History Film / CryBabyLane

6th Dec '15 10:28:44 AM Mikeyfan93
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After more than a decade, Nickelodeon sister channel TeenNick finally re-aired the film for the second time ever on its Series/The90sAreAllThat block on October 31, 2011.
21st Aug '15 12:04:51 PM BronyoftheOctaves
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* JerkAss: '''Carl''', who seems to have no other aspect of himself other than harassing and treating Andrew like shit, all because "He's a coward". He ''seems'' to calm down by the end, but it's only implied.
4th Apr '15 8:43:14 AM FromtheWordsofBR
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''Cry Baby Lane'' is a made-for-television horror movie that was shown once on {{Nickelodeon}}. Only once. It's claimed that there were too many [[MoralGuardians parental complaints]] regarding its [[NightmareFuel creepy and disturbing content]], leading to its one night only fate (and Nickelodeon's own [[OldShame denial of the film's existence]]). Because it was only shown once in 2000 and never released on DVD/VHS, it was assumed that there were no copies of it floating around.

That was until August 2011, when somebody asked about it on {{Reddit}} and a user by the name of "firesaladpeach" claimed to have recorded it on VHS. The [[{{Reddit}} Redditors]] got it up and streaming on Website/YouTube, confirming that yes, ''Cry Baby Lane'' existed. It was soon taken off of Website/YouTube, but has been put back up by multiple people to ensure it doesn't become a [[MissingEpisode lost film]].

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''Cry '''''Cry Baby Lane'' Lane''''' is a made-for-television horror movie that was shown once on {{Nickelodeon}}. Only Creator/{{Nickelodeon}}'s revived "SNICK" block. ''Only'' once. It's claimed that there were too many [[MoralGuardians parental complaints]] regarding its [[NightmareFuel creepy and disturbing content]], leading to its one night only one-night-only fate (and Nickelodeon's own [[OldShame denial of the film's existence]]). Because it was only shown once in 2000 and never released on DVD/VHS, it was assumed that there were no copies of it floating around.

That was until August 2011, when somebody asked about it on {{Reddit}} and a user by the name of "firesaladpeach" claimed to have recorded it on VHS. The [[{{Reddit}} Redditors]] Redditors got it up and streaming on Website/YouTube, confirming that yes, ''Cry Baby Lane'' existed. The attention drawing from this lead to [=TeenNick=] re-airing the film once again as part of The90sAreAllThat block. It was soon taken off of Website/YouTube, but has been put back up by multiple people to ensure it doesn't become a [[MissingEpisode lost film]].
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On its original airing, the film was introduced by Melissa Joan Hart, who not only wished up a hot guy to view next to her, but was also in her [[Series/ClarissaExplainsItAll Clarissa]] haircut.
19th Jul '14 11:34:34 AM shoboni
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That was until August 2011, when somebody asked about it on {{Reddit}} and a user by the name of "firesaladpeach" claimed to have recorded it on VHS. The [[{{ManChild}} Redditors]] got it up and streaming on Website/YouTube, confirming that yes, ''Cry Baby Lane'' existed. It was soon taken off of Website/YouTube, but has been put back up by multiple people to ensure it doesn't become a [[MissingEpisode lost film]].

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That was until August 2011, when somebody asked about it on {{Reddit}} and a user by the name of "firesaladpeach" claimed to have recorded it on VHS. The [[{{ManChild}} [[{{Reddit}} Redditors]] got it up and streaming on Website/YouTube, confirming that yes, ''Cry Baby Lane'' existed. It was soon taken off of Website/YouTube, but has been put back up by multiple people to ensure it doesn't become a [[MissingEpisode lost film]].
1st May '14 3:02:09 AM SeptimusHeap
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After more than a decade, Nickelodeon sister channel TeenNick finally re-aired the film for the second time ever on its The90sAreAllThat block on October 31, 2011.

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After more than a decade, Nickelodeon sister channel TeenNick finally re-aired the film for the second time ever on its The90sAreAllThat Series/The90sAreAllThat block on October 31, 2011.
10th Apr '14 8:14:11 AM Regulas314
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* KeepCirculatingTheTapes: Still has yet to be released on any form of home media.



* MissingEpisode: Until 2011.



* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Director Peter Lauer originally wanted singer-songwriter, composer, and actor TomWaits to play the role of Mr. Bennett, but Nickelodeon insisted on [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_Langella Frank Langella]] in hopes that the movie would garner extra publicity.
30th Dec '13 10:37:46 AM SquigPie
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That was until August 2011, when somebody asked about it on {{Reddit}} and a user by the name of "firesaladpeach" claimed to have recorded it on VHS. The [[{{Reddit}} Redditors]] got it up and streaming on Website/YouTube, confirming that yes, ''Cry Baby Lane'' existed. It was soon taken off of Website/YouTube, but has been put back up by multiple people to ensure it doesn't become a [[MissingEpisode lost film]].

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That was until August 2011, when somebody asked about it on {{Reddit}} and a user by the name of "firesaladpeach" claimed to have recorded it on VHS. The [[{{Reddit}} [[{{ManChild}} Redditors]] got it up and streaming on Website/YouTube, confirming that yes, ''Cry Baby Lane'' existed. It was soon taken off of Website/YouTube, but has been put back up by multiple people to ensure it doesn't become a [[MissingEpisode lost film]].
2nd Nov '13 1:22:10 PM shoboni
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1st Sep '13 6:55:22 AM gallium
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* HeyItsThatGuy: Frank Langella as Mr. Bennett.
31st Jan '13 9:38:11 PM erforce
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''Cry Baby Lane'' is a made-for-television horror movie that was shown once on {{Nickelodeon}}. Only once. It's claimed that there were too many [[MoralGuardians parental complaints]] regarding its [[NightmareFuel creepy and disturbing content]], leading to its one night only fate (and Nickelodeon's own [[OldShame denial of the film's existence]]). Because it was only shown once in 2000 and never released on DVD/VHS, it was assumed that there were no copies of it floating around.

That was until August 2011, when somebody asked about it on {{Reddit}} and a user by the name of "firesaladpeach" claimed to have recorded it on VHS. The [[{{Reddit}} Redditors]] got it up and streaming on Website/YouTube, confirming that yes, ''Cry Baby Lane'' existed. It was soon taken off of Website/YouTube, but has been put back up by multiple people to ensure it doesn't become a [[MissingEpisode lost film]].

The plot revolves around a legend of a pair of conjoined twins that were separated at death. One of the twins was good, and [[EvilTwin the other was evil.]] The good twin was said to have been buried in the town cemetery, and the evil twin was buried in a grave near the farmhouse where he was born. Two brothers decide to [[TemptingFate hold a seance on the good twin's grave]], but it turns out that the good twin was actually buried at the farmhouse and they've awakened the spirit of the evil twin. The evil twin then goes around possessing everyone, including the older of the two brothers. It's up to the younger brother to set things right again.

After more than a decade, Nickelodeon sister channel TeenNick finally re-aired the film for the second time ever on its The90sAreAllThat block on October 31, 2011.

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!!This film provides examples of:
* AndStarring: Frank Langella
* BigBrotherBully: Carl
* CoolOldGuy: Mr. Bennett, who is all-too happy to share his ghost stories.
* DemonicPossession: The modus operandi of the EvilTwin.
* TheEndOrIsIt: The evil twin is heard laughing as the movie fades out.
* EvilTwin: The basis of the plot.
* HeyItsThatGuy: Frank Langella as Mr. Bennett.
* HiveMind: What the town becomes under the evil twin's possession.
* KeepCirculatingTheTapes: Still has yet to be released on any form of home media.
* LostInTheMaize
* MonochromaticEyes: The possessed have blank white eyes.
* MonochromePast: The opening scene telling the story of Cry Baby Lane.
* MissingEpisode: Until 2011.
* NightmareFetishist: The infamous {{creepypasta}} painted director Peter Lauer as this.
* PolarOppositeTwins: The conjoined twins.
* SpiritualSuccessor: This story would've been right at home on Nick's ''AreYouAfraidOfTheDark'', which aired its last episodes a few months before the airing.
* SpookySeance: Carl pulls one to scare some of the local girls, but his actions lead to stirring up the evil twin's ghost.
* UnreliableNarrator: Mr. Bennett when telling the stories of the twins. He did this on purpose, though - omitting certain details to try to prevent anyone from stirring up trouble. [[spoiler:He also reveals that ''he'' was the one to separate the twins' bodies before their burial.]]
* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Director Peter Lauer originally wanted singer-songwriter, composer, and actor TomWaits to play the role of Mr. Bennett, but Nickelodeon insisted on [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_Langella Frank Langella]] in hopes that the movie would garner extra publicity.
* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: [[spoiler: What happened to the spirit of the 'good' twin?]]
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