Jun. 10, 1989
30 min.
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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  • The show was originally only planned for three seasons, but it proved so popular it lasted seven. Series creator William Gaines only lived to see season three.
  • It took six puppeteers to operate the Cryptkeeper during his scenes, four puppeteers alone just for his facial expressions.
  • The concept for the movie The Frighteners was originally going to be a TFTC film, but Robert Zemeckis loved the script so much that he had it spun off with Peter Jackson directing.
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