Top 37 Twilight Zone Episodes

This is a list of the top 37 of the original 156 episodes.
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The Twilight Zone (1959 TV Series)
Episode: Eye of the Beholder (1960)
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A young woman lying in a hospital bed, her head wrapped in bandages, awaits the outcome of a surgical procedure performed by the State in a last-ditch attempt to make her look "normal". (51 mins.)
 
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The Twilight Zone (1959 TV Series)
Episode: Time Enough at Last (1959)
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A henpecked book lover finds himself blissfully alone with his books after a nuclear war. (51 mins.)
 
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The Twilight Zone (1959 TV Series)
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On a peaceful suburban street, strange occurrences and mysterious people stoke the residents' paranoia to a disastrous intensity. (51 mins.)
 
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The Twilight Zone (1959 TV Series)
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Following a frantic phone call about a crashed spaceship, two policeman try and determine who among the passengers of a bus at a snowed-in roadside diner is from another world. (51 mins.)
 
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The Twilight Zone (1959 TV Series)
Episode: The Obsolete Man (1961)
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In a future totalitarian society, a librarian is declared obsolete and sentenced to death. (51 mins.)
 
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The Twilight Zone (1959 TV Series)
Episode: The Passersby (1961)
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A Confederate soldier and a widow meet during the end of the Civil War. (51 mins.)
 
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The Twilight Zone (1959 TV Series)
Episode: To Serve Man (1962)
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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". (51 mins.)
 
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The Twilight Zone (1959 TV Series)
Episode: The Hitch-Hiker (1960)
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A young woman driving cross country becomes frantic when she keeps passing the same man on the side of the road. No matter how fast she drives the man is always up ahead, hitching her for a ride. (51 mins.)
 
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The Twilight Zone (1959 TV Series)
Episode: Nightmare at 20,000 Feet (1963)
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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. (51 mins.)
 
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The Twilight Zone (1959 TV Series)
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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. (51 mins.)
 
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The Twilight Zone (1959 TV Series)
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An army major awakens in a small room with no idea of who he is or how he got there. He finds four other people in the same room, and they all begin to question how they each arrived there, and more importantly, how to escape. (51 mins.)
 
12.
The Twilight Zone (1959 TV Series)
Episode: The Silence (1961)
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Annoyed by a club member's constant chatter, a man bets him he cannot remain silent for a year, living in a glass enclosure in the club basement. (51 mins.)
 
13.
The Twilight Zone (1959 TV Series)
Episode: Shadow Play (1961)
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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. (51 mins.)
 
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The Twilight Zone (1959 TV Series)
Episode: Walking Distance (1959)
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A man makes a time travel to his childhood, when he's just a few miles away from his native town. (51 mins.)
 
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The Twilight Zone (1959 TV Series)
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In a future society everyone must undergo an operation at age 19 to become beautiful and conform to society. One young woman desperately wants to hold onto her own identity. (51 mins.)
 
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The Twilight Zone (1959 TV Series)
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Three U.S. astronauts blast off from Earth on an initial test flight in an experimental rocket-ship... (51 mins.)
 
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The Twilight Zone (1959 TV Series)
Episode: Nick of Time (1960)
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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. (51 mins.)
 
18.
The Twilight Zone (1959 TV Series)
Episode: Hocus-Pocus and Frisby (1962)
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A rural gas station attendant given to telling tall tales about himself is kidnapped by aliens who believe him to be one of Earth's leading intellects. (51 mins.)
 
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The Twilight Zone (1959 TV Series)
Episode: Mr. Dingle, the Strong (1961)
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A timid vacuum-cleaner salesman is given the strength of 300 men by some experimenting aliens. (51 mins.)
 
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The Twilight Zone (1959 TV Series)
Episode: The Invaders (1961)
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When a woman investigates a clamor on the roof of her rural house, she discovers a small UFO and little aliens emerging from it. Or so it seems. (51 mins.)
 
21.
The Twilight Zone (1959 TV Series)
Episode: A Quality of Mercy (1961)
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Hot shot new Lieutanant Katell tries to make his mark on the last day of World War II in the Pacific and gets a unique perspective on his actions. (51 mins.)
 
22.
The Twilight Zone (1959 TV Series)
Episode: Once Upon a Time (1961)
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Janitor Woodrow Mulligan gets a trip from 1890 to 1962 courtesy of his employer's time helmet. (51 mins.)
 
23.
The Twilight Zone (1959 TV Series)
Episode: The Midnight Sun (1961)
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When the Earth falls out of orbit, two women try to cope with increasingly oppressive heat in a nearly abandoned city. (51 mins.)
 
24.
The Twilight Zone (1959 TV Series)
Episode: Deaths-Head Revisited (1961)
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A former German SS captain returns to Dachau concentration camp and begins reminiscing on the power he enjoyed there, until he finds himself on trial by those who died at his hands. (51 mins.)
 
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The Twilight Zone (1959 TV Series)
Episode: It's a Good Life (1961)
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On an isolated family farm, a young boy with vast mental powers, but lacking emotional development, holds his terrified family in thrall to his every juvenile wish. (51 mins.)
 
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The Twilight Zone (1959 TV Series)
Episode: The Shelter (1961)
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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. (51 mins.)
 
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The Twilight Zone (1959 TV Series)
Episode: The Arrival (1961)
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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. (51 mins.)
 
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The Twilight Zone (1959 TV Series)
Episode: Back There (1961)
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At a prominent club in Washington, D.C., a socialite argues about whether it would be possible to change history by traveling back in time. When he leaves the club he finds himself in 1865, on the night that President Lincoln will be shot. (51 mins.)
 
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The Twilight Zone (1959 TV Series)
Episode: The After Hours (1960)
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A woman is treated badly by some odd salespeople on an otherwise empty department store floor. (51 mins.)
 
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The Twilight Zone (1959 TV Series)
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Order breaks down between three surviving crewmen whose rocket ship crashes on an unknown world with limited water and supplies. (51 mins.)
 
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The Twilight Zone (1959 TV Series)
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Biologist Sam Conrad is scheduled to go on a mission to Mars and is genuinely concerned about what they will find there... (51 mins.)
 
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The Twilight Zone (1959 TV Series)
Episode: The Night of the Meek (1960)
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After a derelict Santa Claus is fired on Christmas Eve, he finds a mysterious bag that gives out presents. With this bag he sets out to fulfill his one wish - to see the less fortunate inherit the bounties of Christmas. (51 mins.)
 
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The Twilight Zone (1959 TV Series)
Episode: The Rip Van Winkle Caper (1961)
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After successfully stealing a gold shipment, a group of criminals and their scientist accomplice put themselves in suspended animation in a remote desert cave. When they awaken decades later, complications ensue when their truck is destroyed. (51 mins.)
 
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The Twilight Zone (1959 TV Series)
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A pioneer from a wagon train in 1847 sets off to find something for his ill son and stumbles into present day New Mexico. (51 mins.)
 
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The Twilight Zone (1959 TV Series)
Episode: The Trade-Ins (1962)
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An elderly couple shop for younger replacement bodies, then resort to desperate measures to cover the cost. (51 mins.)
 
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The Twilight Zone (1959 TV Series)
Episode: The Masks (1964)
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Wealthy Jason Foster is dying and he invites his greedy heirs to a Mardi Gras party where they must wear the masks he specially had made for them or else be cut off from their inheritance. (51 mins.)
 
37.
The Twilight Zone (1959 TV Series)
Episode: Stopover in a Quiet Town (1964)
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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. (51 mins.)