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Tales From the Crypt

Series Summary
Based on the EC Comics series of the same name, this campy and stylized anthology series recounts a string of horrific yarns introduced by the show's moldering host, the Crypt Keeper. Episodes feature a number of well-known actors and actresses, including Dan Aykroyd, Malcolm McDowell, Christopher Reeve and Sam Waterston. Michael J. Fox, Tom Hanks, Robert Zemeckis, Richard Donner and John Frankenheimer are among notables who directed episodes.

Air Dates: 1989 - 1996

Genres: Horror, Fantasy, Drama

Network: HBO

  • Season 7, Ep. 13 : The Third Pig Jul 19, 1996

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    The Big Bad Wolf eats two foolish pigs and frames the third. Animated.

  • Season 7, Ep. 12 : Ear Today ... Gone Tomorrow Jul 12, 1996

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    A hearing-impaired safecracker makes a deal with a mobster's wife to settle a gambling debt. Starring Robert Lindsay and Gretchen Palmer.

  • Season 7, Ep. 11 : Confession Jul 5, 1996

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    A detective believes a screenwriter decapitated three women.

  • Season 7, Ep. 10 : About Face Jun 28, 1996

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    A philandering preacher abandons twin girls he fathered.

  • Season 7, Ep. 9 : Smoke Wrings Jun 21, 1996

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    An ad agency tries to make a client's products irresistible.

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