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Halo Alpha

Cavemen Halo

Halo 3 gameplay as seen in Cavemen.

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Halo 2 matchmaking satirized in the webcomic VG Cats.

This following is a list of references to the Halo series made by notable sources outside of the series itself.


30 Rock[]

  • In one episode, Liz comes home while her boyfriend, Dennis, is playing Halo 3.
  • In another episode, Tracy tells his entourage that he "loves Halo so much, I want to take it behind the middle school and get it pregnant."
  • In the finale of season 5, Frank, Toofer, Lutz, and another writer are all playing Halo: Reach, and it is noted throughout the episode. The episode is appropriately named "Respawn."

Go On[]

  • In one of the episodes, the main character Ryan says that he was addicted to a FPS game. Owen asks, "it's not Halo, is it?" Ryan answers, "yes, it's Halo!" Later in the episode, he, Owen and Lauren are seen playing heated matches of Halo: Reach.


  • Episode six starts with Andy playing Halo 3.
  • Additionally, he shouts, "die, Tartarus!"


Code Monkeys[]

  • In the episode "Valley of the Silicon Dolls," plasma grenades are shown on a wall of Mr. Larrity's office, along with other weapons.

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation[]

  • In the 17th episode of the ninth season, while a group of investigators walk past an ambulance to a shoot-out scene, one person remarks it's "like Halo 3."

Criminal Minds[]

Criminal Minds John-117


  • While camping out in Miguel's office, Dexter entertains himself by playing Halo 3. This is a joke where he narrates about setting up to kill people, something we imagine he's preparing for Miguel, but it turns out to be a game. Oddly, the game is played on the computer.
  • In Season 5 Episode 5, Debra Morgan and Cira Manzon are approaching the house of a suspect. As they pull up to the curb, six or so Halo 3: ODST posters can be seen behind them on the wall of a building.
  • During Season 6 Episode 11, Louis Greene is seen carrying the stolen prosthetic hand from the Ice Truck Killer through his apartment. During this scene he walks right past a life size model of the Master Chief.

Family Guy[]

  • In the Family Guy episode Baby Got Black local news presenter Tom Tucker mentions a local boy died after playing Halo for 51 hours straight.


  • In an episode, Finn has a flashback of him playing Halo 3, and states that he could barely finish level one.


  • In the episode Playtime's Over (season 6 episode 5), the character of the game which Michelangelo wants, "Helix 2," bears a resemblance to John-117. The character has green armor, a green helmet with a gold visor, and is wielding a machine gun. The game itself is a FPS.

Jeff Dunham[]

  • In the Christmas special of 2009, when Achmed the Dead Terrorist is on, he says that Achmed could beat the guitar guy in Guitar Hero. The guitarist plays a small but difficult piece, and Achmed says, "uhh, did I say Guitar Hero? Uhh, I meant Halo."

Knight Rider[]

  • In several episodes of Knight Rider, it shows the main characters playing the first mission in the campaign on Halo 3.

Modern Family[]

  • In the episode "Connection Lost," Phil is seen playing Halo 2 Anniversary and holding a copy of Halo: The Master Chief Collection.


  • In the episode "Captain American't / My Supernatural Sweet 16," Master Chief is seen escorting Mila Kunis to the military ball.

Nick Swardson's Pretend Time[]

  • In the episode "I Just Got Voodoo'd," there is a segment about video games and it ends with a female character going through a Halo Combat Evolved-resembling level with an Assault rifle, killing a white Spartan, and calling them Master Chief.

The Nutshack[]

  • The main character, Phil, sometimes plays Halo 3. At one point, the character Chita plays it and remarks that "the Man Cannon rocks!"


Robot Chicken[]


A Spartan in Robot Chicken.

  • One episode features a short skit of three Spartans (all wearing Mark V and wielding Assault rifles) going into a Donkey Kong game where they kill Mario and Donkey Kong and rescue Pauline.
  • Another episode features a short skit of Master Chief revealing his face.
  • Another episode features a short skit of Master Chief and Cortana in an uncomfortable conversation.


