A series of unrelated stories containing drama, psychological thriller, fantasy, science fiction, suspense, and/or horror, often concluding with a macabre or unexpected twist.
- Rod Serling
Max Phillips is an alcoholic bookie that regrets that he wasn't a better father to his son, Pip, critically wounded in South Vietnam. A visit to an amusement park gives them both a second chance.
A small-time promoter desperately in need of money takes the place of his broken-down robot in a prize fight where humans are barred from participating.
No one can see the gremlin tearing apart an airplane's wing, except a newly released mental patient.
The world's biggest bore and most avid talker gets a magical stopwatch that can stop everything except him.
Barred from the track for life, crooked jockey Grady boozily expresses the wish to escape his sordid surroundings and become a truly "big man." His wish is granted by his lookalike alter ego, but there's a heavy price to be paid at fadeout time.
Erich is displeased when his wife buys an expensive doll for his step-daughter. He becomes even more displeased when the doll tells him it doesn't like him!
A mysterious guardian helps a tiny community survive after the Bomb destroys much of the Earth.
To inherit her insufferable Uncle's estate, a woman learns she must serve his latest invention, which is endowed with his own persona.
The lone survivors of two annihilated worlds are stranded on a distant planet.
A modern day National Guard unit find themselves in the middle of Custer's Last Stand at the Battle of Little Big Horn.
Trying to keep up with his younger wife, Harmon convinces his brother to inject him with an experimental youth serum.
An old man fears that he will die if his grandfather clock stops running.
A fan-club gift draws a movie star back home, where she disrupts local plans for a town picnic by offering a one-woman show.
Driving home one rainy evening, Oliver Pope accidentally hits a boy on a bicycle. Pope flees the scene, determined to hide his guilt, but his car has other ideas.
Before leaving on a decades long mission, astronaut Douglas Stansfield meets a woman and falls in love.
A man finds that he can trade characteristics with others.
In a future where everyone must undergo an operation at the age of 19 to make them identical to everyone else, one woman desperately tries to hang onto her own identity.
Three tough-looking men on motorcycles disrupt a peaceful suburb when they move in. Yet the neighbors could never imagine just how dangerous these men really are.
An elderly, wheelchair-bound lady receives strange anonymous phone calls overnight when she's alone.
A computer technician must deal with the queen of all femme fatales: a computer named Agnes who wreaks havoc on his love life.
After being chased on horseback by a terrifying, unidentified figure in black, Anne Henderson faces the biggest decision of her life.
As a Confederate spy is about to be hanged, the rope breaks and he falls to the water below. Finally free, he races for his home where his family awaits... as does the terrible truth of his future...
Columnist Jordan Herrick is startled to learn that a famous movie actress hasn't aged in years. Intrigued, he investigates... and soon learns a terrifying secret.
A cheating husband sees his secret revealed and it's horrible consequences on his just-repaired TV set.
A dying man demands his family wear masks that he's given them at a Mardi Gras party.
On the day an unpopular idealist is to be executed for the killing of a racist bully, the townsfolk are shocked to see the skies have turned pitch black.
A man's wish to listen to loud noise backfires.
A ventriloquist's dummy goads him into committing burglaries.
A KGB agent plays games with a defector, whose life he's been ordered to take, by giving him three hours to find and defuse a bomb he has hidden in his room.
Bob and Millie wake up to find they are in a strange town. Everything appears to be props - trees, animals even cars.
A World War II veteran and a Japanese-American gardener battle each other over a war that ended more than 20 years ago.
Jared Garrity arrives in the Old West town of Happiness, Arizona, proclaiming he can revive the dead.
A factory CEO replaces human workers with machines.
A singer searches for an authentic folk song.
Two people in a remote cabin find signs of an extraterrestrial.
Two unhappy children find a happy escape in a swimming pool.