Casper (1995) Poster



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Followed by 

Casper Meets Wendy (1998) (Video)
Casper's Scare School (2006) (TV Movie)
Casper's Scare School (2009) (TV Series)

Version of 


Casper Brainy Book (1995) (Video Game)
The game is an adaptation of the movie.
The Spooktacular New Adventures of Casper (1996) (TV Series)
The continuing adventures of Casper and the Harveys.


Dracula (1931)
Frankenstein (1931)
Citizen Kane (1941)
Casper has a memory triggered by a sled, reminiscing Kane's famous "Rosebud".
Flipper (1963)
The Haunting (1963)
Cat Ballou (1965)
Apocalypse Now (1979)
The three ghosts fly in as helicopters to the song "Ride of the Valkyries"
Ghostbusters (1984)
Dan Aykroyd repraises his role as Dr. Raymond Stantz trying unsuccessfully to get the four ghosts out of the mansion.
Beetlejuice (1988)
Tales from the Crypt (1989) (TV Series)
Beauty and the Beast (1991)
Carrigan Crittenden as a ghost, when tricked into saying she had no unfinished business, began to shoot out rays of light from her body, like the beast in the end of Beauty and the Beast

Referenced in 

Kids (1995)
Showbiz Today: Episode dated 18 February 1995 (1995) (TV Episode)
Set visit
Saturday Night Live: Bob Saget/TLC (1995) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in Karl's Video Store
Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995)
A Casper doll is in Danny's room.
Animaniacs: The Sound of Warners/Yabba Dabba Boo (1995) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the "Yabba Dabba Boo" segment
After Sunset: The Life & Times of the Drive-In Theater (1995) (Video)
The marquee for this movie was being installed on one of the drive-in theaters
The Spooktacular New Adventures of Casper: Rocket Booster/A Really Scary Casper Moment/Day of the Living Casper (1996) (TV Episode)
In "Day of the Living Casper", Casper mentions that a recently released movie stars his favorite actress, which is none other than Christina Ricci, star of the 1995 Casper movie. Devon Sawa, who played Casper in human form, is also listed on the theater marquee.
The Spooktacular New Adventures of Casper: Spook, Lies and Videotape/Ghostfather (1996) (TV Episode)
In "Ghostfather", when Casper asks the Trio what they are about to do, they reply "What we should've done in the movie, short sheet!"
The Spooktacular New Adventures of Casper: Dead of the Class/A Spooky and Poil Moment/Y-Files (1996) (TV Episode)
In "The Y-Files", when Casper wonders what to do in the situation he is in, 2 Ghostbusters show up and say "Who you gonna call? Someone else."
Saturday Night Live: Bill Pullman/New Edition (1996) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during Bill Pullman's monologue
The Spooktacular New Adventures of Casper: Three Ghosts and a Baby/I Wanna Be Rude/Leave It to Casper (1996) (TV Episode)
The Trio sing a version of Casper's theme for Spooky in "I Wanna Be Rude."
The Spooktacular New Adventures of Casper: Free Goldie/I'd Pick Your Nose/Birthday Boos (1997) (TV Episode)
The Trio make fun of the scene where Elliott is trying to escape with E.T. as an attempt to convince Steven Spielberg to do a sequel to the 1995 Casper movie.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Halloween (1997) (TV Episode)
As Willow comes down the stairs in her ghost costume, Buffy calls her Casper.
Caroline in the City: Caroline and the Cold Sesame Noodles (1997) (TV Episode)
poster visible in the video store
Body Count (1998)
My Name Is Joe (1998)
VHS tape of the film is on a table in Liam and Sabine's flat.
Everybody Loves Raymond: Halloween Candy (1998) (TV Episode)
Casper is mentioned.
Angel: Rm w/a Vu (1999) (TV Episode)
Cordelia says, ''Listen good, Casper! You haven't won a thing!''
Universal Studios Theme Parks Adventure (2001) (Video Game)
One of Winnie Woodpecker's questions in her trivia game askes what casper turn into at the end of this movie.
Savage Harvest 2: October Blood (2006) (Video)
VHS tape seen
Eagle Eye (2008)
dvd cover shown as part of Jerry's life while at Circuit City
The Venture Bros.: The Revenge Society (2009) (TV Episode)
Intangible Fancy is referred to as Casper.
Nostalgia Critic: Flubber (2010) (TV Episode)
Listed among the other films that have a breakfast serving machine similar to the one in Flubber.
NCIS: One Last Score (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by McGee
Castle: Demons (2011) (TV Episode)
line: "Casper was a little too friendly"
Mad: Frankenwinnie/ParaMorgan (2012) (TV Episode)
Casper appears in the ParaMorgan segment.
Nostalgia Critic: Doomsday Machine: DVD (2012) (TV Episode)
An animated Casper come out from the machine and lunge at NC's face
The Cinema Snob: Turkish Casper (2012) (TV Episode)
Snob says the Turkish version is better than this movie
Nostalgia Critic: Making of a Nostalgia Critic Episode (2012) (TV Episode)
Doug mentions the Casper joke while he's explaining the coffee maker scene he's about to film.
A Haunted House (2013)
Andy mentions it
Come Dine with Me Canada: Elaine Dandy: Block 5 (2013) (TV Episode)
The narrator mentions the movie by name.
Honest Trailers: Ghostbusters (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by narrator
Nostalgia Critic: The Haunted Mansion (2015) (TV Episode)
"Hey look, there goes Casper, Morticia Addams, Olaf and Owen Wilson reminding us to be scared."
Insidious: Chapter 3 (2015)
Badge in Specs' jacket.
Raising the Dead (2016) (Short)
Charlie quotes Christina Ricci from Casper
Ghostbusters (2016)
Dr. Heiss chides the ghost to exit the trap as, "Casper." Bill Murray's co-star Dan Aykroyd makes cameos in both films.
Nostalgia Critic: Ghostbusters (2016) (2016) (TV Episode)
"This is the best Ghostbusters cameo I've done since Casper."


