The Thing from Another World (1951)
When asked about his accuracy with a weapon, one of the character says "I saw Gary Cooper in Sergeant York".
Henry mentions this movie.
Two characters discuss the monster's death in this film while trying to figure out a way to kill B.B.
H.R. Giger mentions The Thing from Another World
Example of a sci-fi movie of the 50s
Utilizes same main title graphics
mentioned in a line of dialogue
Wendy Schaal describes the way the "carrot from another planet" (the Thing) was destroyed. She then tries to do the same thing to the Creature.
Mr. Michaels tells Toby, and the alien ambassador tell those who wish for a demonstration, to keep watching the skies.
Martin says, "Keep watching the skies!"
Joel: "Keep watching the skies!"
Joel: "Keep watching the medicine cabinets!"
Mike: Keep watching the skies.
Jakob Stegelmann recaps the history of aliens from other worlds featured in sci-fi films, comic books and other fiction, the poster is shown
The line "Keep watching the skis!" spoofs "Keep watching the skies!"
Crow: Keep watching the skies, Eleanor.
Lobby cards seen on attic wall of doctor's house.
Crichton tells Lyneea to keep watching the skies upon his good bye to her.
Referenced in dialog/visuals
Poster is shown.
Made the list and was talked about.
This film is mentioned during one of the radio conversations.
The film is shown in the base
Poster is shown.
Morton tells Horton "Keep watching the skies!"
James made a joke that the title "Godzilla Vs. the Thing" appeared to be refering to The Thing from this movie.
The Doctor asks Amy if she's referring to the Howard Hawks version of The Thing
Jane tells Van Pelt to "watch the skies."
Roger says that the 1951 version was scarier than the 2011 version
mentions the movie watched in Halloween as well as Carpenter's influence.
Erod admits that this movie was better then the 2011 Thing Prequel
The Thing is among the graffitti names
Video case is shown.
The newspaper man Scotty is a direct reference to The Thing From Another World
The title monster appears in the opening sequence.
Direct reference when the creature comes through the door and they smash his hand.
Mentioned on list
James and Mike discuss it
Scenes from the feature are shown and commented.
It's being watched on TV by the children while the teenagers are being attacked by Michael Myers
Electrocution of Thing
A clip from the film is shown.
Jeff and Denise watch the film on television.
This film's theatrical trailer is featured.
Film clips included
This film is #87 on the list.
Clips are shown.
features clips from the trailer of the film
Clips from this are repeatedly seen on television.
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, footage of this movie is shown.
Clip shown (verified in end credits).
George A. Romero's #4 favorite film
Linkara talks about the Thing series
James compares the plot of being trapped away from civilization in this movie to Alien
pods growing in garden
"The Thing in the Basement" is a spoof.
Basic plot element of vegetables from another planet.
Kenneth Tobey and Robert Cornthwaite recreate their characters "Colonel (then Captain) Pat Hendry" and "Dr. Carrington." Narration is by George Fenneman, who also appeared in "The Thing."
When the General is showing the footage about Missing Link, we briefly see a block of ice, which had held him, with a hole melted in it and next to a broken window leading to a frozen landscape. This is almost identical to the scene in 'The Thing From Another World' referring to how The Thing escaped being frozen.