Something Wicked This Way Comes (1983) Poster


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Version of 

Something Wicked This Way Comes (1972)
Based on same novel

Remade as 

The Ray Bradbury Theater: The Black Ferris (1990) (TV Episode)
The story for the film was based on this story but got adapted first.


Referenced in 

Backstage at Disney (1983) (TV Movie)
Behind-the-scenes on the movie is shown in this special
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Corpse Vanishes (1989) (TV Episode)
Joel: "Something Stupid This Way Comes"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Teenage Caveman (1991) (TV Episode)
Joel: "Something Goofy This Way Comes"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (1991) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Something Stupid This Way Comes"
Married with Children: Something Larry This Way Comes (1995) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
The Crew: The New Pilot, Literally (1995) (TV Episode)
As Lenora enters the room, Paul declares, "Something wicked this way comes!"
Freakazoid!: Relax-O-Vision/Fatman and Boy Blubber/Limbo Lock-Up/Terror Palace (1995) (TV Episode)
Fanboy tells Freakazoid that this movie was a bigger box office bomb than Tron was.
Rayman (1995) (Video Game)
The main villain is named Mr. Dark.
The Drew Carey Show: Something Wick This Way Comes (1996) (TV Episode)
title reference
Smart Guy: Something Wicked This Way Comes (1998) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Devil Fish (1998) (TV Episode)
"Somthing vague this way comes"
Charmed: Something Wicca This Way Comes (1998) (TV Episode)
The title is a reference to the title of the movie.
Pocket Dragon Adventures: Something Wicker This Way Comes (1998) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Silent Hill (1999) (Video Game)
Nyarlathotep (2001) (Short)
Mon Colle Knights: Something Snaky This Way Comes (2001) (TV Episode)
Title reference
The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy: Grim or Gregory/Search and Estroy/Something Stupid This Way Comes (2002) (TV Episode)
"Something Stupid This Way Comes" is a title reference.
Tripping the Rift: Totally Recalled (2004) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Baltar
Britain's 50 Greatest Comedy Sketches (2005) (TV Movie)
Referenced by title
Charmed: Something Wicca This Way Goes (2005) (TV Episode)
The title is a reference to the title of the movie.
The Ten (2007)
on movie marquee
Ugly Betty: Something Wicked This Way Comes (2007) (TV Episode)
title reference
Woke Up Dead: Someone Wicked This Way Comes (2009) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Conan: Something Smelly That Way Went (2011) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Royal Pains: Something Fishy This Way Comes (2012) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Ben 10: Omniverse: Something Zombozo This Way Comes (2014) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Rick and Morty: Something Ricked This Way Comes (2014) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Cedar Cove: Something Wicked This Way Comes (2014) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Project Runway All Stars: Something Wicked This Way Comes (2014) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Pop Culture Beast's Halloween Horror Picks: The Entity (2015) (TV Episode)
Ryan mentions film by name, and holds up DVD case.
Nostalgia Critic: Labyrinth (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned among dark '80s movies for kids.
Scream: The TV Series: Jeepers Creepers (2016) (TV Episode)
Shown on a theater marquee
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XXVII (2016) (TV Episode)
"Something Westbrook This Way Comes"

Featured in 

Animation Lookback: Top 10 Scariest Disney Moments (2010) (TV Episode)
Film is ranked at number 3.
Animation Lookback: Top 10 OTHER Disney Villains (2013) (TV Episode)
Mr. Dark is ranked at number 5.
Trailer Trauma 3: '80s Horror-Thon (2017) (Video)
The film's theatrical trailer is featured.

Spoofed in 

Primetime Glick: George Wendt/Chevy Chase (2001) (TV Episode)
A porno title in the episode is called "Something Liquid This Way Comes".
South Park: Something Wall-Mart This Way Comes (2004) (TV Episode)
similar title/an evil Wall-Mart comes to town instead of an evil carnival
The Venture Bros.: Powerless in the Face of Death (2006) (TV Episode)
Dr. Orpheus has the boys' faces tattoed on his hands like Mr. Dark.
Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated: The Hodag of Horror (2012) (TV Episode)
The name of Mr. Fussbuster's cheese shop is 'Something Cheesy This Way Comes'.

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