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Originally, "Easter[[labelnote: ]][[SelfDemonstratingArticle Congratulations! You found an easter egg on this page!]] [[/labelnote]]Eggs" was the term for little bits of stuff programmers left behind in the software. They're secrets, intended to tickle the fancy of those who discover them. Programs far too numerous to mention have included Easter eggs—everything from ''Microsoft Office'' to ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAuto: [[VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoSanAndreas San Andreas]]''.

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Originally, "Easter[[labelnote: ]][[SelfDemonstratingArticle Congratulations! You found an easter Easter egg on this page!]] [[/labelnote]]Eggs" was the term for little bits of stuff programmers left behind in the software. They're secrets, intended to tickle the fancy of those who discover them. Programs far too numerous to mention have included Easter eggs—everything eggs — everything from ''Microsoft Office'' to ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAuto: [[VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoSanAndreas San Andreas]]''.



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* In the Creator/FUNimation dub of ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'', when the team is confronted by a group of Adjucas (medium-high level Hollows) in Las Noches, Nel tries to use her status as an arrancar to get them to back off. She's told "All that gets you is a free cup of tea at Las Noches". There's a scene in a later episode where Aizen refuses to start a meeting with the Espada until he's certain that everyone has a cup of tea, which [[MemeticMutation has spread through the internet like wildfire]], but at the time this episode of the dub aired the only people who would have known about it are people who have seen the original airings of Bleach.
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* Some paintings have hidden images, such as Holbein's [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Ambassadors_(Holbein) ''The Ambassadors'']], which has a greatly distorted skull that can be seen when the painting is viewed from an extreme angle.

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* Some paintings have hidden images, such as Holbein's [[http://en.''[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Ambassadors_(Holbein) ''The Ambassadors'']], The Ambassadors]]'', which has a greatly distorted skull that can be seen when the painting is viewed from an extreme angle.



* The page quote comes from ''Series/RedDwarf''. This was because, in the day when the show was made, it would have taken a lot of time, effort and specialised equipment to actually create the reversed sound-track to hear the easter egg. The show itself admitted it wasn't a very good Easter Egg, and included a live frontwards playback of it in their "Smegups" tape.
* In the ''Series/{{Heroes}}'' episode "The Fix", [[FreezeFrameBonus a quick glimpse]] at Kaito Nakamura's license plate shows that it reads "NCC-1701". George Takei, the actor who portrayed Kaito, also played Sulu in ''Franchise/StarTrek''—and of course, the Enterprise's registry number is NCC-1701.

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* The page quote comes from ''Series/RedDwarf''. This was because, in the day when the show was made, it would have taken ''Series/{{Arrow}}'' is absolutely littered with them, seeing as a lot of time, effort and specialised equipment to actually create the reversed sound-track to hear people behind the easter egg. The show itself admitted it wasn't a very good Easter Egg, and included a live frontwards playback of it in their "Smegups" tape.
* In
scenes are massive comic-book geeks. Some are obvious (such as references to the ''Series/{{Heroes}}'' episode "The Fix", [[FreezeFrameBonus a quick glimpse]] at Kaito Nakamura's license plate shows that it reads "NCC-1701". George Takei, numbers 52, ArcNumber of the actor who portrayed Kaito, also played Sulu in ''Franchise/StarTrek''—and of course, DC Comics universe, or 41, the Enterprise's registry year ''Green Arrow'' debuted), while others are pretty obscure (in one episode, Oliver is wearing a prison jumpsuit with the number 399471. This is NCC-1701.the HTML hex code for the specific shade of green used on Green Arrow in the comics.)



** The show also at times made no attempt at hiding recognizable company logos on buildings in Caprica, and one early episode features a crystal clear closeup of the spines of a few of the books in Adama's cabin—revealing them to be Reader's Digest Condensed Books volumes! Eagle-eyed viewers will also see recognizable street signs and traffic lights in the Caprica scenes as well. Given the fact the series is predicated on Caprican civilization parallelling Earth's, these are more likely to be Easter eggs than accidental anachronisms.
* In one of the episodes of the German crime series 'Mord mit aussicht' you have the male policeman running through the hospital and looking awkwardly to a doctor: a doctor that also appears in another famous series: 'Lindenstrasse'

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** The show also at times made no attempt at hiding recognizable company logos on buildings in Caprica, and one early episode features a crystal clear closeup of the spines of a few of the books in Adama's cabin—revealing them to be Reader's Digest Condensed Books volumes! Eagle-eyed viewers will also see recognizable street signs and traffic lights in the Caprica scenes as well. Given the fact the series is predicated on Caprican civilization parallelling paralleling Earth's, these are more likely to be Easter eggs than accidental anachronisms.
* In one of the episodes of the German crime series 'Mord mit aussicht' you have the male policeman running through the hospital and looking awkwardly to a doctor: a doctor that also appears in another famous series: 'Lindenstrasse'
anachronisms.



** However, Fillion's [[http://twitter.com/NathanFillion/status/5219538270 Twitter feed]] says that the REAL Easter Egg was the Catalyzer from the Episode "Out of Gas."

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** However, Fillion's [[http://twitter.com/NathanFillion/status/5219538270 Twitter feed]] says that the REAL Easter Egg was the Catalyzer from the Episode "Out of Gas."Gas".
* ''Series/DoctorWho'': Lampshaded and used as a rather important plot point in [[Recap/DoctorWhoS29E10Blink "Blink"]], in which the Doctor places Easter eggs on each DVD owned by Sally Sparrow in order to warn her about the Weeping Angels.



* ''Series/{{NCIS}}'' occasionally pokes fun at co-star David [=McCallum's=] long career. In one early episode a publicity photograph of [=McCallum=] from ''The Man from UNCLE'' is shown as representing Ducky as a young man, and in another episode, when a character asks Gibbs what Ducky looked like as a young man, Gibbs replies "Ilya Kuryakin".
* ''Series/HillStreetBlues'' was a very low rated show in its first season, but won a large number of Emmy Awards due to its quality. In the second season opener, one of the statues is sitting on a file cabinet in the station, and Lt Henry Goldblume picks it up and carries it off without any comment as he walks through the scene.
* Lampshaded and used as a rather important plot point in the ''Series/DoctorWho'' episode ''Blink,'' in which the Doctor places Easter eggs on each DVD owned by Sally Sparrow in order to warn her about the Weeping Angels.

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* ''Series/{{NCIS}}'' occasionally pokes fun at co-star David [=McCallum's=] long career. In one early the ''Series/{{Heroes}}'' episode "The Fix", [[FreezeFrameBonus a publicity photograph quick glimpse]] at Kaito Nakamura's license plate shows that it reads "NCC-1701". George Takei, the actor who portrayed Kaito, also played Sulu in ''Franchise/StarTrek''—and of [=McCallum=] from ''The Man from UNCLE'' course, the Enterprise's registry number is shown as representing Ducky as a young man, and in another episode, when a character asks Gibbs what Ducky looked like as a young man, Gibbs replies "Ilya Kuryakin".
NCC-1701.
* ''Series/HillStreetBlues'' was a very low rated low-rated show in its first season, but won a large number of Emmy Awards due to its quality. In the second season opener, one of the statues is sitting on a file cabinet in the station, and Lt Henry Goldblume picks it up and carries it off without any comment as he walks through the scene.
* Lampshaded Jackie Gleason chose to show off his photographic memory while appearing on ''Series/TheHoneymooners'', reportedly only reading his scripts once and used as a rather important plot point never taking part in rehearsals. If you ever see Ralph rubbing his belly on the ''Series/DoctorWho'' episode ''Blink,'' in which show, it's actually Gleason's signal to the Doctor places Easter eggs on each DVD owned by Sally Sparrow in order to warn her about the Weeping Angels.co-stars that he forgot a line.



