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The Outer Limits

The Outer Limits


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Episode Info

Final: 2x17 -- The Probe (Jan/16/1965)


En route to Tokyo during a violent storm, a cargo plane crash lands in the ocean and four passengers miraculously escape from death. They drift on a safety raft and enter a spaceship that is used to analyze and study alien civilizations. The four people avoid a mutated and growing microbe, except one, and finally try to communicate with the distant alien race owing to a computer. After being disinfected and studied, they're released. By chance, a plane rescue them. On board, they see the spaceship which goes back to its home place and self-destroys in the atmosphere.
Available Episodes

The Probe
Jan 16, 1965
Season 2 episode 17

The Premonition
Jan 09, 1965
Season 2 episode 16

The Brain of Colonel..
Jan 02, 1965
Season 2 episode 15

Counterweight
Dec 26, 1964
Season 2 episode 14

The Duplicate Man
Dec 19, 1964
Season 2 episode 13

Keeper of the Purple..
Dec 05, 1964
Season 2 episode 12

The Inheritors (2)
Nov 28, 1964
Season 2 episode 11

Cast
Vic PerrinVic Perrin
voiced The Control Voice
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Recaps
2x5: Demon With A Glass Hand recap: A man, Trent, runs through the night in the city of Los Angeles. He has no memory of who he is or where he is, and believes that the people that wiped his memory are pursuing him. Trent escapes them once and takes refuge in an alleyway, and removes the glove on his left hand. Beneath it is a glass hand containing a computer. The computer can’t tell him who is following him, but explains that each pursuer wears a medallion. They have traveled to the present from the future using a Time Mirror, and can send more of them. It tells Trent that it can serve him better if it’s complete, and is missing three finger nodes... read more.

1x27: Fun and Games recap: On the planet Earth, boxer Mike Benson finishes a fight and then goes to an apartment for a high-stakes game of poker. As he prepares to knock at the door, schoolteacher Laura Hanley comes in with her groceries and goes upstairs to her apartment. Mike notices her briefly and then knocks. The dealer's bodyguard, Sharpie, lets him in and then the two of them watch the game. The bodyguard watches the dealer, and Mike watches him. When the dealer deals from the bottom, Sharpie shoots him and the players run for it... read more.

1x14: The Zanti Misfits recap: In the ghost town of Morgue, CA, Major Roger Hill drives Professor Stephen Grave up to a seemingly abandoned hotel. Hill activates a buzzer and a sentry takes his papers and goes back inside. While they wait, Grave looks around. The major looks up at the sky and Groves asks if he saw "them." Hill says it was probably a bird and figures that their visitors may come in the daytime since they have nothing to fear. Groves asks why they're allowing it to happen, and Hill says that they have no choice. He explains that they were told when the penal ship would land and instructed to stay out of its way "or else." When Groves wonders what the "or else" was, Hill says that they wanted a non-violent sequence but promised to attack if anything went wrong. The major thinks that "they" either superhuman... or subhuman... read more.

1x10: Nightmare recap: In the near future, the planet Ebon launches an attack on Unified Earth. A crew of soldiers departs to the planet Ebon to take the war to their attackers, well aware that all troops before them have been lost, killed, or captured. Colonel Luke Stone is addressing his five-man team, but is interrupted when a high-pitched shrieking noise fills the ship. It shakes and Stone tries to tell them what to do if they are captured, but is cut off as the power goes out... read more.

1x4: The Man With the Power recap: Professor Harold J. Finley is driving home from college and passes two workers blocking the road with their crane. They tell him to wait until they’re finished or go 12 miles around. When Harold persists, they start to approach him and ask if he’s trying to start trouble. Cowed, Harold turns around and drives. As he proceeds, he rubs at the surgical scar on his forehead. Behind him, a cloud of energy forms near the two workers. They try to run but it disintegrates them and their truck in a matter of seconds... read more.
Recurring Guests

Bob Johnson (1) as NORCO Intercom Voice (4 eps)
Douglas Henderson as Dr. Paul Fredericks (3 eps)
John Hoyt as Emmett Balfour (3 eps)
Robert Culp as Allen Leighton (3 eps)
Jason Wingreen as Fred Severn (3 eps)
Willard Sage as Chief of Staff (3 eps)
Dabney Coleman as Dr. Williams (3 eps)
Edward Platt as Dean Radcliffe (3 eps)
Robert Fortier as Bert Hamil (3 eps)
Bill Hart as Corporal Delano (3 eps)

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Warning: The Outer Limits guide may contain spoilers
Classification: Scripted
Genre: Anthology | Drama | Sci-Fi
Status: Canceled/Ended
Network: ABC ( USA)
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: September 16, 1963
Ended: January 16, 1965
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