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This answer is a Community Wiki, so if you want to add anything to it, just edit it. Den of Geek had an incredible article on this. I've used a lot of information from their site. All references below are from Den of Geek, unless stated otherwise. Deadpool creators: “Rob L.” written on one Goon’s coffee cup - a reference to one of Deadpool’s creators,...


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Anger is most likely referring to the toppings on a "Hawaiian Pizza"... This refers only to the toppings on the pizza, not to any specific type of crust. If you ask just about any pizza shop for "Hawaiian", you'll get a pizza with Canadian bacon (or ham) and pineapple on it. The name is likely from the inclusion of the pineapple, though the Wikipedia ...


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The trigger words, translated/subtitled from Russian into English, were: Longing Rusted Seventeen Dawn Stove Nine Kind-hearted Homecoming One Freight car No exact explanation has been given what the words actually reference, but hypnosis typically involves words and phrases in sequences that are unlikely to be randomly said in order. You would think ...


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He's not referencing a specific cartoon, but rather the trope of cartoon missiles or rockets being pointy a lot of the time, characters simply possessing sooty faces after encountering them, and occasionally becoming angels with harps. These happen a lot in cartoons, and the only specific ones mentioned in that conversation are Popeye (by name) and this: ...


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First of all you seem to have gotten the line wrong. He tells him it tells the time and then later tells him that the alarm is quite loud. I took it as simply as an ironic joke; a reference to the fact that all of Q's gadgets always seem to have some secret trick or tool but that in this case he's simply giving him a watch. The whole scene is filled with ...


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Inspector Space time is a direct parody of the series "Doctor Who". Some clear parallels: Inspector Spacetime travels in a time traveling phone box. The Doctor travels in a time traveling police box. The enemies of the Inspector are know as the Blorgons Which are a parody of the Daleks from Doctor Who


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As phantom42 says, the words likely have no specific meaning other than being random words that are unlikely to be said in that exact order or in the same sentence. Buckey has basically been brainwashed by Hydra, and when issued these ten specific words, in this order, will respond to whatever command he is issued next without question, and will die trying ...


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This is an example of Genre Fractal. TV shows, even though they may be completely unrelated, are able to communicate meaning by referencing each other and using those references as narrative shorthand. If a drug is shown and it is needed to be conveyed that this is, for example, an incredibly pure iteration of that drug; they can dye the drug blue and ...


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Though the dialogue isn't a direct copy of it, the entire scene is an homage to the end of Stand By Me: Peter writing about his old friend on an old computer, his kids coming in, the song Stand By Me playing in the background etc. You can see most of the scene that the show is quoting here:


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Murder by Death is a 1976 satirical comedy that looked at several different fictional detectives and their story telling style, such as hidden twists, unrevealed clues, and similar machinations. Each of the detectives (or group) was based on "real life" fictional characters. Sidney Wang - Based on Charlie Chan created by Earl Biggers Sam Diamond - Based ...


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From the word of god himself, executive producer Andrew Kreisberg, god's employer said so: DEADLINE: Even though this is a crossover that occurs mainly on the CBS, are we going to see any reference to it on The Flash? KREISBERG: Yes, you’ll actually see the moment when Barry went on this experience and when he came back, for sure, in Tuesday’s ...


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Mark Hamill was picked for the role of the Trickster, because he previously played the Trickster, In the original Flash 1990 CBS Live Action Series. He also voiced the role of the Trickster, in Justice League and Justice League Unlimited cartoons (Along side Wally West, the better Flash). He has also had an extensive career as the voice of the Joker, another ...


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In addition to onewho's excellent answer, I'd like to point out how Inspector Spacetime was initially introduced into the show. In 3x01 Biology 101, Britta gets Abed interested in a British TV show called Cougarton Abbey (because of course Britta only watches European TV), which is an obvious parody of the British series Downton Abbey (and a wink to the US ...


