Amazing Stories: Season 1, Episode 10

Remote Control Man (8 Dec. 1985)

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An unhappy and frustrated husband with a nagging wife and an incorrigible son, finally finds solace in his new TV set that "comes alive" with the use of a magic remote control.

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Grendel
Philip Bruns ...
Mr. Beasley
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An unhappy and frustrated husband with a nagging wife and an incorrigible son, finally finds solace in his new TV set that "comes alive" with the use of a magic remote control. Written by Anonymous

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The wife's name (Grendel) is the name of the monster in the Anglo-Saxon epic poem 'Beowulf'. See more »

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This is the story of a henpecked husband who is under constant stress from one of the worst families imaginable. His obese wife is literally abusive. He has two sons, one a bona fide brat and the other a Hare Krishna follower who is only true to that calling when it suits him. Dogs attack the man. People are terrible to him. He only wishes one thing. To sit in front of the TV. One day, the wife sells his TV. He is devastated. She has spent the money on trivial things and dares him to do something about it. He goes to a high tech TV dealership where he buys a TV that is beyond his wildest dreams. Of course, his wife is furious. As she attacks him, he clicks the remote, she disappears, being replace by a knock down gorgeous blonde who was on the TV at the time. What follows is a horror story as the characters who dominated the networks in 1985 (and before) show up to make things intolerable. It is a cute idea that is hit and miss. My favorite is Gary Coleman who plays his TV son (going by the name Beaver) and of course, Barbara Billingsly as his new wife. Watch it for the crazy denouement.


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