REFERENCES

FILMS

THE MARK OF ZORRO (1920)
Kirk refers to the Hitchhiker's smeared blood on the van as 'the mark of Zorro'.

KILLER'S KISS (1955)

PSYCHO (1960)

BLOOD FEAST (1963)
A girl dies after she is assaulted by a maniac and her face is skinned.

TWO THOUSAND MANIACS! (1964)

LADY IN A CAGE (1964)

THE WIZARD OF GORE (1970)
A sadistic killer mutilates and murders a pretty woman with a chainsaw.

THE LAST HOUSE ON THE LEFT (1972)

TERROR HOUSE (1972)
The victim's would-be rescuer being one of the family, the body parts in the freezer, the "slow" family member, the dinner scenes are all similar to TCM.

TAXI DRIVER (1976)

SQUIRM (1976)

BLOODSUCKING FREAKS (1976)
Ralphus mutilates a girl with a chainsaw.

EATEN ALIVE (1977)

LOOKING FOR MR. GOODBAR (1977)
There is a review of the film hanging on the bookshelf of Martin's apartment.

HALLOWEEN (1978)

TOURIST TRAP (1979)

A PERFECT COUPLE (1979)
One of the group members mentions the non-existent theme from 'The Texas Chainsaw Massacre'.

ALIEN (1979)

CANNIBAL HOLOCAUST (1980)
Both films are set in a remote and isolated place, where a group of cannibals attacks, murders, dismembers and devours a group of friends.

MOTHER'S DAY (1980)

WITHOUT WARNING (1980)
Some scenes of this movie are inspired by TCM.

FRIDAY THE 13TH (1980)

MOTEL HELL (1980)

STUDENT BODIES (1981)
A killer considers using a chainsaw, but changes his mind.

LADY STAY DEAD (1981)
A killer uses a chainsaw.

THE EVIL DEAD (1981)

MADMAN (1982)
A girl is hung on a meat hook.

PIECES (1982)
A psycho killer mutilates and murders his victims with a chainsaw.

MIDNIGHT (1982)
A similar scene occurs at the gas station.

SCARFACE (1983)
Hector The Toad dismembers Angel with a chainsaw.

SLEEPAWAY CAMP (1983)

A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET (1984)

BLOOD SIMPLE (1984)

NIGHT OF THE COMET (1984)
There is a scene where a zombie hits a man over the head with a wrench, looks around, pulls him outside and slams the door. This is just like TCM, when Leatherface hits Kirk over the head with a sledgehammer, then drags him inside and slams the door.

HORROR HOUSE ON HIGHWAY FIVE (1985)

DEAD END (1985)
A zombie with a chainsaw slices up an annoying fat kid in a wheelchair.

THE MUTILATOR (1985)
The hook scene is referenced.

MOVING VIOLATIONS (1985)

FUTURE-KILL (1985)
The movie poster can be seen in the window behind the two boys when they find their car destroyed.

A CUT ABOVE (1985)

THE NAIL GUN MASSACRE (1985)
Both films are set in Texas, and TCM is referenced in the title, mutilation scene, and the taglines: "Cheaper than a chainsaw!" and "Forget about that guy with the chainsaw".

ZOMBIE BRIGADE (1986)
The movie poster is shown.

F/X (1986)

NIGHT OF THE CREEPS (1986)
The character James Carpenter (JC) Hooper is named after directors John Carpenter and Tobe Hooper.

PRECIOUS IMAGES (1986)

TROLL (1986)

SUMMER SCHOOL (1987)
The students are seen watching this movie in class. Also, the two horror-fan characters reference TCM almost constantly (one has the nickname "Chainsaw", explaining it's "as in Texas Massacre").

LUNCH MEAT (1987)

NEKROMANTIK (1987)

MORGAN STEWART'S COMING HOME (1987)
The title is mentioned when the chainsaw is shown.

PSYCHOS IN LOVE (1987)
Joe and Kate use many things to kill, including a chainsaw.

TOUGH GUYS DON'T DANCE (1987)
When Tim Madden and Capt. Regency are in the police car, Capt. Regency compares Madden's "nosebleed" to 'The Texas Chainsaw Massacre'.

THE LOST BOYS (1987)

SLAUGHTERHOUSE (1987)

BAD TASTE (1987)
A chainsaw cuts at the door.

POLICE ACADEMY 4: CITIZENS ON PATROL (1987)
When Mahoney, Jones, Hightower and Tackleberry want to give the young cops a scare, they imagine a scene of 'The Texas Chainsaw Massacre' killer resurrection.

HOLLYWOOD CHAINSAW HOOKERS (1988)
Hollywood Chainsaw Hookers spoofs TCM, and also stars Gunnar Hansen.

THE BLOB (1988)
The characters watch the film 'Garden Tool Massacre', which spoofs TCM and features a man in a hockey mask.

HELLRAISER (1988)

HELL COMES TO FROGTOWN (1988)

WHOOPS APOCALYPSE (1988)

REMOTE CONTROL (1988)
There is a mini cardboard cutout of Leatherface seen at a video store in the movie.

976-EVIL (1988)
The movie poster is shown outside the theater.

