Media References, Part Two

Part two of our compilation of Vox Machina’s references!

13 Escape from the Underdark

  • (0:37:35) Taliesin, Marisha, Travis: When someone asks if you’re a god, you say yes! (Ghostbusters)
  • (0:49:21) Travis: Remember our days watching Saved by the Bell together.
  • (0:51:37) Marisha: Wilhelm scream.
  • (1:05:24) Marisha: Hope they have flood insurance!  Travis: That’s the worst Schwarzenegger line ever! *does the line in an Arnold voice*
  • (1:05:33) Marisha: Flo just got real! (Progressive Insurance commercials)
  • (1:12:56) Ashley: Hey you guuuys! (The Goonies)
  • (1:17:38) Liam: As a bonus action, I would like to Goodfellas kick him about 8 times in the ribs.
  • (1:21:28) Travis: Do what your Coke can tells you to do.
  • (1:24:48) Liam: He’s climbing the Cliffs of Insanity! (The Princess Bride)
  • (1:29:01) Marisha: And I’m gonna Superman punch it from underneath!  Taliesin: *sings Superman music*
  • (1:33:21) Orion: I want to turn to everyone and go, “Fly, you fools!” (LotR-FotR)
  • (1:38:08) Marisha: This is like the Indiana Jones ride!
  • (2:01:14) Liam: Fly away, sweet bird of prey (“Fly Away” by Poe)
  • (2:20:45) Vax/Liam: We could bring her around and introduce her, it could be like Weekend at Bernie’s!
  • (2:47:13) Sam: Liquid hot magma (Austin Powers)
  • (2:47:30) Travis/Grog: Yeah, the sword of Gryffindor (Harry Potter)
  • (3:07:21) Grog: I’ve got a lovely bunch of coconuts. (“I’ve Got a Lovely Bunch of Coconuts” by Freddy Martin and His Orchestra and Merv Griffin)

14 Shopping and Shipping

  • (0:54:19) Liam/Vax: I mean, she’s working for the Illuminati, we’re basically the A-Team, so she might know a little better.
  • (1:59:14) Matt: Much like the tardis, the interior of Gilmore’s is bigger on the inside. (Doctor Who)
  • (1:59:35) Matt: …like a terrible, medieval Sephora
  • (2:04:14) Liam: I’m picturing Jeremy Irons in a wizard robe.
  • (2:04:30) Matt: It’s almost like a wizard’s tracksuit.  Liam: Oh, you just ruined it for me, man!  Marisha: Please tell me it says “Arcane” on the butt. (Juicy Couture)
  • (2:24:00) Keyleth/Marisha: Five gp each?  I thought they were free, like when you go to an O’Charley’s or an Applebees!
  • (2:25:42) Liam: This is so period!  It’s just like Lord of the Rings.

15 Skyward

  • (0:19:23) Something about Magneto in reference to Scanlan’s Awesome Hat (X-Men)
  • (1:01:47) If you have an erection for more than 24 Hours… (Male… enhancement… commercials)
  • (1:56:40) I’m the Goliath of the World! (Titanic)
  • (2:04:12) Reflecting that the Airship reminds them of Jabba the Hutt’s Cruiser (Return of the Jedi)
  • (2:20:15) In reference to the Wyvern and rider falling, “like an Acme Cartoon
  • (2:22:32) Thumper’s toast! (Bambi)
  • (2:25:40) Laura and Ashley make overdramatic pain noises (Buffy?)
  • (2:27:23) B-b-b-bad! (“Bad to the Bone” by George Thorogood & the Destroyers)
  • (2:36:08) It is known. (Game of Thrones)

