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  • The game's title is a possible reference to the film Destroy All Monsters!
  • At the end of the game, the final newspaper headline reads "President Found Alive!" However, in the bottom corner it reads "Giant lizard seen off the coast of Japan." This is a reference to Godzilla, the ancient Japanese mythical monster.
  • Rockwell is a parody of Roswell, New Mexico. It is also most likely a nod to how rock and roll first became popular in the 1950s. It may also be a nod to the film The Iron Giant, which is set in the small town of Rockwell, also taking place in the 1950s.
  • Santa Modesta is a parody of Santa Monica, California.
  • Area 42 is a parody of Area 51, Nevada.
  • Union Town is a parody of Norfolk, Virginia. The "Union" part of the name is also most likely a nod to the fact it's where a lot of union workers reside, because of the waterside areas.
  • Capitol City is a parody of Washington, D.C.
  • The Octagon is a parody of the Pentagon in Washington, D.C.
  • The mission 'Destination Earth!' is a reference to the film Destination Moon.
  • The mission 'Earth Women Are Delicious' is a reference to the film Earth Girls Are Easy.
  • The mission 'Citizen Crypto' is a reference to the film Citizen Kane.
  • The mission 'Televisions Of Doom' is a possible reference to the film Indiana Jones And The Temple Of Doom.
  • The mission 'Aliens Stole My Brain Stem!' is a reference to the Thomas Dolby album Aliens Ate My Buick.
  • The mission 'This Island Suburbia' is a reference to the film This Island Earth.
  • The mission 'Teenage Zombies From Outer Space' is a reference to the film Teenagers From Outer Space. It is also worth noting that this film was not only included in the game's bonus features, but was also released at the same time the game is set: June of 1959.
  • The mission 'South By Southwest' is a reference to the film North By Northwest.
  • The mission 'Foreign Correspondent' is a reference to the film Foreign Correspondent of the same name.
  • The mission 'Suburb Of The Damned' is a reference to the film Village Of The Damned.
  • The mission 'Whatever Happened To Crypto-136?" is a reference to the film What Ever Happened To Baby Jane?
  • The mission 'It's A Wonderful Armageddon' is a reference to the film It's A Wonderful Life.
  • The mission 'Furon Down!" is a reference to the film Black Hawk Down.
  • The mission 'Mr. Crypto Goes To Capitol City' is a reference to the film Mr. Smith Goes To Washington.
  • The mission 'The Lone Gunman' is a reference to the television show The Lone Gunmen. The show's protagonists were first introduced on the television show The X-Files, a show explicitly concerned with the existence of alien life.
  • The mission 'Attack Of The 50 ft. President' is a reference to the film Attack Of The 50 Foot Woman.
  • The Majestic agency is a parody of the alleged Men In Black and Majestic-12 organisations. The Men In Black were a shady government agency that warned/threatened alien and U.F.O witnesses to remain tight-lipped on what they had seen. Pox refrains from making this obvious by referring to them as “the dudes in dark” and “men in… really, really dark brown.” Before dying, Silhouette mentions Majestic-12, an alleged secret committee of scientists and government agents that were connected to aliens and sightings of unidentified flying objects originally formed in 1947.
  • The J.R Dobbs building in Rockwell is a reference to J.R "Bob" Dobbs, the figurehead of the parody religion Church of the Subgenius.
  • If scanned, a mutant may think "Good mouse Algernon. Smarter than Charley..." This is a reference to the plot of the book Flowers For Algernon by Daniel Keyes.
  • General Armquist bears more than a passing resemblance to General Douglas MacArthur, down to his trademark aviators and pipe.
  • If scanned, a suburban male may think "What's an Elvis? Hm, must be a new model car. I gotta upgrade to one of those. The 1954 Elvis convertible." This is a reference to the singer Elvis Presley.
  • If scanned, a scientist may think "I mustn't be late, they're waiting for me in the test chamber. Oh, wait, wrong game." This is a reference to the video game Half-Life, which starts with the protagonist arriving late to an important experiment. This line is also repeated by a voice actor extra in the archives bonus footage 'Goofy Screenshots And V.O'. The extra also adds "If I follow standard insertion procedures everything should be fine." This is also a reference to a phrase from Half-Life: "Now, now, if you follow standard analysis procedures, everything will be fine."
  • If scanned, General Armquist may think "I've got to protect my precious fluids. Purity of essence... purity of essence." This is a reference to the film Dr. Strangelove Or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Bomb, which features a character in the military obsessed with protecting his bodily fluids.
  • If scanned, a soldier may think "I wanna be just like Sergeant York... Or Gomer Pyle!" This is a reference to the character Alvin York from the film Sergeant York and the character Gomer Pyle from the television show Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. While York is a real-life celebrated war hero, Pyle is a bumbling fictional character.
  • If scanned, a scientist may think "Here I am, brain the size of a planet, und I can't get lucky to save my life!" This is a reference to the character Marvin the paranoid android from the television show The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy, who apparently had "a brain the size of a planet".
  • If scanned, a Union Town/Area 42 worker may think "I really oughtta get up to Jersey and see Uncle Tony this weekend." This is a reference to the character Anthony Blundetto from the television show The Sopranos.
  • If scanned, a Majestic agent may think "Agent Arbogast of Majestic is my name, and Furon hunting's my game. And the odd political assassination, but I don't like to talk about that." The name 'Agent Arbogast' is a reference to the character Milton Arbogast from the film Psycho.
  • If scanned, a police officer may think "There's a screenplay in this, yo, yo, yo, Serpico... wait, wrong decade." This is a reference to the film Serpico.
  • The fact that the Furons are not able to reproduce is similar to the film The Mysterians, in which the titular aliens are also unable to reproduce due to nuclear war effects.
  • In Rockwell, a truck's license plate reads 'ELVIS'. This is a reference to the singer Elvis Presley.
  • During the mission ‘Attack Of The 50 ft. President’, when Robo-Prez is fleeing from the saucer, Pox cries “Robo-Prez! Robo-Prez! He’s heading for that white building! No, the other white building! You know, the one with the statue of the tall ugly guy with the beard, he’s, like, Amish or something.” This is a reference to the Abraham Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.
  • The name Cryptosporidium is a reference to the disease cryptosporidiosis. Like the disease, the character's name is commonly shortened to ‘Crypto’. Additionally, the name Orthopox is a play on the word ‘orthodox’, a nod to the character's intelligence. Orthopox's name is also shortened to 'Pox', referencing the contagious virus varicella, more commonly known as ‘chickenpox’.                            
  • When alerted to Crypto's presence, a soldier may yell "Here's Johnny!" This is a reference to an iconic quote from the film The Shining.
  • When alerted to Crypto's presence, a farmer may yell "Get away from her, you bitch!" This is a reference to a famous quote from the film Aliens.
  • During the mission 'The Lone Gunman', before President Huffman's speech, there is a couple of scientists talking with a Majestic agent. The group mention a "sequel" and say how the next game "will have ninjas". This is a reference to the game's sequel Destroy All Humans! 2.
  • When alerted to Crypto's presence, a Majestic agent may yell "Here's a close encounter of the painful kind!" This is a reference to the film Close Encounters Of The Third Kind.
  • If scanned, a suburban male may think "I've got to keep up with the Joneses. If only I could remember who the Joneses are." This is a reference to the idiom phrase “keeping up with the Joneses” which means to competitively keep up with one’s neighbours, both socially and financially.
  • When alerted to Crypto's presence, a Majestic agent may yell "Hey, space rat! You're terminated!" This is a reference to a popular quote from the film The Terminator: "You're terminated, fucker."
  • If scanned, a police officer may think “Now if I can just find a cowboy, an Indian and a construction worker I could form that singin' group down at the village. What would we call ourselves? The City People, the Village Folks or somethin'…” This is a reference to the disco group The Village People, in which the members wear unique recognisable costumes.
  • If Crypto upgrades the saucer, Pox may remark "Here's the keys, and do be careful with this one double-oh... I mean, Crypto." This is a reference to the fictional character James Bond, also known as Agent 007.
  • When alerted to Crypto's presence, a farmer may yell "Say hello to my little friend!" This is a reference to an iconic quote from the film Scarface.
  • If Crypto has insufficient D.N.A to purchase an upgrade, Pox may remark "If you don't eat your meat, you can't have any pudding." This is a reference to the lyrics to the song Another Brick In The Wall by Pink Floyd.
  • The scientists bear a strong resemblance to theoretical physicist Albert Einstein, in both physical appearance and voice.
  • The game's tagline is 'One Giant Step On Mankind'. This is a reference to the infamous words uttered by Neil Armstrong as he stepped upon the moon for the first time: "That's one small step for man... one giant leap for mankind."
  • During the mission 'Attack Of The 50 ft. President', after Crypto defeats Robo-Prez, he remarks "Man, I love the smell of presidential brains in the morning." This is a reference to a quote from the film Apocalypse Now: "I love the smell of napalm in the morning".
  • If scanned, a Union Town/Area 42 worker may think "Hm… what would Brando do? STELLAAA! STELLAAAAAA!" This is a reference to a quote from the film A Streetcar Named Desire.
  • When alerted to Crypto's presence, a Union Town/Area 42 worker may say "You talkin' to me? You talkin' to me? I don't see no one else here." This is a reference to a quote from the film Taxi Driver.
  • During the mission 'This Island Suburbia', when Crypto grows impatient while torturing the Majestic agent, he tells himself "Don't get mad, get sadistic." This is a reference to the Robert Kennedy quote "Don't get mad, get even."
  • If Crypto has insufficient D.N.A to purchase an upgrade, Pox may remark "There's a sucker born every minute... but I had mine removed." This is a reference to the P.T Barnum quote "There's a sucker born every minute" that he allegedly said.
  • If scanned or alerted to Crypto's presence, a police officer may think/say "Go ahead... make my day." This is a reference to a quote from the film Sudden Impact.
  • General Armquist’s personality is similar to the character General Decker from the film Mars Attacks! Both are high-ranking officials in the U.S Army and seek only the destruction of the extra-terrestrials. Both are also killed via disintegration.  
  • If scanned, a scientist may think "You know, I still don't get that Magic Eye thing. I can't see the damn dolphin!" This is a reference to the dolphin optical illusion from the autostereogram book series Magic Eye.  
  • If scanned, a police officer may think “I like that Nixon. I have a feeling he’s gonna make us cops popular again.” This is a reference to the Watergate scandal, and how former President Richard Nixon’s Whitehouse operatives were caught by police while attempting to break into the Democratic headquarters within the Watergate Hotel in Washington, D.C.                             
  • The mayors in Rockwell and Santa Modesta speak with a Boston accent, and as a result, speak similarly to former President John Kennedy.                            
  • If scanned, a suburban male may think “So this is what Eliot meant by "a life of quiet desperation". Thanks a lot, you limey bastard.” This is a reference to the book Walden by Henry David Thoreau, in which he wrote “the mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.” A person may live a quietly desperate life if they feel they are not talented, have not achieved their dreams, and/or have reached a place of comfort or security, yet are dissatisfied with their present life.                            
  • If Crypto has insufficient D.N.A to purchase an upgrade, Pox may quip “We are living in a material world, Crypto, and I am a material… eh, Furon.” This is a reference to the lyrics to the song Material Girl by Madonna.                            
  • If scanned, a soldier, Commander Hicks, General Armquist, the navy admiral and the marine general may think “Don’t ask, don’t tell. Works for me.” This is a reference to the Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy issued by the United States government granting gay and bisexual Americans the right to serve in the military, as long as they kept it to themselves.                            
  • If scanned, a police officer may think “What would Eliot Ness do? Never carry a knife to a gunfight? No, that’s not it, what was it again?” This is a reference to the protagonist from the television show The Untouchables.                            
  • If scanned, a town crazy may think “They were, like, astronauts on some sort of a star trek in a galaxy far, far away, but it turned out they were all damn dirty apes, you maniacs!” This references multiple science-fiction films. The thought mentions "astronauts", a reference to the characters from the film 2001: A Space Odyssey, mentions a “star trek”, referencing the television show Star Trek, and also mentions “a galaxy far, far away”, referencing the iconic opening line "A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away..." to every Star Wars film. Lastly, the thought mentions “damn dirty apes” and "you maniacs!", referencing two quotes from the film Planet Of The Apes: "Take your stinking paws off me, you damn dirty ape!" and "You maniacs! You blew it up!"                                
  • If scanned, a rural crazy may think “I saw the finest minds of my generation consumed by madness. I also saw the feeblest minds of my generation consumed by madness. There’s nothing to howl about really.” This is a reference to the poem Howl by Allen Ginsberg.                                      
  • Upon viewing Rockwell in the hangar for the first time, Pox will remark “Roswell, Rockwell… that’s the last time I take directions from a Cryptosporidium!” This is a reference to the supposed flying saucer incident that occurred in Roswell, New Mexico, in 1947.                                             
  • During the mission ‘The Furon Filibuster’, while Crypto is repelling the politicians from the Capitol Building, Pox announces “They’ve sent in their cyborgs! Can Steve Austin be far behind?” This is a reference to the protagonist of the television show The Six Million Dollar Man.                                             
  • If scanned, a Majestic agent may think “What am I thinking? I could tell you, but then I’d have to kill you.” This is a reference to a popular quote from the film Top Gun.                                                           
  • If scanned, a mutant may think “Bizarro… World… pretty…” This is a reference to the fictional planet Bizarro World that appears in multiple Detective Comics graphic novels.                                                           
  • If scanned, a mutant may think “Must kill Mupersan!” This is a reference to the fictional character Superman.                                                           
  • If lifted by psychokinesis, a mutant and a Santa Modesta citizen may say "Up, up and away!" This is a reference to the catchphrase of the fictional character Superman.                                                             
  • During the mission ‘Foreign Correspondent’, if Crypto raises suspicion near the police officer guarding Bert Whither, the officer will ask “What is your name? Like, answers, smart guy… what is your name?” This is a reference to an iconic quote from the film Monty Python And The Holy Grail. If the player makes up an excuse that he is the director of Majestic, the Rockwell mayor, or Carmine the cook, the officer will ask "What is your quest?" This is also a line from that same scene of the film. This scene is much more fleshed out in the 2020 remake, with more dialogue that closely references that scene from Monty Python And The Holy Grail.                                                           
  • If scanned, Silhouette may think “What am I doing? Oh yeah, the same thing I do every night… trying to take over the world!” This is a reference to a phrase from the opening theme of the television show Pinky And The Brain.                                                           
  • If scanned, Commander Hicks may think “I am the god of thunder.” This is a reference to the mythic god of thunder, Thor.                                                                   
  • During the mission 'This Island Suburbia', when Crypto is interrogating the Majestic agent, the agent insults him by saying "Go to hell, Klaatu, you think I'm scared of a three-foot space hamster?" Klaatu is a character from the film The Day The Earth Stood Still.                                                                            
  • If scanned, an urban male may think "Bird... Coltrane... Bird... Coltrane... I just don't know, daddio!" This is a reference to the musical composition Lazy Bird by John Coltrane.                                                                            
  • If scanned, an urban male may think "Why won't Miss Kubelik go out with me? She's a fox. And I absolutely dig her apartment." This is a reference to the plot of the film The Apartment.                                                                            
  • In the archives section of the Mothership, there is an unlockable bonus video titled ‘Blue Book: Saucer Blueprints’. This is a reference to Project Blue Book, a U.S Air Force study specifying in extra-terrestrials and U.F.O sightings.                                                                              
  • In the archives section of the Mothership, a bonus segment promoting the download of the mobile game and more is titled 'Crypto, Phone Home!' This is a reference to a quote from the film E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial: "E.T... home... phone."                                                                            
  • When alerted to Crypto's presence, a Union Town/Area 42 worker may yell "Orson Welles was right!" This is a reference to the radio drama anthology series The Mercury Theatre On The Air which, on October 30th 1938, broadcast the H.G Wells story The War Of The Worlds, narrated by Orson Welles. The broadcast was actually believed by listeners, allegedly causing mass hysteria, though the scale of the panic has been disputed as it was reported the programme had relatively few listeners.                                                                            
  • The narrator for the 2004 E3 trailer has a voice almost identical to Rod Serling's. Rod Serling is best known for his role as the host and narrator of the 1950s/60s television show The Twilight Zone, which featured episodes that frequently shared themes of science-fiction and extra-terrestrial activity.                                                                            
  • During the archives video 'Selling The Furon', a promotional poster for Pandemic is shown. Next to the Pandemic logo are the words "The jobs are out there". This is a reference to the tagline "The truth is out there" from the television show The X-Files. Additionally, when alerted to Crypto's presence, a Majestic agent may say "The truth is right here, biatch."                                                                            
  • If scanned, a town crazy may think "I hear the dolphins... are uh, doing a good job keeping in touch with the extraterrestrials. I heard that one from one of the mice!" This is a reference to the plot of the film/book The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy.                                                                            
  • During the mission 'Citizen Crypto', while Crypto is impersonating the mayor at the town hall meeting, he is asked about the destruction at the fair in the previous mission. The player can choose to respond with "Read my lips. I will not rest until we find the perpetrators of the fairground carnage and uh, bring 'em to justice." The words "read my lips" are a reference to the famous phrase uttered by then-President George H. W. Bush: "Read my lips. No new taxes."                                                                            
  • If scanned, a police officer may think "Bring it on, bad guys. I'm goin' all Joe Friday. I have a dragnet out for evil-doers." This is a reference to the television show Dragnet and its fictional protagonist Joe Friday.                                                                            
  • Upon visiting Pox's lab, he may enthusiastically quip "Weapons, abilities, saucers, Upgrades R Us!" This is a reference to the popular toy company Toys R Us.                                                                            
  • When alerted to Crypto's presence, a soldier may say "I got Reese's Pieces. That's what you guys eat, right?" This is a reference to the film E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, specifically how the character Elliot tries to find the alien by leaving a trail of Reese's Pieces.                                                                            
  • When alerted to Crypto's presence, a power suit soldier may say "Sarah Connor?" This is a reference to a quote from the film The Terminator.                                                                            
  • If scanned, a Santa Modesta citizen may think "I'm not afraid of Virginia Woolf." This is a reference to the film Me! I'm Afraid Of Virginia Woolf.                                                                            
  • If scanned, a Santa Modesta citizen may think "If only there were some way to electronically facilitate the private viewing of illicit photography. I predict it will happen, in the distant future of 1975. It will be called the discotron, and it will change the face of humanity!" This is a reference to how the disco music genre gained popularity in the 1970s, becoming a staple icon of that decade.                                                                            
  • Upon being killed, a power suit soldier may say "My God, it's full of stars." This is a reference to a quote from the film 2001: A Space Odyssey.                                                                            
  • During the mission 'Armquist vs The Furons!', General Armquist taunts Crypto from inside an armoured mechanised suit. Crypto then says "Your way's not very sportsmanlike." This is a reference to a quote from the film The Princess Bride: "My way's not very sportsmanlike."                                                                            
  • When alerted to Crypto's presence, a Capitol City citizen may yell "Body snatchers!" This is a reference to the film Invasion Of The Body Snatchers.                                                                            
  • If lifted by psychokinesis, a mutant may say "Gonna fly now." This is a reference to the Gonna Fly Now theme from the film Rocky.                                                                            
  • If scanned, a mutant may think "G-man smash... g-man smash..." This is a reference to the fictional superhero the Hulk. His catchphrase is "Hulk smash!"                                                                            
  • The Unreserve Bank in Capitol City is a parody of the Federal Reserve Bank in Washington, D.C.                                                                            
  • When alerted to Crypto's presence, a mutant may say "Just say no." This is a reference to the Just Say No anti-drug campaign prevalent during the 1980s/90s.                                                                            
  • When alerted to Crypto's presence, a police officer may say "I know what you're thinkin'. But you have to ask yourself. 'Do I feel lucky?' Well... do ya, punk?" This is a reference to a famous quote from the film Dirty Harry.                                                                            
  • The Disintegrator Ray is likely inspired by the film Teenagers From Outer Space, as the aliens in this film also wield a weapon named the disintegrator ray which bears strikingly similar qualities and capabilities.                                                                            
  • During the mission 'Suburb Of The Damned', as Bert Whither is broadcasting his message, he says "Good morning John and Jane America, from north to south from sea to shining sea..." This is a reference to the use-name John/Jane Doe, which is often exploited as an alternate identity for someone who wishes to remain nameless.                                                                            
  • Crypto's clone number is a reference to a segment of the bible, specifically Luke 1:37, which states "For with God nothing will be impossible." This most likely nods to Crypto's astonishing powers capable via his mind.                                                                            
  • When alerted to Crypto's presence, a farmer may shrug it off by saying "Maybe it was that radio station that comes in through my fillings." This is a reference to actress Lucille Ball who claimed that she could read morse code and hear music through her dental fillings.                                                                            
  • When alerted to Crypto's presence, a Rockwell citizen may yell "E.T!" This is a reference to the film E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial.                                                                            
