Friday the 13th: The Series

Season 1 Episode 10

Tales of the Undead

Aired Unknown Jan 30, 1988 on



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • Ryan: Mr. Star, do you know anyone so obsessed with Ferrus that he'd kill over it?
      Jay Star: Kill? Well, in the old days, maybe an editor or two.

    • Jay Star: They stole, connived, wriggled their way to the top. The worms always know where the bodies are buried. You remember that, boy.

    • Ryan: It must have been some pretty wild scenes to be cut from Ferrus.
      Jay Star: Wild? Ferrus, Ferrus was nothing. Nothing compared to some of the things I've seen. Frogs falling from the skies, people bursting into flames. It's a world of cruel miracles.

    • Ryan: When you're a kid, the whole world doesn't make a whole lot of sense. I mean, you're either too little or you're too young. You're not treated as a human. Everybody can kick you around any way they want to. But then you pick up a comic book, and they got these heroes in there that nobody can kick around. They just... can do anything, you know? So, buy a comic, you read it, and you're the hero.

    • Micki: What do we do if he won't let us see it?
      Ryan: Appeal to his better nature.
      Micki: Offer him money.
      Ryan: You got it.
      Micki: Nice to know there's some things in life you can still count on.

    • Jay: (to Ryan) Tell me, boy. How does it feel to be a hero?

    • Ryan: Did I ever show you any of my drawings?
      Micki: What, is this a line? "Wanna come upstairs and see my etchings?"
      Ryan: No, I'm much more sophisticated than that.
      Micki: Oh, right.
      Ryan: No, really. Besides, I never understood what was so great about etchings. Now, a #1 Spider-Man, that's something...

  • Notes

    • Chris Wiggins is credited but doesn't appear.

    • Was aired in England as part of Friday's Curse with the episode "Scarecrow."

    • Rather than spend money on special effects, a series of comic book panels are used to show the transition from the comic book holder into Ferrus.

    • In-Joke: The entire Ferrus comic is an in-joke to the controversy behind the creation of Superman (the Man of Steel = "Ferrus"), with Siegel and Shuster losing the financial rights to their creation just as Star does here.

  • Allusions

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