Are You Afraid of the Dark?: Season 1, Episode 6

The Tale of Jake the Snake (20 Mar. 1999)

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Wiley doesn't have as much luck trying out for the school hockey team as Zach does. Then he runs into a mysterious figure in the locker-room basement, who says that Wiley reminds him of a ... See full summary »

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Zach
James Hayes Liboiron ...
Wiley Helphin (as James Liboiron)
Shawn Potter ...
Duchamp
Paul Rainville ...
Coach Harry Cramp
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Kareem Blackwell ...
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David Deveau ...
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Wiley doesn't have as much luck trying out for the school hockey team as Zach does. Then he runs into a mysterious figure in the locker-room basement, who says that Wiley reminds him of a player who didn't start off well either, but soon improved amazingly when he got a certain hockey-stick: Jake "the Snake" Desmond. He tells Wiley where to find the stick, which still has the title "Snake" on it. Wiley does do excellently with it - he makes it into the last opening on the team instead of Zach, but doesn't act like he cares about his friend. Zach soon notices that Wiley's flesh begins peeling heavily, and he grows distant from him, saying he's better than Jake the Snake so is the greatest hockey-player himself. He even seems to be tempted to eat mice. Zach follows Wiley to where he got the stick and meets the character - Jake Desmond, now a man in snake's form, who tells Zach that every time Wiley uses the stick, he will continue the process of transforming into a snake, like all the ... Written by brainybrailler@comcast.net

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James Hayes Liboiron previously starred in another of Tucker's stories from the original Are You Afraid of the Dark? (1990),Are You Afraid of the Dark?: The Tale of the Manaha (1995). See more »

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Wiley Helphin: Look around. What's wrong with this picture?
Zach: Duchamp hasn't dropped any food on his shirt, yet?
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