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Film - Television - Video Games

A collection of references (either through memorabilia, characters or the movies themselves) in television programs to Toho's many produced and distributed releases.

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Program: Get Smart
 Reference: Godzilla Series (-)
Episode/Sketch: One of Our Olives is Missing Air Date: November 4th, 1967

When secret agent Maxwell Smart sees through Siegfried's disguise, the latter cries out for three of his henchmen, "Kurt, Hans, Godzilla!".

Program: The Bill Cosby Show
 Reference: Godzilla Series (-)
Episode/Sketch: Lover's Quarrel Air Date: January 18th, 1970

When Chet (Bill Cosby) arrives to break up a quarrel between his aunt and uncle, he asks them what happened. His uncle remarks, "Well ask Godzilla, she started it!"

Program: Sanford and Son
 Reference: Godzilla Series (-)
Episode/Sketch: The Return of the Barracuda Air Date: April 7th, 1972

Melvin laments the lack of African American protagonists in Godzilla movies, and playfully suggests Godzilla Meets Sammy Davis as a means to rectify the situation.

Program: Sanford and Son
 Reference: Dogora (1964)
Episode/Sketch: Home Sweet Home for the Aged Air Date: February 16th, 1973

Fred bemoans having missed a television airing of Dogora (1964). He refers to stars Yosuke Natsuki and Yoko Fujiyama by name, and describes the plot as "The one where the monster eats up all the Tiffany stores."
Credit: Shay Wells

Program: Sanford and Son
 Reference: Godzilla Series (-)
Episode/Sketch: The Stung Air Date: February 28th, 1975

A rather large and intimidating poker buddy of Lamont's accuses Fred's friend of cheating, to which Fred responds, "Hey listen, Godzilla! Will you relax?" Near the end of the episode, Fred mentions to Lamont that he and his friend are preparing to watch Godzilla Eats Benji on television.

Program: Sanford and Son
 Reference: Godzilla Series (-)
Episode/Sketch: Steinberg and Son Air Date: October 10th, 1975

As Fred and the gang watch the suspiciously familiar show within a show, "Steinberg and Son", Grady's equivalent (Gaby) mentions that Godzilla Comes Home for Passover is one of the monster movies showing that night.

Program: Sanford and Son
 Reference: Son of Godzilla (1967)
Episode/Sketch: Sanford and Rising Son Air Date: November 21st, 1975

Avoiding Lamont's lingering question about the whereabouts of the profits made from Fred's erstwhile Japanese restaurant venture with Ah Chew, the patriarch of the Sanford clan begins to discuss everything he recently learned about Japan, "Did you know a lot of the great TVs are made in Japan... and a lot of the popular cars are made in Japan... and Godzilla was made in Japan... and The Son of Godzilla was made in Japan. Hey, wouldn't that be great, Son? A great title for a television series, 'Godzilla and Son'."

Program: Sanford and Son
 Reference: Godzilla Series (-)
Episode/Sketch: The Director Air Date: February 27th, 1976

Though Elroy disagrees, Fred opines that George Foreman could beat Godzilla in a fight.

Program: Sanford and Son
 Reference: Godzilla Series (-)
Episode/Sketch: Camping Trip Air Date: March 19th, 1976

Fred Sanford, in response to the ominous cries of forest-dwelling animals, concocts an off the cuff rhyme, "Come on out, I'll float like a butterfly and sting like a bee. Nobody out in the forest is meaner than me. Come on elephants, tigers and gorillas. I'll whip a hundred Godzilla's!"

Program: Sanford and Son
 Reference: Godzilla Series (-)
Episode/Sketch: Carol Air Date: November 26th, 1976

Fred Sanford tells an old acquaintance that he has plans for the evening, specifically to watch a "rerun where Godzilla eats Hershey, Pennsylvania".

Program: Sanford and Son
 Reference: Godzilla Series (-)
Episode/Sketch: A Matter of Silence Air Date: January 28th, 1977

As Lamont prepares to call a doctor to help Fred with his hearing problem, the latter objects. Lamont implores him to reconsider by reminding him of all the things he would miss without hearing. It isn't until Godzilla's name is dropped that Fred relents.

