In one scene, "We're in the Money" can be heard.
the portrait with the changing expressions
Large letters on can of food in kitchen read "OPE" which was the recall code in Dr. Strangelove.
The portrait of Rudolph Smuntz magically changes from a dour expression to smiling when his descendants make a significant change in their behavior, just like the portrait of Viktor Frankenstein.
At the auction party, Ernie Smuntz says "Hakuna Matata" to a Sheika man.
A still is shown for the "New on Video" bumper. Thumbs up from Siskel; thumbs down from Ebert.
mentioned on Fretts Film Forum
in Roddy's DVD collection
Mentioned by Al Pacino (Bill Hader) in the "Hamlet" audition segment
Gore Verbinski also directed this film
mentioned in dialogue
Clement Blake's Lifetime Achievement Award in Hoboing
"Did they base their bear knowledge on the mouse from Mousehunt?"