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1 :01x01 - Where is Everybody?

Oct/02/1959
A man wanders the streets of an abandoned town only to discover he is completely alone.
Guest Stars: Earl Holliman as Mike Ferris | James Gregory as Air Force General |
Co-Guest Stars: Paul Langton as Air Force Colonel | James McCallion as Reporter #1 | John Conwell as Air Force Colonel | Jay Overholts as Reporter Two (as Jay Overholt) | Carter Mullally Jr. as Air Force Captain (as Carter Mullally) | Garry Walberg as Reporter #3 (as Gary Walberg) | James Johnson (3) as Air Force Staff Sergeant (as Jim Johnson)
Director: Robert Stevens
Writer: Rod Serling

2 :01x02 - One for the Angels

Oct/09/1959
Mr. Bookman, a sidewalk salesman convinces Mr. Death to allow him the one big pitch he has always dreamed of, before he is to die.
Guest Stars: Murray Hamilton as Mr. Death | Jay Overholts as The Doctor | Ed Wynn as Lew Bookman | Dana Dillaway as Maggie | Mickey Maga as Ricky | Merritt Bohn as The Truck Driver
Director: Robert Parrish
Writer: Rod Serling

3 :01x03 - Mr. Denton on Doomsday

Oct/16/1959
A drunkard, Al Denton, receives a magic potion which restores his shooting skill... and sets him on the same path of destruction when he is challenged by every up-and-coming gunslinger looking to make a reputation. To save his life, Denton turns to a mysterious peddler named Fate.
Guest Stars: Dan Duryea as Al Denton |
Co-Guest Stars: Martin Landau as Dan Hotaling | Jeanne Cooper as Liz | Malcolm Atterbury as Henry J. Fate | Ken Lynch as Charlie Dalton | Arthur Batanides as Leader | Bill Erwin as Man | Robert Burton as Doctor | Doug McClure as Pete Grant
Director: Allen Reisner
Writer: Rod Serling

4 :01x04 - The Sixteen-Millimeter Shrine

Oct/23/1959
A one-time starlet of the motion pictures refers to her old films to relive those days of her glorious past.
Guest Stars: Ida Lupino as Barbara Jean Trenton | Martin Balsam as Danny Weiss | Jerome Cowan as Jerry Hearndan | Ted de Corsia as Marty Sall | Alice Frost as Sally |
Uncredited: John Clarke (1) as Hearndan in film
Director: Mitchell Leisen
Writer: Rod Serling

5 :01x05 - Walking Distance

Oct/30/1959
Martin Sloane returns to his hometown where he discovers nothing has changed there since he was a child.
Guest Stars: Gig Young as Martin Sloan |
Co-Guest Stars: Frank Overton as Martin's Father | Irene Tedrow as Mrs. Sloan | Michael Montgomery as Martin as a child | Ron Howard as Wilcox Boy (as Ronnie Howard) | Byron Foulger as Charlie | Sheridan Comerate as The Gas Station Attendant | Joseph Corey as The 1959 Counterman | Buzz Martin as The Teenager | Nan Peterson as The Woman in the Park | Pat O'malley as Mr. Wilson
Director: Robert Stevens
Writer: Rod Serling

6 :01x06 - Escape Clause

Nov/06/1959
A hypochondriac makes a deal with the Devil for immortality, but he soon grows bored when he discovers that he no longer gets a kick out of life.
Guest Stars: David Wayne as Walter Bedeker | Thomas Gomez as Mr. Cadwallader | Virginia Christine as Ethel Bedeker |
Co-Guest Stars: Raymond Bailey as The Doctor | Wendell Holmes as Mr. Cooper | Dick Wilson (2) as Jack | Joe Flynn (1) as Steve | Nesdon Booth as The Prison Guard |
Uncredited: Allan Lurie as Guard | George Baxter as Judge Cummings | Paul E. Burns as Janitor
Director: Mitchell Leisen
Writer: Rod Serling