Program: Sanford and Son
 Reference: Kaiju Movies (-)
Episode/Sketch: The Lucky Streak Air Date: March 4th, 1977

While attempting to skirt Lamont's question as to the results of the poker game, Fred Sanford describes a new movie where "the daughter of Godzilla meets the son of King Kong." He goes on to say that "they fall in love, and they get married and go to Niagara Falls... and drink it."

Program: The Muppet Show
 Reference: Godzilla Series (-)
Episode/Sketch: Leslie Uggams with Big Bird Air Date: December 5th, 1978

On the eve of his first formal date with Camilla the Chicken, the Great Gonzo serenades the eye of his affection with a song of his own writing. The lyrics include one particularly memorable line, "you're prettier by far than Godzilla".

Program: Laverne & Shirley
 Reference: Godzilla vs. Gigan (1972)
Episode/Sketch: Lenny's Crush Air Date: February 13th, 1979

Near the end of this episode, Lenny informs Laverne that Godzilla on Monster Island is playing down at the New View in Toho Scope. Laverne, a Godzilla fan in her own right, is quickly on her feet in pursuit, as they mention Rodan, Mothra, Skidorah (likely an accidental misunderstanding of the name "Ghidorah"), and even Minilla (although not by name). This reference is indeed an anachronism, since this episode would take place roughly between 1963 and 1964 according to Happy Days spin-off chronology. The extent of the references mentioned would only work after 1977 (the year that Godzilla vs. Gigan was released Stateside under its US title: Godzilla on Monster Island).

Program: Sanford
 Reference: Godzilla Series (-)
Episode/Sketch: Cal's Diet: Part 2 Air Date: May 24th, 1980

Fred Sanford tells Cal that Godzilla Eats the Ayatollah will be playing on TV that night.

Program: Cheers
 Reference: Mothra vs. Godzilla (1964)
Episode/Sketch: And Coachie Makes Three Air Date: January 19th, 1984

Diane reminds Coach and Sam that they stayed up late last night watching Mothra vs. Godzilla (1964), to which Coach (much to many a Goji-fan's chagrin) responds "Boy, was I disappointed in that one."

Urusei Yatsura
 Reference: Matango (1963)
Episode/Sketch: Deadly Combat! The Mendo Family's Flower Display Death Match Air Date: May 16th, 1984

A monster has been spotted wandering the streets, and as rumors start to spread, Ataru's friend Chibi mentions the Matango.
Credit: "Lamango"

Program: Fame
 Reference: Kaiju Movies (-)
Episode/Sketch: The Monster That Devoured Las Vegas Air Date: November 10th, 1984

Cassidy, unenthralled by Danny's performance during a rehearsal of The Monster That Devoured Las Vegas, informs him that as the star monster of the production, he will be "stomping for Godzilla, Rodan, Mothra..."

Program: Cheers
 Reference: Seven Samurai (1954)
Episode/Sketch: Diane's Allergy Air Date: December 6th, 1984

When Diane becomes swept up in a sudden burst of emotion towards Frasier, she uses a Kurosawa film festival at Cambridge as an excuse for the two to "take their leave". When she asks Sam for the afternoon off, Frasier pleads, "You wouldn't want to stand between me and Diane and The Seven Samurai, would you?" Sam, understanding the gist of the situation, jokingly replies, "I hope all nine of you have a wonderful time."

Program: Cheers
 Reference: Seven Samurai (1954)
Episode/Sketch: Diane Chambers Day Air Date: March 20th, 1986

When the gang plans to go to Sam's house to catch the The Magnificent Seven on TV, Diane remarks, "You know, I'm not ordinarily a fan of American Westerns, but because The Magnificent Seven is a remake of the far superior and more complex Japanese film, The Seven Samurai, a comparison will be interesting."

