Media References and Puns of Episode 70: Trust

Vox Machina wasn’t kidding: If you live in the United States or are a US citizen, register to vote.

Media References

  • (0:17:20) Raishan: I proposed the Conclave. I assembled the others. I negotiated the agreements. I corrupted the binding stone. I prepared the Pyrah gate. I did everything. (“The Room Where It Happens” from Hamilton)
  • (0:21:29) Keyleth: CALL ME CHILD ONE MORE G****** TIME. (”Meet Me Inside” from Hamilton) Thanks to @pablackhawk and @royalbloodhound for this one!
  • (0:49:45) Liam: I said… Liam and Laura: biiiiii***! (Key & Peele) NSFW
  • (0:59:17) Liam: Hey, here comes Chris Hardwick
  • (1:01:00) Scanlan: She could sneakin’ around, creepin’ into people’s rooms (Bed Intruder)
  • (1:01:31) Taliesin: Thank you, Captain Kirk. (Star Trek)
  • (1:01:33) Matt: Gotta catch ‘em all! STD! (”STDs: Gotta Catch ‘Em All!” by Brentalfloss) NSFW  Thanks to @darienplays for this one!
  • (1:02:54) Sam: Yeah boy-eeeeee! (Flava Flav)
  • (1:14:13) Taliesin: One day, there will be a creature’s name who we don’t make fun of.  Liam: Not this day! (Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King)
  • (1:14:25) Taliesin: We are the Peter Parker of this game.
  • (1:14:33) Taliesin: Then there’s this 7th Ring of Hell where everyone’s hanging out going, “They called me PERV-on.” (The Inferno by Dante)
  • (1:37:12) The Raven Queen: Stay Alive.  Laura: *mouths* Stay aliiiiiive. (“Stay Alive” from Hamilton) NSFWish
  • (2:06:17) Scanlan: You started from the bottom, and now you’re here. (“Started From the Bottom” by Drake) NSFW
  • (2:39:14) Travis: Plus, Kima is a total Bash Brother. (D2: The Mighty Ducks) Thanks to an anonymous critter for this one!
  • (2:42:24) Liam: Remember *puts fists up* Double Dragon!
  • (3:09:43) Liam: All right, all right, all right! (Matthew McConaughey)
  • (3:16:32) Liam: I’ll have whatever she’s having. (When Harry Met Sally


  • (0:58:30) The entire conversation about the importance of voting.
  • (0:59:09) Sam: Let’s kill the dragon and feel that bu/ern (Bernie Sanders)
  • (1:00:08) Keyleth: Feel the bu/ern.
  • (2:02:45) Percy: [The cloak] looks smashing.  Grog: It’s a Cloak of Smashing?
  • (3:09:18) Laura: Dear diary, Today I touched the Sun Tree’s Roots.  Sam: It was so turgid.
  • (3:16:10) Vex’ahlia: Has anyone seen Keyleth?  Percy: She’s downstairs with her wood. […] Percy: You smell of pine.  Laura: And sap.