Nightmares & Dreamscapes




Episodes: 8
Length: 60 minutes

Synopsis: This anthology series of eight one-hour episodes adapted from Stephen King's short stories. See individual episodes for the synopsis of each.

Role Actor

Cast list:
See each episode for cast.


• This series was made for the US broadcaster TNT. The reason for the inclusion of this title in this site is that the series was made in Australia using American actors in the lead roles, but Australian actors were casted in the minor roles.
Not yet screened in Australia (on free-to-air tv) that I'm aware of. If it has been screened on Australia pay-tv, let me know with aproximate date of first screening.

Episode Details Role Actor


Synopsis: Jason Renshaw, a professional hit man, successfully murders the CEO of a prestigious toy company only to face the biggest fight of his life when a package from the toy company is delivered to his house with suprising, deadly contents. (Nightmares & Dreamscape official site)

Jason Renshaw
William Hurt

Crouch End

Synopsis: A newlywed American couple honeymooning in London, goes to Counch End to have dinner with a friend. They soon learn the town is not what it appears to be, and the more they get lost, the more they become trapped in another dimension. (Nightmares & Dreamscape official site)

Eion Baliey
Claire Forlani

Umney's Last Case

Synopsis: After the death of his son, writer Sam Landry is so desperate to lead another life, he writes himself into his own book, forcing his long-time charactor to change palces with him and live in the modern day. But things get deadly when Landry realizes Umney is trapped and cannot write himself out of his new reality. (Nightmares & Dreamscape official site)

Sam Landry/Clyde Umney
/George Demmick
Linda Landry/Gloria Demmick

William H Macy
Jacqueline McKenzie

The End Of The Whole

Synopsis: The world had changed. Violence, war and hatred have been replaced with kindness, peace and love. But at what price? Reowned filmmaker Howie Fornoy , with just one hour to live, recounts details of his brother's worldwide experiment gone terribly wrong. (Nightmares & Dreamscape official site)

Howie Fornoy
Bobbie Fornoy
Ron Livingston
Henry Thomas

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The Road Virus Heads

Synopsis: Richard Kinnell is a famous writer who, at a doctor's visit, learns he may soon have to deal with his own mortality. On the drive back to his home he buys a mysterious painting. Each time he looks at it, it changes to become more menancing and sinister. He pieces together that the painting is trying to kill him... but not if he can destroy it first. (Nightmares & Dreamscape official site)

Richard Kinnell
Aunt Trudy
Tom Berenger
Marsha Mason

The Fifth Quarter

Synopsis: Willie, a just-released convict, learns more from his dying friend of a map in four parts that reveals the location of several million dollars from a robery. Seeking revenge for the death of his friend and the money, as well, Willie hunts down the others who hold the remaining three parts to the map, risking his family and his freedom. (Nightmares & Dreamscape official site)

Willie Evans
Karen Evans
Jeremy Sisto
Samantha Mathis

Autopsy Room Four

Synopsis: Businessman Howard Cottrell is on vacation, playing one of his many games of golf. Chasing the ball into the undergrowth, he is bitten by a snake and completely paralyzed, showing no signs of life. At the hospital unable to communicate, he is the key witness to his own autopsy. (Nightmares & Dreamscape official site)

Howard Cottrell
Dr Katie Arlen
Richard Thomas
Greta Scacchi

You Know They've Got A
Hell Of A Band

Synopsis: A wrong turn on a lonely road turns frightening for Clark and Mary Willingham as they stumble upon a town not on any amp - Rock and Roll Heaven, Oregon. There is a free concert very night, but the price of admission is high - once the audience enters, it can never leave. (Nightmares & Dreamscape official site)

Clark Willingham
Mary Willingham
Steven Weber
Kim Delaney