Doctor Zhivago is a 1957 novel by Boris Pasternak. It tells the story about Zhivago's life and how it became affected by the Russian Revolution of 1917 and the Russian Civil War.
The novel was adapted into a 1965 epic film of the same name, and was directed by David Lean, who had also directed Lawrence of Arabia.
- During development of the abandoned Great Muppet Movie Ride at Disney World, Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy were to have spoofed the film's snow scene encased in a plastic ball that's turned back and forth.
- In The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland, Ernie tries to reassure Bert that movies never have unhappy endings. Bert counters by bringing up Titanic, Doctor Zhivago and Gone with the Wind.
- Cookie Monster tells Cory Turner that he's been reading Doctor Zhivago in a 2019 video for Life Kit. He found it a little dry ("could use some milk").