The Thing With Two Heads/Fun Facts
From The Grindhouse Cinema Database
- Special FX artist Rick Baker plays a gorilla in the movie.
- Referenced in Elvira: Mistress of the Dark.
- This movie was parodied in the The Simpsons Halloween episode, Treehouse of Horror II, in which Mr. Burns' head is grafted onto Homer's body.
- Michael Viner, the head of MGM's soundtrack division, recorded the track Bongo Rock for a chase scene in the movie. When sampled by Kool Herc four years later, it became one of the most important tracks in the foundation of breakbeats and hip hop.
- Episode #402 of Mystery Science Theater 3000 had Joel Robinson putting Crow's head on Tom Servo's body - Crow immediately shouted, "I call Ray Milland!", causing Tom to grumble, "That makes me Rosey Grier", as Crow teased him about Grier's effeminate hobbies.
- CAMEOS: Co-Writer-Director Lee Frost as Sergeant Hacker and Writer Wes Bishop as Dr. Smith