Arthur – Vinyl Cafe

The Vinyl Cafe is, I think , the most obscure reference I’ve made yet. Not that it is necessarily obscure, not that it would take tow trucks to pull it out of the depths of all known entertainment references, rather that, on the global scale, at least, it’s the least likely to be recognized out […]

Mr. Bigglesworth – Austin Powers

How could we leave out Mr. Bigglesworth? That’s like asking how you could neglect to call exterminator services should you forget you have a cockroach infestation. Not only do we remember him fondly from the role he played in Austin Powers, but he was also named Cat of the Year by Cats magazine in 1999. I […]

Marcel – Friends

We all remember Marcel, Ross’s monkey. Marcel first shows up in the episode The One with the Monkey. Which makes sense. Ross brings Marcel into Monica’s apartment, and Chandler says something like, “hey, that monkey’s got a Ross on his ass.” Then we get the laugh track. Shudder. The laugh track in Friends is brutal. I […]