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Tales from the Crypt 

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Tales of horror based on the gruesome E.C. comic books of the 1950s presented by the legendary Crypt Keeper, a sinister ghoul obsessed with gallows humor and horrific puns.

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Nominated for 7 Primetime Emmys. Another 15 wins & 34 nominations. See more awards »

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Half-hour stories with many themes, including; horror, twists, black-magic, sci.-fi. .... Introduced by a puppet called "The Crypt Keeper". A cross between "The Twilight Zone" and modern horror movies. Not suitable for the very young or squeamish. Written by Rob Hartill

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10 June 1989 (USA)  »

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From Dusk Till Dawn (1996) was originally supposed to be released as a Tales from the Crypt (1989)-related film. However, Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez decided to release it as a stand alone film, after disagreements with the producers. Bordello of Blood (1996) was released in place of the film. Both films share some similarities, in terms of the plot dealing with vampires. See more »

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Crypt Keeper: Heads, I win. Tails, you *ooze*!
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Referenced in Freaky Friday (2003) See more »

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Tales from the Crypt Theme
Composed by Danny Elfman
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Classic Campy horror fun
27 April 2006 | by See all my reviews

I have always been a fan of the series. This is the kind of stuff I grew up on. I loved this show when I was a kid, so much that I even read some of the old comics. There is always a moral to each story. (most of which seem to involve betraying lovers for some odd reason) Although some episodes are so far out there they come off as being lame at times I can't help but love them. Every episode is like it's own little horror movie. I highly recommend the series,especially now that it is coming out on DVD. You get a lot of entertainment for your money. Thats all I have to say about this series and as the crypt keeper would say "Good night boils and ghouls."


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