Friday's Curse (1987–1990)
"Friday the 13th" (original title)

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Two young antique store owners must recover cursed antiques.

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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 4 wins & 14 nominations. See more awards »
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Complete series cast summary:
Louise Robey ...
 Micki Foster (70 episodes, 1987-1990)
Chris Wiggins ...
 Jack Marshak (65 episodes, 1987-1990)
 Ryan Dallion (54 episodes, 1987-1989)


An old antique dealer made a pact with the Devil to sell cursed antiques. When he dies, his store is inherited by his niece Micki and her cousin Ryan. With the help of Jack Marshak, they fight to retrieve the antiques from the people who bought them to stop them from causing harm. Written by Paul Sasse <>

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Take a journey to the cutting edge. (Season 2) See more »







Release Date:

28 September 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The 13th Hour  »

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(72 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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Louise Robey (always credited as Robey) was the actress who appeared in most of the episodes of the series. There were totally 70 episodes produced and Micki Foster appears in all of them, the only exception being "The Butcher" during the second season. See more »


In the first few episodes of season 1 the shot of the Curious Goods store front has the same woman dressed in white walk by and stop to look in the store window. See more »


Jack Marshak: [to Uncle Lewis, who is attempting to reanimate a corpse] Lewis, you've had your time. You've made your choice. God help you. And now you must abide by that choice.
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Spun-off from Friday the 13th (1980) See more »

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Excellent TV horror series
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When I first heard the name of this series back in 1987 I refused to see it. I assumed it was just about Jason killing different people every week--but with no gore (since this WAS TV). What was the point? But I tuned in one night out of curiosity and was surprised how different it was from the movies--and how much I liked it! It was about some antique owners who have to track down antiques each week that had been sold from their store. It seems their uncle (the previous owner) had made a pact with the Devil and the antiques were cursed. Sounds silly but it really worked. There were some doses of pretty funny humor but this show concentrated on the horror. Also it was pretty gory for a TV show at that time--my station didn't show it till 11:30 at night! The acting was good...but it all started to fall apart after season 2. The main actor left and was replaced by someone who just wasn't as good--the third season was a major disappointment. I think that's what killed the show. Still it was a fun, sometimes scary and a little gory TV show. Recommended.

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