Barnaby Jones (TV Series 1973–1980) Poster



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The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Buddy Hackett/Cass Elliot/Dong Kingman/Jan Munroe (1974) (TV Episode)
Johnny mentions Midnight the Cat's PATSY Award for the series
Cannon: The Deadly Conspiracy: Part 1 (1975) (TV Episode)
Frank Cannon and Barnaby Jones work together on a case in a two-part crossover that concludes on Barnaby Jones: The Deadly Conspiracy: Part 2 (1975).
Van Dyke and Company: Episode #1.10 (1976) (TV Episode)
During the Santa fight, the show name is referenced.
Starsky and Hutch: Little Girl Lost (1976) (TV Episode)
Molly Edwards mentions Barnaby Jones.
Hababam Sinifi Tatilde (1977)
Inek Saban mentions in dialogue
Circus of the Stars #2 (1977) (TV Special)
Michael York mentions the series when introducing Lee Merriweather.
Dallas: The Red File: Part 1 (1979) (TV Episode)
Bobby says to Ray, "Stop trying to be a Barnaby Jones, alright?"
Simon & Simon: The Uncivil Servant (1982) (TV Episode)
Title referenced by Mrs. Mitchell.
The Disney Family Album: Fess Parker and Buddy Ebsen (1985) (TV Episode)
cast photo shown
Newhart: Torn Between Three Brothers (1986) (TV Episode)
George launches a campaign to get Michael to return this series to the WPIV channel's lineup.
The Golden Girls: Take Him, He's Mine (1986) (TV Episode)
Dorothy predicts a depressed Stan will go home and watch an episode of the show.
The Golden Girls: To Catch a Neighbor (1987) (TV Episode)
Sophia says Dorothy resembles Barnaby Jones.
Sledge Hammer!: Dressed to Call (1987) (TV Episode)
Sledge gives a complex explanation for the events, and asked if he discovered that alone, he says he has seen it in an episode of the series.
Newhart: My Three Dads (1988) (TV Episode)
Referenced by George Utley
Cheers: Head Over Hill (1991) (TV Episode)
Norm and Paul watch the show on the television at the bar.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (1991) (TV Episode)
"Next week on 'Barnaby Jones,' 'Mrs. Claus of Death'!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Master Ninja I (1992) (TV Episode)
Tom: "All of a sudden, it's a 'Barnaby Jones' wrap-up."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Giant Gila Monster (1992) (TV Episode)
Tom: "'Barnaby Jones': epilogue"
Maury: Episode dated 19 June 1992 (1992) (TV Episode)
Lee Meriwether mentions this show.
Cheers: The Girl in the Plastic Bubble (1992) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Norm.
Mad About You: Weekend Getaway (1993) (TV Episode)
They talked about and watch on TV
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Operation Double 007 (1993) (TV Episode)
Crow: Is this a Barnaby Jones wrap up?
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Girl in Lovers Lane (1993) (TV Episode)
Joel: "That's 'Barnaby Jones.'"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Outlaw of Gor (1993) (TV Episode)
Tom: "'Barnaby Jones' had better fight scenes than this movie."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Radar Secret Service (1993) (TV Episode)
Crow: It looks like where they filmed a bunch of Barnaby Jones episodes.
Married with Children: Kelly Breaks Out (1994) (TV Episode)
Al thinks the 'Barnaby Jones' reunion show is on, but it's actually a new Rolling Stones video.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Code Name: Diamond Head (1994) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Boy, it's tough when 'Barnaby Jones' out-actions you."
Due South: They Eat Horses, Don't They? (1994) (TV Episode)
Ray Vecchio: Well, you know how on Barnaby Jones, you can always tell the bad guy because he's played by that actor that you see a lot?
Jingle All the Way (1996)
Myron calls Officer Hummell Barnaby Jones.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Agent for H.A.R.M. (1997) (TV Episode)
title mentioned
Diagnosis Murder: Must Kill TV (1997) (TV Episode)
Show is referenced as the fictional program called The Young Barnaby Jones Chronicles.
Knock Off (1998)
While tied up on the cargo ship, Tommy (Rob Schneider) says that he called Barnaby Jones.
South Park: City on the Edge of Forever (1998) (TV Episode)
Cartman complains about missing Barnaby Jones on TV.
South Park: Roger Ebert Should Lay Off the Fatty Foods (1998) (TV Episode)
The kids watch this in class at school.
Tex Murphy Radio Theater: The Month of the Living Dead (2001) (TV Episode)
Tex mentions the only decent show he could find on TV was a Barnaby Jones marathon.
Good Fences (2003) (TV Movie)
Grandfather mentions it while sitting on the porch.
Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of 'Charlie's Angels' (2004) (TV Movie)
Title on board behind Fred Silverman
The Simpsons: The Ziff Who Came to Dinner (2004) (TV Episode)
Marge says, "Kojak is sexier than Cannon and Barnaby Jones put together."
Will & Grace: No Sex 'N' the City (2004) (TV Episode)
Jack mentions the show.
My Big Fat Independent Movie (2005)
mentioned in dialogue
The Winner: Single Dates (2007) (TV Episode)
The massage parlor receptionist calls Glen "Barnaby Jones"
Psych: Murder?... Anyone?... Anyone?... Bueller? (2008) (TV Episode)
Mindy (Janet Varney) calls Lassiter "Barnaby Jones."
Jeopardy!: 2010 Tournament of Champions Finals: Game 2 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $2,000 clue in the category "1970s TV Casts"
Mike & Molly: Joyce & Vince and Peaches & Herb (2011) (TV Episode)
Peggy mentions watching it with Mike's dad.
Late Show with David Letterman: Episode #18.154 (2011) (TV Episode)
The episode opens with a 1970s CBS promotion for the series
Atop the Fourth Wall: NBComics #1 (2011) (TV Episode)
Linkara discusses spin-offs in which characters become detectives
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.181 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jay and Ben Stiller talk about 1970s crime television shows including this one
Hot Guys with Guns (2013)
Pip refers to Jimmy as the title character.
Major Crimes: There's No Place Like Home (2013) (TV Episode)
Tao mentions the show when making fun of old camera equipment.
Up Late with Alec Baldwin: Episode #1.4 (2013) (TV Episode)
Alec mentions the show by name.
Scorpion: Sci Hard (2017) (TV Episode)
Sylvester's test proctor refers to Cabe as "Barnaby"
Ghosted: The Wire (2018) (TV Episode)
One of the shows Leroy has finished watching

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The Benny Hill Show: Murder on the Oregon Express (1976) (TV Episode)
Title character parodied in "Murder on the Oregon Express" sketch.
The Beverly Hillbillies (1993)
Buddy Ebsen cameo as Barnaby Jones

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