Top Gun (1986) Poster



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Followed by 

Remade as 

Fire Birds (1990)
An almost beat-for-beat unofficial remake.
Top Gun in 60 Seconds (2010) (Short)

Edited into 

MacGyver: GX-1 (1987) (TV Episode)
Initial dogfight scene made from Top Gun footage.
Palm Harbor Vice (1991)
In a parody of "Top Gun", the scene where Maverick and Goose are told they're going to Top Gun is cut into the film then the director is shown pulling videotape out of the edit machine, before it cuts back to "Palm Harbor Vice" with a similar scene in progress.
JAG: Pilot Error (1995) (TV Episode)
The USS America landing scenes feature reused footage from Top Gun.
Freedom Strike (1998)
Stock footage of the F-14 Tomcat jet plane.
Storm Catcher (1999)
The Marksman (2005) (Video)
The aerial combat scenes are stock footage from Top Gun with an added blue-grey tint.
Hollywood Burn (2006)


Top Gun (1987) (Video Game)
Top Gun: The Second Mission (1990) (Video Game)
Top Gun: Fire at Will (1996) (Video Game)
Top Gun (2010) (Video Game)
Video Game

Referenced in 

Mayhem (1986)
Advertisements seen on theater marquee.
Saturday Night Live: Anjelica Huston and Billy Martin/George Clinton & Parliament-Funkadelic (1986) (TV Episode)
Reviewed in Actors on Film and mentioned during Weekend Update
Navy Town (1986) (TV Movie)
The opening scene echoes a scene in the movie
Cameo: Candy (1986) (Video)
Listed on a movie theater marquee with "From Beyond" and "Stand by Me"
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Chevy Chase/Siskel & Ebert/Al Jarreau (1986) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Gene Siskel as he discusses Heartbreak Ridge
Bubblegum Crisis (1987) (TV Mini-Series)
Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol (1987)
Zed tells Sweetchuck that, in the pilot uniform, he looks like Tom Cruise in Top Gun.
Newhart: Good-Bye & Good Riddance, Mr. Chips (1987) (TV Episode)
Michael mentions it.
Creepshow 2 (1987)
"I feel the need...the need for weed!"
Steele Justice (1987)
Drive in billboard
St. Elsewhere: Good Vibrations (1987) (TV Episode)
Dr. Craig says to Ebenezer Wright, "This is a risky business but I'm a top gun so we're going to cruise through this."
At the Movies: Beverly Hills Cop II/Amazing Grace and Chuck/Ishtar/The Chipmunk Adventure (1987) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "Beverly Hills Cop II" review.
After Burner (1987) (Video Game)
Aenigma (1987)
Poster of Tom Cruise as 'Maverick' in Kim's bedroom.
DuckTales: Catch as Cash Can: Part 4 - Working for Scales (1987) (TV Episode)
When the Beagle Boys are flying the planes, Burger says "Hey, look at me guys. I'm a pilot!", then Bigtime says "Swell, I'm flying with Top Goon."
The Confessions of Bernhard Goetz (1987) (Video)
Mentioned once
Johnny Hates Jazz: Turn Back the Clock (1987) (Video)
A poster of this film can be seen
Designing Women: Howard the Date (1987) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name.
Junk Boy (1987) (Video)
Opening sequence seems inspired by this film
Johnny Be Good (1988)
Leo Wiggins was wearing a cap that has the logo on it.
Dallas: Top Gun (1988) (TV Episode)
title reference
Return of the Killer Tomatoes! (1988)
"Top Gun jets" mentioned in movie theme song lyrics.
Muppet Babies: Scooter by Any Other Name (1988) (TV Episode)
Scooter becomes "Maverick"
Dance 'Til Dawn (1988) (TV Movie)
Saturday Night Live: Danny DeVito/The Bangles (1988) (TV Episode)
Still picture on screen during 'Sex Tonight' intro.
Adventures of the Gummi Bears: Top Gum (1988) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Who's Harry Crumb? (1989)
On of the patches on Nikki's acid-washed denim-jacket is the logo from the movie Top Gun.
Moontrap (1989)
Dialogue reference to Top Gun nicknames.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Last Chase (1989) (TV Episode)
Servo (as a jet plane flies by): "What is this, 'Bottom Gun'?!"
A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child (1989)
Freddy says," This boy feels the need for speed!"
Home and Away: Episode #1.430 (1989) (TV Episode)
Steven and Emma watch this
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Crawling Eye (1989) (TV Episode)
Crow: I feel the need, the need for speed.
Saved by the Bell: The Zack Tapes (1989) (TV Episode)
Miss Wentworth refers to Zack as a "blond Tom Cruise" and "Top Gun."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Project Moonbase (1990) (TV Episode)
"I feel the need, the need for speed"
Designing Women: It's a Wonderful Life (1990) (TV Episode)
Charlene calls Bill "top buns" in anger.
Side Out (1990)
A volleyball montage is cut to the song "Playing with the boys" by Kenny Loggins.
At the Movies: Total Recall/Strapless/Fire Birds/Class of 1999/Jesus of Montreal (1990) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "Fire Birds" review.
At the Movies: Die Hard 2/Ghost Dad/Days of Thunder/May Fools (1990) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "Days of Thunder" review.
Captain Skyhawk (1990) (Video Game)
Acropolis Now: Cappuccino Catastrophe (1990) (TV Episode)
Jim says he was a Top Gun pilot.
Acropolis Now: St. Memo's Fire (1990) (TV Episode)
Memo talks about this film.
Postcards from the Edge (1990)
One of the crew members wears a 'Top Gun' logo cap.
Troll 2 (1990)
Poster of Tom Cruise is shown in Holly's room.
JetFighter II: Advanced Tactical Fighter (1990) (Video Game)
The use of the line "I feel the need... the need for speed."
At the Movies: Once Around/Men of Respect/Flight of the Intruder/White Fang/Not Without My Daughter (1991) (TV Episode)
Gene Siskel calls "Flight of the Intruder" (1991) a "Top Gun" story set in Vietnam.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Godzilla vs. the Sea Monster (1991) (TV Episode)
Tom (as Godzilla swats away a fighter jet): "There goes Tom Cruise."
Maging sino ka man (1991)
mentioned in the movie.
Mobile Suit Gundam 0083: Stardust Memory (1991) (TV Series)
This anime series is inspied of this movie
At the Movies: Doc Hollywood/Return to the Blue Lagoon/Hot Shots!/Paris Is Burning/Another You (1991) (TV Episode)
Gene Siskel mentions that "Hot Shots!" (1991) parodies this movie.
Motormouth: Episode #4.17 (1991) (TV Episode)
Title visible on giant TV Times pages behind Andy Crane.
Dakota Road (1992)
Jen has a poster of Top Gun in her room.
Peter's Friends (1992)
Paul wants to be a fighter pilot as he has seen the film 63 times. He and Sarah discuss its stars Tom Cruise and Kelly McGillis.
Platform (1993)
Raju wears a cap with Top Gun written on it.
Remote (1993) (Video)
Poster seen in Randy's room.
Saturday Night Live: Nicole Kidman/Stone Temple Pilots (1993) (TV Episode)
referenced during the monologue
Animaniacs: Video Review/When Mice Ruled the Earth (1993) (TV Episode)
Seen on video store shelf in 'Video Review'
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Santa Claus (1993) (TV Episode)
Crow: I feel the need, the need for speed.
What's Up Doc?: Episode #2.18 (1994) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Pat Sharp.
Hellbound (1994)
They tell the policeman, his driving was "Top Gun"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Invasion USA (1994) (TV Episode)
Mike (in a scene with jet planes): "Watch your backside, Maverick."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Skydivers (1994) (TV Episode)
Mike: I still like this movie better than Top Gun.
Sleep with Me (1994)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Starfighters (1994) (TV Episode)
Tom: "This must be the highway to the danger zone."
The Need for Speed (1994) (Video Game)
The game's title is a famous line from Top Gun.
Northern Exposure: Balls (1995) (TV Episode)
Movie is mentioned.
JAG: A New Life: Part 2 (1995) (TV Episode)
DePalma: "With Borini's camera angles I'll come off lookin' like Tom Cruise"
The Simpsons: Sideshow Bob's Last Gleaming (1995) (TV Episode)
Bart, talking to a soldier at the gate, says, "Way to guard the parking lot, Top Gun."
The Making of 'Crimson Tide' (1995) (Video)
mentioned once
A Touch of Frost: Unknown Soldiers (1996) (TV Episode)
Poster in Steven's room.
Pinky and the Brain: Fly (1996) (TV Episode)
Brain says, "I feel the need; the need for expeditious velocity!"
Executive Decision (1996)
Whip Hubley ironically has a distaste for Navy pilots.
TFI Friday: Episode #1.6 (1996) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Chris.
JAG: Smoked (1996) (TV Episode)
The incoming Admiral Chegwidden tells Harm "Your record here reads like a cross between Top Gun and A Few Good Men"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie (1996)
Servo: Maverick!
At the Movies: Eddie/DragonHeart/The Arrival/Mission: Impossible/Spy Hard (1996) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "Mission: Impossible" review.
At the Movies: The Rock/Heavy/The Phantom/Homage/Ma Saison Preferee (1996) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "The Rock" review.
Struggles in Steel: The Fight for Equal Opportunity (1996)
an interviewee is wearing a hat with the logo from "Top Gun"
The Oprah Winfrey Show: Summer Movie Reviews (1996) (TV Episode)
Gene Siskel mentions that "The Rock" (1996) was made by the team from this film. In a street interview, a theatergoer cites the film as her all-time favorite.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Deadly Mantis (1997) (TV Episode)
Crow: (as jets fly by) Top Bug.
