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The Twilight Zone: The Big Tall Wish

A young boy tells a washed-up prizefighter that he will make a "big tall wish" so he wins his comeback fight.


Episode Info


Episode number: 1x27
Production Number: 173-3630
Airdate: Friday April 08th, 1960

Director: Ron Winston
Writer: Rod Serling


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Recap

In a New York City tenement, over-the-hill boxer Bolie Jackson is preparing for his comeback fight against Joey Consiglio. His admirer and biggest fan, a young boy named Henry, is watching him. Henry assures Bolie that he’ll be watching him tonight on TV, and Bolie looks in the mirror and fingers all the scars on his face. He admits to himself that he’s an old man, and Henry promises that he’ll make a big tall wish so that Bolie won’t get hurt...

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Warning: The Twilight Zone season 1 episode 27 guide may contain spoilers
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