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Tales From the Darkside

Series Summary
A "Twilight Zone" type of show, this horror anthology series, produced by noted horror filmmaker George A. Romero, explores the macabre, but like its predecessor, always with a twist. Low budget but with a huge cult following, the show explores horror and supernatural story lines and guest-stars several veteran actors. Many "Tales From the Darkside" episodes are adapted from stories written by well-known authors, including Stephen King, Harlan Ellison, Clive Barker and John Cheever. This series was followed by a feature film, "Tales From the Darkside: The Movie."

Air Dates: 1983 - 1987

Genres: Suspense, Horror

Network: Syndicated

  • Season 2, Ep. 21 : Strange Love May 11, 1986

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    A young doctor makes a house call and discovers that his patient is a vampire.

  • Season 2, Ep. 20 : A Choice of Dreams May 4, 1986

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    Nightmares haunt a dying mobster (Abe Vigoda) who accepts a stranger's (David Chandler) offer of an eternal dream.

  • Season 2, Ep. 19 : The Last Car Feb 23, 1986

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    For a college student heading home for the holidays, a round-trip train ticket turns into a one-way trip of terror.

  • Season 2, Ep. 18 : The Old Soft Shoe Feb 16, 1986

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    While staying in a dilapidated motel, a traveling salesman (Paul Dooley) meets an intriguing but dangerous woman (Dorothy Parks).

  • Season 2, Ep. 17 : The Shrine Feb 9, 1986

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    A young woman returns home for a visit only to be haunted by a peculiar girl who's living in her old room.

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