If ''FanFic/NobodyDies'' is known for anything besides being over-the-top and awesome, it's for its love of {{Shout Out}}s; quite a few so far, and more are certain to come:

!!Multiple references:

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[[folder: Zero Wing ]]
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* '''AllYourBaseAreBelongToUs.''' Also, ForGreatJustice and How Are You Gentlemen.

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[[folder: Western Animation/Animaniacs ]]
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[[folder: Western Animation/Pinky And The Brain ]]
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* Chapter 3: Yui and Gendo pull an "Are you pondering what I'm pondering?" exchange.
* Chapter 10: "I'm waiting for an interview." "Why?" "Because I want to work here." "Why?" "Because it is interesting work?" "Why?" "Because I studied it in college." "Why?"

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[[folder: Voltron ]]
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* Chapter 6: Shinji unlocking the Magoroku prompts Misato to say that Unit 01 "went {{Voltron}} on the enemy's ass," which is referenced again in the next chapter as "Form Blazing Sword."
* Chapter 55: The Ree start mixing Voltron quotes into the assembly sequence of Kei's [[Franchise/{{Transformers}} Devastator]] knock-off. (Culminating with, "And I'll form the head.")
** Apparently, Zyuu wanted their combiner mech to use lions, which is what they'll do "next time."

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[[folder: Franchise/Terminator ]]
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* Chapter 1: Rei's first complete sentence in the story? "ComeWithMeIfYouWantToLive."
** Again to Shinji and Asuka in Chapter 42 when passing through [[spoiler:a post ''End of Eva'' universe]].
* When [[spoiler:Mana]] is [[TheReveal revealed]] as a cyborg in Chapter 22, [[spoiler:she]] is described as having a Terminator-like endoskeleton.
** Comes back later as a BodyHorror nightmare in Chapter 33, when she peels half her face off (losing the fleshy eye) over a sink in a direct ShoutOut to the first movie.
* Chapter 73: "Ah, our small army of AIs. When do we build Skynet, by the way?"
* Chapter 90: [[strike: [[VideoGame/{{Portal}} GLaDOS]]]] Naok00 is nicknamed Skynet by Mana.
* Chapter 93: Ichi's words when firing herself from the Eva launch chutes into an Angel, so she can try to punch it to death. "I'll be back." And she wasn't even in her Evangelion body...
** ... and after catching fire and losing all her skin while doing so, her skinless avatar-body resembles the T-X.

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[[folder: Nextwave ]]
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* Rei's line in the StuffBlowingUp entry on the main page. Also, there's Mana's Machine Man reference in ch. 33.
--> "Death to the fleshy ones!"
* Chapter 62 reveals that Mana is "full of useful devices" which can, among other things, make other girls pregnant.

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[[folder: Film/James Bond ]]
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* Chapter 19: [[spoiler:Kei]] deliberately emulating Blofeld while on a hijacked television broadcast and stroking one of Ritsuko's cats. Her line at that moment is practically a {{stock quote|s}} in that it references numerous previous invocations ranging from ''AsTheWorldTurns'' to ''Film/AustinPowers''.
--> "Rei, do you expect me to talk?" "[[Film/{{Goldfinger}} No, Mr. Kaji, I expect you to die]]." *cue buzzsaw over table*

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[[folder: Western Animation/The Simpsons ]]
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* Chapter 14: "It's like I'm wearing nothing at all. Nothing At All. NOTHING AT ALL." [[StupidSexyFlanders "Stupid Sexy Maya."]] Said by ''Ritsuko'' of all people. Cue {{Squee}} from Maya.
* Chapter 17: "Can't sleep, [[spoiler:ADAM]] will eat me."
* Chapter 50:
--> Something Pieter realized about Kyoko years ago, and probably one of the things that drew him back to her after their years apart, is that the terminology gentle, cuddling, and half measure are foreign to her.\\
With Kyoko, you strap yourself in and ride the Gees.
** Chapter 71: Rei on Shinji becoming an unwilling ChickMagnet: "Every girl in 50 yards kinda wants to strap him in and make him feel the G's!"

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[[folder: Film/Ghostbusters ]]
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* In Chapter 6, Unit-01 dances to ''Higher and Higher'' in what's described as a "sympathetic reaction", similar to the red slime in ''Ghostbusters 2''.
* Chapter 29: "(Yui) has given (Rei) strict instructions on what to do if her Eva asks her if she is a God."
--> "YES! Yes, I am! Now go forth, my minion! ''Kill in my name!''"
* Chapter 44: Evidently firing two Positron cannons in two different dimensions at each other at the same time through the Sea of Dirac causes a controlled total protonic reversal.
* Chapter 52:
-->[[spoiler:'''Mordin:''']] Terrified. Beyond capacity for rational thought.
* Chapter 61: Pieter calls [[spoiler:Lilith]] "marshmallow girl," and Mana calls her "Staypuff."

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[[folder: Series/Doctor Who ]]
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* Chapter 29: [[MemeticMutation "This was not battle.]] [[Recap/DoctorWhoS28E13Doomsday This was]] [[ThisIsPestControl pest control."]]
* Chapter 44: After Junior swallows Kyoko, she notes that he's far, far BiggerOnTheInside than the outside.
* Chapter 46: Rei brings home a decorative trash can with a plunger attached to it (and a dead Dalek inside).
* Chapter 52: [[spoiler:The Doctor shows up in his TARDIS and reveals that he arranged for the team from ''Franchise/MassEffect'' to raid NERV looking for Tali just so he could get his sonic screwdriver back from Rei.]]
* Chapter 99: [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dsGzSz0KyNI Bingle Bangle Dingle Dangle Yikkety Do Yikkety Da, Ping Pong Lippy Tappy Too Ta, Poopy Pa Pippy Pay, Bib Bab Bip Bap Bibbim Boobim Ba Ba Bang.]]

