“In the last episode of the thirteenth season of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (‘Skin in the Game’) and the story continuing in the first episode of the next season (‘The Devil and D.B. Russell’) the bad guy imitates the depiction of the nine circles of hell as found in a 16th-century version of Dante’s Inferno.” —Wikipedia
“In WWE The Horror Show at Extreme Rules during the Wyatt Swamp fight the sigh (sic) at the entrance of the swamp reads, ‘Abandon all hope ye who enter here.’” —Wikipedia
“In WrestleMania 36 the Firefly Fun House Match contains numerous references to Dante’s Divine Comedy, specifically, Inferno. Such as the sign on the door when John Cena enters says, ‘Abandon all hope ye who exit here.’ …” —Wikipedia
The fourth season of Hulu’s dystopian drama The Handmaid’s Tale (based on Margaret Atwood’s 1985 novel of the same name) features two characters roaming the ruins of a bombed-out Chicago (episode 5, “Chicago,” 2021). While attempting to trade resources with other rebels, the two handmaids find themselves hiding from Gilead soldiers in the wreckage of Chicago’s Dante’s Pizzeria. Below, a still from the show (which you can watch here, Hulu subscription required):
See our previous post for Dante’s Pizzeria, with two Chicago locations, here.
“The 2005 4th season of the BBC drama series Messiah: The Harrowing focuses on a serial killer who takes inspiration from Inferno to punish his or her victims.” —Wikipedia