TV Mini-Series | TV-14 | | Drama, Horror, Mystery
In 1960, seven pre-teen outcasts fight an evil demon who poses as a child-killing clown. Thirty years later, they reunite to stop the demon once and for all when it returns to their hometown.
Mrs. Kersh is named after director Irvin Kershner, director of Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980). Stephen King visited the set of that film, which was filmed in the same studio as The Shining (1980). Empire writer Lawrence Kasdan later directed Dreamcatcher (2003). The novel on which that was based also involves children from Derry, and includes a reference ... ...
Hiya, Georgie! Aren't you gonna say hello?
Pennywise: Ohhh. Come on, bucko. Don't you want a... balloon?
George 'Georgie' Elmer Denbrough: I'm not supposed to take stuff from strangers. My dad said so.
Pennywise: Very wise of your dad, Georgie. Very wise indeed... I, Georgie, am Pennywise the Dancing ...
George 'Georgie' Elmer Denbrough: ...
When Beverly is using the slingshot, the order of bottles she shoots change. For example, there is one white bottle left that she shoots, then there are none left. However, the last bottle she shoots is another white bottle.
During the opening credits, we see pictures of the "Lucky Seven" from their childhood like in a photo album. The final photo of the Paramount cinema segues into the actual one in Derry. The camera pulls back from the title IT, and it turns from white to red. In Pt 2, the final photo of a hotel segues into the one the "Lucky Seven" are staying at. At the end of both parts, Pennywise's laugh is heard.
The following cuts have been made on the 2002 DVD.
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