Media References and Puns of Liam's Quest: Full Circle

When your inner child is brought to the forefront and is facing down the end of all things, there is only one thing you can do to power through: reference EVERYTHING. (Seriously, we caught 95 references this week.)

Puns

  • (1:27:05) Laura: There’s nothing metal?  Sam: Just Ashley.
  • (3:44:40) Liam, but it doesn’t say ‘Exit,’ you didn’t see it until now, it says ‘Come.’  Sam: *gasp* I come in my pants.
  • (3:50:04) Sam: Mad Matt Mercer.

Media References

  • (0:01:20) Liam: Pop some tags. (“Thrift Shop” by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis)
  • (0:03:00) Matt: She dressed up as Dhalsim to her weigh-in. (Street Fighter)
  • (0:05:48) Matt: What was the Christopher Walken character? With the wine?  Sam: The Continental?
  • (0:06:40) Liam: One is HeroForge.com.
  • (0:07:05) Liam: And I want to thank Emerald Knights Comics and Games. [...] They’re @ekcomics on Twitter.
  • (0:07:58) Liam: ....On the Paizo web store.
  • (0:08:08) Travis: Are they edible like the ones in Fraggle Rock?  Laura: Are they made out of radishes?!
  • (0:18:11) Sam: We’re kids! Muppet Babies!
  • (0:18:32) Liam: You just fought dead Conan O’Brien.
  • (0:18:46) Travis: You’re that kid from Les Miz!
  • (0:19:12) Laura: Oh, it’s that kid from that commercial.
  • (0:19:14) Sam: Yeah, I saw him in Mr. Mom. He looks the same.
  • (0:19:27) Taliesin: I’m basically Butters Stotch, I’m screwed. (South Park)
  • (0:19:45) Taliesin: Can I have a moment to myself, please?" (Mr. Mom) Thanks to 1001paperboxes for this one!
  • (0:28:11) Liam: And there’s a kid that looks like Vern from Stand By Me.
  • (0:29:13) Travis: Why are my hands so small? Why do I look like Vern from Stand By Me?
  • (0:29:41) Sam: It’s Taliesin! From I Shot The Sheriff Mom or whatever it was!  Taliesin: She’s the Sheriff!  Ashley: Butters Stotch!
  • (0:30:21) Travis: What were you watching?  Ashley: Moana!
  • (0:30:41) Laura: You’re like you in What Women Want!
  • (0:30:53) Matt: Like Annie era?
  • (0:33:33) Travis: I know, I ran out of Jurassic Park in the theater!
  • (0:36:55) Travis: It’s total Goonies run, too, it’s like AHHHHHHHHHHHHH!  Taliesin: It’s a full-on Goonies run.
  • (0:40:41) Liam: You see, almost Audrey II-style… (Little Shop of Horrors)
  • (0:42:09) Ashley and Matt: *singing* Don’t goooo, don’t go away. (“Please Don’t Go” by KC & The Sunshine Band)
  • (0:44:17) Liam: You’re doing a little Looney Tunes.
  • (0:44:48) Taliesin: Mr. Mom, you know exactly who I am.
  • (0:45:14) Sam: Listening to Moana.
  • (0:45:35) Liam: You see a face you’ve seen in many photographs dressed as Sephiroth.
  • (0:46:07) Laura: Dragon Ball Z bowling shirt, yeah!
  • (0:46:15) Travis: Dragon dragon! It’s the Dragon! Dragon Ball Z!
  • (0:47:00) Marisha: You look like a Ralph Bakshi cartoon!
  • (0:47:13) Liam: Like the Grinch, my heart just grew two sizes in my chest.
  • (0:49:40) Liam: Apparently, three Monster energy drinks are not enough to keep you up working on the campaign book.
  • (0:50:09) Matt: Am I still in this Audrey II type plant? (Little Shop of Horrors)
  • (0:50:40) Liam: You explode out of this motherf***er like Superman.
  • (0:53:13) Sam: Yeah, we were fighting Conan O’Brien
  • (0:53:43) Travis: You rode in on this sweet Harley, from the Mad Max time period...
  • (0:54:23) Laura: And we fought Conan O’Brien...
  • (0:55:17) Liam: You are just Carrie-d.
  • (0:58:13) Travis: Running like the wind, like Forrest Gump coming out of them leg braces.
  • (1:08:41) Taliesin: Are you going to Rambo?
  • (1:13:57) Travis: Mortal Kombat soundtrack?
  • (1:14:01) Matt: I’m looking for Riki-Oh.
  • (1:14:50) Matt: See this tiny bowl-haircut blond kid from The Omen glowing with purple energy.
  • (1:15:11) Marisha: Remember, Rice Krispies!  Taliesin: Strawberry krispies!
