There's No Business Like Show Business (1954) Poster


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Singin' in the Rain (1952)
Donald O' Connor suggests that Marilyn Monroe might play Lady MacBeth, and later calls her "Ethel Barrymore". Gene Kelly does the same thing to Debbie Reynolds in "Singin' in the Rain".

Referenced in 

You Bet Your Life: Episode #5.24 (1955) (TV Episode)
Groucho Marx jokes about Marilyn Monroe's singing in the movie.
The Red Skelton Hour: Look Magazine Movie Awards Show (1955) (TV Episode)
Irving Berlin is awarded with Special Achievement Award for Outstanding Musical Score for this movie.
Big Time Operators (1957)
Jean references the title.
Bewitched: There's No Witch Like an Old Witch (1965) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
ABC Stage 67: The Legend of Marilyn Monroe (1966) (TV Episode)
Marilyn show in a still picture from production.
The Mothers-In-Law: Show Business Is No Business (1969) (TV Episode)
Song in title in movie
Lucy Moves to NBC (1980) (TV Movie)
Lucy tells Donald Connor she wants him to star in a television show that is similar to the film.
Saturday Night Live: Chevy Chase/Marianne Faithfull (1980) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during Schiller's Reel
Happy Days: There's No Business Like No Business (1982) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Who's the Boss?: There's No Business Like Shoe Business (1986) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Marilyn Monroe: Beyond the Legend (1987)
spoken by Sheree North
Step by Step: No Business Like Show Business (1993) (TV Episode)
Song in title in movie
Norma Jean & Marilyn (1996) (TV Movie)
Hidden Hollywood II: More Treasures from the 20th Century Fox Vaults (1999) (TV Movie)
Hidden Hollywood II features many references to a variety of movies in Hollywood history.
Saturday Night Live: Val Kilmer/U2 (2000) (TV Episode)
referenced in Margaret Healey skit
Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World (2005)
Albert sings the title song from this movie
My Bride Is a Mermaid: There's No Business Like Show Business (2007) (TV Episode)
Episode title reference.
The Cleveland Show: Murray Christmas (2010) (TV Episode)
"There's No Business Like Show Business" is sung
My Week with Marilyn (2011)
Colin goes to see the film in the cinema and sees Marilyn Monroe perform the song "Heat Wave".
Matzav Ha'Uma: Episode #7.11 (2014) (TV Episode)
"There's no business like Shoah business"
Gucci Showtime: The Spring Summer 2019 Campaign (2019) (Video)
scenes referenced
Lights Out with David Spade: Episode #1.95 (2020) (TV Episode)
Jim Carrey sings the title song and impersonates Ethel Merman.

Featured in 

At the Movies: Tremors/Ski Patrol/Internal Affairs/The Plot Against Harry (1990) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown in a segment about the film being released in cropped image format.
Biography: Marilyn Monroe: The Mortal Goddess (1996) (TV Episode)
clips shown
20th Century-Fox: The First 50 Years (1997) (TV Movie)
musical numbers
Hidden Hollywood: Treasures from the 20th Century Fox Film Vaults (1997) (TV Movie)
Hidden Hollywood features scores of scenes from past movies, some in passing reference and many clips from various movies.
Hidden Hollywood II: More Treasures from the 20th Century Fox Vaults (1999) (TV Movie)
Hidden Hollywood II features many references to a variety of movies in Hollywood history.
Hollywood Screen Tests: Take 1 (1999) (TV Movie)
Hollywood Screen Tests: Take 1 features many clips and references from movie and television history.
Marilyn Monroe: The Final Days (2001) (TV Movie)
The 100 Greatest Musicals (2003) (TV Movie)

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