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Two-Fisted Tales (1992)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Thriller | War  -  18 January 1992 (USA)
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Stories of an Old West gunfighter's last stand, a drag racer whose past comes back to haunt him, and a World War I soldier's cowardice are introduced by the foul-mouthed, wheelchair-bound Mr. Rush.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Mr. Rush (Presenter)
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Tom McMurdo (segment "Showdown")
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Billy Quintaine (segment "Showdown") (as Neil Gray Giuntoli)
Roderick Cook ...
Cornelius Bosch (segment "Showdown")
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Scorby (segment "Showdown")
Monty Bass ...
Mel Coleman ...
Blacksmith (segment "Showdown")
Grant Gelt ...
Little Boy (segment "Showdown")
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Harley (segment "Showdown")
Tommy Townsend ...
Big Bart (segment "Showdown")
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Billy (segment "King of the Road")
Michelle Bronson ...
Carrie (segment "King of the Road")
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Mole (segment "King of the Road")
Alva L. Petway ...
Dispatcher (segment "King of the Road")
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Stories of an Old West gunfighter's last stand, a drag racer whose past comes back to haunt him, and a World War I soldier's cowardice are introduced by the foul-mouthed, wheelchair-bound Mr. Rush.

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The only story in this film which was adapted from an EC Comic was "Yellow", which, though a war story, was not taken from "Two-Fisted Tales", but rather "Shock SuspenStories". See more »

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References Paths of Glory (1957) See more »

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"Failed" Tales from the Crypt Spin-Off
1 March 2000 | by (Lafayette, IN) – See all my reviews

This was a pilot for Fox that only aired once. It's basically another version of HBO's "Tales from the Crypt" with a different host (live, not animatronic). It's named after another of Gaines' EC comics which featured more action-oriented stories.

After Fox didn't pick it up, the two stories were repackaged as episodes of "Tales from the Crypt" and are aired that way to this day.

I don't believe the original version is available anywhere unless you taped it off the air as I did. When I find that tape, I'll fill in the rest of this page. :-)

The two episodes probably don't stick out among the regular "Tales from the Crypt" ones, and the show won't be back, so there's not much to review. It's more of a footnote to the HBO series.


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