Tales from the Darkside: Season 4, Episode 9

Sorry, Right Number (22 Nov. 1987)

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A woman is troubled by a mysterious phone call and tries desperately to help the person on the other end of the line.


(as John Sutherland)


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Episode cast overview:
Deborah Harmon ...
Katie Weiderman
Arthur Taxier ...
Bill Weiderman
Rhonda Dotson ...
Katherine Britton ...
Brandon Stewart ...
Nicole Huntington ...
Catherine Battistone ...
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Paul Sparer ...
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A woman is troubled by a mysterious phone call and tries desperately to help the person on the other end of the line.

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The movie mentioned in the episode, "Spider's Kiss," does not exist. The title was most likely made up by King as a mini-tribute to his fellow writer and friend (and fellow contributor to TFTD), Harlan Ellison, who did write a novel titled "Spider's Kiss." See more »


Remade as Sorry, Right Number (2005) See more »

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Nice twist.
3 August 2006 | by (Long Beach, California) – See all my reviews

Written by Stephen King.

Stephen King wrote this pretty mild and silly episode about a woman getting a phone call from someone warning her. It is a slow moving episode that really has very little substance. It has a pretty good twist ending, but most could've figured it out about half way through. It's not really a badly written episode. All the dialog is realistic enough and it's not corny, it just disappointed me. Why would Stephen King write such a mediocre episode like this? Can be found on VHS volume 4.

My rating: OK episode. 20 mins. TV PG

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