Tales from the Darkside: Season 3, Episode 11

Seasons of Belief (29 Dec. 1986)

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On Christmas Eve, a father ends his two children's boredom by holding them spellbound with a scary story about a fearsome beast known as the Grither.

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Margaret Klenck ...
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Sky Berdahl ...
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Mark Capri ...
Uncle Michael
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On Christmas Eve, a father ends his two children's boredom by holding them spellbound with a scary story about a fearsome beast known as the Grither.

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Uncle Michael: [last lines]
Uncle Michael: God in Heaven, what was that?
Stefa: It was the...
Jimbo: NO, DON'T SAY HIS NAME!
Stefa: It wasn't Santa Claus.
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Clever.
2 August 2006 | by (Long Beach, California) – See all my reviews

Guest stars EG Marhsall.

Here we have a really clever plot, that's really scary brought down by horrible child actors. The plot is EG Marshall (from George A. Romero's and Stephen King's Creepshow) and his wife tell their kids a scary story on Christmas Eve of the Grither, a big creature that eats little children. As the story goes on the kid's get more and more scared, and by the end, we learn that the Grither is not a myth. Violent and scary ending works really well to a poorly acted episode written wonderfully. Found on VHS volume 1.

My rating: Great. 22 mins. TV PG V


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