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Amazing Stories Season 2 Episodes

Season 2 Episode Guide

21 Episodes 1986 - 1987

Episode 1

The Wedding Ring

Mon, Sep 22, 1986 30 mins

"The Wedding Ring" taken by a wax-museum dresser (Danny DeVito) from a statue turns his tired wife into a femme fatale. Haggerty: Louis Giambalvo. Tina: Bernadette Birkett. Blaze: Tracey Walter.

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Episode 2

Miscalculations

Mon, Sep 29, 1986 30 mins

A young man who's never enjoyed success with girls discovers a way to bring magazine pinups to life. Phil: Jon Cryer. Angela: Joann Willette. Bert: Jeffrey Jay Cohen. Ms. Laura: Liz de Turenne.

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Episode 3

Magic Saturday

Mon, Oct 6, 1986 30 mins

An ancient spell enables a 10-year-old (Taliesin Jaffe) to trade bodies with his ailing grandfather. Dorothy: Caren Kaye. Ken: David L. Crowley. Umpire: David Arnott.

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Episode 4

Welcome to My Nightmare

Mon, Oct 13, 1986 30 mins

"Welcome to My Nightmare." A film buff (David Hollander) bored with life finds himself in a scene from "Psycho." Kate: Robyn Lively. Mom: Sharon Spelman. Holly: Christina Applegate. Dad: Robert L. Gibson.

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Episode 5

You Gotta Believe Me

Mon, Oct 20, 1986 30 mins

"You Gotta Believe Me" is the plea of a man (Charles Durning) who rushes to avert a plane crash that occurred in his dream. Nancy: Mary Betten. Pilot: Joel Lawrence. Red Bag Lady: Cassandra Gava.

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Episode 6

The Greibble

Mon, Nov 3, 1986 30 mins

Hayley Mills is a fastidious housewife who encounters "The Greibble," a garishly colored creature with a taste for inanimate objects. Bobby: Justin Mooney. Greibble: Don McLeod. Fred: Dick Miller. Gloria: Ivy Bethune.

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Episode 7

Life on Death Row

Mon, Nov 10, 1986 30 mins

An inmate attempting to escape from "Life on Death Row" is hit by lightning, which gives him miraculous powers and sparks an effort to save him from the electric chair. Peterson: Patrick Swayze. Meadows: Hector Elizondo. Erhardt: James T. Callahan.

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Episode 8

Go to the Head of the Class

Fri, Nov 21, 1986 60 mins

"Go to the Head of the Class." Two students (Mary Stuart Masterson, Scott Coffey) seek revenge by using a spell gleaned from a rock-and-roll record played backward. Beanes: Christopher Lloyd.

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Episode 9

Thanksgiving

Mon, Nov 24, 1986 60 mins

When a dry well yields treasures, a man (David Carradine) cashes in, while his stepdaughter (Kyra Sedgwick) repays the kindness of the "hole people." Based on a short story by Harold Rolseth.

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Episode 10

The Pumpkin Competition

Mon, Dec 1, 1986 30 mins

To win "The Pumpkin Competition," a miser (Polly Holliday) haggles for a botanist's secret, which produces more than just a pumpkin. Prof. Carver: J.A. Preston. Mildred: June Lockhart. Mayor Barnsworth: Ritch Brinkley.

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Episode 11

What If...?

Mon, Dec 8, 1986 30 mins

A boy wonders "What If ... ?" his parents didn't return from one of the many social gatherings they attend. Jonah: Jake Hart. Pam: Clare Kirkconnell. Raymond: Tom McConnell. Crosswalk Man: Ric Cane.

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Episode 12

The Eternal Mind

Mon, Dec 29, 1986 30 mins

A dying scientist offers to be the first subject in a test merging a human with a computer. John Baldwin: Jeffrey Jones. Kathrine Baldwin: Kathryn Borowitz. Ben Oltman: Gregory Wagrowski.

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Episode 13

Lane Change

Mon, Jan 12, 1987 30 mins

A woman (Kathy Baker) facing a divorce sees her past through the car windshield after picking up a stranded driver (Priscilla Pointer). Father: Cletus Young. Little Girl: Misty Forrest.

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Episode 14

Blue Man Down

Mon, Jan 19, 1987 30 mins

A cop who blames himself for his partner's death gets confidence from a mysterious new partner. Duncan Moore: Max Gail. Patty O'Neil: Kate O'Neil. DeSoto: Chris Nash. Beckloff: Frank Doubleday.

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Episode 15

The 21-Inch Sun

Mon, Feb 2, 1987 30 mins

"The 21-Inch Sun." A sitcom writer (Robert Townsend) has a spider plant that absorbs TV rays and types a script that makes his career soar. Dick Castel: Craig Richard Nelson. Marvin: Michael Lerner. Mrs. Luthaker: Anne Seymour.

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Episode 16

The Family Dog

Mon, Feb 16, 1987 30 mins

An animated perspective on life, from the point of view of "The Family Dog." Voices ... Stan Freberg, Annie Potts, Mercedes McCambridge, Scott Menville, Brooke Ashley, Brad Bird, Marshall Efron, Stanley Ralph Ross, Jack Angel.

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Episode 17

Gershwin's Trunk

Fri, Mar 13, 1987 30 mins

In "Gershwin's Trunk," a lyricist (Bob Balaban) seeks inspiration after contacting the spirit of the composer. Jerry: John McCook. Laurie: Carrie Fisher. Logan Webb: Hurd Hatfield. Sister Teresa: Lainie Kazan.

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Episode 18

Such Interesting Neighbors

Fri, Mar 20, 1987 30 mins

The Lewises think the Hellenbecks (Adam Ant, Victoria Carlin) are "Such Interesting Neighbors"---and that they may be causing some puzzling "repeats in time." The Lewises: Frederick Coffin, Marcia Strassman. Randy: Ian Fried. Brad: Ryan McWhorter.

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Episode 19

Without Diana

Fri, Mar 27, 1987 30 mins

After 40 years "Without Diana," who disappeared at age 8, a man is visited by his young daughter (Gennie James), who comforts him as he faces his wife's impending death. George: Billy Green Bush. Kathryn: Dianne Hull. Dr. Wittenburg: Frederic Cook.

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Episode 20

Moving Day

Fri, Apr 3, 1987 30 mins

"Moving Day" is difficult for a teenager (Steven Geoffreys) who learns his family is bound for a new home---on another planet. Mara: Mary Ellen Trainor. Val: Dennis Lipscomb. Karen: Kristen Vigard.

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Episode 21

Miss Stardust

Fri, Apr 10, 1987 30 mins

An extraterrestrial (Weird Al Yankovic) threatens to destroy the earth unless the "Miss Stardust" beauty-pageant promoter (Dick Shawn) allows entrants from other planets. Miss Schroedinger: Laraine Newman.

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