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  • 300: Most of them are Punctuated! For! Emphasis! references to the "This! Is! Sparta!" line. But some are not:
    • Homecoming, 2026: To kick off a Halloween event:
      This! Is! Halloween!
    • Pokémon Talk: From "Counting", in a Shout-Out to the "This. Is. Sparta!" line of 300, Squirtle's response to Bulbasaur's "This is madness!" line:
      Squirtle: This! Is! Squirtle!
  • Cabin In The Woods: SCP Foundation: SCP-2786 is a metaphysical entity that can insert itself into horror narratives, where it attempts to portray itself as a brave hero and alter the story itself. One of these is listed as the film Cabin In The Woods.
  • Exodus (1960) (and the original novel):
    • Singles: After Steve is let go from his job, during his time of "regrouping", he says he read half of Exodus.
    • Mad Men: In the first season episode "Babylon", Sterling Cooper takes the Israeli Tourism Board as a client, and one of the people at the meeting gives Don a copy of the novel to read. Being the serious reader that he is, he reads it, although he disagrees with the others at the office (he finds it too sentimental), and he asks Rachel Menken, a different client, for advice. She's not too thrilled he came to her (for several reasons), though she's intrigued when she hears Paul Newman is going to be in the movie version).
  • Silent Hill: SCP Foundation: SCP-2786 is a metaphysical entity that can insert itself into horror narratives, where it attempts to portray itself as a brave hero and alter the story itself. One of these is listed as the film Silent Hill.
  • Spaceballs:
    • Tesla Motors calls the fastest possible trim level on the Model S "Plaid" in reference to the Ludicrous Speed scene.
  • Xanadu:
    • Friends: Characters watch Xanadu on TV in One Where Ross And Rachel... You Know.
    • NCIS: The characters go inside a warehouse in One Last Score.
      Anthony DiNozzo Junior: Place looks like Xanadu.
      Security guard: Well, we ain't never had any of these paintings come to life and jump out the frame.
      Anthony DiNozzo Junior: You referring to the Olivia Newton John movie?
      Security guard: Weren't you?
      Anthony DiNozzo Junior: Xanadu. Uh... Citizen Kane's house.

Alternative Title(s): Films Live Action

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