Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966) Poster


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Version of 

Edited from 

The Letter (1940)
Opening shot of the moon.


Just a Gigolo (1931)
Martha taunts Nick, after their interlude, with the film's song when she orders him to answer the doorbell.
Three Little Pigs (1933) (Short)
Beyond the Forest (1949)
The movie that Martha cannot figure out where Bette Davis says the line, "What a dump!".
A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
When the character George holds flowers at the door and says "flores para los muertos" he is quoting A Streetcar Named Desire.
Sudden Fear (1952)

Referenced in 

The Chase (1966)
Script quoted by Janice Rule.
Captain Nice: Who's Afraid of Amanda Woolf? (1967) (TV Episode)
Title reference
The Sid Caesar, Imogene Coca, Carl Reiner, Howard Morris Special (1967) (TV Special)
Includes a skit based on scenes from the earlier film
The Mothers-In-Law: Who's Afraid of Elizabeth Taylor? (1967) (TV Episode)
Movie title used in title
The Ear (1970)
Plot partially inspired by the movie.
Banacek: Now You See Me, Now You Don't (1974) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Elizabeth Taylor - An Intimate Portrait (1975) (TV Movie)
title mentioned a couple of times
Tráiler de 'Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?' (1976) (Short)
direct title reference
Outrageous! (1977)
Robin kids about starring in a remake.
Me! I'm Afraid of Virginia Woolf (1978) (TV Movie)
title reference
The Greatest American Hero: The Hit Car (1981) (TV Episode)
Ralph and Starlet discuss this movie
The Gentle Touch: Who's Afraid of Josie Tate (1983) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Reagan: Let's Finish the Job: Episode #1.4 (1986) (TV Episode)
Liz Taylor mentions one of her favorite roles: Martha in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf
The Terrorizers (1986)
Poster on a wall
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Catalina Caper (1990) (TV Episode)
Joel: Who's afraid of Venita Woolf?
Cheers: Rat Girl (1991) (TV Episode)
After an argument, Frasier compares himself and Lilith to George and Martha.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Pod People (1991) (TV Episode)
Crow: (as Richard Burton) Don't start with me, Martha.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: It Conquered the World (1991) (TV Episode)
Crow (as George): "Don't start with me, Martha."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Gamera vs. Guiron (1991) (TV Episode)
Crow (as George): "Don't start with me, Martha."
Darkwing Duck: Can't Bayou Love (1991) (TV Episode)
Darkwing Duck says "What. A. Dump." in the same manner as Elizabeth Taylor in this movie.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Unearthly (1991) (TV Episode)
Crow: "Don't start with me, George."
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Elizabeth Taylor/Michael Douglas (1992) (TV Episode)
Elizabeth Taylor mentions that Michael Jackson like her performance in the movie
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Tormented (1992) (TV Episode)
"Title spoken"
Northern Exposure: Revelations (1993) (TV Episode)
Movie is referenced
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Day the Earth Froze (1993) (TV Episode)
"It's a clown verison of..."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Magic Voyage of Sinbad (1993) (TV Episode)
Crow (as George): "Don't talk about the boy, Martha."
Short Cuts (1993)
Strange and dysfunctional relationships between married couples.
Home and Away: Episode #1.1393 (1994) (TV Episode)
James references the title
Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man: Gripes of Wrath (1994) (TV Episode)
Bernice says "What. A. Dump." She and Duckman's tense banter is also similar to the movie.
Home and Away: Episode #1.1448 (1994) (TV Episode)
Angel says she needs to watch the movie in order to write a report
Boy Meets World: Who's Afraid of Cory Wolf? (1994) (TV Episode)
title reference
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Racket Girls (1994) (TV Episode)
Crow (as George): "Don't talk about our son, Martha."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Incredible Melting Man (1996) (TV Episode)
Crow: (as Richard Burton) Don't talk about our baby, Martha.
The Nanny: Where's the Pearls? (1996) (TV Episode)
Fran mentions Elizabeth Taylor appearing in it.
Pinky and the Brain: Brinky (1997) (TV Episode)
Romy says, "You two bicker, bicker, bicker. It's like 'Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?'."
