Eric seeks safe haven in a monastery, but the monks there have secrets of their own. In the past, the werewolf Skorzeny paid a visit to the monastery and turned at least one of the monks.



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Episode credited cast:
Stephen W. Burns ...
Brother Mark
Father Miguel
Mel Carter ...
Father Jude
David L. Crowley ...
Brother Stanley (as David L. Crowley)
Father Patrick
Bert Santos ...
Albert Sandoval


Eric seeks safe haven in a monastery, but the monks there have secrets of their own. In the past, the werewolf Skorzeny paid a visit to the monastery and turned at least one of the monks.

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Horror | Thriller





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3 October 1987 (USA)  »

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Good episode.

Werewolf: Let Us Prey starts as Eric (John J. York) continuing his search for Skorzeny seeks refuge in a isolated monastery, there Eric is offed a place to sleep for a few days. While there Eric talks with Brother Patrick who tells him of a couple of people killed from the local town that have been blamed on a wild Cougar, Eric is not so sure & ask's if he knows of a man named Janos Skorzeny at which point Brother Patrick becomes very quiet. Eric becomes convinced that Skorzeny is either there or has been there, then Brother Patrick is killed & Eric becomes sure of it. However it soon turns out that Skorzeny may not be responsible for the killings after all...

Episode ten from the first & only season of Werewolf this originally aired in the US during October 1987, directed by James Darren this is a pretty solid episode all round. The script again has Eric wander into a small town or area & come up against a Werewolf as he continues to try & find Skorzeny, here it's a monastery full of Monk's. There has been a couple of killings in the local area attributed to a wild animal of some sort & we all know that there's a Werewolf on the loose & Let Us Prey (the title is quite clever, Let Us Prey or rather Pray, get it?) becomes a sort of whodunit as Eric has to figure out which of the Monk's is in fact a Werewolf although because of the sub thirty minute duration it doesn't really have the time to set up a complicated mystery or do that much with the idea which is a shame because that might have been rather fun. This episode works well enough in what it tries to do, there's a pretty good ending too as the evil Werewolf is killed by falling on a silver crucifix. At twenty fives in length it's short & well worth a watch. Bounty hunter Rogan appears in this episode knocking on doors asking if anyone has seen Eric just like 90% of his time on the show while Skorzeny is mentioned but not seen apart from in a brief flashback.

Like the last episode Friendly Haven this one features a Werewolf on Werewolf fight although clearly the budget wasn't there to do much with the sequence. Again there's a really good atmosphere, especially the scenes set at night & one in particular where Eric talks to a Monk at night & his hood covers his bowed head & face & totally blacks it out. Never the most gory of show's there's a bit of blood but nothing graphic.

Let Us Prey is a good solid Werewolf episode featuring an evil Werewolf Monk, what more do you want? Despite the slightly rushed story which could have used a bit longer this one is well worth a watch if your a fan of the show you should definitely like it.

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