Once Upon a Rhyme (1950) (Short)
The scene where an old lady screamed "g-g-ghost" was featured in the movie.
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood (1968) (TV Series)
Clip from show is shown on television that Casper is watching
Hard Copy (1989) (TV Series)
Clip from show is shown on television that Casper is watching on in mansion and on television that lady in hotel is watching in hotel room.

Featured in 

The Universal Story (1995) (TV Movie)
clip shown
Movie Magic: Ghost Effects: Ghost Stories (1996) (TV Episode)
Clips from the movie are shown in this episode.
From Star Wars to Star Wars: The Story of Industrial Light & Magic (1999) (TV Movie)
ILM's effect work on this film is discussed, with clips
Troldspejlet: Episode #31.5 (2004) (TV Episode)
DVD release reviewed + footage used
Nostalgia Critic: Casper (2009) (TV Episode)
Reviewed, clips shown.
Atop the Fourth Wall: NBComics #1 (2011) (TV Episode)
Dan Aykroyd's cameo is recalled
Visionado obligado: Primer (2012) (TV Episode)
clip shown
CineMaverick TV: Episode #1.15 (2012) (TV Episode)
clip shown
Nostalgia Critic: The Top 11 Best Nostalgia Critic Moments (2012) (TV Episode)
The review takes #2
Svédská trojka: Bestovní Kámosenky! (2013) (TV Episode)
Clip from it is used.
Honest Trailers: Ghostbusters 2 (2016) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
Nostalgia Critic: Does PG Mean Anything Anymore? (2016) (TV Episode)
a kid-friendly film that pushed for its PG rating


The Wizard of Oz (1939)
Beginning part of the yellow brick road is shown in the main entrance on the inside of the mansion.
Superman (1978)
Poltergeist (1982)
Ghost (1990)
Home Alone (1990)
When Dr. Harvey transforms into the Crypt Keeper, he slaps his hands on his cheeks and screams, a la Kevin McCallister.
Unforgiven (1992)
Clint Eastwood's cameo in this movie is a parody of his character Bill Munny from "Unforgiven".

Spoofed in 

Tiny Toons' Night Ghoulery (1995) (TV Movie)
Sneezer is "Sneezer the Sneezing Ghost", a parody of Casper the Friendly Ghost.

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