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An African-American man is hit by a car in the year 2003... and finds himself transported back in time to April 1968.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 1x32
Production Number: 133
Airdate: Wednesday February 26th, 2003

Director: Eriq La Salle
Writer: Eriq La Salle

Guest Stars
Eriq La SalleEriq La Salle
As Ray Ellison
Vivica A. FoxVivica A. Fox
As Adelaide

Co-Guest Stars
Chris ShieldsChris Shields
As Dr. Tyler
Don S. DavisDon S. Davis
As Dr. Tate
John Murphy (1)John Murphy (1)
As Officer Russell
Efosa OtuomagieEfosa Otuomagie
As Dr. King
Main Cast


Ray Ellison sees a doctor in Memphis who informs him that he has a lethal brain tumor. The doctor offers him an expensive treatment but Ray has no money and no family. Ray admits he’s not leaving much of a life behind. He goes outside, walks across the street… and is hit by a car...

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Episode Quotes
Host: (opening narration) Ray Ellison just got the kind of news all of us dread, but on the worst day of his life, Ray Ellison's luck is about to change. He's going to have a chance to save his future by altering the past.

Host: (closing narration) Ray Ellison was looking for a fresh start and he only had to go back 35 years to find one. Sometimes the key to our future lies in the past. A lesson, courtesy of The Twilight Zone.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorRod Serling
Executive ProducerJohn Watson  |  Ira Steven Behr  |  Pen Densham
Co-Executive ProducerJohn Peter Kousakis
Supervising ProducerMichael Angeli
ProducerErin Maher  |  Kay Reindl  |  Moira Kirland Dekker
Co-ProducerPatrice Allen  |  Anne Tabor
Consulting ProducerForest Whitaker  |  Ashley Edward Miller  |  James Crocker  |  Frederick Rappaport  |  Zack Stentz
Production DesignerRicardo Spinacé
EditorAlan Shefland
CastingHolly Powell  |  Liz Melcher  |  Bette Chadwick  |  Candice Elzinga  |  Martina Smyth  |  Lisa Ratke  |  Helen Diament
First Assistant DirectorGreg Zenon
MusicMark Snow  |  Marius Constant  |  Jonathan Davis (1)
Music EditorStuart Goetz
Music SupervisorMichelle Kuznetsky Silverman  |  Mary Ramos
Costume DesignerDiane Widas
Key GripDavid J. Dawson
Camera OperatorNeil Seale
Set DecoratorMark Lane
Location ManagerBill Burns (1)  |  Michael C. Young
Property MasterChristopher Cooper
Construction CoordinatorRoss Walshe
Production Sound MixerMichael Williamson (3)
Script SupervisorHelga Ungurait
Production CoordinatorSusan Crawford  |  Jennifer Metcalf
Script CoordinatorKurt A. Langenhahn
Assistant EditorDino Delorenzo  |  Dana Shockley
Post Production SupervisorRuth Hawryluk  |  Adam Mann  |  Nancy Valle
Supervising Sound EditorMark Kamps
Re-Recording MixerGary Montgomery  |  Craig M. Otte
GafferJeffrey Pentecost
OtherMatt Gore (Visual Effects Supervisor)  |  Simon Lacey (Visual Effects Supervisor)
Director of PhotographyRick Maguire
Stunt CoordinatorLou Bollo
Art DirectorBrentan Harron
Post Production CoordinatorStephanie Thompson
Production ManagementPatrice Allen
Special EffectsBob Comer
Key Makeup ArtistYvonne Weber
Production AccountantDebera Barager
Post Production EditorGary McFarland
Key HairstylistDanna Rutherford
Executive In Charge Of ProductionJayne Bieber
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