So in John Carpenter's Prince of Darkness
, a priest (Donald Pleasence, Halloween
) calls up a professor (Victor Wong, Big Trouble in Little China
) and says, "Hey, I've got this 2,000-year-old jar in the basement of this Catholic church downtown. Get this: It has the devil inside! Whaddaya say you round up some physics students to spend the weekend here and see if they can't figure out whassup?"