*Easter eggs* are hidden references placed in movies, video games, and television series. They can be there as a way to show appreciation, as inside jokes, and just for fun. The practice is similar to Alfred Hitchcock’s cameo appearances in all of his movies, although Easter eggs usually aren’t as obvious. It sometimes takes a die-hard fan to catch them!In the beginning of the series, Walt takes his pants off in the desert when he and Jesse cook meth. Towards the end of the series, he returns to the desert and the pants are still there where he left them.
Pac-man is seen in the Tron game grid when Lt. Sark stops to look at it.
Stanley Kubrick added a 2001: A Space Odyssey in the record store scene.
Every Simpson’s character only has 4 fingers, except for God and Jesus who have five.
Mickey Mouse is in the audience in the concert scene.
When Beetlejuice’s name is said for the third time in the series, he appears in the background.
Buzz Lightyear is on the dentist’s waiting room floor.
There is a pineapple in every episode of Psych.
George Harrison makes an appearance in the film.
Han’s full name is revealed as a Star Wars reference.
There is a Starbucks cup visible in every scene except the in the coffee shop destruction scene.
This hidden message is only in the home DVD release.
In one scene, the Bride walks over a glass floor and the bottom of her shoe has a personal message from Tarantino himself, f*ck u.
The name of the restaurant shown in one scene is called “Escupimos en su Alimento.” This means “we spit in your food” in Spanish.
In the beginning of movie, Agent Smith steps out of his Audi A8 with a license plate which reads IS 5416. This is actually a reference to a Bible passage, Isaiah 54:16: “Behold, I have created the smith that bloweth the coals in the fire, and that bringeth forth an instrument for his work…”
C3P0 and R2D2 are portrayed in hieroglyphic form.
When DiCaprio’s character is finally caught, he is arrested by a French policeman played by the real life Frank Abagnale. He’s the one the movie is about!
A poster of a Superman/Batman crossover over with a release date of May 2010 appears in the movie. It was included as a memory for producer Akiva Goldsman, who was involved in such a project, although it was never realized.
An “X” appears every time somebody is going to die.
The series has many nods to the movie “The Shining.” Director Lee Unkrich has been a huge fan of the scary movie since he was 12 years old.