Our First Episode! Shadowman

In our first episode, we’re discussing one segment of an episode of the 1980s Twilight Zone.

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Welcome to This Is Why We’re Like This, a podcast where two comedians in Boston discuss movies and TV shows that left a lasting impression on us when we were kids! In our first episode, we’re discussing one segment of an episode of the 1980s Twilight Zone. It’s called Shadowman, and it was directed by Joe Dante.

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Danny, the main character, looking a little worried when he hears about what the Shadowman got up to last night.

Julia remembers being terrified of this one as a child. Here’s their summary:

A boy has a shadowy man under his bed, which is pretty scary, and I think it says it isn't scary, but then it is.

Turns out this summary is pretty spot on! But there’s a lot more to this twenty minutes of TV, and in the end we decide the shadow man himself is probably not the scariest thing about it after all!