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Followed by 

New Nightmare (1994)

Remade as 

Mahakaal (1993)


Freddy's Nightmares (1988) (TV Series)
A Nightmare on Elm Street (1989) (Video Game)
Freddy vs. Jason (2003)
Features characters from the franchise.
A Nightmare on Elm Street: Real Nightmares (2005) (TV Series)
Spin off, hosted by Robert Englund as Freddy Krueger from Nightmare on Elm Street series.


Tarzan and His Mate (1934)
After Tina and Rod have sex, she says "Jungleman fixed Jane".
The Prisoner of Zenda (1937)
after the bars go up on 1428 Elm Street, Glen says it reminds him of "the Prisoner of Zenda".
Miss Nude America (1976)
Johnny Depp's character is asked what he's going to do later. He replies "I'm going to watch Miss Nude America and then go to sleep."
Halloween (1978)
Phantasm (1979)
Mike runs from the Tall Man, and experiences an illusion of mud stopping him from moving.
The Evil Dead (1981)
Nancy watches this movie in her room

Referenced in 

The Initiation (1984)
Nightmares, a tormented heroine, a sinister burned man, blood and killings.
The Stuff (1985)
Better Off Dead... (1985)
When Beth (Amanda Wyss) shows up at the high school dance, the person standing behind her is wearing Freddy Krueger's sweater (Nightmare on Elm Street). Wyss played Krueger's first victim in Nightmare on Elm Street.
A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985)
Jesse and Lisa find Nancy's diary, which chronicles the events of the first film, among them Tina's death.
Jason Lives: Friday the 13th Part VI (1986)
The little girl who is having nightmares is named Nancy.
Deadly Friend (1986)
The protagonists have several nightmares that directly reference the movie.
Slumber Party Massacre II (1987)
Wes Craven and Freddy Krueger are homaged.
Evil Dead II (1987)
A ripped-up poster for ANOES is in the cabin. This was part of a running gag between Wes Craven and Sam Raimi who made a point to reference each other in the movies frequently at this time.
Saturday Night Live: Bill Murray/Percy Sledge (1987) (TV Episode)
Title referenced during Weekend Update and One-Night Stand sketch
Cheers: A House Is Not a Home (1987) (TV Episode)
"The Nightmare on Diane Street"
The Golden Girls: Empty Nests (1987) (TV Episode)
The girls are going to watch part 4 of the series and declare to Rose that it isn't necessary to have seen parts 1, 2 and 3.
Married with Children: Nightmare on Al's Street (1987) (TV Episode)
title reference
Dragnet (1987)
Leisure Suit Larry in the Land of the Lounge Lizards (1987) (Video Game)
One of the possible answers to the question "James Earl Jones was the voice of -" in the age verification test is "Freddie in A Nightmare on Elm Street".
The Monster Squad (1987)
a letter sized picture of Freddy Krueger seen at club house
Bionic Six: Nightmare at Cypress Cove (1987) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
The Real Ghostbusters: The Two Faces of Slimer (1987) (TV Episode)
Winston: Okay, go to sleep. I just hope Freddy doesn't get ya.
Deranged (1987)
mentioned in dialogue
Valerie: Nightmare on Oak Street (1987) (TV Episode)
Title Reference.
Doom Asylum (1987)
The Coroner is almost identical to Freddy Krueger.
Demon Queen (1987) (Video)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Don't panic (1987)
Tagline: "Forget Freddie and Jason. Virgil's the newest nightmare in town".
Remote Control (1988)
Standee is shown in a video store.
Just the Ten of Us: Move It or Lose It (1988) (TV Episode)
Heather Langenkamp's character declares the family's new home looks like something out of 'A Nightmare on Elm Street.'
Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988)
It is referenced.
Cheerleader Camp (1988)
Alison's nightmare where she is slashed and has Krueger-like injuries on her arms
The Great Outdoors (1988)
Chet mentions the killer bear's claws being like Freddy Krueger's, only worse.
Super Xuxa Contra o Baixo Astral (1988)
Satan's claws approaching to sleeping Xuxa.
The Dead Pool (1988)
A man wearing a Freddy Kruger sweater can be seen during the scene of Harry and Quan jogging.
Hobgoblins (1988)
Sleepaway Camp II: Unhappy Campers (1988)
character dresses as Freddy Krueger
Home and Away: Episode #1.183 (1988) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Narelle when explaining why she is afraid of the abandoned house
Freddy's Nightmares: No More Mr. Nice Guy (1988) (TV Episode)
Part of Freddy Krueger's origins are revealed.
Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988)
One of the characters suggests they should go to Elm Street, also Jamie refers to Michael as the Nightmare man
Heathers (1988)
Final shot the same as one from Nancy's dream in the highschool
Muppet Babies: Elm Street Babies (1988) (TV Episode)
Out of This World: Evie's First Kiss (1988) (TV Episode)
Evie Garland says to Lindsay Selkirk, "you're turning my dream date into a nightmare on Elm Street!"
High Spirits (1988)
Full House: Joey Gets Tough (1988) (TV Episode)
Danny mentions Freddy Krueger.
SOS: En segelsällskapsresa (1988)
Cover of VHS cassette shown
Good Morning, Miss Bliss: Parents and Teachers (1988) (TV Episode)
Tina says that the man Miss Bliss has just met may turn out to be Freddy Kruger.
DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince: A Nightmare on My Street (1988) (Video)
Subject Matter, Freddie referenced
Good Morning, Miss Bliss: Showdown (1989) (TV Episode)
Nikki says, "What school was that? St. Freddy's on Elm Street?"
Dr. Alien (1989)
After having a nightmare, Wesley says "The only thing missing was Freddy Krueger".
Roseanne: Nightmare on Oak Street (1989) (TV Episode)
title reference
Redneck Zombies (1989)
Freddy mentioned on Fangoria magazine
Mike & Angelo: Mike Meets Angelo (1989) (TV Episode)
Mike refers to the film.
Teen Witch (1989)
Polly-"Its like birthday on Elm Street"
Crime Fighters (1989) (Video Game)
Stage 5 boss is inspired after Freddy Krueger.
The Beachcombers: Sticks and Stones (1989) (TV Episode)
Sam mentions the character of Freddy.
Shocker (1989)
Full House: Divorce Court (1989) (TV Episode)
Stephanie calls sharing a room with Michelle a "A Nightmare on Sesame Street".
Night Shadow (1989)
Tai owns a replica of Krueger's clawed glove, which features prominently throughout the movie.
Home and Away: Episode #1.463 (1990) (TV Episode)
Adam is wearing a Freddy Kreuger costume at the party
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Harry Anderson/Bobby Slayton/Eugene Fodor (1990) (TV Episode)
Freddy Krueger is mentioned as Johnny comments on celebrities' alternate careers
Ben Elton: The Man from Auntie: Episode #1.6 (1990) (TV Episode)
Ben mentions Nightmare on Elmstreet part 10
Side Out (1990)
Wiley mentions Freddy Kruger.
Cartoon All-Stars to the Rescue (1990) (TV Short)
Alf mentions Freddy Krueger
Total Recall (1990)
On 39-th minute when Quaid inspecting the case, he finds operator card with address '557986 Elm Street'.
Slumber Party Massacre III (1990)
Tom wears a Freddy Krueger mask.
Postcards from the Edge (1990)
Features a man in a Freddy Krueger costume on the studio backlot.
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air: Homeboy, Sweet Homeboy (1990) (TV Episode)
Ice Tray mentions Freddy Krueger
Saved by the Bell: Blind Dates (1990) (TV Episode)
Teddy Kruger is one of the contestants who appears on "The Blind Date Game."
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air: Mistaken Identity (1990) (TV Episode)
Will wears a Freddy Kruger mask.
Full House: Good News, Bad News (1990) (TV Episode)
Kimmy pastes DJ's head over a picture of Freddy Krueger.
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air: Someday Your Prince Will Be in Effect: Part 2 (1990) (TV Episode)
Will in the car from flashback of "Mistaken Identity." Will also mentions Freddy later.
Roseanne: Trick or Treat (1990) (TV Episode)
Becky mentions one of the Freddy Kruegers at the haunted house was cute
Bullseye! (1990)
Sidney: "I get a Nightmare on Elm Street."
Home Alone (1990)
Kevin is setting up the traps the same way Nancy does in Elm Street.
One Foot in the Grave: Timeless Time (1990) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Victor.
Tiny Toon Adventures: Best o' Plucky Duck Day (1990) (TV Episode)
Plucky watches a Nightmare on Elm Street-type film
Saved by the Bell: The Babysitters (1990) (TV Episode)
Zack refers to the school nurse as "Freddy Krueger's mother."
Parker Lewis Can't Lose: Rent-A-Kube (1990) (TV Episode)
Parker says, "When it comes to beaureaucratic nightmares, Musso is Freddy, Leatherface, and the bride of Frankenstein rolled into one."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: King Dinosaur (1990) (TV Episode)
Crow: "I'm your new boyfriend now!"
Mr. Bean: The Curse of Mr. Bean (1990) (TV Episode)
Mr Bean goes to the cinema and watches A Nightmare on Elm Street.
Only Fools and Horses....: He Ain't Heavy, He's My Uncle (1991) (TV Episode)
referenced by name
The Golden Girls: Older and Wiser (1991) (TV Episode)
Rose tells Blanche that she has "Freddy Krueger hands".
Home and Away: Episode #1.716 (1991) (TV Episode)
Sophie mentions the movie
The Cosby Show: Nightmare on Stigwood Avenue (1991) (TV Episode)
title reference
There's Nothing Out There (1991)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Press Gang: The Big Hello (1991) (TV Episode)
There is a picture of Freddy Krueger in the Junior Gazette offices.
Boyz n the Hood (1991)
When the young boys find a dead body, one of them says it looks like he was killed by Freddy Krueger.
Press Gang: Killer on the Line (1991) (TV Episode)
There is a picture of Freddy Krueger in the Junior Gazette offices.
Press Gang: Chance Is a Fine Thing (1991) (TV Episode)
There is a picture of Freddy Krueger in the Junior Gazette offices.
Rock 'n' Roll High School Forever (1991)
Stella says "Wow. Looks like Freddy's been here."
Press Gang: The Last Word (1991) (TV Episode)
There is a picture of Freddy Krueger in the Junior Gazette offices.
Salute Your Shorts: Zeke the Plumber (1991) (TV Episode)
When Z.Z. hears about Zeke the plumber, she says, "What is this guy? The 'Freddy Krueger' of custodians?"
Press Gang: Holding On (1991) (TV Episode)
There is a picture of Freddy Krueger in the Junior Gazette offices.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: It Conquered the World (1991) (TV Episode)
Joel: "I'm your boyfriend now!"
Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991)
Freddy tells Doc that once someone tried to burn him.
Home and Away: Episode #1.869 (1991) (TV Episode)
Simon jokes that he's Freddy Kreuger in the Surf Club
Ernest Scared Stupid (1991)
One of the Murdock boys calls Elizabeth's report "Nightmare on Troll Street".