16 Enter Vasselheim

  • (0:12:22) Travis: I’m a Targaryen baby, that’s hot! (Game of Thrones)
  • (0:15:33) Grog: (with Pike) I whip my beard back and forth! (“I Whip My Hair Back and Forth” by Willow Smith)
  • (0:16:42) Travis: The weather outside is…frightful. (“Let it Snow”)
  • (0:20:09) Grog: It is I, Brad Pitt, from Legends of the Fall!
  • (0:22:41) Sam: I’m dreaming of a white…whatever we celebrate!  Travis and Orion: Festivus!  (“White Christmas” and Seinfeld)
  • (0:33:53) Laura: It’s green?  What is it, like a diamond shape?  Marisha and Laura: Like SIMS!
  • (0:42:57) Goin’ Overwatch! (Overwatch)
  • (0:50:07) Tiberius: See that, Scanlan? It says something like Apollo Justice… Scanlan: No, it’s Phoenix something. (Ace Attorney)
  • (0:50:17) Tiberius: Rise of the Justice of the Phoenix or something.  Travis: Dawn of Justice. (Superman: Dawn of Justice, Order of the Phoenix).
  • (0:55:30) Orion: Ooh!  Is there a super clear window that she could try to go through first?  Marisha: Be like that Windex commercial back in the day!
  • (0:59:43) Keyleth/Marisha: This temple goes to six!  (This is Spinal Tap)
  • (1:15:27) Taliesin: Lie to me, Pinocchio, lie to me. (Louie)
  • (1:22:43) Marisha: I’m just airbending.
  • (2:00:23) Travis: Let’s Vogue! (“Vogue” by Madonna)
  • (2:06:11) Sam: [Liam’s] Dr. Evil! (Austin Powers)
  • (2:04:55) Travis: You just Wil Wheaton roll every time (Tabletop)
  • (2:21:21) Travis: (after getting ignored for giving Vex a glass vial) I’m like Walmart over here
  • (2:26:13) Travis: I cast Terminix.
  • (2:31:36) Travis and Marisha: It’s leviOhsa, not levioSAH! (Harry Potter)

17 Hubris

  • (0:57:22) Laura: Superman punch!
  • (1:06:00) Travis: I invoke a fabled hero, called Macho Man Randy Savage.
  • (1:20:08) Orion: Don’t turn on that red light! (“Roxanne” by The Police)
  • (2:14:10) Liam: Hail Hydra. Taliesin: Hail Hydra. Orion: No, BOO, Hydra! (Marvel)
  • (2:45:07) Marisha: We tagged him first! WARCRAFT RULES. (World of Warcraft)
  • (3:07:18) Laura: Sean Connery is talking.

18 Trial of the Take Part 1

  • (0:08:05) Travis: Phillip’s training to an 80s training montage right now in a beef locker or something (Rocky)
  • (0:08:13) Travis and Mary Elizabeth: Gonna need a montage! (Team America: World Police)
  • (0:17:11) Taliesin/Percy: I made a holy hand grenade! (Monty Python and the Holy Grail)
  • (0:27:44) Scanlan: You seem like a member of The Guild.
  • (0:43:44) Travis: It also sparkles!  Sparkles in the sunlight! (Twilight)
  • (0:44:08) Matt: Out of character, in Lord of the Rings, the things that the orcs ride?  Those are wargs.
  • (0:58:41) Sam: A Scrooge McDuck bag?  Travis: *sings Scrooge McDuck theme* (Scrooge McDuck)
  • (1:12:23) Grog/Travis: I haven’t finished my training montage, yet. (Rocky)
  • (1:12:33) Mary Elizabeth: Montaaaaage (Team America: World Police)
  • (1:47:38) (continuing Felicia’s mention that it looks like John Woo film) “Yeah, right?  with his doves!”
  • (1:51:28) Taliesin: I’m screaming in their face like a manic pixie.  Felicia: Manic Pixie Dream Gunslinger.
  • (2:32:01) Travis:  I’m still in the back doing the dust of *mumbles* Matt: The dust of *mumbles*? Grog: Nae-nae! *dances* (”Watch Me” by Silento)