* In one of the episodes of the German crime series ''Mord mit aussicht'', you have the male policeman running through the hospital and looking awkwardly to a doctor: a doctor that also appears in another famous series: ''Lindenstrasse''.
* ''Series/MurdochMysteries'':
** In "Invention Convention", Murdoch realizes they don't need a cipher to read the random string of code—it is actually made of substituted letters. If [[TheProducerThinksOfEverything one actually decodes the message]], it reads "It is essential that we are all seen to be watching the speech at the instant the machine fires. We have precisely twenty seconds between when the device is triggered and when the shot is fired. Should the machine be discovered it is imperative that we stick to the plan." This trope might be averted since there are a few spelling mistakes, and it almost reads as nonsense in the middle, but whoever wrote the code [[ViewersAreGeniuses was assuming the message wouldn't be read anyway.]]
** In "Glory Days", there's a crate of "Big Bang" brand dynamite visible near a train that was held up, supposedly by Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.
* ''Series/{{NCIS}}'' occasionally pokes fun at co-star David [=McCallum's=] long career. In one early episode a publicity photograph of [=McCallum=] from ''Series/TheManFromUNCLE'' is shown as representing Ducky as a young man, and in another episode, when a character asks Gibbs what Ducky looked like as a young man, Gibbs replies "Ilya Kuryakin".
* The page quote comes from ''Series/RedDwarf''. This was because, in the day when the show was made, it would have taken a lot of time, effort and specialised equipment to actually create the reversed sound-track to hear the easter egg. The show itself admitted it wasn't a very good Easter Egg, and included a live frontwards playback of it in their "Smegups" tape.
* ''Series/SchittsCreek'' has Alexis teasing David about his subscription to ''Cosmo Girl'' when he was a teen, and in real life Creator/DanielLevy who plays David wrote for ''Cosmo Girl'' while he was an MTV host. Another time, David claims his first job was a Gap Kids campaign, and in fact Levy has stated his first job was as a retail clerk for Gap Kids.



* A listing of dead crew members shown in the ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'' episode "Imperfection" reveals that most of the cast of "Series/TheWestWing" died onboard the ship.
* Jackie Gleason chose to show off his photographic memory while appearing on ''Series/TheHoneymooners'', reportedly only reading his scripts once and never taking part in rehearsals. If you ever see Ralph rubbing his belly on the show, it's actually Gleason's signal to the co-stars that he forgot a line.
* In the Creator/FUNimation dub of Manga/{{Bleach}}, when the team is confronted by a group of Adjucas (medium-high level Hollows) in Las Noches, Nel tries to use her status as an arrancar to get them to back off. She's told "All that gets you is a free cup of tea at Las Noches". There's a scene in a later episode where Aizen refuses to start a meeting with the Espada until he's certain that everyone has a cup of tea, which [[MemeticMutation has spread through the internet like wildfire]], but at the time this episode of the dub aired the only people who would have known about it are people who have seen the original airings of Bleach.

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* A listing of dead crew members shown in the ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'' episode "Imperfection" reveals that most of the cast of "Series/TheWestWing" ''Series/TheWestWing'' died onboard the ship.
* Jackie Gleason chose to show off his photographic memory while appearing on ''Series/TheHoneymooners'', reportedly only reading his scripts once and never taking part in rehearsals. If you ever see Ralph rubbing his belly on the show, it's actually Gleason's signal to the co-stars that he forgot a line.
* In the Creator/FUNimation dub of Manga/{{Bleach}}, when the team is confronted by a group of Adjucas (medium-high level Hollows) in Las Noches, Nel tries to use her status as an arrancar to get them to back off. She's told "All that gets you is a free cup of tea at Las Noches". There's a scene in a later episode where Aizen refuses to start a meeting with the Espada until he's certain that everyone has a cup of tea, which [[MemeticMutation has spread through the internet like wildfire]], but at the time this episode of the dub aired the only people who would have known about it are people who have seen the original airings of Bleach.
ship.



* ''Series/{{Arrow}}'' is absolutely littered with them, seeing as a lot of the people behind the scenes are massive comic-book geeks. Some are obvious (such as references to the numbers 52, ArcNumber of the DC Comics universe, or 41, the year ''Green Arrow'' debuted,) while others are pretty obscure (in one episode, Oliver is wearing a prison jumpsuit with the number 399471. This is the HTML hex code for the specific shade of green used on Green Arrow in the comics.)
* ''Series/MurdochMysteries'':
** In the episode "Invention Convention", Murdoch realizes they don't need a cipher to read the random string of code—it is actually made of substituted letters. If [[TheProducerThinksOfEverything one actually decodes the message]], it reads "It is essential that we are all seen to be watching the speech at the instant the machine fires. We have precisely twenty seconds between when the device is triggered and when the shot is fired. Should the machine be discovered it is imperative that we stick to the plan." This trope might be averted since there are a few spelling mistakes, and it almost reads as nonsense in the middle, but whoever wrote the code [[ViewersAreGeniuses was assuming the message wouldn't be read anyway.]]
** In the episode "Glory Days", there's a crate of "Big Bang" brand dynamite visible near a train that was held up, supposedly by Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.
* ''Series/SchittsCreek'' has Alexis teasing David about his subscription to ''Cosmo Girl'' when he was a teen, and in real life Creator/DanielLevy who plays David wrote for ''Cosmo Girl'' while he was an MTV host. Another time, David claims his first job was a Gap Kids campaign, and in fact Levy has stated his first job was as a retail clerk for Gap Kids.




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* The ''Series/BabylonFive'' DVD collections contain bloopers and outtakes from the season you're currently watching. All one has to do is find the hidden "5" symbol in the extras menu on the 6th disc of each season.



* Most of the [=DVDs=] from the Creator/ADVFilms release of ''Anime/{{Noir}}'' contain Easter Eggs, including four [[FanVid anime music videos]] on disk 7, and a live-action mini-film featuring sock puppet versions of the main characters on disk 6 (called "Noir: The Unsoled Story").
* The English subtitled version of ''Manga/UruseiYatsura'' has Easter eggs in the subtitle text. Lum's mother only speaks an untranslated alien language. The subtitle, to show that even in the original language the dialog is unintelligible, is written in the "Symbol" font (The Greek letter font). By matching the characters to a regular font yields hidden messages. One message was "the star wars parody was pretty cool", which is not what she would be saying, but instead referred to an earlier bit in that episode.

