Phantom Zone - in Other Media - Parodies and Homages

Parodies and Homages

  • In the South Park episode "Krazy Kripples," Christopher Reeve is imprisoned in one after eating too many fetuses.
  • In Bartman Meets Radioactive Man, Radioactive Man is imprisoned in the Limbo Zone.
  • Family Guy parodied the Phantom Zone in the episode "Lethal Weapons." When Peter announced that "Krypton sucks", General Zod, Non, and Ursa came by and were promptly bested in a fight by Lois, and imprisoned in a Phantom Zone reminiscent of the Superman movies.
  • An American Dad! episode "The Most Adequate Christmas Ever" shows that God imprisoned Jim Henson and Kermit the Frog in the Phantom Zone when they tried to get into Heaven. It then shows Jim and Kermit flying above as they beg to be released.
  • A dimension referred to as the "Null Void" appears in the television series Ben 10 (and its various iterations) and is used as an inter-dimensional prison for containing various alien criminals in the Ben 10 universe. It is primarily accessible via a "Null Void Generator," a device similar in design and application to Superman's Phantom Zone Projector.
  • In an episode of The Suite Life on Deck, the future Zack is in a shard of crystal flying in space

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