Waterworld (1995) Poster



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Waterworld (1995) (Video Game)
Waterworld (1997) (Video Game)
Licensed computer game


Future Boy Conan (1978) (TV Series)

Referenced in 

Animaniacs: Variety Speak/Three Tenors and You're Out/Bingo (1995) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the closing credits
Saturday Night Live: Mariel Hemingway/Blues Traveler (1995) (TV Episode)
Mentioned on Weekend Update
Dana Carvey: Critics' Choice (1995) (TV Special)
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman: Just Say Noah (1995) (TV Episode)
Jimmy: Man, it's just like Waterworld! Lois: Only cheaper!
The Larry Sanders Show: Larry's Big Idea (1995) (TV Episode)
The show personell mention about making a funny sketch based on the movie
Gamesmaster: Episode #5.7 (1995) (TV Episode)
Feature - Live action stage show
Married... with Children: The Two That Got Away (1995) (TV Episode)
Jefferson: "Now, I think we should make like 'Waterworld' and close immediately."
Dweebs: The Noreen Sleeps with Warren Show (1995) (TV Episode)
Noreen mentions the film.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Deathstalker and the Warriors from Hell (1996) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Kind of like 'Waterworld'"
Orientation: A Scientology Information Film (1996) (Short)
crew member's "Waterworld" baseball cap shown
Saturday Night Live: John Goodman/Everclear (1996) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Gary MacDonald
The Spooktacular New Adventures of Casper: Casper vs. the Ultimate Fanboy/Field of Screams (1996) (TV Episode)
In "Casper vs. The Ultimate Fanboy", the nose plug that Kevin Coster used in Waterworld (1995) is mentioned.
The Cable Guy (1996)
The Cable Guy boasts of being a fan of the movie in spite of the fact that it was a costly cinematic failure.
EastEnders: Episode dated 1 July 1996 (1996) (TV Episode)
Movie poster in the video shop.
The Pandora Directive (1996) (Video Game)
Mentioned in paper.
Very Important Pennis: Very Important Pennis: Part 1 (1996) (TV Episode)
Dennis frequently refers to this as he tries to follow Kevin Costner, who is at the Venice Film Festival to promote this film.
EastEnders: Episode dated 3 September 1996 (1996) (TV Episode)
Movie poster in the video shop.
EastEnders: Episode dated 5 September 1996 (1996) (TV Episode)
Movie poster in the video shop.
Freakazoid!: Statuesque (1996) (TV Episode)
"It was like having to watch 'Waterworld' for a month!"
The Adam and Joe Show: Episode #1.3 (1996) (TV Episode)
Parody video box set with free water.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The She-Creature (1997) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Now try the scene from 'Waterworld.'"
Plump Fiction (1997)
Cannes Man (1997)
Saved by the Bell: The New Class: Her Brother's Keeper (1997) (TV Episode)
Nicky refers to the film.
Sammy the Screenplay (1997) (Video)
one of the scripts in the warehouse says of himself "I'm the script to 'Waterworld 2'".
At the Movies: The Postman/Mr. Magoo/Jackie Brown/An American Werewolf in Paris/Afterglow/The Education of Little Tree (1997) (TV Episode)
In his review of "The Postman" (1997), Roger Ebert mentions this previous movie from Kevin Costner.
Pinky and the Brain: Broadway Malady (1998) (TV Episode)
Pinky talks about investing a "Waterworld" musical.
The Matrix (1999)
Twice in a Lifetime: Blood Brothers (1999) (TV Episode)
A child refers to Watergate as a really bad Kevin Costner movie.
Cupid: Botched Makeover (1999) (TV Episode)
Trevor says he felt like he was in Waterworld
Daria in 'Is It Fall Yet?' (2000) (TV Movie)
Quinn mentions this cinematic disaster as part of her European History lessons
Daria: Art Burn (2001) (TV Episode)
After gazebo is destroyed Jane says: "Now we'll have this whole post-apocalyptic Waterworld feel. Gills for everyone"
Dinner for Five: Episode #1.1 (2001) (TV Episode)
Talked about by Jeanne Tripplehorn.
Final Fantasy X (2001) (Video Game)
Inside the Actors Studio: Episode #8.5 (2001) (TV Episode)
Talked about by Kevin Costner.
Universal Studios Theme Parks Adventure (2001) (Video Game)
You get points for watching the Waterworld show.
Orange County (2002)
Reign of Fire (2002)
Six Feet Under: Timing & Space (2003) (TV Episode)
The men at the brunch list movies which Jeanne Tripplehorn was in, including this one.
Bulletproof Monk (2003)
