boingboing at March 10th, 2014 04:45 — #1
anton_p_gully at March 10th, 2014 05:47 — #2
It's not just the costumes the Fives wear, the security guard outfits are very similar to the Sandmen uniforms from Logan's Run.
scott310 at March 10th, 2014 07:33 — #3
Brian Posehn and Steve Agee (from the Sarah Silverman show) portrayed the app developers. Not Nelson Franklin.
It was nice to see that these two exist in other imaginary realms.
eschatologist at March 10th, 2014 07:59 — #4
You forgot to mention Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim. Love those guys.
antonsirius at March 10th, 2014 08:23 — #5
I once loved a Two... Matthew. He was my everything, But numbers change. Your secret's safe with me, NewBeanz.
senoranthony at March 10th, 2014 11:17 — #6
The 4s' costumes, even more than the 5s', point to Logan's Run. Also, can there be any doubt about there Starburns' costume came from?
swankgd at March 10th, 2014 12:53 — #7
Only guessing here as I have neither read the books nor seen the movies, but there surely must be some references to Hunger Games in there, right?
drew_g at March 10th, 2014 17:20 — #8
It's unabashedly Zed's outfit from Zardoz, down to the silly waist-length braided rattail.
lurkinggrue at March 10th, 2014 18:45 — #9
Scifi References in that episode:
Buck Rogers (The dance with the glowing balls)
And possibly the Apple but I have to rewatch.
over_the_river at March 12th, 2014 09:12 — #10
I agree with many of the references, but the biggest reference in the program is to Brave New World, the utopian/distopian novel by Aldous Huxley and his five castes, "Alpha", "Beta", "Gamma", "Delta", and "Epsilon", which corespond to the 5 - 1 levels of MeowMeowBeenz. Even the uniforms worn by each of these castes are reflected from the book.
boingboing at March 15th, 2014 04:51 — #11
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