Horror History: Friday, October 29, 1993: Return of the Living Dead 3 was released in theaters

In Return of the Living Dead Part II, the chemical Trioxin turned people into flesh eating zombies. Now the government is trying to control these unstoppable cannibalistic killers.

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Horror History: Wednesday, October 27, 1993: “Tales From The Crypt” episode “House of Horror” premiered

Season 5 Episode 7

Three fraternity pledges (Wil Wheaton, Jason London, and Keith Coogan) are challenged to get to the top floor of a haunted house as a part of their initiation. However, when two of the pledges fail to return, the sadistic fraternity leader decides to head up to the top floor of the house in order to look for them himself, only to shockingly learn that a local sorority harbors a sinister secret involving the house.

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Horror History: Wednesday, October 20, 1993: “Tales From The Crypt” episode “Two for the Show” premiered

Season 5 Episode 6

A murderous husband (David Paymer) and a cop with his own marital issues (Vincent Spano) get caught up in a deadly game of cat and mouse aboard a train. Also starring Traci Lords.

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Horror History: Wednesday, October 13, 1993: Dollman vs. Demonic Toys was released direct-to-video

The Demonic Toys are back! Policewoman Judith Gray seeks the help of 12-inch tall Dollman and his 12-inch tall girlfriend Nurse Ginger. The Toys hole up in an evil deserted toy factory and it’s up to Dollman to keep the Toys from summoning the powers of darkness to the earth.

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Horror History: Wednesday, October 13, 1993: “Tales From The Crypt” episode “People Who Live in Brass Hearses” premiered

Season 5 Episode 5

A crook with an addiction to butter (Bill Paxton), with the help of his brother (Brad Dourif), sets out to get revenge on an ice cream truck driver (Michael Lerner) who had put him in prison years ago.

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Horror History: Wednesday, October 6, 1993: “Tales From The Crypt” episode “Food for Thought” premiered

Season 5 Episode 4

A carnival psychic and part-time cook named Sambini (Ernie Hudson) goes off the deep jealous end when he soon finds out that his wife and assistant (Joan Chen) is in love with the show’s fire-eater (John Laughlin). Also starring Phil Fondacaro.

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Horror History: Saturday, October 2, 1993: “Tales From The Crypt” episode “Forever Ambergris” premiered

Season 5 Episode 3

After playing second fiddle to an up-and-coming photographer named Isaac Forte (Steve Buscemi), a seasoned but washed-up combat photographer named Dalton (Roger Daltrey) cooks up a deadly scheme in order to take him out and get his beautiful wife (Lysette Anthony).

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Horror History: Saturday, October 2, 1993: “Tales From The Crypt” episode “As Ye Sow” premiered

Season 5 Episode 2

Thinking and believing that his own wife (Patsy Kensit) is cheating on him, a jealous husband (H├ęctor Elizondo) hires a detective (Sam Waterston) and is led to truly believe that she is indeed having an affair with the local priest (John Shea). Featuring cameos from Adam West and Miguel Ferrer.

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Horror History: Saturday, October 2, 1993: “Tales From The Crypt” episode “Death of Some Salesmen” premiered

Season 5 Episode 1

A sneaky cemetery plot salesman (Ed Begley, Jr.) finds new victims (triple role played by Tim Curry) in the form of a strange hillbilly family with a fortune buried in their basement and a burning hatred for conning salesmen. Also starring Yvonne De Carlo.

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