Animal House (1978) Poster



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Followed by 

Delta House (1979) (TV Series)

Remake of 

Orientation (1968) (Short)

Remade as 

Frat House (1983)
Film is a loose remake of the mainstream film which was out a year earlier.
Co-Ed Confidential (2007) (TV Series)
Cinemax's erotic remake of National Lampoon's Animal House

Edited into 

Sex at 24 Frames Per Second (2003) (Video)
scenes involving nudity shown
The Clock (2010)
synchronizing watches


Ben-Hur (1959)
D-Day says "Ramming speed!" which is from Ben-Hur.
In Like Flint (1967)

Referenced in 

Saturday Night Live: The Rolling Stones (1978) (TV Episode)
referenced by Ed Koch during the monologue
Saturday Night Live: Cicely Tyson/Talking Heads (1979) (TV Episode)
John Belushi mentions his number one movie during cold opening
Saturday Night Live: Gary Busey/Eubie Blake and Gregory Hines (1979) (TV Episode)
Mentioned several times during the cold opening
Diff'rent Strokes: The Girls School (1979) (TV Episode)
The film is mentioned by name.
1941 (1979)
John Belushi plays Wild Bill Kelso, who is trying to find the Japanese because they bombed Pearl Harbor. Ironically, in Animal House (1978), he plays Bluto, who thinks the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor.
All That Jazz (1979)
on marquee outside theater after audition
Dizengoff 99 (1979)
The Blues Brothers (1980)
The use of Oldsmobiles mentioned in the film is later mentioned in "The Blues Brothers", another film John Belushi starred in, with Elwood Blues (Dan Aykroyd) stating "The new Oldsmobiles are in early this year!" after crashing through an Oldsmobile dealership while being chased by police.
An American Werewolf in London (1981)
The end credits, which congratulate Prince Charles and Diana Spencer on their marriage, end with a promo card for Universal Studios urging viewers to "Ask for Babs."
The Beach Girls (1982)
The line "Food fight!"
Poltergeist (1982)
Diane calls a pool worker stealing food "Bluto"
Night Shift (1982)
Splitz (1982)
Numerous references in this variation, which was referred to as a "female Animal House" in original promotional materials.
Take One: Fear on Film (1982) (TV Movie)
At the Movies: Stinkers of 1982 (1983) (TV Episode)
Roger Ebert says the main character of "If You Could See What I Hear" (1982) seems to have stepped out of this movie.
Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983)
The troops in Vietnam mention they kill Neidermeyer, which was mentioned as his fate in the epilogue.
Ghostbusters (1984)
Bluto was the inspiration for Slimer
At the Movies: Conan the Destroyer/Top Secret!/Under the Volcano (1984) (TV Episode)
In the teaser for the next episode, Gene Siskel describes "Bachelor Party" (1984) as the "'Animal House' of bachelor parties."
Charles in Charge: Another Saturday Night (1984) (TV Episode)
Gwendolyn claims that Buddy is "like something out of 'Animal House'."
Twisted Sister: We're Not Gonna Take It (1984) (Video)
The end of the song's lyrics quote Niedermeyer ("Drop and give me 20", "You're all worthless and weak"). Mark Metcalf (who plays Niedermeyer) plays the father in this music video.
Twisted Sister: I Wanna Rock (1984) (Video)
A ferocious teacher harasses a student for drawing the Twisted Sister logo on his notebook, shrieking: "What kind of a man desecrates a defenseless textbook?!? I've got a good mind to slap your fat face!!" This echoes a line from Neidermeyer: "What kind of man hits a defenseless animal, I've got a good mind to smash your fat face in!" Both Neidermeyer and the teacher are played by the same actor.
Fletch (1985)
Miami Vice: Out Where the Buses Don't Run (1985) (TV Episode)
Bruce McGill hums tones from "Anchor's Aweigh" in reference to his 'Animal House' character Daniel Simpson 'D-Day'.
Siskel & Ebert: La Bamba/The Whistle Blower/Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise/Jean De Florette (1987) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "Revenge of the Nerds II" review.
House of Games (1987)
When Mike is shot, he says "Thank you, sir, may I have another?"
Amazon Women on the Moon (1987)
There is a poster for the film in the "Video Date" segment. John Landis also directed that film.
Muppet Babies: The House That Muppets Built (1988) (TV Episode)
title mentioned
Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
After Roger is finished drinking his whiskey, he says "Thanks, I needed that."
Valerie: Animal House (1988) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Designing Women: Come on and Marry Me, Bill (1989) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Last Chase (1989) (TV Episode)
Servo: "Like Flounder, from 'Animal House'"
Wired (1989)
Back to the Future Part II (1989)
