Trivia: Creature from the Black Lagoon

Trivia for the film:

  • California Doubling: The Brazilian Jungle was actually the Florida Everglades; you can even see a light post at one point!
  • Development Hell: A rumored remake seems to be stalled indefinitely.
  • Fountain of Expies: Lots of Fish People in other media took notes from Gill Man.
  • Viewers Are Morons: The two stuntmen who played the Gillman (one for swimming and one on land) were not credited, because the studio honeslty thought it would make audiences believe that it was a real monster. Eh, can't blame them for trying.
  • What Could Have Been: The original plan for Zee's death was to have Gill Man throw him towards the screen, which would have made for perfect 3D fodder. Malfunctioning equipment forced the makers to abandon it.

Trivia for the pinball machine:

  • Referenced By: The "MOVE YOUR CAR!" mode is commonly referenced in other pinball machines.
    • The "Drive-In Demolition" mode from Revenge from Mars has the exact same premise.
    • During the "Hat Magic" illusion in Theatre of Magic, the third item produced out of the hat is a telephone. The person on the other end yells "MOVE YOUR CAR!".
    • The "Stay cool, daddy-o" guy cameos in World Cup Soccer.
    • Judge Dredd (by the same designer) has no less than four references to the game:
      • During the Traffic Jam Supergame mode, you get to hear the quote upon collecting a jackpot.
      • The "Safe Cracker" mode is inspired by the "Move Your Car" mode as well, in both scoring and humor.
      • The criminal arrested for 35 years for arms dealing is your girlfriend.
      • The criminal arrested for 15 years for auto theft is the snackbar operator.
    • Junk Yard incorporates the mode itself through the Time Machine.
    • Tales of the Arabian Nights has a twist on the phrase: "MOVE YOUR CAR... pet."
    • Scared Stiff references the quote in its Match Sequence (which consists of Elvira flipping through several TV channels, each of which play a quote from a previous Williams table).
    • In Indianapolis 500, the ending for "Wrong Turn" shows an Indy car stuck in a traffic jam, whereupon someone shouts, "Move your car!"
    • The Millencolin song "Move Your Car" was inspired by the game, as was its cover art.
    • The "Joe's Diner" mode from The Flintstones has a similar premise; instead of an irate moviegoer at a drive-in, it's an impatient drive-thru customer at a drive-thru. The exact same animation of the guy shouting "MOVE YOUR CAR!" (minus the drive-in setting, obviously) was recycled for this new mode.