The Wonder Years (1988–1993)
"...who is sort of like The Wonder Years boy..."
"...who looks like Paul Pfeiffer from the Wonder Years."
Marty can talk to two students named Kev and Gwen who reference a friend named Paul.
mentioned in dialogue
Winnie Cooper mentioned
Fred Savage's role mentioned
Joe refers to Adam as "Young Fred Savage" to Sid Haig. Later, Adam is confused why Sid Haig told him that "The Wonder Years sucked."
M'Gann tells Conner to stop acting like a character from a 70's sitcom. Danica McKellar was in the Wonder Years which took place in the late 60's early 70's.
Mentioned in monologue
Shawn mentions that Alicia Silverstone's first role was in "The Crush," and Declan corrects him, saying that "she first did an uncredited appearance in 'The Wonder Years.'"
Subject of an $800 clue in the category "Take a Welk on the Wild Side"
The actress who plays Winnie on this show appears in the movie
Shawn asks, "Didn't Winnie from 'The Wonder Years' also do that?"
Peggy says "Super Duper Winnie Cooper"
Fred Savage turns out to be the greatest actor in the history of the world following this series, and Daniel Stern does a narration in the episode for Savage.
Referenced during monologue
Mention Fred Savage and the series talking about Schmidt's photo on the wall
Shawn tells Howie, "We all spent our 'wonder years' together."
Shawn says, "I'm pretty sure that's Chuck from 'The Wonder Years.'"
mentioned by Lenny
Raj mentions it when suggesting they recruit Danica McKellar for their Physics Bowl team
Ron Sparks discusses the show, grainy 1960s home movies.
references to the characters Winnie and Kevin are made by Krista Allen's character
Familiar film with old scenes of the Simpsons are shown like the opening credits and same theme song this show.
Tom: So guys, what stage of 'The Wonder Years' do you think this is, hm?
ALF refers to the series.
"It's very Wonder Years"
When Marge tells Bart to get a job at Krusty Burger, Bart looks off into space as Daniel Stern's voice narrates what Bart was feeling, just as he did in The Wonder Years
Mentioned in dialogue
Mentioned during Weekend Update
Crow: "What is this, 'The Wonder Years'?"
Dennis wears a suit Fred Savage wore on this show.
Alex tells Suzanne he will always love her, just like Kevin will always love Winnie
Danica introduced as the star of this show
Mr. Cutlip as Santa takes #5
Jakob Stegelmann looks at child actors in the movies, mentioning the tv-series + clip shown
Kevin Arnold & Winnie Cooper are #22.
Clips shown when the Critic asks if Fred Savage ever went on to do anything.
One of the characters is seen watching the show on TV.
Footage from this TV show was edited into this mini-series.
clips from the show are used here
Both star Fred Savage, and the Critic spoofs the show's narration
"The Voiceover Years" TV program spoofs "The Wonder Years."
Spoofed as "The Blunder Years"
Spoofed during the monologue
David Stern does a Wonder Years-style voice-over for Meg
When Shrek and Fiona are first seen in the movie, Shrek adjusts a video camera and goes back to wave at it with Fiona, which is taken from the opening credits to the show the Wonder Years