7 :01x07 - The Lonely

Nov/13/1959
A convicted murderer sentenced to 40 years on a deserted asteroid is given the company of a robot in the form of a beautiful woman.
Guest Stars: Jean Marsh as Alicia | John Dehner as Captain Allenby | Ted Knight as Adams | Jack Warden as James A. Corry | James Turley as Carstairs
Director: Jack Smight
Writer: Rod Serling

8 :01x08 - Time Enough at Last

Nov/20/1959
Henry Bemis has one passion in life, reading. An H-bomb attack leaves Henry as the last man on Earth with all the time now to fulfill his obsession, until fate intervenes.
Guest Stars: Burgess Meredith as Henry Bemis | Jacqueline DeWit (1) as Helen Bemis | Lela Bliss as Mrs. Chester | Vaughn Taylor as Mr. Carsville
Director: John Brahm
Writer: Rod Serling

9 :01x09 - Perchance to Dream

Nov/27/1959
Edward Hall is terrified that if he falls asleep he will be murdered by the woman in his reoccurring nightmare.
Guest Stars: Richard Conte as Edward Hall | John Larch as Dr. Rathmann | Suzanne Lloyd as Maya/Miss Thomas | Eddie Marr as Girlie Barker | Russell Trent as Rifle Range Barker | Ted Stanhope as Man on the Street
Director: Robert Florey

10 :01x10 - Judgment Night

Dec/04/1959
Carl Lanser tries to convince those aboard a wartime freighter that the ship will be sunk by a Nazi submarine at exactly 1:15a.m., but no one will believe him.
Starring Roles: Nehemiah Persoff as Carl Lanser |
Guest Stars: Deirdre Owens as Miss Stanley | Patrick Macnee as First Officer | Ben Wright as Captain Wilbur | Leslie Bradley as Major Devereaux | Kendrick Huxham as The Bartender | Hugh Sanders as Jerry Potter | Richard Peel as First Steward | Donald Journeaux as Second Steward | Barry Bernard as Mr. McCloud | James Franciscus as Lieutenant Mueller |
Uncredited: Debbie Joyce as Little Girl
Director: John Brahm
Writer: Rod Serling

11 :01x11 - And When the Sky Was Opened

Dec/11/1959
Three astronauts return from man's first trip into space and begin disappearing one by one... and no one remembers that they ever existed.
Guest Stars: Rod Taylor as Col. Clegg Forbes | Jim Hutton as Major William Gart (as James Hutton) | Charles Aidman as Col. Ed Harrington |
Co-Guest Stars: Maxine Cooper as Amy | Paul Bryar as Bartender | Sue Randall as The Nurse | Joe Bassett as Medical Officer |
Uncredited: Gloria Pall as Girl at the Bar | Elizabeth Fielding as Blonde Nurse
Director: Douglas Heyes
Story: Richard Matheson | Teleplay: Rod Serling

12 :01x12 - What You Need

Dec/25/1959
A down-and-out man tries to turn an old man's psychic ability of knowing exactly what each person needs the most, into a get-rich-quick scheme.
Guest Stars: Steve Cochran as Fred Renard | Ernest Truex as Pedott |
Co-Guest Stars: Read Morgan as Lefty | Arlene Martel as Girl in Bar (as Arline Sax) | William Edmonson as Bartender | Doris Karnes as Woman on the Street | Fred Kruger as Man on the Street | Norman Sturgis as Hotel Clerk |
Uncredited: Frank Allocca as Waiter | Mark Sunday as Photographer
Director: Alvin Ganzer

13 :01x13 - The Four of Us are Dying

Jan/01/1960
Petty con-man Arch Hammer has the ability to change his face to look exactly like someone else's. He uses it to get money and women, but soon finds himself depending on it to survive.
Guest Stars: Harry Townes as Arch Hammer | Phillip Pine as Hammer as Virgil Sterig | Ross Martin (1) as Hammer as Johnny Foster | Don Gordon as Hammer as Andy Marshak |
Co-Guest Stars: Harry Jackson (1) as Trumpet Player | Bernard Fein as Penell | Peter Brocco as Pop Marshak | Beverly Garland as Maggie | Milton Frome as Detective |
Uncredited: Bob Hopkins as Man in Bar | Pat Comiskey as Man Two | Sam Rawlins as Ramon
Director: John Brahm

