History NightmareFuel / TalesFromTheCrypt

23rd Mar '16 3:30:28 PM BobSaget9
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* One of the worst was "For Cryin' Out Loud", where Lee Arenberg (Pintel from ''PiratesOfTheCaribbean'') played a nightclub owner whose conscience ''finally'' gets through to him after decades of trying - just in time to advise him against embezzling charity money in an abstract of ''Literature/TheTelltaleHeart'', but a bit more literally once [[spoiler: he murders his blackmailing banker]]. What pushes this into nightmare territory, though, is the final sequence. Marty has used Q-tips throughout the episode to try and clear the voice out of his head, and is shown at one point mashing them against his ears [[PlayedForLaughs in a funny way]]. But then he's shown wandering through the club, unable to hear anything but the persistent voice, and seeing people stare at him oddly. After blurting a confession to murder, the voice in his head has this to say, prompting Marty to [[spoiler: pull over '''half of a bloody Q-tip''' out of his left ear]].
-->'''Conscience''': Good, Marty! That was a lovely confession. Doesn't it feel better to get it off your chest? Hey! [[EarAche What's that in your ear]]? Hey Marty! Something just occurred to me. [[{{Troll}} Do you think that's what everybody was looking at all this time, and they could never really hear me?]] Oh Marty - that means if you'd [[EngineeredPublicConfession just kept your mouth shut]], [[KarmaHoudini you could have gotten away with it after all!]]

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* One of the worst was "For Cryin' Out Loud", where Lee Arenberg (Pintel from ''PiratesOfTheCaribbean'') played a nightclub owner whose conscience ''finally'' gets through to him after decades of trying - just in time to advise him against embezzling charity money in an abstract of ''Literature/TheTelltaleHeart'', but a bit more literally once [[spoiler: he murders his blackmailing banker]]. What pushes this into nightmare territory, though, is the final sequence. Marty has used Q-tips throughout the episode to try and clear the voice out of his head, and is shown at one point mashing them against his ears [[PlayedForLaughs in a funny way]]. But then he's shown wandering through the club, unable to hear anything but the persistent voice, and seeing people stare at him oddly. After blurting a confession to murder, the voice in his head has this to say, prompting Marty to [[spoiler: pull [[spoiler:pull over '''half of a bloody Q-tip''' out of his left ear]].
-->'''Conscience''': Good, Marty! That was a lovely confession. Doesn't it feel better to get it off your chest? Hey! [[EarAche [[spoiler:[[EarAche What's that in your ear]]? ear]]?]] Easy... Hey Marty! Something just occurred to me. [[{{Troll}} [[spoiler:[[{{Troll}} Do you think that's what everybody was looking at all this time, and they could never really hear me?]] Oh Marty - that means if you'd [[EngineeredPublicConfession just kept your mouth shut]], [[KarmaHoudini you could have gotten away with it after all!]]all!]]]]
1st Dec '15 3:30:38 PM ironballs16
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** And for bonus points, said voice was Creator/SamKinison, so the fact that [[spoiler: he'd been on death-row for '''years''' hearing only Kinison's voice adds another layer to the whole thing]]. No wonder he was so eager to die!

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** And for bonus points, said voice was Creator/SamKinison, so the fact that [[spoiler: he'd been on death-row for '''years''' ''two years'' hearing only Kinison's voice adds another layer to the whole thing]]. No wonder he was so eager to die!
1st Dec '15 3:30:06 PM ironballs16
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* One of the worst was "For Cryin' Out Loud", where Lee Arenberg (Pintel from ''PiratesOfTheCaribbean'') played a nightclub owner whose conscience ''finally'' gets through to him after decades of trying - just in time to advise him against embezzling charity money in an abstract of ''Literature/TheTelltaleHeart'', but a bit more literally once [[spoiler: he murders his blackmailing banker]]. What pushes this into nightmare territory, though, is the final sequence. Marty has used Q-tips throughout the episode to try and clear the voice out of his head, and is shown at one point mashing them against his ears [[PlayedForLaughs in a funny way]]. But then he's shown wandering through the club, unable to hear anything but the persistent voice, and seeing people stare at him oddly. After blurting a confession to murder, the voice in his head tells him that they're not looking at him because they hear the voice too... it's because he's got Q-tips shoved in his ears so far that ''he ruptured his eardrums''.
** And for bonus points, said voice was Creator/SamKinison, so the fact that [[spoiler: he'd been on death-row for '''years''' hearing only Kinison's voice adds another layer to the whole thing]].

