History Series / TalesFromTheCrypt

20th Apr '18 5:49:01 AM Naram-Sin
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* RecklessGunUsage: In the episode "Judy, You're Not Yourself Today", a husband points his rifle at a random solicitor, and pulls the trigger while pointing it at his wife to prove to his wife the gun was unloaded. In the end he ends up trying to physically subdue his wife's body snatcher (a old witch traded bodies with her) while holding the gun, and ends up shooting his wife.
* RecycledScript: One episode has a stage actor murdering a more gifted rival to get a role in ''{{Theatre/Hamlet}}'', only to discover that the role was not Hamlet but [[HumanResources Yorick]]. A later episode has a model murdering a more attractive rival for a gig, only to discover that the gig was called "[[TheyWouldCutYouUp Miss Autopsy]]".
* ResurrectedRomance

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* RecklessGunUsage: In the episode "Judy, You're Not Yourself Today", a husband points his rifle at a random solicitor, and pulls the trigger while pointing it at his wife to prove to his wife the gun was unloaded. In the end he ends up trying to physically subdue his wife's body snatcher (a (an old witch traded bodies with her) while holding the gun, and ends up shooting his wife.
* RecycledScript: One episode has a stage actor murdering a more gifted rival to get a role in ''{{Theatre/Hamlet}}'', only to discover that the role was not Hamlet but [[HumanResources Yorick]]. A later episode has a model murdering a more attractive rival for a gig, only to discover that the gig was called "[[TheyWouldCutYouUp Miss Autopsy]]".
* ResurrectedRomance
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20th Apr '18 5:41:31 AM Naram-Sin
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* RecycledScript: One episode has a stage actor murdering a more gifted rival to get a role in ''{{Theatre/Hamlet}}'', only to discover that the role was not Hamlet but [[HumanResources Yorick]]. A later episode has a model murdering a more attractive rival for a gig, only to discover that the gig was called "[[TheyWouldCutYouUp Miss Autopsy]]".
11th Apr '18 5:17:19 AM Bisected8
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* EatTheEvidence: "The Assassin" ends with [[spoiler:Janet, revealed to be the missing assassin (she has [[{{Transsexual}} had a sex change]] to disguise herself) serving up the remains of the CIA agents to her husband, though he doesn't know what he's eating.]]

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* EatTheEvidence: "The Assassin" ends with [[spoiler:Janet, revealed to be the missing assassin (she has [[{{Transsexual}} [[{{Transgender}} had a sex change]] to disguise herself) serving up the remains of the CIA agents to her husband, though he doesn't know what he's eating.]]
10th Apr '18 8:58:40 PM Twiddler
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* MagicPlasticSurgery: A trifecta in the episode "The Assassins": The trope is [[InvokedTrope Invoked]] when a team of government agents show a photograph of a rogue assassin to a housewife and it's obvious that the man in the picture doesn't look anything like her husband. [[spoiler:It's [[SubvertedTrope Subverted]] when the rogue assassin proves not to be her husband and [[DoubleSubversion Doubly subverted]] when the mandatory twist ending reveals that the rogue assassin is actually the [[{{Transsexual}} wife]]]].

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* MagicPlasticSurgery: A trifecta in the episode "The Assassins": The trope is [[InvokedTrope Invoked]] when a team of government agents show a photograph of a rogue assassin to a housewife and it's obvious that the man in the picture doesn't look anything like her husband. [[spoiler:It's [[SubvertedTrope Subverted]] when the rogue assassin proves not to be her husband and [[DoubleSubversion Doubly subverted]] when the mandatory twist ending reveals that the rogue assassin is actually the [[{{Transsexual}} [[{{Transgender}} wife]]]].



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25th Mar '18 9:33:11 PM Miracle@StOlaf
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It was announced that the show would return on Creator/{{TNT}} in 2017 as part of a new horror block, helmed by none other than M. Night Shayamalan. [[note]] [[MemeticMutation What a twist!]] [[/note]] However, due to arising copyright issues, the planned reboot was unceremoniously nixed by the network in mid-2017.

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It was announced that the show would return on Creator/{{TNT}} in 2017 as part of a new horror block, helmed by none other than M. Night Shayamalan. [[note]] [[MemeticMutation What a twist!]] [[/note]] However, due to arising copyright issues, the planned reboot was unceremoniously nixed by the network in mid-2017. \n [[note]] [[MemeticMutation WHAT A TWIST!]] [[/note]]
4th Mar '18 12:59:39 AM Spacecoyote
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* CompanionCube: The skeletons the Crypt Keeper shares his crypt with. He spends his days playing with them, torturing them, and on occasion, having sex with them.

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* CompanionCube: The skeletons the Crypt Keeper shares his crypt with.with, though at least some of them appear to be sentient. He spends his days playing with them, torturing them, and on occasion, having sex with them.
11th Feb '18 8:24:43 PM Spacecoyote
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* OohMeAccentsSlipping: John Kassir (an American actor) has the Crypt Keeper slip and out of varying degrees of a British accent so frequently, it's hard to tell which one is supposed to be sticking.
31st Jan '18 7:44:16 PM nombretomado
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* BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor: In "Last Respects," a trio of sisters gets a hold of TheMonkeysPaw itself. Delores tries to use the ThreeWishes and her first one is for one million pounds. It turns out Marlys had a big life insurance policy, so she dies in a car accident. Thinking she can beat the Paw, Delores uses the second wish to restore Marlys to before the accident. [[spoiler:It turns out that Marlys was really shot by the third sister Lavonne, meaning the second wish simply undid the cover-up and exposed the truth to Delores]]. Delores does find a way to beat the Paw in the end. [[spoiler:She wishes that her last wish go to her sister... but doesn't say ''which'' sister]].

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* BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor: In "Last Respects," a trio of sisters gets a hold of TheMonkeysPaw Literature/TheMonkeysPaw itself. Delores tries to use the ThreeWishes and her first one is for one million pounds. It turns out Marlys had a big life insurance policy, so she dies in a car accident. Thinking she can beat the Paw, Delores uses the second wish to restore Marlys to before the accident. [[spoiler:It turns out that Marlys was really shot by the third sister Lavonne, meaning the second wish simply undid the cover-up and exposed the truth to Delores]]. Delores does find a way to beat the Paw in the end. [[spoiler:She wishes that her last wish go to her sister... but doesn't say ''which'' sister]].
22nd Jan '18 2:34:31 AM Heart
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* AdaptationExpansion: The original stories in the comics were very short, and most have been expanded a fair bit for their respective TV episodes.



** Also, the husband in "Love Come Hack To Me". In the show, he was a GoldDigger who was planning to kill his wife from the start, only to have the tables turned on him. In the comic, he was a completely innocent, unsuspecting NiceGuy.

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** Also, the husband in "Love "Lover Come Hack To Me". In the show, he was a GoldDigger who was planning to kill his wife from the start, only to have the tables turned on him. In the comic, he was a completely innocent, unsuspecting NiceGuy.
22nd Jan '18 2:32:48 AM Heart
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** Also, the husband in "Love Come Hack To Me". In the show, he was a GoldDigger who was planning to kill his wife from the start, only to have the tables turned on him. In the comic, he was a completely innocent, unsuspecting NiceGuy.



* HotterAndSexier: More nudity, at any rate.

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* HotterAndSexier: More nudity, at any rate.Has a fair share of nudity and explicit sex scenes, which weren't present in the 1950's comics.
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