* HeyItsThatGuy: [[spoiler: [[HappyDays Henry]] [[Series/ArrestedDevelopment Winkler]]]] as Hank and Evan's dad in the second season premiere.
** In 1x02, [[Series/{{Community}} Britta]] plays a ballerina.
*** And in the wedding movie, the Lawsons' cousin is "Fat Neil".
** In 1x08, [[{{Oz}} Tobias Beecher]] plays a illustrator, including a joke about the cartoon characters doing time.
** In 2x02, [[Series/TwentyFour Chloe O'Brian]] appears as New Part Newberg's stepdaughter
*** 2x09 featured [[Series/TwentyFour Ethan Kanin]] as General William Collins, Paige's father, who disapproves of Evan.
** In 2x03, Paul Wight AKA The Big Show appears as a famous movie star. Hilariously, they reference his wrestling name.
** In 2x08, Bill Belamy plays Aristotle philosopher-king cabbie of New York City who takes Jill and Divya for a night on the town.
** Paige does double duty as the pre-death version of the protagonist of DropDeadDiva.
** Looks like [[Series/{{House}} Dr. Taub]] moved to the Hamptons and now knows nothing about medicine, but still likes high living and beautiful women.
** [[spoiler: EdAsner]] as the Larsen[[spoiler:/Roth]] patriarch in "The Shaw/Hank Redemption".
** Evan was Aximili-Esgarrouth-Isthill (Ax for short) on the live-action adaptation of ''Series/{{Animorphs}}''.
** There's also an in-universe example when Evan suspects Jack's doctor of being a former child star. [[spoiler: He's right.]]
** Apparently [[Series/HowIMetYourMother Loretta Stinson]] has something against HankMed.
* OneOfUs: Evidently, ''someone'' who works on the show lurks TV Tropes: in the fourth season episode "Dawn of the Med," Hank uses the term "NinjaPirateZombieRobot" to describe one of Evan's old Halloween costumes.