Video game adaptation
Upon arriving over New York City, Professor Neweyes instructs his assistant, stating "You may open the pod bay doors."
Stubbs the Clown is closely resembles Mr. Snoops from Disney's The Rescuers.
Rex's natural prehistoric state is similar to Sharptooth.
As the dinosaurs dance around Times Square, it is possible to see a theatre marquee advertising Jurassic Park (1993), which was directed by executive producer Steven Spielberg. Other references are included as well.
During Alex's second nightmare, there's a Rex doll sitting on the table beside him.
animated film by Simon Wells
Poster shown when Fellow discusses animated dinosaur movies
Hewy says this movie and "Mars Needs Moms" have the same director
Poster shown when Hewy discusses cult classic Disney knock-offs
Mentioned as one of the three animated films made by Amblimation.
On one of Mr. Universe's screens
Reviewed, clips shown.
Clip shown when talking about Universal's mood swings.
An animated dinosaur film with a distinct look. Clip shown.
Elsa, the pteradactyl, flies with Louie through the N.Y.C. sky scrapers and over the parade towing ballons. Much like in Sam's dream where he flies through the stone monoliths and watches the FODS tow Jill in the rusty cage