Outer Limits

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There is nothing wrong with your television set. Do not attempt to adjust the picture — MeTV is controlling transmission! Science fiction and horror, action and suspense converge in 'The Outer Limits,' an anthology series that pits the human spirit against dark forces both of this planet and beyond.


Episode Guide

Season 1
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  • Season 2

Ep 1: Galaxy Being

A radio station engineer establishes contact with an alien being. But when the station's power is turned up, the alien is teleported to Earth, where its radioactive nature causes havoc. Aired: 9/16/1963

Ep 2: Hundred Days of the Dragon

A hostile foreign power develops a radical medical technology that temporarily makes skin malleable. They then manage to replace a presidential candidate with one of their own. Aired: 9/23/1963

Ep 3: Architects of Fear

A group of intellectuals decides that the best way to avoid World War III is to give humanity a common enemy. To that end, they transform a man into a stand-in for an alien menace. Aired: 9/30/1963

Ep 4: The Man with the Power

A radical experiment gives a college professor incredible power, which his subconscious mind uses to destroy his enemies. Aired: 10/7/1963

Ep 5: The Sixth Finger

A scientist discovers a way to speed up evolution and tries out the process on a simple miner. Aired: 10/14/1963

Ep 6: Man Who Was Never Born

An astronaut travels to the 23rd century, where he finds the Earth a blasted wasteland inhabited by monsters. Aired: 10/28/1963

Ep 7: O.B.I.T.

A new invention allows one to spy on anyone, anywhere. Aired: 11/4/1963

Ep 8: The Human Factor

A bizarre experiment causes a psychiatrist and his unbalanced patient to swap identities. Aired: 11/11/1963

Ep 9: Corpus Earthling

A man with a steel plate in his head overhears conversations about global conquest. But all he sees are a bunch of rocks. Aired: 11/18/1963

Ep 10: Nightmare

In a war action with the planet Ebon, some soldiers are captured, interrogated and tortured. Aired: 12/2/1963

Ep 11: It Crawled Out of the Woodwork

A mysterious death leads to the discovery of experiments concerning a dangerous being of pure energy. Aired: 12/9/1963

Ep 12: The Borderland

A scientist invents a machine which he says can pierce the borderland between this world and the afterlife. Aired: 12/16/1963

Ep 13: Tourist Attraction

In a South American country a group of explorers discover a prehistoric monster in an ancient lake. The discovery leads them into conflict with the country's dictator. Aired: 12/23/1963

Ep 14: The Zanti Misfits

Mysterious visitors from the planet Zanti arrive on Earth, hiding a dark secret. Aired: 12/30/1963

Ep 15: The Mice

A convict serving a life sentence finds that he has an alternative: change places with an alien. Aired: 1/6/1964

Ep 16: Controlled Experiment

Two Martian investigators probe our custom of homicide. Aired: 1/13/1964

Ep 17: Don't Open Until Doomsday

Eloping lovers meet an old woman in a strange house who's still despairing over the loss of her fiancee on their wedding day many years before. There, they make a startling discovery. Aired: 1/20/1964


A queen bee assumes a human appearance in order to make an unwary scientist into her new mate. Aired: 1/27/1964

Ep 19: The Invisibles

A government agent infiltrates a secret organization bent on world domination that attaches parasites to the spinal cords of its victims. Aired: 2/3/1964

Ep 20: The Bellero Shield

A scientist captures an alien that can protect itself with an unbreakable shield. Aired: 2/10/1964

Ep 21: Children of Spider Country

After the mysterious disappearance of four scientists, a fifth, who is being held in a jail, is freed by a shadowy stranger. Aired: 2/17/1964

Ep 22: Specimen: Unknown

Scientists on a space station discover an unusual and dangerous plant. Aired: 2/24/1964

Ep 23: Second Chance

A group of people board an amusement park ride — and quickly discover that they've in fact boarded a spacecraft! Aired: 3/2/1964

Ep 24: Moonstone

Workers on a moon base find a mysterious rock that appears to be alive. Aired: 3/9/1964

