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References 

Frankenstein (1931)
In Mel's house there are references to "Frankenstein".
Little Orphan Annie (1932)
Swimmer Boy calls Steven "Daddy Warbucks".
The Wizard of Oz (1939)
Jerry says to Marcus: "Good game. Drive home safe tonight. On the yellow brick road".
It Came from Outer Space (1953)
Poster is shown in Mel's computer room.
Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954)
A statue of the creature from the black lagoon is shown in Mel's house.
Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956)
Poster is shown in the Nerd Headquarters from "The Benchwarmers".
13 Ghosts (1960)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
Video case is shown in a video store.
The Addams Family (1964) (TV Series)
Steven says one of his nicknames was "Black Uncle Fester".
A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965) (TV Short)
Steven says one of his nicknames was "Black bodybuilding Charlie Brown".
Batman (1966) (TV Series)
Mel drives the Batmobile from this television series.
Star Trek (1966) (TV Series)
In Mel's house and in Marcus' basement there are numerous references to this television series.
The Italian Job (1969)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Patton (1970)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Multiple Maniacs (1970)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Pink Flamingos (1972)
Video case is shown in a video store.
The Last House on the Left (1972)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Kojak (1973) (TV Series)
Steven says one of his nicknames was "Kojak".
Happy Days (1974) (TV Series)
Marcus wears a "Happy Days" t-shirt.
Lipstick (1976)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Bloodsucking Freaks (1976)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
In Mel's house, in the Nerd Headquarters, in the Gus Bus and in the Shmegmer Park there are numerous references to the "Star Wars" saga.
I Spit on Your Grave (1978)
Video case is shown in a video store.
When a Stranger Calls (1979)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Asteroids (1979) (Video Game)
Arcade game is shown in Mel's house.
Cannibal Holocaust (1980)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Breaker Morant (1980)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
In Mel's house, in the Nerd Headquarters, in the Gus Bus and in the Shmegmer Park there are numerous references to the "Star Wars" saga.
Maniac (1980)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Mother's Day (1980)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Centipede (1980) (Video Game)
Arcade game is shown.
Gorf (1981) (Video Game)
Arcade game is shown in Mel's house.
Polyester (1981)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Firecracker (1981)
Video case is shown in a video store.
The Pit (1981)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Ms. Pac-Man (1981) (Video Game)
Gus mentions it. Also, Sarah plays this game.
Knight Rider (1982) (TV Series)
When Mel meets Gus and his friends for the first time, he drives in K.I.T.T., the car from this television series.
First Blood (1982)
Referring to Marcus, Clark says: "This nerd makes me look like Rambo".
Spring Break (1983)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Star Wars: Episode VI - The Return of the Jedi (1983)
In Mel's house, in the Nerd Headquarters, in the Gus Bus and in the Shmegmer Park there are numerous references to the "Star Wars" saga.
Chained Heat (1983)
Video case is shown in a video store.
All the Right Moves (1983)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Sleepaway Camp (1983)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Children of the Corn (1984)
Richie mentions it: "What is this? 'Children Of The Corn?'".
Savage Streets (1984)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Body Double (1984)
Video case is shown in a video store.
The Terminator (1984)
Mel calls Reggie Jackson "Reginator".
Birdy (1984)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Violets Are Blue... (1986)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Heartbreak Ridge (1986)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Red Dwarf (1988) (TV Series)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Hairspray (1988)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Stars and Bars (1988)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Two Moon Junction (1988)
Video case is shown in a video store.
A Handful of Dust (1988)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Vampire's Kiss (1988)
Video case is shown in a video store.
License to Drive (1988)
Video case is shown in a video store.
The Blob (1988)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Tequila Sunrise (1988)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Kickboxer (1989)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Field of Dreams (1989)
Mel says: "If you build it, nerds will come".
Family Matters (1989) (TV Series)
Richie says to Clark: "I didn't know Denzel played Urkel".
House Party (1990)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Cry-Baby (1990)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Predator 2 (1990)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Zandalee (1991)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Cool as Ice (1991)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Cape Fear (1991)
Video case is shown in a video store.
The Prince of Tides (1991)
DVD and video case are shown in a video store.
Kuffs (1992)
Video case is shown in a video store.
A Few Good Men (1992)
Richie says to Brad: "You can't handle the truth!".
Serial Mom (1994)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Black Beauty (1994)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Billy Madison (1995)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Smoke (1995)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Bad Boys (1995)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Jury Duty (1995)
Video case is shown in a video store.
The Net (1995)
DVD and video case are shown in a video store.
Shall We Dance? (1996)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Happy Gilmore (1996)
Video case is shown in a video store.
The Cable Guy (1996)
Video case is shown in a video store.
A Time to Kill (1996)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Bulletproof (1996)
Video case is shown in a video store.
The First Wives Club (1996)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Grosse Pointe Blank (1997)
Video case is shown in a video store.
The Fifth Element (1997)
DVD and video case are shown in a video store.
Con Air (1997)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Batman & Robin (1997)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Kull the Conqueror (1997)
Video case is shown in a video store.
The Wedding Singer (1998)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Vampires (1998)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Godzilla (1998)
Video case is shown in a video store.
The Waterboy (1998)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Psycho (1998)
Video case is shown in a video store.
The Thirteenth Floor (1999)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)
In Mel's house, in the Nerd Headquarters, in the Gus Bus and in the Shmegmer Park there are numerous references to the "Star Wars" saga.
Big Daddy (1999)
Poster is shown in a video store.
Muppets from Space (1999)
Video case is shown in a video store.
End of Days (1999)
DVD is shown in a video store.
The End of the Affair (1999)
Poster is shown in a video store.
Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo (1999)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Stuart Little (1999)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Digimon: The Movie (2000)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Me, Myself & Irene (2000)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Scary Movie (2000)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Faust (2000)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Little Nicky (2000)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Kiss of the Dragon (2001)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within (2001)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Scary Movie 2 (2001)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Jason X (2001)
