Horror History: Saturday, July 1, 1989: “The Hitchhiker” episode “Dark Wishes” premiered

Season 5 Episode 3

A mentally disturbed nurse concocts an elaborate plan to poison a woman so that she can steal her husband from her.

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Horror History: Tuesday, May 5, 1987: “The Hitchhiker” episode “Secret Ingredient” premiered

Season 4 Episode 12

Chris can sell anything to anyone, but when he meets Belinda he soon realises he has met his match.

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Horror History: Tuesday, April 28, 1987: “The Hitchhiker” episode “Best Shot” premiered

Season 4 Episode 11

Cocky and obnoxious defense attorney Steve and his passive law professor buddy Brett decide to let it all hang out and gleefully indulge in irresponsible behavior while embarking on a cross country joyride. The duo film their exploits on a portable video camera. After Steve accidentally runs down a man on the side of the road, he does his best to hide what he’s done from Brett. However, the dire consequences of Steve’s grave actions eventually catch up with him when the pair stop off at a remote redneck bar in the middle of nowhere.

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Horror History: Saturday, April 22, 1989: “The Hitchhiker” episode “The Martyr” premiered

Season 5 Episode 1

Deirdre manipulates Jacques into killing her wealthy older husband for her after getting his attention by pretending to be blind, but soon realises that things don’t work out the way she planned when Jacques will not go away.

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Horror History: Tuesday, April 22, 1986: “The Hitchhiker” episode “One Last Prayer” premiered

Season 3 Episode 13

Miranda and Sean are two desperate songwriters trying to make a career in the record business. When record executive Robbie shows interest in one of their songs, they think they are on their way. Miranda becomes a ruthless businesswoman and must face the alter ego she has created for the video.

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Horror History: Tuesday, April 21, 1987: “The Hitchhiker” episode “Joker” premiered

Season 4 Episode 10

Peter believes that the way to win a girl’s heart is have a good sense of humor. But when he tries to win back the love of his ex-wife using only pranks and elaborate setups, he learns that sometimes laughter doesn’t make everything better.

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Horror History: Tuesday, April 9, 1985: “The Hitchhiker” episode “Murderous Feelings” premiered

Season 2 Episode 10

Dr. Peter Milne, an unethical psychiatrist, abuses his position to manipulate a female patient. His mind-bending medical practices only intensify her psychosis as she can no longer distinguish reality from dreams. When he finally has her act out her dreams, Dr. Milne finds himself the victim of her murderous feelings.

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Horror History: Tuesday, April 8, 1986: “The Hitchhiker” episode “Man of Her Dreams” premiered

Season 3 Episode 12

Jill McGuiness is a lonely daydreaming bank officer who constantly fantasizes about her dream lover. When she dreams about murders and finds that they actually happened, she is unable to distinguish dream from reality. When she finally meets Mr. Right, Jim, she snaps out of her dream world and catches him just in time.

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Horror History: Tuesday, April 7, 1987: “The Hitchhiker” episode “In the Name of Love” premiered

Season 4 Episode 8

A hitwoman meets up with a handsome stranger in a vacation resort only to have romance lead to betrayal.

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