Two Sentence Horror Stories
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Genre
Created byVera Miao
ComposerMorgan Kibby
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons3
No. of episodes30
Production
Executive producers
  • Vera Miao
  • Emily Wiedemann
  • Chazz Carfora
Production companyStage 13
DistributorWarner Bros. Television Distribution
Release
Original networkThe CW
Original releaseAugust 8, 2019 (2019-08-08) –
present (present)

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,[1] after being originally set up at CW Seed.[2] On May 14, 2020, The CW renewed the series for a second season, which premiered on January 12, 2021.[3][4] On September 17, 2020, the series was renewed for a third season, which premiered on January 16, 2022.[5][6]

Premise

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 The CW adapted it as a regular series.[7]

Episodes

SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
110August 8, 2019 (2019-08-08)September 19, 2019 (2019-09-19)
210January 12, 2021 (2021-01-12)February 16, 2021 (2021-02-16)
310January 16, 2022 (2022-01-16)February 20, 2022 (2022-02-20)

Season 1 (2019)

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateU.S. viewers
(millions)
11"Gentleman"Natalia IyudinC.S. McMullenAugust 8, 2019 (2019-08-08)0.60[8]
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
22"Squirm"Vera MiaoVera MiaoAugust 8, 2019 (2019-08-08)0.60[8]
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
33"Legacy"Vera MiaoPornsak PichetshoteAugust 15, 2019 (2019-08-15)0.48[9]
A recently deceased, abusive husband's ghost continues to haunt and torment his wife and Korean-American 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
44"Hide"Rania Attieh & Daniel GarciaLeon Hendrix III & Sehaj Sethi & Stephanie Adams-SantosAugust 15, 2019 (2019-08-15)0.48[9]
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'
55"Scion"Natalia IyudinSehaj SethiAugust 22, 2019 (2019-08-22)0.45[10]
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
66"Tutorial"Tayarisha PoeC.S. McMullenAugust 29, 2019 (2019-08-29)0.42[11]
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 as Jason, Guillian Gioiello as Shawn
77"Only Child"NikyatuLeon Hendrix IIISeptember 5, 2019 (2019-09-05)0.57[12]
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
88"Little Monsters"Tayarisha PoeVera MiaoSeptember 12, 2019 (2019-09-12)0.55[13]
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
9–109–10"Trilogy"Vera MiaoVera MiaoSeptember 19, 2019 (2019-09-19)0.55[14]
J. D. DillardVera MiaoSeptember 19, 2019 (2019-09-19)0.55[14]
Vera MiaoVera MiaoSeptember 19, 2019 (2019-09-19)0.55[14]
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 white woman who gives a ride to a stranger, a black man 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)

No.
overall
No. in
season
Title [7]Directed byWritten byOriginal air date [7]U.S. viewers
(millions)
111"Bag Man"Kimani Ray SmithVera Miao & Leon Hendrix IIIJanuary 12, 2021 (2021-01-12)0.52[15]
A group of five very different high school students in detention on a Saturday are stalked by a demonic creature.
Cast : Bzhaun Rhoden as Winton, Doralynn Mui as Zee, Keeya King as Gabbi, Hunter Dillon as Sam, M.J. Kokolis as Jax, Rob LaBelle as Principal Gallo
122"Elliot"Chase JoyntStephanie Adams-SantosJanuary 12, 2021 (2021-01-12)0.45[15]
A transgender student is offered a magical means of standing up to his bullies by a mysterious janitor.
Cast : James Goldman as Elliot, Janet Kidder as Janitor, David Lewis as Principal Meyers
133"Instinct"Kailey Spear & Sam SpearSehaj SethiJanuary 19, 2021 (2021-01-19)0.61[16]
A gig worker hired to paint the interior of an apartment begins to suspect that her latest employer may be a serial killer.
Cast : Sunita Prasad as Anika, Tyler Johnston as Patrick, Leanne Lapp as Holly
144"Imposter"Jen LiaoPornsak PichetshoteJanuary 19, 2021 (2021-01-19)0.44[16]
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.
Cast : Lou Ticzon as Charles, Emily Tennant as Jennifer, David Lennon as Bradley, Jasmine Vega as Tala, Carolyn Fe as Darna, Andrew Airlie as Arthur, Gordon Cormier as Young Charles
155"Quota"Lynne StopkewichMelody CooperJanuary 26, 2021 (2021-01-26)0.52[17]
On Christmas Eve, an e-commerce fulfillment warehouse center is ravaged by a mysterious virus outbreak that turns people into crazed killers.
Cast : Sabryn Rock as Sarah, Marci T. House as Tina, Duncan Ollerenshaw as Doyle, Don Mike as Gus, Matty Finochio as Daniel
166"Fix"Rania Attieh & Daniel GarciaKristine HuntleyJanuary 26, 2021 (2021-01-26)0.35[17]
A young, drug-addicted, gay man visits his estranged sister, and comes to believe she may be possessed by a demon.
Cast : Kevin Alves as Jackson, Nicole Muñoz as Sofia, Albert Nicholas as Reza
177"Essence"Bola OgunMegan RosatiFebruary 2, 2021 (2021-02-02)0.50[18]
A teenage runaway beautician suspects that something strange is happening at the salon where she works.
Cast : Chiara Guzzo as Mina, Christin Park as Tran, Laura Mennell as Kora, Patricia Isaac as Jessica
188"El Muerto"Rania Attieh & Daniel GarciaCarlos Foglia & Lucy LunaFebruary 9, 2021 (2021-02-09)0.47[19]
A young Latina girl is haunted by terrifying ghosts at the morgue where her mother works.
Cast : Isla Sunar as Laura, Michelle Arvizu as Grace, Carlos Albornoz as Antonio
199"Ibeji"Bola OgunMelody Cooper & Stephanie Adams-SantosFebruary 16, 2021 (2021-02-16)0.44[20]
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.
Cast : Martyne Musau as Eneh, Nicole Nwokolo as Adaora, Devyn Dalton as Ghost, Balinder Johal as Elderly Patient, Angela Moore as Lucy
2010"Manifest Destiny"Kimani Ray SmithRyan Harris & Migizi PensoneauFebruary 16, 2021 (2021-02-16)0.37[20]
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.
Cast : Joel Oulette as Jeremy, Christie Burke as Rosalie, Brian Cyburt as Chad, Matreya Scarrwener as Claire, Steve Bacic as Sherriff Stone