TRANSYLVANIA TWIST (1989)
In the beginning, Leatherface appears in the woods with Freddy and Jason.

BLADES (1989)

INTRUDER (1989)
A person is hung on a meat hook.

REDNECK ZOMBIES (1989)
Leatherface is mentioned in Fangoria magazine.

THE 'BURBS (1989)

THE DEAD NEXT DOOR (1989)
At beginning in the video club, a zombie returns the VHS tapes of 'Dawn Of The Dead' (1978), 'The Texas Chainsaw Massacre' (1974), 'The Evil Dead' (1981) and 'Creepshow' (1982).

NATIONAL LAMPOON'S CHRISTMAS VACATION (1989)
There is a scene in the movie where Clark (Chevy Chase) comes out of his garage brandishing a chainsaw and wearing a hockey mask.

LUTHER THE GEEK (1990)

THE DEATH KING (1990)
The VHS movie is seen in a video store.

BLACKEST HEART (1990)

BEASTMASTER 2: THROUGH THE PORTAL OF TIME (1991)
Jackie refers to Arklon as Leatherface.

NOTHING BUT TROUBLE (1991)

ARMY OF DARKNESS (1992)

SKINNER (1993)

SERIAL MOM (1994)
The movie is playing on a TV.

PULP FICTION (1994)
As Butch sorts through weapons, deciding which to use on Zed and Maynard, one of the ones he picks up is a chainsaw.

THE ADVENTURES OF PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT (1994)
When in Coober Pedy, Adam/Felicia walks into the video store in full drag and asks the clerk whether he has "The Texas Chainsaw MASCARA", a play on words from the original movie title.

NIGHTWATCH (1994)

THE NEVERENDING STORY III (1994)

MOSQUITO (1995)
20 years later, Gunnar Hansen remarks he hasn't held a chainsaw in 20 years.

LA HAINE (1995)
When lead character Vinz is hiding in the theater right after his friends have just been arrested, he watches some movies, including 'Sudden Impact' (1983), and also 'The Texas Chainsaw Massacre' (1974). Sounds from the movie can be heard, including from the film's spinning chainsaw.

GLORY DAZE (1995)

REPLIGATOR (1996)

MUTANT MAN (1996)
The character 'Twitch' references this film.

BLACK SHEEP (1996)

SCREAM (1996)
The scene in which Casey is being chased outside with the killer directly behind her, the camera is positioned so that they are both running at the screen, in slower motion than normal, with the killer in the background appearing much larger and wielding a weapon directly above the victim's head in the darkness. This closely resembles the famous chase scene from 'The Texas Chainsaw Massacre'.

URBAN LEGEND (1998)

HOLY MAN (1998)

BRIDE OF CHUCKY (1998)

PLAYING BY HEART (1998)

AMERICAN MOVIE (1999)

IDLE HANDS (1999)

BLEEDER (1999)

CUT (2000)

LIVING HELL (2000)

THE INTERVIEW (2000)

AMERICAN PSYCHO (2000)
This is the movie Patrick Bateman works out to.

FREDDY GOT FINGERED (2001)

HANNIBAL (2001)

JEEPERS CREEPERS (2001)

SNOWBOUND (2001)
In a telephone conversation, Gunnar asks Barbara if they had seen any people with weird masks and chainsaws hanging around the cabin.

THE DANGEROUS LIVES OF ALTAR BOYS (2002)

EIGHT LEGGED FREAKS (2002)

CABIN FEVER (2003)

HOUSE OF 1000 CORPSES (2003)

WRONG TURN (2003)

HIGH TENSION (2003)

THE LAST HORROR MOVIE (2003)
Max ask the viewers, "What about us who watched 'Texas Chainsaw Massacre'?"

CAMP SLAUGHTER (2004)

THE NOMI SONG (2004)
Kristian Hoffman mentions the older film in one of his interview segements.

KILL BILL: VOL. 2 (2004)
The opening massacre is referenced as being similar to TCM.

HOUSE OF D (2004)

THE ORDEAL (2004)
The dinner and mockery scene is similar to TCM.

FREAK OUT (2004)

WITHOUT A PADDLE (2004)
When Elwood (Ethan Suplee) is about to cut down the big tree with the chainsaw, he puts on a mask that resembles Leatherface's mask.

CHAINSAW SALLY (2004)
Ruby and Sally like to re-enact horror movies. In one scene, Sally is dressed up like Leatherface chasing Ruby around with a chainsaw, while Ruby is dressed up like Sally Hardesty.

MURDER-SET-PIECES (2004)
The film begins with a camera shutter clicking, with close views of bloodied body parts, and occasionally of the camera's bulb, much like the start of TCM.

FILM GEEK (2005)
The poster is shown in Scotty's apartment.

THE DESCENT (2005)
The scene in the end where Sarah dreams that she is escaping and is completely crazy is an homage to the ending in TCM. There is even a large logging truck that drives by, just like the semi in TCM.

THE DEVIL'S REJECTS (2005)
Otis wears the face of a dead character as a mask as he bursts into the motel room.

