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Mister Knifey-Hands 

Despite Beverly's wishes, Jackie's parents allow Adam to watch A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) and a disagreement between the families ensues; Beverly faces off with horror icon Freddy Krueger; Erica realizes she's not as popular as she once was.

Director:

Lew Schneider

Writers:

Adam F. Goldberg (created by), Andrew Secunda | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Wendi McLendon-Covey ... Beverly Goldberg
Sean Giambrone ... Adam Goldberg
Troy Gentile ... Barry Goldberg (credit only)
Hayley Orrantia ... Erica Goldberg
Sam Lerner ... Geoff Schwartz
George Segal ... Albert 'Pops' Solomon
Jeff Garlin ... Murray Goldberg
Bryan Callen ... Mr. Mellor
Tim Meadows ... John Glascott
Scott Adsit ... Vinny Geary
Robert Englund ... Freddy Krueger
Matt Bush ... Andy Cogan
Noah Munck ... 'Naked' Rob Smith
Shayne Topp ... Matt Bradley
Sean Marquette ... Johnny Atkins
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Storyline

Despite Beverly's wishes, Jackie's parents allow Adam to watch A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) and a disagreement between the families ensues; Beverly faces off with horror icon Freddy Krueger; Erica realizes she's not as popular as she once was.

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Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 October 2018 (USA) See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Trivia

This is the first episode of the series in which Barry does not appear. In his absence, the JTP plays a vital role. See more »

Goofs

Jackie's parents tell Adam that she's in her room watching the Nightmare On Elm Street movies from 2 to 5. However, A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child wasn't released on video until after the 1980s. See more »

Quotes

Beverly Goldberg: Whatever, I don't care what happens to me. I'm already living my worst nightmare.
Freddy Krueger: Huh? I - I thought I was doing a - a pretty damn good job here.
Beverly Goldberg: No, you're great with the knifey hands and the melting-candle face. It's just... Adam said he wished I wasn't his mother.
Freddy Krueger: Oh, geez. That's an awful thing to say. Mm. I'm-a kill him.
Beverly Goldberg: No. The more I think about it, I deserved what Adam said. I was terrible to Jackie's parents.
Freddy Krueger: Parents. Who needs 'em? I never knew any of my fathers, and I turned out just...
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Connections

References Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) See more »

Soundtracks

You Make My Dreams
(uncredited)
Written by Sara Allen, Daryl Hall and John Oates
Performed by Hall & Oates
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The new Jackie is awful!
26 October 2018 | by MasonstanfieldSee all my reviews

Awful! Can't watch while the new Jackie is on the screen.


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