This is a story of Max who runs around the house making mischief until his mother sends him to his room without supper. In his room, a forest and ocean form from his imagination and he is taken to a world where the Wild Things are. While fearsome monsters, Max becomes King of all the Wild Things, but soon finds himself homesick. He returns home to find his dinner waiting for him. 
 
While only ten sentences long, this book is considered a masterpiece in childrens literature.

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Family Guy:
Season:  13  / Episode:  10 
Quagmire's Mom

This Television Episode refers to Where the Wild Things Are written by Maurice Sendak
Peter finds the Wild Things and shoots them while hunting.

Dexter:
Season:  2  / Episode:  7 
That Night, a Forest Grew

This Television Episode refers to Where the Wild Things Are written by Maurice Sendak
The title of this episode comes from a line in the children's book 'Where the Wild Things Are'. The actual line is, "That very night in Max's room a forest grew..."

Family Guy:
Season:  15  / Episode:  14 
The Dating Game

This Television Episode refers to Where the Wild Things Are written by Maurice Sendak
One of Quagmire's Tinder dates is a monster from the book 'Where the Wild Things Are'.

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The Blind Side

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This Movie shows Where the Wild Things Are written by Maurice Sendak
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Where the Wild Things Are

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This Movie is based on Where the Wild Things Are written by Maurice Sendak
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Where the Wild Things Are

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Being Human (UK):
Season:  1  / Episode:  5 
Where The Wild Things Are

 

Grey's Anatomy:
Season:  4  / Episode:  12 
Where the Wild Things Are


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