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Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010) Poster

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Spin-off 

References 

Forbidden Planet (1956)
electric monster in amp vs. amp competition looks like Id Monster
Astroboy (1963) (TV Series)
Scott wears a short with Astro Boy on it.
Head (1968)
The kick-drum with the word 'DRUM' in white type on a black background is a reference to the Salt Lake City performance of Circle Sky in Head. The real Stephen Stills and Neil Young both play session guitar on various songs on the Head soundtrack.
The Warriors (1979)
The fight song with Lucas Lee is based on the song "Fight!" from The Warriors
Pac-Man (1980) (Video Game)
Scott talks about the game's name twice
Flash Gordon (1980)
The sound that is heard with the gleam of Gideon Graves ring is same as Ming the Merciless in Flash Gordon.
Galaga (1981) (Video Game)
mentioned in end credits
This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
The Katayanagi Twins' amps go up to eleven in Japanese
The Legend of Zelda (1986) (Video Game)
Music and sound effects from this game and its many sequels are heard. Gideon Gordon Graves' company logo (seen on his t-shirt) is three triangular "G"s pointing downward in the shape of a triangle with an empty triangle in the center, an inverted tribute to the Triforce from the Legend of Zelda series.
Zelda II: The Adventure of Link (1987) (Video Game)
The NegaScott is a homage to Dark Link from Zelda II
DuckTales (1987) (TV Series)
A song is called "Launchpad McQuack" after a character from this cartoon
Ms. Pac-Man (1987) (Video Game)
mentioned in end credits
Akira (1988)
Todd defacing the moon
Super Mario Bros. 2 (1988) (Video Game)
The band Sex Bob-omb is named after the enemy character in the Mario games that first appeared in the American version of Super Mario Bros. 2
Dragon Ball Z (1989) (TV Series)
When Todd powers up, his blond hair stands straight up in a process similar to that of the Super Saiyan transformation. He also uses energy-based attacks, somewhat similar to those used by characters throughout the Dragon Ball series
Tetris (1989) (Video Game)
mentioned in dialogue
Sonic the Hedgehog (1991) (Video Game)
Sound effects are used.
Final Fantasy II (1991) (Video Game)
Scott references this game, but calls it "Final Fantasy II" which it was renamed for its initial North American release.
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past (1991) (Video Game)
Sound effects and music are used.
Super Mario All-Stars (1993) (Video Game)
mentioned in end credits
Akumajô Dracula X: chi no rondo (1993) (Video Game)
Roxie Richter is named for the hero Richter Belmont from this game.
EarthBound (1994) (Video Game)
The Chaos Theatre is named after a theater from this game.
Sonic & Knuckles (1994) (Video Game)
mentioned in end credits
Tank Girl (1995)
Ramona dresses like Tank Girl
Fargo (1996)
poster seen
Time Crisis (1997) (Video Game)
mentioned in end credits
The Matrix (1999)
During battle between Roxy and Ramona the latter jumps overhead similar to Trinity.
Street Fighter Alpha 3 (1999) (Video Game)
After the first fight scene, an off-screen announcer yells "K.O.". The announcer is ripped directly from Street Fighter Alpha 3
Soulcalibur (1999) (Video Game)
Roxy has Ivy's sword whip...thing, and her outfit's even ripped to match.
Fight Club (1999)
Ending scene featuring the back view of a couple holding hands and the city lights on the background.
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)
Envy is referred to early on as She-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named
Naruto (2002) (TV Series)
Gideon uses hand seals a la Naruto to summon his Katana
Bleach (2004) (TV Series)
Knives looks almost exactly like a certain Action Ninja from this series
Time Crisis: Crisis Zone (2004) (Video Game)
mentioned in end credits
Doctor Who (2005) (TV Series)
Toward the end of the movie, Gideon gets into a limo with Ramona. The sound the limo makes as it drives away is (partially) the unmistakeable grinding of the TARDIS from Dr. Who.
Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection (2005) (Video Game)
mentioned in end credits
My Super Ex-Girlfriend (2006)
Scott mentions 'my stupid ex-girlfriend', and a guy asks "Isn't that the Uma Thurman movie?"
Death Note (2006) (TV Series)
Envy dresses like Misa from Death Note
Hot Fuzz (2007)
Edgar Wright says that the package Scott Pilgrim orders is a Blu-Ray copy of Hot Fuzz, directed and written by the same man.
Superbad (2007)
In both films Michael Cera's character accidentally punches a woman in the breast.
Rock Band (2007) (Video Game)
Scott wears a shirt featuring The Bass symbol from this game.

