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Movies and TV shows you need to watch to understand my humor

Pop culture references you need to have

The following list of movies and TV shows that help you understand my inside jokes and situational humor based on quotes and funny situations in pop culture.

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Die Hard

An NYPD officer tries to save his wife and several others taken hostage by German terrorists during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles.

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Alias

Sydney Bristow (Jennifer Garner) is an international spy recruited out of college, trained for espionage and self-defense.

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Friends

Follows the personal and professional lives of six twenty to thirty-something-year-old friends living in Manhattan.

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Firefly

Five hundred years in the future, a renegade crew aboard a small spacecraft tries to survive as they travel the unknown parts of the galaxy and evade warring factions as well as authority agents out to get them.

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Escape from New York

In 1997, when the U.S. president crashes into Manhattan, now a giant maximum-security prison, a convicted bank robber is sent in to rescue him.

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Fight Club

An insomniac office worker and a devil-may-care soapmaker form an underground fight club that evolves into something much, much more.

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Raiders of the Lost Ark

In 1936, archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the U.S. government to find the Ark of the Covenant before Adolf Hitler's Nazis can obtain its awesome powers.

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Aliens

Ellen Ripley is rescued by a deep salvage team after being in hypersleep for 57 years. The moon that the Nostromo visited has been colonized, but contact is lost. This time, colonial marines have impressive firepower, but will that be enough?

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Army of Darkness

A sardonic hardware store clerk is accidentally transported to 1300 A.D., where he must retrieve the Necronomicon and battle an army of the dead so he can return home.

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Avatar

A paraplegic Marine dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission becomes torn between following his orders and protecting the world he feels is his home.

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Firestarter

A couple who participated in a potent medical experiment gain telepathic ability and then have a child who is pyrokinetic.

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First Blood

A veteran Green Beret is forced by a cruel Sheriff and his deputies to flee into the mountains and wage an escalating one-man war against his pursuers.

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Back to the future

Marty McFly, a 17-year-old high school student, is accidentally sent thirty years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his close friend, the eccentric scientist Doc Brown.

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Blade Runner

A blade runner must pursue and terminate four replicants who stole a ship in space, and have returned to Earth to find their creator.

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The Boondock Saints

Two Irish Catholic brothers become vigilantes and wipe out Boston's criminal underworld in the name of God.

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Braveheart

Scottish warrior William Wallace leads his countrymen in a rebellion to free his homeland from the tyranny of King Edward I of England.

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The Fly

A brilliant but eccentric scientist begins to transform into a giant man/fly hybrid after one of his experiments goes horribly wrong.

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Full Metal Jacket

A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue.

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