One Day at a Time (TV Series 1975–1984) Poster



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Remake of 

Three to Get Ready (1975) (TV Movie)
Failed pilot that re-done and became a series.

Remade as 

One Day at a Time (2017) (TV Series)

Referenced in 

Saturday Night Live: Norman Lear/Boz Scaggs (1976) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during Norman Lear's monologue
Circus of the Stars #2 (1977) (TV Special)
Michael York mentions the show when introducing MacKenzie Phillips.
Battle of the Network Stars VII (1979) (TV Special)
Referenced in contestant introductions.
Saturday Night Live: Bob Newhart/The Amazing Rhythm Aces/Bruce Cockburn (1980) (TV Episode)
Title on top ten list held up by Al Franken on Weekend Update
It's Garry Shandling's Show.: Dial L for Laundry (1987) (TV Episode)
Rob wants to play the plumber who sexually harrased the female characters.
Saturday Night Live: Michael Keaton/Morrissey (1992) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned on 'Outweek' in relation to Bonnie Franklin.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Teen-Age Crime Wave (1994) (TV Episode)
Tom sings the "One Day at a Time" theme.
Reality Bites (1994)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Bloodlust! (1994) (TV Episode)
Mike: It's Boyd Gaines, from the old "One Day at a Time" show.
Beavis and Butt-Head: Animation Sucks (1995) (TV Episode)
Beavis mentions Miss Romano from this show.
Beavis and Butt-Head: Beavis, Can You Spare a Dime? (1995) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Roseanne: Roseanne in the Hood (1995) (TV Episode)
"Schneider" is hired for the Grand Opening of the restaurant that is in direct competition with Roseannes.
Advice from a Caterpillar (1999)
Missy compares herself to Ann Romano
Family Guy: Running Mates (2000) (TV Episode)
theme song heard
Frank McKlusky, C.I. (2002)
Frank dresses as Schneider.
Will & Grace: One Gay at a Time (2004) (TV Episode)
title reference; mentioned by Val
Live from New York: The First 5 Years of Saturday Night Live (2005) (TV Special)
Title seen on Al Franken's top ten list
The Mostly Unfabulous Social Life of Ethan Green (2005)
"Bonnie Franklin was from One Day at a Time."
Wonder Woman: The Ultimate Feminist Icon (2005) (Video)
Title mentioned by Dawn Heinecken
South Park: Follow That Egg (2005) (TV Episode)
The theme song is heard when Stan turns on the TV
Blue Collar Comedy Tour: One for the Road (2006) (TV Special)
during the Our Favorite Photos bit, one of Ron White's photos is compared to a character from this series
Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of 'Diff'rent Strokes' (2006) (TV Movie)
Director mentions working with Valerie Bertinelli
Scrubs: My Perspective (2007) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Thank God You're Here: Episode #1.4 (2007) (TV Episode)
In a scene in which Tom Green plays a maitenance man, he names his character Schneider.
TV Land Confidential: Oddballs & Original Characters (2007) (TV Episode)
still picture
My Fake Fiancé (2009) (TV Movie)
Jennifer mentions the show and having Valerie Bertinelli for a sister.
Saturday Night Live: Ryan Reynolds/Lady Gaga (2009) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned in Family Feud sketch
Hell's Kitchen: 4 Chefs Compete (2010) (TV Episode)
Title on-screen when Mackenzie Phillips is shown
Hot in Cleveland: Hot & Heavy (2012) (TV Episode)
When Sam says, "One Day at a Time" to Melanie (played by Valerie Bertinelli, who starred on "One Day at a Time") she gives a thoughtful knowing glance
Who Do You Think You Are?: Valerie Bertinelli (2014) (TV Episode)
introduced as the show Valerie got her start on
Sports Jeopardy!: Episode #1.7 (2014) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue and correct response in "The Cliché Interview" category
Jeopardy!: Episode #32.37 (2015) (TV Episode)
Correct response in the "Show "Time"" category.
Valerie's Home Cooking: After the Ball Is Over (2016) (TV Episode)
ODAAT mentioned when Mackenzie Phillips is introduced
Valerie's Home Cooking: Kids Baking Championship Reunion (2016) (TV Episode)
Val mentions the kids weren't even born when ODAAT was on TV
Valerie's Home Cooking: Summer Grilling Send-Off (2016) (TV Episode)
Val and Mackenzie talk about how long it's been since they were on the show
Jeopardy!: Episode #33.84 (2017) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue and correct response in "A Visit with Rita Moreno" category
Kids Baking Championship: Throwback Eclairs (2017) (TV Episode)
Duff and Val discuss her show
American Dad!: The Mural of the Story (2018) (TV Episode)
Schneider depicted in the mural.
The Chronic Rift: In Review - April 2018 (2018) (TV Episode)
Referenced in pop culture op/ed on remakes and reboots

Featured in 

The 1st TV Academy Hall of Fame (1984)
A clip is included.
Reality Bites (1994)
I Love the '70s: 1975 (2003) (TV Episode)
The One Day at a Time Reunion (2005) (TV Movie)
the shows is discussed and clips are shown
Class Dismissed: How TV Frames the Working Class (2005) (Video)
early depiction of single mother
20/20: Episode dated 9 October 2009 (2009) (TV Episode)
clips shows during Valerie interview
CBS News Sunday Morning: Episode dated 25 October 2009 (2009) (TV Episode)
Clicps shown during Valerie Bertinelli segment
Hello I Must Be Going (2012)
As Amy is watching television, the theme song for the show is heard.

Spoofed in 

One Way at a Time (1981)
Title, character names and premise are a send-up of the TV series.
One Night at a Time (1984)
Erotic takeoff
Family Guy: The Son Also Draws (1999) (TV Episode)
Brian watches a clip of this on TV which spoofs and lampoons it.
Daria: One J at a Time (2001) (TV Episode)
The episode title is a pun on the series.

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