Tales from the Crypt

10 Best Episodes of Tales from the Crypt - Season 1

Cadaverous scream legend the Crypt Keeper is your macabre host for these forays of fright and fun based on the classic E.C. Comics tales from back in the day. So shamble up to the bar and pick your poison. Will it be an insane Santa on a personal slay ride? Honeymooners out to fulfill the "til death do we part" vow ASAP?

Written by Sophie and last updated on jan 24, 2023.

PS: The following content contains spoilers!

PPS: I will admit that parts of this page was written with the help of AI - it makes my work so much easier to not start from a blank page!

Tales from the Crypt - S1E1

#6 - The Man Who Was Death (Season 1 - Episode 1)

Niles Talbot moved from the country to the big city to get a job as an electrician but ended up as an executioner. His trouble begins when he's suddenly unemployed and decides to take the law into his own hands.

The episode was rated 7.37 from 557 votes.

Tales from the Crypt - S1E5

#5 - Lover Come Hack to Me (Season 1 - Episode 5)


Charles marries Peggy but only for her money planning to kill her and make it look like an accident. One night things change when her dead mother pays a visit and Peggy shows Charles her own family tradition.

The episode was rated 7.39 from 225 votes.

Tales from the Crypt - S1E2

#4 - And All Through the House (Season 1 - Episode 2)

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 her.

The episode was rated 7.39 from 398 votes.

Tales from the Crypt - S1E6

#3 - Collection Completed (Season 1 - Episode 6)


After 47 year of tool sales, Jonas has finally found some time to relax and take a break. Or so he thinks. After he returns from his work, he finds out that his wife has been taking in stray animals. He decides to take up a new hobby ... taxidermy.

The episode was rated 7.44 from 201 votes.

Tales from the Crypt - S1E4

#2 - Only Sin Deep (Season 1 - Episode 4)

A call girl goes to a pawnshop to rob him of his jewelry. Instead the owner offers her 10,000 dollars for her beauty. She sells her beauty and lands a new job but discovers she is aging very fast.

The episode was rated 7.49 from 258 votes.

Tales from the Crypt - S1E3

#1 - Dig That Cat...He's Real Gone (Season 1 - Episode 3)


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.

The episode was rated 7.51 from 287 votes.

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