The Lone Ranger (TV Series 1949–1957) Poster



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Hi-Yo Silver (1940)

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The Lone Ranger (1966) (TV Series)

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Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall: Raymond Massey (1949) (TV Episode)
Perry Como mentions watching the show.
To Tell the Truth: Episode dated 4 June 1957 (1957) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during questioning
Leave It to Beaver: Beaver's Prize (1959) (TV Episode)
Exclaiming, "Hi-Ho, Silver", Larry spreads a slice of swiss cheese across his face and says that it makes him look like the Lone Ranger.
Bachelor Father: Jasper the Second (1960) (TV Episode)
Bentley Gregg refers to himself and Cecil as the Lone Ranger and Tonto.
The Bullwinkle Show: Missouri Mish Mash: Parts 9-10 (1961) (TV Episode)
In the Peabody segment, artist Talbot Heffelfinger says that he only saw an Indian named Tonto, but he was headed to Hollywood.
Bachelor Father: The Greggs in London (1961) (TV Episode)
Peter uses the phrase "Hi-Ho Silver."
Bat Masterson: No Amnesty for Death (1961) (TV Episode)
On wanted poster in sherrifs office
The Jack Benny Program: Alexander Hamilton Story (1962) (TV Episode)
The cast inadvertently reads from a Lone Ranger script.
The Andy Griffith Show: Opie's Rival (1962) (TV Episode)
Andy calls Opie "Tonto."
Leave It to Beaver: Uncle Billy's Visit (1963) (TV Episode)
Regarding Wally's date with a girl, Uncle Billy jokes that he's not like The Lone Ranger.
Hazel: George's 32nd Cousin (1963) (TV Episode)
Hazel comes upon Sharlene in her sleeping mask and jokes that Sharlene is the Lone Ranger and Hazel is Tonto.
The Beverly Hillbillies: Turkey Day (1963) (TV Episode)
Lone Ranger mentioned by name
Petticoat Junction: Behind All Silver, There's a Cloud Lining (1964) (TV Episode)
Kate mentions the title character by name.
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour: Memo from Purgatory (1964) (TV Episode)
Fish refers to Jay Shaw as "The Lone Ranger".
The Joey Bishop Show: Joey Entertains Rusty's Fraternity (1965) (TV Episode)
"A little more mascara and you'd look like the Lone Ranger."
The Monkey's Uncle (1965)
The "William Tell Overture" plays as Henry says "Heigh-ho, Silver!" and rides off on a horse.
I Spy: The Tiger (1966) (TV Episode)
Acting like Tonto, Scotty calls Kelly, "Kimosabe".
I Spy: Always Say Goodbye (1966) (TV Episode)
Scott sends a coded message to Robinson: "The Lone Ranger rides, again."
Batman (1966)
The Monkees: Monkees Marooned (1967) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Michael Nesmith
It Takes a Thief: The Radomir Miniature (1968) (TV Episode)
Title character mentioned in dialogue.
Girl in Gold Boots (1968)
Critter says, "I feel like the Lone Ranger."
I Love You, Alice B. Toklas! (1968)
Harold tells his brother he looks like Tonto.
Here's Lucy: Lucy and Miss Shelley Winters (1968) (TV Episode)
Lucy shouts "Hi-Yo, Silver!" when switching on the electric horse.
The Big Bounce (1969)
mentioned by Sam
The Phynx (1970)
John Hart and Jay Silverheels appear as The Lone Ranger and Tonto.
The House That Dripped Blood (1971)
The Christopher Lee character is named John Reid, which is the alter ego of The Lone Ranger.
The Anderson Tapes (1971)
The side of a truck reads: "Hi-yo, REA! Awaaay!"
Bewitched: Serena's Youth Pill (1972) (TV Episode)
Little Larry mentions the title character.
American Graffiti (1973)
Debbie says that John Milner is "just like the Lone Ranger."
M*A*S*H: Dr. Pierce and Mr. Hyde (1973) (TV Episode)
Hawkeye refers to Henry as "the Lone Ranger."
The Magician: The Illusion of Black Gold (1974) (TV Episode)
Jerry uses the phrase "kemo sabe".
Harry and Tonto (1974)
Adam-12: Teamwork (1974) (TV Episode)
Officer Grant refers himself as the Lone Ranger
M*A*S*H: The Consultant (1975) (TV Episode)
Hawkeye introduces Henry to Dr. Borelli as "the Lone Ranger."
Adam-12: Pressure Point (1975) (TV Episode)
Officer Grant refers himself as the Lone Ranger
Cleopatra Jones and the Casino of Gold (1975)
The Lone Ranger and Tonto are mentioned in dialogue a couple times.
Love Games (1976)
The title is mentioned.
The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings (1976)
Portions of the original Lone Ranger radio show play during a scene.
