Reality Bites (1994) Poster



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Dragnet (1951) (TV Series)
Today (1952) (TV Series)
The Brady Bunch (1969) (TV Series)
Love Story (1970)
Schoolhouse Rock! (1973) (TV Series)
Good Times (1974) (TV Series)
One Day at a Time (1975) (TV Series)
Charlie's Angels (1976) (TV Series)
Three's Company (1976) (TV Series)
Who's the Boss? (1984) (TV Series)
Melrose Place (1992) (TV Series)

Referenced in 

Home Improvement: Reality Bytes (1994) (TV Episode)
title reference
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air: Reality Bites (1994) (TV Episode)
title reference
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Zombie Nightmare (1994) (TV Episode)
Mike: "You think that this speaks for a whole generation, like 'Reality Bites'?"
NileCity 105.6 (1995) (TV Mini-Series)
Home and Away: Episode #1.1617 (1995) (TV Episode)
Selina suggests She and Nelson se this
Liberty Street: Reality Bites (1995) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Step by Step: Reality Bites (1997) (TV Episode)
title reference
The Waiter (1997)
The Simpsons: Realty Bites (1997) (TV Episode)
title reference
The Closer: Morality Bites (1998) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Ballykissangel: Pack up Your Troubles (1998) (TV Episode)
Brian says film's title.
Charmed: Morality Bites (1999) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Supernatural: Hook Man (2005) (TV Episode)
"We're gonna do tequila shots and watch Reality Bites."
Howard Stern on Demand: Lisa Loeb & Sister (2006) (TV Episode)
Loeb talks about how her song got on the soundtrack
100 Greatest Songs of the 90s (2007) (TV Mini-Series)
This film is mentioned.
Be Kind Rewind (2008)
Video case is shown.
Biography: Winona Ryder (2008) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as part of Winona Ryder's career, photos shown.
Privileged: All About the Big Picture (2009) (TV Episode)
Megan admits that she had a crush on Troy Dyer, saying that she wanted to marry "the 'Reality Bites' Ethan Hawke."
Law & Order: Reality Bites (2009) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.68 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $1,600 clue in the category "A Performer's Education"
Smallville: Hostage (2010) (TV Episode)
Chloe says, "Virtual reality bites."
Pretty Little Liars: Reality Bites Me (2010) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Family Guy: Joe's Revenge (2012) (TV Episode)
Joe says him and Bobby Briggs saw this together.
How I Met Your Mother: The Stamp Tramp (2012) (TV Episode)
Lily mentions the movie by name.
Groove High: Reality Bites (2012) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Rewind This! (2013)
Video case is shown.
American Dad!: Honey, I'm Homeland (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
This Is Comedy (2014)
Title is referenced
Summer of Blood (2014)
Mentioned on Cupid's Bow dating site
Reality Bites (2015) (TV Series)
Title reference.
The Mindy Project: Fertility Bites (2015) (TV Episode)
title reference
iZombie: Virtual Reality Bites (2015) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Vale (2015) (Short)
Is referenced during a conversation about Ethan Hawke's movies.
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Winona Ryder/Colin Quinn/Beirut (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Seth as he introduces Winona Ryder
The Chase Australia: Episode #1.21 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as a possible answer, and the correct answer, to a question about which 1990's Winona Ryder film was directed by Ben Stiller asked when Greg and the Chaser go head to head.
Awkward.: Reality Does Not Bite (2015) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Dr. Feelgood: Winona Ryder (2016) (TV Episode)
Movie poster shown.
Half in the Bag: 10 Cloverfield Lane and Me Him Her (2016) (TV Episode)
Jay admits hating Reality Bites when talking about his dislike for 90s movies about unrelatable people
SuperMansion: Virtual Reality Bites (2017) (TV Episode)
Title reference
The Graham Norton Show: Toni Collette/Ethan Hawke/Aidan Turner/Jo Brand/Liam Payne (2018) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Graham when introducing Ethan Hawke; mentioned by Ethan Hawke
Stranger Things: Chapter Two: The Mall Rats (2019) (TV Episode)
When Joyce Byers, played by Winona Ryder, visits Mr. Clarke, he is listening to "My Bologna" by 'Weird Al' Yankovic, which is a parody of "My Sharona" by The Knack. "My Sharona" was featured prominently in the movie Reality Bites (1994), starring Winona Ryder and Ethan Hawke. Ethan Hawke's daughter also stars in this season of Stranger Things (2016) alongside Winona Ryder.
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XXX (2019) (TV Episode)
In the opening segment, Maggie turns Todd Flanders into a hipster who says the title of the film.


All in the Family (1971) (TV Series)
Good Times (1974) (TV Series)
One Day at a Time (1975) (TV Series)
Comic Strip Live (1989) (TV Series)

Featured in 

Big Mountain: Baby, I Love Your Way (1994) (Video)
features clips from the film
The Knack: My Sharona (1994) (Video)
features clips from the film
Juliana Hatfield Three: Spin the Bottle (1994) (Video)
features clips from the film
Planet of the Apes: Rule the Planet (2001) (TV Short)
Features a scene with a Dr. Zaius statuette.
I Love the '90s: 1994 (2004) (TV Episode)
Footage from this film was edited into this mini-series.
Visionado obligado: The Devil and Daniel Johnston (2012) (TV Episode)
clip shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Ben Stiller Performances (2012) (TV Episode)
Michael Grates is #10.
The Nostalgia Chick: Reality Bites (2012) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
WatchMojo: Top 10 Modern Movie Soundtracks Guys Love (2013) (TV Episode)
The soundtrack for Reality Bites is #5.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Soundtracks Better Than the Movie (2015) (TV Episode)
The soundtrack for Reality Bites gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Greatest Movie Slackers (2016) (TV Episode)
Troy Dyer gets an honorable mention.
MsMojo: Top 10 Best Winona Ryder Performances (2017) (TV Episode)
Lelaina Pierce is #6.
MsMojo: Top 10 Good Girl/Bad Boy Movie Couples (2017) (TV Episode)
Troy Dyer & Lelaina Pierce are #6.
MsMojo: Top 10 Best Friends Who Fall in Love in Movies (2017) (TV Episode)
Troy Dyer & Lelaina Pierce are #8.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Hipsters (2015) (TV Episode)
Troy Dyer gets an honorable mention.


House of Style (1989) (TV Series)
The Real World (1992) (TV Series)

Spoofed in 

Discworld II: Mortality Bytes! (1996) (Video Game)
The game's American market subtitle, "Mortality Bytes", is a play on the title of this.
Plump Fiction (1997)

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