The Fall Guy (TV Series 1981–1986) Poster



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The Poseidon Adventure (1972)
Fall into ceiling light fitting - regarded as one of the most famous stunt falls in 70s movie history.
Dirty Mary Crazy Larry (1974)
The climatic car crash/explosion can be seen during the show's intro.
Race with the Devil (1975)
Footage used
Silver Streak (1976)
George dangling from the train signal is in the series opening titles as one of Cole's stunts.


The Fall Guy (1984) (Video Game)
Video-game adaption of the TV-series.

Referenced in 

Sixteen Candles (1984)
A poster of Heather Thomas from "The Fall Guy" is on the back of Mike's bedroom door.
Webster: Be It Ever So Humble (1985) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Last Chase (1989) (TV Episode)
Servo: "If he makes it to California, he's gonna make 'The Fall Guy.'"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Gamera vs. Guiron (1991) (TV Episode)
Tom:They wanted him for a meaty roll in the critically-acclaimed TV smash, 'The Fall Guy.'
Unsolved Mysteries: Episode #8.25 (1996) (TV Episode)
Robert Stack refers to Dennis Cole's appearance on the series.
The Making of 'Mystery Science Theater 3000' (1997) (TV Movie)
Mike: "Coming up next: A band of murderous robots go after 'The Fall Guy.'"
Popular: What Makes Sammy Run (2000) (TV Episode)
Mary Cherry references the show.
Big Fat Liar (2002)
Do Over: Rock 'n' Roll Parking Lot (2002) (TV Episode)
Isabelle refers to the series.
Dynasty: The Making of a Guilty Pleasure (2005) (TV Movie)
Poster for "The Fall Guy" appears in an office at ABC.
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.202 (2006) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Seasonal Acting" category
Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of 'Diff'rent Strokes' (2006) (TV Movie)
This show is one of the squares on the network schedule board.
My Name Is Earl: Two Balls, Two Strikes (2007) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Little Chubby
Psych: Meat Is Murder, But Murder Is Also Murder (2007) (TV Episode)
Shawn says, "The first thing they needed was a fall guy. Unfortunately, Lee Majors wasn't available."
Leisure Suit Larry: Box Office Bust (2009) (Video Game)
A mission on the movie lot involving stuntmen is called "The Fell Guy"
30 for 30: Small Potatoes: Who Killed the USFL? (2009) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Lee Majors
Entourage: Stunted (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Drama
Born to Ride (2011)
mentioned in dialogue
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.7 (2011) (TV Episode)
an altered news report says that President Obama's celebrity supporters include Lee Majors from the show
Necessary Roughness: The Fall Guy (2013) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Up Late with Alec Baldwin: Episode #1.4 (2013) (TV Episode)
Alec mentions the show by name.
Meeting Actor Gilbert Heracheta (2014) (Short)
This is the second popular show mentioned by actor Heracheta.
Deadpool (2016)
When Vanessa and Wade are disscusing Wade's cancer, there is a plastic lunchbox from the show in the background.
Coronation Street: Episode #1.8855 (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Luke.
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: The Gang Turns Black (2017) (TV Episode)
Scott Bakula sings about playing poker with the Fall Guy.
After Trek: Context Is for Kings (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Matt Mira.
Ghosted: The Wire (2018) (TV Episode)
One of the shows Leroy has finished watching
The Dirt (2019)
Mentioned by Tommy Lee when first meeting Heather Locklear.

Featured in 

Silver Streak (1976)
George dangling from the train signal is in the series opening titles as one of Cole's stunts.
I Love the '80s Strikes Back: 1981 (2003) (TV Episode)
Clips from the television series are shown while the cast comment on it.
Retrosexual: The 80's (2004) (TV Mini-Series)

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