A life on the edge hot rodder named Billy comes to town run by Sheriff Garrett, he immediately dates and romances his daughter with ulterior motives linked to Garrett's past, for which he ... See full summary »

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A life on the edge hot rodder named Billy comes to town run by Sheriff Garrett, he immediately dates and romances his daughter with ulterior motives linked to Garrett's past, for which he was once a champion of the hot rodding. Will Garrett accept Billy's challenge to the death? Written by daniel gonzalez

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8 August 1992 (USA)  »

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Iceman's car: Black, 1957 Chevrolet Belair 2-Door Sedan running an automatic transmission. It is missing the front bumper, a popular deletion in the early 1960's to save weight on the car.

Billy's car: Yellow, 1969 Chevrolet Chevelle 2-Door Hardtop running a 4 speed transmission.

Carey's car (being fixed): Red, 1965 Ford Mustang with 289 V8 engine as the fuel pump was seen. See more »

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During the final race when they take off, Billy's right tail light is out. In the next shot of the back of the cars, it's on. When they cross the finish line, there are a few frames you can see it's out again. See more »

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Edited from Two-Fisted Tales (1992) See more »

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Tales from the Crypt Theme
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Bringing the champ out of retirement
28 July 2013 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

Brad Pitt is certainly evil in this episode from Tales From The Crypt, evil but certainly charismatic, not unlike the performance he gave in Kalifornia one of his early successes. No doubt that he would become a big star.

In this episode Pitt is a drag racing legend, but feels his success would not be complete without taking on the more legendary Iceman who disappeared from the scene with a manslaughter charge hanging over him as a result of one of his drag races.

Pitt has tracked him down and it turns out to be a local sheriff played by Raymond J. Barry. To get Barry to meet him, Pitt romances then kidnaps his daughter Michelle Bronson.

Pitt truly dominates this episode and one of them meets a hellish end satisfying the supernatural aspects of this series. A must for fans of Brad Pitt.


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