The Twilight Zone (1959 - 1964)

The Twilight Zone


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A classic anthology of sci-fi, suspense and goose-bump-inducing tales that explore 'a fifth dimension beyond that which is known to man.' Filled with invention and irony, the stories are tightly constructed, ingenious flights of imagination with often cautionary themes---and frequently a terrific twist at the end.

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Critics Consensus: The highlights of the final The Twilight Zone season are the fine appearances from some veteran actors, although portions of these episodes are diminished by unfortunate clichés.

1963, CBS, 39 episodes

Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.

1963, CBS, 18 episodes

Critics Consensus: The Twilight Zone's third season manages to overturn an uneven structure with some superb writing that borders on profound and some of the finest half hours in the series' history.

1961, CBS, 37 episodes

Critics Consensus: You're traveling through another season, a season not only of philosophy but of fear. A journey into the experimental side of television seldom seen before. That's the TV listing up ahead -- your next stop, The Twilight Zone.

1960, CBS, 29 episodes

Critics Consensus: You're about to enter a show, a show not only of frights and fears but of mind. A journey into the limitless world of imagination. A show that pushes the boundaries of what a show can be. Next stop, The Twilight Zone.

1959, CBS, 36 episodes


John McGiver
as Shannon
Lee Philips
as Allan Ransome
Dean Jagger
as Ed Lindsay
Gail Kobe
as Sally
John Larch
as Rathmann
Jack Klugman
as Joey Crown
Burgess Meredith
as Henry Bemis
Paul Comi
as Warren Marcusson
Vivi Janiss
as Flora Gibbs
Jeanette Nolan
as Rachel Simpson
Fritz Weaver
as William Sturka
Liam Sullivan
as Jamie Tennyson
Will Kuluva
as General DeCruz
Albert Salmi
as Joe Caswell
Bill Mumy
as Billy Bayles
James Best
as Johnny Rob
Philip Abbott
as Chris Bayles
Suzanne Cupito
as Little Girl
Lee Marvin
as Conny Miller
Vladimir Sokoloff
as Mr. Gallegos
Jack Warden
as James Corry
John Hoyt
as Dr. Loren
Christine White
as Kitty Cavanaugh
Harry Townes
as Arch Hammer
Lew Gallo
as Mechanic
Betty Garde
as Lady on Plane
Nora Marlowe
as Chambermaid
J. Pat O'Malley
as Man in Homburg
Wallace Rooney
as Man on Road
Martin Balsam
as Danny Weiss
Patricia Breslin
as Pat Carter
Buddy Ebsen
as Jimbo Cobb
Irene Tedrow
as Mrs. Sloan
Arthur Hunnicutt
as Hyder Simpson
Shirley Ballard
as First Wilma
Ludwig Donath
as Ernst Ganz
Maggie Mahoney
as Emma Senescu
Ruta Lee
as Flora Gordon
Peter Mark Richman
as Trooper Robert Franklin
Howard Duff
as Arthur Curtis
John Carradine
as Brother Jerome
June Dayton
as Miss Turner
Susan Harrison
as Ballerina
Ed Nelson
as Philip Redfield
Barbara Baxley
as Cora Wheeler
Laura Devon
as Ellwyn Glover
Dana Andrews
