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This is a list of all the references to ABC for Kids Shows being Referenced in television unrelated to ABC for Kids.

Contents

101 Dalmatians: The Series

Valentine Daze

  • Roger's Valentine is sung to the tune of I Love You

21 Jump Street

Christmas in Saigon

  • Harry watches a Bert and Ernie sketch

30 Rock

Apollo, Apollo

  • Through Kenneth's eyes, everyone looks like a Sesame Street 'Anything' Muppet

Black Tie

  • Pete has to do his Elmo impression to ease his son on the phone

Cleveland

  • Tracy refers to Gordon from Sesame Street

College

  • Jack says his voice was being used for Thomas the Tank Engine

The Adventures of Paddington

  • Lady and Millie’s whistle is heard during the theme song

The Adventures of Super Mario Bros 3.

Sneaky Lying Cheating Giant Ninja Koopas

  • The giant parrot says that he has a Big Bird poster in his cage

ALF

It Ain’t Easy... Bein’ Green

  • The title of this episode is a reference to the song Bein’ Green

Pilot

  • ALF and Brian Tanner watch Sesame Street. Brian asks ALF if he gets Sesame Street where he lives (later revealed to be Melmac) and ALF says he doesn't and that he doesn't get it here on Earth either. (meaning he doesn't understand Sesame Street) A variation of One of These Things is heard on the TV

American Dad!

Francine's Flashback

  • Stan watches Sesame Street while in bed

An Irish Goodbye

  • Some of the guesses on Francine's PBS Bang List are Cookie Monster, Oscar the Grouch, Bert, Ernie and Count von Count

Lincoln Lover

  • Ernie and Bert appear in the song We're Red and We're Gay

Klaustastrophe. TV

  • Steve is nearly adopted by three cast members of Sesame Street on Ice until Stan returns for him

The Never-Ending Stories

  • The episode title is a reference to The NeverEnding Story

A Pinata Named Desire

  • Barry says that there's a person inside Big Bird, referencing Caroll Spinney

Stannie Get Your Gun

  • The newspaper headline in the opening sequence says Big Bird Dead of Big Avian Flu

Stanny Boy and Frantastic

  • Francine imitates Cookie Monster's voice with his loud munching noise

Toy Whorey

  • One of the toys Steve had was a train with a face, parodying Thomas the Tank Engine
  • A purple parody of Gumby can be seen

Angel

Calvary

  • Gunn says 'Now, instead of just worryin' about big bad rock-eater, we got Darth Vampire livin' in the basement.', referencing The NeverEnding Story.

Animaniacs

Baloney & Kids

  • The episode is a parody of Barney & Friends

Draculee Dracula

  • Yakko asks Count Dracula if he used to teach math on Sesame Street, referencing Count von Count

Le Bouton et le Balloon

  • Madeline and a group of nuns can be seen leaving the Notre Dame cathedral

Please, Please, Please Get a Life Foundation

  • Baloney torments a nerd

Star Warners

  • Baloney appears instead of Jabba’s Rancor beast

The Avengers

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Station

  • A Meccano Percy set can be seen

Batman: The Animated Series

Heart of Steel Part I

  • When Bruce enters the Cybertron Industries building, a classical version of the Inspector Gadget theme is played by robots

The Lion and the Unicorn

  • The Red Claw's henchmen are named Bert and Ernie

Beavis and Butt-Head

Pregnant Pause

  • Butt-Head mentions Barney

The Big Bang Theory

The Citation Negation

  • Bernadette tells Howard that she played Sesame Street Letter School which she beats their daughter at every single time

The Collaboration Contamination

  • Leonard says that Sheldon's shampoo comes in a Big Bird bottle

The Creepy Candy Coating Corollary

  • Penny says in first grade she made a pact with her friend Rosie to marry Bert and Ernie from Sesame Street and they didn't speak until middle school when they found out they both wanted to marry Ernie

The Fish Guts Displacement

  • Sheldon sings the Inspector Gadget theme song

The Friendship Algorithm

  • Several Thomas Wooden Railway items can be seen including Thomas, Stepney and the Green Fossil Car

The Gates Excitation

  • The viewers find out that Howard and Bernadette watch Bob the Builder with their kids
  • Bernadette says that Peppa Pig is both funny and meaningful

The Higgs Boson Observation

  • Leonard tells Penny that Raj had to use a Grover puppet to tell the female nurse where he hurt

The Imitation Perturbation

  • Leonard cosplays as Inspector Gadget complete with helicopter hat

The Irish Pub Formulation

  • Raj buys Sheldon a talking Thomas the Tank Engine toy

The Isolation Permutation

  • Amy references the Sesame Street song One of These Things

The Launch Acceleration

  • Penny tells Leonard she got a Cookie Monster tattoo since he last saw her naked
  • Leonard imitates Cookie Monster after inhaling gas that makes his voice deeper

The Monetary Insufficiency

  • Bernadette mentions Penny's Cookie Monster tattoo

The Shiny Trinket Manoeuvre

  • Bernadette pictures Howard watching 'Barney & Friends' with their future kids

The Spoiler Alert Segmentation

  • Penny references Bert and Ernie

The Tam Turbulence

  • Howard discovers that Jim Henson is on Sheldon's list of enemies due to putting Big Bird on television and in Sheldon's nightmares

The Toast Derivation

  • One of the classic video games Sheldon mentions is Cookie Monster Munch

Big City Greens

Green Christmas

  • A toy engine with a face (who is based on Thomas the Tank Engine's basis) can be seen in a store window

Big Mouth

Steve the Virgin

  • A parody of Thomas the Tank Engine appears with a moustache and an S replacing his number one

Big Time Rush

Big Time Cameo

  • The characters from Yo Gabba Gabba make an appearance

The Bill

A Death in the Family

  • Thomas & Friends merchandise can be seen in Baby Christopher's room

Bill Nye the Science Guy

Structures

  • During the Nifty Home Experiment segment, an ERTL sticker face Thomas can be seen

Blue’s Clues

  • The intro has the books Madeline and The Very Hungry Caterpillar in the background

Bob's Burgers

Bad Tina

  • NeverEnding Gory is a pun on The NeverEnding Story

Bottom

'S Out

  • The Wombles is the subject of several jokes

The Brady Bunch Variety Hour

Episode #1.2

  • Bobby asks Milton Berle what a C.B. code means, and Berle retorts 'What is this, citizen's band Sesame Street?'

