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You ever get the impression that at least one of the band members might be One of Us?

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    Music Shoutouts 
  • "Nobody Puts Baby In The Corner" references Dirty Dancing.
  • "I'm Like A Lawyer..." quotes the title of the Meatloaf song "Two Out of Three Ain't Bad".
  • "Champagne for My Real Friends, Real Pain for My Sham Friends" is a Tom Waits quote.
  • "Tell That Mick He Just Made My List Of Things To Do Today" references Rushmore.
  • "Calm Before The Storm" contains a reference to P!nk's song "Get the Party Started".
  • "Pretty In Punk" is a pun-based shoutout to Pretty in Pink.
  • "Grand Theft Autumn" is actually a reference to the Braid song of the same name, but is often confused by many fans as a reference to Grand Theft Auto.
  • “You are what you love, not what loves you” from "Save Rock And Roll" is a quote from Adaptation.
  • "Just One Yesterday" reworks a line of lyrics from the Janis Joplin classic "Me & Bobby McGee".
  • As regards album titles:
    • From Under The Cork Tree is a reference to the children's book Ferdinand the Bull.
    • Infinity On High is a quote from a letter written by Vincent van Gogh to his brother Theo in 1888.
    • American Beauty/American Psycho = American Beauty/American Psycho.
  • "Our Lawyers Made Us Change The Name Of This Song So We Wouldn't Get Sued"'s original title was "My Name Is David Ruffin and These Are The Temptations".
  • "Headfirst Slide Into Cooperstown On A Bad Bet" references the betting scandal that ended the career of Pete Rose, a baseball player famed for headfirst slides.
  • "Of All The Gin Joints In All The World" references Casablanca.
  • "A Little Less Sixteen Candles, a Little More 'Touch Me'"
  • The film Closer is quoted in two separate songs:
    • "Thnks Fr Th Mmrs" ("he tastes like you, only sweeter");
    • "G.I.N.A.S.F.S." ("I love everything about you that hurts").
  • "Parker Lewis Can’t Lose (But I’m Gonna Give It My Best Shot)" is titled after a sitcom by the same name.
  • "(Coffee's for Closers)" is a reference to Glengarry Glen Ross.
  • The song "Rat A Tat" from Save Rock And Roll:
  • "Centuries" samples Suzanne Vega's "Tom's Diner"note . They even performed the song with her live.
  • "Uma Thurman"'s title and lyrics reference Pulp Fiction and Kill Bill, two films that she starred in (well, three, considering the latter is a two-parter).
  • "Champagne For My Real Friends, Real Pain For My Sham Friends" is a quote often attributed to painter Francis Bacon or musician Tom Waits, and also references 25th Hour.
  • The title of "It’s Not A Side Effect Of The Cocaine, I Am Thinking It Must Be Love" is a quote from David Bowie's "Station to Station".
  • "Get Busy Living Or Get Busy Dying" is a quote from The Shawshank Redemption.
  • "Music or Misery" references, and quotes, High Fidelity ("Which came first, the music or the misery?")
  • "Stay Frosty Royal Milk Tea" features a reference to the figure skating world in the form of a threat to "go Tonya Harding on the whole world's knee."
  • The titles of both "Stay Frosty Royal Milk Tea" and "Bishops Knife Trick" are references to Aliens. "Stay Frosty" was coined in the movie as a futuristic version of "keep cool," and the character Bishop's Establishing Character Moment involves his cohorts asking him to show off his "knife trick."

    Music Video Shoutouts 
  • Fitting for a music video for their Michael Jackson cover, the video for "Beat It" features countless MJ references.
  • The music video for "Headfirst Slide Into Cooperstown On A Bad Bet" is an wholesale Shout-Out to Weekend at Bernie's with Pete in the Bernie role. Brendon and Spencer discover Pete dead on a beach, take him out on a day of fun, and then return him to the beach where they found him....minus Pete's wallet, jacket, and phone.
    Brendon: I'm calling 911!
    Spencer: Waitwaitwait...are you gonna call 911 or are you gonna call Jason Tatenote ? [Beat] You want 1 million followers on Twitter?
    Brendon: [huge grin on his face] I just got an idea! Grab his arm! Grab his arm!
  • Did you love the video for *NSYNC's "It's Gonna Be Me"? Then you're gonna love the video for the version of "Irresistible" featuring Demi Lovato (who also appears in the video), especially when Chris Kirkpatrick and Joey Fatone show up. Pete talked about how much he admired the quality of *NSYNC's music videos back in the day, when Pete was still in hardcore bands and Fall Out Boy was barely a twinkle in anyone's eye.

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