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Animated Films

  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame: During "Out There", a man is seen cleaning the Magic Carpet.
  • The Lion King 1½: At the end of the film, Aladdin, Jasmine, and the Genie are among the many Disney characters who enter the theater to see the film after Timon's mother rewinds it.
  • Moana:
    • The Tapa rug is almost identical to the flying carpet in Aladdin.
    • Aladdin's magic lamp can be seen in the scene where Maui retrieves his magical fishing hook from Tamatoa.
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    • At one point during "Shiny", Tamatoa sings, "Watch me dazzle like a diamond in the rough!"
  • The Princess and the Frog:
    • The flying carpet makes a cameo in the film's opening sequence.
    • During the "Dig a Little Deeper" song, one of the items that Mama Odie tosses out of an old trunk is Aladdin's magic lamp.
  • Ralph Breaks the Internet: Jasmine is one of the princesses that Vanellope meets in Oh My Disney.

Comic Strips

Fan Works

  • Loved and Lost:
    • When Jewelius leaves Twilight to cry over her exiled loved ones, he exchanges with Vivian the same words Jafar exchanges with Iago after tricking Jasmine into thinking Aladdin has been executed.
    • When Cadance shoots Jewelius with a magic blast, she snaps at him "That was for ruining my wedding!"


  • Mickey from You Have a Match has a temporary tattoo of Jasmine, among other Disney princesses.

Live-Action TV

  • Full House: In the two-part episode, "The House Meets the Mouse", D.J. hallucinates a man dressed as Aladdin as Steve, a meta-reference to Scott Weinger, who played Steve, being the voice of Aladdin. The man explains that whoever makes the Genie appear when they rub the lamp will get three wishes and be crowned prince or princess of the day. Stephanie and Michelle argue over who gets to rub the lamp first, and Michelle wins and ends up conjuring the Genie.
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  • The George Lopez Show: In the episode "Profiles of Courage", George at one point tells Angie, "I told you we should've rented Aladdin."
  • In Saturday Night Live, a TV Funhouse sketch spoofing the "Disney Vault" features a scene from a fake Direct to Video sequel, Sleeping Beauty III: Li'l Sleepy Meets Aladdin.
  • Seinfeld: In "The Couch", when George attempts to rent the movie Breakfast at Tiffany's instead of reading the book, multiple rows of Sega Genesis games can be spotted behind him in the video rental store. One of these games is Aladdin (Virgin Games).
  • Sister, Sister: In the episode "It's a Love Thang", Tamera falls for a cute boy on her bus, who invites her to his birthday party. To her horror, it's his 12th birthday.
    Boy's mom: Who wants to watch Aladdin?

Video Games

  • Animal Crossing: New Horizons:
    • The Purple Desert Outfit features a sleeveless purple vest and white pants, not unlike the clothes that Aladdin wears.
    • The Blue Desert Princess Outfit is the same teal shade as Jasmine's, and although it doesn’t expose players' midriffs, it does feature long pants and gold accents reminiscent of Jasmine’s jewelry.
  • In The Battle Cats, the True Form of Doll Cats is named Nyalladin
  • Both the SNES and Sega Genesis versions of Bonkers have Aladdin's magic lamp as a treasure in the Toon Museum. In the former game, it is stolen and can be recovered by completing the Studio level, and in the latter game, Bonkers has to protect it from Harry the Handbag and his gang of raccoon thieves.
  • Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion:
    • When Mickey saves Aladdin, he appears a few times throughout the Agrabah level and throws apples at enemies, much like he does in both the Super Nintendo and Sega Genesis Aladdin games.
    • The platforms that appear in the Jafar boss fight room look like Genie's hands from the Aladdin Sega Genesis game.
  • The Saharan Spy set in Team Fortress 2 includes an ornate dagger called Your Eternal Reward. Its description in the Polycount Contest is even "Behold the phenomenal, cosmic power of this diamond in the rough!"

Theme Parks

  • Aladdin, Jasmine, and Abu appear in the Middle East scene of the Disneyland and Hong Kong Disneyland versions of It's a Small World. The Genie also appears (inside his magic lamp) in the latter.

