critic: The Good Son (2009) (TV Episode)
The Nostalgia Critic says that Henry is like Hannibal and HAL-9000's spawn.
Watchmen (2009)
At about 58 minutes into the theatrical version, Dr. Manhattan stands alone in his room after Laurie had left. His room looks remarkably similar in design and appearance to that of Dr. Bowman during the "Through Space and Time" sequence of 2001: A Space Odyssey (right before the "Star Child" sequence).
Girls! Girls! Girls! The 1960s (2009) (Video)
The film is mentioned.
20 to 1: Adults Only 20 to 01: Sexiest Movie Scenes (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Kristian Schmid in a segment on Barbarella's opening credits as having nothing on Barbarella.
30 Rock: Apollo, Apollo (2009) (TV Episode)
Also Sprach Zarathustra is heard as Tracey 'goes up into space'
The Replacements: Irreplaceable (2009) (TV Episode)
An injured C.A.R. sings a few bars from "Bicycle Built for Two," a la HAL 3000's death scene
Muchachada nui: Episode #3.8 (2009) (TV Episode)
In segment 'Celebreties' Jiggs (La Mona Chita, played by Joaquín Reyes) the male chimp who played Cheeta in the Tarzan movies throws a bone into the air.
Hatching Pete (2009) (TV Movie)
Pete, dressed as the chicken, hatches from the egg as "Thus Spake Zarathustra" plays.
What Goes Up (2009)
Strauss' Blue Danube is played by an out-of-tune marching band in preparation for celebration of the Challenger launch.
Transformers: Animated: This Is Why I Hate Machines (2009) (TV Episode)
Shockwave's line "I'm afraid I can't let you do that" is a reference to HAL. Both of these characters have some simular traits as well.
Up (2009)
Red round lamps on dogs' leads, through which they talk, is a reference to HAL 9000.
Enter the Void (2009)
The visuals of Oscar's trip are an homage to Kubrick's "star gate" sequence from 2001: A Space Odyssey.
Land of the Lost (2009)
"Also Sprach Zarathustra," by Richard Strauss is playing when Dr. Rick Marshall gives his "Tachyons" presentation to school children. And the scene when the trio of protagonists first encounter Chaka and the "primitive apes" pays homage to the infamous opening scene in Kubrik's 2001
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)
The meeting between Transformers and hunter-gatherers tribes at the beginning is a reference to the meeting between the hominids and the Monolith in this movie.
The Best of RiffTrax Shorts: Volume One (2009) (Video)
Bill: "Just what do you think you are doing, Dave?"
Al's Brain in 3-D (2009) (Short)
Al explains that we have as much chance fully understanding how the brain works as we do the last twenty minutes of this movie.
Bad Movie Beatdown: Transmorphers (2009) (TV Episode)
the theme plays
Totally Spies! The Movie (2009)
The use of "Also sprach Zarathustra" at Rob Hearthrob's concert.
Dancing with the Stars: Episode #9.4 (2009) (TV Episode)
The theme music is played when Gerrard Gosens demonstrates his interpretation of the Moonwalk.
The Time Traveler's Wife (2009)
Henry sings the song "Daisy" with this daughter when saying that he has no control over going away
Waking Sleeping Beauty (2009)
Mentioned by Roger Ebert
Mr. Nobody (2009)
Many references during the film: Old man in a white room, the spaceship design.
Cargo (2009)
Rotating ring space station, spaceship flyby, crew in suspended animation, undisclosed mission objective
Peep Show: The Test (2009) (TV Episode)
Mark refers to the boiler as "HAL", the computer from this.
The Irate Gamer: History of Video Games: Part 2 (2009) (TV Episode)
HAL's personality is based on HAL from the movie
Shameful Sequels: Starship Troopers 3 (2009) (TV Episode)
"I'm sorry, Dave, I'm afraid I can't do that."
The Cinema Snob: Brazilian Star Wars (2009) (TV Episode)
"It just looks like Hal 9000 tripping balls."
Borderlands (2009) (Video Game)
The injured Claptrap's rambling speech about knowing a little song, then singing "Daisy Bell," is a reference to the scene in "2001: A Space Odyssey" where Dave Bowman shuts down HAL the computer.
Old Dogs (2009)
Dan references HAL in the tanning booth, in a reference to the Pod Bay Doors argument.
Total Drama: 2008: A Space Owen (2009) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Robin Williams: Weapons of Self Destruction (2009) (TV Special)
Robin mentions something about HAL-9000.
A Rubbish Film (2009) (Short)
Film was inspired by 'The Blue Danube' sequence.
A Certain Scientific Railgun: Bikini wa shisen ga jouge ni wakaremasukedo wanpîsu wa karada no rain ga demasukara hosoikata shika niawanaindesuyo (2009) (TV Episode)
Mikoto Misaka & friends to appear in the moon, with the black monolith and the bone with Kuroko Shirai.
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.76 (2009) (TV Episode)
Category titles "'Hal'", "2001" and "I'm Sorry Dave"
Zombie Farm (2009)
Roque calls a laptop computer Hal.
The Answer to the Lost Riddle: Prophets of the New Order (2009) (TV Episode)
Talked about by Michael Hoggard, and still images from the movie are shown.
The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.84 (2010) (TV Episode)
James Cameron says the movie influenced him
Good Eats: Raising the Bar Again (2010) (TV Episode)
Referringu to the creation of the Bloody Mary, Alton mentions a "monkey-touch-monolith moment," referencing the point in 2001 when apes are imbued with the intellect that sends them on the evoltionary path to space exploration.
Mass Effect 2 (2010) (Video Game)
When EDI (an AI) suggests giving her control of the ship to escape the Collectors, Joker tells her "If you start singing 'Daisy Bell' I'm done!" This is a reference to the last moments of the homicidal HAL computer.
Midsomer Murders: The Sword of Guillaume (2010) (TV Episode)
When the Terries find the road blocked by big concrete blocks, Lucy says "This is just like that Space Odyssey thing."
20 to 1: Adults Only 20 to 1: Sex on the Screen (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Kristian Schmid in a segment on Barbarella's opening credits as having nothing on Barbarella.
Fish Lips (2010) (Short)
Armand mentions the title.
Time Traveller (2010)
Poster in Ryota's apartment.
Jeopardy!: Million Dollar Celebrity Invitational Quarterfinal 7 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $1,000 clue in the category "Acting the Part"
South Park: You Have 0 Friends (2010) (TV Episode)
The computer says; "I'm afraid I can't let you do that, Stan Marsh". This is a parody of the very famous line "I'm sorry, Dave. I'm afraid I can't do that", spoken by the character HAL 9000, an autonomous and self-aware computer system from the Stanley Kubrick film.
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.153 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $1,200 clue in the category "At the Ancient Roman Cineplex"
Twigson Ties the Knot (2010)
When the car drives of the road it floats across the screen in slow-motion to the sound of The Blue Danube Waltz, similair to space sequences in 2001.
Community: Contemporary American Poultry (2010) (TV Episode)
Jeff remarks that Abed has "gone from lovable Johnny Five to evil HAL."
Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker (2010) (Video Game)
Huey mentions he loves the movie and became facinated with A.I.s because of the movie.
The Cinema Snob: Video Violence 2 (2010) (TV Episode)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Brief Film Reviews: My DVD/Blu-Ray Collection (2010) (TV Episode)
DVD cover shown.
2009: A Delayed Night (2010) (Short)
Movie title parodies 2001: A Space Odyssey
Inception (2010)
Cited by Christopher Nolan as an influence.
Phineas and Ferb: Phineas and Ferb Hawaiian Vacation (2010) (TV Episode)
Dr. Doofenshmirtz says that the crabs on his island are "getting all Kubricky" in their adulation of his "De-Evolutionator" device, which comes to resemble the "2001" monolith to them.
Nostalgia Critic: The Room (2010) (TV Episode)
"You Have Reached Enlightenment!".
Tales from the Lumber Yard: The Making of 'Galaxy of Terror' (2010) (Video)
Mentioned by Robert Englund in relation to the sets in'Galaxy of Terror' reminding him of this movie.
Motorvader (2010)
One of Tim's professor's names is Clarke, after author Arthur C. Clarke, co-writer of 2001: A Space Odyssey featuring the HAL 9000 computer which heavily influenced Motorvader's appearance and personality.
The Cinema Snob: Redneck Zombies (2010) (TV Episode)
"It's like if Snoop Dogg directed 2001."
Warehouse 13: 13.1 (2010) (TV Episode)
Pete: Well, sitting in a windowless room for ten years playing Monopoly with HAL. What could go wrong?
Simple Simon (2010)
Simon, Sam and Frida watch it on video - however, no clip is shown and the only sound that is heard is Richard Strauss's "Also sprach Zarathustra"
Medium: Bring Your Daughter to Work Day (2010) (TV Episode)
Bridgette wants to watch it
Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt: Mitsubachi no zawameki/Sekkusu ando za daten shiti (2010) (TV Episode)
As the two girls are up in space, to get the tape, "The Blue Danube" plays.
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: The Manitou (2010) (TV Episode)
James compares the trippy outer space sequence to one scene in this movie.
Let There Be Light: The Odyssey of Dark Star (2010) (Video)
Mentioned in documentary
Maltin on Movies: The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (2010) (TV Episode)
Movie referenced in this episode.
Sam & Max: The Devil's Playhouse (2010) (Video Game)
Pod 2001 is a reference to the title of this movie.
Love & Other Drugs (2010)
dramatic intro to Pfizer with Thus Spoke Zarathustra playing
TRON: Legacy (2010)
Flynn's residence is based on the white room where Bowman ages.
Stargate Universe: Resurgence (2010) (TV Episode)
Discussing the signal, Eli quips, "Could be a black monolith orbiting a planet."
Bum Reviews: Tron Legacy (2010) (TV Episode)
"...which looks like the last ten minutes of 2001"
The Pizzaiolo's Revenge (2010) (Short)
Use of Johann Strauss' "The Blue Danube"
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Day Dreamin' Davey (2011) (TV Episode)
Nerd mentions HAL character from the film.
Conan: 2011: A Spanx Odyssey (2011) (TV Episode)
Referenced episode title
Dead Space 2 (2011) (Video Game)
Science fiction relation. Isaac takes down the A.I computer system while being asked to stop similar to the character in 2001 as he disables a very similar A.I system in a similar enviornment that involves crawling through small spaces.
Smallville: Collateral (2011) (TV Episode)
Chloe refers to HAL.
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic: Suited for Success (2011) (TV Episode)
The opening of Rarity's second fashion show references the main theme from this movie.
Capsule (2011) (Short)
Pod references one of HAL-9000's famous lines: "I'm afraid I cannot do that, Sam".
Ask That Guy with the Glasses: Ask That Guy #59 (2011) (TV Episode)
The theme is played
Community: Critical Film Studies (2011) (TV Episode)
Abed compares himself to HAL 9000.
Sym-Bionic Titan: A Family Crisis (2011) (TV Episode)
The Spacesuits worn by the G3 personnel are based on those worn by the crew of the Discovery.
Stargate Universe: Hope (2011) (TV Episode)
Volker mentions "Also Sprach Zarathustra" as his favorite piece of music, and everyone refers to it as the theme from 2001.
Phineas and Ferb: Phineas' Birthday Clip-O-Rama! (2011) (TV Episode)
Irving plays imaginary kettle drums trying to sound like "So Sprach Zarathustra"
Evil Bong 3: The Wrath of Bong (2011)
"2001: A Weed Odyssey"
Community: Applied Anthropology and Culinary Arts (2011) (TV Episode)
When Britta sticks her head under Shirley's dress to check for the baby, her head is illuminated against a black background while Ligeti's "Atmospheres" plays, mimicking David Bowman's entry into the Star Gate.
The Cinema Snob: Oversexed Rugsuckers from Mars (2011) (TV Episode)
Snob points out the theme playing as the derelict approaches the vacuum
Watchman Video Broadcast: UFO's: Chariots of the Beast (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike.
Duke Nukem Forever (2011) (Video Game)
The monolith can be seen in the final level of the game.
