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

TV series created in 1989 and concluded in 1996 by Steven Dodd.
The show consists of 7 seasons and 97 episodes.


S04E06 : What's Cookin' 8.5/10 (554 voting)


S03E14 : Yellow 8.4/10 (618 voting)


S02E16 : Television Terror 8.2/10 (572 voting)



David GilerExecutive Producer
Richard DonnerExecutive Producer
Charles Skouras IIIProducer
Barry JosephsonProducer
Robert ZemeckisProducer
Bruce Alan GreeneSteadicam Operator
Walter HillExecutive Producer
Joel SilverExecutive Producer

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  • Original title

    Tales from the Crypt

  • Type

    TV series

  • Episodes

    7 Seasons • 97 Episodes

  • Rating

    7.54/10 (24 450 voting)

  • Popularity : 100%

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  • Original language(s)


  • Running time

    26 :

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