Horror History: Saturday, June 10, 1989: “Tales From The Crypt” episode “Dig That Cat… He’s Real Gone” premiered

Season 1 Episode 3

A carnival daredevil (Joe Pantoliano) is buried alive for his grand finale. Through flashbacks, he tells the viewers on how he was formerly a homeless man who had undergone a doctor’s experiment in order to transfer a cat’s nine lives into him. He suddenly remembers that he forgot that he only has eight lives, because the cat had to die the first time. However its too late.

Also starring Robert Wuhl.

Source: Haunt of Fear #21