Top Secret! (1984)
Clip(s) were shown briefly.
The misunderstanding piano playing scene
"The Third Man" is listed in the closing credits.
Peter Cushing's holds a magnifying glass to his eye.
Jeremy Kemp's character, General Streck, wears a Blue Max medal on his uniform. Kemp starred in The Blue Max.
Specific shot reference of Jeremy Kemp's character walking from background to foreground to answer a telephone in both films.
Old lady in floral dress running with a shotgun like in Mad Max
Poster is shown in a theater.
Showing at the cinema visited by Meg Morris and Ettie Parslow.
When Mikey answers the phone at Dog on a Stick, the perspective of the camera leads the viewer to believe the phone is shown close up, but Mikey instead answers a gigantic phone. This is a reference to the same gag in "Top Secret!"
Kelly mentions this as one of her favorite movies.
Both movies have characters that start singing spontaneously, reference "The Resistance", have a character called "The Mole" and the climax centers around breaking into/gaining access into a place through a whimsical plan.
same "Scarecrow" gag was in the end of both movies
In villain arc, the leader of the Goldbrickers is "The Torch", and you must deliver a stolen rocket pack to Dr. Flammond.
Person sitting on a chair with four boots
Shawn says that "Big" and "Top Secret!" are two of his and Gus's favorite '80s movies.
The spotted cow in the alternate story resembles the spotted cow in Top Secret!
compared with Friedberg/Seltzer movies
Mentioned by Helen.
"It's the property of Top Secret? That was a much better movie."
Nick Rivers mentioned
This episode is a review of the film.
Clips are shown. Movie is reviewed.
Clip of cow in boots shown.
A fragment featuring Val Kilmer and Michael Gough is shown.
The "He's dead" clip was shown.
Jukebox scene is same as in "Loving You"
Motorcycle scene, raiding the fortress scene, resistance members
After the underwater bar fight, Hillary's glowing breasts resemble E.T.'s glowing heart.