Smokey and the Bandit (1977) Poster


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Version of 

Bandit: Bandit Goes Country (1994) (TV Movie)
Bandit: Bandit Bandit (1994) (TV Movie)
Bandit: Beauty and the Bandit (1994) (TV Movie)
Bandit: Bandit's Silver Angel (1994) (TV Movie)


Highway Patrol (1955) (TV Series)
The Honeymooners (1955) (TV Series)
As Bandit speeds away from Buford, he says "Bye, bye baby" in an Ed Norton voice, mimicking Jackie Gleason's sidekick in "The Honeymooners".
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
"That's real GOOD psychology. Say something BAD about my mother." "Your momma is so UGLY."
Kojak (1973) (TV Series)

Referenced in 

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Burt Reynolds/Diana Ross/Jack Douglas/Jay Leno (1977) (TV Episode)
Johnny mentions Burt Reynolds' upcoming movie
Laserblast (1978)
Mork & Mindy: Pilot (1978) (TV Episode)
Mork calls a cop 'Smokey'
The Dukes of Hazzard (1979) (TV Series)
Similar overall storyline of rebellious rednecks outrunning/outwitting the law and its bombastic-but-hilariously-bumbling sheriff, both movies have major characters named Enos and Cletus/Cledus, jumping the sports car over ditches and obstacles Knight-Rider style, patrol cars landing in the lake and other embarrassing spots during crazy slam-bang chases, etc.
The Dukes of Hazzard: Daisy's Song (1979) (TV Episode)
A "portable brothel" in an RV.
Love at First Bite (1979)
Erwin Newman says, "Eat your heart out, Burt Reynolds!"
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Burt Reynolds/Carol Wayne/Lillian Carter (1979) (TV Episode)
Burt Reynolds comments on his recent movie
Saturday Night Live: Burt Reynolds/Anne Murray (1980) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during the monologue
The 52nd Annual Academy Awards (1980) (TV Special)
The Cannonball Run (1981)
Near the beginning, J.J. McClure refers to a vehicle used in Smokey and the Bandit when he says to himself "We could get a black Trans Am", and later answers this with "Nah, that's been done."
T.J. Hooker: King of the Hill (1982) (TV Episode)
Hooker mentions the Bandit when looking for a Trans Am
Knight Rider: Good Day at White Rock (1982) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Sherry and Michael
Boogeyman II (1983)
References Smokey and the Bandit (1977) in a line of dialogue.
Bad Medicine (1985)
Title displayed in Spanish on the cinema marquee.
Million Dollar Mystery (1987)
Title mentioned by one of the three back up singers
Strul (1988)
Siskel & Ebert: Red Heat/A World Apart/Rikky and Pete/Poltergeist III/Wings of Desire (1988) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "Rikky and Pete" review.
Garfield and Friends: Speed Trap/Flights of Fantasy/Castaway Cat (1991) (TV Episode)
The roof of Jon's car is torn off when he drives under a semi truck
Designing Women: On the Road Again (1992) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name.
Beverly Hills, 90210: She Came in Through the Bathroom Window (1993) (TV Episode)
Steve mentions the film
The Larry Sanders Show: The Grand Opening (1993) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Hank.
Saturday Night Live: Sally Field/Tony! Toni! Tone! (1993) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in Sally Field's monologue
Sunny Side Up (1994)
The Critic: Dr. Jay (1994) (TV Episode)
Duke's new version of "Spartacus" includes a Sheriff Buford
The X-Files: F. Emasculata (1995) (TV Episode)
Tapia says that they've got Smokey and the Bandit situation on their hands.
Mallrats (1995)
Gwen and Rick Derris had sex while dressed as Smokey and the Bandit at a high school Halloween party. Gwen believed that she looked just like Burt Reynolds, only without the moustache.
Two If by Sea (1996)
Plump Fiction (1997)
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: Sabrina the Matchmaker (1999) (TV Episode)
Willard and Carlton get into an argument about the film.
Edtv (1999)
That '70s Show: Garage Sale (1999) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Michael at the start.
Playstation Underground: Issue 3.2 (1999) (Video Game)
Referenced during a featurette about E3.
Wielkie rzeczy: Gra (2000) (TV Movie)
The protagonist wants to rent a video with this title.
That '70s Show: The Promise Ring (2001) (TV Episode)
Eric tells Kelso about Jackie that she's Smokey to his bandit.
Undergrads: Rivalries (2001) (TV Episode)
The movie from which Rob Brody believes Sally Field was cheated out of an Oscar.
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001)
Brodie refers to the film and its star Burt Reynolds.
