Grease (1978) Poster



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Followed by 

Grease 2 (1982)

Version of 

Grease Live! (2016) (TV Movie)
Based on the same stage musical.

Edited into 

Terror Nullius (2018)


Bambi (1942)
Bambi and Thumper appear with Sandy in the animated opening credits
You Bet Your Life (1950) (TV Series)
Depicted in opening animated credits
The Pinky Lee Show (1954) (TV Series)
Rizzo tosses milkshake into Kenickie's face and shouts "From you to me, Pinky Lee!"
Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing (1955)
The opening sequence to Grease features the theme song, and there's also some poking fun at the plot as well.
Rebel Without a Cause (1955)
Danny's blue windbreaker at the beginning of the film.
The Bad Seed (1956)
Rizzo refers to Patty Simcox as "the bad seed of Rydell High"
The Ten Commandments (1956)
Billboard in opening animated credits
Tammy and the Bachelor (1957)
Frenchy discusses how Debbie Reynolds had a guardian angel immediately before "Beauty School Dropout"; also, on marquee in animated opening credits
Thunder Road (1958)
The name of the drag strip.
She Gods of Shark Reef (1958)
A billboard for the film appears in the animated opening credits
The Blob (1958)
Trailer playing at drive-in
A Summer Place (1959)
referenced in the 'Look at me im Sandra dee' where it references Sandra dee and Troy Donahues relationship
Ben-Hur (1959)
race scene/similar cheating device
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968)
Romantic leads flying off in a car at the end.
Saturday Night Fever (1977)
John Travolta points in the air (his signature dance move).

