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Wednesday, October 19, 2022

Silver Shamrock HALLOWEEN III (1982) References/Artwork in Movies and TV Series

To celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982), here are movies and tv series that reference it or pay homage to the Silver Shamrock Halloween III Pumpkin, Skull and Witch masks in the once considered a failure upon release in 1982 but is now a major cult film.

Knight Rider (1982–1986) - "Halloween Knight"


The character Norman Baines wears a Halloween III pumpkin mask in the season 3 Knight Rider (1982–1986) TV series episode 5 titled "Halloween Knight" that aired on Oct 28, 1984. The witch mask also appears briefly during the opening credits:

Norman and Bonnie arrive to the Halloween Party (Animated Gif):

Norman attacks Bonnie scene (Animated GIFs):




Watch the full scene below, video from Knight Rider Official YouTube channel:


Halloween Knight Promo by Promoman6:



Livid (2011)



Three trick or treaters with Halloween III masks appear in front and walk up to the passenger side and look inside a car as the passenger sings the Silver Shamrock commercial jingle in Livid (2011):




Stills:



Watch the scene below:


Livid print by Gabriel Edwards at stuffofhorrormovies.etsy.com:



The Guest (2014)



The Halloween III appear on the wall in a high school gym decorated for a Halloween dance in The Guest (2014):


Stills:



Watch the full Halloween Party Killing Scene from The Guest. The above appears at the 4min 40sec mark:


The Guest artwork by Devon Whitehead at cavitycolors.com:



Patient Seven (2016)



Halloween III trick or treaters ring up an apartment/flat doorbell where a hitman just finished a job in one of the segments of horror anthology film Patient Seven (2016). The segment was remade as a feature length Halloween episode called "The Body" of the horror anthology series Into the Dark (2018- ), where each episode is inspired by a holiday:

"Trick or Treat!"

Still:


Watch the scene below:





The Goldbergs (2013- ) - “The Goldberg Girls"



Halloween III action figure in The Goldbergs (2013- ) season 5 episode 11 entitled “The Goldberg Girls" that aired Jan 3, 2018:



Halloween III action figures sold by eBay seller m325538hl1:





Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween (2018)



The 3 kids in Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween (2018) dress up as the Halloween III to go unnoticed amongst a crowd of monsters:





Goosebumps 2 Halloween Disguise scene, the above starts at 1min 47secs:


Stills:


Goosebumps Attack of the Halloween III mock book cover:



Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (2018–2020) - "At the Mountains of Madness"



Halloween III trick or treaters visit the funeral home in season 4 episode 8 of Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (2018–2020) called "At the Mountains of Madness" that aired aired Dec 31, 2020:

Sabrina: "Yummy!"
"Trick or Treat!"

Stills:





Sabrina Clipart by Kira T at TTLGC.etsy.com:



CMFRT_SYSTMS (2019- ) - "Halloween"



In the season 1 episode 5 titled "Halloween" of a sketch comedy web series called CMFRT_SYSTMS, three friends see how long they can last watching the magic pumpkin on their cellphone while wearing Silver Shamrock Halloween III Masks:



The full 30min episode is below, the 4min+ Halloween III sketch is shown first:



Halloween (2018)



Crazy Laurie Strode arrives in her truck with a gun looking for Michael Myers while yelling at trick or treaters, three of which are wearing Halloween III masks in Halloween (2018):


Laurie yells: "Get out of here! Now!"

Laurie continues: "Get inside!"

Stills:





Laurie Hunts Michael Myers scene in Halloween (2018):


Halloween (2018) Laurie's Hunt artwork by Dani at @angusburgers and angusburgers.deviantart.com:



Halloween Kills (2021)



Three dead Michael Myers victims wearing Halloween III masks in Halloween Kills (2021):

Stills:




Playground Aftermath scene in Halloween Kills (2021). The Silver Shamrock Masks appear at 35sec mark:


Halloween III/Kills poster by @art.by.theshrimpshackslasher on stickers, t-shirts at theshrimpshack.redbubble.com:



Halloween Ends (2022)



How Halloween Ends (2022) should've ended! (Video artistry by Eddie Spuhghetti at Here Lies):



Halloween Ends at Silver Shamrock Novelties poster:

2 comments:

  1. Amazing round up! I had no idea the masks have appeared in so many places. Proves how many fans the movie has had over the years. Gotta rewatch if for this Halloween season.

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