Easter Eggs You Missed In It: Chapter Two


It: Chapter 2 has finally pranced into theaters,
bringing the long, bloody saga of the Losers Club to a close. But we’re not leaving the circus just yet. With a nearly three-hour runtime and a thousand
page book to reference, there were bound to be plenty of Easter eggs in It: Chapter 2. Here are the ones you might have missed. It: Chapter 2 had a lot of catching up to
do. While the first film focused exclusively on
the kids, this one had the dual job of both introducing the adult versions of the Losers
and making you believe that they really could be those children all grown up. When we’re introduced to adult Ben Hanscom,
we see a board room with a bunch of men arguing over the model of a building. After the camera slides over the room, it
finally focuses on one man. It’s Ben! Except…it’s not. Ben, as portrayed by Jay Ryan, is on a Skype
call with everybody in that room. But it’s a double fake-out, because that first
guy was Ben all grown up. Confused? See, that actor was Brandon Crane, who played
Ben Hanscom in the 1990 miniseries. In a story all about childhood, loss of childhood,
and facing the fears of your childhood, giving an actor the chance to play both a child and
an adult in an adaptation of It is basically poetry. Speaking of cameos, there was a special one
that fans of Stephen King probably noticed, but which might have flown over the heads
of casual viewers. No, not the one where director Andy Muschietti
appeared in the background when Eddie visits the Derry pharmacy. We’re talking, of course, about King himself. The horror auteur showed up as the owner of
Secondhand Rose, the thrift store where Bill finds Silver, his childhood bike. Like King’s portrayal in the film, the proprietor
in the novel is kind of a jerk. “Sonny! Come on over here, sugar buns.” But that’s not the end. In the film, the shopkeeper has a copy of
Bill’s book Attic Room on his desk. After Bill notices the book, King repeats
what everyone else says about Bill’s books: he doesn’t like the ending. It’s a joke that’s overused in the movie,
but hearing the criticism coming from King himself is a pretty great nod to the fact
that a whole lot of readers don’t like the endings of King’s books. Because let’s face it: they’re not always
great. One character the films leave out entirely
is Maturin, an ancient intergalactic turtle that sort of helps the Losers defeat It during
round one of their face-off. In the climactic scene in the kids’ timeline,
Bill performs the Ritual of Chud with Pennywise and ends up soaring through a cosmic realm
beyond space and time, at which point he encounters a big ol’ turtle. Maturin comes from the same dimension as the
being known as It, and in fact created our world by puking it out when he had indigestion. So…good thing the Macroverse doesn’t have
Pepto Bismol. While neither of the It films have dared to
quite go into that level of cosmic craziness, they’ve definitely dropped a few turtle Easter
eggs. It: Chapter 1 put a Lego turtle in Georgie’s
room, as well as a mention of a turtle at the quarry where the kids go swimming. In Chapter 2, we see a model of a turtle at
Derry Elementary when Ben revisits the school to find his token. Are there more scattered around the film? We wouldn’t be surprised. In an effort to double down on Bill’s guilt
at not being able to save his little brother, Chapter 2 also brings in another kid named
Dean to die right in front of Bill despite his best efforts to save him. The kid shows up three times in the film,
but in the novel he only appears once, when Bill is wandering around Derry and revisits
the old sewer opening where Georgie became Pennywise’s lunch. Bill notices the kid with his skateboard and
urges him to stay away from the sewers because there are killer clowns afoot. If you pay close attention to the underside
of Dean’s skateboard, you can see that, although it’s a little roughed up, it once had the
same design as the Overlook Hotel’s carpet in Stanley Kubrick’s adaptation of The Shining. When the adult Losers finally track Pennywise
down to its underground lair and totally flub the Ritual of Chud, the clown gets them all
to scatter. One by one, they all relive a twisted, surreal
version of their childhood fears. Beverly’s nightmare takes on the form of a
stall in a school bathroom, one that looks a lot like the one where she got trash dumped
on her in the beginning of the first film. To her, the stall clearly symbolizes some
sort of cage, because her tormentors from over the years begin trying to burst through
the door to taunt her. They all have something relevant to say except
crazy Henry Bowers, who jams his head into the gap and simply shouts the most iconic
line from The Shining: “Here’s Johnny.” Tim Curry’s rendition of Pennywise in the
1990 miniseries sent many a kid to bed with nightmares of toothy clowns coming out of
the locker room drain. Yeah, it’s a little goofy these days, but
you can only do so much with a made-for-TV special effects budget. While it’s not the most fondly remembered
Stephen King adaptation, the 1990 version of It definitely has its own place in history. For about 27 years, Tim Curry was the definitive
creepy clown, and no modern adaptation worth its salted kid meat is going to ignore it
completely. In It: Chapter 1, we got to see a clown with
a striking resemblance to Tim Curry’s Pennywise in the scene where Richie explores the house
on Neibolt Street. And in the sequel, we got even more nods to
the miniseries. For starters, one of the most iconic lines
made a return in the 2019 film. During the flashback of young Ben Hanscom
