Beijing 2008: Games of the XXIX Olympiad (TV Mini-Series 2008) Poster


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Berlin 1936: Games of the XI Olympiad (1936) (TV Mini-Series)
London 1948: Games of the XIV Olympiad (1948) (TV Mini-Series)
Helsinki 1952: Games of the XV Olympiad (1952) (TV Mini-Series)
Rome 1960: Games of the XVII Olympiad (1960) (TV Mini-Series)
Tokyo 1964: Games of the XVIII Olympiad (1964) (TV Mini-Series)
Munich 1972: Games of the XX Olympiad (1972) (TV Mini-Series)
Moscow 1980: Games of the XXII Olympiad (1980) (TV Mini-Series)
Seoul 1988: Games of the XXIV Olympiad (1988) (TV Mini-Series)

Followed by 

London 2012: Games of the XXX Olympiad (2012) (TV Mini-Series)
Rio 2016: Games of the XXXI Olympiad (2016) (TV Mini-Series)

Referenced in 

30 Rock: Cooter (2008) (TV Episode)
Kenneth wants a recommendation to be a page in the Beijing Summer Games.
The Juice Box: From Grandmother's House I Come (2008) (TV Episode)
Michael Phelps and the 2008 Olympics are briefly mentioned
Saturday Night Live: Michael Phelps/Lil' Wayne (2008) (TV Episode)
Multiple references are made to Michael Phelps's performance at the Beijing Olympics.
Saturday Night Live Sports Extra '09 (2009) (TV Special)
Mentioned by Charles Barkley (Kenan Thompson) on "The Charles Barkley Show"
The Amazing Race: Having a Baby's Gotta Be Easier Than This (2009) (TV Episode)
These Olympic games mentioned as teams travel to Beijing
The Amazing Race: No More Mr. Nice Guy (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned when "Bird's Nest" is shown
30 Rock: Emanuelle Goes to Dinosaur Land (2010) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Wesley
30 for 30: Marion Jones: Press Pause (2010) (TV Episode)
Marion says that the 2008 Summer Games were too hard for her to watch on TV.
Dancing with the Stars: 2015 Premiere (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Matthew Mitcham during his introduction.

Featured in 

20 to 1: Adults Only 20 to 01: Hottest Stars on the Planet (2009) (TV Episode)
Clip of Stephanie Rice winning her swimming gold medal shown when she is the subject of a segment.
Dancing with the Stars: Episode #9.1 (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips of Matthew White hosting this title shown during his introduction.
20 to 1: Sporty, Rich & Sexy (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in segments on Stephanie Rice and Usain Bolt.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.182 (2012) (TV Episode)
Several clips from the 2008 Olympics
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.184 (2012) (TV Episode)
Clips from NBC's coverage of the Beijing Olympics
Celebrity Splash! Australia: Heat 1 (2013) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in an interview with judge Matthew Mitcham.
Celebrity Splash! Australia: Heat 2 (2013) (TV Episode)
Clips shown during Leisel Jones' introduction.

Spoofed in 

South Park: The China Probrem (2008) (TV Episode)
Cartman's nightmare in the beginning of the episode spoofs parts of the opening ceremony, namely the opening drum number and the printing blocks sequence.
30 Rock: Believe in the Stars (2008) (TV Episode)
Bob Costas does the play-by-play for tetherball at the most recent Summer Games in Beijing.

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