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(1983–1988)

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Season 2

26 Sep. 1985
The Impressionist
Nightclub impressionist Spiffy Remo is blackmailed into helping the government establish communication with Hoffgosh, a seemingly hostile alien who holds the secret to nuclear fusion.
 
6 Oct. 1985
Lifebomb
A CEO working himself to death receives an offer of a special service designed to keep him alive.
 
13 Oct. 1985
Ring Around the Redhead
Death Row inmate Billy Malone tells a journalist of how he survived an earthquake and found a portal to another dimension. Out of that portal popped young Keena, whose ensuing relationship with Billy seals his fate.
 
20 Oct. 1985
Parlour Floor Front
After Linda, a landlady, speaks to her tenant, Mars Gillis, who she wants to move out of the parlour floor front apartment, bad things start happening all over the apartment she and her husband live in, and suspect it's Mars's voodoo.
 
27 Oct. 1985
Halloween Candy
Nasty old Mr Killup uses Halloween to taunt kids. This year, he's in for a surprise, from which even his long-suffering son Michael cannot save him.
 
3 Nov. 1985
The Satanic Piano
Struggling composer Pete Bancroft is contacted by strange Wilson Farber, who has invented a piano that can read minds and may be able to help Bancroft in his career.
 
10 Nov. 1985
The Devil's Advocate
A hate-filled host of a radio call-in shows discovers where his anger and cynicism leads.
 
17 Nov. 1985
Distant Signals
Mr. Smith is a cult follower of the failed 60's TV show MAX PARADISE and approaches Hollywood studio executives about recreating it, despite the reluctance of its now-alcoholic leading man Van Conway.
 
24 Nov. 1985
The Trouble with Mary Jane
Mrs. Nugent enlists the aid of bumbling occult students Jack and Nora Mills to exorcise Aisha Candisha, the demon who is possessing her now-goat-footed daughter Mary Jane. The price? Fifty thousand dollars.
 
1 Dec. 1985
Ursa Minor
Richard and Joan's birthday gift for their daughter Susie is a large stuffed teddy bear ... or is it?
 
8 Dec. 1985
Effect and Cause
Artist Kate Collins is afraid to recycle her old canvasses by painting over them because she thinks doing so is bad karma. She soon learns that she has the power to change reality.
 
22 Dec. 1985
Monsters in My Room
Biff doesn't understand children well and winds up at odds with his new wife Helen's young son Timmy, whose life is already complicated by the monsters that Timmy finds in his bedroom.
 
12 Jan. 1986
Comet Watch
An amateur astronomer makes a surprising discovery about Halley's Comet after a young woman falls out of his telescope.
 
19 Jan. 1986
Dream Girl
A theatrical director finds herself trapped along with her colleagues in a dreamlike world created by a stagehand.
 
26 Jan. 1986
A New Lease on Life
Archie Fenton moves into the St. George Apartments, where the lease has caveats: he must take out the trash every night, and he must not hang pictures on the walls. These aren't the only strange things about the St George.
 
2 Feb. 1986
Printer's Devil
An author uses animal sacrifices to become successful.
 
9 Feb. 1986
The Shrine
Cecilia Matthews has turned her daughter Christine's bedroom into a shrine. But Christine didn't die; she merely suffered a nervous breakdown, has recovered, and is coming for a visit. But there's a new tenant.
 
16 Feb. 1986
The Old Soft Shoe
A traveling salesman has a weird date in a motel.
 
23 Feb. 1986
The Last Car
A young woman taking a train home for Thanksgiving learns that this will be her final ride.
 
4 May 1986
A Choice of Dreams
Mobster Jake Corelli has terminal cancer. A stranger promises him his choice of dreams and power over death. The price is ten million dollars.
 
11 May 1986
Strange Love
A doctor makes a house call and finds his patients are vampires
 
18 May 1986
The Unhappy Medium
Televangelist Farley Bright, the founder of the Church of the Bright Tomorrow, has died recently. Three greedy relatives gather for the reading of his will. But Farley hasn't finished communicating with them yet.
 
25 May 1986
Fear of Floating
At an Army recruiting station in Arizona, Arnold Barker asks for protection from the Cooper's, who are trying to hold him hostage as "The Human Balloon" in their circus. But the Cooper's are nearby and have a different story to tell.
 
13 Jul. 1986
The Casavin Curse
Beautiful Gina Casavin claims to be under the spell of a decades-old family curse, because everyone with whom she falls in love dies mysteriously.
 

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