Referenced in 

Grease Day USA (1978) (TV Movie)
Special chronicling the film's premiere.
Saturday Night Live: Frank Zappa (1978) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Father Guido Sarducci on Weekend update
Saturday Night Live: Buck Henry/The Grateful Dead (1978) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned in More Flu to Worry About
Bobby Vinton's Rock 'n Rollers (1978) (TV Special)
Features two of the film's stars, "You're the One That I Want," and network commercials declared it was "like Grease on wheels!"
L'infermiera di notte (1979)
poster visible in the disco
Family: Disco Queen (1979) (TV Episode)
Julia tells a man that Buddy danced in the prom scene.
L'insegnante balla... con tutta la classe (1979)
Poster and lobby card on Lino Banfi's wall
Summer Camp (1979)
Scooby-Doo and Scrappy-Doo: The Neon Phantom of the Roller Disco! (1979) (TV Episode)
Characters attend the premiere of "Hair Grease Fever" starring Travolta.
My Old Man (1979) (TV Movie)
Next to Jo's bed is a poster of Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta from the film Grease.
Dizengoff 99 (1979)
The Pink Ladies (1979)
Title is a sexual take off on the Pink Ladies seen in the mainstream film from a couple of years earlier.
Tutti a squola (1979)
During final musical number, Pipo Franco dresses and moves like John Travolta
Barney Miller: People's Court (1980) (TV Episode)
Michael Tucci character name Danny Rizzo appropriates the names of two characters from the movie Grease, where he also starred as Sonny.
Spetters (1980)
There's a picture of John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John in the caravan.
Can't Stop the Music (1980)
Poster seen on Jack's wall.
Used Cars (1980)
The T-Birds' white convertible and the Scorpion's black Mercury (w/ flames) from Grease are two of the cars that Rudy Russo palms off on the driver ed. teacher.
Making Xanadu: The Musical Fantasy Movie (1980) (TV Movie)
Mentioned concerning star Olivia Newton-John.
The Muppet Show: Joan Baez (1980) (TV Episode)
There is a poster for the film in the child's bedroom.
Saturday Night Live: Elliott Gould/Kid Creole & the Coconuts (1980) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Elliot Gould while introducing Randal Kleiser's "Foot Fetish"
Superman II (1980)
Movie poster seen on a wall in the background during the Ohio village sequence.
Mork & Mindy: Mork, the Monkey's Uncle (1980) (TV Episode)
When Mork sees Mindy wearing a blonde wig, he says "What have they done to you, turned you into Sandra Dee!", referring to Olivia Newton-John's character in Grease.
An Adventure in Filmmaking: The Making of 'The Blue Lagoon' (1980) (Short)
Kleiser references film several times.
The Fonz and the Happy Days Gang: Greece Is the Word (1981) (TV Episode)
Title reference 'Grease is the Word' lyrics
Smash Palace (1981)
Georgie has a Grease poster on her bedroom wall.
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: John Travolta/Erma Bombeck (1981) (TV Episode)
Johnny mentions John Travolta's earlier movie
Student Bodies (1981)
The school is doing a non-musical version of 'Grease'
Interview with Richard Franklin (1981) (Video)
This film is referred to.
Zapped! (1982)
The soundtrack album is displayed at the record store.
At the Movies: The Secret of 'Star Wars' (1983) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Roger Ebert in a discussion of sequels.
Gimme a Break!: Valentine (1984) (TV Episode)
Nell mentions John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John
Repo Man (1984)
(a) car chase in L.A. wash/aqueduct; (b) older model car lifts off ground and flies away in final scene
Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985)
Quote "That's my name, don't wear it out".
Flight of the Navigator (1986)
In 1978, the film's closing number "You're the One That I Want" is played on the Freemans' car radio. Grease (1978) was likewise directed by Randal Kleiser.
Memories of Videodisc (1986) (Video)
DTV 'Doggone' Valentine (1987) (TV Movie)
One of the songs featured is "You're the One That I Want"
The Facts of Life: 62 Pick Up (1987) (TV Episode)
The names of the members of the girl group are the same as the Pink Ladies in this film.
At the Movies: Guilty Pleasures - 1987 (1987) (TV Episode)
Hairspray (1988)
At the Movies: Lost Angels/The Return of Swamp Thing/Getting It Right/Listen to Me/La Letrice (1989) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "Getting it Right" review.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Million Eyes of Sumuru (1989) (TV Episode)
Servo: "He knows all the words to 'Grease.'"
Freddy's Nightmares: Safe Sex (1989) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown.
At the Movies: UHF/Valentino Returns/Shag (1989) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the Video Pick of the Week segment about "The Experts".
Cheers: Grease (1990) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Tiny Toon Adventures: Psychic Fun-omenon Day (1990) (TV Episode)
Beeper's Latin name is "Greasius Lightning."
Roseanne: Bird Is the Word (1990) (TV Episode)
Title reference - the episode title "Bird is the Word", is a reference to the title song from Grease which contains the lyric "Grease Is the Word".
My Secret Identity: Trial by Peers (1991) (TV Episode)
Kirk got a D in his history test as he said that John Travolta was the leader of Greece.
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Episode #3.14 (1991) (TV Episode)
One of the suggestions for 'Audition'
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Daddy-O (1991) (TV Episode)
Crow: "Grease is the word."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Teenage Caveman (1991) (TV Episode)
Joel: "Grease is the word."
Saviour of the Soul (1991)
Ching recites portion of "You're the One That I Want" in a bar
What's Up Doc?: Episode #1.2 (1992) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Pat Sharp.
Melrose Place: Drawing the Line (1992) (TV Episode)
Allison mentions this in a conversation with Billy.
Comic Relief: The Invasion of the Comic Tomatoes (1993) (TV Movie)
Mentioned in 'Fry'
Beavis and Butt-Head: For Better or Verse (1993) (TV Episode)
Beavis mistakes the singing Debbie Gibson for Olivia Newton-John.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Teen-Age Crime Wave (1994) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Looks like the cast of 'Grease' missed the activity bus."
Pulp Fiction (1994)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Girls Town (1994) (TV Episode)
Tom (singing): "Go, Greased Lightning, you're burnin' up the quarter-mile!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Skydivers (1994) (TV Episode)
Mike and the bots sing "You're the one that I Want"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Violent Years (1994) (TV Episode)
Tom: "'Grease': the version they dared not make"
Home and Away: Episode #1.1600 (1994) (TV Episode)
Alf mentions that Donna starred in a school production
A Goofy Movie (1995)
Max stands atop bleachers during "After Today" in same pose as John Travolta during "Summer Lovin'".
Ik ben je moeder niet: Drank maakt meer kapot (1995) (TV Episode)
Peter wants to dress as John Travolta and Manon as Olivia Newton-John for a 50s themed party
Saturday Night Live: Bob Saget/TLC (1995) (TV Episode)
Cover on shelf in Karl's Video Store
Clueless (1995)
While Tai is relating her near death experience to a group of girls at lunch, one can be heard to say "Tell me more, tell me more"
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: Hilda and Zelda: the Teenage Years (1997) (TV Episode)
Sabrina's line in the opening credits (which is unique to each episode) is "Grease is 'a' word, not 'the' word."
Face/Off (1997)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Overdrawn at the Memory Bank (1997) (TV Episode)
"Beauty School Dropout!"
Dawson's Creek: Dance (1998) (TV Episode)
Dawson Mentions the film
South Park: Tom's Rhinoplasty (1998) (TV Episode)
Cartman says "Wow, Wendy looks just like that chick from Grease"
Saturday Night Live: Steve Buscemi/Third Eye Blind (1998) (TV Episode)
Mentioned on Morning Latte
Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place: Two Guys, a Girl and a Recovery (1998) (TV Episode)
Mr. Bauer recounts Danny's summer with Sandy as if he had experienced it himself
The Parent Trap (1998)
A banner promoting the Thespians' Club production of "Grease" can be seen hanging at the camp.
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad Season Opener (1998) (TV Episode)
Sabrina chooses this film for the dance theme.
The Worst Witch: The Heat Is On (1998) (TV Episode)
Miss Bat sings a snippet of 'Summer Nights'.
South Park: Prehistoric Ice Man (1999) (TV Episode)
Cartman talks about this film.
Jawbreaker (1999)
The high school auditions are for the play "Grease" but it's not determined if the school play is based on the theatrical version of "Grease" or the stage version.
Home Improvement: Mark's Big Break (1999) (TV Episode)
"Greased Lightning" is sung and the scene is recreated
The Last Train (1999) (TV Mini-Series)
City Guys: Greece Is the Word (1999) (TV Episode)
Title references the film's title song.
Scary Movie (2000)
Vulgar (2000)
mentioned by Kevin Smith's character
Tucker: Seth Green with Envy (2000) (TV Episode)
Kenickie was named after the character from the film as his mother had seen it a few too many times. His sister is named Rizzo.
Freaks and Geeks: Noshing and Moshing (2000) (TV Episode)
Sam says that they saw Magic (1978) instead of Grease (1978).
The Emperor's New Groove (2000)
Cicha, Pacha's wife quotes Marty Maraschino when she says "Lady with a baby, coming through."
Bette: The Invisible Mom (2001) (TV Episode)
Olivia Newton-John reveals that her rivalry with Bette Midler began at the audition for Grease.
Gilmore Girls: The Third Lorelai (2001) (TV Episode)
Louise and Madeline suggest a Pink Ladies makeover for Paris: high heels, black spandex, and permed hair
Tucker: Half Pipe, Full Chub (2001) (TV Episode)
Mrs. Humphrey says that Fonzie and Kenickie are the "same thing."
Lizzie McGuire: Random Acts of Miranda (2001) (TV Episode)
Mr. Escobar writes a play set in the 1950s that serves as a parody of "Grease", although it is titled "Greasier".
Rat Race (2001)
Enrico Pollini says "run like greased lightning."
Rock Star (2001)
Gilmore Girls: The Road Trip to Harvard (2001) (TV Episode)
