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

 
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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)