Past Midnight (1991)
"It makes Nightmare on Elm Street look like Charlotte's Web."
The People Under the Stairs (1991)
The tape recorder playing a skewed version of "Now I Lay Thee Down to Sleep". Nancy said the proper prayer before she prepared to meet Freddy Krueger in her nightmares.
Saved by the Bell: Wicked Stepbrother: Part 1 (1991) (TV Episode)
Jessie compares Eric to Freddy Krueger.
Tiny Toon Adventures: Henny Youngman Day (1991) (TV Episode)
Plucky mentions Freddy Kruger.
976-Evil II (1991)
mentioned in dialogue
Blood Massacre (1991)
Freddy Krueger mini-cutout seen on video store desk.
Die lila Weihnachtsgeschichte (1991) (TV Movie)
a movie poster can be seen in a cinema
Toxic Crusaders: Toxie Ties the Knot (1991) (TV Episode)
A movie listed at the movie theater is "Freddy Krueger's Day Off".
Parker Lewis Can't Lose: Civil Wars (1992) (TV Episode)
Parker says, "The last time Dad bunked with me, it was because I thought Freddy Kruger was under my bed."
Press Gang: She's Got It Taped (1992) (TV Episode)
There is a picture of Freddy Krueger in the Junior Gazette offices.
Press Gang: Love and War (1992) (TV Episode)
There is a picture of Freddy Krueger in the Junior Gazette offices.
Press Gang: In the Picture (1992) (TV Episode)
There is a picture of Freddy Krueger in the Junior Gazette offices.
Press Gang: Day Dreams (1992) (TV Episode)
There is a picture of Freddy Krueger in the Junior Gazette offices.
Parker Lewis Can't Lose: When Jerry Met Shelly (1992) (TV Episode)
Parker says, "Last night, I had the kind of nightmare that makes Freddy Kruger write home about."
Mikey (1992)
Mikey tells the principal his favourite movie is Nightmare on Elm Street and Freddy Krueger is the reason he doesn't want to take off his shirt during gym
Home and Away: Episode #1.1002 (1992) (TV Episode)
Bobby mentions Freddy kreuger
Dream On: Nightmare on Bleecker Street (1992) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Giant Gila Monster (1992) (TV Episode)
Joel: "I'm your boyfriend now!"
Cool World (1992)
Slash's knives are similar to Freddy's glove
Bobby's World: The Play's the Thing (1992) (TV Episode)
In Bobby's imagination the Big Bad Wolf dresses and acts like Freddy Krueger.
Goof Troop: Nightmare on Goof Street (1992) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Leprechaun (1993)
The scene where the phone is disconnected but is still ringing and the Leprechaun's hand coming out of the speaker.
Maid Marian and Her Merry Men: Keeping Mum (1993) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Marian's mum.
Ruby in Paradise (1993)
In a conversation Freddy Krueger is mentioned
Rugrats: King Ten Pin/Runaway Angelica (1993) (TV Episode)
The Dummi Bears video is called "Nightmare on Happy Street"
The Wonder Years: Reunion (1993) (TV Episode)
Kevin makes a reference to this movie's title when says: "Nightmare on Gustavson Street".
Last Action Hero (1993)
Freddy is in the police precinct in handcuffs
Doug: Doug Inc./Doug's Nightmare on Jumbo Street (1993) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Sleepless in Seattle (1993)
seen in video store
Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday (1993)
Freddy's arm pops up from under the ground and takes Jason Voorhees' mask to Hell
The Simpsons: Cape Feare (1993) (TV Episode)
Bart meets Ned Flanders cutting hedge with a Freddy Kruegeresque razor glove
Animaniacs: Video Review/When Mice Ruled the Earth (1993) (TV Episode)
Freddy Kruger makes a cameo appearance in "Video Review."
The Undertaker: His Gravest Matches (1993) (Video)
Jim Ross mentions Freddy Krueger in a list of horror movie icons to set the tone for the Undertaker-Papa Shango match.
Joe's Life: Nightmare on Joe's Street (1993) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Night of the Living Dead: 25th Anniversary Documentary (1993) (Video)
Title of this film appears on screen.
Boy Meets World: Once in Love with Amy (1994) (TV Episode)
Eric compares Alan to Freddy Kreuger.
Law & Order: Snatched (1994) (TV Episode)
Logan says, "So when does the guy with the metal fingernails pop out?"
That's Showbusiness: Episode #6.11 (1994) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned.
Serial Mom (1994)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Brainscan (1994)
Last Resort (1994) (Video)
Babcock is seen wearing Freddy's glove.
Home and Away: Episode #1.1470 (1994) (TV Episode)
Jack refers to Michael as "Freddy Kreuger"
Weird Science: Nightmare on Chett Street (1994) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Code Name: Diamond Head (1994) (TV Episode)
Mike: "Eww! Freddy Kruger!"
Siskel & Ebert: Love Affair/Wes Craven's New Nightmare/Exit to Eden/Hoop Dreams/The Specialist/Little Giants (1994) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "Wes Craven's New Nightmare" review.
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror V (1994) (TV Episode)
Freddy appears in Moe's band of gouls.
Siyut Birkhov Bialik (1994) (Short)
The film's name references the famous Nightmare on Elm Street
Highlander: Shadows (1994) (TV Episode)
Richie says the thing Duncan is facing is not a real thing and is more like a Freddy Krueger thing.
Family Matters: Miracle on Elm Street (1994) (TV Episode)
title reference
Beavis and Butt-Head: Take a Number (1994) (TV Episode)
Freddy Krueger mentioned
Superhuman Samurai Syber-Squad: A Break in the Food Chain (1994) (TV Episode)
Amp compares Hock to Freddy Krueger
Spider-Man: Kraven the Hunter (1995) (TV Episode)
Spider-Man compared Kraven to Freddy Krugger.
Indictment: The McMartin Trial (1995) (TV Movie)
Tiny Toons' Night Ghoulery (1995) (TV Movie)
Plucky dresses up as Freddy Krueger in the opening song.
The Power Within (1995) (Video)
Clyda asks Stan if his dream had Freddy Krueger in it.
Senior Trip (1995)
Wanda introduces the notion that Freddy Krueger invades Jason Voorhees' nighmares
Angus (1995)
Kicking and Screaming (1995)
"Who would win: Freddy or Jason?"
Melrose Place: Let the Games Begin (1995) (TV Episode)
Freddy Krueger mentioned
Saved by the Bell: The New Class: Ryan's Worst Nightmare (1995) (TV Episode)
Screech claims that he used to watch the "Freddy Krueger" films to calm down after Miss Hearst's class.
WCW Monday Nitro: Episode #1.8 (1995) (TV Episode)
Regarding the giant iceberg that contains the Yeti, Eric Bischoff says, "Oh man, forget about Nightmare on Elm Street, we've got nightmare live right here in Huntsville."
Empire of the Censors (1995) (TV Movie)
Video case is shown.
Generation X (1996) (TV Movie)
Tresh mentions Freddy Krueger
Tesis (1996)
Freddy Krueger mentioned
The Arrival (1996)
Kiki wears a Freddy Krueger mask in one scene
The Substitute (1996)
The substitute calls a girl who's playing with her nails Freddy Krueger.
The Craft (1996)
Jerry Maguire (1996)
Jesse Remo (played by Drake Bell) wears a Freddy Krueger sweater
Scream (1996)
Casey says that only the first Nightmare on Elm Street was good and the rest sucked. Billy climbs to Sidney's bedroom window like Glen climbed to Nancy's window.
Siskel & Ebert: Evita/Beavis and Butt-Head Do America/One Fine Day/My Fellow Americans/Scream/Ghosts of Mississippi (1996) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Roger Ebert in his review of "Scream" (1996).
Eek!stravaganza: DiabolEek (1996) (TV Episode)
Eek is seen wearing a sweater during the merry go round scene; also Eek is portrayed as a Freddy Kreuger-esque character when Sharky is experiencing nightmares
Goosebumps: A Shocker on Shock Street (1997) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Wishmaster (1997)
Its style abd dream visions are referenced. Both films had the same cinematographer.
Under Wraps (1997) (TV Movie)
Bruce says he saw 3 Freddy Kruegers in the bathroom
Scream 2 (1997)
References to the movie and a similar Freddie jumper is seen hanging up
1997 MTV Movie Awards (1997) (TV Special)
Title mentioned in Scream spoof
Blood (1997) (Video Game)
Monster Mania (1997) (TV Movie)
PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal: Bad Dreams (1998) (TV Episode)
Another dream killer as the villain.
Dark City (1998)
There is a scene where 'Mr. Sleep' runs his knife along a wall - in the same manner that Freddy runs his finger razors along the wall
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Killed by Death (1998) (TV Episode)
The child-killer is modeled after Freddy
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Werewolf (1998) (TV Episode)
Crow: "'Freddy Kruger: Hellraiser'"
Mørkeræd (1998) (Short)
Urban Legend (1998)
Freddy is mentioned in dialogue
Strangeland (1998)
Carleton Hendricks says, "First you dream, then you die"
Bride of Chucky (1998)
Chucky compares himself to Freddy
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror IX (1998) (TV Episode)
Freddy Kreuger, the bad guy from this film sits on the couch in the opening sequence.
Millennium: ...Thirteen Years Later (1998) (TV Episode)
Frank psychoanalyzes the killer.
I Still Know What You Did Last Summer (1998)
mentioned several times
Blood II: The Chosen (1998) (Video Game)
Freddy's clawed glove on wall
Bug Buster (1998)
Asylum of Terror (1998) (Video)
one of the haunted house prop guys asks someone if they've seen the "Freddy gloves"
The Steve Harvey Show: Nightmare on Steve's Street (1999) (TV Episode)
title reference
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Soultaker (1999) (TV Episode)
"You know, I bet the car is Joe Estevez."
Dogma (1999)
Jay says "Wow. Looks like Freddy's been here."
Passions: Episode #1.1 (1999) (TV Episode)
Freddy Krueger mentioned
Welcome to Primetime (1999) (Video)
mentioned many, many times
Treehouse Hostage (1999)
Buddy says the title
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror X (1999) (TV Episode)
Matt Selman's onscreen halloween credit is "Nightmare on Selman Street" in reference to this movie's title.
Never Rewind the Buzzcocks (1999) (Video)
Saturday Night Live: Ben Affleck/Fiona Apple (2000) (TV Episode)
mentioned in Sally O'Malley skit
The X-Files: X-Cops (2000) (TV Episode)
A composite sketch looks like Freddy Krueger.
Cut (2000)
Final Destination (2000)
mentioned by one of the characters
Anke: Anke, ich liebe einen Knacki (2000) (TV Episode)
The movie gets referenced.
Big Wolf on Campus: The Sandman Cometh (2000) (TV Episode)
Merton compares the Sandman attacking people in their dreams to A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984). He notes that newcomer Johnny Depp went on to fame and fortune in 21 Jump Street (1987) before parlaying that into a successful film career.
