For its syndication release, THE SIXTH SENSE was edited and included with NIGHT GALLERY hosted by Rod Serling. Since THE SIXTH SENSE was an hour-long show and the syndicated version of NIGHT GALLERY was a half-hour show, the episodes were severely trimmed to fit. Additional paintings commissioned by Jaroslav Gebr are seen during Rod Serling's newly filmed introductions specific to the syndication release.
Paintings for the syndication of season one
Note: Paintings for With This Ring, I Thee Kill!, Eye of the Haunted, and Whipser of Evil are not unique to the syndication package. Each was originally created during production of THE SIXTH SENSE and is featured prominently within the storyline of their respective episode.
|Paintings for the syndication of season two|
Notice the change of font for the on-screen titles. This was done to match the font already used by THE SIXTH SENSE for their season two end credits (which also appear in the NIGHT GALLERY syndication package).
The painting for I Did Not Mean to Slay Thee was originally created for that episode when produced as part of THE SIXTH SENSE and is featured prominently within the story of that episode.
Flying Sepulcher of Death was originally titled Coffin, Coffin, in the Sky when broadcast as part of THE SIXTH SENSE.
Candle, Candle Burning Bright was originally titled And Scream by the Light of the Moon, the Moon when broadcast as part of THE SIXTH SENSE. This is often confused with the similarly titled Witch, Witch, Burning Bright from season one.
Five Widows Weeping was originally titled Five Women Weeping when broadcast as part of THE SIXTH SENSE.
Below left, a painting Gebr created for use during the season two opening and closing titles of THE SIXTH SENSE.
Below right, an unidentified Gebr painting seen in the syndication gallery. It is not known if this was created for NIGHT GALLERY, THE SIXTH SENSE or some other show. Any additional information would be appreciated.
Paintings for Candle, Candle Burning Bright and Whisper of Evil appear in a 1974 episode of KOLCHAK: THE NIGHT STALKER titled The Devil's Platform. They appear slightly modified with a skull positioned over the face in each painting.
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