ORBzine - 2004 UK Television Review: "Twisted Tales"

ORBzine - Twisted Tales TV Review

Twisted Tales
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    Season 1

  • Twisted Tales Twisted Tales [Season 1, Episode 1] txt msg rcvd
    Shown 16 Jan 05

    A man is very (over-)confident, and relies on his mobile phone for everything. But he receives mysterious text messages, and his life falls apart.

    Twisted Tales Twisted Tales [Season 1, Episode 2] Flat Four
    Shown 23 Jan 05

    Twisted Tales Twisted Tales [Season 1, Episode 3] Charlie's Angel
    Shown 30 Jan 05

    Twisted Tales Twisted Tales [Season 1, Episode 4] Guardian
    Shown 6 Feb 05

    Twisted Tales Twisted Tales [Season 1, Episode 5] Death Metal Chronicles
    Shown 13 Feb 05

    A failed Metal band invent a new sound, Light Metal. This is basically ripped off from bands like Stryper and The Darkness. It's like cheesy pop, but they can play actual instruments. The band's leader dresses like Shaggy in Scooby Doo . The babe knows big words, but can't pronounce them!

    The band are plagued by mysterious deaths. CID officer Morwenna Banks investigates.

    Twisted Tales Twisted Tales [Season 1, Episode 6] Vacant Possession
    Shown 20 Feb 05

    An unscrupulous property developer (Marcus Brigstock) has problems with 3 mysterious builders.

    Twisted Tales Twisted Tales [Season 1, Episode 7] The Irredeemable Brain Of Dr Heinrich Hunsecker
    Shown 27 Feb 05

    A yuppie gets an strange inheritance - a brain in a jar. His GF is played by Emma Pierson

    Twisted Tales Twisted Tales [Season 1, Episode 8] Whacked
    Shown 6 Mar 05

    There's a game on the World Wide Web, used by a serial killer. This is a bit like a certain TV show by Lynda LaPlante a few years ago. There are also references to the Necronomicon. Unfortunately for this series, this particular episode isn't very funny.

    Twisted Tales Twisted Tales [Season 1, Episode 9] Nothing to Fear
    Shown 15 Mar 05

    A couple of 30-somethings got to a haunted guest-house (guest-starring Stuart Hall from It's A Knock-out). The scares are crap, but their lives fall apart ... It's a wee bit predictable, and not terribly funny. Lots of swearing ...

    Twisted Tales Twisted Tales [Season 1, Episode 10] Cursed House
    Shown 22 Mar 05

    A TV psychiatrist invites 30-something pals to a cursed mansion. They are victims in a reality TV show. Doon Mckiatchan from Smack the Pony co-stars.

    Twisted Tales Twisted Tales [Season 1, Episode 11] The Patter of Tiny Feet
    Shown 29 Mar 05

    A childless couple move to a small village. The local witch gives them a child - a homunculus!

    Twisted Tales Twisted Tales [Season 1, Episode 12] Murder Me
    Shown 5 Apr 05

    A man with a terminal disease pays Keith Allen ( Robin Hood (2006) ) to kill him. This is a drama with a supernatural twist. It's not comedy, but it's light-hearted.

    Twisted Tales Twisted Tales [Season 1, Episode 13] The Magister
    Shown 12 Apr 05

    A female movie producer persuades a retired reclusive cult horror film director to show his great unfinished masterpiece. There is a nice twist on the Scream Queen cliche. There's also a great zero-budget monster movie concept.

    Twisted Tales Twisted Tales [Season 1, Episode 14] Fruitcake of the Living Dead
    Shown 19 Apr 05

    The Women’s' Institute (middle-aged, middle-class women) hold a bake sale. One uses voodoo to resurrect a woman for her cake recipe.

    Twisted Tales Twisted Tales [Season 1, Episode 10]
    Shown th October 2007 [Wednesday]

    Twisted Tales

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