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The Twilight Zone: The Last Night of a Jockey

An out-of-work jockey, tired of being the little man, begs to become a giant of a man so everyone would look up to him.

Episode Info


Episode number: 5x5
Production Number: 2616
Airdate: Friday October 25th, 1963

Director: Joseph M. Newman
Writer: Rod Serling


Recap

Mr. Grady is a five foot tall, unscrupulous horse jockey who has just been banned from his only job he is qualified for. He is alone in his one room apartment complaining about everything and everyone who he has ever come in contact with. Grady, talking to the one man who will have anything to do with himself, tells his innermost wish, to be a eight foot tall giant. No one would be able to control or look down on him ever again. He awakens to find out his wish has been granted. It's at this time he receives a call saying he has been reinstated as a jockey, but now is too tall to ride. ..

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