Main article: Revenge
  • During the episode Revenge, Toby and Happy can be seen playing a Big Team Slayer match on Exile.


  • In the second episode of season seven, Turk and Carla are attempting to complete a video game at the hospital. Carla refers to Warthogs and Jackals while playing, but the screen shows the game Enemy Territory: Quake Wars.

Stargate Universe[]

  • The episode "Resurgence" has the character Eli Wallace say, "all the Halo I played could not prepare me for this."


  • In the episode "Swap Meat," Gary in Sam's body wields a shotgun and says, "booyah! Master Chief is in the house bizatches!"

Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles[]

  • During the 8th episode of the first season, some kids can be seen playing Halo 3.
  • In the beginning of the ninth episode, a guy can be seen playing Halo 3.

The Big Bang Theory[]

  • The nerds have a weekly Halo 3 match. Leonard, trying to romance Penny, suggests that they play at a Halo competition together. She declines, saying that "unlike him, she has a life."
  • Later in the episode, one of the characters, Sheldon Cooper states that "Halo 3 is better than sex."
  • The Halo 3 Legendary Edition replica of the MJOLNIR Mark VI helmet can be seen in the background in Sheldon and Leonard's living room.

The Colbert Report[]

  • During the show's introduction on September 15, 2010, Colbert said, "The new Halo game was released today! So I assume you're not watching this."
  • During one of Colbert's many segments on the death of Osama Bin Laden, "Seal Team Six" is made up of "Rambo, John M., John-117, the Batman, Vin Deisel, Lara Croft, and the Kung Fu Panda."
    Seal team six

    "Seal Team Six" as described by Colbert

The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy[]

  • On the Billy and Mandy Christmas Special, there is a video game boxes entitled, "Hello #2" as a spoofed version of Halo 2. The boxes also had crude doodles of John-117 on them with a grin on his face as he waves.
  • In the Billy and Mandy special, "UnderFist," Hoss Delgado is seen with an Energy Sword attached to a robotic arm during the credits.

Hoss Delgado with an Energy Sword

The Sarah Silverman Program[]

  • In one episode, Brian Posehn's character is said to be playing Halo 2 on Xbox Live while the television displays the Campaign.
  • In an episode where the characters have a video game party, Brian's character states that he brought over Halo 3.

The Simpsons[]


John-117 costume on the left.

  • In the episode "Waverly Hills 9-0-2-D'oh," Homer Simpson is seen playing a game parodying Halo's Multiplayer. He then proceeds to teabag a player he had killed.
  • In the Halloween special "Treehouse of Horror XX," John-117 is seen as a Halloween costume worn by Jimbo Jones in the opening of the episode.
  • In the episode "The Food Wife," when Homer, Bart, and Lisa arrive at the "E4" convention, a statue of Master Chief can be seen.

The Wire[]

  • In the fourth season episode "Soft Eyes," Namond Bryce is seen playing Halo 2 after turning off the television news coverage or the Baltimore Mayoral election.

Top Gear[]

In Series 10, Episode 6 of Top Gear, Richard Hammond gives a review of the new Range Rover Sport, and twice between 3:00 and 10:44 the Halo Reach main menu music is played. Also, in Series 20, Episode 5, as Richard Hammond test drives the Lamborghini Sesto Elemento at Imola, the track "Uphill, Both Ways" from the Halo: Reach OST can be heard.

Two and a Half Men[]

  • In the second episode of the first season, "Big Flapping Bastards," Charlie buys Jake an Xbox and behind them is a Halo: Combat Evolved cardboard cut-out with Master Chief holding an Assault rifle.

Veronica Mars[]

  • The eighteenth episode of the second season, "I Am God," there is a flashback in which Logan scornfully suggests that Lucky and Dick plan to spend their time smoking pot and playing Halo.

