Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005) Poster


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The Howdy Doody Show (1947) (TV Series)
When talking about the weekly ratings.
See It Now (1951) (TV Series)
The film is about how Murrow exposed McCarthy on his show
Person to Person (1953) (TV Series)
TV program portrayed in bio pic
Howdy Doody (1954) (TV Series)
When talking about the weekly ratings.
Fail-Safe (1964)
Acknowlegded by George Clooney as an influence.

Referenced in 

How I Met Your Mother: Mary the Paralegal (2006) (TV Episode)
Ted: "And now you're trying to make me jealous by waving Edward R. Moron in my face?"
Scrubs: My Urologist (2006) (TV Episode)
Janitor: '"Good night. And good luck" I love that movie'
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.226 (2006) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Oscar-Nominated Movies" Final Jeopardy! category
House of Carters: Good Night and Good Carter (2006) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
The Office: The Job (2007) (TV Episode)
Michael leaves the office with this closing
The Simpsons: You Kent Always Say What You Want (2007) (TV Episode)
Kent's final speech to the camera, in black-and-white as well, references Murrow's position and lines in the last scene in the movie
I Am Legend (2007)
Neville picks up a DVD copy at the video store.
Getaway: Episode #17.11 (2008) (TV Episode)
A DVD of this movie is shown in a promotion of other movies starring Robert Downey Jr. available at BigPond Movies.
Redbelt: Q&A with David Mamet (2008) (Video)
This film is referred to.
Cleanflix (2009)
DVD cover
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.2 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $1,000 clue in the category "Cinematic Title Combos"
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.57 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $1,000 clue in the category "Nights"
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.139 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of an $800 clue in the category "My Name is George"
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #2.12 (2011) (TV Episode)
Ignatiy compares "The Ides of March" to the earlier George Clooney film
Family Guy: Tom Tucker: The Man and His Dream (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Spotlight (2015)
Cited by director Tom McCarthy as an influence.
The Ben Shapiro Show: Trump Destroys Bannon, Salts the Earth (2018) (TV Episode)
Ben Shapiro makes a passing reference to the movie.
You're the Worst: Bachelor/Bachelorette Party Sunday Funday (2019) (TV Episode)
Jimmy's fifth movie suggestion, "Good Night, and Good Cuck."

Featured in 

The 63rd Annual Golden Globe Awards (2006) (TV Special)
12th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2006) (TV Special)
Clip shown as nominees announced.
2006 Independent Spirit Awards (2006) (TV Special)
The 78th Annual Academy Awards (2006) (TV Special)
What's Happening to the News (2007) (TV Movie)
The documentary includes a brief clip from the George Clooney film.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The American/Going the Distance/Machete (2010) (TV Episode)
'George Clooney in 3 Minutes or Less' segment
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.22 (2010) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown in a montage of Robert Downey Jr. films
WatchMojo: Top 10 Robert Downey Jr. Performances (2015) (TV Episode)
Joseph Wershba gets an honorable mention.
Being George Clooney (2016)
clip shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies That Make You Distrust the Government (2016) (TV Episode)
Good Night, and Good Luck. is #5.

Spoofed in 

The Simpsons: Million Dollar Abie (2006) (TV Episode)
After-credits final scene (done in black and white like GNaGL !) depicts a young Grandpa Simpson at a session of the notorious commission where he names a number of his friends and relatives (allegedly Communist sympathizers).
An American Carol (2008)
George Mulrooney (George Clooney) is honored for a film about Edward R. Murrow and Joseph McCarthy.

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