Rod Temperton originally pitched the song to his band Heatwave under the name "Starlight", but the band turned down the song.
King's Quest II: Romancing the Throne (DOS)
On your way to Dracula's castle, you'll hear a short excerpt of Thriller theme when you encounter the ghosts. The song is Sound.011 in the game's data file.
Michael Jackson's Moonwalker (GEN)
Thriller is heard in REV0 version if you perform a dance attack at either of the forest stages. The prototype features the song fully, but it was eventually replaced with Another Part of Me because of licensing issues (not being a song written by Michael Jackson).
- en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thriller_(song) - Wikipedia.