E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

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  • Genre: Science Fiction
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The Quiet Man

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It is parodied by these movies...

Airplane II: The Sequel
part of Airplane

This Movie parodies E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
ET's finger is shown with the hit characteristic voice saying "phone home", but hanging up when the intergalactic charges are over $6 million for the first 3 minutes

It is referred to by these movies...

Going in Style

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This Movie refers to E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
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Grown Ups
part of Grown Ups

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This Movie refers to E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
Lenny's (Sandler's) kids ask for a 150" TV because Steven Spielberg has one. Lenny tells them that when they direct E.T. they can get a 150" TV too.
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Paul

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This Movie refers to E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
While Graeme and Clive go inside the convenience store, they ask Paul if he wants anything. Paul asks for Reese's Pieces, the candy that E.T. loved in the film 'E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial'.
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It is parodied by these television episodes...

Family Guy:
Season:  12  / Episode:  4 
A Fistful of Meg

This Television Episode parodies E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
Playing on the television is "BET's E.T.".

The Simpsons:
Season:  22  / Episode:  6 
The Fool Monty

This Television Episode parodies E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
There are three ET references in a short period of time: 1) when Mr. Burns get's scared he screams and extends his neck like E.T., 2) Bart hides Mr. Burns in his closet among the stuffed animals like ET is hiden in the movie, 3) there is a stuffed animal of ET near Burns as he is hiding.

It is referred to by these television episodes...

The Newsroom:
Season:  1  / Episode:  7 
5/1

This Television Episode refers to E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

American Dad!:
Season:  3  / Episode:  12 
A.T. the Abusive Terrestrial

This Television Episode refers to E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
The title of this episode is a parody of the film 'E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial'. There are several references to the film throughout the episode as well.

30 Rock:
Season:  6  / Episode:  10 
Alexis Goodlooking and the Case of the Missing Whisky

This Television Episode refers to E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
Lynn, Frank's former teacher and girlfriend, tells Liz that her relationship with Frank was worth everything she went through. She says in prison, they only had one movie to watch, the one with Dabney Coleman and that kid from E.T., which Liz then identifies as the film Cloak and Dagger.

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

This Television Episode refers to E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
When Lisa shows Marge her sewing finger, the music from the film E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial plays. Lisa touching Marge's finger is reference to the final scene of that film.

My Name Is Earl:
Season:  1  / Episode:  23 
BB

This Television Episode refers to E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
Earl tells Randy that since Gwen's dad was awake, he put him in a bathtub with a bar of soap. Randy asks what he looked like naked, to which Earl replied, "Kinda like E.T. when they found him by the river." Randy then says, "That poor little monkey. He just wanted to phone home.".

Better With You:
Season:  1  / Episode:  20 
Better with Crying

This Television Episode refers to E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
Ben makes fun of Maddie when she tells him that she thinks E.T.'s name is actually Eddie.

Community:
Season:  5  / Episode:  7 
Bondage and Beta Male Sexuality

This Television Episode refers to E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
Jeff tells Duncan that he didn't like Reese's Pieces until E.T. started eating them.

Family Guy:
Season:  2  / Episode:  3 
Da Boom

This Television Episode refers to E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
Peter is shown wearing a protective suit like the ones the government agents wore in ET, then Chris yells for ET to run, and you see the alien run off the screen.

My Name Is Earl:
Season:  1  / Episode:  4 
Faked My Own Death

This Television Episode refers to E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
Earl is hiding in a cooler at the convenience store to avoid Natalie, the girl he faked his death to get out of a relationship with. Randy tells Earl that he looks like that funny monkey from the movie E.T. When Earl and Randy go to Natalie's house to cross her off the list, Natalie screams when she sees Earl, thinking he'd been dead for years. Randy says that her screaming is just like in the movie E.T. when that little girl first sees that funny monkey.

The Cleveland Show:
Season:  2  / Episode:  6 
Fat and Wet

This Television Episode refers to E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
It is said, "I will never forget this, like ET never forgot Elliott" after which followed a cut scene of E.T. calling, waking up, and annoying Elliott from bed.

The Office:
Season:  4  / Episode:  14 
Goodbye, Toby

This Television Episode refers to E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
Holly, Toby's replacement, shows up at the office on Toby's last day. Michael is attracted to her and tells the camera "Thanks to Toby, I have a very strong prejudice against Human Resources. I believe that the department is a breeding ground for monsters. What I failed to consider though, is that not all monsters are bad. Like E.T. Is Holly our extraterrestrial?"

Community:
Season:  1  / Episode:  8 
Home Economics

This Television Episode refers to E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
Abed says that E.T. crashed into his place, and they're friends now.

Family Guy:
Season:  15  / Episode:  6 
Hot Shots

This Television Episode refers to E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
The news shows a picture of Peter in the basket of a bike like ET

How I Met Your Mother:
Season:  9  / Episode:  23 
Last Forever, Part 1

This Television Episode refers to E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
When it's time for Ted to say goodbye after the wedding, Lily tells Ted that a hug doesn't seem like enough. So they agree to an "E.T. goodbye" where Ted touches his finger to Lily's forehead.

Community:
Season:  2  / Episode:  5 
Messianic Myths and Ancient Peoples

This Television Episode refers to E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
Abed says Jesus is a combination of Edward Scissorhands, E.T. and Marty McFly.

Family Guy:
Season:  12  / Episode:  12 
Mom's the Word

This Television Episode refers to E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
S.P. The Special Terrestrial, a parody of "E.T. The Extra Terrestrial", is shown sitting in a claw crane arcade game.

The Cleveland Show:
Season:  2  / Episode:  8 
Murray Christmas

This Television Episode refers to E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
Rollo hides Murray with the stuffed animals in his closet like E.T. is hidden. When Cleveland Jr. comes in and scares Murray, he screams and stretches his neck like ET too.

Bob's Burgers:
Season:  3  / Episode:  15 
O.T. The Outside Toilet

This Television Episode refers to E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
Gene flies in front of the moon on the talking toilet in a parody of the famous E.T. scene.

American Dad!:
Season:  1  / Episode:  5 
Roger Codger

This Television Episode refers to E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
When Roger is lost in the city and trying to find his way home, he exclaims "Where's a trail of Reese's Pieces when you need one?" This is a reference to the movie E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, where E.T. follows a trail of Reese's Pieces.

The Office:
Season:  8  / Episode:  17 
Test the Store

This Television Episode refers to E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

Nurse Jackie:
Season:  3  / Episode:  8 
The Astonishing

This Television Episode refers to E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
Zoey does an ET impression.

American Dad!:
Season:  8  / Episode:  6 
The Scarlett Getter

This Television Episode refers to E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
Guest star, Shannon Sharpe, is an alien hunter, saying "I used to catch TDs, now I catch E.T.s."

The Office:
Season:  7  / Episode:  13 
The Ultimatum

This Television Episode refers to E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
Michael and Holly have an entire conversation, each speaking in the voice of E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.

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Going in Style Commercial

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McDonald's Commercial

This Television Commercial refers to E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
alien + candy + long distance phone call
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The Goldbergs Commercial

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Xfinity Commercial - A Holiday Reunion - Xfinity 2019

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