The Day After (TV Movie 1983) Poster

(1983 TV Movie)


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Edited from 

Two-Minute Warning (1976)
(crowd panic scenes)
Meteor (1979)
(various destruction footage)
First Strike (1979) (TV Movie)
various USAF (missiles, bombers, personnel) and USN scenes


The War of the Worlds (1953)
mentioned in dialogue
60 Minutes (1968) (TV Series)
Mentioned in dialogue

Referenced in 

Saturday Night Live: John Lithgow/Mr. Mister (1985) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Damon Wayans on Weekend Update
Night Court: Walk Away, Renee (1985) (TV Episode)
After Harry asks Mac if the damage to his office is bad, Mac replies "Did you see The Day After?
St. Elsewhere: E.R. (1986) (TV Episode)
Dr. Craig says, "This house looks like the day after The Day After (1983)."
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Tim Conway/Kevin Rooney/Jester Hairston/Donald O. Cram (1987) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Kevin Rooney during his stand-up routine
Harry and the Hendersons: The Day After (1991) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Anything But Love: The Day After (1991) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Eraser (1997) (Video)
Be Kind Rewind (2008)
DVD is shown.
Yes Man (2008)
DVD is shown in a video store.
The Cinema Snob: Troll 2 (2009) (TV Episode)
Snob calls the human goblins "post-holocaust Day After survivors".
Vsechnopárty: Episode dated 31 December 2011 (2011) (TV Episode)
Karel Gott and Karel Síp mentioned it.
The Cinema Snob: Can't Stop the Music (2014) (TV Episode)
"This was a bigger bomb than the one in that other Gutenberg movie."
The Cinema Snob: Heaven's Gate: Part 1 (2015) (TV Episode)
"What is this, The Day After?"
Deutschland 83: Northern Wedding (2015) (TV Episode)
The film that Tischbier has tickets to
Blackcatloner: How You Doin'? (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned among Nicholas Meyer's films.
Blackcatloner: The Seven Percent Solution by Nicholas Meyer (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned among Nicholas Meyer's accomplishments.
The Americans: The Day After (2016) (TV Episode)
The Jennings' are watching the film on TV.
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 27 June 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Ryen Russillo
The Goldbergs: The Day After the Day After (2017) (TV Episode)
the title is mentioned. Also Barry and his friends are told by the school specifically to not watch the film - which of course Barry and his JTP friends do. There is even a school assembly that addresses students fears after watching the movie.
Jimmy Kimmel Live!: Dax Shepard/Kathryn Hahn/Jason Mraz (2018) (TV Episode)
Kathryn Hahn talks about how frightening this movie is


Ri¢hie Ri¢h (1982) (TV Series)
Sara and Kenny are watching it on TV when their mother calls them to dinner.

Featured in 

The Final Sanction (1990)
a brief clip from the movie is shown of the nuclear explosions.
Heroic Trio 2: Executioners (1993)
The 'Day After' footage was recycled
I Love the '80s Strikes Back: 1983 (2003) (TV Episode)
Clips from the television movie are shown while the cast comment on it.
The 100 Most Memorable TV Moments (2004) (TV Mini-Series)
They are in the 100 Greatest Moments
The '80s: The Decade That Made Us: Shop 'til You Drop (2013) (TV Episode)
Video clips are shown.
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Nuclear Weapons and the United States (2014) (TV Episode)
Clip shown and John Oliver comments on it.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Nuclear Bomb Scenes in Movies (2015) (TV Episode)
The nuclear bomb scene in The Day After is #3.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies Where the World Ends (2016) (TV Episode)
The Day After is #6.
The Americans: The Day After (2016) (TV Episode)
Title reference. Also: John Cullum is seen introducing the film on TV while the Jennings' are watching it.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Messed Up Things That Happened on 1980s TV (2016) (TV Episode)
Nuclear War is #4.
Shelter: Remembering 'The Day After' (2018) (Video)
clips shown

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