The Ray Bradbury Theater

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  • TV-14
  • 1985
  • 6 Seasons
  • 7.5  (1,301)

An anthology series scripted by famed science fiction author Ray Bradbury. Many of the teleplays are based upon Bradbury's acclaimed novels and short stories including: "Marionettes, Inc.," "The Veldt," "A Sound of Thunder" and many more. Featured actors include William Shatner, Drew Barrymore, Elliot Gould, Jeff Goldblum, Peter O'Toole, Shelley Duval and more.

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The Tombstone
15. The Tombstone
October 30, 1992
A salesman and his wife take the last available room in a hotel where the previous occupant left a tombstone. Guest starring Shelley Duvall.
Great Wide World Over There
14. Great Wide World Over There
October 29, 1992
An illiterate woman asks her nephew to write letters for her so she can talk to all the people in the world that she's never seen. Guest starring Tyne Daly.
Fee Fie Foe Fum
13. Fee Fie Foe Fum
October 28, 1992
A grandmother worries when her granddaughter's husband installs a new garbage disposal in the house. Guest starring Jane Stapleton.
The Handler
12. The Handler
October 27, 1992
A small-town mortician takes perverse delight in exacting postmortem revenge against his enemies - until his day of reckoning arrives. Guest starring Michael J. Pollard.
Some Live Like Lazarus
11. Some Live Like Lazarus
October 24, 1992
A boy and a girl fall in love as children and vow to marry when they're 21. However, the boy's domineering mother has other plans. Guest starring Janice Rule.
Downwind from Gettysburg
10. Downwind from Gettysburg
October 17, 1992
In a theater for tourists, a robot made to look like Abraham Lincoln is programmed to recite the Gettysburg Address. Guest starring Howard Hesseman.
Silent Towns
9. Silent Towns
October 10, 1992
After an evacuation, the last man on Mars seeks the last woman on Mars. Guest starring John Glover and Monica Parker.
Sun and Shadow
8. Sun and Shadow
October 3, 1992
A local man protests when a rude director attempts to use his house for the backdrop of a liquor commercial. Guest starring Gregory Sierra.
The Dead Man
7. The Dead Man
September 26, 1992
A lonely manicurist befriends a man who claims to be dead. Guest starring Louise Fletcher.
The Long Rain
6. The Long Rain
September 19, 1992
When an army spaceship crash lands on a world where it never stops raining, the four survivors try to reach the Sun Dome that has been erected on the planet, providing the only shelter. But exhaustion hits and predatory plants await. Guest starring Marc Singer.
By the Numbers
5. By the Numbers
September 11, 1992
On a train, a man learns the truth about a boy and his drill sergeant father that he met years ago at a hotel pool. Guest starring Ray Sharkey.
The Anthem Sprinters
4. The Anthem Sprinters
August 21, 1992
An American tourist becomes involved in an Irish sporting event. Guest starring Len Cariou.
Tomorrow's Child
3. Tomorrow's Child
August 14, 1992
An experimental childbirth procedure results in a couple's baby being born into another dimension. The child's non-human appearance puts a lot of strain on the new parents, so much so that the wife is on the brink of a mental breakdown. Guest starring Carol Kane.
The Happiness Machine
2. The Happiness Machine
July 12, 1992
One day, a man wakes up and decides to build a machine that creates happiness. Much to his wife's dismay, it becomes an obsession. Guest starring Elliott Gould.
The Lonely One
1. The Lonely One
July 10, 1992
Three women try to decide whether to walk to a movie, knowing there's a serial killer on the loose. Although her companions disagree, one of the women insists. Guest starring Joanna Cassidy.
Ray Bradbury Theatre
Ray Bradbury Theatre

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Description

An anthology series scripted by famed science fiction author Ray Bradbury. Many of the teleplays are based upon Bradbury's acclaimed novels and short stories including: "Marionettes, Inc.," "The Veldt," "A Sound of Thunder" and many more. Featured actors include William Shatner, Drew Barrymore, Elliot Gould, Jeff Goldblum, Peter O'Toole, Shelley Duval and more.

The Ray Bradbury Theater is a series that is currently running and has 6 seasons (65 episodes). The series first aired on May 21, 1985.

Where to Watch The Ray Bradbury Theater

The Ray Bradbury Theater is available for streaming on the FilmRise website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Ray Bradbury Theater on demand at Vudu, Pluto TV and Peacock.

  • Premiere Date
    May 21, 1985
  • IMDB Rating
    7.5  (1,301)