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List of all Twilight Zone episodes, air dates, main stars, my miscellaneous notes, and links so you can watch them on YouTube. Copyright 2008 by Will Johnson, All Rights Reserved

See also my version of this article on movielegends.

Special acknowledgement to Wikipedia and these YouTube contributors: loopingstaruk, FatherMcKenize, reese419, Shivership, xxLeDrewLAmourxx, jasongreenwooduk, TheTwilightGuy, Yolan59

Seasons 1-3 and 5 were half-hour shows; Season 4 ran a full hour per episode. The series was hosted by Rod Serling.

Season 1: 1959-1960

36 episodes

1 Where Is Everybody? 2 Oct 1959 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4, starring Earl Holliman
A man finds himself wandering in an abandoned town while struggling to find the answers about his identity and where he is.

2 One for the Angels 9 Oct 1959 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Ed Wynn (later he played "Uncle Albert" in the film Mary Poppins. His son was Keenan Wynn see episode 36.)
A pitchman makes a deal with Death to continue living until he makes one great sale.

3 Mr. Denton on Doomsday 16 Oct 1959 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Dan Duryea
A washed up gunslinger is given another chance by a mystery man. (Note Doug McClure as the stunningly handsome young gunslinger at the end.)

4 The Sixteen-Millimeter Shrine 23 Oct 1959 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Ida Lupino (she was married to actor Howard Duff see episode 23 below).
An aging film star lives a life of seclusion in her private screening room.

5 Walking Distance 30 Oct 1959 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Gig Young
While visiting his boyhood hometown, a middle aged executive finds himself in the past.
(Note Gig Young was married from 1956 to 1963 to Elizabeth Montgomery. Note also the young child Ron Howard, later of the TV-series "Happy Days" and later still a director.)

6 Escape Clause 6 Nov 1959 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring David Wayne
A cantankerous hypochondriac sells his soul to the Devil in exchange for immortality.

7 The Lonely 13 Nov 1959 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Jack Warden (see also episode 35)
An inmate sentenced to solitary confinement on a desert planet is given a gift by a sympathetic supply ship captain.

8 Time Enough at Last 20 Nov 1959 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Burgess Meredith
A man who loves to read survives a nuclear explosion.

9 Perchance to Dream 27 Nov 1959 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Richard Conte
A man with a heart condition is afraid to fall asleep.
(John Larch the psychiatrist would appear later in the episode "It's A Good Life" in 1961 as the father.)

10 Judgment Night 4 Dec 1959 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Nehemiah Persoff
A former U-boat commander is condemned to relive his past.
(Note James Franciscus as Lt. Mueller.)

11 And When the Sky Was Opened 11 Dec 1959 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Rod Taylor (most famously known as the star of the 1960 film The Time Machine).
The crew of an experimental spaceship begin disappearing one by one after returning to earth.

12 What You Need 25 Dec 1959
A salesman has the ability to sell his customers exactly what they need.

13 The Four of Us Are Dying 1 Jan 1960
Arch Hammer is a con man who can change his face to make it look like anyone he chooses.

14 Third from the Sun 8 Jan 1960 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Fritz Weaver
With a nuclear war about to happen, two men steal a spacecraft to take their families to a new planet.

15 I Shot an Arrow Into the Air 15 Jan 1960 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Dewey Martin (married to Peggy Lee from 1956 to 1958) and Edward Binns.
A manned space flight crash lands on what the astronauts believe to be an unknown asteroid.

16 The Hitch-Hiker 22 Jan 1960 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Inger Stevens
A mysterious hitch-hiker keeps appearing on the road as a woman drives across the country.
(For Inger also see Season 2 Episode 8)

17 The Fever 29 Jan 1960 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Everett Sloane
(Sorry apparently Part 3 is missing !)
While on a vacation his wife won to Las Vegas, a man who shuns gambling becomes addicted to playing a slot machine.

18 The Last Flight 5 Feb 1960
A British World War I fighter pilot (Decker) lands his Nieuport biplane on a 1959 American airbase after flying through a strange cloud.

