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(1983–1988)

Episode List

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Season 4

27 Sep. 1987
Beetles
Archaeologist Arthur Hartley is accused of stealing expensive artifacts from a museum, is warned of a curse that befalls those who touch the artifacts, but won't be stopped in his quest for wealth.
 
4 Oct. 1987
Mary, Mary
A lonely single woman hides behind a mannequin.
 
11 Oct. 1987
The Spirit Photographer
A man invents a camera which can make ghosts disappear and use it in a room haunted by a violent spirit.
 
18 Oct. 1987
The Moth
Dieing Sybil uses her last hours on Earth to curse her enemies and plan for the afterlife, much to the chagrin of her mother.
 
25 Oct. 1987
No Strings
Mobster Eddie Minelli plans a private performance by a famous puppeteer, but with a ghoulish new puppet: the bloody remains of Don Paulie, the man Eddie has just murdered.
 
1 Nov. 1987
The Grave Robber
Two grave robbers play strip poker with a mummy.
 
8 Nov. 1987
The Yattering and Jack
Happy-go-lucky salesman Jack Polo receives a yuletide visit from the 3.5-foot-tall Yattering, a snarling horned demon that wants to claim Jack's soul.
 
15 Nov. 1987
Seymourlama
On a bitter cold night, Henry & Ellen Strand's home is visited by exotic Himalayan strangers who claim that son Seymour Strand has been chosen to replace the recently deceased Llama of their faraway country Lo Pu.
 
22 Nov. 1987
Sorry, Right Number
A woman is troubled by a mysterious phone call and tries desperately to help the person on the other end of the line.
 
14 Feb. 1988
Payment Overdue
A callous collection agent discovers that she herself has an overdue payment involving Rita Valdez, a client who took drastic steps to end her financial woes.
 
21 Feb. 1988
Love Hungry
Desperate to lose weight in order to please an old boyfriend from high school, compulsive eater Betsy Cowland uses mysterious, and possibly unsafe, products that she receives in the mail.
 
28 Feb. 1988
The Deal
Starving screenwriter Tom Dash claims he would give anything to sell a script in Hollywood. His acquaintance Donald has the means to help him give anything.
 
1 May 1988
The Apprentice
College sophomore Sarah McBride accepts a job at Colonial Village, a tourist attraction that recreates Puritan life in 1692 Salem and allows nothing from the 20th century. But things aren't quite what they seem.
 
8 May 1988
The Cutty Black Sow
Young Jamie receives, and takes seriously, a deathbed warning from his great grandmother to guard against the legendary Cutty Black Sow.
 
15 May 1988
Do Not Open This Box
Charles is a meek inventor living with his greedy nagging wife Rose. The mail brings them a misdirected box saying "Do Not Open This Box". Then the postman comes looking for it and says there will be Hell to pay if he doesn't get it back.
 
22 May 1988
Family Reunion
Janice Perry claims that her husband Robert has kidnapped their son Bobby, but Robert maintains that the boy needs to be cured of an illness. After all, Bobby hasn't been himself lately.
 
19 Jun. 1988
Going Native
An alien on Earth who is studying humans in a therapy group envies them and wants to be one.
 
10 Jul. 1988
Hush
On a seemingly "ordinary night", a teenage babysitter, and a young boy, are terrorized by the boy's latest invention, that's gone awry: a "noise eater", which -- in reality -- sucks the life out of its victims!
 
17 Jul. 1988
Barter
Harried housewife Ruthie receives a visit from bizarre salesman Klaatzu, whose mechanical device may help her shut out the sound of her son Nicky's constant drum-playing... in a way that Ruthie never imagined.
 
24 Jul. 1988
Basher Malone
Professional wrestler Basher Malone fights Trog, a demon wrestler summoned by unscrupulous promoter Tippy Ryan for a private match in Tippy's gym.
 

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