The Best Episodes of Masters of Horror
Last Updated: Nov 3, 2018
Anchor Bay has amassed some of the greatest horror film writers and directors to bring to you the anthology series, "Masters of Horror". For the first time the foremost names in the horror film genre have joined forces for the series consisting of 13 one-hour films each season.
#1 - Cigarette Burns
Season 1 - Episode 8
In this episode Jimmy Sweetman ventures out to locate a rare film print called "Le Fin Du Monde". The film once shown has been known to drive its audience into a crazed frenzy before the theatre goes up in flames. He finally discovers that the film does live up to it's reputation on the results are quite shocking.
#2 - Fair Haired Child
Season 1 - Episode 9
A 13 year old is kidnapped and locked in a basement by a scary couple with their younger son. During there incarceration in the basement the two children develop a special relationship and try and get through the night.
#3 - Family
Season 2 - Episode 2
A young couple moves into a new home only to find out that their neighbor, a seemingly normal man who works from home is not what he seems.
#4 - Haeckel's Tale
Season 1 - Episode 12
Based on Clive Barker's short story. While on his way to see his sick father, Ernest Haeckel takes shelter with an elderly man and his young wife but soon discovers their horrible secret...
#5 - Incident On and Off a Mountain Road
Season 1 - Episode 1
When Ellen's (Bree Turner) car breaks down on a deserted mountain road in the middle of nowhere, she encounters a monster-like man who is intent on killing her. Ellen will not go down without a fight and the game of cat-and-mouse soon shifts as Ellen fights back.
#6 - Homecoming
Season 1 - Episode 6
In this contemporary political satire, The living dead have been found tampering with the Presidential election. Fear sweeps the nation as the media uncover this chilling fact which leads to widespread panic.
#7 - The Black Cat
Season 2 - Episode 11
Edgar Allan Poe is a writer out of ideas and short on cash that's followed by a black cat that will destroy his life or help him to write one of his most famous stories.
#8 - Pelts
Season 2 - Episode 6
Pelts is an erotic tale about stolen raccoon pelts that take violent revenge on those who seek to wear them.
#9 - Jenifer
Season 1 - Episode 4
Jenifer is a tale of a modern-day Lolita who with her good looks and charm destroys the bodies and souls of all the men who crosses her path. Police officer Frank unfortunately saves this young girls life only to find out in this horrific twist that that no good deed goes unpunished.
#10 - Deer Woman
Season 1 - Episode 7
In this horror comedy, A set of peculiar murders leads sceptical detective Dwight Faraday to suspect that an ancient Native American mythological creature is in fact real.
#11 - Dreams in the Witch House
Season 1 - Episode 2
Walter Gilman, a college student rents a loft in a building in the New England town of Arkham. While studying interdimensional string theory at college he is haunted by nightmares of a 17th century witch and her rat with a human face. He must prevent the death of his neighbour's baby at the hands of these forces while it's possible he could become the murderer himself.
#12 - Sick Girl
Season 1 - Episode 10
Sick Girl is a comedy thriller about an insect scientist and the fly in the ointment that threatens her lesbian love affair.
#13 - Pick Me Up
Season 1 - Episode 11
This bloody tale will give you an interesting twist to hitchhiking. Both driver and passenger have a little surprise for the 25 year old heroine of the story
#14 - The Screwfly Solution
Season 2 - Episode 7
Deadly virus infects the nation, that turns men into psychotic killers who attack every woman they see. A housewife and her daughter try to survive this madness.
#15 - Imprint
Season 1 - Episode 13
An American journalist in 19th century Japan is hoping to find the love he left behind. His long search leads him to a dark island where the only sanctuary is a brothel. He ends up spending the night with an interesting woman where he learns that some things are better off left in the past.
#16 - Right to Die
Season 2 - Episode 9
Her flesh has been burned and her body remains in coma but from a medical perspective, Abby is still alive. Her husband Cliff is determined to get a court order to stop her pain. But Abby's condition is worsening, she repeatedly flat-lines and is revived. Each time her body dies, her spirit grows stronger attacking those that have taken advantage of her plight.
#17 - The V Word
Season 2 - Episode 3
A lone vampire punishes two teenage boys who make the poor decision to break into a mortuary.
#18 - The Washingtonians
Season 2 - Episode 12
After his grandmother's funeral, Mike finds out an artifact in her basement could re-write the history of our nation. There are clues that suggest George Washington was in fact a cannibal, Mike must protect his family and escape from a band of Washingtonians, hungry for human flesh and willing to protect Washington's secrets.
#19 - Chocolate
Season 1 - Episode 5
Jamie, a newly divorced man who creates artificial flavours for the food industry, suddenly and inexplicably starts to experience brief and random flashes from someone - and somewhere - unknown: sight, sound, smell, touch. Learning that he's experiencing life through the senses of a mysterious woman, he begins to fall in love with her-without having met her. Eventually, he discovers a horrifying secret that binds him inexorably with the perfect woman in an erotic, horrifying dance of death.
#20 - Sounds Like
Season 2 - Episode 4
Based on a short story by Mike O’Driscoll. The story of Larry Pearce, an ordinary man blessed with gift/curse of extraordinary hearing that drives him to the brink of insanity, and forces him to take violent action to silence the horrific cacophony in his head.
#21 - Dream Cruise
Season 2 - Episode 13
Jack, an American lawyer working in Tokyo, has fallen in love with the wife of his most valued client, Eiji. Despite Jack's deep-rooted fear of the sea, he reluctantly accepts Eiji's invitation to join the couple for a day trip on the Tokyo Bay. Pleasure turns to terror as they discover the watery destiny in store for each of them.
#22 - We All Scream for Ice Cream
Season 2 - Episode 10
A long time ago, a prank by a gang of kids known as the West End Bunch went wrong. Now grown up and a parent himself, former West-Ender Layne Banixter witnesses the friends of his youth murdered by their own children, who have turned against them. To save his own family Layne must face his fears and realize that sometimes the sins of the fathers are visited upon the son.
#23 - The Damned Thing
Season 2 - Episode 1
The Damned Thing is the apocalyptic tale of a mysterious creature that terrorizes a small Texas town.
#24 - Dance of the Dead
Season 1 - Episode 3
This story revolves around a post-apocalyptic town where re-animated corpses of friends and enemies dance on stage for the few people who survived a nuclear holocaust. Peggy a naÃ¯ve girl learns of the dangers of the outside world and the sacrifices made to guarantee her survival.