Tales from the Crypt: Season 3, Episode 2

Carrion Death (15 Jun. 1991)

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A sadistic serial killer has unforeseen complications when pursued by a determined motorcycle cop in a barren desert.



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Episode complete credited cast:
Policeman (as George Deloy)
Crypt Keeper (voice)


A murderous bank robber is arrested and transported through the desert by a policeman he is handcuffed to. Eventually he manages to kill the cop, only for him to swallow the handcuff keys. But having to walk across the desert dragging a dead body along with him, turns out not to be his biggest worry... Written by sambuca

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When Earl falls off the cliff, his hand is severed at the wrist. A second later, in mid fall, Earl's hand is fully visible. See more »


Earl Raymond Digs: Move bitch.
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Edited into Vault of Horror I (1994) See more »

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The season delivers it's first classic
23 July 2009 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

After a terrible start to Season 3, the season delivers it's first classic.

It stars Kyle, who is an excellent actor and a dimwitted criminal. The cop following him ends up handcuffing himself after getting shot.

The episode is purely entertaining, fun and gory. It had one of the best endings, with Kyle getting eaten alive. It was hilarious and icky at the same time.

One thing that I cannot understand is why the hell Earl didn't decapitate the cop's hand. Would have been a lot smarter than to carry him for 6 miles. But nobody's perfect.

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