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(1990 TV Mini-Series)


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Version of 

It (2017)
based on the same book


The Lone Ranger (1949) (TV Series)
Dr. Kildare (1961) (TV Series)

Referenced in 

Mystery Science Theater 3000: Monster A-Go Go (1993) (TV Episode)
Crow: "It's 'It'!"
The Tick: The Tick vs. The Proto Clown (1995) (TV Episode)
A scary clown is called "It" by several characters.
Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man: Forbidden Fruit (1996) (TV Episode)
One of the auditions for the position of Live-In-Tutor resembles Pennywise the Clown.
Saturday Night Live: John Goodman/Everclear (1996) (TV Episode)
Title referenced by Gary MacDonald
The X-Files: Chinga (1998) (TV Episode)
The doll appears behind the sheets, similar to Pennywise in It, both Stephen King stories.
Family Guy: A Picture Is Worth 1,000 Bucks (2000) (TV Episode)
Stewie sees an evil looking clown at a game stand and says "it looks like something out of Stephen King"
Vergessene Ritter (2000) (Short)
Donnie Darko (2001)
In the beginning, Rose Darko is reading the Stephen King's original novel.
Taken (2002) (TV Mini-Series)
Dreamcatcher (2003)
Flashbacks showing growing friendships.
Everything You Want (2005) (TV Movie)
girl says that Stephen King's It didn't help her fear of clowns
Horror Business (2005) (Video)
It is mentioned in a magazine. Also, photograph is shown.
Still Standing: Still Coaching (2006) (TV Episode)
Ted Halverson: "I found her strength and gave her motivation. I told her if she didn't deliver, I'll let the evil clown out of the sewer."
The Mist (2007)
Character is called "Big Bill" in a Stephen King-inspired production. In It, it's Bill Denbrough, in The Mist it's Billy Drayton.
Robot Chicken: But Not in That Way (2009) (TV Episode)
The end of the Stephen King sketch involves "a giant freakin' spider."
The Cinema Snob: Caligula: Part I (2010) (TV Episode)
Snob mentions it.
Nostalgia Critic: Top 11 Scariest Performances (2010) (TV Episode)
The Critic says he'll review it next week
Midnight Movie Review: Halloween Horror Top 25, nr. 11: The Mist (2010) (TV Episode)
Overview on Stephen King adaptions
Nostalgia Critic: Nostalgic Commercials (2010) (TV Episode)
The Critic compares the scene of the gang taking a picture to the usual schtick from old Apple Jacks commercials
Family Guy: Episode VI: It's a Trap (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Darth Stewie to enrage Chris/ Luke
Special Collector's Edition: Masters del universo (2011) (TV Episode)
DVD mentioned
Welshy Reviews: Killjoy (2011) (TV Episode)
"He looks like the love child of Pennywise and Arnold from Hey Arnold."
Haven: Fear & Loathing (2011) (TV Episode)
A reference to Pennywise the Clown as the clown coling from the bus station looks at Audrey Parker 2
The Cabin in the Woods (2012)
The killer clown references.
Fallen Kingdom (2012)
A guy in a clown suit has a nametag that says "Tim Curry Clown"
Midnight Screenings: ParaNorman/The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure (2012) (TV Episode)
"That's how Georgie got killed in It!"
Raaz 3: The Third Dimension (2012)
demonic clown is dressed exactly like Pennywise
Scary or Die (2012)
Evil clown with sharp teeth
Leisure Suit Larry in the Land of the Lounge Lizards: Reloaded (2013) (Video Game)
An evil clown lurks in the storm drain by Lefty's.
Nostalgia Critic: Why Do We Love Zombies? (2013) (TV Episode)
Pennywise jumps out of a door and kills Jack Skellingcritic
Adjust Your Tracking (2013)
Video case is shown.
The Sugarcube Critic: Dragonshy (2014) (TV Episode)
"When it's a time for panic, who knew that Pinkie Pie would be on Pennywise's side?"
Ginger Snaps: Blood, Teeth and Fur (2014)
mentioned once
The Scarehouse (2014)
Mentioned in dialogue
Face Off: Scared Silly (2014) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned
Nostalgia Critic: Maximum Overdrive (2014) (TV Episode)
Pennywise's laugh is the Critic's ringtone.
Criminal Minds: Mr. Scratch (2015) (TV Episode)
Daniel Karras comes from the fictional town of Derry, Maine, which serves as the location for It.
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Jake Gyllenhaal/Ashley Benson/The Yes Men/David Lovering (2015) (TV Episode)
Ashley Benson mentions the mini-series while discussing her father's fascination with clowns
The Cinema Snob: Fangs (2015) (TV Episode)
"I can't wait for later when he turns into a clown and murders a kid in the sewer."
R.L. Stine's Monsterville: The Cabinet of Souls (2015) (TV Movie)
wicked clown characterization borrowed
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: It Follows (2015) (TV Episode)
When discussing 'It' from 'It Follows', James and Mike jokingly suggest the 'It' is Tim Curry.
Feeding Time (2015) (Short)
The creature is credited as "It" which is a reference to this TV movie.
Nostalgia Critic: Conquest of the Commercials (2015) (TV Episode)
[of Ronald McDonald] "A clown who's a surprisingly slower killer than Pennywise."
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Will Smith/Kirsten Dunst/Calvin Harris (2015) (TV Episode)
A still of Pennywise is shown
Antboy 3 (2016)
In an early scene a radio DJ plays a song by the fictitious band Kiss Me Fatboy. This is a reference to a line by Pennywise the Clown.
Best of the Worst: Wheel of the Worst #12 (2016) (TV Episode)
Rich Evans tries to mimic Tim Curry's voice in It
Half in the Bag: Stranger Things (2016) (TV Episode)
title is mentioned


