Week of January 11-17, 2019

Here are your consolidated listings for the week for Comet TV, MeTV, and TCM.  Click links to read more on classichorrors.club.  Movie descriptions provided by IMDb.

Friday, January 11

9:00 AM             Comet TV                  Gammera the Invincible (1966)
An atomic explosion awakens Gammera–a giant, fire-breathing turtle monster–from his millions of years of hibernation.

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11:00 AM            Comet TV                  Destroy All Planets (1968)
Gamera the Flying Turtle falls under the spell of evil aliens, but two children free him and he returns to fight the aliens’ monster, Viras.

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1:00 PM               Comet TV                  Attack of the Monsters (1969)
Aliens kidnap two children and take them to another planet for the purpose of getting knowledge from their brains, but Gamera follows and tries to rescue them.

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11:30  PM           MeTV                         The Twilight Zone
Nothing in the Dark

Saturday, January 12

12:00 AM            MeTV                        Alfred Hitchcock Presents
Arthur

12:30 AM            MeTV                        Alfred Hitchcock Presents
The Crystal Trench

1:00 AM             Comet TV                  Destination Moon (1950)
One of the first science fiction films to attempt a high level of accurate technical detail tells the story of the first trip to the Moon.

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1:10 AM             TCM                           The Robot vs. the Aztec Mummy (1958)
A mad doctor builds a robot in order to steal a valuable Aztec treasure from a tomb guarded by a centuries-old living mummy.

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2:30 AM             TCM                           The Mummy’s Shroud (1967)
In 1920 an archaeological expedition discovers the tomb of an ancient Egyptian child prince.

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9:00 AM              Comet TV                  The Black Sleep (1956)
Sir Joel Cadman, a mad scientist, kidnaps his victims and cuts open their brains in an effort to discover a means to cure his wife’s brain tumor.

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6:00 PM               MeTV                         Wonder Woman
The Fine Art of Crime

7:00 PM               MeTV                         Svengoolie: Village of the Giants (1965)
Delinquent teen-agers ingest a substance and grow thirty feet tall, then proceed to take over a small town.

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7:00 PM              TCM                          The Fly (1958)
A scientist has a horrific accident when he tries to use his newly invented teleportation device.

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9:00 PM              TCM                          Return of the Fly (1959)
Philippe Delambre, the now-adult son of “The Fly”, does some transportation experimentation of his own.

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9:00 PM               Comet TV                  Space: 1999
Journey to Where

9:00 PM                MeTV                        Lost in Space
The Toymaker

10:00 PM              MeTV                         Buck Rogers in the 25th Century
Olympiad

10:15 PM              Comet TV                  Space: 1999
Taybor

11:00 PM             MeTV                         Battlestar Galactica
Saga of a Star World (aka Battlestar Galactica): Part 3

11:00 PM             TCM                           Lured (1947)
A serial killer in London is murdering young women he meets through the personal columns of newspapers.

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Sunday, January 13

12:00 AM             MeTV                         Kolchak: The Night Stalker
The Trevi Collection

1:00 AM              MeTV                         Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea
Dead Men’s Doubloons

2:00 AM              MeTV                         Land of the Giants
Underground

3:00 AM              MeTV                         Swamp Thing
Mist Demeanor

3:30 AM              MeTV                         Swamp Thing
Nightmare on Jackson Street

9:00 AM              TCM                           Lured (1947)
A serial killer in London is murdering young women he meets through the personal columns of newspapers.

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9:00 AM            Comet TV                  Burn, Witch, Burn! (1962)
A woman who may be a witch defends her husband from forces attempting to harm him.

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1:00 PM             Comet TV                  Deranged (1974)
A deranged rural farmer becomes a grave robber and murderer after the death of his possessive mother, whose corpse he keeps, among others, as his companion in a decaying farmhouse.

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3:00 PM              Comet TV                  The Town That Dreaded Sundown (1976)
In 1946, a hooded serial killer terrorizes the residents of a small Texas town.

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5:00 PM              Comet TV                  Cry of the Banshee (1970)
In Elizabethan England, a wicked lord massacres nearly all the members of a coven of witches, earning the enmity of their leader, Oona.

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9:00 PM             Comet TV                  The Snow Creature (1954)
American botanical expedition in the Himalayas stumbles across a Yeti den, capture one and transport it back to Los Angeles.

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9:00 PM              Comet TV                  Space: 1999
Rules of Luton

10:00 PM            MeTV                         Night Gallery
The Return of the Sorcerer

10:15 PM            Comet TV                  Space: 1999
Mark of Archanon

10:30 PM            MeTV                         Night Gallery
The Girl with the Hungry Eyes

11:00 PM            Comet TV                  Snowbeast (1977)
A Colorado ski resort is besieged by a sub-human beast that commits brutal murders on the slopes.

