Tales from the Darkside

The Circus

Season 3, Ep 1, Aired 9/28/86
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  • Episode Description
  • A skeptical journalist travels on assignment to a sideshow. Seated in a small theatre, he is greeted by a perverse caretaker/M.C. who promises (in seemingly generic fashion) to unearth strange, horrible, and presumably fake creatures. The journalist nevertheless feels disgusted when he sees a demonic vampire devour an actual lamb. He chastizes the caretaker for endorsing such horrific "entertainment". However, when fully realizing that these are actual CREATURES, the startled journalist attempts to flee the circus and unknowingly retreats into the arms of the vampire. The caretaker subsequently transforms him into a new exhibit, currently on display for the faithful flock of sideshow attendants who DELIGHT in being frightened.moreless

  • Cast & Crew
  • William Hickey

    Dr. Nis

  • Kevin J. O'Connor

    Bragg

  • Ed French

    Creature/Vampire

  • Jacques Sandulescu

    Nanoosh

  • David Thornton

    Werewolf

  • Fan Reviews (1)
  • Excellent

    By gregoryandlin, Aug 11, 2013

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