Melrose Place: Who's Afraid of Amanda Woodward?: Part 1 (1997) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Family Matters: Who's Afraid of the Big Black Book? (1997) (TV Episode)
title reference
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Deadly Bees (1998) (TV Episode)
Crow: Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf...in Hell!
3rd Rock from the Sun: Dr. Solomon's Traveling Alien Show (1998) (TV Episode)
Dick, in his mindless state: "I'm afraid of Virginia Woolf. Me!"
Animaniacs: Birds on a Wire/The Scoring Session/The Animaniacs Suite (1998) (TV Episode)
Seen on a theater marquee in "The Animaniacs Suite"
15 Minutes (1999) (Short)
Forever Fabulous (1999)
Variation of the Bette Davis movie monologue.
Gilmore Girls: The Breakup: Part 2 (2001) (TV Episode)
Rory suggests going to see the Stars Hollow Elementary School production of "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" to Lorelai.
One Angry Dwarf (2001) (Short)
Gilmore Girls: Presenting Lorelai Gilmore (2001) (TV Episode)
Lorelai refers to a bickering Emily and Richard as George and Martha.
Audio Interview with Richard Franklin (2001) (Video)
This film is referred to.
Queer as Folk: Proposal of Two Kinds (2004) (TV Episode)
Lindsay says she and Mel cannot continue living "the all-female version of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?".
American Dreams: Starting Over (2005) (TV Episode)
Helen and Patty go to see The Singing Nun (1966) at the cinema. However, Patty would have preferred to see either Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966) or The Fortune Cookie (1966).
American Dreams: California Dreamin' (2005) (TV Episode)
Meg and Roxanne attend the premiere of Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton's new film Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966). Roxanne gets Elizabeth Taylor's autograph.
Destroy All Humans! (2005) (Video Game)
A woman says 'I'm afraid of Virginia Wolf'
Queer as Folk: Hope Against Hope (2005) (TV Episode)
Jennifer says "What a dump", and just says she does a fabulous Bette Davis or Elizabeth Taylor doing a fabulous Bette Davis.
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.82 (2006) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "Playwrights & Actresses" category
The Sex Movie (2006)
porn title mentioned: "Who's Afraid of Virginia's Cooch?"
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Undead (2009)
chapter titled "Who's Afraid of Bobby Bianchi?"
Privileged: All About Betrayal (2009) (TV Episode)
David calls Megan and Will "George and Martha." Megan retorts that she could be Virginia Woolf.
Baarìa (2009)
A boy looks at frames from this movie.
Smash His Camera (2010)
When discussing his photograph's of Richard Burton and Liz Taylor, Galella mentions people "cursing at each other just like the Virginia Woolf movie"
The Simpsons: The Fool Monty (2010) (TV Episode)
Lisa and Nelson perform in a Springfield Elementary production of "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?"
Elizabeth Taylor: A Tribute (2011) (TV Movie)
notable film mentioned
Jeopardy!: 2011 Teachers Tournament Quarterfinal Game 4 (2011) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Elizabeth Taylor Films" category
Half-Share (2011) (Short)
Michael No says that "What a dump" quote is Elizabeth Taylor doing Bette Davis, which was in "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?"
American Horror Story: Halloween: Part 1 (2011) (TV Episode)
Patrick says, "Have another drink, dear," to Chard; and then to Vivien he says, "Crafting brings out his inner George and Martha." George and Martha are the drunken, embittered couple featured in that movie.
Animal Practice: Who's Afraid of Virginia Coleman? (2012) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Dog with a Blog: Stan's Old Owner (2013) (TV Episode)
In a flashback Ian promises to take Stan to a revival of the play that the movie is based on
The One I Love (2014)
Nathan compares his & Sophie's marriage situation with the Albee film.
Hart of Dixie: Here You Come Again (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue by Brick Breeland.
Bad Education: After School Clubs (2014) (TV Episode)
Alfie refers to the film.
TruInside: The Jerk (2016) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown
Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life: Summer (2016) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Taylor.
Jeopardy!: Episode #33.96 (2017) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "Animal Songs" category
De slimste mens ter wereld: Episode #10.7 (2017) (TV Episode)
Answer to a question

