The Crucible (1996)
Both films deal with one woman's sexual obsession spawning a mass hysteria of alleged witchcraft and heresy.
Servo: Winona in The Crucible.
The episode references the film's title and plot.
Joey asks Dawson if The Crucible is available in the video store,
Luke rants to Lorelai about how he doesn't want to decorate for the Autumn Festival, and he tells Lorelai that she looks concerned, which she denies. Later, after Rory leaves Lorelai sitting alone in the diner, Luke says to Lorelai, "Not going to say you look concerned." Lorelai responds, "Not going to talk about how good you'd look dressed like one of the guys from 'The Crucible.'"
Mentioned as part of Winona Ryder's career.
Poster imitates that of The Crucible
Pete talks about seeing "Goody Johnson with the Devil."
When "Grease' was deemed unsuitable for their high school play roster, the school superintendent cancelled their next play 'The Crucible." This decision raised a few eyebrows at the New York Times, prompting their front page story covering the events of the Grease/Crucible situation.
Fieger mentions having acted in the play in college. Kevorkian recites the "Leave me my name" passage.
"I saw Goody Osburn with the Devil"
Carey Mulligan mentions that she saw the film before she was in the play
Some of the character names are amalgamations of character names from The Crucible.
Mentioned by Mike.
Many of the characters are references from the original material, and both movies are about witches.
A character named Hawthorne resides inside the Dugout Inn. He warns against encounters with the Institute synths, a friendly Vault, and how he has "a bad feeling" about exploring the pre-war ruins of Salem (found in the north eastern most portion of the map).
Videotape seen on teacher's desk. Play performed
"And Goody Proctor was seen with the Devil."
among films that the Critic thinks were good, but didn't make him emotionally invested