American Gothic

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  • Strangler

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    Season 1, Episode 22 - Aired 02/06/1998

    Lucas calls on the ghost of the Boston Strangler to come to Merlyn. Lucas leaves town to attend a convention and Albert De Salva -aka The Boston Strangler- decides to do more than just try to kill Merlyn.

  • Echo of Your Last Goodbye

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    Season 1, Episode 21 - Aired 02/06/1998

    Candy leads Ben to a house which turns out to be the place that Judith Temple used to help abandoned children. With Gail they discover drawings from the young children as well as several drawings of Lucas done with a great amount of love by Judith.

  • Ring of Fire

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    Season 1, Episode 20 - Aired 02/06/1998

    Through dreams and visions, Lucas allows Gail to learn bit by bit what happened to her parents. She learned that her father was abusing her and her mother was having an affair with Gage Temple, Caleb's father.

  • Potato Boy

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    Season 1, Episode 19 - Aired 02/06/1998

    Selena reaches out to Caleb and tries to help him with his school work. She begins to spend extra time with him which bothers Lucas. Selena also tries to reconcile with her father.

  • Requiem

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    Season 1, Episode 18 - Aired 07/11/1996

    Caleb is trying to find the full potential of his powers by attempting to kill Gail, leaving him sole heir of Lucas' will. But, when Lucas finds out what Caleb is up to, he attempts to save Gail. Lucas and Caleb have an evil face-off.

  • The Buck Stops Here

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    Season 1, Episode 17 - Aired 07/10/1996

    Yancy can't find certain files and believes Lucas has them. Billy and Selena go to Lucas' house to look for the missing files and end up making love in Lucas' bed.

  • Triangle

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    Season 1, Episode 16 - Aired 07/10/1996

    Upon Gail's announcement, she faints in Lucas' office and is taken to the hospital where she is told that she is pregnant. Gail threatens to have an abortion and even attempts to kill herself because she knows that she is carrying the evil offspring of Lucas Buck.

  • Learning to Crawl

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    Season 1, Episode 15 - Aired 07/04/1996

    Lucas and Caleb forge a bond when facing matters of life and death. After Caleb is electrocuted and dies at the hospital, Lucas steps in and brings the boy back to life.

  • To Hell and Back

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    Season 1, Episode 14 - Aired 07/03/1996

    Dr. Matt struggles with his alcoholism and the death of his family. Lucas tries to push him over the edge by offering him a drink and forcing the bizarre memories of his wife and daughter.

  • The Beast Within

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    Season 1, Episode 13 - Aired 07/03/1996

    Artie, Ben Healy's brother, holds-up a local store in Trinity for a cheap watch. Ben and Lucas respond to the robbery and Ben accidentally shoots Artie. Artie, injured but still conscious, takes Lucas hostage.

  • Doctor Death Takes a Holiday

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    Season 1, Episode 12 - Aired 01/31/1996

    Dr. Matt decides to re-investigate the murder of Merlyn. He also is curious when a woman checks into his hospital as Mrs.Smith. She begins to tell Matt all about the evil of Lucas and how she wants to kill him.

  • The Plague Sower

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    Season 1, Episode 11 - Aired 01/24/1996

    A sudden, mysterious bleeding illness quickly spreads through Trinity, causing death and devastation, as well as the arrival of a new doctor, Dr. Peele. As the townspeople fall victim to the plague, Matt suffers a breakdown and Lucas turns to Dr. Peele for help.

  • Inhumanitas

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    Season 1, Episode 10 - Aired 01/17/1996

    Lucas may have corrupted the local priest, Father Tilden, and he may be able to take his revenge on townspeople who cross his path. But not even he can control the seemingly miraculous activities of the dead Merlyn, determined to make Lucas answer for his crimes.

  • Resurrector

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    Season 1, Episode 9 - Aired 01/10/1996

    Radio talk show host Mel Kirby approaches Lucas for help in bringing his show to television. When Lucas refuses Mel and his co-anchor wife, Gloria vow to ruin Lucas. Meanwhile, a depressed Caleb decides he wants to give Merlyn a second funeral.

  • Rebirth

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    Season 1, Episode 8 - Aired 01/03/1996

    Merlyn borrow's an unborn child's spirit and reappears as Halle. Both Lucas and Caleb realize what has happened, and while Lucas tries to keep Merlyn in his world, Caleb knows she must return the spirit to the baby before it's too late.

  • Strong Arm of the Law

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    Season 1, Episode 7 - Aired 11/03/1995

    Sheriff Lucas Buck gets revenge --in his own chilling fashion-- on four men who move to Trinity and set off a crime wave.

  • Meet the Beetles

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    Season 1, Episode 6 - Aired 10/20/1995

    When Jack Drey, a South Carolina state police lieutenant, throws his weight around in the investigation of the disappearance of his adulterous brother-in-law, Hack Weller, Sheriff Buck becomes wary. Drey suspects that Weller's obsession with Selena might have driven a vicious Buck to kill him.

  • Dead to the World

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    Season 1, Episode 5 - Aired 10/13/1995

    Gail may have pushed Sheriff Buck too far when she accuses him of foul play in the death of his former girlfriend, who was with him just before her car mysteriously drove off a bridge.

  • Damned If You Don't

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    Season 1, Episode 4 - Aired 10/10/1995

    Carter Brown panics when Sheriff Buck wants his teen-age daughter to work for him as payback for an old favor. When he refuses, his life quickly begins to unravel.

  • Eye of the Beholder

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    Season 1, Episode 3 - Aired 10/06/1995

    Sheriff Buck calls in a favor from the local judge who is overseeing Caleb's custody hearing, hoping to ensure his favored status, but he doesn't stop there.

  • A Tree Grows in Trinity

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    Season 1, Episode 2 - Aired 09/29/1995

    Fleeing deep into the woods from Sheriff Lucas Buck, young Caleb takes refuge in an eerie, abandoned hunting lodge and is terrified when he discovers a dying man who has been tortured and is being held prisoner there.

  • Pilot

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    Season 1, Episode 1 - Aired 09/22/1995

    The mysterious death of Merlyn Temple, a traumatized young girl, sets off a series of events that leave some townspeople questioning the motives of their charming sheriff, the last person to see her alive.