Show Boat (1951)
Mentioned by name.
The paddlewheel used for the movie is shown.
Howard Keel mentions appearing in the movie.
The orchestra plays a medley of "Make Believe" and "Ol' Man River" as Bernstein speaks.
Anybodys speaks the line "What a bunch of Old Man Rivers! They must know somethin' and they don't say nothin'!"
In one shot presumably inside a riverboat, MGM's showboat "Cotton Blossom" is visible through a window.
Buddy calls Rob "Gaylord Ravenal Petrie."
Features a song from this film.
The title of this episode pokes fun at the song "Ol' Man River".
The title 'Just My Bill' is a lyric from the song "Bill" from 'Showboat'.
The show is mentioned.
William Warfield, who played Joe in "Show Boat", has a cameo as a tugboat captain. The closing credits list "Ol' Man River", which Warfield sang in "Show Boat", as among the music heard in the film.
A song is heard as background music.
Xander Says "Fish gotta swim, birds gotta fly," which is from the song "Can't Help Lovin' That Man" from the Broadway musical 'Show Boat'.
Dr. Hibbert sings "Ol' Man River."
Pokes fun at a line from the song "Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man".
The riverboat set was reused for "The Man from U.N.C.L.E.".
Vaughn refers to Pierce as "Ol' Man River."
discusses the film
A clip of the movie is shown.
Part of the trailer for the 1951 "Show Boat" is shown.
Some of the "Ol' Man River" sequence is featured.
Clip from trailer used
Scenes are shown.
Parodied as "Riverboat".