The film is for sale on VHS in Blast from the Past in 2015.
ALF: Break Up to Make Up (1989) (TV Episode)
ALF refers to the film.
Quantum Leap: Animal Frat - October 19, 1967 (1990) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Star Trek: The Next Generation: Qpid (1991) (TV Episode)
Worf's rage at Geordi's awful mandolin playing slowly boils, he finally grabs the instrument from Geordi, smashes it on a tree, hands the remains back to Geordi and says, deadpan, "Sorry". Direct homage to the Bluto / Stephen Bishop scene at the toga party.
There's Nothing Out There (1991)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Salute Your Shorts: The Radio Call-in Contest (1991) (TV Episode)
Ug's "Double Permanent Confinement" is an imitation of Dean Wormer's "Double Secret Probation."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Daddy-O (1991) (TV Episode)
Crow, Joel, and Tom: "Toga! Toga! Toga!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Amazing Colossal Man (1991) (TV Episode)
"Looks kind of like Bluto"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Fugitive Alien (1991) (TV Episode)
Joel (as a character is punched): "Thank you, sir. May I have another?"
Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991)
"Thank you, sir. [Please] may I have another?"
Siskel & Ebert: Wayne's World/Medicine Man/Final Analysis/Voyager/Rhapsody in August (1992) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "Wayne's World" review.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: City Limits (1992) (TV Episode)
Tom: "It's more like 'Animal House.'"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Hercules Against the Moon Men (1992) (TV Episode)
"Thank you sir may I have another
Army of Darkness (1992)
the little Ashes yell "ramming speed" before stabbing Ash with the fork.
Saved by the Bell: Drinking and Driving (1992) (TV Episode)
Ox and the other football players chant "Toga!" repeatedly.
Roseanne: Ladies' Choice (1992) (TV Episode)
After Roseanne gooses Dan, he says "Thank you sir, may I have another?"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Rebel Set (1992) (TV Episode)
Joel: "You mind if we dance with your date?"
Beverly Hills, 90210: Greek to Me (1993) (TV Episode)
Brandon references the film
Siskel & Ebert: When a Man Loves a Woman/PCU/With Honors/No Escape/The Favor (1994) (TV Episode)
Roger Ebert contrasts "PCU" (1994) with this movie.
The Best of the Blues Brothers (1994) (Video)
Dan Akroyd says he started to write the Blues Brothers movie after work completed on Animal House
The Mask (1994)
A picture of Marion Wormer from Animal House is found in the park
Eastern Championship Wrestling: Episode #2.20 (1994) (TV Episode)
Tommy Dreamer says, "Thank you sir may I have another" during the Singapore Caning match with the Sandman.
The Simpsons: Bart of Darkness (1994) (TV Episode)
Hippie singing "Sunshine on my shoulder" and gets punched.
Step by Step: Animal House (1994) (TV Episode)
title reference
Bump in the Night: Party Poopers (1994) (TV Episode)
Squishy - "Toga! Toga!"
The Simpsons: Homer the Great (1995) (TV Episode)
Lenny, who holds a higher number with the Stonecutters, taunts Mr. Burns, who replies, "Thank you, sir. May I have another?"
Mallrats (1995)
The Epic of Detective Mandy: Book Four - Spoof of the Living Dead II (1995) (TV Movie)
As the two city councilmen are trying to hold back the zombie knocking against their door, the one says, "You can't come in, we're doing the dishes," in reference to Animal House (1978), where the same thing happens.
Caroline in the City: Caroline and the Movie (1996) (TV Episode)
Caroline tells Richard that the movie shot in front of her house is directed by John Landis and then explains that he also directed Animal House, The Blues Brothers and Trading Places.
Siskel & Ebert: Multiplicity/The Frighteners/Kazaam/Fled/Celestial Clockwork (1996) (TV Episode)
Refenced during the "Multiplicity" review.
The Stupids (1996)
Mark Metcalf reprises his role as Doug Neidermeyer, now a Colonel in the Military
The Oprah Winfrey Show: Summer Movie Reviews (1996) (TV Episode)
The answer to a trivia question.
Chasing Amy (1997)
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Harvest (1997) (TV Episode)
The Master says, "You're all weak." Mark Metcalf, who played the Master, uttered the famous line "You're all worthless and weak!" in Animal House (1978).
Killing Mr. Griffin (1997) (TV Movie)
The one girl says "they're like a 90s animal house"
WCW Monday Nitro: Episode #2.52 (1997) (TV Episode)
Rowdy Roddy Piper says that making him the Interim Commissioner is like putting Belushi in charge of the frathouse.
NewsRadio: Super Karate Monkey Death Car (1997) (TV Episode)
Dave's line "Now Dean Wormer will never put the Deltas on probation"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Werewolf (1998) (TV Episode)
