Tales from the Crypt: Season 1, Episode 2

And All Through the House (10 Jun. 1989)

TV Episode  -   -  Comedy | Crime | Horror
8.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.0/10 from 698 users  
Reviews: 15 user | 5 critic

A greedy woman makes the mistake of murdering her husband while an escaped mental patient dressed in a Santa Claus outfit is on the loose.

Director:

Writer:

(screenplay)
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $1.99 on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 43 titles
created 20 Dec 2011
 
a list of 30 titles
created 09 Jan 2013
 
a list of 35 titles
created 25 Feb 2013
 
a list of 24 titles
created 23 Jul 2013
 
a list of 31 titles
created 8 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: And All Through the House (10 Jun 1989)

And All Through the House (10 Jun 1989) on IMDb 8/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Tales from the Crypt.

User Polls

« Previous Episode | 2 of 93 Episodes | Next Episode »

Photos

Edit

Cast

Episode cast overview:
...
Crypt Keeper (voice)
Mary Ellen Trainor ...
Wife
...
Marshall Bell ...
Husband
Lindsey Whitney Barry ...
Carrie Ann
Edit

Storyline

On Christmas Eve, a mother controls the anxiety of her little daughter Carrie Ann for Santa Claus and puts her to bed. Then she comes to the living room and kills her husband, hitting his head with a fireplace poker, expecting to receive his life insurance and stay with her lover. While she is dumping his body on the yard, the dangerous patient of a mental institution dressed like Santa Claus attacks her but she succeeds to escape and lock the door. However, she is unable to call the police since the body of her husband is in the front yard. Out of the blue, Carrie calls her mother with an unexpected guest. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

10 June 1989 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

In the season one episode "And All Through the House", the radio announcer warns the "Gaines County Area" of the escaped maniac in a Santa suit. This is a reference to William Gaines, publisher of the comic books in the 1950s. Also, when the police officer calls the wife, he says his name is "Feldstien", a reference to Al Feldstien, one of Gaines' top EC Comics employees. See more »

Goofs

When the wife takes the keys from her dead husband and makes her way back into the house, there's no snow on the hood of her coat, nor on her shoulders, yet when you see her entering filmed from inside the house, there is quite a lot of snow on the top of her hood and shoulders. See more »

Quotes

Wife: Merry Christmas, you son of a bitch!
See more »

Connections

Version of Tales from the Crypt (1972) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Are You Naughty or Nice?
19 June 2012 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

On Christmas Eve, a mother (Mary Ellen Trainor) controls the anxiety of her little daughter Carrie Ann (Lindsey Whitney Barry) for Santa Claus and puts her to bed. Then she comes to the living room and kills her husband (Marshall Bell), hitting his head with a fireplace poker, expecting to receive his life insurance and stay with her lover.

While she is dumping his body on the yard, the dangerous patient of a mental institution dressed like Santa Claus (Larry Drake) attacks her but she succeeds to escape and lock the door. However, she is unable to call the police since the body of her husband is in the front yard. Out of the blue, Carrie calls her mother with an unexpected guest.

"And All Through the House" is the second episode of Tales from the Crypt with a great black humor story. Larry Drake is magnificent in the role of a dangerous lunatic and the conclusion is very funny. My vote is eight.

Title (Brazil): "And All Through the House"

Note: On 01 January 2014, I saw this episode again.


6 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
'Happy' Endings in TFTCT kmay144
Season 5-Your opinions! coco-loco-95
Whoever wrote 'Horror In The Night' is a *beep* genious agwoodliffe
Top Five Episodes Season by Season no_dice_nate
Is this show available on HBO GO? hugogonz-1
Dead Right cbaltz504
Discuss And All Through the House (1989) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?