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 fa├žade hides a horrific secret. Also starring Rita Wilson, Ally Walker, and Vincent Schiavelli.

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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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Horror History: Wednesday, July 17, 1991: “Tales From The Crypt” episode “Easel Kill Ya” premiered

Season 3 Episode 8

An artist (Tim Roth) who can’t seem to sell any of his work soon encounters a mysterious collector of morbid artwork (William Atherton), but he has to keep producing ghoulish artworks in order to satisfy his new customer, which soon leads him down a dark and dangerous path.

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Horror History: Wednesday, July 10, 1991: “Tales From The Crypt” episode “The Reluctant Vampire” premiered

Season 3 Episode 7

A vampire (Malcolm McDowell) eschews the tradition of attacking mortals, satiating his need for blood by working as a night watchman at a blood bank, but the owner (George Wendt) soon realizes that his own business is being sucked dry and warns of bankruptcy. The vampire must return to his old ways in order to replete his “embezzlement”, so he tries to solve his quandary by attacking dangerous criminals, all whilst struggling with the romantic advances of a cute secretary (Sandra Dickinson).

Also starring Michael Berryman and Paul Gleason.

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Horror History: Wednesday, July 3, 1991: “Tales From The Crypt” episode “Dead Wait” premiered

Season 3 Episode 6

A thug (James Remar) who’s working for a plantation owner (John Rhys-Davies) teams up with the owner’s mistress (Vanity) in order to steal a highly valuable black pearl. He later double-crosses the mistress only to be double-crossed himself by a mysterious priestess.

Also starring Whoopi Goldberg as the mysterious priestess who also appears as herself in the outro being interviewed by the Crypt Keeper.

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