|Air date||January 27th, 2006|
|Producers||Mick Garris; Keith Addis; Morris Berger; Stephen R. Brown; Andrew Deane; John W. Hyde; Lisa Richardson; Tom Rowe; Ben Browning; Adam Goldworm; Pascal Verschooris; Steve Best|
|Starring||Derek Cecil; Leela Savasta; Tom McBeath; Steve Bacic; Gerrard Plunkett; Micki Maunsell; Jon Polito|
"Pick Me Up"
"Haeckel's Tale" is the twelvth episode of season one of the horror anthology series Masters of Horror. It was directed by John McNaughton and written by Mick Garris based upon a short story by Clive Barker. The episode premiered on Showtime on Friday, January 27th, 2006.
|Derek Cecil||Ernst Haeckel|
|Leela Savasta||Elise Wolfram|
|Steve Bacic||John Ralston|
|Gerrard Plunkett||Doctor Hauser|
|Micki Maunsell||Miz Carnation|
|Elizabeth McQuade||Young woman|
|Christopher DeLisle||Elise's dead husband|
Notes & Trivia Edit
- This episode is included in the Masters of Horror Season One DVD boxset collection. It is also included on the Masters of Horror: The Complete First Season Blu-ray boxset collection. It was also released as a stand-alone DVD by Starz Entertainment and Anchor Bay Entertainment.
- The DVD includes director's commentary by John McNaughton as well as on-set interviews with actors Leela Savasta, Jon Polito and Derek Cecil. It also includes two documentary featurettes focusing on John McNaughton.
- This episode is based on the short story "Haeckel's Tale", which was first published in Clive Barker's Dark Delicacies: Original Tales of Terror and the Macabre.
- Director John McNaughton is best known for directing the 1986 suspense thriller Henry Portrait of a Serial Killer starring Michael Rooker. It was his first film.
- Clive Barker is best known as a writer of horror fiction as well as a director and creator of the Hellraiser, Candyman and Nightbreed franchises.
See also Edit
- Masters of Horror
- Masters of Horror episodes
- Masters of Horror cast & crew
- Masters of Horror miscellaneous
External Links Edit
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