Friday, November 20, 2015


No matter what TV dimension, "Bullitt" is a 1968 movie starring Steve McQueen, Robert Vaughn, and Jacqueline Bissett.  It's probably best known for the high speed car chase through the streets of San Francisco.

In "The Bullitt Mustang", the latest episode of 'Blue Bloods', that iconic car belonged to Owen Cairo and was stolen.  'Blue Bloods' takes place in an alternate TV dimension which has a different NYC mayor than in the main Toobworld, where Bill Di Blasio holds that office (as mentioned in 'The Mindy Project', 'The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt', 'Law & Order: Special Victims Unit' and in 'Constantine' which takes place in Comic Book Toobworld (as well as in Earth Prime-Time... I think.)

I'm kind of surprised that "Bullitt" was never made into at least a TV pilot by 1970.  But there's no mention of it in Lee Golberg's incredible research book "Unsold Television Pilots (1955 through 1989)".  However, at least that keeps it easy to deal with any mentions of the movie, unlike such other films as the franchises for "Back To The Future" and "The Terminator" which were given Toobworld treatments.

Among the TV shows in the main Toobworld which made reference to "Bullitt" are:

  • 'The Flash' (1991)
  • 'Full House'
  • 'Rederlet'
  • 'Hetty Wainthrop Investigates'
  • 'UC: Undercover'
  • 'Entourage'
  • 'Arrested Development'
  • 'NCIS'
  • 'Gilmore Girls'
  • 'Trauma'
  • 'General Hospital'
  • 'The Mentalist'
  • 'Warehouse 13'
  • 'Lost'
  • "The Man From UNCLE: The Fifteen Years Later Affair"
  • The first "Charlie's Angels" movie


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