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[[folder: Video Game/Portal ]]
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* Chapter 19: Ritsuko mentions having an Orange Box in her office when [[spoiler:the Ree escape]].
* Multiple references in Chapter 57, including [[MemeticMutation "The Cake is not a lie"]] and [[spoiler:Naoko Akagi]] reciting GLaDOS' monologue from the beginning of ''VideoGame/{{Portal 2}}''.
* Chapter 77: [[spoiler:Naok00]] sings a variation of "Still Alive" to Yui and considers not gassing her with neurotoxin.
* Chapter 83 is one long ShoutOut to ''VideoGame/Portal2'' as Shinji and Uri are put into a very Enrichment Center-like modular dorm system with [[spoiler:Naok00]] watching over them until they can get along. [[spoiler:Naok00]] also keeps [[spoiler:one of the Keiworu]] as an assistant after he passes through a live-fire course for androids. [[spoiler:Naok00]] reveals that everyone already calls her [=GLaDOS=].
* Chapter 84: Shinji and Hikari get trapped in what appears to be a ''Portal 2'' co-op level.
* Chapter 93:
--> '''Rei''': "An' just like [[spoiler:Naok00]] says, when you got an experiment to run, you just keep on tryin' till you run out of cake."
* Chapter 95: [[spoiler:Naok00]] now has turrets.
* Chapter 95: [[spoiler:Naok00]] has an incredibly similar response to victims falling for her trap to GLaDOS in ''Portal 2'', to the point where they both say that "If Id known youd let yourself get captured this easily, Id have dangled a turkey leg on a rope from the ceiling.
* Chapter 97: [[spoiler:Naok000]] uses the [[MemeticMutation "deploying smooth jazz"]] line from ''Portal 2''. Misato comments that [[LampshadeHanging she's been abusing her video game privileges]].
* Chapter 110: Kokabel is pretty much a straight-up {{Expy}} of the Curiosity Sphere.

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[[folder: Anime/Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann ]]
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* Chapter 33: After Go-Kun's DynamicEntry in the [[spoiler:virtual sim]], his description sounds like a certain blue-haired, hot-blooded {{Badass}}.
* Chapter 38: Rei and [[spoiler:Go-Kun]] defeat [[spoiler:the Iruel-possessed Rampel]] with a "GIGA! DRILL! BUH-REAKAAAH!".
** Chapter 45: Used again against [[spoiler:the insane Unit 04 in the Dirac Sea]].
* Chapter 64: S2 engines generate power "by using the power of perpetuating spirals to generate energy from nothing".
** This is actually canon, if you count the [=N64=] game.

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[[folder: Video Game/Mega Man ZX ]]
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* Chapter 8: Jet Alone Prime's boot-up sequence: ''"Biolink established. Meta Encapsulated Granule Awareness System: Online."''
* Chapter 14: Kaworu mentions a "Game of Destiny that his brethren must engage in."

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[[folder: Video Game/Fallout ]]
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* Chapter 26: Evangelion Provisional Unit 05 ("Go-kun") is ''Liberty fucking Prime.''
* Chapter 34: New Vegas apparently exists in the ND-verse. Becomes important in chapters 63-65.

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[[folder: Franchise/Mass Effect ]]
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* Chapter 27: [[Literature/TheBible Mark 5:9.]] My name is Legion, for I am Many. This name is acceptable.
* Chapter 33: "Child, do you think you've accomplished anything? Your world is dying, and it's by human hands. We 'Angels' are your salvation through destruction. Each one of us is a harbinger to perfection. We are the only hope you deluded Lilim have."
* Chapter 41: "Limited creatures of blood and flesh. You are brought into my mind and you fumble in ignorance, incapable of understanding that which is before you. Unaware of what you have done."
* Chapter 48: [[spoiler:Tali'Zorah vas Normandy's presence, due to the effects of ''Rei Ayanami Does the Multiverse.'']]
* Chapter 65: Zeruel loves quoting this game: [[spoiler:'''''"You have FAILED. We will find another way. I am now assuming Direct Control."''''']]
** This later gets re-used by [[spoiler:Kaworu]]. [[spoiler:And Zadkiel, Zeruel's son.]]
* Chapter 98: Khalisa Bin Al-Jilani? Gee, wonder where else I've heard that name.
** "Ah yes '[[OmniscientCouncilOfVagueness SEELE]]' The supposed collective of old men who somehow manage to wield enough influence to manipulate the UN. We have dismissed that claim."
* From the forum thread:
-->'''Lilith''': ''ASSUMING COMPLETE CONTROL. ALL USERS VIEWING THIS THREAD MUST PROCREATE, BY THE ORDERS OF SUPREME COMMANDER LILITH. BABIESBABIESBABIESBABIESBABIESBABIESBABIESBABIESBABIESBABIESBABIESBABIESBABIESBABIESBABIESBABIESBABIESBABIES''

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[[folder: Franchise/Batman ]]
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* Chapter 14: Rei takes out Kaworu's bodyguards, leaving him screaming "Where are you?" [[Film/BatmanBegins She replies "Right here" as she hangs upside down behind him.]]
* Chapter 32: [[Film/{{Batman}} "What do you want?" "My face on the one dollar bill. But that's more of a long term thing."]]
* Chapter 44: "[[WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries Well, that was fun! Who's up for Chinese?]]"
* Chapter 77: Makoto dresses as the Riddler to rob a bank.

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[[folder: Series/Babylon Five ]]
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* Chapter 17: Misato [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Recap/BabylonFiveS04E19BetweenTheDarknessAndTheLight borrows a bit from Susan Ivanova's]] BadassBoast as she faces down [[spoiler:Adam]].
--> "I am the right hand of retribution and the last human being you will ever see."
* Chapter 32: [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Recap/BabylonFiveS01E05TheParliamentOfDreams "You will know fear. You will know pain. And then, you will die."]]
* Chapter 56: [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Recap/BabylonFiveS03E11CeremoniesOfLightAndDark While looking for information, Uri knocks out everyone in a bar, and realizes that now he has to wait for someone to wake up.]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t97sy2ryqSQ Most lines in the scene are a direct lift from the episode its referencing]], with Kaworu even lifting a quote from Lennier.

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[[folder: Film/Spaceballs ]]
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* Chapter 14: Evangelion DA FLAMETHROWAH.
* Chapter 34: ''"Engaging ludicrous speed."''
* Chapter 88: Kihl's safe combination is "the sort of thing an idiot would put on his luggage".

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[[folder: Series/How I Met Your Mother ]]
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* Chapter 34: "Did I ever tell you how I met your mother?"
* In ch. 54, Junior recites from the Bro Code.

