In the filmEdit
The caretaker and his dog make a cameo appearance in the 2003 movie, but as ghosts themselves. The late comedian Don Knotts was to play the caretaker but dropped out last minute.
In the videogameEdit
The caretaker appears in the 2003 videogame but as a ghost again. He whines that no one is around to pay him for his work or gives him gratitute. The main protagonist in the game Zeke Holloway is inspired from the caretaker. His dog does not appear in the game.