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* In the October 2, 2008 [[StarWars HoloNet News broadcast]], when discussing the Separatists' [[WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars new super weapon]], there was mention of how big a ship had to be to mount an ion cannon capable of wiping out entire task forces. The minimal values that the commentators suggest were 8, 12, and 17... which happen to be the different lengths Super Star Destroyers have had in various official media.
* ''WebAnimation/IfTheEmperorHadATextToSpeechDevice'' has some examples of one fan work referencing another:
** The Emperor mentions a card-games-and-chess parties the top {{Magnificent Bastard}}s of the 'verse[[note]]Namely, him, the Deceiver, Tzeentch, Cegorach and Creed[[/note]] have in the Webway. This is a joke from [[Website/FourChan /tg/]].
** At one point, Torquemada Coteaz from fan-film ''Film/TheLordInquisitor'' shows up, leds a hand to the antagonist and then returns to finish his film.
** In the second Q&A, one of the letters is from the Millennial, a character from fanfic ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/11227059/1/Defrosted-A-40K-Story Defrosted]]''.
* ''WebVideo/ThereWillBeBrawl'' is chock full of Mythology Gags from all over the Creator/{{Nintendo}} universe.

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* In Four and X, the October 2, 2008 [[StarWars HoloNet News broadcast]], when discussing hosts of ''[[WebAnimation/BattleForDreamIsland Battle for BFDI]]''[[note]]and by extension Two, the Separatists' [[WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars new super weapon]], there was mention host of how big a ship had to be to mount an ion cannon capable spin-off ''The Power of wiping out entire task forces. The minimal values that the commentators suggest were 8, 12, and 17... which happen to be the different lengths Super Star Destroyers have had in various official media.
* ''WebAnimation/IfTheEmperorHadATextToSpeechDevice'' has some examples of one fan work referencing another:
** The Emperor mentions a card-games-and-chess parties the top {{Magnificent Bastard}}s of the 'verse[[note]]Namely, him, the Deceiver, Tzeentch, Cegorach and Creed[[/note]] have in the Webway. This is a joke
Two''[[/note]] are taken from [[Website/FourChan /tg/]].
** At
[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J2TYyUftI8k X Finds Out His Value]], an old educational animation created by Cary and Michael Huang before they became known for creating BFDI.
* ''WebAnimation/BonusStage'' often made references to its predecessor series, ''WebAnimation/HighScore'', especially in earlier episodes. In
one point, Torquemada Coteaz from fan-film ''Film/TheLordInquisitor'' shows up, leds episode, Phil makes such a hand reference to the antagonist an evil robot ex-girlfriend. Joel responds by laughing and then returns to finish his film.
** In the second Q&A, one of the letters is from the Millennial, a character from fanfic ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/11227059/1/Defrosted-A-40K-Story Defrosted]]''.
* ''WebVideo/ThereWillBeBrawl'' is chock full of Mythology Gags from all over the Creator/{{Nintendo}} universe.
gruffly saying that they don't reference ''High Score'' anymore.



* ''WebAnimation/LuckyDayForever'' has some visible influence from Alek's other animations, like the robots from "Smile", the strange attitude of "Polsupah", and 514's facial structure which is comparable to the poet from "Hanged Man's Elegy".
* ''WebVideo/JoJosBizarreAdventureAbridged'' contains a plethora of in-jokes from [[Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventure its source material]].

