Air Date: June 10th, 1989
A series of stories based on the EC horror comics of the 1950s.
Season 7 - Episode 13 : The Third Pig Jul 19, 1996
The Big Bad Wolf eats two foolish pigs and frames the third. Animated.
Season 7 - Episode 12 : Ear Today ... Gone Tomorrow Jul 12, 1996
A hearing-impaired safecracker makes a deal with a mobster's wife to settle a gambling debt. Starring Robert Lindsay and Gretchen Palmer.
Season 7 - Episode 11 : Confession Jul 5, 1996
A detective believes a screenwriter decapitated three women.
Season 7 - Episode 10 : About Face Jun 28, 1996
A preacher's abandoned progeny return to reacquaint themselves with their philandering father. Starring Anthony Andrews and Imelda Staunton.
Season 7 - Episode 9 : Smoke Wrings Jun 21, 1996
An ad agency tries to make a client's products irresistible.
Much as horror fans might revere HBO for spending good dough and hiring top-rank directors and crew members for the series, the initial results are mixed. Show More
Certainly, these pioneering jaunts have a stylishness and sophistication lacking in most mainstream televison shows. But at this point, for all their nifty good looks, they just aren't special or scary enough. [9 June 1989, p.C-1] Show More
Are they scary? Not generally. The stories exist only to make bad things happen to bad people. You can see the "twist" endings coming a mile away, but the fun is in the ghoulish glee taken in the telling. [9 June 1989, p.3D] Show More