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When will be The Twilight Zone next episode air date? Is The Twilight Zone renewed or cancelled? Where to countdown The Twilight Zone air dates? Is The Twilight Zone worth watching?

A groundbreaking series by Rod Serling, this half-hour anthology featured tales of the strange, the macabre, and the unusual. Some were science fiction, some were supernatural, and some defied easy categorization.This five-season series is best known for its twist endings. Many of the stories were written by Serling himself, others were crafted by Richard Matheson, Charles Beaumont, Earl Hammer Jr. and Ray Bradbury.

Genres: Mystery | Fantasy | Horror
Station: CBS (US)
Rating: 7.33/10 from 3 users
Status: Ended
Start: 1959-10-02

The Twilight Zone Season 3 Air Dates

S03E01 - Two Air Date: 15 September 1961 16:00 -

Two soldiers from opposing sides cross paths in a city demolished by a devastating war that occurred years before. While they approach one another with suspicion and some hostility, they soon realize they need one another to survive.

S03E02 - The Arrival Air Date: 22 September 1961 16:00 -

An FAA inspector (Harold J. Stone) and members of the airport staff (Noah Keen, Fredd Wayne, Robert Karnes, and Bing Russell) investigate a plane that arrives without a single person onboard – and each sees it differently.

S03E03 - The Shelter Air Date: 29 September 1961 16:00 -

When a suburban dinner party is interrupted by an announcement that a nuclear attack on the U.S. is imminent, the party goers scramble home to try and find a way to survive. However, when several families discover that their neighbor, Dr. Stockton has built a bomb shelter for just such an occasion, everyone turns against one another in an attempt to be invited inside the shelter. Will things be able to return to normal if warning turns out to be false?

S03E04 - The Passersby Air Date: 06 October 1961 16:00 -

While traveling down an apparently deserted road, toward the end of the Civil War, a wounded Confederate Soldier stops to take a rest on the steps of a destroyed mansion. While there, he meets a widow of a Confederate Officer. They soon watch as soldiers, from the North and South, travel down the road, and ultimately realize that at the end of the road is the Promised Land.

S03E05 - A Game of Pool Air Date: 13 October 1961 16:00 -

A legendary pool player (Jonathan Winters) returns from the dead to meet the challenge of a pool shark (Jack Klugman) with the shark's life at stake.

S03E06 - The Mirror Air Date: 20 October 1961 16:00 -

In Central America, a mirror allows a dictator (Peter Falk) to see the faces of his enemies.

S03E07 - The Grave Air Date: 27 October 1961 16:00 -

When the outlaw Pinto Sykes is gunned downed after being ambushed by the men in his hometown, Pinto vows revenge on the gun-for-hire that the men sent after him. When Conny Miller, the man hired to bring Sykes to justice arrives in town following the ambush, he is told of Sykes deathbed vow: if Miller ever comes near his grave, he'll reach up and have his revenge. Thinking that Miller was scared of Sykes, the men of town bet him to go to his grave, and soon discover that vengeance, even from beyond the grave, is a powerful thing.

S03E08 - It's a Good Life Air Date: 03 November 1961 17:00 -

A six-year-old boy (Bill Mumy) terrorizes the residents of Peaksville, Ohio, with special powers that control reality.

In 1997, TV Guide ranked this episode #31 on its list of the 100 Greatest Episodes.[2]

Note: A remake, directed by Joe Dante, was Segment III of Twilight Zone: The Movie. A sequel, "It's Still A Good Life" also starring Mumy, was broadcast on February 19, 2003 as part of the 2002 revival series.

S03E09 - Deaths-Head Revisited Air Date: 10 November 1961 17:00 -

A former Nazi SS Captain arrives in a small Bavarian town, looking to visit Dachau, an old Concentration camp, wanting to remember what it was like during the war. However, the ghosts of the men he put to death soon arrive, looking to put him on trial for the part he played in their deaths and other crimes against humanity.

S03E10 - The Midnight Sun Air Date: 17 November 1961 17:00 -

The earth gets thrown off its orbit, and as a result, is getting pulled closer to the sun. Unable to leave their apartment building to find a cooler place to live, two women attempt to acclimate to their new living conditions. However, it soon appears to be nothing but a bad dream of one of the women, as they live on a freezing earth that is being pulled away from the sun.

S03E11 - Still Valley Air Date: 24 November 1961 17:00 -

During the Civil War, a Confederate scout (Gary Merrill) enters a town to find Yankee soldiers frozen in place.

S03E12 - The Jungle Air Date: 01 December 1961 17:00 -

An engineer in Africa returns to the States... and a tribesman's curse follows him.

S03E13 - Once Upon a Time Air Date: 15 December 1961 17:00 -

A janitor (Buster Keaton) travels from 1890 to 1962, courtesy of a time helmet.

