Amazing Stories (1985–1987)
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The Main Attraction 

Athletic teenage hunk Brad Bender thinks he is too cool for nerdy classmate Shirley, who is crazy over him, until, to his horror, a meteor shower's power suddenly turns him into a human magnet.

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John Scott Clough ...
Brad Bender
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Shirley Crater
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Mr. Hiller
Barbara Sharma ...
Mrs. Bender
Thomas Napier ...
Wylie (as Tom Napier)
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Cliff Ratte
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Scientist #1
Joan Foley ...
Scientist #3
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Scientist #2
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Billy Johnson
Isabelle Walker ...
Francine
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Stan
Michael Cramer ...
Kid (as Michael Joshua Cramer)
Megan Wyss ...
Girl #1 / Blonde
Piper Cochrane ...
Darcy Cook / Girl #2
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Athletic teenage hunk Brad Bender thinks he is too cool for nerdy classmate Shirley, who is crazy over him, until, to his horror, a meteor shower's power suddenly turns him into a human magnet.

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6 October 1985 (USA)  »

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The bullies refer to their prank in the boys' room as "the Temple of Doom." Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984) was directed by Steven Spielberg, the executive producer of Amazing Stories (1985). See more »

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A Magnetic Personality
20 May 2014 | by See all my reviews

The premise is so ludicrous. Let's face it. The story is designed so an obnoxious kid gets "his." He has mistreated others, he is filled with arrogance, and has no respect for the people around him. Of course, those people dote on him as well, so they are not to be admired. The plot is formulaic and predictable, but that's the curse of shows like this. We are set up to believe something will happen. As with the previous "train" episode, for a half hour anthology series, the special effects are quite astounding and we end up satisfied. It must be that Stephen Spielberg had a lot of influence on the pocketbooks of the production staff.


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