HOSTEL (2005)
When the man with the chainsaw falls and cuts his leg, it is a reference to the end of TCM, where the same thing happens to Leatherface.

DARKEST HOUR (2005)
One of the characters refers to "serious 'Texas Chainsaw Massacre' stuff".

THE BUTCHER (2006)
There is a deformed backwoods killer who uses a chainsaw to kill his victims.

PULSE (2006)
The stoner kid has a Leatherface figurine in his room.

EVERYONE'S HERO (2006)
Screwie is referred to as 'Leatherface'.

SIMON SAYS (2006)
The teens expressly reference TCM when considering picking up a hitchhiker.

DARK RIDE (2006)
Driving down a road, the group sees a girl hitchhiking and says that her boyfriend probably is waiting for them with a chainsaw.

EL MASCARADO MASSACRE (2006)
The killer removes the faces of his victims and uses them as decoration.

SMOKIN' ACES (2006)
A man with a chainsaw accidentally falls and cuts his leg with it, an homage to TCM, when Leatherface did the same thing at the end of the movie.

BORDERLAND (2007)
One of the characters says they are about to "go Leatherface on somebody".

THE HILLS HAVE EYES II (2007)
The shot where a mutant slams a door closely resembles the iconic door slamming shot with Leatherface.

FRONTIER(S) (2007)
People are hung on meathooks, and a girl is forced to have dinner with her captives (a family of cannibals).

MEET THE SPARTANS (2008)
Leonidas runs after his son while wielding a chainsaw.

THE BLIND SIDE (2009)
Leigh Anne tells Michael she doesn't want him watching any "chainsaw massacres" on TV.

THE BOOK OF ELI (2010)
One of the hijackers in the opening scene is made up to look like Leatherface, wielding a chainsaw, wearing an apron and a protective mask.

DIARY OF A WIMPY KID (2010)
During the end credits, a man with a chainsaw chases Greg and Rowley.

SCREAM 4 (2011)
Charlie asks Kirby who played Leatherface first, responding with Gunnar Hansen. The killer asks Kirby what weapon Leatherface uses, and she responds with chainsaw.

SUPER 8 (2011)
There is a Leatherface figurine in Joe's room.


TELEVISION

SCOOBY DOO, WHERE ARE YOU?! (1969)

SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (1975)
EPISODE: 'Candice Bergen/Martha Reeves/The Stylistics'.
The film is referenced on the 'Weekend Update' segment.

URUSEI YATSURA: TOMOBIKI HIGH SCHOOL SURVIVAL! (1985)
EPISODE: 'Who Are The Survivors?'.
One of the garden students wears a tomato mask and starts chasing other students with a chainsaw.

SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (1986)
EPISODE: 'Anjelica Huston and Billy Martin/George Clinton & Parliament-Funkadelic'.
The Texas 'gardenweasel' massacre is mentioned on the 'Weekend Update' segment.

THE TEXAS COMEDY MASSACRE (1987)

HEY DAD! (1988)
EPISODE: 'Home At Last'.
Simon and Nudge watch this movie on video.

CHEERS (1989)
EPISODE: 'Adventures In Housesitting'.
Rebecca (Kirstie Alley) mentions Leatherface in this episode.

FREDDY'S NIGHTMARES (1989)
EPISODE: 'Do You Know Where Your Kids Are?'.
The movie poster is on the wall of Will's bedroom.

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES (1989)
EPISODE: 'Mister Ogg Goes To Town'.
There is a reference to the 'Turtle Chainsaw Massacre'.

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

PARKER LEWIS CAN'T LOSE (1990)
EPISODE: 'Rent-A-Kube'.
During this episode, Parker says, "When it comes to bureaucratic nightmares, Musso is Freddy, Leatherface, and the bride of Frankenstein rolled into one".

FEAR IN THE DARK (1991)
This TV movie features footage from TCM.

SISKEL & EBERT (1992)
EPISODE: 'Worst Of '91'.
The movie is mentioned during the discussion of 'Nothing But Trouble'.

MARIENHOF (1992)
EPISODE: 'DIE ROTEN SCHUHE'.
Spider orders this movie from Ronny.

BODY BAGS (1993)

THE SIMPSONS (1994)
EPISODE: 'Treehouse Of Horror V'.
In this episode, the skit 'Nightmare Cafeteria' spoofs the entire film.

FLESH AND BLOOD: THE HAMMER HERITAGE OF HORROR(1994)
EPISODE: 'Jamie Lee Curtis/James Brown/Ellen Shipley'.
One of the people interviewed, remarking on Hammer's loss of prominence, notes that their movies became passe, saying, "you get into chainsaw massacres and what have you".

PERCY TARAR (1996)

UNBESTANDIG UND KUHL (1996)

MONSTER MANIA (1997)

A TO Z HORROR (1997)
The segment on 'American Psycho' uses the opening flashbulb sounds. TCM is discussed, and clips from it are used in part of the documentary.

MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000 (1997)
EPISODE: 'The Giant Spider Invasion'.
During this episode, Crow says, "So, seen Leatherface around here lately?"

MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000 (1998)
EPISODE: 'The Touch Of Satan'.
During this episode, Mike says, "I'll just tell Leatherface you're here".

