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Great synopsis and commentary as always!
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Jul. 1, 2013, 2:03pm
Thanks! One thing I really want to know is what the scene with Pete and Billy tied in the crater is a take on. It really feels like something from a movie or something but I can't find much (though it's pretty hard to search for)
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Jul. 1, 2013, 2:22pm
  • by The Mysterious 'H'
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I believe it's a Raiders Of The Lost Ark reference. Something similar happens in that movie, if I remember correctly, and it would fit with all the Indiana Jones references that pop up in Billy and St. Cloud's interactions.
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Jul. 1, 2013, 10:02pm
  • by The Mysterious 'H'
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The blow darts from picking up the idol in the X-2 are definitely a Raiders reference though.
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Jul. 1, 2013, 10:04pm
Here I thought it was Interview with a Vampire where Someone and That Girl in School Ties get burned to a crisp having been left out in the Sun.

Or not.

Anyways, the rest is definitely Raiders.
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Jul. 2, 2013, 2:43am
I mentioned the same thing in the episode comments, but the dialogue and being tied down in the manner they were are probably references to something else.
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Jul. 2, 2013, 7:40pm
  • by Ghobbi
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Someone in another thread said it was from one of the Riddick films.
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Jul. 2, 2013, 10:53am
  • by The Mysterious 'H'
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White literally burning in the sun is, but the whole 'being tied to stakes in the desert so you dehydrate/die' thing is a scene in some other movie.
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Jul. 2, 2013, 4:37pm
The burning in the sun is from 'Chronicles of Riddick', as I mentioned in the other thread. The only movie that I have been able to come up with that somewhat matches the being tied down in the sun is 'The Scorpion King'.

It's not 'Interview with a Vampire' since they were left in a pit type thing. There was a scene in book 'The Vampire Lestat' where something kind of similar happened though...so it could be based loosely off of that.
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Jul. 4, 2013, 4:37pm

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