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    • Again when Bowser appears in a cutscene. "GRA-HA-HA! THIS IS BOWSER 'ERE!"
  • Once the battle with Petey begins, Tim yells, "for BOSS TIME!"
  • Many references to Captain Planet are made during the beginning of the second stage.
  • During the EarthBound stage as Wario is shooting a Dark Cannon on Ness: D'oh, I missed!
  • Jon: Eat the food and be fat, princess. Fat Princess.
  • Near the start of Episode 4, When they point out that the timer skips from three minutes to one minute, it is handwaved as being due to Time Dimensions.
  • Tim references pcull44444's Let's Play of Metroid: Zero Mission. Sadly, the other guys don't get the reference.
    Tim: "It was because of the MORMONS."
  • Jon references Bon Jovi's "You Give Love A Bad Name", and the other two groan like he just made a bad pun.
  • Episode 5 has Chugga shout "WHO TOUCHED MY GUN?", referencing "Meet the Heavy".
  • "On the next exciting episode of Dragon Ball Z!"
    • In episode 9, Jon and Chugga reference the Spirit Bomb's long charging time while the former spams Fox's side taunt.
  • In episode six, Chugga says "Open the door to the Hardware Store!" He and Tim immediately break into the Weird Al song.
  • Episode 7 starts off with Tim the Toolman.
  • Much like the Curleh Mustaches, Emile asks where Falco is at.
  • In Episode 9, Proton Jon does Slowbeef's Ridley voice.
    Chugga: Tonight, on Ridley's Believe It or Not!
    • Same episode, about the giant Diddy Kong:
  • In the level where Snake is introduced, Tim quips "The Twin Snakes!" in reference to there being two of Snake onscreen.
  • "Tongue..."
    • During that, Tim references the Tums commercial.
  • In Episode 16, Chuggaaconroy makes reference to George Wood as a response to ProtonJon being their navigator.
  • Episode 17, after fooling around with Olimar's name:
    Emile: Polymerization! We're playing Yu-Gi-Oh! now.
    Jon: I play this card in defense mode! I play this Pikmin in attack mode! I get on this button in attack mode!
    Emile: You came back from the dead just to play a card game with me.
    Jon: I am lying down in defense mode.
  • During the later episodes that were filmed at ProtonJon's house, Jon started showing Chugga and Tim Clone High. As such, the rest of the LP contains tons of references to it, including many JFK impersonations.
  • "Sine! Cosine! Tangent!"
    Jon: You mean SOHCAHTOA?
  • During the second episode, one of them starts quoting the Ninja Rap from the second TMNT movie.
    • One of their rewards for finishing a level was a Raphael the Raven sticker and Chugga states he always pronounced Raphael's name incorrectly regarding Ninja Turtles.

    Mario Party 2 
  • Near the end of the Deep Sea Salvage in the Pirate Land map, Chugga starts quoting the 3rd strongest mole bosses from EarthBound.
  • While explaining the Dueling Mini-Gamesnote .
  • When ProtonJon uses the magic lamp, he does a brief impression of the Ridley voice.
  • Before a duel mini-game on Western Land:
  • Jon sings Will Smith's Wild Wild West rap when introducing the Western Land board.
  • Both DragonForce and Foo Fighters get mentioned in Western Land, namely "Through the Fire and Flames" and "Monkey Wrench".
  • In the Western Land map, Tim can be heard quietly singing Bon Jovi's Wanted Dead or Alive to himself.
  • Kingdom Hearts got brought up during Western Land, which prompted Jon and Emile to discuss various aspects of the game. Specifically the Gummi technology.
  • Jon says "You made me bleed my own blood!"
  • Every time (literally every) time the game Fillet Relay is played, or in some cases even comes up, Tim sings the title the tune of Foo Fighters 'Erase-Replace'.
  • Chugga, in Space Land, quotes Sonic Adventure 2: "And we all did it together!"
  • "Z...Z..." "Top."
  • At the closing of Mystery Land:
    • Jon says that how the animation of the Bowser Sphinx being banished makes it look like Jon just sent him to the Shadow Realm.
  • More of an internal shout out, but during Horror Land, Chugga pokes fun at Jon's 'Mario's Wacky World' LP. Specifically, Death Water (and Death Water's son, Led Zeppelin).
    Chugga: Does Dizzy Dancing have a son that's a whole band?
  • Tim starts singing Sloprano note  in horror when someone landed on a ghost space.
  • Chugga takes a Warp Pipe on the left side of the Bowser Land board and ends up on the right path in front of the Star, prompting:
    Jon: I knew I should have gone to the left, damn it!
    Tim: Should have taken that left turn at Albuquerque.
  • During a Crane Game minigame in Bowser Land, Peach seems to be wriggling face-down on the floor.
    Jon: What is Peach doing?!
  • During Mini Game Coaster, Tim quotes one of the Epic Rap Battles of History.
  • In the first Minigame Coaster video, the "Megaman! Megaman!" quote referenced comes from Egoraptor's "Sequelitis" video about Megaman X.
  • "I took a carpet to the knee."
  • At the end of the Minigame Coster, Chugga gives a theory on how the Baby Bowsers make the Toad disguise.
    "'Chugga:'" It's like you be the mushroom hat, I'll be the face, and I'll be the legs.

