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Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny (2006) Poster

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References 

Citizen Kane (1941)
Song lyrics in the song P.O.D. played during the end credits
Alice in Wonderland (1951)
"I already went down that rabbit hole once."
Star Trek (1966) (TV Series)
The alarm in the Rock and Roll History Museum strongly resembles the USS Enterprise's "Red Alert" siren in the original Star Trek TV series
A Clockwork Orange (1971)
in the scene where Jack Black is asleep on the bench after the song "Baby" is played, the bullies resemble Alex and his droogs, complete with suits, masks and accents.
The Kids Are Alright (1979)
poster in JB's room
Centipede (1980) (Video Game)
one song's lyrics lists many famous video games
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
The map with the red moving line during the opening sequence right before the first shot with Jack Black.
Frogger (1981) (Video Game)
one song's lyrics lists many famous video games
Heavy Metal (1981)
A movie poster is in JBs room.
Dig Dug (1982) (Video Game)
one song's lyrics lists many famous video games
Q*bert (1982) (Video Game)
one song's lyrics lists many famous video games
Millipede (1982) (Video Game)
one song's lyrics lists many famous video games
He-Man and the Masters of the Universe (1983) (TV Series)
"He-Man style"
Marble Madness (1984) (Video Game)
one song's lyrics lists many famous video games
D.A.R.Y.L. (1985)
In both movies a character plays a racing video game early in the film. The character then uses these video game skills to elude the police during a chase scene.
Tetris (1989) (Video Game)
one song's lyrics lists many famous video games
The Sifl & Olly Show (1998) (TV Series)
In the scene where JB and KG speak to the Open Mic Host (Paul F. Tompkins) outside of the club, there are posters in the background that read "Prostitute Laundry". This is a reference to director Liam Lynch's "The Sifl & Olly Show" which featured a song with the same title.

Referenced in 

Saturday Night Live: Matthew Fox/Tenacious D (2006) (TV Episode)
Referenced during Weekend Update
Kickin' It Old Skool (2007)
A Poster seen attached to the wall
American Pie Presents Beta House (2007) (Video)
Poster in dorm room
Semi-Pro (2008)
Name mentioned in song lyrics
Brütal Legend (2009) (Video Game)
Features the Tenacious D songs 'the Metal' and 'Master Exploder' the latter of wich features the line "we've got the Pick of Destiny"
Dragonetti the Ruthless Contract Killer (2010)
The demonic artifact looks like the pick of destiny.

Featured in 

Siskel & Ebert: Episode dated 25 November 2006 (2006) (TV Episode)
Clips shown for the review.

Spoofs 

Kung Fu (1972) (TV Series)
KG's "snatch the remote from my hand" scene
Tommy (1975)
Pre-titles sequence with Meatloaf pastiches sequences from The Who's 'Tommy'
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
"Use the cock" scene
The Blues Brothers (1980)
the entire car chase sequence and the entrance into the sewer
Entrapment (1999)
JB contorts his way through a laser grid in a comic imitation of Virginia Baker from Entrapment.

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