Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction

Season 2 Episode 12

Episode 18

Aired Wednesday 8:00 PM Jul 17, 1998 on FOX
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Episode 18

All of the segments have "A Touch of Evil"

Segment 1 : "Merry-go-round"
Penny and boyfriend George restore a carousel that is cursed in Florida. Ike, the operator who used to run the ride, stops by and insists the couple burn the carousel due to the curse. When the couple ignores him and puts on a promotion to stimulate business, the boyfriend is bitten by a snake hiding in the horse's head and dies.

Segment 2 : "Red Eyed Creature"
A boy sees a creature in the shadows that had glowing red eyes. The parents didn't believe him but the nanny did for some reason. Later, the mother saw the creature as well and was scared. The nanny cheers the boy up and after she left, her eyes started glowing with the color red.

Segment 3 : "Used Car Salesman"
Sonny Rhodes, a crooked car salesman sells cars to people, which are unsafe, and rips them off. One day, he sells a van with no brakes to Lenny Height, leader of a small four-man group called the Society Kings, who needed to get to Vegas for a show. Sometime later, his co-workers show him a newspaper showing their deaths when their van crashed because of the failed brakes, but he coldly dismisses it. That night, after Sonny is the last salesman left, as he closes up, three cars turn on and surround them. He thinks his co-workers are playing a joke on him. Then a fourth vehicle arrives, the same van he sold the society kings, and it runs Sonny over, killing him.

Segment 4 : "Survelince Camera"
Alec, an immigrant, takes over a convenience store and is saving up to bring his family to the U.S. Later that day, a robber holds him up and seems to know about Alec's savings in a cashbox. A few minutes later, two teenagers come in and rob him again. When the police review the surveillance tape, the first robber is not on the tape and the cashbox is back where Alec normally stores it, with the cash still in it. Two days later, one of the officers stops in and tells him, they caught the teenagers and they confessed to murdering the previous owner years ago, who was also the first robber.

Segment 5 : "Graffiti"
In 1941, Harvey Black was a high school principal who loved his car and his school. When he blames a delinquent named Johnny Evans for defacing the school and the principal's car with "Remember Pearl Harbor", he has to let the boy go since some of the damage happened while the kid was in the office. Two days later, Pearl Harbor was bombed.


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