To Live and Die in L.A. (1985)
many scenes shown/discussed
Opening credits: "To Live & Die in Lazebnik"
The title of this episode is a variation of the movie title.
Shawn says, "This is straight out of 'To Live and Die in L.A.'"
Reference the film in the final part
There is a mission titled 'To Live and Die In Alderney'.
The title is, "To Shanshu in L.A.". In the episode, 'shanshu' is revealed to mean 'live and die'.
There is a car chase in GTA:SA that is clearly copied from To Live and Die in L.A. The scenery and the action, etc.
the whole counterfeiting aspect of the game is based on the movie, a song from the movie(Dance Hall Days by Wang Chung) is in the game, the victim's perspective shot of Rick Masters murdering Waxman is homaged in the game when Tommy and Lance shoot Diaz, the movie's last line 'You work for me now' is said in the game by Diaz
title (spoof) reference
Ca. 14 minutes into the film Danny and Corey reference the film in dialog.
Dangerous driving scenes are alluded to.
"To Live and Fry in L.A."
A variation of the title is displayed on screen.
Poster is shown in a video store.
Poster seen at a video store.
Discussed and clips shown in part 1.
footage appears throughout