Tales from the Darkside

Season 2 Episode 12

Monsters in My Room

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Aired Tuesday 8:00 PM Dec 22, 1985 on
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Monsters in My Room
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A little boy named Timmy tries to convince his mother and mean stepfather, that there are horrific creatures in his room, which includes a tentacled monster under his bed, a Boogie Man, a buzz saw, and a witch. Of course his parents don't think he's telling the truth, until it's too late.

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  • A young boy who's loved by his nice mother, and bullied by his mean step-dad is tormented in his room by monsters at night. Problem is, no one believes him...

    9.8
    When I think of TFTDS, I think of this episode in particular. Seth Green was great as good boy Timmy, (he was such a cute kid) The monster first appearing out of the closet gave me a good scare when I first saw this years ago. And the bullying step-dad got just what he deserved.
  • Really good episode!

    9.5
    This episode of TfTD is about little boy Timmy(Seth Green) being picked on by his jerk step-dad while his mom tries to be as nice as possible to him. Meanwhile, at night in his room, there is a boogeyman in his closet, an octopus under his bed and various other demons. There are some geniunely scary moments and young Seth Green does a great job. You might classify this episode as one of those "happy ending" ones, but it needs that ending or it would be a worse episode.



    You can find it on VHS volume 5 of Tales from the Darkside.moreless

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    • Biff: Hey, listen, I'm going to make a man out of you, kid. Here come on, come on, try this. Come on.
      Timmy: (taking a sip) It's gross.
      Biff: You bet it's gross, it's beer, kid. It's beer.

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    • Timmy: Make my day.
      Referencing police detective Harold Francis "Dirty Harry" Callahan, played by Clint Eastwood in five movies from 1971 to 1988. The character is a cop who refuses to play by the rules, constantly challenges his superiors, disregards orders, and ultimately believes in justice rather than the letter of the law. "Make my day" was the character's signature line in the 1983 Sudden Impact.

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