The Pelican Brief (1993)
In a street scene in New Orleans, an extra can be seen wearing a "M*A*S*H" t-shirt.
Tony Goldwyn plays Chief of Staff Fletcher Cole mirrors that of the Character Cyrus Rutherford Beene. Beene is the Chief of Staff to President Fitzgerald Thomas Grant III, who is played by none other than Tony Goldwyn.
Mentioned during David Spade's Hollywood Minute
A sign is shown in New York City indicating that this movie is playing at a theater.
The name of Beth's book and the film adaptation of that book are a reference to the book and film written by attorney John Grisham, like Beth, an attorney, also discussed in dialogue between Jim and Angel.
Lizzie claims (to Steven) that she watched the film with Adam Sandler and ate shrimp cocktails.
The Pelican Brief (and Denzel Washington & Julia Roberts) are mentioned on the way to the first job.
While the two leads play a trivia game with each other, they mention this movie.
Michael mentions this film during the deposition
Mentioned at dinner
The movie is mentioned several times by several characters.
mentioned by a stewardess in the airport
Poster showing Julia Roberts' "Prestige Director Phase" of her career
referenced by Julia
A clip of Robert Culp from this movie is shown when he is honored during the "In Memoriam" segment
a clip from the film in which a "Pumpcast News" customer appeared is shown