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Amazing Stories (1985)

A truly amazing, fantastical, science fiction, funny and odd, and sometimes scary, sad and endearing anthology series presented by Steven Spielberg with guest appearances by many famous actors, actresses, and directors.

Writing:
  • Steven Spielberg
  • John Falsey
  • Joshua Brand
Stars:
Release Date: Sun, Sep 29, 1985

Country: US
Language: En
Runtime:


Season 2:

The Wedding Ring
Episode 1: The Wedding Ring (Sep 22, 1986)
A wax museum dresser takes a ring from a statue. The ring transforms his overworked wife into a femme fatale.
Miscalculation
Episode 2: Miscalculation (Sep 29, 1986)
A high school student searching for a date accidently spills chemicals on a magazine and conjures up a dog. He tries desperately to create a beautiful woman, but things go terribly wrong.
Magic Saturday
Episode 3: Magic Saturday (Oct 06, 1986)
A man temporarily exchanges bodies with his grandson so that he can relive his youth on the baseball field. While the man enjoys his new life, the boy discovers his grandfather's old body is dying.
Welcome to My Nightmare
Episode 4: Welcome to My Nightmare (Oct 13, 1986)
A horror movie buff's obsession with the girl next door lands him in a terrifying scene from Psycho.
You Gotta Believe Me
Episode 5: You Gotta Believe Me (Oct 20, 1986)
Awakened by a dream of a plane crashing outside his home, a man tries to convince people of his premonition.
The Greibble
Episode 6: The Greibble (Nov 03, 1986)
A housewife has a very real nightmare. She encounters a large creature that has a taste for inanimate objects.
Life on Death Row
Episode 7: Life on Death Row (Nov 10, 1986)
An inmate is struck by lightning. He is given miraculous healing powers that spark a last-minute attempt to save him from the electric chair.
Go to the Head of the Class
Episode 8: Go to the Head of the Class (Nov 21, 1986)
A teacher's bizarre discipline causes two students to seek revenge with a spell culled from a rock song played backwards. Unfortunately something goes wrong when they cast the spell. When they attempt another spell to fix the problem they accidently remove the head of their teacher.
Thanksgiving
Episode 9: Thanksgiving (Nov 24, 1986)
When a dry well yields treasures, a man cashes in, while his stepdaughter repays the kindness of the “hole people.”
The Pumpkin Competition
Episode 10: The Pumpkin Competition (Dec 01, 1986)
An old spinster who is tired of losing a pumpkin competition recieves special advice from an agricultural professor.
What If...?
Episode 11: What If...? (Dec 08, 1986)
A boy wonders what would happen if his parents did not return from one of their many social events.
The Eternal Mind
Episode 12: The Eternal Mind (Dec 29, 1986)
A dying scientist volunteers to be the first person to merge with a computer.
Lane Change
Episode 13: Lane Change (Jan 12, 1987)
Traveling a deserted highway, a woman facing divorce sees her past through the windshield after she picks up a stranded woman.
Blue Man Down
Episode 14: Blue Man Down (Jan 19, 1987)
Two police officers try to break up a supermarket robbery, but the younger officer is killed. A new female partner helps the other officer avenge his friends death. He later discovers that his new partner is the ghost of an officer who died 12 years earlier.
The 21-Inch Sun
Episode 15: The 21-Inch Sun (Feb 02, 1987)
A television writer is given an opportunity to write a sitcom. The source of inspiration for the sitcom comes to the man from his plants.
The Family Dog
Episode 16: The Family Dog (Feb 16, 1987)
In an animated episode, the antics of a family are seen through the point of view of the family dog.
Gershwin's Trunk
Episode 17: Gershwin's Trunk (Mar 13, 1987)
A broadway lyricist seeks inspiration by contacting the spirit of Gershwin through a psychic.
Such Interesting Neighbors
Episode 18: Such Interesting Neighbors (Mar 20, 1987)
Rattlesnakes, howling coyotes, sudden earthquakes and time warps jar the Lewis family in their new home, and all the bizarre incidents seem linked to the Hellenbecks, their weird next-door neighbors.
Without Diana
Episode 19: Without Diana (Mar 27, 1987)
An elderly couple have never stopped believing that their daughter, who went missing in the woods 40 years ago, will somehow appear to them one last time before they die.
Moving Day
Episode 20: Moving Day (Apr 03, 1987)
Moving Day is difficult for a teenager who learns his family is bound for a new home---on another planet.
Miss Stardust
Episode 21: Miss Stardust (Apr 10, 1987)
An extraterrestrial threatens to destroy the earth unless the "Miss Stardust" beauty-pageant promoter allows entrants from other planets.

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