12 Years a Slave (2013) Poster


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Version of 

American Playhouse: Solomon Northup's Odyssey (1984) (TV Episode)
version of same life story

Referenced in 

Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.154 (2013) (TV Episode)
Loni mentions the movie by name.
Midnight Screenings: Thor: The Dark World/12 Years a Slave (2013) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Brows Held High: Shame (2013) (TV Episode)
another film by Steve McQueen
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.189 (2013) (TV Episode)
Chelsea mentions the movie being nominated as a Golden Globe Best Picture.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #8.7 (2014) (TV Episode)
Chelsea refers to Chuy as her "12 Years a Lazy Nugget".
Chelsea Lately: Episode #8.14 (2014) (TV Episode)
Michael mentions the movie by name.
The Neighbors: Man, Actually (2014) (TV Episode)
Marty says "If 'Walking Dead' guy would hve just told 'Pirates of the Carribbean' girl that he loved her before she went and married that dude from '12 Years a Slave', maybe he wouldn't be all alone wondering 'What If'"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Wanda Sykes/Thomas Haden Church/Dwight Yoakam (2014) (TV Episode)
Jay Leno says it was so cold, Paula Deen watched the movie just to break into a sweat
Film 2017: Episode dated 5 February 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
Screenplay writer John Ridley talks about his movie
A Wonderful Country: Episode #11.8 (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Limor Livnat
Saturday Night Live: Jim Parsons/Beck (2014) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the "12 Years Auditions" digital short
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Tina Fey/Randy Newman (2014) (TV Episode)
In his opening monologue Jimmy mentions this movie's Best Picture win at the Oscars
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 3 March 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
title mentioned in discussion of the Academy Awards presented the previous evening
A Wonderful Country: Episode #11.9 (2014) (TV Episode)
Kitzis' dad asks him if he watched the movie
Saturday Night Live: Lena Dunham/The National (2014) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the "Pimpin' Pimpin' Pimpin'" sketch
The Cinema Snob: Caddyshack II (2014) (TV Episode)
"It's a little game we like to play called 12 Minutes a Slave."
Matzav Ha'Uma: Episode #7.13 (2014) (TV Episode)
Einav says the Malaysian plane was in the air 4 hours before disappearing so the passengers could watch the movie until its end
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Kim Kardashian, Taran Killam, Arianna Huffington (2014) (TV Episode)
Taran Killam comments on his role in the film
Saturday Night Live: Louis C.K./Sam Smith (2014) (TV Episode)
Referenced in Louis C.K.'s opening monologue
Chelsea Lately: Episode #8.56 (2014) (TV Episode)
Chris mentions the movie by name.
You're the Worst: PTSD (2014) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Cat Run 2 (2014)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Graham Norton Show: Benedict Cumberbatch/Miranda Hart/Timothy Spall/Maroon 5 (2014) (TV Episode)
Benedict Cumberbatch mentions this movie's Oscar success
The Cinema Snob: Black Rage (2014) (TV Episode)
"I knew Brad Pitt wasn't to be trusted in 12 Years a Slave."
The Chase: Episode #4.1 (2014) (TV Episode)
Incorrect answer.
Nostalgia Critic: Care Bears Nutcracker Suite (2014) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Malcolm
Charlie Brooker's 2014 Wipe (2014) (TV Special)
Reviewed by Philomena Cunk
73 Questions: 73 Questions with Victoria Beckham (2015) (TV Episode)
Victoria says she cried the hardest during this film.
Workaholics: Dorm Daze (2015) (TV Episode)
"12 Inches a Slave"
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Defense Rests (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jake.
Film 2017: Episode #44.4 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by David Oyelowo
Honest Trailers: Boyhood (2015) (TV Episode)
'Twelve Years A Boy'
Portlandia: Fashion (2015) (TV Episode)
Referenced in dialogue
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 20 February 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Adnan Virk
The Oscars (2015) (TV Special)
mentioned by announcer
Veep: Testimony (2015) (TV Episode)
One of the nicknames for Jonah on Dan's list is "12 Years a Slave to Jerking Off".
BoJack Horseman: The Shot (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Ballers: Gaslighting (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in Dialogue
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Cindy Crawford/Chiwetel Ejiofor/AWOLNATION (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Seth as he introduces Chiwetel Ejiofor
The Chase Australia: Episode #1.36 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Matt Parkinson as his (incorrect) answer to a question about the movie that won the Best Picture Oscar® in 2013 during the Final Chase.
73 Questions: 73 Questions with Derek Zoolander (2016) (TV Episode)
Derek says he cried during this film.
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Paul Giamatti/Aubrey Plaza/Frank Bruni/Josh Freese (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Seth as he introduces Paul Giamatti
Yoga Hosers (2016)
The confiscation of the phones makes the principle sarcastically feel for the two girls. She says they should call their story 12 years a private school student.
Saturday Night Live: Melissa McCarthy/Kanye West (2016) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned in Bus sketch
Confusing God and Government (2016) (Short)
Loose Canon: Oscar Bait: A History (2016) (TV Episode)
Poster shown.
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Lupita Nyong'o/Hayes MacArthur/Chris Janson/Matt Cameron (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Seth as he introduces Lupita Nyong'o
The Chase Australia: Episode #2.45 (2016) (TV Episode)
When a question about the instrument that Solomon Northup, the author of the memoir 12 Years a Slave, was an accomplished player of is asked when Marlene and the Chaser go head to head, Andrew O'Keefe asks Marlene if she has seen the movie.
Bad Moms (2016)
Amy is told to stop watching this and go to the PTA meeting
Blackcatloner: 10 Years a Social Media Junkie (2016) (TV Episode)
The episode title "10 Years a Social Media Junkie" is a variation of this movie's title.
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Neil Patrick Harris/Omari Hardwick/James Blake/Elaine Bradley (2016) (TV Episode)
Reference to the title and poster in the monologue
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Michael Fassbender/David Remnick/New Yorker Cartoons/Craig Finn (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Seth as he introduces Michael Fassbender
Ron Goossens, Low Budget Stuntman (2017)
One of the movies Ron is working on is titled "12 years a Piet"
Cinematic Excrement: Hillary's America (2017) (TV Episode)
"And throughout this so-called 'Secret History', D'Souza keeps showing us re-enactments of slaves being mistreated by their masters as if he thinks he's the next Steve McQueen or something."
The Cinema Snob: Gladiformers (2017) (TV Episode)
"Hence the title 12 Years a Gladiformer."
Front Row Late: Michael Fassbender/Kate Winslet (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during interview with Michael Fassbender.
Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 20 October 2017 (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Sean.
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Sarah Paulson/Judd Apatow/Grant Morrison (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Seth as he introduces Sarah Paulson
Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 14 February 2018 (2018) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Joanna Lumley.
The Black Panther Hysteria: A Rant (2018) (Video)
Derrick Blackman mentions the movie in reference to the Oscars.
Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 10 August 2018 (2018) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mark Wright.
Kevin Hart's Guide to Black History (2019) (TV Movie)
Riley: "I was watching '12 Years a Slave.'"
The Oscars® Are Officially No Longer the Oscars® (2019) (Video)
Atheism-Is-Unstoppable criticizes the movie.

