History ShoutOut / SkulduggeryPleasant

7th May '16 1:55:57 PM nombretomado
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* Another in The Maleficent Seven, Saracen Rue [[Comicbook/{{X-Factor}} knows stuff]].
* "I watch things now. Shows. {{Gilmore Girls}}. Have you seen it? I watch the reruns on television. They talk so fast on that show. I've never known anyone to talk so fast, except on {{The West Wing}}. {{The Wire}}. I've watched that as well. Harrowing stuff, but I watched it. And {{Series/Buffy The Vampire Slayer}}. Now there was a show. Series/{{Firefly}}, too. Cancelled before its time, that one."

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* Another in The Maleficent Seven, Saracen Rue [[Comicbook/{{X-Factor}} [[Comicbook/XFactor knows stuff]].
* "I watch things now. Shows. {{Gilmore Girls}}.''Series/GilmoreGirls''. Have you seen it? I watch the reruns on television. They talk so fast on that show. I've never known anyone to talk so fast, except on {{The West Wing}}. {{The Wire}}.''Series/TheWestWing''. ''Series/TheWire''. I've watched that as well. Harrowing stuff, but I watched it. And {{Series/Buffy The Vampire Slayer}}.''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer''. Now there was a show. Series/{{Firefly}}, ''Series/{{Firefly}}'', too. Cancelled before its time, that one."



* Cadaverous Gant from ''The Dying of the Light'' is [[{{Seinfeld}} "master of his domain."]]

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* Cadaverous Gant from ''The Dying of the Light'' is [[{{Seinfeld}} [[Series/{{Seinfeld}} "master of his domain."]]
26th Mar '16 4:09:24 PM supergod
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* There's a PosthumousCharacter named Trope in the third book. [[OneOfUs Coincidence? I think not.]]
19th Mar '16 7:55:42 AM Hossmeister
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3rd Nov '15 3:28:09 PM nombretomado
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* Darquesse' power levels and origin are explained by her being directly compared to [[TheDarkPhoenixSaga Dark Phoenix]].

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* Darquesse' power levels and origin are explained by her being directly compared to [[TheDarkPhoenixSaga [[ComicBook/TheDarkPhoenixSaga Dark Phoenix]].
22nd Apr '15 11:30:51 PM erforce
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* To TheBlairWitchProject in book four.

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* To TheBlairWitchProject ''Film/TheBlairWitchProject'' in book four.
6th Apr '15 11:22:09 PM nombretomado
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* Scapegrace, as a zombie [[spoiler: head in a jar]], notes that he had heard someone once say [[DoctorWho fezzes were cool.]]

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* Scapegrace, as a zombie [[spoiler: head in a jar]], notes that he had heard someone once say [[DoctorWho [[Series/DoctorWho fezzes were cool.]]
13th Mar '15 10:33:00 AM Willbyr
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* Darquesse's knowledge of swordplay consists of [[ASongOfIceAndFire "the pointy end goes in the other person".]]
** While less likely, that one could ''also'' be a reference to TerryPratchett's ''TheCarpetPeople'', where a skilled fighter who is nonetheless clueless with swords is told "The blunt end goes in your hand and the sharp end goes in the other person... don't get them mixed up."

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* Darquesse's knowledge of swordplay consists of [[ASongOfIceAndFire [[Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire "the pointy end goes in the other person".]]
** While less likely, that one could ''also'' be a reference to TerryPratchett's ''TheCarpetPeople'', Creator/TerryPratchett's ''Literature/TheCarpetPeople'', where a skilled fighter who is nonetheless clueless with swords is told "The blunt end goes in your hand and the sharp end goes in the other person... don't get them mixed up."
19th Dec '14 11:07:13 AM TheTruesdell
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** Valkyrie [[spoiler: while pretending to be Darquesse]] references the Borg in ''The Dying of the Light'' when explaining to Alternate Mevolent why she's so good at adapting to new weaponry. She claims they taught her.
8th Nov '14 1:13:27 PM Trogdor
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* "The Dying of the Light" has one to {{Series/ArrestedDevelopment}} when [[spoiler:Darquesse says to Argeddion]], "Illusions Michael."
* Valkyrie quotes {{Series/StarTrek}} while impersonating Darquesse and names her dog Xena.

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* "The Dying of the Light" has one to {{Series/ArrestedDevelopment}} Series/ArrestedDevelopment when [[spoiler:Darquesse says to Argeddion]], "Illusions Michael."
* Valkyrie quotes {{Series/StarTrek}} Series/TheOriginalSeries while impersonating Darquesse and names her dog Xena.
26th Oct '14 3:28:16 AM CamrocG
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** Gant may also be a shout-out to [[VideoGame/PhoenixWrightAceAttorney another]], [[CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass seemingly-harmless old man]] [[NamesTheSame with the same name]].
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