After years of bad luck celebrating Penny's birthday, the gang starts to believe the day is cursed.

Pop Culture Connections - Outgoing

It refers to these movie series...

Star Wars

This Movie Series is referred to by Party of Six part of Happy Endings Season 2
Max wants to go to Big Dom's for Penny's birthday dinner. Penny tells the friends that they can't go there because it's become a racist restaurant. Max responds by saying that he doesn't care if they seat him between a Nazi and a Storm Trooper, he's hungry and wants to eat at that restaurant.
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Superman

This Movie Series is referred to by Party of Six part of Happy Endings Season 2
Dave tries to think of a restaurant everyone can go to for Penny's birthday dinner. He asks his friends to give him a minute to think, adding that Superman can't just fly whenever he wants.
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The Lord of the Rings

This Movie Series is referred to by Party of Six part of Happy Endings Season 2
The friends ask Max to think of a restaurant they can go to for Penny's birthday celebration. He is asked to think of where Gollum would go to eat.
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It plays these songs...

King of Rock
performed by Run-D.M.C.

This Song is played in Party of Six part of Happy Endings Season 2
This song plays as the friends finally find a restaurant where they can celebrate Penny's birthday.

It refers to these musicals...

Rent
written by

This Musical is referred to by Party of Six part of Happy Endings Season 2
Dave tells a story of a time when he chose a perfect restaurant to suit the needs of a vegan and a Hasidic Jew who he met at the musical Rent.

It refers to these book series...

The Lord of the Rings

This Book Series is referred to by Party of Six part of Happy Endings Season 2
The friends ask Max to think of a restaurant they can go to for Penny's birthday celebration. He is asked to think of where Gollum would go to eat.
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It refers to these movies...

Miracle

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This Movie is referred to by Party of Six part of Happy Endings Season 2
Alex tries to break Penny's birthday curse and gives the group a speech that everyone recognizes as the speech given by Kurt Russell in the movie 'Miracle'.
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Never Been Kissed

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This Movie is referred to by Party of Six part of Happy Endings Season 2
Dave explains to his friends why he took the waitress, Jackie, to her high school prom. The story he tells is the plot of the film Never Been Kissed, which the friends recognize and call him out on his fake story.
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The Goonies

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This Movie is referred to by Party of Six part of Happy Endings Season 2
During Alex's speech about breaking Penny's birthday curse, she quotes a line from the movie 'Miracle'. As she keeps talking, the friends discover that she is now quoting lines from the film The Goonies.
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It refers to these television series...

Degrassi Junior High

This Television Series is referred to by Party of Six part of Happy Endings Season 2
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Other Connections and Related Pop Culture

Happy Endings Season 2

# Title Air Date
Happy Endings
2:1 Blax, Snake, Home Sep 28, 2011
2:2 Baby Steps Oct 5, 2011
2:3 Yesandwitch Oct 12, 2011
2:4 Secrets and Limos Oct 19, 2011
2:5 Spooky Endings Oct 26, 2011
2:6 Lying Around Nov 2, 2011
2:7 The Code War Nov 16, 2011
2:8 Full Court Dress Nov 23, 2011
2:9 Grinches Be Crazy Dec 7, 2011
2:10 The Shrink, the Dare, Her Date and Her Brother Jan 4, 2012
2:11 Meat The Parrots Jan 11, 2012
2:12 Makin' Changes! Jan 18, 2012
2:13 The St. Valentine's Day Maxssacre Feb 8, 2012
2:14 Everybody Loves Grant Feb 15, 2012
2:15 The Butterfly Effect Effect Feb 22, 2012
2:16 Cocktails & Dreams Feb 29, 2012
2:17 The Kerkovich Way Mar 7, 2012
2:18 Party of Six Mar 14, 2012
2:19 You Snooze, You Bruise Mar 21, 2012
2:20 Big White Lies Mar 28, 2012
2:21 Four Weddings and a Funeral (Minus Three Weddings and One Funeral) Apr 4, 2012