REFERENCES

FILMS

PSYCHO (1960)

RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK (1981)
Kyle's dramatic duck under the closing shutters resembles Indiana Jones' famous roll under a closing door, usually accompanied by him grabbing his hat.

EVIL DEAD II (1987)
Both Chucky and Ash replace their hands with weapons.

MOONSTRUCK (1987)
At one point, Chucky mimicks a line from this film, telling Andy to "snap out of it!".

BRAINSCAN (1994)
A magazine cover in this film features 'Child's Play 2'.

SMALL SOLDIERS (1998)
The concept of dolls or action figures coming to life.

STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON (2015)
The movie poster is shown during the scene where Eazy-E faints in his house.


TELEVISION

THE TWILIGHT ZONE (1963)
EPISODE: 'Living Doll'.
One of the staff members of Play Pals toys suggests that a prankster may have altered Chucky's voice control saying something like, "Hi, I'm Chucky. I'm the Lakeshore Strangler, and I'm going to kill you!"

SISKEL & EBERT (1990)
EPISODE: 'Rocky V/Child's Play 2/Home Alone/The Nasty Girl'.
Clips are shown and the movie is reviewed, receiving two thumbs down.

SISKEL & EBERT (1991)
EPISODE: 'The Worst Films Of 1990'.
Clips are shown and the movie is included in their 'Not Again' category.

BEVERLY HILLS, 90210 (1991)
EPISODE: 'Chuckie's Back'.
The title of the episode is a reference to one of the movie's taglines, "Sorry Jack, Chucky's Back!"

JOE BOB'S DRIVE-IN THEATER (1994)
EPISODE: 'January 29, 1994'.
The movie is shown in its entirety.

EMPIRE OF THE CENSORS (1995)
The film is mentioned in a newspaper article during this TV movie.

GOOSEBUMPS (1996)
EPISODE: 'Night Of The Living Dummy II'.
The plot of the show involves a doll coming to life after a curse is recited.

GOOSEBUMPS (1997)
EPISODE: 'Night Of The Living Dummy III: Part 1'.
The doll comes back to life.

GOOSEBUMPS (1997)
EPISODE: 'Night Of The Living Dummy III: Part 2'.
The doll comes back to life.

GOOSEBUMPS (1998)
EPISODE: 'Bride Of The Living Dummy'.
The doll comes to life.

SEINFELD (1998)
EPISODE: 'The Frogger'.
The VHS tape is shown on the shelf at Jerry's apartment during this episode.

WHAT I LIKE ABOUT YOU (2005)
EPISODE: 'Don't Kiss The Messenger'.
During this episode, Holly and Vince go to the movies to see a Chucky marathon.

HOUSE OF THE DEAD 2 (2005)
During this TV movie, the line "You act like you've never seen a dead body before" was included in the dialogue, a nod to this film.

CINEMASSACRE'S MONSTER MADNESS (2010)
EPISODE: 'Monkey Shines'.
A clip from the film is shown during the prologue.

THE NOSTALGIA CRITIC (2011)
EPISODE: 'Child's Play'.
This movie is mentioned when the original is reviewed.

PHELOUS & THE MOVIES (2012)
EPISODE: 'Child's Play 2'.
The movie is reviewed.

THE BLOCKBUSTER BUSTER (2012)
EPISODE: 'Scooby-Doo'.
During this episode, the line "Who builds this, the Good Guy Corporation?" is used, and the eye ball death scene from the film is shown.

PHELOUS & THE MOVIES (2012)
EPISODE: 'Child's Play 3'.
A recap of the movie is shown in the beginning.

HAWAII FIVE-O (2012)
EPISODE: 'Mohai'.
Steve refers to the film as his "Halloween make-out movie", and he watches it with Catherine.

MIKE & MIKE (2015)
EPISODE: 'August 6, 2015'.
Football commentator Jon Gruden says Chucky is more foul-mouthed in the sequel than in the original.

THE CINEMA SNOB (2016)
EPISODE: 'Death Wish II'.
During this episode, the host says, "When Bronson gets nervous, he doesn't pee himself, he bleeds himself," a nod to what Kyle tells the police officer in this film.


VIDEO

BOOGEYMEN: THE KILLER COMPILATION (2001)
The film is included in this anthology documentary.

CONCEIVING THE 'SEED OF CHUCKY' (2005)
A clip from the film in this DVD feature.

BAN THE SADIST VIDEOS PART 2 (2006)
The video case is shown.

VIDEO NASTIES: MORAL PANIC, CENSORSHIP & VIDEOTAPE (2010)
The DVD case is shown.

SLICE AND DICE: THE SLASHER FILM FOREVER (2012)
Tom Holland alludes to the film, and the movie poster is shown.

REWIND THIS (2013)
The video case is shown.


VIDEO GAMES

ZOMBIES ATE MY NEIGHBORS (1993)
Among enemies in the game areevil dolls with axes, and some of them catch fire when defeated; in addition to that, a couple of levels are set in a doll factory.


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