Oogie Boogie in the moon.
scenes are taken from this film
Cranking a cat's tail for a siren
The Oogie Boogie song is a direct reference to the Cab Calloway song Minnie The Moocher, and the situation in which Sandy Claws is during the song is similar to the Betty Boop movie. Danny Elfman, who wrote all the the songs for Nightmare, is a rabid Calloway fan.
The Betty Boop short is referenced in Oogie Boogie's song. Betty's question "What'chu gonna do now?" and the Old Man of the Mountain's response: "I'm gonna do the best I can!" are repeated by Santa and Oogie Boogie in "Nightmare."
The Christmas special was one of the inspirations for the film.
The black cat, Saturn sandworm and Jack Skellington first apeared in this short.
Jack Skellington's first extended appearance was on top of Betelgeuse's carousel hat towards the end, after summoned by Lydia.
It is referenced.
The empty town is called Halloween, so is the one in the movie.
The corpse kid seen in the film wears a shirt resembling the shirt Pugley wore in The Addams Family
Two toys that Jack delivers reference "Batman Returns", the film Tim Burton had directing commitments towards at the time. One is an evil duck on wheels, which is the vehicle that Penguin drives. The other is an evil cat doll, which has the same head as the mascot for Shreck's corporation. The music when Penguin's henchmen are wrecking a shop, is reused as the "Making Christmas" theme.
Danny Elfman is credited as "Danny Skellingelfman."
Gene Siskel contrasts "Hocus Pocus" (1993) with this movie.
A Jack Skellington balloon can be seen when an injured Keung is returning to the market.
When the children come trick or treating, allowing Riddler and Two-Face to get into the Wayne Manor gates, they are dressed as characters in "Nightmare.."
Jack Skellington appears as a pirate captain
Siskel says Henry Selick worked on this film before "James and the Giant Peach"
The movie is mentioned in a conversation
"Nice body, not that Nightmare Before Christmas look that's going around."
Mike: "Didn't she star in 'The Nightmare before Christmas'?"
One of the characters is called the Pumpkin King, who dwells in a land of pumpkins and witches.
the name of the town from this Halloween movie is used for this movie, but is much different.
At one point Gex calls himself "Jack Gexxington from Halloweentown"
The VHS of this film can be seen in a videostore
One of the worlds to visit is Halloween Town.
on shelf in record store
A character has a Nightmare Before Christmas diary.
"My goo, my precious goo."
Young Ed Bloom's tie at Auburn University features the spiraling land from Nighmare Before Christmas (which uncurls when Jack walks onto it)
Angel: "You wanna bet that's the entrance to the Deeper Well?" Spike: "Either that or Christmas Land."
Second part of Terkel's nightmare features the opening scene/song from The Nightmare Before Christmas
Features Oogie Boogie.
Eddy says "It's like a nightmare before Christmas."
Movie makes the countdown, is talked about.
Jeremy: "I am going to go home, see Dr. Finklestein, and I am gonna tell him we have a whole new bag of issues now"
Direcotr Jean Duvall wears a shirt with a Jack Skellington logo
Marlyn's bag has Jack Skellington's face on it
Andy has a Jack Skellington baseball cap and mask in his room.
The butterfly that comes out of the bottle that Jack opens, is also the butterfly that Victor draws in Corpse Bride.
"We can live like Jack and Sally if we want, we'll have Halloween on Christmas" (lyrics)
Features the world and characters.
Two of Misa's cell phone straps are of Jack Skellington, the protagonist of the movie, and Zero, his ghost dog.
In "That Time of Year", on the first page, Strong Bad redraws the scene to include a striped worm that looks like the snake that eats Christmas trees and presents in this movie. In "Halloween Fairstival", the King of Town's Halloween costume is of the Mayor of Halloweentown
Halloween Town is one of the worlds to visit in Castle Oblivion.
Features a world based on this film
Excerpts from soundtrack ("Christmas Eve Montage" from Danny Elfman's score) are used in the sequence where Moore explores a British hospital
poster in sams room
Jack Skellington is in Imaginationland.
Jack Skellington is in Imaginationland.
Several visual references, for example King Malbert closely resembles the Mayor of Halloween.
A few possible referances to the inhabtents of Halloweentown.
Mentioned by David in a review of Igor as a movie with a similar look to its animation.
Jack Skeleton character seen on Hollywood Boulevard
When the Other Mother is making Coraline an omelette, Jack Skellington's face can be seen in the yolk.
Jakob Stegelmann mentions the film when he presents presents the nominees for the poll "Best Video Game Based on a Movie"
An interviewee wears a jacket with a Jack Skellington patch.
