Robot Chicken

Season 2 Episode 13

Metal Militia

Aired Sunday 11:30 PM Oct 01, 2006 on Cartoon Network



  • Trivia

    • Among the wrestlers in Hogan's Heroes were : Hulk Hogan, Sgt. Slaughter, "Rowdy" Roddy Piper, Randy Savage, King Kong Bundy, "Leaping" Lanny Poffo, "Macho Man" Randy Savage, the Iron Sheik, and a few others.

    • Two of the wrestlers featured in the last sketch, Leaping Lanny Poffo and Macho Man Randy Savage, are real-life brothers. Randy Savage's real name is Randall Mario Poffo.

    • In the bar where Murky and Lurky scheme against Rainbow Brite, there's a sign in the background that says "Drink Gloom Beer."

  • Quotes

    • (bomb disabling robot)
      Robot: This is some serious bullshit!

    • Announcer: "Rom: Spaceknight," a warrior made of solid metal. He's beaten the galaxies' toughest villains, but no faces a foe in every way his equal...JIM, the guy with the giant magnet!
      Jim: Come here.
      Rom: No.
      Jim: Come on.
      Rom: Nuh-uh.
      Jim: Chicken!
      Rom: You are.
      Jim: Rom, Spacechicken!
      Rom: Mature.
      Jim: Yeah, your mom was mature, last night!
      Rom: What?
      Jim: Did her.
      Rom: (pulls out gun)I'll teach you!
      (The gun attracts to the ginat magnet)
      Jim: Hah, teach this! He he, where's your gun now?
      Rom: I didn't need it anyway.
      Jim: Oh, Rommy, it's on my magnet!
      Rom: You suck.
      Jim: That's what your mom said.
      Rom: She did not, my mom was a saint!
      Jim: Saint Suck.

    • TV voice: I'm Rick James, bitch!
      Rainbow Brite: Hahaha! Black people are so much funnier than white people.

    • Superman: (Rings sevice bell) Helloo? Come on, is this button even connected to anything?
      (Rings bell again) Helloo? Hello?
      (sighs) "Must Love Dogs," that's a good in-flight movie, huh?

    • Hulk Hogan: (to Roddy Piper) Roddy, we need your stealth. Go take out the guard real quiet-like, and the rest of us will sneak pa-
      Roddy Piper: Gotcha, Hogan!
      (Walks up to guard)
      Hey, hey, hey, you f***ing Nazi! How are ya?

    • Little Girl: Mama. Can my new curfew be midnight?
      Mom: Uh yeah, when pigs fly.
      Little Girl: You heard the lady Oinky. (launches Oinky into the sky)
      Mom: Hmm. Midnight it is.

    • Man: How much is the doggy in the window?
      Pet Store Worker: Which one?
      Man: The one with the waggley tail?
      Pet Store Worker: Oh you don't want that one. He's got cancer.

    • Nerd: I have a very small penis.
      Car Salesman: Oh, so your looking for an SUV?
      Nerd: A very, very small penis.
      Car Salesman: Perhaps a Hummer H2?
      Nerd: He He. I think you are misinterpreting the insignificance of this penis. It's literaly concave.
      Car Salesman: I think I have just the thing.
      Nerd: Yes Yes Yes. This is very satisfying. Look at the size of my phantom penis. (crashes)

    • Peter Pan: Come on, lets fly.
      John: I can fly.
      Wendy: To the sky.
      Michael: Whoopeee.
      Peter Pan: Remember to think happy thoughts before you.....uhhhhhh, ahhhhh.

  • Notes

  • Allusions

    • Metal Militia
      The title of this episode is taken directly from the well-recognized closing track Metal Militia on Metallica's 1983 debut album, Kill 'Em All.

    • "Snap into a Slim Jim!"

      When Iron Sheik points out the beef jerky Slim Jims, "Macho Man" Randy Savage is the first one to jump in on the Slim Jims. The line he says is a reference to the mid-90's Slim Jim commercials, which featured none other than the Macho Man himself, saying "Snap into a Slim Jim!" as the company's infamous slogan.

    • Young Indiana Jones
      The sketch featuring a young Indiana Jones is a parody of the film series and television series.

      While there was a television series called Young Indiana Jones Chronicles, the sketch imagines if Indiana were raised as a kid in the modern day. Parts of the sketch used elements from the films, such as escaping the rolling ball and running from the enemy, yelling for the driver to start the vehicle.

    • TRON Car Dealership
      The used car dealership sold two fictional vehicles from the 1982 Disney film, Tron. The first kid is sold the infamous "light cycle," while the second kid is sold the "Recognizer."

    • Hogan's Heroes
      Hogan's Heroes was a comedy television series of the late 1960's. The show starred five prisoners of war, set in the World War II era. The show's most memorable character would be the German's Sgt. Schulz and his portrayal of a stereotypical German soldier.

      The sketch is a parody, as it plays on the show's title and replaces the prisoners of war with professional wrestlers that were highly famous in the 1980's, including: Hulk Hogan, "Rowdy" Roddy Piper, "Macho Man" Randy Savage, "Leaping" Lanny Poffo, Jimmy Hart, Sergeat Slaughter, "Mean" Gene Okerland, and The Iron Sheik.

    • Into the Blue
      Into the Blue is a 2005 film that starred Paul Walker and Jessica Alba. The sketch about the movie is a short parody of the movie's plot.

    • Rom Spaceknight
      The character Rom, Spaceknight was created as a toy sold to Parker Brothers. Marvel Comics cooperated and made a comic book based on the character from 1979 until 1986.

      The sketch is a parody of the character.

    • Rainbow Brite
      Rainbow Brite was an animated series that became better known for its successful toy marketing. Murky and Lurky, the two bad guys in the sketch, were the main nemeses of the series, which only lasted one season.

      The sketch is a parody of the animated series and takes a look at the darker side of Rainbow Brite.

    • Horton Hears a Jew!
      The title and sketch are a parody of the Dr. Seuess book, Horton Hears a Who!
      The book itself tells of Horton, an elephant, who hears the call of the Who's and agrees to protect them.

      The sketch has nothing to do with the actual Dr. Seuss story other than the similar title and characterization of Horton.

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