The Great Outdoors (1988) Poster


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The Twilight Zone (1959) (TV Series)
When the Ripley boys see the twins for the first time, the Twilight Zone theme plays as the camera zooms in on the Craig girls' faces. Dan Aykroyd (Roman Craig) was in "Twilight Zone: The Movie".
The Yogi Bear Show (1961) (TV Series)
Chet talks about "seeing Boo-Boo up close" at the bear dump.
The Exorcist (1973)
Chet says he expects the twins' heads to spin around and vomit pea soup.
Ghostbusters (1984)
Dan Aykroyd repeats the line "We got it, We got it."
A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
Chet mentions the killer bear's claws being like Freddy Krueger's, only worse.

Referenced in 

She's Having a Baby (1988)
In a cameo during the end credits, John Candy and Dan Aykroyd reprise their roles from their movie The Great Outdoors.
ALF: Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (1989) (TV Episode)
ALF rents the film.
Freddy's Nightmares: The Light at the End of the Tunnel (1989) (TV Episode)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Parenthood (1989)
One of the video boxes in the paper bag Helen finds in Garry's closet.
There's Nothing Out There (1991)
Video case is shown in a video store.
(500) Days of Summer (2009)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Baby's Day Out Review (2010) (Video)
another comedy written by John Hughes
Family Guy: And Then There Were Fewer (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Carl
Phineas and Ferb: The Great Indoors/Canderemy (2011) (TV Episode)
Title reference
The Cinema Snob: Heartbeeps (2013) (TV Episode)
John Candy shooting a bear in the ass
The Cinema Snob: Friday the 13th (2013) (TV Episode)
"They just need to get John Candy in here with a shotgun lamp to shoot it in the ass."
The Cinema Snob: Silent Night, Deadly Night (2013) (TV Episode)
Snob mentions that the actor playing Billy's boss went on to play the guy that gets hit by lightning 66 times in this movie.
The Cinema Snob: Cannibal Holocaust II (2017) (TV Episode)
"This remake of The Great Outdoors is not so bad."
The Cinema Snob: Return to Boggy Creek (2017) (TV Episode)
"And then they get stuck in the cave of the bald-headed bear from"

Featured in 

Siskel & Ebert: Who Framed Roger Rabbit/Aria/The Great Outdoors (1988) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown. Movie is reviewed. Two thumbs down.
Biography: To John with Love: A Tribute to John Candy (1995) (TV Episode)
Clips are presented.

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