Saturday Night Live: Dick Cavett/Ry Cooder (1976) (TV Episode)
Quoted by Jane Curtin on Weekend Update
Baretta: Playin' Police (1977) (TV Episode)
Rooster refers to Tonto & kimosabe
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Tony Randall/Buddy Rich/Tom Dreesen/Merie Earle (1977) (TV Episode)
Johnny refers to Clayton Moore's former series
Tabitha: Tabitha's Weighty Problem (1977) (TV Episode)
When Tabitha is about to use magic, Adam says he's tired of her being the Lone Ranger every time there is trouble. Tabitha responses "What do you suggest we do now, Tonto?". After she accidently makes him dressed like Indian, he says "Very funny, kemosabe!" - referring to the Indian term which Tonto uses often to greet the Lone Ranger.
The Bob Newhart Show: Who Was That Masked Man? (1977) (TV Episode)
Title is catch phrase from show
Starsky and Hutch: The Action (1978) (TV Episode)
Hutch asks to name Tonto's horse.
Harper Valley P.T.A. (1978)
Skeeter says, "Heigh-ho, Silver! Away!"
Happy Days: Casanova Cunningham (1978) (TV Episode)
The Lone Ranger and Tonto are mentioned.
Happy Days: Kid Stuff (1978) (TV Episode)
Fonz refers to Bobby as Kemo Sabe.
Same Time, Next Year (1978)
Still photo of Lone Ranger and Tonto in transitional montage
CHiPs: High Explosive (1978) (TV Episode)
Grossman compares Jon to the Lone Ranger.
M*A*S*H: Guerilla My Dreams (1979) (TV Episode)
Klinger asks, "Where's Tonto?"
Mork & Mindy: Mork Gets Mindy-itis (1979) (TV Episode)
Mork says, "Heigh-ho, Silver! Away!"
Skatetown, U.S.A. (1979)
Susan mentions the Lone Ranger and Tonto.
The Rose (1979)
The Lone Ranger mentioned
M*A*S*H: The Yalu Brick Road (1979) (TV Episode)
Hawkeye refers to B.J. as "Kemo Sabe."
WKRP in Cincinnati: In Concert (1980) (TV Episode)
Venus: "Who was that masked man?"
Charlie's Angels: Toni's Boys (1980) (TV Episode)
Kris mentions the Lone Ranger by name.
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Charlton Heston/Dorothy Stratten/Bobby Kelton/Wally Mohrman (1980) (TV Episode)
Johnny mentions that Clayton Moore starred in the series
Friday the 13th (1980)
policeman calls a boy in Native American dress "Tonto"
Gorp (1980)
"Who is that masked man?" said
Can't Stop the Music (1980)
Felipe is watching the show in his first scene
The Greatest American Hero: My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys (1981) (TV Episode)
Many references to the series, in addition to John Hart reprising his role as the Lone Ranger.
Mork & Mindy: Rich Mork, Poor Mork (1981) (TV Episode)
Mork says, "Heigh-ho, Silver!"
Happy Days: Hi Yo, Fonzie Away (1982) (TV Episode)
John Hart reprises his role in this episode.
Bosom Buddies: Not with My Sister, You Pig (1982) (TV Episode)
"I'm Pronto, he's the Lone Ranger."
Family Ties: Death of a Grocer (1982) (TV Episode)
Steven: "What are you, the Lone Ranger?"
The A-Team: West Coast Turnaround (1983) (TV Episode)
Murdock quotes Tonto
The A-Team: The Beast from the Belly of a Boeing (1983) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Hannibal.
Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983)
The Driver hums the theme tune.
Tank (1984)
The sheriff asks Sarah if she believes in the Lone Ranger.
Rhinestone (1984)
As Nick steals and rides off on the horse, "The William Tell Overture" can be heard.
The Woman in Red (1984)
Ted, trying to get his horse to move, says, "Heigh ho, Thunder! Away!"
Knight Rider: The Rotten Apples (1984) (TV Episode)
Michael Knight's "Hi-ho, KITT, away!" is an homage to The Lone Ranger, whose trademark saying was "Hi-ho, Silver, away!"
The Beiderbecke Affair (1985) (TV Mini-Series)
The A-Team: Moving Targets (1985) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Murdock
Miami Vice: Made for Each Other (1985) (TV Episode)
Noogie refers to "Lone Ranger'in"
Mr. Belvedere: Sweet Charity (1985) (TV Episode)
Referenced in a Trivial Pursuit clue
The Park Is Mine (1985) (TV Movie)
Valery refers to Mitch as The Lone Ranger.
Silver Bullet (1985)
The Lone Ranger is mentioned in dialogue
Spies Like Us (1985)
Emmett says, "Heigh-ho Silver, away!"
