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Tales from the Crypt (1989 - 1996)

Tales from the Crypt (1989 - 1996)





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Series Info

Horror tales based on the E.C. Comics of the 1940s and '50s, introduced by the Cryptkeeper, who was created by special-effects artist Kevin Yagher. Stars who appeared included Terri Hatcher, Demi Moore, Martin Sheen, Treat Williams, Margo Kidder and Joe Pesci. The series premiered on HBO, and edited reruns aired on Fox while the series was still in production.

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1996, HBO, 13 episodes

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1994, HBO, 15 episodes

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1993, HBO, 13 episodes

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1992, HBO, 14 episodes

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1991, HBO, 14 episodes

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1990, HBO, 18 episodes

Critics Consensus: Over-the-top gore, pitch black humor, and heavyweight talent like director Robert Zemeckis make Tales From The Crypt a perversely entertaining, oft-imitated anthology series.

1989, HBO, 6 episodes


John Kassir
as Voice of the Cryptkeeper
John Kassir
as The Cryptkeeper
Bill Weston
as Schlosse
Steven Weber
as Sweeney
Donald O'Connor
as Joseph Renfield
Billy Zane
as Myles Federman
Tim Roth
as Jack Hart
Eric Douglas
as The Lieutenant
Ernie Hudson
as Zambini
Blythe Danner
as Margaret
Cathy Moriarty
as Alison Peters
Clancy Brown
as Roger Lassen
Faye Grant
as Janice
Patsy Kensit
as Bridget
John Stamos
as Johnny Kenaparo
Ria Coyne
as Velma
Joan Chen
as Connie
Tim Curry
as The Bracketts
Eileen Brennan
as Mama Ruth
Sam Waterston
as G.G. Devoe
Dan Aykroyd
as Captain Milligan
Tom Hanks
as Baxter
Ben Cross
as Benny
Cheech Marin
as Dr. Beneloi
Kirk Douglas
as The General
John Shea
as Father John
Jeffrey Jones
as Professor Fielding
John Nassir
as Cryptkeeper
Bibi Besch
as Armelia
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Series Details

TV Network: HBO
Premiere Date: Jun 10, 1989
Genre: Horror
Executive Producers: Joel Silver, David Giler, Robert Zemeckis, Richard Donner, Walter Hill
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