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1* One of Rico's tasks that he has to perform get rid of his "curse" in "Misfortune Cookie" involves [[Series/MontyPythonsFlyingCircus being slapped with fish]].* In "Eclipsed," Kowalski analyzes Julien and says, "[[Music/TheBeachBoys I'm picking up good vibrations.]]"* There's a rather long-winded piece of dialogue which ended up referencing, of all things, the song "My Girlfriend Who Lives In Canada" from ''Theatre/AvenueQ'', even going as far to mention that said girlfriend is a lie.* Also, how many Alices it would take to make her useless? [[Franchise/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy 42.]] And [[Series/TheXFiles Agent X.]]* Manfredi and Johnson, the two characters Skipper mentions on occassion, are the names of the prisoners killed in the opening of ''Film/{{Stalag 17}}''.* During the FallingInLoveMontage in "The Falcon and the Snow Job", Skipper and Kitka [[Film/{{Ghost}} mold pottery together]].** Kitka's name itself is a ShoutOut to the 1966 ''Film/BatmanTheMovie'', where it's the alias assumed by Catwoman to seduce Batman.* The penguins' car has a New Jersey license plate reading "I [heart] [[Music/BonJovi BNJVI]]."* In "Over Phil," Mason walks in front of a profile of himself and says "Good evening," referencing the opening of ''Series/AlfredHitchcockPresents''.* The "Jiggles" episode is a ShoutOut to ''Film/{{Flubber}}'' and ''Film/TheBlob1958.''* In "Stop Bugging Me," Kowalski and Skipper are playing Twenty Questions. Kowalski asks, [[Series/WhatsMyLine "Is it bigger than a breadbox?"]]* In "Work Order", the penguins are up against a [[VideoGame/TeamFortress2 giant Russian man who loves his sandviches]].* In "Otter Gone Wild", a now feral and strong Marlene carries Julien to the top of an obelisk where she has to fight off the Penguins in remote-controlled [[Film/KingKong1933 biplanes]].* When Julien loses his groove, Skipper asks him "[[Series/SoYouThinkYouCanDance So you think you can't dance?]]"* In "Operation: Blowhole" Kowalski's reaction to Chrome Claw (A giant lobster with well, a Chrome Claw) "[[WesternANimation/KimPossible That would be extremely impressive if weren't about to-*Smacked*]]. Which admittedly is more well-spoken than the original version.* "Lemur See, Lemur Do" starts with Julien finding a crate in a way closely resembling some apes finding [[Film/TwoThousandOneASpaceOdyssey The Monolith]]. There's even [[SuspiciouslySimilarSong the music]].** That same episode, Julien refers to the robot as his ''Toys/{{BIONICLE}}'' buddy. * From ''Friend-in-a-Box'':--> '''Skipper'''''(looking into viewfinder)'': "I got my eye on some kid and his beagle in a pumpkin patch. [[ComicStrip/{{Peanuts}} What a blockhead.]]"* To their own Christmas Caper special in "Hello, Dollface". Some guy picks up Private and squeezes him like the crazy lady, Private poots like in the special and the dude says, "A talking penguin? What is this, 2005?" 2005 being the year that short was made.* Brief mentioning of ''Literature/AnimalFarm'' in "Mr. Tux".* [[Franchise/StarTrek "Skipper's log..."]]* [[VideoGame/StarFox "Do a barrel roll!"]]* [[Series/{{Friends}} Joey doesn't share.]]* In "Jungle Law", at one point, [[VideoGame/DonkeyKongCountry Bada and Bing, the resident gorillas of the zoo, ride around on rhinos armed with barrels. ]]* In ''What Goes Around'' Officer X drops the infamous "You shall not pass!" from ''[[Film/TheLordOfTheRingsTheFellowshipOfTheRing Lord of the Rings]]''.* While grappling Savio (and inadvertently rescuing Private and the lemurs), Burt proclaims to the snake, "I'll give you SUCH a pinch!", with exactly the same cadence as [[BigLippedAlligatorMoment the elephant]] from [[WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes Rabbit Fire]].

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