Amazing Stories

Amazing Stories

Amazing Stories
Amazing Stories

Amazing Stories

7.4 | TV-PG | en | Drama

A truly amazing, fantastical, science fiction, funny and odd, and sometimes scary, sad and endearing anthology series presented by Steven Spielberg with guest appearances by many famous actors, actresses, and directors.

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Seasons & Episodes

EP21  Miss Stardust
Apr. 10,1987
Miss Stardust

An extraterrestrial threatens to destroy the earth unless the "Miss Stardust" beauty-pageant promoter allows entrants from other planets.

EP20  Moving Day
Apr. 03,1987
Moving Day

When Alan Webster's parents tell him that they have to move, the 17-year-old student is understandably upset - but not nearly as much as when he learns their destination is the planet Alturus, 85 billion miles away.

EP19  Without Diana
Mar. 27,1987
Without Diana

An elderly couple have never stopped believing that their daughter, who went missing in the woods 40 years ago, will somehow appear to them one last time before they die.

EP18  Such Interesting Neighbors
Mar. 20,1987
Such Interesting Neighbors

Rattlesnakes, howling coyotes, sudden earthquakes and time warps jar the Lewis family in their new home, and all the bizarre incidents seem linked to the Hellenbecks, their weird next-door neighbors.

EP17  Gershwin's Trunk
Mar. 13,1987
Gershwin's Trunk

A broadway lyricist seeks inspiration by contacting the spirit of Gershwin through a psychic.

EP16  Family Dog
Feb. 16,1987
Family Dog

The only animated episode of the show that's also a backdoor pilot. It has three segments: A family takes out their frustrations on their poor dog, watches their Christmas home movie, and sends the dog to guard dog school after a burglary.

EP15  The 21-Inch Sun
Feb. 02,1987
The 21-Inch Sun

A sitcom scriptwriter, who's suffering from writer's block, discovers that his house plant has miraculously gained sentience and a funny bone after being left in front of a TV while old sitcoms were playing. The plant ghostwrites for him.

EP14  Blue Man Down
Jan. 19,1987
Blue Man Down

Two police officers try to break up a supermarket robbery, but the younger officer is killed. A new female partner helps the other officer avenge his friends death. He later discovers that his new partner is the ghost of an officer who died 12 years earlier.

EP13  Lane Change
Jan. 12,1987
Lane Change

One stormy night on a deserted highway, a distraught wife driving toward an impending divorce glimpses her past through the windshield after picking up a mysterious woman who ran out of gas.

EP12  The Eternal Mind
Dec. 29,1986
The Eternal Mind

Applying experiments with chimps to himself, a dying scientist transfers his mind into a computer. But his unique survival after physical death brings unexpected heartaches.

EP11  What If...?
Dec. 08,1986
What If...?

Ignored by his self-absorbed, social-climbing parents, 5-year-old Jonah Kelley wanders his lonely, sterile house and then the outside world, searching for someone who will see him, while things and people disappear in his wake.

EP10  The Pumpkin Competition
Dec. 01,1986
The Pumpkin Competition

An old spinster who is tired of losing a pumpkin competition recieves special advice from an agricultural professor.

EP9  Thanksgiving
Nov. 24,1986

When a dry well yields treasures, a man cashes in, while his stepdaughter repays the kindness of the “hole people.”

EP8  Go to the Head of the Class
Nov. 21,1986
Go to the Head of the Class

A teacher's bizarre discipline causes two students to seek revenge with a spell culled from a rock song played backwards. Unfortunately something goes wrong when they cast the spell. When they attempt another spell to fix the problem they accidently remove the head of their teacher.

EP7  Life on Death Row
Nov. 10,1986
Life on Death Row

An inmate is struck by lightning. He is given miraculous healing powers that spark a last-minute attempt to save him from the electric chair.

EP6  The Greibble
Nov. 03,1986
The Greibble

A housewife has a very real nightmare. She encounters a large creature that has a taste for inanimate objects.

EP5  You Gotta Believe Me
Oct. 20,1986
You Gotta Believe Me

Convinced that his vivid nightmare of a Boeing 747 crashing into his house is a horrific premonition, Earl Sweet desperately tries to alter fate.

EP4  Welcome to My Nightmare
Oct. 13,1986
Welcome to My Nightmare

Horror films are Harry's life, but when the movie-obsessed teenager suddenly steps into a blood-curdling scene from Psycho (1960), he desperately seeks escape to the real world.

EP3  Magic Saturday
Oct. 06,1986
Magic Saturday

Marky adores hearing his grandfather tell wondrous tales of hitchhiking through the universe and playing baseball with him on Saturdays. So when old "Stormin' Norman" takes ill, the boy invokes a magic spell to let his grandpa play one last magical ball game.

EP2  Miscalculation
Sep. 29,1986

Nerdy collegiate Phil unsuccessfully tries every trick in the book to meet girls. Then he discovers a potion that makes gorgeous magazine pin-ups spring to life. Unfortunately, he can't guess the right ratio to use, so his experiments backfire in a freaky way.

EP1  The Wedding Ring
Sep. 22,1986
The Wedding Ring

A wax museum dresser takes a ring from a statue. The ring transforms his overworked wife into a femme fatale.

7.4 | TV-PG | en | Drama , Comedy , Crime

A truly amazing, fantastical, science fiction, funny and odd, and sometimes scary, sad and endearing anthology series presented by Steven Spielberg with guest appearances by many famous actors, actresses, and directors.

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James D. Bissell

Producted By

Amblin Entertainment , Universal Television