hiding from It in his locker after trying to kiss Beverly, Pennywise pops up with one
of the most well-known taunts from the 1990 version. You know the one. “Kiss me, fat boy.” And at the Canal Days festival, Bill chases
a young boy into a clown-themed funhouse and runs into a room full of swinging clown bags. Look closely, and you can see that those clowns
have the same pattern as the outfit from Curry’s Pennywise, right down to the orange pom poms
and curvy eyebrows. Stephen King’s novel spent multiple chapters
hammering home the point that although the Losers grew up physically, they each carried
remnants of their childhood into adulthood with them. In Eddie’s case, he grew up into a man who
couldn’t quite bear to leave his mother behind. So he married her. Okay, not literally, but Eddie’s wife Myra
is physically, and sometimes spiritually, a doppelganger of his mother. She’s big, needy, domineering, and fixated
on her husband’s welfare to the point of emotionally traumatizing him. Just like mom! “My mom will have an aneurysm, okay, if she
finds out we’re playing down here. I’m serious.” In It: Chapter 2, we only saw Myra Kaspbrak
briefly, but sharp-eyed viewers may have noticed a very, very specific detail. Namely, she’s portrayed by the same actress
who plays Eddie’s mother in both films, Molly Atkinson. So if you got a weird feeling in your stomach
thinking that Eddie’s wife looked a little too much like his mom, you weren’t wrong. If you had to name two mainstream horror authors
from the past few decades, chances are you’d be quick to come up with two names: Stephen
King, and Dean Koontz. Both are prolific writers, and both have been
writing published fiction for about the same length of time. Obviously, the two authors have taken notice
of each other over the years, and while they probably don’t have the kind of rivalry fans
think they do, they haven’t been averse to taking shots at each other over the years. Maybe that’s why King wrote Koontz into It
as an orderly at Juniper Hill Asylum who watches over an incarcerated Henry Bowers. That scene where he’s introduced involves
an observation from the perspective of Henry Bowers that, quote, “Koontz is the worst.” In It: Chapter 2, Koontz is alive and well,
with an especially fitting appearance. He’s an employee at Juniper Hill, and you
can spot him in the film as the guard watching a dog video on his phone when Henry Bowers
breaks out. Because of course he is. “Dogs are magical. They’re a lot more magical than elves.” In the book and, to a lesser extent, It: Chapter
1, It often takes the shape of movie monsters to terrify the kids. Ben Hanscom is scared of The Mummy, while
Richie’s fears take the form of the hairy shapeshifter from I Was a Teenage Werewolf
and the oozing peeper from a 1958 creature feature called The Crawling Eye. Because who wouldn’t be scared of that? But with updated times come updated scares,
and it appears that these ’80s kids found some new monster movies to be scared of. Something like John Carpenter’s 1982 horror
masterpiece The Thing. For a refresher, The Thing is about a shapeshifting
alien that plagues a research team in Antarctica. It can take the form of anything it infects,
but it has to go through hideous transformations to get there. In one of It: Chapter 2’s more memorable scares,
Richie, Bill, and Eddie come across Stan’s decapitated head in a fridge inside the house
at 29 Neibolt Street. Almost immediately, the head grows a bunch
of freaky spider legs and Richie says, “You gotta be f—-ing kidding me.” It’s a fitting tribute to the scene in Carpenter’s
horror fest, which sees one of the researchers lose his head to the tentacled monstrosity,
after which Palmer says, you guessed it: “You gotta be f—-ing kidding.” Later, The Thing seemingly gets referenced
once again when that adorable Pomeranian behind the “Not Scary” door shows up and turns into
a twisted dog mutant that looks a lot like the dog that got infected in The Thing. Probably the creepiest sequence in the 2017
film was when the kids go exploring in the house on Neibolt Street and run into a variety
of clown-flavored horror spectacles. Certainly the most memorable segment from
that sees Richie and Bill faced with the “Scary doors.” Thinking on their feet, they first run to
the door labeled “Not Scary At All,” and find that, surprise, it’s pretty scary. Inside they see one of the missing girls hanging
by her hands with everything below her waist missing. “Where the f— were her legs?” Well, it takes 27 years, but Richie eventually
finds those legs. When they’re back in the Neibolt house as
adults, Richie again comes up against the three scary doors, and the first one he opens
reveals a pair of torso-less legs skipping towards him. Guess it goes to show: be careful what you
wish for. Technically, this Easter egg breaks through
the universe of the film and into our world, which is even creepier. Okay, so it’s not that creepy, but it’s still
pretty cool. Most King fans know that he’s big on the number
27, and It in particular uses the number as a main plot point; Pennywise comes back every
27 years. It makes sense then that It: Chapter 2 saw
a release date of September 6, 2019. If you break 9/6/2019 down number by number,
all the digits add up to 27. That’s not a coincidence, either. It: Chapter 1, released on September 8, 2017,
follows the same formula: all the digits in the date 9/8/2017 equal exactly 27 as well. Add to that the fact that the first film was
released 27 years after the 1990 miniseries, and, well, things are starting to get a little
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100 thoughts on “Easter Eggs You Missed In It: Chapter Two”

