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Freaks and Geeks (TV Series 1999–2000) Poster

(1999–2000)

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Referenced in 

Popular: Baby, Don't Do It! (2000) (TV Episode)
One of the nerds holds up a sign that says: Bring back Freaks and Geeks
Felicity: Greeks and Geeks (2000) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Popular: Style and Substance Abuse (2000) (TV Episode)
Carmen says that she's part of "Bring Back Freaks and Geeks" club.
Undeclared: Hell Week (2001) (TV Episode)
The Theta Delta Zeta boys spray painted "GREEKS NOT FREAKS" on Steven's dorm wall.
Dinner for Five: Episode #1.9 (2002) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Jon Favreau.
The O.C. (2003) (TV Series)
Cited by Josh Schwartz as an influence.
Dinner for Five: Episode #2.12 (2003) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Judd Apatow, later shown on screen underneath his name.
Going to the Mat (2004) (TV Movie)
Jace: "'Freaks and Geeks' angle"
Drawn Together: Freaks & Greeks (2006) (TV Episode)
title reference
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Fast & Furious/Adventureland/Sugar (2009) (TV Episode)
A Reviewer says that Martin Starr is from this Television show
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.161 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $25,000 question
The Fairly OddParents: Bad Heir Day/Freaks and Greeks (2009) (TV Episode)
title reference
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.55 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $1,000 clue in the category "Hollywood Squares"
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.149 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $25,000 question
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.135 (2011) (TV Episode)
Judd Apatow mentions that Paul Feig created the show
Conan: The Day the Proofradar Quit (2011) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned while introducing Seth Rogen
Storage Wars: Sheets and Geeks (2012) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Supernatural: Freaks and Geeks (2013) (TV Episode)
Title reference. Also loose plot about misfit teens.
This Is the End (2013)
An abstract mural is shown in James Franco's living room of the principal cast with "Geeks 1999" written on the bottom.
Leisure Suit Larry: Reloaded (2013) (Video Game)
One of the possible answers to the question "Xander, Willow, and Oz were all characters on..." in the age verification form is "Freaks and Geeks".
At the Movies: Episode #10.22 (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Judith Lucy in a review of This Is the End as another series with Seth Rogen.
Comedy Central Roast of James Franco (2013) (TV Special)
Mentioned by Seth Rogen.
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XXIV (2013) (TV Episode)
The third segment is titled "Freaks No Geeks".
Midnight Screenings: Moms' Night Out (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Jason Segel/Steve Harvey/Alicia Keys (2014) (TV Episode)
Jason Segel mentions that while he was in the cast, they did a celebrity episode of Family Feud (1999) against the cast of Popular (1999)
The Simpsons: Bart's New Friend (2015) (TV Episode)
Title seen at circus
Late Night with Seth Meyers: John Cleese/Linda Cardellini/Barney Frank/Jack Antonoff (2015) (TV Episode)
Linda Cardellini recalls being a contestant on "Family Feud" in a "Freaks and Geeks" vs. "Popular" cast competition
The Gallows (2015)
Ryan quotes the popular line: Let's tear this mother down! to Reese and Cassidy in the auditorium when pitching his plan.
The Cinema Snob: Second Glance (2016) (TV Episode)
"He's sitting over at the Freaks and Geeks table."
Astronauter og filmstjerner (2016)
Referenced by Emil
TruInside: Bridesmaids (2016) (TV Episode)
Graphic showing name of television show
TruInside: Heathers (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialog
Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee: Judd Apatow: Escape from Syosset (2016) (TV Episode)
Title seen. Mentioned by Judd.
Talking with Chris Hardwick: Cast of "Silicon Valley" (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Chris Hardwick when introducing Martin Starr. They later discuss Starr's experience while shooting the show.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Hilarious Celebrity Audition Tapes (2017) (TV Episode)
Seth Rogen's audition tape for Freaks and Geeks is #6.
The Fall of Harvey Weinstein (2017) (Video)
Stefan Molyneux mentions that he likes the series.
75th Golden Globe Awards (2018) (TV Special)
It's mentioned.
Sean Bradley Reviews: The Disaster Artist (2018) (TV Episode)
Mentioned while talking about James Franco's career.
Alex Meyers: Why Did Everyone Like Gilmore Girls so Much (2019) (TV Episode)
The show is mentioned.
Survivor: YOLO, Let's Play! (2019) (TV Episode)
Jason nicknames the divisions in tribe after the show.
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert: Jason Segel/Charlotte Alter/Elizabeth Warren (2020) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Stephen as he introduces Jason Segel
DC's Legends of Tomorrow: Freaks and Greeks (2020) (TV Episode)
Title Reference