19 Trial of the Take Part 2

  • (0:39:25) The group sings the Super Mario Brothers level-end music
  • (0:58:16) Sam: Retrace your steps.  Matt:  In Memento-fashion…
  • (1:03:30) Felicia: N-n-n-n-nineteen! (”19″ by Paul Hardcastle)
  • (1:20:19) Mary Elizabeth: Screw your courage to the sticking place!  (Macbeth)
  • (1:20:52) Sam/Scanlan: My spider-sense is tingling!  (Spiderman)
  • (1:23:34) Group: From a distance… (“From A Distance” by Bette Midler)
  • (1:58:47) Mary Elizabeth: (in a Christopher Walken voice) So ****ed!  My god!
  • (2:22:39) Group: Shake it off!  Shake it off! Ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh! (“Shake It Off” by Taylor Swift)
  • (2:25:24) Felicia: N-n-n–nineteen! (”19″ by Paul Hardcastle)
  • (2:26:50) Laura and group: I Shake it off!  Ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh! (“Shake It Off” by Taylor Swift)
  • (2:29:12) Shamone! (Michael Jackson)
  • (2:37:44) Matt: …Popeye punching toward the dragon.
  • (2:39:24) Matt: The old Popeye punch to the side of the jaw.
  • (2:44:08) Felicia: Bye, bye bye! (“Bye Bye Bye” by N*Sync)

20 Trial of the Take Part 3

  • (0:04:54) “If you like it then you should have put a ring on it…”
  • (2:33:39) Star Wars (We think?)
  • (2:33:58) “It’s the end of Raiders.” (Raiders of the Lost Ark)
  • (2:36:40) “You have to throw it into the fire, Mr. Frodo!” (LotR)
  • (2:36:57) “So much fear over such a small …” (LotR-“So much fear and doubt over so small a thing.”)
  • (2:39:55) “They call me Benny. Benny Hill.” (James Bond quote referencing Yackety Sax)
  • (2:53:34) Large boulder falls into the tunnel behind the group “Indiana Jones, motherf***ers!”

21 Trial of the Take Part 4

  • (0:17:11) Liam: Are they rats or are they R.O.U.Ses?  (The Princess Bride)
  • (0:20:20) Wil: Math has no power here! (LotR-TTT)
  • (0:24:41) Liam: Go home and get your shinebox (Goodfellas-NSFW)
  • (0:57:53) Vax’ildan: I start to Gollum along the floor. (LotR)
  • (1:24:07) Liam: They call me Count Chocula
  • (1:28:59) Liam: Right now, me and the ghost in my mind are doing that scene from Ghost with the pottery
  • (1:34:11) Matt: The ghost, “RAHHHHH” Ghostbusters-style…
  • (1:42:36) Wil: N-n-n-nineteen! (”19″ by Paul Hardcastle)
  • (1:58:23) Keyleth: Be…our…guest! (Beauty and the Beast)
  • (2:08:31) Thorbir: I once knew someone who met a bad fate in acid. (Acquisitions Incorporated)
  • (2:51:30) Liam: I can fly! *fall* (Icarus of Greek mythology)
  • (3:04:07) Wil: I saw that show at the Bellagio, it’s amazing!
  • (3:20:22) Will: Dead or Alive, you’re coming with me. (Robocop)
  • (3:21:15) Liam: Chopper, sic balls! (Marisha repeats) Wil: That’s not what I heard.  What I heard was ‘Chopper, sic kid.” (Stand by Me-NSFW)
  • (3:22:34) Liam: She’s become The Destroyer! (Thor)
  • (3:29:52) Liam: Can I run, Naruto-style, low…
  • (3:38:47) Will: What’s that weird, James Gandolfini breathing next to me?
  • (3:44:46) Liam: He suddenly turns pink and says, “Exit stage right!” (Snagglepuss)

