David Bowie

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==Appearances==
==Appearances==
*[[New Boots]] — [[The Cheat]]'s boots are a reference to Bowie's song, "The Man Who Sold The World". On the inside liner cover of the similarly titled [[Wikipedia:The Man Who Sold the World (album)|record album]], there is a picture of a cowboy holding a shotgun, with a pair of boots with dollar signs emblazoned on the sides of them that look almost exactly like the boots The Cheat is wearing in the toon.
*[[New Boots]] — [[The Cheat]]'s boots are a reference to Bowie's song, "The Man Who Sold The World". On the inside liner cover of the similarly titled [[Wikipedia:The Man Who Sold the World (album)|record album]], there is a picture of a cowboy holding a shotgun, with a pair of boots with dollar signs emblazoned on the sides of them that look almost exactly like the boots The Cheat is wearing in the toon.
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*[[Thy Dungeonman II]] — If you type "look david bowie" in the magistrate's office, the game replies: "There's something about that man... The picture was taken during the Tin Machine era. Thou art more of a Ziggy Stardust fan."
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*[[Thy Dungeonman II]] — Custodial Magistrate Ripberger's office has paintings of him shaking hands with famous people, including David Bowie. If you type "look david bowie" here, the game replies: "There's something about that man... The picture was taken during the Tin Machine era. Thou art more of a Ziggy Stardust fan."
*[[Halloween Fairstival]] — [[Strong Sad]] dresses as David Bowie as he appears on the cover of his album ''[[Wikipedia:Aladdin Sane|Aladdin Sane]]''.
*[[Halloween Fairstival]] — [[Strong Sad]] dresses as David Bowie as he appears on the cover of his album ''[[Wikipedia:Aladdin Sane|Aladdin Sane]]''.
*[[Baddest of the Bands]] — [[Bubs]] refers to [[Coach Z]] as the "Thin Green Duke", a reference to David Bowie's persona, "[[wikipedia:The Thin White Duke|The Thin White Duke]]".
*[[Baddest of the Bands]] — [[Bubs]] refers to [[Coach Z]] as the "Thin Green Duke", a reference to David Bowie's persona, "[[wikipedia:The Thin White Duke|The Thin White Duke]]".
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*[[@StrongBadActual]] — On January 11, 2016, the day after Bowie's death, [[Strong Bad]] posted, "I'll never be able to call Strong Sad 'The Thick White [[Dump]]' again without shedding a little tear," with an attached picture of Strong Sad dressed as him, from Halloween Fairstival.
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*{{postref|686606720286601216|11|Jan|2016}} — The day after Bowie's death, [[Strong Bad]] posted, "I'll never be able to call Strong Sad 'The Thick White [[Dump]]' again without shedding a little tear," with an attached picture of Strong Sad dressed as him, from Halloween Fairstival.
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*[[Ween 2020 Silhouettes]] — [[Homestar Runner]] says [[Marzipan]] has a Ziggy Stardust costume.
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*[[Halloween Hijinks]] — [[Homestar Runner]] [[I really like your costume|erroneously compliments]] [[Marzipan]] on her "zombie Ziggy Stardust costume".
[[Category:Real band Running gags|Bowie, David]]
[[Category:Real band Running gags|Bowie, David]]

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The Thick White Dump

Popular musician David Bowie has been referenced numerous times in the Homestar Runner body of work.

Appearances

  • New BootsThe Cheat's boots are a reference to Bowie's song, "The Man Who Sold The World". On the inside liner cover of the similarly titled record album, there is a picture of a cowboy holding a shotgun, with a pair of boots with dollar signs emblazoned on the sides of them that look almost exactly like the boots The Cheat is wearing in the toon.
  • Thy Dungeonman II — Custodial Magistrate Ripberger's office has paintings of him shaking hands with famous people, including David Bowie. If you type "look david bowie" here, the game replies: "There's something about that man... The picture was taken during the Tin Machine era. Thou art more of a Ziggy Stardust fan."
  • Halloween FairstivalStrong Sad dresses as David Bowie as he appears on the cover of his album Aladdin Sane.
  • Baddest of the BandsBubs refers to Coach Z as the "Thin Green Duke", a reference to David Bowie's persona, "The Thin White Duke".
  • @StrongBadActual Tweet (11 Jan 2016) — The day after Bowie's death, Strong Bad posted, "I'll never be able to call Strong Sad 'The Thick White Dump' again without shedding a little tear," with an attached picture of Strong Sad dressed as him, from Halloween Fairstival.
  • Halloween HijinksHomestar Runner erroneously compliments Marzipan on her "zombie Ziggy Stardust costume".
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