Bro'Town

Sons for the Return Homo

  • Jeff mentions Stinky Winky, which is Arthur's parody to Tinky Winky

Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Blood Ties

  • While having a conversation with Dawn, Spike references Teletubbies

The Chaser's War on Everything

S01 E06

  • The Chasers parody The Wiggles song Where's Jeff? to mock the use of illicit drugs in the music industry

Chuckle Vision

Traction Attraction

  • ERTL models of Oliver, Edward, Trevor, Donald, Douglas, Bill, Ben, Henry, Toad and City of Truro can be seen in one of the County Fair stalls

The Cleveland Show

American Prankster

  • One of Rallo's toys is a Tickle-me-Elmo doll

Brown History Month

  • Rallo tells Cleveland that he is worse than Uncle Thomas the Tank Engine which is followed by Uncle Thomas the Tank Engine nodding and agreeing with anything that the Sir Topham Hatt parody says and then insulting him when he believes he isn't paying attention

Brown Magic

  • Cleveland tells Rallo that nobody remembers Oscar the Grouch but they do remember Caroll Spinney

Cleveland Junior's Cherry Bomb

  • One of the couples making out on the Kiss Cam is Bert and Ernie

From Bed to Worse

  • Thomas is briefly mentioned

How Do You Solve a Problem Like Roberta

  • Cleveland asks Donna to get him a towel with a hood that makes him look like Cookie Monster but Donna gets a blue towel with Cookie Monster eyeballs on it

Like a Boss

  • Bob the Builder, Dizzy, Roley, Scoop, Lofty and Muck appear in security footage

Terry Unmarried

  • Cleveland Junior scats the Sesame Street cartoon I Can Remember

When a Man (or a Freight Train) Loves His Cookie

  • LeVar references C is for Cookie

Come Outside

A Carton Drink

  • James from Thomas and Friends appears on Juice boxes

Comedy Lab

Trigger Happy TV

  • The Wombles is referenced

Comic Relief 2003

The Big Hair Do

  • A small Thomas the Tank Engine toy appears

Coronation Street

Mine Your Own

  • Thomas is briefly mentioned

A Country Practice

The Last Picture Show Part 1

  • Vernon remarks when Arnie enters the pub 'Hello. Play School must be finished. Here comes Councillor Weasel.'

Criminal Minds

Seven Seconds

  • A My First Thomas model of Bill can be seen inside a vintage Claim Jumper arcade machine

Danger Mouse

Tower of Terror

  • Danger Mouse says 'I can't hear you, I've got a banana in my head', referencing the Bert and Ernie sketch

Daria

I Loathe a Parade

  • Tad mentions Babar to Daria

Degrassi: The Next Generation

Our Lips Are Sealed Part 2

  • Alex refers to Heather Sinclair as Miss Teletubby

Dexter

Sunshine and Frosty Swirl

  • A Thomas the Tank Engine toy appears

Surprise, Motherfucker!

  • Dexter mentions Thomas the Tank Engine

Dinosaurs

Georgie Must Die

  • Georgie is a parody of Barney

Into the Woods

  • The Blarney Home Video library is a parody of Time Life’s Barney & Friends video series

Terrible Twos

  • Baby Sinclair watches Blarney who is a parody of Barney

Doctor Who

The Runaway Bride

  • A Tutter plush can be seen on Donna Noble's desk

The Sound of Drums

  • The Master watches Teletubbies and marvels at the evolution that has given them televisions in their chests

Dora the Explorer

To the Monkey Bars

  • Bob the Builder's line 'Can We Fix It? Yes We Can!' is referenced

Doug

Doug's Last Birthday

  • Two of Doug's old friends from Bloatsburg are depicted as characters resembling Arthur and Buster

Drawn Together

The Lemon AIDS Walk

  • One of the characters playing badminton against the Drawn Together team is a train resembling Thomas

Spelling Applebee’s

  • Princess Clara dresses as Wally and disappears in the crowd

A Tale of Two Cows

  • Barney makes an appearance (though he is coloured blue in this episode)

DuckTales (1987)

Double-O-Duck

  • Launchpad's platform shoes extend like Gadget's limbs

Empty Nest

The Boy Next Door

  • Carol suggests to Charlie that he should be home watching Sesame Street, because they are doing the letter M for Moron.

ER

Fear

  • The Wiggles are referenced

Greene with Envy

  • Teletubbies toys can be seen

Nobody Doesn’t Like Amanda Lee

  • A Tinky Winky toy and a Thomas toy can be seen

A Shift in the Night

  • Bananas in Pyjamas is mentioned

Evil Con Carne

Ultimate Evil

  • A train with a face akin to Thomas can be seen

The Fairly OddParents!

Channel Chasers

  • Poppyseed Avenue is a parody of Sesame Street

Imaginary Gary

  • TV Tubbies are a parody of Teletubbies

OddPirates

  • Two Sesame Street type monsters can be seen holding the letters Q and R

Family Guy

And Then There Were Fewer

  • Peter says 'Go Go Gadget Skis'

April In Quahog

  • Grover makes an appearance as one of the nominees for Best Actor in a Leading Role

Baking Bad

  • Cookie Monster appears as a bank manager

Back to the Pilot

  • Bert and Ernie dolls can be seen in Stewie’s room
  • Stewie ponders if Brian changing the past may have resulted in Cookie Monster inventing Cookiebook instead of Facebook

Be Careful What You Wish For

  • Billy Finn asks if Peter’s private parts is like Mr. Snuffleupagus

Believe It or Not, Joe’s Walking on Air

  • One of the legs Dr. Hartman shows Joe what he’d look like with various legs is Big Bird’s

Bigfat

  • Inspector Gadget makes an appearance

The Boys in the Band

  • Stewie watches The Turtlenecks which is a parody of The Wiggles

Breaking Out is Hard to Do

  • In a cutaway, it shows Peter riding Falcor from The NeverEnding Story, who subsequently falls from the sky due to Peter's weight

Carter and Tricia

  • Carter Pewterschmidt asks if the reporter visiting him is Kermit the Frog in a trench coat, referencing the Sesame Street News Flash

Connie’s Celica

  • Mummy Pig and Daddy Pig make an appearance
  • Peter accuses Lois of using his Elmo toothbrush

The D in Apartment 23

  • Meg sings I Love Trash dressed as Oscar the Grouch with the real Oscar sitting in the audience

Dog Bites Bear

  • Peter uses the Sesame Street cartoon I Can Remember to help with his shopping list but gets it mixed up

Family Guy Viewer Mail #1

  • Peter and Brian watch Sesame Street on TV where Count von Count counts the bats in his castle

Fast Times at Buddy Cianci Jr. High

  • While Stewie dances the robot, he references Barney

The Father, The Son and the Holy Fonz

  • A flashback shows Stewie’s experience as the pinball in the Pinball Number Count intro

Go Stewie Go

  • Actors dressed as Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch can be seen
  • Bernie and Gert are parodies of Ernie and Bert

