Calling a big gun a hand cannon.
Impalement by deer antlers
Gun going out of the sleeve like in Taxi Driver.
A Guitar/Banjo is actually a gun.
In Friendly Fire, players can customize their RPG as El Fugitivo. The El Fugitivo is a reference to the guitar case rocket launcher used in the Desperado film.
"This is coming from the guy who directed Desperado!"
referenced as a mexploitation example.
Brett says "Predators" was based on a script Rodriguez wrote while working on this movie
Brett says Robert Rodriguez brought us this movie.
Chuck goes to a club called "El Bucho" and dresses up like a Mariachi and performs on stage. In DESPERADO, the main villian is named Bucho, the hero is a Mariachi, and he performs on stage.
In the 'trailer' for Machete, the character Machete climbs on top of a car and throws knives into it through the sunroof. This also happens in Desperado, and both characters are played by Danny Trejo.
Machete is ID'd by the large tattoo of a woman on his chest in Sartana's file. In Desperado, also directed by Rodriguez, Trejo's character is also ID'd by the tattoo.
Mike quotes the line "Let's play!" with an Antonio Banderas impression whilst holding guns.
One of the teenagers compares Ziva to "Salma Hayek in Desperado."
Mike: The old guy was originally cast in Desperado but Antonio Banderas got it.
The use of guitar cases as weapons
In the Machete trailer, Machete throws (you guessed it) machetes into the sunroof of a car. It's the exact same scenario and angle as when Danny Trejo's character kills Bucho's men with the throwing knives in Desperado.
Puss' use of a guitar as a weapon is reminiscent of his Marachi character.
Chango Beer, featured in Desperado, is shown throughout the bar scenes.
spoke briefly about the film
Referenced in "Fulltime Killer" by Andy Lau's Character Tok
Cheech Marin's character wears an eye patch over his right eye, referencing his character in Desperado who died after being shot through the right eye.
Frantically picking up guns only to find they are not loaded, or, in this case, real.
The poster of this film can be seen in a videostore
The gunfight in the bar, is exactly the same
The Musicians' Guild Members carry axes and clubs in their instrument cases
Someone mentions this film.
Same dick gun as one of the characters in the resturant wearss is seen in the guitar case.
clips shown in DVD trailer
scenes in the bar and Navajas using the phone.
scenes/shots from that film are shown here.
One of the body guards is seen holding a guitar case in a similar threatening style as Antonio Banderas's character from Desperado