Web Animation

  • In the CollegeHumor short, "Aladdin's Mistake", Aladdin accidentally wishes for Genie to be human rather than free, resulting in Genie's legs becoming a hideously deformed pile of mass when he attempts to come out of the lamp.
  • In the Dorkly Bits short, "What Happens When Videogames Mix Up Their Power-Ups", as a result of video games getting their power-ups mixed-up, Mario ends up getting Aladdin's magic carpet, resulting in Aladdin getting Yoshi and the two of them falling into lava. This sketch used sprites from the SNES game and music from the Sega Genesis game.
  • How It Should Have Ended provides an alternate ending to the film, where Genie convinces Aladdin to confess to Jasmine that he isn't really a prince, and also to take the magic lamp with him to prevent it from falling into the wrong hands. Jasmine believes that inheriting royalty without having to do anything to earn it makes Aladdin a prince anyaway, and the two get married. Aladdin then convinces Genie to let Jasmine make a wish, and Jasmine's wish is for their movie to never be made into a live-action cash-grab.
  • Sonic In X Minutes: In "Sonic And The Secret Rings in 3 Minutes", Sonic paraphrases Aladdin when he attempts to trap Erazor Djinn in a magic lamp. Erazor points out that quoting Aladdin doesn't make sense in that context, then Genie shows up and has Erazor arrested for painfully obvious copyright infringement that makes Jafar (in his genie form) cry.

Web Video

  • The Angry Video Game Nerd: Aladdin and Genie appear in the Nerd's review of the Aladdin Deck Enhancer. Music from the Sega Genesis game was also used in the episode.
  • In the first episode of Console Wars, Greg and Dan see whether the SNES or the Sega Genesis had the better licensed game based on the movie.
  • During the Epic Rap Battles of History comedian battle episode, Robin Williams describes himself as "a genie in the bottle for some comic relief" while coming out of a familiar-looking lamp. Later, he tells the other competitors "you'll never have a friend like me".
  • The Nostalgia Critic:
    • In his review of Space Jam, in response to the film's numerous extreme close-ups on the characters' faces, the Critic says that he keeps expecting the camera to hit them in the face, like at the beginning of Aladdin, then he plays that scene from the movie.
    • In his "Top 11 Disney Villains" video, Jafar is placed in the #10 spot.
    • In his review of Full House, the Critic notes that Steve is played by Scott Weinger, who was also the voice of Aladdin, leading to this exchange;
    Critic: I recently caught up with the actor who played this role and I and asked him why he took a part on such a godawful show. He had this to say;
    Voiceclip from One Jump Ahead: Gotta eat to live, gotta steal to eat, tell you all about it when I've got the time.
    Critic: Yeah. It's from our talk. We, uh, we flew him into Chicago, did an audio interview, and he chose to answer everything in song. He-he-he-he's quite quirky that way.
    • In his review of The Care Bears: Adventure in Wonderland, the Critic calls the evil wizard "Jafar".
    • In his review of The Disney Afternoon, when the Critic reviews Bonkers, he notes that the human characters are animated rather than live-action, which could lead to confusion if a human cartoon character like Aladdin was a real character or a cartoon one if it was featured in an episode of the series. He then says that because of that, there will never be an Aladdin and Bonkers crossover, much to the disappointment of Malcom and Tamara. In the same review, he also reviews the Aladdin: The Series spin-off that aired on the titular programming block.
  • Really Freakin' Clever:
    • In "64 Things WRONG With The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time: Part 2", upon hearing about a princess, Joshua wonders if he'll get a chance to show her the world while a picture of Aladdin and Jasmine flies by.
    • In "16 Things WRONG With Super Mario World", Joshua sings a brief parody of "A Whole New World" before talking about how much of a Game-Breaker the Cape power-up is.

