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The Ray Bradbury Theater

Season 5 1990

  • 1990-07-20T05:00:00+01:00 on USA Network
  • 30 mins
  • 5 hours, 3 mins
  • United States
  • English
  • Drama, Fantasy, Science Fiction

A Canadian-produced fantastic anthology series scripted by famed science-fiction author Ray Bradbury. Many of the teleplays were based upon Bradbury's novels and short stories.

12 episodes

5x01 Mars is Heaven

  • Season Premiere

    1990-07-20T05:00:00+01:00 — 23 mins

As the first successful mission to Mars touches down, the men stare through the mists of the Martian dawn and finds something strange: a small town straight out of the American Midwest, filled with their long-lost loved ones.

5x02 The Murderer

  • 1990-07-27T05:00:00+01:00 — 23 mins

Albert Brock loathes noise and prefers perfect silence. He goes around destroying the instruments of sound: radios, wrist watches, faxes, etc. His destruction of sound-infected environments at work and home lands him in a psychiatric institution.

5x03 Touched with Fire

  • 1990-08-03T05:00:00+01:00 — 23 mins

Two men who theorize that murder only happen in hot weather, try to stop one.

5x04 The Black Ferris

  • 1990-08-10T05:00:00+01:00 — 23 mins

Hank Walterson sneaks into the carnival at night and watches the owner, Mr. Cooger, ride the Ferris wheel backward until he becomes a young boy... who sets out to rob the local widow of her jewels.

5x05 Usher II

  • 1990-08-17T05:00:00+01:00 — 23 mins

When the government bans works of fiction, a millionaire rebels and builds a robot haunted house based on the works of Edgar Allan Poe... and plots revenge.

5x06 Touch of Petulance

  • 1990-10-12T04:00:00+00:00 — 23 mins

A man encounters another claiming to be his future self.

5x07 And The Moon Be Still As Bright

  • 1990-10-19T04:00:00+00:00 — 23 mins

Space explorers on a Martian expedition are faced with problems when one of their members becomes obsessed with the planet's former residents.

5x08 The Toynbee Convector

  • 1990-10-26T04:00:00+00:00 — 22 mins

A man time travels to the future and returns to show the people what they have to look forward to.

5x09 Exorcism

  • 1990-11-02T05:00:00+00:00 — 30 mins

A woman takes a potion to rid herself of the influence of her next-door neighbor, who she believes has bewitched her.

5x10 The Day It Rained Forever

  • 1990-11-09T05:00:00+00:00 — 30 mins

The music of a free-spirited woman brings rain to a town suffering from drought.

5x11 The Long Years

  • 1990-11-16T05:00:00+00:00 — 30 mins

A crew of a spaceship return to Mars after a 20-year absence to discover a scientist and his family unaffected by their stay.

5x12 Here There Be Tygers

  • 1990-11-30T05:00:00+00:00 — 30 mins

Unknown to an exploratory team, the Utopia-like world they have discovered has yet to unleash its deadly forces.