There's Only One Jimmy Grimble (2000)
27 minutes into the film, one of the bullies tells Jimmy, that Freddie Krueger has nightmares, because of Jimmy's mom...
The American Nightmare (2000)
It is referenced.
Texas Chain Saw Massacre: The Shocking Truth (2000) (Video)
Matthew Bell mentions it.
Behind the 'Scream' (2000) (Video)
mentioned, clips shown
Hellraiser: Resurrection (2000) (Video)
mentioned twice
Fear, Panic & Censorship (2000) (TV Movie)
Poster is shown.
Drainiac! (2000) (Video)
"Freddy Kruger wouldn't live here"
Flick (2000)
Black People Hate Me and They Hate My Glasses (2000) (Short)
Freddy Krueger's hand mentioned
Oi diaplekomenoi: Episode #1.3 (2000) (TV Episode)
Referenced in dialogue
WCW Sin (2001) (TV Special)
Chavo Guerrero Jr. pins Shane Helms with a brainbuster after avoiding Helms' Nightmare on Helms Street swinging headlock elbow drop.
Mulva: Zombie Ass Kicker! (2001) (Video)
toy seen
Relic Hunter: The Executioner's Mask (2001) (TV Episode)
Claudia says, "This guy makes Freddy Krueger..."
Gaudi Afternoon (2001)
There's a reference to Freddy Krueger
School Killer (2001)
Scary Movie 2 (2001)
The scene where Alex is dragged across the ceiling is similar to the scene where Freddy kills Tina.
Slashers (2001) (Video)
Freddy model seen
Bones (2001)
Rose Red: Episode #1.3 (2002) (TV Episode)
The line of dialogue: "It's like the roach motel, they check in but they don't check out."
The Singles Ward (2002)
Jonathan rents it from the video store.
'Cannibal Apocalypse' Redux (2002) (Video)
The Backlot Murders (2002) (Video)
Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi: Set Your Heart Aflutter! Abenobashi Campus Shopping Arcade (2002) (TV Episode)
Tetsu Asahina is dressed up as Freddy Krueger.
Robin Williams Live on Broadway (2002) (TV Special)
mentions Freddy Krueger
Who Slew Simon Thaddeus Mulberry Pew (2002) (Short)
Freddy Krueger doll.
The Wisher (2002)
The killer has blades on his fingers, inspired by Freddy Krueger from A Nightmare On Elm Street
Diggin' Up 'Bones' (2002) (Video)
The Many Lives of Jason Voorhees (2002) (Video)
talked about
Becker: Nightmare on Becker Street (2003) (TV Episode)
title reference
Cartoon Monsoon: Oh, Shoot!: Director's Cut (2003) (TV Episode)
Martin described his film being a blend of Scream, Nightmare on Elm Street and I Know What You Did Last Summer.
The Chameleon Killer (2003) (Video)
Movie scenes are re-enacted
'Halloween': A Cut Above the Rest (2003) (TV Movie)
mentioned several times
Freddy vs. Jason (2003)
Freddy talks about his first killing spree. There are many homages for the original film: the goat in Blake's dream, like the lamb in Tina's first nightmare; Lori lives in the same house as Nancy; her mother her killed by Freddy; in a flashback, Will climbs to Lori's bedroom window like Glen climbed to Nancy's window; the morning after the first killings, Lori's father tells her that she'd better not go to school, like Nancy's mother told her.
Jason vs. Sadako (2003) (Short)
Sex at 24 Frames Per Second (2003) (Video)
one-sheet poster displayed
Looking Back at 'The Hills Have Eyes' (2003) (Video)
mentioned a few times
Gilmore Girls: The Fundamental Things Apply (2003) (TV Episode)
Luke says, "Look out, Jason and Freddy!"
Chow lok yuen (2003)
A statue of Freddy Kruger stands in the haunted house.
The 100 Greatest Scary Moments (2003) (TV Movie)
Makes the countdown, is talked about.
The Saw Is Family: Making 'Leatherface' (2003) (Video)
mentioned, clips shown
Among Us (2004) (Video)
Billy D'Amato, Bob Dennis' character mentions Nightmare On Elm Street, A (1984) at least once in the film.
Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London (2004)
Derek mentions Freddy Kreuger
Footballers' Wives: Episode #3.7 (2004) (TV Episode)
Amber says Tanya looks like Freddy Krueger after her skin comes out in the painful rash.
High Chaparall: Robert Englund (2004) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name
Purgatory House (2004)
referred to in the dialogue
Freddy vs Ghostbusters (2004) (Short)
Freddy is in the film and he says at one point "Hey Nancy Your Boyfriend is dead" which he said in the original film
Silent Hill 4: The Room (2004) (Video Game)
People who die in their dreams also die in reality
Freak Out (2004)
Freddy mentioned
Stargate: Atlantis: Hide and Seek (2004) (TV Episode)
Sheppard promises the children to tell them the tale 'A Nightmare on Elm Street' the next day.
The Nightmare Ends on Halloween (2004) (Short)
Bowling Balls (2004) (Video)
"It's like Freddy, Jason, or Norman."
Power Rangers DinoThunder: In Your Dreams (2004) (TV Episode)
Kira quotes from the movie
Shin yôjo densetsu: seirên (2004)
character named after film villain (Freddie)
Punk Rock Holocaust (2004) (Video)
killer's shadow
Blast (2004)
Eddie Griffin mentioned the movie to Vinnie Jones.
Chainsaw Redux: Making a Massacre (2004) (Video)
This title is referenced in documentary.
Meet Bob Shaye (2004) (Video)
mentioned several times
Tower of Blood (2005) (Video)
After his girlfriend says she had a nightmare, her boyfriend says it will be fine, "unless of course you're in a horror movie and you live on, uh, what's the name of that street?"
Grizzly Man (2005)
Timothy Treadwell says: "That is Freddy Kruger like creepy"
According to Jim: A Crying Shame (2005) (TV Episode)
DVD on a shelf at the video store.
Cursed (2005)
A wax figure of Freddy Krueger can be seen in the background of one scene.
Conceiving the 'Seed of Chucky' (2005) (Video)
mentioned once
Danny Phantom: Memory Blank (2005) (TV Episode)
Nightmerica is a female-version parody of Freddy Krueger, with melting skin and claws on her hands.
Robot Chicken: That Hurts Me (2005) (TV Episode)
Freddy Krueger is a guest on Big Brother
Boo (2005)
evil child molester who dies in a fire comes back to haunt teens
CrossBones (2005) (Video)
(Freddy) Krueger mentioned in lyrics
Portrait: The Making of 'Henry' (2005) (Video)
mentioned numerous times as being an example of a film with a killer who isn't real
Ban the Sadist Videos! (2005) (Video)
Video case is shown.
WWE Smackdown!: Episode #7.7 (2005) (TV Episode)
The Boogeyman sings a variation on the "Never Sleep Again" chant, inserting his name in place of Freddy Krueger's.
A Christmas Tale (2005) (TV Movie)
One character refers to another as 'Freddy Krueger', the main character of this film.
The Perfect Scary Movie (2005) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
Horror Business (2005) (Video)
Photograph is shown on a magazine cover.
CHIKARA Tag World Grand Prix 2005, Night 2 (2005) (Video)
Jon Dahmer is announced as "The son of a 1000 maniacs."
CHIKARA Tag World Grand Prix 2005 Night 3 (2005) (Video)
Jon Dahmer is announced as, "The son of 1000 maniacs."
Checkout (2006) (Short)
character describes how he recreated the plot and explicitly names A Nightmare on Elm Street
The Sopranos: Mayham (2006) (TV Episode)
mentioned during Chris' movie pitch
Slither (2006)
The bathtub glove shot is recreated.
Ban the Sadist Videos! Part 2 (2006) (Video)
Video case is shown.
The Simpsons: Million Dollar Abie (2006) (TV Episode)
Freddy Krueger appears during 'Stars Sing' segment
Gilmore Girls: I'm OK, You're OK (2006) (TV Episode)
Lorelai mentions Freddy Krueger in conversation with Rory about Final Destination 3.
Veronica Mars: I Am God (2006) (TV Episode)
Veronica mentions it
Stick It (2006)
when two girls are talking about the acne scars on another person they reference it to Freddy
The Sci-Fi Boys (2006)
Model shown.
Under the Bed (2006) (Short)
Both portray a boogeyman whom comes after people while sleeping or in bed.
Hitman: Blood Money (2006) (Video Game)
One of the post-mission newspapers features a headline about a school janitor being burned alive by a lynch mob.
Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon (2006)
There is a bottle of "Stay Awake" medicine on Leslie's mantle piece. This is the same medicine used in A Nightmare On Elm Street.; Freddy Krueger is mentioned a couple of times; in one scene there are three girls jumping rope in the backround, which is a homage to "A Nightmare On Elm Street"
50 Films to See Before You Die (2006) (TV Movie)
Clips where a kid talks about Freddy Kreuger from this film.
Halloween: 25 Years of Terror (2006) (Video)
It is mentioned and compared to "Halloween". Also, photographs are shown.
Schwarze Schafe (2006)
"Here's Freddy"
Kvarteret Skatan: Blodsbröder på riktigt (2006) (TV Episode)
mentioned by name
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Friday the 13th (2006) (TV Episode)
Freddy's glove is shown at the end.
Stupid Teenagers Must Die! (2006)
Geek Two is too scared to watch "A Nightmare On Elm Street."
Goolians (2006) (Video)
One of the Mon-anom Members is dressed like Freddy Kreuger
Chris & Reed in: Nightmares! (2006) (Short)
characters mentioned in dialogue
The Angry Video Game Nerd: A Nightmare on Elm Street (2006) (TV Episode)
Freddy Kruger is in this episode. Also, the Nightmare music is used.
WWE Smackdown!: Episode #8.7 (2006) (TV Episode)
John Bradshaw Layfield compares having Undertaker and Kane as a team to having Hannibal Lecter and Freddy Krueger as a team.
Bones: The Headless Witch in the Woods (2006) (TV Episode)
Booth: I'm just saying, you know, I see a lot of weird things. It was like, you know, Exorcist weird, Elm Street weird.
The Whole Hog: Making Terry Pratchett's 'Hogfather' (2006) (TV Movie)
Reference to Freddy Krueger
What Was I Thinking? The Making of The Angry Video Game Nerd (2006) (Video)
Freddy was shown attacking one of the Nerd clones.
When Darkness Falls (2006)
Freddy mentioned
Chasing Ghosts: Beyond the Arcade (2007)
Freddy Krueger doll seen at Leo's apartment.
At Night (2007) (Short)
Freddy Krueger mentioned
Everybody Hates Chris: Everybody Hates Chain Snatching (2007) (TV Episode)
Malvo appears in Chris's potential dream with a Freddy Krueger-like razor glove
Blood Ties: Blood Price (2007) (TV Episode)
Mike: "The wounds, they could've been caused by a glove with razors or knives on it." Vicki: "Like Freddy Krueger?"