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[[folder: Franchise/Transformers ]]
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* Chapter 77: [[spoiler:Go-Kun]] gets a Transformer avatar body, doubling as Misato's car. Misato makes him say, "Transform, and roll out."
** Chapter 106: "Miss Katsuragi? Why does your car sound like Optimus Prime?"
* Several nods to the [[Film/{{Transformers}} new movies]]:
** Rei slides Go-Kun between the legs of a Trident and shoots it in the crotch.
** During their Leliel-aided travels [[spoiler:across several parallel universes]], Go-Kun, who the author has stated would be voiced by Peter Cullen and who has uttered such lines as "Life is the right of all sentient beings", picks up some flame decals.
** In ch. 55, Kei and the Ree turn a bunch of construction vehicles into Devastator.
** Go-kun, ch. 78: '''"GIVE ME YOUR FACE!"'''
* And to [[TransformersGeneration1 the original franchise]]:
** [[FanNickname Four-Chan]] has multiple faces, each with a different expression, which rotate on his head to suit his mood. In other words, he's a Quintesson.
** The N2 reactor installed in Go-kun is modeled after the Matrix of Leadership.
** Direct quote from chapter 39:
---> Prime, as they have come to call Jet Alone...
** Also, from chapter 41: [[spoiler:Life is the right of all sentient beings]], not to mention [[spoiler:[[TransformersTheMovie One will stand. And one will fall.]]]]
** Chapter 68, SEELE 06: "The Angel must be stopped, no matter the cost."

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[[folder: Fan Fiction ]]
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* Mana's battle prayer:
-->[[FanFic/TiberiumWars Yea, though I walk through the Valley of the Shadow of Death, I shall fear no evil! For I am driving 35,000 tons of F_ YOU.]]
* The game of TabletopGame/{{Exalted}} [[TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}} 40K]] that the pilots play in Chapter 30 is one long homage to ''FanFic/ShinjiAndWarhammer40K''.
* Chapter 41: "Stop tormenting Ikari, you kraut bitch" - along with the speaker and circumstances - is a reference to the author's own earlier works, ''Shinji Almighty'' and the original version of ''FanFic/WalkingInTheShadowOfDreams''.
* Chapter 57: Rei is wearing a green and black plugsuit...just like another AU Rei does in ''Neon Genesis Evangelion: ANIMA''.
* Chapter 63: The Eva convention features a nod to @/EarthScorpion, author of ''FanFic/AeonNatumEngel'' and ''FanFic/AeonEntelechyEvangelion''.
* Chapter 63: "Of course, that doesn't help make up for the fact that she's running into a lot of cosplayers of herself, [[Manga/ReTake including one in Uri's plugsuit, with a lot of bandages who is pointing to random people and screaming that they're an Angel.]]"
* Shateiel, Raziel and Turel are nods to [[http://wiki.evageeks.org/Extracanonical_Mecha unused Angel concepts]] from the original series.

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[[folder: Tabletop Game/Exalted ]]
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* Apart from the aforementioned game of Exalted 40K, anyone familiar with Exalted's backstory will find Kei's experiments in Chapter Two of ''The Kei Files'' to be quite familiar. She also hosts her [[NoMrBondIExpectYouToDine vaguely threatening dinner party]] in what is clearly Malfeas.
* Hikari regularly [=GMs=] games of ''Exalted'' with Rei, becoming versed enough in the game to start making references to it by Chapter 84.
* Chapter 92: Annette's story of how she met [[spoiler:the Keiworu in the MP Evas]] is called '''Epic Pony Saving Prana'''.

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[[folder: Franchise/Final Fantasy ]]
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* Chapter 19: ''[[VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII Drink Your God Damned]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DCHyEPFxOdY&t=53s Beer]].''
* Chapter 58: [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyVI "I HATE YOU! I HATE YOU HATE HATE HATE HATE-"]]

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[[folder: Franchise/Assassins Creed ]]
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* "What. The. F____." %% Does anyone know how this is specifically a reference to Assassin's Creed? IDGI.
* Chapter 58: Gendo's avatar in the Ree-written game is based on the main character.
** The "initializing" area where he selects his avatar resembles the Animus.

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[[folder: [[Gunnm Battle Angel Alita ]]
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* The "little mechanical avatars" from chapter 19.
* In Chapter 56, one of the life-sized avatar units generates a plasma jet from its hand.

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[[folder: Bungie games ]]
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* Chapter 28: The opening speech of [[spoiler:Shalgiel, the first "Cherubim",]] references the [[OmnicidalManiac Prophet of Truth's]] speech at the start of the second mission of ''{{Halo 3}}''.
--> You are, all of you, Garbage. We shall burn the surface of this world until your carbon remains become like diamond glass.
* Chapter 57: While in the game, [[spoiler:Kei]] describes [[spoiler:the Narrator's bizarre behavior]] as the program having [[VideoGame/{{Marathon}} gone]] [[Franchise/{{Halo}} rampant]].
* In chapter 100, Magi 28, 29, and 30 are named Durandal, Curtana, and Merchant, which are all AI's (or deliberate misspellings of them) from Halo and Marathon.

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[[folder: Franchise/Star Trek ]]
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* [[Film/StarTrekIIITheSearchForSpock "I! Have had! Enough! Of YOU!"]]
* Kei regrets the LargeHam narrator of her VR game: [[Film/StarTrekVITheUndiscoveredCountry "I'd pay good money if he'd shut up."]]
* Chapter 71: Nana has invented a device that [[Film/StarTrekGenerations disrupts fusion in a star.]]
* Chapter 72: [[spoiler:Asuka and Mana]] duel over [[spoiler:Shinji]] in a reference to the Kirk v. Spock fight from [[Recap/StarTrekS2E1AmokTime "Amok Time."]]
* [[Film/StarTrek "Activate weapons suite! Arm all weapons! Arm]] ''[[Film/StarTrek EVERYTHING!]]''"
* [[Series/StarTrekVoyager Multi-vector assault mode]].

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[[folder: Series/Buffy The Vampire Slayer ]]
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* Shinji's predicament in Chapter 71 is quite reminiscent of Xander's in the episode "Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered."
* Chapter 90. [[EvilTwin "Bored]] [[CatchPhrase now."]]

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[[folder: Manga/Dragon Ball ]]
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* Go-Kun pulls off a [[DragonBallKai Big Bang Attack]] during a fight with [[spoiler:[=ADAM=].]]
** In Chapter 87, Go-kun uses a Kamehameha.

