Stephen King's The Shining

Season 1 Episode 1

The Shining Part One

Aired Unknown Apr 27, 1997 on
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The Shining Part One
Jack Torrance, a recovering alcoholic and former teacher, finds a job as the Overlook Hotel caretaker during the off season months. Wendy, his wife, and Danny, his son, join him on this adventure as they drive out west, learn about the ins and outs of the hotel, and settle in before the snow and winter months commence. Several times throughout this part of the mini-series, Danny is visited by a spirit named Tony that only he can see. Tony warns Danny several times not to go to the Overlook Hotel. Tony even shows Danny some of the dangerous things that are in the hotel and that have happened there. Danny tells Tony that he can't avoid the place. The reason he can't avoid it is because Jack is chosen to look after the hotel during the winter months. But soon after they reach the hotel, strange things begin to happen...moreless

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