10 Top TV Pizza Moments in History

Pizza plays a big role in pop culture. From pizza in movies to reality TV to scripted shows, pizza can be seen in so many movies and TV shows, it’s hard to pick which is your favorite. However, some shows have standout moments where pizza is a more central subject and can provide the audience with some laughs. 

I Love Lucy

To say that Lucy got into some silly situations is an understatement. In the episode “Visitor from Italy,” Lucy ends up working in a pizzeria.


There are plenty of titular pizza moments in the Futurama series, especially since the main character’s entire arc is the result of delivering a pizza to a cryogenics office. In this clip though, TV viewers quickly learn whether the gang is Team Pineapple or Team No Pineapple.

Breaking Bad

Breaking Bad was nominated for dozens of awards when it aired between 2008 and 2013. Although there are plenty of standout scenes, one that most viewers remember is the pizza throwing scene. It is an especially notable scene when you find out the pizza toss scene was completed in one take.


Gilmore Girls

In the episode “Happy Birthday, Baby,” Rory celebrates her mother’s birthday with different treats, including the town’s largest pizza.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

This list wouldn’t be complete without Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Here are several clips of the turtles enjoying their favorite food. Make sure you pay attention to some of those ridiculous toppings, like chocolate chips, jelly beans, and marshmallows.


When a show is set in New York, there will always be scenes featuring pizza. In this clip though, the Friends crew does not want this particular pizza.

How I Met Your Mother

When describing fictional Gazzola’s Pizza in Chicago, Illinois, Marshall goes into deep detail on how this pizza makes him feel. Can you relate to these feelings when biting into a Hungry Howie’s pizza?

The Office

Pizza by Alfredo is considered one of the worst places to eat in Scranton, according to Dunder Mifflin employees. So when Michael orders from them but can’t use a coupon, he decides to lock the delivery boy in the conference room until he accepts the coupon.