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The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition (Video Game 1990) Poster

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Followed by 

The Curse of Monkey Island (1997) (Video Game)
Escape from Monkey Island (2000) (Video Game)

References 

What's Opera, Doc? (1957) (Short)
Guybrush proposes to defeat LeChuck "with my spear and magic helmet."
Get Smart (1965) (TV Series)
"That's the second biggest __ I ever saw!"
Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
The troll repeats the line "None shall pass", as said by Python's Black Knight (John Cleese).
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
Various references throughout, for example: Guybrush looks at the Sea Monkey at Stan's and says "What a piece of junk!" as Luke did regarding the Millenium Falcon.
The Princess Bride (1987)
When challenging other pirates to a duel, Guybrush always introduces himself with "My name is Guybrush Threepwood. Prepare to die."
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
Various references to quotes from the film, such as when Guybrush looks at the chalice in the Voodoo Lady's home and says "Now THIS is the cup of a carpenter!" Also, when asked why Guybrush took the Idol of Many Hands, one of the possible responses is "It belongs in a museum!"
Loom (1990) (Video Game)

Referenced in 

EcoQuest 1: The Search for Cetus (1991) (Video Game)
Adam finds a small cave with pirate skeleton and empty treasure chest in it. Talking to the skeleton gives the message "Are you by any chance related to a guy named LeChuck?".
Troldspejlet: Episode #7.1 (1992) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann mentions the video game in his review of Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge (1991) (VG)
Quest for Glory I: So You Want to Be a Hero (1992) (Video Game)
The second question the gargoyle asks the hero is "What is your quest?". One of the alternative answers is "I want to be a Pirate". The gargoyle responds "Have YOU got the wrong game, then".
Day of the Tentacle (1993) (Video Game)
Hoagie mentions a (non-existing) movie adaptation of this game; Bernard uses Guybrush Threepwood's famous line "Look behind you! A three-headed monkey!"
Sam and Max Hit the Road (1993) (Video Game)
Replica of giant monkey head seen in golf course.
Leisure Suit Larry 6: Shape Up or Slip Out! (1993) (Video Game)
When clicking the "hand" icon on the bushes around the swimming pool, the game comments that bending the branches will enable to "find your way out of the maze if you ever escape these virulent pirates", then "Oops. Wrong game!" - referring to "The Secret of Monkey Island".
Troldspejlet: Frække Frida og de frygtløse spioner (1994) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelman mentions the Monkey Island video games series in his review of Sam and Max Hit the Road (1993) (VG)
Troldspejlet: Dennis Jürgensen (1995) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann mentions the Money Island video game series in his review of Full Throttle (1995) (VG)
The Curse of Monkey Island (1997) (Video Game)
The Insult Sword Fighting and the Cannibals from this game return. Also, LeChuck mentions Young Lindy who died after being shot from a cannon without a helmet, to which Guybrush responds "No one could be that desperate", since he did it himself WITH a helmet in this game.
Troldspejlet: Episode #18.14 (1997) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann mentions the video game in his review of The Curse of Monkey Island (1997) (VG)
Grim Fandango (1998) (Video Game)
The Longest Journey (1999) (Video Game)
Troldspejlet: Episode #23.6 (2000) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann mentions the Monkey Island series during his review of Indiana Jones and the Infernal Machine (1999) (VG)
Lost: Pilot: Part 1 (2004) (TV Episode)
Sawyer calls the island 'Monkey Island'
Yu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged Series: ...In America (2006) (TV Episode)
Joey thinks Kaiba duels "like a dairy farmer"
Sam and Max: Reality 2.0 (2007) (Video Game)
Sam: "Look behind you! It's a three-headed internet!"
Zak McKracken Between Time and Space (2008) (Video Game)
Referenced several times.
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008)
Skipper refers to the launching slingshot as the "second biggest I've ever seen." Throughout the games, Guybrush always referred to anything huge using the exact same phrase.
Strongbad_email.exe: Disc Six (2008) (Video)
In "Pet Show", Strong Badhas a floppy disk of this game on his computer desk
Troldspejlet: Episode #42.1 (2009) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann mentions the video game in his review of Tales of Monkey Island: Chapter 1 - Launch of the Screaming Narwhal (2009) (VG)
Troldspejlet: Episode #42.3 (2009) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann mentions the video game in his review of Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes (2000) (VG)
Outside Xbox: 7 Times Epic Box Art Overpromised Wildly (2015) (TV Episode)
The video game's box art is shown.
Honest Game Trailers: Pokemon Black & White (2016) (TV Episode)
"You fight like a diary farmer"
Uncharted 4: A Thief's End (2016) (Video Game)
The unnamed Pirate Founder looks very much like Guybrush Threepwood, his pirate sigil is even a monkey. In the treasury below the picture of him, you can see that his name is Guy Wood through the scratches.

Featured in 

Troldspejlet: Episode #6.6 (1991) (TV Episode)
Amiga version reviewed + footage used
The Curse of Monkey Island (1997) (Video Game)
Troldspejlet: Troldspejlet Special: Computerspillets historie (2005) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann mentions the video game in his recap of The History of Video Games + clip shown
Troldspejlet: Episode #39.7 (2008) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann mentions the Monkey Island series in his recap of The History of the Adventure Video Games + clip shown
ScrewAttack's Top 10s: Top 10 Beards in Gaming (2008) (TV Episode)
LeChuck is the #1 pick.
PortsCenter: LucasArts Adventure Game Special (2013) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
ScrewAttack's Top 10s: Top 10 Ghosts in Video Games (2013) (TV Episode)
Lechuck is the #9 pick.
ScrewAttack's Top 10s: Top 10 Pirates in Gaming (2013) (TV Episode)
LeChuck is the #1 pick.
Outside Xbox: 6 Videogame Moments That Broke Reality (2014) (TV Episode)
Clips of the video game are shown while the cast comment on the game.
Outside Xbox: 6 Surprise Shortcut Endings for Lazy Players (2014) (TV Episode)
Clips of the video game are shown while the cast comment on the game's shortcut ending.
Outside Xbox: 6 Game Weddings Destined for Divorce (2015) (TV Episode)
Clips of the video game are shown while the cast comment on the doomed marriage of LeChuck and Elaine Marley.
Outside Xbox: 7 Times Creators Cameoed as Themselves (With Bizarre Results) (2015) (TV Episode)
Clips of the video game are shown while the cast comment on George Lucas appearing as the bridge troll.

Spoofs 

The Graduate (1967)
Guybrush crashes Elaine and LeChuck's wedding and shouts "Elaine!" as they are about to exchange vows.
Loom (1990) (Video Game)
In the Scumm bar, there's a pirate who looks identical to Cob, a character from Loom, with a badge that says "Ask me about Loom". Also, at one point in the game, Guybrush suffers an injury to the head and temporarily loses his memory. When he regains consciousness he says, "I am Bobbin Threadbare. Are you my mother?", which is a repeated line in LOOM.

See also

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