Original Twilight Zone Episode List

Season Five


1. In Praise of Pip

Airdate: 27 Sep 1963
In Praise Of Pip - Twilight Zone Bookie Max Phillips finds out that his son is dying in Vietnam. Feeling he could have been a better father, he returns some money to a punter and gets wounded by a boss's hitman. Reeling from his injuries, he enters an amusement park and meets a young version of his son.
Main Cast: Jack Klugman, Bobby Diamond, Billy Mumy

2. Steel

Airdate: 4 Oct 1963
Steel - Twilight Zone Prizefighting has been abolished. All boxing is now waged by robots. Former heavyweight boxer Steel Kelly finds that his robot, "Battling Maxo", is damaged prior to a fight. He decides to disguise himself as a robot and enter the ring in its place.
Main Cast: Lee Marvin, Joe Mantell

3. Nightmare at 20,000 Feet

Airdate: 11 Oct 1963
Nightmare At 20000 Feet - Twilight Zone Mr. Robert Wilson has spent the last six months in a sanitarium recovering from a nervous breakdown. Flying home, his nerves are about to be shattered once more when he believes he can see a creature on the wing destroying the engine.
Main Cast: William Shatner

4. A Kind of Stopwatch

Airdate: 18 Oct 1963
A Kind Of Stopwatch - Twilight Zone Braggart Patrick Mc Nulty befriends a man called Potts in a local bar. Potts gives him a stopwatch that can halt time at the press of a button. He decides to use it to rob a bank.
Main Cast: Richard Erdman

5. The Last Night of a Jockey

Airdate: 25 Oct 1963
The Last Of A Jockey - Twilight Zone A jockey has been banned from horse racing for doping horses. Conversing with his alter-ego in his room, he comes to the conclusion that all he ever wanted was to be respected. He wishes he was taller. Soon his wish is granted.
Main Cast: Mickey Rooney

6. Living Doll

Airdate: 1 Nov 1963
Living Doll - Twilight Zone When his wife buys his step-daughter a doll, Erich streator takes an instant dislike to it. After the doll talks back to him and tells him that she dislikes him, he tries to get rid of it. This task proves not to be as easy as he first thought.
Main Cast: Telly Savalas

7. The Old Man in the Cave

Airdate: 8 Nov 1963
The Old Man In The Cave - Twilight Zone A group of survivors from a nuclear war have been guided by an "old man in a cave" for many years. After armed soldiers arrive and take over, Mr. Goldsmith begs them to listen to their protector and not eat food that has been contaminated.
Main Cast: James Coburn

8. Uncle Simon

Airdate: 15 Nov 1963
Uncle Simon - Twilight Zone Uncle Simon falls to his death after trying to strike Barbara with his cane. His will stipulates that she must look after his newest invention - a robot. Unfortunately, the robot shares many of uncle Simon's apalling characteristics.
Main Cast: Cedric Hardwicke, Constance Ford

9. Probe 7, Over and Out

Airdate: 29 Nov 1963
Probe 7 Over And Out - Twilight Zone Adam Cook has landed on a remote planet and has just learned that his home planet has been destroyed. He spots a footprint that is not his own. Later, he discovers that it belongs to a woman.
Main Cast: Richard Basehart, Antoinette Bower






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