Tales from the Darkside: Season 2, Episode 14

Dream Girl (19 Jan. 1986)

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A theatrical director finds herself trapped along with her colleagues in a dreamlike world created by a stagehand.



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Episode cast overview:
Andrea Caldwell / Director
Syd Grossinger
Otto Schrog
Shannon Kriska ...
Dawson Mays ...
Joe D'Amico
Catherine Battistone ...
Person on Telephone (voice)
Paul Sparer ...
Narrator (voice)


A theatrical director finds herself trapped along with her colleagues in a dreamlike world created by a stagehand.

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5 June 2015 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I'm surprised at just how many filler episodes there are of TALES FROM THE DARKSIDE. DREAM GIRL is a case in point; it involves five characters working at a theatre who find themselves trapped in a bizarre reality which has come about thanks to the vivid imagination of one of the stagehands.

What this all boils down to is a quirky situation in which the various characters react and engage with various odd events. The trouble is, these episodes are completely alienating for the viewer, who must sit through 20-odd minutes of nonsense before being confronted with a lukewarm 'explanation'. Needless to say the budget is non-existent and the acting is very poor. Next please.

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