100 Little Things We Love About Pop Culture

Happy 100th post, fellow pop culture fans! To celebrate this exciting milestone, we decided to compile a list of 100 little things we love about pop culture. Think of it as an updated version of “My Favorite Things,” but way more awesome, and it won’t get stuck in your head all day long. Once you’ve read our 100 tidbits, leave a few of your own favorite things in the comments, or tweet us @PopCultureNexus.

1. Buffy’s speech before battle in “Chosen”
2. Battlestar Galactica introducing “Frak” into our vocabulary
3. Nathan Fillion’s high-pitched scream
4. “It’s levi-O-sa, not levio-SA.”
5. Adam calling Joan “Jane”
6. Clear eyes, full hearts, can’t lose.
7. Liz Lemon’s Star Wars references
8. Members of the Bluth family impersonating a chicken
9. “A long time ago, we used to be friends…”
10. Fiona from So Weird saying, “They harvest the wheat.”
11. Sawyer’s nicknames
12. Meryl’s record for most Oscar nominations by a single actor
13. “Nobody leaves this place without singing the blues.”
14. Victor imprinted as Topher
15. Keith Mars asking Veronica, “Who’s your daddy?”
16. Jayne’s love for Vera
17. Troy and Abed in the Morning
18. Bear McCreary composing the music for Battlestar Galatica
19. Cam’s appreciation for Meryl Streep on Modern Family
20. Hitchcock references in all of Bryan Fuller’s shows
21. The Copacabana scene in Goodfellas
22. Tim Allen’s grunt on Home Improvement
23. Spike and Buffy planning their wedding
24. “You are tearing me apart, Lisa!”
25. Lucy and Ethel’s friendship
26. “You got it dude!”
27. Rick Castle dressed as a “space cowboy”
28. The cockamouse
29. “She’s a truck-driving magic mama. And we’ve got maybe seconds before Darth Rosenberg grinds everybody into Jawa burgers, and not one of you bunch has the midichlorians to stop her.”
30. Ricky Ricardo performing “Babalu” with little Ricky
31. The fact that The Big Lebowski is Veronica Mars’ favorite movie
32. 4 8 15 16 23 42
33. Turk and J.D.’s pancake drawer
34. Meat Cat
35. The Feeny call
36. “Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die.”
37. Victor dancing as Kiki
38. Stars Hollow
39. The men of The Good Wife (and their purple ties)
40. “LEGEN–wait for it…DARY!”
41. Nikita’s “Hulk” transformation before escaping Division
42. Buffy alumni guest starring on Veronica Mars
43. “Repair-man-man-man-man-man”
44. It’s cookie time!
45. Cate telling Lux, “I’ve had trouble committing to stuff my entire life but Lux, I’m committed to you.”
46. Alan Rickman as the perfect Severus Snape
47. Chrismukkah
48. Li’l Sebastian
49. Dr. Horrible’s evil laugh
50. The Ellie badge
51. Walter’s strawberry milkshakes
52. Meryl’s mastery of accents
53. “Oy, with the poodles already!”
54. The Winchesters’ Impala
55. Cory and Topanga’s relationship
56. “Once More, With Feeling”
57. Big Joe (RIP 2007-2010)
58. The Lawrence brothers
59. Annie’s Boobs (the monkey)
60. Party Down as an unofficial Veronica Mars reunion
61. Marshall defending the Ewoks
62. Mrs. Weasley’s Christmas sweaters
63. “More cowbell!”
64. Doug Ross and Nurse Hathaway finally ending up together
65. The baptism scene in The Godfather
66. Logan holding Veronica on the couch at the end of Season 2
67. “Warriors, come out to play.”
68. Han shooting first
69. Gene the cow
70. “Starbuck, what do you hear?” “Nothing but the rain.” “Then grab your gun and bring in the cat.” Adama and Starbuck exchange
71. Joss Whedon announcing that he’s directing The Avengers
72. “It’s a trap!”
73. Damon and Alaric’s epic bromance
74. Orson Welles’ directing skills
75. Penny Can!
76. “Tabula Rasa”
77. Ferris Bueller singing “Twist and Shout” on a parade float
78. Grace Kelly’s close-up in Rear Window
79. Screaming into the infinite abyss in Garden State
80. “They’re here!”
81. Kristen Bell’s obsession with The Hunger Games
82. Barney’s magic skills
83. Scooby Snacks
84. Beauty and Beast dancing as Mrs. Potts sings, “Tale As Old As Time”
85. The fact that Christopher Walken was in Joe Dirt
86. Good morning scene in Singin’ in the Rain
87. Alex Mack’s ability to turn into a puddle of liquid
88. Boston Rob
89. Simba losing his father
90. Gob’s Segway
91. Fangtasia
92. The dolly zoom in Vertigo
93. It’s morphin’ time!
94. Jim Stark, Plato, and Judy trying to form a family
95. Captain Jack Sparrow’s eye liner
96. All of Rachelle Lefevre’s cancelled TV shows (see: The Deep End, Off the Map, Better Off Ted)
97. “Nobody puts Baby in a corner.”
98. Ian Somerhalder’s eyes
99. Veronica’s over the moon face
100. Orson Welles’ use of deep focus in Citizen Kane

Thanks for sticking with us for 100 posts, or if this is your first visit, thanks for checking us out! This post is dedicated to all of our readers. We couldn’t do it without you. Well, we could, but it would be way less fun.

-Mary & Louise


Posted on November 3, 2011, in 90s, Film, Television and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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