Mike (as a character drives up to a large house): "He's swingin' by to see Flounder and Bluto and Pinto."
The Making of 'Tremors' (1998) (Video)
mentioned once
Melrose Place: The Usual Santas (1998) (TV Episode)
"Thank you ma'am, may I have another?"
Saturday Night Live: Bill Murray/Lucinda Williams (1999) (TV Episode)
Quoted during 'The Quotable Caddyshack'
The Simpsons: Make Room for Lisa (1999) (TV Episode)
One of the radio DJs says, "This place makes Animal House look like Terms of Endearment."
Gex 3: Deep Cover Gecko (1999) (Video Game)
Gex is dressed in a toga in a mythology-themed mission and sometimes says "Toga! Toga!"; he also mentions Niedermeyer
Edtv (1999)
Farscape: Exodus from Genesis (1999) (TV Episode)
John says, "Next planet I'll rent you a copy of Animal House."
The Simpsons: Maximum Homerdrive (1999) (TV Episode)
Homer says "Thank you, sir, may I have another?"
The Simpsons: Thirty Minutes Over Tokyo (1999) (TV Episode)
The fictional movie which is being filmed in the plane where the Simpsons travel to Japan which features Jim Belushi dressed in a toga while screaming "TOGA!"
Ghostbusters' SFX Team Featurette (1999) (Video)
the inspiration for Slimer turns out to be Bluto from Animal House
Detroit Rock City (1999)
Image of John Belushi from the movie poster is featured in the credits sequence briefly.
Cold Hearts (1999)
"I'm no Bluto"
Freaks and Geeks: We've Got Spirit (2000) (TV Episode)
During the game, Vickie pushes the mascot and the mascot says, "Thank you, sir. May I have another?" In Animal House, Chip says this while he is being spanked.
An Extremely Goofy Movie (2000) (Video)
A character by a mailbox dumps marbles into the street
Chump Change (2000)
A movie executive talks about making a musical version of "Animal House."
Road Trip (2000)
Bad Seed (2000)
poster of John Belushi in College shirt
Clerks: The Clipshow Wherein Dante and Randal Are Locked in the Freezer and Remember Some of the Great Moments in Their Lives (2000) (TV Episode)
At the end of Episode 2, Jay says that Silent Bob has become "Senator Robert Blutarski," referencing John Belushi's character's fate from this film.
Freaks and Geeks: Smooching and Mooching (2000) (TV Episode)
Neal mentions the scene where Flounder is sent into the room with the blind guy and the Indian guy because the fraternity he's trying to get into doesn't think he's cool.
Big Brother: Episode #1.57 (2000) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialog
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: Every Witch Way But Loose (2000) (TV Episode)
Salem references the film
Freaks and Geeks: Dead Dogs and Gym Teachers (2000) (TV Episode)
Bill has the poster hanging in his bedroom.
That '70s Show: Roller Disco (2000) (TV Episode)
Fez has debate of conscience when given the opportunity to make out with an inebriated young lady.
WWE Smackdown!: Episode #2.12 (2000) (TV Episode)
Bubba Ray Dudley yells, "FOOD FIGHT!"
Popular: It's Greek to Me (2001) (TV Episode)
Josh references the movie.
The Brotherhood (2001) (Video)
One of the characters says he has seen it one too many times
The Zack Files: A Place of My Own (2001) (TV Episode)
Dan rents the film on VHS.
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001)
Jay: "Thank you, sir, may I have another?"
Undeclared: Eric Visits (2001) (TV Episode)
The poster is hanging in the boys' dorm room.
Undeclared: Addicts (2001) (TV Episode)
The poster is hanging in the boys' dorm room.
Undeclared: Sick in the Head (2001) (TV Episode)
The poster is hanging in the boys' dorm room.
Undeclared: Rush and Pledge (2001) (TV Episode)
The poster is hanging in the boys' dorm room.
Undeclared: Hell Week (2001) (TV Episode)
The poster is hanging in the boys' dorm room.
Undeclared: Parents' Weekend (2002) (TV Episode)
The boys have a poster from the film in their dorm room.
Undeclared: Truth or Dare (2002) (TV Episode)
The poster is hanging in the boys' dorm room.
Undeclared: The Perfect Date (2002) (TV Episode)
The poster is hanging in the boys' dorm room.
Undeclared: Eric's POV (2002) (TV Episode)
The poster is hanging in the boys' dorm room.
Sorority Boys (2002)
The Chubbchubbs! (2002) (Short)
Lilo & Stitch (2002)
A Decade Under the Influence (2003)
mentioned in documentary
Gilmore Girls: Say Goodnight, Gracie (2003) (TV Episode)
Luke compares the previous night's keg party to the film.
Finding Nemo (2003)
'Old School' Orientation (2003) (Video)
mentioned once
Undeclared: God Visits (2003) (TV Episode)
The poster is hanging in the boys' dorm room.
Indiana Jones: Making the Trilogy (2003) (Video)
mentionned once
The Simpsons: Margical History Tour (2004) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name