as Paul Driscoll
Julie Newmar
as Miss Devlin
Philip Ober
as Mr. Henderson
Barry Nelson
as Bob Frazier
Steve Cochran
as Fred Renard
Richard Haydn
as Bartlett Finchley
Jean Carson
as Paula Diedrich
Robert Sterling
as Douglas Winter
Jacqueline Scott
as Helen Gaines
Nan Martin
as Laura Ford
Carolyn Kearney
as Marnie Kirk
Shelley Fabares
as Ellen Tillman
Earl Holliman
as Mike Ferris
Edgar Stehli
as Prof. Samuel Kittridge
James Daly
as Gart Williams
Sherry Jackson
as Comfort Gatewood
Lloyd Bochner
as Michael Chambers
James Whitmore
as William Benteen
Cedric Hardwicke
as Uncle Simon Polk
Ralph Taeger
as Walter Holmes
Keenan Wynn
as Gregory West
Brian Aherne
as Booth Templeton
Jack Carson
as Harvey Hunnicut
Barney Phillips
as Capt. Gunther
Russ Bender
as Counterman
Billy Mumy
as Billy Bayles
Gladys Cooper
as Wanda Dunn
Loring Smith
as Honest Luther Grimbley
Joe Mantell
as Jackie Rhodes
Walter Brooke
as Chad Cooper
John Dehner
as Captain Allenby
David White
as Brinkley
Noah Keen
as Bengston
Milton Selzer
as Alien No. 1
Howard Smith
as Mr. Misrell
Warren Oates
as Ambulance Driver
Claude Akins
as Steve Brand
Dana Dillaway
as Little Girl/Maggie
Joe Maross
as Jerry Riden
Mary Gregory
as Tommy's Mother
Katherine Squire
as Mrs. Langford
William Kendis
as Publicity Agent
Dick York
as Capt. Riker
Wright King
as Paul Carson
Art Carney
as Henry Corwin
Kevin Hagen
as Capt. James Webber
James Westerfield
as Bartender (O'Toole)
Patricia Smith
as Sylvia Bayles
Virginia Gregg
as Ossie Stone
Howard I. Smith
as Mr. Misrell
Thomas Gomez
as Cadwallader
Lew Brown
as Telephone Repairman
Milton Parsons
as Professor Gilbert
James Gregory
as Air Force General
Merritt Bohn
as Truck Driver
Don Keefer
as Dan Hollis
Arch Johnson
as Roscoe Bragg
Jason Wingreen
as Conductor No. 1
William Sargent
as Project Manager
Malcolm Atterbury
as Henry J. Fate
Ezelle Poule
as Housekeeper
Sandra Gould
as Woman No. 1
Ivan Dixon
as Bolie Jackson
Bing Russell
as Ramp Attendant
Ned Glass
as Pawnshop Owner
Edward Ryder
as Callahan
Edson Stroll
as Walter Smith
Lili Darvas
as Grandma Bayles
Lance Fuller
as Orgram Gatewood
Philippa Bevans
as Mrs. Landers
Pert Kelton
as Mrs. Parkes
Ray Teal
as Franklin
Tim O'Connor
as Col. Sloane
Joyce Van Patten
as Eileen Ransome
Bonnie Beecher
as Mary Rachel
Alexander Scourby
as General Harper
James Maloney
as Conductor No. 2
Paul Hartman
as Police Sergeant
Miranda Jones
as Martha Horn
Jeane Wood
as Landlady
Jean Willes
as Ethel McConnell
William McLean
as Property Man
Phyllis Love
as Mrs. Lucas
Curt Conway
as Stranger
Martine Bartlett
as Miss Finch
Rod Taylor
as Col. Clegg Forbes
Dan Tobin
as Bagby
David García
as Lieutenant
Jonathan Winters
as Fats Brown
Robert Redford
as Harold Beldon
Robert Foulk
as Gatekeeper
Frank Silvera
as Dr. Koslenko
David Opatoshu
as Mayor Dorn
Marsha Hunt
as Mrs. Henderson
Celia Lovsky
as Viola Draper
Joan Blondell
as Phyllis Britt
