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Amazing Stories 

Truly amazing, fantastical, funny, and odd, and sometimes scary, sad, and endearing stories are portrayed. Many famous actors, actresses, and directors make guest appearances.
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Series cast summary:
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 Assistant to the Boss / ... 2 episodes, 1985-1986
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 Mike Malloy / ... 2 episodes, 1985-1986
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 Dr. Templeton / ... 2 episodes, 1986
Sharon Spelman ...
 Mom / ... 2 episodes, 1986
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 Detective Watts / ... 2 episodes, 1986-1987
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 Eddie / ... 2 episodes, 1985-1986
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 George Gershwin / ... 2 episodes, 1986-1987
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 Mark / ... 2 episodes, 1986
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Joshua Rudoy ...
 Billy / ... 2 episodes, 1986
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 Elmer / ... 2 episodes, 1986
Rick Andosca ...
 Haller / ... 2 episodes, 1986-1987
Gregory Wagrowski ...
 Ben Oltman / ... 2 episodes, 1986
Fredric Cook ...
 Dr. Wittenberg / ... 2 episodes, 1986-1987
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 Family Dog / ... 2 episodes, 1985-1987
Arnold Johnson ...
 Johnny / ... 2 episodes, 1985-1986
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 Angela / ... 2 episodes, 1985-1986
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 Jimmy / ... 2 episodes, 1985
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 Caretaker / ... 2 episodes, 1985-1986
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 Jerry Lane / ... 2 episodes, 1986-1987
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 Indian / ... 2 episodes, 1986
Larry Spinak ...
 Arnold Skamp / ... 2 episodes, 1985-1986
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 Marshall / ... 2 episodes, 1986
Jonathan Luria ...
 Cameraman / ... 2 episodes, 1986
Ben Kronen ...
 Bald Man / ... 2 episodes, 1985-1986
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 Assistant Director / ... 2 episodes, 1985-1986
Lynn Kuratomi ...
 Nurse #2 / ... 2 episodes, 1986-1987
Conrad Dunn ...
 Gas Station Attendant / ... 2 episodes, 1986
Wade Mayer ...
 Airline Representative #2 / ... 2 episodes, 1986-1987
Eve Smith ...
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 Lady on Train / ... 2 episodes, 1985-1987
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Truly amazing, fantastical, funny, and odd, and sometimes scary, sad, and endearing stories are portrayed. Many famous actors, actresses, and directors make guest appearances.

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In the extraordinary worlds of Amazing Stories! See more »


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PG-13 | See all certifications »
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29 September 1985 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Steven Spielberg's Amazing Stories  »

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Runtime:

(45 episodes)

Sound Mix:

(1986-1987)| (1985-1986)

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(Technicolor)

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4:3
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Rain Phoenix's television series debut, and first acting role. See more »

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Referenced in (500) Days of Summer (2009) See more »

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Some mediocre, some incredible
14 July 2000 | by See all my reviews

Some "amazing stories" were actually just rehashes of old ideas, but some, such as "The Mission", were superbly written, directed, and are worth seeking out. To add to their appeal, some top-notch actors are involved to bring an extra dimension to the story. Worth seeing.


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