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The Dark Crystal (1982) Poster

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King Kong (1933)
The Hobbit (1977) (TV Movie)

Referenced in 

Fraggle Rock: I Don't Care (1983) (TV Episode)
During the sequence when Boober is singing "Get Blue (Goin' Down the Road)" he sings with various non-Fraggle creatures, the first of which bears a striking resemblance to the creature Fizzgig.
Hell (1984) (Video)
Labyrinth (1986)
Inside the Labyrinth (1986) (TV Movie)
Super Xuxa Contra o Baixo Astral (1988)
The Crystal flees from the boy's to Xuxa's hands just as in the climax of "The Dark Crystal".
Seinfeld: The Smelly Car (1993) (TV Episode)
on shelf in video store
Bahamut Lagoon (1996) (Video Game)
Some dragons bear a resemblance to the Skeksis or the mystics.
Rudora no hihou (1996) (Video Game)
The Making of 'E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial' (1996) (Video)
this picture was seen as a big rival coming out at the same time
Farscape: Out of Their Minds (2000) (TV Episode)
The aliens holding Zan look almost exactly like the Skeksis in Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal.
Triangles and Tribulations (2001) (Video)
Ken has two Dark Crystal lunchboxes, even though he hated the film.
Farscape: Thanks for Sharing (2001) (TV Episode)
John mentions the Skeksis.
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XII (2001) (TV Episode)
In "Wiz Kids," Lord Montymort drinks Ralph's "essence."
The Sasquatch Gang (2006)
Mentioned in the video store
The Making of 'MirrorMask' (2006) (Video)
Referenced by name
Best Ever Muppet Moments (2006) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
South Park: Tsst (2006) (TV Episode)
One of the Nanny 911 nannies is a Skexis
Robot Chicken: 1987 (2006) (TV Episode)
Ben Stiller stars in The Dark Crystal 2: Skeks Vs. Sever
Reflections of 'The Dark Crystal' (2007) (Video)
documentary about this film
Chuck: Chuck Versus the Tango (2007) (TV Episode)
Morgan misunderstands Ellie, thinking she's referring to the Gelflings from this film.
South Park: Imaginationland: Episode II (2007) (TV Episode)
A Skeksis is among the villains.
Comedy Central Presents: Stephen Lynch 2 (2008) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the song "D & D".
Castle: Home Is Where the Heart Stops (2009) (TV Episode)
"Skeksi" is listed as a slang term for a suspect.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Alice in Wonderland/Stolen/Brooklyn's Finest (2010) (TV Episode)
Ellen compares the trailer for "Legend of the Guardians" to this movie
Special Collector's Edition: La historia interminable (1ª parte) (2010) (TV Episode)
David Díaz recomends the DVD
Glee: Furt (2010) (TV Episode)
Sue offers to call Kurt "Gelfling" as a nickname. Gelfling are one of the races in the Dark Crystal.
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: The Top 10 Characters of the Rankin/Bass Holiday Specials (2010) (TV Episode)
Hewy calls Peter Knook's design a combination of Yoda and one of the mystics from this movie
Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey (2011)
Kevin talks about interviewing to be a puppeteer for the film.
Animation Lookback: Don Bluth Part 1 (2011) (TV Episode)
Another film that suffered from being in competition with E.T.
Gone Home (2013) (Video Game)
A recorded VHS tape of this movie & 2001 A Space Odyssey is seen in the TV room.
Safe and Sound Video Remix (2013) (Video)
Footage Shown
The Goldbergs: Daddy Daughter Day (2013) (TV Episode)
poster seen on Adam's wall.
The Goldbergs: Mini Murray (2013) (TV Episode)
poster seen on Adam's wall.
The Goldbergs: Why're You Hitting Yourself? (2013) (TV Episode)
poster seen on Adam's wall.
The Goldbergs: The Ring (2013) (TV Episode)
poster seen on Adam's wall.
The Goldbergs: Who Are You Going to Telephone? (2013) (TV Episode)
poster seen on Adam's wall.
The Goldbergs: Call Me When You Get There (2013) (TV Episode)
poster seen on Adam's wall.
The Goldbergs: The Kremps (2013) (TV Episode)
poster seen on Adam's wall.
The Goldbergs: Stop Arguing & Start Thanking (2013) (TV Episode)
poster seen on Adam's wall.
The Goldbergs: Shopping (2013) (TV Episode)
poster seen on Adam's wall.
The Goldbergs: Kara-Te (2013) (TV Episode)
poster seen on Adam's wall.
The Goldbergs: You're Under Foot (2014) (TV Episode)
poster seen on Adam's wall.
The Goldbergs: The Other Smother (2014) (TV Episode)
poster seen on Adam's wall.
The Goldbergs: You Opened the Door (2014) (TV Episode)
poster seen on Adam's wall.
The Goldbergs: Muscles Mirsky (2014) (TV Episode)
poster seen on Adam's wall.
The Goldbergs: Goldbergs Never Say Die! (2014) (TV Episode)
poster seen on Adam's wall.
The Goldbergs: You're Not Invited (2014) (TV Episode)
poster seen on Adam's wall.
The Goldbergs: Lame Gretzky (2014) (TV Episode)
poster seen on Adam's wall.
The Goldbergs: For Your Own Good (2014) (TV Episode)
poster seen on Adam's wall.
The Goldbergs: The President's Fitness Test (2014) (TV Episode)
poster seen on Adam's wall.
Jim Henson's Creature Shop Challenge: Return of the Skeksis (2014) (TV Episode)
The Skeksis creatures from this film are featured in this episode.
The Goldbergs: The Age of Darkness (2014) (TV Episode)
poster seen on Adam's wall.
The Goldbergs: A Wrestler Called Goldberg (2014) (TV Episode)
poster seen on Adam's wall.
The Goldbergs: Livin' on a Prayer (2014) (TV Episode)
poster seen on Adam's wall.
The Goldbergs: Love Is a Mix Tape (2014) (TV Episode)
poster seen on Adam's wall.
The Goldbergs: Mama Drama (2014) (TV Episode)
poster seen on Adam's wall.
The Goldbergs: The Facts of Bleeping Life (2014) (TV Episode)
poster seen on Adam's wall.
The Goldbergs: Shall We Play a Game? (2014) (TV Episode)
poster seen on Adam's wall.
The Goldbergs: Family Takes Care of Beverly (2014) (TV Episode)
poster seen on Adam's wall.
The Goldbergs: Big Baby Ball (2014) (TV Episode)
poster seen on Adam's wall.
The Goldbergs: A Goldberg Thanksgiving (2014) (TV Episode)
Adam has a Dark Crystal movie poster on his bedroom wall.
The Goldbergs: I Rode a Hoverboard! (2014) (TV Episode)
Adam wears a Dark Crystal movie t-shirt, and has a Dark Crystal movie poster on his bedroom wall.
The Goldbergs: The Most Handsome Boy on the Planet (2014) (TV Episode)
poster seen on Adam's wall.
The Goldbergs: DannyDonnieJoeyJonJordan (2015) (TV Episode)
poster seen on Adam's wall.
The Goldbergs: The Darryl Dawkins Dance (2015) (TV Episode)
poster seen on Adam's wall.
The Goldbergs: Cowboy Country (2015) (TV Episode)
poster seen on Adam's wall.
The Goldbergs: Van People (2015) (TV Episode)
poster seen on Adam's wall.
The Goldbergs: The Adam Bomb (2015) (TV Episode)
poster seen on Adam's wall.
The Goldbergs: I Drank the Mold! (2015) (TV Episode)
poster seen on Adam's wall.
The Goldbergs: Just Say No (2015) (TV Episode)
poster seen on Adam's wall.
The Goldbergs: La Biblioteca Es Libros? (2015) (TV Episode)
poster seen on Adam's wall.
The Goldbergs: Dance Party USA (2015) (TV Episode)
poster seen on Adam's wall.
Orange Is the New Black: Ching Chong Chang (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
AniMat's Classic Reviews: Team America: World Police (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as another film animated entirely with puppetry.
The Cinema Snob: The Fantastic Four (2015) (TV Episode)
"Thank goodness Dark Crystal is here to stop her from beating the hell out of this severed head."
Nostalgia Critic: Labyrinth (2016) (TV Episode)
"Hands off my Dark Crystals."