Joy Ride (2001)
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (2002) (Video Game)
Burt Reynold, who plays the Bandit, plays a crime boss that looks and acts like the Bandit. The car from Smokey and the Bandit is also in the game.
Biker Boyz (2003)
That '70s Show: When the Levee Breaks (2003) (TV Episode)
Eric mentions it.
I Love the '70s (2003) (TV Series)
Looking Back at 'The Hills Have Eyes' (2003) (Video)
mentioned once
That '70s Show: I'm a Boy (2004) (TV Episode)
Fez says to Red: Jump in Smokey, Bandit's on the move.
Father of the Pride: Larry's Debut, and Sweet Darryl Hannah Too (2004) (TV Episode)
Snack is talking about what a multi-layered actor Burt is and lists several of his movies and his TV show.
Empire of Dreams: The Story of the 'Star Wars' Trilogy (2004) (Video)
Mentioned by narrator and the movie poster is shown.
Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story (2005) (Video)
Theme song reference
Creation Science 201: Class 2 (2005) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Kent.
My Name Is Earl: Stole Beer from a Golfer (2005) (TV Episode)
Sub-plot involving the "car from Smokie and the Bandit"
My Name Is Earl: White Lie Christmas (2005) (TV Episode)
Joy's parent's last name is Darville. In Smokey & the Bandit, Bandit's real name is "Bo Darville".
Niagara Motel (2005)
Young John tells Lily she looks like Sally Field and he's like Burt Reynolds.
Puff, Puff, Pass (2006)
Referenced in dialogue as Larry and Rico escapes from Cold Crush in their car.
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.213 (2006) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Movie-Mobiles" category
Offside (2006)
Tommy tries to translate the swedish title of this movie back into english, but fails
Psych: Who Ya Gonna Call? (2006) (TV Episode)
Mentioned when Gus and Shawn are trying to remember "Sybil".
Muggers: The Movie (2006) (Video)
Roy Rayome mentions he wanted to be an outlaw and to get a Trans Am
My Name Is Earl: South of the Border: Part Uno (2006) (TV Episode)
Their Mexican counter-parts discuss the movie
Family Guy: Road to Rupert (2007) (TV Episode)
Bandit drives
Grindhouse (2007)
Dov (Eli Roth) briefly sings the theme song from "Smokey and the Bandit".
Delta Farce (2007)
The song "East bound and down" by Jerry Reed is about and a reference to "Smokey and the Bandit".
Death Proof (2007)
Dov (Eli Roth) sings the theme song from "Smokey and the Bandit".
Modern Marvels: '70s Tech (2007) (TV Episode)
Title is mentioned and features a movie still of Burt Reynolds in character with the subject of muscle cars, notably the Trans Am.
Degrassi: Minis: Degrassi Party Etiquette: Rule #1 (2007) (TV Episode)
Lucas refers to his fists as "Smokey and the Bandit."
Stone & Ed (2008)
guy doesn't remember this movie
My Name Is Earl: I Won't Die with a Little Help from My Friends: Part 2 (2008) (TV Episode)
Reporter: "Smokey and the Tube Top Bandit"
The Kevin Bishop Show: Episode #1.4 (2008) (TV Episode)
David Martin (The Hollywood Mustache) worked on this film
NCIS: Cloak (2008) (TV Episode)
DiNozzo: "Eastbound and down, Snowman. Bandit out." Later: "See what I did there? Seemless transition from Convoy to Smokey and the Bandit"
Cinemassacre's Top 10 Car Chases (2008) (Short)
Watchmen (2009)
"Smokey and the Bandit" is a title on the cover of the copy of Hustler Magazine that The Comedian is reading in the opening scene
Leisure Suit Larry: Box Office Bust (2009) (Video Game)
A mission in Larry's Western dreamscape is called "Stinky and the Bandits"
Everybody Hates Chris: Everybody Hates the Car (2009) (TV Episode)
Greg dresses up like Bandit.
Two and a Half Men: Above Exalted Cyclops (2009) (TV Episode)
Alan works on building a Trans Am model car from the movie. He later get's glued to it.
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: The Gone Dead Train (2009) (TV Episode)
Nick says that Doc Robbins and Langston had been "off playing Smokey and the Bandit".
The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard (2009)
The Bandit car from Smokey and the Bandit is seen
The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.23 (2009) (TV Episode)
listed by Toby Keith when asked to name as many Burt Reynolds movies as he can in 15 seconds
The Cinema Snob: Brazilian Star Wars (2009) (TV Episode)
"As if Burt Reynolds caught Jerry Reed in bed with Sally Field."
42nd Street Forever, Volume 5: The Alamo Drafthouse Edition (2009) (Video)
This film is referenced by name in the U.S. theatrical teaser trailer for 'Megaforce'.
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.51 (2009) (TV Episode)
