Truly amazing, fantastical, funny and odd, and sometimes scary, sad and endearing stories are portrayed. Many famous actors, actresses and directors make guest appearances.
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 Mike Malloy / ... (2 episodes, 1985-1986)
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 Dr. Templeton / ... (2 episodes, 1986)
Sharon Spelman ...
 Mom / ... (2 episodes, 1986)
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 Bert / ... (2 episodes, 1985-1986)
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 Detective Watts / ... (2 episodes, 1986-1987)
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 Eddie / ... (2 episodes, 1985-1986)
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 George Gershwin / ... (2 episodes, 1986-1987)
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 Mark / ... (2 episodes, 1986)
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 Blaze / ... (2 episodes, 1985-1986)
Joshua Rudoy ...
 Billy / ... (2 episodes, 1986)
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 Elmer / ... (2 episodes, 1986)
Rick Andosca ...
 Haller / ... (2 episodes, 1986-1987)
Gregory Wagrowski ...
 Ben Oltman / ... (2 episodes, 1986)
Fredric Cook ...
 Dr. Wittenberg / ... (2 episodes, 1986-1987)
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 Family Dog / ... (2 episodes, 1985-1987)
Arnold Johnson ...
 Johnny / ... (2 episodes, 1985-1986)
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 Angela / ... (2 episodes, 1985-1986)
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 Jimmy / ... (2 episodes, 1985)
Billy Beck ...
 Caretaker / ... (2 episodes, 1985-1986)
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 Jerry Lane / ... (2 episodes, 1986-1987)
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 Indian / ... (2 episodes, 1986)
Larry Spinak ...
 Arnold Skamp / ... (2 episodes, 1985-1986)
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 Marshall / ... (2 episodes, 1986)
Jonathan Luria ...
 Cameraman / ... (2 episodes, 1986)
Ben Kronen ...
 Bald Man / ... (2 episodes, 1985-1986)
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 Assistant Director / ... (2 episodes, 1985-1986)
Lynn Kuratomi ...
 Nurse #2 / ... (2 episodes, 1986-1987)
Conrad Dunn ...
 Gas Station Attendant / ... (2 episodes, 1986)
Wade Mayer ...
 Airline Representative #2 / ... (2 episodes, 1986-1987)
Eve Smith ...
 Old Woman (2 episodes, 1985-1986)
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 Lady on Train / ... (2 episodes, 1985-1987)
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Truly amazing, fantastical, funny and odd, and sometimes scary, sad and endearing stories are portrayed. Many famous actors, actresses and directors make guest appearances.

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In the extraordinary worlds of Amazing Stories! See more »


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29 September 1985 (USA)  »

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(45 episodes)

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(1986-1987)| (1985-1986)

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(Technicolor)

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4:3
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*batteries not included (1987) was originally intended to be an episode of this series until Steven Spielberg decided to expand it into a feature film. See more »

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A series that I truly miss
24 April 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was 26 years old when "Amazing Stories" was on TV. My co-workers and I always talked about it the next day at work. Everyone I knew loved the show...it always gave us something great to talk about and almost always made us really, really laugh. Everyone got involved in the conversations and it was always in a positive way. Some of the shows were serious...some were very touching...and some were absolutely hilarious. But they were all very clever in one way or another. They remind me of "Tales from the Crypt" and "The Twilight Zone. Two very, very, very funny episodes were "Head of the Classs" and the one with the college boys with the pink goop in Science class. They were the two that were our favorites. Who couldn't help but repeat the line "Kiss me and I'm yours forever"? Or how about "Mr. Braaaaaad"? I did, however, miss the magnetic episode. And even from just hearing about it really tickled me. I remember laughing so hard that tears were running down my face when the people at work told me about it. I would really love to be able to see that one. Even after twenty years, I still find myself bringing up the show for some good reason or another. I miss the show very much, and I'm sitting on pins and needles waiting for it to come out on DVD.


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