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Category: PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

  • Professional Organizations
    • AAGLNYCPA
      • Brooklyn Nine-Nine 2013 TV Series
        • African American Gay and Lesbian New York City Policeman's Association. The support organization that the captain created. (Season 1 episode Full Boyle)
    • Academy Of Inventors
      • Futurama 1999 Animated Series
        • Group of super intelligent scientists that show their inventions at the Academy of Inventors Annual Symposium.
    • Amalgamated Union Of Philosophers, Sages, Luminaries And Other Professional Thinking Persons
      • The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy 1978 Literature
        • a.k.a. AUPSLOTP. Represented by Majikthise, protesting Deep Thought, the computer which is being asked to determine the Answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe and Everything. Majikthise: "We are quite definitely here as representatives of the Amalgamated Union of Philosophers, Sages, Luminaries and Other Thinking Persons, and we want this machine off, and we want it off now!"
    • American Federation Of Variety Artists
      • Blade Runner 1982 Film
        • Organization Deckard tells Zhora he's with, specifically the "Confidential Committee of Moral Abuses" division
    • American Hypnotical Association
      • The Simpsons 1989 Animated Series
        • Organization that Mr. Burns threatens to contact when a hypnotist turns Roger Clemens into a chicken. (Season 3 episode Homer at the Bat)
    • The American Laundry Federation
      • ALF 1986 TV Series
        • When ALF calls the president, the operator researches "A-L-F", coming up with several fictional organizations, including The American Laundry Federation, The Association of Lawn Fertilizers and Alabama Lunatic Fringe (Season 1 episode Pennsylvania 6-5000)
    • American Pa-lease Association
      • Anger Management 2012 TV Series
        • Joke Charlie makes when Reno Ventura from the American Psychological Association knocks on his door, because he thinks it's just another anger shill sent by Jordan. (Season 5 episode Charlie and the Temper of Doom)
    • The Ancient Mystic Society Of No Homers
      • The Simpsons 1989 Animated Series
        • When the rest of the members of the Stonecutters get tired of Homer being their leader, they create a new secret society. (Season 6 episode Homer the Great)
    • The Assassins Guild
      • The Status Civilization 1960 Literature
        • He turned down a side street, walked by several restaurants, and came to a large building called the poison institute (Easy Terms. Up to 3 Years to Pay. Satisfaction Guaranteed or Your Money Back). Next door to it was the assassin's guild, Local 452.
    • The Association Of Lawn Fertilizers
      • ALF 1986 TV Series
        • When ALF calls the president, the operator researches "A-L-F", coming up with several fictional organizations, including The American Laundry Federation, The Association of Lawn Fertilizers and Alabama Lunatic Fringe (Season 1 episode Pennsylvania 6-5000)
    • The Association Of The Brooklyn Public Defenders
    • Attica Physics Club
      • Eureka 2006 TV Series
        • Joke Fargo makes about going to prison. Fargo: "I'm gonna spend the rest of my life President of the Attica Physics club!" (Season 3 episode Ship Happens)
    • The Beef Council
    • Boston League Of Businesswomen
      • Cheers 1982 TV Series
        • Group Rebecca wants to join (Season 11 episode 19 Bar Wars VII: The Naked Prey)
    • British Rocket Society
      • How We Went To Mars 1938 Literature
        • a.k.a. B.R.S., Group involved in multiple celebrated court cases ("Rox v. British Rocket Society” and "British Rocket Society v. Rex”), together causing a tremendous awakening of public interest in the science of rocketry.
    • Broadcasters Society
      • NewsRadio 1995 TV Series
        • Mr. James asks Dave to introduce Bill for his speech at the Broadcasting Society dinner. (Season 2 episode In Through the Out Door - episode title inspired by Led Zeppelin)
    • Brooklyn Periodontics Society
      • Brooklyn Nine-Nine 2013 TV Series
        • Peralta accuses dentist Philip Davidson of using a Brooklyn Periodontics Society award as the murder weapon in the murder of his partner. (Season 5 episode The Box)
    • Canadian Mollusk Association
      • The Good Place 2016 TV Series
        • Doug Forcett decides to make a donation after killing a snail (Season 3 episode Don't Let the Good Life Pass You By)
    • Canine Global Kennel Club Inc.