The Raccoons: Buried Treasure! (1986) (TV Episode)
Cyril calls Bert Lone Ranger face
Labyrinth (1986)
Matlock: The Chef (1987) (TV Episode)
Ben Matlock asks if chef Victoria Edwards has any copies if this old series to watch while he eats the fried chicken and cornbread dinner she has just offered to make for him.
Full Metal Jacket (1987)
In Vietnam, Joker refers to Cowboy as "the Lone Ranger."
Summer of '72 (1987)
Mentioned once
The Real Ghostbusters: Rollerghoster (1987) (TV Episode)
Peter calls Egon "Kemosabe."
Night Court: Who Was That Mashed Man? (1987) (TV Episode)
The Red Ranger is a spoof of Clayton Moore's character
St. Elsewhere: No Chemo, Sabe? (1987) (TV Episode)
Title a series catch phrase
Wall Street (1987)
someone is called Kemosabe
Saturday Night Live: Paul Simon/Linda Ronstadt (1987) (TV Episode)
referenced in Succinctly Speaking
Hunter: The Fourth Man (1988) (TV Episode)
Rick calls Dee Dee Tonto
Home and Away: Episode #1.63 (1988) (TV Episode)
Martin likens himself and Lance to the title character and his sidekick
Return of the Killer Tomatoes! (1988)
In the rescues scene, Sid dresses as the Lone Ranger and uses the Lone Ranger's catch phraze "Hi Ho Silver, away!"
Crocodile Dundee II (1988)
Rat says, "It's time for your Lone Ranger stuff."
Knots Landing: Suicidal (1988) (TV Episode)
Mack jokes that the Lone Ranger never faced Uzis.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Splinter No More (1988) (TV Episode)
Donatello calls Leonardo "kemosabe"
Big Bird in Japan (1988) (TV Movie)
Big Bird compares Kaguya-Hime to the Lone Ranger because he says that she shows up out of nowhere, helps him and Barkley, and then just disappears, and Big Bird doesn't know her name
Night Court: Mental Giant (1989) (TV Episode)
"Kinda looks like the Lone Ranger's mask to me."
The January Man (1989)
New Year's Eve party-goer mentions the title character.
Superboy: Terror from the Blue (1989) (TV Episode)
T.J. refers to Clark as "kemo sabe."
The Magical World of Disney: Super DuckTales (1989) (TV Episode)
Scrooge says, "Heigh-ho, silver dollar!"
DuckTales: Super DuckTales: Part 5 - Money to Burn (1989) (TV Episode)
Scrooge says, "Heigh-ho, silver dollar!"
Night Court: Not My Type (1989) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Last Chase (1989) (TV Episode)
Servo: "Heigh-ho, Porsche!"
ALF: Baby, Come Back (1989) (TV Episode)
ALF asks, "Who was that masked man?"
Muppet Babies: The Green Ranger (1989) (TV Episode)
The title of this episode is a take on this title.
Alien Nation: Fifteen with Wanda (1989) (TV Episode)
One of the bullies refers to Sal as the Lone Ranger.
Look Who's Talking (1989)
Mikey smashes one of the items in Albert's office, saying, "Take that, Tonto!"
Quantum Leap: Good Morning, Peoria - September 9, 1959 (1989) (TV Episode)
Brian refers to Sam as "kemo sabe."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Project Moonbase (1990) (TV Episode)
Joel: "Clayton Moore, before his 'Lone Ranger' days"
Loose Cannons (1990)
Ackroyd's character quotes Lone Ranger's narration.
ALF: When I'm 64 (1990) (TV Episode)
ALF says to a pigeon, "Tonto, I think our work here is done."
Knots Landing: Home Sweet Home (1990) (TV Episode)
Olivia refers to Gary as "Lone Ranger" in the message that she leaves for him.
Vital Signs (1990)
someone is called Kemosabe
Back to the Future Part III (1990)
Marty says, "Hi-ho, Silver!" as he revs the car and waits for Doc's "starting pistol" signal to accelerate to 88 miiles per hour.
Parker Lewis Can't Lose: Power Play (1990) (TV Episode)
Parker says that Jerry is "a combination of Tonto and Spock."
Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventures: The Birth of Rock 'N Roll or Too Hip for the Womb (1990) (TV Episode)
Bill and Ted identify the "William Tell Overture" as "The Lone Ranger" theme.
Full House: Slumber Party (1990) (TV Episode)
As a child, Danny had a "Lone Ranger" lunchbox.
Law & Order: Everybody's Favorite Bagman (1990) (TV Episode)
A institutional poster('You don't have to reveal your identity to help solve a crime') with Clayton Moore/Lone Ranger can be seen at 36th precinct(When the Detectives exhibit a coat to Captain).
The Golden Girls: How Do You Solve a Problem Like Sophia? (1990) (TV Episode)
The show is mentioned by name.