G.I. Jane (1997)
Deadly Instincts (1997)
Picture can be seen in the laundry room
Scream 2 (1997)
StarCraft (1998) (Video Game)
Pop Up Video: Movie Magic 1: Movie Theme Songs (1998) (TV Episode)
Various information about the film mentioned during "Danger Zone"
Rushmore (1998)
Max's character in the Vietnam play is modeled after Maverick
NYPD Blue: Top Gum (1998) (TV Episode)
title reference
Fallout 2: A Post-Nuclear Role-Playing Game (1998) (Video Game)
A porno movie named Top Bun is mentioned.
StarCraft: Brood War (1998) (Video Game)
The X-Files: Dreamland II (1998) (TV Episode)
Mulder calls an old Hopi woman "Grandma Top Gun."
The Adam and Joe Show: Episode #3.4 (1999) (TV Episode)
BaaadDad says "I feel the need, the need for speed."
Big Wolf on Campus: Muffy the Werewolf Slayer (1999) (TV Episode)
Tommy refers to the film and its star Tom Cruise.
American Pie (1999)
In the scene where Jim is watched on video, a high school boy, surrounded by fellow viewers, remarks, "He's re-engaging!" while staring at a screen. In "Top Gun," a Navy sailor surrounded by fellow sailors remarks, "He's re-engaging!" while looking at a screen
Farscape: The Flax (1999) (TV Episode)
Crichton - "Top Gun, you're in the need for speed".
A Slight Case of Murder (1999) (TV Movie)
Popular: Booty Camp (2000) (TV Episode)
The sergeant sings about how the movie would be a great Broadway show.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: This Year's Girl (2000) (TV Episode)
Willow: "I mean, Riley is their Top Gun guy."
Tatort: Direkt ins Herz (2000) (TV Episode)
The name of the shooting club is "Top Gun".
Meet the Parents (2000)
Characters reference callsign "Iceman"
The Adam and Joe Show: Episode #4.2 (2001) (TV Episode)
"Take My Breath Away" is played when the Tom Cruise lookalike enters.
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Show No. 323 (2001) (TV Episode)
An audience member shouts this out before "Scenes Cut from a Movie".
Pearl Harbor (2001)
Yaadein... (2001)
Dil Chahta Hai (2001)
Volleyball game
Hardball (2001)
They do the "Top Gun high five" during the little league game montage.
JAG: New Gun in Town (2001) (TV Episode)
Airman Tyree says it made him want to be a pilot
How to Make a Monster (2001) (TV Movie)
Top Gun joystick poster seen
Holiday in the Sun (2001) (Video)
I feel the need. The need for speed.
The Making of 'Close Encounters of the Third Kind' (2001) (Video)
Steven Spielberg mentions this film.
A Tour of the Inferno: Revisiting 'Platoon' (2001) (Video)
mentionned once
Scrubs: My Blind Date (2002) (TV Episode)
Quote by JD
Beverly Hills Cop II: The Phenomenon Continues (2002) (Video)
Mentioned by Billy Weber, Jerry Bruckheimer and Tony Scott.
The Inspector Lynley Mysteries: Well Schooled in Murder (2002) (TV Episode)
Poster in Matthew Whately's room.
The Accidental Hero (2002) (TV Movie)
mentioned in connection with dream of becoming a test pilot
Cheerleader Ninjas (2002)
A character's nickname is Maverick after Cruise's character.
Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos (2002) (Video Game)
Alas rotas (2002)
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (2002) (Video Game)
There are vans with the words "Top Fun" on them and they are in the same style as the film Top Gun
Spyro: Enter the Dragonfly (2002) (Video Game)
Two of the dragonflies are named "Maverick" and "Goose" which are characters, played by Tom Cruise and Anthony Edwards, in "Top Gun"
Jake's Booty Call (2003)
Jake calls Siton his wing man
Haggard (2003) (Video)
In the scene where Falcone is playing with two of his action figures and pretending that they're having anal sex, he says something like "I put on the brakes and now I'm behind you" which is a reference to the scene in Top Gun where Maverick says "I'm gonna put on the brakes and he'll fly right by".
S.W.A.T. (2003)
In the special features, Director Clark Johnson describes this film as "Top Gun meets High Noon."
Top Gear: Celebrating 40 Years of the Porsche 911 (2003) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during the Stig segment
Demon Summer (2003) (Video)
"Danger zone" mentioned
True Crime: Streets of LA (2003) (Video Game)
Speed Demon (2003)
"The need for speed" is heard in song lyrics
100 Greatest Sexy Moments (2003) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
Beer Run (2003) (Short)
Home Movies: Camp (2004) (TV Episode)
Is mentioned in dialogue
Along Came Polly (2004)
Sandy tells Reuben that he is his wing man.
C.S.A.: The Confederate States of America (2004)
in a newspaper, "Top Gunners" is one of the top movies at the box office
NCIS: The Good Samaritan (2004) (TV Episode)
"the need for speed" is referenced
See This Movie (2004)
Referenced by Felix.
Jersey Girl (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Gilmore Girls: Girls in Bikinis, Boys Doin' the Twist (2004) (TV Episode)
Paris says that a group of volleyball players on the beach seem to be reenacting the film.
High Chaparall: Lorenzo Lamas (2004) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name
According to Jim: Trashed (2004) (TV Episode)
Andy has a Top Gun soundtrack CD, and wants Jim to refer to him as Maverick.
Soul Plane (2004)
Captian Mack's resume shows his "Relevant Experience" as "Saw Top Gun" 7 Times.
Matando Cabos (2004)
The main character attempting to win the woman's heart by singing a song in a party, and his partner not wanting to.
Mirage (2004)
Marko rips poster off his wall
Team America: World Police (2004)
Gary's line "Took my breathe away"-"Take my breathe away" is the love song from Top Gun, Gary is called "Top Gun - Actor" and Spottswood also calls him a "Maverick," which is Tom Cruise's callsign in Top Gun.
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (2004) (Video Game)
Many of the flight rankings are the callsigns of pilots in Top Gun (Maverick, Goose, Jester, Iceman, Viper, etc.).
Green Wing: Emergency (2004) (TV Episode)
Guy and Mac discuss who would be Maverick, Goose or Iceman
Best of the Best: Inside the Real Top Gun (2004) (Video)
Documentary of School featured in the film Top Gun
Tripping the Rift: Cool Whip (2004) (TV Episode)
Whip fantazises about being a fighter pilot called 'Maverick'
Vengeance Is Mine: Reinventing 'Man on Fire' (2005) (Video)
mentioned twice
Red Dwarf: Howard Goodall - Settling the Score (2005) (Video)
Referenced by name
The Brotherhood IV: The Complex (2005) (Video)
"You guys are flying right into the danger zone"
House: Cursed (2005) (TV Episode)
Gabriel Reilich says his father is a fighter pilot, "Real 'Top Gun' stuff."
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: 4x4 (2005) (TV Episode)
Nick says "talk to me, Goose" when going to talk to Hodges.
Veronica Mars: M.A.D. (2005) (TV Episode)
instant messages from guy with the name Top Gun
Entourage: The Boys Are Back in Town (2005) (TV Episode)
Ari Gold mentions this film.
Standing Still (2005)
Referenced in dialogue.
Destroy All Humans! (2005) (Video Game)
A Majestic agent says in thought, "What am I thinking? I could tell you, but then I'd have to kill you."
Más que hermanos (2005) (TV Movie)
A poster of this film can be seen
Stealth (2005)
When Ben Gannon (Josh Lucas) says, "I'm not leaving my wingman!" (referring to Kara Wade, played by Jessica Biel) as Maverick (Tom Cruise) says about his wingman Iceman (Val Kilmer) during the final dogfight in "Top Gun."
Stargate: Atlantis: The Intruder (2005) (TV Episode)
When Sheppard Taps the brakes on the 302 while being targetted by the virus controlled 302 so it would fly by
Waiting... (2005)
Monty talks to Dean at one point and says "Talk to me Goose" as if Dean was Monty's wingman from Top Gun
How I Met Your Mother: The Slutty Pumpkin (2005) (TV Episode)
Barney is dressed as the characters in the movie and wants Ted to be his "wingman".
Santa's Slay (2005)
mentioned by Nicolas
The Best Man (2005)
mentioned several times
Movie Music Mania (2005) (TV Special)
Referenced by name
Last Laugh '05 (2005) (TV Movie)
Top Gear: Mazda MX-5 vs. Greyhound (2005) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jeremy
Bazén: Babí léto (2005) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Dancing with the Stars: Round 2 (2006) (TV Episode)
Giselle and Jonathan dance the rumba to "Take My Breath Away"
The Ground Truth (2006)
One of the soldiers interviewed mentions the film
Final Destination 3 (2006)
Frank says, "Find another cockpit, Top Gun" after dashing past Wendy and Kevin and taking their place in the train.
Mission: Impossible III (2006)
Tom Cruise's character rides a motorcycle in very much the same style (without a helmet, with sunglasses and ending next to a plane) as in Top Gun
NCIS: Jeopardy (2006) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Brian Dempsey
Law & Order: Criminal Intent: On Fire (2006) (TV Episode)
Detectives ask Charlie Taylor if he likes car racing (it is playing on a TV in the background). He responds, "...I feel the need for speed" a paraphrasing of Maverick & Goose's famous line from Top Gun.
SSI: Sex Squad Investigation (2006) (Video)
(while flying) "Hey, Maverick."
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.217 (2006) (TV Episode)
correct response in "The Roles of Tom Cruise" category
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Top Gun (2006) (TV Episode)
Poster of the movie seen in the made up version of level 3 of the game.
Star Stories: The Wife's Life (2006) (TV Episode)
Tom Cruise is dressed like his Maverick character
Totally Awesome (2006) (TV Movie)
"Taking it to the Danger Zone"
Gilmore Girls: Go, Bulldogs! (2006) (TV Episode)
Kirk compares himself and Luke to Maverick and Goose, then begins singing "You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling".
UKM: The Ultimate Killing Machine (2006)
guy wants to get a Harley so he can be like Maverick
Pretty Cool (2006)
Howard's Tom Cruise dream mentions him "flying a plane"
What Was I Thinking? The Making of The Angry Video Game Nerd (2006) (Video)
The poster of the movie was seen being blown up.
