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

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Series cast summary:
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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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Trivia

The title is taken from a bi-monthly, science fiction journal famous in the 1940s and 1950s, and edited by television and film writer Howard Browne. See more »

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Spoofed in Amazing Tails (1987) See more »

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A series that I truly miss
24 April 2005 | by 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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