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* Most On the DVD of ''WebVideo/DoctorHorriblesSingAlongBlog'', when the standard FBI warning changes to the ELE screen, there is an intercut shot of three actual eggs, representative of the [=DVDs=] from the Creator/ADVFilms release of ''Anime/{{Noir}}'' contain DVD's three hidden Easter Eggs, including four [[FanVid anime music videos]] on disk 7, and a live-action mini-film featuring sock puppet versions of eggs. Watching the main characters on disk 6 (called "Noir: The Unsoled Story").
* The English subtitled version of ''Manga/UruseiYatsura'' has Easter eggs in
first scene with the subtitle text. Lum's mother only speaks an untranslated alien language. The subtitle, to show that even in the original language set to "Wiccan" gives a coded hint to finding them.
* ''Series/DoctorWho'':
** Actually used as a plot point: in [[Recap/DoctorWhoS29E10Blink "Blink"]],
the dialog is unintelligible, is written in the "Symbol" font (The Greek letter font). By matching the characters to Doctor hides a regular font yields hidden messages. One message was "the star wars parody was pretty cool", for the future in Easter Eggs in 17 unrelated UsefulNotes/{{DVD}}s. Appropriately, the message became a real-life Easter Egg on the Series 3 boxset.
** The Series 3 [=DVDs=] also have the full video of the Doctor's instructions to Martha from [[Recap/DoctorWhoS29E8HumanNature "Human Nature"]] hidden somewhere.
** On a side note, it is worth noting that [=DVDs=] of classic ''Doctor Who'' stories are stocked with Easter Eggs.
** The series 1 and 2 DVD set have the "Do you want to come with me?" promotion as an Easter Egg.
* The DVD release of Music/DuranDuran's ''Greatest'' video collection contains a number of Easter eggs
which is not what she would be saying, but instead referred the viewer can get to an earlier bit either through a series of convoluted steps, or by going directly to the "track number" in that episode.each DVD. The Easter eggs include archival footage of the band playing at the Rum Runner nightclub (where they were the house band) while the New Romantic clubgoers dance around, soundtracked to "Planet Earth"; scenes from a 1984 British TV interview with the band featuring little sound clips of the slowed-down version of their instrumental "Faith in this Colour"; and a lengthy 1990 interview of the band talking about the creative process and the way their then-current album ''Liberty'' came to be.



* ''Series/DoctorWho''
** Actually uses as a plot point: in [[Recap/DoctorWhoS29E10Blink "Blink"]], the Doctor hides a message for the future in Easter Eggs in 17 unrelated UsefulNotes/{{DVD}}s. Appropriately, the message became a real-life Easter Egg on the Series 3 boxset.
** On a side note, it is worth noting that [=DVDs=] of classic ''Doctor Who'' stories are stocked with Easter Eggs whereas the only Egg on releases of the new series so far is the "Blink" message. Hmmm…
** The series 1 and 2 DVD set have the "Do you want to come with me?" promotion as an Easter Egg.
* The DVD version of ''Film/TheLordOfTheRings: The Two Towers'' contains a hidden video clip of Gollum accepting a MTV award for Best Animated Character.
** ''Film/TheLordOfTheRings: The Return of the King'' has an interview between Hans Jensen (as played by Dominic Monaghan) and Elijah Wood. Something of a [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eLBDNUvrGQk Crowning Moment Of Funny]].
** ''The Fellowship of the Ring'' Extended DVD has a [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o8ohAwSdIw8 remake of the Council of Elrond scene featuring Jack Black]].
* Not unlike the ''Noir'' example above, ''Anime/{{Madlax}}'' also has a sock puppet short on Volume 6.
* And so does ''WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles'' on the second disc of the DVD release.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles'' has about half-a-dozen easter eggs, one of which is on Disc 1. One of the more awesome ones is a montage of every door, button and explosion in the movie—set to the Anvil Chorus for added awesomeness.
* On the DVD of ''WebVideo/DoctorHorriblesSingAlongBlog'', when the standard FBI warning changes to the ELE screen, there is an intercut shot of three actual eggs, representative of the DVD's three hidden Easter eggs. Watching the first scene with the subtitle language set to "Wiccan" gives a coded hint to finding them.
* The [=DVD=] of ''Film/{{Memento}}'' has an Easter Egg on the main menu that lets you watch the film in chronological order.

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* ''Series/DoctorWho''
** Actually uses as a plot point: in [[Recap/DoctorWhoS29E10Blink "Blink"]],
One of the Doctor hides a message for [=DVDs=] in the future in Easter Eggs in 17 unrelated UsefulNotes/{{DVD}}s. Appropriately, ''Series/{{Firefly}}'' set features Adam Baldwin singing "The Ballad of Jayne".
** In
the message became title menu of ''Film/{{Serenity}}'', there's a real-life Easter Egg on hidden button leading to a clip about and showing the Series 3 boxset.
** On a side note, it is worth noting that
Fruity Oaty Bars ad.
* The
[=DVDs=] of classic ''Doctor Who'' stories are stocked with ''Anime/FullmetalAlchemist'' feature some Easter Eggs whereas eggs, usually by going to the only Egg on releases extras menu and using some button/key presses to highlight a special symbol (or a letter in the logo). The majority of these Easter eggs are gag dubs of the new series so far is the "Blink" message. Hmmm…
** The series 1 and 2 DVD set have the "Do you want to come
next episode previews with me?" promotion as the Japanese cast acting out of character (For example, the gag dub preview of one of the episodes has Winry's VA singing an Easter Egg.
* The DVD
alternate version of ''Film/TheLordOfTheRings: The Two Towers'' contains a hidden video clip 'Tobira No Mukoe E' with lyrics that basically make fun of Gollum accepting a MTV award for Best Animated Character.
** ''Film/TheLordOfTheRings: The Return
Ed), other Easter eggs include things like adverts. Sadly most of the King'' has an interview between Hans Jensen (as played by Dominic Monaghan) and Elijah Wood. Something of a [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eLBDNUvrGQk Crowning Moment Of Funny]].
** ''The Fellowship of the Ring'' Extended DVD has a [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o8ohAwSdIw8 remake of the Council of Elrond scene featuring Jack Black]].
* Not unlike the ''Noir'' example above, ''Anime/{{Madlax}}'' also has a sock puppet short on Volume 6.
* And so does ''WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles''
these bonus features were absent on the second disc of the UK releases (With one DVD release.
having a functionless egg).
* ''WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles'' has about half-a-dozen easter eggs, one of which is on Disc 1. One of the more awesome ones is a montage of every door, button and explosion in Easter eggs on the movie—set to ''Film/Gremlins2TheNewBatch'' special edition DVD is the Anvil Chorus for added awesomeness.
* On the DVD of ''WebVideo/DoctorHorriblesSingAlongBlog'', when the standard FBI warning changes to the ELE screen, there is an intercut shot of three actual eggs, representative
alternative VHS version of the DVD's three hidden Easter eggs. Watching the first scene with where the subtitle language set to "Wiccan" gives a coded hint to finding them.
* The [=DVD=] of ''Film/{{Memento}}'' has an Easter Egg
Gremlins stop the film. It can be seen if you select the Gremlin's hand on the main menu that lets you watch the film in chronological order.menu.



* The DVD's of ''Anime/FullmetalAlchemist'' feature some Easter eggs, usually by going to the extras menu and using some button/key presses to highlight a special symbol (or a letter in the logo). The majority of these Easter eggs are gag dubs of the next episode previews with the Japanese cast acting out of character (For example, the gag dub preview of one of the episodes has Winry's VA singing an alternate version of 'Tobira No Mukoe E' with lyrics that basically make fun of Ed), other Easter eggs include things like adverts. Sadly most of these bonus features were absent on the UK releases (With one DVD having a functionless egg)
* The DVD of ''Film/TheRing'' has a secret option on the main screen, if you scroll down through all the normal options, the cursor will disappear. Hit enter, and the DVD will play a (slightly extended) version of the cursed video, followed up by returning to the main screen with a phone ringing in the background. Once it starts playing, it cannot be stopped, paused, scrolled through, or in any way halted short of turning off your player.
* ''Film/TheMatrix Revisited'' DVD had a secret list of about 64 songs that could be accessed by clicking on a phone booth in the background. This being ''The Matrix'', I'm sure there's others in ''Animatrix, Reloaded'', and ''Revisited''.

