A hidden item placed in a movie, television show, or otherwise visual media for close watchers.

Originates from the the 1975 movie "The Rocky Horror Picture Show," when the cast had an Easter Egg hunt but most of the eggs went unfound. They can be seen throughout the film in various locations (such as under Frank N. Furter's throne).
The framed picture of Julia Roberts inside the character's home was an Easter Egg inserted by the director.
by Chuck April 15, 2004
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1) A painted egg, often hidden by the Easter bunny on Easter. May also be a chocolate egg with some sort of filling.
2) A secret, hidden inside a video game, DVD movie, or even one of Strong Bad's e-mails. Often, it's not needed to progress a story.
1) 8-year-old: YAY! The Easter bunny rules! He brought me some Easter eggs.

2) Wow, Strong Bad's emails are not only funny, but the Easter eggs really make me pay attention.
by Johnny Rocketfingers September 23, 2003
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Slang term used for something extra hidden within a film for viewers to see if they can find it or not.
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Also refers to a piece of "unrated material" that has been added to a DVD, but is not part of the visible menu. Usually happened upon by moving the cursor in a cardinal direction that is not in the general flow of the menu selections.
In a vertical listing of a menu, moving the cursor left or right might allow you to happen upon an easter egg.
by prospero March 27, 2005
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A hidden extra feature that is found in a DVD, that is usually hard to find.
I can't believe that I fould the easter egg in Gilgi!
by Al "The Computer Guy" April 16, 2004
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A little gag included in movies or games, generally contain a funnie picture or something that doesn't fit the age.
In Grant Theft Auto Vice City, there is a big amount of easter eggs, for example, at 20:00 the light of a building light and form the shape of male genitals.
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feces wrapped in toilet paper or some other type of wrapping which is then thrown at an unsuspecting victim.
I easter egged matt while he was in the shower.
by randongulus August 18, 2011
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