The Super Hero Squad Show: Missing: Impossible! (2011) (TV Episode)
The Helicarrier computer starts to say 'I'm afraid I can't do that, Dave'
Eureka: Liftoff (2011) (TV Episode)
Fargo appears as the starchild in the space capsule.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Star Trek 2- Gold Key (2011) (TV Episode)
Iron Liz points out Linkara's AI as being Hal 9000.
Futurama: Möbius Dick (2011) (TV Episode)
The 4th dimension is depicted as the colours peered into in this film. Also, the monolith and the Discovery are seen in the ship graveyard, and two astronauts dressed like the ones in the movie step out of the whale at the end.
The Spoony Experiment: Tekken: The Motion Picture (2011) (TV Episode)
The 2001 A Space Odyssey opening theme is used.
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Classics from the Vault: Great Performances That Oscar Ignored (2011) (TV Episode)
Roger Ebert says people tend to forget who starred in the film
Secret Access: UFOs on the Record (2011) (TV Movie)
Mentioned by Douglas Trumbull.
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Classics from the Vault: Movies that Changed the Movies (2011) (TV Episode)
Roger Ebert says that as big a hit as the film was, it was not immediately influential because it was not easy to imitate
An Idiot Abroad: Trans-Siberian Express (2011) (TV Episode)
The Blue Danube Waltz is playing during the zero gravity flight, much like in the movie.
UFOs: Chariots of the Beast (2011) (Video)
Mentioned by Michael Hoggard.
Twisted Fiction (2011) (Short)
Movie poster in Frank's room
Live fra Bremen: Episode #5.7 (2011) (TV Episode)
A poster on a wall in a sketch
Nostalgia Critic: Superman: The Animated Series (2011) (TV Episode)
Critic does the HAL voice for Braniac.
Saints Row: The Third (2011) (Video Game)
The "Also Sprach Zarathurasa" music plays at the beginning of the game.
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Bible Games III (2011) (TV Episode)
"Maybe they're miniature monoliths from 2001."
Nostalgia Critic: Star Trek: The Motion Picture (2012) (TV Episode)
"You're not 2001: A Space Odyssey, okay?"
The Cinema Snob: The Helter Skelter Murders (2012) (TV Episode)
"Leave it to drugs to have the ending of The Great Train Robbery shoot at the ending from 2001."
The Big Bang Theory: The Friendship Contraction (2012) (TV Episode)
Howard mentions HAL.
Incursion (2012) (Short)
The movie's opening sequence
Watchman Video Broadcast: Taking the Mark of the Man of Sin (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike.
The Pirates! Band of Misfits (2012)
"Also Sprach Zarathustra" plays as the Pirate Captain unveils Polly at the science competition.
Battleship (2012)
Scientist working on satellite dishes is listening to Sprach Zarathustra on his headphones - a direct reference to the classic science fiction film.
Mysterious Girlfriend X: Mysterious Girl, Tiel (2012) (TV Episode)
a poster of the Kubrick movie is shown in the main character's room.
Prometheus (2012)
The voice of Davids computer greets him with: "Hello, Dave!" just like HAL-9000.
Bones: The Don't in the Do (2012) (TV Episode)
"Dave" reference by Sweets
Community: Virtual Systems Analysis (2012) (TV Episode)
Annie says, "Look at '2001.' Did we have a space odyssey?"
Ain't It Cool with Harry Knowles: The Future of Cinema with Douglas Trumbull Part 1 (2012) (TV Episode)
Douglas Trumbull created many of the still stunning images
Cycle (2012)
Spaceship interiors and a stargate-like sequence are heavily inspired by 2001.
Phineas and Ferb: The Mom Attractor/Cranius Maximus (2012) (TV Episode)
"Also Sprach Zarathustra" plays for an outer space shot of Earth and its moon.
Brows Held High: Primer (2012) (TV Episode)
Oancitizen says the book made more sense than the movie.
Reality (2012)
Monolith in the final scene.
Sightseers (2012)
The scene in which Chris beats the Rambler to death with a knob, seen from below, and afterwards outstretching his arms triumphantly, resembles that of the ape-man discovering a bone as a weapon, smashing a tapir skeleton and finally raising his arms wildly.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Batman: A Word to the Wise (2012) (TV Episode)
The famous transdimensional warp is played as Snowflame trips out.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.81 (2012) (TV Episode)
David Hasselhoff mentions the movie by name.
Mad: Battleship vs. Titanic/Jurassic Parks and Recreation (2012) (TV Episode)
The music from this movie was played in the first Bad Idea segment.
Jobriath A.D. (2012)
still shown
End Roll (2012)
DVD is shown ("2001: Odissea nello spazio").
Silent Youth (2012)
There is a poster for the film above the bed in Kirill's bedroom
The Newsroom: The 112th Congress (2012) (TV Episode)
Jim and Neal joke about the computer HAL.
Black Dynamite: A Crisis for Christmas or The Dark Side of the Dark Side of the Moon (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Bullhorn; a HAL-9000-type computer talks to Black Dynamite.
Doctor Who: Dinosaurs on a Spaceship (2012) (TV Episode)
When the Doctor disables the two robots and they power down the start to sing 'Daisy Bell' much as HAL 9000 did when his mind was being disabled
Mars Probe 7: Making the Ambassadors of Death (2012) (Video)
Michael Ferguson confesses to stealing several shots from the film.
Castle: The Final Frontier (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Esposito as an "intellectual sci-fi" movie that he thinks Ryan would like.
Paper Mario: Sticker Star (2012) (Video Game)
The sequence with the fan references the opening shot of 2001.
Demo Reel: Lost in Translation (Bromance Version) (2012) (TV Episode)
Donnie explains to EgoRaptor the meaning of the ending of this movie.
The Cinema Snob: Silent Night, Deadly Night III: You Better Watch Out (2012) (TV Episode)
"It's just straight up 2001."
Titanic Review (2012)
Poster is shown when talking about sci-fi films before Star Wars.
The Cleveland Show: 'Tis the Cleveland to Be Sorry (2012) (TV Episode)
Cleveland is thrusted into the Stargate sequence from the film when he takes his first bite of the high-end sandwiches served at the homeless shelter.
Bad Movie Beatdown: Stealth (2012) (TV Episode)
Film Brain points out how much Stealth rips off this movie
Escape from Planet Earth (2012)
HAL-9000 is among the graffitti names
Slice of Death (2012) (Short)
An hommage to Douglas Trumbull's star gate sequence
The Nostalgia Chick: The Fellowship of the Ring (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned when discussing the sci-fi genre
General Hospital: Episode #1.12728 (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Spinelli
Grey's Anatomy: Bad Blood (2013) (TV Episode)
Cristina: "Open the pod bay doors, HAL."
Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time (2013) (Video Game)
A voice says "What do you think you're doing, Bentley?"
Delete: Episode #1.1 (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Out of the Blue (2013)
It is referenced
RichPlanet TV: Apollo Conspiracy (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Richard.
Oblivion (2013)
NASA ship is named "Odyssey", The eye on the drones looks like HAL 9000, The Tet is similar to the monoliths, Sally and HAL have many similar traits
Pastor Mike Online: Viewer Question Day (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike.
iSteve (2013)
When Steve Jobs presents the Mac "Blue Danube Waltz" is played and a similar scene like the opening of the movie is recreated
The Machine (2013)
Computer/android losing "mind" and commenting on it
Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)
At the end of the opening scene, when leaving Nibiru, the transition between the Enterprise drawn on sand by a primitive native, and the actual ship flying in space, pays homage to "2001: A Space Odyssey" (1968) when a mid-air swirling bone, thrown from an ape man, cuts to a space station floating in space.
AE: Apocalypse Earth (2013) (Video)
TIM is inspired by HAL
Nostalgia Critic: A.I: Artificial Intelligence (2013) (TV Episode)
A Stanley Kubrick classic
The Internship (2013)
A Google employee has a HAL 9000 sticker on his laptop in the interview scene.
Europa Report (2013)
Immediately after liftoff, the music that can be heard playing at Mission Control HQ is the Blue Danube. it is the same track from the first glimpse of then futuristic space travel in the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey, another film about an ill-fated mission to Jupiter. At the same time the screenplay was written, by Stanley Kubrick & Arthur C. Clarke, Clarke was writing the book
Continuum: Second Listen (2013) (TV Episode)
HAL and Dave mentioned
Perception: Alienation (2013) (TV Episode)
When Daniel is given a smartphone, he says,"Just what I always wanted: the monolith from 2001."
Mel and His Movies (2013) (Video)
mentioned once
Underdogs (2013)
Is the same introduction, with primates and a skull.
Futurama: Calculon 2.0 (2013) (TV Episode)
Calculon performs a one man play based on this film.
Watchman Video Broadcast: The Comic Con: Part 3 (2013) (TV Episode)
Talked about by Mike.
Teen Titans Go!: Tower Power (2013) (TV Episode)
When Cyborg becomes more robotic, he becomes a lot like HAL 9000 from 2001: A Space Odyssey.
Hellhounds (2013)
The inverted colors, visual patterns and use of heavy breathing in the sound mix for Hellhounds were inspired by visuals and sounds from the last half of 2001: A Space Odyssey
Gone Home (2013) (Video Game)
A recorded VHS tape of this movie & The Dark Crystal is seen in the TV room.
Futurama: Murder on the Planet Express (2013) (TV Episode)
HAL mentioned
Elemental Mass (2013)
Features 'overture Atmospheres' against black in Homage to 2001
Gravity (2013)
When Ryan is heading for the Chinese space station, her radar view almost mirrors the scene in 2001 where Dave is trying to reach Frank
Under the Skin (2013)
Close up of eyeball with eerie music as soundtrack
At the Movies: Venice Film Festival 2013 (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by David Stratton in a discussion on Gravity as another space movie that people are comparing it to.
Filth (2013)
Poster on the wall of Toal's office at police HQ.
Grand Theft Auto V (2013) (Video Game)
When Michael trips, he sees monkeys. The scene ends with Michael going out of a spaceship into a colorful and trippy "star-gate."
Regular Show: Wall Buddy (2013) (TV Episode)
The Wall Buddy monitor resembles HAL 9000 from the film.
Atop the Fourth Wall: SCI-Spy #4 (2013) (TV Episode)
"This is so 2001 right now."
Queen (2013)
Poster is seen at hostel in Amsterdam
Max Steel: Scrambled (2013) (TV Episode)
Steel, suffering damage, sings Hal's swan song from 2001: A Space Odyssey.
The Tomorrow People: Pilot (2013) (TV Episode)
The computer TIM is compared to HAL
The Cinema Snob: Xtro (2013) (TV Episode)
"This is kinda like that scene from 2001..."
Bones: The Lady on the List (2013) (TV Episode)
VAL computer system
Evil Easter 3: The Final Easter (2013) (Short)
At the very end of the film, the metaphysical sequence references the famous Stargate scene from 2001.
Up Late with Alec Baldwin: Episode #1.3 (2013) (TV Episode)
Alec mentions the movie as a preview to next week's show.
Hasta mañana (2013)
Movie poster in Léo's room.
Oh That Grinch!: Office Space Oddysey (2013) (TV Episode)
The title
Brickleberry: Trip to Mars (2013) (TV Episode)
"Open the pod bay doors"
Imagine Dragons: On Top of the World (2013) (Video)
Multiple references to Kubrick's film, including the house-number "2001", the brand name "Monolith" on a TV set, etc.
Psych: Lock, Stock, Some Smoking Barrels and Burton Guster's Goblet of Fire (2014) (TV Episode)
Shawn references the Star Child.
The Goldbergs: The Other Smother (2014) (TV Episode)
Referenced by the video store clerk.
Pastor Mike Online: Repairing the Breaches: Part 1 (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike.
Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H.: The Trouble with Machines (2014) (TV Episode)
The Jet Computer's interface resembles and quotes HAL 5000.
Symphony No. 42 (2014) (Short)
the monolith scene with the apes is referenced
Bum Reviews: The Lego Movie (2014) (TV Episode)
"It's kind of like 2001: A Space Odyssey..."
