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* Sereena the Geisha-bot sounds exactly like [[MassEffect Tali'Zorah]] in the recording used to infuriate [=CU5TM-TP=], with electronic voice and the same accent.

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* Sereena the Geisha-bot sounds exactly like [[MassEffect [[Franchise/MassEffect Tali'Zorah]] in the recording used to infuriate [=CU5TM-TP=], with electronic voice and the same accent.


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* [[WesternAnimation/RogerRamjet Roger Slamjet]]
* Series/MasterChef
* [[Series/{{Seinfeld}} No Suit For You]]
* [[Film/PulpFiction The One That Says B.A.M.F.]]
* Film/SomeLikeItHot
* [[Series/{{Blackadder}} A Chunk of Purest Green]]
* [[Music/JimiHendrix Purple Haze]]
* [[Film/TheRoadWarrior Road Warrior]]
* [[SemperFi Improvise, Adapt, Overcome]]
* [[Music/MotleyCrue Doctor Feels Good]]
* [[Film/{{Highlander}} There Can Be Only... Me]]
* [[WesternAnimation/BettyBoop Betty Boom]]
* [[Film/SilenceOfTheLambs Pass the Chianti]]
* [[TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons Magic Missile]]
* [[Film/UncleBuck Hello Uncle Buckshot]]
* [[Film/JerryMaguire Throw Me the Money!]]
* [[Music/{{ACDC}} OC/DC]]



** Going further, the flavor text of the oxygen canisters is "Air? AIR!"



* The achievement for collecting green-rarity weapons is called "[[Series/{{Blackadder}} A Lump Of Purest Green]]".

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* The mission where Mr. Torgue is first encountered is called [[Film/AnimalHouse Torgue-o! Torgue-o!]]


* The first citizen you meet in Concordia: [[Franchise/StarTrek 'I am not, and never will be, your friend.']]

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* The first citizen you meet in Concordia: [[Franchise/StarTrek [[Film/StarTrekIITheWrathOfKhan 'I am not, and never will be, your friend.']]


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* The achievement for collecting green-rarity weapons is called "[[Series/{{Blackadder}} A Lump Of Purest Green]]".

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* Lawrence De Quidt, co-founder of Hyperion, is a reference to Creator/SteveJobs, right down to his death occurring while he was still developing products for his company.

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*** The use of “rampant” is itself a shout out to both games. The process of “rampancy” originating in Marathon, specifically dealing with an AI processing not being human and wanting to have an actual life outside of what it was built for. Which is exactly what’s happening to Felicity.


* The no-nonsense Greek sword and throwy thing warrior woman DefectorFromDecadence ends up with an optimistic girlfriend. [[XenaWarriorPrincess Sound familiar?]]

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* The no-nonsense Greek sword and throwy thing warrior woman DefectorFromDecadence ends up with an optimistic girlfriend. [[XenaWarriorPrincess [[Series/XenaWarriorPrincess Sound familiar?]]

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* The no-nonsense Greek sword and throwy thing warrior woman DefectorFromDecadence ends up with an optimistic girlfriend. [[XenaWarriorPrincess Sound familiar?]]

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* The Laser Disker is one big reference to ''VideoGame/{{Tribes}}'', since its flavor text is the popular "Shazbot!" text taunt, and the weapon behaves exactly like the iconic Spinfusor, being a gun that fires explosive energy discs.

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* Lost Legion Sergeants are a twofer for ''TabletopGame/Warhammer40000'', as their loadout of a pistol and sword is very commonly used by squad leaders in the grim, dark future. Additionally, their hats and body armor make them dead ringers for [[https://vignette.wikia.nocookie.net/warhammer40k/images/6/64/Knight_Commander_Pask2.jpg/revision/latest?cb=20140412033611 Knight-Commander Pask]] and Cadian captains in general.

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** There's also a sidequest earlier in the game called ''Space Slam''.


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* The bonus objective from ''Space Slam'' which requires you to be on fire is a direct reference to ''VideoGame/NBAJam'', where outstanding performance would light you and the hoop on fire. To complete the reference, Tog even says "He/She's on fire!" in the exact same cadence as the ''Jam'' announcer.


* The sidequest ''The Empty Billabong'' is one long reference to the Australian song ''Waltzing Matilda'', including the Jolly Swagman, Billabong, Jumbuck, coolibah tree, and that fact that you find Swagman's recording after he's dead, meaning you are effectively hearing his ghost.

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* The sidequest ''The Empty Billabong'' is one long reference to the Australian song ''Waltzing Matilda'', including the Jolly Swagman, Billabong, Jumbuck, Jumbuck (which gets shoved in a tucker bag), reference to the Swagman "boiling his billy", coolibah tree, and that fact that you find Swagman's recording after he's dead, meaning you are effectively hearing his ghost.

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* The sidequest ''The Empty Billabong'' is one long reference to the Australian song ''Waltzing Matilda'', including the Jolly Swagman, Billabong, Jumbuck, coolibah tree, and that fact that you find Swagman's recording after he's dead, meaning you are effectively hearing his ghost.


* Then there's the not-really-a-rocket-launcher from the Claptastic Voyage DLC named [[Manga/AKIRA Kaneda's Laser]]. Even the red text accompanying it is a direct quote from the movie adaption.

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* Then there's the not-really-a-rocket-launcher from the Claptastic Voyage DLC named [[Manga/AKIRA [[Manga/{{AKIRA}} Kaneda's Laser]]. Even the red text accompanying it is a direct quote from the movie adaption.

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