Man lives in the sunlit world of what he believes to be reality. But... there is, unseen by most, an underworld, a place that is just as real, but not as brightly lit... a Darkside.

Tales from the Darkside
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Title: Tales from the Darkside
Format: Live-action
Running time: 30 min.
country: USA
Network: Syndication
Seasons: 4
Episodes: 90
Production company: Tribune Entertainment
Laurel Entertainment, Inc.
Executive producers: George Romero; Richard P. Rubinstein; Jerry Golod
Producers: William Teitler; T.J. Castronovo; Mitchell Galin; Anthony Santa Croce; Erica Fox
Air dates
First aired: September 30th, 1984
Last aired: July 24th, 1988

Tales from the Darkside was an anthology television series that aired in syndication from September 30th, 1984 to July 24th, 1988, spanning a total of four seasons and ninety episodes. The series was developed by horror film icon George Romero and was presented in the same vein as programs such as Tales from the Crypt and Amazing Stories. A film version of Tales from the Darkside was released theatrically in 1990.

Episodes[edit | edit source]

Season One[edit | edit source]

# Title Airdate
1x0 Trick or Treat October 29th, 1983
1x1 The New Man September 30th, 1984
1x2 I'll Give You a Million October 7th, 1984
1x3 Pain Killer October 14th, 1984
1x4 The Odds October 21st, 1984
1x5 Mookie and Pookie November 4th, 1984
1x6 Slippage November 11th, 1984
1x7 Inside the Closet November 18th, 1984
1x8 The Word Processor of the Gods November 25th, 1984
1x9 A Case of the Stubborns December 2nd, 1984
1x10 Djinn, No Chaser January 13th, 1985
1x11 All a Clone by the Telephone January 20th, 1985
1x12 In the Cards January 27th, 1985
1x13 Anniversary Dinner February 3rd, 1985
1x14 Snip, Snip February 10th, 1985
1x15 Answer Me February 17th, 1985
1x16 The Tear Collector February 24th, 1985
1x17 The Madness Room May 5th, 1985
1x18 If the Shoes Fit... May 12th, 1985
1x19 Levitation May 19th, 1985
1x20 It All Comes Out in the Wash May 26th, 1985
1x21 Bigalow's Last Smoke June 9th, 1985
1x22 Grandma's Last Wish June 16th, 1985
1x23 The False Prophet August 4th, 1985

Season Two[edit | edit source]

# Title Airdate
2x1 The Impressionist September 26th, 1985
2x2 Lifebomb October 6th, 1985
2x3 Ring Around the Redhead October 13th, 1985
2x4 Parlour Floor Front October 20th, 1985
2x5 Halloween Candy October 27th, 1985
2x6 The Satanic Piano November 3rd, 1985
2x7 The Devil's Advocate November 10th, 1985
2x8 Distant Signals November 17th, 1985
2x9 The Trouble With Mary Jane November 24th, 1985
2x10 Ursa Minor December 1st, 1985
2x11 Effect and Cause December 8th, 1985
2x12 Monsters in My Room December 22nd, 1985
2x13 Comet Watch January 12th, 1986
2x14 Dream Girl January 19th, 1986
2x15 A New Lease on Life January 26th, 1986
2x16 Printer's Devil February 2nd, 1986
2x17 The Shrine February 9th, 1986
2x18 The Old Soft Shoe February 16th, 1986
2x19 The Last Car February 23rd, 1986
2x20 A Choice of Dreams May 4th, 1986
2x21 Strange Love May 11th, 1986
2x22 The Unhappy Medium May 18th, 1986
2x23 Fear of Floating May 25th, 1986
2x24 The Casavin Curse July 13th, 1986

Season Three[edit | edit source]

# Title Airdate
3x1 The Circus September 28th, 1986
3x2 I Can't Help Saying Goodbye October 5th, 1986
3x3 The Bitterest Pill October 12th, 1986
3x4 Florence Bravo October 19th, 1986
3x5 The Geezenstacks October 26th, 1986
3x6 Black Widows November 2nd, 1986
3x7 Heretic November 9th, 1986
3x8 A Serpent's Tooth November 16th, 1986
3x9 Baker's Dozen November 23rd, 1986
3x10 Deliver Us from Goodness November 30th, 1986
3x11 Seasons of Belief December 29th, 1986
3x12 Miss May Dusa January 18th, 1987
3x13 The Milkman Cometh January 25th, 1987
3x14 My Ghostwriter - The Vampire February 1st, 1987
3x15 My Own Place February 18th, 1987
3x16 Red Leader February 15th, 1987
3x17 Everybody Needs a Little Love February 22nd, 1987
3x18 Auld Acquaintances March 1st, 1987
3x19 The Social Climber March 8th, 1987
3x20 The Swap May 3rd, 1987
3x21 Let the Games Begin May 10th, 1987
3x22 The Enormous Radio May 17th, 1987

Season Four[edit | edit source]

# Title Airdate
4x1 Beetles September 27th, 1987
4x2 Mary, Mary October 4th, 1987
4x3 The Spirit Photographer October 11th, 1987
4x4 The Moth October 18th, 1987
4x5 No Strings October 25th, 1987
4x6 The Grave Robber November 1st, 1987
4x7 The Yattering and Jack November 8th, 1987
4x8 Seymouriama November 15th, 1987
4x9 Sorry, Right Number November 22nd, 1987
4x10 Payment Overdue February 14th, 1988
4x11 Love Hungry February 21st, 1988
4x12 The Deal February 28th, 1988
4x13 The Apprentice May 1st, 1988
4x14 The Cutty Black Sow May 8th, 1988
4x15 Do Not Open This Box May 15th, 1988
4x16 Family Reunion May 22nd, 1988
4x17 Going Native June 19th, 1988
4x18 Hush July 10th, 1988
4x19 Barter July 17th, 1988
4x20 Basher Malone July 24th, 1988

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