14 :01x14 - Third From the Sun

Jan/08/1960
Two workers at a rocket ship factory plan for their families to flee the planet before an imminent atomic war begins.
Guest Stars: Lori March as Eve | Denise Alexander (1) as Jody | Fritz Weaver as William Sturka | Joe Maross as Jerry Riden | Edward Andrews as Carling | Jeanne Evans as Ann | Will J. White as Guard | S. John Launer as Loudspeaker Voice
Director: Richard L. Bare
Writer: Rod Serling

15 :01x15 - I Shot an Arrow into the Air

Jan/15/1960
After his spaceship crashes on a deserted asteroid, an astronaut begins to kill off his companions as a means of self preservation, only to get a shock from his real location.
Guest Stars: Dewey Martin as Corey | Edward Binns as Col. Donlin | Ted Otis as Pierson | Leslie Barrett as Brandt | Harry Bartell as Langford
Writer: Rod Serling

16 :01x16 - The Hitch-Hiker

Jan/22/1960
While driving cross-country, a young woman notices the same hitch-hiker on the road ahead, beckoning her toward a fatal accident.
Guest Stars: Inger Stevens as Nan Adams | Leonard Strong as Hitch-Hiker | Adam Williams as Sailor | Lew Gallo as Gas Pump Boy | Russ Bender as Counterman | George Mitchell as Gas Station Attendant | Dwight Townsend as Highway Flagman | Eleanor Audley as Mrs. Whitney
Director: Alvin Ganzer
Writer: Rod Serling

17 :01x17 - The Fever

Jan/29/1960
A man fanatically opposed to gambling, battles a Las Vegas slot machine which seems to have a will of its own.
Guest Stars: Everett Sloane as Franklin Gibbs | Vivi Janiss as Flora Gibbs | Art Lewis as Drunk | Lee Millar (1) as Photographer | William Kendis as Mr. Henson | Lee Sands as Floor Manager | Marc Towers as Cashier | Arthur Peterson as Sheriff | Carole Kent as Jackpot Winner | Jeffrey Sayre as Croupier
Director: Robert Florey
Writer: Rod Serling

18 :01x18 - The Last Flight

Feb/05/1960
A British pilot leaves a WWI dogfight, flies into a mysterious white cloud, and lands his 1917 biplane at a U.S. air base in France... in the year 1959.
Guest Stars: Kenneth Haigh as Flight Lt. Decker | Alexander Scourby as General Harper | Simon Scott as Major Wilson |
Co-Guest Stars: Robert Warwick as Air Vice Marshal Alexander Mackaye | Harry Raybould as Corporal | Jerry Catron as Guard |
Uncredited: Jack Perkins as Mechanic | Paul Baxley as Jeep Driver

19 :01x19 - The Purple Testament

Feb/12/1960
A soldier discovers he has the unwanted power to spot imminent death in the faces of men about to do battle.
Guest Stars: Dick York as Captain Riker | William Phipps as Sergeant | William Reynolds (1) as Lt. Fitzgerald | Barney Phillips as Captain Gunther | Ron Masak as Harmonica Man | S. John Launer as Colonel | Michael Vandever as Smitty | Paul Mazursky as Orderly | Marc Cavell as Freeman | Warren Oates as Jeep Driver
Director: Richard L. Bare
Writer: Rod Serling

20 :01x20 - Elegy

Feb/19/1960
Three space travelers land on a strange planet similar to Earth, except all the people stand motionless.
Guest Stars: Cecil Kellaway as Jeremy Wickwire | Jeff Morrow as Kurt Meyers | Don Dubbins as Peter Kirby | Kevin Hagen as Captain James Webber
Director: Douglas Heyes

21 :01x21 - Mirror Image

Feb/26/1960
A young woman is frightened by the sight of her double that keeps appearing in a bus depot.
Guest Stars: Vera Miles as Millicent Barnes | Martin Milner as Paul Grinstead | Joseph Hamilton (1) as Ticket Agent (as Joe Hamilton) | Naomi Stevens as Bathroom Attendant | Therese Lyon as Old Woman | Ferris Taylor as Old Man | Edwin Rand as Bus Driver
Director: John Brahm
Writer: Rod Serling

