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Nightmare Cafe 

Frank Nolan and Fay Peronivic find themselves in a mysterious all-night café following a brush with death, but they soon learn that they did, in fact, die, and have been brought back to ... See full summary »
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Lindsay Frost ...  Fay Peronivic 6 episodes, 1992
Jack Coleman ...  Frank Nolan 6 episodes, 1992
Robert Englund ...  Blackie 6 episodes, 1992
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Frank Nolan and Fay Peronivic find themselves in a mysterious all-night café following a brush with death, but they soon learn that they did, in fact, die, and have been brought back to life by the café. Frank and Fay are given the opportunity to correct something in their lives that went wrong the first time, and upon their success, they stay on as the café's new cook and waitress. With the aid of Blackie, the enigmatic owner of the café, Frank and Fay find themselves dispensing hot coffee, daily specials, justice, and second chances to the many imperiled and troubled souls that the café is somehow able to attract, as it travels from place to place. Written by Carson Maynard <haem@lys.vnet.net>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 January 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Le bar de l'angoisse See more »

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Runtime:

(6 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

A poster for this series appeared in a scene on the wall of Seinfeld (1989) season four, episode four, "The Ticket". See more »

Quotes

[opening sequence for all but first episode]
Blackie: Touch that remote and you die!
[image jumps three times as if someone changing channels, but it's the same show]
Blackie: Now that I've got your attention, here's the deal. See those two people? That's Frank, and that's Fay. Strangers when they met, turns out they've got a lot in common. Both died on the same night, both ended up in the same body of water, and both took refuge in the same all-night cafe. Me, I run the place. Name's Blackie. Been here from the ...
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Referenced in The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror V (1994) See more »

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Where or When
Music by Richard Rodgers
Lyrics by Lorenz Hart
Performed by Sue Raney
Arranged by Peter Matz
Published by Chappel & Co
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Nightmare Cafe On DVD Petition
21 September 2015 | by IanP1978See all my reviews

This is one of the most awesome, underrated shows, from the great Wes Craven. Starring Robert Englund, Lindsay Frost, and Jack Coleman, and many guest stars, it is a great sci-fi/horror series from 1992. Please sign this online petition I made and we can have Nightmare Café on DVD! Also, please spread the word around too if you could. Here is the website link: http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/nightmare-cafe-on-DVD-petition This is one of the best hidden gems from the early 90's and one I remember vividly. Right now, there are only fan made sets of the whole show available, VHS quality, recorded in 1992. If we get this released on standard definition DVD, I would be 100% satisfied. Again, please try to spread the word around if you can, thanks for reading my post!


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