Plot: A film adaptation of the classic TV Series of the same name. Focuses on four stories of Science Fiction and Horror in which ordinary people find themselves in extraordinarily astounding situations, which they each try to solve in a remarkable manner.
Story 1: A Nice Place to Visit - When bad guy Henry Francis Valentine dies in a shootout with police, he wakes up in the next world where his every wish is granted forever, and ever.
Story 2: The Little People - On a desolate planet, two astronauts discover an entire society populated by beings only 1/100th their size. One of them decides to rule the society as god.
Story 3: The Night of the Meek - After a derelict Santa Claus is fired on Christmas Eve, he finds a mysterious bag that gives out presents. With this bag he sets out to fulfill his one wish - to see the less fortunate inherit the bounties of Christmas.
Story 4: Living Doll - A frustrated father does battle with his stepdaughter's talking doll, whose vocabulary includes such phrases as “I hate you” and “I'm going to kill you”.
MPAA: Rated PG-13 for some language
(Note: This is an ensemble drama)
The Narrator - A nameless man who presents each story.
Story 1 -
Henry Francis “Rocky” Valentine - A cowardly small time crook who is killed during a robbery and winds up in the afterlife.
Pip - A pleasant individual who appears as Rocky's guardian “angel”.
Story 2 -
William Fletcher - The Captain of a spaceship who is determined to get off the planet him and his Co-Pilot, Craig wound up on.
Peter Craig - Fletcher's malcontent co-pilot who soon becomes mad with power after discovering the little people.
Story 3 -
Henry Corwin - A drunk department store Santa Claus who loses his job due to drinking, but soon sets out to change people's lives after getting the sack of gifts.
Mr. Dundee- Corwin's mean spirited manager.
Officer Flaherty - A police officer who witnesses Corwin giving gifts to a Mission House.
Story 4 -
Erich Streator - An infertile man who is strict towards his new wife and step daughter and becomes adamant on destroying his daughter, Annabelle's new doll “Talky Tina”.
Annabelle Streator - Erich's new wife and Christie's mother. Tries to be nice to Erich, but becomes worried about his obsession with the doll.
Christie Streator - Erich's stepdaughter who is cheerful, but doesn't know why her stepfather wants to destroy Talky Tina.
Talky Tina - Annabelle's new doll who takes a disliking towards Erich.
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