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The Outer Limits: The Galaxy Being

A man makes contact with an alien life form in the Andromeda Galaxy with disastrous results.

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x1
Airdate: Monday September 16th, 1963

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Guest Stars
Allyson Ames
As Loreen
Jacqueline Scott
As Caroline Maxwell
William Douglas (1)
As The Galaxy Being
Allen Pinson
As Police Officer
Bill Catching
As National Guard Major
Burt Metcalfe
As Eddie Phillips
Cliff Robertson
As Allen Maxwell
James Rawley
As Mr. Collins
Lee Philips
As Gene Maxwell
Main Cast
Vic Perrin
voiced The Control Voice
Episode Notes
Filming took nine days to complete. The Budget for the production was $213,000.

Episode Quotes
Allan Maxwell: But the secrets of the Universe don't mind. They reveal themselves to nobodies who care.

Closing Narration:

The planet Earth is a speck of dust, remote and alone in the void. There are powers in the Universe inscrutable and profound. Fear can not save us. Rage can not help us. We must see the stranger in a new light-the light of understanding. And to achieve this, we must begin to understand ourselves, and each other.

Opening Narration: There is nothing wrong with your television set. Do not attempt to adjust the picture. We are controlling transmission. If we wish to make it louder,we will bring up the volume. If we wish to make it softer,we will tune it to a whisper. We will control the horizontal. We will control the vertical We can roll the image, make it flutter. We can change the focus to a soft blur or sharpen it to crystal clarity. For the next hour sit quietlyand we will control all that you see and hear. We repeat: there is nothing wrong with your television set. You are about to participate in a great adventure. You are about to experience the awe and mystery which reaches from the inner mind to... THE OUTER LIMITS

Episode Goofs
Sidney Blackmer is supposed to have part of a finger missing. Throughout, it can be seen that this is not true.

When the plane lands at the airport in Chicago, you can clearly see mountains in the distance. There are no mountains near Chicago.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorJoseph Stefano  |  Leslie Stevens
Warning: The Outer Limits season 1 episode 1 guide may contain spoilers
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