SEASON 1 EPISODE 19.
"The Captain's Guests"
May 26 1959.
** Spoiler Alert **
SYNOPSIS: A couple married for six years buys a vacant old New England house that the realtor has
termed "unfriendly". When the Courtneys move in, Andy becomes possessed by the house's former
occupant, a bitter sea captain named Clausen. Andy starts to relive a murderous love triangle from a
previous life, and his wife, Ellen, must save him before the battle for his soul ends in a murder.
COMMENTARY: All old houses creak and groan, right (?) That's a question one of the characters asks
in this episode, even as it becomes abundantly clear that the old home in scenic New England is really
haunted. Haunted houses are a favorite theme of the horror genre and have been . . .
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