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The Twilight Zone: The Shelter

A news report turns a group of party goers into an angry mob when the host refuses to make room in his bomb shelter for his friends.

Episode Info

Episode number: 3x3
Production Number: 4803
Airdate: Friday September 29th, 1961

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At a suburban home, Jerry Harlowe calls a toast for his friend Dr. William Stockton at the end of their surprise party. They joke about Stockton's construction of a bomb shelter and the noise keeping them up and the concrete trucks coming through. Stockton's son Paul comes in to announce that the TV has gone out and the announcer has told people to turn to the radio station. The radio broadcast announces that incoming unidentified flying objects have been picked up and everyone is advised to go to their shelter or store up provisions. The Harlowe, Henderson, and Weiss couples run to their homes as air sirens go off...

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