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26th Jul '16 6:35:04 PM Monolaf317
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* ''WebAnimation/TheMostPopularGirlsInSchool''



2nd Jul '16 11:10:43 PM 10-13-2
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* ''Film/TheSevenYearItch'' was an early example of this. ''Howdy Doody'', ''Captain Video'', ''FromHereToEternity'', ''Riot in Cell Block 11''...and, [[WhatCouldHaveBeen if it hadn't been cut from the film]], a spot-on parody of 1930s gangster films.

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* ''Film/TheSevenYearItch'' was an early example of this. ''Howdy Doody'', ''Captain Video'', ''FromHereToEternity'', ''Riot in Cell Block 11''...and, [[WhatCouldHaveBeen if it hadn't been cut from the film]], a spot-on parody of 1930s gangster films.movies.
2nd Jul '16 11:07:30 PM 10-13-2
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* ''Film/TheSevenYearItch'' was an early example of this. ''Howdy Doody'', ''Captain Video'', ''FromHereToEternity'', ''Riot in Cell Block 11''...and, [[WhatCouldHaveBeen if it hadn't been cut from the film]], a spot-on parody of 1930s gangster films.
12th Jun '16 4:06:07 PM nombretomado
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* ''FanFic/ProfessorRiddlesChronicles'' has a shout-out practically in every passage. To anything, from Harry Potter canon to Soviet political jokes to TheWonderfulWizardOfOz.

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* ''FanFic/ProfessorRiddlesChronicles'' has a shout-out practically in every passage. To anything, from Harry Potter canon to Soviet political jokes to TheWonderfulWizardOfOz.''Literature/TheWonderfulWizardOfOz''.
1st Jun '16 11:44:34 PM PaulA
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* AmongOthers by Creator/JoWalton is full of references to the science fiction and fantasy of the 1980s.

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* AmongOthers ''Literature/AmongOthers'' by Creator/JoWalton is full of references to the science fiction and fantasy of the 1970s and 1980s.
23rd May '16 9:42:53 AM Shishkahuben
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* ''Webcomic/{{xkcd}}''

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* ''Webcomic/{{xkcd}}''''Webcomic/{{xkcd}}'', having an author with diverse and eclectic knowledge, is naturally chock full of this. Many, but not all, are explained in the AltText with each comic.