19 The Purple Testament 12 Feb 1960 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring William Reynolds and Dick York.
A lieutenant serving in World War II suddenly gains the mysterious ability to discover who is about to die via a strange flash of light across their face.
(Dick York is of course well-known as "Darrin Stevens" from Bewitched.)

20 Elegy 19 Feb 1960
Running out of fuel, astronauts Meyers, Webber and Kirby land their spaceship on a remote asteroid and find that it is already occupied.

21 Mirror Image 26 Feb 1960 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Vera Miles and Martin Milner
A woman waiting in a bus station begins to see strange things.

22 The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street 4 Mar 1960
At the sound of the roar and the flash of light, neighbors whose contact with the outside world is mysteriously cut off begin to suspect each other of being aliens.

23 A World of Difference 11 Mar 1960 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Howard Duff (he was married to actress Ida Lupino, see Episode 4 above. Also notice David White who later became famous as "Larry Tate" on "Bewitched").
A businessman suddenly finds his life is just a role on a television show.

24 Long Live Walter Jameson 18 Mar 1960 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Kevin McCarthy (Kevin, best-known perhaps for his starring role in the original Invasion of the Body Snatchers, was also the best friend of Montgomery Clift, with him the day of his disfiguring accident).
Walter Jameson, a professor, has the gift of eternal youth.

25 People Are Alike All Over 25 Mar 1960 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Roddy McDowall
On a mission to Mars, an astronaut finds out that people are alike all over.

26 Execution 1 Apr 1960
A criminal about to be executed is brought to the future.

27 The Big Tall Wish 8 Apr 1960 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Ivan Dixon
A washed up boxer has his fate reversed by a child's wish.

28 A Nice Place to Visit 15 Apr 1960, Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 starring Larry Blyden and Sebastian Cabot. (Larry co-starred with Henry Fonda in the Broadway play Mister Roberts, but is best-known today as the host of the game show "What's My Line?", while Sebastian Cabot is best-known today as Giles French from the sitcom "Family Affair".)
A criminal who is killed in a shootout with the police believes that he has made it to heaven.

29 Nightmare as a Child 29 Apr 1960 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 starring Janice Rule
Schoolteacher Helen Foley (Janice Rule) finds a strange and very serious little girl, named Markie (Terry Burnham), on the stairs outside her apartment.

30 A Stop at Willoughby 6 May 1960 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring James Daly (James is the father of actors Tyne Daly and Tim Daly (best-known from the TV series "Wings")).
An advertising executive who has grown exasperated with the stress of the business life longs to get off a train at a stop called Willoughby.

31 The Chaser 13 May 1960 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring George Grizzard (George was gay, he died recently and his partner for many years was fellow actor William Tynan who survived him).
A man uses a love potion to win a girl's heart.

32 A Passage for Trumpet 20 May 1960, starring Jack Klugman
A down on his luck trumpet player gets a second chance at life.
(Jack is most well-known for his role as "Oscar" in the TV series "The Odd Couple".)

33 Mr. Bevis 3 Jun 1960, Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 starring Orson Bean
A man's guardian angel tries to improve his life.

34 The After Hours 10 Jun 1960 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Anne Francis
Marsha White is a woman browsing for a gift for her mother in a department store. She ends up finding out that she's not the person she thinks she is.
(Anne is well-known for her role as the daughter Altaira in the Sci-Fi classic "Forbidden Planet".)

35 The Mighty Casey 17 Jun 1960, starring Jack Warden (see also episode 7)
The coach of a broken-down baseball team allows a robot named Casey to play on his team.

36 A World of His Own 1 Jul 1960 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Keenan Wynn, Phyllis Kirk and Mary LaRoche.
A playwright has the power to create what he describes on his recording machine.
(Keenan's father was Ed Wynn see episode 2. For Mary see also the episode "Living Doll" which contains the all-time classic TZ quote "My name is Talking Tina. And I'm going to kill you.")