Rory calls Lorelai Rizzo for suggesting sneaking a smoke and checking for an aspirin in her coke. This is the series' 2nd reference to this movie
Saturday Night Live: Gwyneth Paltrow/Ryan Adams (2001) (TV Episode)
"Summer Love" is sung in Mango sketch
Backflash (2001) (Video)
Family Guy: Ready, Willing and Disabled (2001) (TV Episode)
Joe's manager calls him "Greased Lightning".
Gilmore Girls: Richard in Stars Hollow (2002) (TV Episode)
Lorelai tells Rory that she feels like she should have been standing between Dean and Richard's cars, waving a flag when they take off for Gypsy's garage. This is the second reference to this film.
Just Shoot Me!: Friends and Neighbors (2002) (TV Episode)
Kevin and Finch sing "Summer Lovin'."
The Simpsons: Tales from the Public Domain (2002) (TV Episode)
Moe: Greece IS the word!
Langt fra Las Vegas: John Travolta (2002) (TV Episode)
Kenny performance for the Grease audition is based on the one of John Travolta
That '70s Show: Prank Day (2002) (TV Episode)
Jackie wants to use her stuffed animals to stage "an all-unicorn production of 'Grease'."
King of the Hill: Of Mice and Little Green Men (2002) (TV Episode)
The film is mentioned by name.
The Inspector Lynley Mysteries: For the Sake of Elena (2002) (TV Episode)
Poster in Havers' room.
Scooby-Doo (2002)
The Nugget (2002)
"watch a bit of Grease with the Dolby stereo"
Saturday Night Live: Eric McCormack/Jay-Z (2002) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during Game Night sketch.
A Decade Under the Influence (2003)
mentioned in documentary
Gilmore Girls: Dear Emily and Richard (2003) (TV Episode)
It is among the DVDs that Lorelai buys for Emily.
Final Fantasy X-2 (2003) (Video Game)
When Rikku casts the spell Thunder, she yells "Grease Lightning!" referencing the song in Grease.
Frasier: Farewell, Nervosa (2003) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Criminal Ways (2003)
Danny performs the routine from Grease's "You're The One That I Want"
Gold Diggers (2003)
Seen on a theater marquee during the opening credits
Los Serrano: La guerra de los Martínez (2003) (TV Episode)
They recreate the famous duet scene in this episode.
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
The Pussy Wagon takes it's name from the 'Greased Lightning' lyric, "She's a real Pussy Wagon".
It's Latter-Day Night! Live Comedy (2003) (Video)
"Hopelessly Devoted to You" is one of the songs played by Hymnfir.
Degrassi: The Next Generation: Accidents Will Happen: Part 2 (2004) (TV Episode)
J.T. asks Liberty if she is auditioning for the role of Rizzo in the school's production of "Grease".
Wonderfalls: Karma Chameleon (2004) (TV Episode)
When Jaye confronts another character, saying she's like a character in a movie, the response is "Grease?"
Connie and Carla (2004)
Debbie Reynolds performed with the drag queens singing Rizzo's famous song.
Gilmore Girls: Tick, Tick, Tick, Boom! (2004) (TV Episode)
Lorelai says that she and "Crater Face" Carter performed "Summer Lovin'" from "Grease."
Saturday Night Live: Mary-Kate & Ashley Olsen/J-Kwon (2004) (TV Episode)
The cast sings 'Summer Nights'
Peter Kay: Live at the Manchester Arena (2004) (TV Special)
Referenced by name
Bride & Prejudice (2004)
The scene with the Bakshi sisters singing "No Life Without Wife" references the scene in Marty Maraschino's bedroom with the Pink Ladies, when Rizzo sings "Look at Me I'm Sandra Dee."
Veronica Mars: Meet John Smith (2004) (TV Episode)
Duncan starts singing a song from the movie on the bleachers.
Signs and Voices (2004) (Short)
A sign in the film satirizes the film.
Stargate: Atlantis: Letters from Pegasus (2005) (TV Episode)
McKay says that he never saw the film even though he "had a thing for Olivia Newton-John when [he] was a kid."
Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends: Partying Is Such Sweet Soiree (2005) (TV Episode)
Dancey Pantalones is hailed as the best dancer at fosters "with the worst reputation"
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Jimmy Fallon (2005) (Video)
The cast sings 'Summer Nights'
Late Night with Conan O'Brien: Episode #12.91 (2005) (TV Episode)
Referenced during John Travolta's interview.
Elephant Shoes (2005)
Manny and Alex sing "You're the One that I Want" after they talk about Olivia Newton-John.
Monster-in-Law (2005)
Murphy names it as one her favorite movies
Big Brother: Australia: Friday Night Live - 50's Bowl-a-Rama (2005) (TV Episode)
Some of the housemates sing the title song during the party after the games, and some of their party costumes see them dressed up as T-Birds or Pink Ladies.
Dancing with the Stars: Round Two (2005) (TV Episode)
Joey and Ashly dance the quickstep to "You're the One That I Want"
Bølle Bob og Smukke Sally (2005)
Bob the Bully wants to make a mix of Friday the 13th and Grease as a musical
Extras: Les Dennis (2005) (TV Episode)
Poster in Lizzie's room and a photo of Olivia Newton John & John Travolta on set. Lizzie and Bunny perform some of Summer Lovin' later on.
Weeds: Lude Awakening (2005) (TV Episode)
Celia wears a Pink Ladies jacket
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Dan Aykroyd (2005) (Video)
Referenced in The Nerds and the Norge
Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories (2005) (Video Game)
Dan Sucho's name, appearance and car are based on Danny Zuko.
The Simpsons: Marge's Son Poisoning (2005) (TV Episode)
"Tea Birds" jackets
Lovewrecked (2005)
"You're the one that I want" (song from director's previous movie said)
The 100 Greatest Family Films (2005) (TV Movie)
Makes the countdown, is talked about in detail.
Veronica Mars: Ain't No Magic Mountain High Enough (2006) (TV Episode)
The song "You're the One That I Want" mentioned.
My Name Is Earl: Didn't Pay Taxes (2006) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
American Dreamz (2006)
Omar singing Grease Lightning at the end of the movie
The Shaggy Dog (2006)
when the boy was dancing on his bed he was singing showtunes from the movie 'grease'
Saturday Night Live: Antonio Banderas/Mary J. Blige (2006) (TV Episode)
Album cover visible in Kareoke skit
Postcards: Episode #8.5 (2006) (TV Episode)
One story has a "dream sequence" where Glen and Lawrence perform the song Greased Lightning from this movie.
Savage Harvest 2: October Blood (2006) (Video)
VHS tape seen
The Simpsons: The Monkey Suit (2006) (TV Episode)
Grease 2 sign: "The musical based on the sequel to the movie based on the musical"
The New Paul O'Grady Show: Episode #4.37 (2006) (TV Episode)
"The song Summer Lovin' comes from which musical film? Is it A. Grease, B. Mary Poppins or C. Oliver!"
Boom Bang-a-Bang! 50 Years of Eurovision (2006) (TV Movie)
A still photograph is shown
Will & Grace: The Finale: Part 1 (2006) (TV Episode)
Will mentions it
The Simple Life: Murrie Family (2006) (TV Episode)
Nicole says she wants her hair to "blow in the wind like Michelle Pfeiffer in Grease", mixing up the first film and its sequel.
Tyhi vouno: Episode #1.1 (2006) (TV Episode)
It is referenced that Mela saw that film before she had decided to become a dance reacher.
Scarface: The World Is Yours (2006) (Video Game)
The drive-in movie theater owner claims to Tony that local gangs have been using his property for a demolition derby because they were "probably watching too much 'Grease' or something"
Totally Awesome (2006) (TV Movie)
Kipp says he was watching this John Travolta movie
Psych: From the Earth to Starbucks (2007) (TV Episode)
Shawn mentions Kenickie and Danny Zucko, characters from Grease.
The Simpsons: Revenge Is a Dish Best Served Three Times (2007) (TV Episode)
Moe says, "Ahh, summer nights!"
American Idol: Auditions: Los Angeles (2007) (TV Episode)
Artwork shown onscreen when Olivia Newton-John is introduced
Dancing with the Stars: Episode #6.8 (2007) (TV Episode)
One of the judges mentions this movie while describing the era that Fifi Box and Paul Green captured when they danced the Jive.
Death Proof (2007)
Zoe's black and yellow Mustang features the 'Pussy Wagon' logo, a reference to the "Greased Lightning" lyric.
Postcards: Viewers' Special (2007) (TV Episode)
In one story, Glen Moriarty and Lawrence Mooney perform the song "Greased Lightning".
It Takes Two: Episode #2.9 (2007) (TV Episode)
Jo Stanley mentions that this movie is part of her fantasy after she and Anthony Callea sing Johnny B. Goode.
TV Land Confidential: Movies (2007) (TV Episode)
still pictures
Roadkill (2007) (Video)
The police officer, Jocko Marcellino, was in Grease (1978) and wore a similar jacket in the film.
High School Musical 2 (2007) (TV Movie)
Sharpay:"I said keep an eye on them, not turn them into the cast of Grease."
The Light and the Dark: The Making of 'Face/Off' (2007) (Video)
mentioned once
Dancing with the Stars: Episode #7.1 (2007) (TV Episode)
When Daryl Somers chats with Patti Newton after the couples' introductions, she tells him that she is like Sandy from Grease.
Brothers & Sisters: Home Front (2007) (TV Episode)
Kevin compares himself and Jason to Danny and Sandy.
Curb Your Enthusiasm: The Rat Dog (2007) (TV Episode)
The school puts on a musical play based on this movie.
Have I Got News for You: Episode #34.3 (2007) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
My Name Is Earl: Our Other Cops Is On!: Part 2 (2007) (TV Episode)
Kenny mentions "Danny Zuko in 'Grease.'"
Wizards of Waverly Place: New Employee (2007) (TV Episode)
Alex belittles her mother's taste in movie musicals, mistakenly combining Grease with Footloose
Psych: Shawn (and Gus) of the Dead (2008) (TV Episode)
Shawn introduces Gus as Patty Simcox- a character from Grease
It Takes Two: Episode #3.3 (2008) (TV Episode)
Scott Draper and Ricki-Lee Coulter perform the song Summer Days from this movie.
The Wrecking Crew! (2008)
One of the numerous movies listed in which Tommy Tedesco played guitar.
Spise med Price: Grease (2008) (TV Episode)
title reference
MADtv: Episode #13.12 (2008) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned.
Saturday Night Live: Christopher Walken/Panic at the Disco (2008) (TV Episode)
Soundtrack album visible on Miss Hash' keyboard
How I Met Your Mother: Sandcastles in the Sand (2008) (TV Episode)
When Robin tells the group about her summer of love, Barney responds with "tell me more, tell me more, like did he have a car?"
Ideal: The Past (2008) (TV Episode)
Brian calls Jem "Danny Zuko".
Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List: Fly the Super Gay Skies (2008) (TV Episode)
Kathy says that she is a bigger bitch than Rizzo.
Mamma Mia! (2008)
At the end of "Lay All Your Love On Me" the guys reprise some dance moves seen towards the end of "We Go Together"
Fred: Fred Auditions for a Play (2008) (TV Episode)
Grease (1978) is a film in which the play Fred wants to participate in is based
Fred: Fred's Mom Returns (2008) (TV Episode)
Grease, The play that Fred is participating in, is refrenced again in this proceeding episode
Fred: Fred: A Star in His Own Mind (2008) (TV Episode)
Fred refrences the play that is based on the film
Dancing with the Stars: Episode #8.7 (2008) (TV Episode)
Luke Jacobz and Luda Kroitor dance their Jive to the song Greased Lightning.
Shimmer: SHIMMER Women Athletes Volume 21 (2008) (TV Episode)
The tag team The Pink Ladies
Shimmer: SHIMMER Women Athletes Volume 22 (2008) (TV Episode)
The tag team The Pink Ladies
Dancing with the Stars: Round 10 (2008) (TV Episode)
Brooke and Derek dance the freestyle to "You're the One That I Want"
Starz Inside: Fashion in Film (2008) (TV Movie)
Still photos shown.
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Bolt (2008) (TV Episode)
Hewy says John Travolta starred in this movie
The Six Degrees of Helter Skelter (2009)
Los Angeles' John Marshall High School is featured and mentioned as the setting for this film.
Waterloo Road: Episode #4.1 (2009) (TV Episode)
Tom and Rob quote lines from the "Greased Lightning" number
Saturday Night Live: Neil Patrick Harris/Taylor Swift (2009) (TV Episode)
In a news story, Seth mentions that this musical is closing.
United States of Tara: Work (2009) (TV Episode)
Marshall's high school has a high school production of Grease
RuPaul's Drag Race: M.A.C/Viva Glam Challenge (2009) (TV Episode)
RuPaul says Rebecca Glasscock's runway look is "Kiss army meets Rizzo in Grease."
Dancing with the Stars: Round One: Part 2 (2009) (TV Episode)
Denise and Maksim dance the quickstep to "We Go Together"
My Boys: Welcome Back, Kalla Fötter (2009) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Saturday Night Live: Seth Rogen/Phoenix (2009) (TV Episode)
"The One That I Want" played prominently during The Presentation sketch
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.137 (2009) (TV Episode)
Included in a $300 question
The Dating Game (2009) (Short)
A sign with the title on the back of the stage
30 Rock: Mamma Mia (2009) (TV Episode)
Tracy says Donald reminded him of John Travolta's character in Grease.
Glee: Pilot (2009) (TV Episode)
New Directions rehearse "You're the One That I Want" - a song which originated in the film version of 'Grease' and not the earlier stage production.
The Kevin Bishop Show: Episode #2.3 (2009) (TV Episode)
Referenced in dialogue
Weeds: All About My Mom (2009) (TV Episode)
Andy is thinking of calling his new vehicle 'Greased Lightning'
Glee: Director's Cut Pilot Episode (2009) (TV Movie)
New Directions rehearse "You're the One That I Want" - a song which originated in the film version of 'Grease' and not the earlier stage production.
Youth in Revolt (2009)
In the credits Nick and Sheeni are driving a convertible. Sheeni presses a button with wings on it and the car speeds up in the sky, just like the last scene in Grease.
The Amazing Race: They Thought Godzilla Was Walking Down the Street (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in opening about the LA River
Accidentally on Purpose: One Night Stand (2009) (TV Episode)
Billie does "the lipstick thing from 'Grease'".
VeggieTales: Saint Nicholas - A Story of Joyful Giving! (2009) (Video)
Octavius makes a pun: Greece is the word.
Eastwick: Fleas and Casserole (2009) (TV Episode)
Penny likens her relationship with Joanna to Danny Zuco and Kenickie.
Glee: Hairography (2009) (TV Episode)
Finn & Rachel sing "You're the One that I Want" and Kurt urges Rachel to change her looks just like Olivia Newton John in Grease
The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.56 (2009) (TV Episode)
John Travolta says that he was working on the film when Robin Williams was working on "Mork & Mindy"
Dollhouse: The Left Hand (2009) (TV Episode)
When Boyd ask Victor what's the word. Victor replies it's not grease.. Referencing the title track from the film
Small Town Culture War (2009) (Short)
The small town high school's production of 'Grease' sparked the controversy. Some interviewed also comment on the film's story line and effect on the teenage population.
18 to Life: A Modest Proposal (2010) (TV Episode)
Jessie refers to the film.
18 to Life: Detour (2010) (TV Episode)
Jessie named her car "Putzie" after the supporting character from Grease (1978).
The Vampire Diaries: Unpleasantville (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned By Elena
Supernatural: The Song Remains the Same (2010) (TV Episode)
movie poster in alley
Psych: A Very Juliet Episode (2010) (TV Episode)
Juliet says, "I feel like that scene in 'Grease.'"
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Million Dollar Movie Week 2 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $15,000 question
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.124 (2010) (TV Episode)
Song performed by lead actors is the subject of a $400 clue in the category "Top 40 Duets"
QI: Greeks (2010) (TV Episode)
Alan's buzzer is "Grease lightning"
Angels in New York: Episode #1.4 (2010) (TV Episode)
Broadway billboard displayed.
Saturday Night Live in the 2000s: Time and Again (2010) (TV Special)
'Those Summer Nights' is performed as 'Those Saturday Nights'
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.159 (2010) (TV Episode)
John Travolta movie titles are used as first-round category titles
My Girlfriend's Boyfriend (2010)
Ethan says, "The only nice thing I can say about 'Grease' is that it's not 'Grease 2.'"
Glee: Bad Reputation (2010) (TV Episode)
When Olivia Newton-John first calls Sue Sylvester, she introduces herself as "Olivia Newton-John... star of Grease, the most successful movie musical of all time."
The Cinema Snob: Superman: The 1975 Musical (2010) (TV Episode)
Snob replaces Lois' song with Olivia Newton-John's song "Hopelessly Devoted to You" from this movie.
CyberBeat (2010) (Short)
The beat to musical segment 3, "You're the Bot That I Want" comes from "Grease's" "You're the One That I Want".
This Ain't Glee XXX (2010) (Video)
Rachel wants to be Olivia Newton John to Finn's John Travolta
White Collar: Unfinished Business (2010) (TV Episode)
Mozzie says that he thinks Neal "would make a sublime Danny Zuko."
Nostalgia Critic: Pound Puppies and the Legend of Big Paw (2010) (TV Episode)
The movie is made reference to
You Again (2010)
high school play mentioned
Glee: Britney/Brittany (2010) (TV Episode)
Rachel mentions once trying to copy Sandy's black catsuit look
Raising Hope: Dead Tooth (2010) (TV Episode)
Burt says when he was younger, he thought Virginia's smoking made her look like Sandy at the end of Grease.
The Cleveland Show: How Cleveland Got His Groove Back (2010) (TV Episode)
"Greased Lightning" mentioned
Glee: Duets (2010) (TV Episode)
Finn mentions seeing it with Rachel.
Stargate Universe: Pathogen (2010) (TV Episode)
Eli's mom's first answer to which her favourite movie is.
Nostalgia Critic: It (2010) (TV Episode)
A band of bullies from the 1950s is referred to as the chorus from Grease
IMDb's 20th Anniversary Star of the Day: Jessica Lowndes (2010) (TV Episode)
Jessica Lowndes talks about this movie during interview
Miranda: The New Me (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
How Not to Live Your Life: Don Does Therapy (2010) (TV Episode)
Samantha and Brian dress up as Sandy and Danny
Zas je tady silvestr (2010) (TV Movie)
Referenced in one of the dance acts.
Modern Family: Our Children, Ourselves (2011) (TV Episode)
Both Cam and Mitchell name the character Betty Rizzo as one of the his high school girlfriends.
The Simpsons: Flaming Moe (2011) (TV Episode)
Moe is invited to attend a "Grease" sing-a-long.
Family Guy: And I'm Joyce Kinney (2011) (TV Episode)
Danny Zuko and Sandy drive up through the air, unable to fly back down.
18 to Life: Part Time Lovers (2011) (TV Episode)
Jessie's car is named "Putzie."
Gnomeo & Juliet (2011)
The ending where everyone danced in couples in a line opening up to reveal Gnomeo and Juliet on the lawnmower.
The Office: The Seminar (2011) (TV Episode)
Michael, as his Greek character, says that he likes "Grease."
Hall Pass (2011)
someone is called Greased Lightning
The Pee-Wee Herman Show on Broadway (2011) (TV Movie)
As Pee-wee makes onion rings with the grease, Magic Screen remarks, "Grease is the word."
Being Human: You're the One That I Haunt (2011) (TV Episode)
title reference to song
Dancing with the Stars: Episode #11.3 (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Daniel MacPherson during Olivia Newton-John's introduction.
Nurse Jackie: Fuck the Lemurs (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Conan: Length x Width = Tears (2011) (TV Episode)
Greased Lightning song is referenced during Conans US Citizenship test
Drop Dead Diva: Closure (2011) (TV Episode)
Teri offers Parker to get information about Kim's current boyfriend for two box seats to the "Grease" sing-along at the Bowl. In response, Parker quotes one of the famous songs from the film "Look at me, I'm Sandra Dee".
Saturday Night Live: Alec Baldwin/Radiohead (2011) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Michele Bachmann (Kristen Wiig) in the Republican candidates' debate
Neighbours: Episode #1.6256 (2011) (TV Episode)
Sonya is dressed like Sandy and wants to sing the Megamix
Taxaquizzen: Episode #1.3 (2011) (TV Episode)
The movie is a answer for a question
Stjernerne på slottet: Tæt på Thomas Bo Larsen (2011) (TV Episode)
Paprika mention the film
On Track with SEAT: Episode #2.5 (2011) (TV Episode)
Nicky Wire mentions the film's soundtrack.
Hawaii Five-0: Ike Maka (2011) (TV Episode)
Max and Lori are dressed like characters from Grease. Lori also delivers Sandra Dee's line "Tell me about it, stud."
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.51 (2011) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Joe Biden went to Greece and says that Biden kept asking, "Hey, where's John Travolta?"
House of Lies: The Gods of Dangerous Financial Instruments (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Face Off: Return to Oz (2012) (TV Episode)
