SCTV Network (1981–1983)
Moranis and Thomas appear as the McKenzie Brothers
Mentioned by Johnny as he comments on a clip of John Candy in David Steinberg's movie
Mentioned by Johnny as he introduces Martin Short
Johnny refers to Martin Short's former show
Crow: Ed Grimley's here.
Martin Short mentions his former show
referenced with guest Catherine O'Hara
Short plays characters that he played on SCTV
"It's the Earl Camembert tribe."
Mike: They're doing the going mental dance.
Spencer mentions in show in relation to Harold Ramis.
"I think we stumbled onto Mel's Rock Pile."
Mike: Ed Grimley choreographed this dance.
Mentioned in a $400 clue in the category "'80s Film Comedy"
mentioned in film
Tuke and Rutt are cartoon moose versions of the Mackenzie Brothers. After the "I love... dew" conversation, the plants they want to eat are essentially the ingredients for beer.
Mentioned by Martin Short
The Nostalgia Critic compares "You Can't Do That On Television" to this show.
Conan O'Brien introduces actor and comedian Martin Short and mentions this show
Hernan Moreno's Constable Carlos Amistoso character name is a reference to Harold Ramis' SCTV character Officer Friendly.
The Dean of Higgins university, where Abby and Holtzmann work, is named Thomas Shanks. Tommy Shanks was one of John Candys characters in SCTV. John Candy is also featured in the original Ghostbusters music video and was approached to play Louis in the original film but turned it down.
Steve Martin mentions Martin Short's former show
Abbi Jacobson mentions that Ed Grimley partially inspired a talk show she recorded with her brother at age 8
Clips are presented.
Wallace does his impression of The Great White North recurring sketch from this show.
Pokes fun at Canadian stereotypes like people saying "eh' and "hoser" and Colleen's last name is McKenzie, like the 2 brothers from the Great White North sketches on this show.