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Bend It Like Beckham (2002) Poster

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References 

My Fair Lady (1964)
By George, I think she's got it
Family Fortunes (1980) (TV Series)
Billy Elliot (2000)
Recess: School's Out (2001)
Poster briefly seen on a bus

Referenced in 

Still Game: Scones (2002) (TV Episode)
Showing at the cinema.
Saturday Night Live: Adrien Brody/Sean Paul & Wayne Wonder (2003) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during 'Velvet Productions' sketch
At the Movies: The Best Films of 2003 (2004) (TV Episode)
Referenced.
Really Bend It Like Beckham (2004) (Video)
Title is based on the 2002 film "Bend It Like Beckham."
Guys and Balls (2004)
Ercin asks Ecki if he can have number 7 like Beckham, and points to a poster from the film.
That's So Raven: Bend It Like Baxter (2005) (TV Episode)
title reference
Film Geek (2005)
Scotty mentions it.
Gol & Gincu (2005)
One female character mentions the film.
Cry Wolf (2005)
The title is used as a reference to masturbation.
The Office: Halloween (2005) (TV Episode)
Michael says Kelly should have dressed as Jess from BILB
Gilmore Girls: Let Me Hear Your Balalaikas Ringing Out (2005) (TV Episode)
Lorelai tells the girls on the soccer team to bend it like Beckham.
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.196 (2006) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Women Directing Women" category
The Simpsons: Marge Gamer (2007) (TV Episode)
Lisa is inspired to play soccer because of this movie. Shows Lisa watching the film in a theater.
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross: Episode #13.1 (2007) (TV Episode)
Talked about during Keira's interview, and a still image of Keira from the film is shown.
Movie Connections: Bend It Like Beckham (2007) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Drillbit Taylor (2008)
"Like Beckham, I bend" (rap lyrics)
Pinky and Perky Show: Prod It Like Peckham (2008) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Rescue Me: Clean (2009) (TV Episode)
Franco says too many chicks have seen this movie.
Cleanflix (2009)
DVD cover
The Cleveland Show (2009) (TV Series)
The Scouts give out awards just to stop young men from "sitting around bending their Beckhams".
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Kick-Ass/Death at a Funeral/The Joneses (2010) (TV Episode)
Brett says "Looking for Eric" is kind of like this movie for ugly people
The Cinema Snob: Caligula: Part II (2010) (TV Episode)
Kung Tai Ted mentions it.
WordGirl: Bend It Like Becky/Questionable Behavior (2011) (TV Episode)
Title reference
The Simpsons: The Blue and the Gray (2011) (TV Episode)
Patty says, "I can bend him (Homer) like Beckham!"
Mr. Popper's Penguins (2011)
"bends it like Bitey"
House: Man of the House (2012) (TV Episode)
"Did those dudes bend your ballsack like Beckham?"
The Cleveland Show: American Prankster (2012) (TV Episode)
"bending their Beckhams"
Saturday Night Live: Ben Affleck/Kanye West (2013) (TV Episode)
Title referenced on Weekend Update
Hot in Cleveland: Cleveland Indians (2013) (TV Episode)
Melanie mentions Elka's story is the plot of this movie
Hollywood Game Night: Orange Is the New Game Night (2014) (TV Episode)
Kay Montgomery mentions this movie by name during the game I Love a Charade
The Big Bang Theory: The Relationship Diremption (2014) (TV Episode)
Referenced in dialogue
The Mindy Project: An Officer and a Gynecologist (2014) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Mindy
The Graham Norton Show: Samuel L. Jackson/Keira Knightley/Kasabian (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Graham in his opening monologue
Hot in Cleveland: The Animated Episode (2014) (TV Episode)
Joy mentions the title
Sports Jeopardy!: Episode #1.42 (2015) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Entertainment" category
The Women's Football Show: Episode #3.7 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned.
Murdoch Mysteries: Bend It Like Brackenreid (2016) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
The Good Place: The Trolley Problem (2017) (TV Episode)
"Bend It Like Bentham", seen on a cinema marquee, is a Bad Place take on this movie.
Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 10 April 2019 (2019) (TV Episode)
Mentioned.
Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 30 July 2019 (2019) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Pip.
Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 1 August 2019 (2019) (TV Episode)
Mentioned.
Granada Reports: 8 August 2019: Evening Bulletin (2019) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during Sarfraz and Gurinder's interview.
Granada Reports: 8 August 2019: Late Bulletin (2019) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during Sarfraz and Gurinder's interview.

Features 

Namak Halaal (1982)

Featured in 

Goodness Ungracious Me! (2002) (TV Short)
She Shoots, She Scores: The Making of 'Bend It Like Beckham' (2003) (Video)
featured in documentary
The 61st Annual Golden Globe Awards (2004) (TV Special)
clips
Ego Trip's Race-O-Rama (2005) (TV Series)
clips
Movie Connections: Bend It Like Beckham (2007) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown
20 to 1: Girls on Film (2008) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The Best of Music in the Movies (2010) (TV Episode)
"That Last Second Play" segment
20 to 1: Greatest Sports Movies of All Time (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment.
20 to 1: Megastars with Megabucks (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on Keira Knightley.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.36 (2012) (TV Episode)
Clip included in montage of Keira Knightley films
WatchMojo: Top 10 Sports Movie Underdogs (2014) (TV Episode)
Jess Bhamra gets an honorable mention.
MsMojo: Top 10 Girl Power Movies Everyone Should See (2016) (TV Episode)
Bend It Like Beckham gets an honorable mention.
MsMojo: Top 10 Movies You NEVER Expected to Be Made into Musicals (2018) (TV Episode)
Bend It Like Beckham is #6.
Granada Reports: 8 August 2019: Evening Bulletin (2019) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.
Granada Reports: 8 August 2019: Late Bulletin (2019) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.

Spoofs 

Match of the Day (1964) (TV Series)

Spoofed in 

The Comebacks (2007)
a Jesminder analogue is recruited to be the team's kicker

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