Psych: 1967: A Psych Odyssey (2014) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Mars (2014) (Short)
And the Oscar Goes To... (2014) (TV Movie)
mentioned by Phil Alden Robinson
Face Off: Ego Trip Abroad (2014) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned
Film Speak: Episode #1.2 (2014) (TV Episode)
A poster is seen on the main set
Everything Wrong with...: Everything Wrong with 2012 (2014) (TV Episode)
Music from the movie can be heard at the end of the video
Alien Abduction (2014)
HAL mentioned
Hamlet A.D.D. (2014)
referenced near the end of the film
The Graham Norton Show: Juliette Binoche/Ronnie Corbett/Ricky Gervais/Imelda May (2014) (TV Episode)
Ronnie Corbett denies his rumored role as an ape in this movie
James & Mike Mondays: ClayFighter (2014) (TV Episode)
Mike comments that the Blob can turn into a Monolith.
Caffeine Madness (2014) (Short)
Points of Dr. Greene's lecture is influenced by this film.
Taxi Brooklyn: Black Widow (2014) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Leo
Mad Men: The Monolith (2014) (TV Episode)
The title of this episode as well as numerous visual references (the Black door as Don comes out of the elevator), character references and underlying themes are a direct nod to Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey.
Godzilla (2014)
Music track for the high-altitude parachute jump is Gyorgy Ligeti's "Requiem", made famous by the monolith scenes in "2001: A Space Odyssey"
Mad Men: The Runaways (2014) (TV Episode)
When Michael is spying on the bosses talking in the computer room, while he cannot hear the conversation he is attempting to lipread. The persons behind the glass and the camera switching between the two characters is reminiscent of the scene where HAL reads the lips of Dave and Frank in the EVA Pod.
Nostalgia.exe (2014) (Short)
The voice of Sarah Tonin's computer Charles is modelled after that of 'HAL 9000', as voiced by Douglas Rain.
Postman Pat: The Movie (2014)
As robot pat malfunctions he sings "Daisy Daisy" this is a tribute to HAL in 2001: A Space Odyssey, as he was unplugged, HAL 9000 sang "Daisy Bell"
Atop the Fourth Wall: Speed Steer #5 (2014) (TV Episode)
"What we're seeing here is the equivalent of the monolith in 2001: A Space Odyssey."
Descobrir: Os Criadores de Saci (2014) (Short)
Sunset in the closing credits was inspired by Kubrick's vision of "The Dawn of Man"
Halt and Catch Fire: FUD (2014) (TV Episode)
Gordon mentions a computer with human emotions named HAL.
Atop the Fourth Wall: 2001: A Space Odyssey #2 (2014) (TV Episode)
Linkara reviews the second issue of the movie adaptation comic
The Comix Scrutinizer: Bogeyman #2 (2014) (TV Episode)
"a deleted scene from 2001: A Space Odyssey"
Honest Game Trailers: Portal (2014) (TV Episode)
Hal-9000 mentioned
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014)
SPOILER: The music in the hunting sequence; the title echoing the name of the sequence "The Dawn of Man"; the opening reverse zoom on Caesar's staring face; both stories tracking the ape's progress from organized hunting with tools to fighting each other - culminating in one ape killing another (or appearing to).
Home Bound (2014) (Short)
VHS shown
Where's the Center of the Universe? (2014) (Video)
A super intelligent computer with a lens for an eye and an english accent
Nostalgia Critic: Is Tree of Life Full of Shit? (2014) (TV Episode)
another film audiences were split in their feelings toward
Lucy (2014)
Luc Besson states that many shots Lucy were mirrored after this film.
Chris Stuckmann Movie Reviews: Complete Blu-Ray Collection (2014) (TV Episode)
Chris Stuckmann mentions it. Also, DVD is shown.
Love & Mercy (2014)
While in bed, the older Brian sees the younger Brian standing in front of the bed. This shot-reverse shot resembles the climatic scene in 2001, when Bowman encounters an elder version of himself lying in bed, himself standing in front of it.
The Theory of Everything (2014)
When Hawking is trying out his computer voice synthesizer, he makes it say "Daisy, Daisy, give me your answer, do," which is what HAL 9000 sings as he is being shut down.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Sonic Super Special #7 (2014) (TV Episode)
Linkara says this future was better than SCI-Spy's and Kamandi at Earth's End's.
Nostalgia Critic: Top 11 Best Avatars (2014) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned.
Zero Gravity: Making Space Station 76 (2014) (Video)
Film is referred to as being a Stanley Kubrick homage and the film is also directly referred to as well.
Vandals (2014) (Short)
Dan mentions Stanley Kubrick's alleged involvement in staging the Apollo 11 mission after the success of this film
PWN: Interstellar: PWN #1 (2014) (TV Episode)
TARS is compared to the Monolith
Interstellar (2014)
The appearance of both TARS and CASE closely resembles the Monolith from Stanley Kubrick's film; Also, Hans Zimmer's score evokes the closing tones of the initial fanfare of Richard Strauss' "Thus Spoke Zarathustra" (a notable musical theme in 2001) when Cooper entered the Wormhole, and again when he exited it.
Encounters (2014)
Certain themes, images and camerawork.
Honest Trailers: Love Actually (2014) (TV Episode)
"I'm sorry Dave, I'm afraid I can't do that"
A Night at the Movies: George Lucas and the World of Fantasy Cinema (2014) (TV Movie)
Images shown; mentioned in discussion
Film 2017: Episode dated 26 November 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
Antonia Quirke mentions this movie's upcoming re-release
The Interview (2014)
During the final interview, Kim Jong Un repeatedly says "Dave" in slow motion, just like HAL in the space movie when he is about to die.
Have I Got News for You: Episode #48.10 (2014) (TV Episode)
Reginald D. Hunter does an impression of Dave during the caption competition.
Elite: Dangerous (2014) (Video Game)
When the automatic docking computer is handling the docking sequence, the ship's music system plays the Blue Danube waltz.
Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014)
"Also Sprach Zarathustra" plays when Dexter the Monkey performs in the Planetarium.
Inspector Gadget: Towering Towers/Game Over, Man (2015) (TV Episode)
The Blue Danube Waltz is heard when Mad Cat is floating in zero gravity.
Archer: Three to Tango (2015) (TV Episode)
"What are you doing, Dave?"
The Visit: An Alien Encounter (2015)
same music
Digging for Fire (2015)
Title is mentioned
Jupiter Ascending (2015)
Station V can be seen during shot of the planet Ores.
Flat Earth Clues: Empty Theatre (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mark.
Flat Earth Clues: Creative Force (2015) (TV Episode)
A still image from the movie is shown.
Castle: The Wrong Stuff (2015) (TV Episode)
Castle compares the astronauts' computer system to that of Hal
Moonwalkers (2015)
Title is referenced
De Avond van de Filmmuziek (2015) (TV Special)
Part of soundtrack played
Honest Trailers: Interstellar (2015) (TV Episode)
'PAL 9000'
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Winds of Change (2015) (TV Episode)
Hagan blames that movie
The Flash: The Trap (2015) (TV Episode)
Cisco sarcastically refers to Gideon as "HAL."
Community: Intro to Recycled Cinema (2015) (TV Episode)
"The Blue Danube" is heard as a spaceship is seen floating in space.
Thunderbirds Are Go: EOS (2015) (TV Episode)
False failing AE-35 communications unit and an AI refusing entry
Love (2015)
Murphy considers this movie as the best he's ever seen.
Flat Earth: The Biggest Lie of All (2015) (Video)
Mentioned by Dave.
WatchMojo: Another Top 10 Movie Trailers (2015) (TV Episode)
The trailer for 2001: A Space Odyssey is #5.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Sci-Fi Movie Posters (2015) (TV Episode)
The poster for 2001: A Space Odyssey is #6.
The First Film (2015)
Mentioned near the end of the film.
Nostalgia Critic Real Thoughts: Signs (2015) (TV Episode)
Doug Walker and Rob Walker compare the scenes where Dave talks with HAL to M. Night Shyamalan's cinematography.
Ant-Man (2015)
Ant-Man enters the micro universe that pays tribute to the end of 2001.
Trumptastic Voyage (2015) (TV Short)
The monolith and apes from this film are living in Donald Trump's hair.
Roboshark (2015) (TV Movie)
"Wow, it's full of stars"
De slimste mens ter wereld: Episode #6.4 (2015) (TV Episode)
Answer to a question; still shown
Geeks Who Drink: Grey Damon v. Josh Brener (2015) (TV Episode)
an audio clip is misidentified as being from the film
De slimste mens ter wereld: Episode #6.25 (2015) (TV Episode)
Answer to a question
Flat Earth Clues: Real Eyes (2015) (TV Episode)
A still image from the movie is shown.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Green Slime (2015) (TV Episode)
Joel mentions, during a special effects sequence, that "The Green Slime" was made the same year as 2001.
Steve Jobs (2015)
Mentioned both in the prologue featuring author Arthur C. Clarke and later on by Joanna Hoffman
Cartoon Superheroes Abridged: The Movie (2015) (Short)
Clip featured/Theme music featured
From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series: Attack of the 50-ft. Sex Machine (2015) (TV Episode)
HAL-9000 mentioned; "pen the pod bay doors"
The Martian (2015)
The scene of one of the crew members running in space is visually reminiscent of the running scene in 2001: A Space Odyssey.
Lego Dimensions (2015) (Video Game)
HAL 9000 makes an appearance to challenge GLaDOS in the "Portal 2" level.
Criminal Minds: The Job (2015) (TV Episode)
Garcia says, "Do you remember 2001, not the movie but the year?"
The Earth Is NOT a Ball... The Biggest Deception! (2015) (Video)
Mentioned by Darren.
The Chase Australia: Episode #1.26 (2015) (TV Episode)
Jason is asked a question about the acronym the command computer is known by during his Cash Builder round.
RichPlanet TV: Carl James on Stanley Kubrick (2015) (TV Episode)
Project X Zone 2 (2015) (Video Game)
During one of the chapters, when KOS-MOS mentions she detects AIDA in the real world, one of the characters asks if her sensors are malfunctioning. Xiaomu retorts that if KOS-MOS stops opening pod bay doors they'll have to put her down.
Limitless: Headquarters! (2015) (TV Episode)
Music heard
Flat Earth & Other Hot Potatoes: Episode #1.41 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Math.
Flat Earth Conspiracy: This Week in Flat Earth: Episode 6 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by The Morgile.
Flat Earth & Other Hot Potatoes: Episode #1.43 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Patricia.
Alien Reptilian Legacy (2015) (Video)
Simon Parkes states that you should start with this movie (when examining media that reveals the Reptilian agenda).
Operation Avalanche (2016)
Matt, Owen and their crew visit the set of this film.
The Earth Is Not... A Spinning Ball (2016) (Video)
Still image.
Honest Game Trailers: Tales from the Borderlands (2016) (TV Episode)
H.A.L. mentioned
The Flash: Welcome to Earth-2 (2016) (TV Episode)
Cisco says, "Holy '2001'. I feel like I just opened my third eye."
Hitman (2016) (Video Game)
KAI and the process of destroying the AI seems to based on HAL.
Stitchers: 2.0 (2016) (TV Episode)
Cameron quotes "Open the pod bay doors, please, HAL" before stitching
TruInside: Heathers (2016) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown and mentioned in dialog
Motive: Index Case (2016) (TV Episode)
Logan is compared to HAL.
Traceroute (2016)
Trailer Trauma 2: Drive-In Monsterama (2016) (Video)
Mentioned in the "Banana Monster" trailer.
Kill Command (2016)
Mills is referred to as AE35-38, similar to the antenna aiming module for the Discovery
Bright Lights (2016) (TV Movie)
Todd has a poster for the film on his "story wall" which relates his life story through films.
Nostalgia Critic Real Thoughts: Flintstones (2016) (TV Episode)
Rob Walker mentions the monkey scene from this movie
A Silent Scream (2016) (Short)
the whole location draws heavy on the look of the room from the end of this Kubrick film
96 Souls (2016)
Title is referenced.
Sunspring (2016) (Short)
Screenplay fed into computer
Ice Age: Collision Course (2016)
Uses Richard Strauss's "Thus Spoke Zarathustra"
BrainDead: Goring Oxes: How You Can Survive the War on Government Through Five Easy Steps (2016) (TV Episode)
Scarlett Pierce, Senator Healy's assistant, reads lips to get information without hearing conversation. The HAL 9000 computer does the same thing with Dave and Frank while they are discussing problems with HAL in the pod with the radio turned off.