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* ''WebAnimation/LuckyDayForever'' has some visible influence from Alek's other animations, like ''Series/TheCryOfMann'': One caller tried telling Jack that he had [[Film/ThisHouseHasPeopleInIt Lynks Disease]], much to Jack's confusion.
* ''WebVideo/DragonBallZAbridged'' is loaded with gags referencing
the robots from "Smile", the strange attitude of "Polsupah", and 514's facial structure which source material.
** Krillin's nickname for Dende "Little Green"
is comparable a reference to the poet from "Hanged Man's Elegy".
* ''WebVideo/JoJosBizarreAdventureAbridged'' contains
infamous Big Green dub, named so for inexplicably calling Piccolo "Big Green".
*** Similarly, Piccolo's line "Everyone in Gohan's race can turn into
a plethora giant monkey!" said at a fast speed references the dub's quick line reads to match lip flaps.
** In Cooler's Revenge, Krillin doesn't want to see Korin because last time he saw him, he kept calling him "Whiskers the Wonder Cat". A reference to the obscure Harmony Gold dub
of in-jokes from [[Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventure its source material]].the three Dragon Ball movies and everyone having name changes.
** In a reference to TFS' past work during Dead Zone, when Ginger dies he says "What a douchebag". Referencing their old Neighborhood Cluck dub where he was named Douchebag.
* A lot of the jokes and lines of dialogue in ''WebVideo/DrJekyllAndMrHydeTheGameTheMovie'' are all based off of [[WebVideo/TheAngryVideoGameNerd the Nerd's]] gripes about [[VideoGame/DrJekyllAndMrHyde the original game]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6M_4Yqk65f8 both]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EjXn5qiM8Zw times]] he reviewed it.



* ''WebVideo/VaguelyRecallingJoJo''
** Before the recap of the 2nd part of the Rubber Soul mini-arc, Rudolf von Stroheim entered the Guile Look-a-Like contest and wins First Place, which is a reference to Guile being based on Stroheim.
** Sort of. Jotaro mistaking [[VideoGame/TheKingOfFighters Benimaru Nikaido]] for Polnareff is a reference to how Benimaru was explicitly based off of Polnareff (to the point that some of SNK's development team sometimes still call him Polnareff.)
* ''WebAnimation/BonusStage'' often made references to its predecessor series, ''WebAnimation/HighScore'', especially in earlier episodes. In one episode, Phil makes such a reference to an evil robot ex-girlfriend. Joel responds by laughing and then gruffly saying that they don't reference ''High Score'' anymore.



* ''Music/SiIvaGunner'', a channel made to pass off edited audios, remixes and arrangements of videogames songs as the real thing to unsuspecting viewers, does this with the channel it's based on ([=GilvaSunner=]). This happens on aspects from titling and thumbnails to even errors made in the original channel. For example, in [=GilvaSunner's=] rip of Mega Mushroom from New Super Mario Bros, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vwC8IarSch0 a voice clip from Luigi was left at the start by mistake]]. On [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DuuZWHzOSQ0 this]] edit by [=SiIvaGunner=], he replicates said error as a gag.

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* ''Music/SiIvaGunner'', ''WebAnimation/IfTheEmperorHadATextToSpeechDevice'' has some examples of one fan work referencing another:
** The Emperor mentions
a channel made to pass off edited audios, remixes card-games-and-chess parties the top {{Magnificent Bastard}}s of the 'verse[[note]]Namely, him, the Deceiver, Tzeentch, Cegorach and arrangements of videogames songs as the real thing to unsuspecting viewers, does this with the channel it's based on ([=GilvaSunner=]). This happens on aspects from titling and thumbnails to even errors made Creed[[/note]] have in the original channel. For example, in [=GilvaSunner's=] rip of Mega Mushroom Webway. This is a joke from New Super Mario Bros, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vwC8IarSch0 a voice clip [[Website/FourChan /tg/]].
** At one point, Torquemada Coteaz
from Luigi was left at fan-film ''Film/TheLordInquisitor'' shows up, leds a hand to the start by mistake]]. On [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DuuZWHzOSQ0 this]] edit by [=SiIvaGunner=], he replicates said error as antagonist and then returns to finish his film.
** In the second Q&A, one of the letters is from the Millennial,
a gag.character from fanfic ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/11227059/1/Defrosted-A-40K-Story Defrosted]]''.
* ''WebVideo/JoJosBizarreAdventureAbridged'' contains a plethora of in-jokes from [[Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventure its source material]].
* ''WebAnimation/LuckyDayForever'' has some visible influence from Alek's other animations, like the robots from "Smile", the strange attitude of "Polsupah", and 514's facial structure which is comparable to the poet from "Hanged Man's Elegy".



