Commonly known as "Beethoven's 5th" or "Beethoven's Fifth".

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It is the basis of these songs...

It is played in these television episodes...

The Simpsons:
Season:  22  / Episode:  16 
A Midsummer's Nice Dream

This Television Episode plays Symphony No. 5 in C minor composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
After the Cat Lady's house has been cleaned out, Marge stops the truck, that is carrying away all the junk, because she finds the Cat Lady's junk, to be a treasure. She discovers a 1980s style answering machine, and plays the outgoing message. In the 1980s it was popular to record songs, with lyrics changed to become the instruction to leave a message. Beethoven's 'Symphony No. 5' was a popular song used, the lyrics made up start with "Nobody's Home".

House:
Season:  6  / Episode:  1 
Broken (Part 1)

This Television Episode plays Symphony No. 5 in C minor composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
House plays this song on the piano.

Shameless:
Season:  1  / Episode:  8 
It's Time to Kill the Turtle

This Television Episode plays Symphony No. 5 in C minor composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
Frank plays this song on the piano.

Scrubs:
Season:  5  / Episode:  8 
My Big Bird

This Television Episode plays Symphony No. 5 in C minor composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
This song is heard as Turk's ring tone.

It is referred to by these television episodes...

Futurama:
Season:  3  / Episode:  13 
Bendin' in the Wind

This Television Episode refers to Symphony No. 5 in C minor composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
When the sheet music for Bender's song is shown, it is Beethoven's 5th Symphony.

It is played in these television commercials...

Advance Auto Parts Commercial

This Television Commercial plays Symphony No. 5 in C minor composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
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Coca-Cola Commercial

This Television Commercial plays Symphony No. 5 in C minor composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
While it doesn't start at the beginning of the first movement (which is the most recognizable part of the piece), this is the song playing in the ad.
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Coca-Cola Commercial

This Television Commercial plays Symphony No. 5 in C minor composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
While it doesn't start at the beginning of the first movement (which is the most recognizable part of the piece), this is the song playing in the ad.
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Google Chrome Commercial

This Television Commercial plays Symphony No. 5 in C minor composed by Ludwig van Beethoven

Honda Commercial

This Television Commercial plays Symphony No. 5 in C minor composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
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Paul Masson Commercial

This Television Commercial plays Symphony No. 5 in C minor composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
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Skechers Relaxed Fit Commercial

This Television Commercial plays Symphony No. 5 in C minor composed by Ludwig van Beethoven

It is referred to by these books...

Stranger in a Strange Land
written by

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This Book refers to Symphony No. 5 in C minor composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
It is mentioned that Martian ideas can't be described in English any better than Beethoven's Fifth can be described in English (Chapter 31)

It is played in these movies...

A Kiss in the Dark

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This Movie plays Symphony No. 5 in C minor composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

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This Movie plays Symphony No. 5 in C minor composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
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Celebrity

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This Movie plays Symphony No. 5 in C minor composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
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Christmas with the Kranks

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This Movie plays Symphony No. 5 in C minor composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
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Conrack

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This Movie plays Symphony No. 5 in C minor composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
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Counterpoint

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This Movie plays Symphony No. 5 in C minor composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
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Darby's Rangers

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This Movie plays Symphony No. 5 in C minor composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
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Disturbia

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This Movie plays Symphony No. 5 in C minor composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
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Fantasia 2000

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This Movie plays Symphony No. 5 in C minor composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
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Four Wives

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This Movie plays Symphony No. 5 in C minor composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
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Higher and Higher

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  • Type: Movie
This Movie plays Symphony No. 5 in C minor composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
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Immortal Beloved

This Movie plays Symphony No. 5 in C minor composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
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In the Good Old Summertime

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This Movie plays Symphony No. 5 in C minor composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
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L.A. Story

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This Movie plays Symphony No. 5 in C minor composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
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Mr. Holland's Opus

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This Movie plays Symphony No. 5 in C minor composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
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Murder!

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This Movie plays Symphony No. 5 in C minor composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
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My Life So Far

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This Movie plays Symphony No. 5 in C minor composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
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Peter Pan

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  • Type: Movie
This Movie plays Symphony No. 5 in C minor composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
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Proof

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  • Type: Movie
This Movie plays Symphony No. 5 in C minor composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
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Reunion in France

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  • Type: Movie
This Movie plays Symphony No. 5 in C minor composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
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Rhapsody in Blue

This Movie plays Symphony No. 5 in C minor composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
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Surrogates

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  • Type: Movie
This Movie plays Symphony No. 5 in C minor composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
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The Brave Tin Soldier

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This Movie plays Symphony No. 5 in C minor composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
Plays when the tin soldier goes in front of the firing squad
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The Browning Version

This Movie plays Symphony No. 5 in C minor composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
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The Cookout

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  • Type: Movie
This Movie plays Symphony No. 5 in C minor composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
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The FBI Story

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This Movie plays Symphony No. 5 in C minor composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
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The Man with Bogart's Face

This Movie plays Symphony No. 5 in C minor composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
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The Parent Trap
part of The Parent Trap

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This Movie plays Symphony No. 5 in C minor composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
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The Spirit of '43
part of The New Spirit

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  • Type: Movie
This Movie plays Symphony No. 5 in C minor composed by Ludwig van Beethoven

Tiny Toon Adventures: How I Spent My Vacation

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This Movie plays Symphony No. 5 in C minor composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
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What a Way to Go!

This Movie plays Symphony No. 5 in C minor composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
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Whatever Works

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This Movie plays Symphony No. 5 in C minor composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
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It is referred to by these movies...

Beethoven's 5th
part of Beethoven

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  • Type: Movie
This Movie refers to Symphony No. 5 in C minor composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
Beethoven's 5th is an obvious reference to this Beethoven symphony.

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