Heart Burn

  • The Inspector Gadget theme song plays while 'Dan' and 'Alex' have sex

A Hero Sits Next Door

  • Stewie watches Teletubbies (They all have different antennas and Laa-Laa is pink)

HTTPete

  • Peter rides Fleet which is a Falkor lookalike and the theme of The Neverending Story plays while he flies through the air

I Never Met the Dead Man

  • Stewie plays with a Sesame Street phone before destroying it with his ray gun

Lois Comes Out of Her Shell

  • Stewie has a Madeline book

A Lot Going On Upstairs

  • Stewie transforms himself into Elmo

Mind Over Murder

  • Mindy offers Stewie a Barney pen when his pencil breaks
  • Peter watches Homicide: Life on Sesame Street featuring Bert and Ernie

Model Misbehaviour

  • Stewie talks to Grover on the phone
  • Cookie Monster makes an appearance

Not All Dogs Go to Heaven

  • Adam West and Rob Lowe’s bedroom is based on Bert and Ernie’s bedroom

The Old Man and the Big C

  • Quagmire says It’s Not Easy Being Green when the librarian refuses to let him throw away his wrapper

Partial Terms of Endearment

  • Meg dated Count von Count

The Peter Principal

  • Peter and Lois watch Sesame Street after its move to HBO but it contains adult content which is Cookie Monster eating Big Bird’s rear, parodying a scene from the HBO series Girls

Peterotica

  • Elmo, Telly and Ernie toys can be seen

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Bucks

  • Big Bird makes an appearance

Road to the North Pole

  • After Stewie is told out that Santa Claus isn’t real, he sarcastically asks if Elmo isn’t real

Something Something Something Dark Side

  • Cookie Monster appears in the role of Wampa

Switch the Flip

  • Stewie (in Brian's body) says 'Go Go Brian Dog Legs!', referencing Inspector Gadget's famous line 'Go Go Gadget Legs!'

V is for Mystery

  • Stewie disguises himself as Madeline

Valentine’s Day in Quahog

  • Stewie tells a young Lois about Sesame Street and says it will blow her mind

The Woof of Wall Street

  • Cookie Monster, Elmo and Herry Monster make appearances

Yacht Rocky

  • Peter refers to his boss as Ernie and Cookie Monster before correctly identifying him as Bert

Favouritism

Zippy and George's Puppet Legends

  • A picture of Bill & Ben the Flowerpot Men is shown

Friends

The One with the Pediatrician

  • When Ross is in the waiting room, he flirts with a mother by helping her daughter find Wally in the book Where’s Wally?

Full House

Be True to Your Preschool

  • An ERTL Thomas toy can be seen along with a James toy

The Day of the Rhino

  • Rigby the Rhino is a parody of Barney

Futurama

Bender’s Game

  • The Teletubbies make an appearance

Into the Wild Green Yonder

  • Professor sells a Tickle-Me Bender, that tells him to "Quick touching [his] junk"

Yo Leela Leela

  • The episode involves a parody of Yo Gabba Gabba

Game On

Marines and Vacuum Cleaner

  • Footage from William's Wish Wellingtons appears on a television

Garfield and Friends

Binky Gets Cancelled Again

  • At the start, Garfield says 'Today's show has been brought to you by the letter K and the number 9' referencing the letters and numbers of the day from Sesame Street

The George Lopez Show

This Old Casa

  • George sarcastically calls Ernie Bob the Builder

Ghost Adventures

The Titanic Museum

  • Thomas & Friends merchandise can be seen on a shelf at a gift shop

Goosebumps

The Perfect School Part 1

  • C.J. calls Joe 'Waldo' referencing the American name of Where's Wally?

Great Railway Journeys

Confessions of a Train Spotter

  • A copy of Duke the Lost Engine can be seen

Grounded for Life

The Letters

  • Teletubbies Was Mentioned

The Gruen Transfer

Bottled Water

  • In the What's It For segment, after Todd Sampson guesses that a foreign advertisement shown without the product shot at the end may be trying to educate children to eat more fruit, Wil Anderson replies 'It's a very warped Bananas in Pyjamas'

Harvey Norman vs Amazon

  • When Wil Anderson talks about the similarities between Disney's Movies Anywhere logo and the three-loop wavelength design of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's logo in the opening segment, a still of two yams dressed like B1 and B2 is shown when Wil suggests that Disney might next launch an original kids' series called Yams In Jim Jams

Online Dating

  • B1 and B2 appear in Matt Gill's attack ad against avocados shown in The Pitch segment

Heroes Delight

Vincent's New Friend

  • Vincent sings the Bob the Builder theme song
  • Fireman Sam is referenced

Wakey! Wakey!

  • Vincent sings the Budgie the Little Helicopter theme song

Hey Arnold!

Ransom

  • Wally the Alligator is a parody of Barney

Home and Away

Episode 1.139

  • Ernie, Bert and Big Bird are mentioned

Episode 1.192

  • Lance mentions Sesame Street when he and Martin discuss Nightclub names

Episode 1.518

  • Sophie mentions Sesame Street

Episode 1.519

  • Sophie watches Sesame Street

Episode 1.1081

  • Alf says he knows a Thomas the Tank Engine book by heart as he read it to Duncan so many times

Episode 1.1314

  • Sam watches The Adventures of TinTin

Episode 1.1456

  • Shane mentions Bananas in Pyjamas

Episode 1.1589

  • Damian mentions Sesame Street

Episode 1.2852

  • Edward mentions Will's 'girlfriend', Sandy being about as real as The Snuffleupagus

Homestar Runner

Jibblies 2

  • The Stick is dressed as Lowly Worm

Hello Carbot

Chocolate Bukkake

  • Born is refering to him as Spy Born is a reference to Inspector Gadget

Save the Crane

  • The construction Carbots Jesite, Proud, Starby, Blaster, Duke and Crane all resemble Scoop, Muck, Dizzy, Roley, Lofty, Trix, Skip and Scrambler from Bob the Builder

iCarly

iCarly Saves TV

  • Zeebo is a parody of Barney

Ideal

The Television

  • Moz tells Jenny that Fimbles will be on soon

The Incredible Hulk

Captive Night

  • Herry Monster and Mr. Snuffleupagus toys can be seen

Janet King

Hard Ball

  • Lina and her daughter watch Play School

Johnny Bravo

Johnny Meets Farrah Fawcett

  • Smarmy the Dinosaur is a parody of Barney

Kim Possible

Dimension Twist

  • Puppet Pals is a parody of Teletubbies

King of the Hill

DaleTech

  • Cotton watches Teletubbies while he is depressed

Hilloween

  • One of the costumes Hank mentions at the store is Elmo

It's Not Easy Being Green

  • The episode title is a reference to Bein' Green

Square Peg

  • Bobby watches Barney

Law & Order

Bottomless

  • Derek Cahill's son has a Thomas the Tank Engine toy

Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman

Target: Jimmy Olsen

  • Clark asks Lois 'What did Inspector Gadget want?'

