Tales from the Crypt

Based on the legendary and gruesome EC Comics from publisher William Gaines, this horror anthology featured stories of murder, the super natural, gore and humor and always had a twist ending of sorts. Some of Hollywood's biggest names took part, either working in front or behind the camera. Hosting duties fell to everyone's favorite decaying corpse, the Crypt Keeper. The success of this series spawned a Saturday morning cartoon series (Tales From the Cryptkeeper), a short lived Saturday morning gameshow on CBS (Secrets of the Cryptkeeper's Haunted House) and lots of merchandise. Two feature films (Demon Knight and Bordello of Blood) were also produced. Two other movies based on the EC Comics (Tales From the Crypt and The Vault of Horror) were released back in 1972 and 1973 respectively. But they are not connected to this series and will not be listed here! Tales from the Crypt has aired on HBO, Fox, in syndication and the Sci-Fi Channel. Most recently, the series has bee

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  • TheTVDB.com Series ID 73029
  • Status Ended
  • Airs Thursday, at 10:00pm
  • Original Network HBO
  • Networks HBO from March 1972 to September 2002
  • Runtimes 25 minutes (117 episodes)
  • Parental Guide TV-MA (117 episodes)
  • Genres Comedy Fantasy Horror Suspense
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  • Created February 4, 2008 by Administrator
  • Modified October 27, 2019 by Administrator

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