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Strong Bad's Cool Game for Attractive People (2008) (Video Game)
Strongbad has his own game


The Gold Rush (1925)
In "Island", the hunger-induced delirium, which causes someone to mistake something inedible as food, refers to this movie
Violent Is the Word for Curly (1938) (Short)
In "Lackey", this film is referenced in that Strong Bad makes a remark about "super service" in a Brooklyn accent
The Naked City (1948)
In "Comic", Strong Bad's opening line refers to the closing lines of this film: "There are eight million stories in the naked city. This has been one of them."
Mister Ed (1958) (TV Series)
In "Videro Games", Strong Bad says "Ohh, Wilbur" in the same way as the titular horse in this show
The Bullwinkle Show (1960) (TV Series)
In "Mile", the parade for The Cheat is cleaned up after by the Poopsmith the same way as the parade in the title sequence for the Peabody's Improbable History segment
The Match Game (1962) (TV Series)
In "The Show", the commercial bumper music is partly lifted from this show's theme music
A Boy Named Charlie Brown (1963) (TV Movie)
In an Easter egg for "Comic", showing off a display of record albums in a music store, one of them is for a soundtrack for the TV documentary by the Vince Guaraldi Trio (not to be confused with the 1969 film of the same name)
Le manège enchanté (1964) (TV Series)
In "Personal Favorites", the sender of one of the referenced emails is from Zebbadee, a character from this show.
The Hollywood Squares (Daytime) (1965) (TV Series)
In "The Show", Homestar's line "Pom Pom, for the block," is a reference to this game show.
Batman (1966) (TV Series)
In "I She Be", Strong Bad's line, "same Strong Bad time, same Strong Bad channel" is a reference to the old TV show, which ended "Tune in next week, same Bat-time, same Bat-channel."
Speed Racer (1967) (TV Series)
In "Japanese Cartoon", when Stinkoman laughs after Pan Pan falls on 1-Up, his two-frame motion and the small mushroom clouds around his head are a reference to this anime TV show, which similarly had very limited animation.
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
In "Invisibility", one of the Tandy's displayed comments is one of the movie's lines: "My mind is going. I can feel it."
The Galloping Gourmet (1968) (TV Series)
In "The Show", the "We'll be right back" image is similar to the one on this show
Sesame Street (1969) (TV Series)
In "Lures and Jigs", this show is referenced in this email via a skit with Bert and Ernie called "Bert and Ernie Go Fishing." In the skit, Ernie gets fish to leap into the boat by calling, "Heeeere fishy fishy fishy!" Bert eventually tries this technique too, louder and louder. Finally, a shark jumps in and says, "You called?"
A Boy Named Charlie Brown (1969)
In an Easter egg for "Comic", a soundtrack album for this movie can be seen
Schoolhouse Rock! (1973) (TV Series)
In an Easter egg for "Local News", the songs on the Strong Bad's Rhythm 'n' Grammar CD parody the grammar-themed songs from this show
Good Times (1974) (TV Series)
In "Date", Strong Bad's delivery of the word "Dynomite" is a reference to the popular catchphrase from this 70s TV series.
Family Feud (1976) (TV Series)
In "Invisibility", the buzzer sound and the line, "Survey says...", are both references to this game show.
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
In "Greeting Cards", Strong Bad creates a greeting card that says "Thinking of you, and how terrible your stupid Star Wars spoofs are."
Space Invaders (1978) (Video Game)
In "The Bet", the King of Town's Typing Tutor arcade game looks like Space Invaders, but with letters instead of aliens
Superman (1978)
In "Some Kinda Robot", Strong Bad refers to himself the same way as Lex Luthor does: "The greatest criminal mind of our time"
You Can't Do That on Television (1979) (TV Series)
As seen in "12:00", Strong Bad has "YCDTOTV Season 2" recorded on tape
Disco Godfather (1979)
The movie's line "Put your weight on it!" is referenced in "Flashback"
This Old House (1979) (TV Series)
In "12:00", Strong Bad's exchange with Bubs refers to this show and other home remodeling shows by showing the host asking different teammates what they are doing, why and how
The Temple of Apshai (1980) (Video Game)
In "Homestar Hair", Strong Bad ends the email by saying that he is going to play this game, though it's a different game than what he actually plays
Clash of the Titans (1981)
In "Different Town", Strong Sad goes to a Clash of the Titans convention as Calibos. He also asks Strong Bad if he still wants a bust of Bubo
Condorman (1981)
As seen in "12:00", Strong Bad has this movie recorded on tape
Donkey Kong (1981) (Video Game)
In "Sb email 22", Strong Bad is first seen humming the music from this game.
TRON (1982)
In "Invisibility", the Tandy 400's last displayed words, while in the trash can, are "end of line", which is a phrase used by the Master Control Program to end a conversation with its minions
Knight Rider (1982) (TV Series)
In "Mile", the TV in Strong Bad's basement announces for a show featuring The Cheat in a Trans Am
Press Your Luck (1983) (TV Series)
In "The Bet", Strong Bad's first line, "C'mon, big money, big money! And... email!", is in the spirit of a typical contestant's excited screams during play.
