Tales from the Darkside: Season 3, Episode 21

Let the Games Begin (10 May 1987)

TV Episode  |  TV-14  |   |  Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
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Harry Carson suffers a heart attack and dies in a hotel room, prompting an angel and a devil to battle each other for possession of Harry's soul.

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Willie Reale ...
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Harry Carson suffers a heart attack and dies in a hotel room, prompting an angel and a devil to battle each other for possession of Harry's soul.

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A Terrific Earl Hindman Performance
2 June 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A delightful entry in this series and a real change of pace. Skilfully directed by John Lewis and with a smart script by Peter Hays, this succeeds as dark comedy as well as a terrific light horror story. David Groh is very good here and the gifted Jane Summerhays is excellent. It is, however, Earl Hindman, who is a real standout. His gives a superb performance as the stereotypical "nice guy" who is caught in the middle of a personal but cosmic struggle. His work here is both quite funny and deeply moving. Hindman is often noticed in Law and Order episodes as a very distinguished, effective defense attorney. He had a rich and varied career until his death only a few years ago. People will enjoy his work for many years to come.


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