Game Trivia

  • On Sunday and Monday mornings, if you check a TV at 3:33 AM, there will be an alien broadcast showing.

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  • Tipper the Cow's name is based on the concept of cow tipping, as is her default catchphrase, "Pushy."

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  • If you speak to Timmy or Tommy in the general store, he may mention that the shop doesn't offer a point system. This is a reference to the Tom Nook Point System from previous games.

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Famous Quote

  • "I'm Isabelle, your secretary, and I'm here to help you in any way I can. But if I may be frank, I was surprised to see someone as young as you step off the train. I mean, our former mayor held the position for many, many years and was quite set in his ways." - Isabelle

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  • Blathers: Eek! A bug! (I'm sorry, I just don't like handling these things too much!)

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Connection to Other Media

  • Eating a Famous Mushroom will cause your character to briefly double in size. This is a shout-out to the effects of the Super Mushroom from Super Mario Bros. right down to the sound effect.

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  • Gulliver's namesake comes from the titular character of Gulliver's Travels, a novel written by Jonathan Swift in 1726.

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  • After you've caught a popeyed goldish, the text will say, "It should have eaten its spinach!" This is shout-out to Popeye the Sailor Man, who famously powered up by eating spinach.

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  • All of the fortune cookies have references to other Nintendo franchises. This includes "There is always another castle" from Super Mario Bros., "Show them your moves" from F-Zero, and "It's dangerous to go alone. Take this" from The Legend of Zelda. Also, the phrase "Sometimes a sword is just a sword" is a shout-out to Sigmund Freud's famous cigar quote.

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  • Cyrano the Anteater is named after Cyrano de Bergerac, a 17th century French dramatist often depicted with an overly large nose.

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  • Jingle introduces himself as the Black-Nosed Reindeer, which is a shout-out to Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.

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  • Ed the Horse's namesake comes from Mister Ed, a 1960s comedy about a talking horse named Ed.

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  • During his ramblings, Gulliver will mention places from other Nintendo games. This includes Isle Delfino and Ricco Harbor from Super Mario Sunshine., The Overthere from Super Paper Mario, Pinnacle Rock from Majora's Mask, and Bobbery of Rogueport from Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door.

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  • Kevin the pig is a joking reference to famed actor/singer Kevin Bacon.

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  • Sometimes in the Able Sisters shop, you will have a chance to buy the "Rimmed Glasses" The glasses design have a strikingly similar design to Fawful's glasses from the Mario and Luigi Series.

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