  • If scanned, a Rockwell citizen may think "What's an Elvis? Must be a new ten-gallon hat. I wanna slap an Elvis on my head!" This is a reference to the singer Elvis Presley.                                                                            
  • If scanned, a soldier may think "I have a rifle, her name is Sue." This is a reference to the film Full Metal Jacket, particularly how the recruit soldiers are required to name their rifles.                                                                            
  • If scanned, a scientist may think "I was just following standard insertion procedures. Insert tab A into slot B. What could go wrong?" This is a reference to the video game Half-Life, in which the player is required to carefully insert a specimen into a powerful machine.                                                                            
  • If scanned, General Armquist may think "Now I have a solution to this communist problem. Nuke 'em from orbit. It's the only way to be sure." This is a reference to an iconic quote from the film Aliens: "I say we take off and nuke the entire site from orbit. It's the only way to be sure."                                                                            
  • If scanned, General Armquist may think "I have in my pocket a list of two-hundred, seventeen known communist sympathisers. And I am going to do somethin' about it." This is a possible reference to the book The Shining by Stephen King, in which there is a haunted hotel room called Room 217.                                                                            
  • If scanned, General Armquist may think "Why does the name MacArthur keep poppin' into my head? Hey, keep it together, soldier, stop daydreamin' like some rookie." This is a reference to General Douglas MacArthur, whom Armquist is partly based on.                                                                            
  • If scanned, General Armquist may think "You know what I need? I need a corncob pipe, that's what I need. Oh, man, that would be sweet. Especially if it blows bubbles. That sure would make bubbles happy." This is a reference to General Douglas MacArthur, who was known to smoke a signature corncob pipe.                                                                            
  • When alerted to Crypto's presence, a police officer may say "Who loves ya, spaceman?" This is a reference to a popular phrase spoken by the fictional character Theo Kojak from the television show Kojak: "Who loves ya, baby?"                                                                            
  • When alerted to Crypto's presence, a farmer may say "Looks like I picked the wrong day to quit my anti-psychotics." This is a reference to the famous quote from the film Aeroplane!: "Looks like I picked the wrong week to quit smoking"/"Looks like I picked the wrong week to quit drinking"/"Looks like I picked the wrong week to quit amphetamines"/"Looks like I picked the wrong week to quit sniffin' glue."                                                                            
  • If scanned, a Rockwell citizen may think "Mister Ed versus Francis the talkin' mule? Now that's a debate I'd like to see. I'd put a carrot on Mister Ed myself." This is a reference to the television show Mister Ed and the film Francis, each featuring a talking horse and mule, respectively.                                                                            
  • During the mission 'Destination Earth!', when Martha Turnipseed first emerges from the house, she says "Harold, come on back, you gotta see this! They got a talkin' horse on the T.V.!" This is a reference to the television show Mister Ed, which stars a horse that could speak.                                                                            
  • The mysterious host that appears at the very beginning and very end of the game is a parody of the famous psychic Jeron Konig, more commonly known as The Amazing Criswell. Not coincidentally, Konig was also used in some of the game's test animatics in place of the animated host, and even appeared in the 1950s b-movie Plan 9 From Outer Space as the narrator.                                                                            
  • If scanned, a Rockwell citizen may think "Oh, there it is again, that not-so-fresh feelin'." This is a reference to the popular Massengill commercial for douching, which featured a young girl asking her mother if she ever felt "not-so-fresh".                                                                            
  • During the mission 'Teenage Zombies From Outer Space', at the beginning, Crypto says "Sounded like secret agent man was taking orders from the one in goggles." This is a reference to the song Secret Agent Man by Johnny Rivers.                                                                            
  • When the alert level is high enough, the military radio will bark "Come on, you glory hounds! You wanna live forever?" This is a reference to Daniel Daly, a veteran who allegedly yelled the now-famous war cry "Come on, you sons of bitches, do you want to live forever?" during a battle in World War I.                                                                            
  • During the mission 'Furon Down', the password for the ferry is "Marilyn". This is a reference to Marilyn Monroe, an infamous sex symbol of the 1950s. Additionally, the island in which the ferry takes you to is aptly named Monroe Island.                                                                            
  • During the mission 'Teenage Zombies From Outer Space', in the cutscene at the beginning, two Rockwell citizens are complaining about a lack of opportunity in their lives. Eventually, one of them screams "It's tearing me apart!" This is a reference to a popular quote from the film Rebel Without A Cause: "You're tearing me apart!"                                                                            
  • If scanned, a rural female/cowboy may think "Every time I go in that barn, all I can think about is Jane Russell in the hay. Va-voom." This is a reference to the film The Outlaw, in which there is a scene of actress Jane Russell laying in a pile of hay.                                                                            
  • If scanned, Martha Turnipseed may think "Didn't Judy know that Minnelli guy's gay? I think she's livin' somewhere over the rainbow." This is a reference to Judy Garland and her gay icon daughter Liza Minnelli. The end of the thought is a nod to the famous song Over The Rainbow sang by Judy Garland in the film The Wizard Of Oz.                                                                            
  • When alerted to Crypto's presence, a Capitol City male may cry "Them!" This is a reference to the film Them!                                                                            
  • In the game's intro logos, the Pandemic logo is presented in an old-fashioned spool of film as "Filmed in Pandemicolour". This is a reference to Technicolour, a multinational corporation that started out as a studio that colourised movies.                                                                            
  • During the mission 'Armquist vs The Furons', after Crypto has revealed his true form at the meeting, he starts shooting at soldiers with his Disintegrator Ray while saying "You dirty rats... you're the rats who killed my br-" before he trials off. This is a reference to the famous misquote "You dirty rat, you killed my brother!" apparently said by actor James Cagney in the film Taxi! It has emerged in later years that the actor uttered no such phrase.                                                                            
  • During the mission 'Attack Of The 50 ft President', when fighting Silhouette, she may cry "I'll get you, my pretty!" This is a reference to the iconic quote from the film The Wizard Of Oz, when the villainous witch shrieks "I'll get you, my pretty. And your little dog, too!"                                                                            
  • If scanned, an urban male may think "Out of all the streets in all the cities, I had to walk into this one." This is a reference to a popular quote from the film Casablanca: "Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world... she walks into mine."                                                                            
  • When alerted to Crypto's presence, a farmer/soldier may yell "Say goodnight, John-boy!" This is a reference to a popular phrase from the television show The Waltons, iconic for featuring a family that would wish each other goodnight from their respective bedrooms.                                                                            
  • If scanned, a suburban male may think "Some pig... on a spider's web? What in the world does that mean?" This is a reference to the film Charlotte's Web. The main character in the film was a pig, who talks to a spider to hatch a plan that will prevent him from being eaten by his owners.                                                                            
  • If scanned, a suburban male may think "It's like we travelled to a future where T.V was in colour, and they made a programme about our happy days in Santa Modesta." This is a reference to the television show Happy Days.                                                                            
  • During the mission 'Mr Crypto Goes To Capitol City', when attempting access to the Octagon, if he uses the ferry password "Marilyn" the soldier scoffs "'Marilyn', now that's a new one, move along, pal. Now, if you'd'a said 'Jane Russell in the hay', va-voom." This is a reference to the film The Outlaw, which featured actress Jane Russell laying in a pile of hay.                                                                            
  • If lifted by psychokinesis, a Rockwell citizen may scream "It's the Rapture! That crazy-ass pastor was right!" This is a reference to the film The War Of The Worlds, which featured a pastor who would warn of a coming rapture, which then turned out to be an alien invasion.                                                                            
  • During the side mission 'The Great Cow Race', Pox explains that Crypto's objective is to test the speed of his jetpack against a herd of cows. In retort, Crypto says "This is, without a doubt, the stupidest task you've ever given me." This is a reference to a popular quote from the film Pirates Of The Caribbean The Curse Of The Black Pearl: "You are, without doubt, the worst pirate I've ever heard of."                                                                            
  • During the side-mission 'The Great Cow Race', after having his objective explained to him, Crypto playfully threatens Pox by saying "One of these days, Pox, one of these days, pow, right in the oral interface." This is a reference to the fictional character Ralph Kramden from the television show The Honeymooners, who would utter similar lines whenever his wife nags him.                                                                            
  • If lifted by psychokinesis, a Union Town/Area 42 worker may say "Why, you little... put me down!" This is a reference to the Homer Simpson quote "Why, you little!" from the television show The Simpsons.                                                                            
  • In the archives section of the Mothership, there is a category entitled 'Furonigami - Some Assembly Required'. The word "Furonigami" is a play on the word "origami", a Japanese art-style of crafting shapes and objects from folded paper. It is most likely a nod toward the content of this archive category, as all of it consists of concept art created on, unsurprisingly, paper.                                                                            
  • When alerted to Crypto's presence, a Majetic agent may say "Hey, I saw your pal laid down on a slab in Roswell, he didn't look so good!" This is a reference to the alleged U.F.O incident in Roswell, New Mexico.                                                                            
  • During the 'Developer Darwinism: Making Of The Game' documentary accessible in the 'Furon Propaganda' segment of the archives, an earlier build shows some of the minor changes that the game underwent in its development lifespan. One of these changes had the mission 'Destination Earth!' start with a woman being levitated by psychokinesis while on her bicycle. She is lifted up in front of the Blue Moon Theatre ad, recreating the iconic moon scene from the film E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial.                                                                            
  • During the 'Goofy Screenshots And V.O' video in the archives section of the Mothership, a voice actor quips "Cha-cha-cha, got a million of 'em." This is a reference to a famous catchphrase often uttered by comedian Jimmy Durante upon telling a joke.                                                                            
  • During the 'Goofy Screenshots And V.O' video in the archives section of the Mothership, a voice actor utters "Damn it, man!" in a voice that sounds very similar to that of the fictional character Stewie Griffin from the television show Family Guy.                                                                            
  • During the 'Goofy Screenshots And V.O' video in the archives section of the Mothership, a voice actor blurts out "Livin' together, mass hysteria!" This is a reference to an iconic quote from the film Ghostbusters: "Human sacrifice, dogs and cats living together, mass hysteria!"                                                                            
  • During the 'Goofy Screenshots And V.O' video in the archives section of the Mothership, a voice actor does an impression of Sylvester Stallone's voice and says "Hey, yo, Cuff and Link, how you doin'?" This is a reference to the film Rocky, in which the title character Rocky Balboa (played by Stallone) owns two pet tortoises named Cuff and Link.                                                                            
  • During the 'Goofy Screenshots And V.O' video in the archives section of the Mothership, a voice actor is prepping for his line, and upon doing so, remarks that "Michael Stivic makes an appearance, wow. Nice." This is a reference to the fictional character Michael Stivic from the television show All In The Family.                                                                            
  • During the 'Goofy Screenshots And V.O' video in the archives section of the Mothership, upon being asked if he is ready by another voice artist, one actor quips "He's launchin' the Brown October!" This is a reference to the titular submarine in the book/film The Hunt For The Red October.                                                                            
  • During the 'Goofy Screenshots And V.O' video in the archives section of the Mothership, a voice actor says "Is there anything dock workers can't do?" in a voice that appears to be somewhat reminiscent of the character Homer Simpson from the television show The Simpsons.                                                                            
  • During the 'Goofy Screenshots And V.O' video in the archives section of the Mothership, a voice actor says "Hm... mustn't forget to change the barge across the island. That ship's secrets are going to make my career." The voice he delivers this line appears to be based on the voice of the fictional character Marvin the Martian from the television show Looney Tunes.                                                                             
  • During the mission 'Citizen Crypto', right before the "mayor" addresses the townees, everyone in the crowd is having separate discussions, where the last word of every conversation is the first word of the next one, in a humorous way. This is very similar to a scene from the film Austin Powers International Man Of Mystery.                                                                            
  • If scanned, a Union Town worker may think "I hear Hoffa is buried under these docks somewheres. Oh, wait, he's not dead yet. Uh, I don't know nothin' about that." This is a reference to American labour leader Jimmy Hoffa, whose body was never discovered after his disappearance.                                                                            
  • If scanned, a Union Town worker may think "My mind says Clift, but my body says Brando. Monty just ain't no rebel without a cause drivin' a streetcar named desire on the waterfront." This is a reference to the films Rebel Without A Cause, A Streetcar Named Desire and The Waterfront.                                                                            
  • If scanned, a Union Town worker may think "Eat your heart out, Brando. I'm on the waterfront, too, ya schmuck." This is a reference to the film The Waterfront, starring Marlon Brando.                                                                            
  • If scanned, a farmer may think "Aliens in the cornfield? I knew I shoulda built that baseball diamond." This is a reference to the film Field Of Dreams.                                                                            
  • If scanned, a farmer may think "What's an Elvis? Uh, must be some new breed of cow. Jersey, Hereford, yeah, the Elvis." This is a reference to the singer Elvis Presley.                                                                            
  • If scanned, Martha Turnipseed may think "Goodnight, John-boy! Oh, wait... it's still daytime." This is a reference to the television show The Waltons, iconic for featuring a family that would wish each other goodnight from their respective bedrooms.                                                                            
  • If scanned, Martha Turnipseed may think "If it bleeds, I can cook it." This is a reference to a popular quote from the film Predator: "If it bleeds, we can kill it."                                                                            
  • If scanned, Martha Turnipseed may think "Oo, that Eliot Ness, oo, I'd get touchable for him. Heavens to Betsy, did I just think that?" This is a reference to the television show The Untouchables.                                                                            
  • If scanned, Martha Turnipseed may think "That talkin' horse is the darndest thing. Wonder why our Bessie never talks? Maybe it's only horses that talks and not cows." This is a reference to the television show Mister Ed, which featured a talking horse.                                                                            
  • If scanned, Martha Turnipseed may think "Virginia Woolf was right, no one is afraid of her." This is a reference to the film Me! I'm Afraid Of Virginia Woolf.                                                                            
  • If scanned, Martha Turnipseed may think "What's an Elvis? Must be some new type of pie. Mmm, Elvis pie." This is a reference to the singer Elvis Presley.                                                                            
  • If scanned, a rural crazy may think "Damn you, Crawford, you're not my mummy dearest. Why didn't you love me like the aliens do, mummy?" This is a reference to the plot of the film Mummie Dearest, which is a biographical story revolving around the scandal of how Christina Crawford was abused by her Hollywood-famous mother.                                                                            
  • If scanned, a rural crazy may think "Redrum, redrum..." This is a reference to the ominous reversed word from the book/film The Shining.                                                                            
  • If scanned, a rural crazy may think "Reality bites. What a concept." This is a reference to the film Reality Bites.                                                                            
  • If scanned, a paranoid suburban female may think "Not one of us! Not one of us!" This is a reference to the song Not One Of Us from the film The Lion King II Simba's Pride.                                                                            
  • If scanned, a cowboy may think "I gotta find me a policeman... then a construction worker, and then maybe an Indian. I'd make me a barber shop quartet like no other." This is a reference to the disco group The Village People, in which the members wore iconic fashion such as an Indian costume, policeman costume and so on.                                                                            
  • If scanned, a cowboy may think "I hope Lennie knows what he's a-doin' with that mouse and those men." This is a reference to the character Lennie Small from the book/film Of Mice And Men.                                                                            
  • If scanned, a cowboy may think "What's an Elvis? Must be a new type of ten-gallon hat. I wanna slap an Elvis on my head." This is a reference to the singer Elvis Presley.                                                                            
  • If scanned, a cowboy may think "Man, that talkin' horse on T.V's a hoot. Wonder how they get him to talk? Magic oats, or somethin'." This is a reference to the television show Mister Ed, which featured a talking horse.                                                                            
  • If scanned, a cowboy may think "I guess there's nothin' wrong with animals peaceably organisin'. After all, it is an animal farm." This is a reference to the book Animal Farm by George Orwell.                                                                            
  • If scanned, Commander Hicks may think "Gotta find my corner of the sky..." This is a reference to the play Pippin, which features the song Corner Of The Sky.                                                                            
  • If scanned, an urban crazy may think "That's nine hundred and fifty-three days without a bath. It's a new record! Call Guinness! Mm, Guinness..." This is a reference to the yearly Guinness World Records book.                                                                            
  • If scanned, an urban female may think "Eat your heart out, Hepburn. I can have breakfast at a jewellery store with my man any day of the week." This is a reference to the film Breakfast At Tiffany's, starring Audrey Hepburn.                                                                            
  • Upon leading Miss Rockwell the saucer, she remarks before the cutscene that "This is just like my dream. Can't wait to tell Doctor Freeman about this." This is a reference to the video game Half-Life, specifically the protagonist Doctor Gordon Freeman.                                                                            
  • During the mission 'Furon Down!', the ferry driver will have a discussion with two workers attempting passage. The workers forget the password, and after arguing about if whether or not the password was Veronica Lake or Lana Turner, one points out that he's seen "every Lana Turner picture ever made", and that "she's twice the actress that Veronica Lake is". The other agrees, and remarks "You ain't kiddin'... in the hay? Va-voom." This is a reference to the film The Outlaw, which starred Jane Russell, not Lana Turner. Later, when Crypto attempts passage on the ferry, if he chooses to select the password option 'Jane Russell', (as opposed to Marilyn - the correct one) he asks "Have you seen Jane Russell? In the hay? Va-voom." This is also an obvious reference.                                                                            
  • A lot of thoughts scaned mention "Ike" - Dwight Eisenhower's nickname, especially when comparing him to President Huffman. It is likely a reference to the fact that at the time the game is set, Eisenhower would have been president in real-life.                                                                            
  • The trophy 'Ride The Lightning' on the PlayStation 4 re-release is a reference to the song Ride The Lightning of the same name by Metallica.                                                                            
  • The trophy 'Now You Learn To Love The Bomb' on the PlayStation 4 re-release is a reference to the film Dr. Strangelove Or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Bomb.                                                                            
  • During the mission 'The Lone Gunman', while Crypto is stalking the presidential convoy, Pox remarks that the interior of the cars have a pricey "Soylent Green leather interior". This is a reference to the film Soylent Green, in which humans are ground up into meat which is then sold as fast food.                                                                            
  • During the mission 'Armquist vs The Furons', before the boss battle begins, Crypto taunts his opponent by chiming "Let's get funky!" This is a possible reference to the song Let's Get Funky of the same name by Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers.                                                                            
  • The game's credits appear to share the same structure/style of the credits from the film Plan 9 From Outer Space.                                                                            
  • The fact that Furons are intolerable to water (and thus have insufficient equipment to protect themselves from large amounts of it) is similar to the aliens in the film Signs.                                                                            
  • The disc of the 2020 remake (as well as in the title card of the remade version of the 'Citizen Crypto' mission) features Crypto pointing menacingly with his mouth hanging open. This is a reference to the ending of the film Invasion Of The Body Snatchers.                                                                            
  • In the 2020 remake, a police officer will yell "Ice, ice, baby!" when lit on fire. This is a reference to the song Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice.                                                                            

References for Destroy All Humans! 2 (2006) Edit

  • Carl Armstrong and Biff Aldrin are parodies of the real-life astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin. Additionally, their lunar spaceflight "Apollo 21" is a parody of the real Apollo 11 that became the first manned spaceflight to land on the moon.