Decoys (2004)
mentioned by name
The Rise & Fall of ECW (2004) (Video)
Clip of Tommy Dreamer saying "Thank you sir, may I have another?" during the Singapore Caning Match with the Sandman
Meet the Fockers (2004)
There's a Bluto poster in the Fockers' house.
Crash Landing (2005)
Mentioned in dialogue at the airport.
Remembering John (2005) (Video)
pictures shown
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.8 (2005) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Movies by Characters" category
Ban the Sadist Videos! (2005) (Video)
Video case is shown.
Being Ian: Animal House (2005) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Supernatural: Hook Man (2005) (TV Episode)
As Sam & Dean are sneaking into the sorority house Dean asks if they will see a naked pillow fight. I guarantee every young man remembers that scene. OK old guys too.
Crash Tag Team Racing (2005) (Video Game)
Some of the pedestrians and park drones quote "Thank you, sir! May I have another?"
World Domination: The 'Family Guy' Phenomenon (2005) (Video)
mentioned once
The 50 Greatest Comedy Films (2006) (TV Movie)
Makes the countdown, is talked about.
NCIS: Ravenous (2006) (TV Episode)
Tony is telling the Ranger that he is/was married but "She's dead. It was a pottery accident. Her kiln overheated or something."
Veronica Mars: The Rapes of Graff (2006) (TV Episode)
"double secret probation"
The Sci-Fi Boys (2006)
Mentioned as one of John Landis's films.
Howard Stern on Demand: Jimmy Kimmel (2006) (TV Episode)
Artie mentions he has a poster of John Belushi from the movie
The Office: The Accountants: You're Mean (2006) (TV Episode)
Kevin mentions it to Angela and Oscar.
Family Guy: Mother Tucker (2006) (TV Episode)
character refers to food fight scene in the film
Stupid Teenagers Must Die! (2006)
The credits say to visit the STMD! web site and "Ask for Babs." Babs is the character from Animal House that became a Universal Studios tour guide and the ad at the end of the movie says "When In Hollywood, visit Universal Studios. Ask for Babs."
The Making of 'My Super Ex-Girlfriend' (2006) (Video)
Referenced by name
Epic Movie (2007)
A picture of Bluto is shown during the 'Lazy Pirate Day' sequence
The Winner: Broken Home (2007) (TV Episode)
poster seen hanging over Glen's bed
Knocked Up (2007)
He has a small poster of Animal House in his house.
Supernatural: All Hell Breaks Loose: Part 2 (2007) (TV Episode)
Bobby says to Gluttony, "Fat, Drunk, and Stupid is no way to go through life, son."
Brothers & Sisters: Matriarchy (2007) (TV Episode)
Nora compares Robert's relatives to the cast of Animal House.
Prince-ipal Photography: The Coming Together of America (2007) (Video)
This film is referenced.
Indie Sex: Teens (2007) (TV Movie)
A brief mention of this movie is made
Supernatural: The Magnificent Seven (2007) (TV Episode)
Bobby says "Fat, drunk and stupid is no way to go through life, son", which Dean Wormer says to Bluto in Animal House.
The Simpsons: Midnight Towboy (2007) (TV Episode)
The family has a toga party just like this film
Weeds: Roy Till Called (2007) (TV Episode)
When Sanjay comes back from a frat house with a paddle, Nancy jokingly says "Thank you, Sanjay. You may have another."
The Office: Branch Wars (2007) (TV Episode)
Michael says "Scranton is the cool fun branch - we're like Animal House"
American Pie Presents: Beta House (2007) (Video)
"Faber College Theme" heard
The Simpsons: That '90s Show (2008) (TV Episode)
Homer is angry that college isn't anything like the movie
The Office: Goodbye, Toby (2008) (TV Episode)
Michael begins chanting, "Toga! Toga!"
Peep Show: Jeremy's Broke (2008) (TV Episode)
Mark thinks "I'm living in Animal House. I don't want to live in Animal House, I want to live in one of the other houses."
Get Smart (2008)
When Max is kicked by the jail guard, he says "Thank you sir, may I have another," which is a famous line from Animal House.
Dissecting the Campus Corpse: A Look Back at 'The Hazing' (2008) (Video)
References to similarities in the film's story
The Middleman: The Ectoplasmic Panhellenic Investigation (2008) (TV Episode)
Louis wears a sweater with "COLLEGE" blazoned across the front, just like John 'Bluto' Blutarsky (John Belushi's character) in Animal House.
The Middleman: The Vampiric Puppet Lamentation (2008) (TV Episode)
At the puppet convention, there is a 'Bluto' puppet on the table.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.26 (2008) (TV Episode)
Included in a $16,000 question
ER: Haunted (2008) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in response to Frank's costume
La Mission (2009)
characters greet by saying "Yo, can we dance with yo dates?"
Fired Up! (2009)
Nick made a comment about putting a cow in the Dean's office, and then Dr. Rick follows this with, "Animal House. Love it!"
