A dying elderly archeologist (Leif Garrett) begs his tomboy archeologist daughter "Jake" to reveal to him the location of an ancient Native American spring rumored to be the Fountain of Youth. She does, but they are confronted by an Indian shaman (Nick Ramus) who tells the old man about the terrible price to be paid to achieve youth and immortality. The old man thinks he's paid once he's killed his daughter, but there is another payment yet to come.
Alex (Raphael Sbarge) is a college student who received a blow to the head a few days before, and now everything he dreams of starts to come true: His book attacks him, a phantom train passes outside his dormitory room, and a chair drips blood. He can't leave his room, so his girlfriend Megan (Sarah G. Buxton, appearing as "Sarah Buxton") asks Kyle, a professor in paranormal studies, to offer advice. Kyle suggests that Alex enter the dream world and confront his dream self.
Katherine is the star of Holly's House, a children's television show. Holly (played by Michael J. Anderson) is a remote-controlled child-size robot. When Katherine is linked to the robot via wires and radio waves, she can make Holly walk and talk like a real person. Eddie (Perry Lang), plays "Mike the Mailman" on the show, and has gotten Katherine pregnant. But a stressed out Katherine soon begins to think Holly is talking to her, and "Holly" becomes jealous of Eddie and others on the show. Is Katherine mad, or is something else going on?
A paraplegic mother (Elizabeth Franz) worries about her daughter, Sheila (Finn Carter), who is married to Nelson (Tom Gilroy), a physically abusive man. The mother reveals that she has developed a melon whose juice is a miracle drug. Nelson tries to steal one, but discovers the melons are protected by vicious "Brazilian blood worms." He manipulates Sheila into learning the secret of the melons (and the worms) from her mother, but there is much more to both the melons and a mother's protective instinct than he realizes.
Deborah (Deborah Van Valkenburgh) is a married woman with a career who just had her first baby. Instead of taking care of her child and home, she hires a nanny/housekeeper to take care of things while she continues to work from home. All sorts of things begin to go wrong in the home, which the nanny says have occurred because Deborah has offended "the household gods." Deborah scoffs at this, but then things get much worse. Was the nanny telling the truth?
Sid Dolan (Abe Vigoda) and Kirby (Brad Greenquist) have kidnapped rich kid Jeffrey and taken him to an unheated mountain hideaway in the snow. While searching the basement for warm blankets, they discover a monstrous, furry Beast (Carlos Lauchu) in the cellar. Dolan wounds it with his gun, and then the kidnappers chain boy and beast next to one another in the basement. The Beast makes telepathic contact with Jeffrey, explaining he is a good being who can shape-shift. Jeffrey and the Beast learn that they are to be killed. The Beast offers Jeffrey a way out, but the choice is gruesome.
Mad scientist Willard Wingite (Meat Loaf) owns a plantation on a small Caribbean island. He's developed a serum that keeps dead bodies alive, and is harvesting the body of dead guerrilla leader Adam (Frank Tarsia) for his clients: Football player Joe (Franco Harris), who has a bad knee torch singer Regina Wells, who has lost her voice because of too much cigarette smoking and developer J.J. Marshall, who was blind. But Adam wants his parts back.
Greta (Anne Meara) and Victor (Jerry Stiller) have a daughter, Anya (Amy Stiller), who is about to marry Stanley (Robert Clohessy). The audience learns that this is a family of werewolves. Victor is opposed to his daughter's marriage because Stanley is a were-hyena. Nosy neighbor Mrs. Peabody suspects something is wrong with her new neighbors. Can Stanley save his bride's family?
Angie (Annie Corley) is a woman whose husband died a year and a half ago. She recently began dating a man named Warren (Michael O'Gorman). While her teenage daughter Terri is happy for her mother, her awkward young son Neil is not. Neil also has new glasses which he doesn't like, and continues to wear his old ones. When Neil meets Warren for the first time, his old glasses allow him to see Warren's true form: A reptilian monster with needle-like teeth who feeds off the emotions of human beings (killing them over time). But since no one else can see Warren's true form, how can Neil save his family?
Allison and Max are students studying anthropology, including tribes who believe that dreams indicate what a person's soul is really like. Allison is infatuated with the dead handsome movie star Tony Sterling (Mitchell Whitfield), and out of the blue he reappears and pledges his love for Allison. Max can't believe it, and goes to see Sterling's old agent, Faye Ingram (Kaye Ballard). She reveals that Tony was a Satanist. But there's more to Tony than just being resurrected, and Max tries to save Allison.
Thomas, a dying man, has a greedy wife, Jessica (Linda Thorson), who wants him to die as soon as possible so that she can get her hands on his money. Thomas' nephew, David (Dan Butler), wants to stop Jessica from securing his uncle's signature on an agreement to tear down a homeless shelter and construct an office building. On Christmas Eve, Thomas' doctor (Mason Adams) warns Jessica that she should change her ways or be visited by horrific spirits.
A sorcerer in another dimension, Arturus (Richard Moll), accidentally summons an earthly accountant named Arthur rather than the demon he was seeking. To avoid a lifetime in a cage, Arthur decides to summon his own demon in an attempt to free himself from Arturus' control. But he, too, only manages to summon a dimensional counterpart (Eddie Deezen). Now two accountants have to work together to stop the sorcerer and free themselves.
Howard and Fredrick are two friends living in New England. One night, as they play chess during a horrible thunderstorm, a local man named Henry Wells appears at their door. Wells says his brain has been eaten, and sure enough he has a hole in his temple and his brain is missing. But he's alive and talking. Wells tells the two men about a craft wreathed in light which landed near the town, and about being attacked by a "thing" that ate his brain. Wells finally dies, and an alien begins speaking to the two men through Wells' body. The alien says it is coming for them, and the two men must figure out how to survive.
A woman (Lili Taylor) enters a plain room with a glowing blue triangular table in the middle. In a long monologue, she reveals that she and the "other party" have agreed that she will spend nine months in the room, in exchange for whatever she wants. She's being watched by someone (the audience, at times, sees her through the watcher's eyes). Without anyone to interact with, however, she starts to slowly go insane. But who is the other party, and why is this happening?
A middle-aged man, Tom (Matt LeBlanc), reflects on the time when he and his friend Kevin (Wil Wheaton) used to think the local barbershop was run by vampires. Kevin's been spying on the two barbers, Mr. Innes (John O'Leary) and Mr. D'Onofrio (Al Mancini). The two friends break into the barber shop at night, but are caught. The two older men do everything they can to convince Kevin they are not vampires. But Tom discovers their real secret.
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