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* The DVD's of ''Anime/FullmetalAlchemist'' feature some ''WebAnimation/HomestarRunner'' [=DVD=]s have a few Easter eggs, usually by going to much like the extras menu and using some button/key presses to highlight a special symbol (or a letter in the logo). site itself.
**
The majority of these Easter easter eggs that are gag dubs normally accessed at the end of the next episode previews cartoons are accessed by fiddling around with the Japanese cast acting out of character (For example, arrows buttons until an icon pops up. On the gag dub preview of one of Strong Bad E-mail [=DVD=]s, it's a Strong Bad head; on the episodes has Winry's VA singing an alternate version of 'Tobira No Mukoe E' with lyrics that basically make fun of Ed), other Easter Everything Else [=DVD=]s, it's the Homestar Runner logo. There's also some easter eggs include things like adverts. Sadly most of these bonus on the special features were absent menus of each [=DVD=] that are accessed the same way.
** The easter eggs that are normally accessed during the cartoons are accessed by using the angle button. Most [=DVD=] players will display when the angle button can be used.
** Most of the cartoons include hidden DVDCommentary by changing the audio track.
** [=Strongbad_email.exe=] Disc 2 has the files for "Strong Bad's Website" and "Strong Sad's Lament" (with the update from the time)
on the UK releases (With one DVD having disc that can be accessed by exploring the [=DVD=] on a functionless egg)
* The DVD of ''Film/TheRing'' has a secret option
computer. Appropriate, because the WebAnimation/StrongBadEmail, "website", is on the main screen, if you scroll down [=DVD=], and the two websites were accessed through all the normal options, cartoon on the cursor will disappear. Hit enter, actual website.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles'' has about half-a-dozen Easter eggs, one of which is on Disc 1. One of the more awesome ones is a montage of every door, button
and explosion in the DVD will play movie—set to the Anvil Chorus for added awesomeness.
* ''Series/TheITCrowd'' [=DVD=]s have "Leet" Subtitles for each episode. During the first season, most were simply the regular subtitles with letter substitutions to make convert it into leetspeak, but one was
a (slightly extended) stream of [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Base64 Base64]], which turns out to be an encoded version of the cursed video, followed up by returning to subtitle track. The second season's DVD ups the main screen with a phone ringing in ante by having the background. Once it starts playing, it cannot Base 64 code fill the entire screen. Hope you know how to rip the subtitles and convert them into the right file format! (It later turned out to be stopped, paused, scrolled through, or in any way halted short of turning off your player.
* ''Film/TheMatrix Revisited'' DVD had
a secret list competition which nobody won since it was too hard, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ZOZ3lhMyL8 as explained in an extra on the third series DVD]].)
* The fourth disc
of about 64 songs that could be accessed by clicking season one of ''Series/{{Life on Mars|2006}}'' has a cell phone booth in next to the background. This being ash tray that leads to an Easter Egg when you click it.
* The DVD version of ''Film/TheLordOfTheRings: The Two Towers'' contains a hidden video clip of Gollum accepting a MTV award for Best Animated Character.
** ''Film/TheLordOfTheRings: The Return of the King'' has an interview between Hans Jensen (as played by Dominic Monaghan) and Elijah Wood. Something of a [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eLBDNUvrGQk Crowning Moment Of Funny]].
**
''The Matrix'', I'm sure there's others Fellowship of the Ring'' Extended DVD has a [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o8ohAwSdIw8 remake of the Council of Elrond scene featuring Jack Black]].
* Creator/FUNimation's DVD release of ''Anime/LupinIIIVoyageToDanger'' hid the access to an Easter Egg by forcing you to switch to certain menus
in ''Animatrix, Reloaded'', a certain order. An audio clip could then be accessed by the viewer. [[spoiler: You hear Lupin (Creator/SonnyStrait) and ''Revisited''.Zenigata (Creator/PhillipWilburn) drunkenly singing the series' theme song, followed by Goemon (Creator/MikeMcFarland) lampshading the Easter egg's absurdity.]]



* The fourth disc of season one of ''Series/{{Life On Mars|2006}}'' has a cell phone next to the ash tray that leads to an Easter Egg when you click it.
* The DVD release of Music/DuranDuran's ''Greatest'' video collection contains a number of Easter eggs which the viewer can get to either through a series of convoluted steps, or by going directly to the "track number" in each DVD. The Easter eggs include archival footage of the band playing at the Rum Runner nightclub (where they were the house band) while the New Romantic clubgoers dance around, soundtracked to "Planet Earth"; scenes from a 1984 British TV interview with the band featuring little sound clips of the slowed-down version of their instrumental "Faith in this Colour"; and a lengthy 1990 interview of the band talking about the creative process and the way their then-current album ''Liberty'' came to be.
* ''Film/SpiderMan2'' has a couple of memorable Easter Eggs found by moving the cursor off the list of items in a couple of the DVD menus. One has Sam Raimi claim that he's brought in an expert to show Alfred Molina how he wants a scene to be done. [[spoiler:The camera pans over to show Willem Dafoe acting out one of Octavius' scenes, and Molina breaks down laughing.]] Another starts with Molina as Doc Ock snarling at the camera… before breaking out into "[[Theatre/FiddlerOnTheRoof If I Were a Rich Man]]", with the [[http://www.jest.com/video/604/dr-octopus-sings-showtunes puppeteers making Ock's tentacles dance along]].
* The ''Series/BabylonFive'' DVD collections contain bloopers and outtakes from the season you're currently watching. All one has to do is find the hidden "5" symbol in the extras menu on the 6th disc of each season.
* Several [=DVDs=] of the ''Franchise/StarWars'' films contain Easter Eggs, including bloopers and the like, and are often revealed by inputting "1138". In the DVD for ''Film/AttackOfTheClones'', select a poster behind Dex in his diner and you'll access a slideshow of rough, hand-drawn student posters: one has [=C-3PO=] advertising a Spanish language class.