  1. Looper says:

    Can you name any more Easter eggs from It: Chapter 2?

  2. Bob Da Knob says:

    “Kiss Meh Fat Boi!”

  3. Vlad Sicoe says:

    The Stephen King cameo was priceless

  4. Robin James says:

    Watched it on Imax DOPE

  5. AwesomeGuy4444TA says:

    Why do I think that Pennywise is always gonna come out at me from the dark.

  6. Francis_Juventus says:

    are some of the scenes in this cut from the movie because i didn’t see some in the movie

  7. R2TheArTisT says:

    I tell you this movie is the best horror movie this year 😳

  8. jm says:

    am i the only one who kinda got frustrated with the way the second half of the movie went?

  9. Xander Cruz says:

    OK, OK, I will say it… Danny McBride would have made a hilariously weird Henry Bowers….

  10. James Marshall says:

    Nightmare of elm street 5 is on the movie theatre showings in the movie

  11. Anthony Dorsey says:

    I did like the part were henry yells out, "heres johnny"

  12. Zombiegamez 2009 says:

    It’s nebolt street not Nibolt street

  13. Mr NoName says:

    Wtf most of it aren't easter-eggs… Omg, what a stupid video

  14. Ken Senpai says:

    Anyone saw the sign that said nightmare on elm street 5?

  15. schumifan725 says:

    Anyone else notice how the scene from 3:40 where IT comes out of the window didn’t appear in the movie at all?

  16. Fortnite GamePlayXX says:

    Bruh I dont understand that if there is gun its action,and if is a knife its scary movie lel

  17. RIVAL says:

    Why hasn’t anyone said anything about when Pennywise’s hand turns into that worm thing from one of the King Kong movies

  18. Sophie Bledsoe says:

    when Beverley was covered in blood, i thought it was a nod to Carrie, also by Stephen king

  19. Lilrick96 says:

    Saw it last night, God damn it was a long movie but it was really good imo. Added much more creepy and horror vibe to it

  20. JT Robo says:

    Sucked donkey ballz!!!

  21. Dela 2769114 says:

    I’m so proud of myself, I nailed both references to The Thing in my first viewing of the movie.

  22. Aj Rivers says:

    who else seen the MK11 game in the arcade when grown Ritchie was getting his token

  23. ShockTheMaven says:

    I'm 27 and I seen the movie last night lol.

  24. Bugsy Cline says:

    I would like to review this film with just one word :

    $h – i T…..

    The worst movie of 2019.

    Extremely disappointing.

    BAD CGI… BAD ACTING… Terrible Character development.. Dumb Jump Scares… Jokes weren't funny. And then there's the elephant in the room : They should have just stuck with the story in the book. There's a reason why the book was so popular. Why not stick with that story instead of being so pompous to create a different one?

    3 hours of one of the worst movies I ever saw. At 3 points in the film I almost walked out of the theater. But instead I hung in there. I began laughing at how bad some of this was.

    $H-iT… chapter 2 reminded me of a bad sci-fi channel series.