He-Man and the Masters of the Universe (1983) (TV Series)
In "I She Be", the song that Strong Bad sings at the start of this email is the theme to this popular 80s kids' TV show.
Lode Runner (1983) (Video Game)
In both "Morning Routine" and "Cheat Talk", Strong Bad has a floppy disk of this game
Jumpman (1983) (Video Game)
In "Videro Games", there is a poster for this game on an office wall
The NeverEnding Story (1984)
In "Anything", as Homestar pours Mountain Dew on Strong Bad's computer keyboard, he sings "Neverending soda" and hums after that both in imitation of the movie's main theme
The Voyage of the Mimi (1984) (TV Series)
In "Morning Routine", the tune playing on the TV set while Strong Bad is waking up is the theme song from this educational TV show from the 1980s featuring Ben Affleck. This is probably what Strong Sad wanted to watch.
Back to the Future (1985)
In "50 Emails", Strong Bad's line, "Don't nobody go nowheres," refers to the scene where Marvin Berry says the exact same line before his band takes a break from performing at the "Enchantment Under The Sea" dance
The Golden Girls (1985) (TV Series)
In "Helium", while Strong Bad talks in a high-pitched tone from inhaling helium from a balloon, he says he sounds "like one of the Golden Girls."
Makaimura (1985) (Video Game)
In "Videro Games", the word "Congraturation" is lifted from this game and is referenced several times here
The Hyrule fantasy: Zeruda no densetsu (1986) (Video Game)
In "Japanese Cartoon", the credits for the Stinkoman K show are lifted from this game
Metoroido (1986) (Video Game)
In "Invisibility", one of the Tandy's displayed phrases is, "Justin Bailey ****** ******". This refers to a cheat code for this video game, which causes Samus Aran to be dressed in a skimpier outfit than her normal armored suit when input as the continue password
World Games (1986) (Video Game)
In "Big White Face", Strong Bad has a floppy disk of this game
Some Kind of Wonderful (1987)
In "Depressio", a poster for this movie can be seen in Strong Sad's room
Predator (1987)
In the "Sketchbook" video, Matt and Mike look at a sketch of a muscular The Cheat and compare it to the Predator
Leisure Suit Larry in the Land of the Lounge Lizards (1987) (Video Game)
In "Sisters", the images of Ali and her sister are directly lifted from this game, Ali copied from Fawn and Ali's sister from Faith
Highway Star (1987) (Video Game)
The music used in "Japanese Cartoon" is from this game
Full House (1987) (TV Series)
In "Techno", a flyer (seen via Easter egg) displays one of the guests as "DJ from 'Full House'". This DJ is known as DJ Tanner, played on the show by Candace Cameron Bure.
Leisure Suit Larry Goes Looking for Love (In Several Wrong Places) (1988) (Video Game)
In "Sisters", the additional sets of images of Ali and her sister are taken from this game
Akira (1988)
In "Japanese Cartoon", Stinkoman's line, "No way, you're just a kid; maybe when you're older," refers to where Kaneda refuses to let Tetsuo ride his motorbike because he's "just a kid". Also, Stinkoman's voice is similar to Cam Clarke's dub of Kaneda
Yo! MTV Raps (1988) (TV Series)
As seen in "12:00", Strong Bad has this show recorded on tape
Super Mario Bros. 3 (1988) (Video Game)
In "Mile", the rhythmic "song" heard during the parade is the airship music from this game. Also, the explosions of the fireworks during this scene also sound like the game's cannon fire and Bob-omb explosion sounds
Manhunter: New York (1988) (Video Game)
In "Caper", Strong Bad has a floppy disk of this game
Nobunaga's Ambition (1988) (Video Game)
In "Kind of Cool", Strong Bad has a floppy disk of this game
Ghostbusters II (1989)
Strong Bad and The Cheat wear Ghostbusters II T-Shirts in the email "Ghost".
Young Guns II (1990)
In "Stunt Double", a newspaper refers to this movie by name
Kindergarten Cop (1990)
In "Unused Emails", the email address the Weekly Spamvertisement is directed to squealydee678@kindergartencop.edu, a reference to this movie
Loom (1990) (Video Game)
In "Current Status", Strong Bad has a floppy disk of this game
Rise of the Dragon (1990) (Video Game)
In "Interview", Strong Bad has a floppy disk of this game
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (1991) (TV Episode)
In "Personal Favorites", Coach Z says, "I'm a blade man, man!", referring to a riff on this movie: "Santa's a blade man, man!"
The 7th Guest (1993) (Video Game)
In "Anything", Strong Bad has a floppy disk of this game
Clerks (1994)
In "Techno", Strong Bad's email comes from "Silent J", a play on "Jay and Silent Bob"
Shaq Fu (1994) (Video Game)
In "Autobiography", the tape case into which Strong Bad puts another tape which he switches with his autobiography tape is labeled SHAQ-FU
Poketto Monsutâ Aka (1996) (Video Game)
As seen in "Marzipan", The Cheat's screen name is "cheatachu72", which refers to Pikachu, to whom The Cheat bears more than a passing resemblence
Volcano (1997)
In "The Bet", when asked by Strong Bad if the coast is clear, the King of Town replies by saying the movie's tagline: "The coast is toast."
VeggieTales: The End of Silliness? More Really Silly Songs! (1998) (Video)
In "Little Questions", the music that plays in the Tuba loop is identical to the opening of this show's theme song.

