At the height of the site’s cultural cachet—roughly 2002 to 2005—the programs it offered, particularly its popular Strong Bad Emails series, made appearances in mainstream press publications like Entertainment Weekly. They were referenced on Buffy The Vampire Slayer’s series finale. News of them spread far and wide on the Internet, mentions of Trogdor The Burninator and The Cheat turning into a kind of lingua franca of Internet cool for those in the know.
The AV Club has an excellent article on Homestar Runner and its pop cultural significance today.
Have you seen the ghost of John?
[the cheat noises]
Todayborday is Labor Day!
My friends call me Scruffles.