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In BFDI and BFDIA, there are several references to real life things and other object shows.


"Blue skidoo, we can too!"

Cultural references

  • In Take the Plunge, Firey shouts out "TROGDOR!" when trying to decide on the team name for what would become the Squishy Cherries, a reference to Homestar Runner. The team symbols first shown there are also similar to those found in the Total Drama series.
  • In Are You Smarter Than a Snowball?, was referenced in one of Pencil's doodles, and also stating that she likes going to it.
  • In Cycle of Life, there is a South Park reference mentioning the book Leopold "Butters" Stotch wrote called "The Poop That Took A Pee."
  • In Insectophobe's Nightmare, Leafy's last line is a reference to Teen Girls Squad, one of the many spin-offs of Homestar Runner.
  • In Gardening Hero, GLaDOS from Portal is mentioned in Leafy's niceness chart, under the level "Shockingly nice".
  • In Don't Pierce My Flesh, ​Flower said that the opposite of Dream Island was Nightmare Moon which is a reference to a character in My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic.
  • In Yeah, Who? I Wanna Know, Book says "Hey! Wait..." three times, and each time she does, the camera closes in on her. This references the Homestar Runner toon "Strongest Man in the World".
  • In Insectophobe's Nightmare 3, Nickel says "Well, I just know I'm going to lose..." which is a reference to Inanimate Insanity where Nickel says "Well, I just know I'm going to win!"
    • Nickel also says "Well, I just know I'm going to win!" on Reveal Novum which is also another reference to Inanimate Insanity.
  • In The Glistening and Yeah, Who? I Wanna Know, before teleporting to Yoyleland with her map, Leafy says "Blue skidoo, we can too!" which is a reference to Blue's Clues, a children's show.
  • The episode title Zeeky Boogy Doog and Bomby's explosion after it's said in the episode are a reference to The Demented Cartoon Movie, where an explosion happened every time the phrase was said.
  • The character Dora is a reference to the T.V. show, Dora the Explorer.