An anthology series of insightful science fiction tales.

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Anthology type science fiction program with a different cast each week. Tending toward the hard science, space travel, time travel, and human evolution it tries to examine in each show some form of the question, "What is the nature of man?" Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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16 September 1963 (USA)  »

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Trivia

The original title for "The Outer Limits" was "Please Stand By". But, America was facing the Cuban Missile Crisis and the executives thought it might make people fearful of an air raid. This is why, in the new series when the show would cut to a commercial, the Control Voice said, "Please stand by." A tip-of-the-hat to the original series title. See more »

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The Control Voice: We now return control of your television set to you. Until next week, at the same time, when the control voice will take you to... The Outer Limits.
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Featured in Hackers (1995) See more »

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Awesome anthology series
24 January 2002 | by (Tennessee) – See all my reviews

This classic series is so much fun to watch. Everything about it is great. The opening is very well crafted, the episodes are very well written and entertaining with a wide variety of fine actors and actresses and the special effects are truly splendid. It is my opinion that this show serves as a prime example of why classic science fiction is so much fun to watch.


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