Tiny Toon Adventures: Strange Tales of Weird Science (1990) (TV Episode)
The "William Tell Overture" is heard as Plucky says, "Heigh-ho, silverware!"
It (1990) (TV Mini-Series)
It: Part 1 (1990) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Saved by the Bell: Running Zack (1990) (TV Episode)
Miss Wentworth refers to Zack as "Tonto."
Tiny Toon Adventures: High Toon (1991) (TV Episode)
Babs, Buster, Hamton, and Plucky ride off on a horse to the tune of the 'William Tell Overture."
Knots Landing: I, Claudia (1991) (TV Episode)
Gary jokingly compares himself to the Lone Ranger.
Seinfeld: The Cafe (1991) (TV Episode)
Referenced in Jerry's stand-up act
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air: Hi-Ho Silver (1991) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Murder, She Wrote: A Killing in Vegas (1991) (TV Episode)
Perfect Strangers: Door to Door (1991) (TV Episode)
Balki: "Heigh-ho, Omni Sweep!"
Toxic Crusaders: This Spud's for You (1991) (TV Episode)
Yvonne suggests Toxie should have a battle cry like "Hi-yo, Silver!"
Quantum Leap: Running for Honor - June 11, 1964 (1992) (TV Episode)
Phillip refers to Sam as "kemo sabe."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Attack of the Giant Leeches (1992) (TV Episode)
During a shot of men riding off on horses, Tom hums "The William Tell Overture."
Tales from the Crypt: Showdown (1992) (TV Episode)
"Who is that mashed man?"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Indestructible Man (1992) (TV Episode)
As a character rides off on a horse, Crow, Joel, and Tom hum "The William Tell Overture."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Magic Sword (1992) (TV Episode)
Joel: What do you mean we, Kemosabe?
Murder, She Wrote: Night of the Coyote (1992) (TV Episode)
Earl calls Sheriff Sam Keeyani Tonto
Maniac Cop 3: Badge of Silence (1992)
"Hi-yo, Silver!" line quoted.
Rock and Roll Fantasy (1992)
Tonto mentioned
Key West: Pilot (1993) (TV Episode)
Sheriff Cody says he's the ranger's descendant.
Hexed (1993)
Herschell tells an employee to cut off his ponytail because he looks like Tonto.
The Wonder Years: Eclipse (1993) (TV Episode)
Adult Kevin says, "Heigh-ho, Silver!"
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III (1993)
Leonardo rides off on a horse as "The William Tell Overture" plays.
Home and Away: Episode #1.1237 (1993) (TV Episode)
Roxy calls Nick and Luke The Lone Ranger and Tonto
Animaniacs: Wally Llama/Where Rodents Dare (1993) (TV Episode)
Wally Llama watches the show.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Brain That Wouldn't Die (1993) (TV Episode)
Crow calls Mike "kemo sabe."
Saved by the Bell: The New Class: Running the Max (1993) (TV Episode)
The coach refers to the Lone Ranger.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Outlaw of Gor (1993) (TV Episode)
Mike: "Heigh-ho, whatever-your-name-is!"
NYPD Blue: From Hare to Eternity (1993) (TV Episode)
A institutional poster('You don't have to reveal your identity to help solve a crime') with Clayton Moore/Lone Ranger can be seen at police precinct.
Pink Goes to Hollywood (1993) (Video Game)
The western town level is called "Pink Ranger".
On Deadly Ground (1994)
Stone calls a Native American "Tonto."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Code Name: Diamond Head (1994) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Heigh-ho, Silver! Away!"
NYPD Blue: The Final Adjustment (1994) (TV Episode)
Sipowicz says to Simone: "Who are you, the Lone Ranger?"
Kavanagh QC: Heartland (1995) (TV Episode)
Julia uses he phrase "Who was that masked man?" in reference to Kavanagh
Fall Time (1995)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Samson vs. the Vampire Women (1995) (TV Episode)
Tom: "A thundering tire, a flashing turn signal, and a hearty 'heigh-ho, Silver!'"
Homicide: Life on the Street: The Hat (1996) (TV Episode)
Meldrick refers to Mikey as his "faithful sidekick Tonto."
Iron Man: Hands of the Mandarin: Part 1 (1996) (TV Episode)
War Machine refers to Iron Man as The Lone Ranger.
Bordello of Blood (1996)
Rafe calls someone Tonto
D3: The Mighty Ducks (1996)
Robertson wears a Lone Ranger mask to chase down and hog tie Cole as "The William Tell Overture" is heard.
Petticoat Planet (1996)
mentioned in dialogue
Marshal Law (1996) (TV Movie)
Mentioned in dialogue
Earth Minus Zero (1996)
alien says "hi ho silver"
Red Dwarf: Tikka to Ride (1997) (TV Episode)
Lister says "Life without curry? It's like Laurel without Hardy. The Lone Ranger without... that Indian bloke."
