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''Cry Baby Lane'' is a [[MadeForTVMovie made-for-TV]] horror movie that was shown once on Creator/{{Nickelodeon}}'s revived Creator/{{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 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 {{Website/Reddit}} and a user by the name of "firesaladpeach" claimed to have recorded it on VHS. The 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 Series/NickSplat block. It was soon taken off of Website/YouTube, but has been put back up by multiple people to ensure it doesn't once again become a [[MissingEpisode lost film]].

On its original airing, the film was introduced by Creator/MelissaJoanHart, who not only wished up a hot guy to view next to her, but was also in her [[Series/ClarissaExplainsItAll Clarissa]] haircut.

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 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.

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!!This film provides examples of:
* AndStarring: Frank Langella is given an "And Starring" credit.
* BigBrotherBully: Carl frequently picks on his brother Andrew.
* ConjoinedTwins: The premise of the film is that there were once a pair of conjoined twins, one twin being good and the other being evil. After the twins died, their father planned to separate them and give the good twin a proper burial while the evil twin would be buried in the titular Cry Baby Lane, but a mixup results in the evil twin being buried in the grave intended for the good twin and disaster striking when his spirit is awakened.
* CoolOldGuy: Carl and Andrew like to visit Mr. Bennett, an old man who is all-too happy to share his ghost stories.
* DeathByChildbirth: Part of the backstory is that the conjoined twins' mother died giving birth to them.
* DemonicPossession: The modus operandi of the EvilTwin is controlling people's bodies.
* TheEndOrIsIt: The evil twin is heard laughing as the movie fades out, questioning if they really got rid of him or not.
* EvilTwin: The basis of the plot; the brothers decide to hold a seance to awaken the good twin so they can learn more about the two, but end up awakening the evil twin, who proceeds to wreak havoc on their town.
* HiveMind: Eventually, nearly everyone in the town becomes under the evil twin's possession and they act as if they all share the same mind.
* 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.
* LostInTheMaize: The climax involves being lost in a corn field.
* MonochromaticEyes: Those possessed by the evil twin have blank white eyes.
* MonochromePast: The opening scene telling the story of Cry Baby Lane is depicted in black and white.
* NightmareFetishist: The infamous {{Creepypasta}} painted director Peter Lauer as being fascinated by the frightening.
* PolarOppositeTwins: The conjoined twins. One of them was good and the other one was evil.
* 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.]]
* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: [[spoiler: What happened to the spirit of the 'good' twin?]]