This movie is based off of the 1985 film
The butler's line "Frankly Scarlet, I don't give a damn" is a play on Rett Butler's line to Scarlet O' Hara "Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn."
A mysterious host invites guests who are unacquainted with him or with each other to a party at an old house on a hill; guests are locked inside the house; a chandelier falls and nearly kills a guest.
The mansion in Clue, and both The Haunting films are called "Hill House". The Haunting films are based on the book "The Haunting of Hill House" which is about a group of people being invited to a creepy mansion, which is the same set up as "Clue" as well.
In episode 11, there is a sketch that uses the word "body" as a pun in a murder mystery. Also involved ths switching off and on of the lights to hide a murder.
Tim Curry in both movies owns a mansion in the middle of nowhere, and in both movies someone goes to the house while it's raining to use their phone.
Eating Monkey Brains is a plot point in both films.
audience members must identify the film as being the one with three variant endings
Premiere of film and its three different endings mentioned during Weekend Update
Forrest presents all the houseguests with a box containing one of the game's murder weapons, just like Mr. Boddy in the film.
Video case is shown in a video store.
Zazu: "Let me out! Let me out!" Timon: "Let me in!"
Gabriel Knight makes mentions that film when talking about a french maid
The characters in "Scream 3" find trap doors to different sections of the house while trying to escape the villain.
Marisa says, "Can you keep a secret?" and then adds, "So can I." In "Clue," Wadsworth says the same thing."
Mentioned by Whip
Referring to Matt's presumed demise, Clue is referenced as to how he will die.
The butler in My Megaton house is a Mister Handy robot named "Wadsworth".
"To make a long story short...too late."
Dick talks about actor Martin Mull playing Colonel Mustard in this movie
"To make a long story short. Too late."
poster outside theater
"To make a long story short....too late."
"...wearing a more revealing French maid outfit than Yvette in the Clue movie."
artwork of cast hanging on Rostin's apartment walls
This episode is an homage to "Clue" and also includes the appearance of cast members Christopher Lloyd, Martin Mull, and Lesley Ann Warren as murder suspects.
Alec and Brody call the frozen custard shop "Colonel Mustard Custard".
Colleen Camp plays an FBI operative, specializing in wire-tapping. In Clue, she played a maid who occasionally spied on the main suspects and is shown tape-recording one of their conversations.
The title card music was inspired by that used in the film "Clue"
Referenced in dialogue
Title is referenced in the opening theme "Moving Pictures"
Mentioned in dialogue
Steve calls Danny "Professor Plum."
"Is this like Clue where we're supposed to guess our twist ending?"
Michael McKean mentions his earlier movie
Clip used when the villain says "No need to shout"
Linkara says "to make a long story short" and the cast of this movie says "too late"
Makes fun of the board game and movie 'Clue'.
Much of the episode is a parody of this film.