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Gex: Enter the Gecko (Video Game 1998) Poster

(1998 Video Game)

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Follows 

Gex (1995) (Video Game)

Followed by 

Gex 3: Deep Cover Gecko (1999) (Video Game)

Edited into 

Walt Disney World Quest: Magical Racing Tour (2000) (Video Game)
Music from Gex: Enter the Gecko is recycled into Magical Racing Tour.

References 

Frankenstein (1931)
One of the levels is called "Frankensteinfeld"
The Wizard of Oz (1939)
"Coming soon: The Wizard of Oz... 2000!" / "I am most certainly not in the vicinity of Kansas anymore."
White Heat (1949)
"I'm on top of the world, ma!"
Rabbit Fire (1951) (Short)
"You're despicable!"
Lassie (1954) (TV Series)
"What's that, Mr. Bug? Timmy's trapped down a well?"
The Flintstones (1960) (TV Series)
"Wilma!"
The Jetsons (1962) (TV Series)
"Meet Gex Gecko!"
Petticoat Junction (1963) (TV Series)
"Here I come, Petticoat Junction!"
Bewitched (1964) (TV Series)
"A lot of people wonder what happened to the first Darrin on Bewitched."
The Munsters (1964) (TV Series)
"Lily, have you seen Grandpa?"
Gilligan's Island (1964) (TV Series)
One of the levels is called "Gilligex Isle"; also, Gex quote: "Memo to Gilligan: Try building a raft."
Lost in Space (1965) (TV Series)
One of Gex's catchphrases is "Danger, Will Robinson."
Get Smart (1965) (TV Series)
"Sorry about that, chief!"
Star Trek: The Original Series (1966) (TV Series)
Gex's catchphrase (as Captain Kirk): "Alright, boys. Phasers on stun."
Speed Racer (1967) (TV Series)
"Go, Speed Racer, go!"
Planet of the Apes (1968)
Besides quips like "Damn this pesky gravity to Hell!" / "Take your stinkin' paws off me, you damn dirty ape!" / "Dr. Zaius, would an ape make a human doll that talks?", in a short CGI cutscene Gex also says "You cut up his brain, you bloody baboon!" while locked in a cage wearing Heston's loin cloth.
Wacky Races (1968) (TV Series)
"Stop that pigeon!"
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)
"You stole an Everlasting Gobstopper? Good day, sir!"
Sanford and Son (1972) (TV Series)
"This is the big one! I'm comin', Elizabeth!"
Enter the Dragon (1973)
The game's title spoofs the movie's title.
Kojak (1973) (TV Series)
"Who loves ya, baby?"
Land of the Lost (1974) (TV Series)
"Marshall, Will, and Holly on a routine expedition..."
The Godfather: Part II (1974)
"I like you, Fredo. You're still my brother."
The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)
"I'm looking for a man scalled Scaramanga."
Matt Helm (1975) (TV Series)
"Phone call for Matt Helm."
Saturday Night Live (1975) (TV Series)
"In a land before time, when Saturday Night Live was funny."
Rocky (1976)
"Adrian!"
Fantasy Island (1977) (TV Series)
"Being eaten by midgets was not my fantasy, Mr. Rourke."
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
"Shut down all the garbage smashers on the detention level!" / "The odds of navigating a floating furniture field are 3,327 to 1!"
The Warriors (1979)
"Warriors, come out and play-ay!"
This Old House (1979) (TV Series)
"Welcome to "Under This Old House.""
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
One of the levels is called "The Umpire Strikes Out". Also, Gex quote: "I thought they tasted bad on the outside!"
The Shining (1980)
Gex's catchphrase: "Axe in the chest for Scatman Crothers!" Also: "Heeere's Gexie!" and "Redrum, redrum!"
Heaven's Gate (1980)
"Ah, the Heaven's Gate poster board."
Pink Floyd: The Wall (1982)
"You can't have your pudding if you don't eat your meat!"
Poltergeist (1982)
Gex's catchphrase in the horror level: "Excuse me! Has anybody seen Carol Anne?"
TRON (1982)
Gex's catchphrase: "Boys, Tron didn't work once...it's not going to work twice!"
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)
"First sign of an Ewok, I'm outta here."
Ghostbusters (1984)
"I ain't afraid of no ghosts!"
Jeopardy! (1984) (TV Series)
"I'll take "Places I Can Burn to Death" for 100, Alex."
The Terminator (1984)
"Phone call for a Mr. Terminator."
Hellraiser (1987)
"Oh no, not the Hellraiser box."
The Princess Bride (1987)
"Have fun storming the castle!"
Shining Time Station (1989) (TV Series)
"Nice hat. I feel like that moron from Shining Time Station."
Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989)
One of the levels is called "Honey, I Shrunk The Gecko"
Seinfeld (1989) (TV Series)
One of the levels is called "Frankensteinfield"
The Simpsons (1989) (TV Series)
Two quotes said in Mr. Burns voice: "Hmm, my doctor said Mylanta!" / "Something evil made of television! Amazing!"
Goodfellas (1990)
"Do I amuse you? Like a clown?"
Reservoir Dogs (1992)
"Okay, you be Mr. Pink, and I'll be Mr. Black!"
Wayne's World (1992)
While training karate during a CGI sequence, Gex says "Ancient Chinese Secret, huh?!"
Barney & Friends (1992) (TV Series)
"Looks like somebody ran over Barney."
The Real World (1992) (TV Series)
"Uh, hi, I'm here for the Real World interview."
Scent of a Woman (1992)
"Hoo-hah!"
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993) (TV Series)
"What is this, outtakes from Deep Space 9?"
Jurassic Park (1993)
"Welcome to Jurassic Park! Keep your eyes peeled for sleestacks and bad special effects."
The X-Files (1993) (TV Series)
mentions, "Has anyone seen Fox Mulder's sister?"
Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)
One of the levels is called "No Weddings and a Funeral"
Pulp Fiction (1994)
"Bring out the gimp."
Caroline in the City (1995) (TV Series)
"Compared to Carolina in the City, this place ain't that bad."
Pandemonium! (1996) (Video Game)
As an injoke, the girl in Gex's bed in the outro sequence is the female protagonist of the Pandemonium platform game series.
Donnie Brasco (1997)
"Fuhgetaboutit."
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)
Gex's catchphrase: "Judo chop, baby! Yeah!"
The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997)
"Ooh-aah, that's how it starts. Then there's running and screaming and power-ups."
Titanic (1997)
The Nintendo 64's "secret level" takes place on and around the sunken Titanic. The "TV screen" before the level begins closely resembles a Titanic poster.
Pandemonium 2 (1997) (Video Game)
As an injoke, the girl in Gex's bed in the outro is the female protagonist of the Pandemonium platform game series.

Referenced in 

The Know's Top 10s: Top 10 Worst Mascots (2016) (TV Episode)
The cover art is shown.

Featured in 

Jampack Vol. 2 (1997) (Video Game)
A trailer for the game is on this disc.
Animated Atrocities: Bubsy (2013) (TV Episode)
Clips used.
The Know's Top 10s: Top 10 STUPIDEST Superman Moments (2018) (TV Episode)
Footage is shown.

Spoofs 

The Sound of Music (1965)
"The hills are alive with a purple fungus!"
Soylent Green (1973)
"Soylent Green is geckos!"
Blue Velvet (1986)
when Gex can't breathe, he says "Daddy wants air!" in the same way that Frank Booth says "Daddy wants blue velvet!"

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Trivia | Goofs | Crazy Credits | Quotes | Alternate Versions | Soundtracks

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