Drawn Together[]

  • One of the main characters, Captain Hero, in a scene is seen wielding in one hand an Assault rifle resembling a M16 and in the other a Needler.


  • In the episode "Viva Mars Vegas," the robot mafia are seen using M6G magnums.

King of The Hill[]

  • In the episode "Grand Theft Arlen," the student game testers are playing a game that has a similar health bar to Halo: Combat Evolved.

American Dad![]

  • In the episode "In Country ...Club," when Steve goes to the hospital, his room is 117 and another person in his room is a war veteran named John.
  • In the episode "I Ain't No Holodeck Boy," Steve enters the CIA holodeck after he and his friends accidentally put Stan in danger. He asks one of his friends to give him armor and weapons. The armor resembles the MJOLNIR Mk. VI and the icon in the holodeck control room for his rifle is nearly identical to the HUD icon for the MA5B.

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D[]

  • In the episode "The Writing on the Wall," Agents Mac and Fitz are shown playing Halo 2 Anniversary multiplayer.

Studio C[]

  • In the skit, The Force Awakens with Darth Sidious' Roommates, Darth Sidious asks one of his roommates to strike his spartan down in an attempt to sway them to the "dark side of the force," revealing that the two roommates were playing one of the Halo games online.[2]

Video Games[]

Banjo Kazooie: Nuts and Bolts[]

  • When you head to Klungo's Arcade for the first time, Klungo says that his video game makes him a big star, "bigger star than Massster Chef..."


  • The game uses "halos" as currency. One of Rodin's lines when you enter his shop is, "you bring me enough of these halos and maybe I can buy a ticket to space. Always wanted to be a bald space marine."


  • One of the control schemes is called "Angelic" and mimics Halo's controls.

Brute Force[]

  • A weapon called the RVG50 Minigun has the same crosshair as the Halo: Combat Evolved Assault rifle and Halo 2, 3, and ODST SMG.
  • The game's two Sniper Rifles, the L-Shot 50 and L-Shot 75, have the same crosshair and scope screen as the Sniper Rifle as well.



  • Certain copies of the game contained access to the Halo 3 Multiplayer Beta.
  • There is in-game advertising for the Halo 3 map packs.

Dead or Alive 4[]

  • Nicole-458 is a playable character.
  • Nassau Station is a playable arena.
  • The final boss, Alpha-152, has the sound animation of a Wraith boosting when she attacks.
  • In the arena Gambler's Paradise, a Warthog with three marines riding in it occasionally drives past the fighters and can be used as a stage hazard. It only shows if Nicole-458 is fighting in this stage.
  • The character Bayman has moves called "Gravity Hammer" and "Sidewinder" in his movelist. These moves have been carried over to subsequent Dead or Alive fighting games, with the latest being Dead or Alive 5 Last Round.


  • One of the towers on Mars resembles the Master Chief's helmet. This tower can be found during the "The Garden's Spire" mission.

Destroy All Humans! Path of the Furon[]

  • During a mission, Crypto's suggestion for a new game involves a "futuristic space marine surviving the dangers of a ring-shaped world."
  • While fighting soldiers, there is a chance that Crypto will say, "maybe you boys should have brought John-117 along."

Duke Nukem Forever[]

  • Early in the game, a soldier presents Duke Nukem with Mjolnir Armor for him to wear, which Duke rejects with the comment, "power armor is for pussies."

Eat Lead: The Return of Matt Hazard[]


Master Chef concept art.

Escape Velocity: Nova[]

  • There is a spaceport named M'jolnir and the landing description of the spaceport tells a story of a "cyborg soldier" who almost single-handedly turned the tide of a war in the distant past at a moment where the government controlling the station seemed to be on the brink of defeat.

