Tales from the Crypt: Season 5, Episode 12

Half-Way Horrible (1 Dec. 1993)

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The owner of a chemical company's sinister past dealings come back to haunt him when he identifies the body of a business associate.



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Episode cast overview:
Roger Lassen
Dan King
Brian Wimmer ...
Dr. Beneloy
Crypt Keeper (voice)
Mark J. Goodman ...
Interviewer (as Mark Jay Goodman)


Roger Lassen is the owner of a large chemical company who is summoned by the police to identify the body of a business associate. Identifying the corpse brings back memories of a sinister deal made several years previously in the Brazillian Rain forest which secured his future success. But as he soon discovers. He's going to pay the price for his single minded greed and ambition. One which involves revenge from beyond the grave. Written by Robert McElwaine

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lol what a bad episode
21 August 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It was pretty bad but what you come to expect from Tales from the Crypt. Pure camp horror at it's best (which is bad, so bad that it's funny and entertaining). It was very amusing to me. I am a fan of the series but have only seen a few episodes. I sought this particular episode out because Costas Mandylor was in it. His appearance was very brief, but it was nice seeing him in shorts. The actor portraying the main businessman character was great - all of his actions and lines were convincing despite the surreal setting. The cast of this episode as a whole was great, including an odd appearance by Cheech Marin. Another actor that really stood out for his stellar performance was the businessman's right hand man. He was perfect in his delivery. I saved the episode to watch in the future when I have only a little time to kill, so it's definitely worth watching at least once. Have fun!

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