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Sky High (2005) Poster

(2005)

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References 

Batman: The Movie (1966)
name Grayson, entrance to Secret Sactum same as the one to the batcave, red phone
Wonder Woman (1975) (TV Series)
Lynda Carter mentions a line about Wonder Woman, a reference to her past role
The Pumaman (1980)
The ending scene of Sky High, with the mid-air kiss, as the same as in this superhero movie
The Toxic Avenger (1984)
A Bus Driver gets powers after falling into toxic waste and poses with mop similar to Toxie
Die Hard (1988)
The scene where the fireboy chases the other boy on top of the table.

Referenced in 

Peep Show: Mugging (2005) (TV Episode)
Title displayed on cinema marquee.
Jeopardy!: 2009 Teen Tournament Finals: Game 1 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $2,000 clue in the category "High School -- On Film"
After (2012)
When Freddy says "I used to be a pyro in High school", it is a reference to when the actor, Steven Strait, played Warren Peace in Sky High whose power was to be able to wield fire.

Featured in 

Late Show with David Letterman: Kelly Preston/Jeff Altman/Aimee Mann (2005) (TV Episode)
Promotional excerpt shown during interview with Kelly Preston - Josie and Steve Stronghold agonize over their son not having any super powers, while Steve tries to shoot some pool.
Troldspejlet: Episode #34.7 (2005) (TV Episode)
reviewed + footage used
Troldspejlet: Episode #35.7 (2006) (TV Episode)
DVD release reviewed + footage used
The Blockbuster Buster: Sky High vs. Zoom (2014) (TV Episode)
reviewed and compared to Zoom

Spoofs 

Unbreakable (2000)
Scene where the main character is trying to develop superstrength by weightlifting
Spider-Man (2002)
When the nurse says to will "Not everyone's powers show up right away but in some cases like getting bitten by a radioactive insects their powers can show up the very next day.

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