Tales from the Crypt (1996)

Season 2 Episode 2

The Switch

Aired Unknown Apr 21, 1990 on HBO



  • Allusions

    • Adonis

      A Greek mythological figure who has come to be known in modern times as the perfect male speciman and the model for handsome youths. He is depicted in statue form as a naked figure with a perfectly sculped body. When most people refer to a male with a perfect bodybuiler body they usually refer to them as an "Adonis".

      In this episode, when Carlton gets the torso of Hans, the mad scientist tells him, "You are an Adonis now, everything about you, down to the last minute detail, is perfect". Also when Carlton is looking at himself in he mirror, there is a statue of Adonis visible in the reflection.