    Kirby's Return to Dream Land 

    Wii Party 
  • Tim starts singing the Bad Horse Theme from Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog.
  • One player quotes Rowan Atkinson in Rat Race: "It's a race!"
  • When Tim gets sent to the volcano (which Jon dubs as being hell) he starts singing the Irving Berlin song "Cheek to Cheek" with appropriately modified lyrics: "Hell, I'm in hell, and my heart beats so that I can hardly speak..."
  • In the Globe Trot game, when the camera is focused on Africa Tim sings a bit of Toto's "Africa".
  • During the Jumbo Jump ski game in Spin Off, Jon sings the Sonic drowning theme.
    • After noticing their avatars are wearing bow ties, Jon keeps making Doctor Who references, much to Chugga's bewilderment.
    • Tim sings "Kryptonite" by Three Doors Down ("If I go crazy, then will you still call me Superman...?") when they play a game that involves flying through space in capes.
  • Chugga says he's in the 700 Club (Pat Robertson's televangelist program.) He and Jon lampshade it: "700 [points]! I'm in the 700 Club — I'm referencing that?" "Wow, I am surprised you referenced the 700 club, of all things."
  • During bingo, Jon exclaims: "Shazbot"
  • During the Friend Connection pair game, Tim starts singing "Tearin' Up My Heart" by *NSYNC.
    • Jon compares the heart-shaped portal thing to a Stargate.
  • During Match-Up (where you have to match Miis' colored shirts), Emile goes "He's blue! If he was green, he would die!"

  • "We all live in a brown submarine!"
  • In episode 2, they all make puns on things happening to Chugga's "Moustachioed Shark" avatar: when he gets covered in tentacles they call him Sharktopus, when he gets covered in brown sludge they call him Sewer Shark, and when he has trouble jumping Lucah references Jumping the Shark.
  • In episode 4, when they play a level called "The Darkness", Tim sings "I Believe In A Thing Called Love" by the band The Darkness.
  • At one point, they have to ride a dog through a level. Jon mentions that Poochy ain't stupid.
  • In episode 5, there's a segment where they have to stick stickers on some ducks in the background, but they have to time it right with signal lights coming on or bombs drop and blow them up. When Chugga doesn't get it right and is killed, Jon says "You chose... poorly".
  • Chugga mentions that he doesn't like the others calling him "Shark Boy" because it gives him painful memories of The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl.
  • When they play a level called "Cowabunga!", Tim comments "Cowabunga? Cowa-fuckin'-piece-of-dog-shit!"
  • In episode 7, they play a level that involves RIDIN' ON CARS!, so Tim quotes that bit of Egoraptor Memetic Mutation. He then somehow pronounces the Bill & Ted Air Guitar clip that follows.
  • Chugga "doot"-ing Low Rider by WAR.
  • When running ahead of the others, Lucah frequently yells "See ya later, shitlords!"
  • "Now it's Reyn time!"
  • In the final episode, they get a sticker of a punching fist. This prompts a "Pentagon Punch!" and "Punch! It's all in the mind!"
  • At the end, Jon plasters a blue sticker all over everything, including the other three players, turning them blue. This prompts Lucah to start singing "Blue (Da Ba Dee)" by Eiffel 65.
  • Several times throughout the LP, Lucah sings/hums "The Spanish Flea".
  • After freeing the scientist in the Bunker, Chugga exclaims "I am an angry scientist!".
  • Chugga starts humming the boss music from Sonic the Hedgehog 2 in the final boss fight, as he says it reminds him of the final boss from that game... which ironically had a different, unique, theme to the regular boss theme that he's humming.

