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The Twilight Zone: The Lonely

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.


Episode Info


Episode number: 1x7
Production Number: 173-3602
Airdate: Friday November 13th, 1959

Director: Jack Smight
Writer: Rod Serling


  • Currently 7.7/10
7.7/10 (3 Votes cast)

Recap

Allenby, the captain of a supply ship, takes pity on Corry, and leaves him Alicia, a robot that looks and sounds like a woman. Corry is repelled by the robot, but eventually falls in love with her. Allenby returns one day and tells Corry he's been pardoned, and they've come to bring him home. Corry can only bring back fifteen pounds of gear, which means he must leave Alicia behind. Corry refuses to leave without her, so Allenby pulls out a gun and shoots Alicia in the face, revealing a mass of wires. Allenby tells Corry, "All you're leaving behind is loneliness." Stunned, Corry replies, "I must remember that, I must remember to keep that in mind." ..

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