They Live (1988)
Imagery from the film appears in this short
Underground tunnel guard: "It's a win, man ! We've got to meet the A-Team !"
The communicators that the guards use are the P.K.E. meters from the earlier film.
Peter says, "I have come here to chew bubblegum and kick ecto-plasm, and I'm all out of bubblegum."
Bart's X-ray specs allow him to see aliens.
Crow: "I have come here to chew sushi and kick butt, and I'm all out of sushi."
This episode is inspired by this movie
Aliens are disguised as normal people in this game
Clint, in a twist on the famous bubble gum line, says, "I only came here to do two things man: kick some ass and drink some beer. Looks like we're almost out of beer."
Mentioned in conversation
Referenced by Crow
Santa: "I'm here to eat candy canes and kick ass. And I'm all out of candy canes."
"It's time to kick ass and chew bubblegum. And I'm all out of gum."
The movie poster is on the wall at the sci-fi convention.
The Brotherhood soldiers who accompany you to the mutant military base will sometimes say "I've come to kick ass and chew bubble gum and I'm all out of bubble gum", a line from They Live.
The freedom fighters all wear sunglasses when they are in the Matrix. Another movie called They Live (1988) also featured a mind-bending and reality altering plot with humans living in a fake world while being kept as slaves by a highly evolved enemy, in which sunglasses were used in order to spot the enemies.
A kid at the theme park wears a "They Live" T-shirt.
Aliens create illusory reality to enslave mankind, and are polluting the Earth's atmosphere to make it like their own planet's.
Grace tells Jack, "Do whatever you want, 'cause today I'm handing out lollipops and ass whoopings, and I'm all out of lollipops."
Grace warns Jack that today she's handing out lollipops and ass whoopins and she's all out of lollipops.
Before Scorpius gets his "ass kicked" John chews a piece of bubblegum referencing the famous quote from They Live "I'm here to kick ass and chew bubblegum and I'm all out of bubblegum."
This episode is inspired by this movie
Animal babies finds sunglasses that allow them to see aliens.
An officer in Spartan: "I've got two things for you boys. That's a stiff dick and bubble gum. And guess what: I'm all out of bubble gum."
One character says, "You remember that John Carpenter movie, 'They Live'?", then describes the final scene.
The Fangoria magazine mentions the film.
The bubble gum line is quoted.
Before Whistler dies he flips off the FBI agents, which is the last thing John Nana did before dying in They Live
Video case is shown in a video store.
Axel Steel's profile spoofs the bubble gum line.
DVD is shown.
Samoa Joe uses the "I have come here to kick ass and chew bubblegum, and I'm all out of bubblegum" line before the three-way match with Christopher Daniels and Jimmy Jacobs
I have come here to play card games and kick ass, and I'm all out of cards
James mentions that one of the enemies resembles the monsters in "They Live".
"I'm here to kick ass & drink cups of tea. And I'm all out of tea"
Roddy Piper says "I came here to chew bubblegum and kick ass, but im all out of bubblegum".
Open reference by a character.
Jerry Lawler says that Roddy Piper told him that he was gonna "chew bubblegum and kick butt, but he was all out of bubblegum"
"Mr Hyneman says it's time to bash some heads in and chew some gum. And he's fresh out of gum."
Moss's line concerning his drinking milk and kicking ass and him "having just run out of milk".
In overview on John Carpenter's career.
Meg Foster movie mentioned
On-screen captions during the opening credits, "It's Time To Kick Ass And Chew Bubble Gum..." "And I'm All Outta Gum."
Veronica quotes a line from the movie
mentioned by Bender
The characters repeately reference a line from They Live: "I have come here to chew bubblegum and kick ass... and I'm all out of bubblegum. "
another '80s movie Rolfe laments not getting to review this year
One of the aliens from They Live is seen as a wax statue.
"Basically it's the plot of "They Live", only without Roddy Piper and...lamer."
Ted says he's "Here to pack boxes and chew bubble-gum"
The blanks' plan for conformity and their methods of congregation echo the aliens in John Carpenter's film.
Mission title "He Lives" is a reference to this movie.
documentary about this film
Sabrina's line "I came here to deliver a boat and have a nice vacation. Right now I'm all out of vacation." is an homage to Nada's (Roddy Piper) iconic line, "I have come here to chew bubblegum and kick ass... and I'm all out of bubblegum."
The fight between Flame King and Flame Lord is a nod to the fight scene in the John Carpenter film; the characters are voiced by the actors from said film
referenced in clue in "World of Wrestling Entertainment" category
Quoted in dialogue
Mentioned by Mr Moot.
In Clara's dream world, ordinary household items are shown stripped of their trade dress, which is replaced with a utilitarian description of the contents. Sunglasses also play a role in both stories.
In the last scene the New York buildings are full of messages reminiscent of those in They Live.
another good work by John Carpenter
Glasses able to see aliens hidden inside their human host
Mentioned by Patricia.
mentioned by name
When Chuck tells Metatron to put on the sunglasses to see his true appearance
During Viola Davis's interview, Stephen says, "I'm here to chew gum and free slaves... and I'm all out of gum," referring to the movie's iconic line, "I have come here to chew bubblegum and kick ass... and I'm all out of bubblegum."
"I'm here to play Pokemon Go and kick ass, and I'm all out of battery life"
The use of special sunglasses to see Superreality was inspired by this film.
Uncle Dusty is wearing a shirt that say CONFORM with a picture of one of the aliens from THEY LIVE.
Jonah: "I came here to kick butt and chew bubblegum, and bubblegum hasn't been invented yet."
"I'm all out of --" line.
A framed poster is hanging on the wall of José Menendez' office lounge when the two lead detectives are lead around by a receptionist.
endures a rather lengthy fight scene with the film's main character, much like his fight with Rick this episode.
poster in dorm room
The John Carpenter Film is Referenced as a work of art in the Leona Gallery
Daito's avatar flips off Nolan before dying
Masks and costumes of characters from 'They Live' are on display at 'Tom Devlin's Monster Museum'
Line "I'm here to chew bubble gum and kick ass"
Movie shown on television at homeless camp.
Making of Featurette
Excerpts appear in the film.
Ellen's #5 Conspiracy Theory movie
Footage shown during the Wrestlers Turned Actors segment
John Carpenter mentions it. Also, footage of this movie is shown.
Lupa states how she dislikes this movie
discusion on ideology
compares fight scenes
shows clips from
movie is reviewed
Science fiction depiction of conspiracy theories.
A clip is shown.
The film's theatrical trailer is featured.
movie is discussed and analyzed
allusion to clarity from a cloud of propaganda
The plot is a spoof on the 1988 John Carpenter film.
The cripple fight between Timmy and Jimmy is a parody of the fight between Nada and Frank.
Episode RAB12 parodies the movie.
The fight between Peter and the giant chicken spoofs the long fight between Nada and Frank.
The tagline spoofs Roddy Piper's character, Nada's famous line, "I have come here to chew bubblegum and kick ass... and I'm all out of bubblegum."
The Mission "He Lives"
Characters and scene is recreated and referenced