Regan's projectile vomiting and rotating head are referred to in the scene where Gil's daughter suddenly vomits onto him. When Karen asks him why he's just standing there, Gil replies "I'm waiting for her head to spin around."
One of the video boxes in the paper bag Helen finds in Garry's closet, but when Helen picks it up a pornographic movie slips out.
One of the video boxes in the paper bag Helen finds in Garry's closet.One of the video boxes in the paper bag Helen finds in Garry's closet.
The son of Steve Martin's character wonders why the game is so difficult and Martin, grasping for an answer, says: "Because they're... bad dudes!"
One of the video boxes in the paper bag Helen finds in Garry's closet.
This arcade game is next to the one Kevin plays on.
Edge of movie poster is visible in the foreground as Kevin is by the arcade games.
Poster can be seen in the background as Gil walks away after asking Kevin if he's got enough quarters to keep playing the arcade games. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade was an upcoming movie when Parenthood was being filmed.
Crow (as Tod): "That is one messed up little dude."
Video case is shown in a video store.
Title mentiond as Clifford introduces Rick Moranis
Mary Steenburgen and Martha Plimpton play mother and daughter in this episode, In Parenthood (1989) they played aunt and neice.
Quote: - I love you. - I know. - No. I mean, I really love you. (Roy and Candy, in Parenthood Gil and Karen). Timing is also exactly the same.
Discusses process of writing the movie.
Video case is shown.
Referenced in dialogue
DVD is shown in a video store.
It is mentioned in a newspaper article.
The final montage of Andy playing with his toys was inspired by a similar montage at the end of "Parenthood" of a family together (also set to a Randy Newman score.)
Video case is shown.
"...while the sheriff answers the door, wearing Zack's costume from Parenthood."
Tim Kurkjian says it's one of his favorite movies
on Jeremy's list of Rob Howard films
Ben Affleck likens himself as a sports dad to Steve Martin's character Gil Buckman
Mentioned by Graham when introducing Ron Howard
Mentioned in news article
Kevin plays this arcade game. When he loses, Gil says "Well, they're bad dudes, that's why they call the game "Bad Dudes"."
shown in segment
The #5 Movie Dad.
Problem Child's movie poster is a spoof of the Parenthood one.
When Kate gives birth, it spoofs this movie where Helen gives birth.