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EP092: Kolchak Episode: THE VAMPIRE (1974)

In this direct sequel to the first Kolchak telefilm, a victim of the Las Vegas vampire journeys to Los Angeles and begins a new cycle of feeding — only Kolchak will recognize the pattern of vampirism. LISTEN IN…

EP089: Richard Boone stars in THE LAST DINOSAUR (1977)

EPISODE 89: THE LAST DINOSAUR (1977): There’s a prehistoric paradise in the polar ice cap, a lost world teeming with creatures thought long-extinct and Masten Thrust, Jr. (Richard Boone) will take us there.

EP087: William Shatner in DISASTER ON THE COASTLINER (1979)

It’s all aboard for danger with an all-star cast: Lloyd Bridges, Yvette Mimieux, E.G. Marshall, and William Shatner. Two packed commuter trains hurtling toward each other on the same track! Hundreds of lives in peril! One man fights against impossible odds to save them!…in an ABC Sunday Night Movie from 1979.
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EP085: The Day the Earth Moved (1974) / Aftershock: Earthquake in NY (1999)

EARTHQUAKE!… Jackie Cooper, Stella Stevens, and Cleavon Little star in THE DAY THE EARTH MOVED (1974). Jennifer Garner and Tom Skerritt star in AFTERSHOCK: EARTHQUAKE in NEW YORK (1999). If this episode doesn’t shake you, nothing will.

EP083: Doug McClure in SATAN’S TRIANGLE (1975)

This 1975 ABC Movie of the Week rides the Exorcist wave as Doug McClure and Kim Novak find themselves trapped aboard a ship in a diabolical stretch of ocean known as The Devil’s Triangle.

EP080: TV Talkin’ with CASTLE of HORROR Podcast’s Jason Henderson

Jason Henderson of Castle of Horror/ Castle Talk Podcast invites Anthony Rotolo of TV TERROR podcast to discuss the Movie-of-the-Week golden age, podcasting, and more. We range and rove the hidden valley of programming past, a fertile land once inhabited by giants. They’re gone, but their stories live on. You’ll hear tell of scary hippies, zuni fetish dolls, and things that lurk in dark shadows and collective memory, and how oral tradition continues through the art and craft of podcasting. LISTEN IN…Special thanks to Jason for allowing me to feature this recording as an installment of TV TERROR.

EP077: The Night That Panicked America (1975)

On October 30th, 1938, Orson Welles terrified a nation through the young medium of radio when he presented H.G. Wells’ War of the Worlds as a Halloween offering. The panic that ensued is legendary and is captured in the ABC Friday Movie of the Week from 1975.

EP067: A Vacation in Hell (1979) | Black Mirror: Metalhead

For five travelers, a luxury vacation turns into a nightmare struggle for survival against the untamed jungle and their own savage passions! Michael Brandon, Barbara Feldon, Maureen McCormick, and Priscilla Barnes co-star in this ABC Monday Night Movie from 1979.

We also take a look at the robotic nightmare, “Metalhead,” from the series, Black Mirror, now playing on Netflix.

EP056: A ringing phone haunts Elizabeth Ashley in WHEN MICHAEL CALLS (1972)

A ringing phone haunts Elizabeth Ashley in When Michael Calls (1972). Is it her dead nephew Michael on the line? Ben Gazzara and Michael Douglas co-star in an ABC Movie of the Week adapted from the John Farris novel and directed by Philip Leacock.

EP054: BAD RONALD (1974)

When an awkward teen kills a young girl, his mother evades the authorities by hiding him in a secret room in the house. Now, Mom is dead, but Ronald remains, watching, watching from behind the walls as a new family moves into the home. This ABC Movie of the Week has achieved cult status for its creepy premise, becoming one of the most famous made-for-television films of its era.

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