Night Visions (2001–2002)
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Now He's Coming Up the Stairs/Used Car 

A psychiatrist has the ability to absorb people's mental illnesses, but can he help a seemingly possessed child? / An unhappy wife comes to believe that the used car her husband bought her is possessed by the spirit of a young woman.


Nick Gomez, Michael W. Watkins (as Michael Watkins)


Billy Brown (creator), Dan Angel (creator) | 2 more credits »




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Luke Perry ... Dr. Michael Sears (segment "Now He's Coming Up the Stairs")
Sherilyn Fenn ... Charlotte (segment "Used Car")
Hart Bochner ... Jack (segment "Used Car")
Allison Hossack ... Carol Thorpe (segment "Now He's Coming Up the Stairs")
Nancy Sivak Nancy Sivak ... Margery Bollinger (segment "Now He's Coming Up the Stairs")
Mark Schooley ... Eli Bollinger (segment "Now He's Coming Up the Stairs")
Shauna Kain ... Melissa Bellinger (segment "Now He's Coming Up the Stairs")
Donna Yamamoto ... Dr. Taverin(segment "Now He's Coming Up the Stairs")
Sam MacMillan Sam MacMillan ... Bellman (segment "Now He's Coming Up the Stairs")
Hrothgar Mathews ... Dr. Palmquist (segment "Now He's Coming Up the Stairs")
Bryce Hodgson ... Mark (segment "Now He's Coming Up the Stairs")
Rita Bozi Rita Bozi ... Maid (segment "Now He's Coming Up the Stairs")
Jenn Bird Jenn Bird ... Lucy Sykes (segment "Used Car")
Jacqueline Samuda ... Melissa (segment "Used Car")
Steve Makaj ... Gordon Sykes (segment "Used Car")


In "Now He's Coming Up the Stairs", Dr. Michael Sears is a renowned psychiatrist with a unique talent. He's able to read people and see what their mental issue is and then transfer the illness onto himself. After years of doing this, he's having more and more trouble overcoming the illness once he absorbs it and he's using some pretty disgusting techniques to pull it off. His doctor warns him that if he doesn't quit these practices, he will die. Michael decides to take a long vacation, but he's immediately recognized by a young woman, who begs him to help her son. This proves to be Michael's strangest case yet, since the boy seems to be in some sort of a trance - all he does is move back and forth while repeating four phrases about how someone is coming for him. Michael realizes that the spirit of a man, who got killed in a car accident when he stumbled in front of the boy's mother's car, is seeking revenge from beyond the grave and this curse or trance is somehow his doing. Michael ...

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26 July 2001 (USA) See more »

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