Saturday Frights – Tales From The Darkside: “Do Not Open This Box” (1988)

Welcome back, Fiends! As you can see from the awesome artwork by Sean Hartter it’s time once again for another installment of Saturday Frights!

This week we have an episode from Tales From The Darkside entitled, “Do Not Open This Box”, which originally aired on May 15th back in 1988. It deals with a meek inventor, Charles Pennywell (William LeMassena), who must suffer his greedy and I dare say a nagging wife, Rose Pennywell (Eileen Heckart), until the couple find a most unusual box with an even more unusual warning upon it. Fun bit of trivia concerning this episode, it directed by none other than Jodie Foster (Silence of the Lambs)!

So dim the lights my fellow fright fiends…and welcome to Saturday Frights!
[Via] Zombiwok


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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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