Difference between revisions of "Talk:Pokémon: An international cultural phenomenon"

 
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Not to sound nitpicky or anything, but you spelled Phenomenon wrong. =P --[[User:Jonouchi|Jonouchi]] 15:54, 12 September 2010 (UTC)
 
== Swellow/Swallow ==
 
I'm sure those are probably just sw'''''a'''''llows, swellows real world counterpart.[[User:Morgil27|Morgil27]] 16:31, 12 September 2010 (UTC)
:Second that; nice article though [[User:Arty2|Arty2]] 16:48, 12 September 2010 (UTC)
:Yeah, those were just sw'''a'''llows. Swellow's coloration is remarkably similar to the coloration of actual swallows, which is probably why these particular swallows resemble Swellow so much. [[User:Philos|Philos]] 19:11, 12 September 2010 (UTC)
I don't, they look way too much like swellow..[[User:YukitoOoO|YukitoOoO]] 18:03, 12 September 2010 (UTC)
:Well, i think they're Taillow. Swellows have bigger heads and feathers. [[User:Empath-Silvio|Empath-Silvio]] 19:41, 12 September 2010 (UTC)
I think it's pretty clearly a swallow, for two reasons: 1. Taillow/Swellow aren't nearly well-known enough to be parodied by the Simpsons. Just a public consciousness thing. 2. The line about them returning to Springfield is pretty clearly a reference to the famous Capistrano Swallows, whose annual return to their nests is a pretty big tourist attraction. For reference, [http://i590.photobucket.com/albums/ss346/PERLA_1990_photo/swallows.jpg here's an image of the Capistrano Swallows]. Hope that clears it up! The rest of the article was good. [[User:BeatlesLover|BeatlesLover]] 01:00, 13 September 2010 (UTC)
 
== Everybody Loves Raymond ==
 
I haven't seen the episode. What indicates Pokemon more than any other TCG? [[User:PLA|PLA]] 20:01, 12 September 2010 (UTC)
*One of the Hackidu referred by name is a "[[bp:Bulbasaur|Scramisaur]]", and it is mentioned that there's a TV show, as much as I can remember. The cards also seem similar to the novelty collectible cards by Topps. [http://i.cdn.turner.com/v5cache/TBS/Images/Dynamic/i23/elr_episode090_337x233_032720061524.jpg] Though it could be as much a Yu-Gi-Oh reference. [[User:Knuclear200x|Knuclear200x]] 03:03, 14 September 2010 (UTC)
 
== Austin Powers in Goldmember ==
 
If my memory is correct, than the reference is someone in a Charmander suit running around while Tokyo is attacked by a Godzilla float. --[[User:IWannaBeTheVeryBest|IWannaBeTheVeryBest]] 01:14, 13 September 2010 (UTC)