Mahdi Posted April 2, 2010 Share Posted April 2, 2010 Film:Television:- Saturday Night LiveIn a skit involving George W. Bush being advized by Dick Cheney, etc, someone mentions the country Yemen. Bush says something like "You mean Fremen." Cheney corrects him, saying "Fremen is from the science fiction novel Dune."- The SimpsonsThe episode in which Apu moves in with the family.Homer: "Whats the matter Lisa? Is the curry too spicey for you?"Lisa: "I can see through time."- Tiny ToonsIn one episode they stand in a video store advertising the worst box office bombs of all time, dune is prominently on display.- Star TrekNumerous planets and stars bare the same name as places in Dune. - The CriticThe first was in a review of a movie, and the second one as Jay's hallucintaton in the desert of Iraq.- Sponge Bob Square PantsIn sponge bob they are looking for worms or something their is a huge worm nearly identical to the one in lynch's film. Oh I beleive sponge bob also managed to ride it.When they are looking for the Alaskin Bull Worm as it is called Sandy the Squirel says "wormsign" and picks up a small sign with a worm,- Doctor WhoThere's a 21st-season episode (the last episode with the Fifth Doctor, Peter Davidson) called The Caves of Androzani. it involves a deserted, quazi-desert planet (there is no water per se, but there is boiling hot mud-tides in the underground caves) called Androzani Minor, whose cave network is the only source of a substance called Spectrox. Spectrox, the horribly poisonous secretions of bat-like creatures, can be refined into an extremely valuable drug, which can effectively double the lifespan of a human being.This drug is cherished by the populated world of Androzani Major, but mining of the substance is being hindered by an army of androids, led by Sharaz Jek, who was once betrayed by Morgus, the man who owns the monopoly on Spectrox mining...- TrigunFirst of all, the planet is a sand planet with nearly not water at all. Yep, but in the 22th episode there are sandworms. When they attack, one of the character shouts:"Worms! Is this thing built on solid bedrock?"- HellsingThe vampire Seras Victoria is given a large shell-firing weapon called the Harkonnen cannon. Or alternatively, Hellsing ARMS Anti-Midian Cannon 'Harkonnen.' Later, she is shown with a heavier version, 'Extra Long-Range Bombardment Firearm system for Localized defensive use "Harkonnen II."' Finally, the two can be used in conjunction as a grenade launcher of sorts, launching the two 'explosive incendiary grenade for wide-area field dominance "Vladimir." I can't find any pictures to verify this, but I believe that this last addition actually has 'Vladimir Harkonnen' written on the side.- ChuckMain character has a Dune poster in his bedroomOne episode is called "Chuck vs The Sandworm" and has the main character and his best friend dress up as shai-hulud for Christmas.Another episode quotes the start of the litany against fear and has the main character trying to stop a traitor doctor by knocking out a false tooth.Music:- Fatboy Slim "Weapon of Choice""...walk without rhythm and you won't attract the worm..."- Iron Maiden "To Tame a Land"The entire song is based on Dune.- Blind Guardian "Traveler In Time"The entire song is based on Dune.- Eon "Spice", "Fear - The Mind Killer"The songs utilize samples from Lynch's DuneInternet:Books:- Star Trek: Log Eight by Alan Dean FosterIn this novel, based on the TOS cartoon episode "Eye of the Beholder", Kirk, Spock, and McCoy are searching for a missing starship crew on the planet Lactra III. In a patch of desert, they are attacked by a large creature. After their escape, Kirk mentions that the creature was identical to a desert beast from the planet Canopus III.- "Witch's Brew" by Terry BrooksThe protagonist is attacked by a creature thought up by his daughter and created by the antagonistic witch: a giant worm that his daughter remembers from from a certain book.Video Games:- Warcraft IIIWhen you click on the Undead Acolyte enough times, he'll eventually say "All I see is blackess... Oh, my hood's down".Druid of the Claw he will say "The Sleeper has awakened."One of the lines of the Huntressess is "I shall not fear."- Fury of the FuriesSecond level, where you play in desert. Intro screen shows little Furrie on a "sandworm", hunting a food on a fishing stick.Also in setup you can choose a "fremen" language...- C&C: Tiberian SunMap named "The Ice Must Flow"- Jedi AcademyOn a desert planet called Blenjeel, there are these worm-like "Sand Burrowers" that will kill you if you walk on the sand for too long. Also, if you throw thermal detonators, they will destract the creatures.- Space Quest III: The Pirates of PestulonOne can find a postcard from ArrakisDying enemies say "Fear is the mind killer."- StarCraftOn Korhal there's the giant skeleton of a sandworm, it's got that distinctive three-jawed head.- FalloutA drug called mentats which increases intelligence- Lotus Esprit Turbo 3The jingle before the "Futuristic" track is a remix of the intro of Dune the gameOther:- July 19th 2002 Dennis Miller Live referenced a certain part of his anatomy as a "Dune worm".- Tenacious D DVD's "In the studio" feature, you can see in the backround a whiteboard saying Dune Vs Hobbit.First Four pages from the below thread have been combined in this post. The plan is to combine that entire thread into this one and then sticky it. All excerpts have been copied and pasted from that thread - none were written by me.http://forum.dune2k.com/index.php?topic=17005.30 2 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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