Trivia / Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday
The book Necronomicon originating from H. P. Lovecraft's story "The Hound" and The Crate from its namesake story from can be spotted inside the Voorhees house.
Creepshow The jungle gym from the original version of the can be seen on the backyard of the Voorhees house during the final battle.
The Birds Covers Always Lie: That strange metallic mask on the poster is not in the movie; Jason, when in his own body, still wears his familiar old one.
Franchise Killer: While the failure of the previous film had already caused Paramount to flog the franchise off to New Line Cinema, this film finished the job and threw the series into a hiatus that lasted for nearly a decade.
Orphaned Reference: At one point, Duke asks Jason if he remembers him, implying the two have a history together. That's because in an early script, Duke's girlfriend was killed by Jason, and the reason he knows so much about him is because he wanted revenge.
What Could Have Been:
Original idea for a ninth Friday the 13th film was about Jason going to LA and being an Outside-Genre Foe for two rival street gangs who unite their forces to stop him.
The character of Elias Voorhees was supposed to appear, either as Jason's father or brother.
There was going to be a disturbing flashback revealing that Jason and his mother had an incestuous relationship.
You Look Familiar: John D. LeMay had played a different character in , although that had nothing to do with the movies aside from the title.
Friday the 13th: The Series