Tales of the Unexpected

  • 1980
  • TV Show
  • None

A British anthology of mystery and suspense, highlighted by plot twists and surprise endings. Many episodes were based on short stories by Roald Dahl. Among the guest stars: John Gielgud, Joan Collins, Jack Weston, Julie Harris and Susan George.

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Tales of the Unexpected
Joan Collins, Ian Holm, John Mills, Leslie Caron, Derek Jacobi, Christopher Lee and more guest star in "Tales of the Unexpected," a collection of biza (more…)
Tales of the Unexpected
Joan Collins, Ian Holm, John Mills, Leslie Caron, Derek Jacobi, Christopher Lee and more guest star in "Tales of the Unexpected," a collection of biza (more…)
Tales of the Unexpected
Joan Collins, Ian Holm, John Mills, Leslie Caron, Derek Jacobi, Christopher Lee and more all star in "Tales of the Unexpected," a collection of bizarr (more…)
Tales of the Unexpected
Joan Collins, Ian Holm, John Mills, Leslie Caron, Derek Jacobi, Christopher Lee and more all star in "Tales of the Unexpected," a collection of biza (more…)

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Nothin' Short of Highway Robbery Season 8, Episode 3 Jul 21, 1985 Subscription

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  • Premiered: April 19, 1980
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: A British anthology of mystery and suspense, highlighted by plot twists and surprise endings. Many episodes were based on short stories by Roald Dahl. Among the guest stars: John Gielgud, Joan Collins, Jack Weston, Julie Harris and Susan George. (more)

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