One of the richest men in the world, Elon Musk has become a well-known figure beyond the business world. CEO of Tesla, SpaceX and Twitter, the billionaire has already made small appearances in series, movies and TV shows.
In the “adventures” within pop culture, the tycoon found a Marvel hero, presented a humorous program and almost made the Simpsons patriarch lose his job. Then the My Series gathered some of Elon Musk’s participation in films and series.
Iron Man 2 (2010)
Iron Man 2 (2010).Source: IMDb/Playback
Elon Musk’s first appearance on the big screen was a brief appearance in Iron man 2. At a meeting of billionaires, the businessman talks briefly with Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) about an electric jet concept.
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Dubbed the “real-life Tony Stark”, the executive really served as an inspiration for the eccentric profile of the Marvel hero in theaters. However, despite SpaceX’s many creative projects, it still hasn’t developed a special combat armor.
The Simpsons (2015)
The Simpsons (1989-).Source: IMDb/Playback
Like most celebrities, Elon Musk has participated in the animation The Simpsons. In The Musk Who Fell to Earthepisode of the 26th season, the billionaire travels to Springfield in search of inspiration.
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While visiting the city’s power plant, Musk suggests some innovative ideas for Mr. Burns. However, suggestions for improvements to the site may result in mass layoffs.
The Big Bang Theory (2015)
The Big Bang Theory (2007-2019).Source: CBS Broadcasting, Inc/Disclosure
Elon Musk made a brief appearance in Season 9 of The Big Bang Theory. in the episode The Platonic PermutationO executive is one of the volunteers of the NGO that is promoting a dinner for the homeless on thanks Giving Day.
During a conversation, the businessman convinces Howard (Simon Helberg) that it is a great attitude to help those in need on such a significant date for Americans. Both also talk about SpaceX’s plans to travel to Mars.
South Park (1997-).Source: IMDb/Playback
Elon Musk participated in three episodes of the 20th season of South Park: Members Only, not funny It is The End of Serialization as We Know It. The CEO himself is the guide of the animation characters on a tour of SpaceX, but he gets involved in a big mess.
Young Sheldon (2017)
Young Sheldon (2017-)Source: IMDb/Playback
Elon Musk also participated in Young Sheldon, spin-off of The Big Bang Theory. In A Patch, a Modem and a Zantacepisode of Season 1, Sheldon (Iain Armitage) is not taken seriously by a NASA scientist when he suggests a project to land a rocket.
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At the end of the attraction, the founder of SpaceX appears in a scene in the future reading an old notebook with the young scientist’s notes. The scene suggests that the concept created by the protagonist was essential for the success of the SpaceX CRS-8 mission in 2016.
MIB: Men in Black – International (2019)
MIB: Men in Black – International (2019).Source: IMDb/Playback
MIB: Men in Black – International pays a brief “homage” to Elon Musk. An interview with Tesla’s CEO is shown on one of the agency’s big screens, suggesting that he is an “investigated alien” on Earth.
Rick and Morty (2019)
Rick and Morty (2013-)Source: IMDb/Playback
After several cameos playing himself, Elon Musk made an “original character” in rick and morty. In One Crew over the Crewcoo’s Mortyepisode of the 4th season of the animation, the businessman lent the voice to Elon Tusk.
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The alternative version of the billionaire himself, but with boar tusks, is one of the new crew members of the protagonist duo’s spaceship. When the episode aired, Musk changed his name and Twitter profile picture accordingly.
Saturday Night Live (2021)
Saturday Night Live (1975-)Source: NBC/Disclosure
Elon Musk was one of the guest hosts of the traditional comedy Saturday Night Live. In addition to making jokes about personal projects and cryptocurrencies, the billionaire participated in some sketches of the attraction and even played the villain Wario from the Super Mario game.
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In 46 years on the air, the Tesla CEO episode was the first to be broadcast live on YouTube in over 100 countries. Despite the ratings success, the mogul received the title of “worst host of all time” of the program.
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