Fable II[]

  • The Collector's Edition of the game came with a code to redeem a set of MJOLNIR Mark VI armor and an Energy Sword from the Xbox Live Marketplace. The armor is called Hal's Armor and the Energy Sword is called Hal's Sword. It also comes with a 5-star title "Master Chief" available for free from the town crier.
  • Downloading the Knothole Island DLC gives the player an opportunity to unlock a weapon called Hal's Rifle, which heavily resembles the MA5C Assault rifle.
  • On the map Bowerstone Cemetery under bighorns, there is a collections of blue flowers under a statue that resembles the Halo 3 logo.

Forza Horizon[]

  • A variant of the Ford F-150 SVT Raptor with a Halo livery appeared as a bonus vehicle.

Forza Horizon 3[]

  • The Halo 5: Guardians Warthog, edited into the M12S Civilian Sport Transport, is a driveable vehicle in Forza Horizon 3.[3]
  • The song The Trials, also from Halo 5: Guardians, also appears as part of the playlist for Timeless FM in Forza Horizon 3.
  • The Warthog's horn sound, named "Halo Warthog Horn", can also be equipped as a standard car horn for the player's car. In addition, the Halo Theme can be equipped as a musical car horn, with three versions: an A version, a B version, and the full version.
  • The player can choose Master Chief, Chief, or Spartan as their in-game name in the "Name Select" screen, under the "Nickname" section.[4]

Forza Motorsport 4[]

  • The Halo 4 Warthog is featured in Forza Motorsport 4, although it is not driveable and can only be accessed in Autovista Experience.[5]

Forza Motorsport 5[]

  • The 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 302 was featured with a livery based on Halo: Spartan Assault.[6]

Forza Motorsport 6[]

  • A 2016 Ford Shelby GT350R with a Halo 5: Guardians livery was gifted to all VIP players on October 30, 2015.[7]

Forza Motorsport 7[]

  • Forza Motorsport 7 features three unlockable sets of Driver Gear: "Halo", "Master Chief", and "Olympia Vale". The "Halo" Driver Gear suit could be unlocked by playing any Halo game on the Xbox One or Windows 10 PC during November 2017. The "Master Chief" and "Olympia Vale" Driver Gear suits were given to all players who set a lap time in the Rivals events December Car Pack Challenge, December Bounty Hunter, Make a Run, or Cold Runner before January 3, 2018.[8]

Grand Theft Auto IV/V[]

  • In the in-game television program, Republican Space Rangers, the three soldiers wear armor similar to Mjolnir Armor.
  • A ringworld resembling a Halo installation is featured several times.

Guitar Hero III[]


  • A Warthog and Ghost are featured as RC cars available for the cats to play with.

Killer Instinct[]

Mass Effect 2[]

  • In the debris field around the Collector base, a ship bearing a striking resemblance to a Halcyon-class light cruiser can be seen.
  • A machine called the "Oculus" becomes very similar to 343 Guilty Spark when it goes rampant. Both are spheres with red glowing eyes/eye that shoot red lasers.
  • The first character Shepard recruits is named Jacob, then the second is Miranda. This is an obvious nod to Jacob Keyes and Miranda Keyes.


  • On July 16, 2012, Mojang released Skin Pack 1 a special player skin pack downloadable via the Xbox Marketplace, for Minecraft's Xbox 360 Edition. It included a Master Chief, a Grunt, and a Brute skin.[10] Skin Pack 3 released a Red and Blue Spartan.
  • On May 28, 2014, Microsoft Studios, Mojang and 343 Industries released a Halo Mash-up Pack that includes a “Halo”-themed texture set, themed menus and user interface, craftable items and 31 music tracks across the “Halo” franchise, 40 character skins, and pre-made worlds such as Silent Cartographer, Sandtrap, Valhalla, Blackout, Guardian, Blood Gulch and other maps as well.[11]

Perfect Dark[]

  • The Xbox Live Arcade remake of Perfect Dark allows you to pick a controller layout called Spartan, which mimics Halo 3's controller layout.