Lost

Dave

  • Hurley mentions Babar as an obesity slur

One of Them

  • Dean mentions Babar

Loway and Mr Hand

Multiple Episodes

  • Apples in Trousers is a parody of Bananas in Pyjamas

MAD

The Adventures of TaunTaun/Everybody Loves Rayman

  • The first half of this episode is a crossover of The Adventures of TinTin and TaunTaun from Star Wars

The Amazing Spider-Minaj/Go, Dragon Ball, Go

  • In the first half of this episode, Nicki Minaj mentions Where's Waldo?

Cliffordfield/Big Time Rushmore

  • Elmo, Big Bird, Oscar the Grouch and Bert appear in the first half of this episode

Dark Knight at the Museum/Lemming Snicket‘s A Series of Unfortunate Video Game Deaths

  • Big Bird appears in the first half of this episode

Force Code/Flammable

  • In the second half of this episode, a picture of Oscar the Grouch can be seen in the background

Kitchen Nightmares Before Christmas/How I Met Your Mummy

  • Cookie Monster appear in the second half of this episode

Kung Fu Blander/Destroy Bob the Builder Destroy

  • The second half of this episode is a crossover of Bob the Builder and Destroy Build Destroy featuring Bob, Scoop, Lofty, Muck and Dizzy

Men in Black to the Future/Pokémon of Interest

  • Big Bird, Mr. Snuffleupagus, Oscar the Grouch and Elmo (who is purple with a green nose) appear in the first half of this episode

Pirates of the Neverland: At Wit’s End/Batman Family Feud

  • In the Celebrities Without Their Makeup segment, Amy Winehouse without her makeup resembles Oscar the Grouch

My Little War Horse/The Tonight Show with Jay Lion-O

  • TinTin, Snowy and Captain Haddock appears in the first half of this episode

Pooh Grit/Not a Fan of Montana

  • In one of the short segments, Bob the Builder argues with Handy Manny

RioA/Thomas the Unstoppable Tank Engine

  • In the first half of this episode (RioA), one of the birds Blu (from Rio) gives Green Lantern rings to is Big Bird and after he is zoomed away, Kermit the Frog gets disappointed by this saying he’s the green one. Oscar the Grouch also makes an appearance in this, summoned by Big Bird to crush Nigel.
  • The second half of this episode involves Frank Barnes (from Unstoppable) and Percy the Small Engine trying to stop Thomas from crashing as his brakes haven’t been installed yet. Sir Topham Hatt and Harold the Helicopter make appearances in this segment too.

S’UP/Mouse M.D.

  • In the second half of this episode, Mickey Mouse attends to Cookie Monster who was sick (as he was eating vegetables and his body was rejecting them) and Bob the Builder who accidentally smashed his thumb with a hammer and Bob’s thumb gets amputated by Mickey. Count von Count also makes an appearance in this episode too.

Twilight: Staking Dawn/Cookie Blue

  • Count von Count appears in the first half of this episode
  • The second half of this episode is a crossover between Rookie Blue and Sesame Street

WALL.E.NATOR/Extreme Renovation: House Edition

  • Oscar the Grouch appears in the first half of this episode

Wreck it Gandalph/The Big Bird Theory

  • The second half of this episode is a crossover between The Big Bang Theory and Sesame Street

X Games: First Class/Criminal Minecraft

  • Thomas the Tank Engine makes a cameo in the first half of this episode.

Malcolm in the Middle

Shame

  • Kevin bawls 'I Want my Teletubby'

Mary + Jane

Sn**chelorette

  • Paige mentions Bananas in Pyjamas

The Mask Animated Series

Baby's Wild Ride

  • Lonnie the Shark once disguised himself as a 'Barney The Dinosaur'- style kids TV host

The Mighty Boosh

Bollo

  • The Thomas & Friends theme is played to replace another song about a train

Miss Jones and Son

From Here to Maternity

  • Elizabeth comments that her son will watch Andy Pandy when he gets older

Modern Family

Bringing Up Baby

  • Yo Gabba Gabba is referenced

The Help

  • The Wiggles are mentioned

Mistery Date

  • Mitch mentions The Wiggles

Two Monkeys and a Panda

  • The Wiggles are mentioned

Unplugged

  • Elmo is mentioned

Monk

Mr. Monk and the Girl Who Cried Wolf

  • With regard to the investigation, Varla uses the phrase 'looking for Waldo', referencing the American name of Where's Wally?

Mr. Bean

Mind the Baby, Mr. Bean

  • A coin operated ride based on Postman Pat’s van can be seen

Neighbourly Bean

  • The drums and trumpet that The Son and Daughter from next door resemble the instruments from The Wiggles

The Mr. Men Show

Cars

  • Derek's horn is used for Mr. Rude's car

Parks

  • Emily’s whistle from Series 7 is used

The Mr. Potato Head Show

Royal Pain

  • Mr. Potato Head answers Baloney’s question about what would entertain Hammy with ‘A giant hame monster with the brain of a big purple dinosaur’, referencing Barney

Muppet Babies

Bug-Busting Babies

  • The babies find Kermit the Frog working at a diner off of Sesame Street

The Daily Muppet

  • During the title song, a clip of Oscar the Grouch can be seen

Get Me to the Perch on Time

  • Baby Fozzie puts a picture of Big Bird on the blimp instead of a picture of the missing penguin

Gonzee’s Playhouse Channel

  • Sesame Seed Boulevard is a parody of Sesame Street
  • Kert and Bernie are parodies of Bert and Ernie

Junkyard Muppets

  • Baby Fozzie says Open Sesame Street

This Little Piggy Went to Hollywood

  • A photo of Bert and Ernie can be seen on TV

The Muppet Show

Season 1, Episode 11: Lena Horne

  • Lena Horne and the Muppets sing ‘Sing’. Lena also mentions Sesame Street.

Season 1, Episode 12: Peter Ustinov

  • Kermit the Frog sings Bein’ Green

Season 2, Episode 19: Peter Sellers

  • Kermit the Frog sings Bein’ Green

Muppets Tonight

Billy Crystal

  • As the lion starts chasing the animals at the end of 'The Lion Sleeps Tonight', he shouts 'Ernie, stop it!' at one point

My Family

Farewell to Alarms

  • Brigitte mentions a Bob the Builder portrait when describing the details of her stolen van

My Life As A Teenage Robot

The Puppet Bride

  • Li’l Acorns minions include Bernie and Ert who are parodies of Ernie and Bert

My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic

Multiple Episodes

  • The Friendship Express’ whistle is the same as Sir Handel’s from the tenth series of Thomas & Friends onwards.
  • Derpy (later known as Muffins) is considered by fans of the show as a Where’s Wally? type challenge for them

The Show Stoppers

  • Scootaloo hitting her head against the piano while shouting ‘Never, Never NEVER!’ is the same behaviour as Don Music in Sesame Street

Read It and Weep

  • The musical cue that plays when Rainbow Dash looks at the book and starts reading it is very similar to the one that plays in a similar scene in The NeverEnding Story

Bats!

