- First off, his chosen moniker is a comicbook reference.note
- In his Pinocchio review, he signs off with a monologue starting: "Let me tell you how much I have come to hate you since I started this review." In the last part of the review: "There are seven million molecules in my body. If the word "Hate" was emblazoned on each nano-Angstrom, it would not equal one BILLIONTH of the hate I feel for you! Hate! Hate! HAAA-*end credits*"
- The line "OUR WORDS ARE BACKED WITH NUCLEAR WEAPONS!" is a famous quote from Sid Meier's Civilization.
- The "Lecture Alarm", explained that he got it from the same guys who made Linkara's Continuity Alarm. He ends up breaking it during Gerry.
- During the Gerry review, he mentions it was hard to find a copy as all the local video stores had theirs stolen by Northern Irishmen in black masks.
- He later paraphrases Hagan's "This film and reality don't often meet!" line. (The Doom Generation)
- He ends one review with the sign off "I'm Oancitizen and I analyse it so you don't have to"
- The Vincent Gallo blowjob is kicked off by shouting "Experience Bij", complete with bared teeth.
- "Heroin's a helluva drug." (Tideland)
- A blasphemous comment from one character called Curtis in Ken Park gets a cut to the character's girlfriend's father with Kyle's voiceover. "I heard that, Curtis!"
- In his review of Prospero's Books, after a scene that's supposed to be particularly meaningful, Oan halfheartedly raises his arms and blandly states "...Symbolism."
- In his review of Trash Humpers he says he's expecting one of them to start a 90-minute Star Wars review. "Oh my god! What's wrong with your face?!" He also describes Trash Humpers as "a film which dares to make a return to that wonderful aesthetic known as, oh, what's the phrase, 'shot on shitteo?'"
- JUST THIS ONCE, EVERYBODY DIES!! (Hamlet the Vampire Slayer)
- During his "silent" Häxan review, Kyle inserts theme music from numerous classic silent movies as well as from Ken Burns' Civil War documentary, Carl Sagan's Cosmos: A Personal Voyage, and even The Artist.
- In his review of Primer, he cites Caveman Science Fiction from Dresden Codak as an example of the use of science fiction to question the morality of real science.
- His Melancholia review pulls a lot of lines from The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy due to the The End of the World as We Know It connection between the two works, and Oan's final speech is backed by Joey Talbot's rousing cover of "Journey of the Sorcerer" from the film.
- One of Oan's fans at the end describes this film to him.
- The celebrity impersonators in Mister Lonely gather to... I don't know, rap battle or something.
- After going on in the Yeleen review about the importance of contextualization for cultural works, he just decides to put it in nerdier terms - "Darmok and Jalad at Tenagra."
- Upon seeing the "hyena" up in a tree: Paul, you is a wurwilf!"
- The Shame review opens up with a homage to The Great Escape, since both were made by Steve McQueen. Unfortunately, as Kyle finds out, it's not the same Steve McQueen.
- From his Sebastiane review: "All out for Fort Stinkindesert!"
- From his Beauty and the Beast review, the line "Shut up, Ian" is delivered to Insane Ian, who wrote a song of that title.
- The disclaimer of "THIS IS WHAT ANTI-STANFORDIANS ACTUALLY BELIEVE" in his Anonymous review is a variation on the Scientology disclaimer from South Park.
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