Featured in 

The Onion Film Standard: 12 Years a Slave (2013) (TV Episode)
Uvda: Episode #20.1 (2013) (TV Episode)
Trailer is shown and the movie is discussed
71st Golden Globe Awards (2014) (TV Special)
Nomination presentation for best original score-motion picture, best screenplay-motion picture, best motion picture-drama.
19th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards (2014) (TV Special)
Nominee clips
20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2014) (TV Special)
Nomination presentation for Lupita Nyong'o, Michael Fassbender, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and ensemble.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Best Movies of 2013 (2014) (TV Episode)
12 Years a Slave is #2.
The EE British Academy Film Awards (2014) (TV Special)
Clips shown.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #8.32 (2014) (TV Episode)
A clip of the movie featuring guest Sarah Paulson is shown.
Film 2017: Episode dated 26 February 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
Footage shown
CollegeHumor Originals: The Oscars for Frat Bros (2014) (TV Episode)
One of the nominees
The Onion Film Standard: 2014 Oscar Edition (2014) (TV Episode)
Clips from the film are shown. The film receives a Rosenthal score of 3.56.
The 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards (2014) (TV Special)
Nomination presentation for best feature, best male lead.
The Oscars (2014) (TV Special)
Nomination presentation best supporting actor, best supporting actress, best film editing, best picture, best actor and ordinary heroes presentation.
2014 MTV Movie Awards (2014) (TV Special)
Nomination presentation of movie of the year, best villain, best male.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies of the 2010s So Far (2015) (TV Episode)
12 Years a Slave is #10.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Worst First Date Movies (2015) (TV Episode)
12 Years a Slave is #3.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies Way Too Upsetting to Watch Twice (2015) (TV Episode)
12 Years a Slave is #2.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Historically Accurate Movies (2016) (TV Episode)
12 Years a Slave is #5.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Most Powerful Movie Scenes with Minimal Dialogue (2016) (TV Episode)
The tiptoe scene in 12 Years a Slave is #8.
13th (2016)
Footage of this movie is shown.
The Oscars (2017) (TV Special)
clips shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Best Hans Zimmer Scores (2017) (TV Episode)
The score for 12 Years a Slave gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojoUK: Top 10 Benedict Cumberbatch Performances (2018) (TV Episode)
William Ford is #7.
The Oscars (2018) (TV Special)
Seen in 90 Years of Oscars montage
WatchMojoUK: Top 10 Michael Fassbender Performances (2018) (TV Episode)
Edwin Epps is #3.
WatchMojoUK: Top 10 British Movies You Can Only Watch Once (2018) (TV Episode)
12 Years a Slave is #10.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Can't Look Away Scenes (2019) (TV Episode)
Patsey's Whipping is #2.

Spoofed in 

Saturday Night Live: Edward Norton/Janelle Monae (2013) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in the "12 Days Not a Slave" sketch
12 Days a Stripper (2014) (Short)
A short film spoof of the original film
Sons of Anarchy: Playing with Monsters (2014) (TV Episode)
"12 Inches a Slave"
Robot Chicken: Ants on a Hamburger (2015) (TV Episode)
"12 Years a Clown"
Fifty Shades of Black (2016)
Flogging scene parodied

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