Perfect Dark Zero[]

  • Perfect Dark Zero has a sniper rifle named the Jackal. Its name and overall weapon power are references to the Kig-Yar/Jackal Snipers from the Halo franchise.

Phantom Dust[]

  • In the E3 2014 Trailer, when the hero starts running, if one looks closely, there is a Halo Wars Poster on a building on the left.

Red Dead Redemption[]

  • A tombstone beside Blackwater Chapel reads, "Wake me... If something interesting happens." This is possibly a reference to John-117's last line in Halo 3: "wake me...when you need me."
  • During the Mission "Bear One Another's Burdens," an accountant counts bills as the intro cutscene unfolds. He reaches 117 before the scene cuts away, and when it returns to him, he begins at 343.

Rocket League[]

  • Rocket League features a vehicle called the HogSticker, based upon the Needlehog.
  • There is an antenna that features the insurrectionist emblem of a closed fist raised in the air called 'Halo - Insurrection Rebels'.
  • There is a Swords of Sanghelios antenna, bearing the Swords of Sanghelios logo.

Saints Row 2[]

  • An achievement called Splatster Chief can be unlocked by completing all of the Septic Avenger levels.

Star Wars: The Old Republic[]

  • In the Tallon village, the first hut on the right has an NPC for a quest scavenger hunt standing next to table looking at a poster of a figure with a similar appearance as John-117.


  • Occasionally, near the end of the match (if you're on the winning team) the announcer might say 'Let's finish this fight!' This is a clear reference to Halo 3's tagline.
  • There is also a control scheme in Titanfall named 'Fruit Loop' which is the same as the default control scheme.



  • Two characters are seen playing Halo 2.

Aliens in the Attic[]

  • During the film, while the characters are floating, one says, "wow, this is just like Halo!"

Movie 43[]

There is a Halo: Reach poster.

Bride Wars[]

Dane Cook ISolated INcident[]

  • Dane makes a joke about a girl being raped by a Gravity Hammer wielded by a camper.

Dead and Deader[]

  • While the main character begins to access a computer, one of his companions questions if he is playing Everquest. He replies with his reason for using the machine and afterward states, "besides, I'm more of a Halo guy."

Grandma's Boy[]

  • During the title sequence, a clip from the Halo 2 level Cairo Station can be seen briefly.
  • Later in the movie, some of the testers can be seen playing a match of Halo 2 multiplayer.


  • In the movie, the second Jumper in his desert lair can be heard playing Halo 3 on the mission The Ark.

Shark Night 3D[]

  • Two of the main characters are playing Halo: Reach. They have five McFarlane toys, the Halo 3 Collector's Edition cover, and a poster of Halo 3: ODST and Halo: Reach.

Spy Kids 3: Game Over[]

  • While attempting to reach the Toy Maker's headquarters, Junie complains that every video game features lava. In response, another character points out that there's no lava in Halo.

Ted 2[]

The Longest Yard (2005)[]

  • Halo 2 is played by the guards. One character remarks, "You guys have Halo 2! I didn't think it was out yet!"

17 Again[]

  • At one point in the movie, Mike's friend Ned is playing several video games at once, one of them being Halo 3.

The Prince & Me[]

  • In the movie, the Crown Prince of Denmark and his assistant get an apartment which they share with a roommate who owns an Xbox and Halo: Combat Evolved. While the Prince goes off to another state for a short vacation, the assistant starts playing Halo. The Prince comes back to find his companion sleep deprived and his eyes glued to the TV screen, playing Halo. When the owner of the Xbox tries to take the controller, the assistant viciously yells "GET AWAY" and scares him back, all the while staring at the screen and playing the game.

The 40 Year Old Virgin[]

  • Andy is seen playing Halo 2 during a scene.

A Haunted House[]

  • In the beginning, there is a Mark VI helmet on top of a shelf.
  • When they are down in the basement, there is a cardboard cutout of Emile from Halo: Reach.

