REFERENCES

FILMS

NOSFERATU (1922)
The scene where the shadow of a hand approaching its victim while in bed was a nod to 'Nosferatu'.

KING KONG (1933)
Heather mentions the movie in the dialogue, saying, "Every kid knows who Freddy is. He's like Santa Claus...or King Kong".

CITIZEN KANE (1941)
The image of Freddy on the talk show waving his arms around with the spotlight behind him is a direct reference to the infamous shot in the newsroom scene after the reel plays in 'Citizen Kane'. The room is dark except for a single strong light which streams in from the window, and there is a shot of the reporter where the light is directly behind him and he displaces it as he moves his arms, just like in 'New Nightmare'.

PSYCHO (1960)
In the final scene where Dylan stabs Freddy's tongue outside the oven, you can hear a variation of the famous shower scene music from 'Psycho'.

HOUR OF THE WOLF (1968)
The wall crawling scene is very similar to a scene in this movie.

THE EXORCIST (1973)

THE OMEN (1976)
The child being suspicious, having visions, and being something to fear are all references to Damien in 'The Omen'.

NOSFERATU THE VAMPYRE (1979)
According to Robert Englund, the performance as Freddy in this movie was based on Klaus Kinski's role as Count Orlok in the 1979 remake of 'Nosferatu'.

KRAMER VS. KRAMER (1979)
The scene where Dylan falls off the play equipment is a reference to the famous scene in 'Kramer Vs. Kramer', where Ted and Margaret are sitting on a bench at the park not watching their kid, and shots of them talking are intercut with shots of the kid climbing the play equipment. In addition, the conversation of the pair applies both to what they're talking about and to what the kid is doing. The woman notices the kid is about to fall and runs to catch him.

A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET (1984)
Clips from the movie are shown early in the film, and mentioned multiple times.

A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET 2: FREDDY'S REVENGE (1985)
During Heather's interview, Robert Englund enters the studio dressed in Krueger's costume and exclaims "You are all my children now!", which is a nod to the line from Part 2.

DR. GIGGLES (1992)
Heather has a nightmare about Freddy (dressed as a doctor) performing a horrific operation on Dylan, just as Jennifer has one of Dr. Rendell doing that to her in 'Dr. Giggles'.

ARMY OF DARKNESS (1992)

TO WONG FOO, THANKS FOR EVERYTHING JULIE NEWMAR (1995)
A theater display for the movie can be seen as Vida, Noxeema, and Chi Chi walk down the street.

SCREAM (1996)

SCREAM 2 (1997)

BE KIND REWIND (2008)
A customer wants to rent 'New Nightmare' during this movie.


TELEVISION

THE SIMPSONS (1990)
EPISODE: 'Treehouse Of Horror'.
This annual Halloween special, started in 1990, regularly spoofs the horror genre.

MONSTERVISION (1997)
The movie is shown as part of the 1990s late-night anthology hosted by Joe Bob Briggs.

THE DIRECTORS (1999)
EPISODE: 'The Films Of Wes Craven'.
This movie is mentioned in the documentary.

DO YOU LIKE HITCHCOCK? (2005)
The movie poster is shown in a store.

CINEMASSACRE'S MONSTER MADNESS (2007)
EPISODE: 'The Cabinet Of Dr. Caligari'.
A brief clip of the movie is shown.

CINEMASSACRE'S MONSTER MADNESS (2007)
EPISODE: 'A Nightmare On Elm Street'.
Clips from the movie are shown.

WELSHY REVIEWS (2011)
EPISODE: 'Scream 2: Part 1'.
Welshy encourages viewers to see this movie.

ESTRENOS CRITICOS (2011)
EPISODE: '10/06/2011'.
The movie is mentioned.

PHELOUS & THE MOVIES (2011)
EPISODE: 'A NIghtmare On Elm Street'.
Phelous says that this movie did a better job at doing a different take on Freddy than the 2010 remake.

CINEMASSACRE'S MONSTER MADNESS (2011)
EPISODE: 'Freddy Vs. Jason & Remake 2010'.
The host says that this movie is one of his favorites in the NOES series.

SCREAM: THE INSIDE STORY (2011)
Clips from the movie are shown.

WELSHY REVIEWS (2011)
EPISODE: 'Red Eye'.
Welshy mentions this movie when detailing the works of Wes Craven.

WELSHY REVIEWS (2011)
EPISODE: 'Killjoy 2'.
An alternate version of Welshy says this movie sucks, and it will be reviewed next time.

CINEMASSACRE'S MONSTER MADNESS (2011)
EPISODE: 'New Nightmare'.
The movie is reviewed.

WELSHY REVIEWS (2011)
EPISODE: 'Wes Craven's New Nightmare'.
The movie is reviewed.

WELSHY REVIEWS (2012)
EPISODE: 'Saw Retrospective Introduction'.
E-Rod accuses Welshy of being angry at him over his review of this movie.


VIDEO

THE MANY LIVES OF JASON VOORHEES (2002)

HORROR BUSINESS (2005)
The movie is mentioned in a magazine, and a photograph is shown.

MEET BOB SHAYE (2004)

NIGHT TERRORS (2006)
The title is featured.

THE HOUSE THAT FREDDY BUILT (2006)
Clips are shown and the movie is discussed as part of this documentary.

NIGHTMARES IN RED, WHITE AND BLUE: THE EVOLUTION OF THE AMERICAN HORROR FILM (2009)
Clips are shown, and the movie is mentioned and discussed.

NEVER SLEEP AGAIN: THE ELM STREET LEGACY (2010)
The movie poster and clips are shown, and it is mentioned and discussed.

I AM NANCY (2011)
The movie poster and clips are shown, and it is mentioned and discussed.


VIDEO GAMES

ALONE IN THE DARK: THE NEW NIGHTMARE (2001)
The titles are very similar.


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