The Music Man (1962)
Kowalski sarcastically tells Joey that their cell is the library and he's "Marian the Librarian."
Host Garry Moore mentions that the movie version of the Broadway hit has been nominated for six Academy Awards.
Referenced in animated title sequence
Song parody in title from movie
Mentioned by name.
The Bradys sing "76 Trombones."
When Orson tells Mork "We've got trouble," Mork asks, "Right here in Boulder City?"
Mindy says, "We've got big trouble here!" Mork replies, "Right here in River City?"
The episode title is based on the title of this film
The film is set in River City.
Flim-Flam makes a veiled reference to the song "Trouble."
Shelley sings "76 Trombones."
A song from this musical is sung.
In one scene, Whopper says that Penelope is trouble "With a capital T that rhymes with P and that stands for Penelope."
the con men's song is called 75 Trombones
Al says, "Trouble in River City!"
Crow: "The Wells Fargo racket is comin' down the street."
"Trouble" Servo: Right here in River City.
Tom: "Goodnight, my someone."
Tom: "Trombone; must be 76 of them, because 110 cornets are right behind."
Parker, Mikey, Jerry, and Frank audition for the part of Harold Hill in "The Music Man."
Crow, Joel, and Tom sing "Yabuki" to the tune of "Shipoopi."
Crow, Joel, and Tom sing "Kikuchi" to the tune of "Shipoopi."
"Wells Fargo...Wells come on everybody!"
A character in the film mentions the word "trouble," after which Tom adds, "Right here in River City."
Master: "There's been enough trouble." Servo: "Right here in River City."
In the TV version of the film In Captain Doyle's office Luger spins a wheel-of-fortune to find out how long he's got to solve the case. The wheel passes through 76 Trombones, 9 1/2 Weeks, High Noon and Seven Days in May before finally stopping on 48 Hours.
Joel (singing): "Oh, the Wells Fargo wagon is . . ."
Servo: We're talking about trouble right here in River City.
Crow: (singing) The Wells Fargo wagon is a...
Mentioned in dialogue.
Tom sings "Pick-a-Little, Talk-a-Little."
Mike: "We got trouble, right here in River City."
Tom sings part of "The Wells Fargo Wagon."
Crow (to the tune of "The Wells Fargo Wagon"): "Oh, a big heroin shipment is a-comin' down the street"
Mention before preforming "Til There Was You"
Julia says there's "trouble in River City".
Smolken sings 76 Trombones.
Mentioned on Sprockets
Tom: "She's dressed to dance the 'Shipoopi.'"
Michele sings "The Wells Fargo Wagon" while speaking to Christy at lunch.
Referenced by Barry
The song, "Pick a Little, Talk a Little" is playing in the background during a flashback sequence.
Garrett says "Trouble, trouble trouble with a capital 'T'".
Bellevuedere mentions starring in a production of it.
Referenced by name
Chandler gets tickets for he and Monica to go and see the show the film is based on.
Taylor Doosie, talking about fading paint to Luke, says "You got trouble, my friends". Lorelai continues "Right here in River City"
Spike's line about "seventy-six bloody trombones" is a music man reference.
Billy Crystal mentions playing Meredoth Wilson's hero in the classic musical when he was in school
title comes from a song line
Agent Grooms once refers to Monk as "Marian the Librarian."
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.
Eve says a line from the lyrics from the song Trouble (replacing "Pool" for "Prophecy".
Jill says that she and Kirby met while performing together in this musical during high school.
Peter gets the audience to sing "Shipoopi"
(said sarcastically) "The Music Man has come to River City"
Olivia says that Stars Hallow is the kind of town that Professor Harold Hill should move to and sucker everybody into buying musical instruments.
This movie features a stage version of the movie by the same name.
"Trouble in River City"
A marine says, "Oh, there's trouble, right here in River City!"
"The Music Man of Agrestic"
the "76 trombones" comment
quotes the song "Pick a Little, Talk a Little"
Dr. Zimmer's line, "And he's right here in Rivet City!"
It is referred to in the Broadway meeting segment.
Hank suggests Evan's southern outfit might spark "trouble in River City"
Pete asks: "What is this the 'Wells Fargo Wagon'? The Wells Fargo Wagon is a number from "The Music Man".
One superhero is called Music-Man.
Referenced in Phineas's "Hey Ferb (I Know What We're Gonna Do Today)" song
Bernie participates in a "Music Man" production.
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".
mentioned in dialogue
John utters the phrase, "trouble, trouble in River City".
mentioned during tours of costume department and backlot
Professor Harold Hill from The Music Man used the scheme of "Fake trombones for a fake band" like Jess mentions.
Referenced by RuPaul.
Ear Poison performs "Till There Was You" from "The Music Man."
The movie is mentioned in reference to the 1963 Oscars.
"You've had so much trouble." Tom: "Right here in River City"
Several clips are shown.
Memorial Tribute: Buddy Hackett
Featured in Episodes One and Five
A musical number from the movie is shown.
The musical number 'Seventy-six Trombones' is shown.
Ira watches The Music Man on TV.
Clips from the "Wells Fargo Wagon" sequence in the Dammit! segment
The Stooges lead the outlaws in a parody of "Ya Got Trouble".
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.
Dick's pitch speech for Physics spoofs Harold Hill's speech: "Inertia! With a capital 'I' and that rhymes with 'PI' and that starts with 'P' and that stands for 'Physics!'"
Homer walks in front of the band in the parade in "The Garbage Man" musical number, spoofing Henry Hill in "The Music Man."
The song at the train station parodies "The Wells Fargo Wagon" from this musical.
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.
brandon sees himself as the Music Man in his dream
The song "Cold Showers" is a spoof of "Ya Got Trouble".
Spoofed in The Music Man sketch