Ghost Stories

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  • 1997
  • 2 Seasons
  • 7.9  (1,096)

This is a series that debuted in 1997. It is a horror anthology that showcases some of the most haunted locations in the country, sometimes the world. The series aired on FOX Family. Rip Torn narrated the show, giving an eerie feel to each episode. The series started with two episodes being shown together as an hour-long show. Before the show ended, it was broken into 30-minute segments. Each show had a twist at the end. An introduction segment was given about the story. Torn would let viewers know that he was taking them on a journey to places of wonder and mystery as well as horror. Some places are silent today because of the ghosts that inhabit the locations. However, there are some locations that see ghostly activities on a regular basis. At the end of each episode, Torn gives comments on what was seen during the show as well as information about upcoming episodes.

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Going Down
22. Going Down
May 25, 1998
The experience of having been trapped in a collapsed building has left Kate Bradshaw claustrophobic and mute. Now, as she's held hostage in an elevator by a disgruntled security guard, Kate finds herself confronting her worst fear. As she re-lives the terrible disaster from her past - the smoke, the debris, the screams of the dying - she pleads for release from the desperate guard. But strangely enough, a transference begins to take place - as Kate gathers her strength, the ghosts of her ordeal start haunting the guard. In the end, Kate triumphs over her fears as well as her captor--the guard winds up a hopeless claustrophobic in a jail cell, while Kate's ability to speak is restored.
Cabin Fever
21. Cabin Fever
May 18, 1998
Art Jones, who has faked his death in a mountain blizzard and killed his climbing guide in the process, hides out on a steamy tropical island, awaiting a hefty insurance settlement. After eight months in isolation, Art is now being tormented by the ghost of the climbing guide, who during a blistering heat wave turns Art's shack into a freezing cage of guilt.
Parting Shot
20. Parting Shot
June 1, 1998
Having missed the perfect photo of a celebrity she's hounded for years, a paparazza seeks the ultimate shot - of the now dead celebrity lying in state at a funeral home. But after finally getting the picture, she finds that the ghost of the celebrity starts to relentlessly hound her.
Erased
19. Erased
May 25, 1998
Locked in a stale marriage with her lackluster husband, a youth-obsessed woman starts to suspect that he is creating a young woman to replace her. As she starts to disappear, she learns too late that the woman is actually the younger version of herself - the one her husband fell in love with many years ago.
Denial
18. Denial
June 1, 1998
After his wife's murderer is finally sentenced, a man starts to see visions of the crime, revealing a horrible truth that he's managed to hide from himself.
Winner Takes All
17. Winner Takes All
May 11, 1998
A ruthless CEO gathers three of his executives for a most unusual poker game - the stakes of which prove more than anyone bargained for.
From the Ashes
16. From the Ashes
March 2, 1998
An Asian man, a refugee from his homeland's murderous regime, is haunted by a trio of death squad enforcers - all of whom were executed years ago.
It's Only A Movie
15. It's Only A Movie
February 23, 1998
Joey Howell, jaded horror film fan and video store clerk extraordinaire, wins a fantastic prize from his favorite "B" horror film star, Mindy McCobb - the role of an extra in her newest film. But when he arrives on the set, Joey finds that things are not as they seem. The movie is being played out for real - and he's to be the star victim.
Consumers
14. Consumers
February 23, 1998
A young guy gets a job working the night shift at a supermarket frequented by the neighborhood elderly. Much to his horror, he discovers that they aren't shopping for denture cream and hearing aid batteries - but for young bodies to take over and inhabit.
Inheritance
13. Inheritance
May 4, 1998
An African-American couple are terrorized in their new home by the ghost of a racist man. In the end, we discover the ghost's true motive - unable to rest in peace, he's been seeking forgiveness from his sins.
At Death's Door
12. At Death's Door
February 16, 1998
At the end of the Civil War, a grieving woman, whose husband is missing in action, awaits a doctor to care for her ill son. To make matters worse, the boy has had visions of the Angel of Death coming to their door, and when a mysterious soldier appears seeking shelter, the woman's fears begin to mount. In the end, it turns out to be a case of mistaken identity - the doctor himself is the Angel of Death, who has come to take the woman, not her son.
Heartsick
11. Heartsick
February 9, 1998
The recipient of a heart transplant finds herself attracted to a stranger she sees on a train. Turns out she's being controlled by the ghost of the donor - the erstwhile lover of the man on the train.
The State of Grace
10. The State of Grace
February 2, 1998
A lonely hospital orderly falls in love with a beautiful woman who just happens to be comatose. A la Sleeping Beauty she is reawakened by his feelings for her - yet only he alone can see her in a wakened state.
The Scream House
9. The Scream House
March 2, 1998
A man drags his wife back to the idealized neighborhood of his youth, but a trip to the old boardwalk fun house provides a terrifying glimpse into a past best forgotten.
Bless me Father
8. Bless me Father
May 18, 1998
A young disillusioned priest is sent to take over a dying parish, but finds his presence is resented by the older priest. The young priest soon finds himself haunted by the ghost of a girl he left behind to join the clergy.
The House That Spilled Tears
7. The House That Spilled Tears
May 11, 1998
A slumlord, condemned to house arrest in her own decrepit property, is haunted by the specters of tenants who suffered and died in the building.
Underground
6. Underground
February 16, 1998
An attendant, working in a subterranean garage, finds himself trapped in a nightmarish underworld.
Mirror, Mirror
5. Mirror, Mirror
May 4, 1998
A haggish old dowager is murdered by her put-upon niece and young boyfriend, only to return to haunt them in mirrors.
The New Nanny
4. The New Nanny
February 9, 1998
A nanny spends a terrifying first night with her strange new charge.
I Heard You Call My Name
3. I Heard You Call My Name
June 8, 1998
After her young son drowns during a beach field trip, a school teacher is haunted, convinced her ghostly son wants to take her with him. But when she saves the life of another boy, she realizes her own son was trying to set her free from her guilt.
Resting Place
2. Resting Place
April 27, 1998
A grieving father refuses to accept the loss of his son, presumed dead from the bombing of a clinic in Africa. When the son miraculously returns home, his mother slowly begins to suspect the truth - his father's undying love has resurrected the living dead.
The Stainless Blade
1. The Stainless Blade
January 26, 1998
A young magician and his ambitious wife are invited to the home of a retired grand master. Hoping to discover the secret of the master magician's famed sword-skewering act, the couple get more than they bargained for.
Description

This is a series that debuted in 1997. It is a horror anthology that showcases some of the most haunted locations in the country, sometimes the world. The series aired on FOX Family. Rip Torn narrated the show, giving an eerie feel to each episode.

The series started with two episodes being shown together as an hour-long show. Before the show ended, it was broken into 30-minute segments. Each show had a twist at the end. An introduction segment was given about the story. Torn would let viewers know that he was taking them on a journey to places of wonder and mystery as well as horror. Some places are silent today because of the ghosts that inhabit the locations. However, there are some locations that see ghostly activities on a regular basis. At the end of each episode, Torn gives comments on what was seen during the show as well as information about upcoming episodes.Ghost Stories is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (49 episodes). The series first aired on October 20, 1997.

Where to Watch Ghost Stories

Ghost Stories is available for streaming on the Fuji TV website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Ghost Stories on demand at Amazon Prime and Amazon.

  • Premiere Date
    October 20, 1997
  • IMDB Rating
    7.9  (1,096)