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Our Town (1940) Poster

(1940)

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Version of 

Producers' Showcase: Our Town (1955) (TV Episode)
Art Carney Special: Our Town (1959) (TV Episode)
Vor by (1970) (TV Movie)
Our Town (1977) (TV Movie)
Great Performances: Our Town (1989) (TV Episode)
Our Town (2003) (TV Movie)

Remade as 

Art Carney Special: Our Town (1959) (TV Episode)
Our Town (1977) (TV Movie)
Great Performances: Our Town (1989) (TV Episode)
Our Town (2003) (TV Movie)

Referenced in 

Father Knows Best: Bud, the Hero (1957) (TV Episode)
When Jim breaks the 4th wall, speaking to the audience, and refers to "Our Town" he mimics the method of storytelling from Thornton Wilder's "Our Town."
New York Philharmonic Young People's Concerts: Aaron Copland Birthday Party (1961) (TV Episode)
The theme from the film, composed by aaron Copland, is played.
Party Camp (1987)
References Our Town (1940) in a line of dialogue.
Growing Pains: A Star Is Born (1987) (TV Episode)
Mike, Carol, and Ben perform in the play.
Growing Pains: Broadway Bound (1987) (TV Episode)
The play is mentioned that the film is based on.
The Wonder Years: On the Spot (1989) (TV Episode)
Winnie lands a leading role in "Our Town."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Rocket Attack U.S.A. (1990) (TV Episode)
Crow: "Life was simple in Grover's Corners."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Ring of Terror (1990) (TV Episode)
Crow: "Grover's Corners, after dark"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Earth vs. the Spider (1991) (TV Episode)
Crow: "Life is simple here at Grover's Corners."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: War of the Colossal Beast (1991) (TV Episode)
Crow: "Life is kind of different in Grover's Corners."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Space Travellers (1992) (TV Episode)
Joel: "They're printing out a production of 'Our Town.'"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Girl in Lovers Lane (1993) (TV Episode)
Crow: "It's the stage manager from 'Our Town.'"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Village of the Giants (1994) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Let's do a production of 'Our Town.'"
The X-Files: Our Town (1995) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Action: Strong Sexual Content (1999) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Peter
Friends: The One with the Cooking Class (2002) (TV Episode)
Joey mentions the reviews for the play he appeared in that the film is based on.
Lost at Home: Our Town (2003) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Queer as Folk: Two Kinds of Lies (2004) (TV Episode)
Michael talks about a class production of the play the film is based on.
Jeopardy!: Episode #27.62 (2010) (TV Episode)
Clue: "Emily Webb of Grover's Corners."
Psych: Yang 3 in 2D (2010) (TV Episode)
Gus says, "We'd just appreciate a little closure before we say goodbye to Grover's Corners for the last time," and Shawn responds, "What is that - a 'Sesame Street' reference?"
Saturday Night Live: Zach Galifianakis/Jessie J (2011) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Julie Taymor (Kristen Wiig) on Weekend Update
The Vampire Diaries: Our Town (2012) (TV Episode)
title reference
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: Wizards of the Lost Kingdom II (2017) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Life was simpler in Grover's Corners."
The Society: Our Town (2019) (TV Episode)
The beginning and ending narration parallel the movie, which shares the same name as the episode.

Featured in 

Hollywood Ghost Stories (1986)
Clips shown
Great Adaptations: 50 Movie Mega Pack (2016) (Video)
movie is featured in this DVD collection

Spoofed in 

It's Garry Shandling's Show.: Our Town (1988) (TV Episode)
The main title and theme of show are the same.
Little Shop: Stage Blight (1991) (TV Episode)
The characters star in a production of "Flour Town" by Thorntree Wildflower.

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