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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  • While animatronics expert/puppetmaster Kevin Yagher was in the final stages of designing the Cryptkeeper, he tried on a few noses to see which would look best for the character - who had…
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    While animatronics expert/puppetmaster Kevin Yagher was in the final stages of designing the Cryptkeeper, he tried on a few noses to see which would look best for the character - who had already shed lips, hair and most of his teeth - but none looked quite right. Director and producer Robert Zemeckis simply remarked, "You know, you don't necessarily have to have a nose."
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  • For the final season (7), production moved to England.
  • Not all of the episodes were based specifically on the "Tales From The Crypt" comic book series of the 1950s EC Comics. Many episodes were also based on the "Vault of Horror", the "Haunt of…
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    Not all of the episodes were based specifically on the "Tales From The Crypt" comic book series of the 1950s EC Comics. Many episodes were also based on the "Vault of Horror", the "Haunt of Fear", "Shock SuspenStories", "Crime SuspenStories", and "Two-Fisted Tales" comic book series.
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