Paul Fix
as Colbey
Jeff Morrow
as Kurt Meyers
Martin Milner
as Paul Grinstead
Henry Jones
as J. Hardy Hempstead
Abraham Sofaer
as Dr. Stillman
Jennifer Howard
as Janet's Nurse
Pippa Scott
as Laura Templeton
Cloris Leachman
as Mrs. Fremont
Joan Hackett
as Esther Fortune
Nancy Kulp
as Mrs. Gann
Frank Aletter
as Col. Connacher
Herbie Faye
as Bartender
David Macklin
as Bud Powell
Collin Wilcox Paxton
as Marilyn Cuberle
Roger Jacquet
as Confederate Spy
Penny Singleton
as Mrs. Flemington
John Van Dreelen
as Commissar Vassiloff
Norman Leavitt
as Sheriff Gilchrist
Hazel Court
as Charlotte Scott
Dody Heath
as Susanna Kittridge
Gene Lyons
as Psychiatrist
Robin Hughes
as Prisoner (Howling Man)
Robert P. Lieb
as Officer Flaherty
Peggy Stewart
as Grace Stockton
Karen Verne
as Innkeeper
Larry Blyden
as Rocky Valentine
Jon Lormer
as Reverend
Cliff Robertson
as Christian Horn
George Grizzard
as Roger Shackleforth
James Flavin
as Truck Driver
Ted de Corsia
as Marty Sall
Sandra Warner
as First Beautiful Girl
Joseph Elic
as Subaltern
Percy Helton
as Tom Poulter
Joseph Perry
as Policeman
Ed Wynn
as Lew Bookman
Cecil Kellaway
as Jeremy Wickwire
Ida Lupino
as Barbara Jean Trenton
Douglas Spencer
as Martian No. 1
Jerome Cowan
as Jerry Hearndan
Donna Douglas
as Janet Tyler (revealed)
Morgan Jones
as Trooper Dan Perry
S. John Launer
as Mr. Harrington
Pat O'Malley
as Mr. Wilson
Wesley Lau
as Airline Agent
Richard Karlan
as Bartender
Theodore Marcuse
as Citizen Gregori
Arline Sax
as Girl in Bar
Olan Soule
as Revenue Man
Charles Aidman
as Col. Ed Harrington
Peter Brocco
as Pop Marshak
Eddie Marr
as Girlie Barker
Jack Albertson
as Jerry Harlowe
Russell Horton
as Boy No. 4
Richard Long
as David Gurney
Anne Barton
as Mrs. Brand
June Foray
as Talky Tina
Nancy Rennick
as Miss Pettigrew
Anne Francis
as Marsha White
Robert Riordan
as Hotel Manager
Henry Hunter
as Dr. Unger
Alice Pearce
as Mrs. Nielsen
John Close
as Policeman
R.G. Armstrong
as Contractor
Michael Ford
as Spaceman No. 1
Alma Platt
as Marie Holt
Irene Dailey
as Miss Frank
Patricia Crowley
as Jackie Benson
Edward Kemmer
as Flight Engineer
Kaaren Verne
as Innkeeper
Bill Bixby
as O.O.D. Smith
Shari Lee Bernath
as Maggie Gaines
Bill Diamond
as Pvt. Pip
Ed Kemmer
as Flight Engineer
Randy Boone
as Pfc. Michael McCluskey
Pam Austin
as Valerie/Marilyn/No. 8
Sterling Holloway
as TV Repairman
Sarah Selby
as Mrs. Cudahy
Jack Crowder
as Technician
John Bolt
as Billy Rayford
Russell Trent
as Rifle Range Barker
Ted Otis
as Pierson
Estelle Winwood
as Laurette Bowen
Than Wyenn
as Johnson
Phyllis Kirk
as Victoria West
Seymour Green
as British Officer
Douglas Heyes
as Astronaut
Dexter Dupont
as Messenger
Troy Melton
as Cowboy No. 1
Ralph Moody
as Pa Myrtlebank
Robert Sampson
as Chris Miller
Michael D. Ford
as Spaceman #1
Moyna MacGill
as Mrs. Williams
Fredrick Beir
as Lt. Mike Carter
Guy Raymond
as Gibbons
Tim O'Conner