title mentioned
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.88 (2012) (TV Episode)
Regarding the riots in Greece, Jay says that John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John were almost trampled
Taxaquizzen: Episode #2.2 (2012) (TV Episode)
The film is a answer for a question
The Simpsons: How I Wet Your Mother (2012) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the movie trivia section of Homer's brain
America's Next Top Model: J. Alexander (2012) (TV Episode)
Sophie says she thinks the photoshoot location is where they filmed Grease
RuPaul's Drag Race: RuPaul Rewind (2012) (TV Episode)
In the beginning, Michelle Visage is dressed just like RuPaul, with wig and all. RuPaul walks in, sees her, and mimicks the "are you making fun of me, Riz?" quote.
Particka: Episode #3.10 (2012) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Richard.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.72 (2012) (TV Episode)
Josh mentions the movie by name.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.73 (2012) (TV Episode)
Arden Myrin mentions the movie by name.
Bunheads: Movie Truck (2012) (TV Episode)
the overnight bags Josh gives the girls include a DVD of "Grease".
Nostalgia Critic: The Worst Movies Nostalgia Critic's Reviewed (2012) (TV Episode)
The costumes In "Garbage Pail Kids" are said to be a cross between Tarzan and Grease.
Scenes from a Gay Marriage (2012)
Luce refers to the film by title.
General Hospital: Episode #1.12673 (2012) (TV Episode)
Todd mentions the Pink Ladies
South Park: A Scause for Applause (2012) (TV Episode)
written on blackboard
Glee: Glease (2012) (TV Episode)
Grease-themed tribute episode.
Kirstie's Vintage Home: Shaun and Jannine (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Kirstie.
Rag Doll Memories: Nancy Allen on 'Blow Out' (2012) (Video)
poster shown
Impractical Jokers: Episode #1.6 (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by one of the street interviewees.
Phineas and Ferb: Fly on the Wall/My Sweet Ride (2013) (TV Episode)
The song in "My Sweet Ride" is based on songs from "Grease", and Ferb and Major Monogram are dressed like Danny Zuko while Phineas and Jeremy act similar to him, and Candace looks and acts like Sandy Olsson
Parks and Recreation: Two Parties (2013) (TV Episode)
Ann says, "I need you to be happy drinking, like when we watch 'Grease' together."
Heart Attack (2013)
Poster seen on apartment wall
The Cinema Snob: Moment by Moment (2013) (TV Episode)
says Moment by Moment tried to cash in on Travolta's popularity from this movie
Cougar Town: Make It Better (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.144 (2013) (TV Episode)
Aaron Eckhart says he first thought of his ideal woman from watching Olivia Newton-John in the film
Danville 2nd Ward Young Men: Big Sur 2013 (2013) (TV Episode)
Brody sings "You're The One That I Want" from the movie, "Grease".
Veep: Running (2013) (TV Episode)
Mike says to Selina "Look at you, you're wearing a robe. Unless you want to go down there and sing them a chorus of 'Look at Me, I'm Sandra Dee', you can't go downstairs."
Teen Beach Movie (2013) (TV Movie)
the girls sleepover scene
The Queen Latifah Show: John Travolta/Alicia Keys (2013) (TV Episode)
While being interviewed by Queen Latifah, John Travolta mentions this movie by name
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)
Odessa tries out for the role of Rizzo in "Grease."
Liv and Maddie: Kang-A-Rooney (2013) (TV Episode)
When Liv is in her costume. She calls herself "Sandy" a foreign exchange student from Australia. Sandy is the name of Olivia Newton John's character in Grease who also a foreign exchange student from Australia.
Particka: Episode #6.8 (2013) (TV Episode)
Richard mentioned it.
The Middle: The 100th (2013) (TV Episode)
"Summer Lovin'" sung
The Neighbors: Good Debbie Hunting (2013) (TV Episode)
The Bird-Kersees develop an obsession with the film.
Parks and Recreation: The Cones of Dunshire (2013) (TV Episode)
Leslie and Councilman Jamm sing a duet of "Summer Nights" at a karaoke bar.
Buba Shel Medina: Episode #2.6 (2013) (TV Episode)
Buji Herzog's coat and dance
One Hit Wonderland: You Light Up My Life by Debby Boone (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Love is the Word (2013)
The Cinema Snob: Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (2014) (TV Episode)
Snob says Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band played off the success of this movie
Safety Dance (2014) (Video)
Someone is wearing a T-Bird jacket
Awkward.: No Woman Is an Island (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Chelsea Lately: Episode #8.59 (2014) (TV Episode)
Chris mentions the character of Danny Zuko.
Last Man Standing: April, Come She Will (2014) (TV Episode)
Kyle: "'Grease,' I love that musical."
Phineas and Ferb: Act Your Age (2014) (TV Episode)
The swelling romantic music heard when Phineas and Isabella kiss is a sound-alike of the rendition of "Love Is a Many Splendored Thing" heard in the film's opening scene
Squatters (2014) (Video)
Under the 6th Street bridge in LA, Ronald wonders whether Grease was shot there. He is right.
The Sugarcube Critic: Look Before You Sleep (2014) (TV Episode)
Nook wonders if Sandy Olsen is throwing up in Twilight's bathroom.
Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014)
Movie poster at the old theater
Today at Wimbledon: 2014: Day 11 (2014) (TV Episode)
"You're the One That I Want" from the soundtrack is played.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Mind-Blowing Fan Theories in Movies (2014) (TV Episode)
Sandy's Dying Dream is #8.
The Cinema Snob: The Apple (2014) (TV Episode)
"Are Danny and Sandy returning from the end of Grease?"
Bob's Burgers: Work Hard or Die Trying, Girl (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Faking It: Lust in Translation (2014) (TV Episode)
"You're the One That I Want" mentioned
Beauty and the Geek Australia: Beauty and the Geek Australia Hits Las Vegas (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Nicole after Olivia Newton-John quizzes her about Australia.
Making a Scene with James Franco: I'm the One That I Want (2014) (TV Episode)
The episode title references the lyrics of "You're the One That I Want" from the film.
Have I Got News for You: Episode #48.4 (2014) (TV Episode)
Victoria Coren alludes to the film when she jokes that John Travolta is more qualified than George Clooney to talk about Greece.
NCIS: Parental Guidance Suggested (2014) (TV Episode)
At the end Ellie Bishop dresses up like Sandy for Halloween
The Middle: Halloween V (2014) (TV Episode)
Brad's costume
Posh People: Inside Tatler: Episode #1.2 (2014) (TV Episode)
EastEnders: Episode dated 11 December 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
Nick Cotton asks Yvonne what was the film he saw with her in Southend. Yvonne says, "Grease. You called me Sandy for weeks afterwards."
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Bradley Cooper/Harry Connick Jr./Big K.R.I.T. ft. Raphael Saadiq (2015) (TV Episode)
Jimmy refers to the movie while commenting on an old John Travolta workout book
The Flash: Crazy for You (2015) (TV Episode)
Barry and Caitlin sing "Summer Lovin'" from Grease (1978) for Karaoke Night.
Movie Nights: The Love Bug (1997) (2015) (TV Episode)
"They pull a Greased Lightning thing..."
Face Off: Troll Bridge (2015) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned
The Oscars (2015) (TV Special)
"You're The One That I Want' played when John Travolta came on stage
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy Makes Waffles! (2015) (TV Episode)
Rev. Wayne sings part of "Summer Nights" from "Grease."
RuPaul's Drag Race: Glamazonian Airways (2015) (TV Episode)
RuPaul and Olivia Newton-John say a few quotes during her inrtoduction.
Raised by Wolves: Little Orphan Mannie (2015) (TV Episode)
Della suggests the kids should watch "Grease" with Grampy to cheer him up.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Det. Dave Majors (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Dwayne Johnson/Meghan Trainor/Meghan Trainor ft. John Legend (2015) (TV Episode)
The film is mentioned in a response during the Hashtags segment, and Jimmy sings an altered version of "You're the One That I Want"
Svédská trojka: AquaShades! (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Johnny Valda.
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 8 June 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
title mentioned; "You're the One That I Want" is heard
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 11 June 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mike Golic says the car featured in this movie will be available at a car auction
Die schlechtesten Filme aller Zeiten: Xanadu (2015) (TV Episode)
Rütten reminds that Olivia Newton-John was in this movie with John Travolta
De slimste mens ter wereld: Episode #6.11 (2015) (TV Episode)
Subject of a question
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Ice Cube/Mamie Gummer/Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats (2015) (TV Episode)
Jimmy does an impression of Donald Trump doing an impression of John Travolta's character in the movie, and Steve Higgins mentions the title
De slimste mens ter wereld: Episode #6.23 (2015) (TV Episode)
Still shown
Only Connect: Episode #11.7 (2015) (TV Episode)
Amber mentions that Jon is a fan of the film.
Midnight Screenings: No Escape/Grease Sing-a-Long (2015) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Mon maître d'école (2015)
When reading the director's homework from the 70s, Grease and John Travolta are mentioned.
The Cinema Snob: Staying Alive (2015) (TV Episode)
"That sounds like some smart-ass's negative review of Grease."
Modern Family: Summer Lovin' (2015) (TV Episode)
Title reference to song
The Cinema Snob: Xanadu (2015) (TV Episode)
"We open on what else might have been happening on the beach from Grease."
RiffTrax Live: Miami Connection (2015) (Video)
Bill: "The ultimate battle: Bee keeper vs guy in community theater production of 'Grease'."
Jay Leno's Garage: California Cruisin' (2015) (TV Episode)
Leslie Kendall points out a car that was used in the film
Flat Earth & Other Hot Potatoes: Episode #1.22 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Patricia.
