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The Twilight Zone: The Mirror

A mirror residing in the office for the president of a revolutionary country shows the images of his assassins.

Episode Info


Episode number: 3x6
Production Number: 4819
Airdate: Friday October 20th, 1961

Director: Don Medford
Writer: Rod Serling


Recap

Ruler Ramos Clemente steps out onto the balcony of his new manor and waves to the crowd, then returns to his ruling junta to celebrate their recent takeover. The men drink to the revolution and then Clemente drinks to his four lieutenants. He throws his glass at the portrait of the previous ruler, General DeCruz, and has him brought in. He displays him to the people and boasts that he will cover DeCruz with honey and stake him out for the ants. DeCruz refuses to beg or cower and says that they will soon become spoilers just like him. Clemente slaps him but DeCruz is unimpressed and warns that Clemente will discover the fear and paranoia that is the legacy of rulership. A Clemente is taken out, he notes that Clemente has his mirror, which an old woman gave to him. She said it was magic and that looking into it he could see the faces of his assassins. DeCruz tells Clemente to look deep and he will see his assassins, there and everywhere...

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