The Wicker Man (2006) Poster


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Edited into 

Leet Fighters: Screwing School (2012) (TV Episode)
Clips used
Leet Fighters: Mojado Mexican (2014) (TV Episode)
Clips used


The Hellstrom Chronicle (1971)
When they put the bees on Nicolas Cage, his lines are nearly identical as the ones by the guy infested with bugs in The Hellstrom Chronicle.
Inferno (1980)
The famous swimming scene from Inferno was referenced when Nicolas Cage was swimming.
Valley Girl (1983)
In this film, Nicolas Cage first investigates Summerisle on the internet, on a page selling "Organic Health Foods." This is obviously a sly homage to one of Nicolas Cage's first major roles: Valley Girl (1983), the parents of Nicholas Cage's love interest, Julie, ran a Health Food Cafe.

Referenced in 

Ghost Rider (2007)
Nicolas Cage's character mentions that he eventually wants to become a motorcycle policeman - a reference to his character in The Wicker Man (2006)
The Irate Gamer: Ghosts N Goblins (NES) (2007) (TV Episode)
Chris wants Satan to take this movie to hell.
Through the Tech Hole: Xbox 360 'Jasper' (2009) (TV Movie)
Ashen's "It's full of wasps!" parodies Edward Malus's shouting about the bees.
The Best of RiffTrax Shorts: Volume One (2009) (Video)
Kevin: "The bee, however, went on to lead a full and successful life and was able to sting Nicolas Cage in the face 38 times before retiring to Boca Raton." Mike: "Not the bees!"
Clatterford: Easter (2009) (TV Episode)
James mentions film by name.
Entourage: Give a Little Bit (2009) (TV Episode)
Poster in McQuiewick's agency office
Saturday Night Live: Jude Law/Pearl Jam (2010) (TV Episode)
Nicolas Cage (Andy Samberg) screams "Not the bees!" as he exits the scene
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.143 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $10,000 question
The Cinema Snob: Las Vegas Bloodbath (2010) (TV Episode)
"Thank you, Eddie Malus."
Mr. Plinkett's Star Trek 2009 Review (2010)
Named as a recent movie made because of its recognizable brand name.
RiffTrax: Shorts-Tacular Shorts-Stravaganza! (2010) (Video)
"Of course I like you." Bill: "But I have severe agoraphobia. Please, assure me that your hair contains no actual bees." Kevin: "Not the bees!"
Half in the Bag: Drive Angry and The Adjustment Bureau (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
American Dad!: Hurricane! (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Wonders of the Universe: Attack of the Food-Matron (2012) (TV Episode)
When his room fills with fire ants, Rodney repeats the infamous "Not the bees" quote but with fire ants.
The Blockbuster Buster: Tarzan & the Lost City (2012) (TV Episode)
the audio of the infamous bee scene is added.
Midnight Screenings: ParaNorman/The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure (2012) (TV Episode)
Brad thinks that Cary Elwes' perormance in The Oogieloves is on par with Nicolas Cage in The Wicker Man.
The Company You Keep (2012)
A police helicopter has the same tail number (N7241P) as a plane in The Wicker Man (2006). N7241P was the number of a real plane that crashed in 1985.
RiffTrax: The Hunger Games (2012)
Mike, Bill, and Kevin: "NOT THE BEES!"
Honest Trailers: Twilight 2 New Moon (2012) (TV Episode)
Narrator quotes Nicolas Cage
Brows Held High: Yeelen (2013) (TV Episode)
Oan lazily recites the "bee scene"
Community: Introduction to Teaching (2014) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Abed in a discussion of Nicolas Cage movies
Nostalgia Critic: Ghost Dad (2014) (TV Episode)
"I'm still terribly upset about what they did on Wicker Man."
RiffTrax Live: Sharknado (2014) (Video)
Bill: "Nick Cage? Any questions?" Mike: "Uhh, yeah, what's in the Tornado, a shark or something?"
Brickleberry: Baby Daddy (2014) (TV Episode)
Nicolas Cage says "Oh no! Not the bees! Not the bees! My eyes! My eyes!"
Total Riff Off: Animals Behaving Badly (2014) (TV Episode)
"Comforting themselves with dreams of adventures that are bugg free." Mike: "And on the bright side, at least it's 'NOT THE BEES!'."
Total Riff Off: Man v. Monster (2014) (TV Episode)
"...protects itself from large predators, like sharks." Mike: "And ladies from 'The Wicker Man' who try to put sharks in bags."
Cinematic Excrement: Left Behind (2015) (TV Episode)
"And that could've been AWESOME if we got the batshit crazy 'Not the Bees!' Nic Cage."
Honest Game Trailers: Mortal Kombat X (2015) (TV Episode)
"Not the bees!"
Nostalgia Critic: Jupiter Ascending (2015) (TV Episode)
Critic shouts "Not the bees! Not the bees!" in a Nicolas Cage voice
Everything Wrong with...: Everything Wrong with Troll 2 in 19 Minutes or Less (2016) (TV Episode)
"This community is either super friendly and casual about personal space, or else this chick is creepy".
Movie Nights: Vampire's Kiss (2016) (TV Episode)
Brad mentions this film.
RiffTrax Live: MST3K Reunion (2016) (Video)
"There must be many more things that you can do with grasses." Trace: "Yeah, you can star in 'Wicker Man'!"
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: The Wicker Man (2016) (TV Episode)
James mentions the Nicolas Cage remake
Talking Dead: Swear (2016) (TV Episode)
Jonah ray jokes about how he was sort of expecting Nicolas Cage to show up in the episode to be burned alive.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: Reptilicus (2017) (TV Episode)
"Are they a wicker man?"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: The Loves of Hercules (2017) (TV Episode)
"Which one of these [trees] has Nicolas Cage in it?"
Nostalgia Critic: Freddy Got Fingered (2018) (TV Episode)
The Critic remarks that Tom Green in a deer carcass could be funny if he was approached by Nicholas Cage in a bear suit who knocks him to the ground
The Kill Count: Sleepaway Camp (1983) (2019) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned.

