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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.

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

Country: US
Language: En

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.
Episode 2: Miscalculation (Sep 29, 1986)
Nerdy collegiate Phil unsuccessfully tries every trick in the book to meet girls. Then he discovers a potion that makes gorgeous magazine pin-ups spring to life. Unfortunately, he can't guess the right ratio to use, so his experiments backfire in a freaky way.
Magic Saturday
Episode 3: Magic Saturday (Oct 06, 1986)
Marky adores hearing his grandfather tell wondrous tales of hitchhiking through the universe and playing baseball with him on Saturdays. So when old "Stormin' Norman" takes ill, the boy invokes a magic spell to let his grandpa play one last magical ball game.
Welcome to My Nightmare
Episode 4: Welcome to My Nightmare (Oct 13, 1986)
Horror films are Harry's life, but when the movie-obsessed teenager suddenly steps into a blood-curdling scene from Psycho (1960), he desperately seeks escape to the real world.
You Gotta Believe Me
Episode 5: You Gotta Believe Me (Oct 20, 1986)
Convinced that his vivid nightmare of a Boeing 747 crashing into his house is a horrific premonition, Earl Sweet desperately tries to alter fate.
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.
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)
Ignored by his self-absorbed, social-climbing parents, 5-year-old Jonah Kelley wanders his lonely, sterile house and then the outside world, searching for someone who will see him, while things and people disappear in his wake.
The Eternal Mind
Episode 12: The Eternal Mind (Dec 29, 1986)
Applying experiments with chimps to himself, a dying scientist transfers his mind into a computer. But his unique survival after physical death brings unexpected heartaches.
Lane Change
Episode 13: Lane Change (Jan 12, 1987)
One stormy night on a deserted highway, a distraught wife driving toward an impending divorce glimpses her past through the windshield after picking up a mysterious woman who ran out of gas.
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 sitcom scriptwriter, who's suffering from writer's block, discovers that his house plant has miraculously gained sentience and a funny bone after being left in front of a TV while old sitcoms were playing. The plant ghostwrites for him.
Family Dog
Episode 16: Family Dog (Feb 16, 1987)
The only animated episode of the show that's also a backdoor pilot. It has three segments: A family takes out their frustrations on their poor dog, watches their Christmas home movie, and sends the dog to guard dog school after a burglary.
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)
When Alan Webster's parents tell him that they have to move, the 17-year-old student is understandably upset - but not nearly as much as when he learns their destination is the planet Alturus, 85 billion miles away.
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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