Media References and Puns of Episode 90: Voice of the Tempest

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Media References

  • (0:03:43) Matt: It’s like one of those Magic Eye pictures.
  • (0:05:30) Matt: It tied into The Dark Knight in that one.
  • (0:06:50) Taliesin: I definitely get a “Ashley-as-the-Joker-threatening-the-city." Yeah, millions will die.
  • (0:07:08) Taliesin: She’s like The Joker had a daughter with Krondor.
  • (0:08:34) Sam: Fantastic Four!
  • (0:08:37) Travis: Old Man Logan! [...] X-O Manowar!
  • (0:32:36) Laura: What do your scrying eyes see, Keyleth?
  • (0:33:11) Travis: He a Jolly Rancher in the belly of Craven Edge.
  • (0:40:46) Taliesin: Heavy is the head that wears the crown. (Henry IV, Part 2 [sort of])
  • (0:45:23) Taliesin: Is there Lord Neiman Marcus?
  • (0:47:31) Liam: First, there was the dinosaurs. (Airplane II: The Sequel)
  • (0:47:44) Liam: I want to go to there. (30 Rock)
  • (0:48:58) Taliesin: It’s like a four-pack of medieval 5-Hour Energy drinks! [...] Sam: It’s literally Monster.
  • (0:50:47) Taliesin: Let’s go full Cinderella with this.
  • (0:52:07) Taliesin: Put him in a Groucho Marx nose and moustache!
  • (0:56:26) Liam: Get ten sets of scissors. (Edward Scissorhands)
  • (0:56:43) Laura: Sculpy! Like Play-Doh
  • (0:58:20) Taliesin: Thank you for helping me Ghost, by the way.
  • (1:03:29) Matt: It looks a little Carrot Top-y, but it works!
  • (1:03:38) Laura: No more Drop Dead Fred!
  • (1:04:29) Matt: It kind of looks like…. What’s the actor’s name from Mask?  Sam: Wow, Eric Stoltz?
  • (1:05:08) Sam: He’s not just the president, he’s a member, too! (Hair Club Commercial)
  • (1:05:44) Liam: We collectively are Doctor Frankenstein. (Young Frankenstein)
  • (1:06:49) Matt: Play ‘em home, Keyboard Cat.
  • (1:08:11) Taliesin: It looks like Lincoln from Disneyland!
  • (1:08:24) Multiple: Like Chuck E. Cheese.
  • (1:08:28) Matt: It’s Bonnie Springs. It’s straight-up Bonnie Springs.
  • (1:11:51) Matt: It has this very scary Return to Oz feel to it.
  • (1:21:51) Matt: Josh Necromancy? (Friends)
  • (1:36:36) Liam: It’s like Home Alone.
  • (1:37:28) Liam: *singing* It’s my book in a box! (“Dick in a Box” by The Lonely Island) NSFW
  • (1:49:06) Liam: That’s some Name of the Rose s*** there.
  • (2:00:10) Taliesin: Lemures are like infernal Pokémon. (Pokémon)
  • (2:00:34) Taliesin: Like The Scream.
  • (2:01:24) Matt: You basically made him lose his house and his dog and his wife. You turned him into a country song.
  • (2:03:33) Taliesin: Can we direct people to the Benny Hill theme song? [CRS Note: We’ve got you covered, Taliesin!]
  • (2:05:06) Travis: Dispater? Laura: Similar to James Spader. [...] Matt: Talks like him too, it’s really weird.
  • (2:06:36) Taliesin: I’m marking that. I’m putting a pin on my Pinterest board.  Marisha: Atlas Obscura that s***.
  • (2:07:29) Liam and Laura: We built Dis City! We built Dis City on… (“We Built This City” by Jefferson Starship)
  • (2:14:29) Matt: It’s Bee Gee-tastic.
  • (2:32:09) Grog: I saw this in a tavern once. Let’s sit them up like they’re sleeping and nobody will notice! (Weekend at Bernie’s)
  • (2:53:47) Keyleth: We built this city. Percy: Did you build Dis city? Keyleth: On Rock n Roll. (“We Built This City” by Jefferson Starship)
  • (2:57:23) Marisha: Get it girl, get get it girl. (“Get It Girl” by Jonn Hart)
  • (2:58:06) Marisha: A little Gaga-esque.
  • (3:19:46) Grog: Wiretapping does not mean dead.

Puns

  • (0:38:35) Matt: It’s not a crown as it’s more of a mantle. Like a ceremonial mantle.  Laura: Do you hold it, like a giant mantel?  Marisha: Well, not like a fireplace mantel.
  • (2:05:11) Liam: Das pater? Dis pater!
  • (2:53:40) Percy: Step 1 will be the City of Dis.  Vex: The City of...Dis?  Percy: Dis. Dis City. Not ‘this’ city, but the City of Dis. [...] Keyleth: We built this city.  Percy: Did you build Dis city?