yun fat has the map tattooed on himself, like the young girl in waterworld.
Six Feet Under: Tears, Bones & Desire (2003) (TV Episode)
David mentions the film in a conversation with Keith, asking him, "How could you forget Waterworld? It was three hours long."
Finding Nemo (2003)
One of the tank fish's obsession with bubbles mimics one of the pirates in the movie Waterworld's obsession with paper.
Dawn of the Dead (2004)
Can of SMEATseen on pantry shelf
Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law: Back to the Present (2004) (TV Episode)
A cartoon Kevin Costner (as Mariner) appears with mutants threatening the Jetsons.
Da Ali G Show: Respek (2004) (TV Episode)
Ali G confuses Watergate for Waterworld, he's told that he's thinking of the movie.
The Fairly OddParents: It's a Wishful Life/Timmy's 2D House of Horror (2005) (TV Episode)
Mr. Bickles dreams of adapting this film into a ballet.
Most Extreme Elimination Challenge: Box Office Bombs vs. NASCAR (2006) (TV Episode)
mentioned when "Kevin Costner" competes
Alone with Her (2006)
The DVD cover is visible, during the scene with Amy in the video store
Savage Harvest 2: October Blood (2006) (Video)
VHS tape seen
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.201 (2006) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Movies That Are All Wet" category
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)
Jack Sparrow dances around gaily with a jar of dirt, a reference to our noble hero's arrival at the atoll.
Good Eats: Water Works II (2006) (TV Episode)
After identifying this as the movie Alton has been watching on TV, an off-screen announcer gives an uncomplimentary critique: "Critics often refer to this movie as one of the worst ever made."
The Apprentice: Girls on Rollerskates (2007) (TV Episode)
Waterworld theme park show shown
Be Kind Rewind (2008)
Video case is shown.
Getaway: Episode #17.16 (2008) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jules when he visits a show based on the movie at Universal Studios.
Edna bricht aus (2008) (Video Game)
Edna asked the video surveillance guard if he seen the movie Waterworld.
The Amazing Race: Do It Like a Madman (2008) (TV Episode)
Mentioned near the fishing traps
Trading Spaces: Stuntman's Apprentice (2008) (TV Episode)
Opening takes place at the Waterworld Stunt Show and 'Waterworld' is mentioned
The Simpsons: Take My Life, Please (2009) (TV Episode)
When Homer's family takes him to the Springfield Wall of Fame, he says, "Why would you bring me here? It's like bringing Nixon to the Watergate -- or Kevin Costner to 'Waterworld'."
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #4.3 (2009) (TV Episode)
one of the answers to a Fastest Finger question
Psych: Thrill Seekers and Hell Raisers (2010) (TV Episode)
Lassiter says, "He just turned into a fish and swam away?" Shawn replies, "Stu would never reach into Costner's bag of tricks."
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Swordquest (2010) (TV Episode)
The Nerd notes that the Waterworld game should not be confused with the movie.
University of Andy: Earth Day (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Andy
En prácticas: Instituto RTVE (2010) (TV Episode)
talking about apocalypse movies
The Cinema Snob: Redneck Zombies (2010) (TV Episode)
"Even Kevin Costner's urine in Waterworld wasn't that magical."
Top Gear: Apocalypse (2010) (Video)
Mentioned on this DVD.
Jeopardy!: Episode #27.54 (2010) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "We're Gonna Need a Bigger Boat" category
Nostalgia Critic: Little Monsters (2010) (TV Episode)
alludes to the sudden scream that Jeanne Tripplehorn's character gives in the middle of a line
Mr. Sunshine: The Assistant (2011) (TV Episode)
The movie is discussed.
Tosh.0: Drunk Knock-Out (Rematch) (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
RiffTrax Live: Jack the Giant Killer (2011)
"Waterworld is about to break out"
Nostalgia Critic: Moulin Rouge (2011) (TV Episode)
the Critic mentions some of the bad movies he's reviewed.
Face Off: Water World (2012) (TV Episode)
title reference
Family Guy: The XXX Parody (2012) (Video)
Mentionned in dialogue
Holliston: Laura's Little Twitter (2012) (TV Episode)
Adam describes Laura's vagina as "Kevin Costner's left Waterworld gill."
Futurama: Decision 3012 (2012) (TV Episode)
Waterworld is one of the nations represented at the nominations convention.
Bad Education: Sex Education (2012) (TV Episode)
