Wayne and Garth perform the entire opening sequence from Laverne and Shirley en route to an Alice Cooper concert.
Arnold drifts off into a deep sleep during a school field trip to the opera and dreams of scenes from many famous operas, including Bizet’s Carmen and Wagner’s The Valkyrie.
Blossom emerges from a pile of winter coats and hats, looking like Cartman, after being attacked by new student Mike’s imaginary “fiend.”
This whole sequence is an excerpt from Buster’s short story, “The Day the Earth Was Saved” - in which Buster is killed à la Kenny (squished by a U.F.O.).
The “scene” from Twin Peaks that Homer is watching is actually a combination of some of the characters’ dream sequences.
In an effort to rid Fry of the parasites in his body, the Professor develops a plan similar to the classic sci-fi film.
“You’re my only hope” - then and now. Ironic that Liz Lemon would flee from the home of her pop culture icon.
At the movies, Tom falls asleep and imagines himself as a character in a series of foreign films - the most memorable being The Seventh Seal, re-imagined with a Cupid instead of Death.
Hilda’s long list of conversation topics includes “old man Trainer”, “fly on a bird”, “cinnamon island”, and “seal along the shore” - a reference to the Old man glitch.