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Given the large size and young age of the cast, references to popular media are abound.


Music references

  • Talking Heads:
    • Jerry is introduced whistling along to "Uh-oh, Love Comes to Town".
    • The song that plays over the speakers during the empowering event is "Burning Down The House".
    • A flashforward to 2028 features Simon in a bar listening to "Once In A Lifetime".
  • Hyeon's playlist includes Led Zeppelin's "Black Dog", Seal's "Kiss From A Rose", Jefferson Airplane's "White Rabbit", Slade's "Cum On Feel The Noize", Alice Cooper's "School's Out", Rival Sons' "Open My Eyes", Strawberry Alarm Clock's "Incense And Peppermints", and Brownsville Station's "Smokin' In The Boys Room". On the second day he wears a The White Stripes T-shirt, and on the day of the exams boasts a Ride the Lightning shirt.
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  • Finn hums Bach's "Air" to himself after he receives his powers.
  • Zia's posts make reference to Pink Floyd's "Brain Damage" and "Speak To Me", and Queens of the Stone Age's "Sick, Sick, Sick". Her playlist includes Black Sabbath's "War Pigs", "Paranoid", and "Planet Caravan". During the second day she wears an Electric Wizard shirt. Her ringtone is "Gimme Gimme" from Steven Universe.
  • The song that Crispin requests on the radio is "Time Of My Life" from Dirty Dancing.
  • One future has Mirielle and Simon listening to David Bowie's "Let's Dance" and "All The Young Dudes".
  • A reference to "Yakety Sax" is made when Crispin tries to run from the kids and Zia gives chase.
  • A Mythology Gag to the original RP references the song "Owner of a Lonely Heart" from Yes.
  • A flashforward has Melissa and Daigo dancing to the tune of Steely Dan's "Time Out Of Mind".
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  • Mirielle's ringtone is "His Theme" from Undertale.
  • Hyeon has a dream where a lady sings "Stairway to Heaven" by Led Zeppelin.
  • Josephine, rather fittingly, hums "Paranoia" by Black Sabbath to herself to help calm down.
  • The April Fools post for 2019 references an infamous musical meme.

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