Trilogy of Terror

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Trilogy of Terror was a 1975 made for TV thriller that followed three different stories, all written by Richard Matheson and was originally created as a pilot for a horror anthology series.  Each story stars Karen Black, playing the role of 4 different characters.  The first story, “Julie”, follows an English teacher who gets romantically involved with a student.  The second story is “Millicent and Therese” where Black plays two sisters who are at odds at each other, and one of the sisters is convinced that the other is an evil being.  The final story is “Amelia”, where the title character purchases a tribal doll for her boyfriend’s birthday that ends up coming to life.

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Dead Set

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Television isn’t something we usually talk about here at Internal Bleeding, because let’s face it, TJ Hooker hasn’t been on in years, and something like Trueblood and all that vampire BS really doesn’t appeal to me.  One thing that I’ve always thought was missing was a zombie show based on a really interesting story that focuses on the survivors, and their attempt to get out of a scary situation while the undead horde bears down on them.  My prayers were answered when I found Dead Set, a British television show that centers around a zombie outbreak that happens during a season of Big Brother.  Because the participants in the Big Brother reality show are cut off from communication with the outside world, they’re entirely oblivious to the fact that the world around them is being over run, and their production crew is in imminent danger as well.

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