22 :01x22 - The Monsters are Due on Maple Street

Mar/04/1960
An unexplainable power failure causes paranoid suburban residents to suspect one another of being visitors from outer space.
Guest Stars: Claude Akins as Steve Brand | Jack Weston as Charlie | Barry Atwater as Mr. Goodman | Amzie Strickland as Woman | Anne Barton as Mrs. Brand | Jan Handzlik as Tommy | Burt Metcalfe as Don | Mary Gregory as Sally | Jason Johnson as Old Man | Leah Waggner as Mrs. Goodman | Joan Sudlow as Old Woman | Ben Erway as Pete Van Horn | Lyn Guild as Charlie's Wife | Sheldon Allman as First Alien | William Walsh (3) as Second Alien
Director: Ron Winston
Writer: Rod Serling

23 :01x23 - A World of Difference

Mar/11/1960
A businessman discovers his office is really only a set for a movie in which he is a character.
Guest Stars: David White (1) as Brinkley | Howard Duff as Arthur Curtis | Frank Maxwell as Marty | Eileen Ryan as Nora | Gail Kobe as Sally | Peter Walker (1) as Sam | Susan Dorn as Marian Curtis | Bill Idelson as Stagehand
Director: Ted Post

24 :01x24 - Long Live Walter Jameson

Mar/18/1960
A college professor is shocked to learn that his prospective son-in-law and colleague was born 2000 years ago and has the gift of eternal life.
Guest Stars: Kevin McCarthy as Prof. Walter Jameson | Edgar Stehli as Prof. Samuel Kittridge |
Co-Guest Stars: Estelle Winwood as Laurette Bowen | Dodie Heath as Susanna Kittridge
Director: Anton Leader

25 :01x25 - People Are Alike All Over

Mar/25/1960
The first astronaut to visit Mars is happy to find that the Martians greet him warmly and have even built him a home exactly like his back on Earth — but with one big difference.
Guest Stars: Roddy McDowall as Sam Conrad |
Co-Guest Stars: Susan Oliver (1) as Teenya | Paul Comi as Warren Marcusson | Byron Morrow as First Martian | Vic Perrin as Second Martian | Vernon Gray as Third Martian
Director: Mitchell Leisen
Story: Paul Fairman | Teleplay: Rod Serling

26 :01x26 - Execution

Apr/01/1960
A time machine snatches an outlaw from the Wild West of the 1880s away from the hangman's noose, and sets him into modern time.
Guest Stars: Albert Salmi as Joe Caswell | Russell Johnson as George Manion | Than Wyenn as Paul Johnson |
Co-Guest Stars: George Mitchell as Old Man | Jon Lormer as Reverend | Fay Roope as Judge | Richard Karlan as Bartender | Joe Haworth as Television Cowboy

27 :01x27 - The Big Tall Wish

Apr/08/1960
A young boy tells a washed-up prizefighter that he will make a "big tall wish" so he wins his comeback fight.
Guest Stars: Ivan Dixon as Bolie Jackson | Stephen Perry as Henry (as Steven Perry) |
Co-Guest Stars: Kim Hamilton as Frances | Walter Burke as Joe | Henry Scott as Thomas |
Uncredited: Charles Horvath as Joey Consiglio | Carl McIntire as Announcer | Frankie Van as Referee
Director: Ron Winston
Writer: Rod Serling

28 :01x28 - A Nice Place to Visit

Apr/15/1960
A small-time hoodlum gets killed by the police during a robbery and finds an afterlife where he can have anything he wants.
Guest Stars: Larry Blyden as Rocky Valentine | Sebastian Cabot as Mr. Pip |
Uncredited: John Close as Policeman | Wayne Tucker as The Croupier | Sandra Warner as The Brunette Woman | Barbara English as The Dancing Blonde | Nels Nelson as The Midget Policeman | Bill Mullikin as The Parking Attendant
Director: John Brahm