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Miss March/Race to Witch Mountain/Sunshine Cleaning (2009) (TV Episode)
Joel Church-Cooper says that Trevor Moore tries to be the 'John Belushi In Animal House' type character and after that another reviewer says 'If you want a good teen comedy rent Animal House'
CHIKARA: King of Trios 2009 - Night III (2009) (Video)
The tag team Animal House
Caprica: Pilot (2009) (TV Episode)
The line, "Thank you, sir, may I have another" is quoted.
Con la muerte en los 2 tacones (2009)
There's a bohemian guitarrist in the party
Bones: The Beaver in the Otter (2009) (TV Episode)
various references
Party Down: James Rolf High School Twentieth Reunion (2009) (TV Episode)
Ron's nickname in high school was Bluto, because of an attempt to drink one bottle of whisky, like Bluto in the movie.
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: The Black Cauldron (2009) (TV Episode)
Film Buff: "Wait a minute, these guys must have graduated from the Animal House"
Dance Your Ass Off: Lights, Camera, Dance! (2009) (TV Episode)
Pinky mentions the movie by name.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.2 (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in a $300 question
Degrassi: The Next Generation: Just Can't Get Enough: Part 2 (2009) (TV Episode)
Dave wants Holly J. to arrange a toga day.
Supernatural: Fallen Idols (2009) (TV Episode)
Sam asks Dean how long he (Sam) will be on Double Secret Probation
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: An American Werewolf in London (2009) (TV Episode)
Listed as the other movies by John Landis.
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.26 (2009) (TV Episode)
Reference in a $400 clue in the category "Stars by Movie Roles"
30 for 30: The U (2009) (TV Episode)
Dan LeBatard compares Tad Foote to Dean Wormer.
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.83 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $2,000 clue in the category "Animals in Movies?"
Chuck: Chuck Versus Operation Awesome (2010) (TV Episode)
Morgan rehires Lester but places him on probation, "Double Secret Probation".
The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.87 (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Jason Reitman in a list of his father's films
American Grindhouse (2010)
Title of this film appears on screen.
The Middle: The Fun House (2010) (TV Episode)
Frankie (opening voiceover): "There are lots of famous houses known for the fun times going on inside: the Playboy Mansion, Animal House, where George Clooney is living..."
Supernatural: Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (2010) (TV Episode)
"Agents Dorfman and Neidermeyer", referencing the characters Kent Dorfman and Doug Neidermeyer
Furry Vengeance (2010)
As Dan is sprayed by a skunk, he screams, "Thank you, sir. May I have another?!"
Community: The Art of Discourse (2010) (TV Episode)
Abed smashes Pierce's guitar to check off an item on his "quintessential college experience list," and Jeff references "Animal House."
The Cinema Snob: Video Violence 2 (2010) (TV Episode)
Snob mentions it. Also, poster is shown.
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.182 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $400 clue in the category "Bands in Movies"
Rizzoli & Isles: She Works Hard for the Money (2010) (TV Episode)
when Frost asks Korsak where he went to college, Korsak replies that he didn't but watched Animal House a few times
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #9.1 (2010) (TV Episode)
Contestant refers to the film's Pearl Harbor dialogue
Post Mortem with Mick Garris: John Landis (2010) (TV Episode)
Landis talks about his film
30 Rock: College (2010) (TV Episode)
During the creditss, the futures of many of the characters are revealed.
The Cleveland Show: How Do You Solve a Problem Like Roberta? (2011) (TV Episode)
"double secret grounded"
NCIS: Defiance (2011) (TV Episode)
Ziva says her idea of college life is Animal House
Southland: Failure Drill (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Robot Chicken: Catch Me If You Kangaroo Jack (2011) (TV Episode)
One of the "Contra" soldiers is killed, respawns, and replies, "Thank you, sir. May I have another?"
NCIS: Los Angeles: Imposters (2011) (TV Episode)
Kensi asks Deeks if he's on Double Secret Probation after his conversation with Hetty
Cougar Town: Something Good Coming: Part 1 (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Suits: Pilot (2011) (TV Episode)
Mike says he works for "Dean Wormer"
Warehouse 13: Insatiable (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Edición Especial Coleccionista: Especial Halloween - Braindead (2011) (TV Episode)
