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Terror television : American series, 1970-1999

Author: John Kenneth Muir
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2001.
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Profiles forty horror television shows from 1970 to 1999, describing each one's critical reception, format, and history, and providing cast and credit lists and annotated episode guides; and also provides information on seventeen other similar shows such as "Sabrina the Teenage Witch."
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Muir, John Kenneth, 1969-
Terror television.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2001
(OCoLC)606926633
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Kenneth Muir
ISBN: 0786408901 9780786408900
OCLC Number: 44693978
Description: ix, 675 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: pt. I. The horror series. Rod Serling's Night gallery (1970-1973) --
The sixth sense (1972) --
Ghost story/Circle of fear (1972-1973) --
The evil touch (1973-1974) --
Kolchak: The night stalker (1974-1975) --
Quinn Martin's Tales of the unexpected (1977-1978) --
The next step beyond (1978-1979) --
Cliffhangers: the curse of Dracula (1979) --
Darkroom (1981-1982) --
The hitchhiker (1983-1991) --
Tales from the darkside (1984-1988) --
Alfred Hitchcock presents (1985-1990) --
Werewolf (1987-1988) --
Friday the 13th: the series (1987-1990) --
Freddy's nightmares: a nightmare on Elm Street: the series (1988-1990) --
Monsters (1988-1991) --
Tales from the crypt (1989-1997) --
Twin peaks (1990-1991) --
Dracula: the series (1990-1991) --
She wolf of London/Love and curses (1990-1991) --
Stephen King's The golden years (1991) --
Dark shadows (1991) --
Beyond reality (1991-1993) --
Nightmare cafe (1992) --
Forever knight (1992-1996) --
The X-files (1993- ) --
American Gothic (1995-1996) --Kindred: the embraced (1996) --
Poltergeist: the legacy (1996-1999) --
Dark skies (1996-1997) --
The burning zone (1996-1997) --
Millennium (1996-1999) --
Buffy the vampire slayer (1997- ) --
Sleepwalkers (1997) --
Prey (1998) --
Charmed (1998- ) --
Brimstone (1998-1999) --
Strange world (1999) --
G vs E (1999- ) --
Angel (1999- ). pt. II. If it looks like horror, sounds like horror ... The anthologies : Amazing stories (1985-1987) ; The twilight zone (1985-1987; 1988-1989) ; The outer limits (1995-2000) ; The Ray Bradbury theater (1985-1992) ; Nightmare classics (1989) ; Welcome to paradox (1998) --
"Man-on-the-run" series : Dead at 21 (1994) --
Nowhere man (1995) --
Horror lite : Tucker's witch (1982-1983) ; Shadow chasers (1985-1986) ; The Munsters today (1988-1991) ; Free spirit (1989-1990) ; Sabrina the teenage witch (1996- ) ; Baywatch nights (1996) --
Pseudo-reality TV : Sightings (1994-1997) ; Psi factor: chronicles of the paranormal (1996- ) --
Space, the horrific frontier : Space: 1999 (1975-1977). pt. III. Further thoughts. Appendix A. The fifty most common concepts in modern terror television --
Appendix B. The terror television hall of fame --
Appendix C. The ten best terror television programs (1970-1999) --
Appendix D. The five worst terror television programs (1970-1999) --
Appendix E. The hosts --
Appendix F. The partners --
Appendix G. The soaps --
Appendix H. The vampires.
Responsibility: by John Kenneth Muir.

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From "Millennium" to "The Evil Touch" to "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and "Twin Peaks", "Terror Television" offers a detailed reference guide to three decades of frightening television programmes, both  Read more...

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