Death Takes a Holiday (1934) Poster


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Version of 

Broadway Television Theatre: Death Takes a Holiday (1953) (TV Episode)
based on the same play by Alberto Casella "La Morte in vacanza"
Meet Joe Black (1998)
based on the same play by Alberto Casella "La Morte in vacanza"

Remade as 

Death Takes a Holiday (1971) (TV Movie)
Meet Joe Black (1998)
Meet Joe Black is based on Maxwell Anderson and Gladys Lehman's screenplay for Death Takes a Holiday, as well as the play "La Morte in vacanza" by Alberto Casella.

Referenced in 

La muerte enamorada (1951)
Death: "And even if they say around there that Death takes holidays, it's a lie. This is the first time. I've never worked in the movies!"
Hogan's Heroes: War Takes a Holiday (1968) (TV Episode)
title reference
M*A*S*H: Death Takes a Holiday (1980) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Lou Grant: Violence (1981) (TV Episode)
Title, release date and lead actors mentioned by newspaper film critic Melissa Cummings
Remington Steele: Beg, Borrow or Steele (1986) (TV Episode)
Steele remarks to Laura that if death can take a holiday, why can't she.
Remington Steele: Bonds of Steele (1986) (TV Episode)
Steeke obliquely refers to this movie when talking to Clarissa when he asks her if Death can take a holiday, why can't she?
Cheers: Death Takes a Holiday on Ice (1989) (TV Episode)
title reference
Night Court: Death Takes a Halloween (1990) (TV Episode)
Movie title used in title
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror X (1999) (TV Episode)
Ron Hauge's halloween onscreen credit is "Death Takes A Hauge Day"
Charmed: Death Takes a Halliwell (2001) (TV Episode)
The title is a reference to the title of the movie.
Dead Like Me: Dead Girl Walking (2003) (TV Episode)
Disgusted by her job as a grim reaper, George wishes that "Death takes a holiday".
Film Geek (2005)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Supernatural: Death Takes a Holiday (2009) (TV Episode)
Title and basic idea
Dexter: Dex Takes a Holiday (2009) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Conan: Death Takes a Time-Share (2011) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Gossip Girl: The Wrong Goodbye (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Blair
Conan: Death Takes a Staycation (2011) (TV Episode)
Title reference.

Spoofed in 

Daria: Depth Takes a Holiday (1999) (TV Episode)
title spoof
Good Eats: The Fungal Gourmet (2000) (TV Episode)
Alton, referring to the character, Death (who has left the scene), "I believe he's taking a holiday."

See also

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