Favourite Episodes, in The Twilight Zone

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1. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
Episode: The New Exhibit (1963)

TV-14 | 51 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

8.2
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A wax-museum employee fights to preserve five figures of famous murderers.

Director: John Brahm | Stars: Martin Balsam, Will Kuluva, Margaret Field, William Mims

Votes: 773

2. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
Episode: In His Image (1963)

TV-PG | 51 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

7.7
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A young man grapples with an urge to kill and confusion about his origins.

Director: Perry Lafferty | Stars: George Grizzard, Gail Kobe, Katherine Squire, Wallace Rooney

Votes: 689

3. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
Episode: Printer's Devil (1963)

TV-PG | 51 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

8.3
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A man sells his soul to the Devil to save his failing newspaper and gets more than he bargained for.

Director: Ralph Senensky | Stars: Robert Sterling, Pat Crowley, Burgess Meredith, Ray Teal

Votes: 783

4. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
Episode: The Parallel (1963)

TV-14 | 51 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

7.9
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Astronaut Robert Gaines returns from space to a world that is not exactly the one he left from.

Director: Alan Crosland Jr. | Stars: Steve Forrest, Jacqueline Scott, Frank Aletter, Paul Comi

Votes: 675

5. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
Episode: On Thursday We Leave for Home (1963)

TV-14 | 51 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

8.4
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A human colony is rescued from a forsaken planet. But their leader is having a hard time accepting that things will change when they get back to Earth.

Director: Buzz Kulik | Stars: James Whitmore, Tim O'Connor, James Broderick, Paul Langton

Votes: 818

6. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
Episode: Passage on the Lady Anne (1963)

TV-14 | 51 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

7.5
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A young American couple, the Ransomes, who are trying to salvage their troubled marriage, insist on booking passage on an old trans-Atlantic cruise liner. But other passengers try to persuade them to disembark immediately.

Director: Lamont Johnson | Stars: Gladys Cooper, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Cecil Kellaway, Lee Philips

Votes: 619

7. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
Episode: The Arrival (1961)

TV-PG | 25 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

7.4
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Federal aviation investigator Grant Sheckly must deal with a mystery when a plane lands at an airport without pilots, passengers or luggage.

Director: Boris Sagal | Stars: Harold J. Stone, Fredd Wayne, Noah Keen, Robert Karnes

Votes: 1,026

8. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
Episode: The Shelter (1961)

TV-PG | 25 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

8.7
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A suburban dinner party is interrupted by a bulletin warning of an impending nuclear attack. As the neighbors scramble to prepare themselves, they turn against the one family that installed a permanent bomb shelter.

Director: Lamont Johnson | Stars: Larry Gates, Joseph Bernard, Jack Albertson, Peggy Stewart

Votes: 1,384

9. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
Episode: The Jungle (1961)

TV-PG | 25 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

7.0
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A businessman who has recently returned from Africa is stalked by the superstitions and warnings of a witch doctor.

Director: William F. Claxton | Stars: John Dehner, Walter Brooke, Jay Adler, Emily McLaughlin

Votes: 913

10. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
Episode: To Serve Man (1962)

TV-PG | 25 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

9.2
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An alien race comes to earth, promising peace and sharing technology. A linguist and his team set out to translate the alien's language, using a book whose title they deduce is "To Serve Man".

Director: Richard L. Bare | Stars: Lloyd Bochner, Susan Cummings, Richard Kiel, Hardie Albright

Votes: 2,358

11. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
Episode: Person or Persons Unknown (1962)

TV-PG | 25 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

7.9
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David Gurney wakes up to another ordinary day. Except today, nobody knows who he is.

Director: John Brahm | Stars: Richard Long, Frank Silvera, Shirley Ballard, Julie Van Zandt

Votes: 934

12. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
Episode: Nick of Time (1960)

TV-PG | 25 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

8.5
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A pair of newlyweds stopping in a small town are trapped by their own superstition when playing a fortune telling machine in a local diner.

Director: Richard L. Bare | Stars: William Shatner, Patricia Breslin, Guy Wilkerson, Stafford Repp

Votes: 1,743

13. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
Episode: Shadow Play (1961)

TV-PG | 25 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

8.5
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Adam Grant is trapped in a recurring nightmare, in which he is sentenced to death by execution. He tries to convince the people around him that they are imaginary and that they will cease to exist if the execution is carried out.

