History ShoutOut / ParaNorman

2nd Jan '16 11:51:58 AM erforce
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** Which at the same time mirrors a shot from the original ''Halloween'' in which Laurie/the camera looks down from a second store-y window to catch a glimpse of Michael Myers, in his white mask, next to washing hanging on a clothesline.

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** Which at the same time mirrors a shot from the original ''Halloween'' ''Film/{{Halloween 1978}}'' in which Laurie/the camera looks down from a second store-y window to catch a glimpse of Michael Myers, in his white mask, next to washing hanging on a clothesline.
3rd Jun '15 2:41:52 AM erforce
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* Niel's dog is named [[Film/DayOfTheDead Bub]].

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* Niel's dog is named [[Film/DayOfTheDead [[Film/DayOfTheDead1985 Bub]].
14th Feb '15 3:32:50 PM spirasen
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* The film is one to bad 70s B-Grade horror flicks in general...the type Norman likes to watch on TV.
* The open credits are introduced by [[Franchise/EvilDead the camera doing a high-speed zoom through some eerie woods.]]

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* The film is one to bad 70s B-Grade horror '70s [[BMovie B-Grade]] {{horror}} flicks in general...the general... The type Norman likes to watch on TV.
* The open credits are introduced by [[Franchise/EvilDead the camera doing a high-speed zoom through some eerie woods.]]woods]].



** Which at the same time mirrors a shot from the original ''Halloween'' in which Laurie/the camera looks down from a second storey window to catch a glimpse of Michael Myers, in his white mask, next to washing hanging on a clothesline.
* The name of the town (Blithe Hollow) is a mash-up of the titles of two ghost stories - ''[[Theatre/BlitheSpirit Blithe Spirit]]'' and ''[[TheLegendOfSleepyHollow Sleepy Hollow]]''.

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** Which at the same time mirrors a shot from the original ''Halloween'' in which Laurie/the camera looks down from a second storey store-y window to catch a glimpse of Michael Myers, in his white mask, next to washing hanging on a clothesline.
* The name of the town (Blithe Hollow) is a mash-up of the titles of two ghost stories - ''[[Theatre/BlitheSpirit Blithe Spirit]]'' and ''[[TheLegendOfSleepyHollow ''[[Literature/TheLegendOfSleepyHollow Sleepy Hollow]]''.



* Norman's friend being called Neil may be a shout out to Creator/NeilGaiman, given that he wrote the source material for Laika's previous success ''WesternAnimation/{{Coraline}}'' (as well as ''Literature/TheGraveyardBook'', which shares some similarities with ''[=ParaNorman=]'').
* Judge Hopkins is named for the title character of the Creator/{{Tigon}} horror film ''Witchfinder General''.

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* Norman's friend being called Neil may be a shout out to Creator/NeilGaiman, given that he wrote the source material for Laika's Creator/{{Laika}}'s previous success ''WesternAnimation/{{Coraline}}'' (as well as ''Literature/TheGraveyardBook'', which shares some similarities with ''[=ParaNorman=]'').
''[=ParaNorman=]''.)
* Judge Hopkins is named for the title character of the Creator/{{Tigon}} horror film ''Witchfinder General''.''Film/WitchfinderGeneral''.



* Also, her name itself may be a reference to a certain [[Franchise/{{Pokemon}} Pokemon Trainer]] whose specialty was the [[spoiler:Ghost type]].
* There are several shout-outs to [[ScoobyDoo Scooby Doo]], although, of course, they don't have a live dog:
** The police officer uses the phrase; "Those meddling kids"

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* Also, her name itself may be a reference to a certain [[Franchise/{{Pokemon}} Pokemon Trainer]] Franchise/{{Pokemon}} Trainer whose specialty was the [[spoiler:Ghost type]].
* There are several shout-outs to [[ScoobyDoo Scooby Doo]], [[Franchise/ScoobyDoo Scooby-Doo]], although, of course, they don't have a live dog:
** The police officer uses the phrase; "Those meddling kids"kids."



** Does [[http://veryaware.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/Paranorman3.jpg this]] remind you of the [[http://static.btvguide.com/images/shows/e6/e6f95b1323b23aaf65d16c59ec2a1da0-1846-512-341.jpg title card]] for ''WesternAnimation/TheNewScoobyDooMovies''?

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** Does [[http://veryaware.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/Paranorman3.jpg this]] remind you of the [[http://static.btvguide.com/images/shows/e6/e6f95b1323b23aaf65d16c59ec2a1da0-1846-512-341.jpg title card]] card for ''WesternAnimation/TheNewScoobyDooMovies''?



* The refrigerator magnets spell [[Film/TheShining Redrum.]]
* Norman tells Courtney [[NotUsingTheZWord not to use]] "[[Film/ShaunOfTheDead the z word]]".

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* The refrigerator magnets spell [[Film/TheShining Redrum.]]
Redrum]].
* Norman tells Courtney [[NotUsingTheZWord not to use]] "[[Film/ShaunOfTheDead the z word]]".word]]."
27th Nov '14 4:47:00 PM LordXavius
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* One of the ghosts Norman greets on the way to school is named [[Film/TheSixthSense Bruce]].
2nd Nov '14 10:53:11 AM MontyPythonFanatic2
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* Norman tells Courtney [[NotUsingTheZWord not to use]] "[[Film/ShaunOfTheDead the z word]]".
26th Oct '14 11:09:31 AM knockoutmouse
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**Which at the same time mirrors a shot from the original ''Halloween'' in which Laurie/the camera looks down from a second storey window to catch a glimpse of Michael Myers, in his white mask, next to washing hanging on a clothesline.
7th Apr '14 3:07:33 PM DaddyMulk
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* Norman trying to yank the book away from the hands of his dead uncle reminds of [[Film/YoungFrankenstein Frederick Frankenstein]]'s similar predicaments with his grandpa's book.
17th Jan '14 1:15:02 AM PaulA
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* Judge Hopkins is named for the title character of the HammerHorror film "Witchfinder General"

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* Judge Hopkins is named for the title character of the HammerHorror Creator/{{Tigon}} horror film "Witchfinder General"''Witchfinder General''.
29th Oct '13 4:28:42 PM heidrance
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* The refrigerator magnets spell [[Film/TheShining Redrum.]]
30th Jun '13 11:56:44 AM nombretomado
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* Alvin wonders why when faced with a zombie apocalypse they should have to go someplace as lame as [[BuffyTheVampireSlayer the library]].

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* Alvin wonders why when faced with a zombie apocalypse they should have to go someplace as lame as [[BuffyTheVampireSlayer [[Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer the library]].
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