TV Episodes The Best Tales From The Crypt Episodes  

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List of the best Tales from the Crypt episodes, as voted on by other fans of the series. With so many memorable episodes of the show, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top Tales from the Crypt episodes of all time are. Fans of Tales from the Crypt are extremely passionate about the show, and there is often debate over which episodes are better than others. That's why this list exists- so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all what everyone thinks the best episode is.

With episodes ranging from "This'll Kill Ya" to "Split Second," this is a great starting point for a list of your favorites. What is the best Tales from the Crypt episode of all time? Look below and find out.
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And All Through the House is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Tales From The Crypt Episodes
Jun 10 1989
On Christmas Eve a woman slaughters her husband and learns that she's on Santa's naughty list when an escaped maniac dressed as Santa Claus shows up at her doorstep with a special present for

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Television Terror is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Tales From The Crypt Episodes
Jul 17 1990
Horton Rivers is an arrogant television tabloid host. He is trying to get big ratings and decides to take his crew through a haunted house. The house is rumored to be haunted by an old woman who ...more

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66 19
What's Cookin' is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Tales From The Crypt Episodes
Jul 22 1992
Fred and Erma are workers at a squid cafe who find themselves in trouble because their business is failing and their landlord will kick them out. That is until one of the employees encourages ...more

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75 25
Death of Some Salesmen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Tales From The Crypt Episodes
Oct 02 1993
A sneaky con man has a talent for killing people after he sells them phony tombstones. He soon learns that some for his new victims have a fortune buried in their cellar. He marries their ...more

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Split Second is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Tales From The Crypt Episodes
Aug 07 1991
Dixon is a lumberjack who marries a sexy barmaid named Liz Kelly. Soon after, he turns from sweet Dr. Jekyll into cruel Mr. Hyde. He is jealous of her when the boys find her attractive. One day ...more

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67 25
Dig That Cat...He's Real Gone is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Tales From The Crypt Episodes
Jun 10 1989
A bum named Ulric is given the chance of a lifetime when a scientist puts the gland of a cat inside his body. Soon Ulric becomes the main attraction at a sideshow.

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Split Personality is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Tales From The Crypt Episodes
Aug 26 1992
Stetson is a con man who likes to date twins. He finds himself in the arms of twin sisters and creates a twin of his own. He weds both of them and decides to knock them off. Little does he know ...more

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64 28
The Ventriloquist's Dummy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Tales From The Crypt Episodes
Jun 05 1990
A ventriloquist seeks out his old hero, Ingels, who he always admired. He soon meets up with his ventriloquist dummy Morty and discovers a shocking secret.

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42 13
Yellow is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Tales From The Crypt Episodes
Aug 28 1991
The general is ashamed when he learns that the rumors of the Lt. (who is also his son) being a coward are true. He offers his son a way out of the army if he can take part in one last mission. ...more

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48 18
Carrion Death is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Tales From The Crypt Episodes
Jun 15 1991
Lou is a financial loser who finds a way out his problems. He decides to fake his own death he gets his wife and his brother in on the scheme. Later he goes on a vacation and returns only to ...more

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41 14
Abra Cadaver is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Tales From The Crypt Episodes
Jun 19 1991
Carl and Marty are siblings who work at a hospital. Carl shows Marty his new way of proving that the brain lives after the body dies. The whole thing turns out to be a prank but the shock of the ...more

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42 15
Top Billing is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Tales From The Crypt Episodes
Jun 26 1991
Barry Blye is a frustrated actor who will do anything to get a part. He's been rejected by every acting company because he doesn't have the right look. Bad luck follows him all over. First his ...more

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44 17
Cutting Cards is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Tales From The Crypt Episodes
Apr 21 1990
Two rival long time gamblers meet up in a small town to have one last duel.

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Forever Ambergris is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Tales From The Crypt Episodes
Oct 02 1993
Dalton is a seasoned combat photographer who finds himself falling for a beautiful women who just happens to be the wife of his friend. One day Ike sends Dalton into a disease warfare area. ...more

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28 8
Easel Kill Ya is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Tales From The Crypt Episodes
Jul 17 1991
Jack is an artist who has a strange talent for painting pictures of corpses. One day he falls for a beautiful girl who tempts him into painting more. Jack turns over a new leaf for his love. One ...more

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30 10
House of Horror is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Tales From The Crypt Episodes
Oct 27 1993
Les Whilton is the president of a college fraternity. He decides to scare three pledges by daring them to spend a night in a haunted house. He and some of his friends have set up the place to ...more

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27 8
Came the Dawn is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Tales From The Crypt Episodes
Nov 17 1993
In this version of Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho, a young woman who is also a thief is picked up by a man driving by. He takes her up to his place. There she hears a message from his wife, but also ...more

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Fitting Punishment is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Tales From The Crypt Episodes
Jun 19 1990
Bobby is an orphaned teenager who goes to live with his uncle Ezra. Ezra is a mortuary director who is very grumpy. One day he decides to fill his new casket by killing Bobby. Bobby is too tall ...more

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30 12
Two for the Show is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Tales From The Crypt Episodes
Oct 20 1993
A man slaughters his wife who he believes is having an affair. He drags her body and puts it in the bathtub. The police arrive and he refuses to let them near the bathtub. He chops up the corpse ...more

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32 14
Mournin' Mess is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Tales From The Crypt Episodes
Jul 31 1991
A regretful reporter is investigating some murders of homeless people. He meets up with a man who is the prime suspect in the murders but when he fails to deliver a story his boss fires him. He ...more

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37 19
Only Skin Deep is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Tales From The Crypt Episodes
Oct 31 1994
At a costume party, a young man falls in love with a sexy woman. They have a great time. He promises to keep quiet but the next day he spills the beans. The woman tells him not to be around ...more

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27 11
The Man Who Was Death is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Tales From The Crypt Episodes
Jun 10 1989
Niles Talbot moved from the country to the big city to get a job as an electrian but ended up as an executioner. His trouble begins when he's suddenly uemployed and decides to take the law into ...more

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28 12
Undertaking Palor is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Tales From The Crypt Episodes
Jul 24 1991
Four boys who have a talent for video taping uncover some weird things at the undertaker's. Soon revenge comes when one the boy's father becomes a victim. They begin video taping the ...more

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Dead Right is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Tales From The Crypt Episodes
Apr 21 1990
A gold digging waitress goes to a fortune teller who predicts that by the end of the day her boss will fire her and she will land a new job. When the prediction becomes reality, she goes back ...more

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28 12
Creep Course is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Tales From The Crypt Episodes
Nov 10 1993
Reggie is a college jock who is trying to pass a history test. He asks the class bookworm Stella Bishop to help tutor him. She goes to Finely's house to to get the answer sheet, but when she ...more