''[[/folder]]

[[folder: Film/Iron Man ]]
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* [[spoiler:Tali]], when [[TransformationSequence suiting up into her Cain armor]] in Chapter 51, uses a floor with moving parts and manipulator arms that put on the armor piece by piece. The suit also has a built-in chain gun like the War Machine suit.
** Similarly, Mana's cyborg body is powered by an arc reactor, as is Jet Alone's hammer.

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[[folder: Comic Book/Scott Pilgrim ]]
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* Chapter 72: ''Asuka Sohryu v. the World'' -- Asuka is challenged by the Ree in the same manner as the Seven Evil Exes.
** From ''Nobody Dies: The Ayanami Sisters Fight Crime'': "Oh no." "Oh no!" "Oh No!" ''"Oh Yeah!"''

''[[/folder]]

[[folder: Franchise/Alien ]]
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* Chapter 3: Rei invokes ForMassiveDamage, then Shinji follows it up in the next chapter with a quip that they should "[[Film/{{Aliens}} nuke it from orbit]], [[ItsTheOnlyWayToBeSure just to be sure]]."
--> '''Yui:''' Oh dear Lord, she's infecting him.
* Chapter 81 is titled "It's the Only Way to be Sure."
* Chapter 89: A Reego attacks Shinji like a Facehugger.

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[[folder: Film/The Matrix ]]
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* [[Film/TheMatrix Shinji's]] [[spoiler: [[Film/TheMatrix ability to see the programming code in the MAGI]]]]. (That's not air he's breathing.)
* Chapter 72: Asuka now knows Kung Fu.

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[[folder: Film/Monty Python And The Holy Grail ]]
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* Chapter 52: Two visiting characters from [[spoiler:''Franchise/MassEffect'']] confront an angry Zwei.
--> "This reminds me of a line from a famous Earth movie done by a [[Creator/MontyPython comedy troop from the British Isles]]."
--> "Which is?"
--> "RUN AWAY!"
* In Chapter 93, Mana and Zophael reenact the Black Knight scene.

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[[folder: Sonic The Hedgehog ]]
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* In chapter 14, Kaworu is forced by Rei to admit she's the [[ShadowTheHedgehog ultimate life form.]]
** Which gets a CallBack in Chapter 93 when Rei does the same thing to Zophael.

''[[/folder]]

[[folder: Video Game/Team Fortress 2 ]]
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* Chapter 93. [[MemeticMutation "The Cherubim is a Spy! And she's sapping our pilots!"]]
** Also: "Cry some more!"
** Also: "Sandwich restores all health!"

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[[folder: Machinima/Red Vs Blue ]]
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* Chapter 54: "I am Mari Illustrious Makinami! And you will fear my LASERFACE!"
* Chapter 64: During the Cherubrim attack on New Vegas, Touji, Hikari and Rei face down [[spoiler:Kei (who they believe just pulled a HeelFaceTurn)]]. Touji's weapon of choice? An orange safety cone, referencing Grif's classic [[MemeticMutation "Protect me, cone!"]] line.
** And earlier, her [[MookHorrorShow utter manhandling]] of the Section Two agents starts in much the same way as [[BadAss Tex's]].
* Chapter 93: [[CurseCutShort "Oh, son]] [[RunningGag of a Bi-"]]

''[[/folder]]

[[folder: Advertising/The Man Your Man Could Smell Like ]]
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* Chapter 71 reveals that [[FrenchMaid Zyuu]] sees Shinji as the Old Spice Guy.
* Chapter 97: "Is [[MemeticMutation on a Horse]]".

''[[/folder]]

[[folder: Comic Book/X-Men ]]
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* Chapter 23: ''"FastballSpecial!"''
* Chapter 50 & 71: [[CallingYourAttacks "OPTIC BLAST!"]]
* In the latest snippet of ''Rei Ayanami Does the Multiverse'', Rei, Asuka, and Go-kun end up in the X-Men universe...where Go-kun promptly gets blasted by Cyclops.

!!One-offs:

[[/folder]]

[[folder: Advertising ]]

* "Kool-Aid!" *CRASH* "'''OH YEAH!'''"
* "Roaches check in. They don't check out."

[[/folder]]

[[folder: Anime and Manga ]]

* Chapter 9: Rei's plot to blackmail [[spoiler: the school principal]] is very similar to LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya's method of computer acquisition.
* Chapter 19: The random schoolgirl who hits on Shinji is named [[LightNovel/FullMetalPanic Kaname Chidori]].
* In chapter 31, Rei's finishing speech towards the virtual Sachiel is a direct rip of [[GGundam Domon Kasshu's Shining Finger Sword]], ending with Rei using Go-Kun's left arm to grab hold of Sachiel's chest and fire its cannon point blank into its core, ending, naturally, with a [[GGundam Shining....FINGAHHH!!!!!]]. Fuyutsuki questions if Unit 5 was built for such a thing, while Pieter simply replies that anything Rei does is impossible to plan via paper.
** Rei and Go-kun pull it off again in chapter 42 [[spoiler:against ADAM]].
** Again with Go-kun in chapter 68, only this time it's the upgraded version, "Burning GOD FINGER!"
* Iruel's "Dating Sim" in Chapter 31, 32 and 41 has "Stick it in" as the fourth option in every dialogue choice. The dating sim in the fourth episode of ''Anime/ExcelSaga'' has "Put it in" as the third option in every dialogue choice. It's also the title of chapter 94.
* Chapter 33: During [[spoiler:the battle against Iruel]], with some prodding from Asuka, [[spoiler:Ichi]] turns into a 200' [[Franchise/{{Pokemon}} Pikachu]] (in her color scheme).
* Chapter 34: The bodies of [[spoiler:the Reigo/'''Rei'''chi'''go'''ma bodies]] sound [[Franchise/GhostInTheShell awfully familiar...]]
* Chapter 64 & 87: Go-kun opens its chest and uses a [[Manga/{{Guyver}} MEGA SMASHER]] attack.
* Chapter 72: Hatchi. "[[Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanoha DIVINE... BUSTAH]]!!!"
* Chapter 74: Pieter and Yui watch ''Anime/PantyAndStockingWithGarterbelt'' and wonder why they hired a studio filled with insane deviants.
* Mark-09's activation sequence at the beginning of Chapter 101 closely follows the ones used by [[{{Hellsing}} Alucard]].

