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Creepshow

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2019X-RayTV-MA
CREEPSHOW, the new anthology series based on the 1982 classic, is still the most fun you’ll ever have being scared! Twelve vignettes explore terrors from murder to the supernatural and unexplainable.
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Drama
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio languages
English
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  1. 1. Gray Matter / The House of the Head
    September 25 2019
    46min
    TV-MA
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    After the death of a loved one, a drinking habit becomes insatiable. Then, dolls are Evie’s favorite companions, but when a severed toy head appears in her dollhouse, Evie can no longer protect them.
  2. 2. Bad Wolf Down / The Finger
    October 2 2019
    44min
    TV-MA
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    A platoon of American soldiers finds something more sinister than war behind enemy lines. Then, a man with a passion for found objects finds something particularly odd: a finger… and it’s growing.
  3. 3. All Hallows Eve / The Man in the Suitcase
    October 9 2019
    44min
    TV-MA
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Teens go trick-or-treating, but they aren’t met with smiles and sweets... Then, Justin brings home the wrong suitcase, and finds a man who spits out gold coins when he is in pain stuffed inside.
  4. 4. The Companion / Lydia Layne's Better Half
    October 16 2019
    43min
    TV-MA
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Harry stumbles upon an old scarecrow and brings it to life. Then, Lydia kills her lover and needs to hide the evidence... but after an earthquake, she gets trapped inside an elevator with the body.
  5. 5. Night of the Paw / Times is Tough in Musky Holler
    October 23 2019
    44min
    TV-MA
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    A killer gets stranded in a funeral home with a mortician and his monkey paw. Then, former Mayor Barkley is in prison, and with his most loyal supporters locked up too, his odds don't look good.
  6. 6. Skincrawlers / By the Silver Water of Lake Champlain
    October 30 2019
    44min
    TV-MA
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Dr. Sloan discovers a cure to weight loss in a rare fat-sucking leech. Then, Rose believes she found Champ, the legendary monster of Lake Champlain, but the real monster may still be out there...

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Season year
2019
Network
AMC Plus Supernatural
Content advisory
Smokingalcohol usenudityfoul languageviolencefrightening scenes
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3.8 out of 5 stars

197 global ratings

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RobReviewed in the United States on September 30, 2019
5.0 out of 5 stars
Glad Horror Anthology is Back
I enjoyed the first episode of Creepshow and I am anxious to see what's next. It falls into a similar style as the original movie (even brings back Adrienne Barbeau!) with the comic book pages and titles, however I wished they had added some of the unique colored lighting (such as the intense red/blues at the end of 'Father's Day). The two stories here were 'Grey Matter' which is based on a Stephen King short story, and 'The House of the Head'. 'Grey Matter' was familiar and I found it to (mostly) follow the source material and I enjoyed seeing the characters come to life. If I had a complaint, it would be that the son felt a little odd. The story for 'The House of the Head' was very unique and I really liked this one, however I did wish they went a bit further into why the doll house was unique. Then again, I suppose most of the 'Creepshow' stories didn't have a why. All in all, a good watch!
42 people found this helpful
JvgfyReviewed in the United States on December 23, 2021
5.0 out of 5 stars
Thanx for the ride lady
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Thanx for the ride lady
Keils BzReviewed in the United States on September 26, 2019
5.0 out of 5 stars
Doing the MOST!
CONGRATULATIONS ON BEING RENEWED FOR SEASON 2!! KUDOS! This is great! Definitely a must see if you appreciate the classic comic book. People expect a talking Creep, but I am happy they kept to the original concept and comic book feel... Please don't give this bad reviews. I would love to see more. That won't happen with people that don't understand and are negative that leave bad reviews. So take your negativity somewhere else please. We don't need to read simple minded negative comments. ~ George Romero and Stephen King's Creepshow film scared audiences back in 1982 with a collection of stories that looked like classic horror comics come to life. Now, the horror streaming channel Shudder looks to achieve the same with a new, 12-part anthology series that already looks like a spectacularly terrifying tribute to the same comics the Romero film, and King comic book , paid homage to.
33 people found this helpful
patrick b.Reviewed in the United States on October 2, 2019
5.0 out of 5 stars
Ideal tribute, worthy continuation
Creepshow 1&2 finally have a worthy successor, and a TV series vs a feature length movie is perhaps a better forum for the best horror anthology of all time. You can tell those involved care deeply about the source material, and have gone to great pains to match the tone, pace, and practical effects of the originals. House of the Head even had two fantastic easter eggs (amongst several other less subtle throwbacks throughout episode 1). The only complaint I have been reading is that the two stories feel incomplete and nonsensical... which is exactly what they are supposed to be! If nostalgia has glossed over the content and arcs of meteorite plant men and pond blobs for you, or if you are looking for some plodding psychological thriller, probably not for you. As for me, this series perfectly captured what I loved watching on the couch with my dad as a kid on Halloween, and is a worthy continuation. I highly look forward to the rest of this silly and spooky labor of love. Thanks to all involved and keep it coming! Spot the ashtray!
27 people found this helpful
NancyReviewed in the United States on October 1, 2019
1.0 out of 5 stars
Very bad
The stories have no real endings. They were not entertaining stories at all. Very disappointed in this series so far.
28 people found this helpful
TimmmmReviewed in the United States on October 3, 2019
5.0 out of 5 stars
update review 5 stars LOVED all but the first epieosde
Been waiting a long time for this, I liked how it was made as far as the old school feel, felt a lot like the of creep show and creepshow 2. But the endings were a true wtf ? I get it these short stories are fast, I am a huge fan of tales from the crypt monsters tales from the dark side etc.... but most of them even though it was like 22 min episodes they knew how to end the stories right. The was these ended and big time for the house of the head, it felt like wait that's it ? It legit had me thinking wait there has to be more to it ? best way I can describe it is like a movie was on, getting good ! and then it ends with the credits. I just hope some of the other ones are done better. Different directors so maybe. The stories were good, and creepy and for sure done great except for the flat endings.