Top Gun Support Group (2006) (Video)
In this comedy sketch, a support group helps its members cope with their addiction to quoting the movie.
Snow Angels (2007)
Glenn tells his daughter Tara that she looks like from Top Gun when she puts on a pair of sunglasses.
The O.C.: The Case of the Franks (2007) (TV Episode)
Kirsten mentions the film in conversation with Summer.
Naor's Friends: Suburban Girl (2007) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Dedi
Saturday Night Live: Forest Whitaker/Keith Urban (2007) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by astonaut during Weekend Update
The Bros. (2007)
"I feel the need. The need for weed."
My Name Is Earl: Guess Who's Coming Out of Joy (2007) (TV Episode)
Joy says, "Take me to bed, or lose me forever!"
The 79th Annual Academy Awards (2007) (TV Special)
"Take My Breath Away" played during credits
Game k n b?: Episode dated 3 March 2007 (2007) (TV Episode)
One of the answers in the semi-final round in which host Kris Aquino asked for the movies of Meg Ryan since 1985.
Family Guy: Airport '07 (2007) (TV Episode)
Peter fantasizes about doing the inverted taunting trick in his flying pickup truck
Succubus: Hell-Bent (2007) (Video)
Lilith calls Adam "Top Gun" when they are flying jets/"Never leave your wingman in the dark, Maverick."
Grizzly Rage (2007) (TV Movie)
the "need for speed" line is used
Kyle XY: Come to Your Senses (2007) (TV Episode)
"You're keeping promises my bladder can't keep."
Flight of the Conchords: Girlfriends (2007) (TV Episode)
Jemaine tells Bret to stop comparing everything to Top Gun
Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock (2007) (Video Game)
The theme music from Top Gun is an optional track.
Pigs (2007)
student that looks like Tom Cruise is called "Top Gun"
Nip/Tuck: Dr. Joshua Lee (2007) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Baghead (2008)
movie on shelf
Circles: Tyler (2008) (TV Episode)
Noah and Lucas argue over which of them is "Maverick" and which is "Goose."
Drillbit Taylor (2008)
"highway to the danger zone"
My Name Is Earl: I Won't Die with a Little Help from My Friends: Part 2 (2008) (TV Episode)
Joy refers to the pilots as "Maverick" and Goose."
Postcards: Episode #10.9 (2008) (TV Episode)
When Glen Moriarty visits Coats 'R' Us to try on an aviator jacket, the song Danger Zone plays in the background, and Glen says "I feel the need, the need ... for a foot massage."
What Happens in Vegas (2008)
After Banger tells them he's going to promote one of them, Joy tells Chong that she'll be Maverick and Chong will be Goose
Wanted (2008)
Wesley asks Fox if her name is a nickname like Maverick's.
Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008)
Johann: "It looks like a highway to the danger zone"
Generation Kill: Get Some (2008) (TV Episode)
Character with the nickname "Iceman"
Postcards: Episode #10.24 (2008) (TV Episode)
When Brodie Harper races a go-kart around the Phillip Island circuit, the song Danger Zone plays in the background, and Brodie says "I feel the need, the need for speed".
The Kevin Bishop Show: Episode #1.2 (2008) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Hollowmen: Military Matters (2008) (TV Episode)
A response of "Thanks, Maverick" is made to a comment about needing the 'best of the best".
A Name for Myself (2008)
The Cook and Eli say several lines from Top Gun including "There is two o's in Goose"
Sex Drive (2008)
wingman mentioned/"Danger Zone" played
Family Guy: Road to Germany (2008) (TV Episode)
When flying the plane to Germany, Stewie calls Brian (its co-pilot) Goose.
A Matter of Loaf and Death (2008) (Short)
Wallace and Gromit's bakery is called Top Bun.
30 Rock: Reunion (2008) (TV Episode)
Rob Sussman complains that Liz said he was gayer than the volleyball scene in the film.
The Office: The Duel (2009) (TV Episode)
I feel the need... the need for tweed
Psych: Lassie Did a Bad, Bad Thing (2009) (TV Episode)
Shawn says that "Kenny Loggins" was "in the danger zone." The real Kenny Loggins recorded "Danger Zone" for "Top Gun."
Saturday Night Live: Rosario Dawson/Fleet Foxes (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Larry the Goose on Weekend Upate
Fanboys (2009)
One of Eric's coworkers compares the dealership's commercial to the film. Hutch later says, "Talk to me, Goose."
My Name Is Earl: Friends with Benefits (2009) (TV Episode)
Kenny says that he is trying out for the role of Maverick at his glee club audition.
MadWorld (2009) (Video Game)
Black Baron mentions the Danger Zone when talking about a jet engine
You're Welcome America: A Final Night With George W. Bush (2009) (TV Special)
Bush says he had "Danger Zone" playing in his helmet during his landing on the USS Lincoln in 2003
Flight of the Conchords: Wingmen (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Bret.
City Homicide: The Cutting Edge (2009) (TV Episode)
A character recalling her husband says he used the line about his work being classified, and if he told her about it he'd have to kill her.
General Hospital: Episode #1.11765 (2009) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Royal Pains: There Will Be Food (2009) (TV Episode)
Hank uses it to describe Tucker, calling him 'Maverick' while he's flying his remote control airplane. They both say "Top Gun" at the same time in a direct reference to the film. Hank also uses a same line reference, quoting "Talk to me, Goose"
The Best of RiffTrax Shorts: Volume One (2009) (Video)
"In fact, taking short cuts is often a quick road to trouble." Bill: "A highway to the danger zone, if you will."
Tosh.0: Scarlet Takes a Tumble (2009) (TV Episode)
Goose and Maverick mentioned
Van Wilder: Freshman Year (2009) (Video)
Van in Team Maverick is dressed like Tom Cruise's character
G-Force (2009)
Whilst riding in the remote control Jeep, Blaster says, "I feel the need - the need for speed!" which is the catch phrase used by Maverick and Goose in Top Gun.
Rifftrax Shorts: Shake Hands With Danger (2009) (TV Episode)
"In fact, taking short cuts is often a quick road to trouble." Bill: "A highway to the danger zone, if you will."
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The Ugly Truth/G-Force/Orphan (2009) (TV Episode)
Tom Skerritt's role mentioned.
Total Wipeout: Episode #2.5 (2009) (TV Episode)
The Tom Cruise look-alike does the Cruise jumping split from the movie.
Hell's Kitchen: 12 Chefs Compete (2009) (TV Episode)
Van said "....Need for speed" as they get to the fighter jets. Tom Cruise and Val Kilmer mentioned as well.
Royal Pains: Am I Blue? (2009) (TV Episode)
Hank wraps up a DVD of it and later calls Tucker "Goose"
Rifftrax Shorts: Flying Stewardess (2009) (TV Episode)
Dorian Gray (2009)
When Lord Henry asks Dorian what the secret of his youthfulness is, Dorian repeats almost verbatim the famous Tom Cruise quote: "If I tell you, I would have to kill you."
Whiteout (2009)
Australian pilot references the film when talking about the altered flight schedule.
The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.2 (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Cameron Diaz
The Rebound (2009)
A scene is recreated at the theater
Greek: Down on Your Luck (2009) (TV Episode)
They mention this movie
Cougar Town: Into the Great Wide Open (2009) (TV Episode)
Goose mentioned
Gary Unmarried: Gary on the Air (2009) (TV Episode)
Gary complains that Allison spoiled a movie by revealing what happens to Goose and Maverick.
13 Semester (2009)
Mentioned in dialogue
Notes on Craft: Rewriting and Polishing (2009) (Video)
Screenplay by Jack Epps, Jr.
Saturday Night Live: Taylor Swift (2009) (TV Episode)
Plot recounted by Lorenzo MacIntosh
Good Eats: Twas the Night Before Good Eats (2009) (TV Episode)
Alton (explaining to Charles Dickens that goose is not common for American Christmas dinner) says "This is America, okay? Goose rides behind Maverick."
The Cleveland Show: Ladies' Night (2009) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Miranda: Job (2009) (TV Episode)
Miranda refers to Gary as "Maverick" and starts singing Take My Breath Away.
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.52 (2009) (TV Episode)
Reference in a $200 clue in the category "Military Slang"
Cougar Town: Here Comes My Girl (2009) (TV Episode)
When the boys play basketball, it is staged like the volleyball scene.
Bones: The Goop on the Girl (2009) (TV Episode)
Maverick and Iceman mentioned
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.69 (2009) (TV Episode)
Meredith Vieira refers to the film while introducing a contestant, an Air Force colonel who quotes a line from the film
Porkchop (2010)
movie mentioned about Tom Cruise and his wingman
Archer: Diversity Hire (2010) (TV Episode)
Two referneces made to the Kenny Loggins song "Danger Zone."
Tosh.0: Risky Business Girls (2010) (TV Episode)
Girls recreate a scene from the film
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.96 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $7,500 question
EastEnders: Episode dated 11 March 2010 (2010) (TV Episode)
Darren talks about this movie to Tamwar.
A Serbian Film (2010)
porn title seen: "Top Crotch"
Atop the Fourth Wall: Sultry Teenage Super-Foxes #2 (2010) (TV Episode)
"Danger Zone" plays over the opening title card
30 Rock: Khonani (2010) (TV Episode)
Jack and Liz refer to windmill high fives as being from the film
Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy (2010) (Video)
Jeff Katz mentions it.
Jeopardy!: 2010 Tournament of Champions Finals: Game 1 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $600 clue in the category "On the 1980s Movie Soundtrack"
20 to 1: Greatest Sports Movies of All Time (2010) (TV Episode)
In a segment on Days of Thunder, Livinia Nixon describes it as "Top Gun put into a car".
After the Catch: The Good Captain Phil (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned that Phil listened to this soundtrack in the wheelhouse
Scoundrels: Yes, Sir, Yes, Sir, Three Bags Full (2010) (TV Episode)
Sparky says Wolf promised him a wing man and later calls Cal "Iceman".