      • Scoob! 2020 Animated Film
        • While Velma clicks through an internet search on Dick Dastardly, she looks at canine adoptions.
    • The Commercial Council Of Magrathea
      • The Restaurant At The End Of The Universe 1980 Literature
        • Message the crew receives upon finally arriving at Magrathea, shortly before thermonuclear missiles are launched at them: "The Commercial Council of Magrathea thanks you for your visit, but regrets that the entire planetis temporarily closed. If you'd like to leave your name and a planet where you can be contacted, kindly do so at the tone."
    • The Committee To Plan Parties
      • The Office 2005 TV Series
        • New committee that Pam and Karen create in order to plan the Margarita-Karaoke-Christmas party, in opposition to the Party Planning Committee's Nutcracker Christmas party. (Season 3 episode A Benihana Christmas)
    • The Council Of Legendary Figures
    • Council of Logic And Data
      • Ghostbusters 2016 Film
        • Martin Heiss was the chairman of the Council of Logic and Data and a well known debunker of all things supernatural.
    • The Creative Institute of Architects (CIA)
      • The Brady Bunch 1969 TV Series
        • Episode: Father of the Year. Professional organization that asks Mike to deliver a speech he'd previously given at a business meeting.
    • Empire State Lawyers
      • Fight Club 1996 Literature
        • Attended Pressman Hotel for their Christmas party. Narrator got his hard and stuck it in all their orange mousses.
    • European Optometry Society
      • Slaughterhouse-Five 1969 Literature
        • What happens in 1968 will rule the fare of European optometrists for at least 50 years! Billy read. With this warning, Jean Thiriart, Secretary of the National Union of Belgium Opticians, is pressing for formation of a 'European Optometry Society.' The alternatives, he says, will be the obtaining of Professional status, or, by 1971, reduction to the role of spectacle-sellers. Billy Pilgrim tried hard to care
    • Federation Of Feminist Women's Health Centers
      • Tapeheads 1988 Film
        • Organization listed on the tenant sign in the foyer of the Martin-Victor building
    • The Federation Of Trade Route Allocation And Monetization
      • Solo: A Star Wars Story 2018 Film
        • Upon arrival at the mining colony, Qu'ra claims to be Oksana Floren, Deputy Assistant Administrator to the Vice-Admiral of the Federation of Trade Route Allocation and Monetization, there with an offer from the Senior Vice-Admiral.
    • Future Enterprisers
      • Risky Business 1983 Film
        • Future Enterprisers was the young businessmen's group that Joel belonged to. He was required to come up with a product and market it. He came up with the Memo Minder.
    • German Association Of Prison Officials
      • Slaughterhouse-Five 1969 Literature
        • He was apologetic about the Englishmen's having to put up with the American enlisted men. He promised them that they would not be inconvenienced for more than a day or two, that the Americans would soon be shipped to Dresden as contract labor. He had a monograph with him, published by the German Association of Prison Officials. It was a report on the behavior in Germany of American enlisted men as prisoners of war. It was written by a former American who had risen high in the German Ministry of Propaganda. His name was Howard W. Campbell, Jr. He would later hang himself while awaiting trial as a war criminal. So it goes.
    • Hammond Association Of Business & Industry
    • Hickleborough Rocket Association
    • Indiana Fine Woodworking Association
    • Indiana Notary Society
      • Parks And Recreation 2009 TV Series
        • In a flash forward, when Garry dies, the Indiana Notary Society gives him their highest honor, the 21 Stamp Salute. (Season 7 episode One Last Ride)
    • Industrial Retrofitters Local 238
      • NewsRadio 1995 TV Series
        • Union Joe mentions when he goes on strike. Joe: "Think I want to be on strike? It's the other union, the Industrial Retrofitters Local 238… Their union and our union are allied, like sister unions. So if they go on strike, I gotta go on strike too.” (Season 4 episode Who's the Boss?)
