Season 3 Episode 2
A young man on the run from the police takes refuge in a mysterious building where a bizarre woman, Angelica, torments him with visions of his past life while another woman tries to help him. Condemned by jeering circles of audience members, the young man is jeered on to give one final performance … only to wake up to find he is on the verge of death on an operating room table. He is at St. Angelica’s Hospital, and the statue of the woman looks strangely familiar.
Read more “Horror History: Tuesday, October 29, 1985: “The Hitchhiker” episode “Out of the Night” premiered”
Season 2 Episode 5
A misanthropic old man torments trick-or-treating children and is visited by a terrifying goblin demanding candy.
Written by Michael McDowell, directed by Tom Savini. Guest-starring Roy Poole.
Read more “Horror History: Sunday, October 27, 1985: “Tales From The Darkside” episode “Halloween Candy” premiered”
Season 2 Episode 4
A young couple learns that their tenant is a voodoo practitioner. The wife sees the tenant as a danger and attempts to drive him out of the building, blaming him for various mishaps.
Written by Carole Lucia Satrina. Guest-starring Adolph Caesar.
Read more “Horror History: Sunday, October 20, 1985: “Tales From The Darkside” episode “Parlour Floor Front” premiered”
A dedicated student at a medical college and his girlfriend become involved in bizarre experiments centering around the re-animation of dead tissue.
Read more “Horror History: Friday, October 18, 1985: Re-Animator was released In US theaters”
Season 2 Episode 3
A man sentenced to Death Row for a murder tells his story of a redhead… from another dimension.
Based on the short story by John D. MacDonald, adapted by Ted Gershuny. Guest-starring Penelope Ann Miller and John Heard.
Read more “Horror History: Sunday, October 13, 1985: “Tales From The Darkside” episode “Ring Around the Redhead” premiered”
Something is killing off townsfolk in Tarker’s Mills. Something mysterious. Something ingenious. Something remotely human. But the only person in town with courage to stop this lurking menace is a 13-year-old boy, confined to a wheelchair since birth.
Read more “Horror History: Friday, October 11, 1985: Silver Bullet was released in theaters”
Season 2 Episode 2
An unhealthy corporate executive is offered a life-saving medical device with a price.
Written by Michael P. Kube-McDowell, based on his own short story of the same name. Guest-starring Bill Macy.
Read more “Horror History: Sunday, October 6, 1985: “Tales From The Darkside” episode “Lifebomb” premiered”