Tales from the Crypt (1996)

Season 6 Episode 5

Revenge Is the Nuts

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Aired Unknown Nov 16, 1994 on HBO

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    • Shaft

      A popular 1971 crime-detective film, starring Richard Roundtree, involving a black private detective in search of the daughter of a black mobster. The film has become well known for being one of the forerunners of the 1970's Blaxplotation genre and for it's excellent catchy theme song by Isaac Hayes.

      This episode features Isaac Hayes who did the theme for Shaft.
      When his character, Samuel says the line, "Sorry, 'bout that chief, you've just been shafted." during a game of chess, its highly ironic due to his well known involvement with the film.

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