Best TV Series Anthology

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1.
The Storyteller (1987 TV Series)
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An old storyteller tells European folk tales to his sarcastic dog. (225 mins.)
 
2.
The Twilight Zone (1959 TV Series)
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Ordinary people find themselves in extraordinarily astounding situations, which they each try to solve in a remarkable manner. (51 mins.)
 
3.
Faerie Tale Theatre (1982 TV Series)
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Inspired by an earlier children's series, Shirley Temple's Storybook, Shelley Duvall hosts this series featuring... (50 mins.)
 
4.
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954 TV Series)
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A Disney-produced anthology covering many different genres. (120 mins.)
 
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Masterpiece Classic (1971 TV Series)
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An anthology drama series featuring primarily British productions.
 
6.
Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955 TV Series)
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Series of unrelated short stories covering elements of crime, horror, drama and comedy about people of different species committing murders, suicides, thefts and other sorts of crime caused by certain motivations; perceived or not. (25 mins.)
“ Share with The Alfred Hitchcock Hour ” - BatBanks
 
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The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962 TV Series)
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A continuation of the dramatic anthology series Alfred Hitchcock Presents hosted by the master of suspense and mystery. (50 mins.)
 
8.
Tales from the Crypt (1989 TV Series)
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Tales of horror based on the gruesome E.C. comic books of the 1950s. (25 mins.)
 
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The Outer Limits (1995 TV Series)
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A modern revival of the classic sci-fi horror anthology show The Outer Limits. Episodes often have twist-endings and involve aliens. Sometimes, story from one episode continues in a later episode. (44 mins.)
 
10.
Night Gallery (1969 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Rod Serling presents tales of horror illustrated in various paintings. (50 mins.)
 
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Masterpiece Mystery (1980 TV Series)
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An anthology series featuring various predominately British mystery stories.
 
12.
The Outer Limits (1963 TV Series)
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An anthology series of insightful science fiction tales. (51 mins.)
 
13.
CBS Schoolbreak Special (1984 TV Series)
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CBS late-afternoon specials designed for middle school and high school students, dramatizing issues affecting teenagers.
 
14.
Thriller (1960 TV Series)
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Anthology series hosted by Boris Karloff that originally told ordinary tales of crime and mystery, but... (50 mins.)
 
15.
ABC Afterschool Specials (1972 TV Series)
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"ABC Afterschool Specials" was the umbrella show name for various educational shows that were shown in the afternoon, occasionally. Each episode was produced by a separate company. (60 mins.)
 
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R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour (2010 TV Series)
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R.L. Stine leads young viewers on a creepy tour of tales featuring life-sized dolls, werewolves and carnival clowns that are stalking children. (23 mins.)
 
17.
Are You Afraid of the Dark? (1990 TV Series)
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A group of kids get together in the woods, and tell ghost stories. (30 mins.)
 
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Goosebumps (1995 TV Series)
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A series of horror anthology stories based on the children's books by R.L. Stine. (22 mins.)
 
19.
Police Story (1973 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Classic anthology series, which details the personal lives of the men and women of the Los Angeles Police Department... (120 mins.)
 
20.
Fantasy Island (1977 TV Series)
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Accounts of visitors to a unique resort island in the Pacific Ocean that can fulfill literally any fantasy requested, but rarely turn out as expected. (60 mins.)
 
21.
Deadtime Stories (2013 TV Series)
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A baby-sitter tells a different 'Deadtime Story' to the kids she is babysitting. The stories are scary and chilling. (30 mins.)
 
22.
Amazing Stories (1985 TV Series)
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Truly amazing, fantastical, funny and odd, and sometimes scary, sad and endearing stories are portrayed. Many famous actors, actresses and directors make guest appearances. (30 mins.)
 
23.
One Step Beyond (1959 TV Series)
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Produced at the same time as the more well-known Twilight Zone, this series fed the nation's growing... (25 mins.)
 
24.
Love, American Style (1969 TV Series)
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An anthology comedy series featuring a line up of different celebrity guest stars appearing in anywhere from one, two, three, and four short stories or vignettes within an hour about versions of love and romance. (60 mins.)
 
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Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (1995 TV Series)
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Multicultural versions of many of your favorite fairy tales. Such as "The Princess and the Pea" and "The Three Little Pigs". (30 mins.)
 
26.
Death Valley Days (1952 TV Series)
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Western stories and legends based, and filmed, in and around Death Valley, CA. One of the longest-running Western series, originating on radio in the 1930s. The continuing sponsor was "20 Mule Team" Borax, a product mined in Death Valley. (25 mins.)
 
27.
KaBlam! (1996 TV Series)
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'KaBlam!' is a comedic animation anthology show, hosted by the (also animated) Henry and June. Regularly... (30 mins.)
Director: Mike DeSeve
 
28.
Tales from the Darkside (1983 TV Series)
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A horror anthology series where the viewer is taken through ghost stories, science fiction adventures and creepy, unexplained events. (30 mins.)
 
29.
The Twilight Zone (2002 TV Series)
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This second revival of The Twilight Zone presents tales of suspense, fantasy, science fiction and horror. (43 mins.)