Missing in Action (1984)
Broken door scene is referenced.
Title mentioned during cold opening
Jimmy Carter: Missing in Action!"
"Forget all that Chuck Norris Vietnam BS"
mentioned during a game of charades
Video case is shown.
part of the Chuck Norris American Hero Collection DVD that is seen
Lassiter says, "I'm not sure if you're familiar with the 1984 Chuck Norris classic 'Missing in Action'."
Mentioned in dialogue
James Broddock is a parody of James Braddock
Scarlet says it's the reason she got into martial arts
also produced by Cannon
"I'd rather do a Missing in Action 4 than do a movie with a damn dog."
Clip(s) from this film were included. The film was identified by title/year/director in a sub-caption.
The infamous scene with Chuck Norris rising from the water with machine gun ready is shown a couple of times on TV.
Clips & discussed.
Tackleberry rises from the water with a machine gun like Chuck Norris
Jonathan Brandis has trouble with daydreaming including a daydream involving himself and Chuck Norris coming out of the water spoofing or possibly paying homage to Missing in Action