He fantasizes about rescue and sings deliriously, suffering from extreme fatigue. The Raft For anyone familiar with Creepshow 2 , there was probably little suspense as to which story would take this top spot. As they make their way to a wooden raft in the middle of the lake, they realize that they are being terrorized by floating black blob when it grabs a hold of Rachel and consumes her whole. Four college students head to a lake for the weekend and begin spending time on a raft. artist, Jack Kamen. At last, Randy turns to the creature and contemplates if the creature's hypnotizing colors will take the pain out of being consumed. In retaliation, Billy kicks the Rhino in the groin and flees, with Rhino and his gang in hot pursuit. Seeing that no one witnessed the incident, Annie takes off without much thought. Find low everyday prices and buy online for delivery or in-store pick-up. Ray resists, and as a result, the Spruces are then shot and killed by Sam. The raft seems to manifest itself via a black ooze and set out to take kill the group one by one. Randy contemplates swimming to shore while the creature eats Deke but realizes that means he would have to leave the unconscious LaVerne behind. An elderly couple named Ray and Martha Spruce in the southwest oversee a general goods store with a cigar store Indian named Old Chief Wooden Head who adorns the front porch and are humbled to see their old, run-down town coming to a bitter end. Remember that amazing shirt that the one lady from The Raft in Creepshow 2 was wearing? Randy finally breaks down and gives up, acknowledging the hopelessness of the situation. The film is a sequel to the 1982 film Creepshow, and was followed by the spiritual successors Tales From the Darkside and Tales From the Darkside: the Movie as well as the unofficial sequel Creepshow III. Best couples costume: One wears this with no pants, and the other wears a black trash bag. Kinda. creepshow 2, the raft, old chief wooden head, indian, cigars, horror, 80s, king, hollywood, they eat meat, venus fly traps, thanks for the ride lady, hitch hiker, scary Creepshow 2 Classic T-Shirt By JTK667 There's a black oil slick type of creature waiting in the water that wants to devour the kids. Poncho's Last Ride (15 min. "The Raft" is a passable teens-in-peril number, but it worked better on the page than on screen. Advertisement: On the way, she accidentally kills an innocent hitchhiker as a result of her speeding down the road, eager to beat her husband to the house. Gornick was previously the cinematographer of the first film, and the screenplay was written by Romero who was director of the original film. Price Match Guarantee. I absolutely love Creepshow 2 and part of me actually prefers it to the first. Creepshow 2 is a 1987 anthology film directed by Mike Gornick from a screenplay written by George W. Romero. ", but the creature becomes a wave, throwing itself up on the shore, and engulfs him. Well, this is it. The hitchhiker begins attacking her as she vainly attempts to fight him off. Inspired designs on t-shirts, posters, stickers, home decor, and more by independent artists and designers from around the world. Creepshow 2 is a 1987 anthology film directed by Mike Gornick from a screenplay written by George W. Romero. As he rides into what seems to be a dead end, the bullies move in to pummel him only to learn that the bulb they smashed wasn't the first one Billy had ordered, as a quintet of Giant Flytraps emerge from the surrounding weeds and devour the thugs one by one. Four college students – Deke, Laverne, Randy, and Rachel – decide to go swimming in a desolate lake far away from civilization. After the elder departs, the couple are then subject to a vicious robbery by the elder's nephew, Sam (armed with a shotgun) and his two friends. The Creepshow Creep is the host of and one of the primary antagonists in the 1982 EC horror film Creepshow and its sequel. Romero adapted the King stories but emphatically did not direct, which accounts for the drop-off from the kicky fun of the first Creepshow. When aboard something appears that resembles an oil slick and one by one gobbles up all four of them! However, the creature rises up from the water like a wave and engulfs Randy. Reviewing Skeleton Crew for The New York Times, Susan Bolotin called the story "wonderfully gruesome". It was first published as a booklet included with Gallery in November 1982 and was collected in King's 1985 collection Skeleton Crew. It was once again based upon stories by Stephen King, and features three more horror segments consisting of "Old Chief Wood'nhead", "The Raft" and "The Hitchhiker". Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. The three thugs then leave in their car and begin preparations to run away to Hollywood, California. As the blob pulls her off the raft and begins consuming her, Randy sees the opportunity to jump off the raft and swim to shore. Sam attempts to lock himself in his bathroom and escape through a window but Old Chief Wooden Head breaks through the wall grabs Sam by his hair, pulls him through the wall and scalps Sam as he screams in terror. 2), https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=The_Raft_(short_story)&oldid=972340056, Works originally published in Gallery (magazine), Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 11 August 2020, at 14:24. Old Chief Wood'nhead, The Raft and The Hitchhiker as well as a wrap around story. There's something about that cheesy/creepy 80s synth score along with the animation and title cards that gets me every time. It features three horror segments: "Old Chief Wood'nhead", "The Raft" and "The Hitch-hiker". 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