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*A "first down" is a football term. The team with the ball has four chances to advance the ball ten yards, achieving a first down.
*A "first down" is a football term. The team with the ball has four chances to advance the ball ten yards, achieving a first down.
*Babies and weddings are often cited as signs that a television series has [[Wikipedia:Jumping the shark|jumped the shark]].
*Babies and weddings are often cited as signs that a television series has [[Wikipedia:Jumping the shark|jumped the shark]].
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*Marzipan's remark that the entire last season was just a dream refers to a gimmick employed by [[TVTropes:Main/AllJustADream|several television series]] in which such a revelation is made, usually in the last episode of that season. Notable examples of this concept include the 1985-86 season of [[Wikipedia:Dallas (TV series)|Dallas]] and the final season of [[Wikipedia:Roseanne (TV series)|Roseanne]]. <!--We could have a hundred examples here. Please keep it to these two-->
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*Marzipan's remark that the entire last season was just a dream refers to a gimmick employed by [http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/AllJustADream several television series] in which such a revelation is made, usually in the last episode of that season. Notable examples of this concept include the 1985-86 season of [[Wikipedia:Dallas (TV series)|Dallas]] and the final season of [[Wikipedia:Roseanne (TV series)|Roseanne]]. <!--We could have a hundred examples here. Please keep it to these two-->
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*Homestar's remark that he will "do battle [with Shadow Homestar] later" refers to the common occurrence of a hero overcoming a [[TVTropes:Main/EnemyWithout|dark]] or [[TVTropes:Main/EvilTwin|evil]] version of himself in video games and other media.
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*Homestar's remark that he will "do battle [with Shadow Homestar] later" refers to the common occurrence of a hero overcoming a [http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/EnemyWithout dark] or [http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/EvilTwin evil] version of himself in video games and other media.
*Marzipan's suggestion of having babies who quickly get married may be a reference to [[Wikipedia:Soap Opera Rapid Aging Syndrome|Soap Opera Rapid Aging Syndrome]] wherein children of main characters in daytime and primetime soap operas, occasionally become fully grown into young adults just a few years for the purposes of introducing new characters into the plot.
*Marzipan's suggestion of having babies who quickly get married may be a reference to [[Wikipedia:Soap Opera Rapid Aging Syndrome|Soap Opera Rapid Aging Syndrome]] wherein children of main characters in daytime and primetime soap operas, occasionally become fully grown into young adults just a few years for the purposes of introducing new characters into the plot.
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*Homestar's use of "missile" is a [[malapropism]] for "missive", meaning a written communication or letter. It may also evoke "missal", a book containing the directions and liturgy used in a Catholic Mass.
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*Homestar's use of "missile" is a [[malapropism]] for "missive", meaning a written communication or letter. It may also evoke "missal," a book containing the directions and liturgy used in a Catholic Mass.
===Trivia===
===Trivia===
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*Homestar previously fought himself in [[strong badathlon]], and that email also featured a somewhat random appearance of the name [[Wikipedia: Barbra Streisand|Streisand]].
*Homestar previously fought himself in [[strong badathlon]], and that email also featured a somewhat random appearance of the name [[Wikipedia: Barbra Streisand|Streisand]].
*Strong Bad's walk in the Easter egg echoes how he walks when he leaves Club Technochocolate wearing the [['Lectric Boots]] in [[extra plug]].
*Strong Bad's walk in the Easter egg echoes how he walks when he leaves Club Technochocolate wearing the [['Lectric Boots]] in [[extra plug]].
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*Covering a character in ink to create a [[silhouette]] was previously performed on [[Killingyouguy]] in [[dangeresque 3]].
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*Covering a character in ink to create a silhouette was previously performed on [[Killingyouguy]] in [[dangeresque 3]], and it was also referenced in the [[Doomy Tales of the Macabre Teaser]].
*The third Homestar foot and Homestar fighting himself are instances of [[duplicate characters]].
*The third Homestar foot and Homestar fighting himself are instances of [[duplicate characters]].
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*The gruff announcer in the Homestar vs. Shadow Homestar Easter egg says "Round 1, FIGHT!" in a voice very similar to the announcer in [[Mortal Kombat]]. His laugh is also reminiscent of the sound effects in the series.
*The gruff announcer in the Homestar vs. Shadow Homestar Easter egg says "Round 1, FIGHT!" in a voice very similar to the announcer in [[Mortal Kombat]]. His laugh is also reminiscent of the sound effects in the series.
** The music that plays during this scene is similar to the beat of [[Wikipedia:Ryu (Street Fighter)|Ryu]]'s theme from [[Street Fighter II]].
** The music that plays during this scene is similar to the beat of [[Wikipedia:Ryu (Street Fighter)|Ryu]]'s theme from [[Street Fighter II]].
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*The [[Wikipedia:Miata|Miata]] is a car manufactured by Mazda. It is also known as the MX-5.
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*A [[Wikipedia:Miata|Miata]] is a car manufactured by Mazda. It is also known as the MX-5.
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