THE SIMPSONS (1998)
EPISODE: 'Treehouse Of Horror IX'.
A person is credited as Richard "Texas Chainsaw" Chung.

MILLENNIUM (1998)
EPISODE: 'Thirteen Years Later'.
A man with a human skin mask and chainsaw is mentioned.

MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000 (1999)
EPISODE: 'Horrors Of Spider Island'.
During this episode, Servo refers to the Leatherface residence".

THAT 70'S SHOW (1999)
EPISODE: 'Halloween'.
During this episode, the gang goes to the movies to see TCM.

THE BOGUS WITCH PROJECT (2000)

ROBOCOP: PRIME DIRECTIVES (2000)

FEAR, PANIC & CENSORSHIP (2000)
The film is mentioned throughout.

FARSCAPE (2001)
EPISODE: 'Liars, Guns And Money: Part 2: With Friends Like These'.
Crichton mentions the movie during this episode.

SPACED (2001)
EPISODE: 'Dissolution'.
During this episode, when it cuts to shots of Brian all alone in a dark room developing photos, the flashbulb sound effect from TCM is heard.

ALIEN EVOLUTION (2001)

THE OMEN LEGACY (2001)

FRIENDS (2001)
EPISODE: 'Halloween Party'.
The movie is mentioned by Joey during the episode.

DISAPPEARANCE (2002)

KING OF THE HILL (2002)
EPISODE: 'The Texas Skilsaw Massacre'.
The episode title is a play on the movie title.

BOOGEYMEN II: MASTERS OF HORROR (2002)

I LOVE THE '70S (2003)

I LOVE THE '70S (2003)
EPISODE: '1974'.

CHARMED (2003)
EPISODE: 'San Francisco Dreamin'.
Phoebe's dream killer is wielding a chainsaw very much like Leatherface.

SOUTH PARK (2003)
EPISODE: 'Fat Butt And Pancake Head'.
Jennifer Lopez goes after Cartman with a chainsaw in the same way Leatherface chases Sally in the movie.

JEOPARDY! (2004)
EPISODE: '#21.25'.
The movie is referenced in a clue in the 'Tool Time' category.

SUPER SECRET MOVIE RULES (2004)
EPISODE: 'Slashers'.
Clips from TCM are shown.

SOUTH PARK (2004)
EPISODE: 'Cartman's Incredible Gift'.
The interior of the psycopathic killer's house is almost identical to TCM. The music used is the same and the photos are also used.

8 SIMPLE RULES (2005)
EPISODE: 'Closure'.
Cate and CJ watch TCM on TV during this episode.

BANNED IN THE U.K. (2005)
EPISODE: '#1.1'.
The movie is discussed.

BLOODSUCKERS (2005)
There is a race of vampires known as 'Leatherfaces'.

ROBOT CHICKEN (2005)
In this episode, Leatherface is a guest on 'Big Brother'.

ENTOURAGE (2005)
EPISODE: 'Exodus'.
The movie is mentioned in the dialogue.

JEOPARDY! (2005)
EPISODE: '#22.80'.
The movie is a correct response in the 'Scary Movies' category.

SUPERNATURAL (2006)
EPISODE: 'Scarecrow'.
Dean calls the killer scarecrow 'Leatherface'.

MASTERS OF HORROR (2006)
EPISODE: 'Pick Me Up'.
In the scene when Walker chases the girl through the woods, he tells her, "Come on, how many times have we seen this? I know you saw this in 'Texas Chainsaw'... Both f*cking versions!"

BONES (2006)
EPISODE: 'The Man On The Fairway'.
During this episode, Hodgins says, "Therefore, no Chinese Chainsaw Massacre scenario".

THE E! TRUE HOLLYWOOD STORY (2006)
EPISODE: 'The Texas Chainsaw Massacre'.
The movie is referenced and discussed during this documentary.

FILMS TO KEEP YOU AWAKE: A REAL FRIEND (2006)
The girl mentions this movie in this TV drama.

BECK (2006)
EPISODE: 'Advokaten'.
The movie is mentioned in the dialogue.

STILL GAME (2006)
EPISODE: 'Hard Nuts'.
The movie is listed in the TV guide section in the newspaper as "The Kansas Chainsaw Massacre".

HOW IT SHOULD HAVE ENDED (2006)
EPISODE: 'How The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Should Have Ended'.
An alterante ending parodies the movie.

THE ANGRY VIDEO GAME NERD (2007)
EPISODE: 'The Texas Chainsaw Massacre'.
This whole episode spoofs TCM.

TOTAL DRAMA (2007)
EPISODE: 'Hook, Line And Screamer'.
During this episode, the campers are watching a movie about a killer chasing people with a chainsaw.

LES GUIGNOLS DE L'INFO (2007)
EPISODE: 'March 13, 2007'.
During this episode, an American general gives this DVD to his men.

LOS SERRANO (2007)
EPISODE: 'LA PENITENCIA VA POR DETRAS'.
The movie is mentioned during this episode.

THE SIMPLE LIFE (2007)
EPISODE: 'Committed'.
The movie is mentioned by Nicole after her and Paris cut the desk in half.

