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Freddy's Nightmares (1988–1990)

TV Series  |  TV-14  |   |  Horror, Thriller
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Freddy, the dream serial-killer, hosts this anthology of stories set in Springwood.


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 Freddy Krueger (44 episodes, 1988-1990)


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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Release Date:

9 October 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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

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(44 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


The house that John lives in is the same house that the Blocker family lived in earlier in the Season See more »


Freddy Krueger: Hope he doesn't bite off more than he can chew.
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Referenced in Mit Leib und Seele: Die liebestollen Girls (1990) See more »

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Freddy's Nightmares is sweet
10 August 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I don't see how you can say that Freddy's Nightmares is cheesy and a rip-off. You obviously don't know good TV when you see it. The episodes are packed with drama and blood. Freddy is creative in the way he kills people. I love Freddy's Nightmares and I hope to get all 44 episodes on DVD. The best episodes are: Saturday Night Special,School Daze, and Love Stinks. If you think this series sucked then you're entitled to your opinion but remember it's only your opinion and it means nothing. Freddy's Nightmares will always be one of the best series ever and you'll come to accept that fact soon enough. If you don't like it then don't watch it but don't deny it's brilliance.

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