  • When alerted to Crypto's presence, an Albion hippie may yell "Silurians! Someone ring the Doctor!" This is a reference to the television show Doctor Who, which occasionally featured an alien race known as Silurians.
  • Bay City is a parody of San Francisco, California.
  • Albion is a parody of London, England.
  • Takoshima is a parody of Tokyo, Japan.
  • When alerted to Crypto's presence, an Albion hippie may yell "Where the hell's the bleedin' T.A.R.D.I.S?" This is a reference to the television show Doctor Who, which featured a time-travelling phone box named the Time And Relative Dimension In Space.
  • The mission 'Furon Loathing In Bay City' is a reference to the film Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas.
  • The mission 'Where Have All The Flower Children Gone?' is a reference to the song Where Have All The Flowers Gone? by Peter, Paul and Mary.
  • The mission 'They Shoot Hippies, Don't They?' is a reference to the film They Shoot Horses, Don't They?
  • The mission 'The Alien Who Probed Me' is a reference to the film The Spy Who Loved Me.
  • The mission 'The Guns Of Alcatraz' is a reference to the film The Guns Of Navarone.
  • The mission 'No Pox, Please - We're British' is a reference to the farce, play and film No Sex Please, We're British.
  • The mission 'La Femme Natalya' is a reference to the film La Femme Nikita.
  • The mission 'From Russia With Guns' is a reference to the film From Russia With Love.
  • The mission 'The Majestic File' is a reference to the film The Ipcress File.
  • The mission 'On Natalya's Secret Service' is a reference to the film On Her Majesty's Secret Service.
  • The mission 'Takoshima Story' is a reference to the film Tokyo Story.
  • The mission 'Revenge Of The Ninja' is a reference to the film Revenge Of The Ninja of the same name.
  • The mission 'Dr. Go!' is a reference to the film Dr. No.
  • The mission 'Our Man Crypto' is a reference to the film Our Man Flint.
  • The mission 'You Only Live 137 Times' is a reference to the film You Only Live Twice.
  • The mission 'Back In The U.S.S.R' is a reference to the song Back In The U.S.S.R of the same name by The Beatles.
  • The mission 'The Siberian Job' is a reference to the film The Italian Job.
  • The mission 'The Comrade Who Came In From The Cold' is a reference to the film The Spy Who Came In From The Cold.
  • The mission 'A Hard Day's Fight' is a reference to the film A Hard Day's Night.
  • The mission 'The Good, The Bad And The Furon' is a reference to the film The Good, The Bad And The Ugly.
  • The mission '1969: A Space Odyssey' is a reference to the film 2001: A Space Odyssey.
  • The mission 'Space: 1969' is a reference to the television show Space: 1999.
  • The mission 'Destination Moon' is a reference to the film Destination Moon of the same name.
  • The mission 'Dark Side Of The Moon' is a reference to the album The Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd.
  • When alerted to Crypto's presence, a Bay City hippie may say "Beam me up, Scotty!" This is a reference to a famous quote from the television show Star Trek.
  • When alerted to Crypto's presence, a Takoshima rural male may cry "Mighty morphin' power aliens!" This is a reference to the television show Mighty Morphin Power Rangers.
  • Majestic Command Sixteenth Sector (M16) is a parody of the British intelligence agency: the Secret Intelligence Service, more commonly known as MI6.
  • When alerted to Crypto's presence, a Bay City hippie may shout "Open the pod bay doors, H.A.L!" This is a reference to an iconic quote from the film 2001: A Space Odyssey.
  • If lifted by psychokinesis, an Albion urban male may yell “Use the force!” This is a reference to an infamous repeated phrase from the Star Wars films. 
  • During the mission 'Doctor Go!', when Crypto encounters Doctor Go upon rescuing him, he starts to say "My name is Luke uh..." and trails off. This is a reference to a quote from the film Star Wars Episode IV A New Hope when the character Luke Skywalker rescues Princess Leia and blurts "I'm Luke Skywalker, I'm here to rescue you."
  • During the mission 'Revenge Of The Ninja', when the white ninjas prepare to fight the black ninjas, the white ninja leader cries "They may take our land, but they will never take our Furon!" This is a reference to a famous quote from the film Braveheart: "Would you be willing... to trade all the days, from this day to that... for one chance, just one chance, to come back here, and tell our enemies... that they may take our lives... but they'll never take our freedom?"
  • During the mission 'Where Have All The Flower Children Gone?', when Coyote Bongwater finishes his meditation session in his apartment with some other hippies, he tells them "Remember, wherever you go, I'll be there. The shine in your Japan, the sparkle in your China." One of the hippies then says "Bodhisattva, Bodhisattva." This is a reference to the lyrics to the song Bodhisattva by Steely Dan.
  • If scanned, an East Yakuza gangster may think "Well, hello, kitty!" This is a reference to the fictional character brand Hello Kitty.
  • The odd jobs 'The Executive' and 'The Executive - Part 2' concern a Takoshima businessman who is afraid to lose his Toymoto car. Toymoto is a parody of the Japanese car company Toyota.
  • If scanned, an East Yakuza gangster may think "Rising up, back on the street. Did my time, took my chances." This is a reference to the lyrics to the song Eye Of The Tiger by Survivor.
  • If prank-calling Takoshima Defence, Crypto may ask the call receiver "Do you like scary movies?" This is a reference to an iconic quote from the film Scream.
  • The Cult Of Arkvoodle mission 'Like A Drowned Mole?' is a reference to the phrase "like a drowned rat."
  • The odd-job 'Rudolph The Red-Nosed Cop' is a reference to the fabled character Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer.
  • If scanned, a Takoshima schoolgirl may think "If one more stupid G.I come up to me and say 'five dollah, five dollah, me love you long time', I gonna kick him in the nads!" This is a reference to a scene from the film Full Metal Jacket, where American soldiers in Vietnam negotiate five dollar sex from a prostitute.
  • The cars that the secret agents drive all have the license plate '006'. This is a reference to the fictional character James Bond, also referred to as Agent 007.
  • During the mission 'The Majestic File', during Crypto's interrogation, Reginald Ponsonby-Smythe threatens him with the Ludovico treatment of "endless hours of Ludwig Van" with his "eyelids peeled back". This is a reference to a famous scene from the film A Clockwork Orange. In retort, Crypto says "Ludovico treatment, huh? Maybe you didn't notice, you dumb plagiarist, but I don't have eyelids. Hey, Ponsy! Burgess and Kubrick are on the phone! They want their plot device back." This is also a nod to Anthony Burgess, who penned the book of A Clockwork Orange and Stanley Kubrick, the film's director.
  • The Red Tower in Takoshima is a parody of the Tokyo Tower in Tokyo, Japan.
  • When alerted to Crypto's presence, a Bay City hippie may remark "I loved you in 2001!" This is a reference to the film 2001: A Space Odyssey.
  • During the opening scene of the game after the Mothership is destroyed by the K.G.B, Crypto is threatened by a Russian agent. Crypto asks him "You expect me to beg, human?" to which the agent replies "No, little Furon... I expect you to die." This is a reference to a famous scene from the film Goldfinger when the character James Bond is about to be killed by his nemesis Auric Goldfinger. Bond asks "Do you expect me to talk?" to which Goldfinger responds "No, Mister Bond, I expect you to die."
  • The game's tagline is 'Make War, Not Love!' This is a parody of the famous slogan "Make love, not war!" popularised by protesting hippies in the 1960s.
  • When alerted to Crypto's presence, an Albion police officer may shout "Come back here, mysterian!" This is a reference to the film The Mysterians.
  • When alerted to Crypto's presence, a cosmonaut may yell "In space, no one can be hearing you screaming!" This is a reference to the iconic tagline 'In space no one can hear you scream' from the film Alien.
  • During the mission ‘Space: 1969’, Pox orders Crypto not to cross the solar beams as it would increase the intensity of the radar emissions, which would be “bad”. Crypto then says “I’m a little fuzzy on the whole good-bad thing.” Pox explains “Try to imagine all life as you know it stopping instantaneously, and every molecule in your body exploding at the speed of light. Total protonic reversal.” Crypto responds by saying “Right, that’s bad, got it.” This is a reference to a scene from the film Ghostbusters, which features identical lines of dialogue. 
  • During the mission 'Dr. Go!', after Crypto rescues Doctor Go from the Russian compound, he is surrounded by K.G.B agents. Before fighting them, he utters the line "yippee-ki-yay, Mother Russia." This is a reference to the famous quote from the film Die Hard: "Yippee-ki-yay, motherfucker."
  • During the mission 'Furon Loathing In Bay City', when Crypto and Pox are discussing datacores, Crypto can choose to ask what a datacore is. Pox replies by saying "You never studied, did you?" This is a reference to a quote from the film Ghostbusters: "You never studied."
  • During the mission ‘Kojira Kaiju Battle’, when Crypto is battling Godzilla, he says “Old Kojira was hoppin’ around Takoshima City like a big playground… gets stuck in my head every time.” This is a reference to the lyrics to the song The Ultimate Showdown Of Ultimate Destiny by Lemon Demon.  
  • If scanned, Reginald Ponsonby-Smythe may think “And now for something completely different.” This is a reference to the film And Now For Something Completely Different of the same name.
  • If scanned, a white ninja may think “I am not teenaged, nor a mutant, nor turtle. Liked the comic, though.” This is a reference to the comic book series Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.   
  • When alerted to Crypto’s presence, a secret agent may say “Mortimer... Quincy Mortimer. Oh, I don't know, it just doesn't have the same ring.” This is a reference to the fictional character James Bond, who would famously introduce himself as "Bond... James Bond."
  • If scanned, a Bay City urban female may think “Burn my bra? And get all saggy? Please.” This is a reference to the 1969 Miss America march in which feminists would burn their bras as an act of protest.
  • If lifted by psychokinesis, a Takoshima urban male and Bay City hippie may say “Excuse me, may I kiss the sky?” This is a reference to the lyrics to the song Purple Haze by Jimi Hendrix.
  • If scanned, a Takoshima urban female may think “Domo Arigato, Mr. Roboto… for nothing. Ha!” This is a reference to the lyrics to the song Mr. Roboto by Styx.  
  • When under the hypnosis of free love, an Albion urban male may say “Can you direct me to the Ministry of Silly Walks, please?” This is a reference to the television show Monty Python’s Flying Circus, specifically the Ministry of Silly Walks sketch.  
  • If scanned, a cosmonaut may think “I am scientist and I’m okay, I am working all night and sleeping all day.” This is a reference to the Lumberjack Song lyrics from the film And Now For Something Completely Different.  
  • If scanned, an East Yakuza gangster may think “Mamase, mamasa, ma-Yakuza.” This is a reference to the lyrics to the song Soul Makossa by Manu Dibango.  
  • If scanned, a cosmonaut may think “Ha, Americans are being so stupid to be getting mired in Vietnam. Thank goodness Soviet Union would never be being so foolish. Am wondering what Afghanistan is being like this time of year?” This is a reference to the Soviet-Afghan war, which ended similarly to the Vietnam War with Russian forces withdrawing from Afghanistan.  
  • When alerted to Crypto’s presence, a black ninja may shout “Ultimate showdown of ultimate destiny!” This is a reference to the song The Ultimate Showdown Of Ultimate Destiny of the same name by Lemon Demon.  
  • When alerted to Crypto’s presence, a black ninja may yell “For great justice!” This is a reference to a quote from the video game Zero Wing.  
  • If scanned, an Albion hippie may think “Me mind says John, me heart says Paul... me soul says George… so why do I always end up going home with Ringo?” This is a reference to the band members of The Beatles: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr.  
  • If scanned, a secret agent may think “Is the world ready for a gay super spy? I didn’t think so. Back in the closet, double-oh-poofter!” This is a reference to the fictional character James Bond, also known as Agent 007.  
  • Agent Oranchov’s name is a reference to the Agent Orange chemical agent that was used by the United States military during the Vietnam War.  
  • During the mission 'Dark Side Of The Moon', upon meeting with Natalya, Crypto can choose to hit on her. If he does, he will say “Hey, Nat, if I said you had a great body, would you hold it against me?” This is a reference to the song If I Said You Had A Beautiful Body Would You Hold It Against Me? by The Bellamy Brothers. Crypto also attempts to use this line before Natalya cuts him off in the mission 'The Siberian Job'.  
  • During the Cult of Arkvoodle mission 'Who Is Arkvoodle?', Pox realises that Crypto resembles an ancient prophecy. He then asks: “Crypto, what if it’s true? What if you’re… the one?” to which Crypto replies “Hm, I did take a red pill this morning.” This is a reference to the plot of the film The Matrix. In the film, the character Thomas Anderson is offered the chance to follow the path to becoming "the one". He must eat a blue pill if he decides against it, but eat a red one if he chooses to follow his destiny.  
  • During the mission ‘A Hard Day’s Fight’, after Crypto asks Pox if the Blisk are forgiving of the war the Furons waged on them, Pox replies “After what we did to them? Not bloody likely.” This is a reference to a line from the the play Pygmalion.  
  • During the mission ‘Space: 1969’, when Crypto is insulting Premier Milenkov, he yells “I’m the king of the world! The master of disaster! The baddest dude in the whole damn town! King Kong ain’t got nothin’ on me!” The ‘king of the world’ line references the film Titanic ("I'm the king of the world!"), the ‘master of disaster’ line references the film Rocky (Boxer Apollo Creed's nickname), and the ‘baddest dude in the whole damn town’ line references the lyrics to the song Bad, Bad, Leroy Brown by Jim Croce. Finally, the ‘King Kong ain’t got nothin’ on me’ line is a reference to a famous quote from the film Training Day: "King Kong ain't got shit on me!"      
  • During the mission 'La Femme Natalya', while talking with Natalya, Crypto says “So you’re a secret agent, huh? Well, I got a package that needs delivering. For your eyes only. Dig?” This is a reference to the film For Your Eyes Only of the same name.      
  • Like all other Furon names, Gastro is named after an Earth disease, in his case a gastrointestinal disease.      
  • Admiral Cyclosporiasis, like all Furons, is named after a real Earth disease. In his case he is named after an intestinal disease which is caused by a stomach parasite.      
  • In the archives section of the game, within the gallery, the video for Natalya Ivanova's concept art can be viewed. The title of the video is 'Desperately Seeking Natalya'. This is a reference to the film Desperately Seeking Susan.      
  • In the archives section of the game, within the gallery, there is a video for the concept art of vehicles and enemy weaponry titled 'Popular Mechanics'. This is a reference to the magazine Popular Mechanics of the same name. The magazine similarly deals with motorised vehicles and such.      
  • Within the game's guide, the Meteor Strike is described as "Meteor Strike - when you have to absolutely, positively take out every last stinky monkey!" This is a reference to a famous quote from the film Jackie Brown: "AK-47, the very best there is. When you absolutely, positively got to kill every motherfucker in the room, accept no substitutes."      
  • If lifted by psychokinesis, a cosmonaut may sing the tune to The Blue Danube by Johann Strauss II. This piece was heard frequently throughout the film 2001: A Space Odyssey, particularly when satellites and stations were seen floating idly through the vastness of space.      
  • During the mission 'The Majestic File', while Crypto is being interrogated by M16, Reginald Ponsonby-Smythe asks him to tell him all the good things he remembers about his mother. This is a reference to a quote from a scene in the film Blade Runner. When the replicant at the start of the film is being questioned by the Tyrell Corporation, he is prompted: "Describe, in single words, only the good things that come into your mind... about your mother."      
  • If lifted by psychokinesis, an Albion hippie may ask "How'd you know my name was Lucy?" This is a reference to the song Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds by The Beatles.      
  • If scanned, a Bay City hippie may think "'The Adventures Of Luke Starkiller'? Yeah, right, you keep dreaming, Georgie!" This is a reference to George Lucas and his Star Wars films. His iconic character Luke Skywalker was originally named Luke Starkiller. 'The Adventures Of Luke Starkiller' was also the original draft name for Star Wars Episode IV A New Hope.      
