June 25, 1876. A scout and two cavalrymen find an abandoned teepee. The scout determines that the camp was recently occupied and that the tracks indicate there are plenty of Indians in the area. He notes that General Custer will find them when he rides his men through the juncture o the Bighorn and Little Bighorn Rivers. An arrow hits the scout in the back, and the cavalrymen return fire…..Read the full recap
Greg Morris is best known for his role in Mission Impossible.
Lew Brown was also in "A Thing About Machines," "Back There" and " Long Distance Call."
Warren Oates was also in "The Purple Testament."
Narrator: June 25th, 1964 - or, if you prefer, June 25th, 1876. The cast of characters in order of their appearance: a patrol of General Custer's cavalry and a patrol of National Guardsmen on a maneuver. Past and present are about to collide head-on, as they are wont to do in a very special bivouac area known as the Twilight Zone.
Narrator: Sergeant William Connors, Trooper Michael McCluskey, and Trooper Richard Langsford, who on a hot afternoon in June made a charge over a hill - and never returned. Look for this one under 'P' for phantom, in a historical ledger located in a reading room known as the Twilight Zone.
The men constantly say that the Battle of Little Big Horn was 80 years ago. Based on the dates given, it was in fact 88 years ago. While very few people would keep saying "88 years," it doesn't make sense that they round down 8 years, rather than round up 2 and say it was 90 years ago.