Freddy, the dream serial-killer, hosts this anthology of stories set in Springwood.

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1990   1989   1988  
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 Freddy Krueger (44 episodes, 1988-1990)
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The evil, sinister killer of the "Nightmare On Elm Street" movies, Freddy Krueger, hosts this show, where each week, he shows us a tale of evil and death about the lives of people who live in Springwood. Written by Jason Mechalek

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"Don't Let Him Catch You Sleeping!"

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Horror | Thriller

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9 October 1988 (USA)  »

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Freddy's Nightmares: A Nightmare on Elm Street: The Series  »

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Trivia

There are several Star Trek references: The psychologist is named Dr. Picard, like Captain Picard from Star Trek: The Next Generation; when Johnny disintegrates his last words are "Beam me up, Scotty"; and during Dr. Picard's daydream when he's infected he shouts "Captain, the dilithium crystals are gone!". Tim Russ, who plays Dr. Picard, went on to star in Star Trek: Voyager as Commander Tuvok. See more »

Quotes

[Freddy has possessed Mara's body]
Mara Ruleen: Help, Harry! Harry! Harry!
[in the real world, in Mara's body, using his real voice]
Freddy Krueger: Shut up, bitch! He can't hear you.
Harry Lee: I beg your pardon?
[using Mara's voice]
Freddy Krueger: Nothing. I was talking to myself.
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Referenced in Mit Leib und Seele: Die liebestollen Girls (1990) See more »

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great show, severely underrated
27 August 2003 | by (Brisbane, Australia) – See all my reviews

i recall seeing the show 1st on video looking around at my video store in 1989 and noticed a collection of Freddy videos that wouldn't have been the movies so i rented 2 there were about 8 in the collection that were released by Virgin Vision the first one i saw was "It's a Miserable Life" and then the second one on that tape was "Freddie's Tricks and Treats" 2nd tape was with "No More Mr Nice Guy" and "Killer Instinct" one thing struck me about the show was that it was very clever and very eerie or surreal and maybe somewhat macabre the music was surreal and original not typical horror music by hard to classify.

it is a fave show of mine as it aired on Australian TV in the early 90s late at night 10:30-1:30 slot


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