Tales of the Unexpected is a British television series which aired between 1979 and 1988. Each episode told a story, often with sinister and wryly comedic undertones, with an unexpected twist ending. Early episodes were based on short stories by Roald Dahl collected in the books Tales of the Unexpected, Kiss Kiss and Someone Like You.
William and Mary 1979
After the death of her husband, William Pearl, a philosophy teacher, Mary receives a letter from him. It tells her that his brain is being kept alive by his colleague, Dr John Landy. William also advises Mary on how she should lead her new life without him. Mary visits William's brain, but she has her own ideas about how her life should unfold.
Main Cast: Elaine Stritch, Marius Goring, Frederick Farley
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