  • Pinkie Pie says 'Follow That Bat', referencing the Sesame Street movie Follow That Bird!

Mystery Science Theatre 3000

12 to the Moon

  • Crow says 'Hey, it's Gumby!'

Agent for H.A.R.M.

  • Inspector Gadget is referenced

Bride of the Monster

  • Joel says 'Hey, it's Bert and Ernie'

The Brute Man

  • Crow hums the Sesame Street theme tune

The Castle of Fu Manchu

  • Joel says 'Oh No, It's Thomas the Tank'

City Limits

  • Bert and Ernie are mentioned

The Creeping Terror

  • Barney is referenced

Deathstalker and the Warriors from Hell

  • Grover is mentioned

Diabolik

  • Mike says 'Two Breast Emeralds! Ha ha ha!', imitating Count von Count
  • Mike says 'He's a golden Gumby'

Earth vs The Spider

  • Tom says 'Sorry I drew you like Big Bird'

Eegah

  • Joel mentions Gumby

The Final Sacrifice

  • The song I Love Trash is referenced

Future War

  • Mike sings ABC-DEF-GHI

Gamera

  • Mr. Snuffleupagus is mentioned
  • Joel says 'I think you're thinkin' of Gumby'

The Giant Gila Monster

  • Joel says 'The gecko's touching and heartfelt version of It's Not Easy Being Green'

The Giant Spider Invasion

  • Crow says 'Snuffleupagus, No!'

Girl in Gold Boots

  • Mike says 'One, ha ha ha. Two, ha ha ha', imitating Count von Count

The Girl in Lovers Lane

  • Joel says 'This happened on Thomas the Tank Engine one time'

Gorgo

  • Tom sings 'I crush you. You get crushed' to the tune of I Love You

Hercules Against the Two Men

  • Crow says 'Gumby, no!'

High School Big Shot

  • Tom says 'This is where Mr. Hooper died'

The Horror of Party Beach

  • Baby Bop is referenced
  • Cookie Monster is referenced

The Incredibly Strange Creatures Who Stopped Living and Became Mixed-Up Zombies

  • Servo says 'Is she singing the Thomas the Tank Engine theme?'
  • Mike says 'See the Gumby woman with the Dr. Seuss hat on!'

Indestructible Man

  • Joel says 'Gumby! Get off the tower!'

Invasion of the Neptune Men

  • Mike says 'Hey, It's Thomas the Tank Spaceship'

Jack Frost

  • Mike says 'Big Bird got developed'
  • The title is a reference to the Series 6 Thomas & Friends episode "Jack Frost"

Kitten with a Whip

  • Tom mentions Baby Bop

Last of the Wild Horses

  • Tom says 'Snuffleupagus?'

The Leech Woman

  • The Sesame Street theme song is sung

Mighty Jack

  • Joel says 'It's not easy bein' green', referencing the song Bein' Green

Monster A-Go Go

  • Joel says 'Yum! Cookie!' imitating Cookie Monster

Moon Zero Two

  • Crow says 'Look out, Big Bird!'
  • A woman in the Moon Zero Two movie was compared to Gumby

Night of the Blood Beast

  • Mike says 'Barney's been in a fire!'

Operation Double 007

  • Servo says 'She could be a candidate for Big Bird'

Overdrawn at the Memory Bank

  • Mike says 'Kids are tuning in right now to watch Barney'

The Painted Hills

  • Crow says 'Isn't that the song that Big Bird sang about the alphabet?'

Pod People

  • Joel says 'It's Mr. Snuffleupagus!'
  • Joel says 'Great, now we're in Gumby'

The Projected Man

  • Mike says 'She's napping on Big Bird'

The Pumaman

  • Mr. McGregor is mentioned
  • Big Bird is mentioned

The Rebel Set

  • Crow says 'Maybe Thomas the Tank Engine will come to save the day'
  • Tom and Crow sleep in beds like Bert and Ernie

Red Cone Zuba

  • Crow says 'I'll bet they're gonna pistol-whip Thomas the Tank Engine'

Rocket Attack U.S.A

  • Gumby and Poke are referenced

Santa Claus

  • Crow references Barney

The She-Creature

  • Mike says 'Sir Topham Hatt's evil brother'

Soultaker

  • Mr. Snuffleupagus is mentioned

The Space Children

  • Crow asks 'Is Barney being created here?'

Star Force: Fugitive Alien II

  • Tom and Crow debate Big Bird

Swamp Diamonds

  • Crow says 'This is really The NeverEnding Story'

Teenage Caveman

  • Joel says 'Mr. Snuffleupagus?'

The Thing That Couldn't Die

  • Barney is referenced

Time of the Apes

  • Bert and Cookie Monster are mentioned
  • Sesame Street in mentioned

The Touch of Satan

  • The Observer can be seen holding a Cookie Monster plush toy

Village of the Giants

  • Mike says 'She was watching that stupid Barney show'

The Violent Years

  • Mike says 'Where's your big purple suit?', referencing Barney

Untamed Youth

  • Gumby and Pokey are referenced

No 73

Ding-Dong

  • Fred Darrington mentions The NeverEnding Story

Numberjacks

Out for the Count

  • Thomas and Percy Toys can be seen on a shelf

Nurse Jackie

Bleeding

  • Teletubbies is referenced

Odd Squad

  • Kate Read's cry is used as Orson's cry

The Office (US)

Baby Shower

  • A Big Bird toy can be seen at the baby shower

The Meeting

  • Michael compares Jim to Big Bird

The Quiz

  • David tries to impersonate Ringo Starr as the narrator of Thomas & Friends

Only Fools and Horses

Miami Twice (Oh to Be in England)

  • Damien and Rodney's bedroom has Thomas the Tank Engine wallpaper

Pickle and Peanut

Runaway Train

  • A red parody of Thomas the Tank Engine appears who is based off the My First Thomas range

Pinky and the Brain

Brain's Song

  • Brain says 'Barney is not a real dinosaur'

Inherit the Wheeze

  • Brain appears on a magazine cover with Barney

Pinky, Elmyra and the Brain

Better Living Through Cheese

  • Pinky says What if the Teletubbies don't fight fair?

My Fair Brainy

  • Telechubbies is a parody of Teletubbies

Pokemon

Where’s Armaldo?

