Chico and the Man (1974–1978)
Mentioned by Don Pardo
Theme tune sung in the TV themes medley
Oblique reference: the character of Raul Garcis worships Freddie Prinze. When Prinze died, his character on Chico was replaced by a character named Raul Garcia.
Joel: "Chico? Man?"
Servo: (singing) Chico, don't get discouraged...
Kelso mentions it on the phone to Jackie.
Millie mentions the show
Mentioned in dialogue
Mort sings part of the theme song to his dog, Chico.
Referenced by name
Lorelai remembers how Rory wore a Chico and the Man T-shirt on her first day of kindergarten.
Subject of an $800 clue in the category "'70s Sitcoms"
"...when a rerun of Chico and the Man is more important to them."
Shows it when it wins an Award