Did you see Captain America: The Winter Soldier over the weekend? Was it good? Did you have the best time ever? Did you completely nerd out over all those Marvelicious Easter eggs? Ya know, the hidden this and the secret that -- the stuff that referenced the comics or other Marvel characters, or the crazy postcredits scene that sets up The Avengers: Age of Ultron. All of it was pretty neat, especially for those hard-core Marvel fans, but none of those geeky superhero references topped our favorite Easter egg from Captain America: The Winter Soldier.
Wanna know the one we liked most? Okay, but we're gonna spoil some things, so be aware of that. If you didn't see the movie and whatnot, know that the following is going to bust open the spoilergate and shovel out a mound of smelly spoilers.
Got it? Good.
The greatest Easter egg in Captain America: The Winter Soldier doesn't even reference a Marvel movie or character. Nope, instead it offers up a terrific nod to the one movie Samuel L. Jackson is perhaps most well known for... Pulp Fiction.
Yup, there's totally a Pulp Fiction reference in The Winter Soldier. Did you see it? Did you cackle out loud when it came on-screen only to notice your entire row looking over all like, "Um, did we miss something, or what?"
The reference in question comes towards the end of the film when it is believed that Jackson's Nick Fury is dead, only he isn't. But because everyone else thinks he's dead, the guy has a burial spot and a gravestone. And what's written on that gravestone?
It's a quote from Ezekiel 25:17, which you'll remember from this classic scene in Quentin Tarantino's movie.
Warning: The following clip is NSFW, but you should already know that.
Of course that's just one of so many hidden references in The Winter Soldier. Here's a list of a bunch more for those interested, and for actual pics of those Easter eggs in each scene, our friends at ScreenCrush rounded up those here.
Did you have a favorite Easter egg from Captain America: The Winter Soldier?
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