Season 3 Episode 14
Set in 1918, the final year of World War I, a general’s (Kirk Douglas) son (Eric Douglas) is branded yellow for causing the death of a platoon under his command because he had failed to do his job of warning them in case of an enemy sneak attack and is sentenced to death by firing squad. From within the night before the execution, the general tells the son that he has swapped the bullets with blanks, so that the son can survive the planned execution.
Also starring Dan Aykroyd and Lance Henriksen.
Read more “Horror History: Wednesday, August 28, 1991: “Tales From The Crypt” episode “Yellow” premiered”
Season 3 Episode 13
A housewife (Faye Grant) who is quite very obsessed with soap operas (especially with the concepts of both passion and romance) and watches them religiously is personally annoyed that her own husband (Alan Rachins) (a doctor obsessed with experimenting on a rabbit) doesn’t spend much time with her, so she begins a steamy affair with a cable guy (Anthony LaPaglia). The doctor soon wonders if maybe he could try his experiment on human subjects.
Read more “Horror History: Wednesday, August 21, 1991: “Tales From The Crypt” episode “Spoiled” 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.
Read more “Horror History: Wednesday, August 14, 1991: “Tales From The Crypt” episode “Deadline” 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.
Read more “Horror History: Wednesday, August 7, 1991: “Tales From The Crypt” episode “Split Second” premiered”
After losing his arm in a car accident, a criminal psychologist has it replaced with a limb that belonged to a serial killer.
Read more “Horror History: Friday, August 2, 1991: Body Parts was released in theaters”