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Labyrinth (1986) Poster

(1986)

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Spin-off 

Labyrinth: The Computer Game (1986) (Video Game)
inspired by the Jim Henson fantasy film

References 

Napoleon (1927)
L'Age d'Or (1930)
The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer (1947)
"Hey, you remind me of a man..." dialogue echoed by Jareth
The Lone Ranger (1949) (TV Series)
Robin Hood (1973)
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
When Sarah and the group first enter the actual goblin city, movement can be seen in a window off center right. After Ludo passes in front of it, Yoda can be seen in the window.
Time Bandits (1981)
Toys in Sarah's bedroom become characters later in the film just as the toys in Kevin's bedroom become the attackers at the end of Time Bandits.
Phenomena (1985)

Referenced in 

Henson's Place (1984) (TV Movie)
Jim Henson is seen playing around with creatures made for this film during pre-production
Super Xuxa versus Satan (1988)
The Wall of Illusions scene, in which Xuxa meets the gipsy caterpillar and is told that nothing actually is what it seems.
Arcade (1993) (Video)
"Always tells the truth/always tells lies" element.
Virtual Oz (1996) (Video)
The 10th Kingdom (2000) (TV Mini-Series)
Two doors - one leads to certain death, the other is the way in
Legend of Mana (2000) (Video Game)
The Cell (2000)
Monsters, Inc. (2001)
Sullivan's general stature and some movements closely resembles those of Ludo's.
Charmed: A Paige from the Past (2002) (TV Episode)
Leo provokes a ghost named Clyde calling him a "fetid worm from the Bog of Eternal Stench"
Scooby-Doo (2002)
The Cat Returns (2002)
Several shots of the labyrinth near the end of the film resemble shots from Labyrinth. The moving walls (strapped to cats) also bear a striking resemblance to tricks in Labyrinth.
MirrorMask (2005)
a circus performer backstage in the big top spins glass orbs on top of one another, referencing the Goblin King in Labyrinth
The Sasquatch Gang (2006)
Mentioned in the video store
The Making of 'MirrorMask' (2006) (Video)
Referenced by name
The Venture Bros.: Showdown at Cremation Creek: Part 2 (2006) (TV Episode)
Hank refers to David Bowie as "the guy from Labyrinth."
Yu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged Series: Jagshamesh! (2007) (TV Episode)
Yami (to Shadi): "By the way, have you ever seen 'Labyrinth'? "
The Simpsons Movie (2007)
One of the hallucinations Homer has after meeting the Native American woman involves the Simpsons' house becoming a maze of staircases, similar to the building Jareth and Sarah are in towards the end of the film.
Flight of the Conchords: Bowie (2007) (TV Episode)
The third incarnation of David Bowie to visit Bret is from the film Labyrinth.
Fermat's Room (2007)
Oliva remembers that the riddle they are trying to solve appears on a film. She refers to Henson's "Labyrint".
Smother (2007)
myrons T-shirt
American Teen (2008)
poster seen in Jake's room
Troldspejlet: Episode #41.21 (2009) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann mentions the film in his review of The Fall (2006)
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: 9 (2009) (TV Episode)
Jennifer Connelly's role mentioned
Family Guy: And Then There Were Fewer (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Carl
The Nostalgia Critic: Little Nemo (2011) (TV Episode)
The singing goblin scene was meant to be in this movie
The Nostalgia Critic: Suburban Knights: Part I (2011) (TV Episode)
JewWario is dressed as Jareth
The Nostalgia Critic: Suburban Knights: Part II (2011) (TV Episode)
JewWario is dressed as Jareth
The Nostalgia Critic: Suburban Knights: Part III (2011) (TV Episode)
JewWario is dressed as Jareth
The Nostalgia Critic: Suburban Knights: Part IV (2011) (TV Episode)
JewWario is dressed as Jareth
The Nostalgia Critic: Suburban Knights: Part V (2011) (TV Episode)
JewWario is dressed as Jareth
The Nostalgia Critic: Suburban Knights: Part VI (2011) (TV Episode)
JewWario is dressed as Jareth
The Nostalgia Critic: Suburban Knights: Part VII (2011) (TV Episode)
JewWario is dressed as Jareth
Hollywood's Top Ten: Bad Hair Day (2011) (TV Episode)
Honorable mention
Suburban Knights (2011) (Video)
JewWario is dressed as Jareth
Brave (2012)
The dialogue and voice of the Witch as she offers carvings to Merida recalls the Junk Lady's offering toys to Sarah in "Labyrinth."
Face Off: Make It Reign (2013) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned
One Part Rotten Apple (2013) (Short)
quotes dialogue
Gone Home (2013) (Video Game)
A recorded VHS tape of this movie & Ghost Busters is seen in the TV room.
The Nostalgia Critic: In Loving Memory of Justin Carmical (2014) (TV Episode)
JewWario was seen dress up as Jareth in one scene.
King of the Nerds: Weird... Science? (2014) (TV Episode)
Mary Kate is wearing a t-shirt with Jareth the Goblin King and the name of the movie
Community: Analysis of Cork-Based Networking (2014) (TV Episode)
Professor Hickey says, "Welcome to the labyrinth, kid - only there ain't no puppets or bisexual rock stars down here."
The Wogglebug's First Adventure with Sylvie (2015)
Sylvie enters a fantasy world and when making friends there she learns about herself and helps her friends to learn about themselves also.

Featured in 

Inside the Labyrinth (1986) (TV Movie)
Muppet Babies: Babes in Troyland (1990) (TV Episode)
Clip from film shown
Muppet Babies: Nice to Have Gnome You (1991) (TV Episode)
Clips of the movie are shown in this episode.
Troldspejlet: Episode #33.15 (2005) (TV Episode)
DVD release reviewed + footage used
The Nostalgia Chick: Labyrinth (2009) (TV Episode)
Reviewed; clips shown.
Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey (2011)
mentioned and clips shown
The Nostalgia Teen: Buddy (2011) (TV Episode)
Clips used to show puppets.

Spoofed in 

Super Xuxa versus Satan (1988)
Similar storyline.
Muppet Babies: Nice to Have Gnome You (1991) (TV Episode)
The Alice in Wonderland story the Muppet Babies made for Piggy ends up being the story of this movie.
Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated: Web of the Dreamweaver! (2012) (TV Episode)
The bad guy, as well as many of the visuals, parody David Bowie's character and his maze from "Labyrinth'

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