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11:00 PM            MeTV                         The Twilight Zone
The Parallel

Monday, January 14

12:00 AM            MeTV                         Alfred Hitchcock Presents
Appointment at Eleven

12:30 AM            MeTV                         Alfred Hitchcock Presents
Coyote Moon

1:00 AM              Comet TV                 Die, Monster, Die! (1965)
A young man visits his fiancée’s estate to discover that her wheelchair-bound scientist father has discovered a meteorite that emits mutating radiation rays that have turned the plants in his greenhouse to giants.

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4:00 AM              MeTV                         Night Gallery
Rare Objects

4:30 AM              MeTV                         Night Gallery
Spectre in Tap-Shoes

1:00 PM             Comet TV                  Destination Moon (1950)
One of the first science fiction films to attempt a high level of accurate technical detail tells the story of the first trip to the Moon.

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11:30 PM            MeTV                         The Twilight Zone
One More Pallbearer

Tuesday, January 15

12:00 AM            MeTV                          Alfred Hitchcock Presents
No Pain

12:30 AM            MeTV                         Alfred Hitchcock Presents
Anniversary Gift

4:30 AM              MeTV                         Night Gallery
You Can Come Up Now, Mrs. Millikan/Smile Please

1:00 PM               Comet TV                 The Beast of Yucca Flats (1961)
A defecting Soviet scientist is hit by a nuclear explosion near Yucca Flats and roams around as a beast.

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11:30 PM            MeTV                         The Twilight Zone
Dead Man’s Shoes

Wednesday, January 16

12:00 AM            MeTV                          Alfred Hitchcock Presents
Dry Run

12:30 AM            MeTV                         Alfred Hitchcock Presents
The Blessington Method

4:30 AM              MeTV                         Night Gallery
The Other Way Out

6:15 AM              TCM                           Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde (1931)
Dr. Jekyll faces horrible consequences when he lets his dark side run wild with a potion that transforms him into the animalistic Mr. Hyde.

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8:00 AM              TCM                          Hands of a Stranger (1962)
A concert pianist loses his hands in a car crash, but a surgeon gives him new ones.  The experimental medical procedure goes awry when the new hands drive the pianist mad.

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9:00 AM             Comet TV                  Master of the World (1961)
In 1868, an American scientist and his team become hostages of fanatical pacifist Robur who uses his airship Albatross to destroy military targets on Earth.

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9:30 AM              TCM                          The Brain That Wouldn’t Die (1962)
A doctor experimenting with transplant techniques keeps his girlfriend’s head alive when she is decapitated in a car crash, then goes hunting for a new body.

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11:00 AM            TCM                         The Indestructible Man (1956)
Charles “The Butcher” Benton, a brutal death row inmate gets double-crossed by his crooked lawyer. He gets his chance for revenge when, after he’s been executed, a bizarre experiment brings him back to life and more deadly than ever.

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2:00 PM              TCM .                       The Killer Shrews (1959)
On an isolated island, a small group of people are terrorized by giant voracious shrews in the midst of a hurricane.

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3:15 PM             TCM                           Night of the Lepus (1972)
Giant mutant rabbits terrorize the south-west.

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5:00 PM             TCM                           The Haunting (1963)
A scientist doing research on the paranormal invites two women to a haunted mansion. One of the participants soon starts losing her mind.

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11:30 PM           MeTV                         The Twilight Zone
The Hunt

Thursday, January 17

12:00 AM            MeTV                          Alfred Hitchcock Presents
Dead Weight

12:30 AM            MeTV                         Alfred Hitchcock Presents
Special Delivery

4:30 AM             MeTV                         Night Gallery
Fright Night

11:00 AM           Comet TV                  Cry of the Banshee (1970)
In Elizabethan England, a wicked lord massacres nearly all the members of a coven of witches, earning the enmity of their leader, Oona.

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1:00 PM             Comet TV                  Nothing but the Night (1973)
Already three trustees of the Van Traylen fund have died during the last few months, looking like suicides. However, after a mysterious accident of a bus with the last three trustees and thirty orphan kids in it, Police Colonel Bingham starts investigating.

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11:30 PM            MeTV                          The Twilight Zone
Showdown with Rance McGrew

Friday, January 18 (Early AM)

12:00 AM            MeTV                           Alfred Hitchcock Presents
Road Hog

12:30 AM            MeTV                          Alfred Hitchcock Presents
Specialty of the House

4:30 AM             MeTV                         Night Gallery
Finnegan’s Flight

 

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