the tango on th rooftop shot in monocrome colour (like the re-edited silent) and the costumes
Link singing to Tracy's photograph during "Without Love" is an homage to Judy Garland's performance of "You Made Me Love You"
Dialogue: "They do it all the time on 'Lassie'!"
"Peyton Place after midnight" (song lyrics)
"It's like a living Twilight Zone" (song lyrics)
Edna catches Velma on camera saying to Amber that she rigged the pageant. She then say "Smile, you're on Candid Camera".
Velma Von Tussle reads the title of one of the scripts the agents have before the Miss Hairspray contest
"Now I'm just like Gidget and I gotta get to Rome" (song lyrics)
During Mrs. Von Tussel's dance sequence in "Miss Baltimore Crabs" the pagent girls stand in leotards on a dark stage much like the famous shot from A Chorus Line
he does the dance move from it. Also the line "If you want to be famous, learn to take blood out of car upholstery. That you can take to the bank." is a reference to the "cleaner" in Pulp Fiction.
John Waters talks about casting John Travolta for the film.
mentioned by Sarah Silverman
The Har 'D' Har Hut is the same store name as the one in the movie
Referenced by Jon Stewart
mentioned on message board during end credits
Still photos shown.
Hewy says John Travolta starred in this movie
Tracy's wife says "If Tracy runs away with the chunky chick from Hairspray..."
In a news story, Seth mentions that this musical is closing.
Judges mention the film after Mýa's dance to one of the songs
John Travolta says his daughter has seen the movie
Subject of a $600 clue in the category "Celebrity Cards"
Included in a $10,000 question
Subject of a $7,500 question
Subject of a $200 clue in the category "John Travolta Films"
Jay mentions that Zac Efron was in the film
Jay mentions that Allison Janney was in the film
mentioned among movies looking to bring back the movie musical.
Film mentioned when Adam Shankman is introduced
Clips shown in a celebrity interview with Michelle Pfeiffer.
reviewed + footage used
Clips are featured during a discussion of how some homosexual's are going to boycott the film due to Scientoglist Travolta's involvment.
Clips featured during montage.
Clips shown in a segment on Zac Efron.
features clips from this film.
Clips of mistakes shown
a clip is shown in a montage of Queen Latifah films
a clip is shown in a montage of John Travolta films
Clip included in montage of Michelle Pfeiffer films
The Corny Collins show is a direct spoof
The Nikki Blonsky character