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Popular musician '''[[Wikipedia: David Bowie|David Bowie]]''' has been referenced numerous times in the Homestar Runner body of work.
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Popular musician '''{{wp|David Bowie}}''' has been referenced numerous times in the [[Homestar Runner (body of work)|Homestar Runner]] body of work.
==Appearances==
==Appearances==
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*[[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]] {{--}} [[Minor Thy Dungeonman Characters|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 {{wp|Tin Machine}} era. Thou art more of a [[Wikipedia:Ziggy Stardust (character)|Ziggy Stardust]] fan."
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*[[Halloween Fairstival]] {{--}} [[Strong Sad]] dresses as David Bowie as he appears on the cover of his album ''{{wp|Aladdin Sane}}''.
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*[[Strong Badia the Free]] {{--}} [[Homestar Runner]] says "we'll find those rebel rebels!", a reference to the David Bowie song "{{wp|Rebel Rebel}}".
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*[[Baddest of the Bands]] {{--}} [[Bubs]] refers to [[Coach Z]] as the "Thin Green Duke", a reference to David Bowie's former persona, "{{wp|The Thin White Duke}}".
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*[[@StrongBadActual]] {{--}} On {{prs|686606720286601216|11|Jan|2016|alt=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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*[[Halloween Hijinks]] {{--}} Homestar [[I really like your costume|erroneously compliments]] [[Marzipan]] on her "zombie Ziggy Stardust costume".
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*[[New Boots]] — The Cheat's boots are a reference to Bowie's song, "The Man Who Sold The World", the inside liner cover of whose record album has a picture of a cowboy holding a shotgun, with a pair of boots with dollar signs on it like what The Cheat's has.
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[[Category:Real band Running gags|Bowie, David]]
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*[[Thy Dungeonman II]] — If you "look david bowie" in the 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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*[[Halloween Fairstival]] — Strong Sad dresses as David Bowie; more specifically, as he appears on the cover of his album [[Wikipedia:Aladdin Sane|Aladdin Sane]].
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*[[Baddest of the Bands]] — Bubs refers to Coach Z as the "Thin Green Duke", a reference to David Bowie's persona The Thin White Duke.
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Current revision as of 10:01, 12 April 2021

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

[edit] Appearances

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