In 1950, the secretary Cathy is a gold digger that wants to marry wealthy man. When the visits the clairvoyant Madame Vorma, she predicts that Cathy will be fired from her job and find a new job on the same day. Things happen exactly as foretold by Vorma and Cathy visits her again. Now the medium tells that she will marry a man that will inherit a fortune and die in a violent way immediately after. When Cathy meets the repulsive overweight Charlie Marno, she learns that he has a wealthy uncle. Cathy gets married to him and soon she finds that the prediction of Madame Vorma was correct. Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Did You Know?
The source of the story is listed as "Shock SuspenStories #6", it also features elements from "The Vault Of Horror #25". Another unrelated story also titled "Dead Right" appeared in "Tales From The Crypt #37", that story was later adapted as "Abra Cadaver" in the following season. See more
Cathy says early on that Charlie is so big that he "probably has his own ZIP code." ZIP codes weren't introduced until 1963, yet the episode takes place in 1950. See more
I know I'm a... I'm a little overweight...
A little overweight? Yeah, and Hitler was a little anti-Semitic. And Eisenhower's a little bald. And the Pope's a little Catholic.
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