CINEMASSACRE'S MONSTER MADNESS (2007)
EPISODE: 'The Tingler'.
A clip is shown that features Leatherface.

CINEMASSACRE'S MONSTER MADNESS (2007)
EPISODE: 'The Texas Chainsaw Massacre'.
Clips of TCM are shown.

AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL (2008)
EPISODE: 'Where's The Beef'.
Lauren mentions Leatherface during the raw meat shoot.

STARGATE: ATLANTIS (2008)
EPISODE: 'Whispers'.
During this episode, Sheppard says, "all we need now is for the prom queen and the kid in the wheelchair to wander off", a reference to Sally and Franklin from TCM.

I'M SORRY, I HAVEN'T A CLUE (2008)
This TV drama contains a reference to 'The Texas Cold Sore Massacre'.

LIFE (2008)
EPISODE: 'The Business Of Miracles'.
During this episode, Reese mentions TCM.

90210 (2008)
EPISODE: 'Hollywood Forever'.
The movie is mentioned by Silver when talking about 'House Of 1000 Corpses'.

PUSHING DAISIES (2008)
EPISODE: 'Bad Habits'.
When Ned and Emerson enter the restaurant through the secret door, they see a man chopping something, which sprays blood left and right. Ned says that he must be the chef, and Emerson repiles, "Or Leatherface".

REAPER (2008)
EPISODE: 'Greg, Schmeg'.
The chainsaw maniac is a parody of Leatherface.

THE OFFICE (2009)
EPISODE: 'Lecture Circuit: Part 1'.
In this episode, Michael starts a chainsaw and says, "Prepare yourselves for the Utica Chain Store Massacre".

WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE? (2009)
EPISODE: 'Million Dollar Movie Week 3'.
The movie is the subject of a $100,000 question.

PSYCHOVILLE (2009)
EPISODE: 'Ravenhill'.
The movie title is mentioned during this episode.

THE BIG BANG THEORY (2009)
EPISODE: 'The Electric Can Opener Fluctuation'.
In this episode, Leonard mentions TCM.

VIANDE D'ORIGINE FRANCAISE (2009)
TCM is mentioned during this TV drama.

THE CHAINSAW SALLY SHOW (2009)

AMERICAN DAD! (2010)
EPISODE: 'Best Little Horror House In Langley Falls'.
One of the serial killers brandishes a chainsaw and wears a mask on his face just like Leatherface.

LIFE UNEXPECTED (2010)
EPISODE: 'Bride Unbridled'.
Lux says Cate's cooking gone wrong once looked like the guy from 'Texas Chainsaw Massacre'.

JEOPARDY! (2010)
EPISODE: '#26.164'.
TCM is the subject of a $600 clue in the category 'Hey, That's Sharp!'

JEOPARDY! (2010)
EPISODE: '#26.190'.
TCM is the incorrect guess on a $1,600 clue in the category 'Cinema Of Blood'.

THE CINEMA SNOB (2010)
EPISODE: 'Island Of Death'.
Mastorakis was said to be inspired by this movie.

THE CINEMA SNOB (2010)
EPISODE: 'Redneck Zombies'.
During this episode, the host refers to TCM, saying, "If you're not careful, he's gonna light a picture of Franklin on fire".

THE WALKING DEAD (2010)
EPISODE: 'Days Gone Bye'.
During this episode, Rick approaches a house in search of gas only to make a grim discovery, just as the characters in TCM do.

THE CLEVELAND SHOW (2010)
EPISODE: 'Beer Walk!'.
During this episode, Rallo dresses up as Leatherface to scare Cleveland, Jr.

THE 82ND ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS (2010)
TCM clips are shown during a horror montage.

A HISTORY OF HORROR WITH MARK GATISS (2010)
EPISODE: 'Frankstein Goes To Hollywood'.
A clip from the movie is shown.

A HISTORY OF HORROR WITH MARK GATISS (2010)
EPISODE: 'Home Counties Horror'.
A clip from the movie is shown.

A HISTORY OF HORROR WITH MARK GATISS (2010)
EPISODE: 'The American Scream'.
A clip from the movie is shown and it is discussed.

CINEMASSACRE'S MONSTER MADNESS (2010)
EPISODE: 'The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 3'.
The movie is briefly recalled.

OBSCURUS LUPA PRESENTS (2011)
EPISODE: 'The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 3'.
In this episode, Lupa discusses the original TCM and its legacy.

CENSUREN- EN THRILLER (2011)
A clip from the movie is shown.

COME DINE WITH ME, CANADA (2011)
EPISODE: 'Jonathan Wilson: Block Six'.
During this episode, Mary likens Jonathan's knife skills in trying to get his cake out of the pan to TCM.

SCREAM: THE INSIDE STORY (2011)
TCM is mentioned in a magazine.

THE CINEMA SNOB (2011)
EPISODE: 'Beware! Children At Play'.
During this episode, the host says, "Even Leatherface here looks ashamed to be watching this".

CONAN (2011)
EPISODE: 'Green Eggs & Health Code Violations'.
During this episode, the title of the movie is mentioned by Flavor Flav, as he was being interviewed by Conan.