BoJack Horseman: Brrap Brrap Pew Pew (2016) (TV Episode)
Fetus star-child.
De slimste mens ter wereld: Episode #8.3 (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by 'Nabil Aoulad Ayad' and Maarten van Rossem gives his opinion on this movie
2 Lava 2 Lantula! (2016) (TV Movie)
"HAL, get the pod doors open."
Cash Trapped: Episode #1.8 (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Bradley.
Mr. Robot: eps2.5_h4ndshake.sme (2016) (TV Episode)
The chess game played between Elliot and Ray follows the game between Roesch and Willi Schlage played in Hamburg in 1910. This is not the first time this particular game was recreated on screen. It was previously featured in Stanley Kubrick's movie 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) for the game between Frank Poole and the HAL-9000 Super Computer.
Arrival (2016)
Shot of the contact team standing heads-down with rectangular Septapod barrier window in the background mirrors shot of Orion spaceplane approaching docking port of Space Station V
Brain Dump: 10 Cloverfield Lane Makes Me Bitchy (2016) (TV Episode)
Max mentions that Space Chimps is not a sequel to 2001: A Space Odyssey just because of the same genres.
Nostalgia Critic: The THIRD Animated Titanic Movie (2016) (TV Episode)
"I bet the 2001 aliens are dropping monoliths on marine biologists."
Quarry: Figure Four (2016) (TV Episode)
Buddy calls the answering machine "HAL 9000".
Ray Donovan: Rattus Rattus (2016) (TV Episode)
One of the pornos that Mickey gets in the pawn, spoofs this title.
24x36: A Movie About Movie Posters (2016)
Screen-print poster shown
Passage to Mars (2016)
Soundtrack music
Who's Doing the Dishes?: Rustie Lee (2016) (TV Episode)
The film's main theme is played.
Real Time with Bill Maher: Episode #14.35 (2016) (TV Episode)
mentioned in Bill's final monologue
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XXVII (2016) (TV Episode)
"2001: A Space Odenkirk"
The Big Bang Theory: The Veracity Elasticity (2016) (TV Episode)
Sheldon mentions the movie by name.
Adventures in Moviegoing: Bill Hader (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Bill Hader.
Westworld: Trace Decay (2016) (TV Episode)
Two worried humans discuss disconnecting a rogue AI in private; it learns their intentions by reading their lips
NCIS: Los Angeles: Sirens (2016) (TV Episode)
Hal 9000 is mentioned by Marty Deeks.
Shooting Frost with Dean Lent (2016) (Video)
Assassin's Creed (2016)
Title is referenced by director Justin Kurzel as the inspiration for the present timeline sequences.
Passengers (2016)
Some of the ship's designs pay tribute to this movie.
Flying Fuckernauts vs. The Astro Bastards (2016) (Short)
Use of a classical music piece "The Blue Danube Waltz" in a context of space science fiction movie.
Desert Mirage (2016)
DVD seen in the background.
Witchcraft 14: Angel of Death (2016)
DVD on shelf
Breakdown Lane (2017)
Title mentioned and quoted when Kirby plays a movie quote trivia game.
Colony: Eleven.Thirteen (2017) (TV Episode)
Katie mentions "HAL" regarding GPS and AI.
Anime Abandon: Metropolis (2017) (TV Episode)
mentions that Tezuka was approached to be the art director of this movie
Black Holes (2017) (Short)
Title is referenced
The Simpsons: Fatzcarraldo (2017) (TV Episode)
The monolith.
Xenolinguistics: Understanding 'Arrival' (2017) (Video)
Patrice Vermette mentions this film.
Baby Driver (2017)
In the laundromat, a shot of a washing machine fading into a record resembles HAL 9000
Life (2017)
It is referenced.
Red vs. Blue: The Chronicle (2017) (TV Episode)
Jax compares Vic's AI nature to HAL-9000
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: Avalanche (2017) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Doesn't this dramatic music call for a monolith to rise from the ground and usher in the next stage of human evolution or something?"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: Wizards of the Lost Kingdom II (2017) (TV Episode)
Pearl: "He turned into a star baby."
Whovians: Smile (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentions Hal 9000
The Cinema Snob: Unidentified Flying Oddball (2017) (TV Episode)
"More like 2001: A Space Travesty."
5-25-77 (2017)
They speak about it.
Adventures in Moviegoing: Guillermo del Toro (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Guillermo del Toro.
Twin Peaks: Part 8 (2017) (TV Episode)
Visual similarities to the "Jupiter and Beyond" sequence during the New Mexico nuclear explosion
CT na MFF Karlovy Vary 2017: Duverný neprítel (2017) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Karel Janák.
The Cinema Snob: Playmate of the Apes (2017) (TV Episode)
"Hey this isn't 2001: A Space Odyssey!"
Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn: A Space Quadyssey (2017) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Armed Response (2017)
Brett refers to the temple as HAL
Cash Trapped: Episode #2.24 (2017) (TV Episode)
Correct answer.
Kubrick by Candlelight (2017) (Short)
StarTalk: Lance Armstrong (2017) (TV Episode)
One of the cosmic queries reference this movie in a question about stationary bikes
Cotton Wool (2017) (Short)
The surreal mini-stroke references the stargate sequence in this film.
Mr. Robot: eps3.4_runtime-err0r.r00 (2017) (TV Episode)
Character named Frank Bowman.
Red Dwarf: M-Corp (2017) (TV Episode)
The white room where the A.I. sends Lister.
War Brokers (2017) (Video Game)
The Moonbase level has a black monolith
El Rato Muerto: Tanacompras Vol. 3 (2017) (TV Episode)
Poster shown
She's Gotta Have It: #4MyNegusAndMyBishes (ALL WORDS MATTER) (2017) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Nola
Sleep (2017) (Short)
C.A.S.H. jokingly references HAL 9000's famous "I'm sorry Dave..." line
Robot Roommate (2017) (Short)
The characters of Dave and Hal are a reference of characters of the same name from Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey.
Honest Trailers: Get Out (2018) (TV Episode)
"Open the HAL bay doors, pod"
StarTalk: Astronaut Scott Kelly (2018) (TV Episode)
Terry Virts says he watched this movie in space
Honest Trailers: The Oscars 2018 (2018) (TV Episode)
Title seen in screenshot
Ready Player One (2018)
Aech has an EVA pod in her garage.
The Cinema Snob: Jason X (2018) (TV Episode)
The Snob mentions it.
Max Topas - Das Buch der Kristallkinder (2018)
A scene with a supercomputer called HAL
2001 Sparks in the Dark (2018) (Short)
Title is referenced
13 Reasons Why: The Smile at the End of the Dock (2018) (TV Episode)
Hannah and Zach bond over their dislike of "2001".
One Small Step (2018) (Short)
The scene of Luna looking at Earth from the moon.
Midnight Screenings: A-X-L/2001: A Space Odyssey (2018) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
First Man (2018)
Neil Armstrong entering space pays tribute to the scene when Dave Bowman enters the wormhole.
0000: A Shark Odyssey (2018)
Title and numerous other references.
Louis & Luca - Mission to the Moon (2018)
Same classical music played as the rocket goes into outer space
The Simpsons: Bart's Not Dead (2018) (TV Episode)
The room the aliens are in the couch gag are in is similar to the room David Bowman finds himself in at the end of the film.
American Horror Story: Sojourn (2018) (TV Episode)
Jeff says his company makes HAL-9000 look like an abacus
Hard Quiz: Episode #3.15 (2018) (TV Episode)
A contestant's favourite Kubrick film.
Hitman 2 (2018) (Video Game)
KAI and the process of destroying the AI seems to based on HAL.
American Horror Story: Apocalypse Then (2018) (TV Episode)
SPOILER: A vital character, who turns out to be an automaton, sings "Daisy" while dying, like HAL 9000.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: Killer Fish (2018) (TV Episode)
Growler: "I'm afraid I can't let you do that, Dave."
Z Nation: Heartland (2018) (TV Episode)
As Finn is feeding Charlie's brain to the talkers, Charlie begins to lose his memories and sing "Daisy Bell (Bicycle Built for Two)". This is a reference to the scene where HAL 9000 is being gradually deactivated.
Dynasty: A Real Instinct for the Jugular (2018) (TV Episode)
Alexis calls one of Fallon's potential wedding gowns "2001: A Slut Odyssey"
De slimste mens ter wereld: Episode #13.29 (2019) (TV Episode)
Answer to a question
Memory: The Origins of Alien (2019)
I Am Mother (2019)
The eye of mother is an homage to the HAL 9000.
Nostalgia Critic: Black Cauldron (2019) (TV Episode)
The Critic calls Taran "a Monolith of annoyance"
The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part (2019)
When Emmet travels through space, he passes through a dimension that references the iconic Star Gate sequence. Additionally, the basement door resembles the Monolith.
Sabri Maranan: uRobot (2019) (TV Episode)
Silvan talks about the movie
The Goldfish (2019)
Music, editing and design of the bank vault scene.
The Humorist (2019)
Poster shown
Flack: Calvin (2019) (TV Episode)
Woman says that when she sees her elderly father using a computer, he reminds her of the apes from the movie fascinated by the alien object.
Shy Monster: Angle Shades (2019) (Video)
Sardonicast: Sardonicast #31: Us, The Dark Crystal (2019) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Alex during the Q&A
Star Trek: Discovery: Such Sweet Sorrow, Part 2 (2019) (TV Episode)
wormhole effects inspiration
0009: The Sharks Make Contact (2019)
0009 uses two of 2001's signature soundtracks - "Also Sprach Zarathustra" by Richard Strauss (used as the main theme in both films) and "The Blue Danube" by Johann Strauss II
See You Yesterday (2019)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Once Upon a Time... In Hollywood (2019)
A poster is visible outside the Pantages theater.
All About Yves (2019)
It's referenced in one of the songs, and there are many many shots of the fridge's circular robotic eye.
Protea (2019) (Short)
Poster seen in the film
Nostalgia Critic: Movie 43 (2019) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned.
Toy Story 4 (2019)
One of Buzz's voice commands says, "Open the pod bay doors."
1st Viewing: Kim Possible (2019) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned.
PaulWesNick: Sweet Dreams (2019) (TV Episode)
Three famous pieces of music are used, one in each segment; The transcending scene is parodied
Ad Astra (2019)
Cited as a main inspiration for this movie by director James Gray.
DuckTales: What Ever Happened to Donald Duck?! (2019) (TV Episode)
Donald's experience traveling in the passenger bullet with bright geometric grids passing him by.
Borderlands 3 (2019) (Video Game)
Claptrap during the ship's first spaceflight: "My ass, it's full of stars!"
A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon (2019)
The use of "Also sprach Zarathustra" and the framing of a piece of toast popping up from a toaster.
Modern Family: Snapped (2019) (TV Episode)
The smart refrigerator develops feelings like HAL, there is a big circle like an eye like HAL and when the refrigerator is unplugged Cameron says "oopsie Daisy" a reference to the song sung by HAL as it was getting unplugged.
Films Under Constant Critique: Alien (1979)/Aliens (1986)/Alien 3 (1992) (2019) (TV Episode)
Maverick mentions it a few times.
Cinematic Excrement: Shining Through (2019) (TV Episode)
Smeghead brings it up as a space film that should make him an astronaut by proxy.
The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs: Joe Bob's Red Christmas: Black Christmas (2019) (TV Episode)
Joe Bob mentions the film while discussing Keir Dullea.
Rick and Morty: Rattlestar Ricklactica (2019) (TV Episode)
Morty talks about how two guys leaves the ship and one goes spinning away.
Everyone's a Robot (2019) (Short)
A character mentions going to a re-release of this film.
Ralphthemoviemaker: Joker (2020) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Ralph
Nostalgia Critic: Are Films Becoming Game Patches? (2020) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned.
The Simpsons: Frinkcoin (2020) (TV Episode)
The scene with the sun rising in back of the Whiteboard is similar to the scene in Arthur C. Clarke's 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) where the archeology expedition team mounted flood lights next to the Monolith on the Moon, and it started transmit a message to Jupiter when the sun rose.
