Horror History: Friday, October 19, 1990: “The Hitchhiker” episode “Hard Rhyme” premiered

Season 6 Episode 5

A teacher steals the writings of an inmate in a class he’s teaching at prison, but he’ll soon learn that all criminals have to pay the price.

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Horror History: Friday, October 12, 1990: “The Hitchhiker” episode “Strate Shooter” premiered

Season 6 Episode 4

Johnny Mattel thinks only about himself. He keeps himself busy stealing, sleeping around, and generally doing whatever he wants to do. After meeting a beautiful young woman at a bar, he becomes obsessed with a television show, “Strate Shooter”, and is determined to ‘rescue’ the young woman. Nothing is as it seems though, which Johnny soon learns after he manages to get the young woman out of the house and back to his father’s home.

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Horror History: Friday, October 5, 1990: “The Hitchhiker” episode “Riding the Nightmare” premiered

Season 6 Episode 3

A woman obsessed with climbing the professional ladder eliminates her romantic rival much the same way she would eliminate a business rival.

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Horror History: Saturday, September 30, 1989: “The Hitchhiker” episode “Coach” premiered

Season 5 Episode 17

A coach’s players learn more about his track record with other teams when his sadistic tendencies make themselves known.

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Horror History: Friday, September 21, 1990: “The Hitchhiker” episode “Fading Away” premiered

Season 6 Episode 1

When an ex-marine realises he is all on his own, he becomes convinced that he’s on a dangerous mission and has been abandoned by his commanding officers.

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Horror History: Saturday, September 16, 1989: “The Hitchhiker” episode “Hootch” was released in theaters

Season 5 Episode 16

Things start to go wrong when a greedy woman decides to kick out her brother, a Vietnam war veteran.

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Horror History: Sunday, September 15, 1985: “The Hitchhiker” episode “Nightshift” premiered

Season 3 Episode 1

A ruthless nurse works at an old folks’ home and along with her boyfriend, she steals jewelry from the residents, who can do nothing to stop her. The couple gets an unpleasant surprise when her newest victim is an old man who is actually a supernatural creature that feeds on blood.

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Horror History: Friday, August 18, 1989: “The Hitchhiker” episode “Fashion Exchange” premiered

Season 5 Episode 15

A designer struggles to maintain control after the suicide of one of his models.

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Horror History: Saturday, August 12, 1989: “The Hitchhiker” episode “Part of Me” premiered

Season 5 Episode 14

All isn’t well in the hamburger world when a restauranteur learns that not everything is easy.

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