Masters of Horror

Showtime (ended 2007)



User Score: 230

Episode Guide

  • Season 1
    • Based on Joe R. Lansdale's short story, this film pits Ellen (Bree Turner), a seemingly defenseless young woman, against Moonface, a deformed and demented serial killer.
    • 11/4/05
      Walter Gilman, a college student, rents a loft in a building in the New England town of Arkham. While studying inter dimensional string theory at college he is haunted by nightmares of a 17th-century witch and her rat with a human face. He must prevent the death of his neighbour’s baby at the hands of these forces while it’s possible he could become the murderer himself.moreless
    • 11/11/05
      This story revolves around a post-apocalyptic town where re-animated corpses of friends and enemies dance on stage for the few people who survived a nuclear holocaust. Peggy, a naïve girl, learns of the dangers of the outside world and the sacrifices made to guarantee her survival.
    • Jenifer
      Episode 4
      Police officer Frank saves a young girl's life only to find out that no good deed goes unpunished, for Jenifer is not a little girl in need of protection.
    • Chocolate
      Episode 5
      A man named Jamie who works in a food laboratory of a company eats a sample of the chocolate produced but somehow becomes physically connected to a women he has never met and falls in love with her. However, he is shocked when he 'sees' her killing her lover.
    • Homecoming
      Episode 6
      In this contemporary political satire, the living dead have been found tampering with the Presidential election. Fear sweeps the nation as the media uncover this chilling fact which leads to widespread panic.
    • Deer Woman
      Episode 7
      In this horror comedy, a set of peculiar murders leads sceptical detective Dwight Faraday to suspect that an ancient Native American mythological creature is in fact real.
    • Cigarette Burns
      Episode 8
      In this episode Jimmy Sweetman ventures out to locate a rare film print called “La Fin Absolue du Monde”. The film once shown has been known to drive its audience into a crazed frenzy before the theater goes up in flames. He finally discovers that the film does live up to its reputation and the results are quite shocking.moreless
    • 1/6/06
      A 13-year-old is kidnapped and locked in a basement by a scary couple with their younger son. During their incarceration in the basement the two children develop a special relationship and try and get through the night.
    • Sick Girl
      Episode 10
      When a female insect scientist starts a sexual relationship with another women she also finds herself involved with a rather predatory and aggressive insect who becomes a huge problem and threatens the love affair between them.
    • Pick Me Up
      Episode 11

      When a recently divorced female traveller is stranded, she is caught in the middle between a bizarre and violent turf war that is taking place between two serial killers.

    • Haeckel's Tale
      Episode 12
      Based on Clive Barker's short story. While on his way to see his sick father, Ernst Haeckel takes shelter with an elderly man and his young wife but soon discovers their horrible secret.
    • Imprint
      Episode 13
      An American journalist in 19th century Japan is hoping to find the love he left behind. His long search leads him to a dark island where the only sanctuary is a brothel. He ends up spending the night with an interesting woman where he learns that some things are better off left in the past.moreless
  • Season 2
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