|Air date||May 13th, 1988|
|Producers||John Woolf; David Deutsch|
|Starring||Topol; Kim Thomson; Edward Wiley; Leslie Lyon|
"A Time to Die"
"Mr. Know All" is the tenth episode of season nine of the British mystery anthology series Tales of the Unexpected and the 112th and final episode of the series overall. It was directed by Gareth Davies with a script written by Paul Ableman based on a short story by W. Somerset Maugham. It first aired on ITV in the United Kingdom on Friday, May 13th, 1988.
Cast[edit | edit source]
Starring[edit | edit source]
|Topol||Professor Max Kelada|
|Kim Thomson||Elly Somerton|
|Edward Wiley||Jasper Cranley|
|Leslie Lyon||Lizzie Cranley|
Guest Starring[edit | edit source]
|Peter Frye||Professor Maddox|
|Steve Plytas||Professor Daxatides|
Co-Starring[edit | edit source]
|Steffanie Pitt||Angela Dalton|
|Erika Hoffman||Suzie Anderson|
Notes & Trivia[edit | edit source]
- Tales of the Unexpected is a British television anthology series of the mystery and horror genres. It was created by Roald Dahl and aired for nine seasons on ITV from 1979 to 1988.
- This is the final episode of the series.
- This episode aired on a Friday the 13th.
- This is the third episode of Tales of the Unexpected written by Paul Ableman. He previously wrote "Wink Three Times" earlier in season nine.
- The Gareth Davies that directed this episode is not to be confused with American television producer Gareth Davies, who has worked on episodes of the TV series Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
- Actress Kim Thomson is also known for playing Lucy Harris in the 1990 TV adaptation of Jekyll & Hyde and a desk clerk in the 2007 film 1408.
- Actress Steffanie Pitt is the daughter of British film actress Ingrid Pitt, who has appeared in notable b-movie horror classics such as Countess Dracula and The House That Dripped Blood.
Allusions[edit | edit source]
- This episode loosely adapts the short story "Mr. Know-All" by Somerset Maugham, which was first published in January, 1925 issue of Cosmopolitan magazine.
See also[edit | edit source]
- Tales of the Unexpected
- Tales of the Unexpected episodes
- Tales of the Unexpected cast & crew
- Tales of the Unexpected miscellaneous
External Links[edit | edit source]
Keywords[edit | edit source]
|Tales of the Unexpected.|