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(2006 TV Movie)

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References 

The Wizard of Oz (1939)
When Darnell is talking to Charlie about changing himself, Darnell asks if Charlie thinks he's a wizard. He also makes a reference to the Yellow Brick Road.
Saturday Night Fever (1977)
Kipp says he was watching a John Travolta movie and someone incorrectly guesses this movie
Grease (1978)
Kipp says he was watching this John Travolta movie
All the Right Moves (1983)
Charlie used to play football in Pittsburgh
Footloose (1984)
when the principal tells laurie that dancing is illegal in their town, this is referening footloose
The Karate Kid (1984)
mentioned by Ben Stein
The Transformers (1984) (TV Series)
"We gonna get jumped by eight Decepticons or something."
Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo (1984)
"Sit your electric boogie ass down."
Teen Wolf (1985)
mentioned by Ben Stein
Top Gun (1986)
"Taking it to the Danger Zone"
Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
mentioned by Ben Stein
Soul Man (1986)
the narrator, ben stein, mentions this movie before charlie goes to the door to meet kimberly
Dirty Dancing (1987)
mentioned by Ben Stein

Spoofs 

Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)
guy fantisizes about girl taking her top off (but in real life, she kicks him in the crotch)
Flashdance (1983)
the movie makes a joke reference to a previous title
Risky Business (1983)
after he gets a million dollars, the little brother puts on similar sunglasses and smooth-talks everyone like Tom Cruise's character in this movie
Footloose (1984)
dancing banned in town because kids danced and their feet became loose/now the school has "standarounds" instead
The Karate Kid (1984)
when the lead kid asks his asian next door neighbor to train him for the decathlon,this is spoofing karate kid
Revenge of the Nerds (1984)
"angry coach" who is actually happy
Girls Just Want to Have Fun (1985)
sneaking out of bed fully dressed/some of the bad dancing scenes
Secret Admirer (1985)
Ends up with his best friend, who is in love with him all along
Weird Science (1985)
He is stripped to his underwear in front of everyone
My Science Project (1985)
government wants the little brother's science project (and offers him a million dollars for it which he gladly takes)
Better Off Dead... (1985)
the Decathalon bet and the little brother whiz kid
Teen Wolf (1985)
kid at school is a werewolf and he attacks people that no one likes and becomes a hero
My Chauffeur (1986)
The couple kiss as they ride away in the Bentley at the end
Soul Man (1986)
when charlie puts on tanning cream and a jeri curl wig to meet Kimberly, this is spoofing soul man
Some Kind of Wonderful (1987)
Charlie's bestfriend likes him, but he likes the popular girl. He even has her drive them around on their date, where he goes to the popular girls ex-boyfriend's house, where it is intended for charlie to be beaten up.
Dirty Dancing (1987)
parody of scene where Patrick Swayze accidently tickles Jennifer Grey's armpit while they practice dancing
Can't Buy Me Love (1987)
makes fun of the way that a nerdy guy becomes popular, abandons old friends and pays the price

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