Tales from the Crypt Episode 38: Yellow


Technical Specs Director: Robert Zemeckis Writers: Jim Thomas, John Thomas, A L Katz, and Gilbert Adler Cast: Kirk Douglas, Eric Douglas, Lance Henriksen, Dan Aykroyd, John Kassir, Dominick Morra, Steve Boyum, Charles Picerni Jr., Anthony Gallo, and R. David Smith Composer: Alan Silvestri Air Date: 8/28/1991   Overview In this Emmy-nominated episode, an army lieutenant […]

Tales from the Crypt Episode 37: Spoiled


Technical Specs Director: Andy Wolk Writers: Connie Johnson and Doug Ronning Cast: Faye Grant, Alan Rachins, Anita Morris, Tristan Rogers, Annabelle Gurwitch, Anthony LaPaglia, John Kassir, and Parker Kane Composer: Craig Safan Air Date: 8/21/1991   Overview After a soap opera addict named Janet (Faye Grant) becomes fed up with her husband Leon (Alan Rachins) […]

Tales from the Crypt Episode 36: Deadline


Technical Specs Director: Walter Hill Writers: Walter Hill and Mae Woods Cast: Richard Jordan, Jon Polito, Richard Herd, John Capodice, Rutanya Alda, Marg Helgenberger, John Kassir, and Judy Jean Berns Composer: Steve Bartek Air Date: 8/14/1991   Overview An unemployed, alcoholic journalist known as Charles McKenzie (Richard Jordan) meets a loose woman named Vicki (Marg […]

Tales from the Crypt Episode 35: Split Second


General Information Director: Russell Mulcahy Writer: Richard Christian Matheson Cast: Brion James, Michelle Johnson, Billy Wirth, John Kassir, Dan Martin, Alan Palo, and Tony Pierce Composer: Brian May Air Date: 8/7/1991   Overview Having recently married Steve Dixon (Brion James), the hot-tempered manager of a lumber camp, waitress Liz (Michelle Johnson) remains unable to alleviate […]

Tales from the Crypt Episode 34: Mournin’ Mess


Technical Specs Director: Manny Coto Writer: Manny Coto Cast: Steven Weber, Rita Wilson, Ally Walker, Vincent Schiavelli, Nick Angotti, Frank Kopyc, John Kassir, Stack Pierce, Gary Pagett, and Jacqylyn Moet Composer: Nicholas Pike Air Date: 7/31/1991   Overview After writing about a serial killer who preys on the homeless, sleazy journalist Dale Sweeney (Steven Weber) […]

Tales from the Crypt Episode 33: Undertaking Palor


General Information Director: Michael Thau Writer: Ron Finley Cast: John Glover, Graham Jarvis, Aron Eisenberg, Scott Fults, Jason Marsden, Jonathan Quan, and John Kassir Composer: Nicholas Pike Air Date: 7/24/1991   Overview Youngsters Norm (Scott Fults), Jess (Jason Marsden), Josh (Jonathan Quan), and Aaron (Aron Eisenberg) uncover a conspiracy involving a mortician (John Glover) and local pharmacist […]

Tales from the Crypt Episode 32: Easel Kill Ya


General Information Director: John Harrison Writer: Larry Wilson Cast: Tim Roth, Roya Megnot, Nancy Fish, Debra Mooney, William Atherton, John Kassir, Stuart Mabray, Mary McKuen, Rod Britt, and Kevin Brief Composer: J. Peter Robinson Air Date: 7/17/1991   Overview Recovering alcoholic Jack Craig (Tim Roth) paints a haunting picture of death, which captivates the interest […]

Tales from the Crypt Episode 31: The Reluctant Vampire


Technical Specs Director: Elliot Silverstein Writer: Terry Black Cast: Malcolm McDowell, Sandra Searles Dickinson, George Wendt, Michael Berryman, Paul Gleason, John Kassir, and Gloria Dawson Composer: Cliff Eidelman Air Date: 7/10/1991   Overview In this intelligent spoof on classic vampire lore, a benign bloodsucker known as Donald Longtooth (Malcolm McDowell) works as a night watchman […]

Tales from the Crypt Episode 30: Dead Wait


Technical Specs Director: Tobe Hooper Writer: Gilbert Adler Cast: Whoopi Goldberg, John Rhys-Davies, Vanity, James Remar, John Kassir, Orlando Bonner, Henry Brown, and Paul Anthony Weber Composer: David Mansfield Air Date: 7/3/1991   Overview A thief named Red Buckley (James Remar) is hired by wealthy plantation owner Emil Duval (John Rhys-Davies), whose priceless black pearl […]

Tales from the Crypt Episode 29: Top Billing


Technical Specs Director: Todd Holland Writer: Myles Berkowitz Cast: Jon Lovitz, Bruce Boxleitner, John Astin, Louise Fletcher, Kimmy Robertson, Paul Benedict, Gregory Cooke, Sandra Bernhard, John Kassir, Bob Larkin, Joseph Cardinale, and Jason Kelly Composer: Jay Ferguson Air Date: 6/26/1991   Overview Down-on-his-luck actor Barry Blye (Jon Lovitz) auditions for a local production of Hamlet, […]