* HollywoodHomely: Michael, such a hopeless nerd.
* RetroactiveRecognition:
** Goose is [[WesternAnimation/TheIronGiant Kent Mansley]]. [[CatchPhrase He works for the government.]]
** Michael is [[Franchise/JamesBond Bond]]. [[VideoGame/{{Nightfire}} James Bond]].
* {{Sequelitis}}: The original is a hugely popular 50s nostaglia funfest. This movie has only a few characters returning from the original (Frenchy, Eugene, the principal and her assistant, and the coach. All brief roles.) and introduces Sandy's cousin Michael in some weak attempt to connect the two movies. The plot is basically a GenderFlip of the first movie's plot and the results are... well, let's just say [[FanonDiscontinuity most Grease fans like to pretend it doesn't exist.]]