The Fearing Mind

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The Fearing Mind
Genre Anthology series
Created by Billy Brown
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 12 (6 unaired) (list of episodes)
Running time 60 minutes
Production company(s) Angel/Brown Productions
Jim Henson Television
Original network Fox Family
Original release October 21 – December 2, 2000

The Fearing Mind is an American television series that aired from October 21 until December 2, 2000.


Bill Fearing, a famous writer of suspense thrillers, gets his ideas from things that happen in his family. When he gets an idea, the viewers enter his mind and see the gruesome events unfold.[1]


No. Title Directed by Written by Original air date
1 "Sweet Meat" John Patterson and Neill Fearnley Dan Angel and Billy Brown October 21, 2000 (2000-10-21)
Bill worries about the intentions of Lenore's boyfriend and comes up with a story about killer ants.
2 "Good Harvest" Jeff Woolnough David Goldsmith October 28, 2000 (2000-10-28)
When a rival horror writer comes for a visit, Bill gets the story idea about a drifter who comes into a reclusive community where a blind girl is haunted by visions of her past.
3 "Upgrade" Neill Fearnley Bradley Thompson and David Weddle November 4, 2000 (2000-11-04)
Bill's wife replaces his typewriter with a computer. He doesn't want the computer, but it sparks an idea for a story about an old house that doesn't want to be modernized by its new owners.
4 "The Cure" Neill Fearnley Harry Dunn November 11, 2000 (2000-11-11)
Bill is paranoid that he is going to die young and he comes up with a story about a sick boy who catches his neighbors doing something sinister, but no one believes him.
5 "Call of the Wild" TBA TBA November 18, 2000 (2000-11-18)
Cynthia's former boyfriend and his new wife invites The Fearings on a fishing trip, triggering a story in Bill's mind about three salesmen on a hunting trip being stalked by a menacing, unseen force.
6 "Two Faces" James Head Harry Dunn and Rachel Manija Brown December 2, 2000 (2000-12-02)
7 "Gentleman Caller" Joseph Patrick Finn George Melrod UNAIRED
Bill writes a story about a woman who rekindles her relationship with an old flame, when his mother-in-law starts dating again.
8 "Come to Papa" TBA TBA UNAIRED
Bill works on a book about Hemingway's ghost.
Bill watches a dog and gets inspiration for a story about a deadly inheritance.
10 "Maximum Security" TBA TBA UNAIRED
Bill writes a story about a robbery.
11 "The Fortunate One" TBA TBA UNAIRED
Cynthia gets interested in feng shui.
12 "Intruder" TBA TBA UNAIRED
Lenore gets a new boyfriend, Cynthia finds a new job and Bill finishes his latest novel.



  1. ^ TV Guide. "The Fearing Mind Cast and Details". TV Guide. Retrieved 2013-02-17. 

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