Top Gear: Episode #15.5 (2010) (TV Episode)
Tom Cruise talks about this film
Melissa & Joey: Nanny Love (2010) (TV Episode)
Joe says that math is his "wingman".
Going the Distance (2010)
Talk about the movie, see the poster and hear "Take My Breath Away"
Chuck: Chuck Versus the Anniversary (2010) (TV Episode)
Morgan says, "Highway to the danger zone!"
30 Rock: The Fabian Strategy (2010) (TV Episode)
one of the writers asks Carol if the Air Force was like "Top Gun"
Tosh.0: Season 2 Web Reflections (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Good Guys: Dan on the Run (2010) (TV Episode)
title, Tom Cruise mentioned
NCIS: Dead Air (2010) (TV Episode)
Ducky uses a line from Top Gun.
Better with You: Better with Little Buddy (2010) (TV Episode)
Maddie mentions the volleyball scene in Top Gun
How I Met Your Mother: Baby Talk (2010) (TV Episode)
When Lily and Marshall are talking about the baby they want to have, at the end of the episode, she uses the line from "Top Gun" about writing a check your body can't cash.
The Big C: New Beginnings (2010) (TV Episode)
male stripper in captain outfit as "Take My Breath Away" plays
Family Guy: Halloween on Spooner Street (2010) (TV Episode)
An Asian rendition of Harold Faltermeyer's "Top Gun Anthem" plays as Quagmire flies the war plane.
Miranda: The New Me (2010) (TV Episode)
Clive plays one of the famous soundtracks of the movie when Gary arrives.
Nostalgia Critic: Old vs. New: 10 Commandments vs. Prince of Egypt (2010) (TV Episode)
References Val Kilmer's role
Jeopardy!: Episode #27.54 (2010) (TV Episode)
correct response in "We're Gonna Need a Bigger Boat" category
Hollywood's Hottest Car Chases (2010) (TV Movie)
A mention is made in part 1.
Psych: We'd Like to Thank the Academy (2010) (TV Episode)
When Juliet begins teaching at the police academy, Shawn remarks, "This is so 'Top Gun': I'm Cruise, she's McGillis."
Saturday Night Live: Paul Rudd/Paul McCartney (2010) (TV Episode)
Paul McCartney sings a portion of "Take My Breath Away" during the "Stumblin'" digital short.
Mike & Molly: First Christmas (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Molly as one of Mike's favorite movies
Gulliver's Travels (2010)
mentioned in dialogue
Glory Daze: What's Love Got to Nude with It (2010) (TV Episode)
Eli tells Lt. Lang that he has seen Top Gun eleven times.
CSI: Miami: Wheels Up (2011) (TV Episode)
derby girl "Top Hun"
Chuck: Chuck Versus the Balcony (2011) (TV Episode)
Morgan calls Chuck "Goose" as he's helping Chuck propose.
Outsourced: The Todd Couple (2011) (TV Episode)
Manmeet wears a Top Gun t-shirt
The Simpsons: The Blue and the Gray (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned when Homer talks about wingmen
Spaced Out (2011) (Short)
Dr. Sinclair mentions how one of the aliens, Maverick, lost his boy Goose. A reference to the characters in Top Gun.
Mars Needs Moms (2011)
Gribble asks Milo if he's seen Top Gun
Breaking In: Pilot (2011) (TV Episode)
Melanie says to Cameron "Talk to me, Goose"
Bad Movie Beatdown: 2 Fast 2 Furious (2011) (TV Episode)
"2 Fast 2 Furious is probably the first homo-erotic action film since Top Gun."
Breaking In: The Need for Speed (2011) (TV Episode)
Title references famous line from the film.
Otomedius Excellent (2011) (Video Game)
One of the Achievements is called "Top Gun"
Outsourced: Rajiv Ties the Baraat (2011) (TV Episode)
Manmeet wears a Top Gun t-shirt
Bad Movie Beatdown: 2012: Part 1 (2011) (TV Episode)
"It would make Maverick from Top Gun blush."
Cross (2011) (Video)
"Who are you? Maverick or Goose?"
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.22 (2011) (TV Episode)
Christy says "Green Lantern" is like "Top Gun" with magical jewelry
Zindagi na milegi dobara (2011)
Before boarding their plane for skydiving, the characters are seen exiting the hanger in slow motion with their helmets, just as Maverick and Goose do in the earlier film.
The Captains (2011)
mentioned by Chris Pine
Suits: Tricks of the Trade (2011) (TV Episode)
Multiple Quotes between Harvey and Jessica
Top Gear: Episode #17.6 (2011) (TV Episode)
Movie mentioned during Lambo segment
Warehouse 13: Queen for a Day (2011) (TV Episode)
Pete calls himself "Maverick" and anyone he talks to on a communicator "Goose."
Jensen & Jensen (2011)
Pilots named Maverick and Ice Man
Gymkhana 4: The Hollywood Megamercial (2011) (Short)
Film reference.
Machine Gun Preacher (2011)
Quote the line "the need for speed"
10 pelis (2011)
Talked about
The Gruen Transfer: Sports Betting (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Dan Gregory in the Ad Crunch segment as a good example of real product integration.
The Spoony Experiment: D.O.A: Dead or Alive (2011) (TV Episode)
Spoony choose not make a reference to the gay volleyball scene from Top Gun
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: A Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2: Freddy's Revenge (2011) (TV Episode)
Hinted as having subtle homosexuality
Britney Spears: Criminal (2011) (Video)
The Criminal (played by Jason Trawick) has several tattoos in his body, including one on his chest that reads "R.I.P. Goose", a reference to the film.
Battlefield 3 (2011) (Video Game)
The in-game achievement titled "You can be my wingman anytime" refer to the line Iceman give to Maverick
Yu-Gi-Oh! 3D: Bonds Beyond Time Abridged (2011) (TV Movie)
Crow: "Is it gay to like the movie Top Gun?"
Mad: Dances with Wolverine: A Footloose Parody/Tater Tots & Tiaras (2011) (TV Episode)
The producers of America's Next Top Surgeon were mentioned as the producers of this movie.
Blue Mountain State: One Week (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Million Dollar Mind Game: Episode #1.4 (2011) (TV Episode)
Vernon Kay asks the Air Force team members if they play beach volleyball like the film's characters
Pound Puppies: Snow Problem (2011) (TV Episode)
Niblet says "I feel the need. The need... for speed."
The Cleveland Show: Skip Day (2011) (TV Episode)
"need for speed"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.43 (2011) (TV Episode)
A Navy sailor reads a line from the film
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011)
Boy playing cricket says "I feel the need, the need for speed."
The Bachelor: Episode #16.3 (2012) (TV Episode)
Ben says, "Talk to me Goose" to Emily
Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie (2012)
Damien Weebs describes his love for Top Gun and has a VHS copy of it.
Ringer: P.S. You're an Idiot (2012) (TV Episode)
Bridget (as Siobhan) tells Olivia she could tell her, but she'd have to kill her.
FanboyFlicks, Bad Movies!: Troll 2 - So Bad It's Good!! (2012) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown.
Nature Calls (2012)
"Talk to me, Goose"
Archer: Space Race: Part I (2012) (TV Episode)
Archer tries to get the commander to saying they're headed to the Danger Zone.
Happy Endings: Big White Lies (2012) (TV Episode)
Max calls Dave "Top Gun" because of how he's dressed.
The Annoying Orange: Annoying Orange 2.0 (2012) (TV Episode)
Tom Cruise - "I feel the need, the need for speed.
Supernatural: Party On, Garth (2012) (TV Episode)
Garth is called Top Gun
Lab Rats: Smart and Smarter (2012) (TV Episode)
Leo elaborates on the quote "I feel the need... the need for speed"
Family Guy: Mr. & Mrs. Stewie (2012) (TV Episode)
cutaway scene
Ted (2012)
John mentions it when his boss says he knows Tom Skerritt
General Hospital: Episode #1.12592 (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Trey
Men at Work: Wake and Bake (2012) (TV Episode)
when Milo's speech at the wake includes his F-14 entering a flat spin, Goose's death, shirtless beach volleyball games in cutoff jeans shorts and "You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling", Katelyn points out that this is from "Top Gun".
Tosh.0: Juggalo Kid (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Bad Education: Parents' Evening (2012) (TV Episode)
Fraser asks Alfie to be his wingman. Maverick and Goose are mentioned.
One Hit Wonderland: Rico Suave by Gerardo (2012) (TV Episode)
"...the Top Gun ripoff show, Supercarrier."
The Burn with Jeff Ross: Jimmy Kimmel/Jim Norton/Bobby Lee/Mary Lynn Rajskub (2012) (TV Episode)
Jeff mentions Tony Scott as director of film
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.133 (2012) (TV Episode)
Arden mentions the movie by name.
The Brass Teapot (2012)
mentioned in dialogue
Sons of Anarchy: Authority Vested (2012) (TV Episode)
VHS on a shelf in Fawns appartment.
Borderlands 2 (2012) (Video Game)
The entire mission is rife with references to Top Gun; the title is just the beginning. Loggins frequently works lines (sometimes paraphrased) from the movie into his ECHO transmissions. "Goose's Roost" refers to a character from the movie with the callsign "Goose." Even the volleyballs' item card reads "That's classified."
Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups (2012)
"I feel the need for speed!"
New Girl: Neighbors (2012) (TV Episode)
Schmidt spoils "Top Gun" for the neighbors as they watch it on a laptop.
Studio C: Episode #1.1 (2012) (TV Episode)
Matt mentions the name Maverick, and also sings part of the theme song from Top Gun.
Flight (2012)
One of the Paramount Pictures' VHS tapes stacked next to the television in the farm house living room.
NCIS: Lost at Sea (2012) (TV Episode)
DiNozzo mentions this movie; he and McGee are acting (metaphorically) as "wing men" for each other.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.163 (2012) (TV Episode)
Chelsea mentions the movie by name.
