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Films - Live-Action

  • In One-Trick Pony, Tiny Tim is listed as one of the artists who will perform during the Salute to the Sixties. Later he appears As Himself, wandering around backstage playing his ukulele.


  • Joel Suzuki: In a flashback in Ballad of the Bluerock, twelve-year-old Marshall Byle tries to play a song on the ukulele for a girl he likes. One of her friends says, "Oh, like what? 'Tiptoe through the Tulips'?" and another girl says, "Yeah, like Tiny Tim?"

Live-Action TV

  • In The Love Boat episode "April's Return," Julie asks the crew to guess who the singer for the cruise will be. Doc says, "Tiny Tim?"
  • Get Smart:
    • In "The Impossible Mission," Max is given headshots of agents he can choose for his next mission, mostly celebrities. The last picture is of Tiny Tim. Max rips it up.
    • In "To Sire with Love," the Chief wears a long, dark-haired wig with a brightly-colored suit. Max mistakes him for Tiny Tim.
    • In "Was This Trip Necessary," two KAOS agents hear "Tiptoe Through the Tulips" on the radio. One of them grumbles, "This woman has the worst voice I've ever heard." The other says, "Yeah, but she plays a great banjo."

Western Animation

  • In an early Sesame Street Speech Balloon insert, an ape dons a blond wig, strums a ukulele and starts to sing "Tiptoe Through the Tulips".

  • In SpongeBob SquarePants episode "Help Wanted", "Living in the Sunlight, Loving in the Moonlight" plays over SpongeBob cooking Krabby Patties.