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The Abbott and Costello Show (1952) (TV Series)
Ian assigns the names to the aliens aboard the ship.
Abbott & Costello (1967) (TV Series)
In addition to naming the aliens Abbott and Costello, there is a character named Hannah, suggesting Hanna Barbera.
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
Shot of the contact team standing heads-down with rectangular Septapod barrier window in the background mirrors shot of Orion spaceplane approaching docking port of Space Station V
Cosmos (1980) (TV Series)
Near the end of the film, Ian calls Hannah "Starstuff".
The Arrival (1996)
Almost identical titles, both movies are about Aliens on Earth
V for Vendetta (2005)
A protester is seen wearing a Guy Fawkes mask while writing graffiti on a wall.
Shutter Island (2010)
some music is reused
Sherlock (2010) (TV Series)
The major of a secret army base claims to dispose of two aliens named Abbott and Costello.
Sherlock: The Hounds of Baskerville (2012) (TV Episode)
Protagonist Louise Banks names the two aliens Abbott and Costello, just like the major of the Baskerville army base
The Visit: An Alien Encounter (2015)
People wearing red/orange suits explore a spaceship that has landed on Earth.

Referenced in 

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Bill Maher/Chicago Cubs/Daveed Diggs/MUNA (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jimmy Fallon as he announces Amy Adams and Jeremy Renner as upcoming guests
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Eddie Redmayne/Lily Collins/Martha Wainwright (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jimmy Fallon as he announces Amy Adams as the following night's guest
Film 2017: Episode #45.9 (2016) (TV Episode)
Movie is reviewed
Good Morning Britain: America Decides Special (2016) (TV Episode)
Billboard visible in Times Square.
Midnight Screenings: Arrival/Hacksaw Ridge/Almost Christmas (2016) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Half in the Bag: 2016 Movie Catch-up (2016) (TV Episode)
title is mentioned
Toonami Pre-Flight: Favorite Movies of 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
talked about
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 24 January 2017 (2017) (TV Episode)
mentioned in discussion of Oscar nominations announced this morning
Have I Got News for You: Episode #53.3 (2017) (TV Episode)
Ian Hislop mentions the film when shown a picture of a wonky carrot.
CTV National News: Episode dated 31 May 2017 (2017) (TV Episode)
A still is shown with the word "Covfefe" added to it.
Half in the Bag: Annihilation (2018) (TV Episode)
title is mentioned
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy Disrupts the Paradigm! (2018) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jacqueline.
Explained: Extraterrestrial Life (2018) (TV Episode)
Clip shown.
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Amy Adams/Henry Winkler/Simon Rich/Taylor Gordon (2018) (TV Episode)
Seth mentions this movie as he introduces Amy Adams

Featured in 

Film 2017: Episode #45.8 (2016) (TV Episode)
Footage shown
Film 2017: Episode #45.9 (2016) (TV Episode)
Footage shown
Projector: Arrival (2016) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
FoundFlix: Arrival (2016) (2016) (TV Episode)
The ending of the movie and the rest of the film are explained
La noche de...: Negociador (2016) (TV Episode)
Clips shown - Amy Adams.
Half in the Bag: Shut in and Arrival (2016) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
WatchMojo: Top 10 Best Movies of 2016 (2017) (TV Episode)
Arrival is #3.
74th Golden Globe Awards (2017) (TV Special)
Nomination presentation
Conan: Aaron Paul/Bert Kreischer/Colony House (2017) (TV Episode)
The producers of the movie insert pretty crass product endorsement.
The EE British Academy Film Awards (2017) (TV Special)
archive footage
Xenolinguistics: Understanding 'Arrival' (2017) (Video)
Clips, making-of, interviews, etc.
Acoustic Signatures: The Sound Design of 'Arrival' (2017) (Video)
Clips, making-of, interviews, etc.
Eternal Recurrence: The Score of 'Arrival' (2017) (Video)
Clips, making-of, interviews, etc.
Nonlinear Thinking: The Editing Process of 'Arrival' (2017) (Video)
Clips, making-of, interviews, etc.
Principles of Time, Memory, & Language (2017) (Video)
Clips, making-of, interviews, etc.
Honest Trailers: The Oscars (2017) (2017) (TV Episode)
Used in trailer
The Oscars (2017) (TV Special)
nominee clips
WatchMojo: Top 10 Hints at Plot Twists You Completely Missed (2018) (TV Episode)
The Alien Language Is Circular, Not Linear is #7.
James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction: Alien Life (2018) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown.
Renegade Cut: Arrival: Extraterrestrial Contact & Ethics (2018) (TV Episode)
movie is discussed and analyzed

Spoofed in 

CollegeHumor Originals: Mankind's Last Hope: People Who Are Good at Online Quizzes (2017) (TV Episode)
Katie is recruited to the team to decode the alien messages.
Robot Chicken: No Wait, He Has a Cane (2018) (TV Episode)
A Heptapod plays Pictionary.
Karakomik Filmler: Kaçamak (2019)
The spoof of spaceship and alien communication in circles with smokes

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