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This article lists references or homages to the Dirty Pair series in other popular culture such as television, film and video games.
Anime & Manga
- In the 43rd chapter of the Dr. Slump manga titled Gatchan Goes for a Walk, a Dirty Pair poster with the light novel designs of Kei, Yuri, and Mughi is seen in Senbei Norimaki's room.
- They make various cameo appearances in episodes 151, 159, 168, 169, 173, 176, 178, 181, 183 and 194 of Urusei Yatsura.
- In Osomatsu-kun: Greetings from the Watermelon Planet!, some of the 3 frames that Totoko dressed a "Lovely Angels" like costume was appeared.
- Also they reused the costume for Totoko and Nyaa from the 1st opening of the 3rd season of Osomatsu-san.
- They have a cameo appearance in Patlabor OVA episode 2.
- Mai and Yui Kamishiro in Jushin Liger are a duo that have similar appearances and hair colors to Kei and Yuri.
- In the universe of Hyper Doll, "Lovely Angels" was suggested as a new code name for the main characters Mew and Mica but it was "already taken".
- The titular characters of Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt are another homage to the duo in Dirty Pair Flash.
- In Space Dandy, the uniforms that the waitresses wear at the restaurant Boobies are a pink version of the uniforms that the Lovely Angels wore in the light novel and anime series.
- They make a cameo in episode 10 of Zan Sayonara Zetsubō Sensei.
- The comic series Danger Girls is a direct clone of the Dirty Pair series with the tagline saying "This work is dirty ...but this pair is up to it".
- The Dirty Angels which are characters in Marvel Comics Excalibur series are a reference to the Dirty Pair.
- A comic based on the video game Blade Kitten has an issue titled Dirty Angels.
- The Sega CD game Time Gal has a very similar style to the original anime series. The game's protagonist Reika also dresses just like them and has an appearance similar to Yuri.
- Layla (released for the Famicom) is heavily inspired by the anime series complete with both characters having the same hair colors as Kei and Yuri.
- Released on the Sega Mega Drive, Battle Mania (also known as Trouble Shooter in the West) as well its Asian-only sequel features a sister team known as the Trouble Shooters who satirize the Trouble Consultants, Kei and Yuri.
- The artificially intelligent Exocomps in Star Trek: The Next Generation are based on Nanmo.
- Keiyurium (in-joke) was named after them.
- The Kei/Yuri factor was named after them.
- The Kei/Yuri Therapy Unit was named after them.
- The Operation Lovely Angel battle simulation was named after them.
- They appear as an in-joke on a Ferengi computer in Star Trek TNG: "Ménage à Troi".
- They appear as an in-joke in Star Trek TNG: "A Matter Of Honor (episode)".
- Originally, the room of Wesley Crusher in Star Trek: The Next Generation was supposed to have a Dirty Pair poster in it.
- The words ケイ and ユリ (Kei and Yuri) appear on the floor of Kivas Fajo's ship in the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode The Most Toys