The Music Man (1962)
Professor Harold Hill from The Music Man used the scheme of "Fake trombones for a fake band" like Jess mentions.
mentioned during tours of costume department and backlot
Referenced in Phineas's "Hey Ferb (I Know What We're Gonna Do Today)" song
mentioned in dialogue
The Flim Flam brothers try to sell their apple cider to the entire town, singing a song like Harold Hill did in "Ya Got Trouble".
Bernie participates in a "Music Man" production.
Mention before preforming "Til There Was You"
It is referred to in the broadway meeting segment.
Referenced by name
In one scene, Whopper says that Penelope is trouble "With a capital T that rhymes with P and that stands for Penelope."
Flim-Flam makes a veiled reference to the song "Trouble."
Someone is jokingly referred to as "Harold Hill".
"The Music Man of Agrestic"
the "76 trombones" comment
Song parody in title from movie
Olivia says that Stars Hallow is the kind of town that Professor Harold Hill should move to and sucker everybody into buying musical instruments.
Crow: (singing) The Wells Fargo wagon is a...
Servo: We're talking about trouble right here in River City.
Joel (singing): "Oh, the Wells Fargo wagon is . . ."
Crow (to the tune of "The Wells Fargo Wagon"): "Oh, a big heroin shipment is a-comin' down the street"
Crow: "The Wells Fargo racket is comin' down the street."
Mike: "We got trouble, right here in River City."
Tom sings part of "The Wells Fargo Wagon."
Tom sings "Pick-a-Little, Talk-a-Little."
Tom: "She's dressed to dance the 'Shipoopi.'"
Master: There's been enough trouble. Servo: Right here in River City.
Mentioned by name.
title comes from a song line
Mentioned on Sprockets
Bellevuedere mentions starring in a production of it.
Parker, Mikey, Jerry, and Frank audition for the part of Harold Hill in "The Music Man."
The song, "Pick a Little, Talk a Little" is playing in the background during a flashback sequence.
Smolken sings 76 Trombones.
"Trouble" Servo: Right here in River City.
Tom: "Goodnight, my someone."
Crow, Joel, and Tom sing "Yabuki" to the tune of "Shipoopi."
Tom: "Trombone; must be 76 of them, because 110 cornets are right behind."
"Wells Fargo...Wells come on everybody!"
Crow, Joel, and Tom sing "Kikuchi" to the tune of "Shipoopi."
A character in the film mentions the word "trouble," after which Tom adds, "Right here in River City."
When Orson tells Mork "We've got trouble," Mork asks, "Right here in Boulder City?"
Agent Grooms once refers to Monk as "Marian the Librarian."
the con men's song is called 75 Trombones
Julia says there's "trouble in River City".
Shelley sings "76 Trombones."
Taylor Doosie, talking about fading paint to Luke, says "You got trouble, my friends". Lorelai continues "Right here in River City"
Chandler gets tickets for he and Monica to go and see the show the film is based on.
Peter gets the audience to sing "Shipoopi"
A song from this musical is sung.
The episode title is based on the title of this film
Spike's line about "seventy-six bloody trombones" is a music man reference.
The Bradys sing "76 Trombones."
A marine says, "Oh, there's trouble, right here in River City!"
quotes the song "Pick a Little, Talk a Little"
(said sarcastically) "The Music Man has come to River City"
This movie features a stage version of the movie by the same name.
Jill says that she and Kirby met while performing together in this musical during high school.
Both films feature a music con man who starts up a band for children and is eventually chased by the kids parents - and then forgiven.
The musical number 'Seventy-six Trombones' is shown.
A musical number from the movie is shown.
Ira watches The Music Man on TV.
Featured in Episodes One and Five
Memorial Tribute: Buddy Hackett
Several clips are shown.
Homer walks in front of the band in the parade in "The Garbage Man" musical number, spoofing Henry Hill in "The Music Man."
Lyle Lanley's support-winning song is a spoof of a musical number from this film.
The song "Monorail" is a spoof of a song from this movie.
The scene where Lois and Brian are speaking along to a tune on the piano mirrors that of Marian's piano-teaching scene from "The Music Man", right down to the melody used.
Dick's pitch speech for Physics spoofs Harold Hill's speech: "Inertia! With a capital 'I' and that rhymes with 'pie' and that starts with 'P' and that stands for 'Physics!'"
brandon sees himself as the Music Man in his dream
The song at the train station parodies "The Wells Fargo Wagon" from this musical.
The Stooges lead the outlaws in a parody of "Ya Got Trouble".