  • If lifted by psychokinesis, an Albion urban male may say "Double-plus ungood!" This is a reference to the 'newspeak' language in the book 1984 by George Orwell. In the book, newspeak is a restricted language where a lack of grammar and vocabulary is meant to limit free thought.      
  • During the mission 'Dr. Go!', when Crypto is trying to speak with Professor Yuki, he can choose to hit on her and ask "I got five dollar, you love me long time?" if not in a white ninja disguise. This is a reference to a scene from the film Full Metal Jacket, where American soldiers in Vietnam negotiate five dollar sex from a prostitute      
  • When alerted to Crypto's presence, a Bay City hippie may say "What's the buzz? Tell me, what's a-happening?" This is a reference to the lyrics to the song What's The Buzz/Strange Thing Mystifying from the rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar. Also, during the mission 'From Russia With Guns', Crypto greets Natalya by saying "So what's the buzz, baby? Tell me what's a-happenin'?" During a Cult Of Arkvoodle mission in Albion, a hippie cult leader also greets Crypto by saying "What's the buzz?"      
  • When alerted to Crypto's presence, a Bay City urban male may say "They're here!" This is a reference a famous quote from a scene from the film Poltergeist: when the character Carol Anne Freeling famously chimes to her family that the ghosts have arrived.      
  • During the odd-job 'I Left My Parts In San Fran... Err, Bay City', Crypto greets Pox by saying "What's up, Pox?" This is a reference to the fictional character Bugs Bunny, whose catchphrase was "What's up, doc?"      
  • When alerted to Crypto's presence, a Bay City hippie may shout "Trekkies!" This is a reference to the television show Star Trek. A 'trekkie' is an adopted name for a Star Trek fanatic.      
  • The odd-job 'I Left My Parts In San Fran... Err, Bay City' is a reference to the song I Left My Heart In San Francisco by Tony Bennett.      
  • After being released from a body-snatch, a Bay City hippie may say "My God, it was full of stars." This is a reference to the famous quote from the film 2001: A Space Odyssey.      
  • The ability to body-snatch is a reference to the plot of the film Invasion Of The Body Snatchers.      
  • During the mission 'The Majestic File', if Crypto chooses to 'do Richard Dreyfuss' when interrogated by Ponsonby-Smythe, he screams "What the hell is goin' on around here? Who the hell are you people?" This is a reference to Richard Dreyfuss's paranoid character Roy Neary from the film Close Encounters Of The Third Kind, who believes he has had an encounter with extra-terrestrial life. In a scene where he is being interrogated, he cries these exact words.      
  • During the mission 'The Majestic File', when Crypto realises he is in an interrogation room he yells "Damn dirty apes!" This is a reference to the famous quote from the film Planet Of The Apes: "Take your stinking paws off me, you damn dirty ape!"      
  • During the mission 'On Natalya's Secret Service', when talking with Natalya at the start, Crypto assures her he can handle taking out the Soviet Embassy security cameras by saying "Crypto smash, you know what I'm sayin'?" This is a reference to the catchphrase of the fictional superhero Hulk: "Hulk smash!"      
  • Ginsberg Heights in Bay City is a possible reference to the poet Allen Ginsberg.      
  • If scanned, the Freak may think "Go ahead and laugh, squares, in ten years I'm gonna start a computer company in San Jose and own your asses." This is a reference to Corvus Systems, founded in 1979 in San Jose, California. The Freak may also think "If anyone finds out I majored in economics, I'll never live it down..." This information implies his true identity is actually Mark Hahn, co-founder of Corvus Systems.      
  • During the mission 'They Shoot Hippies, Don't They?', the Freak informs Crypto that Coyote Bongwater has recently got his hands on several blimps, to which Crypto responds "Blimps? What's he gonna do, start a tyre company?" This is a reference to Goodyear Tyre And Rubber Company, which was iconic for advertising its products with the use of blimps.      
  • At some point, the Freak claims that he can pick up radio messages with his teeth. This is a reference to actress Lucille Ball who claimed that she could read morse code and hear music through her dental fillings.      
  • If scanned, the Freak may think "I am king of the lizards!" This is a reference to the poem In Celebration Of The Lizard by Jim Morrison.      
  • The Kojira monster in Takoshima is based on Godzilla, the Japanese myth. Also, its name is a nod to the Japanese translation for Godzilla: "Gojira".      
  • During the mission 'Furon Loathing In Bay City', Crypto tells Pox he wants to get into the saucer, to which Pox replies "Not so fast, my ultra-violent minion." This is a possible reference to the film A Clockwork Orange, in which the character Alex DeLarge uses the phrase "ultraviolence" frequently throughout the film.      
  • When alerted to Crypto's presence, a Bay City hippie may shout "The Russians have landed!" This is a reference to the famous Neil Armstrong quote he uttered when the Apollo 11 first landed upon the moon: "The eagle has landed".      
  • When under hypnosis and given the order to "follow", an Albion hippie may say "I obey! I obey!" This is a reference to a popular phrase shrieked by the Daleks from the television show Doctor Who.      
  • At some point, Crypto threatens Reginald Ponsonby-Smythe by quipping "Pow! To the moon!" This is a reference to the fictional character Ralph Kramden from the television show The Honeymooners, who would utter similar lines whenever his wife nags him.      
  • When alerted to Crypto's presence, a Bay City hippie may say "I loved you in The King And I!" This is a reference to the film The King And I, most likely directed toward the character King Mongkut, portrayed by Yul Brynner, an actor well-known for his completely bald head, much like Crypto's.      
  • Reginald Ponsonby-Smythe's attire, specifically his suit and umbrella, bears a close resemblance to the character John Steed from the television show The Avengers. Like Ponsonby-Smythe, the character is a spy.      
  • When under the hypnosis of free love, an Albion urban male may say "It's just a jump to the left!" This is a reference to the lyrics to the song The Time Warp from the film The Rocky Horror Picture Show.      
  • When alerted to Crypto's presence, a Bay City hippie may say "Brother from another planet!" This is a reference to the film The Brother From Another Planet of the same name.      
  • During the mission Space: 1969, Crypto says to Premier Milenkov "I fart bigger than you!" This is a reference to a popular quote from the film City Slickers.      
  • Doctor Go is named after the titular James Bond villain from the film Dr. No.      
  • If scanned, a Takoshima schoolgirl may think "The bride not so great, I think I could take her." This is a reference to the fictional character Beatrix Kiddo from the film Kill Bill Vol. 1, more commonly referred to as "The Bride".      
  • During the mission 'Revenge Of The Ninja', Crypto tries to persuade the white ninja cult to join the cult of Arkvoodle, and his dialogue is almost word-for-word with a scene from the film Monty Python's Life Of Brian, in which the character Brian persuades a crowd of people outside his bedroom window that they don't have to follow anyone.      
  • The tunnel network in Albion is a parody of the London Underground, hence its tube-shaped series of train passages.      
  • If lifted by psychokinesis, a Bay City hippie may say "Up, up and away." This is a reference to the catchphrase of the fictional character Superman.      
  • During the mission 'Furon Loathing In Bay City', when discussing the saucer, Crypto says "It needs to be here about every five thousand parsecs or so." The way Crypto refers to parsecs as a measurement of time and not distance is a possible reference to the film Star Wars Episode IV A New Hope, specifically how the character Han Solo brags that his ship "made the Kessel Run in less than twelve parsecs".      
  • The rock in Bay City is a parody of Alcatraz prison in San Francisco. It is aptly named as a reference to the film The Rock.      
  • If lifted by psychokinesis, a Bay City urban female may exclaim "Fly me to the moon!" This is a reference to the song Fly Me To The Moon of the same name by Frank Sinatra.      
  • If lifted by psychokinesis, a Bay City hippie may say "Major Tom to ground control!" This is a reference to the lyrics to the song Space Oddity by David Bowie.      
  • The odd-job 'Rage Of Aquarius' is a reference to the current/forthcoming astrological age, the "age of Aquarius".      
  • The trophy 'The Rage Of Aquarius' on the PlayStation 4 re-release is a reference to the current/forthcoming astrological age, the "age of Aquarius".      
  • The trophy 'Coming In From The Cold' on the PlayStation 4 re-release is a reference to the song Coming In From The Cold by Bob Marley.      
  • The trophy 'Bad Day On The Moon' on the PlayStation 4 re-release is a possible reference to the film Bad Day On The Block.      
  • The trophy 'We All Float Up Here' on the PlayStation 4 re-release is a reference to the book It by Stephen King. It is a phrase used throughout the story by the ghosts of dead children or, most famously, by the monster.      
  • The trophy 'Fish Gotta Swim, Beasts Gotta Eat' on the PlayStation 4 re-release is a reference to the lyrics to the song Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man by Billie Holiday.      
  • The trophy 'From Russia With Hate' on the PlayStation 4 re-release is a reference to the film From Russia With Love.      
  • The trophy 'Attack The Rock' on the PlayStation 4 re-release is a reference to the film Attack The Block.      
  • The trophy 'Ballroom Blisk' on the PlayStation 4 re-release is a reference to the song The Ballroom Blitz by Sweet.      
  • The trophy 'Destroy All Blisks, Too' on the PlayStation 4 re-release is a reference to the game's title, Destroy All Humans! 2.      
  • The trophy 'Mars Needs Information' on the PlayStation 4 re-release is a reference to the film Mars Needs Women.      
  • When alerted to Crypto's presence, an Albion hippie may yell "Major Tom to ground control!" This is a reference to the lyrics to the song Space Oddity by David Bowie.      
  • When alerted to Crypto's presence, an Albion urban male may cry "Space oddity!" This is a reference to the song Space Oddity of the same name by David Bowie.      
  • During the odd-job 'Rage Of Aquarius', after defending the turntable, Crypto is set a new objective by Pox who says "An invader's work is never done." This is a reference to the saying "a woman's work is never done".      
  • If scanned, a Bay City marine may think "I just want someone to love me long time G.I five dolla! Is that too much to ask?" This is a reference to a scene from the film Full Metal Jacket, where American soldiers in Vietnam negotiate five dollar sex from a prostitute.      
  • If scanned, a Bay City marine may think "I need some serious I and I: intoxication and intercourse, woohoo!" This is a reference to the military slang R and R, which stands for rest and recuperation.      
  • If scanned, a Bay City marine may think "Ain't no use in goin' home, Jody's got my girl and gone. Sound off..." This is a reference to the lyrics to the song Jody Got Your Girl And Gone by Johnny Taylor. This song is commonly used in military marches during training.      
  • If scanned, a Bay City marine may think "That chilli's gonna be repeatin' on me all day." This is a reference back to the previous game, where a Union Town/Area 42 worker has an identical thought.      
  • If scanned, a Bay City marine may think "Sarge doesn't really love me, he just keeps me hangin' on." This is a reference to the lyrics to the song You Keep Me Hangin' On by The Supremes.      
  • If scanned while alerted, a Bay City marine may think "On your knees, cowboy." This is a reference back to the previous game, as it was a phrase regularly barked by the army soldiers when they were alerted to Crypto's presence.      
  • If scanned, a Bay City marine may think "Shoulda joined the Texas Air National Guard." This is a reference to a near-identical thought from an army soldier in the previous game: "Shoulda joined the Texas Air National Guard, now that'd be some easy duty."      
  • If scanned, a Bay City police officer may think "Governor Ronald Reagan... yeah, like that'll happen. Dream on, flatfoot." This is a foreshadowing of the Californian governership of Ronald Reagan, even though he was already governor of California when this game is set.      
  • During the mission 'Takoshima Story', Natalya is planning the objective with Natalya. When she mentions that the K.G.B are already in Takoshima, Crypto says "They get around, don't they?" This is a reference to the song I Get Around by The Beach Boys.      
  • An Arkvoodle idol in Takoshima says "It is written in the Book Of Divine Fabrications that 'only a white warrior with the soul of a Furon can strike the face of Arkvoodle and restore balance to the Force...' or some such nonsense." The phrase "restore balance to the Force" is a reference to the Star Wars films.      
  • If scanned, a Bay City police officer may think "'Surrealistic Pillow?' What kind of a stupid name for a record is that? Now, Moonlight Sinatra, that's a record." This is a reference to the album Surrealistic Pillow by Jefferson Aeroplane. "Moonlight Sinatra" is a mix-up of both the Ludwig Van Beethoven piece Moonlight Sonata and the singer Frank Sinatra.      
  • If scanned, a Bay City police officer may think "Who will watch the Watchmen? Whoa, that's deep." This is a reference to an iconic phrase from the comic series Watchmen.      
  • If scanned, a Bay City police officer may think "'Sock it to me'... I don't get it." This is a reference to the song Sock It To Me by Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels.      
  • If scanned while alerted, a Bay City police officer may think "I didn't know Zappa was in town." This is a reference to the instrumentalist Frank Zappa.      
  • If scanned, a Bay City urban male may think "My mind says John, but my body says Paul." This is a reference to The Beatles stars John Lennon and Paul McCartney.      
  • If scanned, a Bay City urban male may think "It's nice how Frank and Dino let Sammy play with them." This is a reference to the Rat Pack, a group that consisted of many famous singers, some of which were Frank Sinatra and Sammy Davis Jr. "Dino" is Jesse Oris Farrow (stage name Dino Valente).      
  • If scanned, a Bay City urban male may think "I swear, setting fire to a perfectly good guitar like that, it's positively wasteful." This is a reference to Jimi Hendrix, who is renowned for burning his guitar at the 1967 Monterey Pop Festival.      
  • When firing the meteor strike in Takoshima, an urban male may cry "Not again!" This is a reference to the atomic bombing of Nagasaki and Hiroshima in Japan, at the end of the Second World War.      
  • During the mission 'Revenge Of The Ninja', the white ninja leader on the pirate radio transmission 2032.5AM talks about launching himself at "Bill Haley's comet". This is a reference to the rock and roll band Bill Haley & His Comets as well as being an obvious nod to the once-a-century comet that can be seen from Earth.      
  • During the mission 'Revenge Of The Ninja', the white ninja leader congratulates Crypto for helping to defeat the black ninjas by saying a victory haiku: "Steel glints in sunlight... limbs go flying, bathed in blood... Tarantino-esque." The word "Tarantino" is obviously a reference to Quentin Tarantino, who directed the samurai films Kill Bill Vol. 1 and Kill Bill Vol. 2.      
  • If scanned, a Bay City urban female may think "Strange days have found us." This is a reference to the lyrics to the song Strange Days by The Doors.      
  • If scanned, a Bay City urban female may think "What does Sue Storm do with her clothes?" This is a reference to the fictional superhero the Invisible Girl from the Marvel comic series Fantastic Four.      
  • If scanned, a Bay City urban female may think "My mind says George, but my body says Ringo." This is a reference to The Beatles members George Harrison and Ringo Starr.      
  • If scanned, a Bay City urban female may think "Feed my head! Feed my head!" This is a reference to the lyrics to the song White Rabbit by Jefferson Aeroplane.      
  • If scanned, a Bay City urban female may think "My mind says Tom, but my body says Dick." This is a reference to the phrase "Tom, Dick and Harry".      
  • If scanned, a Bay City hippie may think "Maybe I should join the Nation. 'Sheldon X'... yeah, that's the ticket." This is a reference to minister and human rights activist El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz, better known as Malcolm X.      
  • When under the hypnosis of free love, a Bay City hippie may say "Doesn't matter what you wear... just as long as you're there!" This is a reference to the lyrics to the song Dancing In The Street by David Bowie and Mick Jagger.      
  • If scanned, a Bay City hippie may think "Nicholson is so foxy. Hm, if only I could find a guy who talks like him." This is a reference to the fact that Crypto's voice is based off of Jack Nicholson's voice.      
  • If scanned, a Bay City hippie may think "Che Guevara's so foxy, if only I could wear him on a t-shirt." This is a foreshadowing of the 'Che chic' fashion trend that is largely recognised as being ironic for being worn by youths who were unaware of Guevara's violent Marxist actions in the past.      
  • If scanned, a Bay City hippie may think "One pill makes you bigger, and the other makes you small. Oh, wait, is it the other way around? Damn it." This is a reference to the lyrics to the song White Rabbit by Jefferson Aeroplane.      
  • If scanned, a Bay City hippie may think "The kids? Eh, they're alright." This is a reference to the song The Kids Are Alright by The Who.      
  • If scanned, a Bay City hippie may think "Hey, Brando, you can keep the buttah. Oo..." This is a reference to the film Last Tango In Paris, in which the character Jeanne is raped by Marlon Brando's character Paul, who uses a stick of butter as lubricant.      
  • If scanned, a Bay City hippie may think "What I respect most about Jimi is his penchant for clean living." This is a reference to rock star Jimi Hendrix.      
  • If scanned, a Bay City hippie may think "I'd do Janis." This is a reference to the singer Janis Joplin.      
  • If scanned, a Bay City hippie may think "I don't know what Paul's worried about, this John-and-Yoko thing won't last three weeks." This is a reference to The Beatles star John Lennon's relationship with singer Yoko Ono. Band member Paul McCartney was rumoured to have been less than enthusiastic about the relationship.      
  • If scanned, a Bay City hippie may think "You know, the more I listen to Morrison, the less sense he makes." This is a reference to rock star Jim Morrison.      
  • If scanned, a Bay City hippie may think "My heart says Fonda, my body says Nicholson, but my drug-addled mind says Hopper." This is a reference to actors Peter Fonda, Jack Nicholson and Dennis Hopper.      
  • During the mission 'Our Man Crypto', when Doctor Go is discussing the passwords for the K.G.B volcano base, Crypto quips "Check out the big brain on doc!" This is a reference to a famous quote from the film Pulp Fiction: "Check out the big brain on Brett!"      
  •       If scanned, a Bay City hippie may think "Sweet Sweetback's at the Bijou tonight. Melvin, you sexy chocolate badass!" This is a reference to the film Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song which starred Melvin Van Peebles.
  •       If scanned, a Bay City hippie may think "I don't care what she says, I'm not letting Ruth Gordon take away my demon baby." This is a reference to the plot of the film Rosemary's Baby.
  •       If scanned, a Bay City hippie may think "Who are those guys?" This is a reference to the album Who Are Those Guys? of the same name by New Riders Of The Purple Sage.
  •       During the mission 'You Only Live 137 Times', Crypto first greets Natalya by saying "What's the buzz?" This is a reference to the lyrics to the song What's The Buzz/Strange Thing Mystifying from the rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar.
  •       If scanned, an Albion commando may think "That Connery's a poof. I could wipe me arse with him, I could." This is a reference to actor Sean Connery.
  •       If scanned, an Albion police officer may think "Gotta go see that new Orton play. That lad's bleedin' brilliant, he is." This is a reference to playwright Joe Orton.
