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LOTF in Popular Media

See LOTF parodied in this episode of The Simpsons:



In the movie Hook, Robin Williams compares the Lost Boys to the savages in Lord of the Flies. 

An episode of The Simpsons titled "Das Bus" was a parody of Lord of the Flies, mirroring it in many ways (using glasses to make fire, having a conch to call meetings, a monster lurking in the forest of the island, stronger kids chasing after "the nerds" and other dissidents of the island). An early Simpsons episode, "Kamp Krusty," also makes reference to the novel during the sequence where the camp plunges into anarchy, but the only reference shown is the pig's head on a pike during Kent Brockman's newscast. The chants against Milhouse and company ("Kill the dorks!" "Bash their butts!" "Kick their shins!") is a direct parody of the "Kill the Pig" chant in Lord of the Flies. 

English heavy metal band Iron Maiden composed a song about the novel. The song "Lord of The Flies" can be found in The X Factor (1995) and was also released as a single. 

Rock band Gatsbys American Dream has a song inspired completely by Lord of the Flies entitled "Fable."

Stephen King has stated that the Castle Rock in Lord of the Flies was the inspiration for the town of the same name that has appeared in a number of his novels. The book itself also appears prominently in his novels, Hearts in Atlantis and Cujo. 

In Melbourne, Australia, there is a business called Lord of the Fries, with a store on the corner of Elizabeth Street and Flinders Street 

In the Seinfeld stand-up comedy session prior to a show, Jerry makes the observation: "Any day you had gym class was a weird school day. It started off normal. You had English, Social Studies, Geometry, then suddenly you’re in Lord of the Flies for 40 minutes. You’re hanging from a rope, you have hardly any clothes on, teachers are yelling at you, kids are throwing dodge balls at you and snapping towels - you're trying to survive. And then it's Science, Language, and History. Now that is a weird day." 

In Orson Scott Card's Ender's Shadow, there is a part of dialogue where 2 teachers of the Battle School are talking about the main character, Bean's, rough infancy on the streets of Rotterdam. "...Its a Hellish place from, from what I hear. They make Lord of the Flies look like Pollyanna..." 

In the show Picket Fences, the Judge warns that he will ban boys' basketball games if the kids begin to show "Lord of the Flies" tendencies. 

Tori Amos's From the Choirgirl Hotel album included the song "Pandora's Aquarium" which refers to Lord of the Flies in relation to Persephone. 

In the 2006 movie Unaccompanied Minors, Spencer enters the "UM Room." It is full of about 100 wild, uncontrollable kids. This causes him to remark, "It's like Lord of the Flies in here." 

In the A.F.I. song "Catch A Hot One" the lyrics directly ask "Have you ever seen the kingdom of the flies" and is often thought to mean Hell. 

Singer-songwriter Danielle Dax based several songs on Lord of the Flies: "Where the Flies Are" and "Touch Piggy's Eyes." 

The 2006 released song "Liar (It Takes One to Know One)" By Taking Back Sunday refers to them being choir boys, "We're all choir boys at best" as well as referring to the island "Then back on that island" and "on the island that you swear by". 
The Offspring mention Lord of the Flies in their song, "You're gonna go far kid" (@ the end)
Show me how to lie
You’re getting better all the time
And turning all against the one
Is an art that’s hard to teach
Another clever word
Sets off an unsuspecting herd
And as you step back into line
A mob jumps to their feet

Now dance, ******, dance
Man, he never had a chance
And no one even knew
It was really only you

And now you steal away
Take him out today
Nice work you did
You’re gonna go far, kid

With a thousand lies
And a good disguise
Hit ‘em right between the eyes
Hit ‘em right between the eyes
When you walk away
Nothing more to say
See the lightning in your eyes
See ‘em running for their lives

Slowly out of line
And drifting closer in your sights
So play it out I’m wide awake
It’s a scene about me
There’s something in your way
And now someone is gonna pay
And if you can’t get what you want
Well it’s all because of me

Now dance, *******, dance
Man, I never had a chance
And no one even knew
It was really only you

And now you’ll lead the way
Show the light of day
Nice work you did
You’re gonna go far, kid
Trust, deceived!

With a thousand lies
And a good disguise
Hit ‘em right between the eyes
Hit ‘em right between the eyes
When you walk away
Nothing more to say
See the lightning in your eyes
See ‘em running for their lives

Now dance, ******, dance
He never had a chance
And no one even knew
It was really only you

So dance, ******, dance
I never had a chance
It was really only you

With a thousand lies
And a good disguise
Hit ‘em right between the eyes
Hit ‘em right between the eyes
When you walk away
Nothing more to say
See the lightning in your eyes
See ‘em running for their lives

Clever alibis
Lord of the flies
Hit ‘em right between the eyes
Hit ‘em right between the eyes
When you walk away
Nothing more to say
See the lightning in your eyes
See ‘em running for their lives

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