Tales from the Crypt Episode 83: A Slight Case of Murder

Tales from the Crypt A Slight Case of Murder

General Information Director: Brian Helgeland Writer: Brian Helgeland Cast: Francesca Annis, Christopher Cazenove, Elizabeth Spriggs, Patrick Barlow, and John Kassir Composer: Chris Boardman Air Date: 5/3/1996   Overview One evening, Larry Bannister (Christopher Cazenove) breaks into the house of his wife Sharon (Francesca Annis)—a murder mystery novelist—and attempts to kill her. Complications arise when Joey […]

Tales from the Crypt Episode 82: Last Respects

Tales from the Crypt Last Respects

General Information Director: Freddie Francis Writer: Scott Nimerfro Cast: Emma Samms, Kerry Fox, Julie Cox, Michael Denison, Dulcie Gray, John Kassir, Peter Waddington, Molly Weir, Roger Brierly, and Sarah London Composer: Frank Becker Air Date: 4/26/1996   Overview Left in charge of their late father’s curiosity shop, sisters Yvonne (Emma Samms), Dolores (Kerry Fox), and […]

Tales from the Crypt Episode 81: Fatal Caper

Tales from the Crypt Fatal Caper

General Information Director: Bob Hoskins Writers: Colman deKay, A L Katz, and Gilbert Adler Cast: Natasha Richardson, Bob Hoskins, Greg Wise, Leslie Phillips, James Saxon, John Kassir, and Kimberly Cowell Composer: Jay Ferguson Air Date: 4/19/1996   Overview Before dying of a heart condition, Mycroft Amberson (Leslie Phillips) adds the following stipulation to his will: […]

Tales from the Crypt Episode 80: You, Murderer

Tales from the Crypt You Murderer

General Information Director: Robert Zemeckis Writers: A L Katz and Gilbert Adler Cast: Humphrey Bogart, John Lithgow, Isabella Rossellini, Sherilyn Fenn, Robert Sacchi, John Kassir, Julie Ariola, Carl Gilliard, and Jose Rey Composer: Alan Silvestri Air Date: 1/25/1995   Overview Undergoing plastic surgery to resemble Humphrey Bogart, criminal Lou Spinelli establishes a new life for […]

Tales from the Crypt Episode 79: 99 & 44/100 Pure Horror

Tales from the Crypt 99 &44/100 Pure Horror

General Information Director: Rodman Flender Writer: Rodman Flender Cast: Bruce Davison, Christi Conaway, Darin Heames, Kelly Coffield, Ricky Dean Logan, John Kassir, and Rodman Flender Composer: Jay Ferguson Air Date: 1/18/1995   Overview After the failure of his latest marketing campaign, Luden Sandelton (Bruce Davison)—president of a soap manufacturing company—is left with no choice but […]

Tales from the Crypt Episode 78: Comes the Dawn

Tales from the Crypt Comes the Dawn

General Information Director: John Herzfeld Writer: Scott Nimerfro Cast: Bruce Payne, Vivian Wu, Susan Tyrrell, Michael Ironside, John Kassir, and Kaitlyn Walker Composer: Frank Becker Air Date: 1/11/1995   Overview Visiting the Alaskan wilderness, former U.S. Army soldiers Parker (Bruce Payne) and Colonel Burrows (Michael Ironside) enlist the aid of Jeri Drumbeater (Vivian Wu)—a Gulf […]

Tales from the Crypt Episode 77: Doctor of Horror

Tales from the Crypt Doctor of Horror

General Information Director: Larry Wilson Writer: Larry Wilson Cast: Hank Azaria, Travis Tritt, Ben Stein, Austin Pendelton, and John Kassir Composer: Jay Ferguson Air Date: 1/4/1995   Overview Working the night shift at a local morgue, security guards Richard (Hank Azaria) and Charlie (Travis Tritt) confront the eccentric Dr. Orloff (Austin Pendelton)—a mad scientist who, […]

Tales from the Crypt Episode 76: Surprise Party

Tales from the Crypt Surprise Party

General Information Director: Elliot Silverstein Writers: Tom Lyons and Colman deKay Cast: Adam Storke, Clare Hoak, Jake Busey, Rance Howard, John Kassir, Bette Ford, Michele Landry, and Constance Wiggins Composer: Walter Werzowa Air Date: 12/28/1994   Overview After murdering his father (Rance Howard), Ray Wells (Adam Storke) inherits an old, ruined farmhouse. Unfortunately for Ray, […]

Tales from the Crypt Episode 75: In the Groove

Tales from the Crypt In the Groove

General Information Director: Vincent Spano Writers: Jack Temchin and Colman deKay Cast: Miguel Ferrer, Linda Doucett, Wendie Malick, John Kassir, Slash, and Rusty Schwimmer Composer: Greg De Belles Air Date: 12/21/1994   Overview Demoted to the graveyard shift by his sister/manager Rita (Wendie Malick), Gary (Miguel Ferrer)—a sleazy, hot-tempered shock jock—experiences a major boost in […]

Tales from the Crypt Episode 74: Staired in Horror

Tales from the Crypt Staired in Horror

General Information Director: Stephen Hopkins Writers: Colman deKay and Teller Cast: D.B. Sweeney, Rachel Ticotin, R. Lee Ermey, and John Kassir Composer: Jay Ferguson Air Date: 12/14/1994   Overview Hunted by an angry sheriff (R. Lee Ermey) and his posse, fugitive Clyde (D.B. Sweeney) seeks refuge in the mansion of Lilian Charbonnet (Rachel Ticotin)—an ostensibly […]