1988 Topps Fright Flicks Trading Cards

Topps Fright Flicks

A series of FEAR-FRENZIED—complete with ghoulishly funny captions—from the greatest horror hits of all time! Come face-to-face with THE FLY, ALIEN, the PREDATOR and od course the man of your nightmares FREDDY from NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET.

— Don’t be caught dead without them!!!

Topps, best known for producing collectable sports-themed trading cards, released the Topps Fright Flicks trading card collection in 1988. This trading card set featured 14 horror film favorites in 90 base cards and an 11 sticker card set. Traditional with other Topps products at that time, each card pack contained an assortment of the trading cards, bubble gum, and one sticker.

Featured Films

Alien (1979)
Aliens (1986)
An American Werewolf in London (1981)
Day of the Dead (1985)
The Fly (1986)
Fright Night (1985)
Ghostbusters (1984)
A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge (1985)
A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)
Poltergeist (1982)
Poltergeist II: The Other Side (1986)
Predator (1987)
Pumpkinhead (1988)

Card Set Checklist – 90 Cards

1 Title Card – Freddy Kreuger
2 Man, That Soup is Hot!
3 Gotta Quit This Nailbiting Habit!
4 I Really Oughta Stop Garglig with Kerosene!
5 I Visit My Dentist Once a Year…Unfortunately He Died!
6 Doc, How Do I Get a Head in This Life?
7 Baby, You’re the Greatest!
8 Talk About Obscene Phonecalls!
9 Okay, Who Took a Bite of My Bran Muffin?
10 Darn! Now I’ll Have to Learn Shorthand!
11 Open Wide and Say Aaaah!
12 I Ordered a Pizza – Not a Pizza Face!
13 I Gotta Stop Hammering ails with My Head!
14 Do I Get Extra Sauce with These Ribs?
15 Must Have Been Someone I Ate!
16 Hi! I’m the New Babysitter!
17 I’ve Got a Stake in Your Future!
18 Hey – Who Swiped My Undershirt?
19 Let Your Fingers Do the Walking!
20 Better Fix That Broken Window, Paul – A Fly Could Get In!
21 Now Don’t Get Cross!
22 I Tell You, That Nuclear Plant Is Safe!
23 Eek! A Mouse!
24 Well I’ll Be a Monkey’s Uncle…Oh Yeah, I Am.
25 She’s Not Exactly a “10” – But She’s a Perfect 1/10th!
26 Sorry – Wrong Answer!
27 The Singles Scene Is Murder!
28 Warning: I Brake for Small Animals – And Eat Them!
29 Now You Put on the Bunny Outfit!
30 That’s a Heck of a Hangnail You Got There, Pal!
31 Mirror, Mirror, On the Wall – Who’s the Grossest One of All!
32 Hello, I’m from ACME Pest Control!
33 Oh No – Now I’ll Need to Buy New Gloves!
34 Mayhem? I’m Up for It!
35 One Tube of Acne Gel – King Size!
36 What Do You Mean? I Just HAD a Manicure!
37 By the Way, How’s the Meatloaf Here?
38 They Sure Have Ugly Girls in This Neighborhood!
39 Give Grandma a Great Big Sloppy Kiss!
40 No Job Is Too Big for Your Local Exterminator!
41 Darn It, I Forgot the Marshmallows!
42 By the Way – Are You Insured?
43 Honey, Shut the Window – I Feel a Draft in Here!
44 Trick or Treat!
45 Dishwashing Liquid? I’m Soaking in It!
46 Braces? Really, You Think So?
47 Next Time I’ll Use a ELECTRIC Razor!
48 The Unkindest Cut of All
49 TV Has Gone to My Head!
50 Okay Everybody, Arms Extended – and Stretch, 1-2-3!
51 Is This the Line for Ballet Tickets?
52 When You Said You’d Have Me for Dinner, I Thought You Meant – –
53 Am I Tired – DEAD Tired!
54 Nancy! Come Sit Next to Daddy!
55 When I Said, “Hand Me That Screwdriver” – –
56 Billy…Suzie? Okay, I Give Up. Who Is It?
57 Mommy! You Forgot to Pay the Paper Boy!
58 I Should Have Passed on That Egg Cream!
59 The Label Said NOT to Open Before Christmas!
60 I Wanna Roast Me a Boy Scout!
61 Whew, I’m Really Shot!
62 Charlene, Something Inside Me Is Yearning to Be Released!
63 Can You Spare a Dime for a Bite?
64 It Takes a Lot of Guts to Do This!
65 “Cheese!”
66 All Right – Bring Back the Lighter for a Refund!
67 Okay Dudes, Let’s Take It from the Top!
68 But Why Can’t I Join the Boy’s Choir?
69 What Big Teeth You Have, Grandma!
70 But Leave the Side Burns!
71 Stay for Coffee?
72 I’ve Had It with Those Miracle Diets!
73 I’d Say I’d Give Blood, But This Is Ridiculous!
74 I’ll Call You Later, Something Just Came Up!
75 “And for My Next Shadow Picture…”
76 I’ve Gone All to Pieces Over You, Honey!
77 Mommy, I Want a Glass of Water – Make That Two!
78 Who Said You Could Touch My Toys?
79 Phooey – Nothing’s Good on TV Tonight!
80 Have You Seen Your Dentist This Year?
81 Hey, You’re Right – I Can See Myself!
82 Hey Pop, That Microwave Really Works!
83 Try the Shrimp Tempura – It’s Delicious!
84 Gary Will Be Here at 8:00 and I Can’t Do a Thing with My Hair!
85 Later, Kids!
86 Whadda You Mean Success Has Gone to My Head?
87 There’s Just Never Enough Pate to Go Around!
88 I’ve Got a Bone to Pick with You!
89 Man, My Dogs Are Killing Me!
90 Thank You, Thank You, Thank You!

Sticker Set Checklist – 11 Cards

1 T.V. Can Be Hazardous to Your Health
2 Long Live THE QUEEN (Alien)
3 Fright Night
4 Freddy for President
5 Do the Freddy
6 The Fly
7 Freddy vs. the Dream Warriors
8 Predator
9 The Man of Your Dreams is BACK!
10 Slimer
11 Pumpkinhead

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Card and Sticker Scans

Card scans courtesy of Myles Arden.