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The Twilight Zone: Shatterday

Jay Novis absentmindedly dials his own number, and is given a jolt when the phone is answered, by Jay Novis.


Episode Info


Episode number: 1x1
Airdate: Friday September 27th, 1985

Director: Wes Craven
Story: Harlan Ellison
Teleplay: Alan Brennert


  • Currently 7/10
7/10 (2 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Bruce Willis
As Peter Jay Novins

Co-Guest Stars
Dan Gilvezan
As Bartender
Murukh
As Woman at Bank
John Carlyle
As Clerk
Seth Isler
As Alter Ego

Uncredited
Main Cast
Charles Aidman
voiced Narrator

Recap

Day 1: Someday..

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Episode Notes
24 minute episode



Episode Quotes
(Opening Voiceover)
Narrator: Some push for what they need; some push for what they want. Some people, like Peter Jay Novins, just push. If they do it hard enough and long enough, something might just push back... from the Twilight Zone.

Peter Jay Novins: Yeah, it's me. So, how'd you enjoy your first day being in my skin?
Alter Ego: Fine. How'd you enjoy your first day out of it?

Peter Jay Novins: Why are you doing this to me?!?
Alter Ego: You got it all wrong, Novins. You did this to yourself.

(Closing Voiceover)
Narrator: Peter Jay Novins, both victor and victim, of a brief struggle for custody of a man's soul. A man who lost himself... and found himself... on a lonely battlefield, somewhere in the Twilight Zone.



Other Episode Crew

CreatorRod Serling
Executive ProducerPhilip DeGuere
Supervising ProducerJames Crocker
ProducerHarvey Frand
Associate ProducerKen Swor  |  James Heinz
EditorSusan B. Browdy  |  Tom Pryor
CastingGary M. Zuckerbrod
Unit Production ManagerKen Swor
First Assistant DirectorRichard Luke Rothschild
Second Assistant DirectorDawn Easterling  |  Paul Chavez
MusicMickey Hart (1)  |  Merl Saunders  |  Jerry Garcia  |  Bob Weir  |  Marius Constant
Music EditorRobert Takagi
Music SupervisorMerl Saunders  |  Robert Drasnin
HairstylistDeiree F. Todd
Make-upJack Wilson (2)
Key GripLionel Portugal
Set DecoratorRobert L. Zilliox
Property MasterJim Zemansky
Production Sound MixerLowell Harris
Script SupervisorKenneth Gilbert (1)
Director of PhotographyBradford May
Story EditorRockne S. O'Bannon
Art DirectorWard Preston
Creative ConsultantHarlan Ellison
Sound EditorSam Horta
Costume SupervisorRobert M. Moore
Visual Effects CoordinatorBruno George
Main Title ThemeMerl Saunders  |  The Grateful Dead
Chief Lighting TechnicianJoseph Capshaw
Production ExecutivePaul Tucker
Executive In Charge Of CastingBob Weiner
Executive Story ConsultantAlan Brennert
Post Production ExecutiveCosmas P. Bolger
Accoustic ConsultantBetsy Cohen
 
Warning: The Twilight Zone season 1 episode 1 guide may contain spoilers
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