22 AraMente to Pyrah

  • (0:11:23) Travis does the awkward milking motion (Meet the Parents)
  • (0:23:55) Travis: Haven’t you seen Harry Potter?  The hippogriff will jack you up, bow back!
  • (1:04:56) Travis: The dude at the beginning of Aladdin?
  • (1:05:33) Liam: Welcome to Agrabah! (Aladdin)
  • (1:17:15) Grog: Hey, Never Been Kissed, how does that sound?
  • (1:40:22) Tiberius: I think I’m going to name him Lockheed (X-Men)
  • (1:47:15) Ashley/Pike: Hydra.  …Hydra?  Hydra, Hydra?  Laura/Vex: A hydra… Ashley/Pike: Not as in the *does motion for large organization*, I understand. (Avengers)
  • (1:51:29) Liam: Well, that’s a horse of a different color! (Wizard of Oz)
  • (2:01:14) Everyone sings the Super Mario Brothers end-of-level music for Percy’s level-up
  • (2:06:38) Grog: You can call me Honest Grog! (Abraham Lincoln)
  • (2:17:34) Liam/Vax: We’ll choose the one less traveled?  Taliesin/Percy: That…won’t make much of a difference (“The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost)
  • (2:38:23) Tiberius: Hidden Valley.  Ashley: Hidden Valley Ranch!  Liam: Welcome to the Thousand Islands!
  • (3:20:42) Liam: N-n-n-n-nineteen! (”19″ by Paul Hardcastle)
  • (3:21:13) Taliesin: We’re all sitting here like, “Is this a Cirque du Soleil thing?”
  • (3:50:45) Ashley: This girl is on fire!  (“This Girl is On Fire” by Alicia Keys)
  • (3:55:06) Taliesin: That was like full Road Runner (Looney Tunes)
  • (3:56:44) Matt: This is WWE-style.
  • (4:03:30) Ashley: He’s like one of those figures at a gas station *everyone does the flailing movements*
  • (4:08:17) Matt: You know that scene in Mad Max movie…it looks like that.

23 The Rematch

  • (0:17:32) Matt: You’re thisclose to a breakdown from Grease.  Travis: Tell me more, tell me more! (Grease)
  • (0:25:05) Taliesin: Looney Tunes hole in the wall (Looney Tunes)
  • (0:25:22) Travis: Doing the Rocky punch/run (Rocky)
  • (0:28:22) Travis: KERN! (a la Khan!) (Star Trek)
  • (0:29:34) Marisha: I hear Scanlan say that, and I run out and I say, “FIIIIGHT!” (Scott Pilgrim vs. the World)
  • (0:33:03) Matt: This has turned into full-on Morpheus is fighting Neo (The Matrix)
  • (0:39:14) Travis: Gonna need a montage! (Team America)
  • (0:40:13) Travis: Phillip is dead.  There is no Phillip.  There is only GROG! (Ghostbusters)
  • (0:41:17) Travis: Enough words, Toothless! (How to Train Your Dragon)
  • (0:57:48) Travis: Yeah, see the Matrix now, bitch! (The Matrix)
  • (1:02:30) Travis: And I would like to try to pick him up over my head and bring him down on my knee, Bane-style. (Batman)
  • (1:09:48) Oh, Jesus, Chun Li! (Street Fighter)
  • (1:21:22) Orion and Marisha do the Shia Labeouf “just do it” motion
  • (1:24:39) Matt: …he takes two steps forward and almost Bruce Lee one inch punches your torso.
  • (1:25:00) Kern: Come at me!  Marisha: He just ‘come at me bro-ed’ you!
  • (1:27:15) Travis: And in my best King Kong I go RAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAH! (King Kong)
  • (1:33:52) Travis: Yes!  Strength and Honor! (Beastmaster or Gladiator)
  • (1:37:00) Travis: Yeah, sure I’m a pretty big deal (Anchorman)
  • (1:42:01) Scanlan: Thank goodness you’re being represented by an Ace Attorney. (Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney)
  • (2:16:35) Laura: *singing* Think of me! (Phantom of the Opera)
  • (2:54:00) Travis: Oh, he won’t?  You’ve never seen The Incredibles?

24 The Feast

  • (0:20:30) Percy: I’ve never had this discussion with anyone before.  Scanlan: It’s ok, it gets better. (The ‘It Gets Better’ campaign)
  • (0:37:18) Liam: The eagles! (LotR, The Hobbit)
  • (1:29:11) Sam: Krull? Orion: Yeah, totally! (Krull)
  • (2:28:13) Taliesin: Yeah!  Metroid that shit! (Metroid)
  • (2:32:12) We need some kind of attack word.  Grog: Jenga!
  • (2:52:20) Marisha: Hey there, Delilah…(“Hey There Delilah” by Plain White T’s)