In season 1, episode 3 of the HBO series Watchmen (based on the 1986-1987 graphic novel of the same name by Alan Moore, Dave Gibbons, and John Higgins), two characters (Laurie Blake and Dale Petey) view a massive clock, called the Millennium Clock, from an airplane window. According to Petey the builder of the massive clock, Lady Trieu, recited the lines "look on my Works, ye Mighty, and Despair!" from Percy Shelley's "Ozymandias" at its groundbreaking.

Doctor Who

In season 12, episode 8 of Doctor Who, "The Haunting of Villa Diodati,"  the Doctor and her companions visit the Villa Diodati on the night of the famous ghost-story contest in June 1816. A spoiler-free summary from "Villa Diodati, 1816 - on a night that inspired Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. The plan was to spend the evening in the presence of literary greats - but the ghosts are all too real. And the Doctor is forced into an earth-shattering decision."

Frisky Dingo, season 1, episode 1

In season 1, episode 1 of the animated series Frisky Dingo, the character Killface introduces a weapon called the Annihilatrix and says "so look upon my works, ye mighty, and despair" and later claims "'Ozymandias' just felt right, ya'know?," worries that it might be copyrighted, and mocks his interlocutors for not recognizing Shelley.

American Horror Story: Coven, season 3, episode 11 (“Protect the Coven”)

American Horror Story: Coven, season 3, episode 11 (“Protect the Coven”): Myrtle Snow (played by Frances Conroy) quotes Keats to  Zoe Benson (played by Taissa Farmiga), claiming that Zoe’s and Kyle’s love is, “as the great Keats would say, ‘more happy love! More happy, happy love! / Forever warm and still to be enjoyed / Forever panting, and forever young.”


Blackadder, Season 3 episode 1, “Dish and Dishonesty”

Blackadder purchases an expensive robe which he believes to be made of ermine fur. Then, however, he discovers a feline's collar decorating the coat which is inscribed with the words "If found, please return to Emma Hamilton, Marine Parade, Portsmouth". Infuriated, Blackadder announces that he is going to a costume party dressed as "Lady Hamilton's pussy!"


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