Tales from the Darkside Episode 75: The Grave Robber

General Information Director: Jeff Schiro Writers: Harvey Jacobs and Donald Wollner Cast: Arnold Stang, Polly Draper, Daren Kelly, Ed Kovens, and Paul Sparer Composer: John Cote Air Date: 11/1/1987   Overview Trapped behind an impenetrable wall, archaeologists Harold (Daren Kelly) and Aileen (Polly Draper) devise a creative plan for escaping the grasp of Ahmed (Ed […]

The Twilight Zone Episode 137: Number 12 Looks Just Like You

The Twilight Zone Number Twelve Looks Just Like You

General Information Director: Abner Biberman Writers: Charles Beaumont and John Tomerlin Cast: Collin Wilcox, Richard Long, Pam Austin, and Suzy Parker Composer: None (Stock Music) Air Date: 1/24/1964 Production Code: 2618   Overview In the year 2000, all men and women are required to undergo a process known as the Transformation—a procedure whereby the body […]

The Twilight Zone Episode 136: The Self-Improvement of Salvadore Ross

The Twilight Zone The Self-Improvement of Salvadore Ross

General Information Director: Don Siegel Writer: Jerry McNeely Cast: Don Gordon, Gail Kobe, Vaughn Taylor, J. Pat O’Malley, Douglass Dumbrille, and Doug Lambert Composer: None (Stock Music) Air Date: 1/17/1964 Production Code: 2612   Overview Desperate to marry a bright and cultured woman named Leah Maitland (Gail Kobe), Salvadore “Sal” Ross (Don Gordon)—a dim-witted loser […]

Tales from the Darkside Episode 74: No Strings

Tales from the Darkside No Strings

General Information Director: David Odell Writer: David Odell Cast: T.J. Castronova, Barry Dennen, Cameron Milzer, Brad Fisher, Derek Loughran, John Marzilli, and Paul Sparer Composer: Ken Lauber Air Date: 10/25/1987   Overview After kidnapping a puppeteer named Aldo D (Barry Dennen), mobster Eddie Minelli plans a vile show for his moll Tiffany (Cameron Milzer). Specifically, […]

Tales from the Darkside Episode 73: The Moth

Tales from the Darkside The Moth

General Information Director: Jeffrey Wolf Writer: Michael McDowell Cast: Debbie Harry, Jane Manning, and Paul Sparer Composer: Chris Stein Air Date: 10/18/1987   Overview Against the wishes of her mother (Jane Manning), a witch named Sybil (Debbie Harry) reveals an ominous plan while dying in bed. Notably, Sybil intends on capturing her soul and returning […]

Tales from the Darkside Episode 72: The Spirit Photographer

Tales from the Darkside The Spirit Photography

General Information Director: Bill Travis Writers: Mark Patrick Carducci and Brian Thomas Jones Cast: Frank Hamilton, Richard Clarke, Terres Unsoeld, and Paul Sparer Composer: Charlie Morrow Air Date: 10/11/1987   Overview Hoping to compel his skeptic friend, Harry Bainbridge (Richard Clarke), to accept the reality of paranormal phenomena, Algernon Colesbury (Frank Hamilton) builds a device […]

Tales from the Darkside Episode 71: Mary, Mary

Tales from the Darkside Mary Mary

General Information Director: Katarina Wittich Writer: Jule Selbo Cast: Margaret Whitton, A.C. Weary, Fred Burstein, and Paul Sparer Composer: Pat Irwin Air Date: 10/4/1987   Overview Living in a small apartment, shy photographer Mary Jones (Margaret Whitton) creates a fantasy world of dolls and mannequins. Despite her initial complacency, Mary develops a new set of […]

Tales from the Darkside Episode 70: Beetles

Tales from the Darkside Beetles

General Information Director: Frank De Palma Writer: Robert Bloch Cast: Rod McCary, Sirri Murad, Donald MacKechnie, Colm Meaney, Angelo Grisanti, Neil Kinsella, and Paul Sparer Composer: Ken Lauber Air Date: 9/27/1987   Overview After acquiring an Egyptian sarcophagus containing valuable artifacts, archaeologist Arthur Hartley (Rod McCary) begins experiencing strange and paranormal phenomena. Failing to heed […]

The Twilight Zone Episode 135: The Long Morrow

The Twilight Zone The Long Morrow

General Information Director: Robert Florey Writer: Rod Serling Cast: Robert Lansing, Mariette Hartley, Edward Binns, George Macready, William Swan, and Donald Spruance Composer: None (Stock Music) Air Date: 1/10/1964 Production Code: 2624   Overview Given his lack of friends and family, astronaut Douglas Stansfield (Robert Lansing) is selected for a deep space mission lasting forty […]

Night Gallery Episode 9: Since Aunt Ada Came to Stay/With Apologies to Mr. Hyde/The Flip-Side of Satan

Night Gallery With Apologies to Mr Hyde

General Information Directors: William Hale, Jeannot Szwarc, and Jerrold Freedman Writers: Alvin Sapinsley, Jack Laird, Malcolm Marmorstein, and Gerald Sanford Cast: James Farentino, Michele Lee, Jonathan Harris, Jeanette Nolan, Adam West, Arte Johnson, Eldon Quick, Charles Seel, Alma Platt, Arnold Turner, and Jack Laird Composer: John Lewis Gallery Painter: Tom Wright Air Date: 9/29/1971   […]