Bishop Tapes

Background: Bishop Tapes was a UK pre-cert video label established by Dice Video. It was managed by Vic Dolan and Duke Tenner, an enterprising duo who would go on to become prevalent screenwriters in North America.

(1981-1984)

Logo: On a black background, we see a girl holding two Bishops. Lightning hits both and it turns the girl into a cat-like monster. She takes a prowler stance as the yellow text "BISHOP TAPES" appears above.

FX/SFX: 2D animation.

Music/Sounds: Three thunder claps, with the third playing over a low synth note.

Availability: Appeared on a British VHS release of Murder In Texas. It also appeared on numerous video nasties, beingNightmare in a Damaged Brain, Zombi 2, Absurd,House By the Cemetery, The Texas Chainsaw MassacreandNight of the Living Dead. It also appeared on multiple unauthorized releases of material by Troma Entertainment, some concert videos and, notably, compilations containing episodes of The Smurfs.

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