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- "So what'll it be? A few days in a scream park? Or would you like me to book you into a nice, quiet dead and breakfast? Or pehraps you'd like to go treasure haunting? Like my friend Red. He wants to steal a priceless black pearl in a tasteless tidbit I call "Dead Wait"."
- ―The Crypt Keeper
|Air date||July 3rd, 1991|
|Writers||Gilbert Adler; A.L. Katz|
|Producers||Richard Donner; David Giler; Walter Hill; Joel Silver; Robert Zemeckis; Gilbert Adler; Barry Josephson; Jennie Lew Tugend|
|Starring||John Kassir; Whoopi Goldberg; John Rhys-Davies; Vanity; James Remar|
"The Reluctant Vampire"
"Dead Wait" is the sixth episode of season three of the horror anthology series Tales from the Crypt. This episode was directed by horror legend Tobe Hooper and written by Gilbert Adler and A.L. Katz. It was first broadcast on HBO on Wednesday, July 3rd, 1991.
Synopsis[edit | edit source]
Cast[edit | edit source]
Principal cast[edit | edit source]
|John Kassir||The Crypt Keeper|
Guest stars[edit | edit source]
|Whoopi Goldberg||Herself / Peligre|
|James Remar||Red Buckley|
|Paul Anthony Webber||Charlie|
Notes & Trivia[edit | edit source]
- The story from this episode is adapted from "Dead Wait!", the sixth vignette from Vault of Horror #23, written by Al Feldstein and illustrated by Jack Davis.
- Director Tobe Hooper is better known as the creator of the original 1974 independent slasher film The Texas Chain Saw Massacre. He has also directed films such as Eaten Alive, Poltergeist and The Mangler.
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