30 Rock: Mazel Tov, Dummies! (2012) (TV Episode)
Liz says "Top Gun style" after she and Criss do a windmill high five
Jack Reacher (2012)
In a call back to one of Tom Cruise's lines, he says he'll be along when he's "damn good and ready", similar to how Maverick tells Sundown that he'll fire when he's "goddamn good and ready"
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic: Wonderbolts Academy (2012) (TV Episode)
The episode's overall story shares many parallels with this film including a colt resembling Tom Skerritt's character Mike 'Viper' Metcalf.
Bad Movie Beatdown: Stealth (2012) (TV Episode)
"I liked this character better when he was Maverick from Top Gun."
Hawaii Five-0: Kahu (2012) (TV Episode)
The helicopter salesman tells Danny that he's got the need for speed.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.4 (2013) (TV Episode)
Chuy mentions the movie by name.
Raising Hope: Sex, Clown and Videotape (2013) (TV Episode)
Jimmy: "I think I look like a fighter pilot... you get to pretend you're sleepin' with Tom Cruise tonight."
Girls: One Man's Trash (2013) (TV Episode)
Ray wears a "Top Gun" t-shirt.
Barter Kings: For Sail. Will Consider Trade (2013) (TV Episode)
Goose and Maverick characters mentioned
King of the Nerds: High IQ's (2013) (TV Episode)
Virgil Griffith and Genevieve Pearson both mention this movie by name
Nostalgia Critic: Pearl Harbor (2013) (TV Episode)
The Oscars (2013) (TV Special)
"In Memoriam" tribute to director Tony Scott.
New Girl: Tinfinity (2013) (TV Episode)
Nick and Schmidt talks about Tom Cruise and Iceman in the last flashback.
Wingmen Incorporated (2013)
Justin is referred to as "Maverick" several times. Goose and Iceman are also mentioned in the film. Stevenson also says "let's go get some Danger Zone", which was a popular Kenny Loggins song used in the film.
Glee: Girls (and Boys) on Film (2013) (TV Episode)
the boys do a mashup of "Danger Zone" and "Old Time Rock and Roll".
Der Minister (2013) (TV Movie)
mentioned by Angela Murkel
Svédská trojka: Nejsem Devka! (2013) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Johnny Valda.
Oblivion (2013)
During the chase Jack brakes to get behind the drone like his counterpart did with the MiG
Cougar Town: This Old Town (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Himmatwala (2013)
Cutout of Top Gun is seen during a fight scene
Honest Trailers: Jurassic Park (2013) (TV Episode)
"I feel the need for speed"
Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated: Gates of Gloom (2013) (TV Episode)
Upon seeing a plane take off, Shaggy remarks "I feel a need, a need for..."
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.59 (2013) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned in the "Chuy Goes to the Movies" segment.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.132 (2013) (TV Episode)
Tom Cruise quotes a line from the film
The Congress (2013)
Robin encounters another actor who is an aging caricature of Tom Cruise (never mentioned by name) in his Top Gun outfit.
Psych: No Trout About It (2013) (TV Episode)
Shawn mimics Maverick's famous line when he says, "Talk to me, Goose."
Vsechnopárty: Episode dated 31 May 2013 (2013) (TV Episode)
Jakub Kohák mentioned it.
World War Z (2013)
Captain Speke in South Korea sarcastically calls Gerry's pilot "Maverick"
Futurama: 2-D Blacktop (2013) (TV Episode)
"I feel the need, the need for speed!"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.173 (2013) (TV Episode)
a promotional "sizzle reel" made for an audience member says that he likes to play beach volleyball "like a scene from 'Top Gun'"
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 4 July 2013 (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned by caller
Plants vs. Zombies 2: It's About Time (2013) (Video Game)
A game mode is named "Highway to the Danger Room".
Grown Ups 2 (2013)
Dickie dresses up as Maverick.
At the Movies: Episode #10.22 (2013) (TV Episode)
In a review of Pacific Rim, Jason di Rosso compares its bitchiness to that in Top Gun.
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 18 July 2013 (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Hill and Greenberg
The Mole: Episode #6.8 (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by a contestant at the start of the Aeroplane Aerobatics challenge after Ally asks what a maverick is.
Planes (2013)
Echo and Bravo are voiced (respectively) by Anthony Edwards and Val Kilmer who appeared together as naval aviators in Top Gun. Kilmer as F-14 Tomcat pilot (call-sign "Iceman") and Edwards as F-14 Radar Intercept Officer (call-sign "Goose").
The Newsroom: News Night with Will McAvoy (2013) (TV Episode)
Shep Pressman, talking with Charlie Skinner, says: "We saw the potential in Mav and Goose and we sent to Miramar". Maverick and Goose are two of the main character in Top Gun, interpreted by Tom Cruise and Anthony Edwards
Gone Home (2013) (Video Game)
A recorded VHS tape of this movie & Fantastic Voyage is seen in the TV room.
The Bird Men (2013)
Ben thinks of similar plan
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #22.2 (2013) (TV Episode)
Jay says Sarah Palin said she has been a big fan of Ted Cruz since she saw "Top Gun"
Rude Tube: Super Pranks (2013) (TV Episode)
The Goldbergs: Mini Murray (2013) (TV Episode)
Adam wears a Top Gun movie t-shirt.
Glee: The Quarterback (2013) (TV Episode)
Puck (about his plans to join the Air Force): "I thought maybe I could be a Top Gun."
Saturday Night Live: Bruce Willis/Katy Perry (2013) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Eddie
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: The Vulture (2013) (TV Episode)
Terry summarizes the film to Gina and Holt.
Battle of the Blades: Iconic Duos (2013) (TV Episode)
Brian & Jessica skate as Maverick & Charlie
Come Dine with Me Canada: Marise Muir: Block 5 (2013) (TV Episode)
The narrator mentions the movie by name.
Studio C: Episode #3.7 (2013) (TV Episode)
Mr. Eckelstone says, "We are now on the highway to the danger zone!"
Shameful Sequels: Santa Paws 2 (2013) (TV Episode)
"I feel the need for speed!"
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Drinking Games (2013) (TV Episode)
The drinking game for Top Gun is #10.
Us & Them: Pilot (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Nessa
QI: Kitsch (2014) (TV Episode)
A still from the movie is shown and it is briefly discussed.
Super Fun Night: Lucindervention (2014) (TV Episode)
Marika says she can be Goose to Ruby's Maverick.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Matthew McConaughey/Charles Barkley/Lyle Lovett (2014) (TV Episode)
in a clip, Tom Cruise quotes from the film
In Order of Disappearance (2014)
Nils' brother's nickname was "Wingman"
Need for Speed (2014)
Pilot calls himself "Maverick". Also the line Need for Speed is itself a catchphrase from Top Gun.
Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
As a helicopter flies by S.H.I.E.L.D. HQ, a soldier inside is heard to say 'Negative, the pattern is full'. This is a reference to two different scenes in Top Gun, where the main character requests permission to buzz the tower and is denied with the same quote: "Negative Ghostrider, the pattern is full."
Diablo III: Reaper of Souls (2014) (Video Game)
Achievement titled " I'll be your wingman"
The Block: Beach Volleyball Tournament (2014) (TV Episode)
One of the losing contestants in the beach volleyball tournament mentions afterwards that he has seen Top Gun. The songs Danger Zone and Top Gun Anthem are also played during the tournament.
Airplane vs. Volcano (2014) (Video)
Rick is sarcastically called Top Gun
Raising Hope: The Father Daughter Dance (2014) (TV Episode)
Burt says, "I did get to punch someone to Kenny Loggins's music. That puts me in an exclusive club with Tom Cruise and Kevin Bacon."
A Lego Brickumentary (2014)
An AFOL wears a "Top Gun" t-shirt.
Gintberg på kanten: Det Kongelige Teater (2014) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Jan
Family Guy: Baby Got Black (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Hart of Dixie: Together Again (2014) (TV Episode)
Annabeth mentions that her parents think that this is the best movie ever
Danville 2nd Ward Young Men: Fathers and Sons Camp Out 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
When talking about the little kids playing around the fire, Travis says they "went into the Danger Zone".
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Dolly Parton/Taylor Kitsch (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mets Bucket Hat Guy
Wolfenstein: The New Order (2014) (Video Game)
During the first level a pilot helps a fellow scared pilot get control of himself and pull up so he can land his plane, exactly like the opening of Tony Scott's Top Gun.
The Graham Norton Show: Tom Cruise/Emily Blunt/Charlize Theron/Seth MacFarlane/Coldplay (2014) (TV Episode)
Emily Blunt says "I feel the need, the need for speed"
22 Jump Street (2014)
Fake sequel references Top Gun by the poster as well as Charlie look-a-like character
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Tom Cruise/Kendall and Kylie Jenner/Chrissie Hynde (2014) (TV Episode)
Jimmy shows his laserdisc of this movie
Undateable: The Julius Effect (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Julius
Falling Skies: Ghost in the Machine (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Hemlock Grove: Hemlock Diego's Policy Player's Dream Book (2014) (TV Episode)
Miranda calls Roman "Iceman."
Mental Saboteur (2014) (Video)
mentioned once
You're the Worst: Pilot (2014) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Gretchen
About a Boy: About a Will-O-Ween (2014) (TV Episode)
Referenced in dialogue
Draft '69 (2014) (Short)
The end credits sequence is inspired by the end credits sequence of "Top Gun"
Roald Dahl's Esio Trot (2015) (TV Movie)
This is Mr. Pringle's favorite film.
Mom: Godzilla and a Sprig of Mint (2015) (TV Episode)
Marjorie suggests she and Bonnie accompany Christy on a night out as her "wing gals".
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Chris Hemsworth/Sienna Miller/Joey Bada$$ (2015) (TV Episode)
Jimmy says that Sienna Miller's opening scene in American Sniper reminded him of the scene of Tom Cruise singing to Kelly McGillis
Suits: Respect (2015) (TV Episode)
Harvey and Mike discuss who the best person in this movie is and then Henry Gerard joins this discussion as well as he mentions the name of the movie
Countdown: Episode #72.23 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mark the contestant mentions that Top Gun is his favourite film.
