The Fearing Mind

The Fearing Mind
Genre Anthology series
Created by Billy Brown
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 12 (6 unaired) (list of episodes)
Running time 60 minutes
Production company(s) Angel/Brown Productions
Jim Henson Television
Original network Fox Family
Original release October 21 – December 2, 2000

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. Title Directed by Written by Original air date
1"Sweet Meat"John Patterson and Neill FearnleyDan Angel and 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 and 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"TBABradley Thompson and 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 and 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.
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"TBABradley Thompson and David WeddleUNAIRED
Bill writes a story about a robbery.
11"The Fortunate One"TBATBAUNAIRED
Cynthia gets interested in feng shui.
Lenore gets a new boyfriend, Cynthia finds a new job and Bill finishes his latest novel.



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