The Deadpool franchise is loaded with jokes and references to various nerdy franchises, so no one should be surprised the new movie included a stealthy reference to the first film.
But this joke in Deadpool 2 is quick and worth pointing out because it calls back to one of the funnier jokes in its predecessor, and further shows the cruel affection Wade Wilson and Blind Al have for each other.
In the first movie, Deadpool bids his roommate farewell before heading off for his final fight against Ajax.
“If I never see you again, I want you to know that I love you very much,” Deadpool says. “And also there’s about 116 kilos of cocaine buried somewhere in the apartment. Right next to the cure for blindness.”
Jumping forward to Deadpool 2, when the Merc’ With the Mouth decides to kill himself after his girlfriend Vanessa was murdered, he goes searching…