    Really disappointing. Even a cameo of steve king wearing a Neil young T-shirt couldn't save this pile of crap. I can't believe a movie studio let this get released. The test now will be to see how dumb the target audience will be. I have seen reviews by people in their 20's saying this movie is Oscar worthy… To me that is the real horror. I worry that this target audience will soon be the demographic for which all films are made. When that happens, I'll begin collecting dvd's of movies from the 50's 60's and 70's. There is a plethora of great films that time has forgotten from those eras that are way more entertaining than the trash that is being spoon-fed these days

  25. Alen Gomez says:

    You missed the one were it says Nightmare on elm street it showed it almost in the ending

  26. Pratik Raut says:

    Most scariest Clown : The Joker

  27. Heriberto Rocha says:

    I just want a special movie of pennywise like if u agree

  28. Faze Greg Paul says:

    Eddie died

  29. Alyssa Elizabeth says:


  30. Messiyah's Queen says:

    This movie was terrible. I was so pumped to see this and it did not deliver whatsoever. There were like 2 good scenes 😒

  31. Дијана Златевска says:

    I just got my period and I think I could fight penywisse

  32. Cool Gamer75 says:

    Watched it yesterday! Have to say it was pretty good.

  33. L Smaccks says:

    This one was weird and confusing I think it’s because I didn’t see the first one😂<the old one

  34. Super pixel warrior 99 says:

    I was mad. There was no cosmic turtle in the film. 0/10 would not recommend

  35. Skylar G. Actor says:

    Adult Eddie looks like the main guy from the Office

  36. Super pixel warrior 99 says:

    So I noticed a mistake in the film and someone please tell me if you noticed. So Eddie has the bandage on his left cheek, but in one single shot when they are under the neibolt house, it's on his right cheek

  37. DatNibba69 says:

    I’m mad at this movie because they really got me with the cheap jumpscares

  38. Boonkcaaci Productions says:

    One seen on the tv was a cartoon and the characters went down a sewer drain. I think it was Tom and jerry in the hospital when they showed older bowers

  39. Jeffrey Campos says:

    Wow I got an add of the movie joker dancing!!

  40. Bubble Wrap says:

    It wasn’t as good as the first one

  41. Ivan Juric says:

    You missed an reference that was at the end of the movie on the board of the cinema it said nightmare on elm street 5

  42. Marcelo Melendez says:

    You forgot to mention when adult Bev was in the the bathroom trying to escape the blood, and one of her fears trying to enter said “it’s Johnny”

  43. Bubble Wrap says:

    Can we talk about the terrible epilepsy inducing ending of IT Chapter 2?!

  44. Geo Crazy says:

    Chapter two I mean

  45. mckinley pace says:

    I got them all but the last 🤦‍♂️

  46. Brandon Arts says:

    Doesn't Georgie's Lego turtle represent the intergalactic turtle Maturin?

  47. Ryan Lowe says:

    The scene at 2:20 is from the movie ‘Annihilation’ not ‘IT’. Just sayin

  48. Doge PlayZ says:

    ya , only 2 childs are killed in movie and 2 group memembers are died . and the movie is it chapter 2

  49. Tina Nichols says:

    First person to comment penny wise Wins!

  50. JJ Padilla says:

    The Needful Things reference when he mentions all the items Bill might be interested in buying like the baseball card, bowling ball, etc.

  51. Alejandro Robles says:

    I disagree. I think the 1990's IT was better. It leads to the climax slowly. Tormenting them as grown-ups. I feel the new jumps to the scenes to quickly. I saw Chapter 2 yesterday and thought it was a good movie. The best part was watching my brother getting scared…

  52. aTExzurz says:

    Did anyone else notice how IT 2 was like endgame? Like in endgame the avengers went back in time to get six stones in order to make there own gauntlet and defeat thanos and in IT 2 Stanley kills himself and there are only SIX OF THE LOSERS LEFT and the losers went to go back to there past and get SIX TOKENS!!! Yes ik they got Stanley's token too but technically they got 6

  53. Exstilla ‘ says:

    I cried in the Trailer

    It was SCarY sOWWy🥺😂🤷🏻‍♀️

  54. rasputin12 34 says:

    who get it2 trailer add ?

  55. Cait Sully says:

    I already knew all these Easter eggs lol

  56. Dimples1228 says:

    I caught the Ben Easter egg immediately

  57. Bella Hebert says:

    It's pronounced knee-bolt sorry but I had to it may be your accent I don't know but yeah sorry

  58. Lester Gomez says:

    The grandma scene was hilarious

  59. Vicki Baker says:

    Yoooooooo I have a fat crush on older Ben

  60. Bianca Montalvo says:

    They chose the perfect adult versions of the kids. Specially Eddie 😩

  61. Get nae naed says:


  62. Konner Kauniste says:

    I saw the one where adult Ritchie goes to the arcade and there was “IT” cut in the plaster behind him

  63. I have dry Content says:

    This movie scared me shitless and it’s scary how the adults look so much like the kids 🥺

  64. N8one _ says:

    Did you intentionally try to make pennywise look like the cat in the hat?

