History Literature / It

4th Dec '16 10:02:44 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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* LikeParentLikeSpouse: A rather dark example. Beverly had an abusive father, and later went on to marry a man who also abused her. Sadly, this is TruthInTelevision for many real-life abuse victims.
29th Nov '16 11:39:04 AM falcon2484
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** Rebecca Paulson from Haven Village (see ''Literature/TheTommyknockers'' and also her own standalone short story "The Revelations of 'Becka Paulson"), makes an appearance in the climax; it's mentioned she found some of the money which was lost when the roof blew off of the Derry Farmer's Trust.


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* HeroOfAnotherStory: Vincent "Boogers" Taliendo, an old grade-school chum of a few of the Losers, is still in Derry in 1985. As the town begins to crumble, he heads for the hills; King tells us "his journey to the Derry town limits and beyond would make a saga in itself....suffice it to say that he did eventually get out of town."
16th Nov '16 10:43:22 AM HoursGoneBy
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* LimitedSpecialCollectorsUltimateEdition: Cemetery Dance released one for the novel's 25th anniversary.



* OldShame: Stan's wife Patty has never completely gotten over the humiliation of growing up being subject to anti-Semitism, in particular not being admitted to the afterparty at her high school prom, due to it being held at a country club that didn't allow Jewish people.
16th Nov '16 8:36:59 AM HoursGoneBy
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** B-B-B-(*beet*)-Billy Boy.

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** B-B-B-(*beet*)-Billy B-B-B-(*beat*)-Billy Boy.
11th Nov '16 7:17:34 PM GRZombie
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* EldritchAbomination: [[spoiler:IT is readily identifiable as a Great Old One, one that specifically preys on children, feeding off their fear, sanity and flesh. Fighting IT so warps the Loser's Club they have an orgy after the fight.]]

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* EldritchAbomination: [[spoiler:IT is readily identifiable as a Great Old One, one that specifically preys on children, feeding off their fear, sanity and flesh. Fighting IT so warps the Loser's Club they have an orgy after the fight.]]
1st Nov '16 11:14:22 PM businka
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* Gasshole: One of the bullies communicates solely via burping into victim's faces, he is aptly named Belch.

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* Gasshole: {{Gasshole}}: One of the bullies communicates solely via burping into victim's faces, faces; he is aptly named Belch.
1st Nov '16 11:12:06 PM businka
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* Gasshole: One of the bullies communicates solely via burping into victim's faces, he is aptly named Belch.
30th Oct '16 1:18:46 PM rt2012
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* EpicFail: Eddie during the final showdown in TheMovie: "This is battery acid, and now you disappear! [[spoiler:It doesn't work this time, and he nearly gets eaten alive.]]
30th Oct '16 8:26:41 AM Dancedom
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In 1990, the novel was loosely adapted into a television movie featuring Creator/JohnRitter as Ben Hanscom, Harry Anderson as Richie Tozier, Tim Reid as Mike Hanlon, Annette O'Toole as Beverly Marsh, Dennis Christopher as Eddie Kaspbrak, Richard Thomas as Bill Denbrough and Creator/TimCurry as Pennywise in a career-defining role.

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In 1990, the novel was loosely adapted into a television movie featuring Creator/JohnRitter as Ben Hanscom, Harry Anderson as Richie Tozier, Tim Reid as Mike Hanlon, Annette O'Toole as Beverly Marsh, Dennis Christopher as Eddie Kaspbrak, Richard Thomas as Bill Denbrough Denbrough, Richard Masur as Stan Uris and Creator/TimCurry as Pennywise in a career-defining role.
28th Oct '16 5:26:02 PM RaisenRhaasen
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In 1990, the novel was loosely adapted into a television movie featuring John Ritter as Ben Hanscom, Harry Anderson as Richie Tozier, Tim Reid as Mike Hanlon, Annette O'Toole as Beverly Marsh, Dennis Christopher as Eddie Kaspbrak, Richard Thomas as Bill Denbrough and Creator/TimCurry as Pennywise in a career-defining role.

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In 1990, the novel was loosely adapted into a television movie featuring John Ritter Creator/JohnRitter as Ben Hanscom, Harry Anderson as Richie Tozier, Tim Reid as Mike Hanlon, Annette O'Toole as Beverly Marsh, Dennis Christopher as Eddie Kaspbrak, Richard Thomas as Bill Denbrough and Creator/TimCurry as Pennywise in a career-defining role.
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