Media References and Puns of Episode 75: Where The Cards Fall

Sometimes you know when to hold them. Sometimes you know when to fold them. Sometimes you’re Scanlan, and you don’t know when to do either.

Media References

  • (0:08:43) Brian: Until then, it’s hiiiiiigh noon! (Overwatch)
  • (0:10:22) Cast: *sings* Somewhere out there… (“Somewhere Out There” by Linda Ronstadt and James Ingram)
  • (0:25:12) Liam: It’s a scratch, a scratch-no pick, no pick! (Seinfeld)
  • (0:27:48) Travis: It’s dangerous to keep a race car in the red. I’m just sayin’, I’m a race car and I’m f***in’ red. (Pulp Fiction) NSFW
  • (0:34:39) Travis: *sings* Now we got bad blood. (“Bad Blood” by Taylor Swift)
  • (0:58:45) Taliesin: Like a piece of prepackaged Ikea furniture.
  • (0:59:25) Liam: I wish upon a star, and I leave. (“When You Wish Upon a Star”)
  • (1:02:41) Sam: Diplomatic immunity! (Lethal Weapon 2)
  • (1:09:49) Liam: Athletics? Dangit, Bobby. (King of the Hill)
  • (1:16:15) Taliesin: There’s just a giant Velvet Elvis.
  • (1:16:33) Travis: Can we be the monks from Monty Python?
  • (1:18:28) Travis: Leeeean back! (“Lean Back” by Terror Squad ft. Fat Joe and Remy)
  • (2:46:43) Sam: The von Trapps? (The Sound of Music)
  • (2:54:31) Liam, Taliesin, and Matt: Flames on the side of my face! Heaving, heaving breaths. (Clue)
  • (2:58:31) Matt: Flowers for Grogernon. (Flowers for Algernon)
  • (2:59:39) Marisha: Ermagerd, Grg!
  • (3:03:35) Scanlan: Like Wolverine?
  • (3:12:18) Laura: We’ll look as we’re voguing.
  • (3:12:25) Sam: Can you just all do like a Robert Palmer video?
  • (3:13:54) Sam: Poor Nightcrawler.
  • (3:24:25) Liam: Scrying eyes, are watching you! (“Private Eyes” by Hall and Oates)


  • (0:05:35) Brian: Man, it’s been a Chris Hard-week, hasn’t it?
  • (0:06:11) Brian: You can also watch [Talks Machina] on a website called pro-JECT alpha dot com.
  • (0:08:27) Brian: …on Twitch and pro-JECT alpha dot com.
  • (0:17:35) Travis: I’m the master of a good burn, does that give me advantage [on a Constitution Save against the heat]?  Matt: Nope!
  • (1:14:28) Matt: …like a winch that would pull it open or closed.  Travis: Wench?
  • (2:38:08) Travis: What, are we going to make a deal with the devil?
  • (2:55:51) Matt: She comes to the door of her room, already groggy… pun intended.