referenced as one of Jonathan Brandis' other roles
"Great, this is Sidekicks: The Comic Book."
"Is this turning into Sidekicks all of a sudden?"
"...to an even poorer-man's version of Sidekicks?"
another Chuck Norris film directed by Aaron Norris
Karen says Chuck Norris was great in "Sidekicks".
Mike mentions it. Also, video case is shown.
At the conclusion of the Cobra Kai demonstration at Valley Fest, Johnny breaks a stack of flaming bricks. This is a reference to Sidekicks, a movie that is itself heavily inspired by the Karate Kid, in which Jonathan Brandis's character also breaks a stack of flaming bricks. The fact that a clip from one of Chuck Norris's films plays as Johnny is watching videos on his computer may also have been an intentional reference to Sidekicks, as Chuck Norris also stars in Sidekicks.
Reviewed, clips shown.
"Is this gonna be like Sidekicks, except Bruce Lee is this guy's Chuck Norris?"
Jonathan Brandis has trouble with daydreaming including a daydream involving himself and Chuck Norris coming out of the water spoofing or possibly paying homage to Missing in Action