===Season 2: 1960-1961===
29 episodes

Note: Six episodes of this season were consecutively recorded on videotape (not on film as all other episodes) at CBS Television City, as a cost-cutting measure mandated by CBS programming head James T. Aubrey.

1 King Nine Will Not Return 30 Sep 1960 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Robert Cummings
A World War II bomber, King Nine, has crashed in the desert. Captain James Embry finds himself stranded, alone except for the wreckage and the mystery of what happened to his crew, all of whom have disappeared.
(Robert Cummings was most famous for his role's in Alfred Hitchcock's 1942 Saboteur and 1954 Dial M for Murder.)

2 The Man in the Bottle 7 Oct 1960 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Luther Adler
A downtrodden pawnbroker and his wife are offered four wishes by a genie.
(Luther's older sister was the more famous Stella Adler, actress and acting teacher. She was Marlon Brando's first professional acting teacher. Olan Soule, who plays the IRS Agent is more well-known as the voice of Batman in several animated series.)

3 Nervous Man in a Four Dollar Room 14 Oct 1960 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Joe Mantell
An insecure, unsuccessful gangster named Jackie waits in a cheap, dirty hotel room for his boss.
(Joe Mantell is most well-known for his supporting role as "Angie" in the 1955 movie "Marty" starring Ernest Borgnine.)

4 A Thing About Machines 28 Oct 1960 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Richard Haydn
An ill-tempered writer who reviles and constantly abuses machines starts to think machines are conspiring against him.

5 The Howling Man 4 Nov 1960 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring H M Wynant, and John Carradine.
A man traveling in Europe on foot stumbles across a religious order that has trapped the Devil.
(The Devil is played by actor Robin Hughes. Also, four of John Carradine's five sons also became well-known actors.)

6 The Eye of the Beholder 11 Nov 1960 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 with Donna Douglas (as the patient)
A woman undergoes surgery on her face in order to look like everybody else.
(Donna Douglas is more well-known as "Ellie Mae" on the "Beverly Hillbillies".)

7 Nick of Time 18 Nov 1960 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring William Shatner and Patricia Breslin.
While on his honeymoon, a man begins to be controlled by the answer cards given by a fortune telling machine.
(William Shatner appeared in Judgment at Nuremberg with several other actors including Montgomery Clift.)

8 The Lateness of the Hour 2 Dec 1960 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Inger Stevens (also Season 1 Episode 16), John Hoyt (also Season 2 Episode 28), and Irene Tedrow.
A woman is concerned over her parents reliance on life-like robot servants.
(Inger Stevens appeared in the film Madigan in 1968 with Henry Fonda. In 1970 she committed suicide using pills.)

9 The Trouble With Templeton 9 Dec 1960 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Brian Aherne.
Booth Templeton is a Broadway actor nostalgic for his youth and his late wife. During rehearsals for a new play, he finds himself back in the milieu of his first success in 1927.
(Brian Aherne was married from 1939 to 1945 to Joan Fontaine.)

10 A Most Unusual Camera 16 Dec 1960  
While robbing an antique shop, two thieves find out that they have stolen a future predicting camera.

11 The Night of the Meek 23 Dec 1960 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Art Carney and John Fieldler.
A drunken department store Santa ends up with a magical bag.
(John Fielder who plays Mr Dundee the store manager here, was best-known as the voice of Piglet in the Winnie the Pooh animated specials.)

12 Dust 6 Jan 1961  
An unscrupulous peddler sells a bag of "magic dust" to the family of a condemned man.

13 Back There 13 Jan 1961  
A man who has traveled back through time tries to stop Lincoln's assassination.

14 The Whole Truth 20 Jan 1961    
A used car dealer finds he's purchased a car that makes him tell the truth.

15 The Invaders 27 Jan 1961    
A woman living in isolation is terrorized by space aliens.

16 A Penny for Your Thoughts 3 Feb 1961   
A man gains the ability to read minds when a coin he flips stands on its edge.

