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- He was one of the inspirations for Oogie Boogie from The Nightmare Before Christmas, along with fellow jazz singer Cab Calloway.
- He was one of the many celebrity "cameos" in the Looney Tunes short "The Woods are full of Cuckoos".
- In Be Kind Rewind, Mr. Fletcher claims his VHS store is the building that Fats was born in, as a vain attempt to avoid the place being demolished. While his claim turns out to be false, him and his friends eventually make a Mockumentary based on the idea as a last hurrah before giving up the building to the demolition crew.
Trivia / Fats Waller