as Col. Sloane
Henry Lascoe
as Gerald Hugo
Constance Ford
as Barbara Polk
Barton Heyman
as Lt. Blane
Mary Munday
as Hildy Powell
Diana Hyland
as Anne Henderson
Nancy Malone
as Millie Frazier
Gig Young
as Martin Sloan
Jim Hutton
as Maj. William Gart
Art Lewis
as Drunk
Simon Scott
as Major Wilson
Patricia Donahue
as Jane Williams
Charles Lane
as Peckinpaugh
Harp McGuire
as Purcell
Michael Burns
as Paul Stockton
Rex Holman
as Charlie
Tom Hatcher
as Bill Soames
Muriel Landers
as Marge Moore
Natalie Trundy
as Ellen Marshall
Pat Crowley
as Jackie Benson
Patrick O'Neal
as Harmon Gordon
Denver Pyle
as Stu Tillman
Patrick Macnee
as First Officer
Joe Hamilton
as Ticket Agent
Lisa Golm
as Mrs. Gumley
Paul Genge
as Canfield
Josip Elic
as Subaltern
Clegg Hoyt
as Junk Dealer
Jim Boles
as Dispatcher
Harold Gould
as Gen. Larrabee
Inger Stevens
as Nan Adams
Chuck Hicks
as Maynard Flash
Dick Wilson
as First Adjuster
Jim Turley
as 2nd Fireman
Dane Clark
as Ace Larsen
Shirley O'Hara
as Woman on Road
Vic Perrin
as Martian No. 2
Jay Adler
as Derelict
Dabbs Greer
as Scanlon
Jo Helton
as Mrs. Harlowe
Harry Jackson
as Trumpet Player
Duane Grey
as Bartender
Lillian O'Malley
as Miss Meredith
Shirley O'Hara Krims
as Woman on Road
Orville Sherman
as Tillman Miller
Phil Coolidge
as Throckmorton
Sarah Marshall
as Ruth Miller
Barnaby Hale
as Stanley
Jerry Davis
as Hermy Brandt
Telly Savalas
as Erich Streator
Ian Wolfe
as Schwimmer
Richard Basehart
as Col. Adam Cook
Helen Westcott
as Lillian Pope
Robert Lansing
as Cdr. Douglas Stansfield
Roger Davis
as David Mitchell
George Lindsey
as Deputy Pierce
Jackie Cooper
as Jonathan West
Naomi Stevens
as Woman Attendant
Roddy McDowall
as Sam Conrad
Artie Lewis
as Racetrack Tout
Val Avery
as Bartender
Jack Ging
as Young Man
Lee Van Cleef
as Gambler (Steinhart)
Ralph Votrian
as Hanacheck
Edgar Buchanan
as Doc Bolton
Robert Eaton
as Spaceman No. 2
Eva Soreny
as Frau Maria Werner
Tudor Owen
as Lusitania Captain
Carol Byron
as Carol Chase
Everett Sloane
as Franklin Gibbs
Vera Miles
as Millicent Barnes
Frederic Ledebur
as Brother Christophorus
Tom Palmer
as Robert the Butler
Franchot Tone
as Col. Archie Taylor
Robert Brubaker
as Tower Operator
Clark Allen
as Bagpipe Player
Hardie Albright
as Secretary General
Charles P. Thompson
as Andy Praskins
Suzy Parker
as Lana/No. 12
Brooke Hayward
as Paula Harper
Lela Bliss
as Woman in Bank
Frederick Ledebur
as Brother Christophorus
Trevor Bardette
as Col. Hawthorne
Michael Keep
as Policeman
Charles Herbert
as Tom (age 12)
Burt Reynolds
as Rocky Rhodes
Asa Maynor
as Stewardess
Greg Morris
as Lieutenant
Herbert C. Lytton
as Dr. Saltman
Robert Warwick
as Air Marshal Mackaye
Don Dubbins
as Peter Kirby
Kevin McCarthy
as Walter Jameson
Peter Coe
as German Officer
Guy Wilkerson
as Counter Man
Shelley Berman
as Archibald Beechcroft
Mark Tapscott
as Lieutenant
Jesse White
as Repairman
Ryan Hayes