Parks and Recreation: Pie-Mary (2015) (TV Episode)
Ben paraphrases the song "Danger Zone" as "Calzone Zone."
Better Call Saul: Nacho (2015) (TV Episode)
Jimmy says his "ass is on the highway to the danger zone" referencing the Kenny Loggins song "Danger Zone" from this movie.
The Oscars (2015) (TV Special)
"Take My Breath Away" played
NCIS: Blast from the Past (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue by DiNozzo.
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Christina Aguilera/Colin Quinn/Kurt Braunohler (2015) (TV Episode)
Seth presents a fake 1980s video game based on the film
The Victoria's Secret Swim Special (2015) (TV Special)
one model specifically mentions it before she and three others play beach volleyball while wearing aviator sunglasses with "Playing With The Boys" playing over it
Atop the Fourth Wall: The Star Wars #1 (2015) (TV Episode)
"Danger Zone" plays in the background at times
Bad Ass 3: Bad Asses on the Bayou (2015) (Video)
"I've seen Top Gun a hundred times."
The Crack: The Plane (2015) (TV Episode)
Jason sings the theme song from this movie.
Uncle: Episode #2.5 (2015) (TV Episode)
Andy: "I feel the need - the need for..."
Workaholics: Trivia Pursuits (2015) (TV Episode)
DVD seen
Tosh.0: RC Car (2015) (TV Episode)
"Need for speed"
Daredevil: Nelson v. Murdock (2015) (TV Episode)
Foggy says he and Matt will be like Maverick and Goose.
Saturday Night Live: Taraji P. Henson/Mumford & Sons (2015) (TV Episode)
'I feel the need' quoted during Hollywood Game Night sketch
Pixels (2015)
Ludlow says, "Good piloting, Maverick!"
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Ethan Hawke/Kumail Nanjiani/Dwight Yoakam/Jeremy Gara (2015) (TV Episode)
Ethan Hawke mentions the film while describing his expectations for his role in Good Kill
Bob's Burgers: Itty Bitty Ditty Committee (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in lyrics
Honest Trailers: Fifty Shades of Grey (100th Episode!) (2015) (TV Episode)
Still is seen
Bugsplat! (2015) (TV Movie)
The "Danger Zone" song is used with humourous irony in the intro sequence, which shows piloting drones to be dull and boring.
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 12 May 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
title mentioned by Adnan Virk
Rookie Blue: Open Windows (2015) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Sam
Honest Game Trailers: Grand Theft Auto Online (2015) (TV Episode)
Fighter jet mission is named 'Top Fun'
MovieBerto: Top Gun: Ídolos del aire (2015) (TV Episode)
Discussed film of the episode
Board James: Quija/Domino Rally (2015) (TV Episode)
James wears a Top Gun hat
The 90s: Ten Years That Changed the World (2015) (TV Movie)
Mentioned by the narrator.
Stitchers: I See You (2015) (TV Episode)
Cameron calls Kirsten "Goose."
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 30 June 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
The possible sequel to this movie is discussed
Magic Mike XXL (2015)
Mentioned in dialogue
Mr. Robot: eps1.2_d3bug.mkv (2015) (TV Episode)
Mr. Robot says Elliot can be his wingman.
Geeks Who Drink: Eric Christian Olsen VS. Scott Porter (2015) (TV Episode)
"Danger Zone" is identified as being from the film's soundtrack
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Tom Cruise/Dick Cavett/Ashley Monroe (2015) (TV Episode)
During the Lip Sync Battle, Jimmy says "This one goes out to Goose" before he and Tom Cruise perform "You've Lost That Lovely Feeling" by The Righteous Brothers
Thrill Factor: Air Heads (2015) (TV Episode)
numerous references while Tori is pulling G's for science
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Benicio Del Toro/Jessica Alba/Miguel (2015) (TV Episode)
One of the titles during the Long Story Short game
The Gamechangers (2015) (TV Movie)
Mentioned as a good film Don Simpson made. The sex scene and "playing with the boys" scenes are mentioned.
Outside Xbox: Just Cause 3: Sticky Rocket Mines! (2015) (TV Episode)
The film is mentioned
NCIS: New Orleans: Touched by the Sun (2015) (TV Episode)
Sebastian Lund puts on a Maverick impersonation and says: "I feel the need, the need for speed!"
Countdown: Episode #73.75 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Nick.
Hawaii Five-0: Ka 'alapahi nui (2015) (TV Episode)
A gang member says his contact is called "Ice Man." McGarret asks if it's "Ice Man" as in "Top Gun" . The suspect says he doesn't know what "Top Gun" is.
The Job Lot: Episode #3.4 (2015) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Jodie
A House Undivided (2015) (Short)
Tom Cruise
The Chase Australia: Episode #1.36 (2015) (TV Episode)
Ollie is asked a question about the sunglasses Tom Cruise wore in his Cash Builder round
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Daniel Craig/Regina King/Donny Deutsch/Jon Theodore (2015) (TV Episode)
Seth mentions the Tom Cruise movie
Family Guy: Peter, Chris & Brian (2015) (TV Episode)
"Danger Zone" heard
The Cinema Snob: Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives (2015) (TV Episode)
"...we had a magazine dedicated to the volleyball scene from Top Gun."
The Big Short (2015)
Poster is seen in a highlight reel of the 80s
The Goldbergs: Wingmom (2015) (TV Episode)
Barry's "Top Gun" obsession rears its head.
De slimste mens ter wereld: Episode #7.16 (2016) (TV Episode)
Answer to a question; still shown
Hawaii Five-0: Kuleana (2016) (TV Episode)
Danny and Steve talk about Danny being Steve's wingman. Steve even calls Danny "Goose".
Tracey Ullman's Show: Episode #1.1 (2016) (TV Episode)
Two posters of Tom Cruise from this film on Karen's bedroom wall.
Dirty Grandpa (2016)
This movie is mentioned twice in the Alpha Delata Flex Off sequence
Saturday Night Live: Larry David/The 1975 (2016) (TV Episode)
Title referenced on Weekend Update by Derek Zoolander & Hansel
DC's Legends of Tomorrow: White Knights (2016) (TV Episode)
Palmer uses a similar line from the movie after they see a Russian fighter
10 Cloverfield Lane (2016)
DVD seen on shelf
Sausage Party (2016)
The first scene showing Frank and Brenda kissing.
The Simpsons: The Burns Cage (2016) (TV Episode)
One of the plays Springfield Elementary School will be doing is Top Gun.
Delmer & Marta: Morning Days (2016) (TV Episode)
Tom mentions the characters of Goose and Maverick.
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy Meets a Celebrity! (2016) (TV Episode)
The subtitle for "Human Centipede 5" is "A Need for Pede," which references the "need for speed" line from "Top Gun."
Honest Game Trailers: Star Fox Zero (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by narrator
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Dana Carvey/Cyndi Lauper/Mark Guiliana (2016) (TV Episode)
Still shown during segment A Closer Look, and Seth mentions Maverick and Goose
Bob's Burgers: Secret Admiral-irer (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Chase Australia: Episode #2.76 (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Andrew O'Keefe before Nate completes the quote "I feel the need, the need for speed" during his Cash Builder round.
Preacher: The Possibilities (2016) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned in a television clip discussing Tom Cruise's funeral.
RiffTrax Live: MST3K Reunion (2016) (Video)
"In fact, taking a short cut is often a quick road to trouble." Bill: "A highway to the Danger Zone, if you know."
Greatest Hits: Greatest Hits: 1980 - 1985 (2016) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown and mentioned in dialog
Barshens: Movie Quiz of Doom (2016) (TV Episode)
Question based on character from the film
Best of the Worst: Wheel of the Worst #12 (2016) (TV Episode)
Mike alludes to Kenny Loggins' theme "Danger Zone".
Annoying Orange HOW2: How 2 Be Cool (2016) (TV Episode)
Orange mentions Maverick as a cool person who wears a leather jacket.
Amityville: No Escape (2016)
A video store clerk is wearing a Top Gun t-shirt.
Cash Trapped: Episode #1.5 (2016) (TV Episode)
Question subject.
2 Lava 2 Lantula! (2016) (TV Movie)
"Colonel Jester"
The Cinema Snob: The Burning Hell (2016) (TV Episode)
"Top Gun has Danger Zone."
Killjoys: How to Kill Friends and Influence People (2016) (TV Episode)
Johnny says "We are going to buzz the tower" and Lucy responds "Negative Johnny the pattern is full"
The Cinema Snob: Grease 2 (2016) (TV Episode)
"Christopher McDonald is the Goose to Johnny's Maverick."
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: 19. Jonathan Mangum 2 (2016) (TV Episode)
Referenced in "Sound Effects"
Halt and Catch Fire: The Threshold (2016) (TV Episode)
Gordon mentions the movie by name.
Lucifer: Liar, Liar, Slutty Dress on Fire (2016) (TV Episode)
Lucifer mentions Tom Cruise's role in the movie.
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic: Top Bolt (2016) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 21 October 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Louisa, a still image of Maverick is shown., and Kate quotes from the film.
Kim's Convenience: Wingman (2016) (TV Episode)
In being Mr. Chin's wingman, Appa mentions Goose and Tom Cruise.
Red Oaks: Memorial Day (2016) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Nash
Red Oaks: The Anniversary (2016) (TV Episode)
title visible on movie theatre marquee
My Movie Girl (2016)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Top Bun (2016) (Short)
Respectfully references some moments in Top Gun. This was a commercial promoting condom usage, made for the New Zealand Aids Foundation.
Last Man Standing: The Force (2017) (TV Episode)
Maverick, Goose, and Top Gun mentioned
Hawaii Five-0: Poniu I Ke Aloha (2017) (TV Episode)
During the scene where Steve and Danny are playing volleyball with their girlfriends, "Playing With the Boys" by Kenny Loggins is playing. This song was also used during the volleyball scene in "Top Gun."
The Goldbergs: So Swayze It's Crazy (2017) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned.
