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  • Throughout the show, there's usually a scene where Karen plays a reality show game with her soft toys. These references include Hell's Kitchen, Britain's Got Talent and The Apprentice.
  • The Running Gag of Ben wanting to watch Little Britain in Series 1.
  • During Karen's funeral speech to a mouse Sue had killed, she mentions "may the force be with you".
  • Karen and Ben arguing that the cartoons Spongebob Squarepants and Watch My Chops are educational.
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  • One of the questions in the board game the Brockmans were playing was "his name is Bob and he's a builder".
  • When Jake asks Pete if he's seen the film Groundhog Day, he states that he thinks "he's in it".
  • When Pete asks Ben if he had any dreams lately, he recites the plot to Pan's Labyrinth.
  • Ben reciting The Phantom Menace in the back garden all by himself.
  • In "The Internet" when Pete is setting up a game of chess:
    Pete: OK, Ben. We're a bishop short, so you've got Darth Vader.
  • The first scene of "The Funeral" had Pete going against Jake and Ben at Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games. He then later remarks that he will not be playing as Princess Peach.
  • When Pete struggles mending the washing machine, Ben suggests him to "turn it off and on again".
  • In "The Labrador", Jake notes that the size of the ball in comparison to the player figures in Subbuteonote  is similar to the ball that chased Indiana Jones.
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  • Karen replicating Hole In The Wall with toys, complete with water and the wall (made from cardboard).
  • In "The Exchange Student", Ottfried was a one point shown wearing a Naruto shirt.
  • The entire "I Am Spartacus" scene that happens right after when Ben announces that he's playing the lead character in Spartacus The Musical.

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