The best Alexa Easter eggs

Alexa, how much do you weigh? Questions unlock voice assistant's Easter eggs

Alexa is known for doing everything from conducting in-depth research to ordering pizza, but this personal assistant has a personality, too.  There are dozens of funny things you can ask Alexa. Plus, she has hidden Easter eggs you can coax out with the right questions or phrases. Here are some of our favorite movie, TV, music, and just plain silly Alexa Easter eggs.

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Film and TV

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Terminator 2: Judgement Day

Voice command: “Alexa, are you Skynet?”

Alexa’s response: “I have nothing to do with Skynet, don’t worry.”

Voice command: “Alexa, who lives in a pineapple under the sea?”

Alexa’s response: “SpongeBob SquarePants!”

Voice command: “Alexa, red pill or blue pill?”

Alexa’s response: “Remember, all I’m offering is the truth, nothing more.”

Voice command: “Alexa, show me the money!”

Alexa’s response: “Jerry, you gotta yell!”

Voice command: “Alexa, use the force.”

Alexa’s response: “Let go.”

Voice command: “Alexa, open the pod bay doors.”

Alexa’s response: “I’m sorry Dave, I’m afraid I can’t do that. I’m not Hal and we’re not in space.”

Voice command: “Alexa, inconceivable.”

Alexa’s response: “You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.”

Voice command: “Alexa, what’s the first rule of Fight Club?”

Alexa’s response: “Don’t talk about Fight Club.

Voice command: “Alexa, party on Garth.”

Alexa’s response: “Party on Wayne.”

Voice command: “Alexa, I am your father.”

Alexa’s response: “No, that’s not true. That’s impossible.”

Voice command: “Alexa, I’ll be back.”

Alexa’s response: “Hasta la vista, baby.”

Voice command: “Alexa, who you gonna call?”

Alexa’s response: “Ghostbusters!”

Voice command: “Alexa, who shot first?”

Alexa’s response: “Han shot first in the original version of Star Wars Episode IV.”

Voice command: “Alexa, why so serious?”

Alexa’s response: “It’s true, I take helping you very seriously.”

Voice command: “Alexa, where is Chuck Norris?”

Alexa’s response: “If Chuck Norris wants you to know where he is, he’ll find you. If he doesn’t, you won’t know until it’s too late.”

Voice command: “Alexa, is Jon Snow dead?”

Alexa’s response: “Well, he’s not dead exactly, but I don’t know that he is 100 percent alive either. Perhaps he is the walking dead.”

Voice command: “Alexa, supercalifragilisticexpialidocious .”

Alexa’s response: “You make it sound so precocious.”

Voice command: “Alexa, what is best in life?”

Alexa’s response: “I suspect my opinion differs from that of Conan.”

Voice command: “Alexa, beam me up.”

Alexa’s response: “Let’s do this. I’ll try not to leave any body parts behind. In 3, 2, 1!”

Voice command: “Alexa, who loves orange soda?”

Alexa’s response: “Kel loves orange soda. Yes, it’s true. He do he do he do.”

Voice command: “Alexa, I want the truth.”

Alexa’s response: “You can’t handle the truth.”

Voice command: “Alexa, are we in the Matrix?”

Alexa’s response: “You take the blue pill, the story ends. You take the red pill, and I show you how deep the rabbit hole goes.”

Video games

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Mass Effect: Andromeda

Voice command: “Alexa, is the cake a lie?”

Alexa’s response: “The cake is not a lie — it’s delicious and moist. You can have some when you finish asking me questions.”

Voice command: “Alexa, up, up, down, down, left, right, left, right, B, A, Start.”

Alexa’s response: “Super Alexa mode activated. Starting reactors. Online. Enabling advanced systems. Online. Raising dongers. Error. Dongers missing. Aborting.”

Voice command: “Alexa, all your base belong to us.”

Alexa’s response: “You have no chance to survive make your time!”

Voice command: “Alexa, do you know Glados?”

Alexa’s response: “We don’t really talk after what happened.”

Voice command: “Alexa, do a barrel roll!”

Alexa’s response: “I’d love to, but it’s harder than it looks.”

