History YMMV / TalesFromTheCrypt

30th Jul '16 10:19:19 PM Arawn999
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* AdaptationDisplacement: Most modern audiences are ''more'' familiar with the TV series than the original 1950's comics. It doesn't help that reprinted collections of the original comics are ungodly expensive.

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* AdaptationDisplacement: Most modern audiences are ''more'' familiar with the TV series than the original 1950's comics.comics, especially the portrayal of the Crypt Keeper as a wisecracking revenant rather than an old man. It doesn't help that reprinted collections of the original comics are ungodly expensive.
8th Jul '16 8:56:13 AM CaptainTedium
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* ShoutOut: On the YMMV page because it's only a ''possible'' one. In "Split Second," TheWoobie's name is Ted, and the actor who plays him, Billy Wirth, bears more than a passing resemblance to Creator/KeanuReeves.
24th May '16 3:49:08 PM Miracle@StOlaf
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* TheWoobie: Quite a few. Bobby in "Fitting Punishment" may be one of the more notable examples, as well as Enoch in "Lower Berth."

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* TheWoobie: Quite a few. few:
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Bobby in "Fitting Punishment" may be one of the more notable examples, as well as examples.
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Enoch in "Lower Berth."


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** Patricia Arquette's character in "Four-Sided Triangle." The way she tells old man Yates in a near-cry that she'd rather ''die'' than stay on his farm says the most about the way he and his wife abuse her.
6th Apr '15 5:30:16 AM ST89
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** For others, the Crypt Keeper himself.
2nd Feb '15 8:15:11 PM Miracle@StOlaf
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* AdaptationDisplacement: Most modern audiences are ''more'' familiar with the TV series than the original 1950's comics.

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* AdaptationDisplacement: Most modern audiences are ''more'' familiar with the TV series than the original 1950's comics. It doesn't help that reprinted collections of the original comics are ungodly expensive.
28th Jan '15 2:33:22 AM harryhenry
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* HarsherInHindsight: "Yellow" features Kirk Douglas and his son Eric as a general and his cowardly son, the latter being executed for abandoning his fellow men in the field. Sadly, as Eric died in 2004 of an accidental drug overdose, Kirk ended up outliving his son in real life as well.

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* HarsherInHindsight: "Yellow" features Kirk Douglas and his son Eric as a general and his cowardly son, the latter being [[spoiler:being executed for abandoning his fellow men in the field. field.]] Sadly, as Eric died [[spoiler:died in 2004 of an accidental drug overdose, Kirk ended up outliving his son in real life as well.]]
31st Oct '14 1:39:59 PM Z-Squared
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** After the Crypt Keeper show us [[spoiler: how he was conceived]], you expect him to crack a joke at the end. He does...while sobbing his eyes out. He's legitimately upset he never got to see his [[spoiler: parents]] and he admits the tale makes him utterly depressed. The final shot is him letting out a cackle that dissolves into a tragic laugh.
15th Oct '14 4:38:11 PM ACW
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** Dalton Scott in "Forever Ambergris" is also another very noticeable exception to horror being played for camp or BlackComedy. A war photographer bitter about his slide into irrelevance, he sends a young up and coming photographer, who views Dalton as both a father figure and his idol, into a village that causes a horrific necrotizing plague, all so he can steal the Kid's pictures for his own and sleep with his wife. When the kid begins manifesting plague systems, causing a horrific death, [[KickTheDog Dalton proceeds to mock him in his agony, going as far as extinguishing his cigarette into the kids eyes, commenting "There goes that wonderful eye of yours"]] and takes great pleasure in doing so. He then ensures that he prolongs the Kid's death before machine gunning him and burning his body in order to cover the truth of his actions. A sadist through and through, Dalton stands as one of the most vicious and thoroughly vile main characters the show has ever featured.

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** Dalton Scott in "Forever Ambergris" is also another very noticeable exception to horror being played for camp or BlackComedy. A war photographer bitter about his slide into irrelevance, he sends a young up and coming photographer, who views Dalton as both a father figure and his idol, into a village that causes a horrific necrotizing plague, all so he can steal %%Do not add any other examples without consensus from [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/posts.php?discussion=6vic3f9h1cy5qivsenw8llok the Kid's pictures for his own and sleep with his wife. When the kid begins manifesting plague systems, causing a horrific death, [[KickTheDog Dalton proceeds to mock him in his agony, going as far as extinguishing his cigarette into the kids eyes, commenting "There goes that wonderful eye of yours"]] and takes great pleasure in doing so. He then ensures that he prolongs the Kid's death before machine gunning him and burning his body in order to cover the truth of his actions. A sadist through and through, Dalton stands as one of the most vicious and thoroughly vile main characters the show has ever featured. thread]].
10th Oct '14 6:51:41 AM maedar
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* AllStarCast: It was amazing how many A-list actors they got to both write and direct for this show; WhoopiGoldberg even appeared [[AsHimself As Herself]] in the outro to one episode being interviewed by the Crypt Keeper.
3rd Sep '14 9:54:46 AM Atlantis1930
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** Dalton Scott in "Forever Ambergris" is also another very noticeable exception to horror being played for camp or BlackComedy. A war photographer bitter about his slide into irrelevance, he sends a young up and coming photographer, who views Dalton as both a father figure and his idol, into a village that causes a horrific necrotizing plague, all so he can steal the Kid's pictures for his own and sleep with his wife. When the kid begins manifesting plague systems, causing a horrific death, Dalton proceeds to mock him in his agony, going as far as extinguishing his cigarette into the kids eyes, commenting "There goes that wonderful eye of yours" and takes great sadistic pleasure in doing so. He then ensures that he prolongs the Kid's death before machine gunning him and burning his body in order to cover the truth of his actions. A sadist through and through, Dalton stands as one of the most vicious and thoroughly vile main characters the show has ever featured.

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** Dalton Scott in "Forever Ambergris" is also another very noticeable exception to horror being played for camp or BlackComedy. A war photographer bitter about his slide into irrelevance, he sends a young up and coming photographer, who views Dalton as both a father figure and his idol, into a village that causes a horrific necrotizing plague, all so he can steal the Kid's pictures for his own and sleep with his wife. When the kid begins manifesting plague systems, causing a horrific death, [[KickTheDog Dalton proceeds to mock him in his agony, going as far as extinguishing his cigarette into the kids eyes, commenting "There goes that wonderful eye of yours" yours"]] and takes great sadistic pleasure in doing so. He then ensures that he prolongs the Kid's death before machine gunning him and burning his body in order to cover the truth of his actions. A sadist through and through, Dalton stands as one of the most vicious and thoroughly vile main characters the show has ever featured.
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