De Kijk van Koolhoven: Aliens (2020) (TV Episode)
Burger Quiz: Episode #4.11 (2020) (TV Episode)
soundtrack from
The Rubin Report: Why You Should Skip College, Giving Up & the Real O'Reilly (Dennis Miller Interview) (2020) (TV Episode)
Dennis Miller refers the prehistoric age as "Kubrick Town", a sideways reference to this movie. Later, he mentions the movie by name.
Saturday Night Live: Saturday Night Live at Home: Tom Hanks/Chris Martin (2020) (TV Episode)
Poster visible behind Tom Hanks during opening titles.
WatchMojo: Top 50 Greatest Trailers of All Time (2020) (TV Episode)
The trailer for 2001: A Space Odyssey is #44.
Brockmire: The Long Offseason (2020) (TV Episode)
Brockmire refers to Limon as HAL9000.
Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian: Technology (2020) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Jon Favreau.
History 101: Robots (2020) (TV Episode)
A photo. Film and HAL 9000 are mentioned.
The Twilight Zone: You Might Also Like (2020) (TV Episode)
at 19:16, the baby monitor is nearly identical to a HAL-9000 access node, with matching colour scheme and a red eye camera.
Mercer County, You're on the Air (2020) (Short)
"Hello, Dave." "HAL-9000, is that you?"
Apples (2020)
Costume Party Homage
Ghosts: Redding Weddy (2020) (TV Episode)
The ghosts finally settle on watching this movie.
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Jeff Davis 11 (2020) (TV Episode)
Referenced in "World's Worst"
How Didn't This Get Made?: Nope-oleon (2020) (TV Episode)
History of World Cinema (2021) (Short)
Clips shown

Featured in 

Lionpower from MGM (1967) (Short)
America at the Movies (1976)
last film in movie
SP FX: Special Effects - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) (TV Movie)
scenes are featured in this special effects special
E.T. and Friends: Magical Movie Visitors (1982) (TV Movie)
Clips from the film is showed during the show
2010 (1984)
still frames in the prologue
Precious Images (1986) (Short)
Words (1987) (Short)
Clips shown
At the Movies: The Movies That Made Us Critics (1988) (TV Episode)
The first movie that made Gene Siskel think of the movies as an art form. Clips of the "Dawn of Man" sequence and the pre-intermission scene are shown.
Pieces of Silver (1989) (Short)
clips shown
Hollywood Mavericks (1990)
Dullea clip shown
MGM: When the Lion Roars (1992) (TV Mini-Series)
MGM: When the Lion Roars: The Lion in Winter (1992) (TV Episode)
clips shown
Visions of Light (1992)
Footage of this movie is shown.
At the Movies: Crix Pick Prez Flix (1993) (TV Episode)
One of their picks.
At the Movies: Our Favorite Scenes (1993) (TV Episode)
The jump cut between the bone and the satellite is one of Gene's picks.
Destiny in Space (1994) (Short)
100 Years at the Movies (1994) (TV Short)
The Cure (1995)
A clip is shown on the television at the hospital.
At the Movies: Villains: So Bad, They're Good (1995) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown.
The Siskel & Ebert Interviews (1995) (TV Special)
A clip is shown. Tom Hanks says he has seen this movie in a theater about 30 times.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: America's Greatest Movies (1998) (TV Movie)
2001: A Space Odyssey is #22.
The 71st Annual Academy Awards (1999) (TV Special)
Clip shown during Stanley Kubrick Tribute.
At the Movies: Stanley Kubrick Tribute (1999) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.
Troldspejlet: Episode #23.17 (2000) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann looks at cinema production design + clip shown
2001: The Making of a Myth (2001) (TV Short)
Documentary about the making of the movie
Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures (2001)
Spotlighted among Stanley Kubrick's films.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Thrills: America's Most Heart-Pounding Movies (2001) (TV Special)
2001: A Space Odyssey is #40.
The 100 Greatest Films (2001) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown
2001: HAL's Legacy (2001) (TV Movie)
The 74th Annual Academy Awards (2002) (TV Special)
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Heroes & Villains (2003) (TV Special)
HAL 9000 is the #13 villain.
The Saga of 'The Beastmaster' (2005) (Video)
clips shown
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movie Quotes: America's Greatest Quips, Comebacks and Catchphrases (2005) (TV Special)
The #78 movie quote is "Open the pod bay doors, please, HAL."
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
It shows a clip on the TV of 2001 just before he makes the chocolate appear on the Television.
The 78th Annual Academy Awards (2006) (TV Special)
The Sci-Fi Boys (2006)
Footage of the movie was shown.
Edge of Outside (2006)
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Cheers: America's Most Inspiring Movies (2006) (TV Movie)
2001: A Space Odyssey is #47.
50 Films to See Before You Die (2006) (TV Movie)
Clips shown.
30 Even Scarier Movie Moments (2006) (TV Mini-Series)
Clips are shown.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: 10th Anniversary Edition (2007) (TV Movie)
2001: A Space Odyssey is #15.
The Visions of Stanley Kubrick (2007) (Video)
clips shown
What Is Out There? (2007) (Video)
mentioned numerous times
2001: FX and Early Conceptual Artwork (2007) (Video)
Nostalgia Critic: Top 11 Catchiest Theme Songs (2008) (TV Episode)
Shown when Nostalgia Critic talks about achieving enlightenment, in reference to DuckTales
AFI's 10 Top 10: America's 10 Greatest Films in 10 Classic Genres (2008) (TV Special)
2001: A Space Odyssey is the #1 sci-fi film.
Nostalgia Critic: Top 11 Drug PSAs (2008) (TV Episode)
The Critic has a clip of this movie in the background after hearing the line "I'm not a chicken, you're a turkey!"
Stanley Kubrick's Boxes (2008) (TV Movie)
Clips shown
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Watchmen/Shuttle/12 (2009) (TV Episode)
"Learning History Through Film" segment
The Great Food Revolution: Food of the Future (2009) (TV Episode)
A food related clip from the movie is shown.
Great Directors (2009)
Clips shown
Coming Attractions: The History of the Movie Trailer (2009)
Part or all of the trailer is shown and discussed.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Hardcore Station #1 (2010) (TV Episode)
likens the stations in the comic to the one in this movie
Nostalgia Critic: Top 11 Scariest Performances (2010) (TV Episode)
HAL is #1.
Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood: Peepshow Pioneers: 1889-1907 (2010) (TV Episode)
Clip shown during intro: Space station spins above Earth.
Cinemassacre's Top 10 Worst Movie Cliches (2010) (Short)
A clip is shown.
Nova ScienceNow: Can We Make It to Mars? (2011) (TV Episode)
features clips of rotating space station when discussing artificial gravity
The Hour: Episode #7.83 (2011) (TV Episode)
Footage shown during Denis Villeneuve's bio segment.
These Amazing Shadows (2011)
Clips from this film are shown in These Amazing Shadows.
Nova ScienceNow: How Does the Brain Work? (2011) (TV Episode)
clips when discussing artificial intelligence
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.26 (2011) (TV Episode)
clips are shown during David Poland's segment
The Story of Film: An Odyssey: Birth of the Cinema (2011) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
Hollywood's Top Ten: Lost in Space (2011) (TV Episode)
Animenia: The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (2011) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
Room 237 (2012)
Footage of the film is included.
Nostalgia Critic: Dunston Checks In (2012) (TV Episode)
The scene of the apes and the monolith.
Side by Side (2012)
Clip of ape tossing bone into the air
Nostalgia Critic: Ri¢hie Ri¢h (2012) (TV Episode)
Climax of the film was shown.
WatchMojo: Top 10 "Evil" Movie Robots (2012) (TV Episode)
HAL 9000 is #3.
Great Movie Mistakes IV (2012) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
The Dirties (2013)
Opening credits and letter style of the title of this film are used.
Jodorowsky's Dune (2013)
Clip shown
Nostalgia Critic: A.I: Artificial Intelligence (2013) (TV Episode)
another film directed by Stanley Kubrick
Nostalgia Critic: Are Video Games Art? (2013) (TV Episode)
clip shown
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Mel Brooks (2013) (TV Special)
film clip shown
Phelous & the Movies: Deadly Phriend (2013) (TV Episode)
theme plays
WatchMojo: Top 10 Greatest Astronaut Movies (2013) (TV Episode)
2001: A Space Odyssey is #3.
What Is Cinema? (2013)
Clips shown
Smashing UK Top 10: Top 10 British Films (2013) (TV Episode)
Smashing UK Top 10: Top 10 Film Directors (2013) (TV Episode)
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Alien (1979) (2013) (TV Episode)
compares sci-fi special effects to those in Alien
Atop the Fourth Wall: 2001: A Space Odyssey #1 (2013) (TV Episode)
Linkara discusses the movie and reviews the comic adaptation
WatchMojo: Top 10 Iconic Movie Villains (2013) (TV Episode)
HAL 9000 gets an honorable mention.
Up Late with Alec Baldwin: Episode #1.4 (2013) (TV Episode)
Several clips from the movie are shown.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Wrong Movie Predictions About the Future (2013) (TV Episode)
The future predicted in 2001: A Space Odyssey is #7.
Smashing UK Top 10: Top 10 Sci-Fi Films (2013) (TV Episode)
WatchMojo: Top 10 Stanley Kubrick Movies (2013) (TV Episode)
2001: A Space Odyssey is #1.
Howard Goodall's Story of Music: 5 Age of Rebellion (2013) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
Life Itself (2014)
Footage shown.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Sci-Fi Movie Villains (2014) (TV Episode)
HAL 9000 is #4.
1,001 Movies You Must See (Before You Die) (2014) (Short)
Scenes are presented
And the Oscar Goes To... (2014) (TV Movie)
Clips shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies of the 1960s (2014) (TV Episode)
2001: A Space Odyssey is #2.
The Real History of Science Fiction: Robots (2014) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies with Ambiguous Endings (2014) (TV Episode)
2001: A Space Odyssey is #1.
The Real History of Science Fiction: Space (2014) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Opening Scenes in Movies (2014) (TV Episode)
The opening of 2001: A Space Odyssey gets an honorable mention.
Video Games: The Movie (2014)
Clip of the movie is shown when comparing the game industry to the movie industry.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Most Beautiful Non-CGI Films (2014) (TV Episode)
2001: A Space Odyssey is #1.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Sole Survivor Movies (2014) (TV Episode)
2001: A Space Odyssey gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Saddest Robot Deaths (2014) (TV Episode)
The death of HAL 9000 gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Dramatic Slow Motion Scenes (2014) (TV Episode)
Thus Spoke Zarathustra is #4.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Smartest Movie Villains (2014) (TV Episode)
HAL 9000 is #3.
Nostalgia Critic: Rise of the Commercials (2014) (TV Episode)
image included in classic HBO intro
WatchMojo: Top 10 Sci-Fi Movies of the 1960s (2014) (TV Episode)
2001: A Space Odyssey is #1.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Sci-Fi Movies of All Time (2014) (TV Episode)
2001: A Space Odyssey is #2.
El conejo blanco: Warped to Hiroshima!! (2015) (Short)
Archive footage of the monolith is used.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies to Watch While High (2015) (TV Episode)
2001: A Space Odyssey is #1.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies the Critics Got Wrong (2015) (TV Episode)
2001: A Space Odyssey is #3.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Zero Gravity Movie Scenes (2015) (TV Episode)
HAL's Processor Core is #6.
Renegade Cut: 2001: A Space Odyssey (2015) (TV Episode)
movie is discussed and analyzed
WatchMojo: Top 10 'How'd They Shoot That?!' Scenes (2015) (TV Episode)
Rotating Set gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Mind-Bending Moments in Sci-Fi (2015) (TV Episode)
Star Child is #1.
Desmontando el HD (2015) (Short)
clip shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Spacewalk Scenes in Movies (2015) (TV Episode)
Locked Out is #2.
WatchMojo: Another Top 10 Movies that You Have to Watch Twice (2015) (TV Episode)
2001: A Space Odyssey is #3.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Space Stations in Movies and TV (2015) (TV Episode)
Space Station V is #2.