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* One of the worst was "For Cryin' Out Loud", where Lee Arenberg (Pintel from ''PiratesOfTheCaribbean'') played a nightclub owner whose conscience ''finally'' gets through to him after decades of trying - just in time to advise him against embezzling charity money in an abstract of ''Literature/TheTelltaleHeart'', but a bit more literally once [[spoiler: he murders his blackmailing banker]]. What pushes this into nightmare territory, though, is the final sequence. Marty has used Q-tips throughout the episode to try and clear the voice out of his head, and is shown at one point mashing them against his ears [[PlayedForLaughs in a funny way]]. But then he's shown wandering through the club, unable to hear anything but the persistent voice, and seeing people stare at him oddly. After blurting a confession to murder, the voice in his head tells him has this to say, prompting Marty to [[spoiler: pull over '''half of a bloody Q-tip''' out of his left ear]].
-->'''Conscience''': Good, Marty! That was a lovely confession. Doesn't it feel better to get it off your chest? Hey! [[EarAche What's
that they're not in your ear]]? Hey Marty! Something just occurred to me. [[{{Troll}} Do you think that's what everybody was looking at him because all this time, and they could never really hear the voice too... it's because he's got Q-tips shoved in his ears so far me?]] Oh Marty - that ''he ruptured his eardrums''.
means if you'd [[EngineeredPublicConfession just kept your mouth shut]], [[KarmaHoudini you could have gotten away with it after all!]]
** And for bonus points, said voice was Creator/SamKinison, so the fact that [[spoiler: he'd been on death-row for '''years''' hearing only Kinison's voice adds another layer to the whole thing]]. No wonder he was so eager to die!
1st Dec '15 3:17:58 PM ironballs16
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* One of the worst was "For Cryin' Out Loud", where Lee Arenberg (Pintel from ''PiratesOfTheCaribbean'') played a nightclub owner whose conscience ''finally'' gets through to him after decades of trying - just in time to advise him against embezzling charity money in an abstract of ''Literature/TheTelltaleHeart'', but a bit more literally once [[spoiler: he murdered [[Creator/KateySagal his blackmailing banker]]]]. What pushes this into nightmare territory, though, is the final sequence. The guy has used Q-tips throughout the episode to try and clear the voice out of his head, and is shown at one point mashing them against his ears [[PlayedForLaughs in a funny way]]. But then he's shown wandering through the club, unable to hear anything but the persistent voice, and seeing people stare at him oddly. After blurting a confession to murder, the voice in his head tells him that they're not looking at him because they hear the voice too... it's because he's got Q-tips shoved in his ears so far that ''he ruptured his eardrums''.

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* One of the worst was "For Cryin' Out Loud", where Lee Arenberg (Pintel from ''PiratesOfTheCaribbean'') played a nightclub owner whose conscience ''finally'' gets through to him after decades of trying - just in time to advise him against embezzling charity money in an abstract of ''Literature/TheTelltaleHeart'', but a bit more literally once [[spoiler: he murdered [[Creator/KateySagal murders his blackmailing banker]]]].banker]]. What pushes this into nightmare territory, though, is the final sequence. The guy Marty has used Q-tips throughout the episode to try and clear the voice out of his head, and is shown at one point mashing them against his ears [[PlayedForLaughs in a funny way]]. But then he's shown wandering through the club, unable to hear anything but the persistent voice, and seeing people stare at him oddly. After blurting a confession to murder, the voice in his head tells him that they're not looking at him because they hear the voice too... it's because he's got Q-tips shoved in his ears so far that ''he ruptured his eardrums''.
1st Dec '15 3:15:08 PM ironballs16
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* One of the worst was "For Cryin' Out Loud", where Lee Arenberg (Pintel from ''PiratesOfTheCaribbean'') played a nightclub owner whose conscience ''finally'' gets through to him after decades of trying - just in time to advise him against embezzling charity money in an abstract of ''Literature/TheTelltaleHeart'', but a bit more literally once [[spoiler: he murdered [[Creator/KateySegal his blackmailing banker]]]]. What pushes this into nightmare territory, though, is the final sequence. The guy has used Q-tips throughout the episode to try and clear the voice out of his head, and is shown at one point mashing them against his ears [[PlayedForLaughs in a funny way]]. But then he's shown wandering through the club, unable to hear anything but the persistent voice, and seeing people stare at him oddly. After blurting a confession to murder, the voice in his head tells him that they're not looking at him because they hear the voice too... it's because he's got Q-tips shoved in his ears so far that ''he ruptured his eardrums''.

