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

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: “Tales From The Crypt” episode “People Who Live in Brass Hearses” premiered

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

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

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

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

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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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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