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Type
Scripted
Premiered
Jun. 10, 1989
Status
Completed/Ended
Runtime
30 min.
Country
USA
Network
HBO 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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The show had 7 seasons and 93 episodes air between 1989 and 1996.

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  • At William Gaines request, director Robert Zemeckis coaxed a bloodcurdling scream from Mary Ellen Trainor in the closing scene of "And All Through the House."
  • For the episodes they directed, Walter Hill ("Cutting Cards") and Joel Silver ("Split Personality") studied the comic book originals they were based on and used them to plan out their…
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    For the episodes they directed, Walter Hill ("Cutting Cards") and Joel Silver ("Split Personality") studied the comic book originals they were based on and used them to plan out their shots.
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  • The introduction sequence that started every episode through the Cryptkeeper's home is actually the size of a miniature golf course green. Small "snorkel" cameras were used to film this…
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    The introduction sequence that started every episode through the Cryptkeeper's home is actually the size of a miniature golf course green. Small "snorkel" cameras were used to film this portion. The descent into the crypt in the end of the intro is computer generated.
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