Pop Culture Connections - Outgoing

It plays these songs...

Diamonds
performed by Rihanna

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This Song is played in Gaydar part of The New Normal Season 1
Round two of "Gay or Not Gay" involves testing a gay man's innate ability to name any top 10 song. Shania pulls out her recorder at the table and invites everyone to play along with Name That Tune. After playing two notes, Chris shouts the answer: 'Diamonds', by Rhianna.

It refers to these songs...

No More Drama
performed by Mary J. Blige

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This Song is referred to by Gaydar part of The New Normal Season 1
Chris, the grip who Rocky says she has a thing going on with, tells Rocky, "Two things: You look stupid fierce, and we have a date. Mary J. Blige is playing at the Nokia. No is not an option, and...". Rocky finishes the sentence by saying, No More Drama, referring to the Mary J. Blige song, 'No More Drama'.

Welcome to the Jungle
performed by Guns N' Roses

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This Song is referred to by Gaydar part of The New Normal Season 1
At dinner, Bryan asks if anyone remembers what Diablo Cody wore to the 2008 Oscars. Bryce remembers, telling Bryan that her floor-length Cheetah print gown made her look like a thrift store sofa with tattoos. He turns to Rocky, adding, "Welcome to the jungle, honey.". Shania tells Bryan her "Gaydar" is getting mixed signlas, because Bryce took the bait, but then threw in a reference to Guns N' Roses

It refers to these movies...

Argo

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This Movie is referred to by Gaydar part of The New Normal Season 1
Bryce, a real estate agent, checks out Jane's open house. He tells Jane that her open house is more like a haunted open house, because the house is empty. He then tells Jane that she must be one of the ghosts, adding that he guesses, based on her outfit, that she died around the time 'Argo' was set.
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Bram Stoker's Dracula

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This Movie is referred to by Gaydar part of The New Normal Season 1
Bryan shows David the Christening gown he purchased for the baby. When David says he doesn't want his son wearing a dress, Bryan assures him that the "dress" is modeled after Lucy Harker's funeral gown from Francis Ford Coppola's 'Dracula'.
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Les Miserables

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This Movie is referred to by Gaydar part of The New Normal Season 1
Shania claims her "Gaydar" is top notch. She recalls the time she called the gardener inside the house to tell him that she knows he is gay, because he keeps a handkerchief in his pocket, part of the "Gay Hankie Code". She then gives the gardener a copy of Bryan's screener for 'Les Miserables', telling the gardener that maybe he knows someone who would enjoy watching it.
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The Legend of Bagger Vance

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This Movie is referred to by Gaydar part of The New Normal Season 1
Bryan tells David that clothes do not define what somebody is, asking David, "If you had to pick what my sexuality was based on what I was wearing, what would you say?". David answers, "Lesbian Bagger Vance".
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It refers to these television series...

Duck Dynasty

This Television Series is referred to by Gaydar part of The New Normal Season 1
Chris admits to Rocky that he is gay, telling her that he doesn't say it out loud very often. He turns to point out the crew he works with, telling Rocky, "It's like 'Duck Dynasty' up in here".
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Oprah Winfrey's Legends Ball

This Television Series is referred to by Gaydar part of The New Normal Season 1
The final test of the "Gay or Not Gay?" game involves a viewing of Oprah Winfrey's Legends Ball. Bryan claims that no straight man can sit through the entire program.
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Other Connections and Related Pop Culture

The New Normal Season 1

# Title Air Date
The New Normal
1:1 Pilot Sep 10, 2012
1:2 Sofa's Choice Sep 11, 2012
1:3 Baby Clothes Sep 18, 2012
1:4 Obama Mama Sep 25, 2012
1:5 Nanagasm Oct 2, 2012
1:6 Bryanzilla Oct 9, 2012
1:7 The Godparent Trap Oct 23, 2012
1:8 Unplugged Nov 13, 2012
1:9 Pardon Me Nov 20, 2012
1:10 The XY Factor Nov 27, 2012
1:11 Baby Proofing Dec 4, 2012
1:12 The Goldie Rush Jan 8, 2013
1:13 Stay-At-Home Dad Jan 15, 2013
1:14 Gaydar Jan 22, 2013
1:15 Dairy Queen Jan 29, 2013
1:16 Dog Children Feb 19, 2013
1:17 Rocky Bye Baby Feb 26, 2013
1:18 Para-New Normal Activity Mar 5, 2013
1:19 Blood, Sweat and Fears Mar 19, 2013
1:20 All About a Boy Scout Mar 26, 2013
1:21 Finding Name-O Apr 2, 2013
1:22 The Big Day Apr 2, 2013