Julian Cantrell's bid for mayor in an Alabama town is undermined by his saintly wife Valeria's miraculous behavior. So she decides to change her ways and break the Ten Commandments in order to help Julian get elected.

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Kaiulani Lee ...
Mrs. Valeria Cantrell
Mary Louise Wilson ...
Ruby
Albert Macklin ...
Young Priest
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Julian Cantrell
Bill McIntyre ...
Mr. Tabbitt
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Charlotte Rose Cantrell
Paul Sparer ...
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Julian Cantrell's bid for mayor in an Alabama town is undermined by his saintly wife Valeria's miraculous behavior. So she decides to change her ways and break the Ten Commandments in order to help Julian get elected.

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30 November 1986 (USA)  »

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Mr. Tabbitt: [Tabbitt is a dinner guest, a potential campaign manager for Mr Cantrell's political aspirations; he addresses the Cantrell's early-teenage daughter] What about you, little missie? What will the votin' populace of Huntsville want to know about you?
Charlotte Rose Cantrell: I love America!
Mrs. Valeria Cantrell: Of course you do, darlin'.
Charlotte Rose Cantrell: A-a-and I really want to be a baton twirler for the Dallas Cowboys as soon as I get a figure worthy of national television.
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Tales from the Darkside Theme
Composed by Donald Rubinstein
Written by Erica Lindsay
Co-written by Donald Rubinstein
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The worst yet?
17 June 2015 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

DELIVER US FROM GOODNESS is a contender for the worst ever episode of TALES FROM THE DARKSIDE. It's a gratuitously unfunny family comedy about a father, a mother, and a daughter who are struggling to be the ultimate in wholesomeness. The father has political aspirations, but things keep going wrong, so the mother decides to employ some magic to help them succeed.

Another 'wishes come true' episode which follows hot on the heels of the similarly-themed A SERPENT'S TOOTH, although that was nowhere near as bad as this is. DELIVER US FROM GOODNESS is terrible in every respect, with hysterical overacting and a very poor script. Every line crashes and burns and the attempted humour is merciless. I honestly can't credit how poor this show had become by this stage.


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