17 Twenty Two 10 Feb 1961    
A woman recuperating in a hospital has a recurring nightmare.

18 The Odyssey of Flight 33 24 Feb 1961 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring John Anderson and Paul Comi
An airliner traveling from London to New York travels back in time.
(Paul Comi's film debut was in The Young Lions with Marlon Brando, Montgomery Clift, Dean Martin and Hope Lange.)

19 Mr. Dingle, the Strong 3 Mar 1961    
In an experiment, two Martians give vacuum-cleaner salesman and perennial loser Luther Dingle superhuman strength.

20 Static 10 Mar 1961 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Dean Jagger and Carmen Mathews
A man's old radio plays programs from the past that only he can hear.
(Notice Alice Pearce ("Gladys Kravitz" from "Bewitched") as Mrs Nielson, one of the home's occupants.)

21 The Prime Mover 24 Mar 1961    
Ace Larsen discovers his partner, Jimbo Cobb, has telekinetic powers after a car crashes outside their cafe.

22 Long Distance Call 31 Mar 1961 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Philip Abbott
A boy receives phone calls from his recently deceased grandmother on the toy phone she gave him.
(Billy Mumy as the boy here, made a bigger splash as "Will Robinson" in the TV-series "Lost In Space". See also next season, episode 8 "It's A Good Life".)

23 A Hundred Yards Over the Rim 7 Apr 1961 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Cliff Robertson
While searching alone for water, the leader of a 1847 wagon train ends up in the future.
(Cliff Robertson is better known today as "Uncle Ben Parker" in the Spider man movies, but also notice actor John Astin, better known as "Gomez Adams" from the "Addams Family" in a brief appearance. John Astin was married to Patty Duke.)

24 The Rip Van Winkle Caper 21 Apr 1961 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Simon Oakland, Oscar Beregi
A gang of gold thieves use suspended animation to escape to the future.

25 The Silence 28 Apr 1961 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Franchot Tone
A man makes a bet that he can go without speaking for a year.
(Franchot Tone was married for 3 years to Joan Crawford. Notice Jonathan Harris "Dr Smith" from the TV-series "Lost in Space".)

26 Shadow Play 5 May 1961 Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 starring Dennis Weaver
A man convicted of murder tries to convince those about to execute him that it’s all just a recurring nightmare of his.

27 The Mind and the Matter 12 May 1961   
Mr. Archibald Beechcroft uses mental powers to change the world he lives in.

28 Will the Real Martian Please Stand Up? 26 May 1961 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring John Hoyt
A group of bus travelers find that there is an extra person when they stop at a diner.

29 The Obsolete Man 2 Jun 1961 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Burgess Meredith
In a future totalitarian society where books have been banned, librarian Romney Wordsworth is put on trial for the crime of being obsolete.

===Season 3: 1961-1962===
37 episodes

1 Two 15 Sep 1961 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Elizabeth Montgomery and Charles Bronson
A male and female survivor from opposite armies of an apocalyptic world war meet in a deserted, war-ravaged town.
(Elizabeth Montgomery is more well-known for her starring role as "Samantha" on the long-running TV series Bewitched.)

2 The Arrival 22 Sep 1961
After a plane arrives without a crew or passengers, Grant Sheckly, an FAA inspector, tries to solve the mystery.

3 The Shelter 29 Sept 1961 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Larry Gates, Joseph Bernard, Jack Albertson
During a nuclear attack warning neighbors try to break into their friend's fallout shelter.
(Larry Gates, had a supporting role opposite Kevin McCarthy in 1956's Invasion of The Body Snatchers, Joseph Bernard acted in Judgment at Nuremburg alongwith Montgomery Clift, Jack Albertson was "Grandpa Joe" in Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory)

4 The Passersby 6 Oct 1961 Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, starring James Gregory, Joanne Linville
A woman on the porch of her war damaged house watches a stream of wounded soldiers pass by during the Civil War.
(James Gregory is more well-known as Inspector Frank Lugar from the TV-series "Barney Miller". Joanne Linville was married to actor Mark Rydell and their two children Amy and Christopher are both actors.)

