Blocked novelist Anthony Strack is desperate enough to plot suicide. Before he completes the deed, he is visited by unearthly beings, whose presence helps him to write again.

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Cindy Strack (as Juliet Sorcey)
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Blocked novelist Anthony Strack is desperate enough to plot suicide. Before he completes the deed, he is visited by unearthly beings, whose presence helps him to write again.

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Kurt Paul is listed in the end credits as Paul Bearer (the cemetery caretaker), however, his scene was cut from the final version of the pilot which aired on network television, but it remains in the unfinalized workprint of the pilot and can been seen online on YouTube. See more »

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Edgar Starck: May I also be excused? I'd like to get back to my Ouija board. I believe it's put me in contact with Truman Capote.
Anthony Strack: What makes you think that?
Edgar Starck: It's spelling with a lisp.
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Could Have Worked
31 May 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have to admit that this might have been a good series. Perkins with his devilishly contained grin could have made for a interesting series. It's been a while since I've seen this, and I'd love to see it again. The plot was about a horror writer who had moved his family into a haunted house as his first wife returns from beyond the grave. Sort of campy and tongue in cheek, but why it didn't work is anyone's guess.


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