I Was a Teenage Werewolf (1957)
The movie the children are watching when they drop drinks and popcorn on the bullies.
Perfect Strangers (1986) (TV Series)
Seen on TV.

Featured in 

Cinemania: Stephen King: O vasilias tou tromou (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown
Nostalgia Critic: It (2010) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Nostalgia Critic: Leprechaun (2010) (TV Episode)
Tim Curry's "Prince Albert" line is briefly inserted
Nostalgia Critic: The Langoliers (2011) (TV Episode)
clips are shown during intro
Nostalgia Critic: The Magic Voyage (2011) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown.
Visionado obligado: Los asesinatos de mamá (2011) (TV Episode)
clips shown
Nostalgia Critic: Little Nemo (2011) (TV Episode)
The death mark scene is recalled
Nostalgia Critic: The Tommyknockers (2011) (TV Episode)
Pennywise makes an appearance.
Nostalgia Critic: The Haunting (2011) (TV Episode)
clips shown during prologue
Nostalgia Critic: Blair Witch 2: Book of Shadows (2011) (TV Episode)
Pennywise is seen during prologue
Nostalgia Critic: Exorcist 2 (2011) (TV Episode)
Pennywise appears during prologue
Nostalgia Critic: Moulin Rouge (2011) (TV Episode)
clip shown
CineMaverick TV: Episode #1.2 (2012) (TV Episode)
clip shown
Nostalgia Critic: Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (2012) (TV Episode)
Pennywise and the balloon scene are recalled
Nostalgia Critic: The Top 11 Best Nostalgia Critic Moments (2012) (TV Episode)
His review of the film is a runner-up
Nostalgia Critic: Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie (2013) (TV Episode)
Pennywise says they float
Nostalgia Critic: The Shining Mini-Series (2013) (TV Episode)
Pennywise shoots Jack Skellingcritic during the Nostalgia-ween intro, and movie clips are shown
Killer Legends (2014)
Clips shown while discussing the fear of clowns.
Nostalgia Critic: Maximum Overdrive (2014) (TV Episode)
other King adaptations the Critic has reviewed
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Stephen King's It (2014) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Best of the Worst: Wheel of the Worst #9 (2015) (TV Episode)
movie clip is shown
Fear Itself (2015)
Clips Shown
Nostalgia Critic: Children of the Corn (2015) (TV Episode)
another film adaptation of King's work
Phelous & the Movies: Magic Gift of the Snowman (2015) (TV Episode)
audio of "they all float down here"

Spoofed in 

Muppet Treasure Island (1996)
Long John (Tim Curry) is on the lifeboat peeping over the ship, he urges Jim Hawkins closer and then suddenly pulls him overboard. This scene bears strong resemblance to the Georgie scene.
Animaniacs: It/Dot: The Macadamia Nut/Bully for Skippy (1997) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in the "It" segment
Scary Movie 2 (2001)
Robot Chicken: The Black Cherry (2005) (TV Episode)
evil clown in the sewer
Camp Cuddly Pines Powertool Massacre (2005) (Video)
killer wears clown mask and kills kids
13 Friday St (2011) (Short)
Bubbles is a spoof of Pennywise
Nostalgia Critic: Sharknado (2013) (TV Episode)
Stop-motion Pennywise shoots the Critic in the Nostalgiaween opening.

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