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(1983–1988)

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1987

18 Jan. 1987
Miss May Dusa
Jimmy James is playing his saxophone in the New York City subway when he meets an enigmatic woman named May Dusa, who claims to suffer amnesia and to have caused several accidental deaths.
 
25 Jan. 1987
The Milkman Cometh
Ruth Cooley is curious as to the reason why her husband Garry leaves unusual written requests in their mailbox for the mail carrier to fulfill.
 
1 Feb. 1987
My Ghostwriter - The Vampire
Hack horror writer Peter Prentice receives an offer from Vampire Count Jeffrey Draco: nine hundred years of authentic vampire stories to use as material - in exchange for sanctuary in Peter's home.
 
18 Feb. 1987
My Own Place
A young man gets a great deal on a New York apartment, then discovers he has a mysterious roommate.
 
15 Feb. 1987
Red Leader
A corrupt business man is offered a top position in Hell by the devil.
 
22 Feb. 1987
Everybody Needs a Little Love
A divorced man dotes upon a mannequin.
 
1 Mar. 1987
Auld Acquaintances
Two accused witches covet a talisman for its powers but can't have it all the time. So they agree to take turns keeping it for one year at a time... through the centuries.
 
8 Mar. 1987
The Social Climber
A shoemaker's assistant discovers that he can live other people's lives by putting on their shoes.
 
3 Mar. 1987
The Swap
In the Louisiana bayou, loathsome-looking Bubba is the son of an infamous conjure woman. His wife Annabelle is cheating on him with their handsome handyman Claude. But Bubba has a solution to the problem.
 
10 May 1987
Let the Games Begin
Harry Carson suffers a heart attack and dies in a hotel room, prompting an angel and a devil to battle each other for possession of Harry's soul.
 
17 May 1987
The Enormous Radio
A new radio lets a couple overhear their neighbors' private conversations.
 
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.
 

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