Season 21, Episode 1 The Wyvern Mystery
First Aired: October 12, 2000
A two-part adaptation of "The Wyvern Mystery," J.S. Le Fanu's 1869 gothic-horror novel about a woman (Naomi Watts) in jeopardy on a seriously sinister English country estate. It's known as Wyvern, where Charles Fairfield has taken his pregnant bride, Alice, to live. Actually, they're escaping his father, who took in Alice as a girl and has, in recent years, lusted after her. But cold and empty Wyvern proves no refuge for Alice, who encounters ravens, rodents and a blind woman with a knife.
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- Premiered: February 5, 1980
- Rating: TV-PG
- Premise: Whodunits, courtroom dramas and suspense tales make up this often brilliant anthology. It features adaptations of tales by myriad classic mystery writers, from Arthur Conan Doyle and Agatha Christie to Dick Francis and John Mortimer, with such notable figu… (more)