Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny (2006) Poster


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Tenacious D (1997) (TV Series)


Citizen Kane (1941)
Song lyrics in the song P.O.D. played during the end credits
Alice in Wonderland (1951)
"I already went down that rabbit hole once."
Star Trek: The Original Series (1966) (TV Series)
The alarm in the Rock and Roll History Museum strongly resembles the USS Enterprise's "Red Alert" siren in the original Star Trek TV series
A Clockwork Orange (1971)
in the scene where Jack Black is asleep on the bench after the song "Baby" is played, the bullies resemble Alex and his droogs, complete with suits, masks and accents.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
The title song "The Pick of Destiny" contains the line "Cause he who's a greaser, must live in my freezer." Meatloaf, who plays Jack Black's father in the film (uncredited), played the part of "Eddie" the rock-n-roll greaser in The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Eddie's body was kept in a freezer after being murdered early in the movie.
The Kids Are Alright (1979)
poster in JB's room
Centipede (1980) (Video Game)
one song's lyrics lists many famous video games
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
The map with the red moving line during the opening sequence right before the first shot with Jack Black.
Frogger (1981) (Video Game)
one song's lyrics lists many famous video games
Heavy Metal (1981)
A movie poster is in JBs room.
Dig Dug (1982) (Video Game)
one song's lyrics lists many famous video games
Q*bert (1982) (Video Game)
one song's lyrics lists many famous video games
Millipede (1982) (Video Game)
one song's lyrics lists many famous video games
He-Man and the Masters of the Universe (1983) (TV Series)
"He-Man style"
Tetris (1984) (Video Game)
one song's lyrics lists many famous video games
Marble Madness (1984) (Video Game)
one song's lyrics lists many famous video games
D.A.R.Y.L. (1985)
In both movies a character plays a racing video game early in the film. The character then uses these video game skills to elude the police during a chase scene.
The Sifl & Olly Show (1998) (TV Series)
In the scene where JB and KG speak to the Open Mic Host (Paul F. Tompkins) outside of the club, there are posters in the background that read "Prostitute Laundry". This is a reference to director Liam Lynch's "The Sifl & Olly Show" which featured a song with the same title.

Referenced in 

Tenacious D: POD (2006) (Video)
Jack and Kyle go to a movie theatre to watch Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny
Saturday Night Live: Matthew Fox/Tenacious D (2006) (TV Episode)
Referenced during Weekend Update
Kickin' It Old Skool (2007)
A Poster seen attached to the wall
American Pie Presents: Beta House (2007) (Video)
Poster in dorm room
Semi-Pro (2008)
Name mentioned in song lyrics
Brütal Legend (2009) (Video Game)
Features the Tenacious D songs 'the Metal' and 'Master Exploder' the latter of wich features the line "we've got the Pick of Destiny"
Red Dead Redemption (2010) (Video Game)
An achievement/trophy is named "Master Exploder".
Dragonetti the Ruthless Contract Killer (2010)
The demonic artifact looks like the pick of destiny.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Funniest Music Videos (2014) (TV Episode)
One of the theme songs is heard
Nanoman: Sonnye loschinki (2014) (TV Episode)
A tiny bit on a photograph.
The Devil's Candy (2015)
Poster is seen in Zooey's room
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Lightspan Adventures (PS1) (2017) (TV Episode)
Nerd - "Did he get it by dueling Satan in a rock-off challenge"?
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Chex Quest (2019) (TV Episode)
An image of Dave Grohl as Satan promoting Brutal Chex was shown.

Featured in 

WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Devils (2014) (TV Episode)
Satan is #9.
Killswitch (2014)
clip shown


Kung Fu (1972) (TV Series)
KG's "snatch the remote from my hand" scene
Deliverance (1972)
A stranger and a local connect amazingly via their impromptu musical duel.
Tommy (1975)
Pre-titles sequence with Meatloaf pastiches sequences from The Who's 'Tommy'
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
"Use the cock" scene
The Blues Brothers (1980)
the entire car chase sequence and the entrance into the sewer
Entrapment (1999)
JB contorts his way through a laser grid in a comic imitation of Virginia Baker from Entrapment.

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