Type
Scripted
Premiered
Jun. 10, 1989
Status
Returning Series
Runtime
60 min.
Country
USA
Network
TNT TV Network

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Tales from the Crypt

One hour stories with many themes, including; horror, twists, black-magic, sci-fi .... Introduced by a puppet called "The Crypt Keeper". A cross between the "Twighlight Zone" and modern horror movies. Not suitable for the very young or squeamish.

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07x13 The Third Pig Aired: Jul. 19, 1996

In this twisted tale of the "Three Little Pigs" and the series' only animated episode. The first and second pigs are killed by the big bad wolf …

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M Night Shyamalan to Reboot "Tales From The Crypt" for TNT

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  • William Sadler (credited as Bill Sadler), who plays an executioner and the titular character in the very first episode titled "The Man Who Was Death", would go on to play the Grim Reaper two…
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    William Sadler (credited as Bill Sadler), who plays an executioner and the titular character in the very first episode titled "The Man Who Was Death", would go on to play the Grim Reaper two years later in Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey.
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  • Freddie Francis, who directed the season seven episode, "Last Respects", directed Tales from the Crypt.
  • This show was briefly spun off into a radio series by Seeing Ear Theatre, an online subsidiary of the SyFy Channel, in 2000 with John Kassir once again voicing the Cryptkeeper. Only eight of…
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    This show was briefly spun off into a radio series by Seeing Ear Theatre, an online subsidiary of the SyFy Channel, in 2000 with John Kassir once again voicing the Cryptkeeper. Only eight of the originally planned thirteen episodes were recorded. However, one of the eight episodes, "This Trick'll Kill You", was never released nor included on the CD set because it was deemed too gruesome.
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