For those so inclined, I present here all the pop culture references I’ve collected for Seasons 3 through 5 of The Prancing Pony Podcast that hasn’t already been seen in my Season 5 post.

MUSICSeason 3Season 4Season 5Total
38 Special11
AC/DC156
Adam Ant11
Arcadia11
Avenged Sevenfold11
Bad Company1113
Baha Men11
Barry White3216
Beach Boys11
Beatles1438
Billy Joel11
Blue Őyster Cult11
Bob Dylan0
Bob Seger22
Bon Jovi11
Bonnie Tyler112
Boston224
Bruce Springsteen11
Captain and Tennille11
Carole King11
Cars11
Cash Cash11
Cher11
Chris de Burgh11
Christmas carols11
Clash213
Commodores11
Creedence Clearwater Revival112
Culture Club11
Cure33
Daniel Powter11
David Bowie22
Dead or Alive11
Deep Purple11
Def Leppard235
Depeche Mode33
Devo112
Disney’s Haunted Mansion22
Don McLean11
Doors11
Eagles33
Eddie Rabbitt11
ELO11
Elvis2248
Emerson, Lake & Palmer11
Enya22
Falco11
Five Man Electrical Band11
Five Satins11
Flatbush Zombies11
Fleetwood Mac11
Foreigner112
Frank Sinatra11
Frank Zappa11
Fred Astaire11
Frozen11
Garth Brooks11
Genesis1135
George Michael11
George Thorogood & The Destroyers11
Gerardo11
Gilbert and Sullivan11
Green Day11
Grover Washington, Jr.11
Hall & Oates22
Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass11
Herbie Hancock11
Howard Jones11
Huey Lewis & The News11
Iron Maiden112
Irving Berlin11
Jack Black22
James Taylor11
Jefferson Starship11
Jim Croce11
Johnny Cash1124
Joni Mitchell11
Journey11516
Judds11
Juice Newton11
Kajagoogoo11
Kansas11
Kenny Loggins11
Kenny Rogers0
Lady Gaga0
Led Zeppelin2147
Lionel Ritchie22
Looking Glass11
Lou Reed0
Loverboy11
Madness11
Madonna11
Mannfred Mann’s Earth Band22
Marvin Gaye11
MC Hammer11
Men At Work314
Milo22
Miracles0
Moana22
Modern English11
Moody Blues1517
Morrissey11
Mothers of Invention11
Mötley Crüe11
Motorhead11
Mr. Mister22
Napoleon XIV11
Nat King Cole11
Night Ranger11
Nirvana11
Oingo Boingo22
Otis Redding11
Pat Benatar112
Paul McCartney11
Peaches & Herb44
Percy Sledge11
Peter Cincotti11
Peter Gabriel213
Pilot11
Pink11
Pink Floyd1326
Player11
Poison11
Police516
Prince11
Purple Rain11
Queen11
Quiet Riot11
R.E.M.11
Ray Charles11
Righteous Brothers11
Rolling Stones112
Romantics11
Rupert Holmes112
Rush45413
Sam Cooke11
School House Rock22
Semisonic0
Sex Pistols11
Simply Red11
Smiths11
Sonny & Cher11
Sound of Music213
Soup Dragons11
Starship0
Stealers Wheel224
Steve Miller Band11
Stevie Wonder11
Sting21214
Strong Bad11
Style Council11
Styx44
Supertramp123
Talking Heads11
Tears for Fears11
Temptations11
Tesla11
They Might Be Giants3115
Tiffany11
Tom Petty11
Tommy James & The Shondells11
U211
Vanilla Ice0
West Side Story11
Who246
Willie Nelson22
Xavier Rudd11
Yes I’m Very Tired Now0
ZZ Top134
TOTAL72145105322
MOVIESSeason 3Season 4Season 5Total
Aladdin2327
Alice in Wonderland11
Alien11
Aliens22
Apocalypse Now112
Austin Powers112
Avengers11
Back to the Future11
Beauty and the Beast112
Beetlejuice11
Beowulf11
Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure325
Bladerunner11
Blues Brothers12
Bodyguard11
Brave11
Breakfast at Tiffany’s11
Breakfast Club11
Christmas Story135
Curious Case of Benjamin Button11
Dark Crystal11
Despicable Me11
Dune24312
Emperor’s New Groove22
Exorcist11
Far and Away11
Ferris Bueller’s Day Off23512
Fifty Shades of Grey11
Fight Club33
Fly11
Forrest Gump1
Frozen112
Galaxyquest69220
Ghost and Mrs. Muir11
Ghostbusters1136
Grease2
