As I mentioned in my stats post for Season 4 of The Prancing Pony Podcast, the bar charts for band/performer references and movie references are big. Really big. So big that my attempts to reproduce them here resulted in illegible graphs. So I’m going to post the actual data tables instead of charts, on the off chance someone actually wants to see all the references.

Reminder: I only collect reference data on chapter analysis episodes, but anything in those episodes (including The North Wing segments) is fair game.

Alan and Shawn referred to a total of 72 different movies during the podcast.

MovieSeason 3Season 4S. 3 &4
A Christmas Story11
Aladdin235
Alice in Wonderland11
Alien11
Apocalypse Now112
Austin Powers112
Back to the Future11
Beauty and the Beast11
Beetlejuice11
Beowulf11
Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure33
Breakfast at Tiffany’s11
Despicable Me11
Dune246
Far and Away11
Ferris Bueller’s Day Off235
Fifty Shades of Grey11
Fight Club33
Frozen112
Galaxyquest6915
Ghostbusters112
Highlander325
Hope and Crosby Road movies11
Indiana Jones44
Ireland11
IT11
James Bond11
Jaws112
Jurassic Park33
Lethal Weapon33
Lion King11
Mary Poppins11
Moana44
Monsters, Inc.22
Narnia11
Peter Jackson’s Hobbit156
Peter Jackson’s LOTR215374
Peter Pan11
Pinnochio11
Pirates of the Caribbean527
Pocahontas22
Poltergeist11
Princess Bride72027
Silence of the Lambs11
Snow White11
Spiderman11
Spinal Tap538
Tangled11
Taxi Driver11
Teen Wolf11
The Avengers11
The Blues Brothers11
The Bodyguard11
The Breakfast Club11
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button11
The Fly11
The Ghost and Mrs. Muir11
The Incredibles22
The Little Mermaid11
The Matrix11
The Shadow11
The Sound of Music11
The Wizard of Oz22
Thor: Ragnarok11
Top Gun11
Toy Story11
Untouchables11
When Harry Met Sally11
White Christmas11
Winnie the Pooh224
Young Frankenstein11
Zootopia112
Total Result90157247

They definitely referred to more than 116 bands, performers, or songs. Since I record the performer, folk songs like “She’ll Be Coming Round the Mountain” don’t make it onto my list. And occasionally, I do not get the reference, and even with the power of Google am unable to figure out the performer or song.

Band/PerformerSeason 3Season 4S. 3&4
AC/DC11
Adam Ant11
Arcadia11
Avenged Sevenfold11
Bad Company112
Barry White224
Billy Joel11
Blue Őyster Cult11
Bob Seger22
Bonnie Tyler11
Boston224
Bruce Springsteen11
Cher11
Chris de Burgh11
Creedence Clearwater Revival112
Culture Club11
David Bowie22
Deep Purple11
Def Leppard22
Depeche Mode33
Devo112
Disney’s Haunted Mansion22
Don McLean11
Eagles33
Eddie Rabbitt11
ELO11
Elvis224
Emerson, Lake & Palmer11
Enya22
Falco11
Five Man Electrical Band11
Fleetwood Mac11
Foreigner11
Frank Sinatra11
Frank Zappa11
Fred Astaire11
Frozen11
Garth Brooks11
Genesis112
Gerardo11
Green Day11
Grover Washington, Jr.11
Hall & Oates22
Huey Lewis & The News11
Iron Maiden11
James Taylor11
Jim Croce11
Johnny Cash112
Journey1111
Juice Newton11
Kansas11
Kenny Loggins11
Led Zeppelin213
Lionel Ritchie22
Looking Glass11
Madness11
Madonna11
Mannfred Mann’s Earth Band22
Men At Work33
Milo22
Moana22
Modern English11
Moody Blues33
Morrissey11
Mötley Crüe11
Motorhead11
Nirvana11
Oingo Boingo22
Pat Benatar112
Paul McCartney11
Percy Sledge11
Peter Gabriel22
Pilot11
Pink11
Pink Floyd134
Prince11
Purple Rain11
R.E.M.11
Ray Charles11
Rolling Stones11
Rupert Holmes11
Rush459
Sam Cooke11
School House Rock22
Sex Pistols11
Sonny & Cher11
Stealers Wheel22
Steve Miller Band11
Stevie Wonder11
Sting21214
Styx44
Supertramp123
Talking Heads11
Tesla11
The Beach Boys11
The Beatles145
The Captain and Tennille11
The Cars11
The Clash22
The Commodores11
The Cure33
The Five Satins11
The Judds11
The Moody Blues123
The Mothers of Invention11
The Police55
The Righteous Brothers11
The Romantics11
The Smiths11
The Sound of Music213
The Style Council11
The Who22
They Might Be Giants314
U211
West Side Story11
Willy Nelson22
ZZ Top11
Total Result70143215

So there you have it. All the references. In case you were curious (or had a bet with someone).

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