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  • In the first ever episode of Adventure Time, "Slumber Party Panic", one of the candied zombies quotes the "Gimme some sugar, baby" line when trying to bite Princess Bubblegum.
  • Borderlands has the weapon option of a "boomstick".
  • Dragon Ball Z Abridged: During one of the Super Shorts, Goku Black has this to say:
    Goku Black: You're Good Goku and I'm Black Goku... goody goody two shoes goody goody..
  • The Duke Nukem series, particularly Duke Nukem 3D. Even the box art has Duke emulating the pose from the Army of Darkness cover (Campbell was reportedly not happy about it). Then there's some of his quotes:
    Duke: Hail to the King, baby!
    Duke: ...Groovy.
    Duke: Good, bad — I'm the guy with the gun.
    • The later Duke Nukem 3D clone Blood is essentially an experiment in creating a video game character entirely out of Evil Dead references, particularly Army of Darkness.
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  • Eddsworld 's Zombeh Attack series is chock-full of references to Army of Darkness.
  • Discussed in High Fidelity, wherein it's mistakenly referred to as Evil Dead 2.
  • Ashley Williams of Mass Effect is obviously named in honor of the protagonist of the Evil Dead franchise, and mentions shooting things with her "boomstick".
  • The Mummy (1999): Jonathan misreads text from an ancient book, unleashing an undead army.
  • Jess of New Girl refers to a shotgun as a "boomstick".
  • In Spaced, Tim has a zombie hallucination where he uses the same gun as Ash does in the film, and quotes the line "Come get some" in reference to one of Ash's one-liners.
  • Spider-Man (another Sam Raimi movie) references S-Mart.
  • Supernatural, "Hammer of the Gods":
    Dean: Listen up, you primitive screwheads!
  • Spelunky will occasionally generate a tombstone labelled "ASH". Blowing it up will reveal a shotgun underneath.
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  • In Knights of Buena Vista, when Mary is trying to cast a spell, Adriana specifically warns not to "cough the last part", referring to Ash doing the same in Army of Darkness.
  • The line "Come get some" was later used in The Quick and the Dead, which was also directed by Sam Raimi.


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