The Nutty Professor (1963) Poster


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Version of 

Dr. Pyckle and Mr. Pryde (1925) (Short)
The Nutty Professor (2008) (Video)

Remade as 

Edited into 

Jerry Lewis at Work (2004) (Video)
Clips seen


The Lost Weekend (1945)
Stella mentions this movie when Jerry shows up drunk

Referenced in 

Happy Days: Prisoner of Love (1983) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Jenny Piccalo
ALF: Mother and Child Reunion (1987) (TV Episode)
ALF: "Why do you keep comparing me to 'E.T.'? I'm nothing like 'E.T.'. You know, someday, Willie, someone from Melmac's going to ask me what you're like and I'm gonna say: 'Well, did you ever see 'The Nutty Professor'?"
Suffer, You Prick (1987)
The front page of the disc is a part of the cartel of this movie.
Day by Day: That Saturday Feeling (1988) (TV Episode)
Brian talks about his college theme-parties, including Nutty Professor Night.
Wings: High Anxiety (1990) (TV Episode)
Brian mentions he was late to work because he was watching the film.
Golden Years: Time and Time Again (1991) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Daddy-O (1991) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Mr. Buddy Love!"
Night Court: Teacher's Pet (1991) (TV Episode)
"Ah, Collingswood, aka, the smutty professor"
The Simpsons: Flaming Moe's (1991) (TV Episode)
The scene in which Professor Frink analyzes a "Flaming Moe"
Class Act (1992)
The Larry Sanders Show: The Stalker (1993) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Larry
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Hercules (1993) (TV Episode)
Joel: "They all look like the nutty professor."
Saved by the Bell: The College Years: Professor Zack (1993) (TV Episode)
Zack says, "You're still you, and I'm still the nutty professor."
The Simpsons: The Last Temptation of Homer (1993) (TV Episode)
When Bart is made into a nerd with huge glasses and shoes resembling Jerry's character from this movie, his voice turns into a Jerry Lewis impression.
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman: Honeymoon in Metropolis (1993) (TV Episode)
Lois and Clark do a quiz. One question for Lois is about the name of Jerry Lewis's suave alter ego in this film.
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman: Wall of Sound (1994) (TV Episode)
Lois refers to Derek Camden as "the Nutty Professor."
The Nanny: A Fine Friendship (1995) (TV Episode)
The film is mentioned by name.
Sliders: Prince of Wails (1995) (TV Episode)
Rembrandt refers to Quinn as "this junior Nutty Professor".
The Outer Limits: Caught in the Act (1995) (TV Episode)
Detective Barnett refers to Professor Stein as "the Nutty Professor."
NYPD Blue: The Nutty Confessor (1996) (TV Episode)
title reference
At the Movies: Eraser/Wallace and Gromit: The Best of Aardman Animation/The Hunchback of Notre Dame/Lone Star/Nelly and Monsieur Arnaud (1996) (TV Episode)
Siskel says the movie they will review next week is a remake of this movie
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Mole People (1997) (TV Episode)
"The Really Nutty Professor"
3rd Rock from the Sun: Dickmalion (1997) (TV Episode)
Dick is nicknamed 'the nutty professor.'
100 Years of Comedy (1997) (Video)
Mentioned in film
Samurai Jack: Episode V (2001) (TV Episode)
One of the scientists looks and sounds like Jerry Lewis as The Nutty Professor.
The Simpsons: The Blunder Years (2001) (TV Episode)
Mesmerino hypnotizes Professor Frink into becoming a "makeout king," and he transforms into a Buddy Love-like person.
Big Fat Liar (2002)
American Dreams: The Home Front (2002) (TV Episode)
Meg tells Luke that she was thinking about taking Will to see The Nutty Professor (1963) on Saturday.
End of the Century (2003)
Joey Ramone's brother Mickey Leigh compares him to the main character in this film.
Coast to Coast (2003) (TV Movie)
Stanley Tarto parodies Jerry Lewis in The Nutty Professor (1963)
Saturday Night Live: Snoop Dogg/Avril Lavigne (2004) (TV Episode)
referenced during the Abe Scheinwald sketch
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Show No. 348 (2004) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Colin in "Greatest Hits".
Red Dwarf: Heavy Science - Series V (2004) (Video)
Referenced by name
Film Geek (2005)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Queer as Folk: Back in Business (2005) (TV Episode)
Brian calls Ben "the Nutty Professor."
Bones: The Girl in the Fridge (2005) (TV Episode)
Booth calls Michael "Nutty Professor".
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.103 (2006) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "French Whines" category
Inside the Actors Studio: Eddie Murphy (2006) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Eddie.
Doctor Who Confidential: 'Ello 'Ello 'Ello (2007) (TV Episode)
Derek Jacobi refers to his character as the nutty professor.
Cinematic Titanic: The Oozing Skull (2007) (Video)
Trace: "Jerry Lewis is... The Nutty Professor!"
Skins: JJ (2009) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.55 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $200 clue in the category "Hollywood Squares"
Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (2010)
mentioned in dialogue
Nostalgia Critic: Top 11 Dumbest Spiderman Moments (2011) (TV Episode)
The Critic compares the nuttiness of the Spider-Man 3 dance scene to this movie
Battleship (2012)
Mentioned as film starring Jerry Lewis
The Vampire Diaries: Stand by Me (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Damon
Videoclub (2013)
Video case is shown ("El Profesor Chiflado").
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Julianna Margulies/Jerry Lewis/Public Enemy (2014) (TV Episode)
Jerry Lewis talks about his movie and its 50th anniversary
The Simpsons: I Won't Be Home for Christmas (2014) (TV Episode)
Movie with a "nutty professor" mentioned
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Ben Stiller/Tim Gunn/Rixton (2015) (TV Episode)
Jimmy mentions that he is a big fan of the movie
The Cinema Snob: Bela Lugosi Meets a Brooklyn Gorilla (2017) (TV Episode)
"They're creating your suave alter-ego, Buddy Lust."
One Hit Wonderland: "Video Killed the Radio Star" by the Buggles (2017) (TV Episode)
Todd says Trevor Horn's singing is like Jerry Lewis in this film.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: Yongary (2017) (TV Episode)
Tom: "A drop of this should be enough to turn me into Buddy Love permanently."
Honest Trailers: Logan (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by narrator
The Andrew Klavan Show: Is the Trump Presidency Over? (2017) (TV Episode)
Andrew Klavan mentions the film when discussing the recent death of Jerry Lewis.
A.P. Bio: Burning Miles (2018) (TV Episode)
Jack: "I'm not some absent-minded, nutty professor."

