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The British rock band '''[[Wikipedia: The Beatles|The Beatles]]''' dominated the music industries of at least two continents during the 1960s and set the standards for many bands that followed. It is quite obvious that the Beatles' immense popularity has also hit [[Free Country, USA]], since they are referenced in dialogue, commentary, or simply the cartoons themselves.
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The British rock band '''[[Wikipedia: The Beatles|The Beatles]]''' dominated the music industries of at least two continents during the 1960s and set the standards for many bands that followed. It is quite obvious that the Beatles' immense popularity has also hit [[Free Country, USA]] and Strong Badia, since they are referenced in dialogue, commentary, or simply the cartoons themselves.
== Appearances ==
== Appearances ==
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*[[Mellow Mushroom]] — One of the pizzas is called [[Wikipedia:Magical Mystery Tour|Magical Mystery Tour]], a song, album, and movie by the Beatles.
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*Email [[sb_email 22]] — In an [[Easter egg]], after [[Strong Bad]] says "screw all y'all", the crowd gasps and a person with a [[Wikipedia:Scouse|Scouse]] accent says "I can't believe he said that". This is a reference to the Beatles scandal claiming that they were "bigger than [[Wikipedia: Jesus|Jesus]]". Also, the Beatles are from Liverpool.
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*Email [[sb_email 22]] — In an [[Easter egg]], after [[Strong Bad]] says "screw all y'all", the crowd gasps and a person with a [[Wikipedia:Scouse|Scouse]] accent says "I can't believe he said that". This is a reference to the Beatles scandal claiming that they were "[[Wikipedia:More popular than Jesus|more popular than Jesus]]".
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*[[Ballad of The Sneak]] — The commentary makes reference to two Beatles songs, including some lines relating to the [[Wikipedia: Paul Is Dead|Paul Is Dead]] conspiracy.
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*[[Ballad of The Sneak]] — The commentary makes reference to two Beatles songs, including some lines relating to the [[Wikipedia:Paul Is Dead|Paul Is Dead]] conspiracy.
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*Email [[anything]] — [[The Cheat]] is wearing [[Wikipedia:George Harrison|George Harrison's]] costume from [[Wikipedia: Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band|Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band]]. In the commentary, Strong Bad says that the reason The Cheat was dressed like that in the email was because "we were gonna do our Beatles cover band for that Wednesday e-mail, and then it got Shanghai'd".
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*Email [[anything]] — [[The Cheat]] is wearing [[Wikipedia:George Harrison|George Harrison's]] costume from [[Wikipedia: Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band|Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band]]. In the commentary, Strong Bad says that the reason The Cheat was dressed like that in the email was because "we were gonna do our Beatles cover band for that Wednesday email, and then it got Shanghai'd".
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**Sgt Pepper's is mentioned again in [[Dangeresque 3: The Criminal Projective]] as Sergeant Pepper-oni's [[Pizza]] Palace.
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*[[Strumstar Hammer]] — The line "The [[Grape Fairie]] granted each of them twenty grapes" is turned into "The Grape Fairie turned the original line-up of The Beatles into twenty grapes. watch out PETE BEST!!" [[Wikipedia: Pete Best|Pete Best]] was the original drummer for the Beatles, before being replaced by Ringo Starr.
*[[TMBG Concert - 25 Sep 2004]] — Homestar's name is spelled on the album as "Homestarr", a reference to [[Wikipedia: Ringo Starr|Ringo Starr]], who sang "[[Wikipedia: With A Little Help From My Friends|With A Little Help From My Friends]]", performed at the concert.
*[[TMBG Concert - 25 Sep 2004]] — Homestar's name is spelled on the album as "Homestarr", a reference to [[Wikipedia: Ringo Starr|Ringo Starr]], who sang "[[Wikipedia: With A Little Help From My Friends|With A Little Help From My Friends]]", performed at the concert.
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*[[Mellow Mushroom]] — One of the pizzas is called [[Wikipedia: Magical Mystery Tour|Magical Mystery Tour]], a song, album, and movie by the Beatles.
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**Homestar would perform the song again at the [[TMBG Concert - 5 Mar 2010|March 2010 They Might Be Giants show]].
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*[[Strumstar Hammer]] — The line "The [[Grape Fairie]] granted each of them twenty grapes" is turned into "The Grape Fairie  turned the original line-up of The Beatles into twenty grapes. watch out PETE BEST!!" [[Wikipedia: Pete Best|Pete Best]] was an early member of the Beatles.
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*[[Cool Things]], Email [[imaginary]], [[Baddest of the Bands]] — [[Strong Mad]]'s bass when playing in [[Cool Tapes]] is the same shape as a [[Wikipedia:Hofner|Hofner]] 500/1 [http://www.edromanguitars.com/guitar/hofner/hof_models/hof_basses.htm violin bass], the kind  [[Wikipedia:Paul McCartney|Paul McCartney]] plays.
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*Email [[senior prom]] — In an Easter Egg, a business card for the Walrus Association has the phrase "Koo koo ca-choo or summat". This is a reference to "Goo goo goo joob" in [[Wikipedia: I Am the Walrus|I Am the Walrus]].
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*Email [[senior prom]] — In an Easter egg, a business card for the Walrus Association has the phrase "Koo koo ca-choo or summat". This is a reference to "Goo goo g'joob" in [[Wikipedia: I Am the Walrus|I Am the Walrus]].
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*[[Summer Short Shorts]] and [[Limozeen Live!]] — Brain Sister's lyrics "Well she was only twenty-seventeen, she was a low res beauty queen" and "Th'all think you know what I mean" are a reference to [[Wikipedia: I Saw Her Standing There| I Saw Her Standing There]]. The original line after "Well she was just seventeen" was originally going to be "never been a beauty queen", but was changed to "think you know what I mean".
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*[[Summer Short Shorts]] and [[Limozeen Live! (practice)]] — Brain Sister's lyrics "Well she was only twenty-seventeen, she was a low res beauty queen" and "Th'all think you know what I mean" are a reference to [[Wikipedia: I Saw Her Standing There| I Saw Her Standing There]]. The original line after "Well she was just seventeen" was originally going to be "never been a beauty queen", but was changed to "think you know what I mean".
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*Email [[cliffhangers]] — "You say you want a resolution, huh?" is a reference to [[Wikipedia: Revolution (song)| Revolution]].
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*Email [[cliffhangers]] — "You say you want a resolution, huh?" is a reference to [[Wikipedia:Revolution (song)| Revolution]].
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*[[Cool Things]] — Strong Mad's bass is the same shape as a [[Wikipedia:Hofner|Hofner]] 500/1 [http://www.edromanguitars.com/guitar/hofner/hof_models/hof_basses.htm violin bass], the kind  [[Wikipedia:Paul McCartney|Paul McCartney]] plays. Paul McCartney was the bassist for The Beatles.  
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*[[Baddest of the Bands]] — In the first preview, Strong Bad, Strong Mad, and The Cheat perform on the rooftop of [[Bubs' Concession Stand]]. The Beatles similarly performed on a rooftop during their last public performance.
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*[[Homestar Runner Goes For The Gold]] — [[The Homestar Runner (storybook)|The Homestar Runner]] quotes the song [[wikipedia:Blackbird (Beatles song)|Blackbird]].
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The British rock band The Beatles dominated the music industries of at least two continents during the 1960s and set the standards for many bands that followed. It is quite obvious that the Beatles' immense popularity has also hit Free Country, USA and Strong Badia, since they are referenced in dialogue, commentary, or simply the cartoons themselves.

[edit] Appearances

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