Tales from the Crypt Episode 52: Curiosity Killed

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General Information Director: Elliot Silverstein Writer: Stanley Ralph Ross Cast: Margot Kidder, Kevin McCarthy, J.A. Preston, Madge Sinclair, John Kassir, Marshall Teague, and Constance Wiggins Composer: Walter Werzowa Air Date: 9/16/1992   Overview Jack (Kevin McCarthy) and Cynthia (Margot Kidder)—a spiteful, elderly couple—spend the weekend camping with Harry (J.A. Preston) and Lucille (Madge Sinclair), a […]

Tales from the Crypt Episode 51: Werewolf Concerto

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General Information Director: Steve Perry Writer: Scott Nimerfro Cast: Timothy Dalton, Dennis Farina, Walter Gotell, Charles Fleischer, Reginald VelJohnson, Lela Rochon, Beverly D’Angelo, John Kassir, Wolfgang Puck, Jason Iorg, Marci Simon, and Andre P. Bustanoby Composer: Rick Marotta Air Date: 9/9/1992   Overview When a hotel guest is killed by a wild animal, werewolf hunter […]

Tales from the Crypt Episode 50: Strung Along

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General Information Director: Kevin Yagher Writers: Yale Udoff and Kevin Yagher Cast: Donald O’Connor, Patricia Charbonneau, Zach Galligan, John Kassir, Lisle Wilson, and Tom Dugan Composer: Jay Ferguson Air Date: 9/2/1992   Overview To prepare for a tribute show, aging puppeteer Joseph Renfield (Donald O’Connor) enlists the aid of a protégé named David (Zach Galligan). […]

Tales from the Crypt Episode 49: Split Personality

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General Information Director: Joel Silver Writer: Fred Dekker Cast: Joe Pesci, Jacqueline Alexandra, Kristen Amber, Burt Young, John Kassir, Heidi Thomas, Michael Klastorin, Troy Evans, Reginald Hunter, and Bill Cho Lee Composer: Michael Kamen Air Date: 8/26/1992   Overview After cheating a gambler (Burt Young) out of his new fortune, conman Jack (Joe Pesci) proceeds […]

Tales from the Crypt Episode 48: Maniac at Large

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General Information Director: John Frankenheimer Writer: Mae Woods Cast: Blythe Danner, Salome Jens, Clarence Williams III, Obba Babatunde, Adam Ant, John Kassir, Dion Basco, Harper Roisman, Laurie Franks, and Irwin Keyes Composer: Bill Conti Air Date: 8/19/1992   Overview While working overtime, a meek librarian named Margaret (Blythe Danner) believes herself to be the next […]

Tales from the Crypt Episode 47: King of the Road

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General Information Director: Tom Holland Writer: J. Randal Johnson Cast: Raymond J. Berry, Brad Pitt, Michelle Bronson, Jack Keeler, John Kassir, and Alva L. Petway Composer: Warren Zevon Air Date: 8/8/1992   Overview When threatened by an arrogant, unrelenting psychopath named Billy (Brad Pitt), small-town police officer and retired street racer Joe Garrett (Raymond J. […]

Tales from the Crypt Episode 46: Showdown

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General Information Director: Richard Donner Writer: Frank Darabont Cast: David Morse, Neil Gray Giuntoli, Roderick Cook, Thomas F. Duffy, John Kassir, Monty Bass, Grant Gelt, Paul T. Murray, Tommy Townsend, and Mel Coleman Composer: Michael Kamen Air Date: 8/1/1992   Overview Upon fleeing to a small town, outlaw Billy Quintaine (Neil Gray Giuntoli) encounters and […]

Tales from the Crypt Episode 45: The New Arrival

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General Information Director: Peter Medak Writer: Ron Finley Cast: David Warner, Joan Severance, Zelda Rubinstein, Twiggy Lawson, Robert Patrick, and John Kassir Composer: Michael Kamen Air Date: 7/25/1992   Overview In a last-ditch effort to avoid cancellation, radio psychologist Alan Goetz (David Warner) pays a visit to Nora (Zelda Rubinstein)—a frequent caller—and her disobedient daughter […]

Tales from the Crypt Episode 44: What’s Cookin’

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General Information Director: Gilbert Adler Writers: A L Katz and Gilbert Adler Cast: Christopher Reeve, Bess Armstrong, Art LaFleur, Meat Loaf, Judd Nelson, John Kassir, Jeannette Lewis, and Helen Nasillski Composer: Nicholas Pike Air Date: 7/22/1992   Overview Fred (Christopher Reeve) and Erma (Bess Armstrong)—owners of a failing squid restaurant—are about to be evicted by […]

Tales from the Crypt Episode 43: Beauty Rest

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Technical Specs Director: Stephen Hopkins Writer: Donald Longtooth Cast: Mimi Rogers, Jennifer Rubin, Kathy Ireland, Buck Henry, John Kassir, Robert Trebor, Anders Hove, Michael Wiseman, and Maria Pecci Composer: Alan Silvestri Air Date: 7/11/1992   Overview Upon losing the opportunity to become a perfume company spokeswoman, aging model Helen (Mimi Rogers) resorts to drastic measures, […]