History ShoutOut / TheSims

6th Aug '16 5:24:43 PM Yinyang107
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* The zombies have an odd habit of [[VideoGame/PlantsVsZombies destroying your garden]] and [[{{Thriller}} dancing like it's 1982]].

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* The zombies have an odd habit of [[VideoGame/PlantsVsZombies destroying your garden]] and [[{{Thriller}} dancing like it's 1982]]. (As with the Tiberium example above, EA owns both Franchise/TheSims and VideoGame/PlantsVsZombies.)



* Several of the Future Tech appliances are labeled [[Series/DoctorWho Tardisian]].

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* Several of the Future Tech appliances are labeled as being from [[Series/DoctorWho Tardisian]].Tardisian]] Industries.
* When randomizing a new Plumbot's name, suggestions include, among others, [[Franchise/StarTrek Data, Loar]], [[Franchise/{{Transformers}} Optimus Even]], [[Film/THX1138 X-1338]], [[Theatre/{{Hamlet}} 2B-OrNot-2B]], [[WesternAnimation/SouthPark Ausem-O]], [[Film/ShortCircuit Johnathan 5]], [[Series/RedDwarf Kryten]], [[Literature/IRobot I, PLumbot]], [[Literature/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy Marvin P.A.]], [[Film/IronMan J.A.R.V.I.X.]], [[Literature/TwoThousandOneASpaceOdyssey P.A.L. 9000]], [[WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}} The Manwitch, B3ND4R]], [[Franchise/StarWars P-3C0]] and [[Series/{{Lost}} 4 8 15 16 23]].
5th Aug '16 10:39:36 AM dracogeorge
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* The Cowboy Angel painting's description is a reference to the song ''Ghost Riders in the Sky''
11th Jul '16 11:40:22 AM simsam114
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* The [[Literature/HarryPotter Prisoner of Azkalamp]].

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* The [[Literature/HarryPotter Prisoner of Azkalamp]].Azkalamp]] is the name of a cheap outdoor light in The Sims 2.
7th Jul '16 6:13:02 AM Morgenthaler
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* Oasis Landing is chock full of references, really. There's a [[Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire Bannister family]], two unrelated families that contain little [[Franchise/StarWars Leina and Loki]] (and there's also [[TheObiWan Bennet Obi]], who lives alone), the [[Series/{{Castle}} Castle family]], a female homeless sim named [[Film/TheFifthElement Samantha Loo]]...

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* Oasis Landing is chock full of references, really. There's a [[Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire Bannister family]], two unrelated families that contain little [[Franchise/StarWars Leina and Loki]] (and there's also [[TheObiWan Bennet Obi]], Obi, who lives alone), the [[Series/{{Castle}} Castle family]], a female homeless sim named [[Film/TheFifthElement Samantha Loo]]...
13th Jun '16 10:54:19 AM jccw227
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** The books about baking are written by [[Franchise/TheMuppets Bill Barretta, Frank Oz and The Swedish Chef.]]
30th May '16 2:59:37 PM DomineeringScorpion
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*** [[Literature/ASongOFIceAndFire A Game of Musical Chairs: A Song of Hot and Cold]] (bonus points for also being a double shout-out to Music/KatyPerry, whose titular song appeared in VideoGame/TheSims2)

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*** [[Literature/ASongOFIceAndFire A Game of Musical Chairs: A Song of Hot and Cold]] (bonus points for also being a double shout-out to Music/KatyPerry, whose titular eponymous song appeared in VideoGame/TheSims2)
20th May '16 3:08:58 AM erforce
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* The whole Ghost Hunter career contains a mix of Film/{{Ghostbusters}} and VideoGame/LuigisMansion shoutouts.

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* The whole Ghost Hunter career contains a mix of Film/{{Ghostbusters}} ''Franchise/{{Ghostbusters}}'' and VideoGame/LuigisMansion ''VideoGame/LuigisMansion'' shoutouts.
3rd Apr '16 6:47:30 PM KiraDoom
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* Seeing as it's a SpinOff of this game, ''VideoGame/MySims'' gets a few references here and there. Amongst others, Travis, Liberty, Summer, and Vincent Skullfinder have appeared as characters (although Vincent was [[PosthumousCharacter already dead]]).
12th Feb '16 5:49:43 PM GrammarNavi
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* One of the upgrades you can install in a motion gaming mat is an [[PlayStation2 eMotion Engine]]. Which is kinda ironic since the motion gaming mat was clearly inspired by the UsefulNotes/{{Wii}}.

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* One of the upgrades you can install in a motion gaming mat is an [[PlayStation2 [[UsefulNotes/PlayStation2 eMotion Engine]]. Which is kinda ironic since the motion gaming mat was clearly inspired by the UsefulNotes/{{Wii}}.
5th Feb '16 4:10:11 AM BigLenny
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** [[Literature/LoveInTheTimeOfCholera Love in the Time of Sandwiches]]
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