  • The title is a pun on Where’s Waldo? (The American name for Where's Wally?)

Porridge

New Faces, Old Hands

  • The Wombles are referenced

The Power Game

The Big View

  • Don Henderson alludes to Bill and Ben the Flowerpot Men

The Powerpuff Girls

The Rowdyruff Girls

  • Bubbles smashes through a grocery store window. The elderly clerk asks her if she's all right. She replies, "Yeah, I'm okay. Sorry about your window, Mr. Looper," and the clerk shouts, "It's Cooper! Cooper!"

Child Fearing

  • Blarney the Sea Serpent is a parody of Barney

The Prisoner

The Chimes of Big Ben

  • Nadia (whose English is pretty fluent, but not perfect) refers to Big Ben as "Big Bill" and No 2 corrects this. This is a reference to Bill & Ben the Flowerpot Men

QI

Bills

  • Bill & Ben the Flowerpot Men are referenced

The Real Ghostbusters

Don't Forget the Motor City

  • Janine sings the Inspector Gadget theme song, then so does Slimer

The Grundel

  • The Ghostbusters whistle the Inspector Gadget theme song

Masquerade

  • Willie mentions Inspector Gadget

Slimer, Is That You?

  • Peter, Winston, and Ray whistle the Inspector Gadget theme song

Recess

Bonky Fever

  • Bonky the Dragon is a parody of Barney

Red Dwarf

Backwards

  • Rimmer says "Flobadob" to the woman customer in the cafe

Rick and Morty

Pilot

  • A silhouette of Big Bird can be seen

Total Rickall

  • A purple parody of Oscar the Grouch can be seen
  • Rick jokes that the living room is like a page from a Where's Waldo? book and asks the audience to find him.

Rifftrax Shorts

Damaged Goods

  • Mike says 'After 'Where's Waldo?' ran its course, Waldo became a social cripple. Convinced thousands were still looking for him. Unable to forge lastic friendships.'

Rosie & Jim

Hats

  • John finds a hat that the titular ragdoll duo make fun of which helps him deliver letters.

Rugrats

Toys in the Attic

  • Tommy’s grandparents Boris and Minka argue over who will turn on the Sesame Seed (Sesame Street)

Spike Runs Away

  • At the pet shop, if you read closely near the outside door, its says that there are Wombles available.

Sanctuary

Edward

  • Where's Wally? is mentioned

Saved by the Bell

Miss Bayside

  • Jessie says that Kelly's understanding of politics is limited to who won the election on Sesame Street.

Screenwipe

Review of the Year

  • Grace Dent references Uncle Bulgaria

Scrubs

My Growing Pains

  • The Wiggles are mentioned

My Rabbit

  • The Wiggles are mentioned

My Sex Buddy

  • Elliot watches Sesame Street

SeaChange

If Fish Could Fly

  • Footage from Play School can be seen on the Jelly's TV during Bob Jelly's depressive moments

Seinfeld

The Fire

  • Barney is mentioned

The Heart Attack

  • Jerry tells Elaine that asking where’s Kramer is like asking Where’s Waldo?

The Simpsons

Multiple Episodes

  • Stepney's whistle is used many times
  • Some of the shows that The Happy Little Elves resemble are Oakie Doke, Teletubbies and Noddy's Toyland Adventures

Bart-Mangled Banner

  • When the Simpsons are in prison for being unpatriotic, one of the celebrities in prison Lisa points out is Elmo. Elmo says that he went to the wrong fundraiser. Later in the episode, when the Simpsons swim in the ocean making their escape, Homer says that he doesn't want to end up like Elmo, hanging himself in a cell.

Bart’s Comet

  • In the scene where the entire town is in Ned Flanders’ shelter, Wally can be seen

Beware My Cheating Bart

  • A poster for a comic called Tonton in Paris can be seen (which is a parody of TinTin)

Black-Eyed Please

  • Ned Flanders' parents and Homer who are high on marijuana are seen watching a parody of Big Bird on TV talking to a smaller yellow Muppet standing behind a brick wall setting

Blame It On Lisa

  • Bart gets obsessed with a show in Brazil called Teleboobies which shows scantily clad female dancers, a walkaround pineapple, a lizard and a tall flamingo. Marge shows her disgust for the sexuality saying 'Bert and Ernie left it to your imagination'

The Blue and the Gray

  • Milhouse wonders if Marge's grey hair was the result of seeing something scary like the vampire on Sesame Street and saying that the viewers should be warned when he's coming

The Book Job

  • Milhouse carries a Barney doll

Brother From the Same Planet

  • Homer describes a homeless guy like Oscar the Grouch

Bull-E

  • During Otto's dream sequence, a parody of Thomas the Tank Engine says to the children that he's going to die and that they will someday. His mouth not moving is a reference to the Classic series

The Cad and the Hat

  • Marge mentions Madeline in relation to Lisa's hat

The Colour Yellow

  • Elmo is seen on a drawing by Ralph Wiggum for his Black History Month presentation and says that Martin Luther King had a dream and they were dreams that Elmo and Toy Story had a party and Ralph went there

The Dad Who Knew Too Little

  • Raphael, the toy store clerk says that the Tickle-me-Krusty was the best selling toy of 1999. Tickle-me-Krusty is a play on Tickle-me-Elmo.

Days of Wine and D'ohses

  • Bart and Lisa watch Teletubbies where Tinky Winky is renamed Ga Ga

Dial N for Nerder

  • Maggie is seen playing poker online, but quickly switches over to an educational site featuring Elmo when she realises the Simpsons may be watching her

E Pluribus Wiggum

  • Springfield elects Ralph Wiggum for president but since he hasn't chosen to be either Republican or Democrat, Chief Wiggum asks him which mascot he likes better, the Republican's elephant or the Democrat's donkey, Ralph replies with Elmo
  • On a talk show, it is asked if Ralph can go from Sesame Street to Pennsylvania Avenue.

Eeny Teeny Maya Moe

  • During overtime of a hockey game, costume versions of Big Bird, Elmo and Count von Count are seen waiting to begin their Sesame Street on Ice show.

The Fabulous Faker Boy

  • A poster for a comic called Tonton in Paris can be seen (which is a parody of TinTin)

The Fight Before Christmas

  • In the final segment of the episode, Cookie Monster's method of eating and Ernie's laugh is referenced

Friends and Family

  • One of the hunting trophies in Mr. Burns' office is a parody of Big Bird

Frink Gets Testy

  • Homer sees a banner for Sesame Street on Ice and wonders why Oscar would ice skate while he's still in his trash can

Funeral for a Friend

  • When Moe runs after the Hibberts' van, he watches Big Bird in China that is playing in the van and Grover is seen with Derek Jeter

The Girl Who Slept Too Little

  • Gumby appears in the couch gag (the couch gag was recycled for Mr Fair Laddy)
  • Marge says she dislikes Count von Count and a clip of him counting coconuts is seen on a TV. When the Count laughs (in a scary, ghoulish laugh instead of his trademark laugh), Marge gets upset and yells to him to go back to his own country.