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[[folder: Comic Books ]]

* Chapter 8: Jet Alone Prime is code-named the [[Comicbook/TheBigGuyAndRustyTheBoyRobot Big Guy. (And its pilot is code-named Rusty!)]]
* The BadassBoast that [[spoiler:Ramiel in Mari's body]] gives in Chapter 22 is a direct reference to Darkseid's BadassBoast in ''FinalCrisis''.
* Chapter 34: Rei was coached on how to explain her origin when she got on the Larry King live show. She proceed to instead talk about how she [[ComicBook/{{X-Men}} was separated from her brother in a plane accident over Alaska, and then trained to defend the human race so she wouldn't be persecuted for her unique abilities]]. And then a [[GreenLantern dying alien gave her a ring.]] Maya was just thankful Rei didn't say she was from [[{{Superman}} Krypton.]]
* ND!Gendou's speech to canon!Yui in Chapter 42 is a reference to Batman's speech to Owlman in ''JusticeLeague: Crisis on Two Earths'':
-->"I asked myself what it would be like if Yui went ahead with that damn experiment. And now I know what the difference is between you and my wife. The difference is, you both looked into the abyss. And when the abyss looked back... You blinked."
* Chapter 78: [[spoiler:''"Evangelion, Mark 09.'']] '''[[BlackestNight RISE.]]'''"
* Merrill the Murder Kitteh is an expy of [[GreenLantern Dex-Starr]].
* "What's the capital of [[DrDoom Latveria]] again?"
** [[DrDoom Victor. From Latveria]].

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[[folder: Film ]]

* In chapter 5, Yui mentions some potential weapons give to Shinji, all of which are from ''Franchise/{{Godzilla}}'': "[[Film/GodzillaAgainstMechagodzilla Zero Point Cannon]]" ala Kiryu's [[FreezeRay Absolute Zero Cannon]], "[[Film/GodzillaVsMegaguirus Dimension Tide]]" ala [[KillSat orbital weapon]] of the [[UnrealisticBlackHole same name]], and "[[Film/GodzillaTokyoSOS Triple Heavy Maser]]" ala Kiryu's [[ChestBlaster Hyper Maser Cannon]].
* Chapter 8 & 77: Naoko, Kyoko, and Yui once had the nickname [[Main/TheWitchesOfEastwick "The Bitches of Eastwick"]].
* Chapter 19: [[Film/JurassicPark "Clever girl."]]
* Rei's driving lesson in 19 is [[DrivesLikeCrazy insane enough]], then she tells Aoba [[Film/MenInBlack he should learn to relax, and puts on some Elvis...and then they enter a tunnel]].
** Go-kun does it again while engaging his jets in Chapter 106.
* Chapter 19: When Yui blows her top [[spoiler:at the Ree]], she screams, "[[Film/TheFifthElement I AM VERY DISAPPOINTED!]]"
* Chapter 25: Sandalphon [[Film/{{Rocky}} "eats lightning and craps itself with thunder"]] when it dies.
* Chapter 27: Pieter Sorhyu dragging [[spoiler:the "backup body" of Sandalphon]] all the way back to NERV: [[Film/IndependenceDay "And what the HELL is that smell?!"]]
* In chapter 29, Rei activates [[spoiler: Go-kun]]'s [[Film/TheLastStarfighter Death Blossom]].
* Chapter 30: [[AceVentura "Like. A. Glove."]]
* Chapter 32: Iruel admits to Shinji that he's pointlessly [[WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles monologing]].
** Chapter 55: Kei catches herself doing it in her head.
* Chapter 33: [[WesternAnimation/{{Up}} "Hello," he says, "My name is Zwei, and I already love you."]]
* Chapter 40: [[{{Shrek}} "I'm makin' WAFFLES!"]]
* Chapter 42: Rei's response to [[spoiler:the ''End of Evangelion'' universe]]:
--> [[Franchise/PlanetOfTheApes "You maniacs! You went and did it! You blew it all up! Damn you! Damn you ALL TO HELL!"]]
* Chapter 44: "A'right! REI FIGHT! [[Film/MadMax Two Rei enter, one Rei leaves]], [[SubvertedTrope and maybe some backups]]."
* In Chapter 49, when Lilly leads Shinji to the Reemobile and gives him Gendo's glasses via wormhole:
--> '''Shinji''': [[TheBluesBrothers I'm hopped up on antibiotics and sedative. It's dark out, we've got an Angel in the city, a tank full of LCL... *Gendo's glasses drop onto his face* and I'm wearing sunglasses. Let's ride.]]
* Chapter 53: [[Film/WarGames "Would you like to play a game?"]]
* Chapter 56: "[[{{Equilibrium}} No. Not without incident]]."
* Chapter 58: Gendo breaks the game program by using a rapier to make a few swishing cuts that cause Yui's dress to pool on the floor, just like Antonio Banderas in ''TheMaskOfZorro''.
* Chapter 59: At some point in the game, Shinji dies...[[spoiler:and returns as [[Film/TheLordOfTheRings Shinji the White]], complete with an Creator/IanMcKellen voice mode.]]
--> [[LampshadeHanging "So,"]] the man says, clearing his throat, [[{{Pun}} "I'm late."]]
* Chapter 60: Terrorists hijack a New Vegas casino where Fuyutsuki is vacationing in one long tribute to ''Film/DieHard'' with Fuyutsuki playing the role of [=John McClane=] (with a hint of Rei-ishness).
--> *terrorist looks at note left on unconscious, former hostage guard* "It says...'Heee~ey, bitch. Thanks for the machine gun!'"
* Chapter 63: The cosplayer mentioned in the fan fiction section also [[Film/{{Serenity}} ate a bug]].
* Iruel says "Oh shit" and then explodes, like in the film version of ''Film/LittleShopOfHorrors''.
* Touji describes the headlines of Shinji fighting the most powerful men in the world as "Until [[Franchise/{{Highlander}} there can be only one]]".
* During the bar fight with the Isrefels, one of them [[Film/ShaunOfTheDead blasts the jukebox with a shotgun from behind the counter.]]
* In Chapter 72, it's revealed that Asuka has programmed martial arts muscle memories into her plug suit, based on various movies. The good thing is that this includes ''Film/EnterTheDragon''. [[spoiler:The bad thing is that this includes ''Film/KungPowEnterTheFist'']].
* Chapter 79: Shinji, while being chased by Tamiel: [[Film/JurassicPark "Must go faster!]] [[Film/IndependenceDay Must go faster!"]]
* Chapter 80: Shinji's CLEAN GUN shoots its lasers just like the [[Franchise/StarWars Death Star]].
* Chapter 84: Shinji and Hikari discover a hallway full of [[Film/GalaxyQuest chompters]] (sic) deep inside NERV.
* Chapter 86: [[Film/KungFuHustle "BUDDHA PALM!"]]
* ''Tremors 2: Aftershocks'': In Chapter 88, after Shinji [[spoiler:nearly causes the end of the world]] in the previous chapter: "I feel I was denied critical, need to know information."
* Chapter 90. Mana refers to [[CoitusEnsues the effects of being around Lilith]] as "the [[Film/{{Borat}} Sexytime]] aura."
* Chapter 94: Shinji is thankful to be fully clothed when meeting his teenaged mother in the past, having seen ''Film/BackToTheFuture''.
* Chapter 106: When Rei was fourteen she once tried a super coffee called [[Film/BigTroubleInLittleChina "Black Blood of the Earth."]]
** The Black Blood of the Earth is [[http://www.funraniumlabs.com/the-black-blood-of-the-earth real]]. The name was given it by its creator, as the Shout Out referenced above.
* Chapter 109: [[Film/TopGun "I feel the need... the need...]] '''to breed'''."
* Chapter 110: [[Film/TheShining You have to come play with us! For ever and ever and ever-"]]

