Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
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Dig That Cat... He's Real Gone 

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 ...
Archer
Paul Tuerpe ...
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Workman #1
Al Maines ...
Workman #2
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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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10 June 1989 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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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. His wife, Lauren Shuler Donner producer of the X-Men franchise, is sitting beside him. See more »


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Tales from the Crypt Theme
Composed by Danny Elfman
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I'm Resurrected!
9 October 2008 | by (Iowa, United States) – See all my reviews

Tale three of season one features a man bequeathed with a phenomenal gift...with dire consequences.

Dragged from the streets and offered the chance to make money doing a medical experiment, Ulric (Joe Pantoliano) has no idea what he's getting into. Dr. Manfried has just implanted a cat's glands inside of Ulric giving him the ability to die nine times! Using the power immediately for monetary gain, Ulric dies again and again in front of an audience. But greed ultimately causes Ulric to rethink his friendships and his addition skills! With a wonderfully macabre sense of humor and a deliciously evil twist, Dig That Cat...He's Real Gone delivers what Tales from the Crypt always promises: entertainment.


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