TEEN WOLF (2011)
EPISODE: 'The Tell'.
The movie title is mentioned during this episode.

WELSHY REVIEWS (2011)
EPISODE: 'Wolf Creek'.
The movie title is mentioned during this episode.

OBSCURUS LUPA PRESENTS (2011)
EPISODE: 'The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation'.
In this episode, Lupa mentions that the same people responsible for the original did the 1994 semi-reboot.

BROWS HELD HIGH (2011)
EPISODE: 'Tideland'.
Oancitizen compares the tone of TCM to the tone of Tideland.

WELSHY REVIEWS (2011)
EPISODE: 'The Loved Ones'.
The dinner scenes from this movie is compared that of TCM.

A NIGHT AT THE MOVIES: THE HORRORS OF STEPHEN KING (2011)
The movie poster and pictures are shown, and TCM is mentioned by Stephen King himself.

CINEMASSACRE'S MONSTER MADNESS (2011)
EPISODE: 'Halloween'.
TCM is mentioned among previous horror movies containing a human killer.

PHELOUS & THE MOVIES (2011)
EPISODE: 'Wrong Turn 2'.
Phelous compares a scene in this movie to TCM, saying it is "just like the dinner scene in Texas Chainsaw Massacre".

BEAVIS & BUTT-HEAD (2011)
EPISODE: 'Copy Machine/Holding'.
The movie poster is seen during this episode.

FACE/OFF (2012)
EPISODE: 'Night Terrors'.
The movie's title is mentioned during this episode.

THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO (2012)
EPISODE: '#20.89'.
During an interview, Ali Wentworth says that some of the relatives at her daughter's baptism looked like they were watching TCM.

THE CINEMA SNOB (2012)
EPISODE: 'Sleepaway Camp II: Unhappy Campers'.
During this episode, the host says, "Hobo Leatherface also makes a cameo".

BIG BROTHER: U.K. (2012)
For a task, Caroline had to be spun on a roundabout while eating a jar of sweets. Shievonne remarks, "It sounded like a scene from The Texas Chainsaw Massacre".

THE CINEMA SNOB (2012)
EPISODE: 'Sodom And Gomorrah: The Last Seven Days'.
During this episode, the host refers to the movie, saying, "If by city, you mean Leatherface's farm house".

HAGAN REVIEWS (2012)
EPISODE: 'Intermedio'.
In this episode, Hagan trashes 'Intermedio', saying, "Texas Chainsaw it is not".


VIDEO

THREE ON A MEATHOOK (1973)

DERANGED: CONFESSIONS OF A NECROPHILE (1974)

ELEPHANT PARTS (1981)
There is a scene where a man runs around with a chainsaw chasing after a woman covered in blood.

PRIMA VERA UTEN EN ROD TRAD (1981)

FILMGORE (1983)
A condescend version of this movie is featured.

TERROR IN THE AISLES (1984)

MAD RON'S PREVUES FROM HELL (1987)
Posters for this movie are seen in the front and in the lobby of the theater.

THE VIDEO DEAD (1987)

THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE: A FAMILY PORTRAIT (1988)

NIGHT OF THE LIVING DUCK (1988)

THE RESURRECTION OF MICHAEL MYERS PART 2 (1989)
There is a short clip of Leatherface shown in this featurette.

TINY TOON ADVENTURES: HOW I SPENT MY VACATION (1992)

CANNIBAL MASSACRE (1993)

I KILLED MY LESBIAN WIFE, HUNG HER ON A MEATHOOK AND NOW I HAVE A THREE-PICTURE DEAL AT DISNEY (1993)
A woman is hung on a meat hook.

THE ADVENTURES OF PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT (1994)

THE MAKING OF STEVEN SPIELBERG'S 'JAWS' (1995)
The movie is referenced in the dialogue.

100 YEARS OF HORROR (1996)

100 YEARS OF HORROR: GORY GIMMICKS (1996)
Clips from the movie are shown.

THE MAKING OF 'PSYCHO' (1997)

RED'S BREAKFAST 2: DAWN OF THE RED (1997)

ASYLUM OF TERROR (1998)
A guy explains that the story of Ed Gein was the basis for the movie.

THE TEXAS DILDO MASQUERADE (1998)
Porn parody of TCM.

DUSK-TO-DAWN DRIVE-IN TRASH-O-RAMA SHOW VOL. 6 (1999)
The movie's theatrical trailer is featured.

ED GEIN (2000)

THE AMERICAN NIGHTMARE (2000)
The movie is mentioned and discussed, and clips are shown.

THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE: THE SHOCKING TRUTH (2000)
The movie is mentioned and discussed, and posters, photos, and clips are shown.

CROCODILE (2000)
One character briefly picks up a chainsaw to possibly use as a weapon.

SHRIEK IF YOU KNOW WHAT I DID LAST FRIDAY THE 13TH (2000)
The scene where Boner tries to seduce a girl, but gets attacked by the killer with a chainsaw and dies of a heart attack, is reminiscent of TCM.

FUKSSVANSEN (2001)
Anton tries to kill Carl and Elly with a chainsaw.

