Sixteen Candles (1984)
The exterior shot and first interior shot of the party scene at the beginning are taken directly from Sixteen Candles (1984) as the exterior and first interior shots of Jake Ryan's party.
Samantha Baker says: "Everybody in this family has just gone totally Outer Limits"
Kid seen wearing a shirt
Whenever Long Duk Dong's name is said a gong goes off, just like whenever Frau Blucher's name was said horses rear up and neigh madly in fright.
A poster of Heather Thomas from "The Fall Guy" is on the back of Mike's bedroom door.
Gene Siskel contrasts "House Party" (1990) with this teen movie and one other.
Title (with letters missing) on marquee of town's defunct movie theater
In reference to his 16th birthday - Pacey: I've gotta big case of the Molly Ringwald syndrome
When Jay asks Bethany if she knows John Hughes, she replies, "Sixteen Candles John Hughes?"
From the title
When Frijole asks for Mo's underwear, Mo jokes that he must have Sixteen Candles on loop at his house
title on marque and poster in entryway
Jen and Drue reenact a scene from the movie.
Lorelai says that Rory's only exposure to high school dances is that she has watched the film.
Carter tells Lois that Peter went up to the Premier of China and said "Dong, where is my automobile?"
Ella takes Miller on a date to see the movie.
Peter says "Dong, where is my Automobile" just like Howard in "Sixteen Candles"
Both main characters are teenage girls whose older sisters are to be wed. Both characters fall in love with a guy from school. Both films end with the older sister's wedding and the subsequent happy ending of main girl and guy.
one-sheet poster displayed
Kyle says "I don't think I can handle a Molly Ringwald, Anthony Michael Hall lets be friends speech."
similiar title and plot line
Characters in the movie discuss _Sixteen Candles_, also movie marquee at the cinema
Director Colin Burrowes makes a cameo as the character Farmer Ted named after Anothy Michael Hall's character in sixteen candles.
The movie was mentioned.
Lorelai describes a scene from the film involving Molly Ringwald's panties.
When Gibbs forgets her birthday Abby says that now she knows just how Molly Ringwald felt in "Sixteen Candles".
Opening scene of episode with Drake forgetting Josh's birthday copies the opening scene where Samantha discovers her family has forgotten about her birthday.
joke title mentioned during "The Vagina Game"
It is mentioned in a magazine.
Ryan guesses Tayor will be watching it on her birthday
mentioned by Aki
Charlie and Susan talking in the car is reminscient of Sam and Farmer Ted's conversation in Sixteen Candles.
Poster in Peter's alternate present house.
Victoria refers to Claudia's crush as "Ted"
Video case is shown.
Morgan wakes up saying "I got my headgear on!"
Refers to characters
Mentioned by name by Dannii Minogue when she delivers her verdict on Chloe Maxwell and David Campbell's performance.
referenced in dialogue
Shawn jokingly asks Henry if he can borrow his underpants for 10 minutes.
Referred to by the kegger at the BuyMore while the manager is away
I can't believe this: Morgan plays game with Buy More fellows based on movie line about "taking panties from a geek"
Subject of an $8,000 question
Bianca refers to Kim Jong Il as Long Duck Dong.
Bianca refers to Kim Jong Il as Long Duk Dong.
Delaney refers to Jake Ryan
copy seen on shelf
Abed's film is titled "Six Candles."
Mentioned during the "Status Update" song on "Deep House Dish"
Subject of a $1,200 clue in the category "Movies by the Numbers"
Subject of a $10,000 question
mentioned in jelly major theme in jelly
Mentioned in dialogue
They mention this movie
The scene where Adam and April are about to kiss mirror's the last scene of Sixteen Candles.
Roeper says a scene from Hot Tub Time Machine is very reminiscent of this movie
Long Duk Dong mentioned
Abed says, "Can we eat them while sitting on a table, like in 'Sixteen Candles'?"
Subject of a $400 clue in the category "Directors' First Features"
another film written by John Hughes
Molly Ringwald mentions the title.
Hope says to Tad she feels like Molly Ringwald in Sixteen Candles, they then reminisce about its final scene.
In her role as Anne Juergens, Molly Ringwald talks about her parents forgetting her sixteenth birthday and says she has never gotten over it. In Sixteen Candles (1984) Ringwald played a girl whose parents forgot her sixteenth birthday.
"I want Jake from Sixteen Candles waiting outside the church for me."
The DVD is on Ronny and Beth's kitchen table
mentioned in dialogue
Christy says it's one of the films she's seen most often
Valerie gives Jenna a DVD of "Sixteen Candles" for her birthday and quotes from the movie.
The poster Tori hits with her foot archery is advertising a movie called "Sixteen Randalls", with the movie's name in the same font as on the real "Sixteen Candles" poster.
The theme for the scavenger hunt is 'Chicago movies' so at the beginning of the hunt the Birthday cake has 16 candles on it
Players can earn an achievement called "16 Candles" by burning enemies 16 times in one battle.
Mentioned by Franklin.
Mitch's design is based on Jake Ryan.
The Boy character was inspired by The Geek, a.k.a Farmer Ted.
Ryan is surprised by Steven's entrance and further referenced a lot
Mentioned in dialogue
Barry and Lainey sitting facing each other on hospital bed with pizza between them is reminiscent of the final scene of Sixteen Candles.
mentioned in dialogue
Mentioned in dialogue
Long Duk Dong is mentioned.
Mentioned by Sam Rockwell
correct answer in "'80s Films" category
mentioned by character
Jennifer The Candle Vlogger's hopeful film suggestion for study in Wes Gardener's American History class.
'Make a wish.' 'It already came true.'
When Pete and Grace kiss, the song "If You Were Here" by the Thompson Twins plays to indicate a romantic moment, just as it plays in the final kiss scene of Sixteen Candles.
The film is mentioned in the film studies class.
referenced in dialgoue
Suggested as a recommendation in the Movie Madness segment.
Blackcatloner admits not seeing this movie
Emmett mentions it
Name of movie is shown in graphic
"...that the movie turns into Sixteen Candles?"
The movie is discussed
Mentioned in writing during the "Inside the Dead" segment.
Gene Siskel notes that "The Breakfast Club" (1985) (to be reviewed in the next show) is directed by the same person who made this movie.
The little brother is watching it on TV in the kitchen at the beginning of the movie.
JD and Molly watch it on TV
clip with example of stereotypic portrayal
audio clip of the Donger saying "Sexy girlfriend" is played during Brian and Stewie's radio program
clips are featured to illustrate the best movie wedding scenes
A clip is shown
clip shown during John Hughes tribute
clip of Jake (Michael Schoeffling) waiting for Samantha (Molly Ringwald) outside the church where her sister got married
Footage of this movie is shown.
"And given that Mike was Jimmy Montrose from Sixteen Candles..."
Still is shown
Bob mentions it. Also, footage of this movie is shown.
girl embarassed on 16th birthday
Most of the film is recreated
the kiss over the cake from this movie is recreated
Peter talks about his birthday and spoofs sixteen candles
Chris takes GW Bush's underwear into the guys' bathroom, like Anthony Michael Hall did with Molly Ringwald's
Spoofed in title. The scene with the birthday cake on the table in the living room is also spoofed
Scene where John Cusak and female love interest are sitting on the gay couple's counter
Many scenes are re-enacted.