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The Twilight Zone: Mr. Garrity and the Graves

A con man convinces the citizens of an Old West town that he can raise their dead family members from the cemetery.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 5x32
Production Number: 2637
Airdate: Friday May 08th, 1964

Director: Ted Post
Writer: Rod Serling
Story: Mike Korologos



Mr. Jared Garrity, a "salesman" walks into a local saloon of Happiness, Arizona, and orders a beer. He then engages in a conversation with the bartender, who tells Garrity about the town's lawless past before law & order was finally restored. The bartender also mentions Boot Hill Cemetery, with 128 interred, all except one having died from gunshot wounds. When the barkeep asks Garrity about his line of work, Garrity calmly responds that he resurrects the dead. This revelation causes the bartender to drop his glass and call for the sheriff...

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