  •       If scanned, an Albion police officer may think "I've this unshakeable feeling I'm supposed to be appearing in a... Pinter play." This is a reference to playwright Harold Pinter.
  •       If scanned, an Albion police officer may think "Mister city policeman sitting. Pretty little policeman in a row." This is a reference to the lyrics to the song I Am The Walrus by The Beatles.
  •       If scanned, an Albion police officer may think "Bloody Labour... what this country needs is more men like Mister Profumo." This is a reference to British politician John Profumo, famous for having an affair with a model.
  •       If scanned, an Albion police officer may think "Me mind says Cleese, but me body says Chapman." This is a reference to two of six members of the comedy group Monty Python: John Cleese and Graham Chapman.
  •       If scanned, an Albion police officer may think "What this Bobby needs is a Burton-O'Toole sandwich." This is a reference to actors Richard Burton and Peter O'Toole.
  •       If scanned, a Bay City hippie may think "Boy, I've been a naughty girl. I let my knickers down." This is a reference to the lyrics to the song I Am The Walrus by The Beatles.
  •       If scanned, a secret agent may think "Napoleon Solo, eat your heart out." This is a reference to the fictional character Napoleon Solo from the television show The Man From U.N.C.L.E.
  •       If scanned, a secret agent may think "What the hell is baccarat anyway?" This is a reference to the card game that fictional spy James Bond is known to play.
  •       If scanned, a secret agent may think "Dalton was okay in that 'Winter Lion' picture." This is a reference to actor Timothy Dalton, who starred in the film The Lion In Winter.
  •       If scanned, a secret agent may think "Why won't Mrs. Peel return my calls? I don't understand it." This is a reference to the fictional spy Emma Peel from the television show The Avengers.
  •       If scanned, a secret agent may think "There's got to be a way to get Mrs. Peel out of that leather catsuit. Maybe I'll marry her." This is a reference to the fictional spy Emma Peel from the television show The Avengers, known for wearing a leather catsuit on the show.
  •       If scanned, a secret agent may think "Is Brosnan even born yet?" This is a reference to actor Pierce Brosnan, who played the fictional spy character James Bond.
  •       If scanned, a secret agent may think "Now where the hell did I leave my golden gun?" This is a reference to the film The Man With The Golden Gun.
  •       If scanned, a secret agent may think "Pretty boy Lazenby? Don't even get me started." This is a reference to actor George Lazenby, known for playing the fictional spy character James Bond.
  •       If scanned, a secret agent may think "Daniel who?" This is a reference to actor Daniel Craig, famous for playing the fictional spy James Bond.
  •       If scanned, a secret agent may think "I'm not a number, I'm a free man!" This is a reference to an iconic quote from the television show The Prisoner.
  •       If scanned, a secret agent may think "Martini, hell. What I need is a fifth of scotch." This is a reference to the fictional spy James Bond's taste for martinis.
  •       If scanned, a secret agent may think "Only a moron shakes a martini, it bruises the Vermouth. Nice try, double-oh-phony." This is a reference to the way that the fictional spy James Bond prefers shaken martinis. He is also referred to as Agent 007.
  •       If scanned, a Bay City hippie may think "I just hope the T.V show doesn't suck." This is a reference to the planned Destroy All Humans! television show that never materialised.
  •       If scanned, a secret agent may think "Now that I think about it, Martinis are sort of poncy, aren't they? Maybe I should switch to forties." This is a reference to the fictional spy James Bond's taste for martinis.
  •       If scanned, a secret agent may think "Whatever happened to Felix?" This is a reference to the fictional character Felix Leither from the many James Bond films.
  •       If scanned, a secret agent may think "I gave Emma the ride of her life last night, ten whole minutes. Beat that, Mr. Steed." This is a reference to the fictional spy characters Emma Peel and John Steed from the television show The Avengers.
  •       If scanned, an Albion urban male may think "Poor Profumo. Still, that's what you get for making time with a strumpet like that." This is a reference to the 1963 Profumo affair scandal between former Secretary of State for War John Profumo and model Christine Keeler.
  •       If scanned, an Albion urban male may think "Hanging on in quiet desperation is the English way." This is a reference to the lyrics to the song Time by Pink Floyd.
  •       If scanned, an Albion urban male may think "Well, thanks, Magritte. Thanks a hell of a lot." This is a reference to artist René Magritte.
  •       When under the hypnosis of free love, an Albion urban male may say "Alright now, baby, it's alright now." This is a reference to the lyrics to the song All Right Now by Free.
  •       If scanned, an Albion urban female may think "That Mr. Profumo is such a nice man... and that Keeler woman is a brazen harlet." This is a reference to the 1963 Profumo affair scandal between former Secretary of State for War John Profumo and model Christine Keeler.
  •       If scanned, an Albion urban female may think "Wait a moment, what if love really is all you need? Oh, good heavens." This is a reference to the song All You Need Is Love by The Beatles.
  •       If scanned, an Albion urban female may think "Mm, pick a Redgrave, any Redgrave." This is a reference to the Redgrave family of actors.
  •       If scanned, an Albion urban female may think "Perhaps I should start a petition to censor that Jagger boy's lips. They are positively sinful." This is a reference to Mick Jagger, lead singer of the band The Rolling Stones.
  •       If scanned, an Albion urban female may think "What exactly is a Doctor who?" This is a reference to the television show Doctor Who.
  •       If scanned, an Albion urban female may think "You know who this country needs running its government? A middle-aged, upper class matron with terrifying hair. Ha, that'll be the day." This is a foreshadowing of the eventual election of prime minister Margaret Thatcher.
  •       If scanned, an Albion urban female may think "That young McCartney is such a nice fellow, oh, and such a lovely voice. Too bad about that troublemaker Lennon." This is a reference to Paul McCartney and John Lennon, members of the band The Beatles.
  •       If scanned, a Soviet may think "My mind is saying is saying Stravinsky, but my body is saying Tchaikovsky." This is a reference to Russian composers Igor Stravinsky and Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.
  •       If scanned while alerted, a Soviet may think "Exterminate!" This is a reference to the famous catchphrase of the Daleks from the television show Doctor Who.
  •       When the alert level raises in Bay City, the soldier on the radio may bark "E.T! Where the hell are my reinforcements?" This is a reference to the film E.T. The Extra Terrestrial.
  •       When the alert level raises in Albion, the soldier may cry "Black-white, black-white! Ungood, ungood!" This is a reference to the 'newspeak' language in the book 1984 by George Orwell. The soldier may also cry "Double-plus ungood! Double-plus ungood!" In the book, newspeak is a restricted language where a lack of grammar and vocabulary is meant to limit free thought.
  •       If scanned, an Albion hippie may think "He's fallen in the water! Now, that's a catchphrase." This is a reference to a popular quote from the radio show The Goon Show.
  •       If scanned, an Albion hippie may think "How do I tell Mrs. Brown how lovely I think her daughter is? Oh, bloody hell, Herman, just go right up and say it." This is a reference to the song Mrs. Brown, You've Got A Lovely Daughter by Herman's Hermits.
  •       If scanned, an Albion hippie may think "Herman's Monks? Herman's Dervishes? Herman's Ascetics? Oh, come on, Herman, if you don't come up with a good name this band's goin' nowhere." This is a reference to the band Herman's Hermits.
  •       If scanned, an Albion hippie may think "I've gotta keep running now... keep my lip buttoned down." This is a reference to the lyrics to the song Bell Boy by The Who.
  •       If scanned, an Albion hippie may think "A dedicated follower of fashion? Not on your nelly." This is a reference to the song A Dedicated Follower Of Fashion of the same name by The Kinks.
  •       If scanned, an Albion hippie may think "I'm always runnin' at someone's bleedin' heal. You know how I feel." This is a reference to the lyrics to the song Bell Boy by The Who.
  •       If scanned, an Albion hippie may think "Is it me? For a moment?" This is a reference to the lyrics to the song Doctor Jimmy by The Who.
  •       If scanned, an Albion hippie may think "All the lonely people... where do they all come from?" This is a reference to the lyrics to the song Eleanor Rigby by The Beatles.
  •       If scanned, an Albion hippie may think "Morecambe, Wise? I just can't decide." This is a reference to the comedy duo Morecambe and Wise.
  •       If scanned, an Albion hippie may think "Henry the Eighth, I am, I am!" This is a reference to the lyrics to the song I'm Henry The VIII, I Am by Herman's Hermits.
  •       If scanned, an Albion hippie may think "Inside, outside, where have I been?" This is a reference to the lyrics to the song 5:15 by The Who.
  •       If scanned, an Albion hippie may think "God bless you, John Steed. Now what I wanna know is, how the hell does Mrs. Peel zip herself into that catsuit? Meow." This is a reference to the fictional characters John Steed and Emma Peel from the television show The Avengers.
  •       If scanned, an Albion hippie may think "What the Conservative party needs is the gentle touch of a lady prime minister." This is a foreshadowing of the future prime minister Margaret Thatcher, whose reputation was very mixed among the British people.
  •       If scanned, an Albion hippie may think "I'm goin' back soon. Home, to get the baboon who blackened my eye and cut up me Levis." This is a reference to the lyrics to the song Doctor Jimmy by The Who.
  •       If scanned, an Albion hippie may think "Me mind says Richards, but me body says Jagger, baby." This is a reference to The Rolling Stones members Keith Richards and Mick Jagger.
  •       When under the hypnosis of free love, an Albion hippie may say "People try to put us down, just because we get around!" This is a reference to the lyrics to the song My Generation by The Who.
  •       If scanned, an Albion hippie may think "What I want is a little Lynn and Vanessa sandwich." This is a reference to actresses Vanessa and Lynn Redgrave.
  •       If scanned, an Albion hippie may think "From call girl to cover girl in one bloody affair. I'll say this for Christine Keeler, she's tootled her last flute in this town. From now on, it's all lad die mag covers and crumpet shots." This is a reference to the 1963 Profumo affair scandal in which nineteen year old model Christine Keeler was found to be in a relationship with a politician.
  •       If scanned, an Albion hippie may think "Me mind says Ray... but me body says Dave." This is a reference to The Kinks members Ray and Dave Davies.
  •       If scanned, an Albion hippie may think "My ultimate fantasy? All the Pythons, at the same time, including the gay one, especially the gay one. Hell, I'll even take on the bleedin' American." This is a reference to the comedy group Monty Python. The "gay one" is a nod to member Graham Chapman, while the "American" is a nod to member Terry Gilliam.
  •       In the Zen Temple, the voice over the intercom says "Don't worry, be happy." This is a reference to the song Don't Worry, Be Happy by Bobby McFerrin.
  •       If scanned, an Albion hippie may think "Damn you, Diana Rigg. Now Tom wants me to wear a leather catsuit to bed, how the blody hell am I supposed to get into that thing?" This is a reference to the television show The Avengers in which Diana Rigg plays the character Emma Peel, who is known for wearing her iconic catsuit.
  •       If scanned, an Albion hippie may think "Bloody Marianne Faithfull... how am I supposed to compete with a sixteen year old armed with Mars bars?" This is a reference to how rock star Mick Jagger was allegedly found to have been eating a Mars bar from singer Marianne Faithfull's vagina during a party hosted by Keith Richards.
  •       If scanned, an Albion hippie may think "Me mind says Townshend... but me body says Daltrey." This is a reference to rock stars Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey from the band The Who.
  •       If scanned, an Albion hippie may think "Without Carol Cleveland, there is no Python." This is a reference to actress Carol Cleveland's work in the comedy group Monty Python.
  •       When the alert level raises in Takoshima, the soldier may say "Please transform self into giant robot!" This is a reference to the television show Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, which originated in Japan and featured the giant Megazord robot that the rangers would use to fight their enemies.
  •       If scanned, a Takoshima police officer may think "Maybe I join nation of Islam. 'Hiroshi X', yeah, that ticket." This is a reference to minister and human rights activist El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz, better known as Malcolm X.
  •       If scanned, a Takoshima police officer may think "You hear Hendrix version of Star Spangled Banner? Man, that dude wail." This is a reference to rock star Jimi Hendrix, who played a guitar cover of the American anthem.
  •       If scanned, a Takoshima police officer may think "W.W.L.D, what would Linc do, baby?" This is a reference to the phrase "what would Jesus do?" and the character Linc Hayes from the television show The Mod Squad.
  •       If scanned, a Takoshima police officer may think "I got to get home in time to watch Linc on T.V. He Mod on the Squad." This is a reference to the character Linc Hayes from the television show The Mod Squad.
  •       If scanned, a Takoshima police officer may think "Come on, Bruce. I got your Jeet Kune Do right here." This is a reference to martial artist and actor Bruce Lee. Jeet Kune Do is a style of martial arts inspired by Lee's fighting.
  •       If scanned, a Takoshima police officer may think "Hey, somebody stop me!" This is a possible reference to a popular quote from the film The Mask.
  •       If scanned while alerted, a Takoshima police officer may think "You ain't all that." This is a reference to the song You Ain't All That of the same name by Shanice.
  •       If scanned while alerted, a Takoshima police officer may think "You can't touch this." This is a reference to the song U Can't Touch This of the same name by MC Hammer.
  •       When under the hypnosis of free love, a Takoshima police officer may say "I wanna thank you for letting me be myself again!" This is a reference to the lyrics to the song Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Again) by Sly And The Family Stone.
  •       If scanned, a black ninja may think "Gaiden shmaiden, man... I could kick Ryu's white ass. This no side story." This is a reference to the fictional character Ryu Hayabusa from the video game Shadow Warriors (released in North America and Japan as Ninja Gaiden).
  •       If scanned, a black ninja may think "You know that movie? The one about three ninja kids? Did that suck or what?" This is a reference to the film 3 Ninjas.
  •       If scanned, a black ninja may think "AmiYumi girls have not even been born yet. Oh, my aching heart." This is a reference to the television show Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi.
  •       If scanned, a black ninja may think "In my dreams, I fight giant lizard rampaging. I could so do that." This is a reference to the mythical Japanese monster Godzilla.
  •       If scanned while alerted, a black ninja may think "Stop, in name of love." This is a reference to the song Stop! In The Name Of Love by The Supremes.
  •       If scanned, a white ninja may think "Angelina J... you're not even born yet, but I can hardly wait." This is a reference to actress Angelina Jolie.
  •       If scanned, an East Yakuza gangster may think "I tiger, and I crouch". This is a reference to the film Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.
  •       If scanned, an East Yakuza ganster may think "Tyger, Tyger, burning bright, in the forests of the night; what immortal hand or eye could frame thy fearful symmetry? That not rhyme." This is a reference to the poem The Tyger by William Blake.
  •       If scanned, a Takoshima urban male may think "Down-doobie-doo-down-down... kami-kami..." This is a reference to the lyrics to the song Breaking Up Is Hard To Do by Neil Sedaka.
  •       If scanned, a Takoshima urban male may think "I wonder if I could fit samurai swords under raincoat? That would be awesome!" This is a reference to the film The Highlander, specifically how the character Connor MacLeod conceals a sword in his trench coat.
  •       If scanned, a Takoshima urban male may think "I cannot afford co-ed girlfriend-san any longer. She bleeding me dry with constant shopping sprees at Hiya Pussy store." Hiya Pussy is a reference to the fictional character brand Hello Kitty.
  •       If scanned, a Takoshima schoolgirl may think "I aspire to be stupid, obscenely wealthy hotel-chain heiress with no education, who become famous for having sex on videotape, and basically being half-naked and drunk everywhere she goes. If only there were someone like that I could use as role model." This is a reference to model Paris Hilton.
  •       If scanned, a Takoshima schoolgirl may think "You know what coolest name for cute guy would be? Revolver Ocelot. Yeah, that would be totally sexy!" This is a reference to a character from the video game Metal Gear Solid.
  •       If scanned, a Takoshima schoolgirl may think "Dream always same. I am riding sleek, white horse on beach, galloping on sand, his pumping muscles straining between my perfect thigh, faster and faster until whole world is a blur and I cry out in happiness. And then I wake up in Hiya Pussy store." Hiya Pussy is a reference to the fictional character brand Hello Kitty.
  •       If scaned, a Takoshima schoolgirl may think "Let's see... Hiya Pussy bag, Hiya Pussy sock, Hiya Pussy shoes, Hiya Pussy lip gloss... yep, when I walk down street, I bet people look at me and say 'hiya, pussy'." This is a reference to the fictional character brand Hello Kitty.
  •       If scanned, a Takoshima schoolgirl may think "I wish I could break into Hiya Pussy store and live there forever and ever." Hiya Pussy is a reference to the fictional character brand Hello Kitty.
  •       If scanned, a Takoshima schoolgirl may think "Crazy 88s forever!" This is a reference to the film Kill Bill Vol. 1, which featured a villainous group of assassins named the Crazy 88s.
  •       During the odd job 'Take It Like A Man', Crypto calls Eddie's wife while in his body. As he is dialling, he says "And now for something completely different." This is a reference to the film And Now For Something Completely Different of the same name.
  •       If scanned, a K.G.B agent may think "Best thing about being superpower? Is guaranteed never to change." This is a foreshadowing of the eventual collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991.
  •       If scanned, a K.G.B agent may think "Poor, stupid westeners, in twenty-five years, Soviet Union will be dancing on grave of capitalist America." This is a foreshadowing of the eventual collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991.
  •       If scanned, a K.G.B agent may think "Creamy milkshakes..." The gargling sound he then makes is almost identical to the sound the fictional character Homer Simpson from the television show The Simpsons makes.
  •       If scanned while alerted, a K.G.B agent may think "We will bury you!" This is a reference to a phrase that then-Soviet First Secretary Nikita Khrushchev allegedly said when confronting western ambassadors at the Polish Embassy in Moscow in 1956.
  •       If scanned, a K.G.B agent may think "My way is not very sportsmanlike." This is a reference to a popular quote from the film The Princess Bride.
  •       If scanned, a K.G.B agent may think "I wonder where I wander." This is a reference to the carol hymn I Wonder As I Wander by John Jacob Niles.
  •       If scanned, a K.G.B agent may think "My mind says Smyslov, but my body says Spassky." This is a reference to Russian chess grandmasters Vasily Smyslov and Boris Spassky.
  •       If scanned while alerted, a K.G.B agent may think "You have my sympathies... now die." This is a reference to an iconic quote from the film Alien: "I can't lie to you about your chances, but... you have my sympathies."
  •       If scanned, a Tunguska mafia member may think "Curse you, Heinz, and your dilemma. Just be stealing damn antidote." This is a reference to the Heinz dilemma.
  •       If scanned, a Blisk warrior may think "There goes a narwhal, whoa." Before this, he also hums a tune. This is a reference to the lyrics to the song Rock Lobster by The B-52's.