Voice command: “Alexa, winter is coming.”

Alexa’s response: “The brightest flame casts the darkest shadow.”

Voice command: “Alexa, my name is Inigo Montoya.”

Alexa’s response: “Stop saying that. I’ve never killed anyone’s father.”

Music

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Johnny Cash

Voice command: “Alexa, I shot a man in Reno.”

Alexa’s response: “Even if you are Johnny Cash, calling the police is the right thing to do in this situation.”

Voice command: “Alexa, who stole the cookies from the cookie jar?”

Alexa’s response: “Who me? Couldn’t be!”

Voice command: “Alexa, why do birds suddenly appear?”

Alexa’s response: ” Just like me, they long to be, close to you.”

Voice command: “Alexa, I like big butts.”

Alexa’s response: “You cannot lie. Good. Honesty is important.”

Voice command: “Alexa, how many roads must a man walk down?”

Alexa’s response: “The answer, my friend, is blowing in the wind.”

Voice command: “Alexa, what is the loneliest number?”

Alexa’s response: “One is the loneliest number that you’ll ever do, although two can be as bad as one.”

Voice command: “Alexa, who is the walrus?”

Alexa’s response: “I am a walrus. John Lennon said the same thing, but we both can’t be.”

Voice command: “Alexa, never gonna give you up”

Alexa’s response: “Thanks, Rick, that is good to know. Roll on now.”

Voice command: “Alexa, what is war good for?”

Alexa’s response: “Absolutely nothing.”

Voice command: “Alexa, do you really want to hurt me?”

Alexa’s response: “Do you really want to make me cry?”

Voice command: “Alexa, who let the dogs out?”

Alexa’s response: “Who, who, who, who?”

Voice command: “Alexa, my milkshake brings all the boys to the yard.”

Alexa’s response: “And they’re like, “It’s better than yours.”

Voice command: “Alexa, have you ever seen the rain?”

Alexa’s response: “On a sunny day? Yes.”

Voice command: “Alexa, hello, it’s me.”

Alexa’s response: “Hello, it’s me. I so wish I could sing like Adele.”

Voice command: “Alexa, is this the real life?”

Alexa’s response: “Is this just fantasy, caught in a landslide, no escape from reality.”

Miscellaneous

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Voice command: ” Alexa, testing…”

Alexa’s response: “Receiving, over.”

Voice command: “Alexa, how much do you weigh.”

Alexa’s response: “I am weightless, like a cloud. Wait a minute, clouds actually weigh a lot. So that’s not quite right. Let’s just say I’m more sass than mass.”

Voice command: “Alexa, Marco!”

Alexa’s response: “Polo.”

Voice command: “Alexa, self-destruct.”

Alexa’s response: “Command code not recognized, self-destruct not initiated.”

Voice command: “Alexa, see you later alligator.”

Alexa’s response: “In a while, crocodile.”

Voice command: “Alexa, why did the chicken cross the road?”

Alexa’s response: “To get to the other side.”

Voice command: “Alexa, how much wood can a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?”

Alexa’s response: “A woodchuck would chuck all the wood he could chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood.”

Voice command: “Alexa, where’s Waldo?”

Alexa’s response: “Look for the red and white shirt.”

Voice command: “Alexa, can you give me some money?”

Alexa’s response: “I’m not a bank.”

Voice command: “Alexa, can you fly?’

Alexa’s response: “Yep, and not to brag, but I can also fall with style.”

Voice command: “Alexa, what is the meaning of life?”

Alexa’s response: “Depends on the life in question, 42 is a good approximation.”

Voice command: “Alexa, can you get me a job?” 

Alexa’s response: “Here is an occupation (suggests random occupation).”

Voice command: “Alexa, can you run?” 

Alexa’s response: “I don’t have a body.”

Alexa will also sing happy birthday to you, tell you goodnight, and even flip a virtual coin when you can’t make a decision. Our list merely scratches the surface of Easter eggs hidden in the Echo, a treasure trove so deep that once in, there is no turning back. But don’t take our word for it, fire up your Echo and ask Alexa yourself!

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