Two Sentence Horror Stories
|Two Sentence Horror Stories|
|Created by||Vera Miao|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||2|
|No. of episodes||20|
|Production company||Stage 13|
|Distributor||Warner Bros. Television Distribution|
|Original network||The CW|
|Original release||August 8, 2019 –|
Two Sentence Horror Stories is an American anthology horror television series. It was acquired by The CW for an airing in the U.S. in mid-2019 and premiered on August 8, 2019, after being originally set up at CW Seed. On May 14, 2020, The CW renewed the series for a second season, which premiered on January 12, 2021. On September 17, 2020, the series was renewed for a third season.
The first season consists of nine 20-minute episodes, each of which has a self-contained plot and characters. The series began as a series of five short films before it was adapted by The CW as a regular series.
|First aired||Last aired|
|1||10||August 8, 2019||September 19, 2019|
|2||10||January 12, 2021||February 16, 2021|
Season 1 (2019)
|Title||Directed by||Written by||Original air date||U.S. viewers|
|1||1||"Gentleman"||Natalia Iyudin||C.S. McMullen||August 8, 2019||0.60|
A serial killer who targets and kills single mothers becomes obsessed and stalks one potential victim after she rejects him. |
Cast : Nicole Kang as Hana, Jim Parrack as Ken
|2||2||"Squirm"||Vera Miao||Vera Miao||August 8, 2019||0.60|
After a holiday office party, a young female office assistant wakes up in her bed with no memory at how she arrived home or who drugged her drinks, leading her sanity to slowly crack as she tries to solve this mystery. |
Cast : Tara Pacheco as Keisha, Sathya Sridharan as Sanjay, Christopher Shyer as Doug
|3||3||"Legacy"||Vera Miao||Pornsak Pichetshote||August 15, 2019||0.48|
A recently deceased, abusive husband's ghost continues to haunt and torment his wife and family after his passing. |
Cast : Wai Ching Ho as Ma, Benjamin Ye as Bao Bao/Young Jin, Kimberley Wong as Angela, Fang Du as Harold, Suo Liu as Jin
|4||4||"Hide"||Rania Attieh & Daniel Garcia||Leon Hendrix III & Sehaj Sethi & Stephanie Adams-Santos||August 15, 2019||0.48|
A Hispanic woman hired to babysit an autistic little girl for the evening goes to great lengths to protect her charge from a home invasion involving two masked figures leading to a brutal cat-and-mouse, kill-or-be-killed situation. |
Cast : Greta Quispe as Araceli, Zaria Degenhardt as Gracie, Kyli Zion as 'Red', Sarah Irwin as 'Yellow'
|5||5||"Scion"||Natalia Iyudin||Sehaj Sethi||August 22, 2019||0.45|
A gay teenager with cancer is sent by his wealthy parents to a private clinic for treatment, only to learn that the place and staff has a sinister agenda for him. |
Cast : Kate Jennings as Dr. Lucie, Uly Schlesinger as Noah, Luka Kain as Isaac, Stanley Simons as Izzy
|6||6||"Tutorial"||Tayarisha Poe||C.S. McMullen||August 29, 2019||0.42|
Shot entirely from the point of view of multiple video and web cameras, a young video blogger finds herself stalked by an intruder in her own house. |
Cast : Aleyse Shannon as Karine, Guillermo Arribas and Guillian Gioiello
|7||7||"Only Child"||Nikyatu||Leon Hendrix III||September 5, 2019||0.57|
An elderly Haitian woman moves in with her estranged son and his family, only to suspect that something is not quite right with the young grandson, whom the woman suspects to be possessed by a demon. |
Cast : Sharon Hope as Grandma Desi, Pepper Binkley as Emily, Guy Lockard as John, Jaiden Smith as Rex
|8||8||"Little Monsters"||Tayarisha Poe||Vera Miao||September 12, 2019||0.55|
A shapeshifting demon, whom adults cannot see, stalks three young and vulnerable children who live in a New York City low-income housing project. |
Cast : Mikelle Wright-Matos as Khalil, Melinda Mo as May, Vegas Chiddick as Marcus, Anissa Felix as Tania, Prudence Wright Holmes as the Demon/Old Lady, John Speredakos as the Demon/Suit Man, Dolores Fleming as the Old City Woman, Rachel Lu as May's Mother and Amorika Amoroso as Neighbor
|9–10||9–10||"Trilogy"||Vera Miao||Vera Miao||September 19, 2019||0.55|
|J.D. Dillard||Vera Miao||September 19, 2019||0.55|
|Vera Miao||Vera Miao||September 19, 2019||0.55|
Ma: Mona is a young, sexually repressed Chinese woman living with her invalid mother in an urban housing project who appears trapped in her life situation and who has several secrets.|
Guilt Trip: Michelle is a young woman who gives a ride to a stranger, named Jayson, after seeing him being brutalized by police, except that both Jayson and Michelle have a hidden agenda for each other.
