Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004) Poster


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Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (TV Movie)
Based on the 2004 film.


The Huckleberry Hound Show (1958) (TV Series)
La Jetée (1962) (Short)
The scene under the sheets with Clem blinking is a visual quotation of Marker's La Jetée.
Gambler (1971)
When Clementine and Joel are in Clementine's house for the first time the song playing in the background is from 1971 Hindi movie Gambler featuring Dev Anand.
Tommy (1975)
In one scene, Joel wears a "Tommy" T-shirt.
The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976)
The scene in which Mary and Stan drink Joel's liquor and the sound they both make at this time echoes a very similar scene in the Man Who Fell to Earth between Thomas and Mary-Lou.
Showtime at the Apollo (1987) (TV Series)
Jerry Maguire (1996)
Kate Winslet's character suggests that some men believe she will "complete them," a reference to Tom Cruise's famous line.
Tears of the Sun (2003)
bus stop poster seen in background near end

Referenced in 

Saturday Night Live: Robert De Niro/Destiny's Child (2004) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during Weekend Update
A Look Inside 'Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind' (2004) (TV Short)
Documentary is about the film
A Conversation with Kate and Michel (2005) (Video)
mentioned many times
Saturday Night Live: Paul Giamatti/Ludacris featuring Sum-41 (2005) (TV Episode)
Referenced in Spy Glass
Gilmore Girls: A House Is Not a Home (2005) (TV Episode)
Michel mentions the film while talking about wanting certain images erased from his memory.
Une américaine à Paris (2005) (TV Movie)
Jean-MarionThe main cast characters of the film are interviewed about it. Jacques Annaud the Director of the film is interviewed about it.
Le petit lieutenant (2005)
A poster for the film is visible in the street outside the metro
The Boys & Girls Guide to Getting Down (2006)
correct charades guess
The Holiday (2006)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Knocked Up (2007)
Poster seen in Ben's apartment
Big Bang: Episode #1.1 (2007) (TV Episode)
Vaso throws a copy of this film on Lazaros' head
The Simpsons: Eternal Moonshine of the Simpson Mind (2007) (TV Episode)
Title Reference
Be Kind Rewind (2008)
DVD is shown.
The Cinema Snob: Mother's Day (2008) (TV Episode)
The writers of both films share the same name
Eagle Eye (2008)
DVD is shown in Circuit City.
90210: Help Me, Rhonda (2009) (TV Episode)
mentioned in passing by Navid
Mic Macs à Tire-Larigot (2009)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Richard Roeper & the Movies: Inception (2010) (TV Episode)
Roeper says "Inception" incorporates elements of this movie
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.1 (2011) (TV Episode)
Christy mentions that Michel Gondry directed the film
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.160 (2011) (TV Episode)
Selena Gomez says the film is one of her favorite Jim Carrey movies
Steve Coogan Hates Twitter (2011) (TV Short)
title mentioned in a tweet that is read
Adventure Time: Memory of a Memory (2011) (TV Episode)
Finn and Jake enter Marceline's memory core and retrieve a memory of her breakup with Ash.
Conan: The Illiterate Merderer (2011) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned while introducing Kirsten Dunst
Suburgatory: Thanksgiving (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Supernatural: Death's Door (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Bobby
Dream World (2012)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Bones: The Past in the Present (2012) (TV Episode)
listed as one of Pelant's Pay Per View movies
Futurama: Fun on a Bun (2012) (TV Episode)
Leela gets her memories of Fry erased.
Paanch Adhyay (2012)
The film quotes a dialogue from this film in the beginning.
Bunheads: Take the Vicuna (2013) (TV Episode)
Michelle asks that someone 'Eternal Sunshine my mind' after she sees photos from Burning Man.
Wingmen Incorporated (2013)
In the gym scene, Stevenson tells Justin he knows a guy that can "go all Eternal Sunshine" and erase a girl from his brain for $25.
DVD-R Hell: Howard Cantour.com (2014) (TV Episode)
Brad borrows material from an IMDb user's review of this film.
Nostalgia Critic: Doug's Top 10 Hottest Women (2014) (TV Episode)
Kirsten Dunst from this movie takes #9
This Is Where I Leave You (2014)
Laying on the ice rink together
The Vampire Diaries: Do You Remember the First Time? (2014) (TV Episode)
Damon Salvatore tells Elena Gilbert, "I know Alaric Eternal Sunshined our relationship out of your brain..."
Film '72: Episode dated 10 December 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Antonia Quirke when reviewing Dumb and Dumber To (2014)
Nostalgia Critic: Why Does Everyone Hate the Cable Guy? (2015) (TV Episode)
another Jim Carrey movie
Jeopardy!: Episode #32.19 (2015) (TV Episode)
Correct response in the category "21st Century Movies"
Ilegitim (2016)
A still from the film featuring Kate Winslet and Jim Carrey can be seen as a portrait in the siblings's room.
iZombie: Eternal Sunshine of the Caffeinated Mind (2016) (TV Episode)
Title reference, "Eternal Sunshine of the Caffeinated Mind."


Monster on the Campus (1958)
Scenes appear on a drive-in screen
The Munsters (1964) (TV Series)

Featured in 

Inside the Mind of Michel Gondry (2005) (Video)
clips shown
The 62nd Annual Golden Globe Awards (2005) (TV Special)
A small clip was presented as part of some of the nominated films.
Siskel & Ebert: The Best Films of 2004 (2005) (TV Episode)
Roeper's #2 pick.
11th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2005) (TV Special)
A small clip was presented as part of some of the nominated films.
The 77th Annual Academy Awards (2005) (TV Special)
Nominated in two categories
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Taking of Pelham 123/Imagine That/Moon (2009) (TV Episode)
Common's #2 Favorite Film.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The Best of Music in the Movies (2010) (TV Episode)
Common's #2 Favorite Film
Side by Side (2012)
Nostalgia Critic: Is Tree of Life Full of Shit? (2014) (TV Episode)
another film that goes outside the traditional structure
Nova: Memory Hackers (2016) (TV Episode)
Clip shown.

Spoofed in 

Hot Tub Time Machine (2010)
April breaks into a house, pretending it is her friends, and they drink in the house. Later, she whispers in his ear that they can still be together in the future.

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