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Fanboy and Chum Chum references pop culture several times throughout the series. Please note the list is for those referenced more than once.

Harry Potter

Reference Quote or Context Episode(s)
Ron Weasley Kyle's shirt is scarlet and gold striped, those are Gryffindor colors. He's also red-haired and British. Various episodes
Draco Malfoy or Gilderoy Lockhart Sigmund wears green and white, those are Slytherin colors. He's also platinum blonde-haired and German. Also, he's famous, flamboyant, handsome, attractive, well-spoken and a show-boating wizarding celebrity. Various episodes
Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry Milkweed Acadamy bears a striking resemblance to the school by name, style and logo. Various episodes
Everyone seeing Gilderoy Lockhart, except Draco Malfoy After Sigmund shows his Merchen-dazzle, everyone runs up to meet him, except Kyle, who mocks him. "Sigmund the Sorcerer"
Wingardium Leviosa

"Dog-Guardia Levosia."

Kyle says this spell when trying to make the three-headed dog go away.

"Kids in the Hall"
Fluffy The Cerberus parodies the same dog from the first movie. "Kids in the Hall"
Quidditch Games The title. "Hex Games"
Triwizard Tournament The title and the video game called Sigmund the Sorcerer's Wizard Challenge. "Hex Games"
Albus Dumbledore After Fanboy and Chum Chum blast Kyle instead of the Gooper, he calls them "Dumbledorks", which is similar to the name. "Hex Games"

The Lord of The Rings (Films and Books)

Reference Quote or Context Episode(s)
Title Episode is named after the Franchise.

"Lord of the Rings"

Gollum/Smeagol Fanboy acted like Gollum/Smeagol from The Lord Of The Rings. "Precious Pig"
Gandalf Fanboy's wizard name is "Fandalf". "Hex Games"

SpongeBob SquarePants

Reference Quote or Context Episode(s)
Naughty Nautical Neighbors The entire episode almost completly mirrors the plot. "Cold War"
Krusty Towers Chum Chum struggles to get the heavy Peacan Log down the hallway to the bake sale. "Fanboy Stinks"
Squilliam Returns The entire episode almost completly mirrors the plot. "Sigmund the Sorcerer"
Spongebob The Sponge of Spongyness. "Brain Drain"
Pizza Delivery Fanboy finds some moss pointing north on the back of his head. "Fanboy A'Hoy!"
Night Light Chum Chum accidently puts out "cookies and milk" instead of "milk and cookies". "Night Morning"
Ditchin' The entire episode almost completly mirrors the plot. "Excuse Me"
Procrastination Kyle has to write a 3,000-word readmission essay. "Kids in the Hall"
The Inside Job Fanboy accidently turns Kyle's eyes off. "Tooth or Scare"
Krabs à La Mode Fanboy and Chum Chum set up an inflatable pool in the Frosty Mart. "Frosty Mart Dream Vacation"
Bubble Buddy Fanbot starts to get away from the mob, but lands back in it on another side. "I, Fanbot"
The Chum Bucket Chum Chum's pirate name is "Chumbucket". "Fanboy A'Hoy!"
The Flying Dutchman Michael Johnson's pirate name is "The Dancing Dutchman". "Fanboy A'Hoy!"
Krab Borg Kyle tries to run away from Fanboy and Chum Chum's clones. "Cold War"


Reference Quote or Context Episode(s)
The theme song Dr. Acula plays the book's theme song when he is first seen. "Fangboy"
The Monster Fanboy dresses as Frankenstein's Monster for Halloween. "There Will Be Shrieks"


Reference Quote or Context Episode(s)
Godzilla's rampage music The horror music with timpani drums and trumpets is similar to Godzilla's theme music. Various episodes

Chum Chum is a giant in Fanboy's dream sequence, along with the grabbing fist and loud voice.

Kyle appears before F&C as a giant, which bears in size to Godzilla.

"The Tell-Tale Toy", "Speed Eraser"

Reverse references

Instances where Fanboy and Chum Chum is mentioned in other media should be listed here.

Source Quote or Context Appearance
Big Time Rush Kendall mentions the titular characters when he sees the band's new songwriters by saying this: "Soooo... what's with 'Fanboy' and 'Chum Chum'?" "Big Time Songwriters"
Spongebob Squarepants Part of Patrick's superhero outfit is wearing regular undergarments over his shorts, which is what Fanboy and Chum Chum do with their uniforms. "Patrick-Man!"
The Fairly OddParents Cosmo claims his favorite TV superheroes are the ones who wear the "cool-to-wear underwear over your pants" (a pair of regular underwear.) We then see Cosmo wearing regular undergarments over his pants which is what Fanboy and Chum Chum do with their uniforms. "Cat-Astrophe"
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