Episodes (24)

The Impressionist
S02E01 · The Impressionist

Sep 26, 1985

Nightclub impressionist Spiffy Remo is blackmailed into helping the government establish communication with Hoffgosh, a seemingly hostile alien who holds the secret to nuclear fusion.

S02E02 · Lifebomb

Oct 06, 1985

A CEO working himself to death receives an offer of a special service designed to keep him alive.

Ring Around the Redhead
S02E03 · Ring Around the Redhead

Oct 13, 1985

Death Row inmate Billy Malone tells a journalist of how he survived an earthquake and found a portal to another dimension. Out of that portal popped young Keena, whose ensuing relationship with Billy seals his fate.

Parlour Floor Front
S02E04 · Parlour Floor Front

Oct 20, 1985

After Linda, a landlady, speaks to her tenant, Mars Gillis, who she wants to move out of the parlour floor front apartment, bad things start happening all over the apartment she and her husband live in, and suspect it's Mars's voodoo.

Halloween Candy
S02E05 · Halloween Candy

Oct 27, 1985

Nasty old Mr Killup uses Halloween to taunt kids. This year, he's in for a surprise, from which even his long-suffering son Michael cannot save him.

The Satanic Piano
S02E06 · The Satanic Piano

Nov 03, 1985

Struggling composer Pete Bancroft is contacted by strange Wilson Farber, who has invented a synthesizer that can read minds and may be able to help Bancroft in his career.

The Devil's Advocate
S02E07 · The Devil's Advocate

Nov 10, 1985

A hate-filled host of a radio call-in show discovers where his anger and cynicism leads.

Distant Signals
S02E08 · Distant Signals

Nov 17, 1985

Mr. Smith is a cult follower of the failed 60's TV show MAX PARADISE and approaches Hollywood studio executives about recreating it, despite the reluctance of its now-alcoholic leading man Van Conway.

The Trouble with Mary Jane
S02E09 · The Trouble with Mary Jane

Nov 24, 1985

Mrs. Nugent enlists the aid of bumbling occult students Jack and Nora Mills to exorcise Aisha Candisha, the demon who is possessing her now-goat-footed daughter Mary Jane. The price? Fifty thousand dollars.

Ursa Minor
S02E10 · Ursa Minor

Dec 01, 1985

Richard and Joan's birthday gift for their daughter Susie is a large stuffed teddy bear ... or is it?

Effect and Cause
S02E11 · Effect and Cause

Dec 08, 1985

Artist Kate Collins is afraid to recycle her old canvasses by painting over them because she thinks doing so is bad karma. She soon learns that she has the power to change reality.

Monsters in My Room
S02E12 · Monsters in My Room

Dec 22, 1985

Biff doesn't understand children well and winds up at odds with his new wife Helen's young son Timmy, whose life is already complicated by the monsters that Timmy finds in his bedroom.

Comet Watch
S02E13 · Comet Watch

Jan 12, 1986

An amateur astronomer makes a surprising discovery about Halley's Comet after a young woman falls out of his telescope.

Dream Girl
S02E14 · Dream Girl

Jan 19, 1986

A theatrical director finds herself trapped along with her colleagues in a dreamlike world created by a stagehand.

A New Lease on Life
S02E15 · A New Lease on Life

Jan 26, 1986

Archie Fenton moves into the St. George Apartments, where the lease has caveats: he must take out the trash every night, and he must not hang pictures on the walls. These aren't the only strange things about the St George.

Printer's Devil
S02E16 · Printer's Devil

Feb 02, 1986

A desperate, frustrated writer and auteur is convinced by a shady oversized producer to use animal sacrifices to become successful. Things don't go as planned.

The Shrine
S02E17 · The Shrine

Feb 09, 1986

Cecilia Matthews has turned her daughter Christine's bedroom into a shrine. But Christine didn't die; she merely suffered a nervous breakdown, has recovered, and is coming for a visit. But there's a new tenant.

The Old Soft Shoe
S02E18 · The Old Soft Shoe

Feb 16, 1986

A traveling salesman has a ghostly date with an attractive woman in a motel, which turns ominous.

The Last Car
S02E19 · The Last Car

Feb 23, 1986

A pretty university student named Stacey (Begona Plaza) waits to board a train that will take her home for Thanksgiving. However Stacey soon discovers there is something unusual and terrifying about the last car of this train.

A Choice of Dreams
S02E20 · A Choice of Dreams

May 04, 1986

Mobster Jake Corelli has terminal cancer. A stranger promises him his choice of dreams and power over death. The price is ten million dollars.

Strange Love
S02E21 · Strange Love

May 11, 1986

A doctor makes a house call and finds his patients are vampires

The Unhappy Medium
S02E22 · The Unhappy Medium

May 18, 1986

Televangelist Farley Bright, the founder of the Church of the Bright Tomorrow, has died recently. Three greedy relatives gather for the reading of his will. But Farley hasn't finished communicating with them yet.

Fear of Floating
S02E23 · Fear of Floating

May 25, 1986

At an Army recruiting station in Arizona, Arnold Barker asks for protection from the Coopers, who are trying to hold him hostage as "The Human Balloon" in their circus. However, the Coopers are nearby and have a different story to tell.

The Casavin Curse
S02E24 · The Casavin Curse

Jul 13, 1986

Beautiful Gina Casavin claims to be under the spell of a decades-old family curse, because everyone with whom she falls in love dies mysteriously.


Tales from the Darkside Season 2 (1985) is released on Sep 26, 1985 and the latest season 4 of Tales from the Darkside is released in 1987. Watch Tales from the Darkside online - the English Comedy TV series from United States. Tales from the Darkside is directed by Frank De Palma,John Harrison,John Strysik,Theodore Gershuny and created by Michael McDowell with Paul Sparer and Catherine Battistone.

As know as:

Geschichten aus der Schattenwelt, Tales from the Darkside


United States



Production Companies:

Laurel Entertainment Inc., Tribune Entertainment

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