    New Super Mario Bros. U 
  • The description for Episode 2 says: "The sequel to that one intro!" So what does Chugga sing this time? The Flintstones. But unlike last time, the rest of the guys were OK with this.note 
    Meet the Timstones!
    They're the modern,
    Runaway Fa-mi-ly!
    From the
    Mushroom Kingdom,
    Come the friends who need to L to P!
    Now Let's Play, with Jon and the other three!
    He couldn't even upload a bee!
    When you read our fanfics,
    You'll Have a Gay Old Time!
    ...But you knew that already!
  • Josh mentions that he can talk, but chooses not to, just like Chell.
  • The look of the thief enemy from episode , is compared to a Rabbid from Raving Rabbids.
    • Appropriately enough, the official name for this enemy turns out to be Nabbit.
  • In episode 6, when all four of them are in their small forms, Chugga refers to them as "Mario Babies" and sings the Muppet Babies theme song.
  • In episode 9, Tim quotes the 'Asshole' lines from Spaceballs when Josh calls the others assholes, and later when discussing the P-acorn, he quotes The Angry Video Game Nerd saying "why is there so much P in this game?" (then meaning Super Mario Bros. 3).
  • Tim randomly starts singing "Till I Kissed You" by The Everly Brothers in episode 10.
  • Chugga singing "Blame Canada!" in episode 21. Needless to say, Jon quickly takes offense.
  • Tim mentions that one of the Miis looks like Shinjanaytor.

    Castle Crashers 

    Mario Party 3 
  • The opening, wherein the Millennium Star falls out of the sky, has Chugga compare it to when you draw a dot in the sky in Ōkami.
  • When Jon defies always playing as Mario by choosing Waluigi:
    Jon: Well, I guess it's Mario Party and I'm always Mario, so I guess I gotta be Mario, right? TOO BAD. WALUIGI TIME.
  • In the first part of Deep Bloober Sea, the guys play The Beat Goes On, where the buttons involved (A, B, and Z) have to be pressed in a certain order; after the game goes on long enough and the button input order gets increasingly complex, Tim quips "Abba-Zabba, you my only friend."
  • During one instance of the guys playing Treadmill Grill, both Jon and Chugga comment "Through the fire and the flames, we carry on" as the playing field gets smaller.
  • In Part 4 of Spiny Desert, Jon is fresh off losing all of his stars to Peach in Chance Time and is sorely depressed. When the group is about to play the minigame "Awful Tower", he glumly remarks that, while they're playing, that "Everybody's hating Waluigi". Hearing this, Tim and Chugga start singing "Everybody, everybody!"
  • In part 1 of Woody Woods, Chugga plays on the level name by referencing Woody from Toy Story. Cue viewer comments expressing astonishment that Chugga's actually seen a movie.
  • In part 2 of Woody Woods, Chugga references the theme tune from Mr. Ed.
  • In part 1 of Creepy Cavern, Chugga compares the look of the background in the golf minigame to the Hill Top Zone from Sonic the Hedgehog 2 and then attempts to sing the zone music.
  • Part 6 of Creepy Cavern has Tim initiating the second Last 5 Turns ceremony of the game with his Wacky Watch. When the guys note how funny it would be if this doubled effects of the last 5 turns, like how many coins duels are worth, Tim becomes the host of a round of Family Feud, with Jon even joining in as a contestant.
    Tim: Dollar values are doubled in this round, Top 6 answers on the board...
  • A very obscure one from Jon in part 7 of Creepy Cavern: when Mario gets 668 coins, he references the cancelled sequel to Good Omens, which would have been titled 668: The Neighbour of the Beast.
  • The first episode of Waluigi's Island has the guys commenting on the Koopa Bank's lack of reaction to Waluigi (Jon) in a Bowser Suit.
    "'Jon:'" It's like, 'Why are you wearing that stupid suit?'.
    "'Tim:'" (in a gravely voice) Why are you wearing that stupid man suit?
  • In the last episode of Waluigi's Island, Chugga references Data from Star Trek: The Next Generation and Jon is confused given that Chugga completely failed to get Star Trek references in the New Super Mario Bros. U LP.
  • In the duel map "Pipesqueak", when they play the minigame "End of the Line", Tim starts singing the song of the same name by The Traveling Wilburys.
  • In "Blowhard", when Jon and Chugga keep counting the spaces they can move to figure out where they'll end up ("1, 2, 3, 4, 5...") Tim promptly starts quoting the "that's the stupidest combination I've ever heard!" exchange from Spaceballs, and Jon replies with President Skroob's line.
  • Several times in the duel maps, whenever Chugga and Tim play "Fowl Play", Jon always commentates In the Style of... Rocky's trainer.

    New Super Luigi U 

    Mario Party 4 

    Rayman Origins 
  • In episode 20, Tim randomly starts singing the doo-wop opening of The Marcels' version of "Blue Moon". He also quotes Morpheus' speech from The Matrix later in the video.