Cartoon Superheroes Abridged: The Movie (2015) (Short)
Clip featured
WatchMojo: Top 10 Running Out of Oxygen Movie Scenes (2015) (TV Episode)
Poole's Space Walk is #4.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Greatest Movie Sets (2015) (TV Episode)
Discovery One is #2.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Overly Ambitious Movie Futures (2015) (TV Episode)
A.I. & Space Travel to Jupiter are #2.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Untouchable Movies (2015) (TV Episode)
2001: A Space Odyssey is #1.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Great Movies That Are Kind of Boring (2016) (TV Episode)
2001: A Space Odyssey is #1.
The X-Files: Founder's Mutation (2016) (TV Episode)
Clip shown on television
WatchMojo: Top 10 Memorable Movie Characters Pre-70s (2016) (TV Episode)
HAL 9000 is #8.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Special Effects That Have Aged Well (2016) (TV Episode)
The special effects in 2001: A Space Odyssey are #2.
Blood on Méliès' Moon (2016)
movie plays on TV set
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Villain Meltdowns (2016) (TV Episode)
HAL 9000 is #7.
FantastiCozzi (2016)
Clips shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies You Need to Watch in the Theater (2016) (TV Episode)
2001: A Space Odyssey is #1.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Scenes with the Perfect Music (2016) (TV Episode)
The scene where the ape learns how to use a bone as a tool, accompanied by "Also sprach Zarathustra", is #7.
WatchMojo: Top 10 First Contact Movies (2016) (TV Episode)
2001: A Space Odyssey is #2.
History Buffs: Apollo 13 (2016) (TV Episode)
clip shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Most Important Dates in Fiction (2017) (TV Episode)
January 12, 1992 is #3.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies That Will Make You TERRIFIED of Space (2017) (TV Episode)
2001: A Space Odyssey is #7.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies That Everyone Ripped Off (2017) (TV Episode)
2001: A Space Odyssey is #3.
WatchMojo: Another Top 10 'How'd They Shoot That?!' Scenes (2017) (TV Episode)
Centrifuge is #8.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Characters Who Meet Their Older Self (2017) (TV Episode)
Dr. David Bowman is #5.
Filmworker (2017)
subject discusses film, restored film, clips are shown
Logopolis 12 & 13 (2017) (Video)
Title music played
Scope (2017) (Video)
clips shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies That Need a 3D Remaster (2017) (TV Episode)
2001: A Space Odyssey is #2.
WatchMojo: Another Top 10 Amazing Small Details in Movies (2017) (TV Episode)
The zero gravity toilet instructions are #10.
Spielberg (2017) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown.
Starfilm (2017)
An excerpt featuring stars (of the celestial kind) is shown.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Robot Uprising Movies (2017) (TV Episode)
2001: A Space Odyssey is #2.
American Moon (2017)
Clips shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Smartest Decisions in Sci-Fi Movies (2017) (TV Episode)
Dave propelling himself with the pod's air pressure is #6.
The Chronic Rift: Let's Take it From the Top (2018) (TV Episode)
Featured in the 2018 anniversaries
Decomposituations (2018) (Short)
uses footage from
WatchMojoUK: Top 10 British Sci-Fi Movies (2018) (TV Episode)
2001: A Space Odyssey is #1.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Mindbending Science Fiction Movies (2018) (TV Episode)
2001: A Space Odyssey is #1.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies That Are Better Than Best Picture Winners (2018) (TV Episode)
2001: A Space Odyssey, which overshadowed Oliver! (1968), is #1.
More Human Than Human (2018)
Fragments are shown of HAL refusing Dave entry to the pod bay, and of Dave in HAL's memory centre.
WatchMojoUK: Top 10 Greatest Opening Scenes in British Film (2018) (TV Episode)
The Dawn of Man is #1.
The Chronic Rift: The 50th Anniversary of 2001: A Space Odyssey (2018) (TV Episode)
Featured as this week's discussion topic
Best of the Worst: Kill Squad, Ryan's Babe, and Demonwarp (2018) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown when Jay Bauman describes watching Ryan's Babe like watching the end of 2001: A Space Odyssey.
Blinded 2 (2018)
Movie Clip
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies You Won't Believe Are Rated G (2018) (TV Episode)
2001: A Space Odyssey is #2.
Honest Trailers: Ready Player One (2018) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies that People Still Don't Understand (2018) (TV Episode)
2001: A Space Odyssey is #1.
WatchMojoUK: Top 10 Most Iconic Scenes in British Cinema (2018) (TV Episode)
The Bone is #1.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies Best Enjoyed Alone (2018) (TV Episode)
2001: A Space Odyssey gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojoUK: Top 10 Moments in British Sci-Fi History (2018) (TV Episode)
2001: A Space Odyssey is #2.
WatchMojoUK: Top 10 Best British Movie Endings (2018) (TV Episode)
The ending of 2001: A Space Odyssey is #6.
WatchMojoUK: Top 10 British Movies That Mess with Your Head (2018) (TV Episode)
2001: A Space Odyssey is #1.
Half in the Bag: Aquaman (2018) (TV Episode)
clip is shown when Jay asks why Aquaman has the same running time as 2001: A Space Odyssey
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies Everyone Should See at Least Once (2018) (TV Episode)
2001: A Space Odyssey is #6.
WatchMojoUK: Top 10 British Films That Take a While to Love (2019) (TV Episode)
2001: A Space Odyssey is #1.
David Bowie: Finding Fame (2019) (TV Movie)
clips shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Greatest Closing Shots in Movies (2019) (TV Episode)
The Star Child is #2.
CyberWork and the American Dream (2019) (TV Movie)
Clips shown
Circus of Books (2019)
Barry Mason talks about starting work with Linwood G. Dunn as he was finishing up on 2001: A Space Odyssey.
Making Waves: The Art of Cinematic Sound (2019)
Footage is shown.
WatchMojo: Another Top 10 Movie Endings That Don't Mean What You Think (2019) (TV Episode)
The ending of 2001: A Space Odyssey is #1.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Most Parodied Movie Characters (2019) (TV Episode)
HAL 9000 gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Films Ahead of Their Time (2019) (TV Episode)
2001: A Space Odyssey is #1.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Scariest Characters in Non-Horror Films (2020) (TV Episode)
HAL 9000 is #1.
Granada Reports: 21 January 2020: Evening Bulletin (2020) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.
Lindsay Ellis' Essay Collection: Why is Cats? (2020) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
Kubrick by Kubrick (2020) (TV Movie)
mentioned by name, footage and poster shown
WatchMojo: Top 20 Greatest Movies of All Time (2020) (TV Episode)
2001: A Space Odyssey is #8.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Sci-Fi Movies No One Really Gets (2020) (TV Episode)
2001: A Space Odyssey is #1.
15-16 Haziran direnisi
clip is shown

Spoofed in 

Run, Virgin, Run (1970)
Title reference, as an alternate title for this film is "2069: A Sex Odyssey"
One More Time (1970)
Catch-22 (1970)
Monty Python's Flying Circus: Spam (1970) (TV Episode)
In a Gilliam's cartoon, there's a planets' alignment to the helmet of an anti-riot policeman, with "Also spracht Zarathustra" theme
The Electric Company: 1 (1971) (TV Episode)
Animated moon creatures see a monolith. While "Also Sprach Zarathustra" is played the monolith crumbles to reveal the letter combination "oo".
The Electric Company: 10 (1971) (TV Episode)
An animated astronaut stubs his toe on a monolith, causing it to crumble. While "Also Sprach Zarathustra" is played, the crumbling monolith reveals the letter combination "ow".
Jackson 5ive: Ray & Charles: Superstars (1971) (TV Episode)
Spoofed as "2001 Space Idiocy."
The Electric Company: 21 (1971) (TV Episode)
An animated monolith crumbles to reveal the letter combination "alk" while "Also Sprach Zarathustra" is played. The letters "alk" transform into a stargate-like sequence.
Monty Python's Flying Circus: A Book at Bedtime (1973) (TV Episode)
There's an animation of a caveman throwing a bone into the air that turns into a space station and ultimately drops on his head.
Schlock (1973)
Schlock finds some jaw bones on the floor and sends them into the air, while the famous music from 2001 is being heard.
Sleeper (1973)
The camera eye with HAL 9000-like voice.
Dark Star (1974)
Film's slogan
El televisor (1974) (TV Movie)
The Girl from Starship Venus (1975)
The tagline is "2069...A Space Sexploration"
Fun with Dick and Jane (1977)
A version of the "2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)" theme music plays during the rocket designer's party that Dick and Jane attend.
The Richard Pryor Show: Episode #1.3 (1977) (TV Episode)
Caveman scene is spoofed.
Quark: Vanessa 38-24-36 (1978) (TV Episode)
Parodies the plotline of the emotional computer trying to take over the ship and kill its inhabitants
Gatchaman II: Uchûsen ôtô sezu (1979) (TV Episode)
The Space Station that Jimpei was in resembles the one from this movie.
The Jerk (1979)
When Stan Fox throws his glasses, "Thus Spake Zarathustra" plays as Navin catches them
Being There (1979)
Simon (1980)
Caveman (1981)
Parodied when the cavemen discover fire.
History of the World: Part I (1981)
The opening scene, which is narrated by Orson Welles, is a parody of the opening scene in "2001," in which we witness the birth of our "ancestors."
Pal 201: A Vehicular Odyssey (1981) (Short)
Take-off on HAL the computer
Mork & Mindy: Mork, Mindy, and Mearth Meet MILT (1982) (TV Episode)
MILT is a sendup of HAL-9000.
Stuck on You! (1982)
"Also sprach Zarathustra" plays when a cavemen is inspired to invent the wheel.
Curse of the Pink Panther (1983)
The Computer that searches for Inspector Clouseau speaks in a monotone and says, "Dave" like Hal 9000 in the Stanley Kubrick classic.
Repo Man (1984)
in final scene, close up of Otto's eyes darting back and forth as car flies over L.A., with city lights reflected on window glass; spoofs "Beyond the Infinite" scene in "2001"
La biblia en pasta (1984)
This movie spoofs the "ape throwing up bone" scene from 2001.
Weird Science (1985)
The theme tune plays in the first scene.
Galloping Galaxies!: Episode #1.1 (1985) (TV Episode)
Several scenes of spaceship manoeuvres are set to The Blue Danube. This was a running gag that continued throughout the whole of the first season.
Operación Mantis (El exterminio del macho) (1985)
Talking computer named HAL.
2002: A Sex Odyssey (1985)
x rated spoof
Genesis: Land of Confusion (1986) (Video)
Bone throwing scene.
Spaceballs (1987)
Full House: Joey's Place (1987) (TV Episode)
Joey spoofs ''2001: A Space Odyssey'' as he is ironing.
The Raccoons: Time Trap! (1988) (TV Episode)
T.O.M. is a spoof of HAL 9000
Meet the Raisins! (1988) (TV Special)
One Million and Some: Raisins dressed as monkeys around obelisk. One raisin puts a coin into it, and it plays music. Raisins sing "At the Hop."
Zak McKracken and the Alien Mindbenders (1988) (Video Game)
On Mars there is a black monolith, but it's actually a ticket-vending machine.
Cannibal Women in the Avocado Jungle of Death (1989)
Parodied when the men are given their first taste of beer, like when the apes discover tools.
Married... with Children: The Computer Show (1989) (TV Episode)
Just before Al smashes the computer with a sledgehammer, it asks "What are you doing, Al?"
I, Lovett: Pilot (1989) (TV Episode)
Dirk's dream recording shows bones flying through the air to the tune of Also Sprach Zarathustra.
The Mind's Eye (1990) (Video)
entire "Leaving Earth" segment is a dead-on "2001" rip-off
Ghoulies Go to College (1990) (Video)
Attack of the Killer Tomatoes: Camp Casserole (1990) (TV Episode)
The last scene spoofs the opening of the movie.
Werner - Beinhart! (1990)
In a parody of the "Dawn of Man" sequence, a group of cavemen find a crate of beer. After emptying a bottle, it is thrown into the air like the bone in 2001, all accompanied by "Also Sprach Zarathustra".
