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A man fanatically opposed to gambling, battles a Las Vegas slot machine which seems to have a will of its own.


Episode Info


Episode number: 1x17
Production Number: 173-3627
Airdate: Friday January 29th, 1960

Director: Robert Florey
Writer: Rod Serling


  • Currently 7.3/10
7.3/10 (4 Votes cast)

Recap

Franklin Gibbs is not happy that his wife won a vacation in Las Vegas. A drunk gives him a silver dollar and forces him to play a slot machine. His attitude changes after the machine pays off. He starts to hear the slot machine calling him and develops a mania to play. He plays till his last dollar, which jams when he attempts to play. Believing the machine purposefully jammed, he pushes it over. Later, back in his room, believing he sees the slot machine coming after him he falls out his hotel window. The out-of-order machine is rolled up to him laying on the pavement and spits out his dollar...

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Warning: The Twilight Zone season 1 episode 17 guide may contain spoilers
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