Program: Cheers
 Reference: Godzilla Series (-)
Episode/Sketch: Thanksgiving Orphans Air Date: November 27th, 1986

When the gang finds itself at Carla's for Thanksgiving Dinner, Norm becomes the frequent bearer of unfortunate news when it turns out that his unusually large turkey is taking longer to cook than expected. His offhand remark that the oven might be to blame is met with a sharp retort by Carla, "Hey, my oven was just fine until you stuffed Birdzilla in it!"

Program: Galaxy High
 Reference: Godzilla Series (-)
Episode/Sketch: It Came From Earth Air Date: December 6th, 1986

When Doyle grows to monstrous size during a dream sequence, a Japanese child aboard a passing airliner says, "Mommy, look! Godzilla!", to which her Mother responds, "Ah, no... this is America, it's Rambo."

Program: The Twilight Zone (1980s)
 Reference: Godzilla (1954)
Episode/Sketch: Shelter Skelter Air Date: May 21st, 1987

Sally's sister refers to her eccentric brother-in-law as "Godzilla, King of the Monsters".

Program: ALF
 Reference: Godzilla Series (-)
Episode/Sketch: Isn't it Romantic? Air Date: November 23rd, 1987

Impetuous as always, Gordon Shumway (aka ALF) changes the television from a showing of Casablanca to "Godzilla Week" on Channel Six, much to Willie's dismay. ALF mentions that Godzilla vs. the Thing, Godzilla vs. King Kong [sic], and Godzilla vs. the Smog Monster are all part of the lineup.

Program: Mystery Science Theater 3000
 Reference: Godzilla Series (-)
Episode/Sketch: Episode K03, Star Force: Fugitive Alien 2 Air Date: November 27th, 1988

When Joel notes the out-of-sync dubbing in Star Force: Fugitive Alien 2, Gypsy mentions the Godzilla series.
Credit: Monsterzero 1965

Program: Mystery Science Theater 3000
 Reference: Godzilla Series (-)
Episode/Sketch: Episode K05, Gamera Air Date: December 11th, 1988
A
bout halfway through this episode, Joel listens to a voicemail from a fan who says, "You have a very good show. Why don't you hire Godzilla or something? He'd be pretty good."

Program: ALF
 Reference: Godzilla Series (-)
Episode/Sketch: Shake, Rattle and Roll Air Date: May 1st, 1989

When Willie Tanner fails to help Gordon Shumway (aka ALF) understand the basics of plate tectonics, Kate Tanner chimes in and uses Godzilla as a comparison.

Program: Matlock
 Reference: Godzilla (1954)
Episode/Sketch: The Ex Air Date: October 17th, 1989

Matlock briefly questions a gentleman by the name of Clayton Hood about a potential suspect, who responds "Yeah, I was just starting to watch television and this guy waltzes in, right in the middle of my favorite movie; made me miss practically the whole thing. Godzilla, the original ... he's one of my all time favorites."

Program: Mystery Science Theater 3000
 Reference: Godzilla Series (-)
Episode/Sketch: Episode 211, First Spaceship on Venus Air Date: December 29th, 1990

As the protagonists of the film return from their Venusian mission, a man of Asian decent rushes through the crowd and joins in the collective skyward gaze. This prompts Crow to quip: "Godzilla! Godzi... oh, wrong movie, sorry."

Program: Mystery Science Theater 3000
 Reference: Godzilla Series (-)
Episode/Sketch: Episode 302, Gamera Air Date: June 8th, 1991

During Gamera, Joel remarks "Doesn't he kind of look like Godzilla with a backpack on?"

Program: The Golden Girls
 Reference: Godzilla Series (-)
Episode/Sketch: There Goes the Bride: Part 2 Air Date: February 9th, 1991

As Dorothy walks down the aisle during her wedding rehearsal, the planner snarkily quips, "Remember... teeny steps, we're not Godzilla attacking the city."

Program: The Golden Girls
 Reference: Mothra (1961)
Episode/Sketch: Hey, Look Me Over Air Date: September 21st, 1991

When Dorothy pleads with her mother, Sophia, to get her hearing checked, Sophia chuckles and jokes, "I'm sorry, I thought you said, 'I'm Mothra, giant radioactive insect. REEE! REEE! REEE!'" When Dorothy assures her mother that she didn't, Sophia retorts, "Too bad, it was a good impression."

