Tales from the Crypt: Season 1, Episode 3

Dig That Cat... He's Real Gone (10 Jun. 1989)

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A bum displays his ability to resurrect himself.

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Crypt Keeper (voice)
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Barker
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Steve Kahan ...
Father (as Stephen Kahan)
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Junior (as Michael Ray Bower)
Dorothy Neumann ...
Old Lady
Jack O'Leary ...
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Paul Tuerpe ...
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Al Maines ...
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The vagrant Ulric is invited by Dr. Emil Manfred to participate in a medical experiment; in return, he would receive his savings. Dr. Manfred implants a group of cells from a cat and Ulric is able to die nine times. Ulric associates to the owner of a side show, Barker, and together with his mistress Coralee, they make a successful show where Ulric dies in front of the audiences. When Ulric uses the eight life, he schedules a great last show... for real. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Director Richard Donner cameos as an audience member during Ulric's burial death and can be seen chanting "Ulric, Ulric, Ulric"! along with the crowd. See more »

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Spoofs The Newlywed Game (1966) See more »

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The best episode of the series!!
31 March 2007 | by (Long Beach, California) – See all my reviews

Stars: Joe Pantaliano, Robert Wuhl, Kathleen York, Gustav Vintas.

If you want to see the show that really defines great "Tales from the Crypt" this is it. The episode is about a bum (Pantoliano) who is paid by Dr. Emil Manfried (Vintas) to have a cats gland put in his head. The result, he has 9 lives and becomes a circus performer where the audience gets to watch and participate in his deaths. The acting in this was so fantastic! Joey Pants was great as Ulric the undying, Kathleen York gave a great over the top performance, which worked considering everything was over the top. But, the best performer in this was definitely Robert Wuhl who was absolutely hysterical as the ringmaster always changing his mustache, putting on a fake happy face to get an audience. This story could probably fit in to an hour easily and not seem too long, but the way it's done, it is extremely fast paced with excellent direction by Richard Donner (Lethal Weapon). I highly recommend you see this excellent Crypt entry. Its great!

My rating:****/****. 28 mins. Not rated, contains strong violence, language (f-bombs).


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