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Robert "Bob" Carter (1929-2013) was a television personality who appeared

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mostly on local television affiliate WTTV in Indianapolis, Indiana, regularly during the 1960s and 1970s, and sporadically after that. Carter was best known for his portrayal of horror host Sammy Terry, which is a play on the word "cemetery." The format of Carter's Nightmare Theater usually involved the showing of two films. During the commercial breaks, Carter, as "Sammy Terry," would engage in camp banter with the audience and his floating rubber spider, "George." This banter often included some commentary on the films being shown, which included classic films as well as many less-than-stellar productions common to the horror film era of the 1930s through the early 1960s. Carter died on June 30, 2013.

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