Tales from the Darkside ratings (TV show, 1983-1988) Rank is based on the average number of votes per episode adjusted with the average rating. Trend represents the amount of new votes submitted during the past 7 days.
Rank 2,054 / 19,210 Trend 21 Genres Comedy, Drama, Fantasy Seasons 4 Episodes 89 Total votes 19,106 Average votes 215 Average rating 6.1 / 10 Each episode of this TV series depicts a short, strange tale...with a twist! With eerie stories vaguely reminiscent of 'The Twilight Zone,' viewers learn to appreciate that things are often not as they seem. The usual plot formula is comprised of an initial normal, mundane situation that gradually begins to get off-kilter, with suspense building up to the final, chilling, surprise conclusion. Directors: Andrew Weiner, Anthony Santa Croce, Armand Mastroianni, Bob Balaban, Bryan Michael Stoller, David Odell, Frank De Palma, James Steven Sadwith, Jodie Foster, John Hayes, John Strysik, Michael McDowell, T.J. Castronovo, Theodore Gershuny, Tom Savini Writers: Andrew Weiner, Armand Mastroianni, Art Monterastelli, Bob Balaban, Charles L. Grant, Clive Barker, David Gerrold, David Odell, Franco Amurri, Frederik Pohl, Fredric Brown, George A. Romero, Guy Gallo, Harlan Ellison, Harvey Jacobs, Haskell Barkin, James Houghton, James Steven Sadwith, John Cheever, John D. MacDonald, John Strysik, Lois McMaster Bujold, Mark Patrick Carducci, Michael Bishop, Michael McDowell, Pamela Sargent, Perry Lang, Richard Benner, Robert Bloch, Roberts Gannaway, Ron Goulart, Scott Edelman, Stephen King, Suzette Haden Elgin, Theodore Gershuny, Zenna Henderson Hint: you can examine a particular season more clearly on the graphs if you disable the trendline and all other seasons (via clicking on their labels). Episodes average rating Loading... Note: season labels indicates the average rating per episode between the parentheses. Episodes total votes Loading... Note: season labels indicates the average votes per episode between the parentheses. History (tracking since March 7, 2020) Loading... Note: amount of total votes may decrease due to periodic removal of fraudulent ones. Loading... Related TV shows Hammer House of Horror Total votes: 6,203 Average rating: 6.5 Amazing Stories Total votes: 12,898 Average rating: 6.4 Screen Two Total votes: 25,095 Average rating: 7.3 The Twilight Zone Total votes: 14,218 Average rating: 6.8 Moonlighting Total votes: 10,681 Average rating: 7.3 Faerie Tale Theatre Total votes: 4,022 Average rating: 7.2 Fox Mystery Theater Total votes: 1,989 Average rating: 6.5 Screen One Total votes: 5,173 Average rating: 7.2 The Comic Strip Presents... Total votes: 4,129 Average rating: 7.2 The Agatha Christie Hour Total votes: 1,048 Average rating: 7.0