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* ''Anime/{{Madlax}}'' has a sock puppet short on Volume 6.
* ''Film/TheMatrix Revisited'' DVD had a secret list of about 64 songs that could be accessed by clicking on a phone booth in the background.
* The fourth disc [=DVD=] of season one of ''Series/{{Life On Mars|2006}}'' ''Film/{{Memento}}'' has a cell phone next to the ash tray that leads to an Easter Egg when you click it.
* The DVD release of Music/DuranDuran's ''Greatest'' video collection contains a number of Easter eggs which the viewer can get to either through a series of convoluted steps, or by going directly to the "track number" in each DVD. The Easter eggs include archival footage of the band playing at the Rum Runner nightclub (where they were the house band) while the New Romantic clubgoers dance around, soundtracked to "Planet Earth"; scenes from a 1984 British TV interview with the band featuring little sound clips of the slowed-down version of their instrumental "Faith in this Colour"; and a lengthy 1990 interview of the band talking about the creative process and the way their then-current album ''Liberty'' came to be.
* ''Film/SpiderMan2'' has a couple of memorable Easter Eggs found by moving the cursor off the list of items in a couple of the DVD menus. One has Sam Raimi claim that he's brought in an expert to show Alfred Molina how he wants a scene to be done. [[spoiler:The camera pans over to show Willem Dafoe acting out one of Octavius' scenes, and Molina breaks down laughing.]] Another starts with Molina as Doc Ock snarling at the camera… before breaking out into "[[Theatre/FiddlerOnTheRoof If I Were a Rich Man]]", with the [[http://www.jest.com/video/604/dr-octopus-sings-showtunes puppeteers making Ock's tentacles dance along]].
* The ''Series/BabylonFive'' DVD collections contain bloopers and outtakes from the season you're currently watching. All one has to do is find the hidden "5" symbol in the extras menu
on the 6th disc of each season.
* Several [=DVDs=] of
main menu that lets you watch the ''Franchise/StarWars'' films contain Easter Eggs, including bloopers and the like, and are often revealed by inputting "1138". In the DVD for ''Film/AttackOfTheClones'', select a poster behind Dex film in his diner and you'll access a slideshow of rough, hand-drawn student posters: one has [=C-3PO=] advertising a Spanish language class.chronological order.



* One of the [=DVDs=] in the Firefly set features Adam Baldwin singing "The Ballad of Jayne"
* In the title menu of Film/{{Serenity}}, there's a hidden button leading to a clip about and showing the Fruity Oaty Bars ad.
* On one of the discs in the ''WesternAnimation/WackyRaces'' DVD set, one of the menu screens has two hot spots that lead to pre-commercial bumpers.
* The first DVD of the 3rd ''Anime/TenchiMuyo'' [=OVA=] series has a hidden subtitle track in the first episode [[spoiler: which contains the actual translation of Washu's "magic fingers" incident.]]

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* One ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'''s "platinum collection" DVD release by ADV Films had four separate audio tracks for the final episode. Along with the usual English and Japanese tracks and the commentary, there was one which appeared to be entirely blank…[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kGMuaXIlckU until you got to the credits, that is.]]
* Most
of the [=DVDs=] in from the Firefly set features Adam Baldwin singing "The Ballad Creator/ADVFilms release of Jayne"
''Anime/{{Noir}}'' contain Easter Eggs, including four [[FanVid anime music videos]] on disk 7, and a live-action mini-film featuring sock puppet versions of the main characters on disk 6 (called "Noir: The Unsoled Story").
* In The special edition DVD of ''Film/ThePhantomOfTheOpera2004'' has an Easter egg of the crew hilariously trying to sing the title menu song.
* All
of Film/{{Serenity}}, there's a hidden the [=DVDs=] for ''Series/RedDwarf'' have Easter eggs in the menus. Sometimes obvious (hit the 'go' button leading to a clip about and showing on the Fruity Oaty Bars ad.
* On one of
Holly Hop drive), sometimes not (When the discs video pauses in the ''WesternAnimation/WackyRaces'' DVD set, one of airlock, hit the menu screens has two hot spots that green button. You have about three seconds). They generally lead to pre-commercial bumpers.
interviews and videos of the cast goofing around. A list can be found on eeggs.com, [[http://www.eeggs.com/tree/80.html here]].
* The first DVD of the 3rd ''Anime/TenchiMuyo'' [=OVA=] series ''Film/TheRing'' has a hidden subtitle track secret option on the main screen, if you scroll down through all the normal options, the cursor will disappear. Hit enter, and the DVD will play a (slightly extended) version of the cursed video, followed up by returning to the main screen with a phone ringing in the first episode [[spoiler: which contains the actual translation background. Once it starts playing, it cannot be stopped, paused, scrolled through, or in any way halted short of Washu's "magic fingers" incident.]]turning off your player.



* All of the [=DVD's=] for ''Series/RedDwarf'' have easter eggs in the menus. Sometimes obvious (hit the 'go' button on the Holly Hop drive), sometimes not (When the video pauses in the airlock, hit the green button. You have about three seconds). They generally lead to interviews and videos of the cast goofing around. A list can be found on eeggs.com, [[http://www.eeggs.com/tree/80.html here]].
* ''SorcerorStabberOrphen'', at least in the English release, has some hidden content. You'll probably need to run this on the computer, because some of these will likely be missed just with a menu cursor. These have mainly character outtakes, or private humor.
* Creator/FUNimation's DVD release of ''Anime/LupinIIIVoyageToDanger'' hid the access to an Easter Egg by forcing you to switch to certain menus in a certain order. An audio clip could then be accessed by the viewer. [[spoiler: You hear Lupin (Creator/{{Sonny Strait}}) and Zenigata (Creator/PhillipWilburn) drunkily singing the series' theme song, followed by Goemon (Creator/MikeMcFarland) lampshading the easter egg's absurdity.]]
* One of the Easter eggs on the ''Film/Gremlins2TheNewBatch'' special edition DVD is the alternative VHS version of the scene where the Gremlins stop the film. It can be seen if you select the Gremlin's hand on the main menu.
* The special edition DVD of ''Film/ThePhantomOfTheOpera2004'' has an Easter egg of the crew hilariously trying to sing the title song.
* The ''WebAnimation/HomestarRunner'' [=DVD=]s have a few easter eggs, much like the site itself.
** The easter eggs that are normally accessed at the end of the cartoons are accessed by fiddling around with the arrows buttons until an icon pops up. On the Strong Bad E-mail [=DVD=]s, it's a Strong Bad head; on the Everything Else [=DVD=]s, it's the Homestar Runner logo. There's also some easter eggs on the special features menus of each [=DVD=] that are accessed the same way.
** The easter eggs that are normally accessed during the cartoons are accessed by using the angle button. Most [=DVD=] players will display when the angle button can be used.
** Most of the cartoons include hidden DVDCommentary by changing the audio track.
** [=Strongbad_email.exe=] Disc 2 has the files for "Strong Bad's Website" and "Strong Sad's Lament" (with the update from the time) on the disc that can be accessed by exploring the [=DVD=] on a computer. Appropriate, because the WebAnimation/StrongBadEmail, "website", is on the [=DVD=], and the two websites were accessed through the cartoon on the actual website.
* ''Series/TheITCrowd'' [=DVD=]s have "Leet" Subtitles for each episode. During the first season, most were simply the regular subtitles with letter substitutions to make convert it into leetspeak, but one was a stream of [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Base64 Base64]], which turns out to be an encoded version of the subtitle track. The second season's DVD ups the ante by having the Base 64 code fill the entire screen. Hope you know how to rip the subtitles and convert them into the right file format! (It later turned out to be a secret competition which nobody won since it was too hard, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ZOZ3lhMyL8 as explained in an extra on the third series DVD]].)

