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Freddy's Nightmares was an American television series loosely based on the A Nightmare on Elm Street film series. The series was produced by New Line Cinema's television production company, New Line Television, as well Lorimar Telepictures and Warner Bros. Television. The series lasted for two seasons from 1988 to 1990, spanning a total of forty-four episodes. Freddy's Nightmares was an anthology series with a format similar to that of shows such as Tales from the Crypt. It was hosted by Robert Englund as Freddy Krueger who introduced stories set in the town of Springwood, Ohio - the provincial setting from the Nightmare films. Although the episodes were tangentially tied to Nightmare continuity, Freddy himself only had minimal involvement, typrically appearing only in bumper segments interjected throughout each episode. Similar to Tales from the Crypts Crypt Keeper, Freddy interjected his own puns and morbid humor into each episode. The final episode of the series aired on March 11th, 1990.

Episodes[edit | edit source]

Season One[edit | edit source]

Episode Title Airdate
1x1 No More Mr. Nice Guy October 9th, 1988
1x2 It's a Miserable Life October 16th, 1988
1x3 Killer Instinct October 23rd, 1988
1x4 Freddy's Tricks and Treats October 30th, 1988
1x5 Judy Miller, Come on Down November 6th, 1988
1x6 Saturday Night Special November 13th, 1988
1x7 Sister's Keeper November 20th, 1988
1x8 Mother's Day November 27th, 1988
1x9 Rebel Without a Car December 11th, 1988
1x10 The Bride Wore Red December 18th, 1988
1x11 Do Dreams Bleed? January 8th, 1989
1x12 The End of the World January 15th, 1989
1x13 Deadline January 29th, 1989
1x14 Black Tickets February 5th, 1989
1x15 School Daze February 12th, 1989
1x16 Cabin Fever February 19th, 1989
1x17 Love Stinks February 26th, 1989
1x18 The Art of Death March 12th, 1989
1x19 Missing Persons May 7th, 1989
1x20 The Light at the End of the Tunnel May 14th, 1989
1x21 Identity Crisis May 21st, 1989
1x22 Safe Sex May 28th, 1989

Season Two[edit | edit source]

Episode Title Airdate
2x1 Dream Come True October 8th, 1989
2x2 Heartbreak Hotel October 15th, 1989
2x3 Welcome to Springwood October 22nd, 1989
2x4 Photo Finish October 29th, 1989
2x5 Memory Overload November 5th, 1989
2x6 Lucky Stiff November 12th, 1989
2x7 Silence is Golden November 19th, 1989
2x8 Bloodlines November 26th, 1989
2x9 Monkey Dreams December 3rd, 1989
2x10 Do You Know Where Your Kids Are? December 10th, 1989
2x11 Dreams That Kill December 17th, 1989
2x12 It's My Party and You'll Die If I Want You To December 24th, 1989
2x13 What You Don't Know Can Kill You January 7th, 1990
2x14 Freddy's Nightmares: Easy Come, Easy Go January 14th, 1990
2x15 Prime Cut January 21st, 1990
2x16 Interior Loft January 28th, 1990
2x17 Interior Loft Later February 4th, 1990
2x18 Funhouse February 11th, 1990
2x19 A Family Affair February 18th, 1990
2x20 Dust to Dust February 25th, 1990
2x21 Prisoner of Love March 4th, 1990
2x22 Life Sentence March 11th, 1990

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