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It parodies these movies...

Misery

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  • Type: Movie
This Movie is parodied by Miserable part of The Critic Season 1
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
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It refers to these movies...

Edward Scissorhands

This Movie is referred to by Miserable part of The Critic Season 1
Jay reviews the (fake) movie Edward Plungerhands
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Eraserhead

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  • Type: Movie
This Movie is referred to by Miserable part of The Critic Season 1
The projectionist wants to watch Love Story, but Jay would rather watch Eraserhead
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Honey, I Shrunk the Kids

This Movie is referred to by Miserable part of The Critic Season 1
Jay reviews the (fake) movie Honey, I Lamenated the Kids
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Indecent Proposal

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  • Type: Movie
This Movie is referred to by Miserable part of The Critic Season 1
Jay reviews the (fake) movie Indecent Proposal II
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Love Story

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  • Type: Movie
This Movie is referred to by Miserable part of The Critic Season 1
The projectionist wants to watch Love Story, but Jay would rather watch Eraserhead
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Raiders of the Lost Ark
part of Indiana Jones

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  • Type: Movie
This Movie is referred to by Miserable part of The Critic Season 1
The opening TV gag is a parody of Indiana Jones running out of a cave in front of a giant rolling stone then knocking over a bunch of Nazis set up like bowling pins.

It refers to these television series...

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno

This Television Series is referred to by Miserable part of The Critic Season 1
The opening phone gag is, "Jay, this is your sister. You got a lot of laughs on The Tonight Show last night. Did you mean to have your fly open the whole time?"
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It plays these songs...

Angela
composed by Bob James

This Song is played in Miserable part of The Critic Season 1
In a scene where the projectionist gets into a taxi, the song Angela (which was the theme song to the TV series, Taxi) was played. Taxi was created by James L. Brooks, who was also the producer of The Critic.

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