Announced as nominee
Title on top ten list held up by Al Franken on Weekend Update
Referenced in contestant introductions.
Title mentioned during Saturday Night Newsline.
Part of the "TV Stars" segment
Title is referenced.
Dorothy tells Blanche that the coffee shop Rose is working at 'isn't Mel's diner'
Mike points to a picture of Linda Lavin and says "Look, it's Alice from Mel's diner."
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Tom: "Mel! It's Vic Tayback!"
Crow: (as Mel) I wonder when Flo and Alice are gonna get here?
Eddie Munster says, "Kiss my grits!"
The class clown uses Flo's trademark "Kiss my grits!" catchphrase.
Tom: "Kiss my grits!"
Tom: "Hey, Mel. Kiss my grits!"
Mike: "Mel, kiss my grits!"
"Kiss My Grits"
Mike: (singing) There's a new girl in town...
Moe's "Kiss my dishrag!" catchphrase is a reference to Flo's "Kiss my grits!" line from "Alice."
Mentioned by TJ
Pearl: ...and command its inhabitants to kiss my grits.
One of the "Unattractive Waitresses of America" says, "Kiss my grits!"
The character of Dexter Jettser was inspired by the character of Mel Sharples,the short order cook on ''Alice''.
Claude's parents think they've spotted Linda Lavin, but can only remember the name of the 1970's sitcom she starred on
Bart says "Kiss my grits"
Lorelai compares Luke to Mel because they are both grumpy diner owners.
Autographed photos of Flo and Mel are displayed on a wall.
"Kiss my grits."
Referenced in Al Franken's top ten list
"Kiss my grits"
Title mentioned by Dawn Heinecken
waitress jokingly called "Flo"
a Jeopardy! round category is named "Kiss My Grits!" in reference to Flo's catchphrase from the show
Mentioned in dialogue
Randy: "Why did you ever have a crush on her? She's a bitch. Not the good kind like that Kiss My Grits lady from that diner show. She was... Kiss My Grits. We should go to Arizona"
House says "This is your backyard--you may know it as Mel's Diner."
A contestant says Flo's catchphrase "Kiss my grits!"
waitress called 'Alice'
A rap lyric mentions Mel's Diner
Included in a $300 question
"Kiss my grits"
Subject of the $1,000,000 Tournament of Ten question
Referenced in the diner segment
Mentioned by Mike.
Amanda's favorite eatery is Mel's Diner.
Waitress called Flo
Simone Gerhardt's message to her dad... "Kiss my grits."... was Flo's catch phrase from the TV show, Alice.
"...there's not a single person here named Flo. But oddly enough, the script was written by someone named Alice."
Clips from the television series are shown in this episode, even though the series first aired in 1976.
a clip is featured
shown on a TV set
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