Referenced by Angelica Huston
Mike: Alright. Uh, you called your aunt to go see 'Mermaids'!
Bart dances to "The Shoop Shoop Song (It's in His Kiss)", a song taken from the film, and wearing a wig similar to Cher's in it.
Mentioned as part of Winona Ryder's career.
In Mermaids Christina Ricci's character Kate says "Act your age not your shoe size" to her older sister while she's dancing in her mother's dress. In Uptown Girls Dakota Fanning's character says the same thing to Brittany Murphy's character while she's dancing down the street after saying she thinks the freestyle dance looked fun.
character refers to Cher in this film
Mentioned as a possible answer to a question about which 1990's Winona Ryder film was directed by Ben Stiller asked when Greg and the Chaser go head to head.
Clips shown, Cher and Winona Ryder are interviewed about the film.
Clips are shown. Gene Siskel wonders why Winona Ryder wasn't nominated for this movie.