"Glass case of emotion" sound clip in stinger.
Burgandy's arrival by helicopter at the start of the film is lifted from Adolph Hitler's arrival by plane at the begining of "Triumph."
Ron Burgandy says "Popeye needs his spinach."
When Ron is talking with his news team about Veronica and how she is taking over his life, he gets angry at the guys and says that he and Veronica's children will form a family band and tour the countryside. This is what the Von Trapp family does in The Sound of Music.
Two guys on horses throw a net on Brian Fantana and drag him while drum music plays
Ron's dog is named Baxter, a reference to anchorman Ted Baxter on this show
The mechanical "ch-ch-ch-ch" sound effect at the Zoo when the News Team jumps in with the bears is from The Six Million Dollar Man tv show.
The joke about bears and menstruation is taken from this film.
Brian says "I'm too old for this shit" which is directly taken from Danny Glover's character Roger
Ron assembles his news team with a large seashell. The gathering call in The Lord of the Flies is also a large seashell.
Ron mentions the Human Torch early in the film,
A child asks his mother if he can watch "Spongebob" later.
There is a shot of a woman screaming 'Baxter' after her dog is killed by the Beast of Bailey Downs, directly followed by a shot of a dog identical to Burgundy's dog Baxter. Ron Burgundy screams Baxter in the same way after Baxter is punted off the bridge. There is also a reference to bears being able to smell menstruation in Ginger Snaps, this is echoed by Brick's objections to Veronica Corningstone in Anchorman.
Reference in title
Steve Carell is dimwitted newsman in both, and both involve the "Baxter" newsman gag
Referenced during the cold opening
In The 40-Year-Old Virgin, the shirt that Dave is wearing while playing Mortal Kombat has a picture of himself as Brian Fantana from Anchorman.
referenced in clue and correct response in "Movie Songs" category
on shelf in video store
Mark says to Jeremy "A carton of Mars Bar milk, a small bag of marijuana and a pirated DVD of Anchorman is not important stuff."
mentioned in skit
Shawn asks, "Where did you get that suit, the toilet store?" This is a line from Steve Carell's character in Anchorman.
A bottle of perfume in the game has the sentence "Works 60% of the time...everytime" in its description, referencing Sex Panther Cologne.
Subject of a $4,000 question
"It's science" line quoted
Mentioned in Farrell's interview.
Reference in a $200 clue in the category "'SNL' Celebrity 'Jeopardy!"
named by Jimmie Johnson in a list of Will Ferrell movies
Subject of a $1,600 clue in the category "Noncredit Where Credit is Due"
Reference in a $2,000 clue in the category "I'm Feelin' Happy!"
Subject of a $600 clue in the category "Acting the Part"
Andrew references this by name
Eva Mendes says it's her favorite film
Paul Rudd's character references this film in conversation
"I'm kind of a big deal"
Christina Applegate says one of her best experiences was watching Will Ferrell and Steve Carell do improv for the film
Duke: "Go yourself San Diego!"
"I was kind of a big deal"
Title mentioned by while introducing Paul Rudd
"I'm kind of a big deal"
Answer to question in the category Movie Lines
Stairs, working at a video store, calls Ron Burgundy "the greatest character in the history of man"
John C. Reilly mentions there being an Anchorman sequel.
a still of Steve Carell in the film is shown
Appearance of the game
Footage of the water-sking squrill is seen.
Outtakes from the final credits of this film are included among the outtakes in the final credits of Anchorman
clips are shown to illustrate the best restaurant scenes in films
clips featured to illustrate the most embarrassing moments in movies
John Cena's Favorite Film
Steve Carrel shouting "loud noises!"
when talking about grenades
Steve Carel's Movie Moments segment
Characters discussing how bears can sense periods.
Every meeting with Wes Mantooth's news team and the huge anchorman battle scene are spoofing West Side Story. The music during the fights also mimics this.
similar gory violence and neo-medieval weapons used humorously in newsmen's street battle