Program: Mystery Science Theater 3000
 Reference: Mothra (1961)
Episode/Sketch: Episode 318, Star Force: Fugitive Alien II Air Date: November 16th, 1991

In the closing segment of this episode, Joel instructs the Bots to create the "ultimate evil person". Tom Servo suggests a combination of "the Wolf Man and Mothra and the bad Lee Marvin from Cat Ballou."

It's interesting to note that the movie itself is a Japanese television show (produced by Tsuburaya Productions) edited into feature form by American producer Sandy Frank. In total, nine Japanese movies, presented by Mr. Frank, were shown on MST3K in the third season; however, none of these movies were Toho productions.

Credit: CT Himes

Program: Mystery Science Theater 3000
 Reference: Godzilla Series (-)
Episode/Sketch: Episode 411, The Magic Sword Air Date: August 29th, 1992

As the dragon utters an unusual cry, Tom Servo notes, "Sounds like Godzilla all of a sudden". The sound effect is actually uncannily closer to an Imperial TIE Fighter, which is somewhat jarring considering this is a B-movie released 15 years prior to Star Wars.

Program: Mystery Science Theater 3000
 Reference: Godzilla vs. Megalon (1973)
Episode/Sketch: Episode 613, The Sinister Urge Air Date: November 5th, 1994

In Ed Wood's "masterful" look at the adult film industry, smut-dealer Johnny Ryde drives up to his boss' house to tell her one of their studios was raided by the police. While watching the scene, series host Mike Nelson takes notice of the car's huge, smiling grill, observing that "It looks like Jet Jaguar!" It should be noted that although Godzilla vs. Megalon (1973) had already been featured on the show at this point, the Mike Nelson character was not yet a part of the series, a fact that Crow T. Robot does not let slip when he asks Mike, "How would YOU know?"
Credit: CT Himes

Program: All-American Girl
 Reference: Rodan (1956)
Episode/Sketch: Educating Margaret Air Date: November 30th, 1994

Upon starting a new Film Appreciation class, Margaret Kim (played by Margaret Cho) comments to a fellow student: "Can you believe we get to study film with Colin Whitaker? I'd like to compare it to studying sculpture with Rodin; not to be confused with the monster that attacked Tokyo."

Program: Mystery Science Theater 3000
 Reference: Godzilla Series (-)
Episode/Sketch: The Sword and the Dragon Air Date: December 3rd, 1994

As the titular monster of the English version of The Sword and the Dragon (Ilya Muromets) emerges from the haze of its domain, Crow exclaims "It's Ghidorah!" as the three-headed dragon appears on screen.

Program: Saturday Night Live
 Reference: Godzilla (1954) and Kagemusha (1980)
Episode/Sketch: Alec Baldwin/Beastie Boys Air Date: December 10th, 1994

Chris Farley's character, Larry Templeton of Milwaukee, WI, finds himself accidentally participating on the hyper-brutal Japanese game show, "Quiz Kings". When the other contestants answer a multiple choice question incorrectly (their answers both being Kagemusha), Larry reluctantly hands over his answer, which is Godzilla. Much to his temporary relief, he is correct.

Program: Mystery Science Theater 3000
 Reference: Mothra (1961)
Episode/Sketch: Episode 624, Samson vs. the Vampire Women Air Date: March 25th, 1995

Near the end of the film, the audience attending a rather disturbing wrestling match flees the scene. Crow jests, "Mothra is attacking the city!"

Program: New Cutey Honey
 Reference: Godzilla Series (-)
Episode/Sketch: The Evil of Revenge Air Date: July 21st, 1995

After two failures at trying to escape from perverted samurai mannequins, Honey and Danbei jump onto a nearby roof where Honey turns into her ninja form, based on real-life feudal era thief Nezumi Kozo. After using the zinagata technique on their foes, Honey remarks that she hopes they don't run into any other enemies. Danbei quips, "I just hope it's not Godzilla."
Credit: alienhulk2099

Program: The Nanny
 Reference: Rodan (1956)
Episode/Sketch: Green Card Air Date: May 6th, 1996

Brighton's new French tutor gazes at Fran and says, "Forgive me if I stare; you have such classic features. You remind me of our Rodin." Fran looks puzzled and responds, "Rodan, the pterodactyl that terrorized Tokyo? Well, I've been called worse..."