Soft Lad (2015)
David expresses his surprise that Sam has never seen the movie.
Detectorists: Episode #2.3 (2015) (TV Episode)
Andy: "Tell me more, tell me more, was it love at first sight?"
The Chase Australia: Episode #1.46 (2015) (TV Episode)
A question about how old Stockard Channing was when she played Rizzo is asked when Susannah and the Chaser go head to head.
Sloven (2015) (Short)
Protagonist's Halloween costume is Danny Zuko.
The Chase Australia: Episode #1.68 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Adam as the musical that features the song You're the One That I Want during his Cash Builder round.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Tracy Morgan/Julianne Hough/Hank Williams Jr. (2016) (TV Episode)
Jimmy and Julianne Hough mention the earlier film version, and Jimmy imitates John Travolta
The Cinema Snob: Second Glance (2016) (TV Episode)
"Even the casting director of Grease would say these actors look too old."
The Biggest Loser: Live Finale (2016) (TV Episode)
Bob mentions the movie by name.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Nathan Lane/Keri Russell/Mary Lynn Rajskub (2016) (TV Episode)
Tariq Trotter uses "Greased Lightning" as a clue in the Pyramid game for "John Travolta"
Máme rádi Cesko: Episode dated 19 March 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
Blackcat Riffs: Are You Ready for Marriage? (2016) (TV Episode)
"Where's the T-Birds? Where's the Pink Ladies?"
The Killer in the House (2016)
Title is referenced
Veep: C**tgate (2016) (TV Episode)
Frequent references to Greece the country not Grease the musical
500 Questions: Episode #2.5 (2016) (TV Episode)
incorrect answer in "Cinema Facts" category
Late Night with Seth Meyers: James Corden/Riley Keough/Frank Rich/Jon Theodore (2016) (TV Episode)
James Corden recalls watching the movie repeatedly as a child
Tvoje tvár má známý hlas: Episode #1.10 (2016) (TV Episode)
Grease Ligntning choreography and singing was re-enacted by Hana Holisová.
The Voice: The Live Shows, Round 1 (2016) (TV Episode)
When Benji Madden says "I've got chills" following Aaliyah Warren's performance, Ronan Keating makes a lyrical reference to the song You're the One That I Want by asking "Are they multiplying?"
The Secret Life of Pets (2016)
The musical's final song "We Go Together" is featured in a sausage factory dream sequence.
Zoo: The Day of the Beast (2016) (TV Episode)
Danny and Sandy mentioned
The Question Jury: Episode #1.5 (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Anushka.
The Question Jury: Episode #1.6 (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Michelle.
Prevenge (2016)
Mentioned by DJ Dan.
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Bill Hader/Sarah Jones/Test Pattern/Matt Garstka (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in the Teen Slang segment
Copycat (2016)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Family Guy: Bookie of the Year (2016) (TV Episode)
Quagmire dresses up as Danny Zuko
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend: Where Is Josh's Friend? (2016) (TV Episode)
Rebecca mentions the character of Danny Zuko.
Volumes of Blood: Horror Stories (2016)
Dick mentions Olivia Newton-John and then says "Oh, Sandy!"
Tähdet, tähdet: Musikaali (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during the episode. A poster for the film appears. And also features a performance of "Grease Lightning".
Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life: Fall (2016) (TV Episode)
Lorelai talks about going to see the film with Richard when she was growing up.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Trouble #3 (2017) (TV Episode)
"This is the worst remake of Grease ever."
The Cinema Snob: Macho Man (2017) (TV Episode)
"German Grease certainly has more street fights."
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 15 February 2017 (2017) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Mike Greenberg
Blackcatloner Reviews: Moment by Moment (2017) (TV Episode)
Blackcatloner mentions that the fact that John Travolta appeared in this movie landed him the role in Moment by Moment. Also Blackcatloner mentions that this film was the number one movie of 1978 which was the year he was born.
Tvoje tvár má známý hlas: Episode #3.2 (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned several times and the "Summer Nights" duet was re-enacted by Markéta Konvicková and David Gránský.
The Cinema Snob: God's Club (2017) (TV Episode)
"he (Lorenzo Lamas) was in Grease."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: Cry Wilderness (2017) (TV Episode)
Film: "Tell me more, kid." / Jonah: "Like, does he have a car?"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: The Loves of Hercules (2017) (TV Episode)
"It's the throne that I want! Hoo, hoo, hoo!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: Yongary (2017) (TV Episode)
Tom, sadly: "Greased lightning, go greased lightning."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: The Christmas That Almost Wasn't (2017) (TV Episode)
Tom (singing): "We'll always be together. . . ."
Saturday Night Live: Jimmy Fallon/Harry Styles (2017) (TV Episode)
Young John Travolta repeatedly mentions Sandy during Celebrity Family Fued: Time Travel Edition.
Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 31 May 2017 (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Richard Arnold.
Jay Leno's Garage: Losing Control (2017) (TV Episode)
Jay quotes the film, saying, "Travolta would say, 'It's electrifyin'"
Die schlechtesten Filme aller Zeiten: Macho Man (2017) (TV Episode)
Kalkofe called the disco scenes a mix of Grease, Lala-land and Augsburg puppet box
Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later: Reunion (2017) (TV Episode)
VHS box seen.
One Lone Cat: Herkimer Diamond Days (2017) (TV Episode)
The song "We Go Together" plays in background during the car show.
The Question Jury: Episode #2.19 (2017) (TV Episode)
Josh Pieters: Guess the Youtuber - ft Joe Sugg & Byron Langley (2017) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Joe Sugg.
Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)
Poppy mentions Grease as an inspiration for her 50s themed base
Lorraine: Episode dated 17 October 2017 (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during Stockard Channing's interview.
This Is Us: The 20's (2017) (TV Episode)
Kate wants to dress up as Sandy from the movie for Halloween.
Riverdale: Chapter Nineteen: Death Proof (2017) (TV Episode)
At the start of the car race, Cheryl calls Toni "Cha-Cha" as a reference to the car race scene in the movie-musical
Kim's Convenience: Handy Graduation (2017) (TV Episode)
Shannon mentions the movie by name.
Talking Pictures: Barry Norman (2017) (TV Episode)
A clip of Barry Norman reviewing this is shown.
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend: Nathaniel and I Are Just Friends! (2018) (TV Episode)
Sunil and Paula talk about the movie.
The Loud House: White Hare/Insta-gran (2018) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Lisa.
Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 23 February 2018 (2018) (TV Episode)
40th anniversary is discussed.
Rise: Pilot (2018) (TV Episode)
Gwen mentions the "blockbuster movie" of the musical.
The Cinema Snob: Monguito: The Argentinian E.T. (2018) (TV Episode)
"Argentinian Grease is stupid!"
Jay Leno's Garage: Movie Cars (2018) (TV Episode)
stills shown; Jay discusses the film and drives the 1946 Ford Deluxe Convertible "Grease Lightning" movie car
Bob's Burgers: Something Old, Something New, Something Bob Caters for You (2018) (TV Episode)
Gene says he'll call Louise Rizzo and Tina Frenchine.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Amy Adams/Rob Reiner/Backstreet Boys (2018) (TV Episode)
Jimmy and Amy Adams sing a duet of "Summer Nights"
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Franchises That Tried and Failed with a New Lead (2018) (TV Episode)
The "Grease" franchise gets a dishonorable mention.
Take Two: The Devil You Know (2018) (TV Episode)
Piper compares Sam to Olivia Newton-John and derisively calls her Sandy.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Darkest Movie Theories (2018) (TV Episode)
The theory that the entirety of "Grease" is Sandy's death fantasy is #6.
De slimste mens ter wereld: Episode #12.18 (2018) (TV Episode)
Answer to a question; still shown
BoJack Horseman: Ancient History (2018) (TV Episode)
BoJack and Hollyhock try to buy pills in the LA River Basin, where the movie's drag race was filmed.
The Goldbergs: You Got Zuko'd (2018) (TV Episode)
Several mentions.
DuckTales: The Depths of Cousin Fethry! (2018) (TV Episode)
Dewey and Huey's jingle of 'Best Time Waste Ever' sounds almost in tune of 'We Go Together'.
Detective Dover (2018)
Ben and Wett singing in the mens bathroom.
Chicago Med: Lesser of Two Evils (2018) (TV Episode)
Several of the nurses wear Pink Ladies jackets
Single Parents: They Call Me DOCTOR Biscuits! (2018) (TV Episode)
The kids are cast in their school's production of "Grease."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: Lords of the Deep (2018) (TV Episode)
Jonah (as Sandy): "What's up, studs?"
Big Star's Bigger Star: Episode #1.3 (2018) (TV Episode)
Correct answer.
Hollywood Mouth 3 (2018)
Venice High School location is shown.
69 minutes sans chichis: Kody (2019) (TV Episode)
Joëlle and Kody re-enact a musical scene from the film.
Saturday Night Live: Emma Stone/BTS (2019) (TV Episode)
Title and upcoming prequel mentioned on Weekend Update
There's Something About Movies: Episode #1.5 (2019) (TV Episode)
The panel asks Micky if he has seen the movie.
Show Offs: Midnight Sunrise (2019) (TV Episode)
Referenced as an example of a rock opera
The Cinema Snob: Child's Play (2019) (TV Episode)
The Snob mentions it and an image is shown.
Mr. Iglesias: The Wagon (2019) (TV Episode)
Referenced in dialogue
Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 22 July 2019 (2019) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Peter.
Die schlechtesten Filme aller Zeiten: Dirndljagd am Kilimandscharo (2019) (TV Episode)
Kalkofe and Rütten sing a parody of the song "Die Wanne ist voll", which is the German comedy version of "You're the one that I want"
WatchMojo: Top 10 Posters that Spoiled the Entire Movie (2019) (TV Episode)
The poster for Grease gets an honorable mention.


