The Night of the Hunter (1955)
Much of the plot of the movie was used for the TV story.
"Love" and "Hate" tattooed on Eddie's (Meatloaf) knuckles
Smith has "L O V E" written on the fingers of his left hand
The witchsmeller pursuivant has the words "good" and "evil" tattooed on his knuckles.
The opening shot is mirrored.
H.I. says, "Sometimes it's a hard world for little things," almost a direct quote from the character played by Lillian Gish in The Night of the Hunter (1955).
Robert Mitchum is seen praying in Mighty's apartment.
the source for a character with "love" on one set of knuckles and "hate" on the other.
When the babysitter goes into the basement looking for Bart
Buffalo Bill has the word "love" tattooed on his hand, which is possibly an homage to Reverend Harry Powell in the earlier film who had the words "love" and "hate" tattooed on his knuckles.
"You're not like thee others!" is similar to a quote from this movie.
In Mr. Nanny, the father hides a computer chip in his daughter's doll. Much like the money in Hunter
Like the Robert Mitchum villain from that film, Sideshow Bob has "Luv" (Love) and "Hat" (Hate) tattooed on his knuckles.
The character in jail with Ben Affleck at the end of the film has "LOVE" written on his hand.
Crow: "This is where he accidentally drowns Shelley Winters."
French title credited and used footage.
In "The Night of the Hunter," Ms Cooper remarks several times of children that "they abide," repeating it at the end of the picture. The Coen brothers echo this unique turn of phrase at the end of the Big Lebowski: "The Dude abides."
A character named Pearl sings "Leaning on the Everlasting Arms".
When Barry punches his office wall then rests a bloody hand on his piano, the cuts on his knuckles spell the word "love."
Dylan's ex boyfriend as a tatoo on the right hand, H.A.T.E. written on his fingers
Made the list and was talked about.
Mrs. Munson hums 'Leaning On The Everlasting Arms' as she writes the check to Bob Jones University.
Adam invites Joan to go and see the film at the Rialto.
The 'love/hate' tattoos on each hand is a reference to the same thing on each of Robert Mitchum's hands.
Willis has LOVE and HATE on his knuckles
The song "Once Upon a Time There Was a Pretty Fly", composed especially for "The Night of the Hunter" is featured prominently in a scene in "The Missing Person".
"Love and Hate are tattooed on his knuckles" (song lyrics)
Françoise mentions it in conversation.
The opening song in "True Grit," "Leaning on the Everlasting Arms," was sung or whistled repeatedly by the preacher played by Robert Mitchum, including in a climactic scene, where Lilian Gish's character joins in. Also, one of the final scenes, in which Mattie Ross is being carried back to town on Rooster Cogburn's horse, is strongly reminiscent of a sequence in "Night of the Hunter" where the children run away from home to evade the preacher.
Jay says it's his favorite scary film
One of the 50 gold film reels you can find.
The tattoos on Stéphanie's legs (Right/Left) are an hommage to Harry's Love/Hate hand tattoos.
Amelia has HATE and LOVE written on her fists
Title is on the movie theatre marquee
Santa Claus' tattoos Nice and Naughty
This film is discussed briefly.
The short is an homage to
Mary mentions the film when speaking about Shelley Winters' film roles.
Clip shown to demonstrate the benefits of filming in black and white
Hate vs. Love story in the Spoon store and cellar scene with the children
Clips are shown.
Clips are shown for the segment on Robert Mitchum.
This film is #34 on the list.
Outtakes and behind-the-scenes footage
Reverend Harry Powell is #29 on the "Villains" list.
Clips are shown.
Clips are shown.
clips with robert Mitchum and Shelley Winters
Movie reviewed in this episode.
One of the featured films.
features a scene with Robert Mitchum from the film, Night of the Hunter.
Words on fingers are spoofed
LOVE and HATE are written on bad guy's fists but LOVE is scribbled out and HATE is written (so both wrists say HATE)
The BARK and BITE on the knuckles of the dog in the cell is a reference to The Night of the Hunter, where Robert Mitchum had LOVE and HATE tattooed on his fingers.