Rod Serling presents tales of horror illustrated in various paintings.
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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »
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Similar in format to Serling's much more famous "Twilight Zone" series. Each week we get a new tale, represented by a painting in an old museum. Whereas the tales in "Twilight Zone" were more science fiction, these tales have a darker, more horrific edge. Written by Afterburner <aburner@erols.com>

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Night Gallery  »

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Episodes from the hour long The Sixth Sense (1972), starring Gary Collins, were edited down into half-hours, and added to the Night Gallery syndication package. Studios find it easier to sell programs in syndication when they have more episodes in the package, as local stations know audiences are more likely to grow tired of a program is the same episodes are repeated over and over again within a short period of time. Adding the edited Sixth Sense programs made syndicating the program easier. See more »

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Rod Serling: For those of you who've never met me, you might call me the under-nourished Alfred Hitchcock.
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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Swamp Diamonds (1993) See more »

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Paintings from a macabre zone.
27 January 2000 | by (Auburn, Me) – See all my reviews

Rod Serlings follow up to Twilight Zone. This series originally began as a four in one alternating with three other shows and each would get one airing per month. Night Gallery was easily the best and became a weekly. While Twilight Zone dealt with Science Fiction Gallery dealt on the macabre horror side. Rod as host would introduce each story via a painting.

A few (mostly the short ones) had tongue in cheek humor. The others could be very spooky. The theme music was equally eerie. The show now airs on the Sci-Fi channel. Having watched it when it originally aired it seems that the episodes are edited here and there. Later episodes were added from another series entitled The Sixth Sense and they were not nearly as good as the Serling ones.


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