Horror History: Wednesday, September 9, 1992: “Tales From The Crypt” episode “Werewolf Concerto” premiered

Horror History: Wednesday, September 9, 1992: “Tales From The Crypt” episode “Werewolf Concerto” premiered

Season 4 Episode 13

A group of guests at a hotel suspect that one of them may in fact be a werewolf at the time when the hotel manager (Dennis Farina) has hired a professional werewolf hunter (Timothy Dalton). Also starring Beverly D’Angelo, Reginald Veljohnson, Lela Rochon, Charles Fleischer, Walter Gotell, and Wolfgang Puck as the hotel’s master chef.

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Horror History: Wednesday, August 19, 1992: “Tales From The Crypt” episode “Maniac at Large” premiered

Horror History: Wednesday, August 19, 1992: “Tales From The Crypt” episode “Maniac at Large” premiered

Season 4 Episode 10

A librarian (Blythe Danner) becomes obsessed with a serial killer and believes that she is his next victim. Also starring Salome Jens, Clarence Williams III, Adam Ant, and Obba Babatunde.

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Horror History: Wednesday, August 14, 1991: “Tales From The Crypt” episode “Deadline” premiered

Horror History: Wednesday, August 14, 1991: “Tales From The Crypt” episode “Deadline” premiered

Season 3 Episode 12

When a down-on-his-luck alcoholic reporter (Richard Jordan) swears to give up drinking in order to get his old job back, he soon meets a woman (Marg Helgenberger) and the two begin having a fling. Also starring Richard Herd and Jon Polito.

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Horror History: Saturday, August 8, 1992: “Tales From The Crypt” episode “King of the Road” premiered

Horror History: Saturday, August 8, 1992: “Tales From The Crypt” episode “King of the Road” premiered

Season 4 Episode 9

A police officer (Raymond J. Barry) revives his past life as a street racer when a cocky young racer (Brad Pitt) kidnaps the officer’s daughter in order to blackmail him into one last street race. Note: The “Two-Fisted Tales” comic book cover shown in the episode is a spoof. This tale came from a script for a planned movie “Two-Fisted Tales” which was based on the comic book series of the same name along with TFTC stories “Yellow” and “Showdown.”

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Horror History: Wednesday, August 7, 1991: “Tales From The Crypt” episode “Split Second” premiered

Horror History: Wednesday, August 7, 1991: “Tales From The Crypt” episode “Split Second” premiered

Season 3 Episode 11

A beautiful but loose barmaid (Michelle Johnson) marries a rich lumberjack (Brion James) who offers her a comfortable lifestyle. When the marriage soon turns sour, especially in the bedroom due to her husband’s violent jealous streak, she brings him over the edge when she begins seducing another lumberjack (Billy Wirth) in order to relieve her boredom. Also starring Rita Wilson, Ally Walker, and Vincent Schiavelli.

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Horror History: Saturday, August 1, 1992: “Tales From The Crypt” episode “Showdown” premiered

Horror History: Saturday, August 1, 1992: “Tales From The Crypt” episode “Showdown” premiered

Season 4 Episode 8

After killing a Texas ranger (David Morse), a remorseless gunslinger (Neil Giuntoli) soon gets his comeuppance when all of his past victims come back to haunt him in the ghost town of where he takes residence in.

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Horror History: Wednesday, July 31, 1991: “Tales From The Crypt” episode “Mournin’ Mess” premiered

Horror History: Wednesday, July 31, 1991: “Tales From The Crypt” episode “Mournin’ Mess” premiered

Season 3 Episode 10

A down-on-his-luck reporter (Steven Weber), who is currently investigating several bizarre homeless murders, soon discovers that the murders themselves may in fact be related to an organization called the Grateful Homeless Outcasts and Unwanted Layaway Society (G.H.O.U.L.S.), whose charitable façade hides a horrific secret. Also starring Rita Wilson, Ally Walker, and Vincent Schiavelli.

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Horror History: Tuesday, July 31, 1990: “Tales From The Crypt” episode “The Secret” premiered

Horror History: Tuesday, July 31, 1990: “Tales From The Crypt” episode “The Secret” premiered

Season 2 Episode 18

A 12-year-old young orphan (Mike Simmrin) is adopted by a rich childless couple (William Frankfather and Grace Zabriskie) who harbor a dark secret. However, the couple themselves do not realize that the young orphan too has a dark secret of his own. Also stars Larry Drake, Georgann Johnson, Stella Hall, and Gary Schwartz as the voice of the werewolf.

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Horror History: Saturday, July 25, 1992: “Tales From The Crypt” episode “The New Arrival” premiered

Horror History: Saturday, July 25, 1992: “Tales From The Crypt” episode “The New Arrival” premiered

Season 4 Episode 7

A psychologist (David Warner) attempts to boost his sagging radio show ratings by doing a series of episodes from the home of a strange woman (Zelda Rubenstein) who wants help for her deeply disturbed child. Also starring Joan Severance, Twiggy, and Robert Patrick.

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Horror History: Wednesday, July 24, 1991: “Tales From The Crypt” episode “Undertaking Palor” premiered

Horror History: Wednesday, July 24, 1991: “Tales From The Crypt” episode “Undertaking Palor” premiered

Season 3 Episode 9

A group of young local kids (Jason Marsden, Scott Fults, Aron Eisenberg, and Jonathan Ke Quan), aspiring to be horror filmmakers, break into the local mortuary in order to see a real dead body. However, they soon stumble upon a sinister conspiracy of murder and greed involving the town’s pharmacist (Graham Jarvis) and a local mortician (John Glover), in which the boys themselves plan to expose by taking the law into their own hands and film evidence of the mortician’s murderous dealings, all whilst the situation itself becomes quite very personal for one of the boys as he seeks to avenge his late father, who had died in the past from poisoned asthma medicine.

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