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Tales Of The Unexpected

Bet this gets you nostalging!

Remember the Tales Of The Unexpected (TOTU) stories with the big twist at the end?  And the silhouetted dancing woman in the credits (she was from Slough!  How sad am I?) Here she comes…

Here’s some fab info about TOTU that will brighten up your Friday… and it’s a bit scary so Halloween’s a perfect time for it (Yes I know TOTU went pear-shaped towards the end. I think it was because they had used up all of Roald Dahl’s stories and started to use other writers who were, to put it kindly, generally pants!

Anyway, here’s the information I found in other blogs that you will enjoy:

List of Tales of the Unexpected episodes

This is a list of episodes of the British drama series, ”[[Tales of the Unexpected (TV series)|Tales of the Unexpected]]”. ==Series one== 9 episodes. First broadcast: Saturdays on [[ITV]] – 24 March to 19 May 1979 {| class=”wikitable” …

Publish Date: 10/15/2010 23:47

Tales of the Unexpected

Imagine my excitement then when flicking through the TV Times (as I was wont to do back then) I stumbled across Roald Dahl’s Tales of the Unexpected. I simply had to watch it, although I could’t quite figure out why it was on at 10pm on …

Publish Date: 10/20/2010 11:00

Book Review – Roald Dahl’sTales of the Unexpected” | Sean’s Blog

In Tales of the Unexpected, Dahl has the ability to take a predictable situation and twist it. Like the policeman who tells his pregnant wife some shocking news in “Lamb to the Slaughter”. Or the homeless old man with an unbelievable …

Publish Date: 08/21/2010 5:04

You can find lots of TOTU stuff at