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Referenced By: A Nightmare on Elm Street
Bringing nightmares to the popular culture since the eighties, Elm Street has been refenced in many places; usually with "A Nightmare on X" titles, clothing with green and red stripes or Captain Ersatz-versions of the series main villain, Freddy Krueger.

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  • In Cal Leandros book Blackout, one of the horror Shout-Out aliases that Cal uses is "Calvin F. Krueger".

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  • AdventureQuest Worlds has a story titled "Nightmare on Twig's Street: The Dweam Swayers", with an antagonist named Twiggy Krueger.
  • The fifth boss in Crime Fighters has gloves similar to Freddy's.
  • One of the enemies in the Graveyard stages of Gex featurs an enemy who doesn't just have Hockey Mask and Chainsaw, but who also wears a green and red striped t-shirt.

Web Comics
  • This Square Root of Minus Garfield strip shows Garfield having a nightmare about being eaten alive by an armchair. He wakes up, only to find Jon dressed as Freddy Krueger.

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  • Some of the pre- and post commercial segments in the Halloween episodes of Atop the Fourth Wall feature Linkara dressed as Freddy Krueger.

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