History ShoutOut / DarthsAndDroids

11th Feb '16 10:20:08 PM Dmmaus
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** The concept of Force ghosts helping the PCs is alluded to again when the ascended midi-chlorians of past Jedi decide to accompany Luke from their home on Dagobah, in [[http://www.darthsanddroids.net/episodes/1312.html #1312]]. The strip is titled "It Worked for Aragorn".

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* ''Series/{{Seinfeld}}'': Mon Mothma describes the mysterious field surrounding the new Peace Moon with "Well, it's ''yellow''." in [[http://www.darthsanddroids.net/episodes/1313.html #1313]], evoking the cinema ticket sales woman in the ''Series/{{Seinfeld}}'' episode "The Movie" who, when asked by Elaine if the "butter flavouring" on the popcorn is real butter, answers "It's ''yellow''!"

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* Music/{{Coldplay}}: [[http://darthsanddroids.net/episodes/1313.html #1313]] titled "It Was All Yellow"

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* ''If You're Happy and You Know It'': The title of [[http://www.darthsanddroids.net/episodes/1310.html #1310]] renders the opening line of this song in C-like computer syntax, with a modification to check if you have hands before clapping them (in case you're a droid like R2).

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* Saint Bernard of Clairvaux: [[http://darthsanddroids.net/episodes/1311.html #1311]] is titled "The Path to Good Intentions", playing on the aphorism "the road to Hell is paved with good intentions".
4th Feb '16 1:09:43 AM Dmmaus
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** And later, in the courtroom scene: "Sentence and Insensibility". [[http://www.darthsanddroids.net/episodes/0230.html #230]].
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** And later, in the courtroom scene: "Sentence and Insensibility". [[http://www.darthsanddroids.net/episodes/0230.net/episodes/0357.html #230]].#357]].
4th Feb '16 1:06:42 AM Dmmaus
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* ''Literature/EndersGame'': Punned in the title of [[http://www.darthsanddroids.net/episodes/1309.html #1309]]: "Endor's Name".

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* ''VideoGame/HearthstoneHeroesOfWarcraft'': [[http://www.darthsanddroids.net/episodes/1308.html #1308]] is titled "Watch and Learn!", the name of a quest in the game (complete with exclamation mark).
26th Jan '16 3:11:54 PM Dmmaus
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* ''Literature/AnarchistCookbook'': [[http://darthsanddroids.net/episodes/1305.html #1305]] is titled "The Anakin's Cookbook".

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* Music/BobDylan: [[http://darthsanddroids.net/episodes/1302.html #1302]] titled "How Many Paths Must a Man Walk Down?", tweaking a line from "Blowin' in the Wind".

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** Almost name-checked later in [[http://www.darthsanddroids.net/episodes/1304.html #1304]].
16th Jan '16 6:29:12 AM DaibhidC
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** [[http://www.darthsanddroids.net/moonshots/0050.html Stage 50]] of ''[[Film/Apollo13 Moonshots & Mishaps]] is titled "And There's Nothing I Can Do".
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** [[http://www.darthsanddroids.net/moonshots/0050.html Stage 50]] of ''[[Film/Apollo13 ''[[Film/{{Apollo 13}} Moonshots & Mishaps]] is titled "And There's Nothing I Can Do".
16th Jan '16 6:28:20 AM DaibhidC
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* ''Disney/TheLionKing'': Darth Vader: "Look, Obi-Wan. Everything your light touches is corrupted forever." [[http://www.darthsanddroids.net/episodes/0839.html #839]], which is titled "Remember..." echoing Mufasa's spirit's message to Simba.
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* ''Disney/TheLionKing'': ''Disney/TheLionKing'': ** Darth Vader: "Look, Obi-Wan. Everything your light touches is corrupted forever." [[http://www.darthsanddroids.net/episodes/0839.html #839]], which is titled "Remember..." echoing Mufasa's spirit's message to Simba.Simba. ** [[http://www.darthsanddroids.net/episodes/1301.html #1301]] is titled "Everything, The Light Touches".

* Music/DavidBowie: [[http://darthsanddroids.net/episodes/1277.html #1277]] titled "Rebel, Revel".
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* Music/DavidBowie: Music/DavidBowie: ** [[http://darthsanddroids.net/episodes/1277.html #1277]] titled "Rebel, Revel".Revel". ** [[http://www.darthsanddroids.net/moonshots/0050.html Stage 50]] of ''[[Film/Apollo13 Moonshots & Mishaps]] is titled "And There's Nothing I Can Do".
13th Jan '16 7:35:57 PM Dmmaus
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* ''Series/SomeMothersDoAveEm'': The title of strip [[http://www.darthsanddroids.net/episodes/1300.html #1300]].

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** [[http://www.darthsanddroids.net/episodes/1299.html #1299]] is titled "Radio Ga Ga".

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* ''Gilligan's Planet'': Building a spaceship out of bamboo while stuck on a Pacific desert island is referenced in the annotation to [[http://darthsanddroids.net/episodes/0570.html #570]].

