Club Med in Film
The Club Med style of vacation was satirised in the 1978 film, Les Bronzés (released in English as French Fried Vacation) directed by Patrice Leconte. Sequels Les Bronzés font du ski and Les Bronzés – Amis pour la Vie were released in 1979 and 2006 respectively.
Jim Carrey and Alan Thicke star in 1983's Copper Mountain: A Club Med Experience, set at the now-closed Club Med village in the U.S. ski resort at Copper Mountain, Colorado. The Club Med village is now employee housing, dubbed The EDGE.
A TV movie was made by the ABC network in 1986 titled Club Med. It starred Jack Scalia, Linda Hamilton, and Patrick Macnee. It also featured appearances by Bill Maher, Sinbad, and Gloria Estefan and Miami Sound Machine.
There is a song by Camper Van Beethoven called "Club Med Sucks". The song's fictional narrator is satirized; the title of the song refers to the narrator's parent's decision to go to Club Med.
There is a horror movie titled Club Dread, a play on the Club Med name.
In the Pink Panther series, The Pink Panther makes a reference to Club Med in the episode "Momma's Boy".
In The Simpsons episode "Bart Gets Hit by a Car," one of Dr. Nick Riviera's diplomas reads "Club Med School". In the episode, "Little Big Mom," Bart says that he and Homer, who have been sent to a leper colony in Hawaii due to a since-discovered trick played on them by Lisa, plan to "put our fake sores back on, then jump into Club Med and scare the normals." In the episode "Wild Barts Can't Be Broken", Bart and some other kids have to clean an advertising billboard as a punishment for breaking a curfew and Chief Wiggum tells them: "Don't forget to clean under the jowls. That spot is Club Med for mildew!"
The song "Shake Your Rump" off the Beastie Boys album Paul's Boutique features Mike D "chilling at the beach, down at Club Med."
In 2004, a Korean TV drama broadcast by MBC titled First Love of a Royal Prince was filmed in Club Med Bali, Sahoro and Bora Bora. In the drama, the main actress, Sung Yu-ri played as Kim Yu Bin who works as a GO.
The 2006 hit, "The Break Up" Jon Favreau is seen wearing a Club Med t-shirt in one of the final scenes in the movie.
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