footage of the Earth Spacedock
exterior shot of Starfleet Headquarters
movie is edited into short comedic clip
There are tribbles in the bar in San Francisco.
Kirk engages the exact same destruct sequence to blow up the Enterprise.
Worf's line, "Then that is how it shall be," during his fight with Durass is a reference to Commander Kruge's similar line, "Then that's the way it shall be," in Star Trek III. Both lines are delivered during personal combat by Klingons.
Crow (as William Shatner): "Must direct 'Star Trek IX: The Search for Spock's Intelligence'!"
Kramer tells Elaine the idea of the "katra" came from 'Star Trek III: The Search for Spock'.
This film is mentioned in this "Biography" episode. At least one still photo was also included.
Erik shows off his Star Trek III collector drinking glasses.
The Saucy Mare's destruction and the dialogue between AndrAIa and Capacitor is a near perfect recreation of the Enterprise's destruction.
When Satan throws Saddam Hussein off a cliff he says "I have had enough of you" which was the same line Krik said to Kruge when he pushed him off a cliff
Tim's theory about odd-numbered "Star Trek" movies.
The ritual of "Claw Plah" is a play on the command used by Klingons in this movie "Klah Plah!"
The movie is mentioned in a conversation
Fry refers to the film.
referenced as part of the documentary
Scene recreated when Spock and Kirk mindmeld with Ohn
A poster of this movie is seen in Denizar's apartment.
It is mentioned in a magazine.
complained about title's name
When Shepard tells a Krogan mercenary that the mine is collapsing around them, he replies: "Exhilarating, isn't it?"
DVD is shown.
Nerd tries to give the Klingon his Sega Genesis when he believe he wanted Genesis.
Zack mentions "Star Sex III: The Search for Cock"
Linkara points out that the comic came out a few months before this movie.
A Star Trek Movies 1-6 VHS box set is seen behind James Rolfe.
Scotty's (future) theorum and application on trans-warp beaming. Ironically, Scotty in Trek III was opposed to the very notion of trans-warp drive.
George Takei is wearing Sulu's civilian clothes from the third Star Trek film.
Rod mentions the first movie received three sequals before the Next Generation series was made.
When Sheldon gives the authorization code to his laptop to begin the countdown, the code he gives is "1-1A-2B", the same final authorization code given by Scotty to the Enterprise computer to trigger the activation of the self-destruct system.
While Corey "Big Hoss" Harrison and Austin "Chumlee" Russell conduct business with a male customer at Gold and Silver Pawn Shop that wants to sell a lot of Star Trek toys, a graphic appears on screen talking about this movie
mentioned in dialogue
Movie mentions the Star Trek series of films
Prick calling Mickey "Shorty" is a take on Sulu's "Don't call me Tiny" scene.
James mentions Kruge when trying to describe the shape of one of the golf courses.
"Screw that, I like Star Trek 3 better than Star Trek 2."
The Mystery Machine's destruction and the dialogue between Fred and Daphne is a near perfect recreation of the Enterprise's destruction.
Peter call Lois Jim the way Spock did at the end of ST3
The theses are written in part in the Klingon language, first appearing in this Star Trek movie.
One of the languages that Zod broadcasts in is the Klingon language from the Star Trek universe, first widely heard in this movie installment.
The film is mentioned.
Linkara talks about the source for Kirk's hatred of the Klingons.
"And this isn't Star Trek III."
Max and Sanjeet reenact the famous goodbye scene from this movie.
"Behold, the 1958 model Klingon Bird-of-Prey."
a math question involves the number in the film's title
Malcolm Merlyn (John Barrowman) quotes the Vulcan high priestess, "What you ask has not been done since ages past, and then, only in legend."
A suspect uses this movie as an alibi as he watched his with his girlfriend on Netflix. Denny however doubts this alibi as he cannot imagine him having a girlfriend
Clips are shown. Movie is reviewed.
Footage from the previous film (of USS Enterprise's final moments) is used as evidence by the Klingon Ambassador in Federation court.
A clip from 'The Search for Spock' is shown in 'Cosmic Thoughts'.
Many clips are included.
"Lifetime Achievement in Technobabble" segment
Clips of mistakes shown
clip of the final battle shown
McCoy saying "that's not very damn funny."
movie is reviewed
Linkara reviews the comic version of this movie
Kirk kicks a Klingon
A clip from the film is shown.
movie clip is shown
Spoofs the famous Trek movie in the Title
At one point, all of the F.A.G. actors yell out together "Qapla!" This is a Klingon command yelled in "Star Trek III" by the Klingon characters.
Directly uses scenes, music, characters, and more in a parody.
Many key scenes (including the opening scene recapping Ma-Ti's death in Suburban Knights) are spoofed in this episode.
Phelous' murder and the Critic's reaction are similar to Kirk's son's death in this movie.
Many key elements (including the opening scene recapping Ma-Ti's death in Suburban Knights) are parodied in this movie.