Program: Mystery Science Theater 3000
 Reference: Seven Samurai (1954)
Episode/Sketch: Episode 706, Laserblast Air Date: May 18th, 1996

Mike jokes that film critic Leonard Maltin only gave Seven Samurai (1954) two stars, while Laserblast received two and a half. Crow is instantly taken aback, and Tom Servo is quite relieved to learn that this was only a mild jest.

Program: Ultraman Tiga
 Reference: Kaiju Movies (-)
Episode/Sketch: The Ultra Star Air Date: ~ August 9th, 1997

In this episode, the alien Charija travels back in time to 1965 in an attempt to purchase monsters from Special Effects Director Eiji Tsuburaya. Daigo, who follows him, returns to report what the alien is up to. When young Jun reveals his lack of knowledge about Tsuburaya, Inspector General Sawais informs Jun that he was a master of special effects, and that he could "never get enough of his creatures, Godzilla, Mothra...these creatures would jump out of the screen and terrify me". Also, this episode features an appearance by the legendary SFX director as he films the TV show "Ultra-Q".
Credit: James Bonney

Program: 1st Annual Mystery Science Theater 3000 Summer Blockbuster Review
 Reference: King Kong vs. Godzilla (1962)
Episode/Sketch: N/A (Television Special) Air Date: September 2nd, 1997

Bobo advises Tom Servo that he should include "quality movies" in this kind of special, like Mighty Joe Young, King Kong, King Kong Lives, Son of Kong, King Kong vs. Godzilla (1962), and many other primate-related movies.

Program: Mystery Science Theater 3000
 Reference: Mothra (1961) and Godzilla vs. Megalon (1973)
Episode/Sketch: Episode 819, Invasion of the Neptune Men Air Date: October 11th, 1997

When characters from Invasion of the Neptune Men erect a windsock, Mike quips, "Hmm... they're trying to catch Mothra." As an added bonus, Jet Jaguar is mentioned later on in the episode.

Program: Mystery Science Theater 3000
 Reference: Kaiju Movies (-)
Episode/Sketch: Episode 909, Gorgo Air Date: July 18th, 1998

When Pearl asks film critic Leonard Maltin to suggest a movie for Mike and the robots to view, he responds, "I'd highly recommend the 1961 monster movie Gorgo; it's sort of a British take on the Godzilla thing". As an added bonus, Godzilla is referenced again during a riff later on in the episode, and Mothra shortly thereafter.

Program: Just Shoot Me!
 Reference: The Adventures of Chatran (1986)
Episode/Sketch: Finch In The Dogg House Air Date: September 27th, 2001

After Jack catches Finch with his ex-wife, he fires him. Finch pleads with his boss, comparing their decade-long relationship to that of Batman and Robin, Milo and Otis, and Macchio and Miyagi. The Milo and Otis reference is a clear nod to the US version of The Adventures of Chatran (1986)

Program: Just Shoot Me!
 Reference: Godzilla Series (-)
Episode/Sketch: The Burning House Air Date: April 18th, 2002

During the documentary accompanying the completion of Dennis Finch's movie, Elliot reveals that he had once done a photo shoot with Tyra Banks stomping a miniaturized version of Tokyo. He explains that "It had a Godzilla theme".

Program: FLCL
 Reference: Lupin the 3rd: The Castle of Cagliostro (1979)
Episode/Sketch: Brittle Bullet Air Date: August 9th, 2003

Hayao Miyazaki's famous Lupin the 3rd: The Castle of Cagliostro (1979) is mentioned during the dialogue.