Referenced in 

Bleach: Burîchu: Reclaim! The Power of the Shinigami (2005) (TV Episode)
Ururu's Boxing Gloves
Crash Tag Team Racing (2005) (Video Game)
Crunch quotes "I burninated that chump!"
Bleach: Burîchu: Rukia's Decision, Ichigo's Feelings (2006) (TV Episode)
In the Madstone verson, Strongbad appered.
Bleach: Burîchu: Creeping Terror, the Second Victim (2006) (TV Episode)
In the Madstone verson, Strong Bad returns.
Bleach: Burîchu: Unquellable Hatred! The Shinigami That Kenpachi Cut Down (2006) (TV Episode)
In the Madstone Verson,Strong Bad returns
The Office: The Convict (2006) (TV Episode)
Michael says (in Strong Bad's voice) Ryan will be "the belle of the ball", a reference to "Halloweener".
Guitar Hero II (2006) (Video Game)
The song "Trogdor" is a bonus track
Strong Bad's Cool Game for Attractive People Episode 3: Baddest of the Bands (2008) (Video Game)
Many of the characters, props, jokes, and locations from the Strongbad E-Mails came from this.
Strong Bad's Cool Game for Attractive People Episode 4: Dangeresque 3 - The Criminal Projective (2008) (Video Game)
Many of the charaters, props, jokes, and locations from the Strongbad E-Mails came from this.
Strong Bad's Cool Game for Attractive People Episode 5: 8-Bit Is Enough (2008) (Video Game)
Many of the charaters, props, jokes, and locations from the Strongbad E-Mails came from this.
Strong Bad's Cool Game for Attractive People (2008) (Video Game)
Many of the characters, props, jokes, and locations from the Strongbad E-Mails came from this.
Nostalgia Critic: Ernest Scared Stupid (2010) (TV Episode)
the Critic compares the film's troll Trantor to Trogdor
Poker Night at the Inventory (2010) (Video Game)
Strong Bad is one of the players, while Pom Pom makes a cameo.
Poker Night 2 (2013) (Video Game)
There's a frame photo featuring Strong Bad and the other Poker players from the last game.
Diablo III: Reaper of Souls (2014) (Video Game)
Achievement titled "Burninating"


Makaimura (1985) (Video Game)
One of the NES Endings in "Japanese Cartoon."
The Hyrule fantasy: Zeruda no densetsu (1986) (Video Game)
One of the NES Endings in "Japanese Cartoon."
Metoroido (1986) (Video Game)
One of the NES Endings in "Japanese Cartoon."
Top Gunner (1986) (Video Game)
One of the NES Endings in "Japanese Cartoon."
Highway Star (1987) (Video Game)
One of the NES Endings in "Japanese Cartoon."
Dorakyura II: Noroi no Fûin (1987) (Video Game)
One of the NES Endings in "Japanese Cartoon."
Rygar (1987) (Video Game)
One of the NES Endings in "Japanese Cartoon."
Super Mario Bros. 2 (1988) (Video Game)
One of the NES Endings in "Japanese Cartoon."
Blaster Master (1988) (Video Game)
One of the NES Endings in "Japanese Cartoon."
Mega Man 2 (1988) (Video Game)
One of the NES Endings in "Japanese Cartoon."
Homestar Runner (2000) (TV Series)
A DVD compilation of videos from the website.

Featured in 

Todd's Pop Song Reviews: Counting Stars vs. Demons (2013) (TV Episode)
Clips used in review.


Wackiki Wabbit (1943) (Short)
The email "Island" is a parody of this Bugs Bunny cartoon's concept.
Batman (1966) (TV Series)
Several references are made to the Batman TV series, including cliffhangers and scene changes.
First Blood (1982)
A painting of a Rambo-like character repeatedly shows up.
Ghostbusters (1984)
The concept of searching for ghosts with light-inducing electronics was borrowed from Ghost Busters.
Jeopardy! (1984) (TV Series)
In "12:00," Strong Bad says "I'll take Strong Bad Emails for a thousand, please."
King's Quest: Quest for the Crown (1984) (Video Game)
The portions of the DVD relating to "Peasant's Quest" are spoofing the King's Quest games.
Dragon Ball Z (1996) (TV Series)
The email "Japanese Cartoon" has many Dragon Ball Z take-offs.

Spoofed in 

Kingdom Hearts II (2005) (Video Game)
During the battle with Hydra, a Reaction Command known as Urninator will sometimes appear. "Urninator" parodies Trogdor the Burninator

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