Can't Buy Me Love (1987)
Ronald wants to watch the show to learn popular dancing.
The quest name "Kent Buy Me Love... Or... Ratings" is a reference to the movie name.
Seth Green talks about this movie.
mentioned in dialogue
Tom says, "My favorite movie is 'Love Don't Cost a Thing,' with Nick Cannon, which is based on 'Can't Buy Me Love,' which is based on 'Kramer vs. Kramer' or something."
Troy claims that "Can't Buy Me Love" was "the remake of 'Love Don't Cost a Thing' for white audiences."
Title reference and they mention this movie
Subject of a $16,000 question
Elliot and J.D. have a conversation about this film.
Included in a $25,000 question
Poster shown in "Shade Tippin'" montage
Todd borrows a riding lawnmower to play music outside Olive's window
VHS cover shown.
Scotty mentions it
The documentary refers to this title, which 'Love Dont Cost a Thing' is a remake of.
The dance that Heather Graham does at the party just before she meets Austin is the same one that Patrick Dempsey's character makes up for the school dance in "Can't Buy Me Love (1987)."
Film poster shown in video store
clip of Patrick Dempsey and Amanda Peterson riding off on the lawnmower
The Connie/Chris plot parodies this film's plot.
Captain Hero's side story is almost entirely based on
makes fun of the way that a nerdy guy becomes popular, abandons old friends and pays the price