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Comic Book

  • In My Little Pony: Friends Forever Issue 18, Rainbow Dash and Fluttershy go to their Flight Camp Reunion, with Fluttershy unwilling to be there due to how much she was teased. When one of her bullies approaches her and promises to give her something at the award ceremony, Fluttershy believes that they are planning a practical joke and has an Imagine Spot where she has visions that mirror those of Carrie, but instead of pig's blood, it's rainbow liquids.

Fan Fiction

  • In The Rise of Darth Vulcan, Vulcan muses that the only reason he'd want to go to Canterlot High is to dump pig blood on the prom queen.

Films -- Animated

  • Monsters University: In a parody of the pigs' blood scene, the ROR fraternity pranks Oozma Kappa by dropping colored paint, glitter and stuffed animals on them to make them look adorable (and not scary).

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Live-Action TV

  • Glee: In "Born This Way", Quinn tells Lauren that someone will spill pigs blood on her if she gets elected prom queen.
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  • Roseanne: In "Promises, Promises", Darlene says the only way she'd be at the prom would be if she were sitting in the rafters with a bucket of pig's blood.
  • That '70s Show: In "Prom Night", Hyde's mom tries to discourage from from going to the prom, saying "They're all going to laugh at you."
  • The X-Files: In "Shadows", Mulder brings up psychokinesis, and Scully asks "You mean how Carrie got even at the prom?"
  • In an episode of The IT Crowd, Jen uses several euphemisms for her period, none of which Moss understands. When Rory mentions the first scene in Carrie, Moss gets it.
  • Derry Girls has the prom go badly wrong when psychopathic transfer student May tries to dump red paint on Academic Alpha Bitch Jenny Joyce. James specifically summarises Carrie to explain it to everyone else.
  • Victorious has a subtle reference to Carrie. In an episode where Jade tries to ruin the school prom, it's mentioned that she has several gallons of blood on standby. She doesn't actually use the blood in her plans. You'd think this was because it's a kids' show, but considering what happened in the last episode...

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Western Animation

  • The Amazing World of Gumball: Carrie Krueger is named after Carrie White and Freddy Krueger.
  • American Dad!: In a flashback from "It's Good to Be the Queen" shows bullies attempting to the pigs' blood prank on Stan at the prom. However, one of them stopped reading in the middle of a sentence, so they instead dropped pigs on him.
  • Beetlejuice: In an episode where BJ recounts his high school days, his classmates' decision to humiliate him just as he's crowned prom king (along with his robotic date Rusty, acquired because nobody would go with him) is the trigger for him gaining full control of his abilities, marked by a triumphant cry of "It's showtime!" before the chaos begins.
  • Bob's Burgers: In "Lobsterfest", Linda compares Hugo in a sash to Carrie on prom night.
  • Robot Chicken: A sketch from "Rebel Appliance" is a mash-up of the film and The Secret World of Alex Mack.
  • The Simpsons:
    • In "The Color Yellow", Homer and Marge reveal that they walked out of Carrie after she was crowned prom queen so they can assume the story ended happily.
    • In "Treehouse of Horror XXV", producer Carolyn Omine is credited as "Carrie (Lyn Omine)".
  • Tiny Toon Adventures: In the short, "The Amazing Three" (part of "Love Disconnection"), Shirley's psychic rampage is a G-rated version of the prom scene, with punch taking the place of pig's blood. Babs even asks Fifi if she's seen Carrie.
  • The Venture Bros.: In "The Trial of the Monarch", Monarch refers to Dr. Girlfriend's breasts as "dirty pillows".


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