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
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
[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 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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