Baretta (TV Series 1975–1978) Poster



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Followed by 

Baretta: He'll Never See Daylight (1975) (TV Episode)

Edited into 

The Our Gang Story (1994) (Video)
Clips shown

Referenced in 

Rhoda: Kiss Your Epaulets Goodbye (1975) (TV Episode)
One of the police detectives mentions the title character.
Saturday Night Live: Jill Clayburgh/Leon Redbone/The Singing Idlers (1976) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Chevy during the cold opening
Man on the Roof (1976)
Mrs. Nyman says that this had just started on TV when Hult called
The Paul Lynde Halloween Special (1976) (TV Special)
Sheik: "A cockatoo, once kissed by Baretta."
The Brady Bunch Variety Hour: Pilot (1976) (TV Episode)
Cindy remarks that her father "sounds like Barretta's bird" when he sings.
The Sonny and Cher Show: Episode #2.13 (1976) (TV Episode)
Theme tune sung in the TV themes medley
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Earl Holliman/Charles Nelson Reilly/Billy Crystal/Donna Theodore/Merie Earle (1977) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Johnny in the replacement series segment, as he suggests a spinoff starring Fred the cockatoo
The Sonny and Cher Show: Episode #2.17 (1977) (TV Episode)
mentioned by the two mannequins
Saturday Night Live: Steve Martin/The Kinks (1977) (TV Episode)
Mentioned on Hollywood Bingo
Three's Company: No Children, No Dogs (1977) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Mr. and Mrs. Roper
Good Times: Thelma's Brief Encounter (1977) (TV Episode)
JJ mentions Baretta by name
Saturday Night Live: Jill Clayburgh/Eddie Money (1978) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in Celebrity Crack-Up and in Relationships
Thank God It's Friday (1978)
After listening to Floyd's explanation about why he is transporting the musical equipment, the police officer replies, incredulously, "Yeah, brother. And I'm Baretta."
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Robert Blake/Erma Bombeck/George Wallace/Jeff Greenfield (1980) (TV Episode)
Robert Blake comments on his former series
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Robert Blake/Calvin Trillin (1981) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Johnny as he introduces Robert Blake
Cheers: Manager Coach (1983) (TV Episode)
Sam says that Coach watches old reruns of the show.
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Robert Blake/Jim Carrey/Bud Greenspan (1983) (TV Episode)
Robert Blake refers to his former series
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Robert Blake/Louie Anderson/Selma Diamond (1984) (TV Episode)
Robert Blake says that it was a mistake to end his series in hopes of returning to movies
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Robert Blake/Christie Brinkley (1985) (TV Episode)
Robert Blake mentions his former series
Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment (1985)
Schtulman suggests to Mahoney and Lassard they "do what Baretta would do".
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Robert Blake/David Horowitz/Eura Irwin (1985) (TV Episode)
Robert Blake mentions his former series
The Transformers: The Big Broadcast of 2006 (1986) (TV Episode)
Wreck-Gar: "And that's the name of that tune!"
De Hollywood à Tamanrasset (1990)
character imitates Baretta as his role model
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Stranded in Space (1991) (TV Episode)
Tom: "I didn't know whether to take care of Tony or Baretta."
Reservoir Dogs (1992)
Freddy says he's "Baretta" when he's convincing himself that the other criminals aren't aware of his double-crossing.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Master Ninja II (1992) (TV Episode)
Servo: "Baretta had a cockatoo."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Teenagers from Outer Space (1992) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Jim Henson's Baretta Babies"
Seinfeld: The Trip: Part 2 (1992) (TV Episode)
Referenced in Jerry's act
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Beatniks (1992) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Crow
