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The Twilight Zone: From Agnes - With Love

The world's most advanced computer seems to have the soul of a woman and has fallen in love with its programmer.

Episode Info


Episode number: 5x20
Production Number: 2629
Airdate: Friday February 14th, 1964



Guest Stars
Don KeeferDon Keefer
As Fred Danziger
Recurring
Nan PetersonNan Peterson
As Secretary
Recurring
Raymond BaileyRaymond Bailey
As Supervisor
Recurring
Sue RandallSue Randall
As Millie
Recurring
Byran KaneByran Kane
As Assistant
Ralph TaegerRalph Taeger
As Walter Holmes
Wally CoxWally Cox
As James Elwood
Main Cast
Rod SerlingRod Serling
As Narrator/Host

Recap

James Elwood has been put in charge of the Mark 502-741 super computer. He is a master programmer now in charge of the world's most advanced computer. James asks the computer, now named Agnes, advice on how to impress a co-worker, Millie. Agnes becomes jealous and gives him horrible advice. He asks Agnes why it would do such a thing to him, and Agnes informs him that she has fallen in love with James. He winds up going mad and is replaced. He warns the next programmer that he doesn't stand a chance against Agnes. ..

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Episode Notes
Don Keefer was also in "It's a Good Life" and "Passage on the Lady Anne."

Nan Peterson is also in '"Walking Distance" and "The Whole Truth."

Raymond Bailey was also in ''Escape Clause'' and "Back There.''

Sue Randall was also in ''And When the Sky Was Opened.'' She may best be known for her role in Leave It To Beaver as Miss Landers.

Wally Cox may best be known for his role as the voice of Underdog.



Episode Quotes
Opening Narration
Narrator: James Elwood, master programmer, in charge of Mark 502-741, commonly known as 'Agnes,' the world's most advanced electronic computer. Machines are made by men for man's benefit and progress, but when man ceases to control the products of his ingenuity and imagination he not only risks losing the benefit, but he takes a long and unpredictable step into--the Twilight Zone.

Closing Narration
Narrator: Advice to all future male scientists: be sure you understand the opposite sex, especially if you intend being a computer expert. Otherwise, you may find yourself, like poor Elwood, defeated by a jealous machine, a most dangerous sort of female, whose victims are forever banished--to the Twilight Zone.



Other Episode Crew

CreatorRod Serling
Executive ProducerRod Serling
ProducerWilliam Froug
EditorRichard V. Heermance
CastingPatricia Rose
MusicVan Cleave
Set DecoratorHenry Grace  |  Robert R. Benton
Director of PhotographyGeorge T. Clemens
Art DirectorMalcolm Brown  |  George W. Davis
Production ManagerRalph Nelson
Sound EditorFranklin Milton  |  Joe Edmondson
Main Title ThemeMarius Constant
Assistant DirectorCharles Bonniwell
 
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