Reference in a $600 clue in the category "'SNL' Celebrity 'Jeopardy!"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.116 (2010) (TV Episode)
Jay says that an anti-Islam pastor has a bad "Smokey and the Bandit"-style mustache
IMDb's 20th Anniversary Star of the Day: Anthony Mackie (2010) (TV Episode)
Anthony Mackie mentions this movie during interview
Jeopardy!: Episode #27.35 (2010) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Car & Driver" category
Conan: Hickory Dickory Danger (2010) (TV Episode)
Andy Richter talks about the music being played while looking at the Conan blimp and mentions this movie
Being Human: The Pack (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Mr. Stache (2011) (Short)
The man didn't care that people thought he looked like Smokey or The Bandit
NCIS: Los Angeles: Plan B (2011) (TV Episode)
Callen asks Sam if he's Smokey or the Bandit.
Nostalgia Critic: Cop and 1/2 (2011) (TV Episode)
detailing Burt Reynolds' career.
Driver: San Francisco (2011) (Video Game)
Mission "Smokie Trail" with objective "Escape The Cops"
The Middle: Major Changes (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
South Park: The Last of the Meheecans (2011) (TV Episode)
Cartman introduces himself to the Border Patrol officer als 'Eric T. Cartman', a reference to the character of Sheriff Buford T. Justice
Dexter: Smokey and the Bandit (2011) (TV Episode)
title reference, its star Burt Reynolds mentioned by name, Trans Am
Rude Tube: Ultimate Stunts (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Alex.
Archer: The Man from Jupiter (2012) (TV Episode)
A flashback shows young Sterling pretending to be Bandit while singing "East Bound and Down."
The Cinema Snob: Giallo a Venezia (2012) (TV Episode)
"These two better watch out because clearly Smokey is on their trail."
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.194 (2012) (TV Episode)
Dax Shepard says the film was his favorite movie growing up
DVD-R Hell: Bugs Bunny's Thanksgiving Diet (2012) (TV Episode)
"And to make it more 70's, the coyote is now chasing the road runner in Burt Reynolds's Trans Am from Smokey and the Bandit."
Modern Family: Diamond in the Rough (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Gloria
Bunheads: I'll Be Your Meyer Lansky (2013) (TV Episode)
"What character did Jackie Gleason play in 'Smokey and the Bandit'?" is one of the questions at trivia night.
The Cinema Snob: Water Power (2013) (TV Episode)
"Pretty odd place for a Smokey and the Bandit reference."
The Cinema Snob: 42nd Street Forever, Volume 2: The Deuce (2013) (TV Episode)
"The subplot has Burt Reynolds and Jerry Reed transporting copies of this film across state lines before anyone people stop giving a shit."
Passion & Poetry: Sam's Trucker Movie (2013)
Poster shown & mentioned.
Sons of Anarchy: Salvage (2013) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Tig
Parenthood: The M Word (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Crosby
Adjust Your Tracking (2013)
Video case is shown.
Gold Rush: The Dirt: Jungle Crib (2013) (TV Episode)
Todd says that Jim looks like a trucker from this movie
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 20 December 2013 (2013) (TV Episode)
title mentioned
Lab Rats: Trent Gets Schooled (2014) (TV Episode)
Principal Perry calls Leo and Chase Smokey and Bandit
Archer: Archer Vice: Southbound and Down (2014) (TV Episode)
Archer's outfit and the the Pontic Trans Am.
The Sugarcube Critic: Dragonshy (2014) (TV Episode)
"...a worse Southern stereotype than Buford T. Justice..."
Need for Speed (2014)
Keaton refers to copy as "Smokey," Bandit's Trans-Am seen, cop car chained
Missing Reel: Car Chase Pictures (2014) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown
Børning (2014)
Features "East Bound and Down".
Parenthood: Too Big to Fail (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Best of the Worst: The Star Wars Holiday Special (2014) (TV Episode)
Rich and Jack mention it. Also, poster is shown.
Cool Cat Saves the Kids (2015)
At the Hollywood Parade Cool Cat is showing the car from "Smokey and the Bandit" and says that it is pretty
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: David Duchovny/Jeff Foxworthy/Pitbull (2015) (TV Episode)
Jimmy and Jeff Foxworthy note that the film was mentioned in one of Foxworthy's early redneck jokes
The Cinema Snob: A Ton of Grass Goes to Pot (2015) (TV Episode)
"If I want dollar-store Smokey and the Bandit, I'll stick with Smokey and the Bandit III, thank you very much."
Joel King: Man with a Camera (2015) (Video)
