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References 

A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965) (TV Short)
Traitoro begins to hear Margo speaking as one of the adults in Charlie Brown's world.
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
Leonidas says "Yo' mama's so hairy she speaks Wookiee!"
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)
one of the Spartan prophets says "I look like Jabba the Hutt"
Scarface (1983)
Rambo said "Say hello to my little friends"
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995) (TV Series)
Kevin Sorbo spoofs himself by shouting how he's about to go Hercules on the Persians
Toy Story (1995)
Dilio said "To infinity and beyond"
Mr. Wrong (1996)
The Ellen DeGeneres-lookalike talks about not being able to understand, then says that was the reaction most people who saw Mr. Wrong had
Galaxy Quest (1999)
Dilio says, "Never give up. Never surrender", which is the mantra from Galaxy Quest.
Gladiator (2000)
quote "are you not entertained"
Jeepers Creepers (2001)
Dilio is seen with no eyes, just like one of the Creeper's victims.
Kung Pow: Enter the Fist (2002)
Leonidas did Kung Pow's kung fu move to pumble Xerxes some more.
Pimp My Ride (2004) (TV Series)
A Spartan said "I just Pimp your Momma".
Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)
When Leonidas is annoyed by the Dane Cook-lookalike, he first hits him lightly with the five-pressure-point-stroke, a martial arts-stroke that is described and performed in Kill Bill: Vol.2
1 Night in Paris (2004) (Video)
(to Paris Hilton) "What can you do?" "Have you seen my video?" "Oh yeah."
Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004)
When Leonidas is "training" his son, he says: - If you can dodge a golf ball, you can dodge a sword, paraphrasing the Average Joe's coach who says: If you can dodge wrench, you can dodge a ball.
Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
Nicole Parker as Britney Spears is wearing a shirt which reads this movie title
An Inconvenient Truth (2006)
"Yo momma's so fat that when she farts, Al Gore accuses her of global warming!"
Heroes (2006) (TV Series)
"Save the cheerleader, save the world." "Actually I'm not into 'Heroes'."
Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006)
Borat tattoo/"He looks like that fat guy from 'Borat'."
Ugly Betty (2006) (TV Series)
Betty is the Spartans' oracle
Employee of the Month (2006)
Dane Cook asks if anyone seen Employee of the Month in his stand up routine
300 (2006)
Mentioned in dialogue: "This movie is just a cheap rip-off of '300'."
Spider-Man 3 (2007)
Margot turns into the black-suited Spider-Man
The Sopranos: Made in America (2007) (TV Episode)
Someone mentions the last episode was very bad during the end credits
Rush Hour 3 (2007)
Referenced by name
Rambo (2008)
old Rambo makes a cameo in the credits.

Referenced in 

Flight of the Conchords: Tough Brets (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Dave as a film with Method Man.
Bad Movie Beatdown: Epic Movie (2010) (TV Episode)
title reference
Edición Especial Coleccionista: Superhero Movie (2010) (TV Episode)
compared with Abrahams/Zucker movies
Honest Trailers: 300 (2014) (TV Episode)
Narrator says 'meet the Spartans'.

Featured in 

Troldspejlet: Episode #39.15 (2008) (TV Episode)
reviewed + footage used
Nostalgia Critic: Is Parody Dead? (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned among spoof movies done wrong

Spoofs 

Spartacus (1960)
"I am Leonidas".
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)
Leonidas runs after his son while wielding a chainsaw
American Idol (2002) (TV Series)
Leonidas kicks Sanjaya, Paula, Randy and Simon into the pit, and convinces Ryan to jump in after them; cast sings "I Will Survive" on the set at the end
America's Next Top Model (2003) (TV Series)
"Sparta's Next Top Model"
The Apprentice (2004) (TV Series)
A Donald Trump look alike appears and tells the black suited Spider-man he's fired.
You Got Served (2004)
during the dance-off, Leonidas cracks his head while doing the sliding head dance move from this movie before saying "You got served"
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (2004) (Video Game)
Grand Theft Auto: Hot Gates
Dancing with the Stars (2005) (TV Series)
"Dancing With The Spartans"
The Tyra Banks Show (2005) (TV Series)
A look-alike re-creates Tyra's "you can kiss my fat ass" rant and then reveals her very large bottom.
Deal or No Deal (2005) (TV Series)
Xerxes offers a deal to Leonidas that if he surrenders, he and his people go on a vacation
Yo Momma (2006) (TV Series)
Yo Momma competition
Dane Cook: Vicious Circle (2006) (TV Special)
Knocked into the Pit of Death for his dull comedic routine, seen in the ending credits
Ugly Betty (2006) (TV Series)
Ugly Betty is the Oracle
Casino Royale (2006)
a Le Chiffre lookalike tortures Leonidas by hitting him with the knotted rope while in the chair
Happy Feet (2006)
The tap-dancing penguin. Also, Leonidas says "You've got happy Feet".
300 (2006)
"300" is the main film spoofed in Meet the Spartans
Rocky Balboa (2006)
an old Rocky Balboa appears as the movie's equivalent of the Über Immortal
Stomp the Yard (2007)
Leonidas says "We're about to stomp the yard" and the soldiers break out dancing like in this film
Ghost Rider (2007)
Part of the Persian force
Spider-Man 3 (2007)
Queen Margo turns into the black-suited Spider-Man to fight Traitoro who is the sandman/fired by Trump
Shrek the Third (2007)
The Ogre Baby.
Transformers (2007)
Xerxes finds the Allspark and uses it to turn into a Megatron-like robot
2007 MTV Video Music Awards (2007) (TV Special)
Britney's botched performance is reenacted at the end of the film

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