The Hitchhiker (1983)


Genre: Drama , Horror , Mystery , Sci-fi , Thriller

Plot: A series of thriller stories, linked only by the character of The Hitchhiker, who would introduce and close each episode in the style of Rod Serling or Alfred Hitchcock. Occasionally stories involved supernatural forces, but most plot twists stemmed only from the dark side of the human spirit. The basic principle of the series is 'what goes around comes around', because when a character chooses the dark side, they often have no chance of salvation. There are no happy endings in the realm of The Hitchhiker. Originally the Hitchhiker was cast with Nicholas Campbell, but for whatever reason Campbell was replaced with Page Fletcher. Campbell's scenes in two of the original three episodes (only the third episode still features Campbell) were later re-shot with Fletcher which, because the Hitchhiker initially had more interaction with the people in the stories, cause certain scenes to appear very choppy. The earlier season Read More



Episode 26: One Last Prayer
Episode 25: Man of Her Dreams
Episode 24: Last Scene
Episode 23: True Believer
Episode 22: The Curse
Episode 21: Dead Man's Curve
Episode 20: O.D. Feelin'
Episode 19: Ghostwriter
Episode 18: Man's Best Friend
Episode 17: W.G.O.D.
Episode 16: The Killer
Episode 15: Out of the Night
Episode 14: Nightshift
Episode 13: Murderous Feelings
Episode 12: Hired Help
Episode 11: Man at the Window
Episode 10: A Time For Rifles
Episode 9: Videodate
Episode 8: Petty Thieves
Episode 7: And If We Dream
Episode 6: Face To Face
Episode 5: Remembering Melody
Episode 4: Lovesounds
Episode 3: Split Decision
Episode 2: When Morning Comes
Episode 1: Shattered Vows