Tales from the Darkside/Family Reunion

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Family Reunion
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Season 4, Episode 16
Airdate May 22, 1988
Written by Edithe Swensen
Directed by Tom Savini
Produced by William Teitler
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Family Reunion is the sixteenth episode of the fourth season of Tales from the Darkside, and the eighty-sixth episode overall.

Starring: Stephen McHattie (Robert Perry), Daniel Terrence Kelly (Bobby), Patricia Tallman (Janice Perry), Marilyn Rockafellow (Trudy)

Cast: Paul Sparer (Narrator) (voice)


Plot Overview

A mother is desperate to get her son back from her husband who's kept them on the run. However, the father is desperate to keep his son not just safe from himself but safe for others.



The Show

  • Patricia Tallman starred in the Savini directed remake of Night of the Living Dead.

Behind the Scenes

Allusions and References

  • Bobby is seen reading an issue of Fangoria with Day of the Dead on the cover. He also has a poster for Creepshow. Both films were collaborations of Savini and George A. Romero.

Memorable Moments