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Amazing Stories 

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Truly amazing, fantastical, funny, and odd, and sometimes scary, sad, and endearing stories are portrayed. Many famous actors, actresses, and directors made guest appearances.
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1987   1986   1985  
Won 5 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Charles Durning ...  Assistant to the Boss / ... 2 episodes, 1985-1986
Douglas Seale ...  Mike Malloy / ... 2 episodes, 1985-1986
Louis Giambalvo ...  Dr. Templeton / ... 2 episodes, 1986
Sharon Spelman ...  Mom / ... 2 episodes, 1986
J.J. Cohen ...  Bert / ... 2 episodes, 1985-1986
Paul Bartel ...  Detective Watts / ... 2 episodes, 1986-1987
Jeff Cohen ...  Eddie / ... 2 episodes, 1985-1986
Dana Gladstone ...  George Gershwin / ... 2 episodes, 1986-1987
Taliesin Jaffe ...  Mark / ... 2 episodes, 1986
Tracey Walter ...  Blaze / ... 2 episodes, 1985-1986
Joshua Rudoy ...  Billy / ... 2 episodes, 1986
Royal Dano ...  Elmer Quick / ... 2 episodes, 1986
Rick Andosca Rick Andosca ...  Haller / ... 2 episodes, 1986-1987
Gregory Wagrowski Gregory Wagrowski ...  Ben Oltman / ... 2 episodes, 1986
Fredric Cook ...  Dr. Wittenberg / ... 2 episodes, 1986-1987
Brad Bird ...  Family Dog / ... 2 episodes, 1985-1987
Arnold Johnson Arnold Johnson ...  Johnny / ... 2 episodes, 1985-1986
JoAnn Willette ...  Angela / ... 2 episodes, 1985-1986
Gary Riley ...  Jimmy / ... 2 episodes, 1985
Billy Beck ...  Caretaker / ... 2 episodes, 1985-1986
John McCook ...  Jerry Lane / ... 2 episodes, 1986-1987
Michael Horse ...  Indian / ... 2 episodes, 1986
Larry Spinak Larry Spinak ...  Arnold Skamp / ... 2 episodes, 1985-1986
Jed Mills ...  Marshall / ... 2 episodes, 1986
Jonathan Luria Jonathan Luria ...  Cameraman / ... 2 episodes, 1986
Ben Kronen Ben Kronen ...  Bald Man / ... 2 episodes, 1985-1986
Pamela Guest ...  Assistant Director / ... 2 episodes, 1985-1986
Lynn Kuratomi Lynn Kuratomi ...  Nurse #2 / ... 2 episodes, 1986-1987
Conrad Dunn Conrad Dunn ...  Gas Station Attendant / ... 2 episodes, 1986
Wade Mayer Wade Mayer ...  Airline Representative #2 / ... 2 episodes, 1986-1987
Eve Smith Eve Smith ...  Old Woman 2 episodes, 1985-1986
Priscilla Pointer ...  Lady on Train / ... 2 episodes, 1985-1987
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Truly amazing, fantastical, funny, and odd, and sometimes scary, sad, and endearing stories are portrayed. Many famous actors, actresses, and directors made guest appearances.

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As one experience ends... Another adventure begins. See more »


Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

Sci Fi Channel

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 September 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Steven Spielberg's Amazing Stories See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(45 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Dolby (1986-1987)| Stereo (1985-1986)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
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Trivia

*batteries not included (1987) was originally intended to be an episode of this series, until Steven Spielberg decided to expand it into a feature film. See more »

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Edited into Amazing Stories (1986) See more »

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A series that I truly miss
24 April 2005 | by CindyLHSee all my reviews

I was 26 years old when "Amazing Stories" was on TV. My co-workers and I always talked about it the next day at work. Everyone I knew loved the show...it always gave us something great to talk about and almost always made us really, really laugh. Everyone got involved in the conversations and it was always in a positive way. Some of the shows were serious...some were very touching...and some were absolutely hilarious. But they were all very clever in one way or another. They remind me of "Tales from the Crypt" and "The Twilight Zone. Two very, very, very funny episodes were "Head of the Classs" and the one with the college boys with the pink goop in Science class. They were the two that were our favorites. Who couldn't help but repeat the line "Kiss me and I'm yours forever"? Or how about "Mr. Braaaaaad"? I did, however, miss the magnetic episode. And even from just hearing about it really tickled me. I remember laughing so hard that tears were running down my face when the people at work told me about it. I would really love to be able to see that one. Even after twenty years, I still find myself bringing up the show for some good reason or another. I miss the show very much, and I'm sitting on pins and needles waiting for it to come out on DVD.


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