5 A Game of Pool 13 Oct 1961
A "pool shark" challenges a long dead pool great to a game pool to find out who's the best.

6 The Mirror 20 Oct 1961 Part 1Part 2 Part 3
A revolutionary leader sees enemies everywhere, including his mirror.

7 The Grave 27 Oct 1961 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Lee Marvin
An old west hired gun goes to the grave of his enemy on a dare.
(Lee Marvin was a Best Actor Oscar for his role opposite Jane Fonda, and Michael Callan in "Cat Ballou".)

8 It's a Good Life 3 Nov 1961 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Billy Mumy, John Larch as the father, Cloris Leachman as the mother.
A six year old boy isolates and controls a town with his mental powers.
(John Larch the father here, appears in the first season in episode 9 "Perchance to Dream". Cloris Leachman is more well-known as "Phyllis Lindstrom" from the Mary Tyler Moore Show, and then her own spin-off Phyllis. She was also Frau Blucher in the movie Young Frankenstein.)

9 Deaths-Head Revisited 10 Nov 1961 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Joseph Schildkraut and Oscar Beregi
A former captain in the Nazi military, Gunther Lutze, returns to the ruins of Dachau concentration camp to relive the memories.
(Joseph Schildkraut played Claudius in a 1953 production of Hamlet with Maurice Evans ("Maurice" on "Bewitched") in the title role. Oscar Beregi, also starred in last season's episode 24)

10 The Midnight Sun 17 Nov 1961 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Lois Nettleton and Betty Garde
A woman tries to survive as the earth hurtles toward the sun.
(Betty Garde appeared with Agnes Moorehead in the 1950 cult-classic movie "Caged".)

11 Still Valley 24 Nov 1961 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Gary Merrill
A Confederate officer is offered the power to use Witchcraft to help the Confederacy.
(Gary Merrill was married to Bette Davis from 1950 to 1960, who had been his co-star, alongwith Anne Baxter, in the movie "All About Eve".)

12 The Jungle 1 Dec 1961 
A man working on a dam project in Africa doesn't believe he's been cursed.

13 Once Upon a Time 15 Dec 1961  
A janitor from the 1890s uses a time helmet, in the lab he's cleaning, to travel to the future.

14 Five Characters in Search of an Exit 22 Dec 1961 Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
An Army major in dress uniform, a clown, a hobo, a ballet dancer and a bagpiper find themselves in a giant cylinder with no memory of who they are or how they got there.

15 A Quality of Mercy 29 Dec 1961 
During the final days of World War II, a new gung-ho American Lieutenant orders his war-weary soldiers to make a near-suicidal attack on a group of sick and wounded Japanese soldiers holed up in a cave.

16 Nothing in the Dark 5 Jan 1962 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Robert Redford
An old woman hides in her condemned apartment fearing a visit from Death.

17 One More Pallbearer 12 Jan 1962 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Joseph Wiseman
A rich eccentric man tries to trick three people he feels wronged him into apologizing.
(Joseph Wiseman is more well-known as "Dr Julius No" the title-star in the James Bond film "Dr. No", opposite Sean Connery.)

18 Dead Man's Shoes 19 Jan 1962 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Warren Stevens
A homeless man takes a dead man's shoes and is taken over by the personality of the shoe's previous owner.
(Warren Stevens is best-known as "Doc Ostrow" in the sci-fi classic "Forbidden Planet".)

19 The Hunt 26 Jan 1962
A man hunting with his dog finds out he has died.

20 Showdown with Rance McGrew 2 Feb 1962 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Larry Blyden
A television western hero is taken to task by a ghost from the old west.
(For Larry Blyden, see also Season 1 Episode 28)

21 Kick the Can 9 Feb 1962 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Ernest Truex and Russell Collins
A retirement home resident thinks that he has found the secret to youth.

22 A Piano in the House 16 Feb 1962 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starry Barry Morse and Joan Hackett
A mean-spirited drama critic finds out that an old player piano he has purchased causes people to reveal emotions that match whatever it happens to be playing.
(Barry Morse married actress Sydney Sturgess and both their children Melanie and Hayward were also actors. Joan Hackett was married to actor Richard Mulligan for 8 years, best-known as "Burt Campbell" in the TV-series "Soap".)

