Nightmare Cafe (1992– )

TV Series  -   -  Horror | Thriller
7.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.6/10 from 260 users  
Reviews: 4 user | 2 critic

Frank Nolan and Fay Peronivic find themselves in a mysterious all-night cafe following a brush with death - but they soon learn that they did, in fact, die, and have been brought back to ... See full summary »

Creators:

,
0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

Sundance 2015

Watch our IMDb & AIV Sundance Studio Interviews with Keith Simanton

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 63 titles
created 25 Mar 2011
 
a list of 47 titles
created 01 Jul 2011
 
MP4
a list of 168 titles
created 26 Mar 2013
 
a list of 152 titles
created 02 Apr 2013
 
a list of 36 titles
created 5 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Nightmare Cafe" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Nightmare Cafe (1992– )

Nightmare Cafe (1992– ) on IMDb 7.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Nightmare Cafe.

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
1992  
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Every town has an Elm Street, and Denver is no exception. The man of your dreams crosses paths with the boys in gray--who will win the battle for 1980's supremecy?

Director: Hank Braxtan
Stars: J. Michael Weiss, Tim Johnson, Jason Cook
Short | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

In Springwood, long before he became a demon of dreams, Freddy Krueger stalked the streets under another name - The Springwood Slasher. A little girl will learn why she should never get into a stranger's car.

Director: Chris R. Notarile
Stars: Roberto Lombardi, Breanna Lakatos
Stranger in Our House (TV Movie 1978)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A teenage girl's life is turned upside down after her cousin moves into her house, and as time goes by, she begins to suspect that she may be a practitioner of witchcraft.

Director: Wes Craven
Stars: Linda Blair, Lee Purcell, Jeremy Slate
Short | Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Fred Krueger has a secret. You don't want to know what it is!

Director: Chris R. Notarile
Stars: Roberto Lombardi, Danica Metzger, Jacob Flowers
Chiller (TV Movie 1985)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

Corporate exec Miles Creighton dies, and is cryogenically frozen in the hopes that he can be revived. 10 years later, the procedure is a success, and Miles returns--without his soul.

Director: Wes Craven
Stars: Michael Beck, Beatrice Straight, Laura Johnson
Short | Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Director: Chris R. Notarile
Stars: Roberto Lombardi, Vera Vanguard, Jacob Flowers
The Ray Bradbury Theatre (1985–1992)
Drama | Fantasy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A Canadian-produced fantastic anthology series scripted by famed science-fiction author Ray Bradbury. Many of the teleplays were based upon Bradbury's novels and short stories.

Stars: Ray Bradbury, Frank Whitten, Desmond Kelly
Horror | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

A family moves to a suburban town only to be coerced into joining a suspicious club.

Director: Wes Craven
Stars: Robert Urich, Joanna Cassidy, Susan Lucci
Short | Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Freddy Krueger squares off in a savage battle against his peers Jason Voorhees, Michael Myers, and Leatherface. Can Freddy survive this ordeal? Or will Pinhead reclaim Freddy's demonic soul?

Director: Chris R. Notarile
Stars: Roberto Lombardi, Kevin Lennon, Chris R. Notarile
Monsters (1988–1990)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

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.

Stars: John Bolger, Pamela Dean Kelly, Michael J. Anderson
The People Next Door (TV Series 1989)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Stars: Jeffrey Jones, Mary Gross, Jaclyn-Rose Lester
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

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 »

Stars: Ronald Walter Barker, Robert Englund, David Langill
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Frank Nolan (6 episodes, 1992)
...
 Blackie (6 episodes, 1992)
...
 Fay Peronivic (6 episodes, 1992)
Edit

Storyline

Frank Nolan and Fay Peronivic find themselves in a mysterious all-night cafe following a brush with death - but they soon learn that they did, in fact, die, and have been brought back to life by the cafe. Frank and Fay are given the opportunity to correct something in their lives that went wrong the first time, and upon their success, they stay on as the cafe's new cook and waitress. With the aid of Blackie, the enigmatic owner of the cafe, Frank and Fay find themselves dispensing hot coffee, daily specials, justice and second chances to the many imperiled and troubled souls that the cafe is somehow able to attract as it travels from place to place. Written by Carson Maynard <haem@lys.vnet.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

diner | ghost | penance | anthology | See All (4) »

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

29 January 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Le bar de l'angoisse  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(6 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Telephone recording: [when Fay tries to use the payphone in the cafe] We're sorry. The number you are calling from is not serviced by the telephone company.
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Seinfeld: The Pitch (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

Born Under a Bad Sign
Music and Lyrics by Booker T Jones Jr, William Bell
Performed by Bill Champlin
Arranged by Richard S Kaufman
Published by Irving Music, Inc
Bill Champlin appears courtesy of Reprise Records
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

"Touch that remote, and you die."
8 April 2001 | by (somewhere) – See all my reviews

The tv-series Nightmare Cafe was one of my favourite shows when I saw it by mistake one saturday night. Great characters and one of my at the time favourite actors, Robert Englund as a mentor figure helping the dead man and woman to help other lost souls. Funny, imaginative and with this nice everyday halloween scare to it. But not totally satisfying, mostly because the possibilities are not explored enough. Except for that Nightmare Cafe is one fine treat.


9 of 12 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Chiller? gargoylesama
Favorite Character ms-catamaran
Discuss Nightmare Cafe (1992) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?