Program: The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
 Reference: Godzilla Series (-)
Episode/Sketch: Pray It Forward Air Date: April 26th, 2005

Host Jon Stewart comments about the Evangelical movement to support George Bush's judicial nominees, paying particular attention to the areas of worship being used and their name as Mega Churches citing that: "Am I wrong to be worried when our houses of worship start to sound like they could fight Godzilla?".

Program: Extras
 Reference: Seven Samurai (1954)
Episode/Sketch: Ben Stiller Air Date: July 21st, 2005

A fan of Japanese cinema, the producer mentions that people who claim to dislike Seven Samurai (1954) yet enjoy The Magnificent Seven are generally unaware that the latter is a remake of the former. Ricky Gervais' character, Andy Millman, attempts to keep up with the conversation, despite his own lack of knowledge regarding the subject.

Program: Arrested Development
 Reference: Godzilla Series (-)
Episode/Sketch: Mr. F Air Date: November 7th, 2005

In an effort to keep his family from embarrassing themselves in front of a group of Japanese investors, Michael reminds them that the Japanese "come from a culture that values honor and respect". His brother Gob, however, is not in the mood to be lectured, and adds that the Japanese value Godzilla as well. Gob then proceeds to imitate the infamous monster, and some other members of the family are inspired to join in with their own impressions, before Michael puts an abrupt end to their tomfoolery.
Credit: Varan58

Program: Extras
 Reference: Godzilla Series (-)
Episode/Sketch: Daniel Radcliffe Air Date: September 28th, 2006

Stephen Merchant's character, in a classic case of verbal diarrhea, makes a rather offensive comparison regarding himself, Warwick Davis, and Godzilla, much to the utter mortification of Ricky Gervais' character.

Program: Hannah Montana
 Reference: The Adventures of Chatran (1986)
Title: Me and Mr. Jonas and Mr. Jonas and Mr. Jonas Air Date: August 18th, 2007

In the heat of a scheme, Miley Stewart and Lilly Truscott pose as "Milo and Otis", a fictional male singing duo. This is a direct reference to the US title of The Adventures of Chatran (1986).

Program: CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
 Reference: Godzilla (1954)
Title: Leapin' Lizards Air Date: May 3rd, 2007

In this episode, Grissom and Sara are watching Gorgo (1961). Sara states how "she always feels bad for the monsters". Grissom replies, "well you should turn it off before they use the oxygen destroyer".
Credit: GojiFan

Program: Lucky Star
 Reference: Gamera 3: Revenge of Iris (1999)
Episode/Sketch: Pandora's Box Air Date: August 26th, 2007

As one of the main characters, Konata Izumi, is entering a certain train station in Kyoto on a class field trip, she looks to her left and notices the strikingly familiar view (at least for any hard-core otaku, which she is), and comments, "Iris crashed through here," much to the dismay and confusion of her two friends, Tsukasa Hiiragi and Miyuki Takara.
Credit: Joshua Lozano

Program: Big Bang Theory
 Reference: Godzilla Series (-)
Episode/Sketch: The Hamburger Postulate Air Date: October 22nd, 2007

This episode opens with the main characters playing out the Battle of Gettysburg at the Cheesecake Factory. They proceed to add several fictional characters, including Godzilla (represented by a bottle of hot sauce) who is on the side of the Confederate Army. Leonard and Sheldon claim that an army of orcs from The Lord of the Rings and The Hulk are on the side of the North, while Godzilla and Superman are on the side of the South.
Credit: Brandon Lusk

Program: 30 Rock
 Reference: Godzilla Series (-)
Episode/Sketch: Secrets and Lies Air Date: December 6th, 2007

When Tracy Jordan learns that he has won a Pacific Rim Emmy, he boasts, "I do not want to disappoint my Japanese public, especially Godzilla... haha, I'm just kidding... I know he doesn't care what humans do."

Program: Hannah Montana
 Reference: Godzilla Series (-)
Episode/Sketch: Ready, Set, Don't Drive Air Date: November 9th, 2008

In an attempt to prove her identity to a police officer's Hannah Montana obsessed child, Miley finds herself on the business end of a rather ruthless and in depth interrogation. She quips, "Sweet kid you got there; who's her mother? Godzilla?"