* Many ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' and Creator/TexAvery cartoons, but as TimeMarchesOn [[WeirdAlEffect fewer and fewer people get the references]]. This is especially caused by references to film actors, radio shows, songs, and commercials that were very popular in the United States during the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s, but are nowadays completely obscure for modern audiences, left alone audiences outside the U.S.A. There currently exists [[ShoutOut/LooneyTunes an entire page]] dedicated to all the references the series has made over time. Examples are:
** "Turn off that light!" (reference to air raid wardens during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII)
** "Was this/that trip really necessary?" (reference to a slogan used to encourage people not to take unnecessary trips to free up gas and rubber for the war effort and to free up space on trains to ferry troops to their duty locations. )
** "It's a possibility!" (reference to Creator/ArtieAuerbach's catchphrase as Mr. Kitzle during Creator/AlPearce's radio shows)
*** "Nobody home, I hope, I hope, I hope" - Al Pearce
** "That ain't the way I heard it!" (reference to The Old Timer character from the radio series ''Radio/FibberMcGeeAndMolly'')
*** "'T ain't funny, [=McGee=]!" (reference to the character Molly, addressing [=McGee=] in ''Radio/FibberMcGeeAndMolly'')
*** "I love that man!" - (reference to the character Beulah (Marlin Hurt) on ''Radio/FibberMcGeeAndMolly''.)
*** "Operator, give me number 32O.. ooh, is that you, Myrt? How's every little thing, Myrt? What say, Myrt?" - (reference to the character Fibber, whenever he made a phone call to a certain Myrt in ''Radio/FibberMcGeeAndMolly''. )
*** "Well now, I wouldn't say THAT!" - (reference to the character Peavey (Richard Le Grand) in the radioshow ''Radio/TheGreatGildersleeve'')
** "Don't you believe it!" (reference to a 1947 similarly titled radio show in which popular legends, myths or old wives' tales were debunked with this quote.)
** "Aha! Something new has been added!" and "So round, so firm, so fully-packed. So free and easy on the draw." (reference to LuckyStrike cigarettes)
** "B.OOOOOOOOOOOOOO!" (reference to a commercial for Lifebuoy soap against B.O. (body odor))
** "Ain't I a stinker?" (Lou Costello from Creator/AbbottAndCostello)
*** "I'm only three and a half years old!" - From a character named Martha (Billy Gray) on the Abbot & Costello radio show.
** "Ah, yes! (Insert statement here), isn't it?", "Yehudi?", "Don't work, do they?" and "Greetings, Gate! Lets osculate!" (Jerry Colonna, sidekick on Creator/BobHope 's radio show.)
** "I dood it!", "He don't know me very well, do he?" and "You bwoke my widdle arm!" (reference to Creator/RedSkelton's radio comedy character Junior, aka "Mean Widdle Kid")
** "Of course you realize this means war!" ([[Creator/MarxBrothers Groucho Marx]])
** "Ain't I a devil?" - Ralph Edwards in "Truth or Consequences".
** "Which way did he go, George? Which way did he go?" and "I'm going to hug him and pet him and hug him and pet him..." (reference to Creator/JohnSteinbeck's novel ''Literature/OfMiceAndMen'')
** Several dimwitted characters were based on [[http://muppet.wikia.com/wiki/Mortimer_Snerd Mortimer Snerd]], a puppet character by puppeteer Creator/EdgarBergen, created in 1938.
** "Henry! Heeeeeeeeeeen-''RY''!" "Coming, Mother!" (reference to Radio/TheAldrichFamily, a radio sitcom)
** The NBC Chime
** "Monkeys is the cwaziest peoples." - A catch phrase from Lew Lehr. In parody the word "monkeys" was often replaced by other animals or people.
** "Ah say! I'm from the South, son!", "That's a joke, son!", "Pay attention now, boy!" - Kenny Delmar as Senator Claghorn in "The Fred Allen Show". The Looney Tunes character WesternAnimation/FoghornLeghorn was entirely based on this radio personality.
** "See?" - A verbal tic actor Creator/EdwardGRobinson used. When characters in Looney Tunes use it, it's usually in a police or gangster context.
** "I'll moida da bum." - A reference to boxer Tony Galento.
** "I have a problem, Mr. Anthony!" - Reference to John J. Anthony, who presented the daily radio advice program "The Goodwill Hour".
** "Train leaving on Track 5 for Anaheim, Azusa and Cuuuu-ca-mon-gaaa!" - Creator/MelBlanc usually said this, as it was a reference to a character he played on "The Jack Benny Show".
** "Come with me to the casbah" - Reference to Charles Boyer as Pépé le Moko in the 1937 film ''Film/{{Algiers}}''. Interesting detail: the line was prominent in the trailer, but not in the movie itself.
* ''WesternAnimation/TinyToonAdventures''

