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Healer/Children's Zoo/Kentucky Rye 

"Healer": Small-time crook Jackie Thompson finds that a rock possesses special abilities. "Children's Zoo": An invitation to a unique zoo offers a girl a solution to her bickering parents. ... See full summary »

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(as Robert Downey), (as John Hancock) | 1 more credit »

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(created by), (as Michael Bryant) | 5 more credits »
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Jackie Thompson (segment "Healer")
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Harry Faulk (segment "Healer")
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Joe Rubello (segment "Healer")
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Duende (segment "Healer") (as Joaquin Martinez)
Adam Ferris ...
Deaf Boy (segment "Healer")
Joy Pankin ...
Deaf Boy's Mother (segment "Healer")
Ed Levey ...
1st Neighbor (segment "Healer")
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Black Woman (segment "Healer")
Anthony S. Johnson ...
Guard (segment "Healer") (as Anthony Johnson)
Lauren Levinson ...
Amanda's Mom (segment "Healer") (as Lauren Levian)
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Sheila Cunningham (segment "Children's Zoo")
Steven Keats ...
Martin Cunningham (segment "Children's Zoo")
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Debbie Cunningham (segment "Children's Zoo")
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Melody (segment "Children's Zoo")
Al Alu ...
Caged Man #4 (segment "Children's Zoo")
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"Healer": Small-time crook Jackie Thompson finds that a rock possesses special abilities. "Children's Zoo": An invitation to a unique zoo offers a girl a solution to her bickering parents. "Kentucky Rye": Drunk driver Bob Spindler finds himself in an unusual bar after an accident. Written by A. Nonymous

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11 October 1985 (USA)  »

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Bob Spindler: [singing] "Some guys have all the luck. Some guys have all the pain. Some guys get all the breaks...Some g..." duh duh duh duhhh...Some guys, some guys...like ME!
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References The Twilight Zone: The Bewitchin' Pool (1964) See more »

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thoroughly adequate
14 April 2016 | by (North America) – See all my reviews

"Healer": A run-of-the-mill morality play about a man who finds redemption, loses it, then finds it again. Also contains some social commentary on the concept of religion as a business.

"Children's Zoo": A simple modern-day fairy tale revolving around a cute little girl who gets the chance to write her own happy ending. Some of the adult actors were kind of hammy, but it's watchable. The music is nice.

"Kentucky Rye": Jeffrey DeMunn has the perfect face to play the alcoholic weasel salesman who is the main character in this segment. His fate becomes pretty obvious partway through, but it was still fascinating to see how the story would get there. Philip Bruns is also great as the creepy bartender.


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