History Trivia / Halloween

12th Apr '16 12:50:26 AM Morgenthaler
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* HeyItsThatGuy:
** Borders on YouLookFamiliar in that it occurs between the original and remake continuity. Danielle Harris, who played Jamie Lloyd in the Thorn films, takes the role of Annie in the remake and its sequel.
** The 2007 film has [[Film/AClockworkOrange Alex the Droog]] as Dr. Loomis, [[Film/OneFlewOverTheCuckoosNest Billy Bibbitt]] as Sheriff Brackett, and [[Film/DawnOfTheDead1978 Peter Washington]] as Big Joe Grizzly.
2nd Mar '16 5:00:05 PM SunriseWarrior
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* CreatorBacklash: Rob Zombie's reaction to the studio's intent to resurrect Michael for a third film, despite his insistence (and refusal to direct) that the ''2'' was the end of the franchise.

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* CreatorBacklash: Rob Zombie's reaction to the studio's intent to resurrect Michael for a third film, despite his insistence (and refusal to direct) that the ''2'' his ''Halloween II'' was the end of the franchise.franchise. For now at least, it looks like he got his wish, as the plans for the tentatively-titled ''Halloween Returns'' were cancelled.



** Had the Thorn storyline continued, then Tommy Doyle would return to replace Loomis as Michael's main enemy.

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** Had the Thorn storyline continued, then Tommy Doyle would return to replace Loomis as Michael's main enemy.
3rd Jun '15 2:21:22 AM erforce
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** The 2007 film has [[Film/AClockworkOrange Alex the Droog]] as Dr. Loomis, [[Literature/OneFlewOverTheCuckoosNest Billy Bibbitt]] as Sheriff Brackett, and [[Film/DawnOfTheDead Peter Washington]] as Big Joe Grizzly.

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** The 2007 film has [[Film/AClockworkOrange Alex the Droog]] as Dr. Loomis, [[Literature/OneFlewOverTheCuckoosNest [[Film/OneFlewOverTheCuckoosNest Billy Bibbitt]] as Sheriff Brackett, and [[Film/DawnOfTheDead [[Film/DawnOfTheDead1978 Peter Washington]] as Big Joe Grizzly.
16th Feb '15 11:07:24 AM roman55
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*** [[http://www.horrorspeak.com/ubbthreads/showthreaded.php/Cat/0/Number/90089/page/30/vc/1 One well known pitch]] for the unproduced crossover involved the revelation that young Michael was possessed by Samhain, The Lord of The Dead, who wanted to escape the Cenobite hell (explaining why he can't be killed).
12th Feb '15 1:24:45 PM SpukiKitty
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* BillingDisplacement: The original film had Creator/DonaldPleasence billed ahead of then-unknown Creator/JamieLeeCurtis. By the time of ''Halloween II'' three years later, Curtis was enough of a star for them to employ diagonal billing.
23rd Aug '14 9:22:41 AM Austin
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* ShoutOut:
** A large number of them in the first film. To give but one example, Sam Loomis was the name of a character in ''Film/{{Psycho}}''.
** By coincidence (or perhaps not), Jamie Lee Curtis is [[Film/{{Psycho}} Marion Crane's daughter]]. In fact, Janet Leigh has a cameo in the seventh film playing a character named "Norma".
18th Jul '14 6:33:52 AM Morgenthaler
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* AuthorExistenceFailure: The death of series producer Moustapha Akkad effectively erased the chances of a ninth film in the original series.

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* AuthorExistenceFailure: AuthorExistenceFailure:
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The death of series producer Moustapha Akkad effectively erased the chances of a ninth film in the original series.series.
** Dr. Loomis died before ''H20'' since Creator/DonaldPleasence passed away.



* HeyItsThatGuy: Borders on YouLookFamiliar in that it occurs between the original and remake continuity. Danielle Harris, who played Jamie Lloyd in the Thorn films, takes the role of Annie in the remake and its sequel.

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* HeyItsThatGuy: HeyItsThatGuy:
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Borders on YouLookFamiliar in that it occurs between the original and remake continuity. Danielle Harris, who played Jamie Lloyd in the Thorn films, takes the role of Annie in the remake and its sequel.



* NamesTheSame: Michael Myers. And we don't mean comedian [[AustinPowers Mike]] [[Film/WaynesWorld Myers]]!

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* NamesTheSame: NamesTheSame:
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Michael Myers. And we don't mean comedian [[AustinPowers [[Film/AustinPowers Mike]] [[Film/WaynesWorld Myers]]!



* ShoutOut: A large number of them in the first film. To give but one example, Sam Loomis was the name of a character in ''Film/{{Psycho}}''.

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* ShoutOut: ShoutOut:
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A large number of them in the first film. To give but one example, Sam Loomis was the name of a character in ''Film/{{Psycho}}''.



* WhatCouldHaveBeen: The plan for ''Season of the Witch'' was to turn ''Halloween'' into a GenreAnthology film series, as Carpenter and Debra Hill felt that the story laid out in the first two films was finished.

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: WhatCouldHaveBeen:
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The plan for ''Season of the Witch'' was to turn ''Halloween'' into a GenreAnthology film series, as Carpenter and Debra Hill felt that the story laid out in the first two films was finished.


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** Had the Thorn storyline continued, then Tommy Doyle would return to replace Loomis as Michael's main enemy.
4th May '14 6:00:10 AM eroock
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** Quite more funnier is when they get one of the TropeNamers, MichelleWilliams of ''DawsonsCreek'' fame and one of the few actors to ''avert'' this trope, to play one of the main teens in ''Halloween H20''.

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** Quite more funnier is when they get one of the TropeNamers, MichelleWilliams Creator/MichelleWilliams of ''DawsonsCreek'' fame and one of the few actors to ''avert'' this trope, to play one of the main teens in ''Halloween H20''.
25th Sep '12 8:42:56 PM erforce
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** There was also talk of a planed crossover with the {{Hellraiser}} franchise. Word has it that either Moustapha Akkad killed the idea, or it was never brought into production at all and was just a rumor.

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** There was also talk of a planed crossover with the {{Hellraiser}} ''Franchise/{{Hellraiser}}'' franchise. Word has it that either Moustapha Akkad killed the idea, or it was never brought into production at all and was just a rumor.
16th Sep '12 11:59:02 PM roman55
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** There was also a planed crossover with the {{Hellraiser}} franchise. Word has it that either Moustapha Akkad killed the idea, or it was never brought into production at all and was just a rumor.

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** There was also talk of a planed crossover with the {{Hellraiser}} franchise. Word has it that either Moustapha Akkad killed the idea, or it was never brought into production at all and was just a rumor.
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