Chico and the Man (TV Series 1974–1978) Poster



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Referenced in 

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Bob Hope/Michael Landon/Freddie Prinze/Don Rickles/Carol Wayne (1974) (TV Episode)
Freddie Prinze comments on his upcoming series
The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Lucille Ball (1975) (TV Special)
Bob Hope uses the title as part of a joke about Desi Arnaz's English.
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Joan Rivers/Truman Capote/Bob Speca (1975) (TV Episode)
Johnny mentions Scatman Crothers' series
Saturday Night Live: Lily Tomlin/James Taylor (1976) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Don Pardo
The Sonny and Cher Show: Episode #2.13 (1976) (TV Episode)
Theme tune sung in the TV themes medley
Fame (1980)
Oblique reference: the character of Raul Garcis worships Freddie Prinze. When Prinze died, his character on Chico was replaced by a character named Raul Garcia.
The Transformers: The Big Broadcast of 2006 (1986) (TV Episode)
Nancy: "Lookin' goooood!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Slime People (1989) (TV Episode)
Joel: "Chico? Man?"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Mitchell (1993) (TV Episode)
Servo: (singing) Chico, don't get discouraged...
Gummo (1997)
Dexter's Laboratory: Aye Aye Eyes/Dee Dee and the Man (1998) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Behind the Planet of the Apes (1998) (TV Movie)
That '70s Show: Battle of the Sexists (1998) (TV Episode)
Kelso mentions it on the phone to Jackie.
Freaks and Geeks: Girlfriends and Boyfriends (2000) (TV Episode)
Millie refers to Jack Albertson from Chico and the Man (1974).
Angel: Hell-Bound (2003) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Secret Window (2004)
Mort sings part of the theme song to his dog, Chico.
A Conversation with Art Director Roy Christopher (2004) (Video)
Referenced by name
George Lopez: George Takes a Stroll Down Memory Pain (2005) (TV Episode)
Among George's childhood treasures is a Chico and the Man lunchbox. George says Chico's catchphrase, "Lookin' good!"
Gilmore Girls: I Get a Sidekick Out of You (2006) (TV Episode)
Lorelai remembers how Rory wore a Chico and the Man T-shirt on her first day of kindergarten.
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.194 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of an $800 clue in the category "'70s Sitcoms"
The Cinema Snob: Los Porno Sin Son (2012) (TV Episode)
"...when a rerun of Chico and the Man is more important to them."
St. Vincent (2014)
Vincent refers to the movers as "Chico and the Man."
Luke Cage: Who's Gonna Take the Weight? (2016) (TV Episode)
Detective Scarfe said to Chico, "Chico is the man."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: The Beast of Hollow Mountain (2017) (TV Episode)
Tom: "That was a pretty amazing prequel to 'Chico and the Man.'"
Political Stockholm Syndrome (2017) (Video)
The Rev. CL Bryant criticizes the series.
Superior Donuts: Grades of Wrath (2018) (TV Episode)
One Yelp review refers to the owner and employment relationship as having a Chico and the Man vibe
Jay Leno's Garage: One of a Kind (2018) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions the Gypsy Rose lowrider was featured in the opening of this show
Veronica Mars: Chino and the Man (2019) (TV Episode)
Title reference

Featured in 

The 2nd Annual TV Land Awards (2004) (TV Special)
Shows it when it wins an Award
Class Dismissed: How TV Frames the Working Class (2005) (Video)
working class Latino, trying to assimilate out and up
I Love the '70s: Volume 2: 1974 (2006) (TV Episode)
clips; discussed

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