Easter eggs in Heroes of the Storm/TV

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Skins and tints[edit | edit source]

Quotes[edit | edit source]

  • Cho'gall Cho'gall
    • "Prepare for trouble!" (Cho) and "And make it double!" (Gall) are a reference to characters Jesse and James from the Pokémon anime.
    • "What shall we do today?" (Gall) and "The same thing we do every day, brother... Try and destroy the world!" (Cho) are a reference to Pinky and the Brain.
  • Chromie Chromie
    • "Look, a butterfly! Wait... Uh oh. Nobody step on it! I mean, unless you REALLY like dinosaurs that is," is a reference to The Simpsons episode "Treehouse of Horror V."[13]
    • "Just to be clear, time is not a flat circle... That is way too simplistic. It's a little more wibbly-wobbly than that," is a reference to the 10th Doctor's "People assume that time is a strict progression of cause to effect, but, actually, from a non-linear, non-subjective viewpoint, it's more like a big ball of wibbly-wobbly...timey-wimey... stuff," from Doctor Who.[14]
  • Dehaka Dehaka
    • "We are the zerg. Your essence will be assimilated. Resistance is futile," is a reference to the Borg from Star Trek: The Next Generation.
    • "Change. Change. Spare some change," is a reference to the South Park episode "Night of the Living Homeless."
    • "You think I change too much? No such thing. This is not even my final form," is a reference to "This isn't even my final form," a phrase usually incorrectly attributed to Frieza from Dragon Ball Z.
    • "So many different kinds of essence. Hundreds, and more arise every year. Gotta collect them all," is a reference to the Pokémon franchise's slogan.
  • E.T.C. E.T.C.
    • "We need more cowbell...Aw, come on! That's all you got for me?! How old is that joke, man? We need more cowbell...What we need is better writers. Forget this, baby! [microphone feedback] I'll be in the tour bus [door closing]," is a reference to Saturday Night Live's sketch "More Cowbell."
  • Garrosh Garrosh
    • "I am the warchief of the Horde! Respect my authority!" is a reference to one of South Park character Eric Cartman's catch phrases, "Respect my authori-tah!"
    • "Hey baby, wanna kill all humans? No? Then I'll make my own Horde! Without trolls and tauren! In fact, forget the Horde!" is a reference to Bender's "Yeah, well, I'm gonna go build my own theme park with blackjack and hookers. In fact, forget the park!" from Futurama.
  • Gul'dan Gul'dan
    • "Don't let others fool you. It is much easier being green. In fact, why don't we talk about it... [Demonic Blood bubbles menacingly] over a drink... [evil laugh]," is a reference to Kermit the Frog's song "Bein' Green."
  • Jaina Jaina
    • "I wonder if my teleport spells will work here. Now where'd that spell go? Ah here it is! Azeroth metrion zinthos. Wait, that's not right..." is a reference to the character Raven from the Teen Titans animated series.
    • "Let's just be clear... These aren't magic tricks... They're illusions. Tricks are something you do during in Hallows End for candy," is a reference to Gob Bluth's "Illusion, Michael. A trick is something a whore does for money...Or candy!" from Arrested Development.[15]
  • Kerrigan Kerrigan
    • "It's not easy being queen," is a reference to Kermit the Frog's song "Bein' Green"
    • "You will be assimilated. Resistance is futile," is a reference to the Borg from Star Trek: The Next Generation.
    • "The goggles? Yeah...they do nothing," (available with the Queen of Ghosts skin) is a reference to The Simpsons episode "Radioactive Man."
  • The Lost Vikings The Lost Vikings
    • "You are bad, and you should feel bad," is a reference to Zoidberg's "Your music's bad and you should feel bad," from Futurama's episode "The Devil’s Hands Are Idle Playthings."
  • Lt. Morales Lt. Morales
    • "Listen, you can only be asked "What's up doc?" so many times before you start contemplating malpractice," is a reference to one of Looney Tunes character Bugs Bunny's many catchphrases.
  • Muradin Muradin
  • Sonya Sonya
    • "You! Death by snu snu!" is a reference to Futurama episode "Amazon Women in the Mood."
  • Tassadar Tassadar
    • "Bah weep gra na weep ninny bang. It's a-- what? What do you mean Illidan did this joke? The elf? That does not compute! I'm the robot!" (available with his Mecha skin) is a reference to the universal greeting in The Transformers: The Movie.[17]
    • "Interlock: activated. Dynotherms: connected. Megathrusters are go," (available with his Mecha skin) is a reference to Voltron's repeated line "Activate interlock! Dynotherms connected! Infracells up! Mega thrusters are go! Let's go Voltron force!"[18]
    • "Transforming into a jet? Awesome. Transforming into a gun? Dumb" (available with his Mecha skin) is a reference to both Starscream and Megatron from Transformers.
  • Tracer Tracer
    • "Being lost in time was really scary! Sometimes I'd have these strange dreams about the olden days, like I was a kitchen maid in this grand house in the country!" is a reference to the character Ivy Stuart from Downton Abbey[19]
  • Tyrande Tyrande
    • "I am High Priestess Tyrande, champion of justice. In the name of Elune, I will punish you!" is a reference to Sailor Moon's line "I am Sailor Moon! I stand for love and I also stand for justice. And in the name of the Moon, I will punish you!" from Sailor Moon.
  • Valla Valla
    • "Be vewy, vewy quiet. I'm hunting demons. [laughs]," is a reference to Looney Tunes character Elmer Fudd.

Misc.[edit | edit source]

  • Alarak Alarak's Q ability, Discord Strike, is a nod to his voice actor, John de Lancie. He played a character named "Q" in the Star Trek franchise, and he voices another character named Discord in My Little Pony - Friendship is Magic.
  • Nazeebo Nazeebo's HeroStorm spray "Friendship is Voodoo" is a reference to the animated series My Little Pony - Friendship is Magic.

References[edit | edit source]

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  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Evangelion Unit-01. Evangelion Wiki.
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  10. Sailor Jupiter. Sailor Moon Wiki.
  11. Arcee. Transformers Wiki.
  12. Oliver Queen as the Green Arrow. DC Database.
  13. Treehouse of Horror V. Simpsons Wiki.
  14. Tenth Doctor. Wikiquote.
  15. Arrested Development (TV series). Wikiquote.
  16. Celebrity Jeopardy!: Sean Connery, Burt Reynolds, Jerry Lewis. NBC.
  17. The Transformers: The Movie. IMDb Quotes.
  18. Voltron: Defender of the Universe. Wikiquote.
  19. Ivy Stuart. Downton Abbey Wiki.