Crossroad Blues Allusions

Lloyd's Bar

Referencing the Stanley Kubrick film based on the Steven King novel: The Shining. Jack Nicholson portraying Jack Torrance states that he would sell his sold for a drink and magically a bartender by the name of Lloyd appears with a fully stocked bar. Both in The Shining and Supernatural characters go to Lloyd's Bar and sell their souls.
Dean: His house probably isn't up next on MTV Cribs, is it?

MTV Cribs is a reality television show on MTV. It showcases the homes of various celebrities, actors, musicians, and athletes.

Dean: Maybe his place is full of babes in Princess Leia bikinis.

Reference to the costume worn by Princess Leia after her capture by Jabba the Hutt, in Star Wars, Episode VI: Return of the Jedi.

Dean: Dude, I am like Dillinger or something.

Reference to John Dillinger an infamous gangster, of the Depression years. bank robber, considered by some as a Robin Hood, others a new breed of criminal. The first movie made about Dillinger and his exploits was in 1945 staring Lawrence Tierney, and a remake again in 1973 staring Warren Oates.

Dean: Nobody put a gun to their head and forced ‘em to play Let’s Make a Deal.

Let’s Make a Deal is a game-show which premiered on Dec. 30, 1963, in which contestants competed in a variety of games for a chance at cash, cars, vacations and other prizes. Games included picking a wallet with an unspecified amount of cash from a selection, choosing between doors, spinning wheels, and trading with host Monty Hall for a variety of rarely carried items (e.g., a hard-boiled egg). It ended its run in 1977, and has been revived for a number of short-lived re-incarnations a number of times since. Reruns of the original 1970s episodes, as well as episodes from some of the 1980s incarnations are currently being aired on the Game Show Network

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