In this sixth return to the horrifying world of Nightmare on Elm Street, the town of Springwood decides to forever end Freddy Krueger’s deadly hold on their dreams. Freddy finally confronts the one person he has never been able to defeat, a psychologist who now learns the source of her lifelong nightmares–Freddy’s daughter–in Freddy’s Dead: The Final Nightmare.
That’s the official amazon description, which spoils the only “fun” part of the movie: Freddy had a kid! And he had a wife! This was the first Freddy movie that I noticed is filed under “comedy horror” according to wikipedia, and after watching all these, yeah that’s about right. From a map that says “we’re fucked” to Freddy actively using a NES slogan “now I’m playing with power”, all wrapped up with the idea that this all wasn’t really Freddy’s fault, it was the three creatures that looked like the fish from a monty python movie:
No rapping over the end of this one, just a jazzy orchestral number.
Is that disappointment that I feel over this? Maybe. The rapping was just campy enough that it worked for me.