HARVESTERS (2001)
The director acknowledged being inspired by several scenes from TCM.

INSIDE THE LABYRINTH: THE MAKING OF 'THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS' (2001)

SERIAL KILLERS: THE REAL LIFE HANNIBAL LECTERS (2001)
The movie is referenced in this documentary.

MASSIVE ATTACK: ELEVEN PROMOS (2001)
The 'Rising Son' video features Massive Attack being pursued by a masked, chainsaw wielding killer.

BOOGEYMEN: THE KILLER COMPILATION (2001)
Clips from the movie are featured and discussed during Tobe Hooper's interview.

THE MANY LIVES OF JASON VOORHEES (2002)

THE TEXAS POLITICAL CHAINSAW MASSACRE (2002)

KILLJOY 2: DELIVERANCE FROM EVIL (2002)
During this movie, there is a reference made to "chainsaw families wearing skin on their faces".

AMERICAN PSYCHO II: ALL AMERICAN GIRL (2002)

THE SAW IS FAMILY: MAKING 'LEATHERFACE' (2003)

FILTHY (2003)

THE CHAMELEON KILLER (2003)
Scenes from the movie are re-enacted.

UNLEASHING THE BEAST: MAKING 'THE HOWLING' (2003)

LOOKING BACK AT 'THE HILLS HAVE EYES' (2003)

SCARFACE: CREATING (2003)

THE BEST WITHIN: THE MAKING OF 'ALIEN' (2003)

SOMETHING TO SCREAM ABOUT (2003)
This documentary references (and features) a wide variety of motion pictures as actors discuss being in the B-movie business.

NIGHT OF THE SNAKEHEAD FISH (2003)
The kids ride to a wooded area in a big van.

SILVER SCREAM (2003)

THE TEXEL FRETSAW MASSACRE (2004)

CHAINSAW REDUX: MAKING A MASSACRE (2004)

CHASING JASON (2004)
Jason and his girlfriend watch this movie.

MEET BOB SHAYE (2004)

CABIN FEVER: BENEATH THE SKIN (2004)

STILL CHAINSAW AFTER ALL THESE YEARS (2004)

THE SLAUGHTERHOUSE MASSACRE (2005)
There is a person hung on a meathook, and the titles are similar.

KNIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD (2005)
In one scene, Derek wears a Leatherface mask from TCM.

THE WICKEDS (2005)
One character says that the house looks like 'The Texas Chainsaw Massacre'.

BAN THE SADIST VIDEOS! (2005)
The movie poster is shown.

ONE MORE BEER (2005)

HORROR BUSINESS (2005)
The movie is mentioned and discussed, and the DVD and clips are shown.

CAMP CUDDLY PINES POWERTOOL MASSACRE (2005)
In this movie, there are college kids in a van on a highway, and the killer wears a Leatherface-like mask.

S&MAN (2006)
Footage from various horror movies are featured, including 'The Texas Chainsaw Massacre'.

42ND STREET FOREVER, VOLUME 2: THE DEUCE (2006)
TCM's 1980 U.S. re-release theatrical trailer is featured.

BAN THE SADIST VIDEOS! PART 2 (2006)
The movie's DVD case is shown.

MURDER ISLAND (2006)

MEAT WEED MADNESS (2006)
There is a shot that copies the ending of TCM.

THE GRAVEYARD (2006)
The killer wears a Leatherface-style mask.

HALLOWEEN: 25 YEARS OF TERROR (2006)
P.J. Soles mentions TCM in this documentary.

DEAD TEENAGER MOVIE (2006)
The movie is referred to by Professor Young among others, and an image of Leatherface is featured on the book cover of 'Men, Women And Chainsaws'.

FLESH WOUNDS: SEVEN STORIES OF THE SAW (1951)
Clips and photos from the movie are featured.

IT RUNS IN THE FAMILY (2006)
Photographs from the movie are featured.

GOING TO PIECES: THE RISE AND FALL OF THE SLASHER FILM (2006)
The movie is mentioned in a magazine.

OF BITCHES AND HOUNDS (2007)
The scene where Patience slams the sliding door to the bathroom is an homage to the scene in which Leatherface slammed the door after killing Kirk.

A BRUSH WITH DEATH (2007)
There is a similar dinner scene featured, in which girls are forced to sit around the table as a crazy family holds them hostage.

DOOMED (2007)
A chainsaw is one of the weapons offered.

DOWN TO THE BONE: ANATOMY OF A PREQUEL (2007)

WRONG TURN 2: DEAD END (2007)
The main character is bound to a chair at the dinner table, while the cannibalistic family eats.

SKULL & BONES (2007)
The movie is referenced during a talk about serial killers.

BRITISH FILM FOREVER: MAGIC, MURDER AND MONSTERS (2007)
Clips from the movie are featured.

SPINE TINGLER! THE WILLIAM CASTLE STORY (2007)
Clips from the movie are featured.

THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MANICURE (2007)
Spoof of TCM.

ED GEIN: THE BUTCHER OF PLAINFIELD (2007)

SECRET CINEMA (2007)
The movie is referenced in an interview.

