The Great White Hope (1970)
This film's theatrical trailer is featured.
archive footage included and credited on screen as 'The Great White Hope - 1970''
Fred uses this film as an example of the hardships facing interracial couples.
The film is mentioned by name.
In "The Great White Hope," Jack says, "All I got to do is be black and die!" In "Lean On Me," Joe Clark paraphrases the same line when he is arrested and put in jail.
Lorelai tells Rory that she is "the great white hope of the Gilmore clan."
mentioned in dialogue
Blair Underwood mentions this movie during interview
Newspaper Headine "The Great White Dope"
Clips featured during James Earl Jones tribute.