Role in The Dark Tower SeriesEdit
The Wizard of Oz is mentioned several times in The Dark Tower Series and is the main basis for the ending of Wizard and Glass. Much like Dorothy, the ka-tet was blown to a world where magic and wizards are real.
The ka-tet find ruby shoes, just like the ruby slippers which Dorothy wears in the movie.
Randall Flagg also poses as The Great and Terrible Oz in a recreation of the movie's Emerald Castle. Upon arriving at the Emerald Palace, Eddy, Jake and Susannah are shocked to see that the Palace looks just like the Wizard's chamber from the film. When the enter, a booming voices calls to them and claims to be the wizard. However, Oy pulls back a curtain and reveals that the voice was only that of the Tick-Tock Man, just like in the movie when Dorothy's dog pulls back the curtain to find a man behind the curtain.