Category: It Came From Wikipedia

It Came From Wikipedia XI

Many think of countries like America, Britain, Japan and Italy when asked to name countries known for producing lots of horror movies. But there’s one other country which also deserves to be on that list: Cambodia. Not only is there an entire Wikipedia article about the sizable number of Cambodian horror movies, there’s also a …

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It Came From Wikipedia X

The Menendez Brothers are the reason there wasn’t a third installment in the original Fright Night series. Seriously. The painting “The Hands Resist Him” was very famous back in the late 90’s for its allegations of being haunted. But did you know there’s another painting out there with a similar reputation? It’s called “The Crying …

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It Came From Wikipedia IX

Blood Bath has the most convoluted production history I have ever seen. I had no idea “twilight zone” is an actual scientific term. If you think that’s interesting, wait until you see the sheer amount of authorized fiction associated with Twilight Zone and the 1994 TV movie Twilight Zone: Rod Serling’s Lost Classics. Speaking of …

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It Came From Wikipedia VIII

Have you ever wondered why Chris Sarandon’s vampire character in Fright Night is sometimes seen eating apples? It’s because he decided his character liked to cleanse his palate and had some fruit bat DNA! The history of glow sticks is very fascinating. I am surprised how they neglected to mention how unused glow sticks have …

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It Came From Wikipedia VII

It’s hard to say which now-defunct museum sounds more interesting: The Museum of Funeral Customs or Jones’ Fantastic Museum (which had horror author Wilum Hopfrog Pugmire playing a vampire who scared guests). For years I assumed the “Davy Jones” associated with “Davy Jones’ Locker” was a famous sailor of some sort. It turns out he’s …

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It Came From Wikipedia VI

Strange but true: Freddy Krueger is a playable character in Mortal Kombat (Komplete Edition). Sadly, Robert Englund didn’t provide voice work for the character this time around. Speaking of video games, the classic British game Cauldron was originally supposed to be based on the movie Halloween. I was also surprised to learn there’s a comedic, …

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It Came From Wikipedia V

Last seen in 1966, the Daimajin character was revived in 2010 for the TV series Daimajin Kanon. The series is also notable for being the first time Daimajin has battled another giant monster. Confused about the numerous films claiming to be part of the Zombie series? Then you need to read this handy Wikipedia article …

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It Came From Wikipedia IV

When preparing the series Night Gallery for syndication, the powers that be decided to merge the short-lived series The Sixth Sense into it in order to pad out the number of episodes. They even went as far as to shoot new scenes with Rod Serling to help with the illusion that these were merely more …

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It Came From Wikipedia III

The novel that inspired the once lost Karloff chiller The Ghoul was later adapted as a British comedy film called What a Carve Up! (aka No Place Like Homicide in the US)! Speaking of unusual literary adaptations, the Great Old One Ghatanothoa appeared as the last enemy in the final episode of Ultraman Tiga, complete …

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It Came From Wikipedia II

According to this article, Godzilla made a licensed appearance in an audio drama spin-off of the Idol Defense Force Hummingbird OVA series. Color me surprised: Dracula’s Daughter was created as a result of Universal getting the license to adapt Dracula’s Guest. As many of you all know, King Kong Lives was the sequel to the …

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It Came From Wikipedia

Even Wikipedia isn’t the most accurate source of information in the world, I still find myself browsing through when I’m bored and need to kill a little time online. I checked the information found in the links below using other resources and can guarantee that they’re all true. Even though I’m not a fan of …

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