The Brave (1997)
Raphael is called Tonto
As Time Goes By: The Stalker (1997) (TV Episode)
Jean refers to Lionel as The Lone Ranger because of his desire to single handedly catch Sandy's stalker.
The Brave Little Toaster to the Rescue (1997) (Video)
Radio says, "Heigh-ho, Silver! Away!"
Contact (1997)
Theme song heard in the opening scene
The Killing Grounds (1997) (Video)
The Borrowers (1997)
a book about the Lone Ranger is on the shelf
Smoke Signals (1998)
Penny compares Victor and Thomas, respectively, to the Lone Ranger and Tonto.
A Perfect Murder (1998)
An institutional poster ('You don't have to reveal your identity to help solve a crime') with Clayton Moore/Lone Ranger can be seen at police precinct.
Barney's Great Adventure (1998)
Barney: "Hi ho Agnes away!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Final Sacrifice (1998) (TV Episode)
Mike: "The Lone Rowsdower!"
The Rat Pack (1998) (TV Movie)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Hang Time: Texas Rose (1998) (TV Episode)
Michael says, "Ricco, why are you dressed like the Lone Ranger?"
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Phil Hartman (1998) (TV Special)
referenced in Succinctly Speaking
Big Wolf on Campus: Butch Comes to Shove (1999) (TV Episode)
Merton tells Butch that he is the Tonto to Tommy's Lone Ranger.
The Simpsons: Monty Can't Buy Me Love (1999) (TV Episode)
Bart rides a dog and says, "Hi-yo, Silver! Away!"
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: Stalked (1999) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Munch
Excel Saga: Big City Part II (1999) (TV Episode)
Excel tries to call to the horse "Silver" with the calling "Hi-ho, Silver, away!".
The Sopranos: Commendatori (2000) (TV Episode)
Tonto is referred to.
Bruiser (2000)
One of the people in the office building calls mentions "Kemosabe"
King of the Hill: High Anxiety (2000) (TV Episode)
Buck refers to his assistant Hank as "Tonto" after the mystery is solved.
Last of the Summer Wine: Waggoners Roll (2000) (TV Episode)
Eying Barry wearing a longhaired wig, a headband, and a fringe jacket, Clegg quips, "Didn't he used to ride with the Lone Ranger?".
Prison of the Dead (2000) (Video)
a guy is called Kemosabe
Get Carter (2000)
Carter is called Kemo Sabe by his partner
Charmed: All Halliwell's Eve (2000) (TV Episode)
Who was that masked man? This is a reference to the TV series The Lone Ranger, that ran through the 1940s to the 1950s. This was a famous line from the show.
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) (2000) (TV Movie)
"The William Tell Overture" is hummed as horses are ridden.
The West Wing: Bartlet's Third State of the Union (2001) (TV Episode)
Josh refers to Joey as "Tonto"
Toon Marooned: Oh My Darlin' Serpentine (2001) (TV Episode)
"Hi-ho Silver!"
Campfire Stories (2001)
an Indian is called Kemosabe and Tonto
Doggystyle (2001) (Video)
"Hi-ho, Silver!" (lyrics)
The Tick: Couples (2001) (TV Episode)
Batmanuel describes himself as "lone, as in Lone Ranger or Lone Wolf".
The West Wing: Stirred (2002) (TV Episode)
Bartlet calls Charlie "Tonto"
Bubba Ho-Tep (2002)
The character Kemosabe dresses like the Lone Ranger, and actually says the word Tonto (the Lone Ranger's sidekick) in his mindless rambling at the dinner table.
Auto Focus (2002)
Vampires: Los Muertos (2002)
The Lone Ranger and Tonto are mentioned
Scrubs: My Big Brother (2002) (TV Episode)
Dr. Cox refers to Turk as "Tonto."
A Good Night to Die (2003)
ronnie in his men understanding men talk says like the lone ranger and Tonto
State of Play: Episode #1.2 (2003) (TV Episode)
someone is called Tonto
Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd (2003)
Lloyd calls Harry "Kemosabe" when they check out the school bus
Monster Man (2003)
a guy is called Kemosabe
Starsky & Hutch (2003) (Video Game)
Hutch calls Starsky kemosabe.
Joan of Arcadia: Just Say No (2003) (TV Episode)
Joan says, "Who was that masked man?"
That '70s Show: I'm Free (2003) (TV Episode)
Red calls Fez "Tonto".
Scrubs: My Friend the Doctor (2003) (TV Episode)
The "William Tell Overture" plays as the Janitor rides off, using his mop as a horse.
The Wire: Straight and True (2004) (TV Episode)
Johnny tells Bubbles to play the Lone Ranger.
Mulva 2: Kill Teen Ape! (2005) (Video)
Tonto mentioned
American Dreams: It's My Life (2005) (TV Episode)
Pete refers to Will as "Tonto."