The Oscars (2017) (TV Special)
"Take My Breath Away" played into commercial break
The Last Man on Earth: The Spirit of St. Lewis (2017) (TV Episode)
Lewis' jacket is compared to one from this movie.
Teachers: In Security (2017) (TV Episode)
Adler calls Marta "Top Gun".
NCIS: The Wall (2017) (TV Episode)
McGee compares the rumored romantic liaison between Torres and Quinn at FLETC to the film
Jordan Hates the Writing (2017) (Short)
Title is referenced
Kenny Loggins and Friends (2017) (TV Movie)
Theme song is played
Better Call Saul: Mabel (2017) (TV Episode)
When Jimmy is accused by the Air Force guy that the old man he brought onto the military base wasn't actually a war veteran, he responds: "Neither was Tom Cruise... and look at what Top Gun did for you!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: Yongary (2017) (TV Episode)
Tom (singing): "Highway to the monster zone"
Cinematic Excrement: Iron Eagle (2017) (TV Episode)
Smeghead compares this film in a positive light in contrast to Iron Eagle.
Jay Leno's Garage: Larger Than Life (2017) (TV Episode)
stills from the film are shown
Joku Roti Mafia: Pala, Hollywood, pala! (2017) (Short)
The lead characters have the same name
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Rob Lowe/Chrissy Metz/Fifth Harmony feat. Gucci Mane (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in the Donald Trump Sports Camp promo
Tattoo Fixers on Holiday: Episode #2.1 (2017) (TV Episode)
Clair has a Maverick tattoo.
Broad City: Twaining Day (2017) (TV Episode)
Abbi tells Trey, "I could be your Goose."
The Greg Gutfeld Show: September 23, 2017 (2017) (TV Episode)
The panel discusses Dan Helmer's political ad spoofing the movie.
1st Viewing: Green Lantern (2017) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned.
Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 9 October 2017 (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Piers.
Bridget & Eamon: The Video Shop (2017) (TV Episode)
Bridget and Eamon receive a VHS copy of the film in the mail, and later rent out the copy to others.
Family Guy: Nanny Goats (2017) (TV Episode)
"Top Gun featuring only public domain music"
Gruen XL: Wine (2017) (TV Episode)
The movie and Goose are mentioned by Wil Anderson in the opening segment after an Air New Zealand commercial with a talking goose is shown.
Previously Recorded: Super Mario Odyssey (2017) (TV Episode)
photo still of Maverick with a thumb up appears when Jack says he overall enjoyed Super Mario Odyssey
Future Man: Operation: Fatal Attraction (2017) (TV Episode)
The volleyball scene with Wolf and the "bros" is a direct reference to the same scene in Top Gun (1986).
Future Man: Beyond the TruffleDome (2017) (TV Episode)
13:08 min into the show Wolf describes his friend Blaze as "the Goose to my Maverick". Maverick is the character played by Tom Cruise in Top Gun, his friend Goose is portrayed by actor Anthony Edwards.
I'm a Celebrity... Extra Camp: Episode #2.6 (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Joe.
DC's Legends of Tomorrow: Crisis on Earth-X, Part 4 (2017) (TV Episode)
Harry says to Cisco, "Walk in the park, Kazansky."
Hawaii Five-0: He Kaha Lu'u Ke Ala, Mai Ho'okolo Aku (2017) (TV Episode)
numerous references in dialog after Steve's flight
Lethal Weapon: Fools Rush In (2017) (TV Episode)
Riggs refers to Tom Cruise as Maverick
Talking Pictures: Barry Norman (2017) (TV Episode)
At the end of the program, the narrator describes Barry Norman as "a top gun".
Fresh Off the Boat: Liar Liar (2018) (TV Episode)
Eddie imagines as Maverick in a Fantasy Sequence.
De slimste mens ter wereld: Episode #11.24 (2018) (TV Episode)
Answer to a question
Grace and Frankie: The Lodger (2018) (TV Episode)
Grace and Sheree do the Top Gun high five.
General Hospital: Episode #1.14029 (2018) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Kim
Billions: Tie Goes to the Runner (2018) (TV Episode)
Taylor quotes from the film. Wags mentions it by title shortly after.
Family Guy: Veteran Guy (2018) (TV Episode)
Peter, Joe, Cleveland, and Quagmire listen to Kenny Loggins' songs from the film, mentioning the volleyball scene
Deadpool 2 (2018)
Deadpool: "Talk to me, Goose"
Welcome to Essex (2018)
The characters discuss what the better films is, Iron Eagle or Top Gun
Arman pohjantähden alla: Lentokonemekaanikko (2018) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during the episode.
Luke Cage: If It Ain't Rough, It Ain't Right (2018) (TV Episode)
Shades mentions 'Top Gun' aviator sunglasses.
Hotel Transylvania: The Series: Top Wing/Fried Mean Tomatoes (2018) (TV Episode)
Segment title reference
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Tom Cruise/Parker Posey/Jorja Smith (2018) (TV Episode)
Jimmy asks Tom Cruise about the sequel to his earlier movie
Beat Shazam: Episode #2.13 (2018) (TV Episode)
"Danger Zone" heard
Il était une fois: 1987 (2018) (TV Episode)
soundtrack from
The Flash: Blocked (2018) (TV Episode)
Ralph says, "Negative, Ghost Rider."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: Lords of the Deep (2018) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Good point, Goose"
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Hitchcock & Scully (2019) (TV Episode)
Jake: "'Top Gun' is crushin' it at the box office" in 1986.
Chicago Med: Ghosts in the Attic (2019) (TV Episode)
Maggie refers to Ethan as "Top Gun"
Cold Pursuit (2019)
A character says his nickname is Wingman, from a quote in the movie.
Les enfants de la télé: Episode dated 10 February 2019 (2019) (TV Episode)
soundtrack from
Captain Marvel (2019)
A cat is named Goose.
JonTron: Workplace Safety (2019) (TV Episode)
"Danger Zone" is heard.
The Orville: Identity: Part II (2019) (TV Episode)
Gordon shouts "Just a walk in the park, Kazansky!" while flying a Krill space fighter
Best of the Worst: Our VHS Collection (2019) (TV Episode)
Mike alludes to it.
Lords of the Night: Go Beto Go (2019) (TV Episode)
The movie comes up in discussion.
Nostalgia Critic: X2: X-Men United (2019) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned.
Radio Free America: Saturday Shadow Ban (2019) (TV Episode)
Halsey English mentions the movie.
Mortal Kombat 11 (2019) (Video Game)
Johnny Cage asks Sonya if she has her loving feeling.
Good Girls: One Last Time (2019) (TV Episode)
Sadie and Noah are watching this movie when Gregg comes to pick up Sadie.
Making Waves: The Art of Cinematic Sound (2019)
Mentioned in dialogue
Wasteland (2019) (Short)
Easter Egg
Lights Out with David Spade: Episode #1.5 (2019) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Tina Fey during Selfie Interview
GLOW: Hollywood Homecoming (2019) (TV Episode)
When Sam and Justine are arguing outside of the studio, two actors in fighter pilot costumes can be seen passing in the background, a film likely to have been in production at that time.
The Cinema Snob: High School Musical 2 (2019) (TV Episode)
The Snob mentions it.
A Second Chance: Rivals! (2019)
Movie quote on mobile phone with title card and later discussion.
NCIS: Los Angeles: Hail Mary (2019) (TV Episode)
Eric Baele wants to buzz the guys with his drone, like Maverick did in Top Gun with the tower
NCIS: Los Angeles: Yellow Jack (2019) (TV Episode)
Jenny tells Lieutenant Leslie Grant that her boyfriend likes Top Gun
Hawaii Five-0: He 'oi'o Kuhihewa; He Kaka ola i 'ike 'ia e ka Makaula (2019) (TV Episode)
Quinn's Halloween costume is Maverick from this movie.
The Good Place: A Chip Driver Mystery (2019) (TV Episode)
Eleanor says Brent loves this movie.
Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 17 December 2019 (2019) (TV Episode)
Piers says it's his favourite film.
The Oscars (2020) (TV Special)
"Danger Zone" mentioned by Lin-Manuel Miranda
All Rise: My Fair Lockdown (2020) (TV Episode)
Maverick (Tom Cruise's character) and Goose (Anthony Edwards' character) are mentioned in dialogue between Mark (Wilson Bethel) and Sara (Lindsay Mendez) when Mark says that Luke (J. Alex Brinson) is "Goose to my Maverick."

Featured in 

Harold Faltermeyer: Top Gun Theme (1986) (Video)
clips shown
Kenny Loggins: Danger Zone (1986) (Video)
clips from the film 'Top Gun'
Berlin: Take My Breath Away (1986) (Video)
clips shown
Sexy Folies: Episode dated 17 September 1986 (1986) (TV Episode)
clips shown
Top Gun: Tom Cruise Interview (1986) (Video)
Top Gun: Behind the Scenes (1986) (Video)
Clips, snippets of interviews and behind-the-scenes
Top Gun: Survival Training (1986) (Video)
Clips, snippets of interviews and behind-the-scenes
Loverboy: Heaven in Your Eyes (1986) (Video)
features clips from the film
At the Movies: Breakthrough Stars of 1990 (1990) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
At the Movies: Tom Cruise: The Star Next Door (1990) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown of various Tom Cruise movies, including this one.
What's Up Doc?: Episode #2.13 (1993) (TV Episode)
Clip shown during Crane's Cosy Computer Corner.
100 Years at the Movies (1994) (TV Short)
The Story Behind: Top Gun (2001) (TV Movie)
Behind the Scenes
The Spirit of America (2001) (Short)
I Love the '80s: 1986 (2002) (TV Episode)
100 Greatest Sexy Moments (2003) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown
Retrosexual: The 80's (2004) (TV Mini-Series)
Danger Zone: The Making of 'Top Gun' (2004) (Video)
Clips are shown in the documentary on the making of the film.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movie Quotes: America's Greatest Quips, Comebacks and Catchphrases (2005) (TV Special)
The #94 movie quote is "I feel the need - the need for speed!"
