Season 3 Episode 4
Nolan Powers is a money-hungry radio evangelist preaching on the air waves about the Bible. 0ff the air, he’s a self-righteous greedy man. A tabloid news reporter, Sato, digs up the story about how Powers killed his brother, Gerald. Gerald’s ghost comes back to haunt him, ruin his career and pay him back for causing his death.
Read more “Horror History: Tuesday, November 26, 1985: “The Hitchhiker” episode “W.G.O.D.” premiered”
Season 2 Episode 9
A family offers $50,000 to whoever can rid young Mary Jane of the demons possessing her.
Guest starring – Phyllis Diller and Lawrence Tierney, written by Edithe Swensen.
Read more “Horror History: Sunday, November 24, 1985: “Tales From The Darkside” episode “The Trouble with Mary Jane” premiered”
Season 2 Episode 8
A director is approached by a mysterious investor who asks him to complete a previous short-run and unpopular detective series called “Max Paradise”, which was canceled 20 years ago before the final episodes were shown. The investor and his mysterious backers will pay any price to see the series finished, complete with bringing the original actor out of retirement. After the filming is complete, it is discovered that the investor is an alien from a planet that gets TV signals from Earth 20 years after they air. Max Paradise was popular there so he came to Earth to finish the show.
Story by Andrew Weiner, adapted by Ted Gershuny and guest-starring Darren McGavin.
Read more “Horror History: Sunday, November 17, 1985: “Tales From The Darkside” episode “Distant Signals” premiered”
A centuries-old vampiress comes to Los Angeles and stalks male virgins – she needs their blood to retain her youth and beauty.
Read more “Horror History: Friday, November 15, 1985: Once Bitten was released in theaters”
Season 3 Episode 3
Meg is a paraplegic who is ignored by her family. When she finds everyone but her brother Jonathan dead she assumes he killed them. While trying to figure out who is responsible, what she remembers is not what she expected.
Read more “Horror History: Tuesday, November 12, 1985: “The Hitchhiker” episode “The Killer” premiered”
Season 2 Episode 7
The rude host of a late-night radio show, “The Devil’s Advocate,” finds out where his anger and cynicism will eventually lead.
Written by George A. Romero and guest-starring Jerry Stiller.
Read more “Horror History: Sunday, November 10, 1985: “Tales From The Darkside” episode “The Devil’s Advocate” premiered”
Season 2 Episode 6
A musician in a creative slump buys a revolutionary machine that reads the thoughts of a person and transforms it into music. However, the piano comes with a very high price, one which the musician may not be willing to pay.
Story by Carl Richard Jacobi, adapted by John Harrison.
Guest-starring Michael Warren and Lisa Bonet.
Read more “Horror History: Sunday, November 3, 1985: “Tales From The Darkside” episode “The Satanic Piano” premiered”
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Freddy’s back…and he wants revenge. When teenager Jesse Walsh moves toElm Street, Freddy Krueger starts appearing in his nightmares.
Read more “Horror History: Friday, November 1, 1985: A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge was released in theaters”