as Trainman
Douglas Bank
as Prosecutor
Donald Losby
as Venusian No. 1
Joe Scott
as Croupier
King Calder
as Sid Sperry
Bob McCord
as Ist Fireman
Ricky Kelman
as Alex (age 10)
Albert Carrier
as Frenchman
Helen Kleeb
as Mattie Glover
Byron Kane
as Lab Assistant
James Tyler
as Jackson
Denise Lynn
as Little Girl
Burt Conroy
as Watchman
Noami Stevens
as Woman Attendant
Janice Rule
as Helen Foley
Robert Cummings
as Capt. James Embry
Albert Szabo
as German Officer No. 2
Charles Seel
as Rev. Wood
Pat Hingle
as Horace Ford
Alan Sues
as Wilfred Jr.
Richard Conte
as Edward Hall
Milton Frome
as Detective
Eleanor Audley
as Mrs. Whitney
H.M. Wynant
as David Ellington
Meg Wyllie
as Sister Florence
John Lasell
as Wellington
Evans Evans
as Mary Lou
Ray Galvin
as Policeman
Ralph Manza
as Doorkeeper
Donald Pleasence
as Prof. Ellis Fowler
William Swan
as Technician
Renee Aubry
as Secretary
Gary Crosby
as Floyd Burney
Doug McClure
as Pete Grant
Fred Clark
as Chester Diedrich
Dorothy Adams
as Mrs. Canfield
John Archer
as Trooper Bill Padgett
Chuck Fox
as Victim
June C. Ellis
as Neighbor's Wife
Jack Mann
as Mallory
Dale Ishimoto
as Japanese Soldier
Robert J. Stevenson
as TV Bartender
John Newton
as Mr. Cooper
Theodore Bikel
as Oliver Crangle
Mike Kellin
as Chief Bell
Richard Erdman
as Patrick McNulty
Robert Hogan
as Robert Blake
Byron Morrow
as Martian No. 1
Juney Ellis
as Neighbor's Wife
Bob Duggan
as Photographer
Jerry Fujikawa
as Japanese Captain
Andy Devine
as Somerset Frisby
Eddie Hall
as Girlie Barker
Harry Bartell
as Langford
Richard Lupino
as British Man
Jimmy Lydon
as Patrolman
Harold J. Stone
as Grant Sheckly
Austin Green
as Abraham Lincoln
Jeanne Bates
as Ethel Hollis
Donald Foster
as Sinclair
Philip Coolidge
as Throckmorton
Vickie Barnes
as Liz Myrtlebank
Rickey Kelman
as Alex (age 10)
Sara Taft
as Mrs. Nolan
Ray Kellogg
as Attendant
Ron Foster
as Sgt. William Conners
Ann Blyth
as Pamela Morris
Michael Constantine
as Sheriff Charlie Koch
Michael Montgomery
as Young Martin
Kenneth Haigh
as Flight Lt. Decker
Marc Cavell
as Freeman
Peter Walker
as Endicott
Orson Bean
as James B.W. Bevis
Maxine Stuart
as Janet Tyler (bandaged)
James Lydon
as Patrolman
Mary Adams
as Day Nurse
Barry Brooks
as 1st Man
Gil Lamb
as 1890 Policeman
Don Durant
as Gregory Walker
John Hanek
as Policeman
Michael Conrad
as Sheriff Harper
Richard Deacon
as Wallace V. Whipple
Mickey Maga
as Little Boy
Therese Lyon
as Old Woman
Charles Horvath
as Other Fighter
Walter Reed
as Desperate Man
Titus Moede
as Wesley Miller
Jack Younger
as Truck Driver
Jimmy Baird
as Boy No. 1
Nina Roman
as The Maid
Lenny Geer
as Douglas
Jack Raine
as Reynolds
Lee Sands
as Floor Manager
Alan Dexter
as Beasley
Ed Platt
as Doctor
Phil Arnold
as Ist Man
Diane Strom
as Girl in Commercial
Adrienne Marden
as Woman No. 1
Joe Mell
as Jimmy
Anne O'Neal
as Mrs. Wister
Barry Morse
as Fitzgerald Fortune
Mary McMahon
