Jaws part of Jaws

Jaws
part of Jaws

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The police chief of Amity Island, a fictional summer resort town, tries to protect beachgoers from a great white shark by closing the beach, only to be overruled by the town council, which wants the beach to remain open to draw a profit from tourists during the summer season. After several attacks, the police chief enlists the help of a marine biologist and a professional shark hunter.

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The Awkward Thoughts of W. Kamau Bell
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This Book refers to Jaws part of Jaws
W. Kamau Bell notes that in the 1970s, Hollywood got "dark and cynical' adding that even Steven Spielberg put out the scary film 'Jaws'. (p. 37)

It is referred to by these television commercials...

Comcast Commercial for 88th Academy Awards (Oscars 2016) and Xfinity

This Television Commercial refers to Jaws part of Jaws

Ghostbusters Commercial

This Television Commercial refers to Jaws part of Jaws
Kevin uses the line "We're gonna need a bigger boat" from the film 'Jaws'.
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It is shown on these movies...

Jurassic Park
part of Jurassic Park

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This Movie shows Jaws part of Jaws
Jaws plays in the background on Dennis Nedry's computer twice. Jaws and Jurassic Park were directed by Spielberg.
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It is remade into these movies...

Couples Retreat

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This Movie is a remake of Jaws part of Jaws
When Dave it talking to his son on the phone, the son says, "Grampa Jim Jim let us watch Jaws".
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Clerks
part of View Askewniverse

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This Movie refers to Jaws part of Jaws
Randal hums the Jaws Theme while pretending a corn chip is a shark in a jar of salsa, then quotes the movie by saying, "We're gonna need a bigger boat."

Mallrats
part of View Askewniverse

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This Movie refers to Jaws part of Jaws
J.S. plans to propose to his girlfriend at the Jaws ride at Universal Studios, and later marries her there.

Wag the Dog

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This Movie refers to Jaws part of Jaws
Stanley compares the film they are making with Jaws
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It is referred to by these television episodes...

The New Adventures of Old Christine:
Season:  5  / Episode:  14 
A Family Unfair

This Television Episode refers to Jaws part of Jaws
Old Christine goes to the doctor and has an ultrasound to see if she is still able to have a baby. The whole family joins her for the appointment. When the Doctor questions the large group of spectators, Matthew tells him, "We're just excited to see what's in there. It's like when they cut open that shark in 'Jaws'.".

Californication:
Season:  5  / Episode:  9 
At the Movies

This Television Episode refers to Jaws part of Jaws
Sam tells Hank that his line, "You're gonna need a bigger gun." sounded bad-ass at the time they wrote it. Hank reminds him that it's because they were both really high and watching 'Jaws' at the time.

The Simpsons:
Season:  2  / Episode:  16 
Bart's Dog Gets an F

This Television Episode refers to Jaws part of Jaws
The dramatic music from the film Jaws is used just before Santa's Little Helper attacks something.

Justified:
Season:  2  / Episode:  6 
Blaze of Glory

This Television Episode refers to Jaws part of Jaws
The Chief has finally caught fugitive Frank Reasoner, headed for an escape in an airplane, but toting his oxygen tank behind him. Art tells Frank. "If you run, I'm gonna put a bullet in that tank. You remember the end of 'Jaws'?".

Family Guy:
Season:  8  / Episode:  15 
Brian Griffin's House of Payne

This Television Episode refers to Jaws part of Jaws
Peter talks about the first TV pilot he wrote. It was called Big Jaws, and the story line was simliar to the movie Jaws. In Peter's pilot however, when the men see Jaws while on the boat, they see an even bigger Jaws behind them. They then team up with Jaws to go after the bigger Jaws.

The Office:
Season:  5  / Episode:  26 
Company Picnic

This Television Episode refers to Jaws part of Jaws
Michael and Holly are putting a skit together to perform at the company picnic. They are trying to come up with a good idea, and Holly suggests they do something involving the movie 'Jaws'.

Fargo:
Season:  2  / Episode:  7 
Did you do this? No, you did it!

This Television Episode refers to Jaws part of Jaws
Simone says, "It's not like my dad is like the shark in that movie, 'We're gonna need a bigger boat.'"

How I Met Your Mother:
Season:  3  / Episode:  19 
Everything Must Go

This Television Episode refers to Jaws part of Jaws
In the first scene, Barney's scam to pick up a woman has him in the role played by Roy Scheider in the movie Jaws, and refers to Richard Dreyfuss' character in Mr. Holland's Opus.

The Simpsons:
Season:  2  / Episode:  13 
Homer vs. Lisa and the 8th Commandment

This Television Episode refers to Jaws part of Jaws
Jaws is one of the movies watched on the new cable.

The Simpsons:
Season:  11  / Episode:  20 
Last Tap Dance in Springfield

This Television Episode refers to Jaws part of Jaws
Wiggum's decision to close the mall during President's Day Weekend recalls Chief Brody's closure of the beaches in the 1975 horror film.

Cougar Town:
Season:  2  / Episode:  18 
Lonesome Showdown

This Television Episode refers to Jaws part of Jaws
While Jules is on the boat at night, a "shark" comes by and shakes it, and she quotes the movie by saying, "We're gonna need a bigger boat."

How I Met Your Mother:
Season:  7  / Episode:  7 
Noretta

This Television Episode refers to Jaws part of Jaws
The line, "we're gonna need a bigger booth" is a parody of the line from Jaws, "we're gonna need a bigger boat".

The Office:
Season:  5  / Episode:  12 
Prince Family Paper

This Television Episode refers to Jaws part of Jaws
Michael and Dwight are going to the Prince Family Paper company to gather information. Before they head in to the office, Michael asks Dwight if he's ready, then says " Here come the sharks." as they both imitate the Jaws theme sounds.

How I Met Your Mother:
Season:  5  / Episode:  18 
Say Cheese

This Television Episode refers to Jaws part of Jaws
As Robin is trying to take a bad picture of Barney, she says, "Smile, you son of a bitch!", a quote from Jaws.

Modern Family:
Season:  4  / Episode:  3 
Snip

This Television Episode refers to Jaws part of Jaws
Jay jokes during the ultrasound appointment, that he can see a license plate and hubcaps on the ultrasound screen. He later tells Gloria, who has outgrown her regular clothes, "You're gonna need a bigger belt".

United States of Tara:
Season:  1  / Episode:  11 
Snow

This Television Episode refers to Jaws part of Jaws
Marshall references/quotes this film when he says, "In the words of Police Chief Martin Brody, 'We need a bigger boat.'"

Veep:
Season:  4  / Episode:  9 
Testimony

This Television Episode refers to Jaws part of Jaws
Mike mentions Jaws

Bob's Burgers:
Season:  3  / Episode:  6 
The Deepening

This Television Episode refers to Jaws part of Jaws
In addition to the numerous shark and shark movie references, the famous "We're gonna need a bigger boat" line is parodied with "We're gonna need a bigger restaurant".

The Simpsons:
Season:  9  / Episode:  13 
The Joy of Sect

This Television Episode refers to Jaws part of Jaws
Willie scratching his nails along the church window to get Marge and Reverend Lovejoy's attention is a reference to the 1975 film Jaws, in which the character Quint performs a similar action.

The Newsroom:
Season:  1  / Episode:  1 
We Just Decided To

This Television Episode refers to Jaws part of Jaws
Quote: "Chief Brody and Captain Quinn did not let Jaws off the hook"

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