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[[folder: Literature ]]

* Chapter 8: After Rei knocks out a chunk of its core, the dazed and about-to-be-blasted-into-pieces Ramiel [[NonSequiturThud gleefully yammers on]] in a monologue almost exactly the same as the one the whale gives in ''Literature/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy1''.
* Chapter 34: Kaworu's a [[Literature/{{Twilight}} sparkling supernatural prettyboy?]] [[TakeThat Hmmm...]]
* Chapter 39: NERV has a Dirac [[UrsulaKLeGuin ansible]].
* Chapter 42: At the beginning, Zyuu is seen riding [[Literature/HarryPotter a three headed dog named "Fluffy"]].
* Chapter 46: [[Literature/TheHunchbackOfNotreDame "Sorry to disappoint you, Frollo."]]
* Chapter 58: In the game, Shinji's [[Literature/{{Discworld}} perfectly ordinary, unmagical sword that is nevertheless very good at cutting things]].
* Chapter 100: The secret switch in Kei's office is a reference to ''{{Faust}}''.
* Chapter 106: On Rei's was 14th birthday, she tried to stab a sperm whale to death with a peg-leg to reenact ''Literature/MobyDick'' "The Awesome Way."

[[/folder]]

[[folder: Live Action TV ]]

* Chapter 30: Rei pulls a move while driving Gendo and the other pilots that's she's always wanted to try since she saw ''Series/KnightRider''.
** Chapter 77: Misato sets her heavily modded car to "Super Pursuit Mode."
* Chapter 34: Rei shows that a window can be opened with the proper password: [[Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000 "HIEEEE-KEEEEEEBA!"]]
* Chapter 34: Creator/StephenColbert and [[Series/TheDailyShow Jon Stewart]] are the American President and VP, respectively.
* Chapter 40: [[Series/TheAddamsFamily Rei: Wanna play a game? Asuka: What's it called? Rei: Is there a God?]]
* Chapter 41: "[[Series/{{Fringe}} AlterShinji]]"
* Chapter 50. Asuka raises her hand, parting her fingers in a ''Series/{{V}}''. [[CatchPhrase "We come in peace."]]
* Chapter 54: [[Series/TheATeam "I]] ''[[Series/TheATeam love]]'' [[Series/TheATeam it when a plan comes together."]] Complete with cigar smoking.
* Chapter 77: Yui announces the construction of Unit-07 by paraphrasing the introduction to ''TheSixMillionDollarMan''.
* Chapter 80: The reading of Kihl's will is a re-working of the [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J5kGUW6M7W0 "Boot to the Head"]] skit by [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frantics_%28comedy%29 The Frantics]].
* '''[[Series/BattlestarGalacticaReimagined All of this has happened before and can happen again.]]'''
* Chapter 103: Gendo pulls off his glasses and [[Series/CSIMiami then puts them back on as he makes a pun]].
* Chapter 106. Rei asks, "[[TopGear Who's the Stig]]?"

[[/folder]]

[[folder: Music ]]

* Iruel's lead-in to his BadassBoast is a takeoff of Music/TheRollingStones' "SympathyForTheDevil."
--> Heh. Heh heheheh. Oh, what the Hell.\\
Please allow me to introduce myself,\\
I'm an [[ManOfWealthAndTaste Angel of wealth and taste]]
* Nena's "99 Red Balloons" is referenced as "a German pop song about the nuclear apocalypse."
** This could also be a reference to the fanfic ''Fanfic/TakingSights'', which uses a very similar line and has Gendo and Fuyutsuki of all people singing it at a karaoke bar, which is exactly where this chapter of ''Fanfic/NobodyDies'' takes place, [[spoiler:complete with Gendo singing "99 Red Balloons", which the perspective character doesn't realize until it's too late]]. [[note]]Of course, depending on which fic wrote the scene first, the ShoutOut could be the other way around...[[/note]]
* Chapter 50: Israfel, the Angel of Song, is the enemy in this chapter, so... yeah.
** Kaworu has heard that Shinji and Asuka are "[[Music/BloodhoundGang doing it like the animals on the Discovery Channel]]."
** [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qswKeWhjaUc "~Well the man in the back said "Everyone attack!" and it turned into a Ballroom Blitz-"]]
** Also, [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pwuCJznewFw "Everyone was Kung-Fu fighting,"]] Asuka says, oblivious to the carnage...
* Chapter 53: The after-action report of the fight with Israfel reveals that Rei & Shinji had a dance battle with an army of Israfels to the tune of ''[[Music/MichaelJackson Thriller]]''.

[[/folder]]

[[folder: Tabletop Games ]]

* Nana, one of the Ree, repeatedly uses the phrase [[TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}} "Boom for the Boom God!"]].
* Jet Alone Prime's High Impact Acceleration Hammer is named "Sigmar" after [[TabletopGame/{{Warhammer}} Sigmar Heldenhammer]].
* Chapter 105: Hikari plans on using ideas from a conspiracy theorist classmate for her ''TabletopGame/{{Shadowrun}}'' game.