Featured in 

The Perfect Pitch (2002) (TV Movie)
Brilliant But Cancelled (2002) (TV Movie)
I Love the '90s: Part Deux: 1999 (2005) (TV Episode)
Footage from this is featured.
America in Primetime: The Misfit (2011) (TV Episode)
Lindsey and Sam Weir are an example of "The Misfit".
Brows Held High: Mister Lonely (2013) (TV Episode)
recalls an episode that joked about Charlie Chaplain as Hitler
WatchMojo: Top 10 TV Shows Cancelled Too Soon (2013) (TV Episode)
Freaks and Geeks is #3 along with Undeclared.
Comedy Central Roast of James Franco (2013) (TV Special)
Featured in James Franco retrospective.
Filmselskabet: Episode #4.1 (2013) (TV Episode)
Footage features in a montage of James Franco's earlier work
This Is Comedy (2014)
Clips shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Fictional Schools from TV (2014) (TV Episode)
William McKinley High School gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 TV Shows That Should Have a Movie (2014) (TV Episode)
Freaks and Geeks gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 TV Nerds (2015) (TV Episode)
Bill Haverchuck is #2.
WatchMojo: Top 10 TV Bullies (2015) (TV Episode)
Alan White is #8.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Male TV Actors Turned Movie Stars (2015) (TV Episode)
Jason Segel gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 James Franco Performances (2015) (TV Episode)
Daniel Desario is #5.
WatchMojo: Another Top 10 TV Shows to Binge Watch (2015) (TV Episode)
Freaks and Geeks gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Classic TV Shows That Deserve a Reboot (2016) (TV Episode)
Freaks and Geeks is #9.
MsMojo: Top 10 Dramatic Teen Shows (2016) (TV Episode)
Freaks and Geeks gets an honorable mention.
TruInside: Bridesmaids (2016) (TV Episode)
clip shown
TruInside: Heathers (2016) (TV Episode)
Still is shown
MsMojo: Top 10 TV Mean Girls (2016) (TV Episode)
Kim Kelly gets an honorable mention.
MsMojo: Top 10 Hottest Bad Boys on TV (2016) (TV Episode)
Daniel Desario gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Best Halloween Special Episodes (2016) (TV Episode)
Freaks and Geeks: Tricks and Treats (1999) gets an honorable mention.
The Nineties: The One About TV (2017) (TV Episode)
clips shown
Mr. Plinkett's Ghostbusters 2016 Review (2017) (Video)
Clips are shown when talking about Paul Feig's filmography, mentioning that he created the show.
MsMojo: Top 10 TV Characters That Should Have Ended Up Together (2017) (TV Episode)
Nick Andopolis & Lindsay Weir are #10.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Best Cult TV Shows (2018) (TV Episode)
Freaks and Geeks is #3.
WatchMojo: Top 10 TV Shows Netflix Should Revive (2018) (TV Episode)
Freaks and Geeks is #2.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Shows to Watch While You're High (2018) (TV Episode)
Freaks and Geeks is #7.
MsMojo: Top 10 TV Casts We Want to Reunite for One Final Episode (2018) (TV Episode)
The cast of "Freaks and Geeks" is #4.
WatchMojo: Top 10 TV Shows That Were Cancelled For Ridiculous Reasons (2018) (TV Episode)
Freaks and Geeks, which was canceled because the network wanted it to be cooler & happier, is #5.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Most Rewatchable Cancelled Comedies (2018) (TV Episode)
Freaks and Geeks is #1.
MsMojo: Top 10 TV Reunions We NEED (2018) (TV Episode)
Freaks and Geeks is #5.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Great TV Shows That Only Lasted One Season (2018) (TV Episode)
Freaks and Geeks is #2.
MsMojo: Top 10 Shows to Watch If You Like Glee (2019) (TV Episode)
Freaks and Geeks is #3.
WatchMojo: Top 10 90s Shows That Need to Make a Comeback (2019) (TV Episode)
Freaks and Geeks is #4.
MsMojo: Top 10 Most Underrated Teen Shows (2019) (TV Episode)
Freaks and Geeks is #2.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Shows You Can Binge in One Day (2019) (TV Episode)
Freaks and Geeks gets an honorable mention.

Spoofed in 

Saturday Night Live: James Franco/Nicki Minaj (2014) (TV Episode)
Title referenced in Ex-Porn Stars sketch as 'Freals amd Queefs'

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