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Fear Itself: Family Man

After a near-death experience, family man Dennis Mahoney switches bodies with a serial killer in this psychological thriller. When he finds himself behind bars and the murderer with his family, he must stop them from becoming the next victims.

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x3
Airdate: Thursday June 19th, 2008

Director: Ronny Yu
Writer: Daniel Knauf

Alternate Airdates:

UK (5*) Jun 15, 2012

  • Currently 6.9/10
6.9/10 (12 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Clifton Collins, Jr.
As Richard Brautigan
Colin Ferguson
As Dennis Mahoney
Josie Davis
As Kathy Mahoney (as Josie Rebecca Davis)
Stephen Lobo
As John Amir
Brent Stait
As Toomey

Co-Guest Stars
Nicole Leduc
As Courtney Mahoney
Gig Morton
As Sean Mahoney
Michael St. John Smith
As Sheriff Weller
Terence Kelly
As Reverend
Tyler Playford
As Unknown
Chris Aanderson
As Unknown
Mieko Ouchi
As Unknown
Jodi Stecyk
As Unknown


Dennis and his family are at church and meet with the minister after services. They go home but Dennis has to head into the office to work on Sunday. He says goodbye to his daughter Courtney and drives to work. As he stops at a red light, he takes a call from Kathy, pulls forward into the intersection… and is hit by a truck...

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Episode Quotes
John Amir: All things considered, I would say spiritual transmigration is a stunningly crappy defense.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorMick Garris
Executive ProducerAndrew Deane
Co-Executive ProducerPeter Block
Supervising ProducerGrant Rosenberg
ProducerAdam Goldworm  |  Ben Browning  |  Jonathan Hackett (1)
Associate ProducerRandy S. Nelson
Production DesignerStephen Geaghan
EditorLynne Willingham
CastingDavid Rapaport  |  Lindsey Hayes Kroeger  |  Shannon Ball  |  Julie Swistak
Line ProducerWanda Chaffey
MusicJeff Rona
Music SupervisorJennifer Ross
Costume DesignerJennifer Haffenden
Key GripOstap Toroshenko
Set DesignerDouglas Higgins
Set DecoratorCarol Lavoie
Location ManagerEric Rebalkin
Transportation CoordinatorGrant McPhee
Property MasterChris Dutton
Construction CoordinatorDuncan Campbell
Script SupervisorMarion Milner
Production CoordinatorKim Goddard-Rains
Re-Recording MixerLarry Benjamin  |  Ethan Beigel
GafferMartin Wilde
Director of PhotographyAttila Szalay
Stunt CoordinatorJodi Stecyk
Art DirectorSuki Parker
Post Production CoordinatorKristopher Valentine
Production ManagerDesmond Paes
Sound MixerGarrell Clark
Main Title ThemeSerj Tankian
Visual Effects SupervisorDuy Nguyen
Production AccountantTony Desmond
Transportation CaptainStacey Gooch
"A" Camera OperatorColin Hoult
Sound SupervisorNick Forshager
Key HairstylistRose Rimmer
Assistant To The DirectorSteve Best (2)
Assistant CoordinatorCheryl Brauer (1)
"B" Camera OperatorRod Crombie
Special Effects Make-upGregory Nicotero  |  Howard Berger
Canadian CastingRhonda Fisekci
Producers AssistantFareed Abdelhak
Key MakeupSamantha Rumball
Warning: Fear Itself season 1 episode 3 guide may contain spoilers
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