**** - Great, one of the best episodes of the series
***1/2 - Very good
*** - Good
**1/2 - Fair
** or below - Not good or bad
Tales From The Crypt: The Complete Fourth Season (1992)
1.) None But The Lonely Heart *** 6/27/92 Starring Treat Williams, Frances Sternhagen, Henry Gibson, Sugar Ray Leonard, Tom Hanks, Written by Donald Longtooth, Directed by Tom Hanks
They're wed, than dead. A young man kills the wealthy biddies he marries. But some vows must be kept.
2.) This'll Kill Ya *1/2 6/27/92 Starring Dylan McDermot, Sonia Braga and Cleavon Little, Written by Gilbert Adler and A L Katz, Directed by Robert Longo
A presciption for doom: Coworkers at a drug research firm give a cruel boss a dose of his own medicine.
3.) On A Deadman's Chest **** 6/27/92 Starring Tia Carerre, Paul Hipp, Sherrie Rose, Gregg Allman, Yul Vasquez, Written by Larry Wilson, Directed by William Friedken
Imagine a tattoo that seems to have a life of its own. Or, instead of imagining, watch this!
4.) Seance *** 7/4/92 Starring Cathy Moriarty, Ben Cross and John Vernon, Written by Harry Anderson, Directed by Gary Fleder
Honey, is that you? Filmflammers aim to bilk millions from a widow by pulling off a spootacular seance.
5.) Beauty Rest **1/2 7/11/92 Starring Mimi Rogers, Kathy Ireland, Jennifer Rubin and Buck Henry; Written by Donald Longtooth, Directed by Stephen Hopkins
She'd kill for the part...twice. But it's not acting talent that counts for this role. It's inner beauty!
6.) What's Cookin' **** 7/22/92 Starring Christopher Reeve, Bess Armstrong, Judd Nelson, Art LeFleur and Meat Loaf, Written by A L Katz and Gilbert Adler, Directed by Gilbert Adler
Business is great at the all-squid diner now that meat is on the menu. One question: Where's the meat come from?
7.) The New Arrival **** 7/25/92 Starring David Warner, Twiggy Lawson, Joan Severance, Zelda Rubinstein and Robert Patrick, Written by Ron Finley, Directed by Peter Medak
A tale of smotherly love. A talk-show shrink makes a house call to meet a listener and her unusual child.
8.) Showdown *** 8/1/92 Starring David Morse and Neil Gray Ciuntoli, Written by Frank Darabont, Directed by Richard Donner
Now that's a real ghost town. A gunslinger arrives in a dusty nowhere populated by his victims.
9.) King Of The Road **1/2 Starring Raymond J. Barry, Brad Pitt and Michelle Bronson, Written by J. Randal Johnson, Directed by Tom Holland
Nothing's fiercer than the human race! A drag racer goads a cop into competing by kidnapping the man's daughter.
10.) Maniac At Large **** 8/19/92 Starring Blythe Danner, Salome Jens, Christopher Williams III and Adam Ant, Written by Mae Woods, Directed by John Frankenheimer
Seven people have been slain. Who will be next? A mousey librarian frets over reports of a serial killer.
11.) Split Personality **** 8/26/92 Starring Joe Pesci, Kristen Amber Citron, Jacqueline Alexandra Citron and Burt Young, Written by Fred Dekker, Directed by Joel Silver
Two gorgeous twins. Two lookalike brothers. Two happy marriages. One killer twist!
12.) Strung Along ***1/2 9/2/92 Starring Donald O'Conner, Patricia Charbonneau and Zach Gillian, Written by Yale Udoff and Kevin Yagher, Directed by Kevin Yagher
A tale of murder...with strings attached. An aging puppeteer suspects his much younger wife has a lover.
13.) Werewolf Concerto **1/2 9/9/92 Starring Timmothy Dalton, Beverly D'Angelo, Reginald VelJohnson, Lela Rochon, Dennis Farina, Charles Fleisher and Wolfgang Puck, Written by Scott Nimerfro, Directed by Steve Perry
You'll howl! A werewolf stalks the grounds of a resort hotel. But he's not the only creature on the prowl.
14.) Curiosity Killed *** 9/16/92 Starring Margot Kidder, Kevin McCarthy, J.A. Preston and Madge Sinclair, Written by Stanley Ralph Ross, Directed by Elliot Silverstein
Come on, one sip won't kill you! Senior citizens try to convince another oldster to drink a youth potion.
- Commentary on "What's Cookin'?" by the Crypt Keeper, writer Alan Katz & series choricler Digby Diehl
- Stars of Season 4 montage hosted by the Crypt Keeper