Silver Streak (1976) Poster



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Edited into 

The Fall Guy (1981) (TV Series)
George dangling from the train signal is in the series opening titles as one of Cole's stunts.
Heroes of Black Comedy (2002) (TV Mini-Series)
The N Word (2004)
clip used


Shadow of a Doubt (1943)
Death of the main villain has the same cause - hanging out the side of a train with a look of recognition just before being hit by an oncoming train.

Referenced in 

La ragazza dal pigiama giallo (1977)
Advertised on a theater marquee.
The 52nd Annual Academy Awards (1980) (TV Special)
Ultra Flesh (1980)
Title mentioned by actor John Seeman.
Kiss Daddy Goodnight (1987)
playing at the discount theater
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Richard Pryor/Rain Pryor/Jake Johannsen (1989) (TV Episode)
Richard Pryor mentions his earlier movie with Gene Wilder
The Real Ghostbusters: Slimer Streak (1989) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Another You (1991)
There is some confusion over whether Wilder's character's name is George, as happens with his character in Silver Streak.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Rebel Set (1992) (TV Episode)
"Since Richard Pryor boarded the Silver Streak"
The Ben Stiller Show: With Dennis Miller (1992) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Dennis Miller
Pitch (1997)
Arthur Hiller mentions the movie.
Mystery Men (1999)
The Jitney crashes into the mansion with people running, all in slow motion, just like the Silver Streak crashing into the train station.
Galaxy Quest (1999)
Double Take (2001)
Wanderlust (2006) (TV Movie)
Arthur Hiller is introduced as the director of Silver Streak.
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.163 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of an $800 clue in the category "Movie Title Objects"
Terror Train: Destination Death (2012) (Video)
Rewind This! (2013)
It is referenced on the back cover of a video movie.
Producers vs. Aliens with Daniel Grodnik (2014) (Video)
mentioned once
The Americans: Dinner for Seven (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue by Stan Beeman when he hands Henry Jennings a VHS tape.
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 30 August 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
mentioned in discussion of Gene Wilder's films
The Cinema Snob: Zombies on Broadway (2017) (TV Episode)
"Unless you're George Caldwell trying to make it passed the cops, take off that shoe polish!"
The Cinema Snob: Windy City (2017) (TV Episode)
"Sorry I'm late, the Silver Streak just crashed into Union Station."


The St. Valentine's Day Massacre (1967)
Clips seen on Sheriff's TV set.
The Fall Guy (1981) (TV Series)
George dangling from the train signal is in the series opening titles as one of Cole's stunts.

Featured in 

Lørdagshjørnet: Gene Wilder (1978) (TV Episode)
clip shown
100 Years of Comedy (1997) (Video)
Clips shown.
Evasive Action (1998)
using of original scenes at the end
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Laughs: America's Funniest Movies (2000) (TV Special)
This film is #95 on the list.
A Century of Black Cinema (2003) (Video)
Clips shown.
Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (2004) (TV Movie)
Contains footage from Silver Streak (1976)
Role Model: Gene Wilder (2008) (TV Movie)
Clip shown
The O'Reilly Factor: Episode dated 10 June 2008 (2008) (TV Episode)
Clips of this film were shown during 'The Great American Culture Quiz' segment.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Mightily Murdered Power Ringers #1 (2011) (TV Episode)
George's rant to the sheriff is recalled.
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #2.21 (2011) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown during Jay Smith's segment
Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic (2013)
clips from

Spoofed in 

Airplane! (1980)
The ground controller that accidentally directs a plane that crashes through the large windows inside the terminal, is a parody of the out-of-control train crashing through the terminal wall in Chicago.

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