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Small But Poignant Details From Stephen King TV Shows That We Never Noticed Before

January 13, 2021 71 votes 18 voters8 items

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Stephen King has had nearly as many TV shows made about his books as he has movies, and many of them sneak small details into the background. Whether they're references to other King books or callbacks to moments within each show, these are the best small details the internet has found so far.

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    King At Hemingford Home

    King At Hemingford Home
    Photo: The Stand / CBS All Access

    From Redditor u/zgold2193:

    In S1E4 of The Stand (2020), when Nick and Tom are leaving the warehouse (in the past), they see an ad for Hemingford Home and one of the people portrayed in the ad is Stephen King. Stephen King wrote the original novel in 1978.

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    Shining Carpet

    Shining Carpet
    Photo: The Stand / CBS All Access

    From Redditor u/epsteinsclinton:

    In the trailer for the new CBS show The Stand you can see the carpet from Stanley Kubrick's The Shining both are based off of books by Stephen King.

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    Redrum

    Redrum
    Photo: 11.22.63 / Hulu

    From Redditor u/P8ntbal1551:

    In 11.22.63, "REDRUM" is written on a wall near the end, which is a plot device from The Shining, also written by Stephen King.

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    Not Friends

    Not Friends
    Photo: 11.22.63 / Hulu

    From Redditor u/chummy_jimmy:

    In 11.22.63 when Principal Deke says to Jake, "Call me Deke all my faculty does," Miss Mimi immediately calls him "Mr. Simmons" identifying the racism during the '60s.

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