* ''WebVideo/DragonBallZAbridged'' is loaded with gags referencing the source material.
** Krillin's nickname for Dende "Little Green" is a reference to the infamous Big Green dub, named so for inexplicably calling Piccolo "Big Green".
*** Similarly, Piccolo's line "Everyone in Gohan's race can turn into a giant monkey!" said at a fast speed references the dub's quick line reads to match lip flaps.
** In Cooler's Revenge, Krillin doesn't want to see Korin because last time he saw him, he kept calling him "Whiskers the Wonder Cat". A reference to the obscure Harmony Gold dub of the three Dragon Ball movies and everyone having name changes.
** In a reference to TFS' past work during Dead Zone, when Ginger dies he says "What a douchebag". Referencing their old Neighborhood Cluck dub where he was named Douchebag.
* ''Series/TheCryOfMann'': One caller tried telling Jack that he had [[Film/ThisHouseHasPeopleInIt Lynks Disease]], much to Jack's confusion.
* ''Series/TheWeather'': One caller, playing a miniature statue on a windowsill, noted that [[Film/ThisHouseHasPeopleInIt everyone on the lawn was face-down]], before getting on with the skit.
* A lot of the jokes and lines of dialogue in ''WebVideo/DrJekyllAndMrHydeTheGameTheMovie'' are all based off of [[WebVideo/TheAngryVideoGameNerd the Nerd's]] gripes about [[VideoGame/DrJekyllAndMrHyde the original game]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6M_4Yqk65f8 both]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EjXn5qiM8Zw times]] he reviewed it.
* Four and X, the hosts of ''[[WebAnimation/BattleForDreamIsland Battle for BFDI]]''[[note]]and by extension Two, the host of spin-off ''The Power of Two''[[/note]] are taken from [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J2TYyUftI8k X Finds Out His Value]], an old educational animation created by Cary and Michael Huang before they became known for creating BFDI.


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* ''Music/SiIvaGunner'', a channel made to pass off edited audios, remixes and arrangements of videogames songs as the real thing to unsuspecting viewers, does this with the channel it's based on ([=GilvaSunner=]). This happens on aspects from titling and thumbnails to even errors made in the original channel. For example, in [=GilvaSunner's=] rip of Mega Mushroom from New Super Mario Bros, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vwC8IarSch0 a voice clip from Luigi was left at the start by mistake]]. On [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DuuZWHzOSQ0 this]] edit by [=SiIvaGunner=], he replicates said error as a gag.
* In the October 2, 2008 [[StarWars HoloNet News broadcast]], when discussing the Separatists' [[WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars new super weapon]], there was mention of how big a ship had to be to mount an ion cannon capable of wiping out entire task forces. The minimal values that the commentators suggest were 8, 12, and 17... which happen to be the different lengths Super Star Destroyers have had in various official media.
* ''WebVideo/ThereWillBeBrawl'' is chock full of Mythology Gags from all over the Creator/{{Nintendo}} universe.
* ''WebVideo/VaguelyRecallingJoJo''
** Before the recap of the 2nd part of the Rubber Soul mini-arc, Rudolf von Stroheim entered the Guile Look-a-Like contest and wins First Place, which is a reference to Guile being based on Stroheim.
** Sort of. Jotaro mistaking [[VideoGame/TheKingOfFighters Benimaru Nikaido]] for Polnareff is a reference to how Benimaru was explicitly based off of Polnareff (to the point that some of SNK's development team sometimes still call him Polnareff.)
* ''Series/TheWeather'': One caller, playing a miniature statue on a windowsill, noted that [[Film/ThisHouseHasPeopleInIt everyone on the lawn was face-down]], before getting on with the skit.

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* From ''WebVideo/ScottTheWoz'':
** The end of "Instruction Manuals" has Scott attempting to follow a manual for a game titled "You Should Put Your Fork in the Microwave: The Video Game". A good joke on its own, but it's also a reference to one of Scott's older videos, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ecVx9TJYI1w "Cookin' Hard"]].
** The revelation of Wendy's Employee having a brother named Target Employee calls back to Scott having first met Wendy's Employee at a Target store in "A Very Madden 08 Christmas".


