Pop Culture Connections - Outgoing

Pop Culture Connections - Incoming

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The Simpsons Movie

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This Movie parodies Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi part of Star Wars
The celebration at the end of the Simpsons movie is a parody of the ending scene of Return of the Jedi (including Carl's hand gestures which mimic Lando Calrissian).
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It is referred to by these movies...

Clerks
part of View Askewniverse

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This Movie refers to Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi part of Star Wars
Dante and Randal discuss which movie is better, "Return of the Jedi" or "The Empire Strikes Back". This discussion is the track titled "A Bunch of Muppets" on the Clerks Original Motion Picture Soundtrack.

Mallrats
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This Movie refers to Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi part of Star Wars
Jay tells Brody and T.S. that Silent Bob just watched "Empire" and "Jedi" last week, and he's trying to use the force to move his cigarette with his mind.

It is the basis of these television series...

Star Wars: Ewoks

This Television Series is based on Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi part of Star Wars
The Ewoks introduced in Return of the Jedi are featured in the Ewoks cartoon
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It is parodied by these television episodes...

Family Guy:
Season:  8  / Episode:  5 
Hannah Banana

This Television Episode parodies Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi part of Star Wars
The trap that Chris sets for Peter with the two logs that smash his head is the same as the trap that the Ewoks set for the AT-ST.

It is referred to by these television episodes...

Family Guy:
Season:  5  / Episode:  12 
Airport '07

This Television Episode refers to Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi part of Star Wars
After Quagmire crashes the plane, his co-pilot is shown to be Nien Nunb, a reference to 1983 science-fiction film Star Wars: Return of the Jedi.

How I Met Your Mother:
Season:  7  / Episode:  5 
Field Trip

This Television Episode refers to Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi part of Star Wars
One of the debates Barney wants settled has to do with EWOKs. Barney learns that his girlfriend Nora, does not like EWOKs, and is very upset about it, thinking she must be over the age of 37 (according to his EWOK/Teddy Bear scale).

How I Met Your Mother:
Season:  1  / Episode:  6 
Slutty Pumpkin

This Television Episode refers to Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi part of Star Wars
Marshall references Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi when he says "The rebellion would have failed without Ewoks".

Family Guy:
Season:  13  / Episode:  18 
Take My Wife

This Television Episode refers to Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi part of Star Wars
When the resort workers find Peter and Kimi in the jungle, Peter exclaims "You rebel scum!", then tells Kimi she's too young to get the reference.

Friends:
Season:  3  / Episode:  1 
The One with the Princess Leia Fantasy

This Television Episode refers to Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi part of Star Wars
Ross tells Rachel that his fantasy is to see her in the gold bikini worn by Princess Leia in 'Return of the Jedi'.

Other Connections and Related Pop Culture

Star Wars

 

Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope
part of Star Wars

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The Star Wars Holiday Special
part of Star Wars

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Caravan of Courage: An Ewok Adventure
part of Star Wars

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Ewoks: The Battle for Endor
part of Star Wars

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Star Wars: The Clone Wars
part of Star Wars

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens
part of Star Wars

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
part of Star Wars and Star Wars Anthology

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi
part of Star Wars

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Solo: A Star Wars Story
part of Star Wars

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Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker
part of Star Wars

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