Appears on the list of Blu-ray/DVD releases of November/December
Jeopardy!: 2011 Tournament of Champions Quarterfinal Game 4 (2011) (TV Episode)
Answer to question in Characters From Movies category
Raising Hope: Jimmy's Fake Girlfriend (2012) (TV Episode)
"Do you mind if we dance with your dates?"
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.42 (2012) (TV Episode)
Josh Gad mentions the movie by name.
Community: Course Listing Unavailable (2012) (TV Episode)
When Pierce says, "13 years of college down the drain," this is probably an offhand homage to Animal House. When the Deltas are all expelled, John Belushi's character says, "Seven years of college down the drain." Chevy Chase and John Belushi were part of the original cast of Saturday Night Live.
Holliston: Weekend of Horrors: Part 1 (2012) (TV Episode)
Adam congratulates John Landis on doing a great job with "Animal House."
Victorious: Crazy Ponnie (2012) (TV Episode)
The name "Fawn Liebowitz" is a reference to the movie Animal House.
Honest Trailers: The Dark Knight (2012) (TV Episode)
Rusty Griswold is mentioned
Scary or Die (2012)
"Thank you sir, may I have another?"
Pitch Perfect (2012)
Beca has this DVD
Dave's Old Porn: Artie Lange/Vanessa Del Rio (2012) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Artie Lange
Dave's Old Porn: Retro Orgy Night (2012) (TV Episode)
Dave says: 'it wishes it was like Animal House'
Raising Hope: The Old Girl (2013) (TV Episode)
Burt and Virginia pretend to be college students by dressing in togas.
Glee: Girls (and Boys) on Film (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Blaine / New Directions perform "Shout"
The Cinema Snob: I Spit on Your Grave: Part 1 (2013) (TV Episode)
Snob mentions it.
Phineas and Ferb: Bee Day/Bee Story (2013) (TV Episode)
In "Bee Story", as they try to escape the vacuum, Isabella gives a speech identical to Bluto's, complete with the line "Forget it, [s]he's on a roll" and the awkward pause after she says "'Cause when the going gets tough..."
How I Met Your Mother: Something Old (2013) (TV Episode)
Barney names his laser tag team "Animal House".
Shameful Sequels: American Pie Presents Beta House (2013) (TV Episode)
"As if this movie wasn't already channeling Animal House enough..."
The Big Review: Comics and College (2013) (TV Episode)
The film was discussed in the college movie segment.
Evangeline (2013)
When Evangeline is invited to a frat party, she worries it will be like this movie.
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 25 February 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
title mentioned during discussion of the death of Harold Ramis
Family Guy: Mom's the Word (2014) (TV Episode)
Stewie's sibling joke
The Cinema Snob: Caddyshack II (2014) (TV Episode)
Snob says the Gopher sounds like Belushi in the cafeteria scene
Last Man Standing: Project Mandy (2014) (TV Episode)
Bud mentions having watched it
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Kevin Bacon/Kevin Millar and Sean Casey/Katherine Schwarzenegger (2014) (TV Episode)
Kevin Bacon discusses his experience flying to start work on the film earlier than expected
The Americans: Behind the Red Door (2014) (TV Episode)
At dinner, Sandra Beeman and her son Matthew discuss John Belushi's death, and quote a line from Animal House.
Warehouse 13: Savage Seduction (2014) (TV Episode)
Claudia tells Steve: "I bet you were just like Hoover".
The Sugarcube Critic: Look Before You Sleep (2014) (TV Episode)
Nook hopes the pillow fight on My Little Pony doesn't play out like the sexy pillow fight in this film.
The Cinema Snob: Wired (2014) (TV Episode)
numerous references throughout
Deadly Eyes: An Interview with Lesleh Donaldson (2014) (Video)
mentioned once
The Cinema Snob: 42nd Street Forever: Volume 3, Exploitation Explosion (2014) (TV Episode)
"The story of what Bluto did after Animal House graduation?"
108 Stitches (2014)
President Jennine Wormer Pratt is revealed to be the daughter of College dean Vernon Wormer. Vernon Wormer is the dean of Faber College in Animal House. President Pratt is shown talking to his picture a number of times, and she refers to him by name.
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Night of the Creeps (2014) (TV Episode)
"It's got a little bit of Animal House and Revenge of the Nerds in it."
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 10 December 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
title mentioned
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Porky's (2014) (TV Episode)
Nerd names this among "naughty comedies"
Tom's Restaurant - A Documentary About Everything (2014)
Bob Rose was guitarist on the soundtrack and tells about it.
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Kevin Bacon/Chris D'Elia/Eric Ripert (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Seth as he introduces Kevin Bacon
