Saturday Frights: Tales From The Darkside – Trick or Treat (1983)


Welcome back to another installment of Saturday Frights all of you fear fiends! This go around we have the pilot episode from the syndicated Tales From the Darkside entitled “Trick or Treat” and it stars Barnard Hughes (Tron, Mr. Merlin) as a miserly man named Gideon who for his Halloween fun has the children of the town try to find all of their parent’s IOUs that he has hidden in his ‘haunted house’. If a child finds the IOU his parents will find their debts cancelled!

This episode originally aired on October 29, 1983 and was co-written by the legendary George A. Romero.

[Via] Zombiewok

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Searching through the alleys for useful knowledge in the city of Nostalgia. Huge cinema fanatic and sometimes carrier of the flame for the weirding ways of 80s gaming, toys, and television. When his wife lets him he is quite happy sitting in the corner eating buckets of beef jerky.

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