Gone Abie Gone

  • Lenny warns Homer that banks can be tricky because Kermit the Frog warned about it on Sesame Street and he was wearing his trenchcoat. Homer asks if the frog in the trenchcoat is Kermit too. Lenny says that all the frogs on Sesame Street are Kermit as it keeps the other frog actors out of work. This is a reference to the Sesame Street News Flash.

Gorillas on the Mast

  • Lenny and Carl have a picture of Bert and Ernie hanging in their apartment

The Great Simpsina

  • When Lisa gets lost in an old-fashioned neighbourhood trying to dump a lot of peaches, she says that the area is starting to look a lot like Sesame Street. She also wonders if the rattling in the trash can is Oscar the Grouch but it was actually a raccoon.

Grift of the Magi

  • The head of a toy company says they have a hard time coming up with the new Furby or Tickle-me-Elmo

Halloween of Horror

  • Lou and Eddie dress up as Bert and Ernie respectively for Halloween

Hardly Kirk-ing

  • Milhouse says 'Yeah for my Thomas the Tank Engines'

Hello Gutter, Hello Fadder

  • Homer notices a Where’s Waldo? scene on the back of a cereal box and says that it would be easier without all the other people. After several moments, Waldo walks past the kitchen window just after Homer screams out ‘Waldo, where are you?’
  • Homer dresses up as a Teletubbie to entertain Maggie

How the Test was Won

  • Ralph Wiggum plays with a rat which he claims to be Elmo.

Husbands and Knives

  • TinTin is referenced with a display of TinTin comics including The Shooting Star, TinTin in Tibet and TinTin in Paris (the latter is not a real comic)

I Love Lisa

  • A Valentine's Day card depicting a steam locomotive is seen. This is a direct reference to a Thomas the Tank Engine Valentine's Day card from 1992.

In the Name of the Grandfather

  • When Bart says 'In Your Face, Belgium', Marge threatens to take Bart TinTin books away with Bart clutching a copy of The Crab With the Golden Claws. Belgium is the home country of TinTin creator Herge

The Joy of Sect

  • Barney is used by the Movementarians to brainwash babies into following The Leader

Large Marge

  • While watching a clean version of Krusty the Clown, Milhouse comments 'Teletubbies get away with more than this'

Last Tap Dance of Springfield

  • Bart and Milhouse are hiding behind a bush to escape from a lion. When Milhouse sees the lion on the other side of the bush, he tries to tell Bart in pretty much the same way Brain communicates with Penny in Inspector Gadget

Lisa the Treehugger

  • In the couch gag, the Simpsons dress up like the Teletubbies (Homer as Tinky Winky, Marge as Dipsy, Bart as Laa-Laa and Lisa as Po)

Lisa with an 'S'

  • Moe and Laney get chased by a family of fake Muppet costumed characters that resemble a purple Elmo

Marge vs Singles, Seniors, Childless Couples and Teens and Gays

  • The Teletubbies appear at a Roofi (a parody of Canadian children's singer Raffi) concert

Mathlete's Feat

  • Lisa mentions Where's Waldo? (The American name for Where's Wally?)

Miracle on Evergreen Terrace

  • Milhouse says he got a Tickle-me-Krusty (a play on Tickle-me-Elmo)

Missonary: Impossible

  • The Teletubbies, Big Bird, Oscar the Grouch and Elmo are among the PBS characters and personalities who chase Homer after he defaulted on his $10,000 pledge

Moe Baby Blues

  • When babysitting Maggie, Moe says that she can't tickle Elmo anymore. When he pulls an Elmo doll off the shelf and tries to tickle it, the doll says 'No means no for Elmo!' and slaps him.

Moe Goes From Rags to Riches

  • Milhouse owns a Wriggles CD which is a parody of The Wiggles

Moms I'd Like to Forget

  • A poster for a comic called Tonton in Paris can be seen (which is a parody of TinTin)

Moonshine River

  • Milhouse asks if New York City is where Sesame Street is located and wonders what happens to Oscar the Grouch on trash day.

Mr. Spitz Goes to Washington

  • A Po plushie falls from Maggie's shelf

New Kid on the Block

  • Lionel Hutz talks about trying to sue The NeverEnding Story (1984) for false advertising

The Old Blue Mayor She Ain't What She Used to Be

  • The train sheds where the Monorail trains are at, along with a turntable in front of the sheds resemble Tidmouth Sheds from Thomas & Friends

Once Upon a Time In Springfield

  • TinTin and Captain Haddock make an appearance

The Otto Show

  • Otto asks Marge if she has any Where’s Waldo? books

Politically Inept, with Homer Simpson

  • The chalkboard gag is 'Tintin did not sucksuck' This is a reference to the 2011 TinTin film. (Note: The film is never released through ABC or Roadshow)

Postcards from the Wedge

  • Bart describes the subway like a Thomas the Tank Engine they can go inside with Milhouse saying that there's no Sir Topham Hatt to tell them what they can and can't do

Pray Anything

  • A Dipsy plushie appears in the crane game

Rosebud

  • Homer watches Barney and Friends

'Round Springfield

  • Bart showing off his appendectomy scar (which prompts a number of other children to want the operation) is reminiscent of the book Madeline. Madeline has her appendix out, says that her favourite thing about the experience is her scar, and the rest of the girls in her school want to have their appendixes out as well.

The Seemingly Never-Ending Story

  • The episode title is a reference to The NeverEnding Story

The Spy Who Learned Me

  • A parody of Mr. Snuffleupagus called Huffnpuffalus is seen in Moe's Tavern as one of the imaginary friends that Stradivarius Cain can see which is why he is hiding under the pool table. Huffnpuffalus apologies Cain for sleeping with his girlfriend. He is later seen near the end of the episode where he is shot by Stradivarius Cain who was mad with him.

Stop Or My Dog Will Shoot

  • Chief Wiggum says he likes to knit violent imagery and shows The Simpsons a blue sweatshirt he made featuring Big Bird killing Elmo in a saw mill.

Thanksgiving of Horror

  • In the final segment, 'The Last Thanksgiving', Lisa calls the large cranberry sauce monster Oscar the Glop

To Surveil with Love

  • While Marge works in a room with surveillance monitors showing all of Springfield, Maggie is seen watching what she thinks is Sesame Street but it is actually a gay bar with men resembling Bert, Ernie, Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch

To Courier with Love

  • Lisa is dressed as Madeline

Todd, Todd, Why Hast Thou Forsaken Me?