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* One of the worst was "For Cryin' Out Loud", where Lee Arenberg (Pintel from ''PiratesOfTheCaribbean'') played a nightclub owner whose conscience ''finally'' gets through to him after decades of trying - just in time to advise him against embezzling charity money in an abstract of ''Literature/TheTelltaleHeart'', but a bit more literally once [[spoiler: he murdered [[Creator/KateySegal [[Creator/KateySagal his blackmailing banker]]]]. What pushes this into nightmare territory, though, is the final sequence. The guy has used Q-tips throughout the episode to try and clear the voice out of his head, and is shown at one point mashing them against his ears [[PlayedForLaughs in a funny way]]. But then he's shown wandering through the club, unable to hear anything but the persistent voice, and seeing people stare at him oddly. After blurting a confession to murder, the voice in his head tells him that they're not looking at him because they hear the voice too... it's because he's got Q-tips shoved in his ears so far that ''he ruptured his eardrums''.
1st Dec '15 3:14:32 PM ironballs16
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* One of the worst was "For Cryin' Out Loud", where Lee Arenberg (Pintel from ''PiratesOfTheCaribbean'') played a nightclub owner whose conscience ''finally'' gets through to him after decades of trying - just in time to advise him against embezzling charity money in an abstract of ''Literature/TheTelltaleHeart''. What pushes this into nightmare territory, though, is the final sequence. The guy has used Q-tips throughout the episode to try and clear the voice out of his head, and is shown at one point mashing them against his ears [[PlayedForLaughs in a funny way]]. But then he's shown wandering through the club, unable to hear anything but the persistent voice, and seeing people stare at him oddly. After blurting a confession to murder, the voice in his head tells him that they're not looking at him because they hear the voice too... it's because he's got Q-tips shoved in his ears so far that ''he ruptured his eardrums''.

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* One of the worst was "For Cryin' Out Loud", where Lee Arenberg (Pintel from ''PiratesOfTheCaribbean'') played a nightclub owner whose conscience ''finally'' gets through to him after decades of trying - just in time to advise him against embezzling charity money in an abstract of ''Literature/TheTelltaleHeart''.''Literature/TheTelltaleHeart'', but a bit more literally once [[spoiler: he murdered [[Creator/KateySegal his blackmailing banker]]]]. What pushes this into nightmare territory, though, is the final sequence. The guy has used Q-tips throughout the episode to try and clear the voice out of his head, and is shown at one point mashing them against his ears [[PlayedForLaughs in a funny way]]. But then he's shown wandering through the club, unable to hear anything but the persistent voice, and seeing people stare at him oddly. After blurting a confession to murder, the voice in his head tells him that they're not looking at him because they hear the voice too... it's because he's got Q-tips shoved in his ears so far that ''he ruptured his eardrums''.
1st Dec '15 3:12:28 PM ironballs16
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* One of the worst was "For Cryin' Out Loud", where Lee Arenberg (Pintel from ''PiratesOfTheCaribbean'') played a nightclub owner that killed his partner - overall, it was a surrealist take on The Telltale Heart, with the voice of the victim nagging on him about his death, etc. What pushes this into nightmare territory, though, is the final sequence. The guy has used Q-tips throughout the episode to try and clear the voice out of his head, and is shown at one point mashing them against his ears [[PlayedForLaughs in a funny way]]. But then he's shown wandering through the club, unable to hear anything but the persistent voice, and seeing people stare at him oddly. After blurting a confession to murder, the voice in his head tells him that they're not looking at him because they hear the voice too... it's because he's got Q-tips shoved in his ears so far that ''he ruptured his eardrums''.

