|"The Yattering and Jack"|
Season 4, Episode 7
|Airdate||November 8th, 1987|
|Producer||T.J. Castronovo; Erica Fox; Jerry Golod; George A. Romero; Richard P. Rubinstein; Anthony Santa Croce|
|Starring||Phil Fondacaro; Tony Carbone; Thomas Newman; Danielle Brisebois; Barbara Shapiro|
|Previous||"The Grave Robber"|
"The Yattering and Jack" is the seventh episode of season five of the horror anthology series Tales from the Darkside and the seventy-seventh episode of the series overall. It was directed by David Odell with a script written by Clive Barker. It aired in syndication on November 8th, 1987. Notable guest stars this episode include Phil Fondacaro as the demonic Yattering, Tony Carbone as Jack Polo, Thomas Newman as Beelzebub, Danielle Brisebois as Amanda Polo and Barbara Shapiro as a caroler.
|Phil Fondacaro||The Yattering|
|Tony Carbone||Jack Polo|
|Danielle Brisebois||Amanda Polo|
Notes & Trivia Edit
- This is the second and final episode of Tales from the Darkside directed by David Odell. He also directed episode 4x05, "No Strings".
- This episode is based on the short story, "The Yattering and Jack", by author Clive Barker. It was first published as the third story from Books of Blood, Volume One.
- This is the only episode of Tales from the Darkside written by Clive Barker. Barker is also known as the creator of the Hellraiser and Candyman film franchises, as well as the director of Nightbreed.
- This episode originally aired on actor Phil Fondacaro's birthday.
- Tony Carbone is also known for playing Leonard de Santis in the original A Bucket of Blood in 1959, as well as Doctor Charles Leon in Roger Corman's version of The Pit and the Pendulum in 1961.
- Actor Thomas Newman is also known for playing a character named Slim in the 1981 television movie, The Munsters' Revenge.
- Actress Barbara Shapiro is actually a production assistant on Tales from the Darkside. This is her first, and to date, only work as an actress.
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|Tales from the Darkside.|