    Super Mario 3D World 

    Sonic Adventure 

    Mario Party 5 
  • The first episode of Toy Dream has Tim make fun of one of Chugga's accidental Double Entendres by singing a parody of Summer Nights,note  complete with Jon doing the back up sounds.
  • Jon treats every instance of the "Card Fighters" minigame as a game of Parappa The Rapper.
  • The slots mini-game in episode 3 has Jon (lacklusterly) say "Slots. Slots. Slots.
  • Double song reference in Episode 4. When waiting on the (very slow) Paratroopa to finish up, Tim starts singing Wake me up when this turn ends. A few seconds, Waluigi (Jon) ends up being shot back to start, which prompts Tim to go in to a parody of You Give Love A Bad Name.
    • Later Daisy (Chugga) lands on a space that causes a cannon to shoot at her (him). Jon starts chanting "Fire! Fire! Fire!," which Chugga responds with "You could say anything," which is what Jon was going for.
  • At the beginning of Pirate Dream, the guys attempt to sing a parody of the Spongebob Squarepants theme song.
  • At the start of Sweet Dream, Jon starts singing Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This), but gets interrupted when he tries to twist it into a song about him winning.

    Mario Party 6 

    Mario Party 7 


    Star Fox 64 
  • In Episode 7 after dodging some asteroids, Chugga calls himself "A prepubescent flying ace."
    • Similarly, in Episode 30 Chugga mentions Fox only having "one nostril," leading Tim to reply, "I hate it when I'm right."

    Mario Party 8 
  • In Part 2 of Goomba's Booty Boardwalk, Chugga says Mosh-Pit Playroom is chaos, and then quotes Jevil's line "Chaos, chaos, I can do anything!"
  • In Part 1 of Shy Guy's Perplex Express, Chugga responds to Tim saying "I suppose" by saying "hey". After Jon has the joke explained to him, he mentions that "I suppose" reminds him of the song "Is You 'Appy" by Newfoundland comedy music group Buddy Wasisname and the Other Fellers, which he then sings a portion of.
  • In Part 1 of Bowser's Warped Orbit, Tim sings a line from one of Smash Mouth's lesser-known songs, "Padrino"note . Jon recognizes the reference, to Tim's surprise, and quotes the song's chorus.

    Luigi's Mansion 
  • At one point, Chugga starts singing "Luigi, Luigi."
  • During episode 8, Tim singing "Scooby-doo" along with the music prompts Jon to say the "Scooby-doo can do-do" line from the film festival episode of The Simpsons. He and Emile proceed to spend the next few minutes quoting from it.


    Nintendo Land 

Pikmin Adventure

    Side Collabs 

From Fortune Street:

From Dokapon Kingdom:

Battle Royal Mode
  • Part 2 has Chugga commenting on the rather exotic names of the towns under attack by monsters; one of which he likens to a Neopet.
  • Also in part 2, Chugga makes references to Star Wars and Star Trek in quick succession.
    Chugga: (just defeated a monster and earned a trap from it) Hey, it's a trap! (fade out to the map, where Khan's Castle is nearby) KHAAAAAAAN!
  • Chugga and Jon reference All Dogs Go to Heaven in episode 5 when they note that the priest in the Vatic Temple is an anthropomorphic dog.
    • Jon does a rather good Dalek impression in the same episode when the Robo-Sassin says "EXTERMINATE!"
  • Whenever the guys fight a lizardman enemy, Chugga will eventually make references to Ed, Edd n Eddynote .
  • Chugga thinks one of the town mayors looks like Uncle Pennybags from Monopoly.

Story Mode


From the Super Smash Bros. Brawl Tournament:

From the Mario Power Tennis Tournament:

From Wii Sports:

  • Tim randomly starts singing part of Mr T's rap lyrics from Epic Rap Battles of History.
  • When Jon talks about how Chugga sat down on him without realising he was there, he asks "Am I the Invisible Man?", which prompts Tim and then Chugga to start singing "I'm The Invisible Man" by Queen.
  • When Jon says the ball marker on Golf looks like a poker chip, Chugga comments "Can't read my poker chip".

From Wii Play:

  • Tim hums the Super Mario 64 slide race music when Chugga and Jon play Charge!

From Wheel of Fortune:

  • In the second part of Washington DC, Chugga makes a joke about Vanna White being a robot, and Jon comments "Vanna 5 Is Alive".
  • At the end of the first part of New Orleans, the guys laugh when an outline of California comes on the screen for a toss up flash minigame when the category is "living thing". Tim follows up by saying "Cawifohneeeya".
  • During the second part of Las Vegas, Round 2, when one of the puzzles turns out to clearly be "Lumberjack," Tim says that the answer is "Dexter," referencing the show's controversial final episode.
  • At the end of the second part of Las Vegas, after Chugga says that he thought the answer to the Bonus Round puzzle was "HEALTHY SLUT," Jon quips, "Ohhhh, naggers!"

From Colosseum 2019

  • The mock minigame preview screen appearing before each intermission did Mario Party 1-stylized versions of various songs. Among them include but are not limited to:

From Colosseum Direct


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