Season 2 Episode 13
An employee of the Tales from the Crypt comic (Harry Anderson) is put-upon by his shrewish wife (Colleen Camp) to take potent fertility pills. After a series of weird and bizarre monster attacks, an attractive policewoman (Cynthia Gibb) saved from a rapist (Richard Schiff) from a monster that emerged from a washing machine interrogates the cartoonist, believing that he is somehow making his stories come true. The cartoonist must figure out the cause of the threat while also struggling with his own personal feelings for the policewoman.
Tom Woodruff Jr. performs the utility monsters.
The Cryptkeeper makes a reference to Tales from the Crypt starting out as a magazine at the beginning of the episode.
Read more “Horror History: Tuesday, June 26, 1990: “Tales From The Crypt” episode “Korman’s Kalamity” premiered”
Season 2 Episode 12
A funeral home director (Moses Gunn) cuts corners when it comes to his own line of work. Following a tragic car crash, he is made the legal guardian of his teenage nephew (Jon Clair). The nephew is eventually made as an apprentice mortician in order to earn his room and board and soon comes to resent the mean-spirited behavior and stinginess of his uncle. For the uncle, it may come full circle when he quotes the Bible often.
Read more “Horror History: Tuesday, June 19, 1990: “Tales From The Crypt” episode “Fitting Punishment” premiered”
Sweethearts Billy and Kate leave Kingston Falls for the big city where they meet up once again with their Mogwai friend, Gizmo.
Read more “Horror History: Friday, June 15, 1990: Gremlins 2: The New Batch was released in theaters”
Season 2 Episode 11
An elderly witch (Frances Bay) posing as a cosmetic salesman visits the home of a young vain and eccentric couple (Brian Kerwin and Carol Kane) and convinces the wife to try on a magic necklace that switches the wife’s body with hers.
Read more “Horror History: Tuesday, June 12, 1990: “Tales From The Crypt” episode “Judy, You’re Not Yourself Today” premiered”
Season 2 Episode 10
A young ventriloquist (Bobcat Goldthwait) wants to improve his craft and seeks out help from his old hero (Don Rickles), but he soon finds out about his own hidden secret.
Read more “Horror History: Tuesday, June 5, 1990: “Tales From The Crypt” episode “The Ventriloquist’s Dummy” premiered”
A medical student sets out to recreate his decapitated fiancée by building her a new body made of the body parts from Manhattan street hookers. Unfortunately, her brain is scrambled and she runs amok on 42nd Street, turning tricks and bringing high-voltage death to her customers!
Read more “Horror History: Friday, June 1, 1990: Frankenhooker was released in theaters”