Our Town (1940)
When Jim breaks the 4th wall, speaking to the audience, and refers to "Our Town" he mimics the method of storytelling from Thornton Wilder's "Our Town."
The theme from the film, composed by aaron Copland, is played.
References Our Town (1940) in a line of dialogue.
Mike, Carol, and Ben perform in the play.
The play is mentioned that the film is based on.
Winnie lands a leading role in "Our Town."
Crow: "Life was simple in Grover's Corners."
Crow: "Grover's Corners, after dark"
Crow: "Life is simple here at Grover's Corners."
Crow: "Life is kind of different in Grover's Corners."
Joel: "They're printing out a production of 'Our Town.'"
Crow: "It's the stage manager from 'Our Town.'"
Tom: "Let's do a production of 'Our Town.'"
Mentioned by Peter
Joey mentions the reviews for the play he appeared in that the film is based on.
Michael talks about a class production of the play the film is based on.
Clue: "Emily Webb of Grover's Corners."
Gus says, "We'd just appreciate a little closure before we say goodbye to Grover's Corners for the last time," and Shawn responds, "What is that - a 'Sesame Street' reference?"
Referenced by Julie Taymor (Kristen Wiig) on Weekend Update
Tom: "Life was simpler in Grover's Corners."
The beginning and ending narration parallel the movie, which shares the same name as the episode.
movie is featured in this DVD collection
The main title and theme of show are the same.
The characters star in a production of "Flour Town" by Thorntree Wildflower.