Parker Lewis Can't Lose: Aging Gracefully (1991) (TV Episode)
The GAL 9000 computer spoofs HAL 9000 and "2001: A Space Odyssey."
The Simpsons: Lisa's Pony (1991) (TV Episode)
The opening scene is a shorter animated version of The Dawn of Man part from 2001.
T.Bag and the Sunstones of Montezuma: One Million Years B.C. (1992) (TV Episode)
The caveman Ignatius throws a bone into the air which then transitions to a shot of T. Bag's spaceship, parodying the famous match cut from Kubrick's film.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Mitchell (1993) (TV Episode)
The closeup of Dr. Forrester and TV's Frank's lips mimicks a scene from the movie.
The Critic: A Little Deb Will Do You (1994) (TV Episode)
a clip shows a monkey banging on a monolith which turns out to be a vending machine
The Simpsons: Deep Space Homer (1994) (TV Episode)
Many scenes including part of the itchy & scratchy episode, the scene of Homer floating in space eating chips to classical music and the end scene where Bart throws a marker pen into the sky for it to cut to a Fox satellite in space.
The Critic: Dr. Jay (1994) (TV Episode)
in a clip, an ape bangs on a monolith which turns out to be a soda machine
Weird Science: Circuit Courtship (1994) (TV Episode)
This episode is a parody of the film. Gary and Wyatt discuss the danger of the supercomputer while it tries to read their lips.
The Critic: A Song for Margo (1995) (TV Episode)
in a clip, an ape bangs on a monolith which turns out to be a soda machine
Clueless (1995)
Cher's black phone is filmed so it looks like a monolith while "Also sprach Zarathustra" is playing
The Nanny: Pen Pals (1995) (TV Episode)
Fran pretends she's an astronaut, with "Also Sprach Zarathustra" playing in the background.
The Simpsons: The Simpsons 138th Episode Spectacular! (1995) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in the "Deep Space Homer" clip
Eek! The Cat: Eek Space 9 (1995) (TV Episode)
portion of Also Sprach Zarathustra is heard; Star Child homage seen where Sharky is seen as the Star Child; also Captain Eek acceessing the Shoesuntied is the same as Dave Bowman ordering HAL to open the pod bay doors
Animaniacs: Soccer Coach Slappy/Belly Button Blues/Our Final Space Cartoon, We Promise/Valuable Lesson (1996) (TV Episode)
The "Our Final Space Cartoon, We Promise" segment and other episode bumpers spoof "2001: A Space Odyssey."
Space Ghost Coast to Coast: $20.01 (1996) (TV Episode)
MOE 2000 is a parody of HAL 9000, and the ending of the episode parodies the film.
Civilization II (1996) (Video Game)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie (1996)
Mike jogging on the centrifuge
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Laserblast (1996) (TV Episode)
The ending is a parody of 2001's ending.
The Stupids (1996)
Parodied when the aliens are picking their noses.
Married... with Children: Children of the Corns (1996) (TV Episode)
Peg and Kelly discover a microwave oven. They circle it in amazement, just like the apes circled the monolith in '2001', accompanied by the same music, 'Also sprach Zarathustra' by Richard Strauss.
The Neverhood (1996) (Video Game)
After Klayman pulls out the pin, it spins in the air in slow motion and the music imitates the scene with the apes throwing the bone in the air.
Leprechaun 4: In Space (1996) (Video)
the drums from "Also Sprach Zarathustra" are heard when the Leprechaun's body parts are floating in space
Eek! The Cat: Eek bin ein Berliner (1996) (TV Episode)
When Bill throws a bone into the air, its spinning is a deliberate recreation of the famous shot in 2001 where an ape throws a bone into the air and it also spins in mid-air. However, here Bill is distracted from catching the bone when it lands and it hits him on the head.
Mr. Show with Bob and David: Oh, You Men (1997) (TV Episode)
The security guard throws the VHS in the air.
The Adventures of Sam & Max: Freelance Police: Max's Big Day (1997) (TV Episode)
The famous "monkey and the monolith" scene gets spoofed
Dexter's Laboratory: Decode of Honor/World's Greatest Mom/Ultrajerk 2000 (1997) (TV Episode)
Ultrabot 3000 is a spoof of HAL 9000.
Eerie, Indiana: The Other Dimension: The Goody Two-Shoes People (1998) (TV Episode)
When Stanley bot breaks down, he quotes HAL 9000.
Police Academy: The Series: Bring Me the Turtle of Commandant Hefilfinger (1998) (TV Episode)
'Also Sprach Zarathustra' is played.
Student Bodies: Secret Weapon (1998) (TV Episode)
The opening cartoon sequence is a parody of the scene in which the monolith arrives in Africa millions of years ago.
Small Soldiers (1998)
The theme music plays during the Commando Elite advertisement.
Weird Science: Genie Junior (1998) (TV Episode)
Cletus the Foetus is a parody of the star baby.
Men in White (1998) (TV Movie)
A Bug's Life (1998)
Alpha Centauri (1999) (Video Game)
many one-liners are copied/spoofed
3rd Rock from the Sun: Y2dicK (1999) (TV Episode)
Dick, currently obsessed with computers, says to Mary in a very HAL-like voice: "I can't allow that to happen, Mary." Also, at the end, he throws her pager into the air as triumphant orchestral music plays.
The Simpsons: Maximum Homerdrive (1999) (TV Episode)
The computer device in the truck says "I'm afraid I can't let you do this, Red!"
Smart House (1999) (TV Movie)
"Open the door, Pat!" "I'm sorry, I can't do that, Nick."
Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999)
In the vomiting scene, they play the classic 2001 theme.
Spaced: Beginnings (1999) (TV Episode)
Daisy approaching the big cardboard box is a spoof of the man approaching the big black box, similar music plays too.
Recess: Schoolworld (1999) (TV Episode)
SAL 3000 is a parody of HAL 9000.
Galaxy Quest (1999)
Discworld Noir (1999) (Video Game)
If the player tries to get Lewton to use the crowbar on the bone in the abandoned shop, Lewton will say "Crowbar in hand, surrounded with bones and garbage, I was reminded of the opening sequence of the clickie "Two Thousand and One Dalmatians". The next thing I knew I'd be finding a big black monolith with white spots."
Neon Genesis Evangelion: ReDeath (2000) (Video)
Seele's monoliths are shown with "Also sprach Zarathustra"
The 72nd Annual Academy Awards (2000) (TV Special)
Billy Crystal's Opening Skit
South Park: The Tooth Fairy's Tats 2000 (2000) (TV Episode)
Kyle briefly appears in the form of the space baby from this movie
Nutty Professor II: The Klumps (2000)
music plays after Sherman farts on the space shuttle
2001: A Space Travesty (2000)
the monolith falls on a monkey, Dix is the Star Child floating in space, 'The Blue Danube' scene on a spaceship, SAL the Italian computer
South Park: Trapper Keeper (2000) (TV Episode)
Kyle travels inside the huge Cartman computer blob to shut him down. It's exactly like the scene from this movie where they try to shut down Hal from inside.
Elevator of Love (2000) (Video)
A computer that looks into various employers having office sex
Conker's Bad Fur Day (2001) (Video Game)
Startopia (2001) (Video Game)
Spaced: Leaves (2001) (TV Episode)
Tim and Daisy's rapid conversation inside the cupboard mimicks Frank and Dave's inside the pod, even down to lighting and ambient sound
Kiss My Act (2001) (TV Movie)
America's Sweethearts (2001)
the way Hal Weidmann talks to Dave on the phone, "No, Dave."
Zoolander (2001)
Derek and Hansel grunt like apes when trying to turn on the Apple computer, and theme music plays.
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XII (2001) (TV Episode)
The entire 2nd segment is a parody of this. The Hal computer in control of the house takes over and tries to kill Homer, he has the same camera eyes and then they have to shut down the computer's brain in the same way.
Bottom 2001: An Arse Oddity (2001) (Video)
Title spoofs the title of this.
Frankenström (2001) (Video)
Shoot-out in the end of the film synced to Strauss' "ALSO SPRACH ZARATHUSTRA"
Taboo 2001: A Sex Odyssey (2001) (Video)
women in the different color space suits as music from this movie plays
ONE: A Space Odyssey (2001) (Short)
it's obvious - this entire film is a one-minute LEGO spoof of "2001"
Futurama: Love and Rocket (2002) (TV Episode)
The main plot where a spaceship's computer tries to kill the crew; the scene where it is shut down; the song "Daisy, Daisy".
Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi: Unite! Abenobashi Intergalactic Shopping Center (2002) (TV Episode)
lots of funny references: Sasshi buying a tiny black monolith/Sasshi in ape form using a bone as a club/Sasshi dying and being reborn as an "astral fetus"/psychedelic imagery and so on.
Star Warp'd (2002) (Video)
Music and the baby in this movie resemble those from 2001: A Space Odyssey.
Thunderpants (2002)
slow-motion scene where Patrick throws a spoon in the air as "Thus Spake Zarathustra" plays
The Simpsons: Bart vs. Lisa vs. 3rd Grade (2002) (TV Episode)
In this episode, Homer has bought a satellite dish and started watching satellite TV all day long. It shows how the beam from his dish reaches a satellite where a team of monkeys use wire connectors (like at old telephone stations) to connect various channels. Everything happens with a spectacular space backdrop (Earth, space) and Johann Strauss's The Blue Danube Waltz, all like in "2001."
Save the Green Planet! (2003)
In middle of "Save the Green Planet!" the main character dresses up as a primitive man spoofing the "2001 Space Odyssey" scene when the primate destroys the bones.
The Simpsons: Old Yeller-Belly (2003) (TV Episode)
Santa's Little Helper's Duff TV commercial features a space station and music from "The Blue Danube."
Futurama: The Sting (2003) (TV Episode)
Fry's coffin floating in space is made to look like the black cuboid of this film, when Leela opens it, she sees random colours flying past her, just like in this film. The musical theme throughout this scene is also the main theme of the movie.
Space Nuts (2003) (Video)
the Al 5000 looks like and quotes HAL from 2001
SpongeBob SquarePants: SpongeBob B.C. (Before Comedy) (Ugh) (2004) (TV Episode)
Many scenes in pre-historic times directly spoof that of the apes learning in the 1st 20 minutes of this movie. The music also is spoofed.
The Simpsons: The Ziff Who Came to Dinner (2004) (TV Episode)
The couch gag shows the galaxy while the famous 2001 music is heard.
Tripping the Rift: 2001 Space Idiocies (2004) (TV Episode)
Includes the monolith, Hal, and a tribe named after Stanley Kubrick
Turma da Mônica em Cinegibi: O Filme (2004)
Is spoofed in the opening
(T)Raumschiff Surprise - Periode 1 (2004)
Two scenes spoofing the film: The thermometer flying to the Blue Danube as the pen does in the film, and the eyes in changing colours when they travel through time
Dead Like Me: Ashes to Ashes (2004) (TV Episode)
Spoofs the black monolith scene
Care Bears: Journey to Joke-a-Lot (2004) (Video)
The Computer (PAL) has the red sphere that is only viewed by Ratbone (Sir Funnybone) that turns green when the password is accepted.
Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars (2004) (TV Mini-Series)
Harvey's final scene.
The Simpsons: On a Clear Day I Can't See My Sister (2005) (TV Episode)
Spoofed during the couch gag
Robots (2005)
In the domino scene the final domino is viewed like the big black obelisk at the start of 2001: A Space Odyssey. This is accompanied by a wailing operatic sound-track similar to that found in 2001 also.
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)
spoof of quest for higher meaning, alien interference with Earth's development, dysfunctional robot/computer, spaceship designs
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
A direct reference to 2001: A Space Odyssey when Charlie sees the gorillas jumping up and down around the candy bar, exactly like the obelisk scene in 2001 with the same scene where the gorillas jump up and down around it. The "theme song" of 2001: A Space Odyssey ( "Also Sprach Zarathustra" by Strauss) is played during this scene,
Reba: As Is (2005) (TV Episode)
"Hal" the car voice is a spoof of "H.A.L.", the computer in the movie 2001: A Space Odessey.
