Satire spoof on Showgirls
Mentioned in 'Leg Up'.
Title mentioned in Kids vs. Grownups
Will and Sandra mention they saw the film.
Darlene want to watch "Showgirls", but David doesn't want to, and Darlene says that she knows that "Showgirls" is bad but funny, also because that all that Joe Eszterhas has written is a revenge for his bad time with girls at college.
Mr. James metions that one of his wife candidates was "that girl from Saved by the Bell" until he found out she did a "dirty movie".
"I shouldn't have seen Showgirls".
listed at video store
The ad director refers to an audition for "Showboys".
When Silent Bob mentions he wanted to be a dancer in Vegas, he does a move from the film.
Tommy asks Don if he can rent the film.
Randy Meeks says it's his favorite "scary movie"
Title, references to the film
Homer and Marge watch the movie in a cinema, with Marge claiming she can enjoy the female friendship between Nomi and Molly.
The famous Showgirls arm gesture is used several times before stage performances as a nod to this movie.
Nate jokes about having wild sex in a swimming pool with "some showgirl", referencing the infamous scene from Showgirls.
A character found a video cassette called Showgirls.
Two boys giggle over the revealing VHS cover in the video store.
One-sheet poster is displayed.
Referenced by name
At the beginning of the episode while he is having sex in the hot tub with his wife, Lou Thornton tells her that she "went a little Showgirls" on him, a reference to the infamous swimming pool sex scene from the film.
Mentioned in 'Leg Up'.
Lorelai suggests that she and Rory watch the film again.
The movie is seen in the box of porn.
Peter is watching TV and a voiceover announces the movie Showgirls
Dvd cover shown.
When talking about crazy things he's done in the past, host Josh Gates mentions "...taking a first date to Showgirls."
Mentioned by Andy.
The hand actions the girls do in their dance routine are those performed by Nomi several times in the film.
In order to deceive a suspect, Mary adopts a sexy voice on the telephone and says her name is Nomi, then afterward she explains that she got the name from "Showgirls".
title reference and partial content
The disgruntled customer tries to return an "unedited copy of 'Showgirls'" that he says Morgan sold him.
Jenny suggests to watch a trashy movie for distraction and says she's rented Showgirls for that purpose.
Kate says one of her dresses is too "Showgirls".
Subject of a $500 question
The movie is mentioned.
Aunt Helen tells Casey she always thought he was "gayer than a midnight screening of Showgirls".
mentioned in dialogue
Mentioned by Castle as an "underrated classic".
Rufus (about Olivia Burke's movie): "Nazis and cabaret singers? It's like 'Casablanca' meets 'Showgirls'."
A girl says that she saw this movie.
Rab mentions the film to the bar maid.
"...to rescue the cast of Off-Broadway Showgirls..."
Poster shown in "Why Are You in This Movie" segment introduction
Eli Roth mentions this movie during interview
"...make Showgirls look like an after-school special."
Roeper calls "Black Swan" equal parts "42nd Street", "All About Eve" and "Showgirls"
mentioned due to Rover's master being a show girl and the Critic quotes a line that the Nostalgia Chick used frequently in her review of the film
watching Claire in rehearsal, Holly says she feels like Gina Gershon in the film
mentions bad films
Max looks for his date at a showing of the movie
"This is Showgirls bad."
"At least not since Showgirls."
Oancitizen calls out Nostalgia Chick for her review.
"Whoa, am I watching Showgirls?"
"Insert your own Elizabeth Berkley from Showgirls joke here."
In a review of Margaret and David, Cate Blanchett mentions that David is not immune to the charm of films like Showgirls.
Stewie did the choreography for this movie
Mentioned while listing enjoyably bad movies
Mentioned by Daniel MacPherson when introducing Helen Richey.
Harper asks Caitlyn if she has seen the movie Showgirls.
another film written by Joe Eszterhas
Paul refers to the film.
In a discussion on Spring Breakers, David Stratton tells Margaret Pomeranz that the next time he praises Showgirls, he will tell her what exuberant anarchy is.
mentions other famous bad movies
Joe Estevez mistaken for Joe Eszterhas, the writer of Showgirls.
"I gotta get that line to replace 'everybody got AIDS and shit.'"
"Michelle Visage' says, "Cristal Connors when ya need her?" about Ivy Winters' runway look.
"That's alot of words for 'everybody got AIDS and shit.'"
"If you really want to know, I'll let you borrow my copy of Showgirls."
"Even do a stage production of Showgirls?"
Chris mentions the show by name.
The film is mentioned.
Chelsea mentions Elizabeth Berkley's dancing movie.
Ross mentions the movie by name.
Elizabeth Berkley Lauren makes veiled reference to being in the movie.
Kevin Maher says Winter's Tale (2014) is a sort of mix between The Princess Bride (1987) and this movie
Laganja Estranja runway presentation is compared to Nomi Malone in the film.
Santino Rice compares Courtney Act's outfit to one worn by Nomi Malone in the film.
Referenced by Scott Allen when he asks "Did you push her down a flight of stairs?"
Mentioned in dialogue.
Dustin refers to the film.
Patrick mentions Showgirls to Owen.
During the Saved by the Bell sketch, Zack jokes that the chances of Jimmy dating Nicole Kidman are the same as Jessie becoming a stripper, referencing Elizabeth Berkley's infamous role in the film
Blackcatloner refers to Fifty Shades of Grey as "Showgirls 2".
Mentioned in dialogue
Joshua Eads-Brown says, "if I fall, ya'll better not showgirls me, you better pick me up."
Mentioned by narrator
Clips are shown
"Showgirls" is an Oops.
A pool scene from Showgirls is shown during a montage.
A clip is shown.
A clip is shown.
Reviewed; clips shown.
Reviewed; clips shown.
Ghastly sex scenes
movie is discussed
Vincent shows this movie to his unimpressed friends.
movie is reviewed
Because Showgirls (1995) spoofs, the older/younger star conflict, and trying to move up in the entertainment industry, the conflicts of a young woman in showbusiness.
"Showtoys" - spoof reenacted with soft toys.
This episode is a parody of the film.
Jessie finds a "Showgirls" script in her locker and also pole dances in the "Go for It!" music video.
The hand actions the girls do in their dance routine spoof those performed by Nomi several times in the film.
In hot-tub sex scene, the "power bottom" arches back and thrashes around just like Nomi (Elizabeth Berkley).
Bea Arthur auditions for this movie