Video case is shown in a video store.
The Musketeer (2001)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Behind Enemy Lines (2001)
Video case is shown in a video store.
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Video case is shown in a video store.
The Kid Stays in the Picture (2002)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Star Wars: Episode II - The Attack of the Clones (2002)
In Mel's house, in the Nerd Headquarters, in the Gus Bus and in the Shmegmer Park there are numerous references to the "Star Wars" saga.
Stuart Little 2 (2002)
Poster and DVD are shown in a video store.
K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)
Video case is shown in a video store.
El crimen del padre Amaro (2002)
Video case is shown in a video store.
The Guru (2002)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Sweet Home Alabama (2002)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Darkness (2002)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Jonah: A VeggieTales Movie (2002)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Comedian (2002)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Kiss the Bride (2002)
Video case is shown in a video store.
The Hot Chick (2002)
Video case is shown in a video store.
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Just Married (2003)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Kangaroo Jack (2003)
Video case is shown in a video store.
How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Pauly Shore Is Dead (2003)
Video case is shown in a video store.
DysFunktional Family (2003)
Video case is shown in a video store.
I'm Not Scared (2003)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Remember Me, My Love (2003)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Identity (2003)
Poster is shown in a video store.
Down with Love (2003)
Video case is shown in a video store.
I Am David (2003)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Danny Deckchair (2003)
Video case is shown in a video store.
The Job (2003)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Mystic River (2003)
Video case is shown in a video store.
King of the Ants (2003)
Video case is shown in a video store.
In Hell (2003)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Bad Boys II (2003)
Video case is shown in a video store.
My Boss's Daughter (2003)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Scary Movie 3 (2003)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Big Fish (2003)
Poster is shown in a video store.
Mean Creek (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Garden State (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Napoleon Dynamite (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Super Size Me (2004)
DVD is shown in a video store.
The Woodsman (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Saw (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story (2004) (TV Movie)
Video case is shown in a video store.
One Point O (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Spartan (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
The Final Cut (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
50 First Dates (2004)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Dawn of the Dead (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Jersey Girl (2004)
DVD is shown in a video store.
The Ladykillers (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Johnson Family Vacation (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Laws of Attraction (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Ella Enchanted (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
The Day After Tomorrow (2004)
DVD is shown in a video store.
The Notebook (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
De-Lovely (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
The Stepford Wives (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
The Door in the Floor (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Spider-Man 2 (2004)
Poster and video case are shown in a video store.
Deep Evil (2004) (TV Movie)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
I, Robot (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Ripper 2: Letter from Within (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Little Black Book (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
AVP: Alien vs. Predator (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Exorcist: The Beginning (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
A Love Song for Bobby Long (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Paparazzi (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Finding Neverland (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Vera Drake (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Hotel Rwanda (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Ray (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
A Dirty Shame (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Sideways (2004)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Ladder 49 (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Infection (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Deadly Visions (2004) (TV Movie)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Unstoppable (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
The Grudge (2004)
DVD is shown in a video store.
The Incredibles (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
National Treasure (2004)
DVD is shown in a video store.
The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
In Good Company (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Ocean's Twelve (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
The Phantom of the Opera (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
The Aviator (2004)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Meet the Fockers (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Spanglish (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Flight of the Phoenix (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
The Ranch (2004) (TV Movie)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Paradise (2004) (TV Movie)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Racing Stripes (2005)
Video case is shown in a video store.
White Noise (2005)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Elektra (2005)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Assault on Precinct 13 (2005)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Are We There Yet? (2005)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Alone in the Dark (2005)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Into the Sun (2005)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Tekken 5 (2005) (Video Game)
Arcade game is shown.
The Sandlot 2 (2005) (Video)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)
In Mel's house, in the Nerd Headquarters, in the Gus Bus and in the Shmegmer Park there are numerous references to the "Star Wars" saga.
Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo (2005)
Video case is shown in a video store.
The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005)
A boy calls Richie "a 39 Year Old Virgin".
The Gingerdead Man (2005)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Get Rich or Die Tryin' (2005)
Poster is shown in a video store.

Referenced in 

Jackass Number Two (2006)
A "The Benchwarmers" billboard is shown.
National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007)
It is shown on a marquee in Times Square.
The Suite Life of Zack and Cody: Benchwarmers (2008) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Bad Movie Beatdown: Paul Blart: Mall Cop (2010) (TV Episode)
It is mentioned among Adam Sandler's movies.
Hollywood's Top Ten: Batter Up! (2011) (TV Episode)
Honorable mention.
Nostalgia Critic: Master of Disguise (2013) (TV Episode)
Another terrible movie from Happy Madison.

Features 

Spider-Man (2002)
DVD is shown in a video store. Also, footage of this movie is shown.
Rayman 3: Hoodlum Havoc (2003) (Video Game)
A Bad Kid plays this game.

Spoofs 

Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (2003) (TV Series)
The starting of construction on the baseball stadium (Shmegmer Park) spoofs the starting of "ultimate home makeover".

See also

Trivia | Goofs | Crazy Credits | Quotes | Alternate Versions | Soundtracks

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