Tequila Slammer - in Popular Culture

In Popular Culture

  • Slammers is a song about the drink by British psychobilly band King Kurt.
  • Tequila Slammer is a song by the guitarist Tommy Emmanuel.
  • In John Woo's movie Hard Boiled, Chow Yun-fat's character (whose nickname is Tequila) is seen preparing himself a slammer in the opening credits sequence.
  • In the movie Betty Blue, the Tequila Slammer (called tequila rapido in French) is the favorite drink of the protagonist, Zorg. He and other characters are seen preparing and drinking them in several scenes.
  • Shown as a focal point in a cut scene early-on in the video game Stranglehold.
  • On the Futurama episode "The Route of All Evil", Professor Farnsworth drinks tequila slammers after his son, Cubert, declares that he's the legal owner of Planet Express.
  • Featured in the television show Spaced (episode 12, "Gone") when main characters and flatmates Tim Bisley and Daisy Steiner go out to a pub for the evening.
  • In the made-for-TV Spenser movie Walking Shadow, Eric Roberts' character (Police Chief DeSpain) drinks slammers constantly to dull his conscience.
  • In the movie Aspen Extreme, the tequila slammer plays an important role as the favorite drink of one character
  • In the Gilmore Girls episode "Knit, People, Knit!", Rory asks Marty to make her an Upside-Down Tequila Slammer with a twist.
  • In the Peep Show episode "Wedding", Tequila slammers are served during a stag party where a friend of the characters breaks his glass and lacerates his hand while slamming the drink.
  • In season 3 episode 13 of Futurama, Hubert Farnsworth asks Hermes wife for a Tequila Slammer

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