Yu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged Series: Turn Around Bright Eyes (2007) (TV Episode)
Freddy Krueger's mentioned
In Search of a Midnight Kiss (2007)
Jacob tells Wilson that he looks like Freddy Krueger while he wears a striped sweater. Jack also mentions Freddy Krueger when he talks to Wilson on the phone.
Transformers (2007)
When cuts were found inside a wall in the laboratory, the talkative Glen said it could have not by Freddie Krueger but by Wolverine.
Children of Wax (2007)
son says he wants to watch this movie
Hack! (2007)
Freddy Krueger mentioned during a discussion on horror movies.
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Atari Porn (2007) (TV Episode)
Nerd complains he gets visited by Freddy, but not a naked chick.
Pé Na Porta: A Hora do Pesadelo (2007) (TV Episode)
Brazilian title reference.
The Jane Austen Book Club (2007)
"It's like 'Nightmare on Northanger Abbey Street'."
Dancing with the Stars: Episode #7.2 (2007) (TV Episode)
In a segment on David Hobson and Karina Schembri's rehearsal, David mentions this title when he refers to Todd McKenney's comment the previous week that his hands looked like Freddy Krueger.
Allemaal film: De amerikaanse droom (2007) (TV Episode)
A man in a Freddy Krueger costume is seen
Skull & Bones (2007) (Video)
mentioned in dialogue
XX (ekusu kurosu): makyô densetsu (2007)
The scissor girl scrapes the side of the walls like Freddy.
Stargate: Atlantis: Doppelganger (2007) (TV Episode)
Sheppard mentions Freddy Krueger
View from the Overlook: Crafting 'The Shining' (2007) (Video)
mentioned once
South Park: Imaginationland: Episode II (2007) (TV Episode)
Freddy Krueger attacks Imaginationland.
South Park: Imaginationland: Episode III (2007) (TV Episode)
Freddy Kreuger is in Imaginationland.
Somebody Help Me (2007) (Video)
"This a nightmare here and this ain't no Elm Street" (song lyrics)
Black Swarm (2007) (TV Movie)
a sign named Elm Street is seen (this movie stars Robert Englund)
The Bet (2007)
Various references during the dialogues
How to Be (2008)
A poster can be seen in Ronny's house.
Be Kind Rewind (2008)
Video case is shown.
The Eye (2008)
Burns/cuts on forearm from an event in a dream
Supernatural: Dream a Little Dream of Me (2008) (TV Episode)
Mentioned once.
Imaginationland: The Movie (2008) (Video)
Freddie Kreuger is in Imaginationland.
Drillbit Taylor (2008)
"Your rapping's like a nightmare but I don't see Freddy" (rap lyrics)
Day of the Dead (2008) (Video)
The Radio Station is in the Elm Street. This is a Reference to the Nightmare Movies..
Zak McKracken Between Time and Space (2008) (Video Game)
Zak finds Freddy Kruger's special glove in a french restaurant. When he thinks of picking it up, he says this game's name isn't "Zachary Krugers Nightmare in Paris".
Ghost Whisperer: Horror Show (2008) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Melinda while trying to describe the ghost's movie.
Smother (2008)
the character of Fredy Krueger is mentioned
Jellyscream! (2008)
Referenced in the score.
Dig og mig (2008)
Freddy Krueger mentioned
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Batman: Part 2 (2008) (TV Episode)
Freddy Krugger appears during the intro.
Entourage: Fantasy Island (2008) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Ari
Corpse and the Hare (2008) (Short)
Dialogue reference to Freddy Krueger and his "One, two" song
Family Guy: Love Blactually (2008) (TV Episode)
At the costume party, Brian asks a woman if she's dressed up as one of Freddy Krueger's victims.
Nostalgia Critic: AVGN vs. NC Final Battle (2008) (TV Episode)
Freddy Krugger is seen in one of the Critic Vs. Nerd fan art.
Dancing with the Stars: Episode #8.7 (2008) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Sonia during the judges' introduction as the movie title that best sums them up.
The Reinactors (2008)
Hollywood Boulevard costumed character dressed as Freddy Kreuger from film
The Slammin' Salmon (2009)
Freddy Krueger mentioned in a song
The Answer Man (2009)
Arlen has a "Freddy Krueger" doll in his collection.
The Green Green Grass: Calendar Boys (2009) (TV Episode)
Reference to Freddie Krueger
His Name Was Jason: 30 Years of Friday the 13th (2009) (TV Movie)
It is referenced in a magazine.
Walled In (2009)
Children's voices can be heard chanting a rhyme reminiscent of the rhyme from this movie.
Best Worst Movie (2009)
A character at a horror fest states he's watched all 6 "Nightmare..." movies.
You're Welcome America: A Final Night With George W. Bush (2009) (TV Special)
A staff member mentions Freddy Krueger.
The Haunting in Connecticut (2009)
Malignant manifestations through visions.
Leisure Suit Larry: Box Office Bust (2009) (Video Game)
One of the villains in Larry's horror dreamscape looks like Freddy Kruger
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Monsters vs Aliens/The Haunting in Connecticut/12 Rounds (2009) (TV Episode)
Brett & Ellen explain why Freddy Kruger wasn't on the top 5 list of Monsters/Aliens
Bullying (2009)
Mentions several times "Freddy Krueger"
Smallville: Stiletto (2009) (TV Episode)
Lois refers to Freddy Krueger.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: 17 Again/State of Play/Crank High Voltage (2009) (TV Episode)
Multiple people say this movie scared them as a child.
One Minutes (2009)
Character and theme references. Mrs. Burrows in One Minutes is a recurring slasher serial killer who can never be killed, inspired by Freddy Kruger.
You Know What's Bullshit: DVDs (2009) (TV Episode)
The movie series is briefly mentioned
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.169 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $2,000 question
Bad Movie Beatdown: Darkness Falls (2009) (TV Episode)
compares the villain's origin to Freddy's
Great American Road Trip: Road Warriors (2009) (TV Episode)
Blake DiSalvatore mentions Freddy Krueger after the pie-eating contest
The Hole (2009)
"Freaky Freddy" mentioned twice
The Big Box: Seven Doors of Death (2009) (TV Episode)
It is referenced on the cover of a video movie.
Harry Brown (2009)
When one of the characters is looking at a picture of a body, he says "I know who that is, it's Freddy Krueger"
The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.14 (2009) (TV Episode)
Chris Matthews compares Richard Nixon and Bill Clinton to Freddy Krueger, because they keep coming back
The Big Box: Jigsaw (2009) (TV Episode)
It is referenced on the cover of a video movie.
Trailer Failure: Nightmare on Elm Street and 2012 (2009) (TV Episode)
talks about the original
The Making of... 'Doghouse' (2009) (Video)
Referenced by name
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Coffin Joe (2009) (TV Episode)
James regarded Coffin Job to be more cruel than Freddy Krugger.
Melrose Place: Windsor (2009) (TV Episode)
Freddy Krueger mentioned
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Child's Play (2009) (TV Episode)
James remarks that Chucky deserves to be in the same list of slasher villians with Voorhees & Krueger.
Freddy's Return: A Nightmare Reborn (2009) (Video)
Fan-made sequel
Cornered! (2009)
reference made to "Freddy"
Runaway, a Twist of Fate (2009) (Video Game)
Mention of Freddy Krueger in game dialogue
The Big Fat Quiz of the Year (2010) (TV Special)
Rob Brydon describes a Photoshopped image of Jimmy Carr as "Nightmare on Any Street"
Gonger II (2010) (TV Movie)
The film is menationed by a man
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Cop Out/The Crazies/A Prophet (2010) (TV Episode)
Brett mentions the original movie while reviewing the trailer for the remake.
Beneath the Dark (2010)
Paul talks about the first time he Saw Nightmare On Elm Street
30 Rock: Floyd (2010) (TV Episode)
Jenna and Tracy say they have to "Elm Street" Kenneth (who's been giving them nightmares) by dragging him out of their dreams
V: John May (2010) (TV Episode)
Kyle mentions Freddy Kruger.
Bones: The Death of the Queen Bee (2010) (TV Episode)
As Sweets is reviewing a file on a suspect from a previous killing, he says Ray Buxley is "Freddy" creepy. Robert Englund, who plays Buxley, played Freddy Krueger.
Golden Earrings (2010)
A letter addressed to Sarah bears the same address as the fictional home from Elm Street.
Richard Roeper & the Movies: A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010) (TV Episode)
Roeper compares the original while reviewing the remake
Family Guy: The Splendid Source (2010) (TV Episode)
Freddy Krueger makes a cameo.
Cyrus (2010)
One character dresses like Freddy Krueger.
Evil Vid 2: Vid vs. KK (2010) (Short)
Demon infused into Freddy Krueger.
Pawn Stars: Double Trouble (2010) (TV Episode)
Name of movie on graphic is shown and customer selling a Freddy Krueger doll
Insidious (2010)
the demon in the film has a metal claw, much like Freddy Krueger
Family Guy: And Then There Were Fewer (2010) (TV Episode)
Tom Tucker mentions he was forced to turn down the role of Freddy Krueger.
Sleepless Nights: Revisiting the Slumber Party Massacres (2010)
Jason Paul Collum mentions it.
30 Rock: Let's Stay Together (2010) (TV Episode)
one of the "nicknames" Liz is given by the staff is "F. Kruger"
Petrang kabayo (2010)
When Peter wakes up from a nightmare, he mentioned Elm Street.
Kickassia (2010) (Video)
Dena is seen holding a Freddy plushie.
Parenthood: Orange Alert (2010) (TV Episode)
When Kristina tells everyone *not* to go to Elm Street, Crosby jokes about the place being "A Nightmare on Elm Street".
Chuck: Chuck Versus the Aisle of Terror (2010) (TV Episode)
Dr. Wheelwright (Robert Englund) dispenses a toxin that causes nightmares in those who inhale it. Englund also played Freddy Kruger, who attacked people in their nightmares, in the "Nightmare on Elm Street" series.
A History of Horror with Mark Gatiss: The American Scream (2010) (TV Episode)
Stills of Freddy Krueger are shown, as well as the film's theme music being played throughout the episode.
Criminal Minds: Devil's Night (2010) (TV Episode)
Lt. Garner mentions the character Freddy Krueger.
Pound Puppies: Nightmare on Pound Street (2010) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Midnight Movie Review: A Nightmare on Elm Street Remake (2010) (TV Episode)
as the original version of the film
Smallville: Abandoned (2010) (TV Episode)
Mad Harriet has a glove with long knives for fingers. She also scrapes them along a wall in a threatening manner, complete Freddy Krueger.
Phelous & the Movies: Thankskilling (2010) (TV Episode)
"You are not Freddy and you will never be"
The Cleveland Show: Beer Walk! (2010) (TV Episode)
Rallo dressed up as Freddy Krueger and hides in the refridgerator to scare Donna
Horror's Hallowed Grounds: A Return to Elm Street (2010) (TV Episode)
Various locations are revisited.