Featured in 

Paramount Presents (1974) (TV Movie)
Clip shown in a montage.
1992 MTV Movie Awards (1992) (TV Special)
Clip shown during the opening montage
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Laughs: America's Funniest Movies (2000) (TV Special)
The Nutty Professor is #99.
Edith Head: The Paramount Years (2002) (Video)
Scenes from this film are shown.
Jerry Lewis - König der Komödianten (2006) (TV Movie)
Movie scene from this Movie can be seen here
Best! Movies! Ever!: Nerds (2007) (TV Episode)
clips are featured
Nostalgia Critic: Old vs. New: The Nutty Professor (2010) (TV Episode)
Reviewed, clips shown.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Comedy Movies: 1960s (2014) (TV Episode)
The Nutty Professor is #8.
The EE British Academy Film Awards (2018) (TV Special)
Clip shown during the In Memoriam segment
The Oscars (2018) (TV Special)
Clip in In Memoriam montage

Spoofed in 

Hank: Four's a Crowd (1965) (TV Episode)
Actor Dick Kallman's disguise is a tip of the hat to Jerry Lewis' character in the film from two years earlier.
SCTV Network: Rome, Italian Style (1982) (TV Episode)
The segment of Earl turning into Jimmy Buffett
Saturday Night Live: Michael Keaton/The New Joe Jackson Band (1982) (TV Episode)
Joe Piscopo plays Ronald Reagan who turns into Jerry Lewis as The Nutty Professor
The Joe Piscopo Special (1984) (TV Special)
The Compleat Al (1985) (Video)
Al on Al TV says Sting is starring in a remake of this movie. Al then does his Jerry Lewis impression.
The Simpsons: Old Money (1991) (TV Episode)
The character of Professor Frink in this episode is a spoof of Jerry Lewis' character from the film.
Dinosaurs: Getting to Know You (1993) (TV Episode)
A Dinosaur with similar mannerisms as Jerry Lewis' character is shown on TV
The Simpsons: Rosebud (1993) (TV Episode)
The character of Professor Frink in this episode is a spoof of The Nutty Professor played by Jerry Lewis in this movie.
The Simpsons: Grampa vs. Sexual Inadequacy (1994) (TV Episode)
Professor Frink (himself an impression of Jerry Lewis dressed in the same clothes as this film's nutty professor) drinks some of the tonic and becomes a cool, sexy guy whos almost identical to Buddy Love, the nutty professor's alter ego when he drinks his tonic in this movie.
Home Improvement: Bright Christmas (1997) (TV Episode)
Binford holiday video line includes parody "Nutty Compressor"
The Simpsons: Hit & Run (2003) (Video Game)
The character of professor Frink is a spoof of the professor from this film, his voice is an impression of him, his appearence is similar, his attire is the same and some of his sayings are the same.
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XIV (2003) (TV Episode)
Jerry Lewis reprises his role from this film for his guest appearence in this episode.

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