The Ray Bradbury Theatre (1985–1992)
10 Jul. 1992The Lonely One
After discovering the body of the latest victim of the serial killer known as The Lonely One, Lavinia persuades her friends to go to the movies to take their minds off the tragedy. The result is a long, scary midnight walk home for the increasingly terrified Lavinia.
17 Jul. 1992The Happiness Machine
A family man, incorrigible dreamer and small-town inventor is inspired to build a machine that can create happiness. However, his wife makes him realize the irony of such concept.
14 Aug. 1992Tomorrow's Child
An experimental childbirth procedure results in a couple's baby being born into another dimension. The child's non-human appearance puts a lot of strain on the new parents and threatens to send the wife into madness.
21 Aug. 1992The Anthem Sprinters
An American author on a visit to Dublin stops by a pub where he is caught up in the excitement over a local sporting event known as "anthem sprinting." In this challenge runners compete to see who can get out of the theater fastest during the pause between the end of the film and the start of the Irish national anthem and this time the stakes are the American's first edition of Joyce versus the pub's Sean O'Casey autographed playbill.
11 Sep. 1992By the Numbers
The manager of a hotel pool drills his young son with military precision, leading to tragedy.
19 Sep. 1992The Long Rain
When an army spaceship crash lands on a world where it never stops raining, the four survivors try to reach the Sundome that has been erected on the planet and provides the only shelter. But exhaustion hits and predatory plants await.
26 Sep. 1992The Dead Man
A lonely middle-aged woman moves to a small town to take a job as a manicurist and finds she is strangely drawn to local eccentric Odd Martin--who claims to be dead.
3 Oct. 1992Sun and Shadow
An American film crew arrives in a Mexican village to shoot a TV commercial; Ricardo, a townsman, interferes with the filming because he resents his life being treated as a colorful prop by these arrogant interlopers.
10 Oct. 1992Silent Towns
A technician accidentally stranded on Mars by a sudden evacuation searches desperately for another human being on the desolate world. When he finds an equally lonely woman, she is not what he was expecting.
17 Oct. 1992Downwind from Gettysburg
Walter Bayes has devoted his life to creating a robot duplicate of Abraham Lincoln to inspire the American people to recommit themselves to the nation's ideals. On the night of its unveiling, however, a maniac named Booth plots to assassinate the Presidential automaton.
24 Oct. 1992Some Live Like Lazarus
A young couple falls in love but his domineering mother comes between them; when the old woman finally dies--forty years later--the next step is not very clear.
27 Oct. 1992The Handler
A small town mortician takes a perverse delight in exacting postmortem revenge against his enemies, until his day of reckoning arrives.
28 Oct. 1992Fee Fie Foe Fum
A vicious prankster convinces his wife's mean old grandmother that he is planning to kill her and her pets and grind them up in the new garbage disposal that he bought for her.
29 Oct. 1992Great Wide World Over There
Cora Gibbs is an illiterate woman living on an isolated farm with her much older husband. When her educated nephew Benjy visits for the summer, she sees her opportunity to connect with the "great wide world over there" by sending and receiving mail.
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