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Added by Artemis Panthar on 22 Aug 2011 04:05
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References to The Smiths/Morrissey in media

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References, parodies, and tributes that are more prominent than simple mentions
People who added this item 832 Average listal rating (549 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 8.3
Psych (2006)
Psych has referenced the Smiths at least three times.

In the episode "Dis-Lodged", Shawn rambles titles to song by "The Smiths" to get into an exclusive club.


In the episode "An Evening with Mr. Yang", Shawn tells Gus "Don't be the last of the famous international playboys."


In the episode "Yang 3 in 2D," The Smiths album Meat is Murder, particularly the song "The Headmaster's Ritual", is used in a riddle and is heard playing later in the episode.
Unfortunately I cannot embed this video, but it can be found here (contains mild spoilers): youtu.be/QyaJPlG1XCg

The episode "Meat is Murder, But Murder is Also Murder" MAY be a reference to the Smiths album whoever its also a phrase so it might not be.
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In the episode "Read 'em and Weep" and imaginary friend/telegraph named "Morsie" reads off a message using similar lines and music from The Smiths and Morrissey songs, including "Unloveable", "Girlfriend in a Coma", "Panic", "William, It Was Really Nothing", and "Suedehead."

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People who added this item 244 Average listal rating (163 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 8.2
Bill Nye the Science Guy commonly had parodies of music artists and songs themed after scientific concept being discussed. On the "Momentum" episode, he parodied "The More You Ignore Me, The Closer I Get" with "The Faster You Push Me" by Momentisey.

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When The Smiths/Morrissey or their songs are mentioned in passing
In the episode "Queen's Gambit" a character is introduced named "Morris", wearing a "Meat is Murder" T-shirt.
People who added this item 999 Average listal rating (607 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 8.1
Dead Like Me (2003)
In episode "", Mason can be seen wearing a shirt that says "Everyone Lies, Nobody Minds"
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People who added this item 201 Average listal rating (111 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.5
Being Human (2011)
In the episode "I Want You Back (From the Dead)",
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Shows that used the music of The Smiths and/or Morrissey but otherwise didn't actually reference them.
People who added this item 10 Average listal rating (7 ratings) 5.7 IMDB Rating 7.6
People who added this item 45 Average listal rating (27 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.9
People who added this item 366 Average listal rating (267 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 7.5
People who added this item 32 Average listal rating (18 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 6.8
People who added this item 2169 Average listal rating (1612 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 7.1
Charmed (1998)
The opening theme to the show is a cover of "How Soon is Now?" by Love Spit Love.

People who added this item 438 Average listal rating (320 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.8
In the episode "Drew's in a Coma", "Girlfriend in a Coma" plays while Drew is shown in a coma.

Embed disabled, but you can view the opening here: youtu.be/hoUA8RSL8_Q
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I've been a long-time fan on The Smiths and Morrissey's music and I've noticed references tend to crop up in tv shows and movies. So here I'm collecting all the ones I can find. When possible, I'll include a video clip although I have to make these myself so they likely won't all have videos right away. Screenshots will be made if it can be displayed in a still picture.

These can range from brief mentions, to parodies, to the inclusion of music from The Smiths or Morrissey. In general, I'm pointing out good-spirited references, even if they're making fun The Smiths/Morrissey, but I don't really intend on including anything I think is being mean-spirited.

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