Classic thrillers didn't rely on gore

The news came in the form of a text that said simply, “Sammy Terry died.”

How sad. And how wrong. If you took a look at the World Wide Interweb thingie in the days after the story broke, with comments by the hundreds on Facebook, you would have seen that Sammy Terry was more alive than ever in the memories of all us kids who peeked from behind sofa pillows (or, in the case of my brother, the sofa itself), when “Nightmare Theater” was showing on WTTV (Channel 4).

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