Another Little Rascals reference on Saturday Night Live. The penultimate episode before Lorne Michaels' initial departure features a Weekend Update bit where Bill Murray reports on an image of the Pope and a black gentleman.
"Pope John Paul II ordained as a bishop Stymie Beard of the old Our Gang Comedies last week. Stymie becomes the only member of The Little Rascals to get as high as bishop in the Catholic church."
Not sure if this really counts but Lucas, one of the kids from KIDS REACT, performs in dance contests. One routine he does with his girl-partner is 'L-O-V-E,' the song Waldo sings to Darla in the 1995 remake. Lucas doesn't sing himself or perform to Waldo's version of the song; it's just the same song.
Oddly enough, something called the DICKIE MOORE Stakes is being run tomorrow at Charles Town in West Virginia. But this is simply coincidence, and Mary Kornman never knew this Dickie... "amy more", or ever. This Dickie Moore was (is?) a track bigwig down there. I don't think he ever played hooky to go fishing, but it's Wild WV, one never knows...