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* One of the worst was "For Cryin' Out Loud", where Lee Arenberg (Pintel from ''PiratesOfTheCaribbean'') played a nightclub owner that killed his partner - overall, it was a surrealist take on The Telltale Heart, with the voice of the victim nagging on whose conscience ''finally'' gets through to him about his death, etc.after decades of trying - just in time to advise him against embezzling charity money in an abstract of ''Literature/TheTelltaleHeart''. What pushes this into nightmare territory, though, is the final sequence. The guy has used Q-tips throughout the episode to try and clear the voice out of his head, and is shown at one point mashing them against his ears [[PlayedForLaughs in a funny way]]. But then he's shown wandering through the club, unable to hear anything but the persistent voice, and seeing people stare at him oddly. After blurting a confession to murder, the voice in his head tells him that they're not looking at him because they hear the voice too... it's because he's got Q-tips shoved in his ears so far that ''he ruptured his eardrums''.
1st Dec '15 3:08:51 PM ironballs16
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** And for bonus points, said voice was Creator/SamKinison, so the fact that [[spoiler: he'd been on death-row for '''years''' hearing only Kinison's voice adds another layer to the whole thing]].
4th Jul '15 4:28:45 PM ironballs16
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* One of the worst was "For Cryin' Out Loud", where Lee Arenberg (Pintel from ''PiratesOfTheCaribbean'') played a nightclub owner that killed his partner - overall, it was a surrealist take on The Telltale Heart, with the voice of the victim nagging on him about his death, etc. What pushes this into nightmare territory, though, is at the very end, the guy has used Q-tips throughout the episode to try and clear the voice out of his head, and is shown at one point mashing them against his ears in a funny way. But then he's shown wandering through the club, unable to hear anything but the persistent voice, and seeing people stare at him oddly. After blurting a confession to murder, the voice in his head tells him that they're not looking at him because they hear the voice too... it's because he's got Q-tips shoved in his ears so far that ''he ruptured his eardrums''.

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* One of the worst was "For Cryin' Out Loud", where Lee Arenberg (Pintel from ''PiratesOfTheCaribbean'') played a nightclub owner that killed his partner - overall, it was a surrealist take on The Telltale Heart, with the voice of the victim nagging on him about his death, etc. What pushes this into nightmare territory, though, is at the very end, the final sequence. The guy has used Q-tips throughout the episode to try and clear the voice out of his head, and is shown at one point mashing them against his ears [[PlayedForLaughs in a funny way.way]]. But then he's shown wandering through the club, unable to hear anything but the persistent voice, and seeing people stare at him oddly. After blurting a confession to murder, the voice in his head tells him that they're not looking at him because they hear the voice too... it's because he's got Q-tips shoved in his ears so far that ''he ruptured his eardrums''.
3rd Jun '15 4:40:08 PM Jackie-Chaos-Bunny
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* There's one where a wannabe model murders several rivals so that she can win a rigged beauty contest and become the new "face" of a mysterious company. She does win the pageant, but then it's time for her to appear in the "grand finale." Next thing we see is the pageant host singing a cheery song about how beauty is great, but "it's what inside that counts" as the winner is unveiled: she's been nailed to a board, completely eviscerated, and the audience oohs and aahs over her as she is now the reigning "Miss Autopsy 1992."

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* There's one where In "Beauty Rest", a wannabe model murders several rivals so that she can win a rigged beauty contest and become the new "face" of a mysterious company. She does win the pageant, but then it's time for her to appear in the "grand finale." Next thing we see is the pageant host singing a cheery song about how beauty is great, but "it's what inside that counts" as the winner is unveiled: she's been nailed to a board, completely eviscerated, and the audience oohs and aahs over her as she is now the reigning "Miss Autopsy 1992."
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