That Thing You Do! (1996)
'goofball' is dressed like the 'bonehead' character in the 60s film
Referenced during the "Selena" review.
Poster at Video Store.
Title reference in "That Thing You Boo!"
Title song played during montage
song "All My Only Dreams" played at wedding reception.
Video case is shown in a video store.
"Maybe it's because you were too busy being a record producer, selling a major hit song in the 60s"
Stan's new Guitar Hero partner uses the "I quit! I quit, I quit, I quit!" line.
Talent agent Val Todd has a phone call from a "Mr. White" of Play-Tone.
Tom Hanks and James Corden re-enact a scene
The message "Dedicated to Rick the Bass Player" during the closing credits references another film by Director Jonathan Demme, "That Thing You Do!", which featured a character named the Bass Player and for which Demme served as producer and appeared as "Major Motion Picture Director."
Todd compares The Vapor's short career to The Wonders from this 90s movie.
The film is an homage to this earlier film
Rod is asked a question about who wrote, directed and co-starred in the movie during his Cash Builder round.
At the end of the movie, Mia's husband, played by Tom Everett Scott pulls her into Sebastian's jazz bar, which Sebastian wanted to own so he could play authentic jazz. This is an homage to "That Thing You Do!", in which Tom Everett Scott's character, Guy, loves jazz and asks his cab driver to take him to a bar with "good jazz".
mentioned by Trevor Matich
Store next door, That Thong You Do
The Wonders' first tv appearance mirrors The Beatles debut on Ed Sullivan's show.
Adult movie at store: "That Thing You Poo!"