Season 3 (2022)

No.
overall
No. in
season
Title [7]Directed byWritten byOriginal air date [7]U.S. viewers
(millions)
211"Crush"Kailey Spear & Sam SpearAmy Do ThurlowJanuary 16, 2022 (2022-01-16)0.22[21]
Living in their rubbish-filled home, elderly twin sisters Mabel and Jane are constantly at each other's throats, until a common enemy unexpectedly presents himself.
Cast : Jacqueline Robbins as Mabel Laurent, Joyce Robbins as Jane Laurent, Matthew Kevin Anderson as Seth
222"Plant Life"Vera MiaoStephanie Adams-SantosJanuary 16, 2022 (2022-01-16)0.25[21]
Tech obsessed corporate worker Christian is gifted an odd plant by his boyfriend Ben. Before long, the plant is taking root in both Christian's apartment and his body.
Cast : Donald Heng as Christian, Michael Ayres as Ben
233"Toxic"Chase JoyntLiz AlperJanuary 23, 2022 (2022-01-23)0.19[22]
A group of five friends' camping trip takes a tragic turn when a prank goes horribly wrong.
Cast : Graham Verchere as Pete, Sam Robert Muik as Wes, Sean Depner as AJ, Patrick Lubczyk as Jeremy, Michael Taylor as Brendan, Robyn Daye Edwards as Park Guard, Nik Vasilyev as Park Guard #2
244"Teatime"Kailey Spear & Sam SpearStephanie Adams-SantosJanuary 23, 2022 (2022-01-23)0.17[22]
Samantha is a teenage babysitter hired to look after a strange English couple's young daughter for the evening which takes a turn when Samantha quickly becomes unnerved by her latest charge's doll collection, and things get worse when the girl, Angela, tries to add her to it.
Cast : Christina Orjalo as Sam, Sophia Reid-Gantzert as Angela Manderley, Matthew James Dowden as Mr. Manderley, Paula Lindberg as Mrs. Manderley, Rami Kahlon as Paj
255"Teeth"Kathleen HepburnLisa MoralesJanuary 30, 2022 (2022-01-30)0.21[23]
Cara and Olivia are a young lesbian couple vacationing in the countryside who are harassed by hostile locals, leading to a shocking secret being exposed by Olivia.
Cast : Naomi King as Cara, Savannah Basley as Olivia, Trevor Lerner as Burly
266"The Killer Inside"Heidi SamanSehaj SethiJanuary 30, 2022 (2022-01-30)0.28[23]
Shiraz, a young Arab-American doctor desperate to save her dying father who needs a liver transplant by any means possible, is haunted by a dark figure.
Cast : Sarah Himadeh as Shiraz, Samer Salem as Karim, Michael Benyaer as Ahmed
277"Patel Motel Cartel"Nimisha MukerjiSehaj SethiFebruary 6, 2022 (2022-02-06)0.22[24]
A troubled Indian-American youth welcomes a new tenant to his family's motel, only for strange things to begin happening.
Cast : Chris River as Krish, Rashi Grewal as Ahana, Dejan Loyola as JD, Munish Sharma as Ajay, Requell Jodeah as Sonya
288"Erased"Albert ShinLiz AlperFebruary 6, 2022 (2022-02-06)0.20[24]
Leilani is a young Hawaiian woman fighting to protect her home from property developers whom is thrust into a horrifying vision of a reality where she and her culture does not exist.
Cast : Mapuana Makia as Leilani, Leanne Khol Young as Kendra, Eva Brooke Baker as Sophia, Peter Shinkoda as Koa, Remy Marthaller as Maile, Nani Browne as Alana, Keilani Elizabeth Rose as Kala, Jason McKinnon as Owen
299"Heirloom"DuBois AshongLekethia DalcoeFebruary 20, 2022 (2022-02-20)0.26[25]
A recently widowed African-American father and his young daughter move into a new home with a dark history in the form of a strange tree in their back yard that soon targets them.
Cast : Romaine Waite as Montrell Davis, Alaysia Jackson as Vivie Davis, Erin Karpluk as Clara, BJ Harrison as Franny
3010"Homecoming"Chaves OlmosStephanie Adams-Santos & Lisa MoralesFebruary 20, 2022 (2022-02-20)0.23[25]
Returning home at his dying father's request forces a young Latino man to face his estranged two older brothers and his own demons, both metaphorical and real.
Cast : Andres Collantes as Axel Hernandez, Michel Issa Rubio as Dante Hernandez, Zak Santiago as Javi Hernandez, Tim Perez as Rodrigo Hernandez, Sandra Flores as Tia Flores, Isaiah Ramirez as TBA

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