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Tales from the Darkside: Trick or Treat (Pilot)

In the 1940s, an elderly miser owns the IOUs of everyone in town. Each Halloween he gives the townsfolk a chance to recover them by sending their children into the house, which the miser has rigged up with tricks and scares. However, the tricks are on him when he gets three unexpected Halloween visitors.

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x1
Airdate: Saturday October 29th, 1983

Director: Bob Balaban
Writer: George A. Romero

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Starring Roles
Barnard Hughes
As Gideon Hackles

Co-Guest Stars
Ed French
As Devil
I.M. Hobson
As Mr. Bindle
Max Wright (1)
As Mr. Bundle
Joe Ponazecki
As Atticus Kimble
Knowl Johnson
As Billy Kimble
Brenda Currin
As Sarah Kimble
Eddie Jones (1)
As Victor Muldoon
Patrick Wilcox
As Timothy Muldoon
Nancy Ellen Sutherland
As Bessie's Mom
Jessica Carroll
As Rickert Kid
Joshua John Miller
As Rickert Kid
Bill McNulty
As Pirate
Main Cast
Paul Sparer
voiced Narrator
Other Episode Crew

Executive ProducerRichard P. Rubinstein  |  George A. Romero  |  Jerry Golod
Title MusicErica Lindsay  |  Donald Rubinstein
Warning: Tales from the Darkside season 1 episode 1 guide may contain spoilers
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