The Electric Company (TV Series 1971–1977) Poster



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Remade as 

The Electric Company (2006) (TV Series)
This is an all-new version of this series for the 21st Century.


Out to Lunch (1974) (TV Movie)

Referenced in 

Rhoda: The Party (1975) (TV Episode)
Susan mentions watching the show.
The Sonny and Cher Show: Episode #2.17 (1977) (TV Episode)
Mentioned on the Channel 86 Cutesy News
The Goonies (1985)
Sloth says "Hey, you guys!!!!" a lot, which refers to this show.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Master Ninja I (1992) (TV Episode)
"M-, -ax; Max!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Atomic Brain (1993) (TV Episode)
Crow: "It's the plumber. I've come to fix your sink."
Saturday Night Live: Kate Hudson/Radiohead (2000) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during the monologue
That '80s Show: Road Trip (2002) (TV Episode)
Corey is saddened that his favorite show as a kid got canceled.
Saturday Night Live: Jeff Gordon/Avril Lavigne (2003) (TV Episode)
Title referenced by the Aquarium Reparimen
Wonderland (2003)
In montage of TV Guide listings
Family Guy: Hell Comes to Quahog (2006) (TV Episode)
title sequence is reenacted during a news report about blackouts
The Love Guru (2008)
Pitka mentions the show
Rifftrax Shorts: It Must Be The Neighbors (2008) (TV Episode)
Kevin: "Hang on, I've seen this on 'Electric Company'. Neigh." Bill: "Bors." Bill and Kevin: "Neighbors."
The Best of RiffTrax Shorts: Volume One (2009) (Video)
Kevin: "Hang on, I've seen this on 'Electric Company'. Neigh." Bill: "Bors." Bill and Kevin: "Neighbors."
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.146 (2010) (TV Episode)
Included in a $12,500 question
The Simpsons: Elementary School Musical (2010) (TV Episode)
Bart finds an Internet clip of Krusty on "The Electric Company."
How I Met Your Mother: Glitter (2010) (TV Episode)
Robin compares her Canadian television show "Space Teens" to "The Electric Company."
The Cinema Snob: Faces of Death (2012) (TV Episode)
"This is what happens when your electric chair is funded-by."
Mad: Frankenwinnie/ParaMorgan (2012) (TV Episode)
Neil mentions this show as one of the titles in which Morgan Freeman appeared.
Watchman Video Broadcast: The Comic Con: Part 1 (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike.
Out Smart (2013) (Short)
When Dad refers to "youthful hijinks" on PBS, he's referring to The Electric Company. The line was cut from the finished film.
Epic Ink: Welcome to Area 51 (2014) (TV Episode)
The phrase hey you guys is mentioned
Captain America: Civil War (2016)
Spider-Man's new costume made by Tony Stark is similar to the one in The Electric Company.
The Cinema Snob: Ghost Fever (2016) (TV Episode)
"He was part of the Electric Company!"
Jeopardy!: Episode #33.84 (2017) (TV Episode)
correct response in "A Visit with Rita Moreno" category
Sanders Sides: Learning New Things About Ourselves (2018) (TV Episode)
A scene references the word-building segments with Thomas as the silhouettes.

Featured in 

Nashville (1975)
The Chronic Rift: Spider-Man (1991) (TV Episode)
Featured as part of this week's discussion topic
I Love the '70s: 1971 (2003) (TV Episode)
The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2012) (TV Special)
Cecil B. DeMille Award presentation for Morgan Freeman.
O.J.: Made in America (2016)
clips used

Spoofed in 

Saturday Night Live: The Best of Mike Myers (1998) (Video)
In Dieter's dream, silhouettes of Dieter and ! form the compound word "whorenun," spoofing the word-building sequence from "The Electric Company."
Family Guy: Mr. Saturday Knight (2001) (TV Episode)
Clip showing Peter as a character on "The Electric Company."
Family Guy 100th Episode Special (2007) (TV Short)
parody scene from this show featuring Peter
The Love Guru (2008)
Pitka recreates one of the soft-shoe silhouette segments from the show.

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