Freddy's Nightmares (1988–1990)

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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)
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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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9 October 1988 (USA)  »

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

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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 »

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Freddy Krueger: Hope he doesn't bite off more than he can chew.
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great show, severely underrated
27 August 2003 | by (Brisbane, Australia) – See all my reviews

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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