Tales from the Crypt

10 Best Episodes of Tales from the Crypt - Season 4

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 - S4E8

#14 - Showdown (Season 4 - Episode 8)

A gunman being is chased down by another quickdrawing gunslinger in an old abandoned western town. The gunman wins the duel but he soon learns a new meaning to the phrase ""ghost town"" as the spirits of all his victims come back to haunt him.

The episode was rated 6.92 from 52 votes.

Tales from the Crypt - S4E9

#13 - King of the Road (Season 4 - Episode 9)


A courageous drag racer challenges a cop who used to be a racer. When the cop refuses, the racer decides to make him change his mind and kidnaps his teenage daughter. Iceman proves that he hasn't lost his talent by tricking the racer into changing the course sending him to his doom.

The episode was rated 7.12 from 59 votes.

Tales from the Crypt - S4E14

#12 - Curiosity Killed (Season 4 - Episode 14)

A man asks his friend to keep a youth potion away from his wife. When she suspects that they are trying to kill her, she kills them first and drinks the potion which she had switched. But she soon regrets it.

The episode was rated 7.17 from 64 votes.

Tales from the Crypt - S4E2

#11 - This'll Kill Ya (Season 4 - Episode 2)


Sophie and Pack are workers at a medicine company. They are furious when their boss tells the papers that they are ready to test their new drug on humans. One day, while he is taking his shots they accidently inject him with the serum. George has only a few hours to live. He starts to have delusions and learns he's been set up and kills Pack. Sophie bursts in and tells him that the whole thing was just a joke.

The episode was rated 7.20 from 69 votes.

Tales from the Crypt - S4E1

#10 - None But the Lonely Heart (Season 4 - Episode 1)

A sneaky man is obsessed with wedding rich older women then killing them. His business partner fears that he'll be caught soon. He finds himself in hot water when he starts getting threatening notes. He kills off those he suspects and soon he realizes the meaning of the saying revenge is sweet.

The episode was rated 7.27 from 77 votes.

Tales from the Crypt - S4E13

#9 - Werewolf Concerto (Season 4 - Episode 13)


A man is killed outside the woods of a hotel. His death is suspected to be the work of a werewolf. The manager says that there is a werewolf hunter who will deal with the problem. Among the guests is a smooth talking man and an attractive female guest. It turns out that Lokai is the werewolf but much to his surprise he discovers that Janice is also a creature of darkness.

The episode was rated 7.29 from 59 votes.

Tales from the Crypt - S4E4

#8 - Seance (Season 4 - Episode 4)

Con artists posing as mediums decide to use a man named Chalmers as their next victim. The woman hits on Chalmers and her male partner takes pictures of them in bed. One day Chalmers is killed in an accident. The con artists discover something else - Chalmers' wife is blind. They decide to pull a fake seance on his wife. The plan works but not in the way they expect.

The episode was rated 7.32 from 66 votes.

Tales from the Crypt - S4E10

#7 - Maniac at Large (Season 4 - Episode 10)


A shy library clerk is obsessed with a serial killer fearing that she will be his next victim. She thinks that her boss, the security guard and a patron are they killer. One night, while she is working late, it turns out that she is really the killer and her victims were ones she thought were after her.

The episode was rated 7.32 from 65 votes.

Tales from the Crypt - S4E7

#6 - The New Arrival (Season 4 - Episode 7)

An arrogant radio child psychologist is obsessed with proving to his manager that he is the best. He gets a new patient, a woman and her daughter. When he goes to her room, he assumes that the daughter is the woman's imaginary friend. He learns that her daughter died years ago but her mother's love keeps her alive.

The episode was rated 7.35 from 77 votes.

Tales from the Crypt - S4E3

#5 - On a Deadman's Chest (Season 4 - Episode 3)


A rocker fights with his manager. His groupie girlfriend shows him a special tattoo and convinces him to get one from where she got it. The tattoo has a picture of a dragon but a cartoon face that looks like Scarlett. He tries to remove the tattoo but no matter how hard he tries it keeps coming back. Eventually it drives him to murder Scarlett. The tattoo comes back to haunt him despite his guilt.

The episode was rated 7.37 from 67 votes.

Tales from the Crypt - S4E5

#4 - Beauty Rest (Season 4 - Episode 5)

An obsessed wannabe model grows bloody red with envy when her roommate lands a part she thought she was going to get. She forces her roommate to overdose and steps in to take her place. She becomes the next victim of another jealous model and kills her rival. Now there's no one standing in her way and she is crowned, but she soon discovers something shocking about the talent show.

The episode was rated 7.49 from 72 votes.

Tales from the Crypt - S4E12

#3 - Strung Along (Season 4 - Episode 12)


An aging puppeteer gets a new assistant. When he learns that his wife has a boyfriend, the assistant promises he'll do something about it. The puppeteer spends most of his time with is favorite puppet Koko. When he discovers that his assistant is his wife's lover, the two make him think that Koko has gone on a murderous rampage. Little do they know that Pinocchio isn't the only one with-out strings.

The episode was rated 7.67 from 60 votes.

Tales from the Crypt - S4E11

#2 - Split Personality (Season 4 - Episode 11)

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 these twins share alike.

The episode was rated 7.82 from 66 votes.

Tales from the Crypt - S4E6

#1 - What's Cookin' (Season 4 - Episode 6)


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 them to serve meat. Suddenly business is getting better. Gaston decides to double cross Fred and Erma but he ends getting invited for dinner ... but not in the way he expects. (with optional commentary by John Kassir in character as the Cryptkeeper, the episode's writer Alan Katz, and Tales From the Crypt chronicler Digby Diehl).

The episode was rated 8.15 from 75 votes.

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