The Stepford Wives is a 1975 dark comedy about a community of unusually compliant wives, based on the 1972 novel by Ira Levin.
- In the original film, Joanna suggests Walter amuse the kids by having a sing-along, since "they know all the Sesame Street songs."
- The film's title was parodied as The Stepford Chives in an episode of The Muppets Kitchen with Cat Cora.
- for the 2004 remake:
- Roger Bart played Roger Bannister
- Glenn Close played Claire Wellington
- Faith Hill played Sarah Sunderson
- Nicole Kidman played Joanna Eberhart
- Larry King played himself
- Jon Lovitz played Dave Markowitz
- Bette Midler played Bobbie Markowitz
- Karen Prell animated two shots of the robot dog Rover
- Meredith Viera played the "Balance of Power" host
- Christopher Walken played Mike Wellington