The Movies And Shows That Kickstarted Rob Zombie’s Love Of The Horror Genre – /Film

Robert Zombie was born in 1965, which puts him in the golden era of TV, pre-VCR and cable TV revolution, where shows like "The Twilight Zone," "The Addams Family," and, of course, "The Munsters" were found on the few channels that existed.

Zombie cited those three shows in particular in a 2014 interviewabout growing up in a small, Sleepy Hollow-ish New England town where the easiest place to find monster stuff was on the boob tube, from the family monster shows to broadcasts of black and white horror classics.

So that might give you an early indicator as to why the dude behind such in-your-race gruesome horror movies as "The Devil's Rejects" and "House of A Thousand Corpses" is so gung-ho about his PG remake of "The Munsters." Yes, the man loves extreme horror, but he was brought up in an era of family-friendly spook stories. In fact, Zombie turned to "The Twilight Zone" right at the beginning of the pandemic in 2020, posting to social media that he was rewatching the show and asking for his follower's favorite episodes.

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