23 The Last Rites of Jeff Myrtlebank 23 Feb 1962 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring James Best and Sherry Jackson
A man returns from the dead during his funeral.
(James Best is best-known today as "Sheriff Roscoe P Coltrane" from the TV-series "The Dukes of Hazzard". His uncles were the Everly Brothers. He also appeared in 1968's "Firecreek" with Henry Fonda and Jimmy Stewart. Sherry Jackson is best remembered today for her 6-year-role as "Terry Williams" on "The Danny Thomas Show")

24 To Serve Man 2 Mar1962 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3
An alien race arrives on earth with a promise to help solve mankind's problems.

25 The Fugitive 9 Mar 1962
An alien fugitive hiding on earth befriends a group of children.

26 Little Girl Lost 16 Mar 1962 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Sarah Marshall, Robert Sampson and Charles Aidman.
A little girl crawls through an interdimensional doorway that has appeared in her room.

27 Person or Persons Unknown 23 Mar 1962 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Richard Long
A man wakes up in bed to find that his life has been erased.

28 The Little People 30 Mar 1962 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Joe Maross and Claude Akins
A spaceman finds a tiny society on a planet that his ship lands on.
(Joe Maross also appeared in the episode "Third From the Sun". He also appeared in the movie Elmer Gantry starring Burt Lancaster. Claude Akins is best-known today for his role as "Sheriff Lobo" in the TV-series "BJ and the Bear". He also appeared in the movie "From Here to Eternity" which included Montgomery Clift.)

29 Four O'Clock 6 Apr 1962 Part 1Part 2 Part 3, starring Theodore Bikel
Oliver Crangle is a man who maintains records of people he deems evil.
(Theodore Bikel appeared with Tony Curtis in the movie "The Deviant Ones".)

30 Hocus-Pocus and Frisby 13 Apr 1962
A teller of tall tales meets a group of aliens.

31 The Trade-Ins 20 Apr 1962
An older couple must decide which one will be made young.

32 The Gift 27 Apr 1962 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Geoffrey Horne and Nico Minardos
A misunderstood alien has brought a gift for mankind.

33 The Dummy 4 May 1962 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Cliff Robertson
A ventriloquist thinks his dummy is alive.
(Cliff Robertson won the 1968 Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in the movie "Charly". He is best-known today as "Uncle Ben Parker" in the Spiderman movies.)

34 Young Man's Fancy 11 May 1962
A newlywed man refuses to let go of the memory of his deceased mother and his childhood home.

35 I Sing the Body Electric 18 May 1962 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Josephine Hutchinson and David White.
A robotic grandmother helps a widower raise his children.

36 Cavender Is Coming 25 May 1962 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4, starring Carol Burnett
A guardian angel tries to help a woman improve her life.

37 The Changing of the Guard 1 Jun 1962 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3
A professor being forced to retire is visited by the ghosts of the students he inspired.

===Season 4: 1963===
18 episodes

Note: This season of The Twilight Zone was used as a mid-season replacement for the show that had replaced it on the 1962 fall schedule. To fill the timeslot, episodes were lengthened to one hour and moved to Thursday nights.

1 In His Image 3 Jan 1963
A man is troubled by his quickly-aged hometown and strange noises.

2 The Thirty-Fathom Grave 10 Jan 1963
A Navy destroyer in 1963 discovers a sunken World War II submarine on the ocean floor that's making noise.

3 Valley of the Shadow 17 Jan 1963
A reporter finds that a town has amazing technology.

4 He's Alive 24 Jan 1963
An American neo-Nazi is inspired by the ghost of Adolf Hitler.

5 Mute 31 Jan 1963
A mute girl with telepathic abilities is orphaned when her parents die in a fire.

6 Death Ship 7 Feb 1963
After landing on a planet, a spaceship crew finds an identical wrecked ship with their dead   doppelgangers onboard.

