The sign at the end of the movie points the way to Springfield which was the setting of this idyllic 1950s television series
The courtroom scene mirrors exactly that of To Kill a Mockingbird
The bus that Mary-Sue gets on near the end is going to Springfield.
Lorelai argues with Emily that "this is a life. It has a little color which you might not recognize".
Poster Seen in Praise You
A flower is in color amidst black and white
Video case is shown in a video store.
When they're in a world where everybody is seemingly good and friendly, but breaking rules is severely punished, Paige says: "So we're starring in the little movie called 'Pleasantville'?"
referenced in clue in "Filmographies" category
Lorelai says that the grass at Yale is too green and likens it to Pleasantville.
Mix of Black & White and color
It is listed as one of the "sweded" movies. Also, video case is shown.
movie on shelf
"What is this Pleasantville?"
Lynda was surprised it did not make the list
Appears on the list of Blu-ray releases of February/March
Reese Witherspoon appearing in the movie is implied.
mentioned by Dean
"They are going to make Pleansantville look like the fucking gentoo"
The orange dress amongst the desaturated tone of the film is an homage to the general concept behind 'Pleasantville'.
Hayley refers to Carver Bend as Pleasantville
"I don't know if you'd call Pleasentville a tragedy"
Reese refers to Maple, New York as Pleasantville.
a scene from this movie is seen on the television set in Parker's house in Pleasantville
Reviewed, clips shown
Clips are shown in the teaser for the next episode.
Clip from film is used in this episode.
Can be seen on the TV screen Brian and Sara are watching as Kate comes back from her first date with Taylor.
Clip editied into MTV Generation award montage
The cheerleader with tourettes during her tryout used language from the movie. And her dress.