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'''Religion''' has occasionally been referenced in the [[Homestar Runner universe]].
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==Appearances==
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*[[Renaldo]] — Wears a sideways [[Wikipedia:Star and crescent|star and crescent]], a symbol of [[Wikipedia:Islam|Islam]].
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*[[Email]] — one of the return addresses is "Duderonomy", a reference to [[Wikipedia:Deuteronomy|Deuteronomy]].
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*[[Tis True, Pom Pom, Tis True]] — [[Homestar Runner]] sees [[Strong Sad]] as a nun.
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*[[A Holiday Greeting]] — [[Strong Bad]] performs a parody of [[Wikipedia:O Holy Night|O Holy Night]]. Strong Sad ends with the phrase "and God bless us, everyone", albeit interrupted. Strong Sad's phrase is from [[Wikipedia: A Christmas Carol|A Christmas Carol]].
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*[[Where's The Cheat?]] — It is Strong Sad's night to play "Caaardinal Sins". Cardinal sins are another name for the [[wikipedia:Seven Deadly Sins|Seven Deadly Sins]] of Catholicism.
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*[[Pumpkin Carve-nival]] (Easter egg) — [[Homsar]] remarks, "And also with you," a traditional response by the congregation to the priest's "The Lord be with you" in some [[Wikipedia:Christian|Christian]] denominations.
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*[[couch patch]] — Strong Bad claims that the couch contains a "stench of Biblical proportions."
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*[[Thy Dungeonman II]] — Removing the loin-cheesecloth results in the message "Thou art as naked as the day god made thee."
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*[[A Folky Tale]] — Coach Z asks Strong Sad if he's quoting Scripture.
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*[[Hallrunner]] — One of the obstacles is a [[Wikipedia:Franciscan|Franciscan]] monk.
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*Email [[record book]] (commentary) — Strong Bad says, "I mean, I remember as a kid thinking that the Guinness Book of World Records was like, up there with the [[Wikipedia:Bible|Bible]]."
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*[[Teen Girl Squad Issue 10]] — After being [[-'d|LATHE'D!]], [[What's Her Face]] says that she hopes they have corn chips in [[Heaven]].
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*[[Sketchbook 2006#SK-2006-03-10|Sketchbook]] for 10 March 2006 — features [[Wikipedia:Shaker|Shaker]] Homestar and [[Mike Chapman|Mike]].
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*[[Thy Dungeonman 3]] — A fat monk, who lives alone in a monastery, tries to eat [[Thy Dungeonman (character)|Thy Dungeonman]].
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*[[Teen Girl Squad Issue 11]] (commentary) — [[Ryan Sterritt]] recalls attending a Bible study camp.
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*[[Happy Hallow-day]] — Strong Bad dresses up as [[Wikipedia:Father Guido Sarducci|Father Guido Sarducci]], who he refers to as a "pretend priest-comedian".
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*Email [[looking old]] — Strong Bad's age is protected by monks. [[Marzipan]] drinks [[Wikipedia:kosher|kosher]] tea.
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*[[The King of Town's Very Own Quite Popular Cartoon Show!!]] — the [[King of Town]] has a [[Cleric]] who tries to marry [[The Poopsmith]] to a pleasant odor in a chapel.
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*Email [[your funeral]] — Homestar reads from "the book of phone" as if he was reading from a book of the Bible.
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*Email [[more armies]] (Easter egg) — [[Taranchula]]'s album ''Shady Missionaries'' features "Fairly Religious Overtones!"
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*Email [[Accent]] — [[Coach Z]] shows Strong Bad a picture of an ear of corn with a halo on it; Strong Bad calls it "religious corn", but Coach Z calls it a "holy crop".
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*[[Jibblies 2]] — Strong Bad tells [[Bubs]] he needs, among other things, crosses and holy water.
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*[[Non-Sequitur Champion]] — [[Senor Cardgage]] says, "Thank yo, [[Wikipedia:Presbyterian|Presbyterian]]."
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*Email [[hiding]] — Strong Bad tells [[The Cheat]] about a prestigious monk.
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*[[Strong Badia the Free]] — The Egyptian god [[wikipedia:Anubis|Anubis]] makes an appearance. Also, Strong Bad says "Speak to me, O burning bush!" which is a reference to the story in the book of [[Wikipedia:Book of Exodus|Exodus]] where God speaks to Moses in the form of a bush that is burning but not being consumed.
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*[[Most in the Graveyard]] — Several of the tombstones in the cemetery have crucifixes on them.
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*[[Comic Book Movie]] — Strong Bad remarks, "Kindred soul? You sound like a religious metal band. You know, the kind that try and offset their religiousness with evil fonts and drippy graphics!"
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*[[2 Part Episode: Part 2]] — [[The Topplegangers|Dryghost]] says he got the [[Cheat Commandos HQ|Headquarters Playset]] for his [[Wikipedia:Bar and Bat Mitzvah|Bar Mitzvah]].
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*Email [[videography]] — Strong Bad uses "Bar-mitzfvfahs" as one example of an occasion he can videograph.
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*[[A Decemberween Mackerel]] — An Easter egg makes a reference to God.
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==See Also==
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*[[Decemberween#References to Christmas]]
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*[[Heaven]]
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*[[Hell]]
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*[[Angels]]
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*[[Demons]]
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*[[Don and Harriet Chapman]] (for the [[Brothers Chaps]]' religious background)
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*[[Swears]]
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[[Category:Recurring Themes]]
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Revision as of 03:17, 1 October 2013

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