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Peter Gunn (TV Series 1958–1961) Poster

(1958–1961)

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Followed by 

Gunn (1967)
Peter Gunn (1989) (TV Movie)

Referenced in 

77 Sunset Strip: Thanks for Tomorrow (1959) (TV Episode)
Kookie says to Jeff "Well, with that new haircut you look like that TV guy"; Jeff asks, "Peter Gunn"? And Kookie replies, "No, Peter Lorre."
Leave It to Beaver: Beaver's Rat (1961) (TV Episode)
The rat's name is Peter Gunn.
Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)
Seen on a book rack in the train station. Peter Gunn TV series and Breakfast at Tiffany's movie were made by the same production team.
Bewitched: Follow That Witch: Part 1 (1966) (TV Episode)
Charmaine says she thought she was marrying Peter Gunn, but ended up with Peter Rabbit instead.
Batman: The Great Train Robbery (1968) (TV Episode)
Shame gets some firearms at 'Peter's Guns & Ammo'
Monty Python's Flying Circus: The Buzz Aldrin Show (1970) (TV Episode)
The theme is played when "The Bishop" walks the street.
The Driller Killer (1979)
one of the band's songs uses the theme song from this show
The Man with Bogart's Face (1980)
The landlady's called Mother
The Blues Brothers (1980)
Peter Gunn Theme, performed by the Blues Brothers Band, is used.
Terror on Tour (1980)
guitarist playes the theme tune when the cop enters the dressing room
Jeopardy!: Episode #1.1 (1984) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $200 clue in the category "'50's TV"
Trancers (1984)
Mentioned.
Saturday Night Live: Jay Leno/The Neville Brothers (1986) (TV Episode)
Henry Mancini's Peter Gunn theme opens Weekend Update
Saturday Night Live: Jimmy Breslin and Marvin Hagler/Level 42/E.G. Daily (1986) (TV Episode)
Peter Gunn theme plays as Sam Kinison's intro and outro.
Saturday Night Live: Steve Martin/Sting (1987) (TV Episode)
The SNL band play Henry Mancini's Peter Gunn theme
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Jonathan Winters/Peter Strauss (1989) (TV Episode)
Johnny mentions Blake Edwards' original series
Cape Fear (1991)
Leigh refers to Peter Gunn.
Parker Lewis Can't Lose: Glory Daze (1992) (TV Episode)
The "Peter Gunn" theme plays as Ronny Ray arrives at Santo Domingo.
Motormouth: Episode #4.31 (1992) (TV Episode)
Peter Gun theme plays during Terry Forrestal's first stunt.
Bye Bye Love (1995)
Paws (1997)
theme heard
Blues Brothers 2000 (1998)
"Peter Gunn Theme", a second-time cover by the Blues Brothers Band, is played during the scene where Elwood and Mack tie up the Russian mobsters in the alley.
From the Earth to the Moon: For Miles and Miles (1998) (TV Episode)
The "Peter Gunn Theme" is used
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Blood Waters of Dr. Z (1999) (TV Episode)
Tom hums the theme music.
The Sopranos: Mr. Ruggerio's Neighborhood (2001) (TV Episode)
Mancini's jazz score is heard.
Stitch! The Movie (2003) (Video)
When Lilo and Stitch set out to search the island for Experiment 221, the Peter Gunn theme is played.
The Lion King 3: Hakuna Matata (2004) (Video)
theme music plays while Timon and Pumbaa attempt to sabotage Simba and Nala's romance
Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004)
the theme song is palyed
White Stripes: Under Blackpool Lights (2004) (Video)
When Jack White starts playing the song "Jack the Ripper," he incorporates elements of the theme from "Peter Gunn" into the guitar work
Lucky Luke and the Daltons (2004)
The theme from "Peter Gunn" was used in "Les Dalton"
Boston Legal: The Black Widow (2005) (TV Episode)
At the beginning of this episode the theme from "Peter Gunn" by Henry mancini is played.
Surf School (2006)
theme song heard
Dancing with the Stars: Round 8 (2008) (TV Episode)
Warren and Kym dance the tango to the Peter Gunn Theme
L'âge d'or de la musique de film 1965-1975 (2009) (TV Movie)
Mentioned.
How I Met Your Mother: The Rough Patch (2009) (TV Episode)
Theme plays when Barney enters the bar.
The Cinema Snob: Driller Killer (2011) (TV Episode)
"You're almost performing the theme from Peter Gunn."
Post Mortem with Mick Garris: William Friedkin (2011) (TV Episode)
Friedkin says he loves the show
Phelous & the Movies: Countryside Bears (2016) (TV Episode)
"Rip-off Peter Gunn theme?"

Featured in 

Trancers (1984)
Jack is watching an episode of "Peter Gunn" on the TV at the apartment. Later, he mentions it while channel surfing in bed.
The Caller (1987)
On TV.

Spoofed in 

Clarissa Explains It All: Punch the Clock (1992) (TV Episode)
when Marshall is checking if the coast is clear in the kitchen to get food, a parody of the Peter Gunn Theme is played

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