Tales from the Crypt: Season 6, Episode 8

The Assassin (7 Dec. 1994)

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A happy housewife is pitted against three CIA agents, who have come to kill her husband, a supposed rogue agent.

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A happy housewife is pitted against three CIA agents, who have come to kill her husband, a supposed rogue agent.

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William Sadler who plays the grim reaper this episode also plays the same grim reaper in Bill and Ted's Bogus Journey See more »

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When Janet and Simone fight in the basement at the bottom of the stairs, a crew member's leg is clearly visible on the left side of the screen. See more »

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Fun with guns
24 January 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Shelley Hack stars as a housewife whose husband may be a rogue government assassin. A trio of government killers invade her home, and await the return of the husband from work. This is a comic episode, with fairly predictable results, but it is greatly enlivened by having Corey Feldman of THE GOONIES and LOST BOYS fame as one of the government wet workers. A familiar character actress, Chelsea Field, plays one of the other killers and another familiar face, Jonathan Banks (best known for BEVERLY HILLS COP), is the third hit man. Hack is acceptable as the dazed and confused housewife, although she will never top her role as the unsuspecting wife in THE STEPFATHER.


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