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Amazing Stories 

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Truly amazing, fantastical, funny, and odd, and sometimes scary, sad, and endearing stories are portrayed. Many famous actors, actresses, and directors made guest appearances.
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1987   1986   1985  
Won 5 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Charles Durning ...  Assistant to the Boss / ... 2 episodes, 1985-1986
Douglas Seale ...  Mike Malloy / ... 2 episodes, 1985-1986
Louis Giambalvo ...  Dr. Templeton / ... 2 episodes, 1986
Sharon Spelman ...  Mom / ... 2 episodes, 1986
J.J. Cohen ...  Bert / ... 2 episodes, 1985-1986
Paul Bartel ...  Detective Watts / ... 2 episodes, 1986-1987
Jeff Cohen ...  Eddie / ... 2 episodes, 1985-1986
Dana Gladstone ...  George Gershwin / ... 2 episodes, 1986-1987
Taliesin Jaffe ...  Mark / ... 2 episodes, 1986
Tracey Walter ...  Blaze / ... 2 episodes, 1985-1986
Joshua Rudoy ...  Billy / ... 2 episodes, 1986
Royal Dano ...  Elmer Quick / ... 2 episodes, 1986
Rick Andosca Rick Andosca ...  Haller / ... 2 episodes, 1986-1987
Gregory Wagrowski Gregory Wagrowski ...  Ben Oltman / ... 2 episodes, 1986
Fredric Cook ...  Dr. Wittenberg / ... 2 episodes, 1986-1987
Brad Bird ...  Family Dog / ... 2 episodes, 1985-1987
Arnold Johnson Arnold Johnson ...  Johnny / ... 2 episodes, 1985-1986
JoAnn Willette ...  Angela / ... 2 episodes, 1985-1986
Gary Riley ...  Jimmy / ... 2 episodes, 1985
Billy Beck ...  Caretaker / ... 2 episodes, 1985-1986
John McCook ...  Jerry Lane / ... 2 episodes, 1986-1987
Michael Horse ...  Indian / ... 2 episodes, 1986
Larry Spinak Larry Spinak ...  Arnold Skamp / ... 2 episodes, 1985-1986
Jed Mills ...  Marshall / ... 2 episodes, 1986
Jonathan Luria Jonathan Luria ...  Cameraman / ... 2 episodes, 1986
Ben Kronen Ben Kronen ...  Bald Man / ... 2 episodes, 1985-1986
Pamela Guest ...  Assistant Director / ... 2 episodes, 1985-1986
Lynn Kuratomi Lynn Kuratomi ...  Nurse #2 / ... 2 episodes, 1986-1987
Conrad Dunn Conrad Dunn ...  Gas Station Attendant / ... 2 episodes, 1986
Wade Mayer Wade Mayer ...  Airline Representative #2 / ... 2 episodes, 1986-1987
Eve Smith Eve Smith ...  Old Woman 2 episodes, 1985-1986
Priscilla Pointer ...  Lady on Train / ... 2 episodes, 1985-1987
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Truly amazing, fantastical, funny, and odd, and sometimes scary, sad, and endearing stories are portrayed. Many famous actors, actresses, and directors made guest appearances.

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In the extraordinary worlds of Amazing Stories! See more »


Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Details

Official Sites:

Sci Fi Channel

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 September 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Steven Spielberg's Amazing Stories See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(45 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Dolby (1986-1987)| Stereo (1985-1986)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
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Trivia

In the opening credits, the cave people and the twentieth century family watching them on television are played by the same actors and actresses. See more »

Connections

Featured in Science Fiction: A Journey Into the Unknown (1994) See more »

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User Reviews

good show
14 March 2002 | by mattkratzSee all my reviews

This quasi-Twilight Zone series (but with more emphasis on the fantasy elements) ranks as one of my favorite shows. The episodes were all good, and I especially remember the episodes where a guy finds himself trapped in the bottom of an airplane during a war, and one where a nerd can't seem to get the girl he wants and wishes life could be more like the movies, until he finds himself in a dark one...

All in all, not too bad.


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