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Carrie (1976)
The name of the psychotic jock is Billy Nolan, which was also the name of Nancy Allen's psycho boyfriend in Carrie.
Freaky Friday (1976)
Ione and her mother switch bodies.
The Smurfs (1981) (TV Series)
Mentioned in dialogue
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)
Billy talks about Wrath of Khan and slugs in a star trek uniform
Fraggle Rock (1983) (TV Series)
Mentioned by principal
The Karate Kid (1984)
Lone says "Clapton your my Ralph Macchio, do the crane thing."
The Breakfast Club (1985)
Numerous references.
Back to the Future (1985)
Poster seen, Teacher is talking about flux Capacitor and 1.21 gig watts on chalkboard.
Dirty Dancing (1987)
Clapton references Patrick Swayze and does a few moves
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987) (TV Series)
Picard is mentioned
Road House (1989)
Clapton makes a number of references to Patrick Swayze, the way he driesses to the way he fights
The Simpsons (1989) (TV Series)
Lone says "Eat my shorts jerk." Bart Simpson used to say "eat my shorts"
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991)
Mentioned by Sloan
Freejack (1992)
A character states that they're going to "watch Freejack on laserdisc."
Under Siege (1992)
mentioned by Sander
True Romance (1993)
Sanders is a Steven Seagal fan and Clapton is a Patrick Swayze fan much like Clarence is an Elvis fan. In a time of need a silhouette of the characters beloved actor appears behind them as a mentor. Also some musical cues are reminiscent of the theme from True Romance.
My So-Called Life (1994) (TV Series)
Riley dresses up as Angela Chase (Claire Danes)
Scream (1996)
References to Scream, after Riley is attacked and falls in pool, talking to police. Neve Campbell and talks about Scream
Volcano (1997)
mentioned by Ione
Star Trek: Insurrection (1998)
Billy says he is wearing a LeVar Burton pinky ring
The Matrix (1999)
Billy taking to young Verge in 1992, saying he comes from a future where machines have taking over and are using humans for power
Torque (2004)
A character mentions that Clapton and Ione "makes as much sense as that stupid movie Torque". Torque was directed by Joseph Kahn, who also directed this film.
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)
Cop says to Riley "you really nuked the fridge with that one." The term comes from the film Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, in which, near the start of the movie, Harrison Ford's character survives a nuclear detonation by climbing into a kitchen fridge,
Hotel for Dogs (2009)
Sander says that this movie is on cable after the food fight at the bowling alley
Avatar (2009)
Talking about Avatar while bowling
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic (2010) (TV Series)
Clapton's year book photo states "He made everyone he skated past feel 20% cooler". "20% Cooler" is a phrase that originated from the show.

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The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.123 (2012) (TV Episode)
Josh Hutcherson introduces a clip from his film


The Fly (1986)
Billy claims to have fly blood in him and his vomit is acidic
Edward Scissorhands (1990)
When Billy is shown with a tv on his hand, everyone calls him "TV-hands" and the music is similar to the "Edward Scissorhands" theme
Saw (2004)
The plot to the "Cinderhella" movie

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