Henry (Harris) is a book editor assigned the task of un-blocking horror author Ian Stark (Shalhoub). Henry is nebbish and a "germophobe"; he always has his antibacterial lotion on hand. Ian is always pulling morbid practical jokes to obstensibly learn how people would react to horrific situations.
Did You Know?
Hey, I've been tryin' to call you all afternoon. What's wrong with your phone?
It keeps ringing.
It stops ringing when you answer it.
Also when you smash it with a hammer.
Referenced in 20 Years of Must See TV