Masters of Horror

10 Worst Episodes of Masters of Horror

An anthology series written and directed by the most famous names in horror.

Written by Sophie and last updated on jan 30, 2023.

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#10 - 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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#9 - 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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#8 - 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.

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#7 - 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.

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#6 - 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.

The episode was rated 6.19 from 59 votes.

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#5 - 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.

The episode was rated 6.07 from 103 votes.

Masters of Horror - S2E5

#4 - Pro-Life (Season 2 - Episode 5)

Pro-Life tells the story of a young girl trapped inside a clinic who discovers the only thing more dangerous than her pursuers is the demonic secret that she carries within her.

The episode was rated 6.06 from 67 votes.

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#3 - 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 naรƒยฏve girl learns of the dangers of the outside world and the sacrifices made to guarantee her survival.

The episode was rated 5.99 from 152 votes.

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#2 - 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.

The episode was rated 5.98 from 56 votes.

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#1 - Valerie on the Stairs (Season 2 - Episode 8)


Rob Hanisee is a writer that has a strange apparition. Beautiful, naked and mysterious, Valerie might be the muse that Rob has always searched for - or the manifestation of a much darker force. Blood and death follow Rob across the line between life and art.

The episode was rated 5.97 from 58 votes.

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