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(1959–1964)

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30 Sep. 1960
King Nine Will Not Return
A pilot of a downed WW II bomber comes to in the African desert and desperately tries to find out what happened to the rest of his crew.
 
7 Oct. 1960
The Man in the Bottle
A luckless couple stumbles upon fortune when a genie materializes from a bottle in their antique shop. The genie grants them four wishes but warns them, prophetically, to be careful what you wish for.
 
14 Oct. 1960
Nervous Man in a Four Dollar Room
Small time criminal Jackie Rhoades must face both his past and his conscience while waiting for his next assignment.
 
28 Oct. 1960
A Thing About Machines
Bartlett Finchley's paranoia about the machines around proves true.
 
4 Nov. 1960
The Howling Man
David Ellington recounts a story, one that began just after the end of World War I. He was hiking in Europe when he sought refuge in an abbey during a violent rain storm. The residence is isolated and its head, Brother Jerome, tells him he cannot stay. Ellington is ill however and during his short stay meets someone who is being kept prisoner and howls constantly through the night. Ellington believes the Howling Man is being kept there for no good reason but Brother Jerome tells him of the man's true nature. The decision Ellington makes will haunt him for the rest of ...
 
11 Nov. 1960
Eye of the Beholder
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".
 
18 Nov. 1960
Nick of Time
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.
 
2 Dec. 1960
The Lateness of the Hour
The daughter of an inventor objects to their "perfect" home where they are waited on by mechanical servants.
 
9 Dec. 1960
The Trouble with Templeton
A nostalgic actor revisits his late wife and friends at their old haunt, only to find that he is now out of place there.
 
16 Dec. 1960
A Most Unusual Camera
When three dum-dum crooks get ahold of a camera that takes pictures of the future, they set out to make a quick fortune with their new toy.
 
23 Dec. 1960
The Night of the Meek
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.
 
6 Jan. 1961
Dust
Luis Gallegos is scheduled to be hanged in a dusty western town after he was found guilty of killing a child while drunk. Gallegos' father begs everyone for mercy but the Marshal, who doesn't think the prisoner is a bad sort, has little choice but to proceed with the sentence. Peter Gomez decides to take advantage of the situation by selling the father his 'magic dust' that will make the townsfolk take pity on his son. Events provide for an unexpected conclusion.
 
13 Jan. 1961
Back There
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.
 
20 Jan. 1961
The Whole Truth
A used car salesman buys a car that dooms him to tell only the truth!
 
27 Jan. 1961
The Invaders
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.
 
3 Feb. 1961
A Penny for Your Thoughts
Gaining telepathic abilities when his coin lands on its edge bank clerk Hector B. Poole learns about the difference between other people's plans and fantasies.
 
10 Feb. 1961
Twenty Two
While in the hospital recovering from overwork, Liz Powell keeps dreaming about going down to the hospital morgue.
 
24 Feb. 1961
The Odyssey of Flight 33
Passing through the sound barrier a commercial airliner inadvertently travels back in time.
 
3 Mar. 1961
Mr. Dingle, the Strong
A timid vacuum-cleaner salesman is given the strength of 300 men by some experimenting aliens.
 
10 Mar. 1961
Static
An old radio is taking bitter bachelor Ed Lindsay back to a happier time before what he considers worthless tripe on television when he starts picking up radio programs from the 1930's and 1940's.
 
24 Mar. 1961
The Prime Mover
A compulsive gambler cajoles his friend to use his telekinesis to affect the results of the gambling tables in Las Vegas.
 
31 Mar. 1961
Long Distance Call
A toy telephone becomes the link between a young boy and his dead grandmother.
 
7 Apr. 1961
A Hundred Yards Over the Rim
A pioneer from a wagon train in 1847 sets off to find something for his ill son and stumbles into present day New Mexico.
 
21 Apr. 1961
The Rip Van Winkle Caper
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.
 
28 Apr. 1961
The Silence
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.
 
5 May 1961
Shadow Play
When Adam Grant is found guilty of first degree murder and sentenced he lashes out telling everyone that he will not be murdered again. Grant claims to be having a recurring nightmare where he is found guilty and executed. The characters around him change and so he argues that all of them will vanish if he dies. It leads newspaperman Paul Carson to question what is real and what might just be a figment of someone else's imagination. DA Henry Ritchie visits Grant in jail and decides to try and do something about his claims, no matter how far-fetched his claims might be.
 
12 May 1961
The Mind and the Matter
Using the power of mind over matter, Archibald Beechcroft remakes the world to his own specifications.
 
26 May 1961
Will the Real Martian Please Stand Up?
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.
 
2 Jun. 1961
The Obsolete Man
In a future totalitarian society, a librarian is declared obsolete and sentenced to death.
 

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