Drew Barrymore says she wants her family to be like the Griswolds going to theme parks
Colton mentions National Lampoon's Horrible Vacation
Prock drives a car that looks just like the Wagon Queen Family Truckster
"You caused Randy Quaid to start drinking, and he was supposed to be sober for his role as Cousin Eddie."
Snob plays "Holiday Road" in lieu of "Yakety Sax" for a chase scene
Clark Griswold mentioned
When Amber Ettinger says that "Griswold" shot John Kennedy, Jay says that he went on a vacation to Walley World
Paul Sr. mentions "Clark Griswold"
"Suddenly Judge Reinhold thinks he's Clark Griswold..."
"Good thing the movie slowed down just long enough so we could see the Griswolds drive by."
Gene Siskel says that "The Great Outdoors" (1988) was created to capitalize on the success of the two "Vacation" movies.
references Dana Barron having originally played Audrey here.
The mom and dad in the station wagon in the teaser opening look exactly like Ellen and Clark Griswold, who drove that exact same car in National Lampoon's Vacation (1983). The mom is voiced by Beverly D'Angelo (who played Ellen in all of the Vacation movies), while the dad is voiced by a Chevy Chase soundalike (Chevy played Clark in all of the Vacation movies).
Chief Vick says that she has "put a hold on all vacations," and Shawn adds, "and 'Vacation' sequels; I think the Griswolds have been through quite enough."
Adam mentions the family truckster and going to wally world
Erica Rico compares her husband Ricardo to Clark Griswold
Is No. 3 on the best Road Trip Romances of all time
Still photo shown.
"She's still up watching Vacation" (lyrics)
just before he asks his dad if he can borrow his underpants for 10 minutes -- a reference to Anthony Michael Hall's character in "Sixteen Candles", Sean says "Good talk, Dad", a reference to Anthony Michael Hall's character speaking with Chevy Chase in National Lampoon's Vacation.
Tony says "Whoa, National Lampoon's Vacation' when he sees Bobby in a shirt and shorts
Veronica says, "The park is closed; the walrus out front should have told you."
Chase and D'Angelo reprise their characters
A customer wants to rent it.
Fran mentions the movie by name.
A grandparent dies accompanying a family on a cross-country trip, is wrapped in a bed sheet, and the familiy continues to harbor the corpse
Family road trip
"She's still up watching Vacation"
"National Lampoon's Vacation" is mentioned during an interview.
Video case is shown in a video store.
Clips are shown as Roger Ebert briefly mentions the movie.
a clip of Christie Brinkley in the film is shown
clip shown during John Hughes tribute
Clips shown in a segment on Christie Brinkley.
Ellen's #4 Road Trip Romance
Clips shown in a segment on Clark Griswold.
clips featured to illustrate the best road movies
clips featured to illustrate the best movie hotel scenes
While Ellen is in the shower, Clark bursts in on her, jokingly imitating the shower scene.
photo montage to same song at end of episode
Closing credits are a spoof of the film's closing credits
Chris jokingly gives Mario is Missing an alternate title "National Lampoon's Luigi's Vacation" and the ending montage is accompanied by Holiday Road.
while the griffins are driving down the road, a girl in a red ferrari drives up beside peter and flirts with him until she is hit by a truck.
The scene where Peter has a road flirtation with a beautiful young woman driving a sports car is directly inspired by an iconic scene in the 1983 movie. The ending is altered, playing on the theme of inattention to the road leading to a either an accident or a near accident; here, the voloptuous blonde is killed when her car crashes head-on collision with a semitrailer truck (unlike the movie, where Clark barely avoids disaster)
A sketch is a trailer for a film called "Crazy Vacation" which spoofs this movie.
When they crash the winnebago Brian gets a bloody nose like Rusty and Stewie has the airbag explode late like what happens to Clark
Johnson Family Vacation is the blackifacation of National Lamphoon Vaction
Mockingbird song while driving
Hamton and Plucky share misadventures on there way to HappyWorldLand just as the Grizzwalds in National Lampoon Vacation shared misadventures on the way to WalleyWorld