Free Willy (1993)
A still is shown for the "In Current Release" bumper. Thumbs down from Siskel; thumbs up from Ebert.
Leslie says, "It was so sweet that you cried when they freed Willy."
Mentioned by Larry
"When do they Free Willy?"
C.C. mentions the character of Willy being freed.
In the Rush-sniffing scene
Uncle Phil rents this video for Ashley.
Homer watches a director's cut of this on TV, characters talk about it before hand.
When Gary learns that he will lose his virginity in three days, he says, "I'm finally going to free Willy!"
"These scenes were cut from Free Willy"
Mentioned by Tommy
Michael Madsen's cat being named Orca, Michael Madsen was in Free Willy
Referenced during the "Free Willy 2" review.
Referenced during the "Magic in the Water" review.
Al calls Peg's mother "a.k.a. Free Willy".
Tommy D. refers to the film.
The scene of Spot leaping over a rock wall is similar to Willy leaping one in this movie
Ephraim about taking his wife home: "I'm coming to free Willy."
A poster is shown.
Broached by Matthew as he is talking to Jill about Holly at home.
Jakob Stegelmann mentions the film in his review of Monkey Trouble (1994)
"Boy befriends killer whale"
The climax of "The Golden Girls: The Musical" reminds John of the ending of "Free Willy."
Mentioned by name.
Shad mentions it.
For his wresting match with Teddy, Willie dresses as a whale.
they're talking about that movie
Oprah: "I was sick to find out Free Willy ain't free at all."
Bud, trying to convince Kelly of gaining weight for a role, tells her: "Free Willy used to be Flipper."
Referenced during the "Free Willy 3" review.
Maria refers to the film.
Title reference in "Free Goldie."
Mike tells them to go watch this with Gypsy
The kids mention the movie Free Willy when they are planning to free slappy from the aquarium
At Marine World, a sign next to the killer whale reads: "Willy (formerly Shamu)."
during a boating scene someone says 'We must kill Willy"
A film producer states that a Mr. Hankey movie could be "the next Free Willy".
Movie is mentioned by name.
Max mentions that this was the inflight movie.
Multiple characters refer to the judge, a Guardian who protects criminals, as Free Willy, a nickname the judge has acquired.
Peter mentions the film.
Leon refers to the film.
mentioned in the end credits song
Mo leaps over Littlefoot on the edge of the short waterfall in the style of the famous climax scene from this movie.
referenced in dialogue
32 min. into the film Sam mentions the older film's title in dialog.
laurent name the killer-whale "willy" at the end of the movie
Mentioned in first conversation with Charlotte.
Mentioned on Rap Night
Tanya Murphy names it as one of her favorite movies
Mentioned by the characters.
While thinking about roles for Eugenia, Lorena asks whether there's a 'Free Willy' musical
referenced by title
when Dargis is being interview by the animal rights group, he mentions this movie
"Did I ever tell you boys about the time I freed Willy?"
Open reference by a character
"Free Willy! Free Willy!"
Sam mentions Free Willy 1, 2 and 3 in the dog park
Sunny mentions watching this film 40 times.
Mentioned by name by El Abuelo.
still shown from the set
mentioned in dialogue
Video case is shown.
mentioned by Ari
Mentioned by Jules Lund after one of the Couch Potatoes is knocked into the pool.
mentioned by one of the fraternity brothers
"Look who freed Willy."
Free Willy mentioned by Madea
Tracy Morgan says he wants to use the Free Willy whale in his remake of Orca
movie mash-up answer: Free Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
The song "Will You Be There" is played when a giant killer whale tries to attack the penguins
"You got the dick-cheese from Free Willy" in reference to Jason James Ricter
"Operation Free Willie"
VHS copy shown
Corny family animal movie.
After the Spin Cycle segment looks at how NMA TV Taiwan explained PETA's lawsuit against Sea World for enslaving killer whales and their recommendation that they replace the real killer whales with robots, Wil Anderson describes it as "Free Willy meets The Terminator".
the 4 Free Willy movies are mentioned
Virginia says, "It's not a whale. We're not freeing Willy."
Directly referenced in lyrics
Laura lists "Free Willy" among Danielle Harris' credits.
mentioned in dialogue
Mermando is set free and jumps over Mabel's head, referencing the shot of Willy escaping in "Free Willy."
