Flash Gordon (1980)
James comments that the movie was awesome.
Panda calls Gary Oldman's character "Flash Gordon"
A poster for this movie is on the wall during the W segment.
Tea: "Yugi, I love you, but we only have fourteen hours to save the earth!"
Brian May's theme music is the subject of a $2,000 question
Mentioned by Sonia Kruger in the green room after Rob Palmer and Alana Patience dance the Cha Cha.
John and Ted idolize Flash and in particular Sam Jones, it is their favourite movie, Ted and John can be seen watching it
Still frame in opening credits sequence.
Ira reference and sings a bar of "Flash's Theme" by Queen
Clive wears a Ming the Merciless shirt.
In "Space Program", Strong Bad's Space Captainface song is a reference to this movie's theme song
Megamind is impaled on the Metrotower spike, this references the end of Ming the Merciless who is impaled on a rocket nose cone.
The Master's ring is picked up from the ashes of his funeral pyre by an unidentified hand and evil laughter is heard, similar to the final scene of Flash Gordon.
In the sci-fi story, Nottingham is dressed similar to Ming the Merciless in Flash Gordon.
A character exclaims "I love you, but we only have fourteen hours to save the Earth!"
"Call me Ming the Merciful"
Crow, Joel, and Tom sing the refrain from "Flash".
Ted shows a picture of Emperor Ming from this movie and talks about him.
Jason tells Eldred "Yeah, I like the movies, but. Good stuff like Star Wars and Flash Gordon."
Ming features in one of the sketches.
The sound that is heard with the gleam of Gideon Graves ring is same as Ming the Merciless in Flash Gordon.
The skaters skate to "Flash's Theme" in the big finale.
When Kim Jung-Il dies on the spike on the German's helmet, it is a recreation of Ming the Merciless dying on the spike at the nose of his ship.
Liz calls Shaun "Flash" when he comes to her rescue.
There is an achivement titled "Saviour of the Universe" part of "Flash's Theme" lyrics
An LP of the soundtrack is proped up behind a record player in one scene.
A poster of the 1980 movie can be seen in Chesterton's apartment.
"Flash" is one of the nicknames Joe calls Jimmy. Flash Gordon was also a quarterback.
Dark Helmet's schwartz-ring that he uses to zap the spaceball in the groin with at the beginning of the movie is identical to the ring worn by Emperor Ming in Flash Gordon.
In both movies, a character goes through a brainwashing and avoids its effects by thinking of many different things, but for a while acts like he's brainwashed for real.
Albert Au (aka Kodojak) wears an Emperor Ming costume during the ballet scene.
Advertised on a theater marquee.
Film is reviewed in this episode
Footage from this film was edited into this mini-series.
DVD release reviewed + footage used
This film is featured in this episode.
the video "Flash" is the video of a song from the movie's soundtrack and in the video there are several minutes of segments from the movie are shown
Nuntuk and evil Unulaq in Varrick's movers resemble both Flash Gordon and Evil Emperor Ming.
Prince Vultan and a squadron of Hawkmen fend off the German fighters.
Use of the Ming screen effect at the beginning and end of a communication.
One character is a parody of Ming the Merciless