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28 Things You Might Not Know About "Shaun Of The Dead," "Hot Fuzz," And "The World's End"

Here's every fun Easter egg from Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg, and Nick Frost's Cornetto Trilogy. Obviously, this is full of spoilers.

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*Which, if you haven't seen, you should. You're not going to get a few of these Easter eggs without having seen Spaced. Also, it's a terrific show.

The first three pairs in the gang all played opposite each other on other British sitcoms:

• 6 + 7: Simon Pegg and Jessica Hyne played Tim and Daisy on Spaced.

• 3 + 8: Lucy Davis and Martin Freeman played Dawn and Tim on The Office.

• 4 + 18: Dylan Moran and Tamsin Greig played Bernard and Fran on Black Books.


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12. The town of "Sandford" is named after the stock town name used in British police training exercises.

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22. The film opens with Primal Scream's "Loaded" and at the very end when Gary and Andy are confronting The Network, Gary drunkenly recites the opening lines.

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• The first pub they go to is The First Post.

• The second pub they go to is The Old Familiar which looks identical to The First Post.

• The meet the town's famous crazy old man Basil in The Famous Cock.

• The fight the robot teenagers in The Cross Hands.

• The see local drug dealer Reverend Green in The Trusted Servant.

• The fight the robot twins in The Two-Headed Dog.

• The gang is tempted by robot women at The Mermaid.

• Gary King slams his head against the wall at The King's Head.

• A car is driven through The Hole In The Wall, which makes an actual hole in the wall.

• And the world ends at The World's End.


25. The flavor seen at the end of The World's End is a mint Cornetto, symbolizing aliens.

Bought a Mint Cornetto after watching The World's End with @FollowingAidin and @MillieElliott #TWE



Bought a Mint Cornetto after watching The World's End with @FollowingAidin and @MillieElliott #TWE

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• Simon Pegg - Tim in Spaced, Shaun in Shaun Of The Dead, Nicholas Angel in Hot Fuzz, and Gary King in The World's End

• Nick Frost - Mike in Spaced, Ed in Shaun Of The Dead, Danny in Hot Fuzz, and Andy in The World's End

• Jessica Hynes - Daisy in Spaced, Yvonne in Shaun Of The Dead

• Julia Deakin - Marsha in Spaced, Yvonne's Mum in Shaun Of The Dead, Mary Potter in Hot Fuzz, and B&B Landlady in The World's End

• Mark Heap - Brian in Spaced, "Publican 7" in The World's End