Program: Psych
 Reference: Godzilla vs. Megalon (1973)
Episode/Sketch: Earth, Wind and...Wait for It Air Date: January 23rd, 2009

While examining a body, Shawn refers to a fictional brand of sneakers called "Jet Jaguars". This brand name is an obvious nod to the giant robot of Godzilla vs. Megalon (1973) fame.
Credit: Varan58

Program: Squidbillies
 Reference: Godzilla Series (-)
Episode/Sketch: Condition: Demolition! Air Date: September 1st, 2009

In the opening scene, Dan Halen is busy entertaining a group of Japanese investors while showing off his products and their horrific effects on Early Cuyler. After ending that section of the tour, he states "Come, let's walk to the cloning station...where we've just finished reanimating the dreaded GOJIRA!" Halen says the monster king's Japanese name while whipping around and raising them in a dramatic fashion, which elicits an expected and fearful reaction from his guests.
Credit: Matt Frank

Program: The Big Bang Theory
 Reference: Godzilla Series (-)
Episode/Sketch: The Pants Alternative Air Date: March 22nd, 2010

When Raj attempts to help Sheldon overcome his fear of public speaking through meditation, he suggests that Sheldon visualize himself in the one place where he feels most at home. Sheldon reveals this to be his Sim City town of Sheldonopolis. As a frustrated Raj contends with an ever more elaborate fantasy springing from his friend's vast imagination, Sheldon suddenly says with a note of concern, "Oh no! A Godzilla-like monster is approaching the city." He proceeds to levy a warning (with the slightest hint of sociopathy) to his virtual populace.

Program: Swamp People
 Reference: Godzilla Series (-)
Episode/Sketch: Cannibal Gator Air Date: September 12th, 2010

Territorial to the point of cannibalism, a particular individual known as "Godzilla" is the target of Joe and Tommy's alligator hunt.
Credit: "Hikaruon"

Program: Bully Beatdown
 Reference: Kaiju Movies (-)
Episode/Sketch: Amanda: Two Girls, One Cage Air Date: November 18th, 2010

After reviewing Keiko's request to deal with Amanda, Jason "Mayhem" Miller (the show's host) states that he "would gladly take on Godzilla, Mothra, and a pack of ninjas" for her sake.
Credit: Adam Striker

Program: Super Robot Wars Original Generation: The Inspector
 Reference: Godzilla Series (-)
Episode/Sketch: Servants of The Dark Bird Air Date: November 19th, 2010

As the Octopus Squad is about to begin training, Katina calls Tasuku's mech "Ganduro". Tasuku complains that it sounds like something Godzilla would fight.
Credit: alienhulk2099

Program: Glee
 Reference: Godzilla vs. Destoroyah (1995)
Episode/Sketch: The Sue Sylvester Shuffle Air Date: February 6th, 2011

The A950, a circus cannon of epic proportions, is accompanied by the opening theme from Godzilla vs. Destoroyah (1995).

Program: Parks and Recreation
 Reference: Kaiju Movies (-)
Episode/Sketch: Ron & Tammys Air Date: September 29th, 2011

When ex-wife "Tammy 1" threatens Ron Swanson's future, Leslie, Andy, and April attempt to enlist the help of Ron's other ex-wife "Tammy 2". Leslie explains, "Basically, we're being attacked by Godzilla, and to beat Godzilla we need Mothra. No offense." Tammy 2 responds, "None taken... very flattered."
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Program: 30 Rock
 Reference: Godzilla Series (-)
Episode/Sketch: Today You Are a Man Air Date: February 2nd, 2012

When Tracy and Jenna fail to impress the son of their mutual accountant Marty at his Bar Mitzvah, they are warned to cater to the boy's desire for a Transformers-themed party, or else. A thinly-veiled threat is leveled against Tracy when Marty mockingly laments, "I'd hate the people to realize that your charity is just a front that has done nothing to make this country safer from Godzilla attacks". Realizing he's trapped, Tracy can only admit, "If anything, I've increased the likelihood!"
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