* A lot of the jokes and lines of dialogue in ''WebVideo/DrJekyllAndMrHydeTheGameTheMovie'' are all based off of [[WebVideo/TheAngryVideoGameNerd the Nerd's]] gripes about [[VideoGame/DrJekyllAndMrHyde the original game]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6M_4Yqk65f8 both]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EjXn5qiM8Zw times]] he reviewed it.

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* A lot of the jokes and lines of dialogue in ''WebVideo/DrJekyllAndMrHydeTheGameTheMovie'' are all based off of [[WebVideo/TheAngryVideoGameNerd the Nerd's]] gripes about [[VideoGame/DrJekyllAndMrHyde the original game]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6M_4Yqk65f8 both]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EjXn5qiM8Zw times]] he reviewed it.it.
* Four and X, the hosts of ''[[WebAnimation/BattleForDreamIsland Battle for BFDI]]''[[note]]and by extension Two, the host of spin-off ''The Power of Two''[[/note]] are taken from [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J2TYyUftI8k X Finds Out His Value]], an old educational animation created by Cary and Michael Huang before they became known for creating BFDI.
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* ''MythologyGag/DeathBattle''


* ''Series/TheWeather'': One caller, playing a miniature statue on a windowsill, noted that [[Film/ThisHouseHasPeopleInIt everyone on the lawn was face-down]], before getting on with the skit.

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* ''Series/TheWeather'': One caller, playing a miniature statue on a windowsill, noted that [[Film/ThisHouseHasPeopleInIt everyone on the lawn was face-down]], before getting on with the skit.skit.
* A lot of the jokes and lines of dialogue in ''WebVideo/DrJekyllAndMrHydeTheGameTheMovie'' are all based off of [[WebVideo/TheAngryVideoGameNerd the Nerd's]] gripes about [[VideoGame/DrJekyllAndMrHyde the original game]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6M_4Yqk65f8 both]] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EjXn5qiM8Zw times]] he reviewed it.

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!! Web original works with their own pages:
* ''MythologyGag/RedVsBlue''
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* Back when Website/TheOnion was a print magazine, it would have a page with a "continuation" of a non-existent article that simply repeats the sentence "Passerby were amazed by the unusually large amounts of blood." This sentence would make it into [[https://local.theonion.com/blood-blood-everywhere-1819569736 an actual article]] in 2008.

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* Back when Website/TheOnion was a print magazine, it would have a page with a "continuation" of a non-existent article that simply repeats the sentence "Passerby "Passersby were amazed by the unusually large amounts of blood." This sentence would make it into [[https://local.theonion.com/blood-blood-everywhere-1819569736 an actual article]] in 2008.


* In the current version of the webnovel ''Literature/{{John Dies at the End}}'', the protagonists are heading to a final showdown without really knowing what to expect, and the narrator is armed with a chainsaw. At one point, he wonders whether he could have gotten caught in his situation with a dumber weapon. This is a nod to the earliest version of the story, wherein the narrator is in the same situation, but armed with a sword.


* ''Series/TheCryOfMann'': One caller tried telling Jack that he had [[Film/ThisHouseHasPeopleInIt Lynks Disease]], much to Jack's confusion.

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* ''Series/TheCryOfMann'': One caller tried telling Jack that he had [[Film/ThisHouseHasPeopleInIt Lynks Disease]], much to Jack's confusion.confusion.
* ''Series/TheWeather'': One caller, playing a miniature statue on a windowsill, noted that [[Film/ThisHouseHasPeopleInIt everyone on the lawn was face-down]], before getting on with the skit.


** In a reference to TFS' past work during Dead Zone, when Ginger dies he says "What a douchebag". Referencing their old Neighborhood Cluck dub where he was named Douchebag.

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** In a reference to TFS' past work during Dead Zone, when Ginger dies he says "What a douchebag". Referencing their old Neighborhood Cluck dub where he was named Douchebag.Douchebag.
* ''Series/TheCryOfMann'': One caller tried telling Jack that he had [[Film/ThisHouseHasPeopleInIt Lynks Disease]], much to Jack's confusion.


* Back when Website/TheOnion was a print magazine, it would have a page with a "continuation" of a non-existent article that simply repeats the sentence "Passerby were amazed by the unusually large amounts of blood." This sentence would make it into [[https://local.theonion.com/blood-blood-everywhere-1819569736 an actual article]] in 2008.