  •       If scanned, a Blisk warrior may think "We came, we saw, and we're gonna kick your ass!" This is a reference to a famous quote from the film Ghostbusters: "We came, we saw, we kicked its ass!"
  •       If scanned whle alerted, a Blisk warrior may think "Claws don't fail me now." This is a reference to the song Feet Don't Fail Me by Queens Of The Stone Age.
  •       If scanned while alerted, a Blisk warrior may think "We will rock you." This is a reference to the song We Will Rock You of the same name by Queen.
  •       If scanned, a Tunguska peasant may think "Why opiate of masses? Why not barbituate of masses?" This is a reference to a famous Karl Marx phrase "Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people."
  •       If scanned, a Tunguska peasant may think "Religion is being opiate of masses. Opium is being opiate of masses. Who was knowing was being so many opiates of masses?" This is a reference to a famous Karl Marx phrase "Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people."
  •       If scanned, a Tunguska peasant may think "Have heard government is deciding to rename cities with numbers. Tunguska will be being 'City 17'. Who is saying Soviet Union is not being warm and human?" This is a reference to the video game Half-Life 2, which is set in a dystopian Eastern European city ambiguously named City 17.
  •       If scanned, a Tunguska peasant may think "I am wondering when Boris is being available? I am having trouble hanging my iron curtains." This is a reference to a non-physical border known as the Iron Curtain that the Soviet Union established to separate itself and its satellite states from connection with the western world.
  •       If scanned, a Tunguska peasant may think "I am feeling like Russian woman, trapped in body of Russian woman, trapped in body of Russian woman..." This is a reference to Russian matryoshka dolls.
  •       If scanned, a Tunguska scientist may think "I go away to discuss nature of reality with sexy female scientist and return to my coffee only to find spoon missing, and then I find spoon in sealed box with cat. Schrödinger, you tricky bastard." This is a reference to the thought experiment Schrödinger's cat.
  •       If scanned, a cosmonaut may think "The hills are alive with the sound of... silence." This is a reference to the film The Sound Of Music which features the song The Sound Of Music of the same name. The iconic lyrics include "The hills are alive with the sound of music!"
  •       If scanned, a cosmonaut may think "I am peering up into vastness of space and I am thinking... is this all there is? Is there nothing more? Oh, no, wait, that was being V'ger, who was thinking that." This is a reference to the fictional entity V'ger from the Star Trek franchise.
  •       If scanned, a cosmonaut may think "What if girlfriendski is cheating on me? How will I be knowing? Svetlana, you are breaking my heartski! You are shaking my confidence daily!" This is a reference to the lyrics to the song Cecelia by Simon & Garfunkel.
  •       If scanned, a cosmonaut may think "Bad moon, bad moon, whatcha gonna do? Whatcha gonna do when they orbit you?" This is a reference to the lyrics to the song Bad Boys by Inner Circle.
  •       If scanned, a cosmonaut may think "My God... is being full of stars." This is a reference to an iconic quote from the film 2001: A Space Odyssey: "My God, it's full of stars."
  •       If scanned, a cosmonaut may think "Moonbase Solaris is being okay, I am guessing. Now Moonbase Alpha, oh, that was being moonbase. Maya, Helena, Commander Koenig, what a bunch of swell tovarishchi." This is a reference to the fictional characters and setting from the television show Space: 1999.
  •       If scanned, a cosmonaut may think "Be eating heart out, Méliès." This is a reference to filmmaker Georges Méliès, who directed the groundbreaking film A Trip To The Moon.
  •       If scanned, a cosmonaut may think "Lunatics are being on grass... got to be keeping loonies on path." This is a reference to the lyrics to the song Brain Damage by Pink Floyd.
  •       If scanned, a cosmonaut may think "Everything under sun is being in tune, but sun is being eclipsed by moon." This is a reference to the lyrics to the song Eclipse by Pink Floyd.
  •       If scanned, a cosmonaut may think "Oh, I am hoping new Tiger Beatski is coming today in shuttle! I cannot be waiting for gatefold pinup of Walter Koenig. Oh, Chekov, I am longing to get my hands on your nuclear wessel." This is a reference to the fictional character Walter Koenig from the television show Space: 1999 and Pavel Chekov from the television show Star Trek.
  •       If scanned, a cosmonaut may think "Yoko will be being death of that band, just you watch." This is a reference to Yoko Ono, girlfriend and eventual wife of rock star John Lennon of the band The Beatles. Ono is commonly cited as being the cause of the eventual breakup of of the band.
  •       If scanned, a cosmonaut may think "And if your head is exploding with dark forebodings too... I will be seeing you on dark side of moon." This is a reference to the lyrics to the song Brain Damage by Pink Floyd.
  •       If scanned, Natalya may think "My mind says Sharif, but my body says Christie." This is a reference to actor Omar Sharif and actress Julie Christie, who both played Russian characters in the film Doctor Zhivago.
  •       If prank-calling Solaris base, Crypto may tell the call-receiver "Come quick, there's some American whacko playin' golf on the moon." This is a reference to astronaut Alan Shepard, who was the first man to play golf on the moon in 1971.
  •       If scanned, Reginald Ponsonby-Smythe may think "I am the new number two! But who is number one?" This is a reference to a quote from the television show The Prisoner: "Who are you? The new number two. Who is number one?"
  •       During the Cult Of Arkvoodle mission 'The Coming Of Arkvoodle', Shama Llama asks Crypto to sing a chant to summon Arkvoodle, to which Crypto retorts "A chant? What is this, Furonian Idol?" This is a reference to the television show American Idol.
  •       During the Cult of Arkvoodle mission 'The Coming Of Arkvoodle', the newspaper headline at the end features an article entitled 'Local plumber saves Princess from clutches of Giant evil Turtle'. This is a reference to the plot of the video game Super Mario Bros.
  •       The Mohgra creature that is talked about in the odd job 'The Ravages Of Mohgra' is a reference to the fictional gamera creature, similar to Godzilla.
  •       During the mission 'Revenge Of The Ninja', when Crypto is cycling through the radios, if he tunes in to J-Rock Talk on 1632.2AM at one of the stalls, the talk host will mention the alert drills for a monster and say "Personally, I am getting very tired of these drills. They strike me as meaningless. If iradiated monster decides to destroy Takoshima City, is in hands of gods, neh?" This is a reference to the mythical Japanese monster Godzilla. This same broadcast also receives a guest caller from "Wagamama Hills". This is a reference to the Japanese restaurant chain Wagamama.
  •       If scanned, Doctor Go may think "I don't believe it! There she goes again! She's tidied up, and I can't find anything!" This is a reference to the lyrics to the song She Blinded Me With Science by Thomas Dolby.
  •       During the mission 'Where Have All The Flower Children Gone?', if a police officer is scanned, he may think "If I see that Freak down at the park, I'm gonna make him cut his hair and get a real job. Hey, that'd make a great country song." This is a reference to the song Get A Haircut by George Thorogood And The Destroyers.
  •       During the mission 'Where Have All The Flower Children Gone?', if a hippie is scanned, he may think "Look! Up on the hill! It's a cop! It's a nark! It... aw, it's just the Freak again. That dude ain't right." This is a reference to the popular phrase "Look, up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane! It's Superman!" from the Superman comics.
  •       During the mission 'The Alien Who Probed Me', if a hippie is scanned, he may think "The chicks say Bongwater lives inside the Old Fort... but you never see him up on the hill. Weird. What is he, a Morlock?" This is a reference to the fictional antagonistic Morlock creatures from the book The Time Machine by H.G Wells.
  •       During the odd-job 'The Secretary', if a hippie is scanned, she may think "Free love dancing is so groovy. And the perfect way to let loose and lose my inhibitions. Too bad the best scene's in south Hashbury. Maybe if I smoke a little more, the white rabbit will take me there!" This is a reference to the film The Matrix, specifically how the main character Neo is guided by a secret alliance when told to "follow the white rabbit".
  •       During the mission 'No Pox, Please - We're British', if a hippie is scanned, he may think "What the hell is goin' on in that vacant lot over by Hyde Park? If that's fixin' a gas main, I'm Alfie Elkins." This is a reference to the fictional character Alfie Elkins from the film Alfie.
  •       When alerted to Crypto's presence, a Blisk warrior may say "We have come to kick ass, and chew humans!" This is a reference to a famous quote from the film They Live: "I have come to kick ass and chew bubble-gum."
  •       During the odd-job 'Take It Like A Man', if an urban female is scanned, she may think "Macho macho man, I want to be a macho man!" This is a reference to the lyrics to the song Macho Man by The Village People.
  •       During the odd-job 'Take It Like A Man', if an urban female is scanned, she may think "My God, are you all gender-benders? What happened to the good old English custom of quiet desperation?" This is a reference to the book Walden by Henry David Thoreau, in which he wrote “the mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.” A person may live a quietly desperate life if they feel they are not talented, have not achieved their dreams, and/or have reached a place of comfort or security, yet are dissatisfied with their present life.
  •       If scanned, Shama Lamma may think "My sweet lord... he's so fine." This is a reference to the song My Sweet Lord by George Harrison and the song He's So Fine by The Chiffons. Months after the release of Harrison's song, he was sued for copyright infringement as both songs had similar melodies.
  •       If scanned, Shama Llama may think "Arkvoodle is love." This is a reference to the song Jesus Is Love by The Commodores.
  •       If scanned, Shama Llama may think "Arkvoodle loves me, this I know. For the idols tell me so." This is a reference to the lyrics to the hymn Jesus Loves Me by Anna Bartlett Warner.
  •       If scanned, Shama Llama may think "W.W.A.D: what would Arkvoodle do?" This is a reference to the phrase "what would Jesus do?"
  •       If scanned, Shama Llama may think "Beam me up, Arkvoodle!" This is a reference to a famous quote from the television show Star Trek: "Beam me up, Scotty."
  •       When alerted to Crypto's presence, a cosmonaut may say "Run, run, run, as fast as you can!" This is a reference to the fictional fairy tale story The Gingerbread Man: "Run, run, run, as fast as you can, you can't catch me, I'm the gingerbread man!"
  •       An Arkvoodle idol on Moonbase Solaris will asked to be zapped with electricity. Upon satisfying this command, he will say "I have the power!" This is a reference to the television show He-Man And The Masters Of The Universe: when He-Man transforms, he cries "By the power of Grayskull... I have the power!"
  •       During the mission 'Revenge Of The Ninja', if a schoolgirl is scanned, she may think "Perhaps in future, I will be able to carry every song I have ever heard in small, white pod. Nah, stop dreaming, Suki. Go find yourself big, bulky transistor radio to listen to." This is a reference to the portable media player the iPod.
  •       During the mission 'Our Man Crypto', if a schoolgirl is scanned, she may think "I should go to Zen Temple for tutoring session with Professor Yuki-sama, but I think I would rather go to Hiya Pussy store and buy some meaningless tchotchkes." The Hiya Pussy store is a reference to the fictional character brand Hello Kitty.
  •       During the mission 'Our Man Crypto', if a schoolgirl is scanned, she may think "I promised Professor Yuki-sama I would hand in term paper by four o' clock at Zen Temple, but sale at Hiya Pussy store ends today. And if I show up at school tomorrow with fewer Hiya Pussy items than my friends, I'll be a laughing stock and my parents will have to commit seppuku in shame! Okay, maybe I'm blowing this a little out of proportion." The Hiya Pussy store is a reference to the fictional character brand Hello Kitty.
  •       During the odd-job 'Kenji Mojo Called Out', if an East Yakuza gangster is scanned, he may think "There was a Yakuza had a phone and Mojo was his name-oh! One-eight hundred-two-six-two, one-eight hundred-six-two, one-eight hundred-seven-two and Mojo was his name-oh." The structure of the sentence and melody in which he sings it is a reference to the folk song Bingo.
  •       During the mission 'The Siberian Job', if a Soviet is scanned, he may think "Those scientists had better be being careful with nuclear experiments. One mistake and we will all be having to move somewhere else. I'm hearing Chernobyl is very nice." This is a foreshadowing of the catastrophic meltdown of a nuclear power plant in the Ukrainian city of Chernobyl, that deemed it a radioactive ghost town.
  •       The gene blend 'The Blisk Files' is a reference to the television show The X-Files.
  •       During the odd-job 'What, Me? Subversive?', if a K.G.B agent is scanned, he may think "I am wanting to check out local villages. Hopefully they are being wretched hives of scum and villainy. Otherwise, what will I be doing with spare time?" This is a reference to a famous quote from the film Star Wars Episode IV A New Hope, when the characters visit Mos Eisley spaceport, one of the characters describe it as a "wretched hive of scum and villainy."
  •       If lifted by psychokinesis, a Bay City police officer may say "There's a Floyd song in this somewhere." This is a reference to the band Pink Floyd.
  •       If lifted by psychokinesis, a Bay City police officer may say "Up, up and away in my beautiful..." This is a reference to the lyrics to the song Up, Up And Away by The 5th Dimension.
  •       If lifted by psychokinesis, a Bay City urban female may say "Ironically, my name is Lucy." This is a reference to the song Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds by The Beatles.
  •       If lifted by psychokinesis, a Bay City urban female may say "Everyone knows it's windy!" This is a reference to the lyrics to the song Windy by The Association.
  •       During the mission 'The Alien Who Probed Me', Prudence Kane opens her speech by declaring "This is the dawn of the Age of Aquariums!" This is a reference to the current/forthcoming astrological age, the "age of Aquarius"
  •       During the mission 'Destination Moon', the strained relationship between Carl Armstrong and Biff Aldrin is a possible reference to how the actual crew of the Apollo 11 described their experience with their fellow astronauts as being "distant" and "aloof".
  •       The game's credits appear to share the same structure/style of the credits from the film Plan 9 From Outer Space.
  •       The fact that Furons are intolerable to water (and thus have insufficient equipment to protect themselves from large amounts of it) is similar to the aliens in the film Signs.

References for Destroy All Humans! Big Willy Unleashed (2008) Edit

  • Big Willy's is a parody of Big Boy Restaurants.
  • The premise of the story being centred around the idea of selling ground-up human meat under the guise of a fast-food chain is a reference to the plot of the film Soylent Green.
  • Harbour City is a parody of Pawtucket, Rhode Island.
  • Fairfield is a parody of North Corbin, Kentucky. It is where the Kentucky Fried Chicken recipe by Harland Sanders originated.
  • Fantasy Atoll is a parody of the setting of the television show Fantasy Island. Mister Pork is a parody of the character Mister Rourke, and his right-hand man Ratpoo is a parody of the character Tattoo. The roles are opposite in the show wherein the short character Tattoo is really the assistant of Mister Rourke.
  • Vietmahl is a parody of Vietnam.
  • Colonel Kluckin's Kitchen is a parody of the famous restaurant Kentucky Fried Chicken. Colonel Kluckin himself is a parody of Colonel Harland Sanders, the founder of the restaurant.
  • The mission 'Big Willy Is People!' is a reference to a famous quote from the film Soylent Green: "Soylent Green is people!"
  • The mission 'Meat The Press' is a reference to the television show Meet The Press.
  • The mission 'Country Roads, Take Me Away' is a reference to the lyrics to the song Take Me Home, Country Roads by John Denver.
  • The mission 'A Furon Scorned' is a reference to the saying "a woman scorned".
  • The mission 'Return Of The Corncob King' is a reference to the film The Lord Of The Rings The Return Of The King.
  • The mission 'Burn, Baby, Burn!' is a reference to the lyrics to the song Disco Inferno by The Trammps.
  • The mission 'Dinky And The Brain' is a reference to the television show Pinky And The Brain.
  • The mission 'Requiem For A Ratpoo' is a reference to the piece Requiem For A Dream by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
  • The mission 'The Hate Boat' is a reference to the television show The Love Boat. The boss in this mission is a boat, a parody of the titular ship.
  • The mission 'Free Willy' is a reference to the film Free Willy of the same name.
  • When alerted to Crypto's presence, a male may yell "Just like Project Blue Book!" This is a reference to Project Blue Book, a United States systematic study conducted by the United States Air Force in the 1950s. The project's goals were to determine if unidentified flying objects were a threat to national security.
  • In Harbour City, the disco is called Disco Inferno, named after the song Disco Inferno by The Trammps.
  • When alerted to Crypto's presence, a roller-blade girl may say "We don't need no education!" This is a reference to the lyrics to the song Another Brick In The Wall by Pink Floyd.
  • When alerted to Crypto's presence, a male may say "Just like the streets of San Francisco." This is a reference to the previous game, which featured the invasion site Bay City, a parody of San Francisco.
  • When alerted to Crypto's presence, a soldier may yell "Die, Echo-Tango!" This is a reference to the film E.T The Extra-Terrestrial.
  • During the mission 'Customer Service', whilst Pox is broken, he plays a hologram of himself in a robe and repeats the message "Help me, stupi-137-Cryptobi. You're my only hope." This is a reference to a famous quote from the film Star Wars Episode IV A New Hope: "Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi, you're my only hope."
  • The odd-job 'The Village Hu-mans' is a reference to the group The Village People. The events of the odd-job involve abducting uniquely dressed humans, including a pirate and sailor. This mirrors the iconic fashion of the group. 
  • The odd-job 'Lord Of The Fries' is a reference to the book Lord Of The Flies by William Golding.
  • The name of the character Toxoplasma Gondii is, like all other Furon names, based on a real Earth disease. In his case he is named after a parasite which causes toxoplasmosis.
  • The odd-job 'Duke Of Oil' is a reference to the fictional supervillain the Duke of Oil, who appeared in multiple Detective Comics comic books.
  • Like all other Furon characters, Blastomycosis's name is a reference to a real disease, in his case a fungal disease.
  • Like all other Furon names, Ecoli, the emperor's daughter, is named after a real Earth disease: Escherichia coli, or simply E. coli.
  • Like in the second game, the bodysnatch ability is a reference to the film Invasion Of The Body Snatchers.
  • When alerted to Crypto's presence, a female may say "Not a crook my ass." This is a reference to the iconic resignation of Richard Nixon, in which he famously uttered that he was "not a crook".
  • During the odd-job 'A Little Business Matter', Pox informs Crypto he has a task for him. Crypto then quips "All work and no play makes Crypto a dull Furon." This is a reference to the famous "All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy" line from the film The Shining.
  • During the odd-job 'A Little Business Matter', Pox advises Crypto take caution in carrying out his objective of probing the gangsters. Crypto then says "Relax, Don Pox-leone, I think I can handle a simple probing job." This is a reference to the fictional character Vito Corleone from the film The Godfather.