Director: John Brahm | Stars: Dennis Weaver, Harry Townes, Wright King, William Edmonson

Votes: 1,225

14. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
Episode: The Obsolete Man (1961)

TV-PG | 25 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

8.8
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In a future totalitarian society, a librarian is declared obsolete and sentenced to death.

Director: Elliot Silverstein | Stars: Burgess Meredith, Fritz Weaver, Josip Elic, Harry Fleer

Votes: 1,801

15. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
Episode: Where Is Everybody? (1959)

TV-PG | 25 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

8.1
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Mike Ferris finds himself alone in the small Oakwood town and without recollection about his name, where he is or who he is. Mike wanders through the town trying to find a living soul. The tension increases and Mike has a breakdown.

Director: Robert Stevens | Stars: Earl Holliman, James Gregory, Paul Langton, James McCallion

Votes: 2,904

16. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
Episode: Time Enough at Last (1959)

TV-PG | 25 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

9.1
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A henpecked book lover finds himself blissfully alone with his books after a nuclear war.

Director: John Brahm | Stars: Burgess Meredith, Vaughn Taylor, Jacqueline deWit, Lela Bliss

Votes: 3,451

17. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
Episode: Perchance to Dream (1959)

TV-PG | 25 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

7.7
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A fatigued man fights to stay awake as he explains to a psychiatrist that if he falls asleep it will trigger a nightmare, which will cause his heart to fail.

Director: Robert Florey | Stars: Richard Conte, John Larch, Suzanne Lloyd, Eddie Marr

Votes: 1,819

18. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
Episode: Judgment Night (1959)

TV-PG | 25 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

7.5
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It's 1942, and a man finds himself on a ship in the Atlantic, not knowing who he is, nor how he got there. He does know the ship will soon be attacked by a German U-boat.

Director: John Brahm | Stars: Rod Serling, Nehemiah Persoff, Deirdre Owens, Patrick Macnee

Votes: 1,621

19. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
Episode: A Stop at Willoughby (1960)

TV-PG | 25 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

8.7
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Tired of his miserable job and wife, a businessman starts dreaming on the train each night, about an old, idyllic town called Willoughby. Soon he has to know whether the town is real and fancies the thought of seeking refuge there.

Director: Robert Parrish | Stars: Rod Serling, James Daly, Howard Smith, Patricia Donahue

Votes: 2,096

20. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
Episode: A Passage for Trumpet (1960)

TV-PG | 25 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

7.4
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A suicidally despondent trumpet player finds himself in a bizarre world where he seems to be the only moving being, except for one helpful other musician.

Director: Don Medford | Stars: Rod Serling, Jack Klugman, John Anderson, Frank Wolff

Votes: 1,237

21. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
Episode: In Praise of Pip (1963)

TV-PG | 25 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

7.7
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A wearied bookie, learning of his grown soldier son Pip dying in South Vietnam, gets to spend one last delightful hour with a ten-year-old version of him at an amusement park.

Director: Joseph M. Newman | Stars: Jack Klugman, Connie Gilchrist, Bobby Diamond, Bill Mumy

Votes: 861

22. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
Episode: Nightmare at 20,000 Feet (1963)

TV-PG | 25 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

9.2
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A man, newly recovered from a nervous breakdown, becomes convinced that a monster only he sees is damaging the plane he's flying in.

Director: Richard Donner | Stars: William Shatner, Christine White, Ed Kemmer, Asa Maynor

Votes: 2,431

23. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
Episode: Ring-A-Ding Girl (1963)

TV-PG | 25 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

7.9
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Movie star Bunny Blake receives a ring from her hometown which is giving her warnings to come home while she flies cross country.

Director: Alan Crosland Jr. | Stars: Maggie McNamara, Mary Munday, David Macklin, George Mitchell

Votes: 840

24. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
Episode: An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge (1964)

TV-PG | 25 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

8.6
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During the American Civil War in 1862, a condemned Confederate prisoner, Peyton Farquhar, is due to the hanged by Union troops.

Director: Robert Enrico | Stars: Roger Jacquet, Anne Cornaly, Anker Larsen, Stéphane Fey

Votes: 1,136

25. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
Episode: Stopover in a Quiet Town (1964)

TV-PG | 25 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

8.3
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A hung-over couple awaken to find themselves not only in a strange house, but in a deserted town, where nothing is as it should be.

Director: Ron Winston | Stars: Barry Nelson, Nancy Malone, Denise Lynn, Karen Norris

Votes: 1,066