The Fault in our Stars[]

  • Augustus and Isaac can be seen playing Halo 4 in Agustus' basement.

Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation[]

Ready Player One[]

  • There is a Halo stall in the Avatar Outfitters world.
  • Several Spartans and Arbiters are seen in the final battle against IOI, including a Sangheili driving the A-Team's Van during the Copper Key Race.
  • Weapons used in the battle include MA5 assault rifles and a SPNKr Rocket Launcher.


Will It Blend?[]

  • In episode 62: Will It Blend? - Halo 3, Tom Dickson states he gets mad at the fact that his 4 and 5 year old grandchildren beat him at Halo 3, so he takes away the game from the standard edition case and blends the game disc.

Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog[]

  • In Commentary!, Nathan Fillion references his role in Halo 3 as Reynolds in his song Better Than Niel: "I make seven-layer bean dip of the gods. / I'm also in Halo 3. / What are the odds?"


  • SmoshHALO
    In Season 2010 Episode 7, Anthony is playing Halo and Ian remarks "Wait. Your tank was upside down and then your Master Chief guy just came up and flipped it right back over?" Towards the end of the episode, Ian is walking to his mother's house until a dresser falls on him. Chief shows up to help, but can't lift it.
  • In Season 2010 Episode 36, Ian is telling a "true" story of how he and Anthony ditched school to buy Halo 2 and be one the first ten kids to receive a custom made Master Chief helmet.
  • In their series 16-Bit high, one character, Jimmy, is supposedly the Master Chief's son.
  • In Season 2012 Episode 20 Ian creates a creature that teabags Anthony's sister whilst holding an Energy Sword. Ian remarks: "Oh come on! Only newbs do that!"

The Guild[]

  • In Season 2 episode 10, Riley describes herself as an "FPS girl," noting that she plays Halo.
  • In Season 3 episode 6, while Riley is giving Codex a backrub, a sample taken from the Halo: Combat Evolved Opening Suite can be heard.

College Humor[]

  • In one CH original videos "PWN'd Support Group," one player states that she was teamkilled when her teammate drove a Warthog off a cliff.

Epic Rap Battles of History[]

  • In season 2 episode 2, Master Chief is involved in a humorous rap battle against Leonidas from 300.


College Roomies from Hell!!![]

  • This strip from the "SOB Story" storyline features Mike fighting his way into a limo where he thinks his girlfriend is being held captive, only to find two goons playing Halo.


