Freddy’s Nightmares TV series is now streaming on Screambox

There’s still no word on when or if the short-lived Nightmare on Elm Street television series Freddy’s Nightmares is going to receive an official DVD or Blu-ray release, but all 44 episodes of the show are now available to watch through the Screambox streaming service (which is run by our friends at Bloody-Disgusting).

Screambox is available to stream on iOS, Android, Prime Video, YouTube TV, Comcast and Started by fans for fans, Screambox delivers every type of terror imaginable — Supernatural, Slashers, Classics, Zombies, Extreme, Psychological, Cult, Underground, Banned Movies and more.

Freddy’s Nightmares ran for two seasons, from 1988 to 1990. Robert Englund appeared in full Freddy Krueger mode in every episode of the show, in which

Freddy, the dream serial killer, hosts an anthology of stories set in Springwood.

Directors who contributed to Freddy’s Nightmares include Tobe Hooper, Mick Garris, Tom McLoughlin, Ken Wiederhorn, William Malone, Gilbert Adler, and Dwight H. Little, and one of the most notable cast members to show up along the way was Brad Pitt, earning one of his earliest screen credits.

Hooper directed the pilot episode, No More Mr. Nice Guy, which serves as a prequel to the Elm Street film series. To celebrate the addition of Freddy’s Nightmares to the streaming service, Screambox and Bloody-Disgusting are throwing a Twitter watch party this weekend:

The Twitter watch party will take place on Saturday, February 26 @ 5 PM PST / 8 PM EST, with Meagan Navarro and Diandra Lazor hosting the “Freddy’s Nightmares” event. Just make sure you’re following Meagan and Diandra, as well as @BDisgusting and @ScreamboxTV, and be sure to use the #FreddysNightmares if you’re live-tweeting with us. And make sure to hit that PLAY button right at the start time so you’re watching right alongside us!

Here’s a video that was released to promote the watch party:

Source: Bloody-Disgusting

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