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« Reply #240 on: March 07, 2014, 11:02:10 AM »
I found a book (The Hardly Boys: The Mystery of the Golden Goblet by Tom Cherones) that is apparently a parody of The Hardy Boys- this sounds about like what we might expect from that The Hardy Men movie if it ever gets made.
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« Reply #241 on: March 07, 2014, 11:09:40 AM »
It's been well established at various times on The Simpsons that Lisa Simpson is a fan of Nancy Drew; apparently her father, Homer, is a fan of The Hardy Boys as well.
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« Reply #242 on: March 10, 2014, 07:19:38 AM »
Just last night I was watching the news and one of the stories had a legal expert talking in front of a bookcase.  One of the shelves appeared to have quite a few of the 1962-1987 PC books.
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« Reply #243 on: March 10, 2014, 07:59:35 AM »
Cool! Always fun to see The Hardy Boys books pop up unexpectedly. :) 8)
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« Reply #244 on: March 17, 2014, 08:16:45 AM »
Found this online at random-
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« Reply #245 on: April 01, 2014, 01:15:56 PM »
I just saw this today over at The Unoffical Hardy Boys Homepage. Nice article about a new TV show (True Detective) that did some mashup Hardy Boys originals covers.


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« Reply #246 on: April 01, 2014, 04:01:51 PM »
"The Mosby Boys" on How I Met Your Mother- pretty sure this is a reference to The Hardy Boys. ;D
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« Reply #247 on: April 09, 2014, 07:56:00 PM »
Cool fan drawing of The Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew- and it's at least somewhat based on or inspired by The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries show's depiction as well. :) 8)

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« Reply #248 on: April 27, 2014, 03:32:12 PM »
Mad Magazine did a parody of The Hardy Boys in its April 2014 issue.

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« Reply #249 on: May 29, 2014, 04:28:29 PM »
While The Clock Ticked must be the most spoofed Hardy Boys cover ever.
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« Reply #250 on: September 12, 2015, 11:23:14 AM »
In the Supernatural season 8, episode titled 'As Time Goes Bye' a flashback to the past shows a boys bedroom from the 1940s. Aparently he's quite a Hardy Boys fan since the books are everywhere---though they used the blue spined picture covers instead of the period acurate brown or yellow spined volumes.
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« Reply #251 on: September 14, 2015, 12:39:59 AM »
Oh well- I always appreciate a reference wherever I can get it- even if it isn't actually accurate to the time (though that is unfortunate.)
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« Reply #252 on: October 19, 2015, 05:52:16 PM »
I was just reading The Nancy Drew Files Case 4: Smile And Say Murder on page 52 one of Nancy's suspects mentions that he's been reading thriller novels since he started to read the Hardy Boys in grade school.  (The book was published in October 1986, before the Casefiles, so this kind of screws up the in-series continuity between the Nancy Drew Files, Hardy Boys Casefiles, Nancy Drew/Hardy Boys SuperMysteries & Tom Swift series, or I guess it could lend credence to the Hardy's being known by an ulta-secret government agency.  Of course  this mention of the Hardy's being in books within the series contradicts what is said in The Hardy Boys Casefiles #100 True Thriller where the boys find it amusing that someone would want to write a book about them).
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« Reply #253 on: October 21, 2015, 01:44:33 PM »
Wow- that's a neat reference. I didn't realize the Nancy Drew Files books made mention of The Hardy Boys (and in this case, as a book series.) Interesting.
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Re: The boys in pop culture
« Reply #254 on: October 22, 2015, 09:14:58 PM »
They mentioned Nancy Drew in the UB book series #7, though....
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