Welcome back to another day in our 31 Days of Tales From the Crypt, I’m your host Cryptkeeper Bubbawheat and on day 19 of our little trip through the back episodes it’s time to introduce yet another blogger to come in and tackle an episode. Today’s guest is Nick Spacek who heads up his own Rock Star Journalist where he tackles a lot of music and is currently in the middle of a horror movie marathon like most movie bloggers this month. The episode that he picked out is one of the more comedic episodes. Personally, I usually enjoyed the comedy in Tales From the Crypt, but was never too fond of the completely comedic episodes including this one, but the performances are still a highlight for My Brother’s Keeper.
Episode Title: My Brother’s Keeper
Original Airdate: 7-24-90
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Good morning boils and ghouls, it’s time for the 18th victim to tell his tale of what happened when he watched an episode of Tales From the Crypt. This time it’s Tony Cogan from Coog’s Reviews where tackles most of the new releases coming out in theaters each week. He’s taking a look at one of the most unique Tales From the Crypt episodes, it’s the only one that’s an hour long instead of the usual 30 minutes as it was one of three originally intended for a movie anthology spinoff. There’s little to no humor in this one outside of the Cryptkeeper’s introduction but it’s one of the all time best episodes of the series about a World War I soldier turning Yellow.
Episode Title: Yellow
Original Airdate: 8-28-91
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Yee-haw kiddies, it’s day 17 of our 31 Days of Tales From the Crypt and I’m still your host Cryptkeeper Bubbawheat back for another guest blogger to take a look at another episode of our favorite show. Today’s guest is Jason Soto from Your Face! who is taking a look at a very fun, but also pretty simple tale, so much so that he decided to continue on and look at a bunch of other horror TV shows including some more recent ones. But here’s the deal, we’re going to stick with the hand that’s dealt us and before you shuffle off this mortal coil, ante up, shuffle the deck and it’s time for Cutting Cards.
Episode Title: Cutting Cards
Original Airdate: 4-21-90
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Hello dummies, Cryptkeeper Bubbawheat here to introduce you to yet another one of our 31 Days of Tales From the Crypt, day 16 to be exact. Don’t worry about my introduction, it wasn’t meant to offend, but it ties into the episode that we are looking at today, specifically the Ventriloquist’s Dummy which was one of my favorite episodes from season 2. But I’m not the one discussing today’s episode, oh no. Instead we have Nick Rehak from our good friends over at French Toast Sunday where Nick can be found talking about Muppets and making jokes on their weekly podcast. You can also check out his stand up comedy album over at his Bandcamp page. Take it away Dummy, I mean Ventriloquist’s Dummy!
Episode Title: The Ventriloquist’s Dummy
Original Airdate: 6-5-90
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Cryptkeeper Bubbawheat here for the midpoint of our 31 Days of Tales From the Crypt. It’s been a lot of fun so far reading everyone’s takes on some of the best and the not-so-good episodes, but we still have several of great episodes on their way. For today’s episode I’m continuing my way through the fifth season where I ended last year and am now up to the fourth episode as the first and third episodes have already been claimed by others. I remembered this one fondly and it was interesting watching it this time as I clearly remembered the twist that actually does change your perception of what’s going on in the episode which isn’t common in most of the Tales From the Crypt twists, how’s that for a little food for thought?
Episode Title: Food for Thought
Original Airdate: 10-6-93
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Greetings everyone, we’re doing something a little bit different today for day 13. Instead of just looking at a single episode, YouTuber Tyler aka The Whedon Fan put together a top 10 list of his favorite episodes a couple years ago. I enjoyed it quite a bit when I watched it last year and he agreed to let me share it with you here this year. I don’t fully agree with his list, there’s a couple I haven’t seen yet and a couple of my favorites that didn’t make the cut, but they’re all great episodes and many of them have been covered or will be covered right here this year in our own 31 Days of Tales From the Crypt. Enjoy!
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Cryptkeeper Bubbawheat back again with another mind numbing tale of terror from Tales From the Crypt this month of October. Today’s terror-ific writer is Austin Shinn, you may find him over at his Film podcast The Film Room and spin-off blog The Film Room Lobby or you can also find him blogging about things a little more personal like dealing with being Autistic at A Flickering Life. But today, on the 12th day of our little blogathon here, he is talking about the episode You, Murderer best known for being one of their special effects testing grounds in a way where the main character has the likeness of one Humphrey Bogart.
Episode Title: You, Murderer
Original Airdate: 1-25-95
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Day 11 already? It must be time to roll out of the grave for another day in our 31 Days of Tales From the Crypt. Cryptkeeper Bubbawheat here again to introduce yet another in our line of guest bloggers taking a look at an episode of this great HBO series. Today we have M. Brown from Two Dollar Cinema where he can usually be found giving his Yays and Boos at various not-quite new releases. But today he’s looking at one of the more fun episodes with a couple cringe-inducing moments, especially if you don’t like seeing anything going in someone’s ear. It also has a few recognizable faces in the episode and one very recognizable voice if you were a fan of stand-up comedy in the late 80’s/early 90’s For Cryin’ Out Loud.
Episode Title: For Cryin’ Out Loud
Original Airdate: 5-22-90
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We’re already up to day 10 of our 31 Days of Tales From the Crypt, seems like only yesterday that we started this trip down memory lane. Cryptkeeper Bubbawheat here once again to introduce the next ghoulish blogger to take on yet another episode of the series. Today’s guest is Wendell from Dell on Movies where he can be found checking out all sorts of movies including many different superhero and comic book movies and today he is going to look at one episode that really creeped me out when I was younger, but now I mostly just cringe at the excellent-but-an-awful-person performance of Moses Gunn, Fitting Punishment
Episode Title: Fitting Punishment
Original Airdate: 6-19-90
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Good morning mutants and mutettes! Cryptkeeper Bubbawheat back yet again to introduce the episode for day 9 of our 31 Days of Tales From the Crypt. Today’s guest goes by the name Table 9 Mutant which is appropriate that she chose day 9. She spends some of her free time writing on movies, as well as randomly amusing lists and statistics over at her site Cinema Parrot Disco. And in case you’re wondering, it’s not likely that you’ll figure out those references that easily if you don’t already know them. The episode she has chosen is Forever Ambergris from one of my recommendations. I hadn’t watched it in a while, but remember it being one of the better ones as well as being rather gruesome and co-starring Steve Buscemi. So here’s the mutant’s take on Forever Ambergris.
Episode Title: Forever Ambergris
Original Airdate: 10-2-93
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