Rayman in popular culture

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This is a list of works in popular culture which make references to the Rayman series.


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Orange

The Orange publicity.

Rayman featured on their billboard adverts promoting their 4G connectivity.

Rayman Legends

Rayman and Snoop Dogg.

Both Rayman and famous rapper Snoop Lion were featured in a trailer for Rayman Legends on Xbox One and PlayStation 4.


Comic books

The Lapins Crétins

With the exception of the third volume, Rayman or another character of the Rayman series makes a cameo appearance in all the volumes of Thitaume and Pujol's Rabbids comic books.

Rayman's cameo in Invasion‎.
Bzzit's cameo in Gribouillages.
Rayman's cameo in Givrés!‎.

Enfer & Parodie

This series of Yohann Morin, Jean-Christophe Almodovar and Thomas Borginet features many characters from popular culture in humorous situations.
The cover of the first volume presents several Rabbids.
In the second volume, Rayman appears in a box on the page 29.
In the third volume, the Rabbids appear in a box on the page 18.

The cover of the first volume
Rayman in the second volume
Rabbids in the third volume

Television

Mad

Rayman and Betilla in Everyone Loves Rayman.

That animated sketch comedy television series featured an episode entitled "Adventures of TaunTaun / Everyone Loves Rayman". The latter segment is a combined parody of the Rayman series and the American sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond.


Rodzinka.pl

In this polish comedy TV series, the kids' room has got a Rayman Origins wallpaper with Globox visible on it.

Les Guignols de l'Info

Sarko et les Soutiens Crétins

The 29 October 2014, the show has made a parody of Rayman Raving Rabbids : Sarko et les Soutiens Crétins.


Video games

Tonic Trouble

This is a Ubisoft game on which Rayman creator Michel Ancel worked. It was developed prior to Rayman 2: The Great Escape, largely in order to test the engine planned for use in that game. All characters in Tonic Trouble are limbless, like Rayman's species. Rayman himself appears briefly during the end credits of the PC version of the game.


Beyond Good & Evil

This is another Ubisoft game developed by Michel Ancel. It contains a hidden reference to the Rayman games: a distinctive pink mosquito can be found on the nose of a dead cow in the factory level.


Prince of Persia: Warrior Within

Rayman's hand in Warrior Within.

In that Ubisoft game, the player can find Rayman's telescopic fist, and use it as a weapon.


Asterix & Obelix XXL 2: Mission Las Vegum

That cinematic introduces the first Rayman legionary.

That game features Roman legionaries based on several popular video game characters, including Mario, Sonic, Pac-Man and Rayman. A painting that can be seen on a wall shows a Rayman legionary pulling a rabbit out of a hat, despite the fact that the game was released a year before Rayman Raving Rabbids.


Academy of Champions : Soccer

Rayman and other characters from Ubisoft games in Academy of Champions: Soccer

In this game, Rayman appears alongside other characters from the games of the company, as the Prince of Persia, Sam Fisher from Splinter Cell, Altair from Assassin's Creed, Beyond Good & Evil, Jade and Rabbids. Rayman plays as a goalkeeper. A hat resembling the head and goalkeeper gloves resembling hers are available in the store accessories in the game. Finally, if the player speaks with Rayman, sometimes he mentions Globox.




Minecraft

Minecraft skins of Rayman, Globox and Barbara.

Rayman, Globox and Barbara appear as skin costume for the Xbox 360 version of that game.


Just Dance 2015

Some Rayman Legends characters in Love Is All.

The background from the level Love Is All features scenarios from Rayman Legends and characters such as Sir Globrax, Murfy, Sir Rayelot, etc


Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS

Rayman's trophy.

Rayman, Globox and Barbara appear as collectible trophies.


Internet

Noob

In episodes 13 and 14 of season 2 of the web series, the Necromancer, boss of the second floor of the Galamadryabuyak turn, holds in his hands a strange skull. This is actually the head of Gumsi's stick. You could find this accessory on Rayman sized statues holding the sceptre of the Leptys produced during the release of Rayman 3.

The skull of the Necromancer from Noob
The statue of Rayman which is derived the accessory