Follow TV Tropes


Shout Out / The Loud House

Go To


  • Besides being inspired by comic strips, there's also names of comic strip writers hidden.
  • Advertisement:
  • The old folks who appear in "Linc or Swim" are Grandpa Phil, Uncle Iroh, Lou Pickles, Ms. Fowl and Ms. Bitters.
  • Luna's idol, Mick Swagger, is an obvious parody of Mick Jagger.
  • Lincoln owns a green-colored toy of King Ghidorah in his bedroom. He also has a robot toy reminiscent of the infamous Mazinger Z as well, and a toy of Robbie the Robot too.
  • One of the houses that shows up often in the background looks similar to the Griffin's household.
  • The floor plan of the Loud's house is the exact same as the Simpson's house.
  • Luna has a tendency to make references to classic rock songs:
    • Luna saying "For those about to rock" in "No Guts, No Glori" was a reference to the AC/DC song "For Those About To Rock".
    • Luna told Lincoln "You can't always get what you want, bro" in "Project Loud House". It's a reference to The Rolling Stones' song "You Can't Always Get What You Want".
    • Advertisement:
    • Luna saying "Yeah, every little thing is gonna be alright" references Bob Marley's "Three Little Birds".
    • Luna's "Woah, dude. Looks like pool's out for summer" line from "Linc or Swim" references Alice Cooper's "School's Out".
    • Luna once sung the line "Walk this way" in "Changing Baby", which comes from "Walk This Way" by Aerosmith.
    • Luna has two in "Hand-Me-Downer". When she gave Lincoln her broken guitar, she said "Here you go, bro. All it needs is love. Love is all it needs", referencing "All You Need Is Love" by The Beatles. When referring to a bike Luna said "'Had to do some work on it. But then it was ride Sally ride". This references Wilson Pickett's "Mustang Sally".
    • One reference that got past the censors was her reference to "Highway to Hell" by AC/DC. In "Butterfly Effect" Luna tells Lincoln "Check it, bro. I uploaded a song about our family going down the highway to—*computer noise* hello! I just got 50 more hits."
    • Advertisement:
    • In "Chores and Peace", all the sisters get in on the song reference however it's Luna that led them. It's a reference to Edwin Starr's "War".
    Luna: Chores, huh, what are they good for?
    Everyone: Absolutely nothing! Say it again!
    • When she, Lincoln, and Clyde get arrested in "For Bros About To Rock" Luna says "Sorry bro. I fought the law and the law won", referencing "I Fought The Law" written by Sonny Curtis. In the same scene she says "I know it's only rock-n-roll, but I like it". That references "It's Only Rock 'N Roll (But I Like It)" by The Rolling Stones.
    • Luna's come back "Yeah, dream on" in "It's A Loud, Loud, Loud, Loud House" references Aerosmith's "Dream On".
    • Luna singing "Time for me to go solo" in "House Music" references "Time For Me To Fly" by REO Speedwagon.
    • When Luna begs to Lisa in "April Fools Rules" she says "Please, gimme shelter!", referencing The Rolling Stones' "Gimme Shelter". Later on, Luna says "She's a black magic woman, dude", referring to Luan, which references "Black Magic Woman" by Santana.
    • Luna once made a reference to Drake with "You know what they say: YOLO" as well, but then immediately chastised herself for it.
    • In "Cereal Offender" Luna says over the microphone "For those about to shop: I salute you!", referencing "For Those About To Rock (We Salute You)" by AC/DC.
    • In "Raw Deal" Luna tells Lincoln "The vending machine gave me an extra bag of chips! The best things in life are free, bro", which references Ray Henderson's "The Best Things In Life Are Free".
    • In "'L' for Love", Luna said "Dream on, Lunes, you're the owner of a lonely heart", referencing Yes' "Owner Of A Lonely Heart" as well as possibly "Dream On" by Aerosmith.
    • In "Tricked" Luna complimented Lucy, "Halloween is kinda crazy with a spooky little girl like you!" referencing 60s song "Spooky" by Classics IV
    • In "Future Tense", Luna screams "We don't need no education!" when her parents sign her up for classes at a community college. This references the song "Another Brick In The Wall (Part 2)" by Pink Floyd.
    • In "A Roadie to Nowhere", Luna says "achy breaky heart".

Season 1

101a — Left in the Dark

  • In the flashback of the girls fighting over the remote, the TV briefly shows a cartoon show with a sponge and a starfish.

101b — Get the Message

  • The title card features Lincoln running against a spotlight, much like the iconic shot of Tintin.

102a — Heavy Meddle

102b — Making the Case

103a — Driving Miss Hazy

105a — Project Loud House

  • Lisa gives Leni an acne cream that turns her skin blue. She then offers her a swelling potion before Lincoln tests it out first, referencing "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory".

106a — Sound of Silence

  • The title can only be referencing the famous song of the same name by Simon & Garfunkel.
  • When Lincoln comes back in the house after rolling around in the trash, a soda bottle with ZOSO printed on it can be seen stuck to his foot.
  • Lincoln shouts "TAKE MY MONEY!" at a delivery drone, even tossing an absurd amount of cash at it, referencing the meme from "Futurama".
  • The stories of Lola's extreme vengeance on her sisters include parodies of the "horse head" scene from The Godfather and the "bunny boiler" scene from Fatal Attraction.