Western Animation

  • In the 101 Dalmatians: The Series episode, "Home is Where the Bark Is", Aladdin and Genie make cameo appearances as two of the passengers riding on the subway train that Lucky, Cadpig, and Roly ride atop.
  • Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog: In "Robotnik's Pyramid Scheme", the scene where Dr. Robotnik rides on Sonic's Time-warp Boogie Board features several references to the film; Robotnik is standing on a flying carpet (though this carpet is merely covering up the Time-warp Boogie Board rather than being able to fly by itself), and he flies through a pile of camel dung (similar to how the palace guards chasing Aladdin land in a pile of fertilizer), as well as past a sword juggler (which is also one of the enemies featured in the Aladdin Sega Genesis game).
  • In the Animaniacs episode, "Jokahontas", during the "Just the Same Old Heroine" song, an Aladdin-esque scene is shown, with Dot as Jasmine, Dr. Scratchansniff as Aladdin, and Ralph as Genie.
  • Family Guy:
    • In "I Take Thee Quagmire", when Quagmire falls in love with Joan, he imagines himself as Aladdin and her as Jasmine as they ride a flying carpet over the city of Agrabah (and later, the city of Bagdad).
    • In "Lois Kills Stewie", when Stewie becomes President, one of his laws bans Direct to Video Disney films, and a scene from a fictional sequel, Aladdin 4: Jafar May Need Glasses is shown.
    • In "I Dream Of Jesus", during the "Me and Jesus" song, when Peter tells Jesus that he's a real pal, Jesus appears looking like Genie and says, "Well, I'll tell you this, Peter, you ain't never had a friend like me!".
    • At the beginning of "Foreign Affairs", the Griffin family watch a scene from a fictional sequel, Aladdin 5: Jafar Answers the Census.
    • The "Fatman and Robin" segment from "Family Guy Viewer Mail #2" ends with Stewie on the roof, saying that Disney denied them permission to portray Robin Williams' role as Genie.
    • In "Road to India", Stewie is dressed in an Aladdin costume he got last Halloween.
  • In the Garfield and Friends episode, "Alley Katta and the 40 Thieves", The Sultan complains to Garfield and Jon that thanks to the Forty Thieves, Aladdin is now richer than him. Jon asks if it's because of his magic lamp, and Garfield replies, "No, because of his deal with Disney.".
  • Green Eggs and Ham (2019): In "Box", the sword swallower at the carnival who accidentally pulls out his own heart resembles the Disney version of Aladdin, with his purple vest and white pants.
  • The Legend of Korra : Avatar Wan’s introduction in “Beginnings Pt. 1” as a street rat stealing food running throughout a marketplace pays homage to the “One Jump Ahead” musical number.
  • In the The Loud House episode, "Predict Ability", some of the stunts Lincoln performs in his second nightmare look a lot like the things the Genie does during the "Friend Like Me" song.
  • In the Mickey Mouse (2013) short, "Feed the Birds", when the Pigeons take over Mickey's house, one of them is channel surfing. An image of Jafar can be seen on the TV for a brief second.
  • Phineas and Ferb: At the end of "The Wizard of Odd", Phineas and Ferb re-create the movie's ending by raising up the screen image like a curtain and Breaking the Fourth Wall. And of course, the song "Aerial Area Rug" is an Affectionate Parody of "A Whole New World" and similar Award Bait Songs.
  • Robot Chicken:
    • A sketch from "G.I. Jogurt" has Iago ask Jafar why he's so evil. Jafar then proceeds to sing a song about how he was molested, only to get cut off by the director.
    • A sketch from "Stone Cold Steve Cold Stone" features Jasmine alongside other Disney Princesses, and she joins the more "traditional" princesses in a war against the more "progressive" ones.
    • A sketch from "The Unnamed One" has Aladdin and Jasmine engage in intercourse.
    • A sketch from "Jew No. 1 Opens a Treasure Chest" features Aladdin and Jasmine in a spoof of the "A Whole New World" sequence, which ends with them accidentally crashing into an Arabian bathroom while riding on the magic carpet.
    • A sketch from "May Cause Immaculate Conception" involves one of the Bell Ringers from "Prince Ali" talking to Genie, questioning the logic of his existence, such as if he even has a name, and asking him if he can wish him up any food for the 95 White Persian Monkeys. Genie tells the Bell Ringer that he only provides the magic, and doesn't care what happens after someone makes their wish.
  • In the Roger Rabbit short, "Trail Mix-up", one of the bees that Roger spits out has Genie's face.
  • The Simpsons episode "MyPods and Boomsticks" features Homer having a nightmare where Genie turns Springfield into a stereotypical Muslim caricature.note 
  • Timon & Pumbaa:
    • In the episode "Wide Awake in Wonderland", one of the warthog villains that Timon's self-insert "King Timun" faces in his story is an evil warthog genie who is defeated by being sucked into a black lamp very much like Jafar's.
    • The episode "Wishy Washy" has Timon and Pumbaa find a genie in a lamp and wish for a million more wishes after using up the first two. Hilarity Ensues, which the genie finds amusing, commenting that he hasn't laughed that hard since Aladdin tickled his lamp.

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