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Jon Lovitz (2005) (TV Special)
Tonto, Tarzan, and Frankenstein's monster sing "The Little Drummer Boy."
Destroy All Humans! (2005) (Video Game)
One of the missions is titled "The Lone Gunman"
Entourage: The Abyss (2005) (TV Episode)
Tonto mentioned
The Office: The Fire (2005) (TV Episode)
referenced in dialogue
My Name Is Earl: Teacher Earl (2005) (TV Episode)
Ralph refers to the store clerk as "Tonto."
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XVI (2005) (TV Episode)
Animation Co-Producer THE LONE GAYSIAN/Nelson's costume is the Lone Ranger
Saturday Night Live in the '80s: Lost & Found (2005) (TV Special)
Tonto appears on "Succinctly Speaking."
Scrubs: My New Suit (2006) (TV Episode)
Dr. Kelso mentions that his son and his partner dressed up as the Lone Ranger and Tonto.
Penn & Teller: Bullshit!: Reparations (2006) (TV Episode)
Penn mentions Tonto.
The Break-Up (2006)
The Tone Rangers are a reference to the TV series.
Metalocalypse: Performance Klok (2006) (TV Episode)
Twinkletits refers to Nathan Explosion as "Tonto".
Metalocalypse: Go Forth and Die (2006) (TV Episode)
Nathan Explosion is referred to as "Tonto".
Metalocalypse: Girlfriendklok (2006) (TV Episode)
Rebecca refers to Nathan Explosion as "Tonto".
Drive Thru (2007)
someone is called Kemosabe
The Hills Have Eyes 2 (2007)
"Lone Ranger shoulder wound"
Sister's Keeper (2007)
mentioned in dialogue
Urban Justice (2007) (Video)
"Get the Lone Ranger over here"
What Just Happened (2008)
Lone Ranger mentioned
Chuck: Chuck Versus the Undercover Lover (2008) (TV Episode)
Chuck refers to Casey as "Kemo sabe."
Witless Protection (2008)
"while you were playing the Lone Ranger"
Fear Itself: Spooked (2008) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
W. (2008)
Kemosabe mentioned
Rifftrax Shorts: Self-Conscious Guy (2009) (TV Episode)
"Wa machetum!" Mike: "'Wa machetum'? Is he playing Tonto?"
The Mentalist: Scarlett Fever (2009) (TV Episode)
Lisbon remarks that Jane "likes to play the Lone Ranger."
Hatching Pete (2009) (TV Movie)
Pete says, "Why doesn't the Lone Ranger take off his mask?"
Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009)
Jed calls Octavius "Kemosabe", when they agree to get out of the container and help Larry
Nip/Tuck: Briggitte Reinholt (2009) (TV Episode)
someone is called Kemosabe
Sons of Anarchy: Balm (2009) (TV Episode)
Tig calls Ferdinand "Tonto".
Atop the Fourth Wall: Bimbos in Time #1 (2009) (TV Episode)
Linkara wishes he were watching this instead of reading this comic
SNL Presents: A Very Gilly Christmas (2009) (TV Special)
Tarzan, Tonto, and Frankenstein's monster sing "Away in a Manger."
Rifftrax: Wide World of Shorts (2010)
"Wa machetum!" Mike: "'Wa machetum'? Is he playing Tonto?"
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.131 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $1,600 clue in the category "Classical TV Themes"
The Vampire Diaries: Let the Right One In (2010) (TV Episode)
The Long Ranger mentioned
The Pack (2010)
"Hi-ho, Silver"
Hard Ride to Hell (2010) (Video)
Kemosabe mentioned
Get Him to the Greek (2010)
While Daphne is wearing an eye mask to help her sleep, Aaron says "I've always wanted to have sex with The Lone Ranger."
Casino Jack (2010)
kemosabe/Tonto mentioned
Inspector George Gently: Gently Evil (2010) (TV Episode)
Man who brongs out Geraint is referred to as "Who was that maked man?
Metalocalypse: Fertilityklok (2010) (TV Episode)
Nathan is referred to as "Tonto".
NCIS: Los Angeles: Borderline (2010) (TV Episode)
Deeks calls Kensi Tonto for her tracking skills.
The Green Hornet (2011)
Several allusions are made to the Lone Ranger, who originally was part of the same continuity as the Green Hornet. A Lone Ranger statuette is seen in the office, and one of the reporters says that the Green Hornet looks like the masked Western hero but can't remember what he was called.
Saturday Night Live: Gwyneth Paltrow/Cee Lo Green (2011) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Elliot Spitzer (Bill Hader)
The Cape: Scales (2011) (TV Episode)
Tonto mentioned
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic: A Dog and Pony Show (2011) (TV Episode)
Spike's chant, "Hi-ho Twilight! Away!" is a paraphrase of the line "Hi-ho Silver! Away!"
