Cthulhu is one of the great old ones from various storys fronm H.P lovecraft and is tst fondly rememberd charecter from all his works.
In Film and TV
- In a 3-part story arc in South Park series 14 BP Oil, accidentally awakes Cthulhu and other Lovecraftian deizens who goes on a rampage, and is convinced to join Coon and friends by Eric Cartman. In this story, Cthulhu kills Justin Bieber, that's got to get him some brownie points.
- In The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy, Cthulhu appears in the story "prank call of Cthulhu".
- He appears in Ghost Busters as Cathulhu.
- In a special of Spongebob Squarepants, there are several Cthulhu-like creatures about.
- Cthulhu also appeared in the Freakazoid episode "statuesqe" but instead of Cthulhu he is called Jeepers.
- A Cthulhu-esque creature is seen in a two-part special of Justice League Unlimited.
- The Dr. Who species the Ood have some resemblance to Cthulhu and the episode Planet of the Ood is very Lovecraftian.
- In an episode of Scooby-Doo Animated, Cthulhu has a mock appearance.
- The Ultraman monster Gatanozoa is inspired by Cthulhu.
- The film The last Lovecraft a group of Cthulhu cultists try to resurrect the almighty Cthulhu.
- A character called Yog-Sothoth appears in an episode of Sam and Max and whilst Yog is a Cthulhu mythos character he looks more like Cthulhu himself.
- One of the episodes in season four of the Venture Bros. has the order of the triad attempting to stop Cthulhu from entering the human world. They fail.