[[/folder]]

[[folder: Video Games ]]

* Chapter 3: From the fight with Shamshel.
--> "The enemy is a [[GiantEnemyCrab Giant Crab]]!" Misato yells.
--> [[MemeticMutation "Attack its weak point for MASSIVE DAMAGE!"]]
--> "Rei! Get off the damn channel!"
** Chapter 76: The BeachEpisode is crashed by [[spoiler:a Shamshelim]].
--> '''Yui''': "It's a GiantEnemyCrab!"
--> '''Rei [[spoiler:and Zyuu]]''': "[[VideoGame/MetalGearSolid CRAB]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8mHKHKR8x6A BATTLE!]]"
* Chapter 8: Rei, after being consumed by Ramiel along with Kensuke, attacks the core with an AT Field-boosted MegatonPunch that blasts a quarter of the core clear out of Ramiel's body. The last word we hear her say before impact (and before the scene changes) is "[[VideoGame/SuperSmashBros FAAAALCON-]]"
** Rei pulls off a FALCON PUNCH in several later chapters too. 45, 58, 73, etc.
* Chapter 13: Rei's ringtone is the opening theme to ''KatamariDamacy''.
* Chapter 43: VideoGame/{{Half-Life}}'s Gravity Gun makes an appearance.
* Chapter 48: The Israfelim discover ''VideoGame/DanceDanceRevolution''.
* Chapter 49: "Wa-I feel fine, [[Franchise/{{Disgaea}} dOOd!"]]
* As part of the aforementioned sims, Kei also built [[Franchise/{{Bioshock}} Rapture]], complete with Evangelion-esque Big Daddies, and red-eyed, blue-haired Little Sisters.
* Given that President Colbert has an eyepatch, the author has taken to calling him 'President [[Franchise/MetalGear Big Boss]]'.
* Chapter 71: [[BadDudes "Shinji's been kidnapped by some girls. Are you a bad enough girl to rescue your boyfriend?"]]
* Chapter 71: "[[VideoGame/TheWorldEndsWithYou Pants. Off.]] ''[[VideoGame/TheWorldEndsWithYou Now.]]''"
* [[KnightsOfTheOldRepublic Oh, Shin~ji? Are you dead yet?]]
* Chapter 83: The AI of Naoko knows everyone calls her [[VideoGame/{{Portal}} GLADoS]]. Ritsuko says she's lucky they don't call her [[VideoGame/SystemShock SHODAN]].
* Chapter 85: After gearing up to take Unit 00 into battle, Mari ponders what her [[VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft Epic Mount]] should be.
* As of Chapter 86, Unit 01 (now Mark 01), now has [[VideoGame/ZoneOfTheEnders Zero Shift]].
* In ''Six AIs, One Continent'', the [[spoiler:Baraqielim]] are Tiberium. And it's strongly implied that Subject Kappa is Kane.
* Chapter 87: [[VideoGame/BaldursGate "Go for the eyes,]] [[spoiler:Tres!]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ozv1RcQJAHA Go for the eyes!"]]
* Chapter 94. [[StreetFighter "SHORYUKEN!"]]
** Chapter ''[[SdrawkcabName 49]]''. '''[[Film/StreetFighter "You have come expecting a pilot, but instead you find a GOD!"]]'''
* Chapter 48 tells us Rei is a fan of VideoGame/{{Touhou}}. Just watching the first stage of some random game in that series caused Shinji to have a seizure and pass out!
* At the end of Chapter 53, the Wuffletron whips out 4 Heavy Mazers and says "[[VideoGame/DukeNukem Suck it down.]]"

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[[folder: Web Original ]]

* Chapter 29: [[WebVideo/PurePwnage "Boom! Headshot!"]]
* In EVA communications transcripts, [[spoiler:Junior/Sandalphon]] is referred to as [[Wiki/SCPFoundation [REDACTED].]]
* During the BeachEpisode: [[http://www.crab-battle.com/ CRAB BATTLE!]]
* The Reego make Shinji [[HyperboleAndAHalf play Wolf Pack]] [[http://hyperboleandahalf.blogspot.com/2011/01/wolves.html with them.]]
* Chapter 79: "Jesus Christ it's an Angel...''GET IN THE CAR!''" Again in chapter 108.
* [[spoiler:The Ree and the Reego]] constantly make references to the [[Manga/DragonBall I'M CHARGIN]] [[TheLazerCollection MAH LAZER]] [[MemeticMutation meme.]]
* Ivy's war cry in Chapter 87 is [[VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft "LEEEEEEEEEEEEROY]] [[MemeticMutation JEEEEEENKIIIII-"]].
* Chapter 89: 00-EM is asking Shinji about how to be manly and tells him of his research on it:
-->''"You even have a web page about you on the internet with all sorts of facts about you. Is it true the AT Field [[ChuckNorrisFacts isn't supposed to keep the Evas out, but you in]]?"''
* Chapter 90. [[ImageBoards "What is this]] [[MemeticMutation I don't even..."]]
** From the same chapter: [[{{Lolcats}} Responsible Rei is Responsible.]]
* Chapter 92: Ichi learns how to punch an Israfim [[WebVideo/TheSpoonyExperiment in the soul.]]
* Chapter 94: [[WebVideo/AtopTheFourthWall "It's an Angelic Bee. My God."]]
** Chapter 98. [[CatchPhrase "I am a man!"]]
* Chapter 97: [[{{Imageboards}} "What is this I'm four."]]

[[/folder]]

[[folder: Web Comics ]]

* Chapter 60: [[Webcomic/{{Shortpacked}} "Do not presume I do not have]] ''ninjas'' [[http://www.shortpacked.com/2006/comic/book-2-pulls-the-drama-tag/06-the-drama-tag/presume/ at my command."]]
* After filming the PSA in Chapter 68: [[Webcomic/VGCats "Like a face full of angel wing wong."]]
** Chapter 97: [[Webcomic/SuperEffective "Freakkin']] [[http://www.vgcats.com/super/?strip_id=48 beautiful."]]
* The "lever exercise" described by Yui in chapter 93 is suspiciously similar to [[http://xkcd.com/242/ this]] ''Webcomic/{{xkcd}}'' strip.
** Chapter 98 & 105: [[https://xkcd.com/231/ "It's a Kitty!"]]
* Chapter 97 & 105: Mana uses a meme spawned by defunct webcomic ''Horribleville'', which is mostly famous for the ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' version: "Jesus Christ. How horrifying."