Alfie refers to the film.
The Baytown Outlaws (2012)
McQueen refers to one of the Hood Pirates as "Waterworld," referencing the sea-borne bandits in that film.
The Nostalgia Chick: Cutthroat Island (2012) (TV Episode)
mentions other famous bad movies
NCIS: Lost at Sea (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Tony.
Public Domain Horror VHS Art (2012) (Video)
VHS is seen in James Rolfe's collection.
Saturday Night Live: Zach Galifianakis/Of Monsters and Men (2013) (TV Episode)
"Fox & Friends" corrections: "Kevin Costner does not live in Watertown."
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Alien: Resurrection (2013) (TV Episode)
also written by Joss Whedon
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 5 February 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
title mentioned
James & Mike Mondays: Universal Studios Theme Park Adventure: Part 1 (2014) (TV Episode)
James comments that the Water World stunt show was better than the movie.
Anime Abandon: Blue Submarine No.6 (2014) (TV Episode)
"The story begins basically like Waterworld."
Nostalgia Critic: Foodfight! (2014) (TV Episode)
"Well, maybe it will be like Waterworld."
Lost Soul: The Doomed Journey of Richard Stanley's Island of Dr. Moreau (2014)
Mentioned in a news article shown entitled "Disaster Film".
Coming Soon (2014)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Man Who Saved the World (2014)
Galina talks on her phone about this movie and her girlfriend wonders whether Kevin Coster did survive
Blackcatloner Reviews: Man of Steel (2015) (TV Episode)
"This is Waterworld Kevin Costner!"
Honest Game Trailers: Bioshock (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by narrator
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Russell Crowe/Seann William Scott/Emily Heller/Jeremy Gara (2015) (TV Episode)
Seann William Scott mentions that part of his new film was shot in a water tank that was used for the earlier film
Half in the Bag: The Visit and Turbo Kid (2015) (TV Episode)
Jay says Michael Ironside in Turbo Kid looks like Dennis Hopper in Waterworld
Celebrity Benchmark: Episode #1.2 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Chris Ramsey.
Saturday Night Live: Amy Schumer/The Weeknd (2015) (TV Episode)
Title referenced during Fox & Friends' list of corrections.
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 26 February 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
Molly Qerim reads titles of bad movies tweeted by viewers/listeners
Girls: I Love You Baby (2016) (TV Episode)
Hannah mentions the film during her monologue.
The Chase Australia: Episode #2.93 (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Stuart when Andrew O'Keefe discusses his claim of having webbed feet before his Cash Builder round begins.
CollegeHumor Originals: Why Is HE Her Boyfriend? (2016) (TV Episode)
Brad has the tattoo seen in the movie.
Josh: Cut & Dried (2016) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Josh
Years of Living Dangerously: Gathering Storm (2016) (TV Episode)
Jack talks about the movie, which he was in and which he likes, realizing it predicted the danger of rising sea levels.
Sex Swing: The Animated Seriss: Make Them Wet (2017) (TV Episode)
the episode is set in a water park based on Waterworld, with the surnames "Costner" and "Hopper" being featured heavily
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Wasteland Warrior (2017) (TV Episode)
Mira is a young girl with an oasis map tattoo, just like Enola in Waterworld.
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: Big Bird's Big Break (2018) (TV Episode)
Brought up in discussion.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: Atlantic Rim (2018) (TV Episode)
Jonah: "This must be their version of 'Waterworld': Wa-Wa World."
Continue?: Robin Hood Prince Of Thieves (Nintendo NES) (2018) (TV Episode)
Mentioned among other Kevin Costner movies.
Global Warnings: Glenn Kenny Explores End of the World Movies (2019) (Video)
Documentary about the film
Harpoon (2019)
A character mentions drinking their own pee
Nostalgia Critic: X-Men (2019) (TV Episode)
A picture of the movie is shown.
The Simpsons: I'm Just a Girl Who Can't Say D'oh (2019) (TV Episode)
When Marge asks how much rain is expected, Krusty says he hopes she liked this movie.
Nostalgia Critic: Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2020) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned.

