The Milky Way Galaxy is often referenced in the Ratchet & Clank series.
- Earthlings are mentioned. It should be notted Burbank also looks really similar to the Earth. The HIG Treehouse in Size Matters is also located in California.
- Dan Johnson, Mr. Sunshine and James the Galactic defender are all humans.
- The god Zeus is referenced in Secret Agent Clank.
- Numerous Earthly animals appear in the series:
- The Planet Earth is mentioned in the Intergalactic Museum of History in Into the Nexus, it is stated to be a primitive planet. Other Earthly things such as Techno music, cats, food, and beverages are also mentioned.
- "Earthians" are mentioned in Copernicus Qwark's Awesomely Epic 3D Adventure Through Time & Space, they live on Earth, notable Earthlings include the King/Shaman Warrior Ted Price, and a producer named Greg Philips.
- Geoffrey Chaucer is mentioned by Merc in Ratchet: Deadlocked.
- The Martian Cows are named after this planet.
- The Grays are based on fictional aliens thought of by humans.
- The Kuiper Belt is mentioned in Secret Agent Clank.
- The Polaris Galaxy may be named after the star also known as the Pole Star.
- The Andromeda System may be named after the Andromeda galaxy (the nearest galaxy to the Milky Way Galaxy), located in the constellation of the same name.
- The Arcturian cycles may be named after the star Arcturus.
- Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction [verification needed]
- Ratchet & Clank: Into the Nexus [verification needed]
Notes and references
- ↑ Spog:"Earthling warrior, how are you doing this?"
- ↑ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1pOdET5PW1I#t=22m34s