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The Twilight Zone

Date October 14, 2008
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The Twilight Zone is sci-fi anthology series created by Rod Serling that aired on CBS from 1959 until 1964. Each episode is a mixture of self-contained drama, psychological thriller, fantasy, science fiction, suspense, or horror, often concluding with a macabre or unexpected twist. A popular and critical success, it introduced many Americans to serious science fiction and abstract ideas through television and also through a wide variety of Twilight Zone literature.
Submitted for your approval: Rod Serling's seminal anthology series focused on ordinary folks who suddenly found themselves in extraordinary, usually supernatural, situations. The stories would typically end with an ironic twist that would see the guilty punished. Each episode is a mixture of self-contained drama, psychological thriller, fantasy, science fiction, suspense, or horror, often concluding with a macabre or unexpected twist. A popular and critical success, it introduced many Americans to serious science fiction and abstract ideas through television and also through a wide variety of Twilight Zone literature.

The Twilight Zone Cast

Cast & Characters

  • Rod Sterling

Broadcast History

The Twilight Zone Title CardFirst Telecast: October 1, 1959
Last Telecast: June 1, 1964
Original Network:  CBS
Number of Seasons: 5
Number of Episodes: 156
Original Primetime TV Schedule:
  • October 1959- September 1962, CBS, Friday 10:00-10:30pm
  • January 1963- September 1963, CBS, Thursday 9:00-10:00pm
  • September 1963- September 1964, CBS, Friday 9:30-10:00pm
  • May 1965- September 1965, CBS, Sunday 9:00-10:00pm

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The Twilight Zone On DVD

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