Let's All Go to the Lobby (1957) (Short)
Playing in background in scene at drive-in

Featured in 

Precious Images (1986) (Short)
Den gode, den onde & den virk'li sjove: Episode #1.1 (1990) (TV Episode)
clip of John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John shown
At the Movies: Tom Cruise: The Star Next Door (1990) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown of movies, including this one, that feature stars that Gene Siskel compares to Tom Cruise.
At the Movies: Kid Vid (1993) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown.
Heroes Delight: Vincent's New Friend (2002) (TV Episode)
With The Grease Lighting Scene
The Guru (2002)
VH-1 Where Are They Now?: Grease (2002) (TV Episode)
Troldspejlet: Episode #28.5 (2002) (TV Episode)
DVD release reviewed + footage used
I Love the '70s: 1978 (2003) (TV Episode)
The 100 Greatest Musicals (2003) (TV Movie)
Bitter Kas (2004) (Short)
The movie is featured on a TV that the main character is watching
The Ultimate Film (2004) (TV Movie)
number 12
Inside Deep Throat (2005)
Harry Reems mentions it. Also, photographs are shown.
The 100 Greatest Family Films (2005) (TV Movie)
In the top 100
Getaway: Episode #15.35 (2006) (TV Episode)
The scene where Sandy leaves Danny at the drive-in is shown in a story on a drive-in near Melbourne.
20 to 1: World's Best Love Songs (2006) (TV Episode)
Some clips from this movie are shown in a segment on the song You're The One That I Want.
Indie Sex: Teens (2007) (TV Movie)
A clip is shown
20 to 1: Sexiest Movie Moments (2007) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on Sandy's transformation into her "bad girl" persona.
Olivia Newton-John and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra: Live at the Sydney Opera House (2007) (TV Special)
featured clips behind projector while singing from this movie's songs.
Famous: John Travolta (2007) (TV Episode)
Still photos
The 80th Annual Academy Awards (2008) (TV Special)
seen during opening montage
The O'Reilly Factor: Episode dated 27 March 2008 (2008) (TV Episode)
Clips of this film are featured during a past segment of 'The Great American Culture Quiz'.
20 to 1: Karaoke Classics (2008) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on the song Summer Nights.
Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History (2008) (Video)
clip(s) shown, film discussed
Tony Manero (2008)
The protagonist goes to a movie theater that is playing the film.
15th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2009) (TV Special)
Clips featured during montage.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Duplicity/Knowing/I Love You, Man (2009) (TV Episode)
Footage is shown as advice for Brett
Hollywood Singing & Dancing: A Musical History - 1970's (2009) (Video)
Features clips from this film.
Live from Studio Five: Episode #1.42 (2009) (TV Episode)
Clip shown.
Dancing on Ice: Episode #5.18 (2010) (TV Episode)
Clip shown.
Hollywood's Top Ten: Musicals (2010) (TV Episode)
Taking #3 as the top movie musicals
The Nostalgia Chick: Grease (2010) (TV Episode)
Reviewed; clips shown.
20 to 1: Our All Time Favourite Films (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment.
The Cinema Snob: Superman: The 1975 Musical (2010) (TV Episode)
Snob replaces Lois' song with Olivia Newton-John's song "Hopelessly Devoted to You" from this movie.
Special Collector's Edition: Especial Scope (2010) (TV Episode)
clip shown
Blob Town (2010) (Short)
film clips are shown in this documentary
Best in Film: The Greatest Movies of Our Time (2011) (TV Special)
Grease is the #2 Best Musical.
Todd's Pop Song Reviews: Top Ten Worst Hit Songs of 1976 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clips used in review.
The Nostalgia Chick: Grease 2 (2011) (TV Episode)
the original is discussed
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #2.6 (2011) (TV Episode)
clips from the film are shown
Hollywood's Top Ten: Hit the Dance Floor (2011) (TV Episode)
Runner-Up segment.
Vamos a por vosotros (2011) (TV Movie)
clip shown
Great Movie Mistakes III: Not in 3D (2011) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
The Big Bang Theory: The Rothman Disintegration (2012) (TV Episode)
The audio can be heard as Penny, Amy and Bernadette watch the movie.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies Based on Musicals (2012) (TV Episode)
Grease is #2.
WatchMojo: Top 10 John Travolta Performances (2012) (TV Episode)
Danny Zuko is #3.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Worst Movie Endings (2013) (TV Episode)
The ending of Grease gets an honorable mention.
1,001 Movies You Must See (Before You Die) (2014) (Short)
Clip is presented
Gogglebox: Episode #3.1 (2014) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Fictional Movie Schools (2014) (TV Episode)
Rydell High School is #4.
The Cinema Snob: Two of a Kind (2014) (TV Episode)
Another John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John flick, except one the Snob actually likes.
WatchMojo: Top 10 School Dances in Movies (2014) (TV Episode)
The school dance in Grease is #1.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Greatest Teen Movies (2014) (TV Episode)
Grease is #8.
One Hit Wonderland: Maniac by Michael Sembello (2014) (TV Episode)
Clips used in review.
Que le meilleur gagne: Ligue contre le cancer (2014) (TV Episode)
clip shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Fictional Movie Gangs (2014) (TV Episode)
The T-Birds are #3.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Good Movies by Bad Directors (2015) (TV Episode)
Grease, directed by Randal Kleiser, gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Coolest Movie Hairstyles (2015) (TV Episode)
Danny Zuko gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Feel Good Movies (2015) (TV Episode)
Grease gets an honorable mention.
De slimste mens ter wereld: Episode #6.11 (2015) (TV Episode)
Clip of "You're The One That I Want" shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Memorable Movie Characters of the 1970s (2016) (TV Episode)
Danny Zuko & Sandy Olsen get an honorable mention.
Cinemadonna: Filth and Wisdom (2016) (TV Episode)
clips shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Cheesiest Movie Endings (2016) (TV Episode)
Intergalactic Jazz Hands is #1.
Paul O'Grady's 100 Years of Movie Musicals (2016) (TV Movie)
Clips seen and discussed
The Cinema Snob: Grease 2 (2016) (TV Episode)
Snob talks about the original and compares it to the sequel
Have You Seen My Movie? (2016)
The film contains highlights of this movie
MsMojo: Top 10 Opposites Attract Movie Couples (2016) (TV Episode)
Danny Zuko & Sandy Olsson are #3.
MsMojo: Top 10 Best Romance Movies of the 1970s (2017) (TV Episode)
Grease is #1.
MsMojo: Top 10 Best Romance Movies of All Time (2017) (TV Episode)
Grease is #5.
The History of Comedy: The Comedy of Real Life (2017) (TV Episode)
clip from the film
Sperm Whale: Roya's Selection (2017)
Characters are watching the film on VCR.
MsMojo: Top 10 Unforgettable Movie Couples of the 1970s (2017) (TV Episode)
Danny Zuko & Sandy Olsson are #1.
MsMojo: Top 10 Unforgettable Movie Couples of ALL TIME (2017) (TV Episode)
Danny Zuko & Sandy Olsson are #2.
To Tell the Truth: Iliza Shlesinger/Taye Diggs/Jana Kramer/Ken Marino (2017) (TV Episode)
One of the mystery guests is one of the Pink Girls from the movie, so a scene with her is played to illustrate this.
Lorraine: Episode dated 17 October 2017 (2017) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.
MsMojo: Top 10 Good Girl/Bad Boy Movie Couples (2017) (TV Episode)
Danny Zuko & Sandy Olsson are #1.
¿Dónde estabas entonces?: 1978 (2017) (TV Episode)
premiere clips
WatchMojo: Top 10 Good Girls Gone Bad in Movies (2018) (TV Episode)
Sandy Olsson is #4.
La involución de la imagen: Pan & Scan 2.0 (2019) (Video)
clips shown
MsMojo: Top 10 Movie Couples Who Are Actually Toxic (2019) (TV Episode)
Sandy Olsson & Danny Zuko are #9.
WatchMojo: Top 20 Funniest Film Title Translations (2019) (TV Episode)
"Vaseline" (Argentinian title) is #11.
This Week: The Final Show (2019) (TV Episode)
Theme of the show including songs with new lyrics
MsMojo: Top 10 Best Teen Movie Couples (2019) (TV Episode)
Danny Zuko & Sandy Olsson get an honorable mention.


