Horror History: Friday, October 28, 1960: “The Twilight Zone” episode “A Thing About Machines” premiered

Season 2 Episode 4

A writer (Richard Haydn) believes machines are conspiring against him.

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Horror History: Friday, October 23, 1959: “The Twilight Zone” episode “The Sixteen-Millimeter Shrine” premiered

Season 1 Episode 4

An aging, former movie star lives and dreams in the past, constantly watching her old movies alone in her room.

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Horror History: Friday, October 9, 1959: “The Twilight Zone” episode “One for the Angels” premiered

Season 1 Episode 2

A street salesman cleverly eludes Death. But if he lives, a little girl must die in his place.

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Horror History: Friday, October 7, 1960: “The Twilight Zone” episode “The Man in the Bottle” premiered

Season 2 Episode 2

A genie (Joseph Ruskin) grants four wishes to an unsuccessful pawnbroker (Luther Adler) and his wife (Vivi Janiss).

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Horror History: Friday, October 2, 1959: “The Twilight Zone” episode “Where is Everybody?” premiered

Season 1 Episode 1

Mike Ferris finds himself in a town strangely devoid of people. But despite the emptiness, he has the odd feeling that he’s being watched…

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Horror History: Friday, September 30, 1960: “The Twilight Zone” episode “King Nine Will Not Return” premiered

Season 2 Episode 1

The sole survivor of a World War II bomber crash (Robert Cummings) cannot find any trace of his crew, but he does see jet planes flying overhead.

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Horror History: Friday, June 17, 1960: “The Twilight Zone” episode “The Mighty Casey” premiered

Season 1 Episode 35

Dr. Stillman arranges to have his human-looking robot signed up as the star pitcher of the Hoboken Zephyrs. The team zooms to fourth place thanks to Casey. After he’s beaned by a ball, a doctor discovers Casey has no heart. The rules say nine men make up a team, and without a heart Casey is not a man. Dr. Stillman gives Casey a heart, but he becomes too compassionate to strike out other players. The Zephyrs lose the pennant, and Casey is washed up in baseball. Dr. Stillman gives the coach, Mouth McGarry, Casey’s blueprints as a memento. Looking at them, McGarry gets a sudden inspiration, and chases after the doctor.

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Horror History: Friday, June 10, 1960: “The Twilight Zone” episode “The After Hours” premiered

Season 1 Episode 34

A woman discovers that the floor of a department store, on which she bought a gold thimble, doesn’t exist – and that her “saleslady” is really a mannequin!

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