The title of the novel refers to a scientist, Victor Frankenstein, who learns how to create life and creates a being in the likeness of man, but larger than average and more powerful. In popular culture, people have tended to refer to the Creature as "Frankenstein", despite this being the name of the scientist

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The Awkward Thoughts of W. Kamau Bell
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W. Kamau Bell writes about the television show 'The Incredible Hulk', how it was a twist on the book 'Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde' with a nice helping of 'Frankenstein' thrown in. (p. 35)

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Dead Like Me:
Season:  2  / Episode:  1 
Send in the Clown

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This is one of the books in the stack by Reggie Lass.

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Boardwalk Empire:
Season:  2  / Episode:  3 
A Dangerous Maid

This Television Episode refers to Frankenstein written by Mary Shelley
Al Capone shouts, "Jail?! Just have Frankenstein drill a hole in his noggin." in reference to Harrow.

The Office:
Season:  8  / Episode:  6 
Doomsday

This Television Episode refers to Frankenstein written by Mary Shelley

Dexter:
Season:  8  / Episode:  2 
Every Silver Lining...

This Television Episode refers to Frankenstein written by Mary Shelley
Dr. Vogel tells Dexter that she helped Harry create the code by which he lives, therefore, she created the person Dexter has become. Dexter tells her she sounds like Dr. Frankenstein.

Lady Dynamite:
Season:  1  / Episode:  10 
Knife Feelings

This Television Episode refers to Frankenstein written by Mary Shelley
Karen Grisham tells Maria that Mary Shelley wrote 'Frankenstein' on a dare.

Family Guy:
Season:  12  / Episode:  17 
The Most Interesting Man in the World

This Television Episode refers to Frankenstein written by Mary Shelley
Peter replaces the television set with a bookcase filled with books. Mary Shelley's 'Frankenstein' is the replacement for 'The Walking Dead'.

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Hormel Frank 'N Stuff Commercial

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Frankenweenie

This Movie parodies Frankenstein written by Mary Shelley
Frankenweenie is both a parody and homage to the 1931 film Frankenstein based on Mary Shelley's novel of the same name.
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Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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This Movie is based on Frankenstein written by Mary Shelley
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