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      Season 1 – The Hitchhiker

      1983 Mystery & Thriller List
      Reviews A young hitchhiker introduces characters who are about to experience a frightening and sometimes supernatural incident of some kind in this moody anthology series. Read More Read Less

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      Previous Episode 1 Aired Nov 23, 1983 Shattered Vows A young man's plans to live off his fiancee's money go awry when he meets her attractive stepdaughter. Details Episode 1 Aired Nov 13, 1984 Lovesounds A negligent composer (Klaus Kinski) reacts violently after discovering his wife's (Belinda Bauer) relationship with another man (Steve Shellen). Details Episode 1 Aired Oct 15, 1985 Night Shift An elderly man's ruby ring tempts a greedy nurse who steals from the patients at the retirement home where she works. Details Episode 2 Aired Oct 29, 1985 Out of the Night A young man running from the police takes refuge in a strange hotel and finds himself drawn toward an eerie magician. Details Episode 2 Aired Nov 27, 1984 Remembering Melody A conceited attorney is plagued by mysterious and deadly accidents after witnessing the suicide of his old college friend and lover. Details Episode 2 Aired Nov 30, 1983 When Morning Comes A beautiful woman (Pamela Bowman) in a mountain cabin turns a macho man's (August Schellenberg) fantasy into a nightmare. With Tabitha Herrington. Details Episode 3 Aired Dec 14, 1983 Split Decision A real estate salesman makes a pitch to identical twin sisters who are trying to sell their deceased father's house. Details Episode 3 Aired Nov 12, 1985 The Killer Someone stalks a rich girl in a wheelchair. With Jenny Seagrove. Details Episode 3 Aired Dec 4, 1984 Face to Face A plastic surgeon becomes preoccupied with his popularity and tries to leave the country after destroying a patient's face. Details Episode 4 Aired Jan 15, 1985 And If We Dream A high-school photography teacher (Stephen Collins) becomes dangerously attracted to one of his students (Roberta Weiss). Details Episode 4 Aired Nov 26, 1985 W.G.O.D. A radio evangelist is at the mercy of his own sinful past when a tabloid news reporter uncovers a secret. Details Episode 5 Aired Jan 29, 1985 Petty Thieves A young hustler (Stephen Railsback) looking for easy money agrees to sell his soul in a deal with a drug lord (John Calicos). With Marie Laurin. Details Episode 5 Aired Dec 10, 1985 Man's Best Friend A stray dog becomes a loyal pet for a depressed man who is staying with a friend since his wife kicked him out of their home. Details Episode 6 Aired Feb 16, 1985 Videodate A salesman uses the guise of sensitivity to persuade women to sleep with him, until he meets a mysterious video artist. Details Episode 6 Aired Jan 7, 1986 Ghostwriter A struggling author, his unfaithful wife and his editor become tangled in a web of deceit and murder. Details Episode 7 Aired Mar 2, 1985 A Time for Rifles A woman gets caught in the midst of a bitter battle when her veteran husband discovers her affair with his war buddy. Details Episode 7 Aired Jan 28, 1986 O.D. Feelin' A package of cocaine proves deadly to feuding drug dealers, a transient woman and the original owner. Details Episode 8 Aired Mar 12, 1985 The Man at the Window A desperate playwright (Eddward Albert) manipulates three people's (Penelope Milford, Michael Madsen, Belinda Montgomery) lives to supply material for his script. Details Episode 8 Aired Feb 11, 1986 Dead Man's Curve A famous novelist must deal with the past when she returns to her hometown to attend a high-school reunion. Details Episode 9 Aired Feb 25, 1986 The Curse A greedy slumlord's (Harry Hamlin) destiny is changed by a voodoo curse. With Beah Richards, Deborah Lacey. Details Episode 9 Aired Mar 26, 1985 Hired Help The tables turn for an abusive businesswoman who becomes involved with a man she hired to do odd jobs. Details Episode 10 Aired Apr 9, 1985 Murderous Feelings A psychiatrist creates an illusionary love relationship with a female patient as part of his research. Details Episode 10 Aired Mar 11, 1986 True Believer A detective (Tom Skerritt) is hauntingly reminded of his past as he investigates a priest's death. With Walter Learning, Ornella Muti. Details Episode 11 Aired Mar 25, 1986 Last Scene A movie director becomes the target of his leading lady's revenge. Details Episode 12 Aired Apr 8, 1986 Man of Her Dreams A lonely female bank officer becomes unable to distinguish between dreams and reality until she meets the man of her dreams. Details Episode 13 Aired Apr 22, 1986 One Last Prayer A singer (Lisa Blount) discovers that the fame resulting from a sexy new image has a price. With John Cavell, Keith Gordey. Details Next
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      Season Info

      Director
      Phillip Noyce, Christopher Leitch, Ivan Negy, Carl Schenkel, Mai Zetterling, David Wickes, Richard David Rothstein, Brian Grant, Mike Hodges, Roger Vadim, Paul Verhoeven
      Network
      HBO
      Rating
      TV-14
      Genre
      Mystery & Thriller
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date
      Nov 23, 1983
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