Freddy's Nightmares
Season 1, Episode 01
Air date October 8, 1988
Written by Michael De Luca
David Ehrman
Rhet Topham
Directed by Tobe Hooper
Episode Guide
It's a Miserable Life


A man (Freddy Krueger) has been brutally slaying various children. But after he attempts to attack a police officer's twin daughters, he is finally captured, arrested, and put on trial. During the trial, it is revealed Freddy was never read his rights, and Freddy is let free. The victims' angry parents form a mob. His arresting officer stops the mob, but ends up burning Freddy alive. But, while Freddy is physically killed, he lives on after physical death, and seeks revenge on the police officer who arrested him and burned him alive.



  • Robert Englund as Freddy Krueger
  • Ian Patrick Williams as Lt. Tim Blocker
  • Anne Curry as Mrs. Blocker
  • Mark Herrier as Gene Stratton
  • Tyde Kinerney as The Doctor
  • Gry Park as Lisa Blocker
  • Hili Park as Merit Blocker
  • Gwen E. Davis as Judge


  • Michael De Luca
  • David Ehrman
  • Rhet Topham
  • Tobe Hooper

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