Tales of the Unexpected

Tales Of The Unexpected is a British television series originally aired between 1979 and 1988, made by Anglia Television for ITV. The series was an anthology of different tales. Initially episodes were based on the short stories collected in the books Tales of the Unexpected, Kiss Kiss and Someone Like You by Roald Dahl. The stories were sometimes sinister, sometimes wryly comedic, and usually had a twist ending. The upbeat theme music for the series was written by the prolific film and television composer Ron Grainer.

Ended
TV series created in 1979 and concluded in 1988 by Roald Dahl.
The show consists of 9 seasons and 112 episodes.

S03E01

S03E01 : The Flypaper 8.2/10 (170 voting)

S05E09

S05E09 : A Harmless Vanity 7.9/10 (78 voting)

S09E04

S09E04 : The Verger 7.7/10 (55 voting)

Trailer

Seasons

Posters

ActorRoleActorRole
John Houseman John Houseman

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  • Original title

    Tales of the Unexpected

  • Type

    TV series

  • Episodes

    9 Seasons • 112 Episodes

  • Rating

    7.79/10 (1 047 voting)

  • Popularity : 100%

  • Country of origin

    GB

  • Original language(s)

    en

  • Running time

    25 : • 30 :

  • Status

    Ended