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The Nightmare Worlds of H.G. Wells

The Purple Pileus (Season 1, Episode 4)
TV Episode | 22 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

Timid shopkeeper James Coombes fantasizes about killing his selfish, greedy wife Eveline. Then whilst walking in the woods he discovers the purple pileus, a toadstool with hallucinogenic qualities, and, when he eats it, it makes him ...See moreTimid shopkeeper James Coombes fantasizes about killing his selfish, greedy wife Eveline. Then whilst walking in the woods he discovers the purple pileus, a toadstool with hallucinogenic qualities, and, when he eats it, it makes him unusually masterful and happy again. He decides to carry on using it but unfortunately Eveline innocently eats some as well, with disastrous results. Written by don @ minifie-1 See less
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Feb 4, 2016 (United Kingdom)

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Leanne Best
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Shaun Parkes
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Ray Winstone
H. G. Wells H. G. Wells   See fewer
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Stewart Wright
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6.5 / 10 | 43 votes