Produced by Richard Rubinstein, this show debuted the same year as "Tales From The Darkside" ended and it follows the same format, but each show features a different monster.
I am surprised this isn't better known, but I have been enjoying it a lot. It ran for 3 years and here is what season 1 has to offer.
THE FEVERMAN 10/22/88... A man tries to prove a local healer is a fake, but gets something very unexpected. David McCallum stars.
HOLLY'S HOUSE 10/29/88... Holly is a mechanized doll and host of a kiddie show, and she isn't as nice and cute as she appears to be. A fun little episode that really impressed me.
NEW YORK HONEY 11/5/88... A man blackmails his neighbor who makes a very tasty honey into sharing his profits and he also falls for the beekeepers sexy young girlfriend.
THE VAMPIRE HUNTER 11/12/88...Robert Lansing stars as a vampire hunter who tries to stop a bloodsucker from turning his young assistant into a creature like himself.
MY ZOMBIE LOVER 11/19/88... A great comedy episode about a night each year when the dead come back to life. A young dead man visits the home of a young woman he was to scared to admit he liked when he was alive. Tempestt Bledsoe stars. Gotta love the ending!!
WHERE'S THE REST OF ME 11/26/88... In a small South American country a mad doctor keeps body parts for harvesting until one of the cadavers comes back to seek revenge. Meat Loaf and Franco Harris star.
THE LEGACY 12/3/88... An writer named Dale finds the private sanctuary of a long dead actor named Pulton Pierce. Very soon Dale's life starts down a VERY dark road.
SLEEPING DRAGON 12/10/88...During a raging snow storm scientists must fight for their lives against a prehistoric monster that is running loose in a lab complex. This is a very fun episode.
POOL SHARKS 12/17/88...A pool hustler gets involved in a game with a very sexy female who is not what she seems...or is she? Rebecca Downs steals this show with ease.
PILLOW TALK 12/24/88...A man whose bed is possessed by a bizarre creature like something out of Lovecraft story meets a woman (Mary Woronov) who starts to make him have second thoughts about everything. Bizarre and unusual episode.
ROUSE HIM NOT 12/31/88...A woman living in an old house is visited by a man who is researching a warlock who used to live in the home. They both get a surprise when they discover the warlock has come back to life. Alex Cord stars.
FOOLS GOLD 1/21/89...Three construction workes find a hidden treasure guarded by a very evil and nasty troll.
GLIM GLIM 2/4/89... Another bizarre episode. The last three surviving humans on Earth find an alien who might be able to help them. However human emotions play a big part and the ending is somewhat twisted and very sad. A HIGHLY RECOMMENDED episode.
PARENTS FROM SPACE 2/11/89...A young girl's cruel and uncaring parents are replaced by aliens who show her what love really is. Peggy Cass and Frank Gorshin star.
THE MOTHER INSTINCT 2/18/89...A woman develops a melon juice that produces great strength. Her evil son in law wants to steal it but finds she has the plants protected by blood worms. Great ending.
THEIR DIVIDED SELF 2/25/89... A doctor tries to counsel Siamese twins who are on the verge of killing each other.
TAPS 3/4/89...A female dancer tries to separate herself from her possessive partner, and she finds herself haunted in a most unusual way after dismembering him.
THE MATCH GAME 4/15/89...Grim and interesting story about two couples in a haunted mansion playing a story telling game. When an avenging dead man comes to life they realize the story they are telling is coming to life.
RAIN DANCE 4/22/89... Kent McCord and the gorgeous Teri Copley as a couple of treasure hunters who get way more than they bargained for when they receive a statue of an ancient Indian god.
COCOON 4/29/89...A cop asks his psychic girlfriend to help him identify a beautiful young woman involved in an auto accident who now has amnesia. A great twist ending.
ALL IN A DAY'S WORK 5/6/89...A man haunted by an evil doppelganger seeks the help of a white witch. Adrienne Barbeau stars.
SATAN IN THE SUBURBS 5/13/89...A charming demon enlists the aid of a young, single mother to help him write his biography before time runs out on him.
MANNIKINS OF HORROR 5/20/89... Based of the Robert Bloch story also featured in the 1972 movie "Asylum", this grim tale is about a brilliant doctor kept in an asylum in a 1984 type totalitarian world who is trying to give life to his small clay figurines before his time is up. A truly shocking and bizarre ending. ONE OF THE BEST!!
LA STREGA 5/27/89... Gorgeous Linda Blair stars as a young woman who may or may not be a witch that a young man has come to destroy.
That wraps up the first season of this great and still underrated little show. In season 2 there was still tons of fun to be had and some truly unforgettable episodes.
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