Shameful Sequels: Dirty Movie (2015) (TV Episode)
"Long gone are the days of Vacation and Animal House..."
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Anna Wintour/Willie Nelson/Twin Shadow (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in the Anna Wintour: Comedy Icon sketch
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 1 June 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mike Golic says this movie should not be remade
Orange Is the New Black: Ching Chong Chang (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Cinema Snob: Heaven's Gate: Part 2 (2015) (TV Episode)
"Just show'em Animal Houses."
The Match (2015) (Short)
"Where are now?" joke credits.
Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! (2015) (TV Movie)
"Ask for Babs"
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Rooney Mara/Paul Reiser/Adam Lambert (2015) (TV Episode)
Paul Reiser refers to Kevin Bacon's early role
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: David Spade/Mike Tyson/Blake Shelton (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by David Spade as he recalls his own fraternity experiences
Flat Earth & Other Hot Potatoes: Episode #1.52 (2016) (TV Episode)
Quoted by Mark.
TruInside: The Jerk (2016) (TV Episode)
Name of movie is shown in a graphic
TruInside: Tommy Boy (2016) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown and mentioned in dialog
Trailer Trauma 2: Drive-In Monsterama (2016) (Video)
Mentioned in the "Banana Monster" trailer.
500 Questions: Episode #2.2 (2016) (TV Episode)
referenced in question in "Big Screen Comedies" category
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 14 June 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Mike Greenberg
Ghostbusters (2016)
A character grabs someone's guitar, smashes it violently, then nonchalantly hands the broken remains back and says, "Sorry."
Motive: Foreign Relations (2016) (TV Episode)
Brian mentions the movie by name.
The Cinema Snob: Grease 2 (2016) (TV Episode)
"Just like the cafeteria scene from Animal House..."
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 14 September 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
episode mentioned by Mike Greenberg
The Recording of Be Here Now (2016) (Video)
Mentioned by Noel.
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Lumberjack Man (2016) (TV Episode)
"I think Animal House was the first real example of that cliche."
Nostalgia Critic: Disney Sequels We Want (2016) (TV Episode)
"I don't want to see a PG-rated version of Animal House. I have the R-rated version for that!"
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 7 December 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Mike Greenberg
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 8 December 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Mike Golic
Last Man Standing: Three Sisters (2017) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Vanessa
Modern Family: Sarge & Pea (2017) (TV Episode)
Gloria mentions the movie
Riverdale: Chapter Ten: The Lost Weekend (2017) (TV Episode)
mentioned by title
The Loud House: Fed Up/Shell Shock (2017) (TV Episode)
Ronnie-Anne yells "Food Fight!" in one of Lincoln's paranoia fantasies.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: Carnival Magic (2017) (TV Episode)
The where are they now as the characters appear on the screen at the end.
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 18 August 2017 (2017) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Will Cain
The Ben Shapiro Show: On to Tax Cuts! (2017) (TV Episode)
Ben says Paul Ryan is like Kevin Bacon from this movie.
Former Hollywood Insider Speaks Out About Sexual Corruption (2017) (Video)
Tom Bresnahan describes "Ski School" as this movie on skis.
The Goldbergs: Revenge O' The Nerds (2017) (TV Episode)
One of the VHS tapes Adam wants to rent from the video store.
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 18 October 2017 (2017) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Greenberg and Golic
The Ben Shapiro Show: Your Taxpayer Bucks Pay for Congress' Sexual Kicks (2017) (TV Episode)
Ben Shapiro criticizes a scene in the movie.
Golic and Wingo: Episode #1.11 (2017) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Trey Wingo
Golic and Wingo: Episode #1.37 (2018) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Mike Golic
A Futile and Stupid Gesture (2018)
Behind the scenes and reenactments shown.
Ready Player One (2018)
Parzival mentions Faber College when trying to bluff Sorrento when mentioning John Hughes movies.
The Cinema Snob: Baby Huey's Great Easter Adventure (2018) (TV Episode)
what Matty Simmons is known for

