What to Expect When You're Expecting (2012) Poster


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Tarzan the Ape Man (1932)
Gary's ringtone is Tarzan's call.
West Side Story (1961)
Mentioned by Rosie
Starsky and Hutch (1975) (TV Series)
mentioned in song lyric
Freaky Friday (1976)
Referenced by Craig
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
The first time Jordan is seen, he wields a toy lightsabre
Purple Rain (1984)
Holly explains her wedding photo by saying that Vince "loves 'Purple Rain.'"
Days of Thunder (1990)
Ramsey racing golf carts with Gary.
Fight Club (1999)
"Dudes-group" is compared to Fight Club, they later joke that their first rule is not to talk about it
The Biggest Loser (2004) (TV Series)
Jules is a personal trainer for "Lose It and Weep," a "Biggest Loser"-like weight-loss program.
The Hills (2006) (TV Series)
allusion to Whitney Port's reality tv career
The Wrestler (2008)
Jordan is compared to Mickey Rourke in The Wrestler

Referenced in 

Kendra on Top: A Star Is Born (2012) (TV Episode)
Hank talks about the film as part of hosting practice
Jeopardy!: Episode #29.133 (2013) (TV Episode)
Correct response to $200 clue in From Page to Screen
The Secret Life of the American Teenager: When Bad Things Happen to Bad People (2013) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Ricky in relation to him, Ben, Amy and Adrian's last few years at Ulysses S. Grant High School.
Psych: Shawn and Gus Truck Things Up (2014) (TV Episode)
Shawn says, "If the modern romantic comedy has taught us anything, it's what to expect when you're expecting," and Gus adds, "Except for the film 'What to Expect When You're Expecting.' That movie sucked!"
The Simpsons: What to Expect When Bart's Expecting (2014) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Chasing Life: What to Expect When You're Expecting Chemo (2014) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
The Mindy Project: What to Expect When You're Expanding (2015) (TV Episode)
title reference


Dirty Dancing (1987)
Gary tells Wendy it's the film they're about to watch. Scenes are then seen in a park screening.

Featured in 

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.133 (2012) (TV Episode)
Cameron Diaz introduces a clip from her film
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.73 (2012) (TV Episode)
A clip featuring guest Cameron Diaz is shown.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.74 (2012) (TV Episode)
A clip featuring guest Brooklyn Decker is shown.
Maltin on Movies: Battleship (2012) (TV Episode)
Movie reviewed in this episode.
Maltin on Movies: Arbitrage (2012) (TV Episode)
Movie reviewed in this episode.


Dancing with the Stars (2005) (TV Series)
"Celebrity Dance Factor" is a spoof of "Dancing with the Stars."

Spoofed in 

Mad: The Blunder Games/The Poop-seidon Adventure (2012) (TV Episode)
What to Expect When You're Expecto Patronum is a spoof of this movie.

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