as Receptionist
Bethelynn Grey
as Chorus Girl No. 1
Tony Call
as Lee Helmsman
David Bond
as Jack the Ripper
Ron Stokes
as Car Salesman
John Clarke
as Hearndan in Film
Deirdre Owen
as Barbara
Gloria Pall
as Girl in Bar
Rusty Lane
as Commissioner
Luther Adler
as Arthur Castle
Dee Carroll
as Desperate Woman
Norma Connolly
as Night Nurse
Larry Gates
as Dr. Stockton
Tom Reese
as Intruder
Robert Snyder
as Electrician No. 2
Kevin Jones
as Boy No. 2
Gerald Gordon
as Lieutenant
Terese Lyon
as Old Woman
Vernon Gray
as Martian No. 3
House Peters Jr.
as 2nd Policeman
Alan Napier
as Capt. Protheroe
Marge Redmond
as Secretary
Sam Balter
as TV Announcer
Wally Cox
as James Elwood
John Sullivan
as Russian Duke
Carl McIntyre
as Announcer
Peter Hornsby
as Crap Dealer
Felix Locher
as 2nd Man
Peter Falk
as Ramos Clemente
Buster Keaton
as Woodrow Mulligan
Arthur Hunnicut
as Hyder Simpson
Helen Wallace
as Ma Gatewood
Wolfe Barzell
as Bartender
Ann Jillian
as Ilse Nielsen
Ruth White
as Mrs. Ford
James Coburn
as Major French
Sidney Marion
as Watchman
Buzz Martin
as Teenager
Billy Booth
as Boy One
Valley Keane
as Suzanne
Robert Karnes
as Airline Official
Dean Stockwell
as Lieutenant Katell
Bob Crane
as Disc Jockey
Roy Rowan
as TV/Radio Announcer
Steve Forrest
as Robert Gaines
Mary Carver
as Betty O'Brien
Dick Wessel
as Charlie
Robert Keith
as Jason Foster
Joe Flynn
as Second Adjuster
Frankie Van
as Referee
Butch Hengen
as Boy Two
Valley Keene
as Suzanne
Anthony Ray
as Newsboy
John Holland
as 3rd Man
Robert L. McCord III
as Offstage Voice
Larry Johns
as Corcoran
Michael Pataki
as Jeep Driver
William Fawcett
as Rev. Siddons
Johnny Eiman
as Pitcher
Terence de Marney
as Gambler No. 1
Carol Burnett
as Agnes Grep
John Pickard
as Policeman
John L. Sullivan
as Russian Duke
John Cliff
as Lightning Peterson
Edwin Rand
as Bus Driver
James Gavin
as Policeman
Gertrude Flynn
as Rose Kramer
Joseph Wiseman
as Paul Radin
Betty Harford
as Woman Clerk
Derrick Lewis
as Helmsman
Claudia Bryer
as Frau Nielsen
Robert Duvall
as Charley Parkes
Lindsay Workman
as Bartender
Howard Morris
as George P. Hanley
Don Gazzaniga
as Detective
Paul Bryar
as Bartender
William Reynolds
as Lt. Fitzgerald
Susan Dorn
as Marian
Lee Sabinson
as Nikita Khrushchev
Dennis Weaver
as Adam Grant
Joseph E. Bernard
as Marty Weiss
Warren Stevens
as Nate Bledsoe
Tom Lowell
as Boy No. 3
Irene Hervey
as Martha Tillman
Dan Duryea
as Al Denton
Lee Millar
as Photographer
Nels Nelson
as Midget Policeman
Paul Tripp
as Man No. 2
Edmund Glover
as Sam Baker
Kate Murtagh
as Zelda Gooberman
Ken Lynch
as Charlie
Gene Roth
as Judge
Carleton Young
as Colonel No. 2
Edy Williams
as Chorus Girl No. 2
Conlan Carter
as Ensign Marmer
Ward Wood
as Man No. 2
Ben Erway
as Pete Van Horn
Bill Mullikin
as Parking Attendant
Billy Vincent
as Gambler No. 2
Jim E. Titus
as Horace (child)
Ted Christy
as Panther Man
David Wayne
as Walter Bedeker