Top 50 Tales from the Crypt Episodes

This is my favorite 50 Episodes of the great show Tales from the Crypt, also in my opinion season 5 was the best season.
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1.
Tales from the Crypt (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Television Terror (1990)
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A TV shock journalist gives an on-air tour of an eerie haunted house. (25 mins.)
 
2.
Tales from the Crypt (1989 TV Series)
Episode: What's Cookin' (1992)
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Married couple Fred and Erma's restaurant has seen better days. But things change once a stranger walks in, with a rather unique steak recipe... (25 mins.)
 
3.
Tales from the Crypt (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Fitting Punishment (1990)
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When funeral director Ezra Thornberry gets his very polite young nephew Bobby as a roommate, he eventually learns his rude harsh behavior towards him could be fatal. (25 mins.)
 
4.
Tales from the Crypt (1989 TV Series)
Episode: The New Arrival (1992)
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An abnormally difficult child tests a psychologist. (25 mins.)
 
5.
Tales from the Crypt (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Death of Some Salesmen (1993)
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A conniving con-man posing as a salesman gets more than he bargained for when he comes knocks at the door of the wrong family. (25 mins.)
 
6.
Tales from the Crypt (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Top Billing (1991)
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An unattractive and unlucky actor can't get a role because of his looks. His agent and girlfriend leave him. But he doesn't intend to give up - he wants the role of Hamlet. (25 mins.)
 
7.
Tales from the Crypt (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Abra Cadaver (1991)
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A former potential surgeon sets out to wreak revenge on the brother whose cruel practical joke prevented him from realizing his dream. (25 mins.)
 
8.
Tales from the Crypt (1989 TV Series)
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A greedy woman makes the mistake of murdering her husband while an escaped mental patient dressed in a Santa Claus outfit is on the loose. (25 mins.)
 
9.
Tales from the Crypt (1989 TV Series)
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Amateur ventriloquist Billy Goldman learns that being a ventriloquist might not be the best career for him. (25 mins.)
 
10.
Tales from the Crypt (1989 TV Series)
Episode: House of Horror (1993)
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Three pledges for a fraternity on probation run by a soft-spoken leader and his two sidekicks are visited by a beautiful young sorority gal... (25 mins.)
 
11.
Tales from the Crypt (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Creep Course (1993)
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Stella Bishop is a full blown geek taking a course on Egyptian mythology led by the pompous Professor Finley... (25 mins.)
 
12.
Tales from the Crypt (1989 TV Series)
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Hot-tempered convict Billy DeLuca gets out of prison after serving a two year sentence. Billy convinces... (25 mins.)
 
13.
Tales from the Crypt (1989 TV Series)
Episode: The Secret (1990)
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Orphan boy Theodore is adopted by the Colberts, who are an eccentric rich couple with a very dark secret. They aren't the only ones. (25 mins.)
 
14.
Tales from the Crypt (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Two for the Show (1993)
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A man murders his beautiful younger wife when she threatens to leave him. He then packs her body in a big suitcase and boards a train, where he is stalked by an inquisitive detective. (25 mins.)
 
15.
Tales from the Crypt (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Dead Right (1990)
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Cathy wants a rich and successful life, and fast. She visits a medium who tells her she will meet a man who will inherit a lot of money, and die in a violent way soon after. When she meets grossly overweight Charlie who informs her of his rich relatives, she promptly marries him. As it turns out, the medium is always right. (25 mins.)
 
16.
Tales from the Crypt (1989 TV Series)
Episode: The Trap (1991)
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An abrasive husband comes home to tell his wife that he has lost his job again. She reminds him that... (25 mins.)
 
17.
Tales from the Crypt (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Split Second (1991)
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A beautiful waitress marries the owner of a lumber camp and then quickly starts to realize that he is not what she really wants. (25 mins.)
 
18.
Tales from the Crypt (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Yellow (1991)
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The year is 1918. During World War I, somewhere in France, it's the 49th day of continuous battle on the front lines... (25 mins.)
 
19.
Tales from the Crypt (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Strung Along (1992)
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An aging puppeteer suspects his much younger wife has a lover. (25 mins.)
 
20.
Tales from the Crypt (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Four-Sided Triangle (1990)
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Farmer George is attracted to Mary Jo, the nubile young woman who helps out with the chores. The problem is... she's in love with a scarecrow. (25 mins.)
 
21.
Tales from the Crypt (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Came the Dawn (1993)
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A lecherous millionaire offers a lift to a beautiful seductress in the middle of nowhere with horrific consequences. (25 mins.)
 
22.
Tales from the Crypt (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Undertaking Palor (1991)
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Four boys find out that the local undertaker and a pharmacist are in cahoots to murder rich locals and profit from their funerals. (25 mins.)
 
23.
Tales from the Crypt (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Doctor of Horror (1995)
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A Mad Doctor enlists the help of two security guards in a morgue in an attempt to unlock the secrets of the human soul. (25 mins.)
 
24.
Tales from the Crypt (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Korman's Kalamity (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Jim Korman (Anderson) is a comic book artist for the popular comic, "Tales From the Crypt." His overbearing... (25 mins.)
 
25.
Tales from the Crypt (1989 TV Series)
Episode: My Brother's Keeper (1990)
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The reckless Eddie and the correct Frank are Siamese brothers connected by their waists. Eddie wants... (25 mins.)
 
