TV Guide Ad: `Elvira Meets The Fall Guy’ (1984)

Halloween TV Guide Elvira 1984

It’s not false advertising, believe it or not. Elvira (Cassandra Peterson) played herself in a Fall Guy episode called “October the 31st,” which premiered on Halloween, 1984. From what I remember, she and Colt are doing a Halloween special in a haunted mansion owned by a demented old man played by John Carradine. Will they survive the night?

Speaking of Carradine, I just watched him ham it up in another winner called Billy the Kid vs. Dracula (1966). Think you know the best way to knock down a vampire? Think again.

(Image via Nostalgic Collections/eBay)

9 Responses to “TV Guide Ad: `Elvira Meets The Fall Guy’ (1984)”

  1. 1 His friend J October 22, 2013 at 9:02 pm

    That works on normal people as well.

  2. 7 Don Gates October 23, 2013 at 12:48 pm

    They used to do this on the George Reeves Superman show: the gangsters would unload pistols into Superman and he’d stand there, defiant. They’d throw their emptied guns at Supes, and he’d duck.

    If only poor Dracula had ducked…

  3. 8 Jason October 23, 2013 at 2:26 pm

    I’ll always be a sucker for Elvira…

  4. 9 Steve March 20, 2017 at 8:06 pm

    And what if that pistol was silver plated? Whatever. Important thing here is that the movie’s better than “Jessie James Meets Frankenstein’s Daughter” – Same director, same writer… 73% more boring (by volume).

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