There are certain people who become icons within the film world. Someday that could be you... which would be pretty stinking cool.
But for those of us who are not yet so awesome as to be recognizable, we can but smile when we see an obscure homage on screen. For example, if you need someone to stay the line, "It was like he was a superhero, or something!" ...it'd be pretty awesome if you could get...
The world of Television and Film is full of inside jokes, references, allusions, and homages. Until you're awesome enough to become one, it can be fun to keep your eyes peeled for 'em.
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