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The Twilight Zone: Dead Man's Eyes

A widow on the verge of a mental collapse discovers that her murdered husband's eyeglasses may reveal the identity of his killer...

Episode Info  

Episode number: 1x8
Production Number: 108
Airdate: Wednesday October 09th, 2002

Guest Stars
Portia de RossiPortia de Rossi
As Laurel Janus
Kristin LehmanKristin Lehman
As Becca Niles

Co-Guest Stars
Chris ShieldsChris Shields
As Jury Foreman
William de VryWilliam de Vry
As Nick Janus
Dion LutherDion Luther
As Stanley Coe
Paula ShawPaula Shaw
As Judge
Peter KelamisPeter Kelamis
As Lew Gallo
Main Cast


A woman, socialite Laurel Janus, sits in a courtroom as the judge tells defendant Stanley Coe to rise. She reads the jury’s determination that they have found him guilty of the murder of humanitarian Nicholas Janus two years ago, but recommend that he not receive the death sentence. The judge sentences him to 15 years to life and dismisses the jury, and Laurel leaps up and yells that Stanley deserves death for killing her husband. She confronts the DA, Lew Gallo, and he insists that he did the best he could with the evidence he had. Laurel’s friend Becca Niles tells Laurel to take it easy, and Laurel asks Gallo for the things Nick wore that night. ..

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Episode Quotes
Host: (opening narration) Born into a life of wealth and privilege, Laurel Janus has always gotten exactly what she wants. But with the murder of her husband, Laurel's life of luxury has been shattered. Now, all she wants is to see justice done. A justice that can only be found in The Twilight Zone.

Laurel Janus: What I want is to find my husband's killer. Now, I want you to release Coe and reopen the case.
Lew Gallo: I'm sorry, Laurel, but visions aren't admissible in court.

Host: (closing narration) Laurel Janus' vision of justice has finally come into focus. The verdict: guilty. Guilty of a life lived in complete denial. And now serving out her sentence in a lonely corner...of The Twilight Zone.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorRod Serling
Executive ProducerJohn Watson  |  Pen Densham  |  Ira Steven Behr  |  Mark Stern
Co-Executive ProducerBrent V. Friedman  |  John Peter Kousakis
Consulting ProducerForest Whitaker  |  Frederick Rappaport  |  James Crocker
Associate ProducerAnne Tabor
Production DesignerMark S. Freeborn
EditorPeter Ellis (2)
CastingLiz Melcher  |  Holly Powell  |  Jennifer Chew  |  Tami Nasu  |  Michelle Allen  |  Lisa Ratke  |  Helen Diament
First Assistant DirectorJack Hardy
Second Assistant DirectorRoger Russell
MusicMark Snow  |  Marius Constant  |  Jonathan Davis (1)
Music EditorStuart Goetz
Costume DesignerDiane Widas
Key GripDavid J. Dawson
Camera OperatorNeil Seale
Set DecoratorMark Lane
Location ManagerMichael C. Young  |  Bill Burns (1)
Property MasterChristopher Cooper
Construction CoordinatorMike Rennison
Production Sound MixerMichael Williamson (3)
Script SupervisorHelga Ungurait
Production CoordinatorJennifer Metcalf  |  Barbara Chisholm (2)
Script CoordinatorKurt A. Langenhahn
Assistant EditorDana Shockley  |  Dino Delorenzo
Post Production SupervisorDouglas Burzynski  |  Nancy Valle
Supervising Sound EditorMark Kamps
Re-Recording MixerGary Montgomery  |  Craig M. Otte
GafferJeffrey Pentecost
OtherJames W. Riley (Visual Effects Supervisor)
Director of PhotographyRick Maguire
Stunt CoordinatorLou Bollo
Art DirectorCatherine Ircha
Post Production CoordinatorStephanie Thompson
Production ManagementPatrice Allen
Special EffectsBob Comer
Executive Story EditorChristopher Mack (2)
Key Makeup ArtistYvonne Weber
Production AccountantDebera Barager
Post Production EditorGary McFarland
Key HairstylistDanna Rutherford
Executive In Charge Of ProductionJayne Bieber
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