Featured in 

The 40th Annual Academy Awards (1968) (TV Special)
Precious Images (1986) (Short)
Words (1987) (Short)
Clips shown
Great Performances: Richard Burton: In from the Cold (1988) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
At the Movies: Hail, Hail, Black and White (1989) (TV Episode)
Siskel's pick for his favorite black and white moment
Visions of Light (1992)
Footage of this movie is shown.
Diabolique (1996)
Seen on TV
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Passions: America's Greatest Love Stories (2002) (TV Special)
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? is #89.
The 75th Annual Academy Awards (2003) (TV Special)
This Film Is Not Yet Rated (2006)
The "Hump the hostess" scene is shown.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: 10th Anniversary Edition (2007) (TV Movie)
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? is #67.
The Brothers Warner (2007) (TV Movie)
film clip
Indie Sex: Censored (2007) (TV Movie)
A clip is shown
20 to 1: Child Stars: Where Are They Now? (2008) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on Elizabeth Taylor.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Hot Tub Time Machine/Chloe/How to Train Your Dragon (2010) (TV Episode)
Edward Norton's #4 Favorite Film
Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood: Peepshow Pioneers: 1889-1907 (2010) (TV Episode)
Clip shown during intro: Martha and George argue
Pauw & Witteman: Episode #5.127 (2011) (TV Episode)
A fragment featuring Elizabeth Taylor is shown.
Breakfast: Episode dated 24 March 2011 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clip shown in tribute to Dame Elizabeth Taylor.
TCM Guest Programmer: TCM Employee Picks (2011) (TV Episode)
One of the films selected by the co-host
Elizabeth Taylor: A Tribute (2011) (TV Movie)
Clips shown.
TCM Guest Programmer: Ellen Barkin (2012) (TV Episode)
One of the films selected by the co-host
1,001 Movies You Must See (Before You Die) (2014) (Short)
Clip is presented
The EE British Academy Film Awards (2015) (TV Special)
Clip shown.
Rebel Citizen (2015)
featured in discussion of accoldaes of work legitimizing Wexler's commentary
Sam and Mike (2016) (Video)
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies That Take Place Over One Night (2016) (TV Episode)
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? gets an honorable mention.

Spoofed in 

The Benny Hill Show: Sale of the Half-Century (1976) (TV Episode)
Parodied as "Who's Afraid of Virgin Wool?" within "Continuity with Humphrey Bumphrey" sketch.
SCTV: Thursday Night Live (1980) (TV Episode)
Parodied in "Harvey K-Tel's Fast Talking Playhouse" sketch.
The Simpsons: The War of the Simpsons (1991) (TV Episode)
Couple at retreat
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Killer Shrews (1992) (TV Episode)
Tom: "What a dump. Who said that, George?"
The Simpsons: Brother from the Same Planet (1993) (TV Episode)
The scene where Homer accuses Bart of hanging around with an adopted father spoofs the scene where a woman accuses her husband of adultury. The use of shadows in the scene as well as Homer's accent both mimic the style of the film.
Animaniacs: Distasterpiece Theatre/Hercule Yakko/Home on De-Nile/A Midsummer Night's Dream (1993) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in "Home on De-Nile" when Marc Antony (a nod to Richard Burton) sings "Who's Afraid of Cleopatra?"
American Dad!: Camp Refoogee (2006) (TV Episode)
The Francine/Roger subplot
Saturday Night Live: Emily Blunt/Bruno Mars (2016) (TV Episode)
The hamster sketch loosely parodies the movie.
The Simpsons: Heartbreak Hotel (2018) (TV Episode)
The beginning of the third act is a spoof of this film, including the black-and-white cinematography, the sparse score, the walk home, the "What a dump!" exchange, and the arrival of Honey and Nick (voiced by George Segal, reprising his role). There's also Homer's "searing portrait of a marriage in turmoil" line and Lisa's mention of playwright Edward Albee.

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