ALIEN, THE Easter Eggs

Star Wars & Beatles "Working Film Titles" - 9.5/10 with 2 votes
On page 36, Jack says that there will be a double feature that weekend: "Blue Harvest", and "Eight Arms To Hold You"

"Eight Arms To Hold You" was the original title of the Beatles 1965 movie "HELP!"

"Blue Harvest" was the fake title they gave "Return... more

Star Wars Max Rebo Band Reference - 9.0/10 with 1 votes
Page 36. Jack is talking to Amy, and he asks what she's listening to on her walkman.
She replies, "Maxar."

If you say it, it sounds like 'Max R.' which is the last initial of Max Rebo, the blue elephant keyboard player in Jabba the Hutt's palace in... more

John Lennon "One After 909" Reference - 9.0/10 with 1 votes
Chapter 2. Page 7.

"It was Friday night at one minute after 9:09..."

This references the John Lennon penned song "One After 909" which appeared on the Beatles' "Let It Be" album.

Thx-1138 Reference - 8.0/10 with 2 votes
In the paperback version of THE ALIEN, on page 134-135, when The Alien is calling Jené, (his best friend), the operator asks for a phone number. The Alien responds, "410-849-1138".

410 is a local Baltimore area code, fitting since the story begins... more

Beatles Magical Mystery Tour Reference - 7.0/10 with 1 votes
On page 15, where Jack and Kenny are in the car on the way to the diner, Jack says that he had his recurring dream again.
Kenny asked, "The one where you're the waiter shoveling the spaghetti onto the fat woman's plate?"

This is a reference to the... more

Silence of the Lambs Reference - 7.0/10 with 1 votes
Chapter 11. Page 124.
The setting reads:
"Lucy's Pub. Down the street from the 'Your Self-Storage Facility'. Downtown Baltimore."

The "Your Self-Storage Facility" was in the movie Silence Of The Lambs where Clarice Starling goes to the storage unit... more

The Matrix Reference - 4.5/10 with 2 votes
On page 12, Jack is thinking about the little girl, Lucinda, who had just disappeared. He described her excessive personality, and that she'd tend to get addicted to normal foods and drinks...
It says:
"...whether it was chocolate milk, or Tastee Wheat,... more

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