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Trivia / Creepshow 2

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  • The Cameo:
    • Stephen King appears as a truck driver in "The Hitchhiker" segment.
    • King's personal secretary, Shirley Sonderegger, has a cameo as Mrs. Cavanaugh in "Old Chief Wood'nhead" (although you don't see her face).
    • Stephen King's house even has a cameo in the animated wraparound segment!
  • Fatal Method Acting: Thankfully averted for Daniel Beer, who played Randy in "the Raft". He actually got a bad case of hypothermia during filming; it was so bad that his skin turned green! He was hospitalized, made a full recovery and was able to finish filming the segment.
  • What Could Have Been: Was going to have the same number of stories as its predecessor but due to budget constraints had to cut them down to three. The unmade segments were:
    • A zombies-and-bowling tale called Pinfall, based on an unpublished short by King.
    • The Cat from Hell, a published story that was later adapted by Romero for Tales from the Darkside: The Movie.
    • Barbara Eden (yes, THAT Barbara Eden) was originally going to play the hit & run driver in "The Hitchhiker" but ultimately dropped out.

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