Referenced in 

Kick-Ass (2010)
When Katie is talking about comics she has read, she mentions the Scott Pilgrim series.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Dinner for Schmucks/Charlie St. Cloud/Get Low (2010) (TV Episode)
Brett says they will review it in two weeks
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The Last Exorcism/Piranha 3D/Vampires Suck (2010) (TV Episode)
Ron Babcock says "Vampires Suck" made more money in its opening weekend the Scott Pilgrim
Happy Video Game Nerd: Clash at Demonhead (2010) (TV Episode)
This film is mentioned, and its poster is shown.
Conan: The Mummenschantz Conundrum (2010) (TV Episode)
Michael Cera promotes the video release
The Spoony Experiment: Highlander: The Source Review (2010) (TV Episode)
Spoony said that he feels like the final battle was a deleted scene from Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
The A-Word (2010)
Poster in background.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.74 (2011) (TV Episode)
Jay Leno mentions that Aubrey Plaza was in the film
Paul (2011)
In the comic book store Paul enters, a Scott Pilgrim comic can be found, possibly in relation to Universal/Big Talk's production.
Hop (2011)
E.B. has a poster of the movie on his bedroom wall.
Special Collector's Edition: ¡Hasta nunca, Doctor! (2011) (TV Episode)
Appears on the list of DVD & Blu-Ray releases of April/May
Arthur (2011)
ad on taxi cab marquee
Yu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged Series: Seto Kaiba VS the World (2011) (TV Episode)
The title is a reference to the movie. Also, Kaiba asks Lecter if he is one of Noah's "seven evil ex-boyfriends."
Brows Held High: We Are the Strange (2011) (TV Episode)
"In between scenes from Scott Pilgrim vs. Rational Thought..."
Pingpocalypse (2011) (Short)
characters explode into coins
Conan: Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Rabbi (2011) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned while introducing Aubrey Plaza
Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope (2011)
Edgar Wright's title card mentions him being the director of this movie.
Neighbours: Episode #1.6458 (2012) (TV Episode)
Toadie gets this film on DVD for Sonya to watch
Garbage Day (2012) (Short)
Poster in Office
Bum Reviews: Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: DVD (2012) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Monkey Pudding Face: "Ramona" by Beck (2013) (TV Episode)
"Ramona" from the movie is sung.
Arrested Development: Blockheads (2013) (TV Episode)
George-Michael (who starred in Scott Pilgrim) tells Rebel he'll fight anyone to get to her.
Bad Movie Beatdown: Project X (2013) (TV Episode)
also written by Michael Bacall
The Sugarcube Critic: Griffon the Brush-Off (2014) (TV Episode)
Nook mentions Ramona Flowers as a good example of a likeable "90's emo bad girl."
Workaholics: Beer Heist (2014) (TV Episode)
Scott Pilgrim mentioned
Shot on Shitteo (2014)
Seymour calls Peter "Scott Pilgrim."

Featured in 

The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Hot Tub Time Machine/Chloe/How to Train Your Dragon (2010) (TV Episode)
Brett reviews the trailer in the Anticipatron
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.96 (2010) (TV Episode)
a clip from the film starring Jason Schwartzman is shown
Late Show with David Letterman: Michael Cera/Rachel Maddow/Herbie Hancock (2010) (TV Episode)
Promotional excerpt showed during interview with Michael Cera - Wallace Wells tells Scott Pilgrim to fight for love, since he needs him to move out.
Scott Pilgrim vs. the Animation (2010) (TV Short)
At the end of this short, scenes from the live-action Scott Pilgrim movie are shown.
Maltin on Movies: Eat Pray Love (2010) (TV Episode)
Movie reviewed in this episode.
Siskel & Ebert: Episode dated 14 August 2010 (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown for the review.
Breakfast: Episode dated 18 August 2010 (2010) (TV Episode)
Clip shown to introduce today's special guest Edgar Wright.
The Hour: Episode #7.34 (2010) (TV Episode)
Footage shown during Edgar Wright's bio segment.
Maltin on Movies: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010) (TV Episode)
Movie reviewed in this episode.
Forget About It: Scott Pilgrim vs. The World (2011) (TV Episode)
Panda forgets about it
The 2011 Comedy Awards (2011)
clip shown: award nominee
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.139 (2013) (TV Episode)
Clip included in montage of Chris Evans films

Spoofs 

Seinfeld (1989) (TV Series)
A sitcom-style conversation in the vein of Seinfeld.
Dance Dance Revolution (1998) (Video Game)
Scott and Knives play a game called NInja Ninja Revolution which also utilizes feet to play the game.
TRON: Legacy (2010)
The opponents that Scott had defeated is "derezzed" into coins like Programs from Tron.

Spoofed in 

Mad: Snott Pilgrim vs. the Wonderful World of Disney/Malcolm in the Middle Earth (2011) (TV Episode)
The Snott Pilgrim segment is a parody of Scott Pilgrim.
Matty Speller: Professional Gangster (2012) (Short)
The bass battle scene is spoofed right before the rap battle
American Dad!: Independent Movie (2013) (TV Episode)
The quirky girl

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