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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]]
7th Jul '15 10:21:15 AM nombretomado
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* Richard from ''LookingForGroup'' is a partial example, what with webcomics generally not needing any ParentalBonus, but otherwise fits: in the Medieval Fantasy setting, the warlock is quite prone to anachronistic (Anageographic? Anaparallelrealitic?) references to pop culture.
* [[EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep Angel]] from ''Webcomics/CastlevaniaRPG''. Constantly makes references to culture and events that may not EVER exist in that universe.
* Merlin does this a lot in the baseline arc of ''Webcomics/ArthurKingOfTimeAndSpace'', since his characterisation owes a lot to T. H. White's Merlin. For example, when Lancelot and Galehaute are in combat with a zombie parrot, and realise that it's trying to find a shallow point in the river where it can cross to the pine forest on the other side, Merlin suddenly pops up, having apparently tracked them down ''just to say'' "So the dead parrot is [[Series/MontyPythonsFlyingCircus fording for the pines]]!"

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* Richard from ''LookingForGroup'' ''Webcomic/LookingForGroup'' is a partial example, what with webcomics generally not needing any ParentalBonus, but otherwise fits: in the Medieval Fantasy setting, the warlock is quite prone to anachronistic (Anageographic? Anaparallelrealitic?) references to pop culture.
* [[EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep Angel]] from ''Webcomics/CastlevaniaRPG''.''Webcomic/CastlevaniaRPG''. Constantly makes references to culture and events that may not EVER exist in that universe.
* Merlin does this a lot in the baseline arc of ''Webcomics/ArthurKingOfTimeAndSpace'', ''Webcomic/ArthurKingOfTimeAndSpace'', since his characterisation owes a lot to T. H. White's Merlin. For example, when Lancelot and Galehaute are in combat with a zombie parrot, and realise that it's trying to find a shallow point in the river where it can cross to the pine forest on the other side, Merlin suddenly pops up, having apparently tracked them down ''just to say'' "So the dead parrot is [[Series/MontyPythonsFlyingCircus fording for the pines]]!"
14th Jun '15 3:01:30 PM Morgenthaler
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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 [[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 [[Gremlins2TheNewBatch [[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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