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* All of the [=DVD's=] for ''Series/RedDwarf'' have easter eggs in the menus. Sometimes obvious (hit the 'go' button on the Holly Hop drive), sometimes not (When the video pauses in the airlock, hit the green button. You have about three seconds). They generally lead to interviews and videos of the cast goofing around. A list can be found on eeggs.com, [[http://www.eeggs.com/tree/80.html here]].
* ''SorcerorStabberOrphen'',
''Anime/SorcerorStabberOrphen'', at least in the English release, has some hidden content. You'll probably need to run this on the computer, because some of these will likely be missed just with a menu cursor. These have mainly character outtakes, or private humor.
* Creator/FUNimation's ''Film/SpiderMan2'' has a couple of memorable Easter Eggs found by moving the cursor off the list of items in a couple of the DVD release menus. One has Sam Raimi claim that he's brought in an expert to show Alfred Molina how he wants a scene to be done. [[spoiler:The camera pans over to show Willem Dafoe acting out one of ''Anime/LupinIIIVoyageToDanger'' hid Octavius' scenes, and Molina breaks down laughing.]] Another starts with Molina as Doc Ock snarling at the camera… before breaking out into "[[Theatre/FiddlerOnTheRoof If I Were a Rich Man]]", with the [[http://www.jest.com/video/604/dr-octopus-sings-showtunes puppeteers making Ock's tentacles dance along]].
* ''Franchise/StarWars'':
** Several [=DVDs=] of the films contain Easter Eggs, including bloopers and the like, and are often revealed by inputting "1138". In the DVD for ''Film/AttackOfTheClones'', select a poster behind Dex in his diner and you'll
access to an Easter Egg by forcing you to switch to certain a slideshow of rough, hand-drawn student posters: one has [=C-3PO=] advertising a Spanish language class.
** The [=DVDs=] for every season of ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars'' except Season 2 and ''The Lost Missions'' have hidden options on the Episode Selection
menus in a certain order. An audio clip could then be accessed by leading to short clips about various behind-the-scenes details.
* The first DVD of
the viewer. 3rd ''Anime/TenchiMuyo'' [=OVA=] series has a hidden subtitle track in the first episode [[spoiler: You hear Lupin (Creator/{{Sonny Strait}}) and Zenigata (Creator/PhillipWilburn) drunkily singing which contains the series' theme song, followed by Goemon (Creator/MikeMcFarland) lampshading the easter egg's absurdity.actual translation of Washu's "magic fingers" incident.]]
* One of the Easter eggs on the ''Film/Gremlins2TheNewBatch'' special edition The DVD of ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory2'' has one which is the alternative VHS an extended version of the scene sequence where Emily drops Jessie off at the Gremlins stop the film. It can be seen if you select the Gremlin's hand charity donations site. This was promoted on the main menu.
Blu-Ray to a non-hidden extra.
* The special edition DVD of ''Film/ThePhantomOfTheOpera2004'' has an Easter egg of the crew hilariously trying to sing the title song.
* The ''WebAnimation/HomestarRunner'' [=DVD=]s have a few easter eggs, much like the site itself.
** The easter eggs that are normally accessed at the end of the cartoons are accessed by fiddling around with the arrows buttons until an icon pops up. On the Strong Bad E-mail [=DVD=]s, it's a Strong Bad head; on the Everything Else [=DVD=]s, it's the Homestar Runner logo. There's also some easter eggs on the special features menus of each [=DVD=] that are accessed the same way.
** The easter eggs that are normally accessed during the cartoons are accessed by using the angle button. Most [=DVD=] players will display when the angle button can be used.
** Most of the cartoons include hidden DVDCommentary by changing the audio track.
** [=Strongbad_email.exe=] Disc 2 has the files for "Strong Bad's Website" and "Strong Sad's Lament" (with the update from the time) on the disc that can be accessed by exploring the [=DVD=] on a computer. Appropriate, because the WebAnimation/StrongBadEmail, "website", is on the [=DVD=], and the two websites were accessed through the cartoon on the actual website.
* ''Series/TheITCrowd'' [=DVD=]s have "Leet" Subtitles for each episode. During the first season, most were simply the regular subtitles with letter substitutions to make convert it into leetspeak, but one was a stream of [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Base64 Base64]], which turns out to be an encoded
English subtitled version of ''Manga/UruseiYatsura'' has Easter eggs in the subtitle track. text. Lum's mother only speaks an untranslated alien language. The second season's DVD ups subtitle, to show that even in the ante by having original language the Base 64 code fill dialog is unintelligible, is written in the entire screen. Hope you know how to rip "Symbol" font (The Greek letter font). By matching the subtitles and convert them into the right file format! (It later turned out characters to be a secret competition regular font yields hidden messages. One message was "the star wars parody was pretty cool", which nobody won since it was too hard, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ZOZ3lhMyL8 as explained is not what she would be saying, but instead referred to an earlier bit in an extra on that episode.
* On one of
the third series DVD]].)discs in the ''WesternAnimation/WackyRaces'' DVD set, one of the menu screens has two hot spots that lead to pre-commercial bumpers.



* ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'''s "platinum collection" DVD release by ADV Films had four separate audio tracks for the final episode. Along with the usual English and Japanese tracks and the commentary, there was one which appeared to be entirely blank…[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kGMuaXIlckU until you got to the credits, that is.]]
* The DVD of WesternAnimation/ToyStory2 has one which is an extended version of the sequence where Emily drops Jessie off at the charity donations site. This was promoted on the Blu-Ray to a non-hidden extra.



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** Google "ComicBook/{{Thanos}}" and a small Infinity Gauntlet appears. See what happens when you click it (preferably ''after'' seeing ''Film/AvengersInfinityWar'' first).


** The fifth generation of a family tree shown briefly in "The Neutral Zone" were all apparently named after the ''Series/DoctorWho'' actors William Hartnell and Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee and Tom Baker, and Peter Davison and Colin Baker. Imagine the weddings! Other names on the readout included [[Series/{{Mash}} Charles Winchester]], [[Series/TheMaryTylerMooreShow Louis Grant and Mary Richards]]. (This is actually HilariousInHindsight because the Tenth Doctor, Creator/DavidTennant, is married to Creator/GeorgiaMoffett, the daughter of the Fifth Doctor, Creator/PeterDavison. Moffett played the Doctor's daughter on ''Series/DoctorWho''. Where she met Tennant. Try not to think about the CastIncest implications too much or you might get a headache.)

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** The fifth generation of a family tree shown briefly in "The Neutral Zone" were all apparently named after the ''Series/DoctorWho'' actors William Hartnell Creator/WilliamHartnell and Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee Creator/PatrickTroughton, Creator/JonPertwee and Tom Baker, Creator/TomBaker, and Peter Davison Creator/PeterDavison and Colin Baker. Creator/ColinBaker. Imagine the weddings! Other names on the readout included [[Series/{{Mash}} Charles Winchester]], [[Series/TheMaryTylerMooreShow Louis Grant and Mary Richards]]. (This is actually HilariousInHindsight because the Tenth Doctor, Creator/DavidTennant, is married to Creator/GeorgiaMoffett, the daughter of the Fifth Doctor, Creator/PeterDavison. Moffett played the Doctor's daughter on ''Series/DoctorWho''. Where she met Tennant. Try not to think about the CastIncest implications too much or you might get a headache.)) Other names on the readout included [[Series/{{Mash}} Charles Winchester]], [[Series/TheMaryTylerMooreShow Louis Grant and Mary Richards]].


* In ''Series/{{Lost}}'' there are six numbers that show up constantly – 4 8 15 16 23 42. The crew had fun cramming as many references to these numbers as possible into the series, and fans had fun finding them

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* In ''Series/{{Lost}}'' there are six numbers that show up constantly – 4 8 15 16 23 42. The crew had fun cramming as many references to these numbers as possible into the series, and fans had fun finding themthem. (These numbers also appear in several other shows the creators of ''Lost'' have worked on, and even some they haven't, as a ShoutOut.)