7 Jess-Belle 14 Feb 1963
A woman named Jess-Belle enlists a local witch to win back her sweetheart.

8 Miniature 21 Feb 1963 
A man who doesn't fit in falls in love with a wooden doll in a museum display.

9 Printer's Devil 28 Feb 1963
The owner of a failing paper is given help by the Devil.

10 No Time Like the Past 7 Mar 1963 
A man with a time machine tries to change historic events in the past.

11 The Parallel 14 Mar 1963 Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, starring Steve Forrest and Jacqueline Scott. Notice also Paul Comi as the psychiatrist.
An astronaut blacks out while orbiting the earth and ends up in a parallel universe.
(Steve Forrest was in the movie "Prisoner of War" with Ronald Reagan.  Jacqueline Scott was in the movie "Firecreek" with Henry Fonda and Jimmy Stewart.)

12 I Dream of Genie 21 Mar 1963
A man contemplates what to wish for when he is offered only one wish by a genie.

13 The New Exhibit 4 Apr 1963 Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, starring Martin Balsam
An employee takes the wax figures of five murderers home when the wax museum he works in closes.
(Martin Balsam won the 1965 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the movie "A Thousand Clowns" with Jason Robards.  He also appeared in the movie "12 Angry Men" with Henry Fonda.)

14 Of Late I Think of Cliffordville 11 Apr 1963
An elderly business tycoon makes a deal with a female Devil to go back to his hometown and start life anew.

15 The Incredible World of Horace Ford 18 Apr 1963  
A toy designer nostalgic for his youth returns to the neighborhood he grew up in.

16 On Thursday We Leave for Home 2 May 1963  
The leader of a group of spaceship crash survivors tries to maintain his control over his group as they are being rescued.

17 Passage on the Lady Anne 9 May 1963   
A couple with a troubled marriage end up on ship voyage with a group of elderly passengers.

18 The Bard 23 May 1963   
A bumbling script writer uses black magic to conjure up William Shakespeare.

===Season 5: 1963-1964===
36 episodes

1 In Praise of Pip 27 Sept 1963 Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, starring Jack Klugman and notice Billy Mumy as the "Young Pip".
A bookie makes the ultimate sacrifice to trade his life for the life of his dying son.

2 Steel 4 Oct 1963 Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, starring Lee Marvin
At a time when human boxing is outlawed, a manager takes the place of his broken robot fighter.

3 Nightmare at 20,000 Feet 11 Oct 1963 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring William Shatner
A man recovering from a nervous breakdown sees a creature on the wing of the airplane he's on.

4 A Kind of a Stopwatch 18 Oct 1963 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Richard Erdman
A man receives a stopwatch, from a stranger in a bar, that can stop time.

5 The Last Night of a Jockey 25 Oct 1963  
A jockey banned from horseracing for fixing races wishes to be a big man.

6 Living Doll 1 Nov 1963 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Telly Savalas, and Mary LaRoche.
A girl receives a talking doll "Talking Tina" that has a life of its own.
"My name is Talking Tina.  And I'm going to kill you."
(Telly Savalas was nominated for an Oscar for his supporting role opposite Burt Lancaster in the movie "Birdman of Alcatraz".  Mary Laroche had a long and varied acting career.)

7 The Old Man in the Cave 8 Nov 1963   
A mysterious "old man in the cave" guides a group of townspeople after a nuclear war.

8 Uncle Simon 15 Nov 1963 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Cedric Hardwicke and Constance Ford
A woman, through neglect, allows her cranky, needy uncle to die so she can get her inheritance.
(Cedric Hardwicke (among many other things) in 1951-1952, appeared on " Broadway in Shaw's Don Juan in Hell with " Agnes Moorehead, Charles Boyer, and Charles Laughton.  Constance Ford is best known for her long-running role as Ada Hobson on the daytime soap opera Another World.)

9 Probe 7, Over and Out 29 Nov 1963 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3
Space explorer Adam Cook crash lands on a seemingly deserted planet.