Featured in 

Coming Soon (1982) (Video)
main title
At the Movies: The Dark Crystal/Kiss Me Goodbye/Gospel/Trail of the Pink Panther (1982) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown. Movie is reviewed.
Classic Creatures: Return of the Jedi (1983) (TV Movie)
This film is featured among many other classics
Fraggle Rock: Boober's Dream (1984) (TV Episode)
Clips shown on Drive-In movie screen in Uncle Matt's postcard
Henson's Place (1984) (TV Movie)
clips and behind the scenes footage
The Muppets Celebrate Jim Henson (1990) (TV Movie)
Clips shown
Troldspejlet: Episode #33.9 (2005) (TV Episode)
DVD release reviewed + footage used
Return to Oz: The Joy That Got Away (2007)
Footage is shown.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Repo Men/The Bounty Hunter/The Runaways (2010) (TV Episode)
"Time Travel Movie" segment.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The Best of Science Fiction Movies (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown as part of Brett's Time Travel movie
The Nostalgia Teen: Buddy (2011) (TV Episode)
Clips used to show puppets.
Animation Lookback: Don Bluth Part 5 (2012) (TV Episode)
AniMat mentions that E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial overshadowed this film.
In Their Own Words: Jim Henson (2015) (TV Episode)
Clips

Spoofed in 

Robot Chicken: The Ramblings of Maurice (2009) (TV Episode)
A brand-new take on The Dark Crystal is shown.
Robot Chicken: Especially the Animal Keith Crofford (2009) (TV Episode)
"The Dark Crystal" is redone as a rap video.
Robot Chicken: Poisoned by Relatives (2012) (TV Episode)
parody skit

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