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Adam Link, a robot, is arrested and accused for the murder of its creator. After a trial, the robot is found guilty and, on its way to be dismantled, it runs to save the life of a little girl and is crashed and torn up by the State truck.

Episode Info


Episode number: 2x9
Airdate: Saturday November 14th, 1964

Director: Leon Benson
Story: Eando Binder
Teleplay: Robert C. Dennis


Guest Stars
John HoytJohn Hoyt
As Professor Hebbel
Recurring
Leonard NimoyLeonard Nimoy
As Judson Ellis
Recurring
Read MorganRead Morgan
As Adam Link
Recurring
Ford RaineyFord Rainey
As D.A. Thomas Coyle
Howard da SilvaHoward da Silva
As Thurman Cutler
Hugh SandersHugh Sanders
As Sheriff Barclay
Marianna HillMarianna Hill
As Nina Link
Peter BroccoPeter Brocco
As Professor Charles Link
Main Cast
Vic PerrinVic Perrin
voiced The Control Voice
Episode Notes
This episode was remade for an episode of the 1990's version of The Outer Limits of the same name.

This episode is based on the short story "I, Robot" by Eando Binder.



Episode Quotes
Opening Narration: God looked upon his world and called it good, but Man was not content. He looked for ways to make it better and built machines to do the work. But in vain we build the world, unless the builder also grows.

Closing Narration: Out of every disaster, a little progress is made. Man will build more robots, and learn how to make them better. And, given enough time, he may learn how to do the same for himself.

Judson Ellis: Frankenstein killed by his own monster! Sheriff, this is the space age!



Cultural References
This episode inspired the film, I, Robot.



Other Episode Crew

CreatorJoseph Stefano  |  Leslie Stevens
 
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