Horror History: Tuesday, February 24, 1987: “The Hitchhiker” episode “Minuteman” premiered

Season 4 Episode 2

A man obsessed with order encounters trouble on a road trip to Sunnyvale with his wife.

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Horror History: Sunday, February 22, 1987: “Tales From The Darkside” episode “Everybody Needs a Little Love” premiered

Season 3 Episode 17

A divorced and lonely man talks to and dotes over a mannequin he calls Estelle, while his friend begins to get concerned about his mental stability. Based on the short story by Robert Bloch, adapted and directed by John Harrison (as John Sutherland), and guest-starring Jerry Orbach.

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Horror History: Friday, February 20, 1987: Return to Horror High was released in theaters

In 1982, Crippen High School was the scene of a series of brutal murders. The killer was never caught. Now, a low-budget film crew that includes an ill-fated leading man (George Clooney), the pretentious director (Scott Jacoby), a lecherous producer (Alex Rocco) and numerous nubile actresses have all returned to Crippen High to film the story of what actually happened.

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Horror History: Tuesday, February 17, 1987: “The Hitchhiker” episode “Perfect Order” premiered

Season 4 Episode 1

Photographer Simon Hopper is considered a genius in the art world, but the demands for his models are always insanely hard to meet. Christina will do anything to be the model in his next project. But when she does get her chance, it turns out that Simon has raised the bar to a new level.

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Horror History: Sunday, February 15, 1987: “Tales From The Darkside” episode “Red Leader” was released in theaters

Season 3 Episode 16

A wealthy and unscrupulous businessman strikes a deal with the Devil.

Written by Edithe Swensen.

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Horror History: Friday, February 13, 1987: Demons 2 was released in US theaters

There’s a scary movie on television and the residents of a luxury high-rise building have their eyes glued to their sets. Unfortunately for a young birthday girl, an eternal demonic evil is released through her TV and partygoers soon find themselves fighting an army of murderous monsters! Acid blood, demonic dogs, possessed children and rampaging zombies wreak havoc for the trapped tenants!

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Horror History: Sunday, February 8, 1987: “Tales From The Darkside” episode “My Own Place” premiered

Season 3 Episode 15

A yuppie gets his first apartment – with an unexpected roommate.

Written and directed by Ted Gershuny, co-written by and guest-starring Perry Lang.

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Horror History: Sunday, February 1, 1987: “Tales From The Darkside” episode “My Ghostwriter – The Vampire” premiered

Season 3 Episode 14

A horror writer discovers a real vampire in the coffin he bought for inspiration, and makes a deal with him to provide material for his novels.

Story by Scott Edelman, adapted by Peter O’Keefe.

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