THE TEXAS VIBRATOR MASSACRE (2008)
Another porn parody of TCM.

CARMEN GOES SOUTH (2008)
One character has a chainsaw.

MIDNIGHT MOVIE (2008)
The movie-within-the-movie, titled 'The Dark Beneath', is meant to be a homage to TCM.

SNUFF: A DOCUMENTARY ABOUT KILLING ON CAMERA (2008)
Clips from the movie are shown.

TRAILER PARK OF TERROR (2008)

BAGHEAD (2008)
One of the lines in the movie is, "Bring out the chainsaw, and let's finish this".

THE COTTAGE (2008)
The killer in this movie is modeled after Leatherface, including his backstory and making human skin masks.

THE ALPHABET KILLER (2008)
Leatherface is mentioned in this movie.

THE WILD MAN OF THE NAVIDAD (2008)
Several shots are composed similarly as well as the opening credits. In addition, several relics from the original 'Chainsaw' movie made their way into 'Wild Man' as props.

RETARDEAD (2008)
One character refers to another as 'Leatherface'.

THE LOST BOYS: THE TRIBE (2008)
Nicole mentions the movie in the dialogue.

BUBBA'S CHILI PARLOR (2008)
Old 70s-style horror like TCM.

GNAW (2008)
The killer is a backwoods cannibal who uses a chainsaw on his victims.

HIS NAME WAS JASON: 30 YEARS OF 'FRIDAY THE 13TH' (2009)
The movie is mentioned in a newspaper article.

IDENTICAL DEAD SISTERS (2009)
Lloyd wears a skinned face reminiscent of the one Leatherface's mask.

LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD (2009)
TCM was a clear influence on the decor of the Wolf's house. You can also see a chainsaw hanging up among the Wolf's torture devices.

BEST WORST MOVIE (2009)
The TCM movie poster can be seen in the background of one scene.

REVOLVER (2009)
The final scene with the camera spinning around the crazed traveler at dusk is very reminiscent of the ending of TCM.

PORNOGRAPHY (2009)
The protagonist in Michael's dreams is a Leatherface-type character.

LEGEND OF THE BOG (2009)
The movie is mentioned in the dialogue.

CORNERED! (2009)
Leatherface is mentioned in the dialogue.

NIGHTMARES IN RED, WHITE AND BLUE: THE EVOLUTION OF THE AMERICAN HORROR FILM (2009)
The movie is mentioned and discussed in this documentary, and clips are shown.

STAN HELSING (2009)
There is a parody character in the movie named 'Pleatherface'.

THE ELECTRIC CHAINSAW MASSACRE (2009)
A tribute to 'The Texas Chainsaw Massacre' that makes a socially conscious statement.

TUCKER AND DALE VS. EVIL (2010)
There is a 'House Of Leatherface' in the movie, including hanging bones and a chainsaw that is used.

AMERICAN GRINDHOUSE (2010)
Clips of the movie are shown.

VIDEO NASTIES: MORAL PANIC, CENSORSHIP & VIDEOTAPE (2010)
Clips of the movie are shown.

NEVER SLEEP AGAIN: THE ELM STREET LEGACY (2010)
Director Stephen Hopkins mentions the movie in this documentary.

RUBBER (2010)
TCM is mentioned in the sheriff's "no reason" opening monologue.

THE PACK (2010)
Leatherface is mentioned in the end credits.

THE MAKING OF 'SUSSE STUTEN 7' (2010)
Heinz Moon mentions TCM in this featurette.

HERSCHELL GORDON LEWIS: THE GODFATHER OF GORE (2010)
David F. Friedman mentions TCM in this documentary.

MASTERCLASS OF HORROR (2011)
TCM was one of the films spoken about by Garris.

THE THRILL OF A KILL (2011)
The scene were the killer chases down and drags a woman trying to escape from his house is reminiscent of TCM.

LA CASA NEL VENTO DEI MORTI (2012)
There is a reference to TCM in the scene where the killer tortured Ciccillo.

BONEBOYS (2012)
Writer Kim Henkel originally intended this movie to be a sequel to his original 'Texas Chainsaw Massacre'. He later re-wrote the film to be a new franchise, and it contains several cameos from the cast of the original 'Chainsaw', including Marilyn Burns and Edwin Neal.


VIDEO GAMES

CRIME FIGHTERS (1989)
The Stage 4 boss is based on Leatherface.

FINAL FANTASY III (1994)

SHIVERS (1995)

FINAL FANTASY VII (1997)

CARNEVIL (1997)

MANHUNT (2003)
Piggsy uses a chainsaw as a weapon and has similar characteristics as Leatherface. Both wear masks to cover up their face because they are deformed and both are mentally ill.

RESIDENT EVIL 4 (2005)
Dr. Salvador, the large chainsaw-wielding enemy in the village, is a direct homage to Leatherface.

RESIDENT EVIL 5 (2009)
There is a masked, chainsaw-wielding enemy based on Leatherface.

LEISURE SUIT LARRY: BOX OFFICE BUST (2009)
There is a mission in Larry's horror dreamscape is called the 'Teen-sex Chainsaw Massacre'.


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