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* Back when Website/TheOnion was a print magazine, it would have a page with a "continuation" of a non-existent article that simply repeats the sentence "Passerby were amazed by the unusually large amounts of blood." This sentence would make it into [[https://local.theonion.com/blood-blood-everywhere-1819569736 an actual article]] in 2008.2008.
* ''WebVideo/DragonBallZAbridged'' is loaded with gags referencing the source material.
** Krillin's nickname for Dende "Little Green" is a reference to the infamous Big Green dub, named so for inexplicably calling Piccolo "Big Green".
*** Similarly, Piccolo's line "Everyone in Gohan's race can turn into a giant monkey!" said at a fast speed references the dub's quick line reads to match lip flaps.
** In Cooler's Revenge, Krillin doesn't want to see Korin because last time he saw him, he kept calling him "Whiskers the Wonder Cat". A reference to the obscure Harmony Gold dub of the three Dragon Ball movies and everyone having name changes.
** In a reference to TFS' past work during Dead Zone, when Ginger dies he says "What a douchebag". Referencing their old Neighborhood Cluck dub where he was named Douchebag.


* ''Franchise/EverAfterHigh'' is chock full of gags inspired by the source materials.

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* ''Franchise/EverAfterHigh'' ''Toys/EverAfterHigh'' is chock full of gags inspired by the source materials.


* Back when Website/TheOnion was a print magazine, it would have a page with a "continuation" of a non-existent article that simply repeats the sentence "Passerby were amazed by the unusually large amounts of blood." This would make it into [[https://local.theonion.com/blood-blood-everywhere-1819569736 an actual article]] in 2008.

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* Back when Website/TheOnion was a print magazine, it would have a page with a "continuation" of a non-existent article that simply repeats the sentence "Passerby were amazed by the unusually large amounts of blood." This sentence would make it into [[https://local.theonion.com/blood-blood-everywhere-1819569736 an actual article]] in 2008.


* ''Music/SiIvaGunner'', a channel made to pass off edited audios, remixes and arrangements of videogames songs as the real thing to unsuspecting viewers, does this with the channel it's based on (GilvaSunner). This happens on aspects from titling and thumbnails to even errors made in the original channel. For example, in GilvaSunner's rip of Mega Mushroom from New Super Mario Bros, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vwC8IarSch0 a voice clip from Luigi was left at the start by mistake]]. On [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DuuZWHzOSQ0 this]] edit by SiIvaGunner, he replicates said error as a gag.

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* ''Music/SiIvaGunner'', a channel made to pass off edited audios, remixes and arrangements of videogames songs as the real thing to unsuspecting viewers, does this with the channel it's based on (GilvaSunner).([=GilvaSunner=]). This happens on aspects from titling and thumbnails to even errors made in the original channel. For example, in GilvaSunner's [=GilvaSunner's=] rip of Mega Mushroom from New Super Mario Bros, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vwC8IarSch0 a voice clip from Luigi was left at the start by mistake]]. On [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DuuZWHzOSQ0 this]] edit by SiIvaGunner, [=SiIvaGunner=], he replicates said error as a gag.gag.
* Back when Website/TheOnion was a print magazine, it would have a page with a "continuation" of a non-existent article that simply repeats the sentence "Passerby were amazed by the unusually large amounts of blood." This would make it into [[https://local.theonion.com/blood-blood-everywhere-1819569736 an actual article]] in 2008.


* In the current version of the webnovel ''{{John Dies at the End}}'', the protagonists are heading to a final showdown without really knowing what to expect, and the narrator is armed with a chainsaw. At one point, he wonders whether he could have gotten caught in his situation with a dumber weapon. This is a nod to the earliest version of the story, wherein the narrator is in the same situation, but armed with a sword.

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* In the current version of the webnovel ''{{John ''Literature/{{John Dies at the End}}'', the protagonists are heading to a final showdown without really knowing what to expect, and the narrator is armed with a chainsaw. At one point, he wonders whether he could have gotten caught in his situation with a dumber weapon. This is a nod to the earliest version of the story, wherein the narrator is in the same situation, but armed with a sword.

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