Amazing Stories

Amazing Stories

Amazing Stories is an anthology series by Steven Spielberg focusing on the fantasy, horror, and science fiction genres. There are plenty of famous guest stars in these strange and endearing stories.

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Broadcast History

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Network: NBC
Broadcast: 1985-1987
First Broadcast: September 29, 1985
Last Broadcast: April 10, 1987

Sep 1985-Jun 1986, Sun 8:00-8:30pm
Jun 1986-Feb 1987, Mon 8:30-9:00pm
Mar 1987-Apri 1987, Fri 8:30-9:00pm

Episode Guide


Collectibles & Memorabilia



As this was an anthology series, there was no regular cast.

Regulars & Guest Stars

Actor Character(s)Notes
Charles DurningAssistant to the Boss / Earl 
Douglas SealeSanta Claus / Mike Malloy 
Louis GiambalvoDr. Templeton / Haggerty 
Sharon SpelmanSally / Mom 
J.J. CohenJake / Bert 
Royal DanoElmer Quick / Salvation Army Officer 
Sid CaesarLou Bundles 
Kevin CostnerCaptain 
Dom DeLuiseGuilt 
Gregory HinesFalsworth 
Harvey KeitelByron Sullivan 
David CarradineCalvin 
Jon CryerPhil 
Mark HamillJonathan 
John LithgowJohn Walters

Theme Song / Opening Credits


There were 2 seasons and 45 episodes of Amazing Stories. Check out our Amazing Stories episode guide.


The movie *batteries not included was supposed to be an episode of the show, but Steven Spielberg decided to develop into a full feature film.


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Amazing Stories Forum (Forum) – Discuss the show with other fans of the show. Official Website ( Official Website ) – The official website of the series at NBC.

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