Hell House Allusions

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Ed: Sweet Lord...
Harry: of the Rings – run!!Lord of the Rings is a fantasy novel series by J.R.R. Tolkein (and three movies based on it) concerning the adventures of a group comprised of humans, elves and hobbits to destroy an evil ring.
Ed: I was thinking that Mordecai just had like a really super-high attack bonus.

Alluding to role-playing games - an "attack bonus" is typically added to a die roll made to determine if you hit a monster, or to see if a monster hits you. Needless to say, a monster with a super-high bonus would be very tough indeed. Common to Dungeons & Dragons, Spycraft, Champions, and other such games

Ed: Remember - WWBD. What would Buffy do?

Referring to Buffy Summers from Buffy the Vampire Slayer and WWJD (What Would Jesus Do?)

Ed: No. Would John Edward go?

Referring to the host of Crossing Over on the SciFi Channel and syndication, and a new series as of this episode's airing in 2006, John Edward Cross Country. John Edward purportedly speaks with the deceased for the benefit of the living.

Spengler and Zeddmore

This is another allusion to the movie Ghost Busters, whose members included Egon Spengler and Winston Zeddmore.

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