Freddy's Nightmares

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(ended 1990)

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Freddy's Nightmares

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Based on the Nightmare on Elm Street film series, Freddy's Nightmares: A Nightmare on Elm Street the Series is an anthology show hosted by Freddy Krueger. Krueger sometimes appeared in the episodes, but often he just hosted the strange, Twilight Zone-like stories about the residents of Springwood's nightmares. Episodes consist of two stories, usually with a small character from the first half of the episode becoming the focus of the second half. In an unusual move for an anthology series, many episodes had a sequel which documented the further adventures of characters who had previously appeared.
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SUBMIT REVIEW
  • Horrible

    1.0
    I just recently saw the show, seriously just stick to the movies.
  • One two Freddy's coming for you

    10
    I have always been a fan the Nightmare on Elm street movies and the show is actually a good example of classic horror.I mean they even got Robert Englund to play Freddy in the show as well and that rare having the original actor from the movies to play his character on a tv show.the first episode actually shows Freddy getting burned an killed before he became the dream stalker slasher psycho path.The series is a mix of Nightmare on elm street mixed with Tales from the crypt with every episode having a shocking horror story to scare the pants of you. I have to give Wes Craven and Robert Englund credit for doing a bang up job for making such scary horror icon and Robert Englund for playing the part so well.moreless
  • I liked it because it showed Freddy at the beginning, and told a little bit more about him from what the movies said.

    8.6
    They had him in the first episode getting burned by the neighbors, since he killed kids and showed how he got burned and how he made his glove with the knives. I don't think that was ever shown, before this. I know it was shown later during Freddy Vs. Jason. I wasn't a huge Nightmare fan, but I did like the show, it was like short stories of the movies. I think it was also true to the movies as well, it was good writing and good acting. I'm not sure if it was Robert England who played Freddy in the TV show, as he did in the movies, but if it was someone different they did a good job too.moreless
  • freddys nightmare

    5.0
    i remember this show still to this day and im only 22 , i was a kid watching this with my dad and freddy use to say call toll free win prizes.. it was a good show.. to me it was. but i saw an episode of this other night and look back at and really wasn't that great. but i would love this show to come on dvd. bring it to dvd land tv.commoreless
  • Never seen it, wish I could.

    10
    OK, I admit, I've never seen this show. I mean, it started before I was even born! But still, anything that has Freddy Krueger in it has to be good! So, just becayse I am a Freddy Krueger fanatic, I'm giving this full marks! If anyone knows where I can get DVDs or even VHSs of the series, please e-mail me.
  • 6am.
    At 6am tomorrow morning (Eastern time), January 3rd, on Chiller,there will be an episode of Freddy's Nightmares: Cabin Fever. Agai...
    01/02/11
    1
  • Freddy is STILL coming for you...
    This show was basically a Freddy Krueger induced Twilight Zone. So why does no one understand how amazing this show was? #1, Robe...
    11/23/10
    1
  • Jason Voorhees's fear
    Is Jason's weakness truely Water, becuase he never seemed to have a fear of Water until Freddy vs. Jason in Freddy's nightmare. So...
    07/03/10
    6
  • Please put on DVD!
    Hopefully this show gets released on DVD around the time that the new Nightmare on Elm Street movie comes out, agree?
    09/14/09
    2
  • COMPLETE series for trade
    I have all 44 episodes of Freddy's Nightmares for trade. These are the best quality episodes I could find over a 6 year span, whic...
    06/19/08
    9
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Categories

Fantasy, Horror

Themes

sequel, ruthless killing, rags to riches, quirky characters, pressures of high school