A has-been rock star hosts horror films in his haunted mansion. Guest: Comedian Engin Yesilyemis. Movie: “Visiting Hours” from 1982.
Episode 08-360 Air Date: 11–11-2023
"Visiting Hours" is a gripping 1982 thriller directed by Jean-Claude Lord. Journalist Deborah Ballin (Lee Grant) survives a brutal attack by Colt Hawker (Michael Ironside), but he becomes fixated on finishing the job. As Deborah recovers in the hospital, the tension escalates, and the medical staff, including nurse Sheila Munroe (Linda Purl) and Dr. Cushing (Michael J. Reynolds), are unwittingly drawn into the life-and-death struggle. Meanwhile, TV talk show host Gary Baylor (William Shatner) attempts to uncover Colt's motives and identity. The film delves into themes of obsession and survival within the confines of the hospital setting, delivering a suspenseful and chilling narrative with strong performances by the cast.
Lee Grant as Deborah Ballin
Michael Ironside as Colt Hawker
Linda Purl as Sheila Munroe
William Shatner as Gary Baylor
Lenore Zann as Lisa
Harvey Atkin as Desk Sergeant
Helen Hughes as Mrs. Kaplan
Michael J. Reynolds as Dr. Cushing