  • (1:17:20) Matt: We are, straight-up, the kids from It right now.
  • (1:22:38) Travis: I feel like we’re in the Upside Down. (Stranger Things)
  • (1:26:25) Matt: Well, if there’s any building that’s in this vicinity that would last through time it’s Bob’s Big Boy.
  • (1:29:20) Matt: You’re the Forrest Gump of the party.
  • (1:31:00) Liam: I think there’s a scene in Jurassic Park
  • (1:32:42) Travis: It’s Inception.
  • (1:36:13) Marisha: Brought to you by the producers of Independence Day!
  • (1:36:23) Marisha: From the producers of 2012!
  • (1:37:50) Matt: You know Stranger Things? The big monster they keep talking about?
  • (1:38:04) Sam: They won’t come into the water. Maybe we stay here.  Taliesin: That’s Gremlins. Gremlins won’t come into the water.
  • (1:44:10) Matt: ...Cocoa Puffs.
  • (1:45:37) Matt: My glasses right now, like every classic anime teacher, too fogged where you can’t see the eyes.
  • (1:48:15) Liam: Mr. Mom, what would you like to do?  Sam: Woobie woobie woobie.
  • (1:51:17) Liam: And suddenly, we’re in Lord of the Flies.
  • (1:51:54) Marisha: Wear me like a Spirithood. Do it, Ashley!
  • (1:51:57) Matt: She’s puppeteering you like a skeksi!
  • (1:58:36) Matt: You just got Ghost Shipped!
  • (2:06:15) Marisha: Should have said Rodgers and Hammerstein.  Matt: That’ll kill you, especially Carousel.
  • (2:30:13) Marisha: We built Dis post-mortem? (“We Built This City” by Jefferson Starship)
  • (2:31:17) Liam: You see...Neil? Naughty Dog creative director Neil Druckmann?
  • (2:39:00) Liam: Savage Starlight
  • (2:42:56) Liam: Savage Starlight...
  • (3:00:25) Liam: They’re not Mecha from Metal Gear.
  • (3:10:55) Travis: Like in The Hobbit, like little Bilbo did!
  • (3:22:18) Travis: Like Phantom of the Opera. Marisha: Sing! SING!
  • (3:25:38) Liam: Travis ran towards the pale green light spilling out of a hole in the wall!  Sam: You’re on a Pirates movie.
  • (3:25:55) Matt: You were straight up Neo. “Trinity! Help!” (The Matrix)
  • (3:26:18) Liam: To walk on two legs is hard. Maybe four is better. (Animal Farm)
  • (3:29:28) Matt: I hope it’s a Resident Evil-style laser hallway.
  • (3:35:35) Liam: Are you going to give it the kanchō?
  • (3:37:20) Travis: *singing* Saving the day! (Taliesin joins) Travis: You got the Ghostbusters reference!
  • (3:40:02) Matt: Hey! Computer! Stop all the downloadin’!
  • (3:41:07) Ashley and Marisha: *singing* Na na na na na don’t be scared! (“Kiss the Girl” from The Little Mermaid)
  • (3:41:23) Matt: You worked with Spielberg, a******!
  • (3:41:46) Marisha: There’s a hole in the bucket, dear Liza, dear Liza!
  • (3:42:23) Taliesin: Pow! Pow Pow! (“Pow Pow” by LCD Soundsystem)
  • (3:43:25) Matt: I feel like if we would had a sponsor tonight, a good one would have been BackBlaze!
  • (3:44:55) Travis: *singing* Jizz in my pants. (“Jizz in My Pants” by The Lonely Island) NSFW
  • (3:47:10) Liam: When you were reborn unto Naughty Dog, yes.
  • (3:48:28) Matt: This is some Lawnmower Man.
  • (3:48:39) Travis: Making my way downtown, (Ashley joins) walkin' fast, 30 feet, to Taliesin. (“A Thousand Miles” by Vanessa Carlton)
  • (3:50:04) Sam: Mad Matt Mercer. (Mad Max)
  • (3:51:09) Liam: Maybe in another dimension, you will get cast on Earth-37 (DC comics multiverse)
  • (3:54:35) Ashley: Your special purpose?  Taliesin: My special purpose. (The Jerk)
  • (3:56:00) Sam: Is it adamantium?
  • (4:00:33) Liam: And you see a tangle of Akira-level anxiety decorating this place like a dysfunctional Christmas tree.
  • (4:01:13) Liam: … with a picture of a lion in Buddy Holly glasses...
  • (4:13:21) Sam: But, who will I do All Work No Play with any more?
  • (4:29:36) Marisha: Only the good die young. (Billy Joel)
  • (4:33:05) Taliesin: You’ve been holding onto that Speak & Spell...