Masters of Horror

10 Best Episodes of Masters of Horror

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#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"ย. 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.

The episode was rated 7.39 from 130 votes.

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#2 - 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.

The episode was rated 7.27 from 82 votes.

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#3 - 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.

The episode was rated 7.00 from 92 votes.

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#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...

The episode was rated 6.96 from 95 votes.

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#5 - 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.

The episode was rated 6.80 from 70 votes.

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#6 - 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.

The episode was rated 6.80 from 267 votes.

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#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.

The episode was rated 6.77 from 69 votes.

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#8 - 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.

The episode was rated 6.74 from 105 votes.

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#9 - 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.

The episode was rated 6.72 from 68 votes.

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#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.

The episode was rated 6.71 from 98 votes.

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    Masters of Horror - S1E2

    #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.

    The episode was rated 6.70 from 191 votes.

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    #12 - 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.

    The episode was rated 6.67 from 67 votes.

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    #13 - 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.

    The episode was rated 6.58 from 156 votes.

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    #14 - 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.

    The episode was rated 6.54 from 107 votes.

    Masters of Horror - S1E10

    #15 - 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.

    The episode was rated 6.51 from 82 votes.

    Masters of Horror - S1E11

    #16 - 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

    The episode was rated 6.50 from 92 votes.

    Masters of Horror - S2E4

    #17 - Sounds Like (Season 2 - Episode 4)

    Based on a short story by Mike Oโ€™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.

    The episode was rated 6.45 from 66 votes.

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    #18 - The V Word (Season 2 - Episode 3)


    A lone vampire punishes two teenage boys who make the poor decision to break into a mortuary.

    The episode was rated 6.35 from 63 votes.

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    #19 - 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.

    The episode was rated 6.33 from 58 votes.

    Masters of Horror - S2E1

    #20 - The Damned Thing (Season 2 - Episode 1)


    The Damned Thing is the apocalyptic tale of a mysterious creature that terrorizes a small Texas town.

    The episode was rated 6.23 from 86 votes.


    Last updated: jan 30, 2023

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