The Cinema Snob: Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives (2015) (TV Episode)
"The Bandit takes a break from masquarading as Bufford T. Justice..."
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Quentin Tarantino/Nick Kroll & John Mulaney/Moon Taxi/Ilan Rubin (2015) (TV Episode)
Quentin Tarantino says that he wrote his first screenplay after seeing the movie
2016 Canadian Screen Awards (2016) (TV Special)
Mentioned by Norm McDonald.
The Ranch: Better as a Memory (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue by Colt Bennett when talking about meeting Burt Reynolds at a gas station: "I rolled up and I said, 'Hey, Bandit. Watch out for them smokies.' He gave me the double-gun fingers, and went hopped in his car and sped off. Run on, Bandit, run. Man, Burt Reynolds has the best mustache ever."
Miles (2016)
Movie poster seen in Miles' room.
Let the Games Begin: Soaring with Eddie the Eagle (2016) (Video)
This film is referred to in relation to Hugh Jackman's jacket being based on Burt Reynolds' one from his two 'Smokey and the Bandit' pictures.
All or Nothing: The Hero's Heart (2016) (Video)
This film is referred to in relation to Hugh Jackman's jacket being based on Burt Reynolds' one from his two 'Smokey and the Bandit' pictures.
Atop the Fourth Wall: US-1 #6 (2016) (TV Episode)
"This new Smokey and the Bandit movie lacks the punch of the originals."
Jeopardy!: Episode #33.11 (2016) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Sean Connery & Burt Reynolds" category
The Ranch: Living and Living Well (2016) (TV Episode)
Colt Bennett says: "Oh, shit, you got a CB radio? Breaker one-nine, Breaker one-nine, anybody got eyes on Smokey? This is Colt 45."
Hawaii Five-0: Ka Luhi (2016) (TV Episode)
Danny Williams says he suprised his sister Bridget is watching the film without him in her hotel room.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: Decline and Fall (2017) (TV Episode)
mentioned as one of Hendricks' favorite movies
Abstract: The Art of Design: Ralph Gilles: Automotive Design (2017) (TV Episode)
Ralph Gilles lists it as one of his favorite movies when he was growing up.
Talking Dead: New Best Friends (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in writing during the "Dead Live Quiz" segment. Later on Chris Hardwick also talks about the original truck from the older film being used in this episode.
Man with a Plan: The Blame Game (2017) (TV Episode)
Don tells Adam that an upcoming car show contains the 1977 Pontiac Trans Am from the movie, and a cardboard cutout of Burt Reynolds
The Goldbergs: Fonzie Scheme (2017) (TV Episode)
Barry: "I feel like Smokey and the Bandit!"
Midnight Screenings: Baywatch/Smokey and the Bandit (2017) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
The Cinema Snob: Return to Boggy Creek (2017) (TV Episode)
"Oh, so you met the Bandit."
Jay Leno's Garage: Made in America (2017) (TV Episode)
a still of Burt Reynolds in the film is shown
Hamlet & Hutch (2017) (Video)
Pontiac Trans Am nearly runs down Reynolds
Talking Dead: Minotaur/The Diviner (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Chris Hardwick.
Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)
Matthew Vaughn says the Burt Reynolds 'Smokey and the Bandit' movies are the concept for the character of Whiskey.
The Cinema Snob: Mr. No Legs (2017) (TV Episode)
Theme song heard.
Kingsman: Inside the Golden Circle (2017) (Video)
Matthew Vaughn says the Burt Reynolds 'Smokey and the Bandit' movies are the concept for the character of Whiskey.
Kevin Can Wait: Monkey Fist Insecurity (2018) (TV Episode)
Burt Reynolds movies that Kevin mentions
Swinging Safari (2018)
Movie poster is seen.
Ready Player One (2018)
Shoto's car, which he totals on his way to getting the Copper Key, is Burt Reynolds' Trans-Am from this film.
Fear the Walking Dead: Laura (2018) (TV Episode)
Included in John Dorie's "reviews" on the VHS check-out list at McNeill's Bait & Beer. John says this film is "excellent".
Corner Gas Animated: Retro Grade (2018) (TV Episode)
A confused Oscar dresses as "Bart Reynolds" from "Snookie and the Banjo" for the Retro 70's Party, complete with cowboy hat and sweet moustache.
Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 7 September 2018 (2018) (TV Episode)
Ben reveals it was his favourite childhood film.
Honest Trailers: Predator (2018) (TV Episode)
"10-4, good buddy"
The Cinema Snob: The Town That Dreaded Sundown (2018) (TV Episode)
Snob plays a snippet of "Eastbound and Down" before claiming that the Phantom Killer turned out to be a better beer bootlegger than a killer.

