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Season 5

2 Oct. 1993
Death of Some Salesmen
A conniving con-man posing as a salesman gets more than he bargained for when he comes knocks at the door of the wrong family.
 
2 Oct. 1993
As Ye Sow
Wealthy and successful middle-aged businessman Leo Burns suspects that his much younger wife Bridget is having an extramarital affair. Leo hires sleazy private investigator G.G. Devoe to find out the identity of Bridget's lover.
 
2 Oct. 1993
Forever Ambergris
A jaded, has-been photographer plots the demise of his younger, talented protégé when they go on assignment in Central America.
 
6 Oct. 1993
Food for Thought
The great Zambini is an old carnival psychic who performs his act of mind reading with the aid of his young assistant Connie. She however is a slave to her cruel master who often beats her. But when she and a handsome fire eater called Johnny become secret lovers, things look set to change. Sadly Zambini has the advantage of being able to read his desperate assistant's mind.
 
13 Oct. 1993
People Who Live in Brass Hearses
Hot-tempered convict Billy DeLuca gets out of prison after serving a two year sentence. Billy convinces his dim-witted brother Virgil to help him rob a warehouse as a means of getting revenge on kindly ice cream vendor Mr. Byrd, who's responsible for sending Billy to jail. However, the plan goes seriously awry.
 
20 Oct. 1993
Two for the Show
A man murders his beautiful younger wife when she threatens to leave him. He then packs her body in a big suitcase and boards a train, where he is stalked by an inquisitive detective.
 
27 Oct. 1993
House of Horror
Three pledges for a fraternity on probation run by a soft-spoken leader and his two sidekicks are visited by a beautiful young sorority gal, who is looking for a frat to pledge her own sorority ends up tagging along with the pledges to an abandoned house where an "urban legend" murder took place years before. Led by the obnoxious head pledge master, the three pledges must enter the house and past each test given to them. The question is will they survive to join the frat?
 
3 Nov. 1993
Well Cooked Hams
Inept struggling magician Miles Federman murders rival master magician Kraygen so he can steal Kraygen's Box of Death trick and finally achieve the success he's been striving for. However, events from Federman's past come back to haunt him on the night he premieres his new act.
 
10 Nov. 1993
Creep Course
Stella Bishop is a full blown geek taking a course on Egyptian mythology led by the pompous Professor Finley, who also happens to be a collector of Egyptian antiquity and one undead, horny mummy! Little does Stella know that she's intended to be the target [sacrifice] for his undead living collectible and is soon wooed by the charismatic Reggie, who has his own sinister plans. In the end, who will be the one to survive this Creep Course?
 
17 Nov. 1993
Came the Dawn
A lecherous millionaire offers a lift to a beautiful seductress in the middle of nowhere with horrific consequences.
 
24 Nov. 1993
Oil's Well That Ends Well
A gold digger who believes no one can top her in extortion gets the ultimate prize. Gina teams with Jerry or is it Carl to plant her husband Larry and resurrect him for a payoff. Gina and Jerry/Carl devise a plot to bilk some hoped for investors at the Legion bar of money in return for delaying notification of an oil strike. Gina is unaware that the guys are all in cahoots. When Gina learns her plans are turned upside down by the guys revelations. Gina lights up the stage with another discarded flame.
 
1 Dec. 1993
Half-Way Horrible
The owner of a chemical company's sinister past dealings come back to haunt him when he identifies the body of a business associate.
 
8 Dec. 1993
Till Death Do We Part
Smooth young gigolo Johnny Canaparo makes a living as the kept boy of dangerous mob-connected older woman Ruth Sanderson. Johnny incurs Ruth's lethal jealous wrath after Ruth finds out that Johnny has been romancing attractive young waitress Lucy Chadwick on the side.
 

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