Stephen King proclaimed it the best horror show ever. Featuring gleefully grim intros by Boris Karloff, these black-and-white suspense and terror tales will get under your skin, particularly “The Grim Reaper” with William Shatner.
After the legendary Twilight Zone, Rod Serling conjured this unnerving collection of macabre and supernatural stories. The Satanic episode featuring Bill Bixby and Vincent Price is wonderfully lurid and tongue-in-cheek.
This well-written supernatural series was a big influence on
The X-Files and found intrepid reporter Darren McGavin pursuing monsters, spooks and ghouls in Chicago. It turns out mythical tabloid creatures are real.
The legendary Hammer Film Productions studio concocted this short-lived collection of deliciously gothic horror fare, including Peter Cushing as a pet-store owner with a demented pastime.
George Romero’s low-budget anthology veered from the campy to the creepy with its twisted and often clever scenarios. Many future stars cut their teeth (and other things) here.