Larry Crowne (2011)
"Kemo Sabe"
The Middle: The Concert (2012) (TV Episode)
Kemosabe mentioned
Person of Interest: Blue Code (2012) (TV Episode)
Fusco calls Finche "Kemosabe" during a phone conversation.
RiffTrax: Curse of Bigfoot (2012)
Bill: "Ruined my 'Lone Ranger' underpants."
The Office: Turf War (2012) (TV Episode)
Toby refers to Harry as "Kemo Sabe."
Falling Skies: Worlds Apart (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Jeopardy!: Episode #28.221 (2012) (TV Episode)
contestant Kate Mosesso says her grandfather wrote for the show
Animal Practice: The Two George Colemans (2012) (TV Episode)
Doug and Dr. Yamamoto dress up as the Lone Ranger and Tonto, respectively.
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2 (2013) (Video)
Oliver Queen's use of "Hi-ho, Silver!"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.164 (2013) (TV Episode)
Armie Hammer says the show was on TV when his dad was a kid
Holliston: Rock the Cradle (2013) (TV Episode)
Lance Rocket's real name is revealed to be Tonto DeWitt. He said his parents were big Lone Ranger fans.
The Cinema Snob: The Legend of the Lone Ranger (2013) (TV Episode)
Snob talks about the bad publicity surrounding Clayton Moore's legal battles with the producers of the 1981 film.
Baggage Battles: Bunny Money (2013) (TV Episode)
A Lone Range radio is appraised by Clayton Moore's daughter, Dawn Moore Gerrity, as well as his audition for the role is discussed.
Lone Survivor (2013)
Mentioned in dialogue
Call the Midwife: Christmas Special (2013) (TV Episode)
Sister Evangelina refers to Peter as the "Lone Ranger" and Chummy as "Trigger".
Call the Midwife: Episode #3.4 (2014) (TV Episode)
Timothy is vexed to be missing the show.
Night of the Wolf (2014)
Mentioned in dialogue
From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series: Pilot (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Cougar Town: Love Is a Long Road (2014) (TV Episode)
"Hi-ho, silver medal"
Coronation Street: Episode #1.8365 (2014) (TV Episode)
Phelan calls Gary "Tonto".
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Mircea Monroe (2014) (TV Episode)
Referenced in "Secret"
BoJack Horseman: One Trick Pony (2014) (TV Episode)
Mr. Peanutbutter calls Bojack "kemosabe".
Wolves (2014)
Seen playing on television set
Brickleberry: Write 'Em Cowboy (2014) (TV Episode)
Denzel dresses up as The Lone Ranger
About a Boy: About a Will-O-Ween (2014) (TV Episode)
Costumes seen
Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014)
Jedediah uses the term "Kemosabe" when he talks to Octavius
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: The Wednesday Incident (2015) (TV Episode)
Referenced in dialogue
Call the Midwife: Episode #4.6 (2015) (TV Episode)
After seeing Fred's square dance outfit, one of the Cubs calls him "The Lone Ranger".
Poltergeist (2015)
Eric uses the phrase, Hi Ho Silver, when playing catch with his son.
The Human Centipede III (Final Sequence) (2015)
Mentioned in dialogue
Scream Queens: Ghost Stories (2015) (TV Episode)
Chanel Oberlin thinks Tonto is called "Squonto".
NCIS: New Orleans: Darkest Hour (2015) (TV Episode)
Sonja Percy addresses Christopher LaSalle as "Ke-mo sah-bee".
Who's Doing the Dishes?: Mark Lester (2016) (TV Episode)
One of the contestants mentions Tonto.
The Goldbergs: Ho-ly K.I.T.T. (2016) (TV Episode)
NCIS: Los Angeles: Glasnost (2016) (TV Episode)
Marty Deeks mentions Kemosabe.
Timeless: The Murder of Jesse James (2017) (TV Episode)
Numerous references to Bass Reeves and Grant Johnson being the inspiration for the Lone Ranger and Tonto.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: The Beast of Hollow Mountain (2017) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Heigh-ho, Silver! Let's get outta here!"
Fear the Walking Dead: Minotaur (2017) (TV Episode)
Troy erroniously calls Crazy Dog "Ke-mo sah-bee". Crazy Dog corrects him: "Kemosabe is the Lone Ranger's Indian name.- You mean Tonto."
Ash vs Evil Dead: Tales from the Rift (2018) (TV Episode)
Ash states that "this kemosabe already has a Tonto."
Arrested Development: Emotional Baggage (2018) (TV Episode)
Lucille refers to someone as "Tonto."
Ackley Bridge: Episode #3.4 (2019) (TV Episode)
Nadine Murgatroyd refers to Nas as Tonto.
