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The (probably) complete list of references seen in “Free Enterprise” (1999)

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Credits Easter Egg/Spoilers:
-Luke Skywalker’s Father – Darth Vader
-The day the moon left earth’s orbit – Sept 13 1999
-Man with the midas touch – Auric Goldfinger
-Good princess – Leia
-Bad princess – Ardala
-Wiseguy – Vinnie Terranova – TV Series
-Boxey’s pet – Muffet the Daggit – “Battlestar Galactica” (Fact: Played by a chimp)
-To Serve Man – A Cookbook – “The Twilight Zone” – TV
-WWII Hero – Victor “Pug” Henry – “The Winds of War” – Movie
-The Forgotten Gene – Gene L. Coon – “Star Trek”
-Seen Things You People Wouldn’t Believe – Roy Batty – “Blade Runner”
-Queen Starsha of Iscandar – “Space Battleship Yamato” – Anime
-S.H.A.D.O. – Supreme Headquarters Alien Defense Organization – “UFO” – TV Series
-Xavier’s School for Gifted Youngsters – “X-Men” – Comics
-Yonada (The Store, Not the Asteroid)
-”The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension” with the whole bit at the end with William Shatner will return in “William Shatner vs The World Crime League”

This is by no means a complete list, but I’d call it a 99% complete list of references from Free Enterprise, so if you want to FULLY UNDERSTAND the film’s protagonists, here’s your start. However, you really don’t need to understand any of these to enjoy Free Enterprise. It’s a fun little film, and you’re gonna be hearing much more about it come the 20th anniversary right here, on June 4th, 2019.

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