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06-02-2014, 08:45 AM
Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the stories of Stephen King IMDB (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0481452/?ref_=nm_flmg_wr_84)

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During the summer of 2006, TNT produced an eight-episode miniseries on various short stories by Stephen King. Although one may assume from the title that all of the episodes in the miniseries are from the collection of the same name, this is true for only five of the eight ("Battleground" was featured in Night Shift and "The Road Virus Heads North" and "Autopsy Room Four" appear in Everything's Eventual).

Episode 1 - Battleground
Directed by: Brian Henson
Staring: William Hurt
Airdate: July 12, 2006

A professional hit man (William Hurt) receives a package of sinister toy soldiers after killing the CEO of a toy company.

Episode 2 - Crouch End
Directed by: Mark Haber
Staring: Claire Forlani, Eion Bailey
Airdate: July 12, 2006

A newlywed couple goes honeymooning in London only to get lost in Crouch End, a notorious town that may be a portal to another dimension.

Episode 3 - Umney's Last Case
Directed by: Rob Bowman
Staring: William H. Macy
Airdate: July 19, 2006

After the death of his son, a writer writes himself into the story and forces his lead character, a hardboiled detective from the 1930s, to switch places with him.

Episode 4 - The End of the Whole Mess
Directed by: Mikael Salomon
Staring: Ron Livingston, Henry Thomas
Airdate: July 19, 2006

In his last moments, a renowned filmmaker recalls an experiment by his genius brother to end world violence—but at a horrible cost.

Episode 5 - The Road Virus Heads North
Directed by: Sergio Mimica-Gezzan
Staring: Tom Berenger
Airdate: July 26, 2006

A famous horror writer buys a gruesome painting for inspiration, only for the painting to start changing and corresponding with sinister events in real life.

Episode 6 - The Fifth Quarter
Directed by: Rob Bowman
Staring: Jeremy Sisto
Airdate: July 26, 2006

A released convict goes on a treasure hunt for stolen money, risking his family and freedom in the process.

Episode 7 - Autopsy Room Four
Directed by: Mikael Salomon
Staring: Richard Thomas
Airdate: August 2, 2006

Bitten by a poisonous snake, a man falls into a catatonic state, assumed dead and becomes witness to his own autopsy.

Episode 8 - You Know They Got a Hell of a Band
Directed by: Mike Robe
Staring: Kim Delaney and Steven Weber
Airdate: August 2, 2006

A couple gets lost in a strange place called "Rock and Roll Heaven" which is populated by the ghosts of dead rock and roll legends.


06-02-2014, 09:41 AM
Man these were great. My favorite was Crouch End.