Due to the popularity of the Franchise, Astro has been featured or mentioned in numerous Movies, TV Shows, and other media,
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1987-1997)
in the Season 2 Episode "The Mean Machine" a Flying Robot kid can be briefly seen on the Television before being switched to another Program,
Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988-1999)
in the Season 3 episode "Cave Dwellers" Dr. Clayton Frrester says this...
"Enjoy it while it lasts, Astro Boy-Toy"
a fictitious character named "Hero Boy" appears in 2 Episodes
- Hero Boy (1996)
- Two Against Freak (1997)
in the Episode "…Different Destinations" Crichton calls Stark "Astro boy"
Arrested Development (1999-2003)
in the episode "Mr. F" George states "life isn't a Japanese movie where the hero puts on jet pants, like Astro Boy, and saves the day."