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1988

23 Jan. 1988
The Fruit at the Bottom of the Bowl
A guest murders his host after an argument, then becomes increasingly worried about removing all his fingerprints from the crime scene.
 
6 Feb. 1988
Skeleton
A hypochondriac feels there is something wrong with his bones so he consults a creepy "bone specialist" who promises to help him; sometimes the cure really is worse than the disease.
 
13 Feb. 1988
The Emissary
A pet dog brings things and people to his young master, a boy suffering from a debilitating illness, whenever it feels that he needs them. At first this proves quite useful but it takes a rather bizarre turn at the end.
 
20 Feb. 1988
Gotcha!
At a masquerade party, a lonely man dressed as comedian Oliver Hardy is about to leave, when he meets a woman costumed as Hardy's comic partner Stan Laurel ! Captivated with each other, they run off into the night. They stay in love and in their fantasy, until the man muses if this dream can last ? The woman suggests they see, by playing a game she calls Gotcha !
 
5 Mar. 1988
The Man Upstairs
Young boy investigates whether his loving grandmother's new strange lodger is a vampire.
 
9 Apr. 1988
The Small Assassin
A terrified new mother is convinced that her infant son is somehow trying to kill her but naturally nobody believes her.
 
16 Apr. 1988
Punishment Without Crime
George Hill is stunned when he is sentenced to death--for murdering a robot facsimile of his adulterous young wife.
 
29 Apr. 1988
On the Orient, North
A nurse accompanies a "dying" ghost on a train ride across Europe to Great Britain in search of a place of refuge where people still believe in the supernatural.
 
7 May 1988
The Coffin
When the eccentric millionaire Charles Braling takes all his savings to his manor and builds a glass coffin, his greedy brother Richard Braling mocks him. Charles dies and in the will, Richard may have the mansion and all his savings if he finds where it is hidden. Richard finds the money in the coffin, but it's not as easy as it first seemed.
 
14 May 1988
Tyrannosaurus Rex
Bombastic producer Joe Clarence hires Terwilliger to do the stop-motion animation for a dinosaur film he's making. Frustrated at Clarence's constant bullying and complaining, Terwilliger subconsciously finds a way to work out his stress.
 
21 May 1988
There Was an Old Woman
A stubborn old woman has spent her entire life defying death; after the Grim Reaper finally pays his call, her ghost tries to reclaim her body from the mortuary.
 
28 May 1988
And So Died Riabouchinska
A ventriloquist is implicated in the murder of a man at a theater.
 

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