Throughout T3H Metroid Galaxy, many pop culture references are made, these make up a large part of the comic's humor. Dialogue, scenes, and even entire seasons are derived from various pop culture elements.
- Captain Oveur is named after the character of the same name from Airplane. Their personalities are also similar.
- References are made to a play on words involving the words surely and Shirley, a joke from the Airplane! series. The "That's not important right now" gag is also a reference to Airplane!.
All your Base are Belong to Us/Zero WingEdit
- The famous, poorly dubbed phrase "All your base are belong to us" makes an appearance.
- An entire issue takes its dialogue from Zero Wing's opening cutscene, including famous phrases like "All your base are belong to us" and "make your time".
- The Fangirls are supposedly "anime-obsessed" and make references to such animes as Naruto, Yu-Gi-Oh, Zatch Bell, and Pokemon.
- Oveur sings the song "I'm Not Wearing Underwear Today" in one issue.
Back to the Future SeriesEdit
- The time-traveling DeLorean makes several appearances, as well as several issues with names that are puns on the phrase "Back to the Future".
- Chuck Norris makes many appearances, mostly accompanied with a "Chuck Norris Fact".
The Demented Cartoon MovieEdit
- Zeeky H. Bomb and the phrase "Zooky Boogy Doog" are referenced.
"Do a Barrel Roll!"/Star Fox 64Edit
- The Anniversary Special trailer shows Samus telling Oveur to do a barrel roll.
How to Kill a MockingbirdEdit
- The Internet movie is referenced, as well as several of its twisted characters, who are parodies of their real To Kill a Mockingbird counterparts.
- Oveur and Pickett have a discussion very similar to the "I want you to die" scene from Goldfinger.
- Scott and Steve and their later name confusion is a reference to a running gag on Lost.
- Samus and Oveur find a Dharma Initiative video clip.
- Samus and Oveur are stranded on an island with a polar bear as part of a deus ex machina.
- When Samus and Oveur destroy the alternate future, several Lost references are made, including a timer with the number 108, and the SYSTEM FAILURE phrase being repeated as the bomb detonates.
- The entire sixth season is a parody of Lost. To see the individual parodies, see the respective issue pages.
- Samus's bullet time moves in her fight against Kanden are references to the Matrix.
Numa Numa/Dragostea Din TeiEdit
- The Numa Numa Dance is done by Samus and Oveur in one issue.
Pirates of the Caribbean SeriesEdit
- The plot of T3H Metroid Galaxy 2 was based off leaked plot elements from Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest. In addition, the characters of Davy Jones and his pet, the Kraken, are based off their Pirates of the Caribbean counterparts.
The Princess BrideEdit
- In Issue 100, Bad Grammar Boy continously repeats an altered version of Inigo Montoya's famous phrase-"My name is Bad Grammar Boy. You killed my friend. Prepare to die."
Pro Wrestling (Video Game)Edit
- The badly dubbed phrase "A Winner is You" is spoken by Bad Grammar Boy.
Red vs BlueEdit
- Oveur frequently says Tucker's catchphrase, "Bow chicka bow wow".
- The Red vs Blue characters appear in T3H Metroid Galaxy 2.
- Schfiftyfive is referenced in an issue in which Samus and Oveur randomly sing the song.
- The entire (original) series finale is based off the Seinfeld series finale. Jackie Chiles is also a reference to the same character from Seinfeld.
Snakes on a PlaneEdit
- The crash of the plane the main characters are on is a reference to Snakes on a Plane.
Star Trek SeriesEdit
- Oveur believes that a Diamont is something from Star Trek.
Star Wars SeriesEdit
- King Dracog's revelation to Ridley that Dracog is his father is a parody of the climactic revealtion from Star Wars: Episode V-The Empire Strikes Back.
- Samus believes that a Diamont is something from Star Wars.
Super Smash Bros. MeleeEdit
- The scene introducing the Writer is a parody of the "New Character" screen from Super Smash Bros. Melee.
"They're Taking the Hobbits to Isengard!"Edit
- This line of Legolas's from The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers was later made into a rap-style flash video, along with a few other Lord of the Rings quotes. The video was referenced in a deleted scene, in which the Writer states, after Samus and Oveur have been captured by Pickett, "They're taking the heroes to Isengard!"