Night Visions (2001–2002)

Bitter Harvest/My So Called Life and Death 

Mean Old Jennings loses his arms in an accident caused by his scared young neighbor Shane, who must now care for him. / Angsty teen girl on vacation with her family in their summer home falls for their handsome ghostly handyman.


Dan Angel (creator), Billy Brown (creator) | 3 more credits »




Episode credited cast:
Steve Bacic ... Handyman (segment "My So-Called Life and Death")
Wanda Cannon ... Mother (segment "My So-Called Life and Death")
Brendan Fletcher ... Shane Watkins (segment "Bitter Harvest")
Mark Houghton ... Cal (segment "Bitter Harvest")
Christopher Lovick Christopher Lovick ... Bucky (segment "Bitter Harvest") (as Chris Lovick)
Ryan MacDonald Ryan MacDonald ... Jared (segment "Bitter Harvest") (as Ryan McDonald)
Jack Palance ... Jake Jennings (segment "Bitter Harvest")
William Pavey William Pavey ... Brian (segment "My So-Called Life and Death")
Jane Perry ... Joanie (segment "Bitter Harvest")
Henry Rollins ... Self - Host
Kurt Max Runte ... Father (segment "My So-Called Life and Death")
Marla Sokoloff ... Julia (segment "My So-Called Life and Death")


Shane Watkins is a small town teenager, who helps his mom and strict dad with the horses in their family's stable. His next door neighbor Jake Jennings, better known among the kids in town as Old Man Jennings, is a mean-looking old farmer, who lives alone and enjoys his privacy. Some of the kids believe in an old urban legend that he's a murderer and a son of a witch. Shane doesn't know what to believe, but he doesn't like Jennings either way. One day, Shane decides to show his friends that he's not afraid of Jennings, so he trespasses onto his farm. Jennings startles him, so Shane starts running away and steps on the button that activates the grain grinder. Jennings runs after him, but slips and falls hands first into the grinder and he loses both of them. After recuperating in the hospital, Jennings returns to his farm and asks Shane's father to send his son to help him out for a few weeks until he gets used to his difficult condition of being a double amputee. However, Jennings ...

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Julia: Dad. He's like an echo, a tiny, pathetic reflection of whatever Mother says. Maybe that's why she married him. He says he bought this house to give us a place to get away. Sometimes, I think what he really wanted to get away from was us.
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References My So-Called Life (1994) See more »

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Release Date:

23 August 2001 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

Bitter Harvest See more »

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