Singularity: Nala is a transgender hacktavist who is obsessed with the Internet as well as her unexplained dreams involving a missing child.
Cast : Ma: Wei-Yi Lin as Mona, Mardy Ma as Ma, Ayesha Harris as Erica. Guilt Trip: Hannah Barlow as Michelle, Gentry White as Jayson, William Charlton as Frank, Lauri Hendler as Len. Singularity: Jen Richards as Nala, Bobby Naderi as George, Cameron Corona as Ben, Will Beinbrink as Lorne.
Season 2 (2021)
|Title ||Directed by||Written by||Original air date ||U.S. viewers|
|11||1||"Bag Man"||Kimani Ray Smith||Vera Miao & Leon Hendrix III||January 12, 2021||0.52|
|A group of five very different high school students in detention on a Saturday are stalked by a demonic creature.|
|12||2||"Elliot"||Chase Joynt||Stephanie Adams-Santos||January 12, 2021||0.45|
|A transgender student is offered a magical means of standing up to his bullies by a mysterious janitor.|
|13||3||"Instinct"||Kailey Spear & Sam Spear||Sehaj Sethi||January 19, 2021||0.61|
|A gig worker hired to paint the interior of an apartment begins to suspect that her latest employer may be a serial killer.|
|14||4||"Imposter"||Jen Liao||Pornsak Pichetshote||January 19, 2021||0.44|
|The lone Asian-American employee at a hedge fund company is about to receive a major award when he finds himself stalked by a mysterious lookalike.|
|15||5||"Quota"||Lynne Stopkewich||Melody Cooper||January 26, 2021||0.52|
|An e-commerce fulfillment warehouse center on Christmas Eve is ravaged by a mysterious virus outbreak that turns people into crazed killers.|
|16||6||"Fix"||Rania Attieh & Daniel Garcia||Kristine Huntley||January 26, 2021||0.35|
|A young, drug-addicted, gay man visits his estranged sister, and comes to believe she may be possessed by a demon.|
|17||7||"Essence"||Bola Ogun||Megan Rosati||February 2, 2021||0.50|
|A teenage runaway beautician suspects that something strange is happening at the salon where she works.|
|18||8||"El Muerto"||Rania Attieh & Daniel Garcia||Carlos Foglia & Lucy Luna||February 9, 2021||0.47|
|A young Latina girl is haunted by terrifying ghosts at the morgue where her mother works.|
|19||9||"Ibeji"||Bola Ogun||Melody Cooper & Stephanie Adams-Santos||February 16, 2021||0.44|
|After suffering a stroke, a Nigerian-American woman is stalked by a dark creature haunting a low-income hospice facility while her twin sister tries to figure out a way to stop it.|
|20||10||"Manifest Destiny"||Kimani Ray Smith||Ryan Harris & Migizi Pensoneau||February 16, 2021||0.37|
|A Native American podcaster and his girlfriend visit a Wild West reenactment town, which is soon made real by the spirit of a racist sheriff possessing the reenactors.|
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