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Failure to Launch (2006) Poster

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Version of 

Tanguy (2001)

References 

The Philadelphia Story (1940)
Mentioned by Paula.
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
Paula talks to her client in the coffee shop about how the original trilogy was better since it was about story telling and not just about special effects and CGI
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Paula talks to her client in the coffee shop about how the original trilogy was better since it was about story telling and not just about special effects and CGI
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)
Paula talks to her client in the coffee shop about how the original trilogy was better since it was about story telling and not just about special effects and CGI
The Oprah Winfrey Show (1984) (TV Series)
Sue says Oprah talks about low self-esteem being a root cause all the time

Referenced in 

Film '72: Episode dated 27 March 2006 (2006) (TV Episode)
One segment of the show is on this upcoming (in the UK) movie.
Getaway: Episode #17.16 (2008) (TV Episode)
A DVD of this movie is shown in a promotion of other movies starring Sarah Jessica Parker available at BigPond Movies.
Hierarchy (2009)
Mentioned in conversation
Saturday Night Live: Charles Barkley/Alicia Keys (2010) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during 'Reel Quotes'
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.4 (2010) (TV Episode)
the film's poster is shown during the monologue
Jeopardy!: 2010 Tournament of Champions Semifinal 2 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $200 clue in the category "McActors"
Greek: Legacy (2011) (TV Episode)
Rebecca asks Dale if he remembers a bad Matthew McConaughey movie and he lists this as one
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.113 (2011) (TV Episode)
Bradley Cooper says he worked with a monkey on the film
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.19 (2012) (TV Episode)
Still photo of Terry Bradshaw in the film is shown
StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm (2013) (Video Game)
Kaldir mission achievement titled "Failure to Launch"
Arrested Development: A New Start (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Master of None: Ladies and Gentlemen (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Denise.
Sports Jeopardy!: Episode #2.14 (2015) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "Sportsman Thespian" category
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Coral Palms, Part 1 (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Girlboss: Ladyshopper99 (2017) (TV Episode)
Annie talks about the movie and the paintball scene.
Modern Family: Brushes with Celebrity (2017) (TV Episode)
Jay thinks this movie was a stinker but Terry is proud of his work in this movie

Features 

Irma la Douce (1963)
when paula is depressed and watching TV, this is whats on
Madden NFL 2005 (2004) (Video Game)
Tripp and friends play this game

Featured in 

Siskel & Ebert: The Worst of 2006 (2007) (TV Episode)
#9 on Phillips' list.
The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.58 (2009) (TV Episode)
Jay shows a clip of Terry Bradshaw in the movie
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.15 (2010) (TV Episode)
a clip of Terry Bradshaw's nude scene from the film is shown
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.63 (2012) (TV Episode)
Clip of Terry Bradshaw

Spoofed in 

Family Guy: Peter's Two Dads (2007) (TV Episode)
Peter says he made it halfway through this; we see a short clip

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