Tales of the Unexpected (1979–1988)

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Dramatizations of many Roald Dahl short stories.

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A British anthology series featuring tales of horror, mystery and suspense. Most episodes featured a twist ending, and many of them were based on short stories by well-known writer Roald Dahl, who also served as the show's host during its first two seasons. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@wkio.com>

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Some brilliant some boring
17 January 2004 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

I'm in my 30s and loved watching this show in the early 80s before it lost the plot(s) ,literally, in the mid-80s. My favourite epsiode was one I saw in the early 80s starring Derek Jacobi as a Jester type character called Columbus. A couple of years ago I bought two, three tape sets of eighteen Tales of the Unexpected and they were the most boring episodes, so be warned!


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