A man's fate becomes tied up with a new novel. Unfortunately, it's a horror novel.



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Episode credited cast:
Uniform Cop
William Price
Torquil Campbell ...
Greg Harris
Monica Hamburg ...
Kim Kondrashoff ...
Bob Jenkins
Bearded Man
Andy Harris
Himself - Host
Norma Jean Wick ...


Greg Harris is a a happy mild-mannered architect, who while walking on the street and talking on the phone with his girlfriend Linda one day, in a moment of carelessness collides with a passerby and accidentally spills his hot coffee all over the man's face and clothes. The man, who turns out to be Russian, screams in rage and puts a curse in Russian on Greg - everyone he meets from now on will hate him. Greg doesn't take this seriously, but after several scary incidents, one more severe than the next, that culminate with an attempt on his life by a group of construction workers, he asks a police officer for help, only to learn that everything that's been happening to him on that hellish day is word for word the plot of the latest bestselling horror novel from a famous horror novelist, William Price. Greg refuses to believe this, but after even more tragedy, he eventually has no choice but to accept it as the only explanation. He breaks into Price's house, holds him at gunpoint and in...

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6 September 2001 (Canada)  »

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