Season 1 Episode 19


Aired Sunday 12:30 AM Dec 10, 2006 on Cartoon Network



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • Ofdensen: A bad movie can ruin your image.
      Skwisgaar: Iamage?
      Toki: Eemage...? Oh! We have a eemage!
      Skwisgaar: Mage?
      Toki: (whispers) Eemage.

  • Notes

  • Allusions

    • Deathstars

      The episode title, Dethstars, is a reference to Swedish industrial metal band, Deathstars.

    • This Is Spinal Tap

      The line "shit sandwich" uttered by James Grishnackh is a reference to the classic 1984 metal mockumentary film This Is Spinal Tap, which follows the exploits of the members of the semi-fictional heavy-metal glam rock band Spinal Tap.

    • Amon Amarth

      Movie veteran J. F. Amarth is named after the Swedish viking-themed melodic death metal band Amon Amarth.

    • Metal Bands

      The actors starring in the sitcom shown during the opening sequence are all references to metal bands. James Cronos could either be named after the lead singer of the legendary black metal band Venom, or a reference to the French death metal band Kronos; Valerie Vrangsinn is named after the bass player for the black metal band Carpathian Forest; and Lupe' Asesino is named after the death metal/grindcore band Asesino.

    • Burzum

      James Grishnackh, the name of studio head for the Blood Ocean film, is a reference to Count Grishnackh which was the pseudonym used by Varg Vikernes for his Norwegian black metal solo project Burzum.

    • Behemoth

      Dethklok's big screen debut Blood Ocean is credited to Behemoth Pictures. Behemoth is a Polish blackened death metal band which has already been referenced in several episodes.