Tales from the Darkside

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  • TV-14
  • 1983
  • 4 Seasons
  • 7.5  (6,094)

TALES FROM THE DARKSIDE, the uniquely terrifying, frighteningly popular horror anthology series, is back. Packed with haunting stories that at first light appear to be about normal situations, these tales are gradually twisted until they become something sinister, shocking and totally unsettling.

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Basher Malone
20. Basher Malone
July 23, 1988
A religious wrestler and his mother contend against a crooked fight manager who holds ties to a devilish opponent.
Barter
19. Barter
July 17, 1988
A parody of I Love Lucy, an alien comes to a family's door asking for ammonia and hilarity ensues.
Hush
18. Hush
July 10, 1988
A child innocently builds a device that eats sound in order to make his mother happy, but soon loses control of the creepy machine (which silences things by sucking out their energy and killing them).
Going Native
17. Going Native
June 19, 1988
An alien visitor studies human nature as a photographer.
The Family Reunion
16. The Family Reunion
May 22, 1988
A man guards his sick son closely and has sole custody, while the boy's worried mother desperately wants to be reunited with her child.
The Cutty Black Sow
14. The Cutty Black Sow
May 8, 1988
On Halloween, a boy is warned by his dying great-grandmother about the Cutty Black Sow, a Celtic demon that steals the souls of those who die on All Hallow's Eve, and tries to prevent it from getting hers.
The Apprentice
13. The Apprentice
May 1, 1988
A woman goes to work for a museum and transported to the past and forced to work as a near-slave.
The Deal
12. The Deal
February 28, 1988
A screenwriter makes a deal with Satan.
Payment Overdue
10. Payment Overdue
February 14, 1988
A heartless debt collection agent is harassed by a delinquent client from beyond the grave.
Sorry, Right Number
9. Sorry, Right Number
November 22, 1987
A woman receives a bizarre and frightening phone call and figures out its meaning too late.
Seymourlama
8. Seymourlama
November 15, 1987
A nerdy and spoiled young boy is proclaimed the religious leader of a nation, but his parents want to know what the catch is.
The Yattering and Jack
7. The Yattering and Jack
November 8, 1987
A minor demon named The Yattering is sent by Beelzebub to corrupt a man named Jack, but according to the rules, if the Yattering touches Jack, the demon then falls under the man's control. Complicating matters, the man refuses to believe the demon exists.
The Grave Robber
6. The Grave Robber
November 1, 1987
A pair of unscrupulous archaeologists unearth an Egyptian tomb of a prince and awaken the mummy Tapok, luring them into a game of strip poker to compete for their lives.
No Strings
5. No Strings
October 25, 1987
A cruel mob boss forces a ventriloquist to string up the corpse of his defeated rival as a puppet. A one-man show is held... with results that none involved had counted on.
The Moth
4. The Moth
October 18, 1987
A dying woman is convinced that after death her soul will be trapped in a moth.
The Spirit Photographer
3. The Spirit Photographer
October 11, 1987
A photographer decides to take photographs of ghosts.
Mary, Mary
2. Mary, Mary
October 4, 1987
An isolated woman who fears the world turns to her dolls and mannequins for friendship.
Beetles
1. Beetles
September 27, 1987
An Egyptologist ignores a sarcophagus's warnings and unearths a curse.
Tales From The Darkside
Tales From The Darkside

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TALES FROM THE DARKSIDE, the uniquely terrifying, frighteningly popular horror anthology series, is back. Packed with haunting stories that at first light appear to be about normal situations, these tales are gradually twisted until they become something sinister, shocking and totally unsettling.

  • Premiere Date
    October 29, 1983
  • IMDB Rating
    7.5  (6,094)