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.

Amazing Stories Broadcast History

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

Guest Stars

Charles Durning...Assistant to the Boss / Earl
Douglas Seale...Santa Claus / Mike Malloy
Louis Giambalvo...Dr. Templeton / Haggerty
Sharon Spelman...Sally / Mom
J.J. Cohen...Jake / Bert
Royal Dano...Elmer Quick / Salvation Army Officer
Sid Caesar...Lou Bundles
Kevin Costner...Captain
Dom DeLuise...Guilt
Gregory Hines...Falsworth
Harvey Keitel...Byron Sullivan
David Carradine...Calvin
Jon Cryer...Phil
Mark Hamill...Jonathan
John Lithgow...John Walters

Theme Song / Opening Credits

Theme Song Credits

John Williams


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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