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Tales of the Unexpected

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Horror Drama Rated: 7+ (TV-PG)1979 - 19889 SeasonsSeries EndedOn: Free Services Prime Video 

Tales of the Unexpected is a British television series which aired between 1979 and 1988. Each episode told a story, often with sinister and wryly comedic undertones, with an unexpected twist ending. Early episodes were based on short stories by Roald Dahl collected in the books Tales of the Unexpected, Kiss Kiss and Someone Like You. The series was made by Anglia Television for ITV with interior scenes recorded at their Norwich studios whilst location filming mainly occurred across East Anglia. The theme music for the series was written by composer Ron Grainer.Tales of the Unexpected featuring John Houseman and Roald Dahl has one or more episodes streaming with subscription on Prime Video, and free on Tubi. It's a drama and horror show with 113 episodes over 9 seasons. Tales of the Unexpected is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a high IMDb audience rating of 7.7 (1,690 votes).

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Season 1
9 Episodes | Prime Video & Tubi

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101 episodes (89%) are available to watch free online (Tubi).

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101 episodes (89%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video).

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Not available to stream on a TV everywhere service.

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Not available to rent or buy.

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#4,030 Ranked TV Show

#300 Ranked in Horror TV

#391 Ranked in TV on Prime Video

#847 Ranked in Thriller TV

Tales of the Unexpected has a high IMDb audience rating of 7.7 (1,690 votes). The show is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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