TV Series | TV-MA | | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
Tales of horror based on the gruesome E.C. comic books of the 1950s presented by the legendary Crypt Keeper, a sinister ghoul obsessed with gallows humor and horrific puns.
In season one, episode two, "And All Through The House", the radio announcer states the name of the city where the story takes place as "Pleasantville, Gaines" in reference to EC Comics Editor and the show's Consultant, William M. Gaines. In another scene, when the main character gets a call from the police, the cop introduces himself as "Sergeant Feldstein" which is a reference to EC Comics co-Editor, Al Feldstein.
Shave and a haircut, two bits!
When aired on the Sci-Fi channel, the episodes are missing most of the gore. The impact of violent acts are normally cut, sex and nudity is cut, and language is toned down.