Takes place in Halloweentown
Jakob Stegelmann mentions the film when he looks at the upcoming Coraline (2009)
Halloween Town is a playable world
mentions Henry Selick's stop-motion work
video shown on shelf
Hewy says Henry Selick previously directed this movie
poster on wall
Mad Hatter's bowtie has Jack Skellington's head all over it.
Depp visits the famous hill.
The tune to musical segment 2, "Bring Me to Life: The Birth of Electric Girl", pays homage to "This is Halloween" from Tim Burton / Henry Selick's classic "The Nightmare Before Christmas" - Harrison Wall's favourite childhood film. Note that both films also started out as poems.
A screen cap of Jack on the hill is featured
AniMat compares the Fright Side in "Scary Godmother" to a watered down version of Halloweentown
Jay shows a fake DVD called "The Nightmare Before the Election" starring Barack Obama
The Slobber shares the same characteristic features of Oogie Boogie.
Mariana keeps figures of Jack Skellington and Sally in her flat
also directed by Henry Selick
Hewy thinks "Coraline" has some of the best stop-motion since this movie
Phelous sings "This is Valentine" to the tune of "This is Halloween."
JonTron calls the lead male "Jack Skellington."
AniMat recommends ParaNorman along with this film to be a great watch during the Halloween season.
A tombstone that's like Zero's doghouse can be seen when Victor goes to the pet cemetery.
Debbie refers to Krissy as "The Nightmare Before Christmas"
"and then Jack Skellington comes in, bringing all his Halloween buddies..."
guest wears Jack Skellington jacket
Contestant Martin Cooper says Jinkx Monsoon's tank photograph looked "Nightmare Before Christmas but not in a good way."
Jack Skellington was one of the Jacks that were left.
Jack Skellington is in the game.
Jack Skellington is playable.
Jack Skellington appears in the Lukewarm Bodies skit.
Jack Skellington mentioned
In a scene, a quote from the movie appears on screen.
among Burton movies the Critic likes
Darienne says her drag daughter is "sort of Nightmare Before Christmas".
Jack Skellington mug
Tara has a Nightmare Before Christmas themed mug on her table
Features a world based on this film
AniMat says 8 looks like Oogie Boogie.
Emily mentions the movie by name.
Hayley refers to her situation as "The Nightmare Before Christmas"
"And her husband is the scientist from"
movie mentioned when introducing Merrick
Mentioned by Jimmy during the Thank You Notes segment
To be reviewed in the next episode + clip shown
reviewed + footage shown
clips and brief discussion
Jakob Stegelmann mentions Jørgen Klubien working on the film + footage shown
Jakob Stegelmann looks at the phenomenon of Halloween + clip shown
DVD release reviewed + footage used
Clip included; editing analysed.
Clips are shown
Footage is shown.
"This is Halloween" is at the #3 spot
Clip of Oogie-Boogie singing compared to the Gator King's song
behind-the scenes footage and clips shown
Beware of Santa segment
"You missed, but you can still hit Jack Skellington."
"Tim Burton in 3 Minutes or Less" segment.
"Oogie Boogie Man" takes #10
Snippet of Santa's torture scene is shown
clip of "Jack's Lament"
movie's soundtrack is reviewed
movie is reviewed
Halloweentown welcomes back Jack
Todd notes the uncanny similarities in the plots of "Monster's Holiday" and this film.
Footage is shown.
Oogie Boogie is given an honorable mention.
Jack Skellington takes #9
Jakob Stegelmann looks at some of the must-see Christmas movies + clip shown
Number 8 in the Countdown
Clips are used.
Clip shown during introduction.
Jay reviews Tim Burton's "The Nightmare Before Hanukkah"
The very beginning of the special is a parody of the Nightmare Before Christmas (which was released/produced by Touchstone Pictures, which is a part of the Walt Disney Company, the long-time animation rival to Warner Bros.)
"The Nightmare Before Hannukah"
At the end, the Critic laments himself for becoming a loser which becomes a parody of "Poor Jack", where he hopes to set things right
Holiday Movie parody
The head frat calls Skeletor "Jack Skellington"
Kitchen Nightmares Before Christmas is a spoof of this movie.
"The Nightmare Before XXXmas" vignette is a parody of "The Nightmare Before Christmas"
The beginning features a Jack Skellington version of the Critic in a forest of doors
The opening animation features an NC version of Jack in the woods in front of a door with the TGWTG symbol
The opening intro does a spoof of this movie
The opening animation spoofs this movie
opening animation depicts the Critic as Jack Skellington