Anthology series presenting stories of suspense, mystery and science-fiction, usually with some sort of twist ending.
Reviews

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
1977  

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Tales of the Unexpected (1979–1988)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Dramatizations of many Roald Dahl short stories.

Stars: Roald Dahl, Andrew Ray, Forbes Collins
Circle of Fear (1972–1973)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

An anthology of suspense dramas concentrating on individuals confronted with supernatural occurrences.

Stars: Sebastian Cabot, Sheila Larken, Meg Foster
Journey to the Unknown (TV Series 1968)
Mystery | Thriller | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

A British anthology series about everyday people finding themselves put into unusual circumstances...many of them supernatural in nature.

Stars: Michael Callan, Joseph Cotten, Brandon De Wilde
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

This British anthology series, which was produced by England's leading exporters of horror films, told tales of haunted houses, demons, ghosts, and other supernatural wonders.

Stars: Nicholas Ball, Anna Calder-Marshall, Christopher Cazenove
Edit

Cast

Complete series cast summary:
...
 Narrator (8 episodes, 1977)
Edit

Storyline

Quinn Martin was the executive producer of this short-lived anthology series that focused on stories with a supernatural or science-fiction twist. It boasted the typical QM trappings: each act began with a graphic announcing "Act I", "Act II", etc.; expensive-looking production values and location shooting; popular guest stars like Bill Bixby, Lloyd Bridges and Roy Thinnes; narration by "Cannon" star William Conrad; decent scripts; and, of course, all those Ford vehicles. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@soltec.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

2 February 1977 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Quinn Martin's Tales of the Unexpected  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(8 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Followed by The Force of Evil (1977) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Great obscure show
30 September 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This show ran for such a short time that few people ever heard of it and it is often confused with Roald Dahl's show of the same title. I have 5 episodes of the show on video, my absolute favorite being "No Way Out" with Bill Bixby. I liked just about any series that Quinn Martin produced and this was one of my favorites. If I can ever find the other shows in the series, I'll write an episode guide. The series was called "Twist In the Tale" in the UK, but almost no information can be found about it. I doubt it will ever be released on video or DVD but I would be the first to buy it if it was. I would love to share information with anyone who has any information on the show.


14 of 16 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?