  • A parody of Sesame Street called Bless-a-Me Street is seen with parodies of Elmo and Big Bird with angel halos and hands clasped in prayer.

Trash of the Titans

  • During the musical number 'The Garbage Man Can', Oscar the Grouch pops out of one of the trash cans

Treehouse of Horror III

  • A fictional Where’s Waldo? book called Find Waldo Yet Again can be seen with a very empty and uncrowded beach scene with Waldo standing. Bart replies that Waldo’s not even trying anymore.

Treehouse of Horror XXI

  • One of the famous vampires seen is a parody of Count von Count who is sucking Big Bird's blood

Treehouse of Horror XXVI

  • In Homerzilla, Maggie turns the titular character into a large Barney

Wild Barts Can't Be Broken

  • Milhouse watches Teletubbies and wears Teletubbies underwear

You Kent Always Say What You Want

  • While Marge plays a guessing game with Maggie involving drawings, one of Marge's guesses was Elmo

Six Feet Under

Making Love Work

  • Thomas the Tank Engine is mentioned

Someone Else's Eyes

  • Nikolai watches Teletubbies

Twilight

  • Nate and Maya watch Sesame Street

Skins

Franky

  • A Thomas the Tank Engine toy appears

The Sooty Show

Jigsaw

  • An ERTL wind-up walking figure of Sir Topham Hatt can be seen

South Park

Black Friday

  • Elmo dolls can be seen

Ike's Wee Wee

  • Mr Garrison watches Teletubbies whenever he is high

Imaginationland Episode III

  • Wally gets speared in the chest multiple times
  • Butters reimagines the whole Imaginationland just like Bastian had to do after Fantasia had totally disappeared
  • Butters and Bastian make an appearance

Royal Pudding

  • An Elmo poster can be seen in Ike's room

  • Jimmy delivers Super School News on a Thomas the Tank Engine ride on

Taming Strange

  • Kyle takes his little brother to see a live show of Yo Gabba Gabba

Spaced

Mettle

  • In the opening scene, the computer text in the POV of Tim and Mike's robot features the line "CONTROLLER.FAT", which is a reference to the Fat Controller.

SpongeBob SquarePants

Krusty Katering

  • Mr. Krabs says ‘Great Neptune’s Ghost!’ when a kid sneaks into his pants to ask for a birthday cake. This is Noah’s catchphrase from The Noddy Shop

Home Sweet Pineapple

  • The nematodes ate SpongeBob's house, leaving behind a tiny grain, similar to how the Childlike Empress' home was destroyed by an inevitable force and all that was left was one tiny grain.
  • SpongeBob re-building his Pineapple House is a reference to Bob the Builder fixing stuff with his team of Machines

Sports Night

Ten Wickets

  • The Tinky Winky controversy is referenced

The Super Mario Bros. Super Show

Bats in the Basement

  • Luigi says that Mario sleeps all day like Count Zoltan unless an Inspector Gadget marathon is on

Defective Gadgetry

  • Inspector Gadget appears in this episode

Treasure of the Sierra Brooklyn

  • Inspector Gadget makes an appearance

Supernanny

Bailey Family

  • Thomas, Percy and Duncan toys appear on the train table when Jadyn fights with Billy

Howat Family

  • A Bear in the Big Blue House kiddie ride can be seen

Take Off with T.Bag

Shangri-La

  • T.Bag mentions Thomas the Tank Engine

Taz-Mania

Taz and the Emu Egg

  • Taz distracts the egg by letting it watch a parody of Sesame Street

Teen Titans Go!

Missing

  • Starfire rides Silkie like Falcor from The NeverEnding Story and chases the boys into a dumpster

Staff Meeting

  • Robin wears a hat like Noddy's while he's sleeping

This Life

Communion

  • Julian says Arthur is the show he's watching on his laptop

Tiny Toon Adventures

Toon Physics

  • Elmyra's doll references Sesame Street

Transformers Robots in Disguise (2001)

The Secret Weapon

  • The steam engine "Grandpa" the Team Bullet train gang Railspike, Rapid Run and Midnight Express resembles Edward the Blue Engine, James the Red Engine and Hiro the Japanese Engine from Thomas & Friends

Transformers Armada

Soldier

  • The Antartica scene where the Mini-Con signal is detected is very similar to Pingu's home from the actual show

Transformers Energon

Starscream the Mysterious Mercenary

  • The scene where Alpha Q has revived Starscream to regain a new body is a reference to Bananas in Pyjamas

Transformers Cybertron

Encounter with the Transformers

  • Landmine's arrival on Earth is a reference to the CGI Wiggles movie called The Wiggles Space Dancing

Tobot

Launches and Landings

  • Tobot R's fire truck mode resembles Jupiter from Fireman Sam and Flynn from Thomas & Friends

Destination D

  • Tobot D detecting with Dolly is a reference to Inspector Gadget

Reverse and Rampage

  • Tobot V & Tobot T resemble Postman Pat's van and Alfe's tractor from Postman Pat

Two and a Half Men

Three Fingers of Creme de Menthe

  • Brooke calls Walden Bob the Builder

Veronica Mars

An Echolls Family Christmas

  • The line 'Where's Weevil?' is a reference to Where's Wally?

The Vicar of Dibley

Comic Relief Special 1999

  • Alice mentions Big Bird

Dibley Live

  • Alice wonders if David could meet any character from fiction, which Womble would it be?

Engagement

  • Alice says that Tinky Winky is her favourite Teletubby

Love and Marriage

  • The bridesmaids dress up as Teletubbies

Merry Christmas

  • Hugo says 'Have a Wombling Merry Christmas'.

Songs of Praise

  • Geraldine jokes about The Wombles during her sermon. Afterwards, she jokes about Uncle Bulgaria.

Summer

  • Baby Geraldine's crib mobile is comprised of the Teletubbies' characters

Winter

  • Alice liked The Wombles. She later mentions Uncle Bulgaria

Wallace and Gromit

A Close Shave

  • Shaun the Sheep makes an appearance 11 years prior to his show coming out
  • It is distributed by ABC Video and Roadshow

Weeds

The Love Circle Overlap

  • Nancy mentions a Thomas the Tank Engine toy

The West Wing

Privateers

  • Josh mentions Captain Feathersword

Will & Grace

Grace, Replaced

  • Will says ‘And they said Tinky Winky was the only gay Teletubby’

Yo Awesome Awesome!

Naughty

  • Bug in the Big Yellow House is a parody of Bear in the Big Blue House

The Young Ones

Oil

  • Mike says he wants to watch Postman Pat

Young Sheldon

Family Dynamics and a Red Fiero

  • Sheldon and Missy watch the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade where one of the balloons is a Big Bird balloon

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