Horror History: Sunday, January 13, 1985: “Tales From The Darkside” episode “Djinn, No Chaser” premiered

Season 1 Episode 10

A comedic story in which a couple finds a lamp which turns out to hold a genie, who is extremely annoyed at being trapped for thousands of years. He punishes them with plagues and problems, but the wife offers a simple solution to his problem. Based on a story by Harlan Ellison and adapted by Haskell Barkin and guest-starring Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as the genie.


Tales From The Darkside: The Complete Series

Tales From The Darkside: Season 1