10 The 7th Is Made Up of Phantoms 6 Dec 1963 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Ron Foster, Warren Oates, Randy Boone
A National Guard tank crew begins to see strange things while on war game manuvers near the Little Bighorn battleground.

11 A Short Drink From a Certain Fountain 13 Dec 1963 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Patrick O'Neal, Ruta Lee and Walter Brooke.
An elderly man who has a young wife takes an experimental youth serum.

12 Ninety Years Without Slumbering 20 Dec 1963
A man fears he will die if his grandfather clock stops.

13 Ring-a-Ding Girl 27 Dec 1963
A movie star receives a magic ring from her hometown fan club.

14 You Drive 3 Jan 1964 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Edward Andrews.
After striking a boy, a hit and run driver's car forces him to confess.

15 The Long Morrow 10 Jan 1964
A space explorer on a solitary 40 year mission makes a life altering decision.

16 The Self-Improvement of Salvadore Ross 17 Jan 1964 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Don Gordon and Gail Kobe.
A man uses magic to make trades with people to improve himself.

17 Number 12 Looks Just Like You 24 Jan 1964 ">Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Collin Wilcox, Richard Long, Pam Austin and Suzy Parker
In a society of the future, a young woman chooses not to undergo a medical procedure which everyone has at the age of nineteen to make themselves beautiful and immune to disease.
(For Richard Long see also episode "Person or Persons Unknown".)

18 Black Leather Jackets 31 Jan 1964 
Although looking like members of a motorcycle gang, a group of men are really the vanguard of an alien invasion force.

19 Night Call 7 Feb 1964 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Gladys Cooper
An elderly, wheelchair-bound lady receives strange anonymous phone calls overnight when she's alone.

20 From Agnes—With Love 14 Feb 1964 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Wally Cox
A computer programmer begins taking love advice from his supercomputer.

21 Spur of the Moment 21 Feb 1964 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Diana Hyland
A young woman is chased by a mysterious woman on horseback.

22 An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge 28 Feb 1964 Part 1 Part 2 Part 3, starring Roger Jacquet
A Civil War civilian prisoner is about to be hanged from Owl Creek Bridge.

23 Queen of the Nile 6 Mar 1964    
A movie actress is interviewed by a columnist who learns the secret of her enduring youth.

24 What's in the Box 13 Mar 1964 Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
starring Joan Blondell and William Demarest.
A man's television starts showing his past, present and future after being repaired.
(Notice Sandra Gould as his girlfriend. "the other Gladys Kravitz" from "Bewitched".)

25 The Masks 20 Mar 1964   
During Mardi Gras, an elderly dying man uses magical Cajun masks to have his family members see their true selves.

26 I Am the Night—Color Me Black 27 Mar 1964   
The sun doesn't rise on the execution day of a man who was wrongly accused.

27 Sounds and Silences 3 Apr 1964 Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
A man who enjoys loudness begins having problems.

28 Caesar and Me 10 Apr 1964  
An unsuccessful ventriloquist starts to commit robberies based on the advice of his dummy.

29 The Jeopardy Room 17 Apr 1964  
A KGB agent who is trying to defect is trapped in his hotel room.

30 Stopover in a Quiet Town 24 Apr 1964  
A married couple wake up alone in a deserted strange town after leaving a party the night before.

31 The Encounter 1 May 1964   
A World War II vet and a young Japanese man have a fateful encounter.

32 Mr. Garrity and the Graves 8 May 1964  
A traveling peddler offers to raise up all the dead in an old west town.

33 The Brain Center at Whipple's 15 May 1964  
The owner of a manufacturing plant replaces his employees with machines.

34 Come Wander With Me 22 May 1964  
The Rock-A-Billy Kid arrives at a small town in search of a new song.

35 The Fear 29 May 1964
A sheriff and a brooding New York socialite find themselves trapped in a remote cabin as unexplained occurrences indicate the presence of a mysterious force.

36 The Bewitchin' Pool 19 Jun 1964
Two children escape their unhappy lives to a never-never land by way of their swimming pool.

See Also

Top 25 Twilight Zone Episodes

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