Local Hero (1983)
There is a scene at a train station where a poster of Local Hero can be seen
Video case is shown in a video store.
The Mads offer to show this movie if Joel and the 'bots win the Invention Exchange
same joke used as homage
Spoilers: The final scene when Todd's cell phone rings is a direct homage to the ending of LOCAL HERO (1983) which has a similar ending. The filmmakers admit the homage on the DVD commentary.
One of the musicians at the ceilidh wears a 'localhero' T-shirt
Referenced by name
Don Ism says, "Craphound," like 'Norman Chancer'
After Dean brings a high offer back to the team bank by correctly answering a question about Mark Knopfler's former occupation, Andrew O'Keefe says that he "has become our local hero".
Kelly Ann asks Reg if he's ever seen it.
Inspired by this film
Clips are shown
Shows a few clips from and interpretative parallels drawn.
Footage from this is included as an example of Scottish accents on screen.