Lauren Graham: Why did you cut my sketch?
Matt: It wasn’t funny
Lauren Graham: I thought it was funny.
Matt: I thought the writing was funny, but that you weren’t very good.
Lauren Graham: Really? Because I thought the writing was one unbearably long set up for a jingle.
Matt: And that’s why I cut the sketch, you were in a number of wonderful sketches tonight, including a hilarious send-up of your character on Calico Gals.
Lauren Graham: Gilmore Girls
Danny: I wrote it down for you.
Willy: Jeannie, you were 15 seconds long on Comedia, we had to steal it from News 60
Jeannie: I know, people laughed, I was as surprised as anybody
Willy: Try not to be funny; we’re doing a TV show
Jeannie: Got it.
(about the three girls Danny picked up for Matt)
Danny: Okay, so they didn't break the bank on their SATs.
Matt: How long ago did they take the SATs?
(about the studio while drunk)
Jordan: So, I’m hiding here tonight; this is like for me Superman’s dome of pleasure.
Cal: Fortress of solitude?
Cal: Well, enjoy yourself.
Jordan: I believe I will.
During the tour of the theater, Tom tells his parents that "Who's On First?" was written by Abbott and Costello. However, the comedy duo did not write it, but they were the first duo to make the skit as famous as it has become.
The Hollywood Ten were a group of writers and directors that were blacklisted during the 1940s and early 1950s during the Red Scare. The Hollywood Ten were: Alvah Bessie, Herbert J Biberman, Lester Cole, Edward Dmytryk, Ring Lardner Jr., John Howard Lawson, Albert Maltz, Samuel Ornitz, Adrian Scott and Dalton Trumbo.
Matt: Harriet's floating around here with Sandy Koufax.
Sandy Koufax was a pitcher for the Brooklyn Dodgers from 1955 to 1966.
Cal: He just kinda mutters, like Geoffrey Rush in Shine.
Shine is a 1996 Academy Award winning film starring Geoffrey Rush as David Helfgott, a man with a mental illness.