  • During the mission 'Harbour City Weiner Roast', Crypto and Pox are discussing the restaurant and how Patty Wurst almost exposed them, when Crypto says "And look what that did to the sales of Soylent Green. Hardly anyone eats that any longer." This is a reference to the plot of the film Soylent Green, which featured a fast food chain that served human meat as fast food to the general population.
  • During the mission 'Harbour City Weiner Roast', when Crypto is given the order to destroy the local disco, Pox demands "Ignite me a disco inferno!" This is a reference to the lyrics to the song Disco Inferno by The Trammps. Crypto also chants "Burn, baby, burn!" right after, also a nod to the lyrics.
  • During the mission 'Meat The Press', when listening in on the police officers in the alley, Officer Trotter says "I say Hutch could kick Starsky's ass any day." Officer Bigelow then says "Yeah, but Paul Michael Glaser would bury David Soul." This is a reference to the television show Starsky & Hutch, wherein the title characters are played by actors Paul Michael Glaser and David Soul.
  • During the mission 'Country Roads, Take Me Away', when Crypto is caught by Mindy Peters after killing her friends, she cries "Hey! Space oddity!" This is a reference to the song Space Oddity of the same name by David Bowie.
  • During the odd-job 'Rubble Indemnity', when Crypto first meets with Pox, he says "What is it this time, Pox? Kidnap a princess? Steal the crown jewels? Jump on some mushrooms?" The phrases "kidnap a princess" and "jump on some mushrooms" are a reference to the video game Super Mario Bros., and the phrase "steal the crown jewels" is a possible reference to the video game Traitors Gate.
  • When alerted to Crypto's presence, a male may cry "The sky is falling!" This is a reference to a quote from the film Chicken Little.
  • During the mission 'Customer Service', after alligning the dishes, Crypto says to Pox "Atta boy, Pox. Now phone home, you little E.T you." This is a reference to a popular quote from the film E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial: "E.T... home... phone."
  • During the mission 'Requiem For A Ratpoo', Pox utters the phrase "A hologram scorned." This is a reference to the saying "a woman scorned".
  • During the mission 'Requiem For A Ratpoo', when Crypto is interrogating the professor, the professor tells him that the volcano's strength is being controlled by Mister Pork's medallion, which can only be destroyed by throwing it into the volcano, from where it was forged. Crypto then says "This plot device sounds strangely familiar. Lemme guess, we need to form a fellowship of the medallion?" This is a reference to the film The Lord Of The Rings The Fellowship Of The Ring.
  • During the mission 'Customer Service', when Pox is guiding Crypto by repeating the same message again and again, Crypto quips "What's that, boy? You're tryin' to tell me somethin'?" Pox repeats "Only hope" to which Crypto replies "Timmy fell down a well and you want me to rescue him?" This is a reference to the television show Lassie, which is often thought to feature a sequence just like the one Crypto parodies, though it in fact does not.
  • During the mission 'Taking Flak', when Crypto is assaulting the base, a soldier on the radio shouts "Woohoo! Just like shootin' womp rats back home on my T-38!" This is a reference to the film Star Wars Episode IV A New Hope, specifically how the character Luke Skywalker was said to practise his aim by shooting at womp rats on his home planet.
  • During the mission 'Taking Flak', when Crypto is assaulting the base, a soldier on the radio shouts "Shoot down that saucer, protect your base! All your base are belong to us!" This is a reference to a famous quote from the video game Zero Wing.
  • When alerted to Crypto's presence, a Harbour City male may cry "Holy Buck Rogers!" This is a reference to the fictional character Buck Rogers.
  • During the mission 'Stone Cold', after defeating Colonel Kluckin, Crypto and Pox are discussing abandoning the whole restaurant scheme. After Crypto playfully asks if it means the end of all the sexual innuendos about Pox's "big willy", Pox replies "No. My banker was in the region. Something about shrimp boats and a local mentally-challenged war veteran. He dropped off the proceeds." This is a reference to the plot of the film Forrest Gump.
  • If lifted by psychokinesis, a male may cry "I do believe a man can fly!" This is a reference to the iconic tagline 'You'll believe a man can fly' from the film Superman.
  • If lifted by psychokinesis, a Vietmahl villager may cry "Yippee-ki-yay!" This is a reference to a famous quote from the film Die Hard: "Yippee-ki-yay, motherfucker."
  • The Yahtzee River in Vietmahl is a reference to the dice game Yahtzee.
  • Blastomycosis is, like all Furon names, named after a real disease.
  • The Komeer Beige is a parody of the Khmer Rouge, a communist group associated heavily with the Vietnam conflict.
  • The hardest difficulty option "Dynamite" for the multiplayer is a possible reference to the television show Good Times, which is iconic for the character James Evans, whose catchphrase was "Dynamite!"
  • The fact that Furons are intolerable to water (and thus have insufficient equipment to protect themselves from large amounts of it) is similar to the aliens in the film Signs.

References for Destroy All Humans! Path Of The Furon (2008) Edit

  • An Arkvoodle idol in Sunnywood mentions that another extra-terrestrial is attempting to "phone home". This is a reference to an iconic quote from the film E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial: "E.T... home phone..."
  • Las Paradiso is a parody of Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • Sunnywood is a parody of Hollywood, Los Angeles, California.
  • Shen Long is a parody of Hong Kong, China.
  • Belleville is a parody of Paris, France.
  • Nero's Palazzo is a parody of the casino-hotel Caesar's Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • During the mission 'Close Encounters Of The Furon Kind', after Crypto communicates with the humans via musical patterns, the director claims "It's trying to communicate with them. It's just like that scene in my movie." This proves that the director, who bears a very strong resemblance in figure and voice to infamous Steven Spielberg, is indeed a parody of the . He even wears Spielberg's signature hat.
  • The Space Dust is a parody of the Star Dust casino, Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • The Sultan Casino is a parody of the Dunes casino, Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • The Deuce Hotel is a aprody of the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • Sammy and Faire are parodies of the duet singers Sonny and Cher. During the mission 'Sonny And Faire', Crypto's objective is to end their relationship, foreshadowing their actual breakup in real life. He is under the guise of Legg Tallman (a parody of Gregg Allman), who, in later years, actually married Cher. When Crypto's presuasion earns him Faire's love, Sammy snaps "That's it, man, I'm goin' into politics." This is also a foreshadowing of Sonny Bono's actual transition from being a singer into becoming a memer of the United States House of Representatives.
  • Don Straniero’s character is somewhat similar to the fictional character Vito Corleone from the film The Godfather. Specifically, the way he speaks is very similar. During the mission 'Dinner With The Dons', when Crypto bodysnatches him, he imitates him by saying "Orthopox... Orthopox... is this how you show me respect?" This is a reference to a famous scene concerning "respect" in the film.
  • The mission 'Always Bet On Grey' is a reference to a popular quote from the film Passenger 57: "Always bet on black."
  • The mission 'The Furon General Has Determined' is a reference to the Public Health Cigarette Smoking Act's message: "Warning: the surgeon general has determined that cigarette smoking is dangerous to your health."
  • The mission 'He Never Has Two Cups Of Radioactive Waste At Home' is a reference to the 1970s Yuban Coffee commercial, famous for featuring a housewife surprised that her husband is asking for a second cup of coffee.
  • The mission 'What's Left Of Paradiso Stays In Paradiso' is a reference to the saying "What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas."
  • The mission 'Bring Me The Head Of James Grandee' is a reference to the film Bring Me The Head Of Alfredo Garcia.
  • The mission 'Invasion Of The Bodymorphers' is a reference to the film Invasion Of The Body Snatchers. The subject of the mission features a movie currently in production, a "remake" of the "original" Invasion Of The Bodymorphers. The film, being an obvious parody of Invasion Of The Body Snatchers, was indeed originally a 1950s b-movie that was remade in the 1970s.
  • The mission 'Enter The Furon' is a reference to the film Enter The Ninja.
  • The mission 'Fist Of Furon' is a reference to the film The Chinese Connection (originally released as Fist of Fury.)
  • The mission 'Cop Story' is a reference to the film Police Story.
  • The mission 'Tournament Of The Flying Guillotine' is a reference to the film Master Of The Flying Guillotine.
  • The mission 'Revenge Is A Dish Best Served With Duck Sauce' is a reference to the saying "Revenge is a dish best served cold."
  • The mission 'Oh Where, Oh Where Has My Francodyne Gone?' is a reference to the song Oh, Where Has My Little Dog Gone? by Septimus Winner.
  • The mission 'Attack Of The Cloning Lab' is a reference to the film Star Wars Episode II Attack Of The Clones.
  • The mission 'Crypto Does Data' is a possible reference to the mobile phone version of the game Destroy All Humans! Crypto Does Vegas. Moreover, it may just be a simple nod to the expression of "doing Vegas".
  • The mission 'Invasion Of The Jelly Snatchers' is a reference to the film Invasion Of The Body Snatchers.
  • The mission 'A-Pox-Alips Now' is a reference to the film Apocalypse Now.
  • The mission 'The Burn Of The King' is a reference to the film The Lord Of The Rings The Return Of The King.
  • During the mission ‘Invasion Of The Bodymorphers’, when Crypto visits the sound stages in Sunnywood, he mentions that the last time he visited the area he had stolen a shark prop from a film set and replaced it with a half-functional lookalike. This is a reference to the film Jaws and how its animatronic shark prop slowed production down due to technical issues.
  • Like all other Furon names, Emperor Meningitis is named after a disease.
  • The artificial Furon D.N.A samples 'I Can't Believe It's Not Furon D.N.A' is a reference to the I Can't Believe It's Not Butter spread brand.
  • At one point in Shen Long while Crypto is flying over the city, he and Pox discuss how the British captured Shen Long with the use of flags. This is a reference to when the British Empire colonised Hong Kong, China, which Shen Long is a parody of.
  • In the mission 'Close Encounters Of The Furon Kind', the humans attempt to communicate with Crypto via musical notes, in which he also responds with identical notes. This, like the mission name, is a reference to the film Close Encounters Of The Third Kind.
  • The game's tagline is "Burn, Baby, Burn!" This is a reference to the lyrics to the song Disco Inferno by The Trammps.
  • During the mission 'We Bring The News To You', Crypto is relaxing at a pool while imitating a human body. The human he has body-snatched bears a strong resemblance in figure and voice to actor Jack Nicholson. His name is also revealed to be Jack Trippleson, making him an obvious parody of the actor. This is likely also a nod to the fact Crypto’s voice appears to be based on Nicholson’s own voice.
  • At the beginning of the game, during the mission 'Always Bet On Grey', Crypto scans Murray, who thinks: "Shaken, not stirred." This is a reference to the popular catchphrase spoken by the fictional character James Bond.
  • Whenever Crypto kills a soldier with the Disintegrator Ray, he may quip "I love the smell of fried soldiers in the morning." This is a reference to an iconic quote from the film Apocalypse Now: "I love the smell of napalm in the morning."
  • If Crypto kills a soldier, he may say "Another one bites the dust!" This is a reference to the song Another One Bites The Dust by Queen.
  • While in Sunnywood, Pox mentions he was watching a cartoon called ‘Scabbie Roo’, and Crypto asks how the skinny one always conveniently has the munchies. Both then entertain the idea that the two good-looking humans are never around because they are both having a “party in the van". Scabbie Roo is a parody of the fictional television character Scooby Doo, and the other mentioned characters are obviously the supporting cast: Shaggy, Daphne and Fred.
  • The trophy/achievement 'Apocalypse Right Now' is a reference to the film Apocalypse Now.
  • The trophy/achievement 'THQ 1138' is a reference to the film THX 1138.
  • The trophy/achievement 'Fist Of Furon' is a reference to the martial arts film The Chinese Connection (originally released as Fist Of Fury).
  • The trophy/achievement 'The Francodyne Connection' is a reference to the film The French Connection.
  • The trophy/achievement 'Definitely Not In Kansas' is a reference to an iconic quote from the film The Wizard Of Oz.
  • The trophy/achievement 'Arc De Umph' is a reference to the French monument the Arc de Triomphe.
  • The trophy/achievement 'Furon In The Sky' is a reference to the film Fire In The Sky.
  • The odd-job 'Pied Piper Of Men' is a reference to the fictional folktale character the pied piper of Hamelin.
  • During the odd job 'Pied Piper Of Men' Crypto tells a story that while body-snatched as a “beach dude”, a girl named Carrie asked him to the prom. He explains that while there, he saw her use psychokinesis just like a Furon. Pox frantically tries convincing Crypto to stay away from her. This is a reference to the film Carrie, in which a bullied teenage girl uses her psychokinetic powers to murder her classmates on her prom night.
  • The odd job 'Battle Without Honour Or Furonity' is a reference to the instrumental song Battle Without Honour Or Humanity by Tomoyasu Hotei.
  • The odd job 'Walk This Way' is a reference to the song Walk This Way by Aerosmith.
  • If scanned, a Belleville soldier may think "No treeline, no napalm. I'm so relieved that we handed off that unwinnable war to the stupid Americans." This is a reference to the Vietnam War, which was the offspring of a prior war that the French were defeated in during the 1950s.
  • In Belleville, after the mission ‘Oh Where, Oh Where Has My Francodyne Gone?’ Pox and Crypto discuss video game ideas. Crypto suggests a game involving a plumber who jumps on the heads of his enemies, a hedgehog that runs really fast and a space marine on a ring-shaped planet, all of which are references to the video game franchises Super Mario, Sonic The Hedgehog and Halo. Pox then explains that the kind of game he would make would simply be ones named after movies. He then assured Crypto that even with no decent gameplay, they'd be "rich on the name alone". This is also a reference to the early 2000s gaming market, which saw the release of countless video game movies, most of which featured bad and forgettable gameplay.
  • During the mission 'Welcome Back, Crypto!' when Crypto is destroying the nodes with the saucer, he quips "Heh, gimme some sugar, baby." This is a reference to a famous quote from the film Army Of Darkness.
  • The challenge 'Tour De Furon' is a reference to the annual French bike race the Tour de France.
  • In Belleville, Pox is telling a story and mentions that he visited a 'Farbucks'. This is a reference to the popular coffeehouse chain Starbucks. 
  • During the mission ‘Welcome Back, Crypto!’, when Crypto is attempting to destroy Emperor Meningitis’s security system Pox explains how to destroy the core. Crypto says “What, no exhaust port? Damn!” This is a reference to the Death Star in the film Star Wars Episode IV A New Hope which was destroyed due to its exhaust port weakness. After destroying the security system, Crypto says “I never got to make my one-in-a-million shot. All that time bulls-eyeing womp rats back home wasted.” This is also a reference to Star Wars protagonist Luke Skywalker, who bragged about bulls-eyeing small creatures on his home planet in that same film.
  • During the mission ‘Paint Me A Picture Of Deconstruction’, after listening to Henri Crousteau’s tape, Pox praises him for delivering a fine speech. He then adds “In fact, that speech sounds very similar to super villain speech spoken by the very same voice in a very recent spy movie. Hm…” This is a reference to the film Moonraker, in which Michael Lonsdale (who provided the voice work for Crousteau's character) starred as the villain: Hugo Drax. Crousteau's appearance also appears to be based off of Drax. Moonraker came out the same year the game is set: 1979. 
  • On the Fourth ring of Furon, an Arkvoodle idol will sing "Don't you wish your clonefriend was hot like me?" This is a reference to the lyrics to the song Don't Cha? by The Pussycat Dolls. Upon satisfying Arkvoodle's request, he will say "That'll do, clone. That'll do." This is a reference to an iconic quote from the film Babe: "That'll do, pig. That'll do."
  • On the Fourth ring of Furon, the human exhibit dome is named 'Funky Town Human Village'. The "Funky Town" part of the name is a reference to the song Funky Town by Lipps Inc, while the "Human Village" part of the name is a reference to the disco group The Village People.
  • If Crypto shoots an enemy with the Superballer, he may quip "Jumping Jack Flash!" This is a reference to the song Jumpin' Jack Flash of the same name by The Rolling Stones.
  • If Crypto kills an enemy with the Disintegrator Ray, he may say "Now that's a disco inferno!" This is a reference to the song Disco Inferno by The Trammps.
  • Helicobacter's full name is revealed by his company's sign which reads 'Helicobacteria's Cloning Co.' His name, like all other Furon names, is based on a real Earth disease. In his case he is named after helicobacter, a kind of germ found in the mucus that lines the stomach.
  • When a Las Paradiso civilian is knocked off her feet by Crypto's psychokinesis or by an object, she may say "Doh!" This is a reference to the catchphrase of the fictional character Homer Simpson from the television show The Simpsons.
  • If Crypto kills an enemy, he may quip "Dynamite!" The way he pronounces it is identical to the way that the fictional character James Evans shouts it on the television show Good Times.
  • Behind the monastery in Shen Long, there is a 'Stroka Cola' machine. This is a reference to the world-known soda Coca-Cola.
  • The odd-job 'The Great Cult Escape' is a reference to the film The Great Escape.
  • The odd-job 'Hail To The Chief' is a reference to the presidential anthem Hail To The Chief of the same name.
  • The odd-job 'Moving On Up' is a reference to the song Moving On Up of the same name by M People. After accepting the mission, Crypto tells Pox "We're movin' on up!" This is another obvious reference.
  • The odd-job 'Hex On The Beach' is a reference to the alcoholic cocktail Sex On The Beach.
  • In Las Paradiso, along the exterior of the Hot Rock Saloon casino, there is a guitar with the words 'Cranky Crew' on it. Cranky Pants was the name of the developer team before their name was changed to Sandblast.
  • During the mission 'The Burn Of The King', towards the end of the game, Crypto says to the emperor: "You're a crook, Meningitis." The emperor then responds "I am not a crook." This is a reference to the famous quote that president Richard Nixon uttered when addressing the nation before his resignment in 1974.
  • The ability to body-snatch is, like in Destroy All Humans! 2 and Destroy All Humans! Big Willy Unleashed, a reference to the film Invasion Of The Body Snatchers.
  • If scanned, a Las Paradiso male may think "Play Free Bird! Woo!" This is a reference to the song Free Bird by Lynyrd Skynyrd. Yelling "Play Free Bird!" is a popular phrase that is yelled when a band is not playing "real music".
  • During the beginning cutscene of the game, on the T.V, Veronica Stone discusses numerous urban myths. She the says "For forty-two of the next sixty minutes, we'll be In Quest For... aliens." This sentence makes the television show 'In Quest For...' a parody of both the news show 60 Minutes (due to the show lasting exactly sixty minutes) and the television show In Search Of... (due to the obvious nod in the name).
  • When alerted to Crypto's presence, a Las Paradiso male and female may yell "They're here!" This is a reference to an iconic quote from a scene in the film Poltergeist: when the character Carol Anne Freeling famously chimes to her family that the ghosts have arrived.
