* ActingForTwo: Robert Englund plays both Freddy Krueger and Freddy's biological father (albeit briefly) in this film.
* FranchiseKiller: ''The Dream Child'' was so reviled that it was decided to kill Freddy in the next movie.
* HeyItsThatGuy: If [[Recap/MysteryScienceTheater3000S07E04TheIncredibleMeltingMan you've seen]] ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000'', you may recognize the man who played Dan's father as the ill-fated Dr. Ted Nelson from ''Film/TheIncredibleMeltingMan''.
** "Super Freddy" is played by the much bulkier Michael Bailey Smith.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Creator/StephenKing and FrankMiller were offered to write and direct the film.