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Day Dreamin' Davey (2011) (TV Episode)
Nerd thinks it would cool if Freddy would came out and clawed the face off of Davey.
Face Off: Bad to the Bone (2011) (TV Episode)
Freddy Krueger mentioned
Conan: The Double-Fudging of Vanessa Del Rio (2011) (TV Episode)
Harland Williams says the big moon on Conan's set is all pockmarked like Freddy Krueger's cheeks
Modern Family: Boys' Night (2011) (TV Episode)
Freddy Kreuger mentioned
Pânico: Fã Filme (2011) (Short)
Ghostface afirms that his favorite scary movie is A Nightmare on Elm Street
Scream 4 (2011)
Kirby is asked by the murderer what is Freddy Krueger's weapon.
Mortal Kombat (2011) (Video Game)
Freddy Krueger is a playable guest character via downloadable content
Call of the Dead (2011) (Video Game)
Mentioned in dialogue
Cracked Advice Board: Super Hip Fashion Tips (2011) (TV Episode)
A model accessorizes with knives for fingers a la Freddy Krueger
Phelous & the Movies: Drive Phru (2011) (TV Episode)
Phelous believes the makers of Drive Thru were inspired by watching this movie while stoned
Afghan Luke (2011)
Freddy Krueger mentioned
Krueger: A Tale from Elm Street (2011) (Short)
Shows the arrest of Freddy Krueger and leads to the events of the original film in 1984.
Bad Movie Beatdown: Against the Dark (2011) (TV Episode)
"..not talk like Freddy Krueger."
Welshy Reviews: Red Eye (2011) (TV Episode)
detailing the works of Wes Craven
The Hunt for the House on Cuckoo Lane (2011)
T-Shirt worn by lead character
This Changed Earth (2011) (Video)
T-Shirt worn by lead character.
You're Next (2011)
The protagonist in "A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)" set up a trap involving a sledgehammer, in You're Next (2011) the protagonist set up the same trap, but using an splitting maul.
Edición Especial Coleccionista: Casino Royale (2011) (TV Episode)
Appears on the list of Blu-ray releases of September/October
The Nightmare Ends on Halloween II (2011) (Short)
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (2011) (TV Episode)
compares it to the third one, calling them both the best of the series.
Phelous & the Movies: A Nightmare on Phelm Street (2011) (TV Episode)
Phelous discusses the original
The Cinema Snob: Bat Pussy (2011) (TV Episode)
"I wish he went to Elm Street, it make a more interesting movie."
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Freddy vs. Jason & Remake 2010 (2011) (TV Episode)
regarded as one of his favorite films in the series
Mad: Kitchen Nightmares Before Christmas/How I Met Your Mummy (2011) (TV Episode)
Freddy Krueger getting his picture taken at the DMV.
The Dark Chronicles (2011)
the title is mentioned
South Park: Broadway Bro Down (2011) (TV Episode)
In a shop window, you can see a mask of Freddy Krueger
The Office: Spooked (2011) (TV Episode)
In footage from a previous Halloween, Dwight is seen dressed up as Freddy Kruger.
The Cleveland Show: A Nightmare on Grace Street (2011) (TV Episode)
title reference
The Cinema Snob: Homoti (2011) (TV Episode)
"The more I look at this thing, the more it looks like Freddy Krueger's dick."
Hostel: Part III (2011) (Video)
Freddy's sweater is in the dressing room
Knock Knock 2 (2011)
Freddy Krueger mentioned
Room 13 Part 2 (2012)
Jake says, "It's like we're in a Freddy movie!"
Sanctuary; Quite a Conundrum (2012)
Freddy Krueger mentioned
This Means War (2012)
Cover seen on shelf in DVD store.
Happy Endings: Cocktails & Dreams (2012) (TV Episode)
Brad, Jane, and Penny compare Dave to Freddy Krueger
The Cabin in the Woods (2012)
An untitled Freddy Krueger inspired facility monster is seen briefly on the monitors before the Purge donning a four finger-tip razor bladed glove, reaching towards the monitor camera in a similar fashion to gloved dream murderer Freddy in the original nightmare with Nancy's bathtub nightmare
Monster Man: Seeing Double/Pilot (2012) (TV Episode)
title mentioned
Modern Family: Send Out the Clowns (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Phil
Holliston: Skunked (2012) (TV Episode)
While hosting The Movie Crypt, Joe references Johnny Depp being dragged into the bed and the geyser of blood that shoots out afterwords in A Nightmare on Elm Street .
Arcana: The Room and the Knockout (2012) (TV Episode)
Charm says her last name is Krueger, "like Freddy"
Jeopardy!: Episode #28.181 (2012) (TV Episode)
correct response in "A Johnny Depp Film Fest" category
The Cinema Snob: Sleepaway Camp (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned when saying all slasher movies are the same, and is said to be exactly like Black Christmas.
Deathly Kiss (2012)
Smirnov's first appearance is a direct reference to Freddy's first appearance
The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)
In a deleted scene Connors says "I'm Freddy" while making Krueger's trademark gesture.
Parasitic (2012)
Freddy mentioned
Moone Boy: Bunch of Marys (2012) (TV Episode)
The Gardaí refer to Francie Feeley's house as "Elm Street" since so many women run out screaming.
Moone Boy: Men of the Houses (2012) (TV Episode)
Declan Mannion refers to "Freddy Krueger."
Grave Encounters 2 (2012)
Alex mentions director Wes Craven.
The Cleveland Show: Escape from Goochland (2012) (TV Episode)
Donna has Freddy's claws
Slice and Dice: The Slasher Film Forever (2012)
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, posters and photographs of this movie are shown.
Blood and Guts with Scott Ian: Gary Tunnicliffe Takes a Bite Out of Scott Ian (2012) (TV Episode)
Freddy's glove and an Elm Street road sign are on display in the bathroom just above the toilet.
Smiley (2012)
Freddy Krueger mentioned
The Rep (2012)
There's a poster of it in a movie theatre.
Saturday Night Live: Bruno Mars (2012) (TV Episode)
In the animatronic robot segment, one of the robots wears a Freddy Kruger glove.
South Park: A Nightmare on Facetime (2012) (TV Episode)
Title of episode references the movie.
Animal Practice: The Two George Colemans (2012) (TV Episode)
Dr. Rizzo wears a Freddy Kruger mask.
Phelous & the Movies: Halloween Re-Phake (2012) (TV Episode)
Michael holds Freddy's glove
Phelous & the Movies: Halloween Costumes: The Fabulousness and Review (2012) (TV Episode)
Halloweenie has Freddy's glove
The Venture Bros.: A Very Venture Halloween (2012) (TV Episode)
Freddy Krueger is mentioned.
Midnight Movie Review: A Nightmare on Elm Street (2012) (TV Episode)
the film of this episode's topic.
A Beary Scary Movie (2012)
People getting killed off in their nightmares by a burned man
Oslo Fright Fest 2010 (2012) (Short)
Freddy Krueger action figure is shown.
The Prisoners Dilemma (2012) (Short)
Detective mentions "a good tradition of writing nursery rhymes about serial killers". In fact it's reference to both this movie and it's input to an urban legend that such a tradition takes place in America (mostly spread in Post-Soviet countries).
Blood and Guts with Scott Ian: Best of Season 1 (2012) (TV Episode)
The effect of Freddy stretching through the wall in the original Nightmare on Elm Street is discussed by Rob Hall and Scott.
Demo Reel: Lost in Translation (Bromance Version) (2012) (TV Episode)
One of the con attendees is cosplayed as Freddy
Holliston: The Christmas Special (2012) (TV Episode)
Adam is sketching an image of Freddy Kruger when we first see him as a child. Later in the episode, Joe mentions that Laura bought him the Nightmare On Elm Street box set for Christmas.
Raising Hope: Lord of the Ring (2013) (TV Episode)
title visible on one of the Chances' video tapes
Community: Paranormal Parentage (2013) (TV Episode)
The scene where Pierce puts his hands through the latex wall is taken from this movie.
Rewind This! (2013)
Video case is shown.
The Trouble with Barry (2013)
Buck and Brad live in the original Elm Street house.
Castle: Scared to Death (2013) (TV Episode)
Character named Freddy on horror-themed episode.
Bad Movie Beatdown: Wes Craven Presents Don't Look Down (2013) (TV Episode)
another Wes Craven film
Burning Love: Doctor Doctor (2013) (TV Episode)
Jeff Ross refers to Virginia as "Freddy Cougar."
Let It Out! (2013) (Short)
A Freddy Krueger collectible figure is on display. The character is mentioned.
Cult Legends and Rising Stars: Cult Legends: Joe Estevez (2013) (TV Episode)
The title character Freddy is mentioned as a worthy foe to the Soultaker character.
Holliston: Halloween Girl (2013) (TV Episode)
Adam mentions that he has been saving up for a new Freddy Krueger action figure.
Los Cinéfilos: Realmente amor (2013) (TV Episode)
Action figure is shown.
Holliston: Cursed (2013) (TV Episode)
Adam takes credit for having directed A Nightmare On Elm Street when his date mentions loving the film.
Holliston: Kevin's Wedding (2013) (TV Episode)
Adam is attacked by Freddy Krueger from A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET.
Top 40 Shitty Shark Movies (2013) (Video)
James - "Like it's Freddy Krugger or something".
Don't Go to the Reunion (2013)
The character of Megan wears a "Freddy" style sweater in high school.
Safe and Sound Video Remix (2013) (Video)
Footage Shown
The Cinema Snob: Saturday the 14th (2013) (TV Episode)
"I'm pretty sure Freddy Kruger has already taken up residence in the house across the street."
The Vacation House (2013)
Strings in some parts of music, symbolizing Freddy Krueger
The Psychology of Scary Movies (2013) (Short)
poster shown
Best of the Worst: Bloody Birthday, Crazy Fat Ethel II, and Psycho from Texas (2013) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions it. Also, poster is shown.
Tosh.0: DJ Decimal Point (2013) (TV Episode)
Freddy Krueger mentioned
Hot Package: Mens (2013) (TV Episode)
Derrick says Gordon is a "Nightmare on Fashion Street"
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XXIV (2013) (TV Episode)
Closing credits: "Nightmare on Elfstreet"
Atop the Fourth Wall: The Thing from Another World: Climate of Fear #1-2 (2013) (TV Episode)
Linkara dresses up as Freddy Krueger during the commercial bumpers.
WNUF Halloween Special (2013)
A trick-or-treater is dressed up as Freddy Krueger
V.H.S. (2013) (TV Movie)
Mentioned as a film Vasiliy Gorchakov had succesfully translated.
Duck Dynasty: Quack O'Lanterns (2013) (TV Episode)
Willie wears Freddy's glove and red and green sweater to attempt to scare
Necrophobia Part II (2013) (Short)
Almost all the main characters are named after the cast and characters from "A Nightmare on Elm Street"
Pastor Mike Online: Resistance, BibleTruthTV.Com, and More! (2013) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Mike.