  • When alerted to Crypto's presence, a Las Paradiso female may cry "Hey, it's that cute midget from Fantasy Island!" This is a reference to the television show Fantasy Island, which featured a midget character named Tattoo, assistant to the island's owner Mr. Roarke.
  • Legg Tallman is a parody of rock star Gregg Allman.
  • During the mission 'Sammy And Faire', when Crypto is about to begin the mission after talking with Pox, he says "Yeah, just letme slip into something more comfortable... southern comfortable." This is a reference to the whisky-based liqueur brand Southern Comfort.
  • During the mission 'Sammy And Faire', when Crypto is infiltrating Legg Tallman's party at the Sultan Casino, Tallman mutters "Sweet Matilda? Nah, that'd make a crappy song title." This is a reference to the song Sweet Melissa by the Allman Brothers Band, which contained the member Gregg Allman, of whom Legg Tallman is a parody of.
  • If scanned, a Las Paradiso male may think "They say to always bet on black... but what if it comes up red? What happens then?" This is a reference to a popoular quote from the film Passenger 57: "Always bet on black."
  • During the mission 'Sammy And Faire', when Sammy and Faire break up, Faire complains that she's now a solo act. Crypto then says "Relax, babe, the beat goes on." This is a reference to the song And The Beat Goes On by The Whispers.
  • If Crypto kills someone, he may quip "Keep on truckin'!" This is a reference to the song Keep On Truckin' of the same name by Eddie Kendricks.
  • During the odd-job 'Sammy And Faire Deux', during The Dating Show sequence, one of the things Crypto can offer Sammy is to "get into politics". This is a reference and foreshadowing of Sonny Bono's eventual career transition into politics after his singing career.
  • During the mission 'We Make The News For You', when Veronica's cameraman is killed by the Venus human-trap, she picks up his camera and braodcasts herself by saying "It appears to be some sort of triffid or body-snatching pod from a galaxy far, far away." The word 'triffid' is a reference to the fictional murderous plant species from the book The Day Of The Trifids by John Wyndham. The phrase 'body-snatching' is a reference to the film Invasion Of The Body Snatchers, and lastly, the phrase 'from a galaxy far, far away' is a reference to the opening line of every Star Wars film: "A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away..."
  • During the mission 'Redneck Radio', Travis Skeever calls Crypto "Klay-tu". This is a reference to the fictional extra-terrestrial character Klaatu from the film The Day The Earth Stood Still.
  • During the mission 'We Make The News For You', after defending the van from the lunarians successfuly, Pox remarks "Well done, my ultra-violent little minion." This is a possible reference to the film A Clockwork Orange, in which the character Alex DeLarge uses the phrase "ultraviolence" frequently throughout the film.
  • When alerted to Crypto's presence, a soldier may cry "For God and country!" This is a reference to the famous British military chant "For king/queen and country!"
  • During the mission 'Bring Me The Head Of James Grandee', after speaking with the lunarian, Crypto is given the new Ion Detonator by Pox, who claims that it can now be used with his new mind ability. Crypto asks if he is jealous of his new mind powers, to which Pox then says "Of course not. Hokey religious dreams are no match for a good Ion Detonator at your side." This is a reference to a scene from the film Star Wars Episode IV A New Hope, in which the character Han Solo resents the use of lightsabres and the Force by saying "Hokey religions and ancient weapons are no match for a good blaster at your side."
  • During the mission 'Invasion Of The Bodymorphers', when Crypto and Pox meet at Sunnywood Studios, they have a discussion about movies. When Crypto makes a joke about writers, Pox brings up that he had been working on his own alien movie, which apparently features "a cute little alien who befriends a little boy, and through their growing bond, they change the world's perception of visitors from outer space". Pox then proclaims that the name of this movie is 'Friendly Encounters Of The Extra-Terrestrial Kind'. This is a reference to the film Close Encounters Of The Third Kind and E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial.
  • During the mission 'Invasion Of The Bodymorphers', when Crypto takes the guise of Tony the Disco King and attempts entry into the club by impressing the bouncer with his dance moves, he says "Check it out, I taught this one to Travolta." This is a reference to the disco film Saturday Night Fever, which starred John Travolta. Tony's character also bears striking similarities with Travolta's character, especially his name: Tony Manero.
  • Hilly Hills in Sunnywood is a a parody of the Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, California.
  • The Belleville Tower in Belleville is a parody of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France.
  • The Musee de Belleville is a parody of the Louvre Museum in Paris, France.
  • During the mission 'Fist Of Furon', after the Master is finished talking with Crypto, he says to him "May the fist be with you, Crypto." This is a reference to the popular phrase spoken throughout the Star Wars films: "May the Force be with you."
  • After killing an enemy, Crypto may quip "You light up my life!" This is a reference to the song You Light Up My Life of the same name by Debby Boone.
  • Albion Square in Shen Long is a reference back to Destroy All Humans! 2 which featured an invasion site named Albion, a parody of London. This is most likely due to the fact that at the time the game was set, Shen Long, a parody of Hong Kong, would have been under British rule.
  • If lifted by psychokinesis, a Las Paradiso male may say "I believe a man can fly!"
  • During the mission 'Master Of The Flying Guillotine', after Crypto and Rolo come to an agreement of helping each other, Crypto says "Let's get it on!" This is a reference to the song Let's Get It On of the same name by Marvin Gaye.
  • After collecting some D.N.A, Crypto may say "All your brains belong to us." This is a reference to a famous quote from the video game Zero Wing: "All your base are belong to us."
  • After escaping the Nexos when Saxon is killed, Crypto cries "Dyanmite!" as he is flying away. The way he pronounces it is identical to the way that the fictional character James Evans shouts it on the television show Good Times.
  • After killing an enemy with the Disintegrator Ray, Crypto may quip "Smokin'!" This is a reference to a popular quote from the film The Mask.
  • After killing a police officer, Crypto may say "May the fuzz be with you." This is a reference to the popular phrase spoken throughout the Star Wars films: "May the Force be with you."
  • During the mission 'Revenge Is A Dish Best Served With Duck Sauce', before Crypto sets off to find Saxon, he conversationally asks Pox "So, how do you enter a dragon?" This is a reference to the film Enter The Dragon.
  • During the mission 'Master Of The Flying Guillotine', as the Master is facing off against Saxon in the Monastery, he warns his opponent "If you strike me down, Saxon... I shall become more powerful than you could possibly imag-" he is then cut off by a fatal roundhouse kick. This is a reference to a famous quote from the film Star Wars Episode IV A New Hope, spoken by the character Obi-Wan Kenobi before he is slain by Darth Vader.
  • Rolo is a parody of actor Bolo Yeung, who most notably starred in the film Enter The Dragon while wearing the same clothes that Rolo is seen wearing in the game.
  • During the mission 'Master Of The Flying Guillotine', when the Master warns Crypto to not interfere with his plans of defeating Saxon personally, Crypto begs to be taught the temportal fist. When the Master refuses, Crypto asks "Ancient Chinese secret, huh?" This is a reference to the famous 1970s Calgon commercials, which featured a Chinese man named Mr. Lee, who would not tell what made his clothes so clean, and would only say "Ancient Chinese secret."
  • During the mission 'Paint Me A Picture Of Deconstruction', Crypto listens in on a tape to discover details regarding Croustea's plan to rob the museum. At the end of Croustea's tape recording, he warns that "this message will self-destruct upon completion". This is a reference to the reccuring theme of self-destructing casette tapes intended for spies in the television show and film series Mission: Impossible.
  • During the mission 'Paint Me A Picture Of Deconstruction', when Pox is introducing Crypto to the saucer's newly added quantum deconstructor weapon, Crypto criticises him for wasting time. He then barks "Sound off like you got a pair!" This is a reference to a famous quote from the film Full Metal Jacket.
  • After killing a soldier, Crypto may quip "Apocalypse... right now." This is a reference to the film Apocalypse Now.
  • During the mission 'Attack Of The Cloning Lab', before Crypto sets off to commence with the mission, Crypto teases Pox about his inability to eat. Pox then reminisces about smearing relish "on my Soylent Green back when I had a tongue to eat with". This is a reference to the film Soylent Green.
  • Henri Crousteau is a parody of scientist/filmmaker Jacques-Yves Cousteau.
  • During the mission 'Welcome Back, Crypto!' when Crypto is destroying the nodes with the saucer, he quips "Yeah... I am Crypto the destroyer!" This is a reference to the titular protagonist from the film Conan The Destroyer.
  • During the mission 'Everybody Bags A Body Sometime', when trying to trick Helicobacter to leave his apartment, Crypto tells him that the assassin is no longer around. Helicobacter then says that he has to get back to watching 'Genital Hospital'. This is a parody of the television show General Hospital.
  • During the mission 'A-Pox-A-Lips Now', when Crypto is trying to persuade the humans to rally against Emperor Meningitis, if the player chooses to 'inspire' the crowd, he says "Some day a rain will come and wash his scum off the streets." This is a reference to a famous quote from the film Taxi Driver: "Some day a real rain'll come and wash all the scum off the streets."
  • When playing one of the arcade games on the Fourth Ring of Furon, Crypto may quip "The price is wrong, human" when throwing a human. This is a reference to the television show The Price Is Right.
  • During the mission 'Crypto Does Data', when Crypto is heading toward the Funky Town dome, he tells Pox he was reading over an old Majestic file and points out that they made a mistake in calling the Furon homeworld "Gorta". Pox then corrects him by saying that it is the Furon capital city that is named Gorta. This is a reference back to the 'Making Of Movie' video found in the Archives section of the Mothership in the first game, under the 'Furon Propaganda' category. In the video, the military general mistakenly says that the Furons hail from the planet Gorta.
  • During the mission 'Crypto Does Data', when the Librarian requests that Crypto bring him his human crush, Crypto informs him that "Earth girls are so easy". This is a reference to the film Earth Girls Are Easy.
  • When alerted to Crypto's presence, a Funky Town dome male may yell "Is that Kenny Baker?" This is a reference to the midget actor's short height, much like Crypto's.
  • If scanned, a Funky Town dome female may think "I feel like a lost soul swimming in a fish bowl." This is a reference to the lyrics to the song Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd.
  • The outer rim on the Fourth Ring Of Furon is a possible reference to the outer rim from the Star Wars films.
  • During the mission 'A Pox-A-Lips Now', after taking out the first Nexo saucer outside Emperor Meningitis's palace, Crypto gleefully cries "Got him, I got him!" to which Pox warns "Great, Crypto, don't get cocky." This is a reference to a scene from the film Star Wars Episode IV A New Hope, with identical dialogue.
  • During the mission 'A-Pox-A-Lips Now', when Crypto is trying to persuade the humans to rally against Emperor Meningitis, if the player chooses to start a rally cry, Crypto shouts "Attica, Attica!" This is a reference to an iconic scene from the film Dog Day Afternoon.
  • If scanned, a Las Paradiso female may think "It sure would suck to be one of those Iranian hostages." This is a reference to the Iran hostage crisis in November 1979. This may also prove at what time the game is set.
  • If scanned, a Sunnywood female may think "Mama don't take no mess." This is a reference to the song Papa Don't Take No Mess by James Brown.
  • If scanned, a Sunnywood roller-skate girl may think "No, I have to get home to feed my pet rock." This is a reference to the pet rock toy that first became a popular trend in the 1970s.
  • If scanned, a Sunnywood police officer may think "Next guy yells Attica at me gets a billy club sandwich." This is a reference to an iconic scene from the film Dog Day Afternoon.
  • If scanned, a British sailor may think "So long at sea, I feel like a lost fish swimming in a fish bowl." This is a reference to the lyrics to the song Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd.
  • When lifted by psychokinesis, a Shen Long male may shriek "What's up?" This is a reference to the 'Whassup' Budweiser commercial.
  • If scanned, a Funky Town dome male may think "Soylent Green is people... I still don't get it." This is a reference to a famous quote from the film Soylent Green.
  • During the mission 'Crypto Does Data', after body-snatching the roller-skate girl, Crypto says "Okay, let's go make a dream come true, just like Fantasty Atoll. The plane, Pox, the plane." Although obviously a call-back to the previous game's invasion site, this is a reference to the television show Fantasy Island - in which Fantasy Atoll is a parody of - where guests would have their ultimate fantasy brought into reality. The phrase "The plane, Pox, the plane" is a reference to the opening line to every episode of the show: "The plane! The plane!"
  • During the mission 'Welcome Back, Crypto!' when Crypto is destroying the nodes with the saucer, he growls "You firin' at me? You firin' at me?" This is a reference to a famous quote from the film Taxi Driver: "You talkin' to me? You talkin' to me?"
  • If scanned, a Las Paradiso male may think "So what was behind the green door, anyway? It's not like I was paying attention to the plot." This is a reference to the porno film Behind The Green Door.
  • If scanned, a Las Paradiso male may think "Now that Israel and Egypt have signed that peace treaty, I think the Middle East is going to be a-ok." This is a foreshadowing of the 1980 Iraqi invasion of Iran which caused a conflict that lasted up to eight years.
  • If scanned, a Las Paradiso male may think "Women love a man who can make his own pottery." This is a reference to a scene from the film Ghost.
  • If scanned, a Las Paradiso police officer may think "Yo, yo, Serpico, my ass. Traitor." This is a reference to the film Serpico, and a possible call-back to the first game, which also featured a police officer who had a similar thought.
  • If scanned, a Las Paradiso S.W.A.T soldier may think "Good cop, bad cop, I'm the cop with the high-powered sniper rifle." This is a reference to a famous quote from the film Army Of Darkness: "Good... bad... I'm the guy with the gun."
  • If scanned, a Las Paradiso S.W.A.T soldier may think "I joined S.W.A.T for the special weapons... but I stayed for the office parties." This is a possible reference to the plot of the film Die Hard.
  • If scanned, a Las Paradiso S.W.A.T soldier may think "Some day a real rain's gonna come and wash all the dangerous scum off the streets. Wait, then I'd be out of a job." This is a reference to a famous quote from the film Taxi Driver: "Some day a real rain'll come and wash all the scum off the streets."
  • If scanned, a Las Paradiso soldier may think "Charlie don't surf." This is a reference to a famous quote from the film Apocalypse Now.
  • If scanned, a Las Paradiso soldier may think "I did everything to win, but someone didn't let us win." This is a reference to an iconic quote from the film First Blood: "And I did what I had to do to win! But somebody wouldn't let us win!"
  • If scanned, a Las Paradiso soldier may think "Get some! Why do I always say that?" This is a reference to a quote from a scene in the film Full Metal Jacket, in which an American soldier is shooting at Vietnamese civilians from a helicopter.
  • If scanned, a Las Paradiso soldier may think "Nothin' is over... nothin'! You can't just switch it off." This is a reference to a popular quote from the film First Blood.
  • If scanned, a Las Paradiso soldier may think "It wasn't my war. You asked me, I didn't ask you." This is a reference to a famous quote from the film First Blood.
  • If scanned, a Las Paradiso female may think "Oh, who cares if Ford keeps tripping? I never saw Roosevelt stand once." This is a reference to President Gerald Ford, who famously slipped while exiting Air Force One in 1975. President Franklin Roosevelt, on the other hand, was almost exclusively bound to a wheelchair during his terms.
  • During the odd-job 'Tornadotron', Crypto is trying to sell a tornado insurance scheme to the residents of the trailer park. At one point, he warns a potential customer of a twister by comparing it to having them "wake up in Oz." This is a reference to the film The Wizard Of Oz, which famously featured a girl being teleported to a different reality when her house is swept up by a tornado.
  • If scanned, a Las Paradiso female may think "Could God make a rock so big that he couldn't move it? And shouldn't he have better things to do anyway?" This is a reference to the omnipotence paradox, most specifically, the question of whether or not God Himself could create an object with a greater binding on gravity than Himself.
  • If scanned, a Las Paradiso male may think "Hercules In New York? Ha, Arnold Schwarzeneggar will be a movie star when Ronald Reagan is president of the United States." This is a foreshadowing of the eventual presidential election of Ronald Reagan in the 1980s.
  • If scanned, a Las Paradiso male may think "I love high school girls. I may be gettin' older, but they just keep stayin' the same." This is a reference to a famous quote from the film Dazed And Confused: "That's what I love about these high school girls, man. I get older... they stay the same age."
  • If scanned, a Las Paradiso male may think "Whether you're a brother or whether you're a mother, we are all stayin' alive. That is some deep stuff, man." This is a reference to the lyrics to the song Stayin' Alive by The Bee Gees.
  • If scanned, a Shen Long male may think "A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. And that step is The Hustle." This is a reference to the song The Hustle by Van McCoy. Additionally, the phrase "A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step" is an old Chinese proverb from the Dao De Jing text.
  • If scanned, a Shen Long male may think "I guess the handover to China won't be all that bad. After 1997, we won't have to pay for movies, music or electronic games." This is a reference to the eventual handover of Hong Kong from British authority back to Chinese territory in 1997, thus cementing it as a - mostly entertainment-free - communist state.
  • If scanned, a Nexosporidium drone may think "All your base are belong to us." This is a reference to a famous quote from the video game Zero Wing.
  • During the odd-job 'Hail To The Chief', Crypto is trying to soil the police chief's reputation while under the guise of a pimp. One of the things that the player may choose to say during the conversation is "Furon is as Furon does". This is a reference to a popular quote from the film Forrest Gump: "Stupid is as stupid does."
  • If scanned, a Shen Long female may think "I am confused. What exactly is happening in 1997?" This is a foreshadowing of the eventual handover of Hong Kong from British authority back to Chinese territory in 1997.
  • During the odd-job 'Hail To The Chief', when defending Veronica from the police force, Pox reminds Crypto to use the temporal fist by saying "Use the fist, Crypto!" This is a reference to an infamous repeated phrase from the Star Wars films: "Use the Force."
  • After killing an enemy, Crypto may quip "Good times!" This is a reference to the television show Good Times.
  • After killing an enemy, Crypto may cry "Klaatu verata nikto!" This is a reference to a famous quote from the film Army Of Darkness.
  • The Super 7 Market in the Funky Town dome on the Fourth Ring of Furon is a parody of the popular convenience store brand 7-Eleven.
  • After applying one of the 'unlock content' codes on the menu, Crypto can wear a yellow tracksuit that is identical to the one Bruce Lee iconically donned in the film Game Of Death.
  • The Furon record collectibles found in Shen Long are, as proven by the game's manual, a reference to the Dropa stones/discs that many ufologists claim are extra-terrestrial, due to the fact that they are thousands of years old and bear foreign etchings.
  • The fact that Furons are intolerable to water (and thus have insufficient equipment to protect themselves from large amounts of it) is similar to the aliens in the film Signs.
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