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  • Type: Movie
  • Genre: Horror
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Pop Culture Connections - Outgoing

It shows these books...

It is based on these books...

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Fast Cars
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This Book is referred to by Misery
This book is only aluded to in the film, but we know its title from "Misery" the book

It refers to these book series...

Misery Chastain

This Book Series is referred to by Misery
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Pop Culture Connections - Incoming

It is the basis of these television episodes...

The Critic:
Season:  1  / Episode:  4 

This Television Episode parodies Misery
In addition to the title reference, the episode parodies the plot of Misery by having the projectionist kidnap and tie up Jay Sherman in bed

The Simpsons:
Season:  21  / Episode:  7 
Rednecks and Broomsticks

This Television Episode is inspired by Misery
The scene in which Cletus takes the family out of the frozen lake is a reference to the film 'Misery'.

It is referred to by these television episodes...

Happy Endings:
Season:  3  / Episode:  1 
Cazsh Dummy Spillionaires

This Television Episode refers to Misery
Penny says that Max is "Misery-ing" her, by keeping her hostage in her body cast.

Season:  2  / Episode:  3 
I'll Light a Candle for You Every Day

This Television Episode refers to Misery
Frank brings batteries and three DVDs, 'Terms of Endearment', 'Misery' and 'Beaches', to Dottie's (Butterface) house.

How I Met Your Mother:
Season:  4  / Episode:  11 
Little Minnesota

This Television Episode refers to Misery
Ted's sister Heather is in town, but Ted is hiding her from Barney. He calls Barney to invite him to the apartment for a Kathy Bates movie marathon, but NOT 'Misery'. He makes this invitation knowing that Barney won't want to come, which will keep him away from Heather.

Season:  3  / Episode:  10 
New Hampshire

This Television Episode refers to Misery
"This is like Kathy Bates in Misery."

The King of Queens:
Season:  3  / Episode:  18 
Papa Pill

This Television Episode refers to Misery
After ditching the Outer Space theme dance at the Senior Center to go to the docks with his friend Chick, Arthur is in trouble with Carrie. After bringing Arthur home at 2:00 in the morning, Arthur yells at Carrie that she might as well hobble him like that "fat chick in Misery".

Season:  1  / Episode:  1 
The Rabbit Hole

This Television Episode refers to Misery
When Jakes gets caught by JFK's security detail, he channels Annie Wilkes from Misery to try to get out of trouble by saying, "Tell him I'm his number one fan."

It is referred to by these television commercials...

DirecTV Commercial

This Television Commercial refers to Misery
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Season:  3  / Episode:  11 

performed by Darren Criss; features Beelzebubs

performed by Johanna Stahley

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