Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Stephen King’s It (1990)?

Even after being scaled back from the originally planned eight-to-ten-hour series, 1990’s made-for-TV adaptation of Stephen King’s It was still an ambitious undertaking. After cutting several subplots, writer Lawrence D. Cohen (Carrie, The Tommyknockers) and writer/director Tommy Lee Wallace (Halloween III: Season of the Witch, Fright Night Part 2) managed to fit the heart of King’s 1,138-page novel into just two 90-minute blocks.

First broadcast on ABC on November 18, 1990, It—led by Tim Curry’s unforgettable performance as Pennywise the Dancing Clown—has remained a genre staple for 28 years. While the record-setting 2017 adaptation took a more faithful approach to the source material, we’ll always have a soft spot for our first on-screen journey to Derry, Maine.

Test your knowledge of the original 1990 TV miniseries below, and remember: We all float down here.

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After a casual viewing of Sam Raimi's Evil Dead trilogy, Eric was instantly and hopelessly hooked on horror, forever doomed to chase the high of seeing Ash slay deadites for the very first time.

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