26.
Tales from the Crypt (1989 TV Series)
Episode: The Reluctant Vampire (1991)
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A good natured vampire takes a more novel approach to satisfying his blood lust with his chosen undercover employment. (25 mins.)
 
27.
Tales from the Crypt (1989 TV Series)
Episode: The Assassin (1994)
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A happy housewife is pitted against three CIA agents, who have come to kill her husband, a supposed rogue agent. (25 mins.)
 
28.
Tales from the Crypt (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Forever Ambergris (1993)
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A jaded, has-been photographer plots the demise of his younger, talented protg when they go on assignment in Central America. (25 mins.)
 
29.
Tales from the Crypt (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Cutting Cards (1990)
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Reno and Sam are a pair of hardcore gamblers who don't play for fun, who challenge each other in a sample game of cards and the end result could be deadlier then they could've ever bargained for. (25 mins.)
 
30.
Tales from the Crypt (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Carrion Death (1991)
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A sadistic serial killer has unforeseen complications when pursued by a determined motorcycle cop in a barren desert. (25 mins.)
 
31.
Tales from the Crypt (1989 TV Series)
Episode: As Ye Sow (1993)
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Wealthy and successful middle-aged businessman Leo Burns suspects that his much younger wife Bridget is having an extramarital affair. Leo hires sleazy private investigator G.G. Devoe to find out the identity of Bridget's lover. (25 mins.)
 
32.
Tales from the Crypt (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Food for Thought (1993)
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The great Zambini is an old carnival psychic who performs his act of mind reading with the aid of his young assistant Connie... (25 mins.)
 
33.
Tales from the Crypt (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Werewolf Concerto (1992)
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An Agatha Christie-style mystery sees the inhabitants of a remote hotel terrorized by rumors of a werewolf prowling the area. Not to fear, as a self-appointed werewolf hunter is amongst them. But might he have a dark secret of his own? (25 mins.)
 
34.
Tales from the Crypt (1989 TV Series)
Episode: The Man Who Was Death (1989)
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After the death penalty is abolished, an executioner continues his former job through freelancing... (25 mins.)
 
35.
Tales from the Crypt (1989 TV Series)
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A bum displays his ability to resurrect himself. (25 mins.)
 
36.
Tales from the Crypt (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Staired in Horror (1994)
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Fugitive Clyde is on the lam from an angry mob. He seeks refuge in a decrepit old mansion owned by an elderly woman. Unbeknownst to Clyde, said creepy abode has an unusual curse attached to it. (25 mins.)
 
37.
Tales from the Crypt (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Split Personality (1992)
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A swindler, Jack loves money and... twins. One day he meets rich twins that show interest in him. (25 mins.)
 
38.
Tales from the Crypt (1989 TV Series)
Episode: The Switch (1990)
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A wealthy and elderly man subjects himself to a revolutionary new treatment in order to please his gold-digger girlfriend. Unfortunately becoming young again turns out to be very expensive. (25 mins.)
 
39.
Tales from the Crypt (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Well Cooked Hams (1993)
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Inept struggling magician Miles Federman murders rival master magician Kraygen so he can steal Kraygen's... (25 mins.)
 
40.
Tales from the Crypt (1989 TV Series)
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A gold digger who believes no one can top her in extortion gets the ultimate prize. Gina teams with... (25 mins.)
 
41.
Tales from the Crypt (1989 TV Series)
Episode: King of the Road (1992)
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A life on the edge hot rodder named Billy comes to town run by Sheriff Garrett, he immediately dates... (25 mins.)
 
42.
Tales from the Crypt (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Loved to Death (1991)
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A classic "boy wants girl, girl is unresponsive to his attentions" storyline gets the Tales from the Crypt treatment... (25 mins.)
 
43.
Tales from the Crypt (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Mute Witness to Murder (1990)
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Young woman Suzy looks out of the window of her apartment and witnesses a man murdering a woman in the apartment directly across from hers... (25 mins.)
 
44.
Tales from the Crypt (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Operation Friendship (1994)
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Put upon computer programmer Nelson DeMears doesn't have an easy time at work. He doesn't have the respect of his co-workers or his boss... (25 mins.)
 
45.
Tales from the Crypt (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Confession (1996)
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A man suspected in a series of murders is questioned by a hard case detective. (25 mins.)
 
46.
Tales from the Crypt (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Only Skin Deep (1994)
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Carl, a brutish, violent, and hot-tempered man with a history of abusive relationships, crashes a Halloween party held by his ex-wife Linda... (25 mins.)
 
47.
Tales from the Crypt (1989 TV Series)
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Predatory, shameless, and obnoxious ambulance chasing lawyer Geraldine Ferrett gets busted in the remote... (25 mins.)
 
48.
Tales from the Crypt (1989 TV Series)
Episode: Comes the Dawn (1995)
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Colonel Parker and Sergeant Burrows are two ex-soldiers with a murky past. They head in to the Alaskan wilderness to do some illegal hunting... (25 mins.)
 
49.
Tales from the Crypt (1989 TV Series)
Episode: You, Murderer (1995)
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Plastic surgery makes a criminal look like Humphrey Bogart. (25 mins.)
 
50.
Tales from the Crypt (1989 TV Series)
Episode: The Third Pig (1996)
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An animated horror version of the Three Little Pigs story. When the third pig is tried and convicted for the murder of his two brothers by a wolf jury, he builds a zombie Frankenpig to take out his revenge on the actual murderer. (25 mins.)