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Small But Razor Sharp Details In The 'A Nightmare On Elm Street' Franchise

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Since 1984, Freddy Krueger has been haunting on-screen and off-screen nightmares for almost four decades. Beginning with A Nightmare on Elm Street, the part-time janitor, full-time maniac has been a terror to the teens of Elm Street through scores of movies, a TV series, and even video games. For fans of Freddy, here is a list off small details and fun facts about the Nightmare franchise. Sweet dreams! 

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    'Crave Inn'

    Photo: Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master / New Line Cinema

    Posted by u/JurassicWorldWarZ:

    Nightmare On Elm Street 4: The Dream Master - Alice works at the Crave Inn, a reference to Wes Craven who created the Nightmare on Elm Street franchise.

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    Test Tube Shout Out

    Photo: Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master / New Line Cinema

    Posted by u/franzluedicke:

    In Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master one of the test tubes full of blood says "Robert England," the actor portraying Freddy Krueger.

    Cutting detail?
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    Hand Me Down

    Posted by u/hvahood:

    In the remake of A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010), Kris wears a jersey with the number 10 on it, referencing Glen from the original movie (1984), who wore a very similar jersey. Both of them wore these shirts on the night they were attacked by Freddy Krueger.

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    On The Radio

    Photo: Freddy vs. Jason / New Line Cinema

    Posted by u/Degg19:

    In Freddy vs. Jason, during the first psych ward scene the name of the news station is “KRGR” an abbreviation for "Krueger."

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