106b — Space Invader

107b — Undie Pressure

108b — Changing the Baby

  • Subtle, but when the Loud family agree to let Lily decide who she wants to be with, Luna says "Walk this way!"

109b — Ties That Bind

110b — Sleuth or Consequences

  • At the beginning of the episode, Lincoln (while dressed up as Ace Savvy) is doing the Moonwalk Dance on bed, complete with him yelling at the end just like the late Michael Jackson did before doing that in his Live Performances (albeit for the latter, twice in a row).

111a — Butterfly Effect

112a — Along Came a Sister

  • The Exterminator strongly resembles Bluto.

113a — For Bros About to Rock

113b — It's a Loud, Loud, Loud, Loud House

114a — Toads and Tiaras

114b — Two Boys and a Baby

117a — House Music

  • Dad's instrument in the band is the cowbell.
  • A shot of Luna in a diner is a parody of the famous Nighthawks painting.
    • In the same shot, one of the diner patrons looks a lot like Shaggy.

118b — Cereal Offender

119a — Come Sale Away

  • The episode title is a reference to the song "Come Sail Away" by Styx.
  • One of the items Lincoln plans on selling at the yard sale is a toy rocket with the same color scheme as the Planet Express ship.

121a — The Loudest Yard

121b — Raw Deal

  • The ranger Lisa presents her discovery to looks and sounds almost exactly like Ranger Smith from Yogi Bear.

122a — Dance Dance Resolution

123A — One of the Boys

  • Levi, Lisa's male counterpart, appears to be a more clear reference to Dexter.

123B — A Tattler's Tale

  • In one scene, Lucy can be seen reading a book with various strange symbols. Between the scribbles the words Klaatu Barada Nikto can be spotted.

124a — Funny Business

  • Luan's wall has a stick-figure version of Ctrl+Alt+Del's infamous "Loss" comic on it.

124b — Snow Bored

125b — One Flu Over the Loud House

126b — Homespun

  • The werewolf book that Lucy debates on reading is titled "Hungry Like A..."
  • The sheet that Lincoln uses for the lining of a covered wagon has a logo for Starship Groupers.
  • During the "bad TV reception" flashback the television flashes The Dream Boat and something that looks exactly like Peanuts.
  • After Leni's leaky walls remembrance, it's mentioned that it happened because someone flushed the toilet in the upstairs bathroom. Luan's reaction is to comment "Urine Trouble there!"

Season 2

201 — 11 Louds a Leapin'

  • The title itself is a reference to "The Twelve Days Of Christmas", more specifically, a combination of the lines "Ten lords a leaping," and "Eleven Pipers Piping".

202b — The Old and the Restless

203b — Brawl in the Family

204a — Suite and Sour

  • Rita wonders when was the last time she and her husband had two full days for themselves. Lynn Sr. replies that it was in the "Summer of '98", mentioning Bill Clinton, Spice Girls and baseball player Mark McGwire.

205a — Making The Grade

206b — Cheater by the Dozen

211a — Pets Peeved

  • When the Loud pets attempt to break Watterson out of the pet sanctuary, the "Paris" theme from "Thieves in Time" can be heard in the background.
  • The pound the pets get to capture the new pup is called Green Mile Pet Sanctuary. The Green Mile is slang for a condemned inmate's last walk before they are executed.
  • The last puppy shown in the Green Mile Pet Sanctuary is a dead ringer for Snoopy.

211b — Pulp Friction

215a — Back Out There

216a — Fool's Paradise

  • The cryogenic tube Lisa builds to possibly freeze Luan for April Fools' Day looks directly lifted out of Futurama.
  • The entire episode was basically a G-rated Saw movie, right down to Luan having an inside man, in Mr. Loud.

224 — Tricked!

225b — The Crying Dame

  • The title is a direct reference to The Crying Game, an R Rated film about a transgender person facing prejudice. It's also about terrorism. And rather violent.
  • Fenton the Feel-Better Fox's design is a dead ringer for Foxy from Five Nights at Freddy's.
  • At the end of the episode, Fenton's head is seen in place of the sun, in reference to the baby-faced sun in Teletubbies.

Season 3

301 — Tripped!

  • The license number on Jerry Kling the Cherry King's truck is CHRY2K, a reference to Cherry 2000

305b — Fool me Twice

  • Once again, USA Battle Theme 04 can be heard as the Louds sneak out of their house and let their stunt doubles in.

312a — Scales of Justice

  • When Lana is listening to what she considers boring speeches, the speakers are covered by sounds similar to the adults in Peanuts.

318b — Game Boys

  • The title card shows Lincoln and Clyde standing on a platform, reminiscent of a level from Super Mario Bros., with Lincoln and Clyde dressed as Mario and Luigi, while an 8bit song plays in the background. The title also alludes to Nintendo's hand-held device, the "Game Boy."

320b — Tea Tale Heart

321 — The Loudest Thanksgiving

Season 4

417a — Write and Wrong

  • The siblings dressing up and singing for the woman who is interviewing Rita has them bear a resemblance to the von Trapp family.

How well does it match the trope?

Example of:


Media sources: