About Schmidt (2002)
Opening sequence of Woodman Building meant to resemble opening shots of Xanadu.
Scene of Nicholson and waitress meant to echo diner scene but it was cut after previews.
Scene of Nicolson in bedroom with Bates meant to echo earlier film,
Passes by movie theatre with "Sideways" playing, Payne's next film
Video case is shown in a video store.
Mentioned by Stan
DVD case is shown.
Onscreen crawl of movies edited by Cleanflix
mentioned by Luke while talking to Yoda
Referenced in dialogue.
Christy mentions that Alexander Payne directed the film
also written by Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor
Peter is Kathy Bates' butt double and gets in a tub
Poster of the movie was shown as an example of another movie that explores self identity.
Similar narrative style, genre
On TV in Warrn's bedroom
Scene with Bob hope broadcast on Warren's television
Clips are featured.
clips are featured to illustrate the best movie wedding scenes
clips featured to illustrate the best road movies
A fragment featuring Jack Nicholson is shown.
the Critic groans in disgust at Kathy Bates' topless scene and says "at least you weren't cast in About Schmidt."
a clip is included in a montage of Kathy Bates films
Clip shown in montage of Kathy Bates films
when Stewie takes a bath with Kathy Bates