29 :01x29 - Nightmare as a Child

Apr/29/1960
A teacher has an encounter with herself as a child with an attempt to unlock her memory of witnessing her mother's murder.
Guest Stars: Shepperd Strudwick as Peter Selden | Michael Fox as Doctor | Janice Rule as Helen Foley | Terry Burnham as Markie | Joseph V. Perry as Police Lieutenant | Morgan Brittany as Girl with the Doll
Director: Alvin Ganzer
Writer: Rod Serling

30 :01x30 - A Stop at Willoughby

May/06/1960
A fed up modern day executive finds escape in the peaceful town of Willoughby…in July 1880.
Guest Stars: Jason Wingreen as Train Conductor | James Daly as Gart Williams | Patricia Donahue as Jane Williams | Howard Smith as Mr. Misrell | Mavis Neal Palmer as Helen | James Maloney as 1888 Train Conductor | Billy Booth as First Boy | Butch Hengen as Second Boy | Ryan Hayes as Engineer | Max Slaten as Man on the Wagon
Director: Robert Parrish
Writer: Rod Serling

31 :01x31 - The Chaser

May/13/1960
A love potion brings unexpected results to a lonely man trying to woo the woman of his desire.
Guest Stars: John McIntire as Prof. Daemon | Patricia Barry as Leila | J. Pat O'Malley as Old Man | George Grizzard as Roger Shackleforth | Marjorie Bennett as Old Lady | Barbara Perry as Blonde Lady | Rusty Wescoatt as Tall Man | Duane Grey as Bartender
Director: Douglas Heyes

32 :01x32 - A Passage for Trumpet

May/20/1960
An unlucky trumpet player is given a second chance at life after being run down by a truck.
Guest Stars: Jack Klugman as Joey Crown |
Co-Guest Stars: John Anderson (1) as Gabe | Frank Wolff as Baron | Mary Webster as Nan | James Flavin as Truck Driver | Ned Glass as Nate / Pawnshop Owner |
Uncredited: Diane Honodel as Woman Pedestrian
Director: Don Medford
Writer: Rod Serling

33 :01x33 - Mr. Bevis

Jun/03/1960
After a carefree man loses his job, his car and his home in the same day, he meets up with his "guardian angel" who tells him they will start the day over again as a success.
Guest Stars: Orson Bean as James B.W. Bevis | Henry Jones (1) as J. Hardy Hempstead | Charles Lane as Mr. Peckinpaugh | Horace McMahon as Bartender | William Schallert as First Policeman | Florence MacMichael as Margaret | Dorothy Neumann as Miss Chetfield | Vito Scotti as Tony | House Peters, Jr. as Second Policeman | Colleen O'Sullivan (1) as Michelle | Timmy Cletro as Little Boy
Director: William Asher
Writer: Rod Serling

34 :01x34 - The After Hours

Jun/10/1960
A woman who bought a thimble at a department store on a non-existing ninth floor, makes a startling discovery once the store closes.
Guest Stars: Anne Francis as Marsha White | Elizabeth Allen (1) as Saleswoman | James Millhollin as Armbruster | John Conwell as Elevator Operator | Patrick Whyte as Mr. Sloan | Nancy Rennick as Miss Keevers
Director: Douglas Heyes
Writer: Rod Serling

35 :01x35 - The Mighty Casey

Jun/17/1960
A robot pitcher named Casey is hired by the manager of a losing baseball club.
Guest Stars: Jack Warden as Mouth McGarry | Robert Sorrells as Casey | Abraham Sofaer as Dr. Stillman | Alan Dexter as Mr. Beasley | Don Kelly (1) as Monk | Jonathan Hole as Team Physician | Rusty Lane as Commissioner
Writer: Rod Serling

36 :01x36 - A World of His Own

Jul/01/1960
A playwright discovers he can make the characters described into a tape recorder materialize before his eyes.
Guest Stars: Keenan Wynn as Gregory West | Phyllis Kirk as Victoria West | Mary La Roche as Mary
Director: Ralph Nelson
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Classification: Scripted
Genre: Anthology | Drama | Sci-Fi
Status: Canceled/Ended
Network: CBS ( USA)
Airs: Fridays
Runtime: 30 Minutes
Premiere: October 02, 1959
Ended: June 19, 1964
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