  • Yes, Master Chief! makes fun of arguments over who gets to drive the Warthog in co-op.
  • Welcome Home has Lucas welcoming Ethan back with a Halo deathmatch.
  • Been There Before has Lilah wanting to play Halo with Ethan.
  • Otakon 2003 Special Edition mentions the author getting drunk and playing Halo. Red vs Blue lines are also featured.
  • Some Call It a Puma has Ethan discovering Halo PC.
  • Spilled has Ethan spilling his guts to Lilah using various video game metaphors. "A console is worthless without games to play on it. That's how I feel about us. I'm a game system and you're my Halo."
  • Operating System has an extremely drunk Ethan calling Master Chief sexy.
  • Good Start has Ethan suggesting everyone play Halo while drunk at a New Years' party.
  • That's an Order! has a poster of Master Chief in the background.
  • Putting Up a Front has Lucas using Ethan making them use plasma weapons in Halo as an example of Ethan crossing the line.
  • In a name has Ethan saying he wants Halo 2. (published months before its release)
  • A Sensitive Analog has the X-Bot leaving, and taking Ethan's Halo player profiles with him.
  • Poison Feet has Ethan explaining how he turned his Xbox into a sentient robot and a hell of a good Halo player.
  • Lint life has Ethan handicapping the X-Bot's Halo skills.
  • Pancake Senses has Ethan claiming that Bungie came over and let him play Halo 2 before its release.
  • Point of Impact has Lucas pranking Ethan by convincing him that Halo 2 was released early.
  • Perhaps Halo-ween? has Ethan trying to convince his boss that he needs a week off starting on the release date of Halo 2 supposedly because his people celebrate an important holiday.
  • Sprite Paste has Ethan explaining to the X-Bot how Halo 2 is made. It involves fairy slaughter.
  • Just a Little Touch has Ethan experiencing a joy overload when he touches a Halo 2 box for the first time.
  • Coding Goes Boing has Ethan imagining what "Made by Bungie" means as he and Lucas start playing Halo 2.
  • Back Massage has Ethan caught in a daydream that he and Lucas are still playing Halo 2 co-op.
  • Bittersweet Victories has Ethan getting owned by his girlfriend at Halo 2 multiplayer.
  • Time for Time has Ethan complaining about Half-Life 2 coming out so soon after Halo 2.
  • Festive Nights has Ethan decorating the Christmas tree with game boxes, which include Halo 2.
  • The True Spirit has Lucas promising Ethan that he'll beat him in Halo 2 multiplayer.
  • Back to Normality has Ethan challenging Lucas at Halo.
  • Fueled by Rage has a Halo 3 poster in the background.
  • Guaranteed! has an obnoxious frat guy wanting to buy Crackdown for the Halo 3 beta.
  • It's on the Mind has Ethan wanting to cut out Lucas' brain to take his Halo skills like Sylar of Heroes stealing powers.
  • Audible shows the negative consequences of the release of the Halo 3 beta.
  • A Higher Power makes fun of church leaders complaints about video games. "Halos for for angels only!"
  • Marketing Blitz makes fun of Mountain Dew Game Fuel.
  • Spartans has Ethan dreaming of ancient Greek Spartans battling Halo Spartans.

VG Cats[]



  • In the Music Video for the song "Baby Don't Go," the singer "Fabolous" (John David Jackson) is seen playing Halo 3. The video was created before Halo 3 was released, so the video features the Starry Night Trailer instead of actual gameplay.


  • Halo 3 gameplay can be seen throughout the Music Video for Madcon's version of the song "Beggin."

Weird Al[]

  • The song "You're Pitiful" has a direct reference to playing Halo 2: "You're half undressed / Eatin' chips off your chest / While you're playin' Halo 2 / No one's classier than you."

Son of Dork[]

  • The song "We're Not Alone" features the lyrics "I know you're up there somewhere playing Halo with E.T."


  • The song "Live On" has the line "Good food, BBQ, playin' Halo 2, I'm living proof of a dream come true"

Your Favorite Martian[]

  • The song "NERD RAGE!!!" features the lyrics "I'll own your ass in Halo so bad you might cry."


  • In The song "Is Anybody Out There?" you can see the kid playing Halo: Reach.

Kodak Black[]

In his song "There He Go" he says the line "The way my n***** hit yo block you'll think it's Halo." An obvious reference to the immense firepower available in the Halo game series.


Little Brother[]

  • The "Xbox Universal" is an Xbox that was handed out for free by people dressed as characters from Halo.


  • On page 164 (425 in some editions), the character Peach is playing a game called "Halo 5" on the 26th level.

Michael Vey: The Prisoner of Cell 25[]

  • Michael's friend Ostin suggests that they should go to Michael's house and play Halo. “Want to come over and play Halo?” Ostin asked. “Can’t. I’ve got detention, remember?”



Several issues of the comics feature weapons from the games such as the Battle rifle, the SMG, the Shotgun, and the Rocket Launcher. one issue also feature alien races using Covenant plasma pistols, needlers, and carbines. An MA5C rifle is featured in the same issue.


To Love Ru[]

  • In Season 1 Episode 4, Rito makes a reference to the Halo games while talking about intergalactic wars with his alien friend Lala. One of the pictures show Rito in SPARTAN-II armor carrying an Assault rifle and posing like Master Chief from the Halo 3 cover, complete with the destroyed bridge. The other picture shows High Charity near a Halo.