    • International Society of Sociology
      • Farscape 1999 TV Series
        • Organization of one of the experts that provides commentary on Alien Visitation, the documentary TV show hosted by R. Wilson Monroe, airing Crichton's nephew Bobby Coleman's interviews with his alien friends. (Season 4 episode A Constellation of Doubt)
    • The Jimmy Junior Brigade
      • NewsRadio 1995 TV Series
        • Mr. James' new intern program at WNYX. Members are known as Rocking Rangers. (Season 4 episode Monster Rancher)
    • L.A. Limo Inspection Committee
      • Anger Management 2012 TV Series
        • When Nolan gets a call to pick up a client while driving the group around in his limo, they tell the client they are with the L.A. Limo Inspection Committee. (Episode Charlie Does Time with the Hot Warden)
    • La Societe Astronautique Internationale
      • Stranger In A Strange Land 1961 Literature
        • International astronautical society. "Six years after the Envoy was silent, the drone probe Zombie, sponsored jointly by the Geographic Society and La Societe Astronautique Internationale, bridged the void and took up an orbit for the waiting period, then returned."
    • Lab Rat Union
    • The League Of Assassins
    • The Mars Miners Union
    • The Meat Council
      • The Simpsons 1989 Animated Series
        • Presenter of the educational film "Meat and You: Partners in Freedom", hosted by Troy McClure, shown to the children of Springfield Elementary. (Season 7 episode Lisa the Vegetarian)
    • Meat Packer's Union
      • The Simpsons 1989 Animated Series
        • Union in Batavia, New York that orders pretzels from Marge after Homer asks Fat Tony and his mafia goons for help. (Season 8 episode The Twisted World of Marge Simpson)
    • Midwest Businesswoman's Association
    • Murderers With Borders
    • National Artistic Federation Of New Zealand
    • National Ringworm Association
      • The Simpsons 1989 Animated Series
        • "The other N.R.A." TV commercial featuring women exercising. Just do it - examine your scalp for ringworm. (Season 5 The Last Temptation of Homer)
    • National Union Of Belgium Opticians
      • Slaughterhouse-Five 1969 Literature
        • What happens in 1968 will rule the fare of European optometrists for at least 50 years! Billy read. With this warning, Jean Thiriart, Secretary of the National Union of Belgium Opticians, is pressing for formation of a 'European Optometry Society.' The alternatives, he says, will be the obtaining of Professional status, or, by 1971, reduction to the role of spectacle-sellers.
    • NESA
      • The Office 2005 TV Series
        • North East Sales Association. Dwight wins the Top Salesman of the Year award. (Season 2 episode Dwight's speech)
    • New York Media Foundation
      • The Morning Show 2019 TV Series
        • Organization that gave Mitch Kessler a Leadership in Journalism award. (Season 1 episode In the Dark Night of the Soul It's Always 3:30 in the Morning) Sponsor of the 25th Leadership in Journalism Awards dinner. (Season 1 episode A Seat at the Table)
    • New York Society Of Legal Professionals
      • Jessica Jones 2015 TV Series
        • There's an award for Distinguished Attorney from the New York Society of Legal Professionals in Jeri's apartment. (Season 2 episode AKA The Octopus)
    • Northwest Businesswoman's Association
    • The Osiris Club (organization)
      • Hellboy 2019 Film
        • The British occult society formed in 1866 by the ranking members of the Heliopic Brotherhood of Ra.
    • The Party Planning Committee
      • The Office 2005 TV Series
        • Committee headed up by Angela, that also includes Phyllis and Pam, from various episodes.