Plinkett mentions that James Cameron directed this film.
Video case is shown.
Chuy mentions the movie by name.
Mentioned by Larry Emdur after Adam Richard climbs out of the pool.
The character Edie is said to be very emotional about the film.
Jay makes a pun based on the film's title
talks about the previous Free Willy films
James - "Free Willy!"
The trailer for Free Willy is #4.
When the alligator leaps over the characters heads
Mentioned by Doyle.
The phrase "free his willy" is used regarding a story about cetacean sex.
Bill: "I thought it was Free Willy and I tried to pet him!"
Name on tombstone
Mentioned by name
Mentioned in dialogue by Johnny.
References the scene where Willy jumps the main character.
Kevin: "It's Free Willy! Yay! Hi Willy!"
Mentioned in dialogue
Doug admits Jason James Richter from this movie was good
Raj says "free my willie" in reference to Mandy, a marine biologist.
Answer to a question
Luca suggests that she and Mr. Pfeiffer watch this film
Frankie offers to play a copy of the movie for Axl and Sue.
Mentioned in the Venn Diagrams segment
Mentioned by Brydon Coverdale as the film that made Keiko the killer whale a household name during the Final Chase.
Free Willy International Airport
The PAW Patrol help a baby whale return to the ocean by encouraging it to leap. The final leap is shown from a low angle with the whale leaping over Ryder while he reaches up toward it, mirroring an iconic shot from the movie.
referenced in clue in "Entertainment Under the Sea" category
Mentioned by Martin Dejdar.
"I thought you were freeing the whale, like Free Willy."
The title of the episode "Free Whaley" is a reference to the title of this movie.
The movie is mentioned.
Dale's van and Willy jumped over Carl
"Free Willy and let the big dog eat."
Referenced in "Greatest Hits"
Brock says he pitched this movie as a 6 part limited mini series
The Snob mentions it.
Crow: "Yeah! Free Willy!"
Lizzy Aumeier mentions this movie during her sketch.
The poster for Free Willy is #6.
Lisa says, "Thanks for helping us free that whale, Willie."
The Flea Willy pest control
Title mentioned by Jim Carrey.
VHS tape at the cabin.
Jakob Stegelmann mentions the film in the news section + clip shown
Footage from this film was edited into this mini-series.
clips featured to illustrate the best rescues in movie history
the movie is reviewed
The Popcorn-Eating Guy from "Free Willy" is used
recalling the "Evil Popcorn Man" meme originating from this movie.
Critic recalls the error he made about saying tapping on glass wouldn't hurt whales.
A short clip
Free Willy is #5.
Free Willy gets an honorable mention.
Willy Goes Free is #9.
Spoofed as 'Fry Willy'
As a killer whale is freed it jumps over a gate and lands on Elmyra, with Babs singing a parody of the song Will You Be There by Michael Jackson which was recorded for the movie.
In a "Director's Cut" of the film, Jesse is crushed by Willy as he tries to jump over him.
The movie "Lickety-Split's Oily Adventure" is a parody of this film.
The last movie poster in the pre-credits epilogue is a parody entitled 'Free Tilly', starring Tillie and Pudge.
The scene where Goldie flies over the Trio lampoons the scene where Willy flies over Jesse in Free Willy (1993).
Ben Stiller plays Willy, a cop in a movie within The Independent called "One Whale of a Cop." A kid is setting his cop free to be with the other cops.
Snorky the dolphin's escape is almost shot-for-shot of Free Willy in the iconic scene from the film.
Parodied in "Scenes Cut from a Movie".
Mentioned by name as Free Chilli.
Toot seen in the opening credits jumping over a pier with a kid in the middle like Willy.
A spoof, where the South Park boys try to free a killer wale
Sydney the whale jumps over kid in slow-motion.
When sending Momo to Africa, the steamliner he boards does a jump across a rock that the kids are standing on, spoofing the final scene of this film.
loch ness monster jumps net to escape
AT-AT jumps in the air in slow-motion
"Free Willy 5: Willy Goes To Japan"
Tina with the shark jumping over her
Frank sees a movie called "Trap Willy", a prequel to his movie.
Sub jumps above kid's head