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10 Pop Culture References You May Have Missed

But now understand because you're a seasoned adult.

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1. Wayne's World and Laverne and Shirley

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Wayne and Garth perform the entire opening sequence from Laverne and Shirley en route to an Alice Cooper concert.

2. Hey Arnold and Die Walküre (The Valkyrie)

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Arnold drifts off into a deep sleep during a school field trip to the opera and dreams of scenes from many famous operas, including Bizet's Carmen and Wagner's The Valkyrie.

3. The Powerpuff Girls and South Park

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Blossom emerges from a pile of winter coats and hats, looking like Cartman, after being attacked by new student Mike's imaginary "fiend."

4. Arthur and South Park

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This whole sequence is an excerpt from Buster's short story, "The Day the Earth Was Saved" - in which Buster is killed à la Kenny (squished by a U.F.O.).

5. The Simpsons and Twin Peaks

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The "scene" from Twin Peaks that Homer is watching is actually a combination of some of the characters' dream sequences.

6. Futurama and The Fantastic Voyage

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In an effort to rid Fry of the parasites in his body, the Professor develops a plan similar to the classic sci-fi film.

7. 30 Rock and Star Wars IV - A New Hope

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"You're my only hope" - then and now. Ironic that Liz Lemon would flee from the home of her pop culture icon.

8. (500) Days of Summer and The Seventh Seal

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At the movies, Tom falls asleep and imagines himself as a character in a series of foreign films - the most memorable being The Seventh Seal, re-imagined with a Cupid instead of Death.

9. Community and Pokémon

Hilda's long list of conversation topics includes "old man Trainer", "fly on a bird", "cinnamon island", and "seal along the shore" - a reference to the Old man glitch.

10. Adventure Time and Sailor Moon

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Here, Fionna is wearing Princess Serenity's dress. Also, the bunny ears may be a reference to Serena's Japanese name, Usagi Tsukino, meaning "rabbit" or "bunny."

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