Laurie experiences ominous visions and nightmares of Michael Myers in the same manner as Danny
A pair of scissors resembling the ones Michael Myers used as a murder weapon are seen amongst the items from his case file during the opening montage.
Michael Myers and Laurie's final struggle in the van mirrors the chase scene from the end of this film. Some unused ideas from the original screenplay were incorporated into the film (e.g. Myers flipping over the tables in the auditorium as Laurie tries to evade him)
The second Halloween film to be set primarily in California.
One of the characters scares the other one wearing a hockey mask which jason started wearing in the third film in the friday 13th series.
Events from this film are mentioned. "Mr. Sandman" is heard in the opening. Michael Myers kills a character by stabbing him in the back and lifting him in the air.
Events from this film are mentioned. Molly is distracted in class by Michael Myers standing outside. Myers first injures Laurie by slashing her in the forearm.
Same-name character Norma Watson, played in "Carrie" by PJ Soles, who also was in the original "Halloween".
Laurie refers to the monster as "Fronkenstein" while teaching 'Frankenstein' to her class.
Sarah tells John his lifestyle's going to result in him still living with his mother for another 20 years and running a hotel in the middle of nowhere. Janet Leigh, who played Marion Crane in Psycho, drives the same Ford she did in Psycho and a snippet from Bernard Herrman's Psycho score can be heard as she talks to Laurie by her car.
"If only this were Halloween H20, that kinda thing would've happened 34 times by now."
The DVD of this movie is seen behind Mike.
the movie poster rips off Scream
Lynda mentions this Halloween sequel
Shawn says, "LL Cool J has survived Michael Myers, great white sharks, and Queen Latifah."
Corey Feldman mentions it. Also, poster is shown.
John Tate character
as a Steve minder-film
Mark Gattis attends an event at the horror convention where all the actors who have played Michael Meyers are present.
complained about titles name
mentioned in dialogue
It is mentioned in a newspaper article.
Characters talk about this movie
poster in living room
Events from this film are mentioned
Scream 2 is playing in the backround of Molly and Sarah's room.
On the TV in Jimmy's house
places young Michael's bitching over his death scene in this movie
Believes the series should have stopped here.
movie is reviewed
references the movie that should have closed the series.
recalls the reunion between Michael Myers and Laurie
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, poster and footage of this movie are shown.
features clips from this film
Norma bumps into Laurie, recreating the "one good scare" scene, to which Laurie replies: "I've had my share."
in Halloween H20, Laurie believed she killed Michael Myers and it turned out to be a Paramedic under the mask, same situation in Boogeyman 2, when Laura believed she killed Henry and it turned out to be Dr. Ryan under the mask
in Halloween H20, Laurie believed she killed Michael Myers and it turned out to be a Paramedic under the mask, same situation in Halloween Night, when Shannon believed she killed Chris Vale and it turned out to be David under the mask