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Amazing Stories 

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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1987   1986   1985  
Won 5 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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 Assistant to the Boss / ... 2 episodes, 1985-1986
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 Mike Malloy / ... 2 episodes, 1985-1986
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 Dr. Templeton / ... 2 episodes, 1986
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 Mom / ... 2 episodes, 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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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
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 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 ...
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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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PG-13 | See all certifications »
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29 September 1985 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Steven Spielberg's Amazing Stories  »

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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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The episodes "The Mission", "Go to the Head of the Class", and "Mummy Daddy" were edited into a single movie titled "Storie incredibili" for the Italian market. The film was theatrically released on June 19, 1987. See more »

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Referenced in Thoda Pyaar Thoda Magic (2008) See more »

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One of the best!
20 October 2002 | by See all my reviews

ever since the sci-fi revival started, i've been wondering if they would ever try another crack at the amazing stories series. i don't know if anyone has seen the new twilight zone series or any of these other 'hack' type shows... but when i think about the best shows since the original twilight zone and outer limits (which are THE BEST) this series is the best thing to happen since those shows went off the air. writing, acting, production value (for its day) are all way above the mark of anything to happen since. the only other show that i remember being EXCELLENT is the short lived jim henson show- and i can't even remember its name. this show along with northen exposure, star trek tng, and a very, very select few make up the creme of the crop of shows since the 80's. oh yeah, of course the x-files had some 'amazing stories-esque' episodes, but 'amazing' was and is the only true modern fantasy series of greatness!!!!!!!! yay!


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