Season 1, Episode 12
|Airdate||January 27th, 2006|
|Producer||Mick Garris; Keith Addis; Morris Berger; Stephen R. Brown; Andrew Deane; John W. Hyde; Lisa Richardson; Tom Rowe; Ben Browning; Adam Goldworm; Pascal Verschooris; Steve Best|
|Starring||Derek Cecil; Leela Savasta; Tom McBeath; Steve Bacic; Gerrard Plunkett; Micki Maunsell; Jon Polito|
|Previous||"Pick Me Up"|
"Haeckel's Tale" is the twelvth episode of season one of the horror anthology series Masters of Horror. It was directed by John McNaughton and written by Mick Garris based upon a short story by Clive Barker. The episode premiered on Showtime on Friday, January 27th, 2006.
|Derek Cecil||Ernst Haeckel|
|Leela Savasta||Elise Wolfram|
|Steve Bacic||John Ralston|
|Gerrard Plunkett||Doctor Hauser|
|Micki Maunsell||Miz Carnation|
|Elizabeth McQuade||Young woman|
|Christopher DeLisle||Elise's dead husband|
Notes & Trivia Edit
- This episode is included in the Masters of Horror Season One DVD boxset collection. It is also included on the Masters of Horror: The Complete First Season Blu-ray boxset collection. It was also released as a stand-alone DVD by Starz Entertainment and Anchor Bay Entertainment.
- The DVD includes director's commentary by John McNaughton as well as on-set interviews with actors Leela Savasta, Jon Polito and Derek Cecil. It also includes two documentary featurettes focusing on John McNaughton.
- This episode is based on the short story "Haeckel's Tale", which was first published in Clive Barker's Dark Delicacies: Original Tales of Terror and the Macabre.
- Director John McNaughton is best known for directing the 1986 suspense thriller Henry Portrait of a Serial Killer starring Michael Rooker. It was his first film.
- Clive Barker is best known as a writer of horror fiction as well as a director and creator of the Hellraiser, Candyman and Nightbreed franchises.
See also Edit
- Masters of Horror
- Masters of Horror episodes
- Masters of Horror cast & crew
- Masters of Horror miscellaneous
External Links Edit
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