History Creator / RichardMatheson

29th Jan '16 3:27:50 AM Morgenthaler
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* The short story "Button, Button," which was also adapted into a ''Series/TheTwilightZone1985'' episode and then the movie ''TheBox''.

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* The short story "Button, Button," which was also adapted into a ''Series/TheTwilightZone1985'' episode and then the movie ''TheBox''.''Film/TheBox''.
21st Jul '15 5:52:39 PM MarkLungo
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* The short stories "Prey" and "Nightmare at 20,000 Feet" ("There's...something on the wing!"). "Prey" was adapted into one of the stories in the TV movie ''Film/TrilogyOfTerror'', "Nightmare" into a ''Series/TheTwilightZone'' episode. Both adaptations have been critically acclaimed.
* The short story "Button, Button," which was also adapted into a ''Twilight Zone'' episode and then the movie ''TheBox''.

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* The short stories "Prey" and "Nightmare at 20,000 Feet" ("There's...something on the wing!"). "Prey" was adapted into one of the stories in the TV movie ''Film/TrilogyOfTerror'', "Nightmare" into a ''Series/TheTwilightZone'' ''Series/TheTwilightZone1959'' episode. Both adaptations have been critically acclaimed.
* The short story "Button, Button," which was also adapted into a ''Twilight Zone'' ''Series/TheTwilightZone1985'' episode and then the movie ''TheBox''.
19th Feb '15 2:51:08 AM Hoffmann
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* CreepyChild: The protagonist of "Drink My Red Blood"
** The little girls in "Witch War" are disturbingly calm about the fact they regularly murder enemy soldiers in various gruesome ways.
* HauntedHouse: "Slaughter House"

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* CreepyChild: The protagonist of "Drink ''Drink My Red Blood"
Blood''
** The little girls in "Witch War" ''Witch War'' are disturbingly calm about the fact they regularly murder enemy soldiers in various gruesome ways.
* HauntedHouse: "Slaughter House"''Slaughter House''



* IAmAHumanitarian: The entire town in "The Children of Noah" is made up of cannibals
* OurVampiresAreDifferent: "Drink My Red Blood"
** "Dr.Mortons Folly"
** "No Such Thing as a Vampire"
* PerversePuppet: The fetish doll in "Prey"
* PublicDomainCharacter: Dracula himself makes an appearance in "Drink My Red Blood"
* RealityWarper: The little girls in "Witch War"
* TownWithADarkSecret: The town in "The Children of Noah" regularly thins it own population [[spoiler:and removes visitor]] through cannibalism.

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* IAmAHumanitarian: The entire town in "The ''The Children of Noah" Noah'' is made up of cannibals
* OurVampiresAreDifferent: "Drink ''Drink My Red Blood"
Blood''
** "Dr.''Dr.Mortons Folly"
Folly''
** "No ''No Such Thing as a Vampire"
Vampire''
* PerversePuppet: The fetish doll in "Prey"
''Prey''
* PublicDomainCharacter: Dracula himself makes an appearance in "Drink ''Drink My Red Blood"
Blood''
* RealityWarper: The little girls in "Witch War"
''Witch War''
* TownWithADarkSecret: The town in "The ''The Children of Noah" Noah'' regularly thins it own population [[spoiler:and removes visitor]] through cannibalism.cannibalism.
* UndeadChild: ''Little Girl Knocking At My Door''
* VampireWannabe: The protagonist of ''Drink My Red Blood''
15th Sep '14 7:13:49 PM WillBGood
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* ''Born of Man and Woman'': His first published short story, told from a point of view of a deformed child locked in the basement by its parents.

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* ''Born "Born of Man and Woman'': Woman": His first published short story, told from a point of view of a deformed child locked in the basement by its parents.
16th Mar '14 7:53:33 PM ZugZwang
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* NamesTheSame: His novel Earth Bound has nothing to do with anyone named [[VideoGame/EarthBound Ness]]
* OurVampiresAreDifferent: "Dr.Mortons Folly"

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* NamesTheSame: His novel Earth Bound has nothing to do with anyone named [[VideoGame/EarthBound Ness]]
* OurVampiresAreDifferent: "Drink My Red Blood"
**
"Dr.Mortons Folly"
17th Feb '14 6:56:19 PM ZugZwang
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* HauntedHouse: "Slaughter House"
** His novel Earth Bound features one.


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* NamesTheSame: His novel Earth Bound has nothing to do with anyone named [[VideoGame/EarthBound Ness]]
17th Feb '14 6:51:35 PM ZugZwang
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* OurVampiresAreDifferent: "Dr.Mortons folly"

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* OurVampiresAreDifferent: "Dr.Mortons folly"Folly"
17th Feb '14 6:50:04 PM ZugZwang
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A description of tropes appearing in Matheson's other works

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A description of tropes appearing in Matheson's other worksworks:
17th Feb '14 6:49:33 PM ZugZwang
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* PublicDomainCharacter: Literature/Dracula himself makes an appearance in "Drink My Red Blood"

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* PublicDomainCharacter: Literature/Dracula Dracula himself makes an appearance in "Drink My Red Blood"
17th Feb '14 6:48:57 PM ZugZwang
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* PublicDomainCharacter: [[Literature/Dracula Count Dracula]] himself makes an appearance in "Drink My Red Blood"

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* PublicDomainCharacter: [[Literature/Dracula Count Dracula]] Literature/Dracula himself makes an appearance in "Drink My Red Blood"
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