[[/folder]]

[[folder: Western Animation ]]

* [[CatchPhrase Many, many chapters]]: [[WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb "What'cha doin'?"]]
* Chapter 8: The acronym of Jet Alone Prime's startup sequence: [[MegasXLR MEGAS]].
* Chapter 24: Mana keeps ''WesternAnimation/SpongebobSquarepants'' looping in her head to keep out mental invasion.
* Chapter 25: [[WesternAnimation/TinyToonAdventures "The Angel's already gone down the hooole!"]]
** Chapter 50: '''Don't let him get us! We don't wanna go down the hole!'''
* In Chapter 29: Mana's line "And [[WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}} What the Hell is Kwanzaa]], anyway?!" is a reference to "The Futurama Holiday Spectacular."
** In Chapter 50, Shinji and Kaworu have almost verbatim the same conversation about talking to women as Fry and Zoidberg in the episode "Why Must I Be a Crustacean in Love?"
* Chapter 38: "[[OneFroggyEveningCartoon Hello my baby, hello my honey, hello my Ree-time gaaaaal...]]"
* Chapter 42: [[WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes "What's up, Doc?"]]
* Chapter 50: The Israfels' habit of [[WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy pointing accusing fingers]].
* Chapter 59: During Gendo and [[spoiler:Creator/HideakiAnno]]'s fight, they smash into a vegetable stand whose owner [[WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender bemoans the loss of his cabbages]].
* Chapter 67: ''[[WesternAnimation/AquaTeenHungerForce 2025. Island of Dr. Rei, off the Jersey Shore...]]''
** And seven chapters before that, Dr. Akagi spouts the same line Dr. Weird gave when his "present" attacked Steve: "Oh, yeah! Take it to the bank, Daddy!"
* The title of Chapter 80: [[WesternAnimation/SouthPark "Asuka's Sister is a Big Fat Bitch".]]
** Chapter 98. [[spoiler:Ichi]] is the Avatar.
* Chapter 100. [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic A certain MLP DVD]] is used as a clue to find the secret entrance of Kei's lab.
* Chapter 105. One of Shinji's classmates' observation of Lilly: [[WesternAnimation/DespicableMe "She's so fluffy I could]] ''[[WesternAnimation/DespicableMe die!"]]''

[[/folder]]

[[folder: Combined References ]]

* Chapter 21: [[Film/ZackAndMiriMakeAPorno Pieter and Kyoko Make a Porno]].
-->'''Yui''': ''[[Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick This is your Idiot Tax.]] [[http://www.giantitp.com/comics/oots0662.html This is the price you pay for having a quickie in the broom closet when you are supposed to be watching the Children and your Daughter.]]''
** And Kensuke puts it on Website/YouTube. Yui not only refuses to take it down, but says she'll unleash Rei on both of them if either of them try.
* Asuka's transformation in Chapter 31 is a two-in-one bundle: "[[VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft Alexstrazha!]] ''[[Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanoha Full Drive!]]''"
* Chapter 38: Parts of [[spoiler:Iruel's dialogue while he's confronting Asuka]] are takeoffs of [[Literature/IHaveNoMouthAndIMustScream AM's signature quote]] and Batman's last words to Superman in ''ComicBook/TheDarkKnightReturns''.
--> "Let me tell you how much I've come to hate you Lilim over the past week."
* Chapter 42: "IZUNA DROP!" The original reference is the 60's manga ''Manga/KamuiDen'', but many, many fighting game characters use the move as a ShoutOut of their own, and it's more likely he was referencing one of them. Followed up later with Anime/{{Diebuster}}'s "INAZUMA KICK!" and [[Anime/DragonBallZ Vegeta]]'s "BIG BANG ATTACK!"
* Chapter 63: Shinji wanders past a group of cosplayers in a [[Film/StarWars Storm Trooper]] v. [[Franchise/StarTrek Klingon]] general melee.
* Chapter 72: Asuka fights [[spoiler:Shinji's [[ScottPilgrimVsTheWorld Seven Evil Half-Sisters]] like VideoGame/MegaMan bosses. Complete with exploding. And SpikesOfDoom. Said Evil Half-Sisters also give themselves names according to the VideoGame/MetalGearSolid name scheme (or possibly VideoGame/MegaManX, considering how they also give Asuka weapons as she defeats them).]]
* Also in ch. 72: [[spoiler:Gendo]] is one of the mini-bosses, and [[spoiler:gifts Asuka with a gun, belt, and holster]] using the classic "[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZelda It's dangerous to go alone, take this]]" line.
* Chapter 80: The Ree take up fighting crime, with identities based on ''Franchise/SailorMoon'', ''[[Franchise/{{Batman}} Batman and Robin]]'', ''ComicBook/CaptainAmerica'', and ''ComicBook/IronMan''.
* Chapter 97: The group plays Exalted 40K again, with the charms ''Holy Wrath of Malfeas'' and ''For the Emprah'' coming into play.

[[/folder]]

[[folder: Real Life ]]

* In chapter 1, Rei refers to Ritsuko as a friend of Gendo's [[PrivateEye "in a Ugandan way"]]. (Funnier, because she's ''not'' in this continuity.)
* During chapter 30, Misato notes after a long night of drinking that the devil on her shoulder is bigger and taking food orders, a reference to Larry Miller's classic "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=piPyfqAKf6o Five levels of drinking]]" stand-up routine.
* The robot avatar of Unit-02 is the [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1czBcnX1Ww Big Dog]].
* In chapter 81, the robot that serves drinks and then falls down the stairs is a reference to the Honda Asimo and its [[EpicFail infamous]] [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ASoCJTYgYB0 press conference]].
* Chapter 98: [[RoswellThatEndsWell The Roswell incident]] was a cover-up of Xavier Spencer's dad crashing an experimental jet fighter, which was just done to avoid embarrassment.
* Chapter 108: Part of Mana's problem synching with JA-tan is OS incompatibility. The fix for this is to install [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boot_Camp_%28software%29 Boot Camp]].

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