List of references to Weezer in media
This page attempts to collate references to Weezer in popular media, such as television and film, music, and books. For appearances by the band members themselves, see the List of TV appearances by Weezer. For covers and tributes to Weezer by other artists, see the List of tribute albums.
Episode: "All About Steve"
(Season 1, episode 10)
Air date: September 25, 2005
Production code: 1AJN08
|During the intro of many American Dad episodes, the main character, Stan, is seen picking up the newspaper on his front porch. The newspapers usually contain satirical headlines, which change each episode. In "All About Steve", the headline reads:
Episode: "Logan's Run'd; Room Parents"
(Season 1, episode 2)
Air date: July 9, 2020
|During a scene where multiple characters are in the same car, one character, Josh, pulls out his personalized mixtape labeled "Josh's Jamz Vol 7". Before putting it in the player, he says:
Episode: "Last Christmas!"
(Season 2, episode 6)
Air date: December 1, 2018
Production code: 206
|A poster for a band called Geezer can be seen in the bedroom of a teenaged Donald Duck. The poster is a designed to resemble Weezer's self-titled debut album.|
|The Hard Times of RJ Berger
Episode: various episodes
|The series is set at the fictional high school Pinkerton High, named for the Weezer album of the same name. Weezer also appear as themselves in the episode "You, Me, and Weezer" (Season 2, episode 7).|
|King of the Hill
Episode: "Lost in MySpace"
(Season 13, episode 4)
Air date: November 2, 2008
Production code: CABE14
|When Hank Hill sees one of his long-time customers, Pat Ritchie, buying propane from rival store Thatherton Fuels, Hank confronts Pat, who admits to having met Thatherton on Myspace.
Pat: "We chatted online, and, well, we became friends."
|My Mad Fat Diary
(Series 2, episode 3)
Air date: March 3, 2014
|The main character, Rae, asks her mother for money to buy a copy of Weezer's Pinkerton after seeing a poster for it in a music store window (The show is set in the mid-1990's).|
Episode: "Bring Your Demon to Work Day"
Air date: April 18, 2020
|A poster for a band called Weezus can be seen in the bedroom of the main character, Dave. The poster is designed to resemble Weezer's second self-titled album.|
|Artist: Allo Darlin'
Song: "Kiss Your Lips"
Released: June 7, 2010
|Audio link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O67GfT6_aHQ|
The lyrics for "Kiss Your Lips" directly reference the Weezer song "El Scorcho".
Song: "40oz. on Repeat"
Released: June 2, 2015
|Video link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iJy8VgB83OQ|
The music video for "40oz. on Repeat" recreates a large amount of famous music videos in a low-budget, parody-type manner. At 1:20 in the video, a re-creation of the Spike Jonze-directed music video for Weezer's "Undone - The Sweater Song" is performed.
Released: July 11, 2016
|Video link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-h9TtedHYwo|
The music video for "Honey" is a complete re-creation of the Spike Jonze-directed music video for Weezer's "Undone - The Sweater Song".
Author: Manabu Akishige
Released: December 20, 2007 (First Chapter)
|The story revolves heavily around Rika Nagano (A popular high school girl and Weezer fan) gifting the main character, Ryo Katase, a signed copy of The Blue Album, prompting them to become closer romantically, and him and a friend to form a band together.|
|Title: Be More Chill
Author: Ned Vizzini
Released: June 1, 2004
| Be More Chill is written in the first-person perspective of high school student Jeremy Heere. Michael Mell is Jeremy's music-loving best friend, and is canonically a big fan of Weezer. Multiple references to the band are made throughout the book.
References lyrics to Across the Sea
Directly references Pinkerton
Based on the release date, the "new Weezer album" referenced would most likely be Make Believe