Wednesday has many interesting hidden details and pays tribute to previous movies.
Not only bringing a new and unique version of the movie to the eldest daughter of the Addams family, Wednesday also expands the world created by Charles Addams on the screen with many fascinating, in-depth and evocative details. familiar thing. Since 13 is Wednesday’s birthday, here are 13 of the most interesting hidden details in the movie.
Wednesday old version meets new Wednesday version
For those who love the 1991 version of The Addams Family , it will certainly be no stranger to the actor who plays teacher Thornhill in Wednesday. That is Christina Ricci – who embodied the image of Wednesday Addams in 1991 and is also the most classic version of “Sister Tu” on the screen. Despite her prior experience, Ricci has never had any conversations regarding her role with Jenna Ortega. The reason is because Ortega wanted to create a unique version of himself.
Three and Tim Burton
Wednesday has some small details related to the unique movie world of director Tim Burton. One of them is the statue of a mouse in the store with the appearance of coming out of a Tim Burton movie.
Also in the coffee shop where Tyler works, viewers can spot wind vanes with images related to old Tim Burton movies: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory as well as The Headless Horseman .
This is a detail that appeared several times in Wednesday . When he found the secret entrance to the Night Shades, Wednesday had to snap his fingers twice to get in. When it was Miss Thornhill’s turn to enter the library, she also had to snap her fingers twice. In fact, the sound of these two snaps is a tribute to the soundtrack of the 1991 Addams Family soundtrack.
Pilgrim is a word Wednesday hates when it comes to it, and in this new movie, the town of Jericho has an amusement park called Pilgrim World. Back in the 1993 movie, Wednesday had the audacity to destroy a Pilgrim-related ceremony by burning down the entire venue.
One of Wednesday’s most closely related details is the crow. Throughout the film, the image of a crow appears many times, such as the crows perched on the Nevermore school gate, the stuffed crow on Weems principal’s desk, or the crow appearing in Wednesday’s foreshadowing of his death. Rowan.
Name of the heroine
When creating the Addams characters, “father” Charles Addams did not intend to name them. But later, Charles decided to give the characters interesting names, in which the name of the eldest sister was based on a rhyme. ” Children born on Wednesday bring sorrow “, is a rhyme related to the name Wednesday. It was also mentioned by Morticia herself when Wednesday entered the school in episode 1.
Ignatius Itt – a rather special character but rarely seen in movies about the Addams family has appeared in a portrait placed in the Night Shades meeting room. In the world of Addams, Itt is the cousin who often visits the Gomez – Morticia couple and makes an impression with his small body, covered with blonde hair, in addition to wearing a hat and black glasses.
Famous writer Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe is one of Nevermore’s veteran characters, and in real life he was one of the most famous writers in 19th-century America. Crows are also related to Poe as his most famous collection of stories is titled. The Ravens . In addition, a series of popular short story titles by Poe were also used to name boats in the Poe Cup race in Wednesday .
Retaliation against the Girl Scouts
In episode 3 of Wednesday, the heroine said something rather odd: ” I can have the Girl Scouts for breakfast “. This is a line related to the 1991 film, in which Wednesday was teased by a girl scout about whether the lemonade she was selling was made from real lemons. Later when the girl scout sold cookies, Wednesday retaliated: ” Are these cookies made from real Scouts? “.
When trying out a series of clubs at Nevermore, Wednesday was the best at archery. This is a detail that has a connection to the 1993 film, in which, Wednesday and his younger brother Pugsley regularly practice archery at home.
Wednesday’s aunt appeared
In fact, she does not appear “in the flesh” in Wednesday , but is mentioned in a special way. Her name – Ophelia was used to name the dormitory where Wednesday lived.
Names of 2 manufacturers
Wednesday also knows how to send gratitude to the NSX duo who created this hit project. In episode 1, Wednesday attended a therapy session, and the building where she went had the words Millar & Gough on the window, also the name of the NSX duo Miles Millar – Afred Gough.
Tyler’s True Identity
Although she once affirmed in the 1993 film that she would not marry when she was an adult, Wednesday brought her eldest sister Addams many good experiences in her first life. The film has two male students who are favored by the audience for being close to Wednesday, Xavier and Tyler, but only one is completely trustworthy.
In Wednesday’s “fever” dance scene at the prom, she danced to the music of Goo Goo Muck around the guy Tyler, with a gesture like a monster stalking its prey. The content of the song “Goo Goo Muck” also talks about a teenager turning into a beast at night, preparing to search for his prey. These are the details that predict the true identity of Tyler, or rather the villain The Hyde at the end of the film.