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The Twilight Zone (1959)

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
Release Date: Fri, Oct 02, 1959

Country: US
Language: En
Runtime: 30

Rod Serling
Himself - Host

Season 5:

In Praise of Pip
Episode 1: In Praise of Pip (Sep 27, 1963)
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.
Episode 2: Steel (Oct 04, 1963)
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.
Nightmare at 20,000 Feet
Episode 3: Nightmare at 20,000 Feet (Oct 11, 1963)
No one can see the gremlin tearing apart an airplane's wing, except a newly released mental patient.
A Kind of a Stopwatch
Episode 4: A Kind of a Stopwatch (Oct 18, 1963)
The world's biggest bore and most avid talker gets a magical stopwatch that can stop everything except him.
The Last Night of a Jockey
Episode 5: The Last Night of a Jockey (Oct 25, 1963)
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.
Living Doll
Episode 6: Living Doll (Nov 01, 1963)
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!
The Old Man in the Cave
Episode 7: The Old Man in the Cave (Nov 08, 1963)
A mysterious guardian helps a tiny community survive after the Bomb destroys much of the Earth.
Uncle Simon
Episode 8: Uncle Simon (Nov 15, 1963)
To inherit her insufferable Uncle's estate, a woman learns she must serve his latest invention, which is endowed with his own persona.
Probe 7 - Over and Out
Episode 9: Probe 7 - Over and Out (Nov 29, 1963)
The lone survivors of two annihilated worlds are stranded on a distant planet.
The 7th Is Made Up of Phantoms
Episode 10: The 7th Is Made Up of Phantoms (Dec 06, 1963)
A modern day National Guard unit find themselves in the middle of Custer's Last Stand at the Battle of Little Big Horn.
A Short Drink from a Certain Fountain
Episode 11: A Short Drink from a Certain Fountain (Dec 13, 1963)
Trying to keep up with his younger wife, Harmon convinces his brother to inject him with an experimental youth serum.
Ninety Years Without Slumbering
Episode 12: Ninety Years Without Slumbering (Dec 20, 1963)
An old man fears that he will die if his grandfather clock stops running.
Ring-a-Ding Girl
Episode 13: Ring-a-Ding Girl (Dec 27, 1963)
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.
You Drive
Episode 14: You Drive (Jan 03, 1964)
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.
The Long Morrow
Episode 15: The Long Morrow (Jan 10, 1964)
Before leaving on a decades long mission, astronaut Douglas Stansfield meets a woman and falls in love.
The Self-Improvement of Salvadore Ross
Episode 16: The Self-Improvement of Salvadore Ross (Jan 17, 1964)
A man finds that he can trade characteristics with others.
Number 12 Looks Just Like You
Episode 17: Number 12 Looks Just Like You (Jan 24, 1964)
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.
Black Leather Jackets
Episode 18: Black Leather Jackets (Jan 31, 1964)
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.
Night Call
Episode 19: Night Call (Feb 07, 1964)
An elderly, wheelchair-bound lady receives strange anonymous phone calls overnight when she's alone.
From Agnes – With Love
Episode 20: From Agnes – With Love (Feb 14, 1964)
A computer technician must deal with the queen of all femme fatales: a computer named Agnes who wreaks havoc on his love life.
Spur of the Moment
Episode 21: Spur of the Moment (Feb 21, 1964)
After being chased on horseback by a terrifying, unidentified figure in black, Anne Henderson faces the biggest decision of her life.
An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
Episode 22: An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge (Feb 28, 1964)
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...
Queen of the Nile
Episode 23: Queen of the Nile (Mar 06, 1964)
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.
What's in the Box
Episode 24: What's in the Box (Mar 13, 1964)
A cheating husband sees his secret revealed and it's horrible consequences on his just-repaired TV set.
The Masks
Episode 25: The Masks (Mar 20, 1964)
A dying man demands his family wear masks that he's given them at a Mardi Gras party.
I Am the Night—Color Me Black
Episode 26: I Am the Night—Color Me Black (Mar 27, 1964)
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.
Sounds and Silences
Episode 27: Sounds and Silences (Apr 03, 1964)
A man's wish to listen to loud noise backfires.
Caesar and Me
Episode 28: Caesar and Me (Apr 10, 1964)
A ventriloquist's dummy goads him into committing burglaries.
The Jeopardy Room
Episode 29: The Jeopardy Room (Apr 17, 1964)
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.
Stopover in a Quiet Town
Episode 30: Stopover in a Quiet Town (Apr 24, 1964)
Bob and Millie wake up to find they are in a strange town. Everything appears to be props - trees, animals even cars.
The Encounter
Episode 31: The Encounter (May 01, 1964)
A World War II veteran and a Japanese-American gardener battle each other over a war that ended more than 20 years ago.
Mr. Garrity and the Graves
Episode 32: Mr. Garrity and the Graves (May 08, 1964)
Jared Garrity arrives in the Old West town of Happiness, Arizona, proclaiming he can revive the dead.
The Brain Center at Whipple's
Episode 33: The Brain Center at Whipple's (May 15, 1964)
A factory CEO replaces human workers with machines.
Come Wander with Me
Episode 34: Come Wander with Me (May 22, 1964)
A singer searches for an authentic folk song.
The Fear
Episode 35: The Fear (May 29, 1964)
Two people in a remote cabin find signs of an extraterrestrial.
The Bewitchin' Pool
Episode 36: The Bewitchin' Pool (Jun 19, 1964)
Two unhappy children find a happy escape in a swimming pool.

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