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Title:
The Doll
Plot:
A professor obsessed with his niece uses a voodoo doll in order to win her love.
Episode:
0159
Air Dates:
First Run - October 10, 1974
Repeat - November 24, 1974
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10 Responses to Episode 0159


Episode 0159 and 1182 are both titled "The Doll", however they are uniquely different stories, not duplicates.

I'm the pround owner of many of the episodes. I love listening to them. It still takes me back to a younger time! The commercials are so funny.

An aging professor of anthropology, confronted with the reality of his young charge ready to start a life of her own with her handsome fiance, decides that his knowledge of black magic could help preserve the status quo. A familiar story gets a boost from a very meaty role for the villain, who becomes increasingly desperate as the situation spins out of control.

"The Doll" was an average episode to listen to, but left the listener with many thoughts at episode's end. While manipulating to gain love sounds intriguing, those very same powers could be used to manipulate you. Professor Douglas screamed at his faithful house keeper Prudenza "I never want to see your ugly face again!" This would hurt anyone; especially Prudenza, who seemed to love the professor as much as he loved his young charge. And let's just say, he got his. Average story, great ending. 3 stars.

Good story - but what happened to the college student at the beginning? They never went back to that story line - did she just freak out or did the doll work?

A pretty predictable but enjoyable story of control via a voodoo doll.

This episode features a scene where a person is sticking pins into a voodoo doll and you hear the victims pained reaction as well? The scene is an unforgettable one toward the end of the episode, and involved a newly wed couple. That particular show scared the heck outta me when I first heard it on WCAU, Philadelphia (1210) way back when I was all of 8 years old or so. The other voodoo episode I always remember is "House of the Voodoo Queen"

A woman is very interested, and aware of voodoo tradition. Since the death of her parents, she is tended to by an old professor of voodoo who takes his task, and his art very seriously, and seems to have developed more than a paternal love for her. When she announces her intention to marry a young man, he becomes upset and jealous... Not wise to upset a master of the voodoo arts...

I like White Zombie better!

Creepy story!

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