Stop Susan Williams was part of the Cliff Hangers TV series which featured three revolving serials. Susan Williams is a journalist whose investigation of her reporter brother's murder takes... See full summary »
Stop Susan Williams was part of the Cliff Hangers TV series which featured three revolving serials. Susan Williams is a journalist whose investigation of her reporter brother's murder takes her around the world in pursuit of bad guy Anthony Kort. Susan narrowly escapes death episode after episode. Written by
Susan Anton starred in STOP SUSAN WILLIAMS, one of three segments in the CLIFFHANGERS series, which was just a great show. The other two segments were about a cowboy living in the 1880s who discovers an advanced civilization living under the American prarie(this segment was filmed in black and white), and the other was about Dracula, living in modern day L.A. and pursuing a woman whose mother he had bitten and killed years before. To be honest, the Dracula segment held my interest more because I was in the 3rd grade and crazy for monsters and ghosts at the time. To my best memories, each storyline got about 20 minutes during the hour-long show and, as the title of the show indicates, each segment ended with some sort of life and death situation(one segment ending that I remember from the Susan Williams segment: Susan unknowingly takes a bubble bath as a cobra slithers across the floor toward her bathtub!)Despite being a sure-fire hit for kids, the show doesn't seem to have done too well; I remember that the last episode containing the resolutions of the Susan Williams and cowboy segments was never aired, the series presumably being cancelled due to low ratings. Isn't that infuriating? I took some consolation in the fact that the Dracula storyline was resolved, with a great climatic ending in a wax museum that Dracula had selected as a make-shift lair, with a great fire ala HOUSE OF WAX! Come to think of it, there were several rip-offs of other horror movies, like a sequence where the heroine is partially vampirized by Dracula and taken to a convent where an exorcism is performed on her! I'm sure the show would show it's seams now, but back then it was just great! It would be fun to see it again.
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