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The Halloween That Almost Wasn't (1979)

Upset by rumors that Halloween may end, Dracula calls his mild-mannered monsters together and delivers an ultimatum - either regain their frightening image, or leave his Transylvania castle forever.

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 nominations. See more awards »

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On Halloween night, Count Dracula summons all the classic horror monsters to demand that they either revamp themselves into the horrible, scary creatures they are supposed to be, or get out of his castle. Definite disco-culture influence here. Judd Hirsch looks like a Saturday Night Fever throwback. Fun for children! Written by Michael Jehn

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No More Tricks? No More Treats? No More Halloween?


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28 October 1979 (USA)  »

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The Night Dracula Saved the World  »

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This film was released to VHS in limited release in 1992, re-titled as "The Night Dracula Saved the World". See more »

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Frankenstein's Monster: Are they gone yet?
Count Dracula: Yes, it's safe for you to come out now and protect my life!
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Spoofs Son of Frankenstein (1939) See more »

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Awesome little show
16 October 2007 | by See all my reviews

I remember this show as a little kid. My brother and I still do the little thing we call 'Tinie, Tiny bat, tinie, tiny bat.' It makes us laugh every time. This is a great movie for kids. They don't make them like this anymore.......

I would highly recommend this to every kid I know and adults. It has some really cute humor. Judd Hirsch is awesome..

Where can I go to buy this movie Amazon?

I did try one year to find it and they wanted around 90 bucks for it. I'm not sure I would pay that much - but I would at least pay $30.00

Does anyone have any good ideas?


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