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* Many ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' and Creator/TexAvery cartoons, but as TimeMarchesOn [[WeirdAlEffect fewer and fewer people get the references]]. This is especially caused by references to film actors, radio shows, songs, and commercials that were very popular in the United States during the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s, but are nowadays completely obscure for modern audiences, left alone audiences outside the U.S.A. There currently exists [[ShoutOut/LooneyTunes an entire page]] dedicated to all the references the series has made over time. Examples are:
** "Turn off that light!" (reference to air raid wardens during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII)
** "Was this/that trip really necessary?" (reference to
There are a slogan used to encourage people not to take unnecessary trips to free up gas and rubber for LOT of them.
* ''WesternAnimation/TinyToonAdventures'' continued
the war effort and to free up space on trains to ferry troops to tradition of their duty locations. )
** "It's a possibility!" (reference to Creator/ArtieAuerbach's catchphrase as Mr. Kitzle during Creator/AlPearce's radio shows)
*** "Nobody home, I hope, I hope, I hope" - Al Pearce
** "That ain't the way I heard it!" (reference to The Old Timer character from the radio series ''Radio/FibberMcGeeAndMolly'')
*** "'T ain't funny, [=McGee=]!" (reference to the character Molly, addressing [=McGee=] in ''Radio/FibberMcGeeAndMolly'')
*** "I love that man!" - (reference to the character Beulah (Marlin Hurt) on ''Radio/FibberMcGeeAndMolly''.)
*** "Operator, give me number 32O.. ooh, is that you, Myrt? How's every little thing, Myrt? What say, Myrt?" - (reference to the character Fibber, whenever he made a phone call to a certain Myrt in ''Radio/FibberMcGeeAndMolly''. )
*** "Well now, I wouldn't say THAT!" - (reference to the character Peavey (Richard Le Grand) in the radioshow ''Radio/TheGreatGildersleeve'')
** "Don't you believe it!" (reference to a 1947 similarly titled radio show in which popular legends, myths or old wives' tales were debunked with this quote.)
** "Aha! Something new has been added!" and "So round, so firm, so fully-packed. So free and easy on the draw." (reference to LuckyStrike cigarettes)
** "B.OOOOOOOOOOOOOO!" (reference to a commercial for Lifebuoy soap against B.O. (body odor))
** "Ain't I a stinker?" (Lou Costello from Creator/AbbottAndCostello)
*** "I'm only three and a half years old!" - From a character named Martha (Billy Gray) on the Abbot & Costello radio show.
** "Ah, yes! (Insert statement here), isn't it?", "Yehudi?", "Don't work, do they?" and "Greetings, Gate! Lets osculate!" (Jerry Colonna, sidekick on Creator/BobHope 's radio show.)
** "I dood it!", "He don't know me very well, do he?" and "You bwoke my widdle arm!" (reference to Creator/RedSkelton's radio comedy character Junior, aka "Mean Widdle Kid")
** "Of course you realize this means war!" ([[Creator/MarxBrothers Groucho Marx]])
** "Ain't I a devil?" - Ralph Edwards in "Truth or Consequences".
** "Which way did he go, George? Which way did he go?" and "I'm going to hug him and pet him and hug him and pet him..." (reference to Creator/JohnSteinbeck's novel ''Literature/OfMiceAndMen'')
** Several dimwitted characters were based on [[http://muppet.wikia.com/wiki/Mortimer_Snerd Mortimer Snerd]], a puppet character by puppeteer Creator/EdgarBergen, created in 1938.
** "Henry! Heeeeeeeeeeen-''RY''!" "Coming, Mother!" (reference to Radio/TheAldrichFamily, a radio sitcom)
** The NBC Chime
** "Monkeys is the cwaziest peoples." - A catch phrase from Lew Lehr. In parody the word "monkeys" was often replaced by other animals or people.
** "Ah say! I'm from the South, son!", "That's a joke, son!", "Pay attention now, boy!" - Kenny Delmar as Senator Claghorn in "The Fred Allen Show". The Looney Tunes character WesternAnimation/FoghornLeghorn was entirely based on this radio personality.
** "See?" - A verbal tic actor Creator/EdwardGRobinson used. When characters in Looney Tunes use it, it's usually in a police or gangster context.
** "I'll moida da bum." - A reference to boxer Tony Galento.
** "I have a problem, Mr. Anthony!" - Reference to John J. Anthony, who presented the daily radio advice program "The Goodwill Hour".
** "Train leaving on Track 5 for Anaheim, Azusa and Cuuuu-ca-mon-gaaa!" - Creator/MelBlanc usually said this, as it was a reference to a character he played on "The Jack Benny Show".
** "Come with me to the casbah" - Reference to Charles Boyer as Pépé le Moko in the 1937 film ''Film/{{Algiers}}''. Interesting detail: the line was prominent in the trailer, but not in the movie itself.
* ''WesternAnimation/TinyToonAdventures''
instructors.
21st May '16 4:06:30 AM erforce
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* ''Series/TheMiddleman'', usually with a different theme each episode (one episode is full of ''Literature/{{Dune}}'' references, another ''Franchise/BackToTheFuture'' references, another ''Film/{{Ghostbusters}}'' references, and so on...)

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* ''Series/TheMiddleman'', usually with a different theme each episode (one episode is full of ''Literature/{{Dune}}'' references, another ''Franchise/BackToTheFuture'' references, another ''Film/{{Ghostbusters}}'' ''Film/{{Ghostbusters|1984}}'' references, and so on...)



* ''Series/DoctorWho'' is fifty years old, so its accumulated a lot over that time. Also its hero is a quasi-immortal time traveler, which has given him a pretty large reference pool. Some of the older episodes reference things like Beatles lyrics, while New-Who has referenced things like ''Franchise/StarTrek'', ''Film/{{Ghostbusters}}'', ''Literature/HarryPotter'', ''Series/{{Teletubbies}}'', ''Disney/TheLionKing'' and way, ''way'' more.

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* ''Series/DoctorWho'' is fifty years old, so its accumulated a lot over that time. Also its hero is a quasi-immortal time traveler, which has given him a pretty large reference pool. Some of the older episodes reference things like Beatles lyrics, while New-Who has referenced things like ''Franchise/StarTrek'', ''Film/{{Ghostbusters}}'', ''Film/{{Ghostbusters 1984}}'', ''Literature/HarryPotter'', ''Series/{{Teletubbies}}'', ''Disney/TheLionKing'' and way, ''way'' more.
17th Apr '16 3:12:00 PM Garfieldisnumberone
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** Season 4 and beyond are notably more blatant about references, especially when Discord is involved.
16th Apr '16 5:56:08 PM LarryMullen
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* In ''FanFic/TheStoryToEndAllStories'', there are numerous name-drops, in-jokes and references to all kinds of media, some more subtle than others.
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