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

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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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1.33 : 1
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Season 2 Episode 4: Photo Finish As a child, Robert Englund, who was anxious to watch a Western, wound up watching "The Bad Seed" due to a mix-up at the TV station. He's been quoted as saying, "For years I was frightened of girls with pigtails." In this episode, he got to face-off with the now grown-up girl that terrified him, Patty McCormack. See more »

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Freddy Krueger: Hope he doesn't bite off more than he can chew.
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Spun-off from A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) See more »

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This one is different than the "Friday the 13th" series.
26 July 2009 | by See all my reviews

Of course, the fact that it is different than that series is both good and bad. This one is more of the "Tales from the Darkside" type of storytelling to it, and it actually had something to do with the movie. The Friday series had nothing to do with the movie, but had a nice running story. Freddy starred in this one, but a lot of the times he was more the host of the show rather than an actual participant. However, he did appear as the star of some of the episodes...think "Tales from the Crypt", but with the crypt keeper occasionally doing some of the dirty work himself. The stories varied in type and such as I remember one about survivors of a plane crash or something becoming cannibals and I also remember one involving Freddy and a cop, kind of a look back on how Freddy became Freddy. In the end a bit of an unnecessary show, there were already plenty of shows like this at the time that were superior in storytelling, the only thing new this one brought to the table was having the famous Freddy Krueger as a host.


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