Highlander3216
History of the World: Part 122
Hope and Crosby Road movies11
How to Train Your Dragon1
Hunt for Red October11
Incredibles22
Independence Day22
Indiana Jones movies426
Ireland11
IT11
It’s a Wonderful Life11
James Bond11
Jaws112
Jungle Book11
Jurassic Park326
Lethal Weapon314
Lion King11
Little Mermaid11
Love Bug11
Mary Poppins11
Matrix112
Mission Impossible11
Moana44
Monsters, Inc.213
Mulan11
Narnia11
Peter Jackson’s Hobbit25524
Peter Jackson’s LOTR225376159
Peter Pan12
Pinnochio11
Pirates of the Caribbean52512
Planet of the Apes11
Pocahontas22
Poltergeist11
Princess Bride7201648
Rainman11
Road to … (Crosby/Hope/Lamour series)1
Serenity11
Shawshank Redemption11
Shrek11
Silence of the Lambs12
Snow White112
Sound of Music11
Spiderman112
Spinal Tap53616
Superman III11
Tangled11
Taxi Driver11
Teen Wolf11
The Shadow11
Thelma & Louise11
Thor: Ragnarok11
Top Gun11
Toy Story112
Treasure of the Sierra Madre11
Tron11
Untouchables11
Wedding Singer11
West Side Story11
When Harry Met Sally12
White Christmas11
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory11
Winnie the Pooh2237
Wizard of Oz25
Wreck It Ralph11
Young Frankenstein11
Zootopia113
Total Result92157174474
Phrases and JokesSeason 3Season 4Season 5Total
A good-bad11
Always Blue3
Balrog wings8318
Barliman’s Spreadsheet1
Bashing the Fëanor piñata712740
Boromir, Sherpa22
Bro-omir22
Brupper33
But we can’t have nice things4
But we digress33212484
Called LOTR a trilogy22
Dad Reference271122
Elf eyes (matter of physics)11
Elf/dwarf love11
Em-wraithening22
Embiggen124
Ent spa11
Eventually toast11
Fell Winter Fest22
Fellowship Contracting22
Full circle24
Gandalf 2.041923
Gandalf 3.011
Gollum GPS22
Gondorian Express Card11
Groaner185076172
Helpful Gandalf22
Horse-alanch11
In Soviet Fangorn22
Inner Gandalf11
It’s a burrahobbit11
Legolas, strange elf66
Little tiny baby dragons44
Man-orc-en11
Medicinal coffee11
Mispronouncing Taniquetil11
Old man fight11
OMG Manwë11
Orcs 2.011
OTROPATTA5218
Penitence chamber224
Plant Nerdery112
Plausible Speculation22
Quick work for an Ent moot22
Renaissance Nerd11
Rude harp4
Saruman 1.011
Saruman to English Dictionary11
Sarumansplaining11
Sauron’s Achievement Test (SAT)11
Sins of Melchor118
Sound effect used55
SPBMI4141950
Start at the very beginning1412938
Suckfast33
The Compass Points of Doom3
The endless stairmaster11
The fighting pool guys11
The full PPP treatment22
Theoretical comparative11
Thingol CK bashing22
Tulkas smash6
Uglúk alarm clock11
Ungoliant as Ilúvatar1
Uruk-hai healing11
We’ll get to that in X years9152363
We’re not that old336
We’re so old12
Wizard-splains11
Word Nerdery406960202
X: The Untold Story2
Total Result145251296848
LETTERSSeason 3Season 4Season 5TOTAL
711
1911
2511
2611
3411
35112
5211
6411
7911
8511
9311
9611
10511
10911
11711
12311
1311513339
133112
1443418
14811
15323210
15434
15522
15623510
163326
165112
16811
171123
17411
175112
18033
181225
18311
20211
20811
21063211
2112216
21212
21311
21411
22911
23022
23411
241112
24511
2466219
2471113
257112
26411
28111
29411
29744
30111
30611
30911
31222
31911
32011
32111
33811
339213
34011
34322
347123
Total Result666440186

I hope that’s everything…! This round of data crunching has taken way longer than expected and I confess: I’m a tad weary. Let me know if I missed something obvious.

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