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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  • Freddie Francis, who directed the season seven episode, "Last Respects", directed Tales from the Crypt.
  • A year after this show had ended, HBO made a spin-off series called Perversions of Science which lasted ten episodes. The show was based off of the 1950s science fiction EC Comics like "Weird…
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    A year after this show had ended, HBO made a spin-off series called Perversions of Science which lasted ten episodes. The show was based off of the 1950s science fiction EC Comics like "Weird Science" and "Weird Fantasy". Like this show, it had a host, only this time, the host was a female robot named Chrome.
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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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