The Twilight Zone: Recommendations


*I chose less obvious episodes than “Time Enough at Last” and “It’s a Good Life.”

“Walking Distance”
Airdate: October 30, 1959
Starring: Gig Young & Ron Howard
Experiencing car trouble and a mid-life crisis, a man walks back into his childhood.

“Nick of Time”
Airdate: November 18, 1960
Starring: William Shatner & Patricia Breslin
A honeymooning couple encounters a cryptic fortune teller in a small town coffee shop.

“The Obsolete Man”
Airdate: June 2, 1961
Starring: Burgess Meredith & Fritz Weaver
A man, condemned to death, uses his assassination to expose bureaucratic hypocrisies.

“The Shelter”
Airdate: September 29, 1961
Starring: Larry Gates & Jack Albertson
The threat of nuclear war causes suburban residents to turn against each another.

“The Midnight Sun”
Airdate: November 17, 1961
Starring: Lois Nettleton & Bette Garde
The Earth begins moving closer to the sun and the unbearable heat drives people mad.

“The Little People”
Airdate: March 30, 1962
Starring: Joe Maross & Claude Akins
Marooned astronauts discover a miniature race and one assumes the role of their deity.

“The Masks”
Airdate: March 20, 1964
Starring: Robert Keith & Milton Selzer
A dying, wealthy man uses Mardi Gras masks to punish all of his greedy relatives.


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