Soul Man (1986)
George says he wants to stay up late to watch the Johnny Carson show, because Joan Rivers is hosting
The "Shaft" theme is heard as Mark goes to the BLSA meeting.
in a scene near the end of the movie, Gordon says "Mark Watson, come on down!"
This arcade game is seen in the cafeteria.
Poster seen in video store.
C. Thomas Howell says he was the black guy in "Soul Man"
Cardboard Cutout seen at video store.
On university sign is written: "They almost filmed "Soul man" here".
the narrator, ben stein, mentions this movie before charlie goes to the door to meet kimberly
Mentioned in dialogue.
Mentioned in dialogue by Dennis
Kristen Bell says as a joke that it's her favorite scary movie
Barney says he pulled a "Soul Man" in order to sleep with a girl that only dated black guys
about the blackface character: "I'm sure he has a reason for this, like he's trying to get a scholarship to Harvard or something."
Referenced in dialogue
Darren and Luce refer to the film by title.
Bill: "I'm actually C. Thomas Howell."
Title mentioned and poster shown during Julia Louis-Dreyfus' monologue
"It's not like it's C. Thomas Howell on 'Black people meet'
Clips from the film are shown while the cast comment on it.
movie clip is shown
The scenes in Professor Banks's classroom, and the portrayal of Banks by James Earl Jones, parody the classroom scenes with John Houseman in The Paper Chase
when charlie puts on tanning cream and a jeri curl wig to meet Kimberly, this is spoofing soul man