Category Archives: Twilight Zone
*A few more that come to mind.
“People Are Alike All Over”
Airdate: March 25, 1960
Starring: Roddy McDowall & Paul Comi
Astronauts crash land on Mars and the sole survivor ends up in a Martian zoo.
“Five Characters in Search of an Exit”
Airdate: December 22, 1961
Starring: William Windorn & Murray Matheson
A major, a hobo, a clown, a bag piper, and a ballerina don’t know that they’re toys.
“Little Girl Lost”
Airdate: March 16, 1962
Starring: Robert Sampson & Sarah Marshall
Parents awake to find that their daughter has vanished into another dimension.
“Probe 7 – Over and Out”
Airdate: November 29, 1963
Starring: Richard Basehart & Antoinette Bower
Marooned astronaut’s home world is destroyed, he then meets a female named Eve.
“Queen of the Nile”
Airdate: March 6, 1964
Starring: Ann Blyth & Lee Philips
A reporter learns that a starlet never ages because she steals souls to remain young.
“Stopover in a Quiet Town”
Airdate: April 24, 1964
Starring: Barry Nelson & Nancy Malone.
After a night of partying, a couple find themselves waking up in giant doll house.
*I chose less obvious episodes than “Time Enough at Last” and “It’s a Good Life.”
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.
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.
Airdate: March 20, 1964
Starring: Robert Keith & Milton Selzer
A dying, wealthy man uses Mardi Gras masks to punish all of his greedy relatives.