Tales from the Darkside (1983–1988)
Season
1
Episode
17

The Madness Room (5 May 1985)

TV Episode   |  TV-14   |    |  Comedy, Drama, Fantasy


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A wealthy couple finds an extra room in their house with the help of a Ouija board.

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14 August 2015 | Leofwine_draca
5
| Supernatural shenanigans with an old star
MADNESS ROOM is episode 17 of the first season of TALES FROM THE DARKSIDE and notable really for an intriguing director/star team. The director is John Hayes, a real B-movie veteran of the '60s and '70s, while the old-time star is an ever-weary Stuart Whitman playing the husband in the story. It's a pity the two of them didn't have better material to work with.

The narrative is a supernatural-focused threesome about a trio of investigators who begin to investigate a spooky old house after playing with a Ouija board. They soon discover a bricked-up old room that leads to the titular madness, but not before a predictable twist or two that you'll easily see coming. Sadly, memorable stuff is in short supply in what is rather a middling episode.

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Comedy | Drama | Fantasy | Horror | Thriller

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5 May 1985

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

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