Samuel L. Jackson and Halle Berry have uncredited cameos as footage from Jungle Fever is briefly played.
"Believe It or Not" was the theme song to the Greatest American Hero. Which was in it's final season in 1983 the was played during a few scenes).
Tonya: Momma, can we have our candy back?
Rochelle: No. I ate it. Don't need you all getting any more cavities which you all got. No cavities in this house. (Adding sugar to her drink)
Narrator: But at this rate, there'll be plenty of diabetes.
Narrator: My father was crazy about Tonya. She was the only one in the house, who would dare to take sleep and money from him at the same time.
Chris: Wait, your dad is giving you five dollars, just to come to the school?
Greg: I bet I won't miss a day at school this year. So far so good.
Narrator: My mother told me, I better not miss a day at school, or else she'll take five dollars off my ass.
Narrator: Getting an award for attendance is kinda like getting an award for breathing.
Narrator: A dream book takes any possible dream you can have and transforms it into a lucky number.