JonTron: Goosebumps: Part 2 (2013) (TV Episode)
Picture of Freddy Krueger is seen.
Epic Rap Battle Parodies: Freddy vs Jason (2013) (TV Episode)
There are many references to Freddy Krueger.
Adjust Your Tracking (2013)
Video case is shown.
Best of the Worst: Night Beast, Trick or Treat, and Skull Forest (2013) (TV Episode)
Mike and Jay mention it.
Curse of the Comet with David B. Miller (2013) (Video)
mentioned once
The Angry Video Game Nerd: AVGN Games (2013) (TV Episode)
Freddy Krugger was mentioned in the prologe of the AVGN Planet game.
Budget Cuts (2013) (Short)
The date November 16th 1984 seen on the home movie of the protagonist as a child was the US theatrical release date of the film
Christmas Cruelty! (2013)
A character dresses as Freddy Krueger.
Nostalgia Critic: The Wicker Man (2014) (TV Episode)
The Critic says: "This thing follows his subconscious like Freddy Krueger driving the truck from 'Duel'". Also, a photograph of Freddy is shown.
Haunted House on Sorority Row (2014)
Freddy Krueger claws are briefly seen in a box that Kathryn picks up
At All Cost (2014) (Video)
In a scene, a quote from the movie appears on screen.
Safety Dance (2014) (Video)
Someone is wearing a Freddy Kruger mask
Honeymoon (2014)
"Froggy Krueger"
Bob's Burgers: The Frond Files (2014) (TV Episode)
Termite-mare on Elm Street Pest Control
RuPaul's Drag Race: Scream Queens (2014) (TV Episode)
Adore's character calls another character "Betty Krueger".
The Goldbergs: Lame Gretzky (2014) (TV Episode)
Adam mentions the main character Freddy Krueger in this movie
Psych: A Nightmare on State Street (2014) (TV Episode)
Title reference
7 pádu Honzy Dedka: Richard Genzer (2014) (TV Episode)
Freddy Krueger was mentioned by Richard Genzer.
Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff (2014) (Video Game)
Freddy is an unlockable character.
Supernatural: Bloodlines (2014) (TV Episode)
Freddy Krueger mentioned
iMadman (2014) (Short)
Trivia Question
Star-Crossed: Passion Lends Them Power (2014) (TV Episode)
Freddy Krueger mentioned
It Follows (2014)
Major influence according to the director. A group of kids against an unstoppable evil, despite very little adult supervision.
Blended (2014)
Jim refers to Jen as "Freddy Kruger's sister."
Ryan & Ruby: Nightmare on 118th Street (2014) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Blanket (2014) (Short)
The ghost emerges from a bed sheet in the same way that Freddy Krueger in this movie.
The Cinema Snob: The Stepfather (2014) (TV Episode)
"Looks like he's also going to give a guy named Fred an idea for a sweater."
Spooked: Brotherly Departed (2014) (TV Episode)
Elliot sings a parody of the Freddy nursery rhyme about Barney
Under the Dome: Infestation (2014) (TV Episode)
"We're stuck on Elm Street for a while longer.
Face Off: Life and Death (2014) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned
Dealer (2014)
Freddy Krueger mentioned
Slashing Love (2014) (Short)
homage scene
Mystery Girls: Death Rose (2014) (TV Episode)
Charlie mentions Freddy Krueger.
Epic Ink: Welcome to Area 51 (2014) (TV Episode)
Freddy Krueger is show tattooed on a customer's leg
The Last Showing (2014)
Mentioned in dialogue
Digging Up the Marrow (2014)
A talking Freddy Krueger doll is featured in the editing room.
The House on Cuckoo Lane (2014)
T-Shirt worn by lead character.
Lost Soul: The Doomed Journey of Richard Stanley's Island of Dr. Moreau (2014)
Title mentioned in connection with New Line President Robert Shaye.
Epic Ink: Comedians, Zombies, and Space Cats, Oh My! (2014) (TV Episode)
Freddy Krueger is shown tattooed on a customer's leg
Epic Ink: The Duel and the Dark Knight (2014) (TV Episode)
A Freddy Kreger tattoo is shown on a customer's leg
Epic Ink: It's Chi-Town, Baby! (2014) (TV Episode)
A Freddy Krueger tattoo is shown on a customer's leg
Epic Ink: Friday the Thirteenth (2014) (TV Episode)
A Freddy Krueger tattoo is shown on a customer's leg and a large Freddy Krueger action figure is shown
Scarewaves (2014)
A replica of Freddie Krueger's claws are seen on the coffee table during "Worth the Wait"
Why Horror? (2014)
Tal and his brothers talk about Wes Craven's Nightmare on Elm Street.
Pop Culture Beast's Halloween Horror Picks: Don't Panic (2014) (TV Episode)
Ryan mentions film by name.
The Cinema Snob: Fun in Balloon Land (2014) (TV Episode)
"That's what happens before Freddy Krueger shows up."
Encounters (2014)
Fjord mentions it.
The Vampire Diaries: The World Has Turned and Left Me Here (2014) (TV Episode)
Title is visible on a marquee when Ivy feeds on the frat boy.
Comedy Bang! Bang!: Wayne Coyne Wears a Halloween Costume (2014) (TV Episode)
The Book Keeper mentions Freddy Krueger
Strictly Come Dancing: Week 6: Halloween Special (2014) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Bruno.
Phelous & the Movies: Foodfight! Part 2 (2014) (TV Episode)
"When did Freddy Kruger become a potato chip Nazi?"
Nova Dubai (2014)
Character describes film.
Jason's Fall (2014) (Short)
Freddy's hand behind the window
Cypress Creek (2014)
Various visions in this film are inspired by this popular horror film franchise.
Charlie's Farm (2014)
Gordon says he owns a Freddy Krueger glove.
Nostalgia Critic: Angry Video Game Nerd: The Movie (2014) (TV Episode)
An Image of Freddy was shown when commenting how the Nerd has encountered all sorts of strange creatures in the past.
1-800-Ghostbegone (2014) (Short)
Thalia Elms wearing a Freddy Kreguer sweater
Hindsight: Square One (2015) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Lolly
Parks and Recreation: Leslie and Ron (2015) (TV Episode)
Leslie sings, "Freddy Kruger bought some pants."
Bob's Burgers: Late Afternoon in the Garden of Bob and Louise (2015) (TV Episode)
"Nightmare on Logan Street"
The Nightmare (2015)
Mentioned, poster shown.
The Final Girls (2015)
Nancy and Tina are named after characters from this film.
Coronation Street: Episode #1.8566 (2015) (TV Episode)
Craig brings a copy of the film to the hospital for Sinead to watch.
Face Off: Sounding Off (2015) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned
Looking: Looking for Gordon Freeman (2015) (TV Episode)
One of the Halloween party guests dresses as Freddy.
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy Goes to Court! (2015) (TV Episode)
Rev. Wayne says, "Let the devil and all his Freddy Krugers play baseball with your head!"
Eretz Nehederet: Episode #12.9 (2015) (TV Episode)
Ayelet Shaked mentions Freddy Krueger
Atop the Fourth Wall: Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines (2015) (TV Episode)
"Why am I in Freddy Kruger's boiler room?"
Half in the Bag: Furious 7 and It Follows (2015) (TV Episode)
title is mentioned
Honest Game Trailers: Pokemon Ruby and Sapphire (2015) (TV Episode)
'Freddy Googer'
Bones: The Eye in the Sky (2015) (TV Episode)
Booth uses the name "Freddy K"
Blood Puddle Reviews: A Nightmare on Elm Street (2015) (TV Episode)
Film is reviewed
Hell's Kitchen: Winner Chosen (2015) (TV Episode)
Title appears on-screen when Robert Englund is shown
Orange Is the New Black: Trust No Bitch (2015) (TV Episode)
Freddy Krueger mentioned
The Gallows (2015)
The sins of the father plot line of Reese and his dad in the film leading Charlie/The Hangman to particularly target him. The iconic killer Freddy Krueger also being a basis for the development of Charlie/The Hangman and Freddy's iconic glove being advertised in the second theatrical trailer introducing Charlie/The Hangman as a new slasher icon.
Scream Queens (2015) (TV Series)
The opening credits show a character in the bathtub with the killer emerging from underneath the bathwater.
Night of the Slasher (2015) (Short)
The Killer taunting Jenelle by screeching his knife on a kitchen table is a reference to Freddy Krueger doing the same with his razor glove and pipes.
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Winona Ryder/Colin Quinn/Beirut (2015) (TV Episode)
Fred Armisen talks about Freddy Krueger
Honest Trailers: The Happening (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by narrator
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Will Forte/Natasha Lyonne/Stephen Perkins (2015) (TV Episode)
Seth shows a still of Fred Armisen wearing a Freddy Krueger glove to the Emmys
Goosebumps (2015)
The Werewolf scrapes his claws along the side of two trucks in the same way Freddy does to the pipes in his boiler room.
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Candyman (2015) (TV Episode)
James compares Candyman to Freddy
Pop Culture Beast's Halloween Horror Picks: The Entity (2015) (TV Episode)
Ryan mentions film by name.
Bob's Burgers: Hauntening (2015) (TV Episode)
Freddy mentioned in lyrics
Scream Queens: Seven Minutes in Hell (2015) (TV Episode)
The killer drags axes along the walls of the tunnel, like Freddy does with his knives in the film.
Face Off: Movie Magic, Part 1 (2015) (TV Episode)
Freddy Krueger mentioned
Pop Culture Beast's Halloween Horror Picks: The Monster Club (2015) (TV Episode)
Matt mentions Freddy Krueger.
The Cinema Snob: Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers (2015) (TV Episode)
"She's made her way to where janitor Fred Krueger hangs out."
Bottle Up (2015)
referenced in dialgoue
Terrordrome: Rise of the Boogeymen (2015) (Video Game)
Freddy Krueger appears in the game
Night City (2015)
One of Paul's nightmares takes place in an old boiler room
Jessica Jones: AKA You're a Winner! (2015) (TV Episode)
Krueger mentioned
Scream Queens: Dorkus (2015) (TV Episode)
Chanel Oberlin says that Melanie looks like Freddy Krueger.
Scream Queens: The Final Girl(s) (2015) (TV Episode)
Hester says that all killers have a cool costume, like Freddy Krueger's sweater and hat.
The Simpsons: Barthood (2015) (TV Episode)
Chief Wiggum says, "Looks like we put an end to this nightmare on Elm Street."
Honest Game Trailers: Call of Duty: Black Ops (2015) (TV Episode)
Freddy Krueger mentioned
Whophead (2015) (Short)
character name
Deadpool (2016)
Weasel mentions Wade's face looks like Freddy Krueger.
Crossfire (2016) (TV Movie)
Paige mentions the character of Freddy Krueger.
Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments: Raising Hell (2016) (TV Episode)
Freddy Krueger mentioned.
Power Rangers Dino Charge: Nightmare in Amber Beach (2016) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Love: One Long Day (2016) (TV Episode)
Mickey mentions that her friends once Airbnb'd the house from Nightmare on Elm Street.
The Cinema Snob: Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (2016) (TV Episode)
"...so they can reenact the ending of A Nightmare on Elm Street."
The Goldbergs: Rush (2016) (TV Episode)
On Adam's Greatest Birthday Ever chalkboard list is "Freddy Kruger Chase".
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy Goes to a Hotel! (2016) (TV Episode)
Kimmy says, "I thought I might be in his dreams, like Freddy Kruger but romantic."
Detour (2016)
Freddy Kruger mentioned.
Game of Homes: Kitchen (2016) (TV Episode)
Freddy Krueger is mentioned.
2 Broke Girls: And the Attack of the Killer Apartment (2016) (TV Episode)
Caroline says tha Max's boyfriend is like Freddy Kruger.
Tvoje tvár má známý hlas: Episode #1.5 (2016) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Ondrej Sokol.
Bones: The Monster in the Closet (2016) (TV Episode)
Seeley Booth mentions Freddy Krueger in dialogue with James Aubrey: "Yeah, Christine, she's been having these really bad, Freddy Krueger-like nightmares about monsters in her closet."
The Cinema Snob: Captain America (2016) (TV Episode)
"It even woke up Freddy Kruger."
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 12 May 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
mentioned in discussion of horror movies
Lego Ghostbusters (2016) (Short)
Freddy Krueger has a cameo appareance
Scream: The TV Series: I Know What You Did Last Summer (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Scream: The TV Series: Psycho (2016) (TV Episode)
Freddy Krueger referenced
The Cinema Snob: The Slumber Party Massacre (2016) (TV Episode)
Snob alludes to it.
The Cinema Snob: Slumber Party Massacre II (2016) (TV Episode)
"...they accidentally rented A Nightmare on Elm Street and Eddie and the Cruisers."
RiffTrax Live: MST3K Reunion (2016) (Video)
"Mine's strictly the nightmare type." Bridget: "Yes, she does live on Nightmare on Elm Street."
Sicko-Psychotic: My Man Friday ...The 13th (2016) (TV Episode)
Freddy Krueger mentioned
Stranger Things: Chapter Eight: The Upside Down (2016) (TV Episode)
Jonathon and Nancy lure the monster into a house filled with booby-traps, before setting it on fire.
Scream: The TV Series: Heavenly Creatures (2016) (TV Episode)
Referenced in dialogue
Cash Trapped: Episode #1.7 (2016) (TV Episode)
Incorrect answer.
Half in the Bag: Stranger Things (2016) (TV Episode)
Jay ponders if Nancy's name is a reference to Nancy from A Nightmare on Elm Street.
RebelTaxi: Coconut Fred - 5th Worst Cartoon Ever (2016) (TV Episode)
"...a cross between SpongeBob and Freddy Krueger."
Vedro: This Friday Night (2016) (TV Episode)
One of the main sources of inspiration for "The Wave He Gave" segment, particularly evidenced in prologues of both movies.
Moonlight (2016)
Freddy Krueger mentioned
The Cinema Snob: Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo (2016) (TV Episode)
"This is the same rotating room from A Nightmare on Elm Street."
Copycat (2016)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Atop the Fourth Wall: A Nightmare on Elm Street: Paranoid #1 (2016) (TV Episode)
Linkara reviews an Elm Street comic and talks about the franchise
The Cinema Snob: Trick or Treat (2016) (TV Episode)
"This is like Nightmare on Elm Street if Freddy had a bitchin'' Scandal collection."
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Swamp Thing (2016) (TV Episode)
also directed by Wes Craven
Sicko-Psychotic: This Old Shack (2016) (TV Episode)
Location mentioned
Ouija: Origin of Evil (2016)
Lina's boyfriend Mikey gets hanged with a bedsheet-esque noose
The Real O'Neals: The Real Halloween (2016) (TV Episode)
Freddy Krueger mentioned
Nostalgia Critic: Freddy vs. Jason (2016) (TV Episode)
where Freddy originated
A Nightmare on Twitch.TV (2016)
Related title
Atop the Fourth Wall: Strange Tales #110 (2016) (TV Episode)
"This first draft of Nightmare on Elm Street was a lot tamer."
The Cinema Snob: The Magic Christmas Tree (2016) (TV Episode)
"It's that Freddy Kruger prequel where he just goes around molesting a bunch of children."
The Cinema Snob: Silent Night, Bloody Night (2016) (TV Episode)
"And the reason he isn't scared is because he might be Freddy Kruger."
Die schlechtesten Filme aller Zeiten: Jack Frost - Der eiskalte Killer (2016) (TV Episode)
Kalkofe calls Jack Frost's make-up in the scene after the car crash cheap Freddie Krueger-style
The Cinema Snob: Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan: Part 1 (2017) (TV Episode)
"I think that's Freddy Krueger out there."
Logan (2017)
Freddy Krueger is mentioned.
Nostalgia Critic: Cool World (2017) (TV Episode)
"...as he indulges the Nightmare on Elm Street babies..."
Special Effects with Tassilo Baur (2017) (Video)
Outlast 2 (2017) (Video Game)
The tongue coming out of the phone scene.
Insane Clown Posse: 6 Foot 7 Foot (7 Foot 8 Foot Ft. Lyte) (2017) (Video)
Freddy Krueger is mentioned in the lyrics and a picture of him is shown
Alp (2017) (Short)
A movie that shows nightmares.
Talking Dead: Eye of the Beholder/The New Frontier (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Dave Erickson as an inspiration for the Blake Sarno death scene.
De slimste mens ter wereld: Episode #10.12 (2017) (TV Episode)
Answer to a question
Vedro: Family Tree (2017) (TV Episode)
Alfred Bergman's outfit in this episode is a nod to Freddy Krueger. Also one of the main sources of inspiration for "The Wave He Gave".
Breakfast: Episode dated 10 September 2017 (2017) (TV Episode)
Mark Kermode likens IT to A Nightmare on Elm Street.
The Last Man on Earth: Stocko Syndome (2017) (TV Episode)
Carol mentions selling a condominium on Elm Street to Freddy Krueger.
Housewife Alien vs. Gay Zombie (2017)
Character attacked while taking a bath
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 13 October 2017 (2017) (TV Episode)
mentioned in discussion of scary movies
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XXVIII (2017) (TV Episode)
Opening credits: "A Mikemare on Elm Streiss"
Bob's Burgers: The Wolf of Wharf Street (2017) (TV Episode)
Freddy Kugel store next door
Speechless: N-I-- NIGHTMARES ON D-I-- DIMEO S-STREET (2017) (TV Episode)
Title reference
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Kelly Ripa/Jim Jefferies/Cole Swindell (2017) (TV Episode)
The Hashtags segment on Dog Halloween Costumes includes a dog costumed as Furry Krueger
The Good Doctor: Not Fake (2017) (TV Episode)
One of the main characters, Freddy Kruger, is mentioned by one of the patients by name
Nostalgia Critic: The Mummy (2017) (2017) (TV Episode)
The Nerd remarked that the logic in the movie "Nightmare on Elm Street" made more sense than the 2017 Mummy.
How It Should Have Ended: Villain Pub - Penny For Your Fears (2017) (TV Episode)
Freddy Krueger appears as a patron at the Villain Pub
T00nVision: A Halloween Discussion (2017) (TV Episode)
Film is discussed as a favourite horror film.
Dark: Past and Present (2017) (TV Episode)
Freddy Krueger mentioned
The League of Gentlemen: Return to Royston Vasey (2017) (TV Episode)
A dealer wants to sell a pirated version of the movie.
Robot Chicken: Scoot to the Gute (2018) (TV Episode)
The tongue from the phone that comes to life.
Hellraiser: Judgment (2018) (Video)
There is a Freddy Krueger easter egg in the gag reel. Co-star Heather Langenkamp is also best known for this film.
Ready Player One (2018)
Freddy Krueger is seen in the Oasis.
Hollywood Mouth 3 (2018)
Venice High School location is shown.
FredHeads: The Documentary (2018)
a documentary about the film
Danza Macabra
The movie is in the continuity of the same story with evil puppets.


The Evil Dead (1981)
on TV in Tina's room

Featured in 

Quiet Cool (1986)
Valence's men are watching A Nightmare On Elm Street on television.
Stephen King's World of Horror (1986) (TV Movie)
clips shown
Fangoria's Weekend of Horrors (1986) (Video)
mentioned, clips shown
The Freddy Krueger Special (1988) (TV Movie)
Clips are featured.
Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991)
scenes shown briefly
The Making of Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991) (TV Movie)
Clips are featured.
Slash & Burn: The Freddy Krueger Story (1991) (TV Movie)
Clips from the film are featured.
Fear in the Dark (1991) (TV Movie)
features footage from this
Freddy Speaks (1992) (TV Movie)
Clips from the film are featured.
Heartstoppers: Horror at the Movies (1992) (TV Movie)
clips shown
New Nightmare (1994)
clips shown early in the film, and mentioned multiple times
100 Years of Horror (1996) (TV Series)
mentioned; clips shown
The Directors: The Films of Wes Craven (1999) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
Scream and Scream Again: A History of the Slasher Film (2000) (TV Special)
clip shown and discussed
Svengoolie: A Nightmare on Elm Street (2000) (TV Episode)
This film is featured in this episode.
Life as a House (2001)
on TV in the background
Boogeymen: The Killer Compilation (2001) (Video)
mentioned, clips shown
Masters of Horror (2002) (TV Movie)
Clips from the movie are featured throughout the show
SexTV: Dark Desires: Sexuality in the Horror Film (2003) (TV Episode)
Clips from movie used in episode.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Heroes & Villains (2003) (TV Special)
Freddy Krueger is #40 on the "Villains" list.
Freddy vs. Jason (2003)
Features footage from this and previous nightmare on elm street movies are seen at the beginning.
I Love the '80s Strikes Back: 1984 (2003) (TV Episode)
Clips from the film are shown while the cast comment on it.
The 100 Greatest Scary Moments (2003) (TV Movie)
featured in the top 20.
Super Secret Movie Rules: Slashers (2004) (TV Episode)
features clips from this film
The 100 Scariest Movie Moments: Part IV: 40-21 (2004) (TV Episode)
Number 17 on the list
Monster-in-Law (2005)
Charlie watches the film.
The Perfect Scary Movie (2005) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown
Return to Edge City (2005) (Video)
Clips featured.
Dead Teenager Movie (2006) (Video)
A clip of the trailer is shown.
Night Terrors (2006) (Video)
Clips featured.
The House That Freddy Built (2006) (Video)
clips shown and talked about
Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film (2006)
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, poster and footage of this movie are shown.
20 to 1: Memorable Movie Characters (2006) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on Freddy Krueger.