Featured in 

Shameful Sequels: The Wicker Man (2009) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Atop the Fourth Wall: Top 15 Missed Opportunities of AT4W (2009) (TV Episode)
recalling the bee scene.
The Cinema Snob: Las Vegas Bloodbath (2010) (TV Episode)
"How'd it get burned?!"
The Big Box: The Thirsty Dead (2010) (TV Episode)
Vic Dealio alludes to it. Also, footage of this movie is shown.
Conan: A Finger Un-Pulled (2011) (TV Episode)
Conan explains that Nicolas Cage films will now replace the old color-coded terror threat assessment system, with The Wicker Man being Level 5, the highest
Conan: Everybody Wang But Don't Chung Tonight (2011) (TV Episode)
Depicted as the highest, most severe level on the Nic Cage Terror Warning System
David Walliams' Awfully Good: Awfully Good Movies (2011) (TV Episode)
David Walliams's Most Awfully Good Movie of all
Anime Abandon: Ninja Scroll (2011) (TV Episode)
audio from the bee scene is added over a... bee scene.
Conan: The Gentile's Bar Mitzvah (2011) (TV Episode)
Clip of this Nic Cage movie is shown on the side of an unfortunate dog
WatchMojo: Top 10 Worst Hollywood Remakes (2011) (TV Episode)
The Wicker Man is #4.
Bad Movie Beatdown: The Happening (2011) (TV Episode)
The bee scene
Forget About It: Kickass (2011) (TV Episode)
The infamous "Not the bees!" scene is shown at one point
The Cinema Snob: Sleepaway Camp (2012) (TV Episode)
Audio of the "not the bees" scene is added.
CollegeHumor Originals: The Nicolas Cage Awards (2013) (TV Episode)
One of the nominees
Shameful Sequels: Starship Troopers 3 Revisited (2013) (TV Episode)
among horrible sequels reviewed
The Angry Joe Show: Ride to Hell: Retribution (2013) (TV Episode)
The infamous "not the bees!" scene is shown with "fence" dubbed over "bees".
FanboyFlicks, Bad Movies!: What's Wrong with the Wicker Man??? (2013) (TV Episode)
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, poster, photographs and footage of this movie are shown.
Nostalgia Critic: Face/Off (2014) (TV Episode)
clip shown
Hilariocity Review: The Wicker Man (2014) (TV Episode)
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, poster, photographs and footage of this movie are shown.
Nostalgia Critic: The Wicker Man (2014) (TV Episode)
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, DVD and footage of this movie are shown.
Hilariocity Review: The Happening (2014) (TV Episode)
Chris mentions it. Also, footage of this movie is shown.
Nostalgia Critic: Ghost Rider (2014) (TV Episode)
recalls the killer trucks and Cage in a bear costume
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies So Bad They're Good (2014) (TV Episode)
The Wicker Man is #10.
Hilariocity Review: Mortal Kombat: Annihilation (2014) (TV Episode)
Footage of this movie is shown.
Nostalgia Critic: Disney Afternoon (2014) (TV Episode)
points out Nicolas Cage and recalls the bear scene
Hilariocity Review: Battlefield Earth (2014) (TV Episode)
Footage of this movie is shown.
Cinematic Excrement: Spock's Brain (2014) (TV Movie)
The "Phallic symbol. Phallic symbol." scene is used.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Worst American Remakes of Foreign Movies (2014) (TV Episode)
The Wicker Man is #2.
Hilariocity Review: Steel (2014) (TV Episode)
Footage of this movie is shown.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Least Scary Horror Movies (2014) (TV Episode)
The Wicker Man is #3.
The Blockbuster Buster: Wickerman (2014) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Nostalgia Critic: Ghost Rider 2: Spirit of Vengeance (2014) (TV Episode)
recalls Cage's last 'flaming' role
WatchMojo: Top 10 Worst Horror Movie Remakes (2014) (TV Episode)
The Wicker Man is #2.
FanboyFlicks, Bad Movies!: How Bad Is the Swarm??? (2014) (TV Episode)
Mark alludes to it. Also, photograph and footage of this movie are shown.
Hilariocity Review: Batman & Robin (2015) (TV Episode)
Chris mentions it. Also, poster and footage of this movie are shown.
Hilariocity Review: Jaws: The Revenge (2015) (TV Episode)
Footage of this movie is shown.
Honest Game Trailers: Bioshock (2015) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Punches (2015) (TV Episode)
Unbearably Brutal is #3.
Cinematic Excrement: Jupiter Ascending (2015) (TV Episode)
"NOT THE BEES!" is heard.
Hilariocity Review: Samurai Cop (2016) (TV Episode)
Footage of this movie is shown.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Worst Comedy Movie Remakes (2016) (TV Episode)
The Wicker Man gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Reboots and Remakes That Nobody Asked For (2017) (TV Episode)
The Wicker Man gets a dishonorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Most Poorly Acted Movie Deaths (2017) (TV Episode)
Not the Bees is #8.
Top 5 Best/Worst: Top 5 Worst Nicolas Cage Performances (2017) (TV Episode)
The movie is ranked number 5
Phelous & the Movies: The Wicker Man (2017) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed

Spoofed in 

Dead Before Dawn 3D (2012)
Character who's allergic to bee stings screams "Not the bees!" and "My eyes!"
Slayaway Camp (2016) (Video Game)
The "Not the bees" death is influenced by The Wickerman

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