- Referenced by...:
- Terry Pratchett's Hogfather, which asks why an angel didn't turn up with a warm blanket before the Little Match Girl died, and in which Death himself saves her, because there's no better Christmas present than a future.
- It's turned up in Yakuza 1 and Yakuza 5 under the exact name as substories that the player can go through. The one in Yakuza 1 is doing it more to buy a gift for her boyfriend while in 5, it's played much more straight, though the girl gets spared.
Trivia / The Little Match Girl