Corner Gas Animated: Pioneer and Deer (2019) (TV Episode)
After Oscar, disguised (badly) as the Lone Ranger, saves the event, a townperson says " I guess we'll never know who that masked man was who saved Pioneer Days."

Featured in 

Hollywood and the Stars: They Went That-a-way (1963) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
The Movie Orgy (1968)
Several extended clips
Television Land (1971) (Short)
Featured in the film
Man About the House: While the Cat's Away (1974) (TV Episode)
The flatmates watch an episode.
Scrooged (1988)
Action Heroes of Movies & T.V.: A Campy Compilation (1989) (Video)
Uses a clip from it.
Avalon (1990)
Audio introduction is heard in TV montage
My Life (1993)
featured in the movie
Television: The First Fifty Years (1999) (Video)
Clips shown.
SexTV: Legacy of the Cowboy/Blazing Saddles/Pony Play (2004) (TV Episode)
Clip from film is used in this episode.
Encounters at the End of the World (2007)
Clips from the title sequence and an episode are shown.
Brows Held High: Dead Man (2013) (TV Episode)
clip shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Decade Defining TV Shows: 1950s (2014) (TV Episode)
The Lone Ranger is #7.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Crime Fighting Duos on TV (2015) (TV Episode)
The Lone Ranger & Tonto are #9.

Spoofed in 

Drip-Along Daffy (1951) (Short)
The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet: Pajama Game (1955) (TV Episode)
With a feather in his hair and a blanket over his shoulders, Thorny says, "Ugh, me Tonto."
The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet: Rick's Riding Lesson (1958) (TV Episode)
David exclaims, "Hi-yo, Silver!" as Wally gallops by on his horse.
The Genie with the Light Pink Fur (1966) (Short)
cowboy sharpshooter with Guillaume Tell theme music
The Monkees: Monkees in Texas (1967) (TV Episode)
Spoofed as The Lone Stranger and Pronto
The Cannonball Run (1981)
Captain Chaos drives with the theme song from this show playing.
Highway to Heaven: The Return of the Masked Rider (1984) (TV Episode)
The Masked Rider and Red Feather are thinly disguised versions of the Lone Ranger and Tonto.
Crimewave (1985)
The William Tell Overture is heard when Arthur is riding the rat on top of the exterminators' vehicle.
Blackadder the Third: Amy and Amiability (1987) (TV Episode)
The masked man says "Hi ho, Quicksilver."
Caddyshack II (1988)
Jack: "Hi-yo dog food!"
Tiny Toon Adventures: You Asked for It Again (1991) (TV Episode)
The Lone Ant spoofs the Lone Ranger.
Quantum Leap: The Last Gunfighter - November 28, 1957 (1992) (TV Episode)
Al recalls Tonto and utters the "Hi ho, Silver!" line followed by "Oy, vey" instead of "Away!"
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Show No. 102 (1998) (TV Episode)
The plot line of Sound Effects revolves around the Lone Ranger.
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Show No. 234 (2000) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in "Moving People".
The Simpsons: The Lastest Gun in the West (2002) (TV Episode)
The "William Tell Overture" plays as Buck mounts his horse and rides over to the laundry room.
For Your Consideration (2006)
Corey's use of the word "kemo", like Tonto saying "kemo sabe" on this show.
Porky and Daffy in the William Tell Overture (2006) (Video)
Since the William Tell Overture has always been associated with The Lone Ranger, the masked man himself makes an appearance in the cartoon along with Silver.
VeggieTales: Moe and the Big Exit (2007) (Video)
Adapted as a parody
Robot Chicken: Help Me (2008) (TV Episode)
The Lone Ranger displays his legendary shooting skills. Tonto creates legendary awkwardness
Everybody Hates Chris: Everybody Hates the Car (2009) (TV Episode)
a fantasy sequence shows the Lone Ranger telling Tonto about all the things he has to do
Metalocalypse: RenovationKlok (2009) (TV Episode)
Murderface refers to somebody as "kemosabe".
You Don't Know Jack (2010) (TV Movie)
Neal calls Jack "Kemo Sabe".
Superjail!: The Budding of the Wurbuxx (2011) (TV Episode)
The Masked Ranger parodies The Lone Ranger.
Mad: The Social Netjerk/Smallville: Turn Off the Clark (2011) (TV Episode)
parody sketch
Phineas and Ferb the Movie: Across the 2nd Dimension (2011) (TV Movie)
In "Brand New Best Friend," the two Dr. Doofenshmirtzes dress up as the Lone Ranger and Tonto.
The Lone Ranger XXX: An Extreme Comixxx Parody (2013) (Video)
This is a parody of this series
Family Guy: Fighting Irish (2015) (TV Episode)
Cutaway scene
Robot Chicken: Blackout Window Heatstroke (2016) (TV Episode)
Parody skit
Robot Chicken: Fridge Smell (2016) (TV Episode)
Parody skit

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