  65. Jozv says:

    Did anyone else jump when the lumberjack statue in the town center came to life and attacked Richie?

  66. Curry Chicken says:

    The grandma scene is very well done.. No bullshit

  67. Christian Vujatov says:

    Pennywises blood and the paint drips up the wall and in the air not down

  68. William bremholm says:

    In the end of the movie you can see that the movie theater is playing nightmare on elm street

  69. Bike Tirkster says:

    I have a costume of penny wise

  70. Candice Huffstetler says:

    I liked the first one better tbh. The kids were much better than the adults in my opinion. I was glad there were still a few scenes with them

  71. Crazy Chloe says:

    Manee it just came out on friday we havent watched the mobie good enough to see tha easter eggs🤦🏽‍♀️

  72. Thomas Palazzolo says:

    Noticed something in the end but didn't have time to look closely, the theater showing Nightmare on Elm Street 5, but some of the letters are red. Didn't have time to see if they spelled anything. Also when they're at the inn and drinking, you can see a ceramic clown amongst the bottles.

  73. Queen of All random says:

    Am I the only one who got an add about IT Chapter 2 while watching this

  74. Jake Chernobyl says:

    I'm depressed in a world that a fucking turtle threw up?

  75. Nicoleo321 - says:

    When Bill buys his old bike the seller has a red drink that in Argentina is called “Mate” with a logo of a club called “Independiente” also from Argentina. This is because the producer of the film is from Argentina.

  76. J Frazier says:

    That Kid with the skateboard scene made me cringe so hard. Idk why they made Bill come off as a creeper I’m that scene when I’m the book it was not that drug out.

  77. Jamie Spiers says:

    At the start when they’re in the movie shoot the directors camera has IT 2 as the title on the side of it

  78. Thomas Palazzolo says:

    Also, The Bradley Gang appears a few times in photographs and posters. Just like Adrian's death marked the wake-up for 2019, the gunning-down of the Bradley Gang was a wake-up for It's rampage cycle that came before Georgie's death. The Paul Bunyan statue (so glad that part from the book made it in) also references the cycle that began with a lumberjack going on a killing spree in Derry.

  79. Christian Madriz says:


  80. Stephanie Logan says:

    The only thing I don't like when I get to the end of a Stephen King book or story is that fact that it's over.
    Until I pick the book up again after a few years, and read it again.
    Read IT 6×, and I'm reading Needful for a 4th time. Read Skeleton Crew 7× (fave story is Survivor Type), and The Stand 5×. I will always be reading books by Stephen King.

  81. Octive_Flex says:

    I haven’t even seen it lol 😂

  82. Frankie Mantua says:

    Am I trippin or do you guys think there’s going to be a nightmare on elm street remake?

  83. Cybernonymous G says:

    Nekked grama

  84. Minii Moozi says:

    I got an it chapter 2 ad before this 😂

  85. Payge says:

    I forgot the kids names and was so lost for like 30mins of the movie

  86. Andrew Petrosbarbaroudi says:

    Kiss me fat boi lol 5:09

  87. Kirtsuna says:

    Haven’t seen it but I needed a little teaser/update on the franchise

  88. JoJodabeast 6 says:

    I can’t even watch it because it’s not uploaded to ******* yet

  89. S. Tan says:

    Y'all didn't mention that the actor who play kid Ben from the TV release, played as one of the corporate people working with adult Ben in the new movie

    Also… The hallucinating plant Mike gave Bill was named after the turtle

  90. A Cook says:

    That thing on his head at 7:13 is the most horrifying thing I've ever seen.

  91. vlvFILTHvlv says:

    During the scene where they are about to shoot on set when you see the movie title on the camera roll its it2 in 2 shots then hidden in the 3rd glance.

  92. Emerson Walters says:

    In the underground place where at the end of the movie the dirt was rising up when all the losers were in there there was a picture of joe Keery with a guitar

  93. Amir Hodges says:

    Bru I dont know if it's me but IT was funny asf all the scary parts.

  94. Valeri Oliva says:

    The stuff written on the stall

  95. rosan sin says:

    They don't make movie child look like actor in it 2. First they cast adult actor and after that they cast child look-alike actor for it 1. So they can make sequel with lookalike child and adult actor.

  96. Diététiste De Perte De Poids says:

    It's my favorite video

  97. Praying Kitty says:

    “The most iconic line from the 1990 miniseries.”
    waiting for beep beep richie
    “Kiss me fat boy!”

  98. geopan63 says:

    this movie sucked

  99. Ebombs says:

    The moment you realize your friends with Brandon cranes daughter…

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