** The fifth generation of a family tree shown briefly in "The Neutral Zone" were all apparently named after the ''Series/DoctorWho'' actors William Hartnell and Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee and Tom Baker, and Peter Davison and Colin Baker. Imagine the weddings! Other names on the readout included [[Series/{{Mash}} Charles Winchester]], [[Series/TheMaryTylerMooreShow Louis Grant and Mary Richards]]. (This is actually HilariousInHindsight because the Tenth Doctor, Creator/DavidTennant, is married to Creator/GeorgiaMoffett, the daughter of the Fifth Doctor, Creator/PeterDavison. Moffett played the Doctor's daughter on ''Creator/DoctorWho''. Where she met Tennant. Try not to think about the CastIncest implications too much or you might get a headache.)

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** The fifth generation of a family tree shown briefly in "The Neutral Zone" were all apparently named after the ''Series/DoctorWho'' actors William Hartnell and Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee and Tom Baker, and Peter Davison and Colin Baker. Imagine the weddings! Other names on the readout included [[Series/{{Mash}} Charles Winchester]], [[Series/TheMaryTylerMooreShow Louis Grant and Mary Richards]]. (This is actually HilariousInHindsight because the Tenth Doctor, Creator/DavidTennant, is married to Creator/GeorgiaMoffett, the daughter of the Fifth Doctor, Creator/PeterDavison. Moffett played the Doctor's daughter on ''Creator/DoctorWho''.''Series/DoctorWho''. Where she met Tennant. Try not to think about the CastIncest implications too much or you might get a headache.)


** The fifth generation of a family tree shown briefly in "The Neutral Zone" were all apparently named after the ''Series/DoctorWho'' actors William Hartnell and Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee and Tom Baker, and Peter Davison and Colin Baker. Imagine the weddings! Other names on the readout included [[Series/{{Mash}} Charles Winchester]], [[Series/TheMaryTylerMooreShow Louis Grant and Mary Richards]]. (This is HilariousInHindsight because the Tenth Doctor, Creator/DavidTennant, is married to the daughter of the Fifth Doctor, Creator/PeterDavison. Who played the Doctor's daughter on the show. Try not to think about the CastIncest implications too much or you might get a headache.)

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** The fifth generation of a family tree shown briefly in "The Neutral Zone" were all apparently named after the ''Series/DoctorWho'' actors William Hartnell and Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee and Tom Baker, and Peter Davison and Colin Baker. Imagine the weddings! Other names on the readout included [[Series/{{Mash}} Charles Winchester]], [[Series/TheMaryTylerMooreShow Louis Grant and Mary Richards]]. (This is actually HilariousInHindsight because the Tenth Doctor, Creator/DavidTennant, is married to Creator/GeorgiaMoffett, the daughter of the Fifth Doctor, Creator/PeterDavison. Who Moffett played the Doctor's daughter on the show.''Creator/DoctorWho''. Where she met Tennant. Try not to think about the CastIncest implications too much or you might get a headache.)


** The fifth generation of a family tree shown briefly in "The Neutral Zone" were all apparently named after the ''Series/DoctorWho'' actors William Hartnell and Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee and Tom Baker, and Peter Davison and Colin Baker. Imagine the weddings! Other names on the readout included [[Series/{{Mash}} Charles Winchester]], [[Series/TheMaryTylerMooreShow Louis Grant and Mary Richards]].

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** The fifth generation of a family tree shown briefly in "The Neutral Zone" were all apparently named after the ''Series/DoctorWho'' actors William Hartnell and Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee and Tom Baker, and Peter Davison and Colin Baker. Imagine the weddings! Other names on the readout included [[Series/{{Mash}} Charles Winchester]], [[Series/TheMaryTylerMooreShow Louis Grant and Mary Richards]]. (This is HilariousInHindsight because the Tenth Doctor, Creator/DavidTennant, is married to the daughter of the Fifth Doctor, Creator/PeterDavison. Who played the Doctor's daughter on the show. Try not to think about the CastIncest implications too much or you might get a headache.)


** The double LP ''Still'' by Music/JoyDivision has "THE CHICKEN WON'T STOP" on side one, chicken tracks on sides two and three, and "THE CHICKEN STOPS HERE" on side four.

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** The double LP ''Still'' by Music/JoyDivision has "THE CHICKEN WON'T STOP" on side one, chicken tracks on sides two and three, and "THE CHICKEN STOPS HERE" on side four. This is evidently a rather morbid reference to the Creator/WernerHerzog film ''Film/{{Stroszek}}'', which will NeverLiveItDown for being the last film FaceOfTheBand Ian Curtis watched before ending his life.


** ''London Calling'' by Music/TheClash is another double album example: spread out between the four sides is the message "TEAR / DOWN / THE / WALLS". Some speculated that it was a Music/PinkFloyd TakeThat, since ''Music/TheWall'' was released earlier the same year.

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** ''London Calling'' by Music/TheClash is another double album example: spread out between the four sides is the message "TEAR / DOWN / THE / WALLS". Some speculated that it was a Music/PinkFloyd TakeThat, since ''Music/TheWall'' was released earlier the same year. (However, the penultimate song of ''The Wall'', "The Trial", contained the repeated phrase "Tear down the wall," so it could also have simply been a ShoutOut.)


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** Early pressings of Music/DeadKennedys' ''Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables'' contained the phrase "Well? Who ''are'' the brain police?" in the run-out grooves, a reference to a song from Music/FrankZappa's ''Music/FreakOut''.


* ''TabletopGame/InvisibleSun'''s impressive (and expensive) Black Cube not only includes all the books, markers, and boards you need to play, but a other hidden goodies for those who inspect their sets very carefully or have an eye for detail. Known ones include a bonus spell, an address to a website with a purpose yet to be revealed, a code that needs to be decyphered, and hidden messages and information in the artwork and layout of the books.

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* ''TabletopGame/InvisibleSun'''s impressive (and expensive) Black Cube not only includes all the books, markers, and boards you need to play, but a other hidden goodies for those who inspect their sets very carefully or have an eye for detail. Known ones include a bonus spell, an address to a website with a purpose yet to be revealed, a code that needs to be decyphered, and hidden messages and information in the artwork and layout of the books.

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* ''TabletopGame/InvisibleSun'''s impressive (and expensive) Black Cube not only includes all the books, markers, and boards you need to play, but a other hidden goodies for those who inspect their sets very carefully or have an eye for detail. Known ones include a bonus spell, an address to a website with a purpose yet to be revealed, a code that needs to be decyphered, and hidden messages and information in the artwork and layout of the books.

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* The Kings Island's coaster, Banshee, has a series of grave markers in front of it. One of these, on closer inspection, is a tribute to the Ill-fated wooden coaster "Son of Beast", due to Banshee being built in part of the space it once occupied.


* On Music/WithinTemptation's Mother Earth Tour DVD, the song "Gothic Christmas" is included as an Easter egg.



* On ''TheSimpsons'', if you pause the list of “corrections” Rock Bottom wished to make in "Homer Badman", you find out you have no life.



