Trading Places (1983)
Inspired the train scene and stock market manipulation
Two rich guys are arguing about what matters most: breeding or upbringing. One bets the other they can take any bum off the street and make him a gentleman.
2 old men bet on the effect of making a poor man rich for a month.
Gloria Upson's/Bunny's story ending with "...and she stepped on the ball."
In one scene, Billy Ray Valentine is riding around on a soapbox with wheels, as Porgy usually does in productions of "Porgy and Bess", but in this case Valentine is only pretending to be disabled. He tries to pick up a woman who ignores him. Calling after her, he says, "I know what you're thinkin' man, - you seen "Porgy and Bess'?"
Propoganda from John Landis's fake movie "See You Next Wednesday" are seen in both films
The restaurant has the same background music from the Chez Paul.
Original book is shown.
Rocky's statue seen
Richard Pryor mentions seeing the movie
Poster is shown in a theater.
Title mentioned during the monologue and The Julia Show
Dr. Raymond Stantz/Dan Aykroyd say "I have been in the private business and they demand production"
Subject of a $200 clue in the category "Actors & Roles", it was the first-ever clue to deal with film.
Dan Aykroyd mentions his earlier movie with director John Landis
Don Ameche mentions his previous movie
Randolph and Mortimer Duke appear homeless and Eddie Murphy gives them a large amount of money to get them off the streets.
Video case is shown in a video store.
Sylvester Stallone mentions John Landis' earlier movie
Brian and Helen discuss the nudity in this movie.
Referenced during the Video Pick of the Week segment.
Caroline tells Richard that the movie shot in front of her house is directed by John Landis and then explains that he also directed Animal House, The Blues Brothers and Trading Places.
presents the clash of the rich and the poor
"This ain't Trading Places, nigga!"
Open reference by a character
Marshall says that his nude scenes compilation tape includes Jamie Lee Curtis's nude scenes from the film.
Gus wears the same disguise as Jamie Lee Curtis
Makes the countdown, is talked about.
Rochelle takes the children to the movie
The boys talk about Jamie Lee Curtis and when she is showing her boobs in the movie
scene in dining room opens with Mr. Evans finishing a story for the entire table with "and she stepped on the ball". This is a reference to the country club scene from "Trading Places".
Features the "Trading Places" match with Carlito dressed as Hardcore Holly and Hardcore Holly dressed as Carlito.
Carly and Freddie quote the last lines of Dan Aykroyd and Eddie Murphy after their newfound fortune
Subject of a $2,000 question
mentioned as another film John Landis made with Eddie Murphy
Jeremy refers to the scene where Curtis takes her top off in front of Aykroyd.
One of the challenges for buying and selling items is titled "How much for the gun?".
Ron says he's Dan Aykroyd to Henry's Eddie Murphy.
The song sung by the quartet is from the movie.
Features the "Trading Places" match with Goldust dressed as William Regal and William Regal dressed as Goldust.
Dulé Hill mentions this movie during interview
Referenced by Lassiter
Jack says he was going to "Trading Places" Devon
Matthew Lillard alludes to it.
"I'm gonna rip your eye out and piss on your brain, you alien dirtbag!"
Max mentions the movie
One character makes a bet, and at the end it is revealed that it was for a paltry sum (1EUR as opposed to 1$).
title referenced and stills shown
Mike to Louis - "Looking good Louis. You're supposed to say feeling good Billy Ray.You know, Trading Places, movie quotes, it's what we do."
Mentioned among Eddie Murphy's good movies.
Mike Greenberg and Mike Golic discuss their lists of the best Christmas movies
mentioned in discussion of Eddie Murphy comedies
"Looking good Billy Ray". "Feeling good, Louis"
Galahad mentions this film to Eggsy when explaining their relationship. Later, Eggsy and Merlin quote from the film with their "Looking good, feeling good!" exchange.
Adnan Virk gives in honorable mention on his list of favorite Christmans movies
Lana says of Archer's plan, "And it doesn't strike you as 'Brazilian Minstrel Show meets Trading Places'?"
Mentioned by Jake.
Mentioned by Chris Rock
Roger Cossack says this is his favorite Eddie Murphy movie
Mentioned by Mark.
discussion as to whether this is a Christmas movie
mentioned by Michael Smith
Mentioned by Andrew O'Keefe as a possible answer to a question about the movie in which Eddie Murphy plays multiple characters asked when Kim and the Chaser go head to head.
Name of movie is shown in graphic
Film title and Eddie Murphy mentioned
mentioned by Mike Greenberg in discussion of Christmas movies
Wrong guess in the Virtual Reality Pictionary game
"Like Jamie Lee Curtis in Trading Places"
Honest Title is 'Trading Faces'
"Looking good Merlin". "Feeling good, Eggsy"
TV version only includes clip from Sunset Blvd.
As Winthorpe and Valentine are discussing what is to be done, Ophelia is watching TV. A brief clip of the costume ball is shown, just before the newsflash.
Eddie Murphy introduces a clip from his movie
Clips are shown. Movie is reviewed.
Clip shown on The Julia Show with all voices dubbed by Julia Louise-Dreyfus
Reviewed in a special segment about Eddie Murphy movies.
Twin Peaks re-uses a shot of the Philidelphia bell from this film.
Clips are shown.
A clip is shown.
Features a clip from this film.
Beware of Santa segment
Ice Cube's #4 Favorite Film
clip shown - #7
Clips used in review.
A fragment is shown.
Number 25 in the Countdown
Number 20 in the Countdown
Ranks at #7
Clip is showed
"Here's Johnny" line when Ophelia opens the door to a customer
Video's title is a takeoff on the mainstream film's title from a year earlier.
On the keycard Roger obtains aboard the Arcada it is written "Beek and Hinder Security Systems" - a parody on Beek Security company.
29:48 "Looking jiggy Burt, Feeling jiggy Kronk"
The gorilla at the zoo is meant to look like the gorilla from this movie, playing on the fact that both look very fake.