The best Alexa Easter eggs

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

Smart home bundles

From conducting in-depth research to being your very own virtual assistant, Amazon Echo devices can do just about anything. But what lies beneath this robot multitasker is an actual personality waiting to come out. Since the holiday season is in full swing, you’ll need something to do with your family to pass the time. Prompted with the right questions, phrases, or quotes, Alexa can provide hours of entertainment. If you’re looking for specifics, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite Echo Easter eggs below.

Film and TV

best alexa easter eggs hulu movies t2 judgement day
Terminator 2: Judgement Day

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

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

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

Mass Effect- Andromeda first impressions

Voice command: “Alexa, does this unit have a soul?”
Alexa’s response: “Keelah se’lai, my friend.”

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, do you know Glados?”
Alexa’s response: “We don’t really talk after what happened.”

Music

new cmt music series will feature young johnny cash and more

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, 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, 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, never gonna give you up”
Alexa’s response: “Thanks, Rick, that is good to know. Roll on now.”

Voice command: “Alexa, do you really want to hurt me?”
Alexa’s response: “Do you really want to make me cry?”

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, 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

Amazon Echo Spot Review
Bill Roberson/Digital Trends

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, 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, 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.”

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.

Smart Home

Amazon workers listening to Alexa recordings isn’t a big deal. Here’s why

Thousands of Amazon workers are reportedly listening to recorded conversations between Alexa and voice assistant speaker owners. The idea that humans are listening to our conversations is an outrage. Or is it?
Smart Home

From the kitchen to the bedroom, here are the best Alexa tips and tricks

Amazon's voice assistant Alexa has plenty of neat skills. So many, in fact, it seems like new ones appear every day. We've rounded up the top Echo tips and tricks to help you get the most out of your virtual assistant.
Trash

Our favorite smart thermostats let you stay warm without burning money

The right thermostat can do more than just adjust the temperature of your home, it can also learn about you and help you save money. Check out our picks for the best smart thermostats on the market right now.
Smart Home

Which is better, the original Echo or the Echo Dot? We compare them

Having Alexa answer your questions is nothing short of futuristic, but which device should you get, Amazon's Echo or Echo Dot? There are some big differences between the two, especially in size, sound, and cost.
Smart Home

Alexa, Google, Siri put their bilingual skills to the test in translation battle

One Hour Translation, an online translation company, compared how Google Home, Amazon Alexa, and Siri stack up against one another in regard to translation capabilities. The results may surprise you.
Emerging Tech

Drown out noisy neighbors and rest easy with these white noise machines

Some people are more sensitive to sound during sleep than others. Luckily, there are a number of white noise machines on the market to mask the noise. Here are our five of our current favorites.
Deals

Amazon drops prices on Nespresso coffee and espresso machines

Amazon has dropped prices on Nespresso coffee machines and a milk frother in an Easter week sale. Nespresso's coffee appliances use single-serve capsules and one-button selection to produce barista-quality espresso and coffee at home.
Smart Home

Whip it, blend it, and mix it up with the best hand mixers of 2019

A stand mixer takes up a lot of room on the counter, and it can also be quite expensive. Need an option that's not only affordable but also takes up very little real estate in your kitchen cabinets? Check out these hand mixers.
Smart Home

Power through your afternoon slump with the best espresso machines

Brew professional-style espresso drinks and become the envy of your neighborhood with one of the best espresso machines on the planet. We have options across a range of price points, perfect for any budget.
Smart Home

Watch: Police responding to an alleged buglary find a Roomba, not a robber

Police officers in Washington County, Oregon responded to a call of a potential burglary and were surprised to find the perpetrator was actually just a Roomba. Body cam footage of the encounter has been released.
Deals

Amazon slashes Easter Week prices for Dyson vacuums and air purifiers

Amazon slashed the prices on many Dyson high-tech products, including vacuum cleaners, air purifiers, and more for Easter Week. Dyson's premium household tools attract millions of fans and Amazon took deep discounts on popular products.
Smart Home

What you need to know before buying a new washer and dryer

Washers and dryers are big, expensive appliances that you'll want to last for decades. Our buying guide will help you sift through all the options and find the best machines for you.
Deals

Amazon and Best Buy halve the price of the Facebook Portal for Mother’s Day

Amazon and Best Buy both cut the price in half for the Facebook Portal smart display for Mother's Day. The Portal's smart camera will follow you as you move around the room during video calls. The Portal also has Amazon Alexa built in.
Smart Home

Ring home security system now works as a hub for smart home devices

Ring is helping the issue of smart home fragmentation with its Works With Ring program. It lets thousands of smart home devices built on Z-Wave connect to Ring's Alarm Base Station.