The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981) Poster


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Referenced in 

Bosom Buddies: The Slightly Illustrated Man (1982) (TV Episode)
Amy obliquly refers to it when she speaks of Ruth as the Spanish Lieutenant's woman.
Saturday Night Live: Blythe Danner/Rickie Lee Jones (1982) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Yvonne "Spike" DeMouchier during SNL Newsbreak
The Last Horror Film (1982)
Close up of poster shown at Cannes
10 to Midnight (1983)
Poster is shown in a video store.
St. Elsewhere: Addiction (1983) (TV Episode)
Cathy tells Wayne this movie is on cable tonight
Prosohi, kindynos! (1983)
A poster can be seen.
Destination Dune (1984) (TV Movie)
Windrider (1986)
PC tells Jade as he is talking to her in her dressing room that he was starting to think she was a ghost like Meryl Streep in The French Lieutenant's Woman.
Memories of Videodisc (1986) (Video)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Castle of Fu Manchu (1992) (TV Episode)
Joel: "The Turkish Lieutenant's Woman"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Skydivers (1994) (TV Episode)
Crow: Instead of The French Connection, they based this chase scene off of The French Lieutenant's Woman.
Possession (2002)
Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (2004) (TV Movie)
The title is visible on a magazine cover.
Ban the Sadist Videos! (2005) (Video)
Video case is shown.
Comedy Connections: The Fast Show (2006) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Inland Empire (2006)
Story within a story about a film actress + adultery + Jeremy Irons
The Graham Norton Show: Meryl Streep/James McAvoy/Mark Ruffalo/Hozier (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Graham in the opening segment of the show
Killer: Episode #1.2 (1983) (TV Episode)
Poster seen above the video store door.

Featured in 

The 39th Annual Golden Globe Awards (1982) (TV Special)
Precious Images (1986) (Short)
The Americans: Comrades (2014) (TV Episode)
Stan borrows a bootlegged VHS from the FBI evidence lockup and later watches it with Nina. A colleague assures him it will have a positive romantic effect, but Nina only gets angry. Later, Stan goes the movies with his wife and this film is playing on the big screen.
The 74th Golden Globe Awards (2017) (TV Special)
Cecil B. DeMille Award presentation for Meryl Streep.

Spoofed in 

The Simpsons: Kamp Krusty (1992) (TV Episode)
The scene where Lisa gives a letter to a man on horse back in a shawl in rain at night and paying with alcohol is a spoof of a scene from this.

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