    • Pawnee Restaurant Association
      • Parks And Recreation 2009 TV Series
        • Leslie meets with the local restaurant association regarding her plan to tax sugary beverages. (Season 5 episode Soda Tax) Kathryn Pinewood of the Pawnee Restaurant Association responds to Leslie Knope's question of "Are you better off now than you were a year ago?" by saying that "This town is not better off. This past year has been a disaster, and this government is hell-bent on stripping away our most basic personal freedoms." (Season 5 episode Are You Better Off?)
    • The Piano Tuners Local 412
      • The Simpsons 1989 Animated Series
        • Union that joins the teachers of Springfield Elementary School in a sympathy strike. (Season 6 episode The PTA Disbands)
    • Potomac Club
    • The Resistors
    • The Sacred Order of the Stonecutters
    • San Fernando Valley Chiropractic Association
    • Seattle Inner Arts Council
      • The 4400 2004 TV Series
        • Professional organization that Alana mentions. (Season 2 episode Life Interrupted)
    • Seattle Psychiatric Association
      • Frasier 1993 TV Series
        • Professional organization in Seattle. Frasier (in hot tub, moments before pulling his head under the water and hiding): "That's all I needed to hear. My friends like it, my family likes it - I like it. I can do the commercial and Frederick can go to Harvard… Oh my god! Isn't that Dave Hendler from our building? You know, he's the head of the Seattle Psychiatric Association." (Season 1 episode Selling Out)
    • Snoring-in-the-Hay Rocket Society
    • The Therapists Guild
      • Frasier 1993 TV Series
        • Fake association Fraiser creates to get out of his Cousin Dodie's wedding (Season 7 episode A Tsar is Born)
    • United Community Of Psychic People
      • Will & Grace 1998 TV Series
        • Jack becomes a psychic and joins a psychic community. Jack: "So, after taking a short online course and proving that I'm not a robot, the good folks at The United Community of Psychic People, or UCPP, have welcomed - Oh, my God. UCPP! I just got that." (Season 10 episode Who's Sorry Now?)
    • UTL Network
      • Key & Peele 2012 TV Series
        • National organization for teachers. Teaching Center sketch (Season 5 episode Severed Head Showcase)
    • The Validity Committee
      • The Office 2005 TV Series
        • Jim creates a committee of one. Jim: "As ranking number two, I am starting a committee to determine the validity of the two committees, and I am the sole member." (Season 3 episode A Benihana Christmas)
    • Vega Mining Consortium
    • Veterans Of Popular Wars
      • The Simpsons 1989 Animated Series
        • Variation of the VFW, Veterans of Foreign Wars. (Season 3 episode Mr. Lisa Goes to Washington) Featured in Bart's Kids Newz segment, Bart's People, where the veterans are making flags out of old clothes. (Season 9 episode Girly edition)
    • Veterans of Unpopular Wars
    • Wicky Wild Boys Crew
      • Workaholics 2011 TV Series
        • Bill's name for the sales team at TelAmeriCorp - Rancho Cucamonga branch. (Season 6 episode Wolves of Rancho)
    • Women In Law
      • Jessica Jones 2015 TV Series
        • Group that gives Jeri an award, part of her firm's effort to fix her image following the Wendy/Pam scandal from Season 1. (Season 2 episode AKA Start at the Beginning)
    • The Workers Provident Fund
      • The Expanse Book 2: Caliban's War 2012 Literature
        • While Avasarala was building herself from the treasurer of the Workers Provident Fund to the district governor of the Maharshta-Karnataka-Goa Communal Interest Zone, Secretary-general Errinwright was a political prisoner at a minimum-security facility in the Andean Cloud Forest.
    • The World Tennis Organization
    • The Young Hillbillies Millionaires Club
      • The Ben Stiller Show 1990 TV Series
        • Organization that gives the Golden Jug Award to Billy Bob Hoyt, CEO of Hilltech Industries, a hillbilly company featured on TV news show American Profiles (Episode A Few Good Scouts)


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