A horror anthology about a family of monsters watching a different horror story every week on their TV. Each tale is separate, often cautionary with occasional dark humor and irony and features various deadly creatures.
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 Charles Poole / ... (2 episodes, 1988-1990)
Pamela Dean Kelly ...
 Bird / ... (2 episodes, 1988-1990)
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 Holly / ... (2 episodes, 1988-1990)
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 The Beast (2 episodes, 1990)
Robert Weil ...
 Neighbor / ... (2 episodes, 1989-1991)
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A horror anthology about a family of monsters watching a different horror story every week on their TV. Each tale is separate, often cautionary with occasional dark humor and irony and features various deadly creatures.

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22 October 1988 (USA)  »

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Referenced in Monsters, Inc. (2001) See more »

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Incredibly Good!!!
3 April 2017 | by (Michigan) – See all my reviews

I've been an aficionado of science fiction most of my life both written, TV shows, and movies and I have given this series a 10 for frankly having some of the best shows overall. Have been "blown away" from some of the shows not only from some very well done creature effects, but even more so from the stories themselves. As rarely happens the stories are on a par with written sci-fi short stories. Haven't seen all the episodes, but two in particular stand out - The Offering and The Outpost, the latter being especially touching at the end. Good acting too in many episodes. Overall even surpasses one of my favorites - the original Outer Limits. This show could have been named "The Outer Limits II".


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