20 to 1: Movie Heroes & Villains (2007) (TV Episode)
Some clips from this movie are shown in a segment on Freddy Krueger.
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: A Nightmare on Elm Street (2007) (TV Episode)
Clips of the movie were shown.
The 80th Annual Academy Awards (2008) (TV Special)
Clip used in Bad Dreams Montage
Nightmares in Red, White and Blue: The Evolution of the American Horror Film (2009)
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, footage of this movie is shown.
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Hellraiser (2009) (TV Episode)
A clip of this movie was shown.
eXploitation CinemA (2009) (Short)
Tina's murder.
The Cinema Snob: Death Bed: The Bed That Eats (2010) (TV Episode)
The bleeding bed scene coes to Snob's mind when he thinks "death bed."
20 to 1: Adults Only 20 to 1: Movie Monsters (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on Freddy Krueger.
The 82nd Annual Academy Awards (2010) (TV Special)
clip shown during Horror montage
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The Back-up Plan/The Losers/Paper Man (2010) (TV Episode)
Jackie Earle Haley's #3 Favorite Film.
Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy (2010) (Video)
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, poster and footage of this movie are shown.
Nostalgia Critic: Drop Dead Fred (2010) (TV Episode)
Clip shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Scariest Horror Movie Villains (2010) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Robot Wars & Robo Warriors (2010) (TV Episode)
clip is shown in the prologue
Scream: The Inside Story (2011) (TV Movie)
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, poster and footage of this movie are shown.
Hagan Reviews: Child Bride (2011) (TV Episode)
clip shown
I Am Nancy (2011)
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, poster and footage of this movie are shown.
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: A Nightmare on Elm Street (2011) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (2011) (TV Episode)
recaps the original and compares dream sequences
Welshy Reviews: Wes Craven's New Nightmare (2011) (TV Episode)
recalls the dark tone of the first movie
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: The Stuff (2012) (TV Episode)
"They did the Nightmare on Elm Street effect here..."
El Reviewer Random: Halloween Special 2012 (2012) (TV Episode)
footage is shown
Phelous & the Movies: Deadly Phriend (2013) (TV Episode)
Phelous compares this with Deadly Friend
The Cinema Snob: Halloween (2013) (TV Episode)
"But Nancy has it much worse on the other side of the room."
1,001 Movies You Must See (Before You Die) (2014) (Short)
Clip is presented
The Greatest 80s Movies (2014) (TV Movie)
Number 26 in the Countdown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Dream Sequences (2014) (TV Episode)
Ranking at #3 is the dream of being hunted by Jason Voorhees, and Glen Lantz being sucked into his bed and exploding in a geyser of blood
Tie Gang: A Nightmare on Chris B Street (2014) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
The Cinema Snob: A Nightmare on Elm Street (2014) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
The Nightmare (2015)
Clips featured.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies You Shouldn't Watch Alone (2015) (TV Episode)
Given an honorable mention
The Cinema Snob: A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge (2015) (TV Episode)
Snob talks about the original, and there are references and clips throughout
Atop the Fourth Wall: Power Man and Iron Fist #79 (2015) (TV Episode)
theme briefly plays
Atop the Fourth Wall: Nightmares on Elm Street #1-2 (2015) (TV Episode)
Linkara gives us a look at the popular franchise
Atop the Fourth Wall: Nightmares on Elm Street #3-4 (2015) (TV Episode)
Linkara discusses the importance of characters who, although are not main characters, do interact with them and matter in some way.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Nightmares on Elm Street #5-6 (2015) (TV Episode)
Linkara discusses Freddy and his M.O. throughout the series
Nostalgia Critic: Why Do Good Directors Go Bad? (2016) (TV Episode)
Wes Craven's crowning achievement
WatchMojo: Top 10 Uses of Practical Makeup in Monster Movies (2016) (TV Episode)
Freddy Kreuger ranks at #2
Some Jerk with a Camera: The Haunted Mansion Movie Part 2 (2016) (TV Episode)
Seen in the definition of "Jiggy"
Atop the Fourth Wall: A Nightmare on Elm Street: Paranoid #2 (2016) (TV Episode)
recalling Nancy getting the better of Freddy
Atop the Fourth Wall: A Nightmare on Elm Street: Paranoid #3 (2016) (TV Episode)
the ending is recalled
Lucifer: Monster (2016) (TV Episode)
Watched on TV
Trailer Trauma 3: '80s Horror-Thon (2017) (Video)
The film's theatrical trailer is featured.
Half in the Bag: IT (1990) and IT (2017) (2017) (TV Episode)
clip is shown when comparing 90's It to A Nightmare on Elm's Street
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Denis Leary/2 Chainz feat. Travis Scott (2017) (TV Episode)
Brief clip in the segment This Week in Words
T00nVision: A Halloween Discussion (2017) (TV Episode)
Clips from film as seen.

Spoofed in 

Video Violence 2 (1987) (Video)
Freddy Krueger is parodied. Also, video case is shown in a video store.
The Resurrection of Michael Myers (1987) (Video)
Freddy Krueger appears at the end.
Nightmare on Porn Street (1988) (Video)
Wet Dream on Elm Street (1988) (Video)
Title parody reference
Transylvania Twist (1989)
Freddy Krueger, Michael Myers and Leatherface appear in the opening scene
A Nightmare on Drug Street (1989) (Short)
The short's title spoofs the classic horror film.
Happy Ghost IV (1990)
When Annie fell asleep in the bathtub, a mysterious hand with claws come out fom the water inbetween her legs is similar to the scene where Freddy Krueger's hand appears when his victim is asleep in the bathtub.
Terminator 2 (1991)
The T-1000 goes through the steel bar door just like Freddy.
A Wish for Wings That Work (1991) (TV Short)
Nightmare on Dyke Street (1992) (Video)
The Simpsons: Cape Feare (1993) (TV Episode)
Bart meets Ned Flanders cutting hedge with a Freddy Kruegeresque razor glove
Leisure Suit Larry 6: Shape Up or Slip Out! (1993) (Video Game)
If Larry attempts to take the meat clover from the kitchen, the game comments "This is NOT another hack-and-slash game, not even "Larry Kruger: Friday the 13th at La Costa Lotta!".
New Nightmare (1994)
Weird Science: Nightmare on Chett Street (1994) (TV Episode)
This episode is a parody of the film.
The Critic: A Song for Margo (1995) (TV Episode)
the Elm Street Preschool turns out to be "A Nightmare on Elm Street Preschool" headed by Freddy Krueger
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror VI (1995) (TV Episode)
The entire 3rd segment called "Nightmare on Evergreen Terrace" even down to Willie's costume being identical to Freddy Kreuger's.
NewsRadio: Daydream (1996) (TV Episode)
Matthew appears as Freddy Kruger in one of Beth's daydreams
Scream (1996)
The janitor at the school (played by director Wes Craven himself) is called Fred and wears the exact same clothes as Freddy Krueger in Nightmare on Elm Street.
Discworld II: Mortality Bytes! (1996) (Video Game)
Reg Shoe, an undead man, wears a red and black striped sweater like Freddy Krueger.
Spice World (1997)
The scene when the girls are talking about having the same nightmare, is similar from A Nightmare on Elm Street when Nancy and Tina talk about having the same nightmare.
Big Wolf on Campus: Stage Fright (1999) (TV Episode)
Santini is a parody of Freddy Krueger.
Big Wolf on Campus: The Sandman Cometh (2000) (TV Episode)
This episode is a parody of the film.
The Bogus Witch Project (2000) (TV Movie)
Scary Movie 2 (2001)
Viernes 13: XXL (2001) (Video)
Freddy Krueger's claw hand reaches over to grab the Jason mask but the Jason character smashes Freddy's hand before he can grab it
A Nightmare on Castro Street (2002) (Short)
Drag queen parody of A Nightmare on Elm Street
Horror Friends (2004) (Short)
Freddy Krueger as a character.
Pornucopia: Going Down in the Valley: Women on Top (2004) (TV Episode)
a Freddy Krueger type character appears as part of an uncredited clip on a video monitor shown in close up
Camp Cuddly Pines Powertool Massacre (2005) (Video)
Parents torture and kill murderer who killed young people
Return of the Ghostbusters (2007)
Freddy Krueger's iconic sweater and glove hang next to the containment unit
Rozario to banpaia: Little Sister and a Vampire (2008) (TV Episode)
Kokoa chases Moka while dressed as Freddy Krueger.
Robot Chicken: I Love Her (2009) (TV Episode)
A horror legend's secret origins
Stan Helsing (2009)
parody character Fweddy
The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.30 (2009) (TV Episode)
Ross plays Freddy Krueger in a spoof of the film
Emily Booth's GoreZone Magazine Movie Massacre (2010) (TV Series)
Emily recreates the pulling of the hat from herdream scene in the opening sequece of episode 7
Smallville: Conspiracy (2010) (TV Episode)
Lois refers to her abduction as a "Nightmare on Psycho Street."
South Park: Insheeption (2010) (TV Episode)
Fred Krueger recruited to enter a dream
A Nightmare on Twink Street (2010) (Video)
Pornographic parody.
A Wet Dream on Elm Street (2011) (Video)
Porn parody.
Banana Motherfucker (2011) (Short)
the bathtub scene is recreated with bananas instead of Freddy Krueger's claws
Piranha 3DD (2012)
The infamous bathtub scene is spoofed
Nightmare on Sesame Street (2012) (Short)
use of title
A Beary Scary Movie (2012)
Shreddy is a spoof of Freddy Krueger
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic: Sleepless in Ponyville (2012) (TV Episode)
Scootaloo's nightmares are stylized after the nightmares the children have in this movie; Princess Luna's movements and appearance in one of Scootaloo's nightmares resembles that of Freddy Krueger when he appears in the children's nightmares.
L.B. Rayne: Nightmare on L.B. Street (2013) (Video)
The purported "lost theme song" to the film.
Rick and Morty: Lawnmower Dog (2013) (TV Episode)
A parody of the boiler room dream sequence involving Rick, Morty, and a Freddy Krueger look alike is shown
Cougar Town: All or Nothing (2014) (TV Episode)
Freddy Krueger comes for a visit
The Neighbors: Fear and Loving in New Jersey (2014) (TV Episode)
Dick tries to scare Reggie by dressing up as Freddy Krueger.
Gravity Falls: Northwest Mansion Mystery (2015) (TV Episode)
The drawing of "Dream Hipster" in Dipper's book is a spoof of Freddy Kruger.
Keanu (2016)
Mock up parody of scenes from the movie are shown on a poster in the end credits. Both films were distributed by New Line Cinema.
ReAgitator: Revenge of the Parody (2017)
A villain character looks like Freddy Krueger but with different colors.
Robot Chicken: Things Look Bad for the Streepster (2018) (TV Episode)
Edward Scissorhands, Freddy Krueger, and Wolverine hack an old lady's hedges.
Stab II: More Stabbed (Short)
Parodies this movie.

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