A horror anthology about a family of monsters watching a different horror story every week on their TV. Each tale is separate, often cautionary with occasional dark humor and irony and features various deadly creatures.
Pamela Dean Kelly,
Michael J. Anderson
Despite what some people may think, this is not another sequel or another bash at a TV series. It's more of a game show. Freddy hosts and challenges contestants to face their fears. One ... See full summary »
Ronald Walter Barker,
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
Season 1 Episode 7: Sister's Keeper - Picking up where the story left off in No More Mr. Nice Guy, which was a prequel to A Nightmare on Elm Street, the events in this episode should take place before the first film. However, in addition to late '80s hairstyles and clothing, hanging in the bedroom of the Blocker twins is a poster for Madonna's "True Blue" album, which was released in 1986, two years after the release of the first ANOES, which can be dated to 1984 by Nancy's viewing of Evil Dead and a poster on her wall of the band The Police. Also, a "Smoking Stinks" poster seen on the wall at the Blocker's school is a PSA poster that circulated sometime in the late '80s. See more »
[Freddy has possessed Mara's body]
Help, Harry! Harry! Harry!
[in the real world, in Mara's body, using his real voice]
Shut up, bitch! He can't hear you.
I beg your pardon?
[using Mara's voice]
Nothing. I was talking to myself.
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I remember being a kid and seeing commercials for this show but, since it was on late at night, I never had the pleasure of watching it. Chiller TV ran marathons of this 7 or 8 years ago and, being the low budget, schlock loving individual that I am, came to enjoy this series greatly.
Season one shines far brighter than season two with episodes such as "It's A Miserable Life", "Sister's Keeper", "Do Dreams Bleed" and "Identity Crisis" standing out amongst the pack. Almost all of the episodes are cheesy as all get-out but still just kind of have that weird 80's vibe compounded by random and bizarre stories that make them enjoyable nonetheless.
I'd love to see this series get a full release on video. It's a classic among schlock mongers and utilizes standard 80's stereotypes that would likely be considered weird by those born long after the series originally aired.
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