Ep 25: The Mutant

A radioactive rainstorm at a scientific base on a distant planet has the pernicious effect of making a scientist insane and telepathic. Aired: 3/16/1964

Ep 26: The Guests

After running over an ancient man, Wade Norton finds a strange house in which a group of people are kept prisoner — and ageless — by an alien intelligence. Aired: 3/23/1964

Ep 27: Fun and Games

Two people of Earth and two aliens find themselves held captive on a foreign planet. Their captors say they must fight to the death, and the losers' home planet will also be destroyed for further amusement. Aired: 3/30/1964

Ep 30: The Special One

Parents of a gifted youngster discover that their son's new tutor is not quite human. Aired: 4/6/1964

Ep 28: A Feasibility Study

Inhabitants of a suburb find one morning that their neighborhood has been transported to an alien planet, where they are expected to become slaves to their captors. Aired: 4/13/1964

Ep 31: Production and Decay of Strange Particles

After an accident at a nuclear research facility opens a dimensional doorway, invading creatures attempt to create an explosion that would widen the portal. Aired: 4/20/1964

Ep 29: The Chameleon

After soldiers investigating a crash-landed UFO are massacred, an assassin is brought in to destroy the aliens — only to discover that things are not what they seem. Aired: 4/27/1964

Ep 32: Forms of Things Unknown

A crazy man invents a machine that can tilt time and bring the dead back to life. Aired: 5/4/1964

Ep 33: Soldier

Two soldiers from the future are thrust back through time to the present day. Aired: 9/19/1964

Ep 34: Cold Hands, Warm Heart

After returning from a mission to Venus, an astronaut can't seem to stay warm and has strange dreams about encountering a wraith-like being outside his spaceship window. Aired: 9/26/1964

Ep 35: Behold, Eck!

A scientist invents a pair of glasses that enable him to see and communicate with a two-dimensional being. Aired: 10/3/1964

Ep 36: Expanding Human

A man experimenting with consciousness-expanding drugs becomes super-human — at a terrible price. Aired: 10/10/1964

Ep 37: Demon with a Glass Hand

A man with a glass hand attempts to unravel the mystery of who he is. Aired: 10/17/1964

Ep 38: Cry of Silence

Motorists stranded in the desert are stalked by tumbleweeds. Aired: 10/24/1964

Ep 39: Invisible Enemy

A manned mission to Mars is menaced by creatures that swim in the planet's sandy soil. Aired: 10/31/1964

Ep 40: Wolf 359

A college professor recreates the environment of a distant planet in order to study its evolution... which happens quickly. Aired: 11/7/1964

Ep 41: I, Robot

A robot is put on trial for the murder of his creator. Aired: 11/14/1964

Ep 42: The Inheritors: Part 1

After being struck by an unusual bullet in Vietnam, a soldier develops a second brainwave pattern, much stronger than his own, while recovering at a hospital. Aired: 11/21/1964

Ep 43: The Inheritors: Part 2

After being struck by an unusual bullet in Vietnam, a soldier develops a second brainwave pattern, much stronger than his own, while recovering at a hospital. Aired: 11/28/1964

Ep 44: Keeper of the Purple Twilight

An alien offers his technical knowledge of how to build a ray gun in exchange for a scientist's ability to feel emotions. Aired: 12/5/1964

Ep 45: The Duplicate Man

A man enlists a clone of himself to capture a dangerous alien creature. Aired: 12/19/1964

Ep 46: Counterweight

Six future astronauts are put through a simulation of a long space flight. Aired: 12/26/1964

Ep 47: The Brain of Colonel Barham

A dying astronaut agrees to have his brain implanted into a robot body. Aired: 1/2/1965

Ep 48: The Premonition

When a test pilot crash-lands on Earth, he finds that the world around him is moving much slower than he is. Aired: 1/9/1965

Ep 49: The Probe

After their plane is destroyed by a hurricane, a group of people find that their lives have been spared by aliens — but have they been rescued or captured? Aired: 1/16/1965