UPDATE I loved every episode except for the first one ( Gray matter ).
11 people found this helpful
Kindle CustomerReviewed in the United States on September 29, 2019
5.0 out of 5 stars
Highly anticipated, enjoyed thoroughly!
Have been looking forward to this series and the first episode did not disappoint in the least! Enjoyed both Creepshow renditions of the creeptastic stories by a couple of fantastic authors. Can't wait for more!
18 people found this helpful
C. VegaReviewed in the United States on October 17, 2019
1.0 out of 5 stars
Complete failure and it isn't over yet...
Recycled, poorly executed stories--more appropriately, excerpts of stories. Using the Creepshow name and some of the original video effects of the original movies as a gimmick to attract an audience that craves nostalgia while also concealing the underwhelming and horrible concept, writing and execution of the series. I am personally offended that the creators have decided to use the comic sequence to avoid execution of certain scenes, a prime example can be seen in the episode Bad Wolf Down. If you can bring yourself to watch this episode, you will see what I mean. Be warned, the writer of this episode also wrote The Sarah Silverman Program, which is my opinion is a far more terrifying project that the aforementioned episode of Creepshow, or any episode of the series thus far.

I am unimpressed with some of the "heavy hitters" they brought in to collaborate on the show. John Esposito? Credited with writing some of TWD: Webisodes. Enough said, when we all know what a disaster TWD became...Days of Our Lives with a hint of zombie. Stephen King?! The king of horror is no longer king despite the many projects he currently has in the works. How many Shining movies have you seen? If you are guilty of having only seen and or heard of the Kubrick rendition, you will understand the folly of singing King's praises as it relates to films. On a side-note, sorry to burst everyone's bubble but SK is a fraud that has used other great, yet obscure literature to "inspire" some of his "greatest" works.

You know there is a problem when one of the better episodes is written by a man best known for his work on Batman: The Animated Series, among others. David J. Schow also deserves some credit. He has worked on several noteworthy horror/sci-fi projects in the past and even though I did not enjoy his contribution to the series, I am sure others will enjoy it.

Word of advice, if you are looking for a horror anthology show to watch for the spooky season, I highly recommend Two Sentence Horror Stories which originally aired on the WB and is now currently available on Netflix. Unpresumptuous, suspenseful horror that leaves you satisfied with a slight thirst for more.
10 people found this helpful
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