Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman (1976–1977)
Mentioned several times by Louise Lasser
Mentioned during Norman Lear's monologue
A Newsweek magazine cover (dated 5/3/76) is seen that profiles actress Louise Lasser and the vintage TV series.
Sean Costello mentions the TV show's name.
Tabitha says Billy Carter will be appearing on this soap opera.
Photo of actress Louise Lasser seen on magazine cover.
Erica describes her life as being a cross between Mary Hartman and Ingmar Bergman
Title is referenced
Stewie uses it as radio call sign
Reed Birney mentions title by name.
Parodied as "Mary, Mary Quite Contrary, Mary, Mary Quite Contrary".
spoofed as a musical
Marie Osmond plays Marie Heartburn in a spoof of the show
Title and soap opera premise of Hard Soap is a take-off on TV's Mary Hartman.
Title and premise of film are takeoffs on the TV series' title and premise.