Disaster! (2005)
The Ship enters a giant wheel of cheese like at the start of 2001 where the ship enters a giant space station that looks like a giant wheel also the same music is playing
The Simpsons: See Homer Run (2005) (TV Episode)
the unveiling of the Leather Buddy as "Also Sprach Zarathustra" plays
Dougal (2005)
"Also Sprach Zarathusa" plays while Zeebad throws the diamonds in the air.
A Ticket to Space (2006)
"Blue Danube" during rendezvous sequence with the space station.
The Simpsons: Homer Simpson, This Is Your Wife (2006) (TV Episode)
Spoofs that famous slo-mo moment from "2001" with Strauss's "Also Sprach Zaratustra" fanfares: Homer jumps into air simultaneously undoing his belt and pants to land onto a sofa in front of Lenny's new hi-def plasma TV (all in slo-mo!) with Strauss' fanfares score.
Fascisti su Marte (2006)
The black monolith appears in the very last scene
Happy Feet (2006)
first penguin at zoo,tells Mumble it's heaven and calls him Dave in a "HAL 9000" voice
The Replacements: Davey Hunkerhoff (2006) (TV Episode)
C.A.R. imitates HAL 3000 in order to keep the Daring family from using it's air conditioning system
Screen Wars: 2007: A Screen Wars Odyssey (2007) (TV Episode)
Opening Homage spoofed 2001
Meet the Robinsons (2007)
Doris's red eye is an homage to HAL in 2001.
My Life as a Teenage Robot: Samurai Vac/Turncoats (2007) (TV Episode)
The line "I'm afraid I can't do that Nora." is lampooning the famous line, "I'm afraid I can't do that Dave."
Illegal Aliens (2007)
when the computer hologram Syntax is breaking down, he says "I feel funny, Dave. Daisy, Daisy, give me your answer do..."
6Teen: Oops, I Dialed It Again (2007) (TV Episode)
when Jen short circuited the computer questionnaire booth.
Homo Erectus (2007)
a caveman smashes bones as "Also Spach Zarathustra" plays then he tosses one in the air in slow-motion which falls and hits another caveman in the head
Camera Café: 2008 - Odissea nell'ufficio (2007) (TV Episode)
Title is referenced
Be Kind Rewind (2008)
It is one of the "sweded" movies. Also, DVD and video case are shown.
Mortadelo and Filemon: Mission - Save the Planet (2008)
Non-gravity scene set to "The Blue Danube".
Zoku sayonara zetsubô sensei: Pin Yori Konbi no Ho Ga ee iu Koto Dessharo (2008) (TV Episode)
The black monolith appears in a sequence about a primitive culture, then Itoshiki and the monolith fight each other.
The Big Bang Theory: The Cooper-Hofstadter Polarization (2008) (TV Episode)
As the stereo plays "Also Sprach Zarathustra", the guys act like the apes finding the monolith.
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Double Vision: Part 2 (2008) (TV Episode)
The AC adapter for the ColecoVision is shot the same way as the monolith with "Also Sprach Zarathustra" playing.
WALL·E (2008)
Auto's red-light eye and ship-controlling personality parallel that of HAL-9000.
Space Chimps (2008)
Entering the worm hole: similar light display and reaction shots of Ham to the spacegate in 2001
Robot Chicken: President Evil (2008) (TV Episode)
Coming soon: "2001 - The Sexy Enhanced Version" with Playboy Cybergirl Robin Bain
Kenny vs. Spenny: Who Can Wear a Gorilla Suit the Longest? (2008) (TV Episode)
The "dawn of man" scene is spoofed.
Burn-E (2008) (Short)
As the Axiom goes into hyperspace, the streaming light display and the way it reflects off Burn-E's screen mimic the Stargate sequence.
Nostalgia Critic: The Garbage Pail Kids Movie (2009) (TV Episode)
Ending spoof.
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: A Space Oddity (2009) (TV Episode)
Play on the title
The Mighty B!: O Say Can Bess See (2009) (TV Episode)
The bedroom.
The Irate Gamer: History of Video Games: Part 2B (2009) (TV Episode)
HAL's red eye is a homage to this movie, as is the struggle between the Gamer and HAL
Planet 51 (2009)
Chuck sings the theme song while planting the flag, his ship is called "Odyssey" and resembles a compressed Discovery.
Plutón B.R.B. Nero: Cena con los sibaritas (2009) (TV Episode)
Reference to the famous bone scene, with Valladores hitting Querejeta.
Starhyke: Lock, Choc and Flying Hogs (2009) (TV Episode)
The scene where Popyatopov tries to unplug Sally, and she starts singing nursery rhymes.
Plutón B.R.B. Nero: Bajo el éxtasis del placer (2009) (TV Episode)
Mysterious black monolith is critical to the plot.
Muchachada nui: Episode #4.4 (2010) (TV Episode)
In segment "Pedro Duque presenta Muchachada Nui".
Big Time Rush: Big Time Jobs (2010) (TV Episode)
The evil coffee maker named CAL was a direct parody of HAL 9000 from this movie
Delocated: Dog Mayor (2010) (TV Episode)
Sandwich called "2001: A Roast Beef Odyssey".
The Irate Gamer: 7-Up Spot (2010) (TV Episode)
The minion speaks in HAL 9000's voice, and even has a single bright red light
Yogi Bear (2010)
Spoofed in Yogi's fantasy with a donut.
Hanging Perverts (2010)
"2010: A Porn Odyssey".
Mad: So You Think You Can Train Your Dragon How to Dance/Yo Gagga Gagga! (2011) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in the "World's First Txt Msg" segment
Good Eats: Waiter, There's a Fish in My Soup (2011) (TV Episode)
The fanfare from 'Also Sprach Zarathustra' accompanies Alton's enlightenment upon tasting bouillabaisse.
Phineas and Ferb: Mommy Can You Hear Me?/Road Trip (2011) (TV Episode)
Ferb tosses Phineas a bone and the scene cuts immediately from bone rotating slowly in midair to an orbiting space station. The story ending spoofs he film.
Community: Biology 101 (2011) (TV Episode)
Jeff's halluncination after being sprayed by "monkey gas" is a spoof of the ending sequence of "2001: A Space Odyssey," including the study group table representing the monolith.
SuperMarioGlitchy4: Hall 9000 (2011) (TV Episode)
Super Demetrios (2011)
A parody/homage scene of a space shuttle unfolding itself over the orb of the Earth, with "Zarathustra" playing in the background.
Robot Chicken: The Godfather of the Bride 2 (2011) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in the humping robot segment
The Amazing Bulk (2012) (Video)
Footage of satellites in space set to The Blue Danube, and including a floating bone.
Epic Rap Battles of History: Steve Jobs vs Bill Gates (2012) (TV Episode)
HAL 9000 joins the battle
Futurama: Near-Death Wish (2012) (TV Episode)
doorbell: "My God! It's full of geezers!"
Robot Chicken: Choked on Multi-Colored Scarves (2012) (TV Episode)
parody skit
Dog with a Blog: Stan-ning Guard (2013) (TV Episode)
Security system in Ellen's dream sounds like HAL.
Jimmy Giraffe's Flying Car (2013) (Short)
The G.P.S. is a spoof of the HAL 9000
Teen Titans Go!: Parasite (2013) (TV Episode)
"Also Sprach Zarathustra" plays at the beginning of the episode when the underwater organism evolves quickly.
Wetlands (2013)
Sperm flies in the air in slow-motion as "The Blue Danube" plays
The Den (2013)
Parodied in the penis puppet video
The Lego Movie (2014)
Emmet's journey to the real world is based on the wormhole scene from 2001: A Space Odyssey.
Cooler 2: The Return of Cooler's Revenge - The Reckoning (2014) (TV Short)
Piccolo's strange travel during the end credits it's a reference to Kubrick's film.
Phelous & the Movies: Halloweenie - Cool Candy (2014) (TV Episode)
ending spoof
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XXV (2014) (TV Episode)
Parodied in the second story "A Clockwork Yellow" (Homer with the bone and the "obelisk")
Epic Rap Battles of History: Steven Spielberg vs. Alfred Hitchcock (2014) (TV Episode)
Kubrick's introduction includes visuals and musical cues from "2001"
The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015)
The graphics that appear when SpongeBob and Plankton travel through time parody the "stargate" effect from this film.
The Simpsons: The Kids Are All Fight (2015) (TV Episode)
Homer prepares to strangle Bart in slow motion as "Also Sprach Zarathustra" plays
Kung Fury (2015) (Short)
Near the end, Kung Fury's computer car (Huff 9000) refuses to open the car doors.
We Bare Bears: Shush Ninjas (2015) (TV Episode)
Spoofed during Grizz's speech
Minecraft: Story Mode - A Telltale Games Series (2015) (Video Game)
PAMA is a parody of HAL 9000.
Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders (2016)
Johann Strauss type music plays when Batman's space rocket is introduced.
Kosmo: Rekl nekdo kocicka? (2016) (TV Episode)
The scene with The Blue Danube Waltz is spoofed.
How It Should Have Ended: Villain Pub - The Boss Battle (2016) (TV Episode)
Hal appears as a character
SuperMansion: War on Christmas (2016) (TV Episode)
The ending is parodied when Santa goes inside of his sack.
Best of the Worst: Carnosaur 2, the Skateboard Kid 2, and Future Zone (2017) (TV Episode)
tapes destruction sequence is done via monkey with a bone
Milo Murphy's Law: Family Vacation/Murphy's Lard (2017) (TV Episode)
Lardee Boy's head is shot into space, spoofing the iconic shot of the human embryo in space in "2001: A Space Odyssey."
Everything Wrong with...: Everything Wrong with Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie (2017) (TV Episode)
Music from the movie can be heard near the end of the video.
Thimbleweed Park (2017) (Video Game)
Delores pushing the tubes of the A.I. is a spoof of deactivation of the Hal 9000 in this movie.
Angie Tribeca: Turn Me On, Geils (2017) (TV Episode)
As if to indicate the extent of her damage, Victoria starts singing "Daisy" in the same slowing-down voice as the HAL 9000 computer when it is being deactivated.
The President Show: Deepak Chopra (2017) (TV Episode)
War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)
As Caesar ascends the hill at the end, the organ music mimics the 2001 title theme. The image of Caesar sumitting also pays homage to the ape at the monolith scene.
Rick and Morty: The Whirly Dirly Conspiracy (2017) (TV Episode)
The ending is parodied during the combination of Rick and Risotto's mind.
Adult Babies (2017)
The conversation with Sterculius in another dimension sends up the stargate sequence.
The Venture Bros.: The Venture Bros. and the Curse of the Haunted Problem (2018) (TV Episode)
The Problem red light parodies HAL 9000 from this movie.
Canada's Worst Driver: Check. Check. (2018) (TV Episode)
There is a segment narrated by Andrew wearing a spacesuit "floating in the air" while The Blue Danube Waltz plays in the background.
Unikitty!: Space Mission: Danger (2018) (TV Episode)
The episode's plot is a parody of this film, with Dave acting as a parody of HAL-9000.
Rocko's Modern Life: Static Cling (2019) (TV Movie)
The very first shot parodies the "Also sprach Zarathustra" sequence.
The Unauthorized Bash Brothers Experience (2019) (Short)
The floating baby in a bubble.
Robot Chicken: Molly Lucero in: Your Friend's Boob (2019) (TV Episode)
The video game system in the Toy Story sketch acts like HAL 9000.
Snoopy in Space: Mission 1: The Application (2019) (TV Episode)
As Snoopy is floating in space, "The Blue Danube" can be heard playing.
Momma Named Me Sheriff: Bald Boyz (2019) (TV Episode)
"Also Sprach Zarathustra" playing during space scenes.
Shaun the Sheep: Adventures from Mossy Bottom: Super Sheep/Space Bitzer (2020) (TV Episode)
"Space Bitzer" is a parody of "2001: A Space Odyssey." Bitzer is launched into space, and sees a vision, which turns out to be an older version of himself; "Thus Spake Zarathustra" plays.
Red Dwarf: The Promised Land (2020) (TV Episode)
Lipreading scene with Hal is spoofed with Holly.
The Marvelous M Movie: What Is Life? (Video)
Talking robot with an english accent

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