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 - Die Serie  »

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(44 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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Keep Circulating the Tapes: In 2003, Volume 1 (the first 3 episodes) was released on Region 2 DVD in Ireland and the UK, by Warner Home Video. Volume 2 was also planned for release later that year, however, sales were so poor, that Warner canceled the release of Volume 2. 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 Gorgon Video Magazine (1989) See more »

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It's ok.
3 January 2002 | by (Hamilton, Ohio) – See all my reviews

I have not seen this episode for years until recently. Freddy does a job at presenting the evening's story, but he's not as good as the Crypt Keeper. The stories are at best cheesy, but the Halloween episode was one of the best. If you like the old Freddy Krueger (Pre-New Nightmare)when he made all the wise cracks about the victims in the episodes you'll like this short lived series. Actually, you can rent these videos at just about any Block Buster or you can buy them dirt cheap at Sun Coast Video. They are worth watching if there is nothing else on TV.


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