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13th Jul '16 12:22:39 AM Schismatism
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* In ''Webcomic/{{Exiern}}'', the evil (if mostly snide and sarcastic) wizard Faren at one point gets his head lopped off. (He gets better.) While just a head, he starts singing, "[[Music/TalkingHeads Same as it ever was, same as it ever was...]]"
16th Jun '16 9:25:17 AM JamesAustin
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* Donkey's singing in ''{{Film/Shrek}}'' is just the tip of the iceberg.
** Though this isn't a true example, nor is it exclusive to Donkey, considering most of the characters in the entire Shrek universe seem inexplicably knowledgeable about pop culture.

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* Donkey's singing in ''{{Film/Shrek}}'' is just the tip of the iceberg.
** Though this isn't a true example, nor is it exclusive to Donkey, considering most
Most of the characters in the entire Shrek universe Franchise/{{Shrek}} universe, despite it being set in a FairyTale setting, seem inexplicably knowledgeable about pop culture. culture.
4th May '16 6:05:00 PM Hjortron18
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* Prehistoric possums Crash and Eddie, in ''WesternAnimation/IceAge: Dawn Of The Dinosaurs'', demonstrate that they are somehow familiar with "[[Franchise/AlvinAndTheChipmunks The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don't Be Late)]]", despite predating both Christmas and the Chipmunks themselves by quite a wide historical margin.

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* Prehistoric possums Crash and Eddie, in ''WesternAnimation/IceAge: Dawn Of The Dinosaurs'', ''WesternAnimation/IceAge3DawnOfTheDinosaurs'', demonstrate that they are somehow familiar with "[[Franchise/AlvinAndTheChipmunks The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don't Be Late)]]", despite predating both Christmas and the Chipmunks themselves by quite a wide historical margin.
12th Apr '16 11:34:41 PM Treguard
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** Lampshaded: The human almost never gets them.
30th Nov '15 2:36:15 PM trulymadmoves
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* Star-Lord from ''Film/GuardiansOfTheGalaxy'' is constantly dropping pop culture references despite the fact that he was abducted by aliens in 1988 and hasn't had any contact with Earth since. Granted, [[DiscoDan most of his references are dated enough to escape the trope]], but he was a child when the abduction took place. So references to ''Franchise/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles'' and ''Literature/TheGivingTree'' are justified, but at the point that he references ''Film/PulpFiction'', ''Literature/TheMalteseFalcon'', and ''Film/RaidersOfTheLostArk'' in a single sentence, it gets a bit harder to believe.
26th Nov '15 8:55:29 PM nombretomado
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* ''WesternAnimation/ChickenRun'' is supposed to take place during TheFifties, but during the musical number "Flip, Flop and Fly", [[ThoseTwoGuys Those Two Rats]] Nick and Fetcher do dance moves borrowed from ''TheBluesBrothers'', ''SaturdayNightFever'', and hip-hop.

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* ''WesternAnimation/ChickenRun'' is supposed to take place during TheFifties, but during the musical number "Flip, Flop and Fly", [[ThoseTwoGuys Those Two Rats]] Nick and Fetcher do dance moves borrowed from ''TheBluesBrothers'', ''SaturdayNightFever'', ''Film/SaturdayNightFever'', and hip-hop.
4th Sep '15 4:54:08 PM nombretomado
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* The ''MythAdventures'' series is full of SchizoTech, with lizard-drawn carriages in the streets and computers in the banks. This still doesn't explain the constant pop culture references, as the human home dimension is stuck in the Middle Ages and is definitively not Earth.

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* The ''MythAdventures'' ''Literature/MythAdventures'' series is full of SchizoTech, with lizard-drawn carriages in the streets and computers in the banks. This still doesn't explain the constant pop culture references, as the human home dimension is stuck in the Middle Ages and is definitively not Earth.
2nd Aug '15 4:32:59 AM TheUnknownUploader
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31st Jul '15 5:33:57 AM AnotherGuy
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* Gizmo, and the eponymous creatures from ''Film/{{Gremlins}}'', are like this. In the first movie, this quality is restricted to their love of the movie ''Disney/SnowWhiteAndTheSevenDwarfs'', but in [[Film/Gremlins2TheNewBatch the sequel]] (a more humorous take on the first movie's premise), the gremlins are total pop culture junkies mere hours after having been spawned, going so far as to stage elaborate recreations of scenes from ''Film/{{Batman}}'', ''Film/TheWizardOfOz'', and ''Franchise/ThePhantomOfTheOpera'', among others, plus their enormous, balls-to-the-wall musical rendition of 'New York, New York'. It's somewhat more reasonable with Gizmo, since Billy taught him to watch television, and thus his infatuation with Franchise/{{Rambo}} makes some sort of sense.

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* Gizmo, and the eponymous creatures from ''Film/{{Gremlins}}'', are like this. In the first movie, this quality is restricted to their love of the movie ''Disney/SnowWhiteAndTheSevenDwarfs'', but in [[Film/Gremlins2TheNewBatch the sequel]] (a more humorous take on the first movie's premise), the gremlins are total pop culture junkies mere hours after having been spawned, going so far as to stage elaborate recreations of scenes from ''Film/{{Batman}}'', ''Film/TheWizardOfOz'', and ''Franchise/ThePhantomOfTheOpera'', among others, plus their enormous, balls-to-the-wall musical rendition of 'New York, New York'. It's somewhat more reasonable with Gizmo, since Billy taught him to watch television, and thus his infatuation with Franchise/{{Rambo}} makes some sort of sense. Especially since ''he was watching the film just before donning the costume''.
24th Jul '15 10:00:16 AM zoop
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* In the ''Literature/{{Relativity}}'' story "Rune Returns... Again", a two-thousand-year-old mummy reanimated using magic is somehow familiar with ''Film/TaxiDriver''.
--> '''Mummy:''' Raw rar rar rar rar?[[note]]You talkin' to me?[[/note]]
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