While in a confrontation with Dean, Jess says that their feud is "too West Side Story."
Lorelai says that Luke is the Grinch to her Cindy Lou Who.
Referenced by Sookie
Lorelai says, "It's like Thunderdome in here!"
Paris refers to her friendship with Madeline and Louise as "My Life with the Banger Sisters."
Lorelai and Rory are watching the film as the episode opens. The scene cuts between clips from the film and the Gilmores comparing themselves to Edie and Little Edie.