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A list of shoutouts to Daft Punk in other works. These are often visual gags and cameos of the duo's famous helmets or puns about their songs.

    Asian Animation 
  • Adorable Food Goddess: In the show’s ending theme, a character has a t-shirt of the Random Access Memories cover.
  • Mustapha El Atrassi did a stand up routine as Thomas talking about the pros and cons of being a Daft Punk member.
  • Michael Youn and Jamel Debbouze did a routine as Daft Punk in which Thomas messes up the lyrics to "Harder, Better Faster Stronger", prompting an argument between the two.
    Comic Books 
  • Adventure Time: The keyboardist of Marceline’s band is named Guy Samuel, who is similar in name and appearance to Guy-Manuel.
  • FF: In the eighth issue, two robots talk about French DJs that dress as robots for a gimmick.
    Films - Animation 
  • The Angry Birds Movie: Two pigs in robot helmets, known as the Daft Piggies, deejay for the party in the movie.
    Films - Live Action 
  • In the French film Fatal, a pair of silver and golden robots sit in the audience of a music awards ceremony.
    Live Action TV 
  • Conan: In this clip, the helmets of Thomas and Guy-Manuel are seen amongst other helmets and masks.
  • The Eric Andre Show has Kraft Punk, who somewhat resembles Thomas, just made out of cheese.
  • Jeopardy!: A 2013 episode had Daft Punk as the answer to a clue.
Alex: This out-there Parisian electronica duo gave us the 2013 hit "Get Lucky".
  • Black Eyed Peas: The lyrics of Boom Boom Pow contain the phrase "harder, faster, better, stronger".
  • LCD Soundsystem has the song "Daft Punk is Playing at My House".
  • Lil Yachty: "IDK" has the lyric "Chrome to his head like Daft Punk".
    Video Games 
  • Cookie Clicker has an upgrade for golden cookies called "Get Lucky".
  • Clash Royale: The Flavor Text for Elite Barbarians describes them as being "harder, better, faster, and stronger" than standard Barbarians.
  • Dead Cells has an achievement called Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger.
  • Roblox has two helmets resembling those of Daft Punk: Angry Android, which resembles Thomas, and Exoflex Spax Helmet, which resembles Guy-Manuel.
  • Shooting Stars!: The game has a Copy Protection measure in which pirated copies will spawn an invincible Thomas lookalike named Premium Funk, who rants about digital piracy and kills the player.
  • xkcd: Strip 740 is a parody of The Tell-Tale Heart in which the protagonist murders Daft Punk and is haunted by the beats of their music.
    Web Video 
  • JonTron: In the Space Ace video, Jon puts a Guy-Manuel helmet on.
    Western Animation 
  • Adventure Time:
    • In the episode "Play Date", a broken Guy-Manuel helmet is seen.
    • In the episode "Lady Rainicorn of the Crystal Dimension", TV has Thomas and Guy-Manuel figures on a shelf over his bed.
  • Ducktales 2017: An episode has Dewey as DJ Daft Duck, a duck version of Guy-Manuel.
  • Family Guy: One Cutaway Gag has the two win a Grammy by Guy-Manuel playing a demo on a Casio keyboard.
  • MAD: Daft Punk appeared in a skit parodying TRON: Legacy.
  • My Little Pony: Equestria Girls – Rainbow Rocks: One of the costumes Rarity has is of Guy-Manuel.
  • The Simpsons: In "The Day the Earth Stood Cool", Disco Stu is seen dressed as Thomas in a brief scene.
    Real Life 
  • The Baicalellia daftpunka is a tapeworm species named for its helmet-like stylets that resemble the helmets of Daft Punk.

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