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Hammer House of Horror was a British TV series made in 1980. It was an anthology series made by Hammer Films. House of Horror consisted of 13 episodes, each one a complete, self-contained story. Many of the stories were about such supernatural creatures as werewolves, witches and ghosts, but a few concentrated on real-life threats like serial killers.

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1 Season, 13 Episodes - Canceled
Horror & Suspense
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Hammer House of Horror Full Episode Guide

  • Edwyn Rord, a young man working in a hospital morgue, pricks himself with a needle while working on the body of a man who thought he was possessed by the Devil. As a result, the Devil chooses Edwyn as his next disciple - or is it all in Edwyn's mind? In any event, Edwyn becomes obsessed by numerology and kills his mother and the local Vicar takes a strong line on it all.

  • Charlie Willoughby tries to rape Penny, an unstable young American living in England, and in defending herself she shoots and kills him. Her boy friend, Harry, helps Penny to cover things up and buries Charlie's body in the woods. Then, however, Penny thinks she hears and sees Charlie, still alive - but a trickster is up to no good, and he wants something from Penny.

  • A friend lends Tom Martin a country cottage for a holiday with his wife, Sarah. On the way there, Tom's car runs out of control and he can't stop it. The car ends up at a house in the woods, where Tom and Sarah meet eight beautiful Hungarian children and their Nanny, Mrs Ardoy. That night, they have an experience which will change their lives. Tom wakes up in hospital believing it was all a nightmare... but then his problems with werewolves begin.

  • A satanic ritual is taking place in an old house, including a strange old mirror. One of the girls present, Alison, runs away. Meanwhile, Australian antique dealer Laura Stephens buys a similar old mirror in a job lot at an auction. While she and fellow dealer Mike Roberts are looking at it, the sinister Simon Andrews makes a high offer for the mirror, but Laura turns him down. On the way home, Mike Roberts picks up Alison on the road, who says she has escaped from the sinister Choronzan Society... Alison sees the mirror and says it is the 'scrying glass' of the Elizabethan alchemist and magician Dr John Dee, used to raise the demon Choronza. And then she steals it...Mike is determined to recover the glass, and the hunt leads him into a satanic cult and a world of human sacrifice and devil worship. The Choronzan Society's leader, Charles Randolph, needs both Alison and the mirror.

  • A young man, Graham, inherits his uncle's collection of native art, including an African black magic doll which he and his girl friend, Sarah, call 'Charlie Boy'. In ignorance of its power, Graham uses 'Charlie Boy' to kill a dangerous driver and to place a curse on a cousin who has cheated him - but he inadvertently directs the curse at all the people in a photograph, including Sarah and himself. Graham's brother, Mark, his uncle's housekeeper, Gwen, and his friend Phil all die, and Graham tries frantically to undo his curse. On the advice of Heinz, an antique dealer, he plans to destroy 'Charlie Boy' - but the doll has its eye on him.

  • Norman Shenley, an estate agent, has a dream about murdering his plain, bad-tempered wife, which leaves him free to chase his secretary, Lolly. Later that day, at a scary old house called Lower Moat Manor, Norman hears a voice say "You shouldn't have done it, Mr Shenley... You shouldn't have killed your wife". That evening Norman kills his wife for real - but then he wakes up and finds it was all a dream again. Somehow, real life and fantasy are becoming intertwined....

  • A warning to those picking up hitch hikers

  • The beautiful Lucinda Jessop turns up in David Winter's barn, claiming to be a witch from the seventeenth century who has escaped from being burnt at the stake by travelling forward in time. Lucinda's own house is now an old farmhouse, and its present owner, David, a composer of music for horror films, is soon under her spell. A battle for supremacy follows between Lucinda and Mary Winter, David's wife.

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