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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

Starring Roles
Barnard HughesBarnard Hughes
As Gideon Hackles

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

Executive ProducerRichard P. Rubinstein  |  George A. Romero  |  Jerry Golod
Title MusicErica Lindsay  |  Donald Rubinstein
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