"The Twilight Zone" Living Doll (TV Episode 1963) Poster

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Referenced in 

Alien Predator (1985)
The little Indian girl's doll is named "Talky Tina." Furthermore, Richard Sarafian, father of director Deran Sarafian, directed this classic Twilight Zone episode.
Child's Play (1988)
Living doll threating "Im going to kill you"
Child's Play 2 (1990)
One of the staff members of the Good Guy company suggests that a prankster may have altered Chucky's voice control saying something like "Hi I'm Chucky, the lakeshore strangler and I'm going to kill you.".
The Twilight Zone: Mr. Motivation (2002) (TV Episode)
A doll speaks and communicates with a man with communication (passive rather than aggressive) issues.
The Terminal (2004)
Frank Dixon (Stanley Tucci) asks Viktor Navorski (Tom Hanks) if he's ever seen The Twilight Zone and prattles off about the show, mentioning "Talking Tina"
The Pinball Arcade (2012) (Video Game)
Talking Tina appears on the back glass of the Twilight Zone pinball machine.

Featured in 

Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Child's Play (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips of the episode were shown and James comments how it's more suspenseful cause it was never revealed why the doll can talk.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Best Twilight Zone Episodes (2016) (TV Episode)
Ranks at #10

Spoofed in 

The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror III (1992) (TV Episode)
The evil krusty doll segment spoofs an episode of this show where a doll tries to kill it's owner.
Weird Science: Sci-Fi Zoned (1995) (TV Episode)
Gary and Wyatt find a talking doll named Talking Tammy who threatens to kill them. June Foray, who voices Talking Tammy, also provided the voice of Talky Tina in "Living Doll".
Johnny Bravo: The Man Who Cried 'Clown!'/Johnny, Real Good/Little Talky Tabitha! (1997) (TV Episode)
The entire episode is a Twilight Zone parody with the segment "Little Talky Tabitha" directly spoofing this episode.
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: Good Will Haunting (1998) (TV Episode)
"Molly Dolly," a sinister doll who comes to life and threatens Sabrina, is a parody of "Talking Tina," the murderous doll from the iconic "Twilight Zone" episode "Living Doll" (season 5, episode 6), first aired in 1963.
Nostalgia Critic: Halloween '08 Special (2008) (TV Episode)
A talking toy comes to life and tries to kill the main character
The Telling (2009) (Video)
the 1st segment spoofs the living doll

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