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The works of George Lucas and Lucasfilm, especially the Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises, have left a profound impact on filmmaking and pop culture, and Homestar Runner is no exception.


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  • Email morning routine — Strong Bad calls Strong Sad "Interruptor Jones".
  • The System is Down — "We've got our top men working on it 'round the clock," said by Strong Bad, is a reference to what the government representative says to Indiana Jones about the status of the Ark of the Covenant at the end of Raiders of the Lost Ark.
  • Email best thing (DVD commentary) — Strong Bad mentions the "Grail diary" from Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade.
  • Email pizza joint — In response to the lengthy name of "Strong Bad's Strong Badian Pizz—", The Ugly One (in a sarcophagus) declares "I belong in a museum!", in reference to the Indiana Jones film series.
  • Strong Badia the Free — While in the Homsar Reservation, asking Strong Sad about the tuning fork will get him to say, "Oooo, that looks like a rare Homsar artifact! It belongs in a museum!" echoing Indiana Jones's famous line.
  • Dangeresque 3: The Criminal Projective — Strong Bad saying that the paintings in the office "belong in a museum!" is a reference to the Indiana Jones film series.
  • 8-Bit is Enough — When asking Strong Bad to help him find his lucky quarter, Homestar comments, "I hear you're the best digger in Cairo", a modified quote from Raiders of the Lost Ark.
  • Cheat Commandos: Two Part Episode: Part 2Subtlefuge's description of Swampslash's abilities is similar to Indiana Jones's false statement regarding Marcus Brody in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade: "He speaks a dozen languages... He'll blend in — disappear..."
  • Halloween Hide & Seek — Asking Strong Bad about The Cheat will result in Strong Bad quoting the same Indiana Jones statement about Marcus Brody used in Cheat Commandos: Two Part Episode: Part 2, verbatim.

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