Night Gallery

Season 2 Episode 19

The Devil Is Not Mocked

Aired Unknown Oct 27, 1971 on NBC



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • Host: Oscar Wilde said something to the effect that if there were not a devil, we'd very likely invent him. He serves many a purpose, and this grim-visaged character here is proof of that rather bitter pudding. In a story that tells what happens when evil collides with evil - The painting is called The Devil Is Not Mocked.

    • Master of the Castle: If it's any consolation, General, this is the headquarters of the secret resistance - and I am its proud commander: Count Dracula.

  • Notes

    • In syndication, this episode is paired with "Stop Killing Me", which occurs much later in the second season. The credits for that episode are used for both episodes, causing some miscredited roles.

    • This episode is based on the short story "The Devil Is Not Mocked" by Manly Wade Wellman. The story was first published in Unknown (June 1943).

  • Allusions