Horror History: Sunday, September 30, 1984: “Tales From The Darkside” episode “The New Man” was released in theaters

Season 1 Episode 1

Alan Coombs, a bad-tempered recovering alcoholic, meets a young man named Jerry who claims to be his son. Coombs insists that he’s never seen or met Jerry before, but Jerry says otherwise.

Based on a short story by Barbara Owens, adapted by Mark Durand, and guest-starring Vic Tayback.


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Tales From The Darkside: Season 1