Featured in 

Hollywood: The Gift of Laughter (1982) (TV Movie)
Jackie Gleason appears upset
Precious Images (1986) (Short)
JAG: Dangerous Game (2002) (TV Episode)
Being watched by the sheriff during the opening car chase
I Love the '70s: 1977 (2003) (TV Episode)
The 78th Annual Academy Awards (2006) (TV Special)
Wanderlust (2006) (TV Movie)
Clips from the trailer are shown.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Duplicity/Knowing/I Love You, Man (2009) (TV Episode)
John Cena's Favorite Film
Rich Hall's the Dirty South (2010) (TV Movie)
footage shown
Hollywood's Hottest Car Chases (2010) (TV Movie)
Discussed and clips shown in part 2.
Parenthood: Hard Times Come Again No More (2011) (TV Episode)
Crosby watches this movie on TV
Hollywood's Top Ten: Cool Cars (2011) (TV Episode)
The Oscars (2013) (TV Special)
Clips are shown.
The Bandit (2016)
This is a documentary about the feature film.
Hawaii Five-0: Ka Luhi (2016) (TV Episode)
Danny Williams and his sister Bridget are watching the film in her hotel room.
The Last Movie Star (2017)
Scene is used in which old Vic Edwards talks with younger Vic Edwards.
Pitch Perfect 3 (2017)
Seen on TV, when Amy invades her father's yacht
They'll Love Me When I'm Dead (2018)
Clip shown featuring Burt Reynolds.
Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 7 September 2018 (2018) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.

Spoofed in 

All American Girls II: In Heat (1983)
Scene with Paul Baressi and Jody Swafford spoofs the mainstream film.
Saturday Night Live: Robin Williams/Adam Ant (1984) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in 'Ghandhi and the Bandit'
Dead End (1985)
Zombie playing with CB radio, on which we hear Bandit talking with Snowman
Spiral Zone: Bandit and the Smokies (1987) (TV Episode)
The episode title is a pun on the movie.
Tracey and the Bandit (1987)
Film's title is a takeoff on the mainstream film's title.
The Critic: I Can't Believe It's a Clip Show (1995) (TV Episode)
Jay shows a clip from "Smokey and the Spartacus"
Saturday Night Live: Chevy Chase/Live (1997) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in Spokey and the Bandid rerelease sketch
Crash Bandicoot: The Wrath of Cortex (2001) (Video Game)
Smokey and the Bandicoot is a spoof of the film.
Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002)
During the convoy, Goldmember says he has "Smokey the Bear" after him
Reno 911!: Fastest Criminal in Reno (2005) (TV Episode)
Chasing Fast Eddie McLintock
Family Guy: Bango Was His Name-O (2006) (TV Episode)
Stewie dons trucker hat, uses CB radio, and "East Bound and Down" number plays.
Panorama: Smoking and the Bandits (2011) (TV Episode)
The title of this epsiode is a parody of the title of the film Smokey and the Bandit.

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