Horror History: Sunday, October 12, 1986: “Tales From The Darkside” episode “The Bitterest Pill” premiered

Season 3 Episode 3

The uncle of a mistreated boy develops a miraculous pill which increases brain power and memory, and comes to the boy’s parents for financing; the boy takes the prototype and finally gets power over his parents. Based on the short story “The Richest Man in Levittown” by Frederik Pohl, adapted by Michael P. Kube-McDowell.


Tales From The Darkside: The Complete Series

Tales From The Darkside: Season 3