This Film Is Not Yet Rated (2006)
A clip from Top Gun is shown.
Naor's Friends: Suburban Girl (2007) (TV Episode)
Dedi is wathcing the movie on TV
20 to 1: 50 to 01: Great Movie One Liners (2007) (TV Episode)
Some clips from this movie are shown in a segment on the line "I feel the need ... the need for speed."
20 to 1: Scene-Stealing Songs (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on the song You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'.
20 to 1: Hollywood's Hot List (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on Tom Cruise.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Public Enemies/Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs/The Stoning of Soraya M (2009) (TV Episode)
Footage shown when Brett realizes that Maverick is actually the villain in this movie.
20 to 1: Adults Only 20 to 1: Sex on the Screen (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on its beach volleyball scene.
Atop the Fourth Wall: X-Men #1 (2010) (TV Episode)
Gets his Icemen confused
Great Movie Mistakes (2010) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The A-Team/The Karate Kid/Winter's Bone (2010) (TV Episode)
"James Tolkan's Bald Disapproval" segment
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.77 (2010) (TV Episode)
a clip is included in a montage of Tom Cruise films
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Knight and Day/I Am Love/The Killer Inside Me (2010) (TV Episode)
Brett's #1 Tom Cruise Line
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Inception/Predators/The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010) (TV Episode)
Ellen says the make-out scene in "Dumb and Dumber" is not as ridiculous as the one in "Top Gun"
Conan: A Finger Un-Pulled (2011) (TV Episode)
Conan O'Brien mentions this movie and shows a clip in a joke at the beginning of the show
Atop the Fourth Wall: Ultimatum #3 and #4 (2011) (TV Episode)
clip of Iceman
Saturday Night Live: Alec Baldwin/Radiohead (2011) (TV Episode)
Footage is featured in the "Top Gun" screen test segment
Hollywood's Top Ten: Flying to New Heights (2011) (TV Episode)
Honorable Mention
WatchMojo: Top 10 Tom Cruise Performances (2012) (TV Episode)
Lt. Maverick Mitchell is #3.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Rock and Roll #31: Vanilla Ice (2012) (TV Episode)
recalling the "other" Iceman.
Bad Movie Beatdown: The Marksman (2012) (TV Episode)
"after cutting to random footage of Top Gun for no reason..."
The Oscars (2013) (TV Special)
Featured during an obituary.
The Lookout: Episode #1.4 (2013) (TV Episode)
a dog is inserted into a scene from the film
Count It Down: Coolest Movie Characters (2013) (TV Movie)
Maverick is #18.
Hollywood et les hommes (2013)
Clips featured
The Cinema Snob: Fatal Games (2014) (TV Episode)
The song "Playing With the Boys" plays during a locker room scene.
Honest Trailers: 300 (2014) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
1,001 Movies You Must See (Before You Die) (2014) (Short)
Clip is presented
WatchMojo: Top 10 Greatest Airplane Movies (2014) (TV Episode)
Top Gun is #1.
The Oscars (2014) (TV Special)
Popular heroes presentation.
Top 40 Ultimate Action Movies (2014) (TV Movie)
Number 18 in the Countdown
Honest Trailers: Top Gun (2014) (TV Episode)
Film trailer used
The Greatest 80s Movies (2014) (TV Movie)
Number 12 in the Countdown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Rivalries (2014) (TV Episode)
The rivalry between Maverick and Iceman is #2.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Best Product Placements in Movies (2014) (TV Episode)
The placements of Ray-Ban and the U.S. Navy in Top Gun are #3.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Aerial Movie Dogfights (2014) (TV Episode)
The Need for Speed is #1.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Characters We Didn't Want to Die (2014) (TV Episode)
Goose Bradshaw gets an honorable mention.
Needs More Gay: Top Gun Needs More Gay (2014) (TV Episode)
movie is the subject of discussion
WatchMojo: Top 10 Shades Wearing Characters in Movies and TV (2014) (TV Episode)
Maverick Mitchell is #8.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Cheesiest Movie Quotes (2015) (TV Episode)
The #4 cheesy movie quote is "Bullshit! You can be mine."
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Chris Evans/Monty Python/LunchMoney Lewis (2015) (TV Episode)
Clips from the volleyball sequence
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Sidekicks (2015) (TV Episode)
Goose Bradshaw is #10.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Unexpected Singing Moments in Non-Musical Movies (2015) (TV Episode)
You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin' is #4.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Memorable Movie Characters of the 1980s (2016) (TV Episode)
Maverick Mitchell is #5.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Theme Songs - Part 2 (2016) (TV Episode)
"Danger Zone" by Kenny Loggins is #5.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies Turning 30 in 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
Top Gun is #7.
MsMojo: Top 10 Love Songs in Movies (2016) (TV Episode)
"Take My Breath Away" by Berlin is #6.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Aaron Paul/Keri Russell/2 Chainz feat. Gucci Mane (2017) (TV Episode)
Altered clip of the volleyball sequence
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Jordan Peele/Claire Foy/Iggy Azalea feat. Anitta (2017) (TV Episode)
Brief clip in the segment This Week in Words
Tom Cruise: Reel Life (2017) (TV Movie)
Clips shown
MsMojo: Top 10 Unforgettable Movie Couples of the 1980s (2017) (TV Episode)
Maverick & Charlie get an honorable mention.
Tamara's Never Seen: Top Gun (2018) (TV Episode)
Tamara has never seen the movie until now
420 AWARDS - 1st Annual Event (2019) (TV Special)
nominee in the category "Favorite All-time movie"
WatchMojo: Top 20 Movies You Can Name by Hearing Just One Line (2019) (TV Episode)
Top Gun gets an honorable mention with the line "I feel the need... the need for speed!"

Spoofed in 

Hot Gun (1986) (Video)
DuckTales: Top Duck (1987) (TV Episode)
The title and the plot is a parody.
Gunbuster (1988) (TV Mini-Series)
Parody of the movie where the main character aims to be the best pilot.
Red Dwarf: Dimension Jump (1991) (TV Episode)
Ace's theme tune is based on "Take My Breath Away". Ace, a hotshot pilot, also wears aviator sunglasses like Maverick does.
Hot Shots! (1991)
The Ben Stiller Show: With Bobcat Goldthwait (1992) (TV Episode)
Spoofed as part of the comedy routine in "Tom Cruise: Dress Casual"
Inspector Gadget (1999)
"I feel the need. The need for speed."
Saturday Night Live: Val Kilmer/U2 (2000) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in Iceman the later years
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Show No. 504 (2002) (TV Episode)
Parodied during "Scene to Rap".
Stuck on You (2003)
jukebox sequence
Churchill: The Hollywood Years (2004)
Gung-ho American military man says: "She's lost that lovin' feelin'", to his pal before they break into song to try and impress a female object-of-desire.
30-Second Bunny Theatre: Top Gun (2004) (TV Episode)
Short animated Re-enactment/Parody of this film with bunnies
Valiant (2005)
Spoofs characters and dialogue from Top Gun (1986).
A Ticket to Space (2006)
Multiple scenes spoof Top Gun: two jetfighter's pilots are best friends; fake TopGun background music; shower and towel scene.
X-Gen (2006)
Volleyball scene in the "Teen Spirit" boy band video includes shot-for-shot recreations of the volleyball sequence in "Top Gun"
The Danger Zone (2008) (Short)
A re-imagining of the classic film.
American Dad!: Phantom of the Telethon (2008) (TV Episode)
The homosexual newscasters re-enact the volleyball scene from this film.
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: The D.E.N.N.I.S. System (2009) (TV Episode)
Dennis' sex scene directly spoofs the sex scene between Maverick and Charlie
How to Train Your Dragon (2010)
About two minutes from the end titles, a couple of the kids on dragons fly past a viking drinking a coffee - he spills it, referencing the air traffic controller during the 'time to buzz the tower' scene.
How Not to Live Your Life: Don the Musical (2010) (TV Episode)
Features a musical production of the movie.
Happy Fliers S.O.A.K. (2010) (Short)
Parodies specific scenes and lines of dialogue
How It Should Have Ended: How Top Gun Should Have Ended (2011) (TV Episode)
Alternate Ending parody
Top Guns (2011) (Video)
XXX parody
Nostalgia Critic: Felix the Cat: The Movie (2011) (TV Episode)
The Random Zone song is a parody of the song Danger Zone from the soundtrack to this film.
NCIS: Los Angeles: The Watchers (2012) (TV Episode)
Eric refers to JT as "Top Goon."
Robot Chicken: Executed by the State (2012) (TV Episode)
"I feel the need...the need for dick."
Bob's Burgers: The Kids Run the Restaurant (2013) (TV Episode)
Top Bun Burger
Holliston: Farm Festival (2013) (TV Episode)
Adam and Corri's love scene is a spoof of TOP GUN's love scene between Tom Cruise and Kelly McGillis.
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: The Gang Makes Lethal Weapon 6 (2013) (TV Episode)
Volleyball scene recreated
Dirty Grandpa (2016)
"Team Top Gun" and "Top Gun in the House" dialogue riffed during the Alpha Delta Flex Off sequence
American Dad!: Daesong Heavy Industries II: Return to Innocence (2016) (TV Episode)
A "Danger Zone" soundalike plays as planes take off from the Naval port
Workaholics: Monstalibooyah (2017) (TV Episode)
Volleyball scene parodied
Robot Chicken: Strummy Strummy Sad Sad (2018) (TV Episode)
A group of children witness Goose's death while playing duck duck goose.
Louder with Crowder: Live from SMU (2018) (TV Episode)
Bill Richmond was an instructor at 'Top Gun' when he first met Crowder.
The Keith and Paddy Picture Show: Top Gun (2018) (TV Episode)
Several scenes from the film are parodied.
Louder with Crowder: Alabama Abortion Lies Debunked! (2019) (TV Episode)
Crowder, Garret and Bill air-fight Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.

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