|Air date||December 1st, 2006|
|Writers||Matt Venne; F. Paul Wilson|
|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||Meat Loaf Aday; John Saxon; Link Baker; Emilio Salituro; Elise Lew|
"The Screwfly Solution"
"Pelts" is the sixth episode of season two of the horror anthology series Masters of Horror and the nineteenth episode in the series overall. It was directed by famed Italian giallo director Dario Argento and was written by Matt Venne based on a short story by F. Paul Wilson. The episode first aired on Showtime on Friday, December 1st, 2006. The episode stars rock star actor Meat Loaf Aday as fur trader Jake Feldman and also features A Nightmare on Elm Street and Black Christmas star John Saxon as Jeb "Pa" Jameson. Other actors featured in this episode include Link Baker, Emilio Salituro, Elise Lew, Shawn Hall, Sylvesta Stuart and Ellen Ewusie.
|Meat Loaf Aday||Jake Feldman|
|Link Baker||Lou Chinaski|
|Elise Lew||Sue Chin Yao|
|Sylvesta Stuart||Beefy bouncer|
|John Saxon||Jeb "Pa" Jameson|
|Michal Suchanek||Larry Jameson|
|Brenda McDonald||Mother Mayter|
|Darren E. Scott||Agent|
|Angela Case||Dancer in hallway|
|Ildiko Ferenczi||Attractive woman|
Notes & Trivia Edit
- "Pelts" was released as a stand-alone DVD by Starz Entertainment and Anchor Bay Entertainment on February 13th, 2007. It is the fourteenth episode of the series to be released to home video.
- A poster for the 1977 supernatural thriller Suspiria can be seen in this episode. Suspiria was also directed by Dario Argento.
- Angela Case, Ildiko Ferenczi and Angela Fong are all uncredited in this episode.
- Meat Loaf Aday, often credited only as Meat Loaf, is a rock and roll performer and actor more widely known for songs like "Bat Out of Hell", "Paradise By the Dashboard Light" and "I Would Do Anything for Love...". He also played a motorcycle riding delivery boy in the 1975 rock opera The Rocky Horror Picture Show.
- Actor John Saxon is best known for playing Lieutenant Donald Thompson, father of Nancy Thompson in the A Nightmare on Elm Street franchise.
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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