Short Circuit (1986)
Same title and synopsis, announcements of the remake have been done.
where Johnny is struck by lightning to be made alive and where Ben says Newton made a real Frankenstein monster
Johnny 5 whistles the theme song.
Number 5 says "Say pilgrim, you wanna play rough? I can sure oblige, ya."
Howard Marner mentions how his robot-prepared martini is "just the way I like it --- shaken but not stirred".
Johnny pushes the driver's side mirror and says, "Yo," like the title character.
Mentioned by Stephanie during the dance sequence.
Stephanie coaxes No. 5 into her house using the word "forward" that he understands and responds to. Number 5 and E.T. have similar design features.
Both films use the "chair torn from the vehicle" gag; Steve Guttenberg riding shotgun.
Ally Sheedy talks about her movie
Referenced during the "Short Circuit 2" review.
Jakob Stegelmann mentions the title in his review of Short Circuit 2 (1988)
"Other Electricians: S. Circuit"
Poster seen in video store.
Johnny 5 makes an appearance in this episode.
Garth's line: "Benjamin is nobody's friend."
There are a number of hands and arms amidst the spare robot parts that are reused props from this film.
The "butterfly wing" eyelids on the mini-hunters, similar to Johnny Five's eyelids.
Title mentioned by Ghost Killer in Scream spoof
A robot in the canyon near Klamath says "number five is alive" while attacking.
Subject of a $800 clue in the category "'80s Film Comedy"
Johnny 5 appears in Jarett's room
The characters discuss whether they should see Short Circuit, but end up seeing Blue Velvet
At one point, Cait Sith says "Number 5 is alive", a quote from Short Circuit.
when Hector is playing with the dolls he says this is one of his favorite movies
Joel and Nick think that Short Circuit (1986) is "the most awesome movie ever made" and imitate Johnny Five. On the other hand, Kate says that "that movie is so cheesy." Nick later describes Steve Guttenberg as the lynchpin, the fulcrum of the film.
Shawn mentions signing up on a fan site for this film.
When John says "Don't seem like a freak", Cameron lists other words for "freak" from a dictionary like Number 5 does.
Johnny 5 is shown working as a cleaner at a cafe while the Transformers celebrate their new movie.
Wall-E somewhat ressembles the robots in Short Circuit' particularly the head and crawler-tracks.
A robot identical to Johnny 5 feels "Alive"
Johnny 5 mentioned
Johnny 5 is mentioned when discussing good robots.
Jeff remarks that Abed has "gone from lovable Johnny Five to evil HAL."
Abed and Troy's "Boob a Tron" robot resembles Johnny Five.
"Look out, Johnny 5 is attacking!"
Abed compares himself to Johnny Five.
Dan finds a VHS copy of "Short Circuit" in his time capsule.
"Johnny Number 5 is alive."
mentioned in dialogue
Players can earn an achievement called "Number Five Is Alive" by reaching level 5.
"So basically, Edi is Johnny 5 and we're watching Short Circuit for grown-ups."
Johnny 5 is among one of the graffiti names
Shawn refers to the bomb disposal robot as "Johnny Five from the 'Short Circuit' movies."
"The lightning brings on the opposite effect of Short Circuit..."
"Number 5 is alive"
Mentioned in dialogue
referred by Mike Stoklasa and Jay Bauman as "the Short Circuit remake" and "Short Circuit 3"
Mentioned in dialogue
A military robot has its programming erased and needs "input" in order to learn to function properly.
In the Ya Burnt segment, Seth says he liked the movie Chappie better when it was called Short Circuit, *batteries not included, and I Robot
"Stealth shall be as beloved as Short Circuit."
Mentioned by Adam.
One of Austin Pendleton's other movies
Mack says Ada is no Johnny 5
Tom: "Take that, you wannabe Johnny Five!"
While questioning the defective Victoria, she says "5 is alive"
Mentioned in a song lyrics.
Anna Guitart and Nuria Roca discuss a scene of the movie
Adam mentions it when looking for new romatic inspiration.
Mentioned by Chuck
Both are science fiction comedies about a young woman who befriends a fugitive robot and teaches him how to adapt to life in eighties America while he hides from the military. Both films contain scenes where the robot dances with the human female, watches television and listens to pop music, seemingly dies following a confrontation with the military before returning to life, and eventually has to do battle with other robots of his own kind.
Joe Bob claims that the film opened the same day as 1988's Phantasm II.
Ranting Monkey says the theme song is stuck in his head.
"It's that crossover of 'Short Circuit' and 'VeggieTales' that someone wanted."
The little robot from the alien-hunters looks like the one in Short Circuit
Mack refers to one of the robots as "Short Circuit".
Title is referenced
The robot number 5 was watching TV, Howard Hawks's Scarface was shown the famous scene with George Raft tossing the coin and also some dialogues of the film.
in the 1986 episode
At least one clip is shown
Jakob Stegelmann talks about robots featured in films, and mentions the title + footage used
Reviewed, clips shown.
Clips of Johnny Five and Beasley the dog are shown.
Johnny 5 and two other robots imitate the Three Stooges
Johnny 5 is #6.
"He's makin' the guy from Short Circuit look politically correct."
"I guess the ducks were big fans of Short Circuit."
"And nice job ripping off the dance scene from Short Circuit."
Johnny 5 is #6.
Johnny 5 destroys a gun
The Robot Laser Gun is #9.
Number 5 vs. Numbers 1, 2 & 3 is #10.
Clip is shown
Number 5 is #8.
movie shown on TV
Clips are shown.
Snob gives it a mini review
The droid at the control room of the garbage freighter resembles Johnny Five.
When Jane feeds all the animals in her apartment, it is similar to Stephanie (Ally Sheedy) in Short Circuit, even down to the dressing gown
A robot with the number five gets hit by lightning, becomes alive and unintentionally wreaks havoc.
NEPTR is a parody of Johnny 5. Like Johnny a lightning strike brings him to life. "NEPTR is fully functional" parodies "Johnny 5 is alive".
Johnny Five gets stuck at the bottom of a flight of stairs.
The robot Johnny 5 is seen on a poster for a movie called The Boltfather.
Spoofed as "Robot Bachelor"
In this videogame, during one of the side-missions where the protagonist Marcus drives around an Uber-style taxi picking up clients, one client requests you help him find his erratic-behaving missing robot. The mission is called "Johnny, Where R U?", and the robot's name is Johnny Five.
During her questioning, Victoria 1.0 says, "Number 5 is alive."