Media References and Puns of 2-06 The Howling Mines

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Media References

  • (0:00:06) Travis: Yeah, we do!  Matt: Apparently someone’s got mail on Drag Race.
  • (0:01:32) Sam: (sings “Sabre Dance” by Aram Khachaturian)
  • (0:04:03) Matt: Those of you who have an Amazon Prime account can get a free subscription to the Twitch channel through Twitch.
  • (0:19:12) Liam: This is a Zork game. “We go downstairs.”
  • (0:27:55) Laura: Shrimp scampi, butterfly shrimp.  Travis: Coconut shrimp.  Laura: Fried shrimp. (Forrest Gump)
  • (0:33:25) Thadeus: Her name is Gesture?  Taliesin: It is a gesture, like Prince.  Matt: The adventurer formerly known as Jester.
  • (0:35:22) Fjord: They just took all of Luby’s Cafeteria with them.
  • (0:36:54) Taliesin: When did we hire Tom Stoppard to write this?
  • (0:57:58) Matt: Almost like Engywook from Neverending Story.
  • (0:59:50) Liam: (in Speak n Spell voice) I am okay.
  • (1:05:38) Matt: Yeah, in a very Anarchist’s Cookbook kind of way.
  • (1:23:28) Liam: (silently to Sam) Regular gnoll! (“Breakin’ the Law” by Judas Priest)
  • (1:24:10) Travis: High noon? (Overwatch)
  • (1:26:20) Liam: You've seen Teen Wolf, ja?
  • (1:27:05) Laura: I’m flying, Jack, I’m flying! (Titanic)
  • (1:29:25) Nott: I’ll be part of the Fjord expedition.
  • (1:34:02) Laura: *singing* We’re off! (“Follow the Yellow Brick Road” from the Wizard of Oz)
  • (1:43:57) Liam: She’s like Miss Trunchbull in Matilda. *singing* If you underthrow the hammer.
  • (1:44:33) Laura: A mine! (Lord of the Rings)
  • (1:47:36) Laura: Like in Skyrim, just wheels of cheese.
  • (1:49:50) Marisha: Canary in a gnoll mine! (the phrase and the song by the Police)
  • (1:55:41) Travis: And that, my lads, was a dragon. (The Hobbit: the Desolation of Smaug)
  • (2:10:11) Jester: Is it heavy?  Fjord: Not for you, Beast Mode.
  • () Matt: It looks like it's almost curving in a downward spiral. Sam: Oh, a downward spiral. Matt: Great album. (Nine Inch NailsThanks to Peterson for this!
  • (2:18:43) Jester: Unless they want us to think it’s the path that they trapped and actually is the path of least resistance.  Molly: Unless they knew that you would think that. (The Princess Bride)
  • (2:53:08) Liam: ...and is doing a little macarena back there.
  • (2:56:29) Travis: ...one that looks like a regular gnoll. (“Breakin’ the Law” by Judas Priest)
  • (3:07:29) Liam: I hope we at least heard the Looney Tunes bongos on (bongo noises).
  • (3:10:52) Taliesin: I’d like to think your lollipop makes Candy Crush sounds.
  • (3:11:28) Travis: *sings Single Ladies*
  • (3:13:19) Matt: T-1000 style. (Terminator)
  • (3:15:57) Marisha and Travis: I whip my falchion back and forth! (“Whip My Hair” by Willow Smith)
  • (3:22:02) Taliesin: This is going to be an Office parkour gif.
  • (3:23:56) Marisha: Get a good hit, lollipop! (“On the Good Ship Lollipop” by Shirley Temple)
  • (3:32:04 Marisha: Channeling The Rock. [...] And I want to People’s Elbow!
  • (3:35:14) Liam: *singing* Looks like we made it! (“Looks Like We Made It” by Barry Manilow)
  • (3:25:27) Marisha: It’s have a Jacob’s Ladder moment.
  • (3:33:18) Travis: "Don't you know what happens when you can't stop laughin'?" (Roger Rabbit)
  • (3:36:56) Matt: It’s like the slow push from Saving Private Ryan.
  • (3:37:29) Nott: He was like Beyonce: he was one hot gnolls.
  • (3:45:43) Taliesin: Mr. Magoo. Well, you know. Fake confidence.
  • (3:47:40) Nott: Are we going to be Fjord Explorers or Fjord Escapes?
  • (3:53:08) Travis: We f***ed up the gnolls! F***ed up the gnolls! (“Breakin’ the Law” by Judas Priest)
  • (3:54:10) Matt: Next week, we’ll be able to have on our show Khary Payton. If you’ve been watching The Walking Dead or Fear the Walking Dead he’s been awesome on that show for a long time.
  • (3:54:27) Liam: Teen Titans Go, plays Grimlock in Transformers.

Puns:

  • (0:10:05) Liam: I wrote Rod Barn.  Matt: That’s a different place entirely.
  • (0:15:32) Jester: No dreams *at all*?
  • (0:33:16) Thadeus: ...but I appreciate the gesture.  Jester: You know my name!
  • (1:12:04) Nott: Me and the C-man will go get some stuff.  Fjord: The C-man? I thought I was the seaman.
  • (1:12:58) Nott: I have two tarts?  Matt: Yes. [...] You can’t tell if the sour smell is intentional flavor or time taking its toll. They’ll be tart one way or another.
  • (1:29:25) Nott: I’ll be part of the Fjord expedition.
  • (1:30:07) Jester: Does anybody need to sneeze? [...] Because BLESS YOU! I give you the Blessing of the Trickster.
  • (1:49:50) Marisha: Canary in a gnoll mine!
  • (3:27:37) Nott: Hey you! If you spend all day in a well, well that’s a day well-spent!
  • (3:37:29) Nott: He was like Beyonce: he was one hot gnolls (Knowles).
  • (3:47:40) Nott: Are we going to be Fjord Explorers or Fjord Escapes?