The Ben Stiller Show: With Flea (1992) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Janeane during the cold opening
Police Quest: Open Season (1993) (Video Game)
The man at the check-in window of the impound lot asks Carey "Ever notice how that Baretta song tells you to 'keep your eyes on the sparrow' when the guy's got a cockatoo?".
Mystery Science Theater 3000: San Francisco International (1994) (TV Episode)
Rooster appears on the Satellite of Love.
Tromeo and Juliet (1996)
cop is called Baretta
The Nanny: The Passed-Over Story (1997) (TV Episode)
Fran mentions the title character by name.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: I Was a Teenage Werewolf (1997) (TV Episode)
"Toma, Baretta, Petrocelli, Pepper-this time you've all gone too far."
NewsRadio: Lucky Burger (1998) (TV Episode)
Joe has a Baretta-style investigation skill.
Home Improvement: Bewitched (1998) (TV Episode)
Tim referres to one of the "detectives" as Baretta.
That '70s Show: Stolen Car (1999) (TV Episode)
Midge tells Bob she told him about her class while he was watching Baretta.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Track of the Moon Beast (1999) (TV Episode)
Servo mentions the show by name.
Will & Grace: Oh Dad, Poor Dad, He's Kept Me in the Closet and I'm So Sad (2000) (TV Episode)
Grace mentions how her dad told her to move out of the way of the TV, so he can watch the show.
Together (2000)
Saturday Night Live: Christopher Walken/Weezer (2001) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during Mayor Rudy Giulliani cold opening.
Saturday Night Live: Alec Baldwin/P.O.D. (2002) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during Fox News cold opening
Off Centre: The Unkindest Cut (2002) (TV Episode)
Chau mentions the show.
Comedian (2002)
Wonderland (2003)
In montage of TV Guide listings
Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of 'Charlie's Angels' (2004) (TV Movie)
Robert Blake and his parrot are mentioned
Chappelle's Show: Oprah's Baby Daddy & Jury Duty (2004) (TV Episode)
Dave says "Baretta did that shit"
The Simpsons: The Way We Weren't (2004) (TV Episode)
Homer's "memory box" is a "Baretta" lunchbox.
Gilmore Girls: Women of Questionable Morals (2005) (TV Episode)
Reverend Skinner says that referring to the female role in Stars Hollow's Civil War reenactment as a hooker is "too Baretta."
Drop Dead Sexy (2005)
"You hear that, Baretta? Nobody cares. Investigation over."
Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of Mork & Mindy (2005) (TV Movie)
Frank calls Gary from the set of Baretta
Vinicius (2005)
Mentioned by name.
What Love Is (2007)
mentioned in dialogue
Chuck: Chuck Versus the Sizzling Shrimp (2007) (TV Episode)
Morgan considers changing his last name to it.
Party Down: Investors Dinner (2009) (TV Episode)
Constance shows Roman a prop gun (a Baretta) that she got because she appeared as a hooker (or "an inspiring musician") on the show.
Little Fish, Strange Pond (2009)
Norma mentions the title character.
NCIS: Power Down (2009) (TV Episode)
DiNozzo mentions Barretta when they're using the clipboard.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Ice T/Andrew Rannells/Lupe Fiasco (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Ice T as he notes that he will be the longest-running cop ever on TV
NCIS: Los Angeles: Cancel Christmas (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue by Mike Hobbs after Callen says "Don't do the crime if you can't do the time".
RiffTrax Live: MST3K Reunion (2016) (Video)
Mike: "Uh, oh, 70's cop show music, this can't be good." Bill: "Where's Baretta?"
Jeopardy!: Episode #33.9 (2016) (TV Episode)
incorrect response in "TV Show Openings" category
Ghosted: The Wire (2018) (TV Episode)
One of the shows Leroy has finished watching
NCIS: Los Angeles: Hit List (2018) (TV Episode)
Callen answers Sabatino that he prefers Baretta

Featured in 

Influences: From Yesterday to Today (1999) (TV Movie)
clips from this show are used in this special
I Love the '70s: 1975 (2003) (TV Episode)
Class Dismissed: How TV Frames the Working Class (2005) (Video)
cop show distortion and tropes

Spoofed in 

Murder Can Hurt You! (1980) (TV Movie)

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