An anthology horror/thriller series, along the same lines as "Twilight Zone" or "Night Gallery." Each week features a new story and a new cast.
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1982   1981  
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A weekly horror anthology series hosted by white-maned James Coburn. The 60-minute episodes feature two or three short tales, each with a twist in the ending. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@wkio.com>

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Enter a New Dimension of Chilling Suspense ... Enter the Darkroom


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27 November 1981 (USA)  »

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Several episodes were filmed and then deemed too intense for viewing on the show. These episodes were culled into an anthology film and capped with an opening scene and thus the film Nightmares (1983) was born. See more »

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Predictable Anthology Series
10 February 2003 | by (Isle Of Bute , Scotland) – See all my reviews

If you love films like TALES FROM THE CRYPT or shows like THE NIGHT GALLERY you`ll like DARKROOM . But if you hate these types of shows then there`s unfortunately nothing here that will endear DARKROOM to you , the only real difference between this and its predecessors in the anthology series is that it stars James Coburn , well stars maybe isn`t the word because he`s only used as a links man to introduce the stories . As for the stories themselves they`re not at all different to anything THE TWILIGHT ZONE or NIGHT GALLERY had already done , and you do get the feeling the idea was well past its sell by date by 1981


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