* The ''Allspark Almanacs'', the guides to the ''WesternAnimation/TransformersAnimated'' universe, are basically a gigantic easter egg hunt. They're littered not only with a million {{Shout Out}}s to other parts of the Transformers mythos, but to real life (one of the unnamed drag racers, seen in exactly one scene and never named is given the name of a voice actor's daughter) and every tangentially geeky thing from ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'' to ''Literature/{{Animorphs}}''. The stellar map in ''Allspark Almanac II'' is a particularly egregious offender, featuring hundreds of individual worlds that are ''all'' named after geek references.



* On the Nicktoon ''WesternAnimation/InvaderZim'', series creator Jhonen Vasquez secretly inserted images of GIR covered in blood in a few episodes, without Nickelodeon knowing.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Sealab 2021}}'' frequently featured the Big Green Phone, which is surrounded by [[BathroomStallGraffiti random graffiti]]. In one episode, it appeared twice, the second time with the phrase "This graffiti is not different stop pausing" added.



* The ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' animators have supposedly hidden at least one alien into every episode; there are [[https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=7&cad=rja&ved=0CFwQFjAG&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.eeggs.com%2Fitems%2F1256.html&ei=lI1dUe-ECtL_rAGp04HQAw&usg=AFQjCNFA9NKRwNwEg3oiByIlJOB6wktzVA&sig2=sbxHyAx1yykLRNnbvTfT4w&bvm=bv.44770516,d.aWM web pages]] and [[https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=5&cad=rja&ved=0CEoQtwIwBA&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DAHAZBbDoGT0&ei=lI1dUe-ECtL_rAGp04HQAw&usg=AFQjCNHh5o2PR_HS2sgIgJWyoDibE6MZYg&sig2=WLm1C0UsR0wBGyQxzbC8iw&bvm=bv.44770516,d.aWM YouTube videos]] dedicated to documenting as many as possible.



* On Music/WithinTemptation's Mother Earth Tour DVD, the song "Gothic Christmas" is included as an Easter egg.
* ''Music/StrongBadSingsAndOtherTypeHits'' contains a track with two songs, the first song being played normally, and the second song (aptly named "Secret Song") being played after about three or four minutes of silence.



* There is a section in Music/PinkFloyd's song "Empty Spaces" (on ''Music/TheWall'''s first CD) of [[SpokenWordInMusic what sounds like someone talking in some foreign language]]. By playing the song backwards, it becomes a hidden message from Roger, basically amounting to "[[AWinnerIsYou Congratulations, you've found the hidden message]]!"



* Creator/MontyPython released ''AudioPlay/TheMontyPythonMatchingTieAndHandkerchief'' in 1973. The single record has three sides. (Actually, one side has two interlocking spiral grooves. Getting the needle into the second groove so you could hear the "third" side could be quite tricky.)

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* Creator/MontyPython released ''AudioPlay/TheMontyPythonMatchingTieAndHandkerchief'' in 1973. The single record has three sides."three sides". (Actually, one side has two interlocking spiral grooves. Getting the needle into the second groove so you could hear the "third" side could be quite tricky.)



* Music/{{Starflyer 59}}'s ''Ghosts of the Future'' (a boxed set of vinyl singles) had a brief bit of text etched into the runout groove of each disc. Read in order, they formed a brief poem:
-->I play guitar and also sing for those who will keep listening. And so to make them come alive, they must be played at 45.



** Music/{{Starflyer 59}}'s ''Ghosts of the Future'' (a boxed set of vinyl singles) had a brief bit of text etched into the runout groove of each disc. Read in order, they formed a brief poem:
-->I play guitar and also sing for those who will keep listening. And so to make them come alive, they must be played at 45.



* ''London Calling'' by Music/TheClash is another double album example: spread out between the four sides is the message "TEAR / DOWN / THE / WALLS". Some speculated that it was a Music/PinkFloyd TakeThat, since ''Music/TheWall'' was released earlier the same year.

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* ** ''London Calling'' by Music/TheClash is another double album example: spread out between the four sides is the message "TEAR / DOWN / THE / WALLS". Some speculated that it was a Music/PinkFloyd TakeThat, since ''Music/TheWall'' was released earlier the same year.
** Music/TheSmiths did this a lot the time on their singles. For example:
*** "Hand In Glove": KISS MY SHADES/KISS MY SHADES TOO
*** "How Soon Is Now?": THE TATTY TRUTH / TIM TOM
*** "The Boy with the Thorn in His Side": ARTY BLOODY FARTY/IS THAT CLEVER
*** "Shoplifters of the World Unite": ALF RAMSEY'S REVENGE
*** "Sheila Take a Bow": COOK BERNARD MATTHEWS



* On the Nicktoon ''WesternAnimation/InvaderZim'', series creator Jhonen Vasquez secretly inserted images of GIR covered in blood in a few episodes, without Nickelodeon knowing.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Sealab 2021}}'' frequently featured the Big Green Phone, which is surrounded by [[BathroomStallGraffiti random graffiti]]. In one episode, it appeared twice, the second time with the phrase "This graffiti is not different stop pausing" added.
* On ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', if you pause the list of “corrections” Rock Bottom wished to make in "Homer Badman", you find, amongst various other hidden jokes, that you have no life.
* The ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' animators have supposedly hidden at least one alien into every episode; there are [[https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=7&cad=rja&ved=0CFwQFjAG&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.eeggs.com%2Fitems%2F1256.html&ei=lI1dUe-ECtL_rAGp04HQAw&usg=AFQjCNFA9NKRwNwEg3oiByIlJOB6wktzVA&sig2=sbxHyAx1yykLRNnbvTfT4w&bvm=bv.44770516,d.aWM web pages]] and [[https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=5&cad=rja&ved=0CEoQtwIwBA&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DAHAZBbDoGT0&ei=lI1dUe-ECtL_rAGp04HQAw&usg=AFQjCNHh5o2PR_HS2sgIgJWyoDibE6MZYg&sig2=WLm1C0UsR0wBGyQxzbC8iw&bvm=bv.44770516,d.aWM YouTube videos]] dedicated to documenting as many as possible.



* In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheGrimAdventuresOfBillyAndMandy'', the CouchGag featured Mandy saying something in reverse. If someone were to use an audio editor to reverse the clip, you get this piece of SelfDeprecation:
--> '''Mandy:''' Cartoons will rot your brain.
** Reversing the end of the original credits, which has a reversed voice clip, gives you this:
--> '''Narrator:''' No, no, this is the end of the show! [[CaptainObvious You're watching backwards!]]

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* In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheGrimAdventuresOfBillyAndMandy'', The ''Allspark Almanacs'', the CouchGag featured Mandy saying something in reverse. If someone were guides to use an audio editor to reverse the clip, you get this piece of SelfDeprecation:
--> '''Mandy:''' Cartoons will rot your brain.
** Reversing the end
''WesternAnimation/TransformersAnimated'' universe, are basically a gigantic easter egg hunt. They're littered not only with a million {{Shout Out}}s to other parts of the original credits, which has a reversed voice clip, gives you this:
--> '''Narrator:''' No, no, this is the end
Transformers mythos, but to real life (one of the show! [[CaptainObvious You're watching backwards!]]unnamed drag racers, seen in exactly one scene and never named is given the name of a voice actor's daughter) and every tangentially geeky thing from ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'' to ''Literature/{{Animorphs}}''. The stellar map in ''Allspark Almanac II'' is a particularly egregious offender, featuring hundreds of individual worlds that are ''all'' named after geek references.

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