Tales from the Crypt: Season 2, Episode 18

The Secret (31 Jul. 1990)

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Orphan boy Theodore is adopted by the Colbys, who are an eccentric rich couple with a very dark secret.

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Tobias
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Mrs. Colbert
Mike Simmrin ...
Theodore
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Miss Hagstead
Stella Hall ...
Miss Heather
William Frankfather ...
Mr. Colbert
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Crypt Keeper (voice)
Nicolas Ostrogovich ...
Joey
Jordan Metzner ...
Orphan
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Orphan boy Theodore is adopted by the Colbys, who are an eccentric rich couple with a very dark secret.

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Larry Drake makes his second appearance in the series, having played an escaped mental patient in Tales from the Crypt: And All Through the House (1989). See more »

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We all have our secrets. Right Boils and Ghouls!
26 March 2006 | by (Petersburg, Virginia) – See all my reviews

"The Secret" the last episode of season 2 of "Tales from the Crypt" is one of the most memorable and one of my favorites. An orphan who is kicked out of his shelter is adopted by a rich couple, who then feed the boy to a rich and pampered lifestyle, but yet he remains sheltered and he begins to get suspicious when he notices every night his parents disappear and always return in the morning. Finally one night the boy lurks out on his own to become an eager beaver, well not exactly a beaver!! Both find out one another's secrets. I don't want to make this comment a spoiler, because some people still haven't seen this episode, so watch for yourself this is one of the better Crypt episodes the plot takes such a great twist in the end.


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