Media References and Puns of Episode 88: Tangled Depths

Under the sea, under the sea, down where the tentacles are grabbin', ancient creatures are snackin', Beware Of The Kraken! Under the sea!

Media References:

  • (0:01:42) Liam: Liam Neesons. (Key and Peele)
  • (0:02:00) Sam: I’m pretty sure that’s Voltron, guys.
  • (0:21:07) Sam: *sings from The Little Mermaid* Marisha: *sing* We are the daughters of Triton!  Travis: *sings* I want to be where the people are! [...] Taryon: Think of a spell where I can give you a clever Rastafarian crab sidekick.
  • (0:27:43) Taliesin: Eels. Electric eels.  Marisha: *sings* Rock it like an electric eel! (“Electric Feel” by MGMT)
  • (0:32:25) Laura: A little yellow fish that’s very friendly. (The Little Mermaid)
  • (0:38:12) Marisha: ...like a SeaWorld show.
  • (0:43:28) Grog: I wanna feel the lightning.  Taliesin: You wanna ride the lightning. (Metallica)
  • (0:45:18) Taliesin: To be fair, not anything worse than what happens to a killer whale at SeaWorld.
  • (1:08:35) Liam: That one looks like Keanu Reeves and that one looks like Patrick Swayze!  Sam: He’s not comin’ back. (Point Break)
  • (1:13:40) Taryon: Yep. The figure eight, the figure four, the Hidden Figures.
  • (1:13:49) Taliesin: The Sweet Caroline. (“Sweet Caroline” by Neil Diamond)
  • (1:17:46) Marisha: So, someone you’d find at Venice Beach.
  • (1:17:52) Taliesin: I was imagining the [something] from Forgetting Sarah Marshall.
  • (1:20:17) Taliesin: It’s an Inception ocean.
  • (1:30:49) Laura: *hums ‘Funkytown’* (“Funkytown” by Lipps Inc.)
  • (1:36:27) Liam: Give it away, give it away now! (“Give It Away” by Red Hot Chili Peppers)
  • (2:01:07) Liam: They’re all around us, man!  Matt: It’s possible they’re inside the room.  Marisha: They’re in the walls. They’re in the g****** walls! (Aliens)
  • (2:17:27) Liam: C20.  Marisha: Hit. (Battleship)
  • (2:21:54) Taliesin: This is Philip Glass nervous breakdown…
  • (2:24:03) Marisha: Richard Dreyfuss in Jaws.
  • (2:24:23) Liam: We’ll tell your story! (“Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells Your Story” from Hamilton)
  • (2:30:02) Taliesin: Cold stone? That’s a great idea!  Marisha: Cold Stone Creamery!
  • (2:30:54) Travis: F*** you, CostCo! I meant PetCo!
  • (2:32:12) Taliesin and Marisha: You take 18 points of lightning damage! You take 18 points of lightning damage! (Oprah)
  • (2:33:52) Travis: Siri’s f***ing drunk right now!
  • (2:55:12) Marisha: Big money, no whammies! (Press Your Luck)
  • (3:01:16) Taliesin: You don’t need no stinking patches. (The Treasure of the Sierra Madre/Blazing Saddles/The Monkees)
  • (3:04:43) Sam: That’s me in the ocean!  Marisha and Travis: That’s me in the spotlight… (“Losing My Religion” by R.E.M.)
  • (3:08:39) Sam: *sings* That’s me in the kraken! (“Losing My Religion” by R.E.M.)
  • (3:10:41) Matt: Like the Incher in The NeverEnding Story. [...] Laura: I can’t, I have to keep my feet on the ground!
  • (3:18:27) Travis: Everybody was grappled underwater! (“Kung Fu Fighting” by Carl Douglas)
  • (3:27:32) Sam: Calgon, take me away!
  • (3:34:23) Taliesin: You put that Kraken on Hot Pepper Gaming!
  • (3:43:14) Laura: I’m going to have the shark attack him.  Sam: ‘Cause it’s Shark Week.
  • (3:45:32) Marisha and Taliesin: *Victory Fanfare* (Final Fantasy)
  • (3:51:58) Travis: I wanna *doop doop doop* like Mario in the water world.
  • (4:13:30) Taliesin: Could have had a d8. (V8)
  • (4:13:43) Sam: Just sort of gently weep.  Taliesin: *sings* I look at the…  Liam: *sings* Artificer gently weeps. (“While My Guitar Gently Weeps” by The Beatles)
  • (4:24:29) Many: Who lives, who dies, who tells your story! (“Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells Your Story” from Hamilton)
  • (4:52:57) Laura: You have a patch healing spell? Taliesin: Patch Adams.

Puns:

  • (0:46:48) Vex’ahlia: What about merpeople? How do they talk to each other? [...]  Travis: Dry erase boards.  Taliesin: Wet erase boards.
  • (1:13:24) Taryon: I know every knot in the book. The double sloop, the reverse cowgirl, I know ‘em all. I’ve got the itsy bitsy spider. I know the rusty trombone. I’ve got…  Laura: The old Alaskan pipeline!  Taryon: Yep. The figure eight, the figure four, the hidden figures.  Taliesin: The Dallas two-step. [...] Taliesin: The Sweet Caroline…. Good for tension.
  • (4:04:33) (After eel!Vex winks at eel!Percy) Sam: You know, there’s an electricity between you guys.