Tales from the Crypt (1996)

Season 3 Episode 6

Dead Wait

Aired Unknown Jul 03, 1991 on HBO
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On a war filled tropical island, a low life con man sets out to retrieve a precious black pearl belonging to a ailing millionaire.

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    • TRIVIA (5)

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      • Red: So you're a voodoo priestess, or something?
        Peligre: Or something.

      • [Opening wraparound segment with the Crypt Keeper as a travel agent.] The Crypt Keeper: Welcome aboard, fright-seers. Looking for a little hell-iday fun? You've come to the right place! We specialize in all sorts of hack-age tours! (laughs) So what'll it be? A few days in a scream park? Or would you like me to book you into a nice, quiet dead and breakfast? Or pehraps you'd like to go treasure haunting? Like my friend Red. He wants to steal a priceless black pearl in a tasteless tidbit I call "Dead Wait". [Closing wraparound segment with the Crypt Keeper on a talk show set with Whoopi Goldberg.] The Crypt Keeper: Ooh, talk about being "headed off" at the pass! (laughs) We got a guest kiddies. Whoopi, its a pleasure to meet you. I want you to know that I loved your movie The Killer Purple. Whoopi: That's Color Purple. Crypt Keeper. The Crypt Keeper: Oh, right. Well... um. Congratulation on winning that acadamy aweird. Whoopi: Well, thanks, but it's actually called an academy award. The Crypt Keeper: Whatever. Look, its a pleasure to meet a big star like you. Whoopi: You're a pretty big star. I mean I'd love it if you could be in my next film. The Crypt Keeper: Really! Whoopi: [taking out knife] Yeah it's just a bit part. The Crypt Keeper: I'm flattered. Whoopi: But you don't know what bit I want. The Crypt Keeper: Well As long as I don't end up on the cutting room floor. [laughs] Whoopi: Ok. The Crypt Keeper: Uh!

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