Fallen Idols Allusions

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EPISODE 505: FALLEN IDOLS

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Many nods were made to the 2005 movie House of Wax, which featured both Jared Padalecki and Paris Hilton.

  • The god Leshii resides in a wax museum.
  • Sam looks into the face of a wax figure in the same way Wade did in House of Wax.
Sam: How long am I gonna be on double-secret probation?

Reference to the 1978 frat classic Animal House, in which the misfit Delta House is placed on probation so many time, they are finally put on double-secret probation.

Dean: Agents Bonham and Copeland.

Reference to John Henry "Bonzo" Bonham, drummer for Led Zeppelin, and Stewart Copeland, drummer for the Police.

Sam: So, this is like Christine?

Reference to the 1983 movie Christine, based on a novel by Stephen King, in which a nerdy boy buys a strange car with a evil mind of its own and his nature starts to change to reflect it.

Sheriff: Professional assassins ... like in Michael Clayton.

Reference to 2007 film Michael Clayton, starring George Clooney, in which a law firm brings in its "fixer" to remedy the situation after a lawyer has a breakdown while representing a chemical company that he knows is guilty in a multi-billion dollar class action suit.

Dean: I'll go torch East of Eden's keychain.James Dean starred in the 1955 film East of Eden.
Dean: Hate to break it to you, lady, but I'm no Paris Hilton BFF.Paris Hilton's My New BFF is a reality show where fans of the heiress compete to become her new friend.
The names of the two men at the beginning, Jim and Cal, are nods to two of the three main roles James dean played. Jim Stark in Rebel Without a Causeand Cal Trask in East of Eden.

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