Featured in 

La noche de...: Drácula de Bram Stoker (1995) (TV Episode)
clips shown
At the Movies: The Worst Films of 1995 (1996) (TV Episode)
One of their picks.
The Universal Story (1996) (TV Movie)
clip shown
101 Biggest Celebrity Oops (2004) (TV Special)
"Waterworld": All wet
I Love the '90s: 1995 (2004) (TV Episode)
Footage from this film was edited into this mini-series
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Virtual Boy (2008) (TV Episode)
A clip of the movie was shown.
Nostalgia Critic: Waterworld (2010) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Nostalgia Critic: Little Monsters (2010) (TV Episode)
Scene of Kevin Costner's character urinating
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Apocalypses (2013) (TV Episode)
Global warming, as seen in Waterworld, is #2.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Career Ruining Movies (2013) (TV Episode)
Waterworld is #5 along with The Postman for ruining the career of Kevin Costner.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Treasures (2014) (TV Episode)
Dryland gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Production Nightmares (2014) (TV Episode)
Waterworld is #10.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Fictional Movie Towns (2014) (TV Episode)
Waterworld Atoll gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Fights on Boats (2014) (TV Episode)
Last-Ditch Struggle for Enola gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Comedic Moments in Action Films (2014) (TV Episode)
Valued Commodity is #6.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Post-Apocalyptic Landscapes in Movies (2014) (TV Episode)
Flooded Earth is #8.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Environmental Warning Movies (2014) (TV Episode)
Waterworld is #7.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Eyepatch-Wearing Characters in Movies and TV (2015) (TV Episode)
The Deacon gets an honorable mention.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Deadpool Bi-Annual #1 (2015) (TV Episode)
Deacon says "it does look like shit."
Nostalgia Critic: When Are Critics Wrong? (2016) (TV Episode)
included in a montage of "let her go!" scenes
WatchMojo: Top 10 Badly Executed Movies That Had Potential (2016) (TV Episode)
Waterworld is #2.
The Gruntles (2017) (Short)
VHS seen in landfill
WatchMojo: Top 10 Awesome Scenes That Were Production Nightmares (2017) (TV Episode)
The scene where Kevin Costner is strapped to the mast is #3.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Worst Movies to Get Oscar Nominations (2018) (TV Episode)
Waterworld is #4.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Most Dangerous Films Ever Made (2018) (TV Episode)
Waterworld is #3.
Maelstrom: The Odyssey of 'Waterworld' (2018) (Video)
Clips, making of, Interviews, etc.

Spoofed in 

The Simpsons: Radioactive Man (1995) (TV Episode)
"Aquaworld", the place where Radioactive Man and Fallout Boy are trapped, has a similar name and an almost identical environment to this movie. Also, the businesses in Springfield inflate their prices for the production crew -- the small coastal town in Hawaii reportedly did the same for the production of Waterworld.
The Simpsons: The Springfield Files (1997) (TV Episode)
Milhouse plays the "Waterworld" arcade game, which requires 40 quarters for one turn.
Plump Fiction (1997)
Spaced: Mettle (2001) (TV Episode)
The old bearded man washing dishes alone in a dark room is based on the old bearded man in the bottom of the tanker in this film.
Made for Each Other (2009)
"Waterworld: The Musical"

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