The Waterboy (1998) Poster



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Horse Feathers (1932)
Harpo throws the football to an opposition player in order to tackle him, just as Adam Sandler does in 'The Waterboy'.
The Deputy Dawg Show (1959) (TV Series)
Schoolgirls in Chains (1973)
The scene where Bobby's mom embarrasses him by telling Vicki that he still wets the bed is taken nearly word for word from the scene in Schoolgirls in Chains where Frank's mother embarrasses him in front of his fiance.
Good Morning America (1975) (TV Series)
Vicki mentions it to Bobby.
Back to School (1986)
Scene when Bobby takes his exams in the gym.
Under Siege (1992)
The player spitting in the water cooler.
The Craft (1996)
Mama warns Bobby about Vicki (Fairuza Balk), "Now you come on inside, 'for that li'l ol' witch casts a spell on you!"

Referenced in 

Saturday Night Live: David Spade/Eagle-Eye Cherry (1998) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during Weekend Update
Siskel & Ebert: Remembering Gene Siskel (1999) (TV Episode)
Referenced in a "TV Guide" article that appears briefly on screen.
Melrose Place: The Daughterboy (1999) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Even Stevens: Take My Sister... Please (2000) (TV Episode)
Poster on Louis' bedroom wall
The Animal (2001)
the sound he makes when he does the tackle
Joe Dirt (2001)
One Angry Dwarf (2001) (Short)
Suburban Times (2002) (TV Series)
Lea has The Waterboy on VHS.
Mr. Deeds (2002)
Peter Dante plays Murph and NY Jets quarterback. Dante plays quarterback Gee Grenouille for the fictional SCLSU Mud Dogs in another Adam Sandler movie The Waterboy
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (2002) (Video Game)
A trophy in the PS4 release is named after Bobby's "high quality H2O" quote.
Anger Management (2003)
Giuliani yells "You can do it!"
The Dating Scene (2004) (Video)
mentioned once
I Love the '90s: Part Deux: 1998 (2005) (TV Episode)
The 1998 episode features a focus on Sandler's breakthrough film
Unfabulous: The Bar Mitzvah (2005) (TV Episode)
Geena mentions by name.
The Longest Yard (2005)
Sandler compares a man to Colonel Sanders of KFC fame. He did the same to his professor in The Waterboy.
Patriot Act: A Jeffrey Ross Home Movie (2005)
mentioned that Blake Clark has been in five Adam Sandler movies/Clark is introduced to the troops as a star from this movie
The Benchwarmers (2006)
Video case is shown in a video store.
WWE Backlash (2006) (TV Special)
Paul Wight references his appearance in "The Waterboy" in an interview during the show.
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.205 (2006) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Adam Sandler" category
WWE Raw: Family Reunion (2006) (TV Episode)
Big Show brags about being in film
American Dad!: Iced, Iced Babies (2006) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Stan.
Be Kind Rewind (2008)
Video case is shown.
Aqua Teen Hunger Force: Der Inflatable Fuhrer (2009) (TV Episode)
Discussing prominent Jews, Hitler says he loves this movie
The Cinema Snob: Bloodsucking Freaks (2010) (TV Episode)
"Kathy Bates in an Adam Sandler film"
WWE Raw: Raw's 900th Episode Celebration (2010) (TV Episode)
The Big Show interrupts the Straight Edge Society's promo and CM Punk calls him "Captain Insano."
Midnight Screenings: Spy Kids 4D: All the Time in the World (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Detention of the Dead (2012)
"You can do it!"
Nostalgia Critic: Master of Disguise (2013) (TV Episode)
Another bad movie involving Adam Sandler.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Adam Sandler/Ali Wentworth/Sheryl Crow (2014) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Adam Sandler was in the film
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 6 January 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
title mentioned by Mike Golic
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 4 May 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
title mentioned by Mike Greenberg
500 Questions: Episode #1.4 (2015) (TV Episode)
correct answer in "Sports Movies" category
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 6 August 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
Jon Gruden says he likes this football movie
Nostalgia Critic: Pixels (2015) (TV Episode)
Sandler was in this
Real Rob: Pilot (2015) (TV Episode)
Rob uses his 'You can do it' catchphrase a lot during his book signing.
Real Rob: VIPTreatment (2015) (TV Episode)
"You can do it" quoted by two different people who recognize Rob Schneider.
Real Rob: Opening Night (2015) (TV Episode)
Rob mentions he made 17 movies with Adam Sandler. This was # 1
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 17 February 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Michael Smith in a discussion of Adam Sandler's movies
Comedy Central Canned Ham: The Waterboy (TV Episode)
Reel Comedy: The Waterboy (1998) (TV) is a tv special about The Waterboy.


SportsCenter (1979) (TV Series)

Featured in 

Siskel & Ebert: The Worst Films of 1998 (1999) (TV Episode)
One of their picks.
I Love the '90s: Part Deux: 1998 (2005) (TV Episode)
Footage from this is featured.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.66 (2010) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown in a montage of Adam Sandler films
The Nostalgia Chick: Top 10 Hottest Animated Guys (2012) (TV Episode)
recalling Blake Clark's Cajun nut.
Cinemadonna: A League of Their Own (2015) (TV Episode)
clips shown
The Sandlerverse (2016) (Short)
One of the films reviewed.


Forrest Gump (1994)

Spoofed in 

Little Nicky (2000)

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