American Bandstand (1952) (TV Series)
"National Bandstand", the TV show in the movie, is based on it

Spoofed in 

Les bronzés font du ski (1979)
The main musical theme, composed specifically for the movie by Pierre Bachelet, is a direct spoof of the famous song from Grease.
The Goodies: Saturday Night Grease (1980) (TV Episode)
Tim's in love with Olivia Newton John so Grease is also spoofed here. The boys do the Greased Lightning song fixing their trandem bike instead of a hot car, and we also see the boys do versions of Summer Nights (tell me more tell me more) and You're the One that I Want at the disco.
Saturday Night Live: Olivia Newton-John (1982) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in Grease skit
Wacko (1982)
Hairspray (1988)
Return of the Family Man (1989)
Brian and Vicky sing "Summer Lovin'" upon arriving to the house.
Cry-Baby (1990)
the drapes are spoofs of the t-birds in grease, with obvious reference to one of them falling in love with someone they aren't meant to.
Emisión: Imposible (1996) (TV Movie)
Spice World (1997)
Two of the girls dress up as Sandy and Danny.
The Smelly Mystery: Little Monster Private Eye (1997) (Video Game)
Monkeys fix a car and sing "Go, Grease Monkey" to the tune of Grease Lightning.
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad Season Opener (1998) (TV Episode)
The film's dance sequences are spoofed.
Greased to Kill (1998) (Short)
spoofed in
Family Guy: Let's Go to the Hop (2000) (TV Episode)
The song "Give up the toad" is a spoof of "You're the one that I want" from this movie, the dance actions are mostly the same too.
Scary Movie (2000)
Spaced: Mettle (2001) (TV Episode)
Daisy talks about her sensitive and her rebel sides and we see her dressed as characters from this film to the movie's music.
Not Another Teen Movie (2001)
guy at beach sings and girl sings along elsewhere. Couples at dance doing hand jive and girl kisses guy and girlfriend runs off
The Guru (2002)
That '70s Show: The Kids Are Alright (2003) (TV Episode)
A disco dance scene, explicitly referenced as Jackie's dream about Olivia Newton-John 'really cool in that movie'. The whole dream is a parody on "You're the One That I Want" song scene.
Terkel in Trouble (2004)
The love scene between Jason and Joanna
Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude (2004) (Video Game)
Larry and Ione sing a parody of "Summer Lovin"
Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical (2005) (TV Movie)
Girls chaning into bad/Musical Style
Drawn Together: Freaks & Greeks (2006) (TV Episode)
Some of the characters travel to Greece, which looks like a scene from "Grease".
Pushing Daisies: Dummy (2007) (TV Episode)
Olive sings "Hopelessly Devoted to You" while being constantly interupted.
Robot Chicken: Slaughterhouse on the Prairie (2007) (TV Episode)
Danny Zucco is tied in to the origin of the Humping Robot
The Simpsons: Love, Springfieldian Style (2008) (TV Episode)
The song that dog-Marge sings is modeled after the song "Summer Nights" and the film's staging of it
Faith Matters (2008) (Short)
musical moment spoofed
Planet 51 (2009)
Singing Greased Lightning
Furry Vengeance (2010)
During the closing credits, Tyler and Amber can be seen dressed up as Danny and Sandy, respectively, mimicking a scene from the end of "Grease."
CollegeHumor Originals: Grease Dilemma (2010) (TV Episode)
What exactly happened on those Summer Nights?
Glee: Blame It on the Alcohol (2011) (TV Episode)
The announcements scene between Principal McGee and Blanche is spoofed
American Dad!: Home Wrecker (2011) (TV Episode)
The ending scene is spoofed in a musical number.
Alice in Wonderland - De Musical (2011) (Video)
During the "Filmster"-Song a poster for "Grease" with the K3-Girls is visible
Flashback (2011)
Robots are used to film a remake of Grease, including singing the song Greased Lightning.
Glee: Prom-asaurus (2012) (TV Episode)
Sue stopping Becky's xylophone playing mimics headmaster McGee stopping mrs. Murdock in Grease
Saturday Night Live: Justin Bieber (2013) (TV Episode)
"Summer Lovin'" is spoofed as "Say More Stuff."
Big Time Rush: Big Time Rides (2013) (TV Episode)
Gustavo, Carlos and Logan mimic the "Greased Lightning" segment
Grease XXX: A Parody (2013) (Video)
Porn parody of the classic movie.
The Neighbors: Good Debbie Hunting (2013) (TV Episode)
Larry and Jackie dress up like Danny and Sandy and attempt to rule the school.
Robot Chicken DC Comics Special II: Villains in Paradise (2014) (TV Short)
"Summer Nights" song parody
Mr. Pickles: Dead Man's Curve (2014) (TV Episode)
The Kid's backstory parodies this musical.
The Daily Show: Ta-Nehisi Coates (2015) (TV Episode)
Song 'Summer Nights' is spoofed
Killer Rack (2015)
"Tell me about it, stud."
Galavant: Do the D'DEW (2016) (TV Episode)
The song "Finally" is an enormous spoof of "Summer Nights," complete with lovers King Richard and Roberta telling their tale to groups of male and female zombies.
Bordertown: Santa Ana Winds (2016) (TV Episode)
Ernesto does a "Greased Lightning" spoof
Jane the Virgin: Chapter Forty-Nine (2016) (TV Episode)
The number "Open a Dance School" is a spoof of "Beauty School Drop Out"
And the Winner Isn't (2017)
A scene was recreated from the film.
The Keith and Paddy Picture Show: Grease (2018) (TV Episode)
The movie is parodied.
Saturday Night Live: Steve Carell/Ella Mai (2018) (TV Episode)
Beauty school drop out scene is spoofed with the actual song.

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