The Fearing Mind
GenreAnthology series
Created byBilly Brown and Dan Angel
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes13 (6 unaired) (list of episodes)
Running time60 minutes
Production companiesAngel/Brown Productions
The Jim Henson Company
Original release
NetworkFox Family
ReleaseOctober 21 (2000-10-21) –
December 2, 2000 (2000-12-02)

The Fearing Mind is an American horror television series that aired on the Fox Family Channel 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.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
1"Sweet Meat"John Patterson & Neill FearnleyDan Angel & Billy BrownOctober 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 WoolnoughDavid GoldsmithOctober 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 FearnleyBradley Thompson & David WeddleNovember 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 FearnleyHarry DunnNovember 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"Jeff WoolnoughBradley Thompson & David WeddleNovember 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 HeadHarry Dunn & Rachel Manija BrownDecember 2, 2000 (2000-12-02)
7"Gentleman Caller"Joseph Patrick FinnGeorge MelrodUnaired
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"TBDTBDUnaired
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"TBDBradley Thompson & David WeddleUnaired
Bill writes a story about a robbery.
11"The Fortunate One"TBDTBDUnaired
Cynthia gets interested in feng shui.
12"Intruder"Mark SobelLisa Klink and Ethan LawrenceUnaired
Lenore gets a new boyfriend, Cynthia finds a new job and Bill finishes his latest novel.
13"On the Road"Brewton SpencerBilly Brown, Dan Angel, David Weddle, Bradley ThompsonUnaired
As Bill tries to teach Lenore all about his car and how to drive a stick shift, he finds inspiration for a new story in which a woman on a road trip starts receiving threatening calls on her cell phone.


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