The Absent-Minded Professor is a 1961 comedy distributed by The Walt Disney Company. It tells the story of a college professor who invents a substance that gains energy when it strikes a hard surface. The film spawned Disney's first sequel in 1963, Son of Flubber, and was remade in 1988 for a pair of The Magical World of Disney TV specials with Harry Anderson, and again in 1997 with Robin Williams.
- A poster debuted in 2016 at the Muppet*Vision 3D attraction spoofing the film as "The Absent-minded Professor Honeydew" with Dr. Bunsen Honeydew in the lead role, and Beaker as "the Guinea Pig".
- Wally Boag played a TV newsman in the 1961 film and a father in the "Flubber" commercial in Son of Flubber (1963)
- Joe Flynn played Rex Williams in the "Flubber" commercial in Son of Flubber (1963)
- Harvey Korman played a husband in the "Flubber" commercial in Son of Flubber (1963)
- Paul Lynde played a sportscaster in Son of Flubber (1963)
- Edie McClurg played Martha George in Flubber (1997)
- Hal Smith played a bartender in Son of Flubber (1963)
- Wil Wheaton played Bennett Hoenicker in Flubber (1997)
- Robin Williams played Philip Brainard in Flubber (1997)