Al gives Ted a Vulcan salute as he enters the operations shack.
A poster for this movie is seen in Spielberg's office
Mike: Okay, yeh? Well you paid thousands of dollars for the lobby cards of 'Always'!
Referenced in the "Variety Speak" song
Dawson: 1941 and Always. In limited but excessible view.
mentioned when talking about Spielberg
The VHS of this film can be seen in a videostore
in the episode they introduce steven spielberg as the creator of such films as "always" and "1941"
Helen Parr's (Holly Hunter) flight approach into Nomanisan Island is VERY similar to Dorinda's (Holly Hunter) end-of-movie flight in Always where the plane is in an uncontrollable dive and then she pulls hard on the controls to regain control of the plane. In both, she is initially distracted before returning to the controls to avert complete disaster when the plane crashes.
Steven Spielberg was busy making this film during the production of The Land Before Time.
Referenced in the "Laser Cats 7" digital short
directly mentioned in lyrics
on Lolly's list of recommendations at the video store
Steven Spielberg says this movie is the most underrated movies of his career and one of his personal favorite movies
Dorinda and Al watch "The Julia Child Show" parody from this episode.
Clips are shown in the teaser for the next week's show.