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What it means is that things in the physical world are objectively real, like the Empire State Building. The stage before the building is non objective fragmentation as in it's the pieces of the building as it's being put together, the glass, the steel, the concrete. Each piece is a fragment. The stage before this is deconstruction. The pieces aren't even at ...


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Inspector space time is a direct parady of Doctor Who. Inspector Spacetime is a direct homage to the long-running BBC science fiction TV show Doctor Who. The show within the Community universe follows closely the story of Doctor Who with the Inspector and his partner traveling in a red telephone box known as the X7 Dimensionizer time booth, the ...


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As explained by agent86 in his answer on gaming.stackexchange: The ninjas are from a fake 80's videogame created for the movie, called Dojo Quest: Here's an article about the licensed games in the movie: The filmmakers licensed characters from real-world video games for the movie, but they opted to ...


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The showrunner, Jason Rothenberg, is a big fan of BSG. This might be an explanation, in parts. "How would you describe the genesis of the concept for The 100? The show is based on a book. Last year, I was looking for a pilot to write and I had a meeting with the publisher. They told me about this idea and it instantly blew my mind. I think I can ...


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The situation when he talks about CGI and when he talks about the show are split with a dialogue with the therapist. These two scenes don't seem related: He talks with different people (in the second scene his interlocutors' faces cannot be seen but they have different clothes and hair) The following scene (after another dialogue scene) is done in a ...


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As @Catija has explained the Hawaiian part, the San Fransisco part is simply in reference to the events of the movie. The Pizza shop near the new house ONLY serves Broccoli Pizza. Riley is understandably enraged/disgusted/scared/saddened by that. Hence Anger's widely stereotyping hyperbole. We also learn later on that Broccoli is literally seen as one of ...


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The exact description of this event is seen on: Bugs Bunny - Duck! Rabbit, Duck! @ 2:55 http://dai.ly/x2of854


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An IMDb commmon cast/crew search isn't really yielding a lot of the same people at the supervising to executive producer levels, so my guess would be that it's simply the fact that both shows were shot in Vancouver and are drawing on the same acting, production, and SFX pools. And that you're liable to see similar crossover of cast/crew from BSG with other ...


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I have no idea why a 2003 game is in there (they're all supposed to be from the 80s?), but this looks exactly like I-Ninja. Here's a still from the film and some I-Ninja pics for comparison. Note in particular the eyebrows and the eye-hole pattern. If this is supposed to be a new character, it's at the very least heavily influenced by this one... [OK, ...


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There is some speculation, but producer Javi Grillo-Marxuach said there is no connection between ALIE's (Lady in Red) VR City of Light, and the Matrix Blue/Red Pill. Then we get things like: It's hard to imagine that the entire Season 3 plot isn't somewhat inspired by the Matrix, but the Matrix isn't the first to do ...


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Tomorrow never dies The original title of the film was "Tomorrow Never Lies", which makes sense when you consider media mogul Elliot Carver (Jonathan Pryce) was creating the next day's headlines in advance, then causing those events to happen. But a typo on an early script draft was adopted by the producers, and "Tomorrow Never Dies" was used ...


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Clarisse Loughrey of The Independent points towards Private Lives (1931) as a possible referent for Merrily We Dance, but notes that it really seems like more of a composite of several different movies from an earlier era: The reference point for Laurence Laurentz (Ralph Fiennes)'s high-society drama seems a little more obscure; odd, since the other ...


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Non objective fragmentation speaks to the aesthetics of the characters, they are being fragmented and their bodies are no longer objectively represented. Deconstruction comes from Derrida -- you could easily take an entire university course on this concept alone. The two-dimensional phase in my mind is a nod to the modernist tendency to draw attention to the ...


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It was a nod to the later episodes, The arrowhead was similar to the stencil used for branding him by Ra's al Ghul , below is the side by side comparison: There were instances in season 3 where the logo got changed to something else: In season 3 episode 7 "Draw Back Your bow" the title arrowhead logo was that of Cupid's heart shape arrow. In season ...



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