S03E14 - Five Characters in Search of an Exit Air Date: 22 December 1961 17:00 -

Five individuals--a major, a clown, a ballerina, a hobo, and a piper--find themselves trapped in a metal cylinder with no memory of how they came there or their past lives... and no apparent hope of a future.

S03E15 - A Quality of Mercy Air Date: 29 December 1961 17:00 -

During World War II, a gung-ho young American lieutenant is forced to see the enemy's side of the battlefield... whether he wants to or not.

S03E16 - Nothing in the Dark Air Date: 05 January 1962 17:00 -

An elderly woman living in a condemned building is scared of leaving her home and finding a new place to live, because she fears that "Mr. Death" is out to kill her. When she finds a wounded young police officer outside her door, she is uncertain if she should help him, fearing that if she does, it would lead to her death.

S03E17 - One More Pallbearer Air Date: 12 January 1962 17:00 -

A wealthy man sets out to get revenge on three people that he thinks have wronged him... by convincing them that he's the only one who can protect them from a coming nuclear war.

S03E18 - Dead Man's Shoes Air Date: 19 January 1962 17:00 -

A homeless man (Warren Stevens) literally walks into another life when he steals the shoes from a corpse.

S03E19 - The Hunt Air Date: 26 January 1962 17:00 -

An old man and his hound dog drown while out raccoon and soon begin trying to find out where they belong in the afterlife. When the first place they come to along the road appears too good to be true, old Hyder Simpson is ready to walk through the gate. However, when he discovers that his dog won't be allowed to join him, he soon has second thoughts and eventually continues on down the road to the Promised Land.

S03E20 - Showdown with Rance McGrew Air Date: 02 February 1962 17:00 -

The egotistic star (Larry Blyden) of a western TV series comes face to face with the real Jesse James (Arch Johnson).

S03E21 - Kick the Can Air Date: 09 February 1962 17:00 -

The dispirited residents of a nursing home are urged by one of their number to believe that they can recapture their youth by playing a children's game.

Note: Steven Spielberg remade this as Segment II of Twilight Zone: The Movie, showing the nursing-home residents being offered a second chance at youth by their new arrival, Mr. Bloom (Scatman Crothers).

S03E22 - A Piano in the House Air Date: 16 February 1962 17:00 -

S03E23 - The Last Rites of Jeff Myrtlebank Air Date: 23 February 1962 17:00 -

As family and friends sit through the funeral of Jeff Myrtlebank, they are in for a rude awakening when he sits up from his coffin, demanding to know what's going on. They then begin to fear Jeff came back to life, possessed by a demon and soon bow to his will for fear of what might happen to their crops and loved ones.

S03E24 - To Serve Man Air Date: 02 March 1962 17:00 -

An alien race, the Kanamits, come to Earth providing technology and guidance to turn the planet into a utopia. But one man questions their benevolence.

S03E25 - The Fugitive Air Date: 09 March 1962 17:00 -

S03E26 - Little Girl Lost Air Date: 16 March 1962 17:00 -

When parents Chris and Ruth Miller wake up in the middle of the night to the cries of their daughter Tina, they are shocked to discover that she somehow fell through the wall of her bedroom into another dimension. They then call Chris' physicist friend Bill for help in rescuing Tina before the portal she fell through closes for good.

S03E27 - Person or Persons Unknown Air Date: 23 March 1962 17:00 -

S03E28 - The Little People Air Date: 30 March 1962 17:00 -

When two astronauts (Claude Akins, Joe Maross) land on a distant planet, one of them becomes a "God" to a race of tiny people.

S03E29 - Four O'Clock Air Date: 06 April 1962 17:00 -

S03E30 - Hocus-Pocus and Frisby Air Date: 13 April 1962 17:00 -

S03E31 - The Trade-Ins Air Date: 20 April 1962 17:00 -

An elderly couple look to trade-in their aging bodies for younger models. However, they only have enough money for one to go through the process, and the husband decides to go through it and then earn the money for his wife. However, upon going through with it, he realizes he made a mistake.

S03E32 - The Gift Air Date: 27 April 1962 17:00 -

A visitor from outer space (Geoffrey Horne) tries to present a gift to a Mexican village that greets him only with suspicion.

S03E33 - The Dummy Air Date: 04 May 1962 16:00 -

S03E34 - Young Man's Fancy Air Date: 11 May 1962 16:00 -

Upon a newlywed's arrival to his boyhood home with his bride, he starts to have reservations selling the place following his mother's death. However, it doesn't take long for the home to have a magical effect on the couple: time has turned back to when the overbearing mother is back alive and the bridegroom is back living as a little boy, who promptly tells his bride to go away.

S03E35 - I Sing the Body Electric Air Date: 18 May 1962 16:00 -

S03E36 - Cavender is Coming Air Date: 25 May 1962 16:00 -

S03E37 - The Changing of the Guard Air Date: 01 June 1962 16:00 -

An elderly boys school teacher faces mandatory retirement and questions whether he's done anything with his life.

The Twilight Zone Actors

Rod Serling(Narrator)

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