Playhouse 90 (TV Series 1956–1961) Poster



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Referenced in 

Shower of Stars: Episode #4.7 (1958) (TV Episode)
Jack Benny tells Betty Grable that he would like to have a spectacular show, like Playhouse 90.
The Mike Wallace Interview: Rod Serling (1959) (TV Episode)
Serling mentions this show and comments two episodes: "Judgement at Nuremberg" and "The Velvet Alley"(Wallace mentions this episode too).
Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse: The Man in the Funny Suit (1960) (TV Episode)
Keenan Wynn refers to the series.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Rocket Attack U.S.A. (1990) (TV Episode)
Joel: "Kukla, Ollie had worked on a left-leaning Clifford Odets 'Playhouse 90' script, but they were cleared of all charges."
Biography: Stan Lee: ComiX-Man! (1995) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by John Semper
Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project (2007)
Reiner mentions the title
Saturday Night Live: Justin Timberlake/Lady Gaga (2011) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Herb in the WXPD News segment

Featured in 

Words (1987) (Short)
Clips of Requiem for a Heavyweight shown
Influences: From Yesterday to Today (1999) (TV Movie)
clips from this show are used in this special
TV's Most Censored Moments (2002) (TV Special)
CBS at 75 (2003) (TV Special)
Showing Series Drama Play
To Be Takei (2014)
Opening credits and clip shown

Spoofed in 

The Jack Benny Program: Ernie Kovacs Show (1959) (TV Episode)
The prison sketch is presented as "Blockhouse 90".
The Bullwinkle Show: The Three Moosketeers: Parts 5-6 (1961) (TV Episode)
In the fan club segment, Boris tries to direct the gang in a stage play presented by "Clubhouse 90".

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