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* Website/EBay: An Imperial agent acquires the Lost Orb in an auction run by Jabba, in a strip titled "Sniped it on jBay". [[http://www.darthsanddroids.net/episodes/1298.html #1298]].
10th Jan '16 5:02:42 PM phoenix
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* TheBeautifulGame: Count Dookū: "Ze referee, 'e 'as invoked ze offside rule." [[http://darthsanddroids.net/episodes/0368.html #368]].
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* TheBeautifulGame: UsefulNotes/AssociationFootball: Count Dookū: "Ze referee, 'e 'as invoked ze offside rule." [[http://darthsanddroids.net/episodes/0368.html #368]].
9th Jan '16 11:08:08 AM StFan
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* ''Theater/TheSoundOfMusic'': [[http://www.darthsanddroids.net/episodes/0139.html #139]] is titled "The World Can All Be Mine", a line from "I Have Confidence".
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* ''Theater/TheSoundOfMusic'': ''Theatre/TheSoundOfMusic'': [[http://www.darthsanddroids.net/episodes/0139.html #139]] is titled "The World Can All Be Mine", a line from "I Have Confidence".

* ''Theater/StarlightExpress'': During the water ballet scene, the performers sing the lyric "Only you have the power within you" from the song "I Am the Starlight". Anakin comments incredulously, "Is that alien wearing roller skates? " [[http://www.darthsanddroids.net/episodes/0512.html #512]]. * ''Theater/WaitingForGodot'': Name checked in [[http://www.darthsanddroids.net/episodes/0104.html #104]]. * ''Theater/WestSideStory'': Annie, as Shmi during the parting scene with young Anakin, quotes lyrics from the song "Somewhere" in [[http://www.darthsanddroids.net/episodes/0118.html #118]]. She switches to playing Anakin in the next strip and quotes further lines from the song as he walks off.
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* ''Theater/StarlightExpress'': ''Theatre/StarlightExpress'': During the water ballet scene, the performers sing the lyric "Only you have the power within you" from the song "I Am the Starlight". Anakin comments incredulously, "Is that alien wearing roller skates? " [[http://www.darthsanddroids.net/episodes/0512.html #512]]. * ''Theater/WaitingForGodot'': ''Theatre/WaitingForGodot'': Name checked in [[http://www.darthsanddroids.net/episodes/0104.html #104]]. * ''Theater/WestSideStory'': ''Theatre/WestSideStory'': Annie, as Shmi during the parting scene with young Anakin, quotes lyrics from the song "Somewhere" in [[http://www.darthsanddroids.net/episodes/0118.html #118]]. She switches to playing Anakin in the next strip and quotes further lines from the song as he walks off.

** ''Theater/{{Hamlet}}'':
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** ''Theater/{{Hamlet}}'':''Theatre/{{Hamlet}}'':

** ''Theater/HenryV'':
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** ''Theater/HenryV'':''Theatre/HenryV'':

** ''Theater/{{Macbeth}}'':
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** ''Theater/{{Macbeth}}'':''Theatre/{{Macbeth}}'':

** ''Theater/TheMerchantOfVenice'':
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** ''Theater/TheMerchantOfVenice'':''Theatre/TheMerchantOfVenice'':

** ''Theater/AMidsummerNightsDream'':
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** ''Theater/AMidsummerNightsDream'':''Theatre/AMidsummerNightsDream'':

** ''Theater/{{Othello}}'':
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** ''Theater/{{Othello}}'':''Theatre/{{Othello}}'':

** ''Theater/TwelfthNight'':
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** ''Theater/TwelfthNight'':''Theatre/TwelfthNight'':
4th Jan '16 1:50:21 PM Dmmaus
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* ''Advertising/WillItBlend'': Referenced in the title of [[http://darthsanddroids.net/episodes/1293.html #1293]] when R2 reveals he built a "multi-function" laser sword: "But Does it Blend?".

* ''Series/LookAroundYou'': The title of [[http://darthsanddroids.net/episodes/1292.html #1292]] is the series catchphrase: "We Just Don't Know". * ''Series/{{Lost}}'': The title of [[http://darthsanddroids.net/episodes/1293.html #1293]] is the series catchphrase "Previously on ''Lost''".

* ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'': Chewbacca successfully uses his innate eloquence to argue his way out of treason charges against the Rebellion in [[http://www.darthsanddroids.net/episodes/1296.html #1296]], evoking a ''literal'' ChewbaccaDefense.

* UsefulNotes/TheHindenburg: When Jabba's sailbarge blows up spectacularly in [[http://darthsanddroids.net/episodes/1291.html #1291]], the strip title is "OhTheHumanity". * TheInternet: [[http://darthsanddroids.net/episodes/0404.html #404]] is titled "Not Found" (referring to Padmé's failure to find Sio Bibble).

* TheInternet: [[http://darthsanddroids.net/episodes/0404.html #404]] is titled "Not Found" (referring to Padmé's failure to find Sio Bibble).
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