024 – Long Live Walter Jameson

Original air date – 3/18/60 Written by Charles Beaumont |  Directed by Tony Leader Starring Kevin McCarthy, Edgar Stehli, Estelle Winwood, Dody Heath Walter Jameson (Kevin McCarthy from the original Invasion of the Body Snatchers film) is a college professor whose knowledge of history seems as though he has first-hand experience living through the events he describes in his lectures. We learn quickly in the course […]

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023 – A World of Difference

Original air date – 3/11/60 Written by Richard Matheson |  Directed by Ted Post Starring Howard Duff, Eileen Ryan, David White, Gail Kobe In A World of Difference (watch it here on imdb), Arthur Curtis arrives at his office buoyantly looking forward to his upcoming vacation with his wife and daughter. Life seems to be treating Curtis well. He is a 36-year-old family man with […]

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022 – The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street

Original air date – 3/4/60 Written by Rod Serling |  Directed by Ronald Winston Starring Claude Akins, Barry Atwater, Jack Weston, Amzie Strickland, Burt Metcalfe Paranoia. A Witch-Hunt. Extra Terrestrials. Tree-lined 1950s suburban neighborhood. Guns. Bullies. Here are the themes that are predominant in The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street (watch here on imdb) which took place in the 1950s McCarthy-era, Cold War America. One of THE best […]

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021 – Mirror Image

Original air date – 2/26/60 Written by Rod Serling  |  Directed by John Brahm Starring Vera Miles, Martin Milner, Joe Hamilton, Naomi Stevens Set entirely at a bus station, Mirror Image (watch here on imdb) is another iconic episode brimming with suspense but sadly falls short on the ending. Vera Miles plays Millicent Barnes, a woman sitting on a bench at […]

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020 – The Elegy

Original air date – 2/19/60 Written by Charles Beaumont |  Directed by Douglas Heyes Starring Cecil Kellaway, Jeff Morrow, Kevin Hagen, Don Dubbins Three astronauts from 2185, Captain James Webber (Kevin Hagen), Kurt Meyers (Jeff Morrow) and Peter Kirby (Don Dubbins), land on an asteroid that looks strangely like Planet Earth circa 1950s America. They have been wandering lost in space for several months, […]

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019 – The Purple Testament

Original air date – 2/12/60 Written by Rod Serling  |  Directed by Richard L. Bare Starring William Reynolds, Dick York, Barney Phillips, Warren Oates The Purple Testament (watch it here on imdb) is about a man who can see an aura around the faces of certain people that portends their imminent death. Set in the World War II in the Philippines, […]

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018 – The Last Flight

Original air date – 2/5/60 Written by Richard Matheson  |  Directed by William Claxton Starring Kenneth Haigh, Simon Scott, Alexander Scourby, Robert Warwick In The Last Flight (watch it here on imdb), British Lieutenant Terry Decker (Kenneth Haigh) gets lost in the cloud while flying his biplane, and after the skies clear lands safely at US Air Force base in France. […]

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