Horror History: Wednesday, June 26, 1991: “Tales From The Crypt” episode “Top Billing” premiered

Horror History: Wednesday, June 26, 1991: “Tales From The Crypt” episode “Top Billing” premiered

Season 3 Episode 5

A struggling actor (Jon Lovitz) kills off his competition (Bruce Boxleitner) in order to secure a part in a strange production of Hamlet, only to discover that the actors are escaped mental patients (and criminals) and that instead he’s to play the part of the long-deceased Yorick — for real.

Also starring John Astin, Paul Benedict, Kimmy Robertson, Louise Fletcher, and Sandra Bernhard.

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