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Sidekicks (1992) Poster

(1992)

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References 

Taxi Driver (1976)

Referenced in 

Nostalgia Critic: The NeverEnding Story II: The Next Chapter (2010) (TV Episode)
referenced as one of Jonathan Brandis' other roles
Atop the Fourth Wall: Chuck Norris Karate Kommandos #1 (2010) (TV Episode)
"Great, this is Sidekicks: The Comic Book."
Movie Nights: Gooby (2011) (TV Episode)
"Is this turning into Sidekicks all of a sudden?"
Nostalgia Critic: Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie (2013) (TV Episode)
"...to an even poorer-man's version of Sidekicks?"
Nostalgia Critic: Forest Warrior (2014) (TV Episode)
another Chuck Norris film directed by Aaron Norris
Fresh Off the Boat: Big Baby (2018) (TV Episode)
Karen says Chuck Norris was great in "Sidekicks".
Best of the Worst: Our VHS Collection (2019) (TV Episode)
Mike mentions it. Also, video case is shown.
Cobra Kai: Fire and Ice (2019) (TV Episode)
At the conclusion of the Cobra Kai demonstration at Valley Fest, Johnny breaks a stack of flaming bricks. This is a reference to Sidekicks, a movie that is itself heavily inspired by the Karate Kid, in which Jonathan Brandis's character also breaks a stack of flaming bricks. The fact that a clip from one of Chuck Norris's films plays as Johnny is watching videos on his computer may also have been an intentional reference to Sidekicks, as Chuck Norris also stars in Sidekicks.

Features 

The Hitman (1991)

Featured in 

Nostalgia Critic: Sidekicks (2009) (TV Episode)
Reviewed, clips shown.
Movie Nights: No Retreat, No Surrender (2012) (TV Episode)
"Is this gonna be like Sidekicks, except Bruce Lee is this guy's Chuck Norris?"

Spoofs 

Missing in Action (1984)
Jonathan Brandis has trouble with daydreaming including a daydream involving himself and Chuck Norris coming out of the water spoofing or possibly paying homage to Missing in Action

See also

Trivia | Goofs | Crazy Credits | Quotes | Alternate Versions | Soundtracks

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