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This is a list of references to ABC for Kids shows in video games unrelated to ABC for Kids.

Army Men

Army Men: Air Attack

  • Thomas the Tank Engine without a face can be seen

Barney Carnage

  • Mr. Huggles is a monstrous parody of Barney

Crash Bandicoot

Crash Bandicoot

  • Koala Kong’s appearance is similar to Blinky Bill except for the ears, 5 o’clock shadow, chest hair and clothing

Crash Bash

  • Same as above

Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled

  • Baby T's Purple skin could be a reference to Barney
  • Lab Assistant’s Traveller skin makes him resemble Where’s Wally, except for the absence of the hat, the top being blue and white striped and the pants being red.

Mind Over Mutant

  • One of the Slap-Es says ‘Curse You Gadget’ then corrects himself saying ‘I Mean Crash’, referencing Doctor Claw’s line from Inspector Gadget

Dino Crisis

  • Rick sarcastically asks Gail if the dinosaur was Barney

Edna Bricht Aus

  • Oscar the Grouch makes a cameo


Fallout 2: A Post-Nuclear Role-Playing Game

  • When the Chosen One finishes the game, New Reno townsfolk will announce that 'Fallout 2 is brought to you by the letter Z'


Gex 3: Deep Cover Gecko

  • Count von Count is referenced

Leisure Suit Larry

Love for Sail!

  • The minigame Where's Dildo? is a parody of Where's Wally?

Magna Cum Laude

  • A Where's Dildo? (a parody of Where's Wally?) book appears on a store shelf

Living Books

  • The books Arthur’s Teacher Trouble, Arthur’s Birthday, Arthur’s Reading Race, Arthur’s Computer Disaster and D.W. The Picky Eater were adapted into CD-ROMs for this series. (Arthur’s Computer Disaster is renamed Arthur’s Computer Adventure)


  • At the end of the closing credits to the game, a clip of Sesame Street is shown

Midnight Club

Los Angeles

  • One of the achievement titles is Waldo's Still Missing, referencing Where's Wally?


HeartGold and SoulSilver

  • The player can encounter the trainers Bird Keeper Bert, Bird Keeper Ernie and Swimmer Elmo on Route 20

Power Pete

  • Hopping Henry resembles Barney

The Punisher

  • Two Gnucci's discuss their fallen comrades names as being Bert and Ernie.


Putt-Putt Goes to the Moon

  • Clicking on the bin near the rocket causes a purple alien to pop his head out saying "Scram!", referencing Oscar the Grouch. In the demo, he says "Scram! I'm eating dessert!"

Putt-Putt Travels Through Time

  • Tobias T. Train’s shortened name Toby is a reference to Toby the Tram Engine

Reader Rabbit

  • The title character’s name is a pun on Peter Rabbit

Sam and Max

Ice Station Santa

  • Torture-Me Elmer is a cross between Elmo and Grover

Saturday Morning RPG

  • Commander Hood borrows Dr. Claw's catchphrase: 'I'll get you Marty, next time'!

The Simpsons

Virtual Springfield

  • The Flanders’ house has a record called Bernie Live From the Acropolis. Bernie strongly resembles Barney the Dinosaur


Spider-Man 3

  • After you purchase the 5 Hit Melee Combo, Bruce Campbell (the narrator) says ‘Today’s melee combo is brought to you by the number 5 and the letters O and W’, referencing how Sesame Street ends

Super Mario

Mario & Luigi: Partners In Time

  • The Yoob bears a loose resemblance to Barney

Stay Tooned!

  • In The Quick and the Tooned mini game, a Barney-like dinosaur appears in the saloon

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2007)

  • At one point, Michaelangelo imitates The Count


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