Featured in 

Hollywood: The Gift of Laughter (1982) (TV Movie)
John Belushi at the toga party.
Precious Images (1986) (Short)
100 Years of Comedy (1997) (Video)
Clips shown.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Laughs: America's Funniest Movies (2000) (TV Special)
This film is #36 on the list.
D4G (2001) (Video)
several clips are shown
Back to the Future: Making the Trilogy (2002) (Video)
an example of the raunchy type of comedy the studios preffered in the early eighties
I Love the '70s: 1978 (2003) (TV Episode)
Dawn of the Dead (2004)
Characters watch Animal House on TV
Live from New York: The First 5 Years of Saturday Night Live (2005) (TV Special)
the film is mentioned and clips are shown
The 77th Annual Academy Awards (2005) (TV Special)
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movie Quotes: America's Greatest Quips, Comebacks and Catchphrases (2005) (TV Special)
The quote "Toga! Toga!" is #82 on the list.
AMV Hell 3: The Motion Picture (2005)
Audio from the "Toga!" scene is used.
The 50 Greatest Comedy Films (2006) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown.
20 to 1: Funny Films (2007) (TV Episode)
Some clips from this movie are shown when it is the subject of a segment.
TV Land Confidential: Movies (2007) (TV Episode)
Starz Inside: In the Gutter (2008) (TV Movie)
Clips featured.
20 to 1: Scene-Stealing Songs (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on the song Louie Louie.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The Informers/The Soloist/Tyson (2009) (TV Episode)
Brett's #1 Movie Party
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Zombieland/A Serious Man/Whip It (2009) (TV Episode)
The #4 Movie Drunk
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Up in the Air/Everybody's Fine/Brothers (2009) (TV Episode)
Dave Jennings takes the #5 top movie teacher
Todd's Pop Song Reviews: Top Ten Worst Hit Songs of 2009 (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips used in review.
Cinemassacre's Top 10 Worst Movie Cliches (2010) (Short)
A clip is shown.
These Amazing Shadows (2011)
Clips from this film are shown in These Amazing Shadows.
Hollywood's Top Ten: Kennedy Era Movies (2011) (TV Episode)
Runner-up for the list
Brows Held High: Sweet Movie (2011) (TV Episode)
recalling John Vernon's role.
The Change-Up (2011)
Mitch sees in a movie theater.
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #2.6 (2011) (TV Episode)
clips from the film are shown
When Rock Goes Acoustic (2011) (TV Movie)
A clip is shown.
Hollywood's Top Ten: Food Fights (2011) (TV Episode)
Bad Movie Beatdown: Big Mommas- Like Father, Like Son (2012) (TV Episode)
Bluto falls off a ladder
Too Young to Die: John Belushi - Ein Leben über dem Limit (2012) (TV Episode)
Documentary about this title's star
1,001 Movies You Must See (Before You Die) (2014) (Short)
Clip is presented
Aloha (2015)
A clip is featured in the satellite sequence.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Pillow Fights (2015) (TV Episode)
Bluto watching the girls pillow fighting from a ladder to see their boobs ranks at #4
The Cinema Snob: I'm Not Ashamed (2017) (TV Episode)
Bluto destroys a guitar

Spoofed in 

Frat House Frolics (1979)
Plot of the film is a take-off on the mainstream film. Here, the character "Otter" is "Stinger" etc.
The Simpsons: Bart's Dog Gets an F (1991) (TV Episode)
The on screen descriptions of what happened to the dogs after they passed their tests spoof the film.
The Simpsons: Homer Goes to College (1993) (TV Episode)
Several elements from this film are parodied/homaged; the movie Homer watches showing unruly fraternity members pranking an uptight dean, the end credits playing the song "Louie, Louie" over pictures of Homer wearing a toga, having a food fight in a cafeteria and being paddled in a fraternity hazing ritual.
Party Pack 2 (1994) (Video)
Scaled down lesbian porn version of mainstream comedy.
Futurama: Mars University (1999) (TV Episode)
The entire Bender sub-plot is a spoof of the main plot of Animal House, down to the way Bender walks when he tries to be stealthy.
Family Guy: The Story on Page One (2000) (TV Episode)
Peter's stealth break-in spoofs the one in this movie, he does the trademark hop/jump stealth wark and performs his own music which is basically him humming the music from this film.
The New Guy (2002)
The scene where Gil is pumping up the football team before their game is just like the scene where Bluto pumps up the Deltas to make one final assault on the college.
Family Guy: Brian the Bachelor (2005) (TV Episode)
Herbert's spying on Chris through the window imitates Bluto in Animal House.
Green Day: Bullet in a Bible (2005) (Video)
During "King for a Day / Shout", they all quiet down and kick their legs in the air.
Despicable Me (2010)
The scene where Agnes is popping her cheeks is a spoof to one of the characters in this movie popping the tune of the William Tell Overture
Blue Mountain State: Debra (2010) (TV Episode)
When Sammy smashes Dando's guitar on the wall
Sonny with a Chance: Sonny with a Grant (2010) (TV Episode)
Delta House and the yellow and blue hats are a parody of the movie "National Lampoon's Animal House".
Good Eats: Use Your Noodle 5 (2011) (TV Episode)
When Alton is upbraiding the students for cooking ramen in their room, he uses lines straight from the movie, "What's that on your chest?...A PLEDGE PIN? ON YOUR UNIFORM?"
Not Animal House XXX (2012) (Video)
Adult parody of the film.
American Dad!: The Life and Times of Stan Smith (2017) (TV Episode)

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