Tales from the Darkside: Season 3, Episode 13

The Milkman Cometh (25 Jan. 1987)

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Ruth Cooley is curious as to the reason why her husband Garry leaves unusual written requests in their mailbox for the mail carrier to fulfill.



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Episode cast overview:
Garry Cooley
Ruth Cooley
Barbara Sloane ...
Paul Sparer ...
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Ruth Cooley is curious as to the reason why her husband Garry leaves unusual written requests in their mailbox for the mail carrier to fulfill.

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25 January 1987 (USA)  »

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2 August 2006 | by (Long Beach, California) – See all my reviews

With Robert Forrester.

Such a clever idea executed great. The milkman around the neighborhood has never been seen. However, he supposedly grants your requests if you leave a note with your milk. Robert Forrester buys into this and starts asking for more and more stuff from the milkman, but that doesn't cure his impotence. He finally asks for a child and we get a disturbing twist ending. The acting is really good and the whole plot is just really nice. I recommend you watch this if you can find it. Can be found on volume 5.

My rating: Perfect. 21 mins. TV PG

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