The Outer Limits (1963–1965)

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An anthology series of insightful science fiction tales.

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A feature adaptation of the cult classic 1960s sci-fi TV series.

Director: Scott Derrickson
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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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Ended its network run in 1965, the same year as its "rival" the Twilight Zone (1959) ("The Twilight Zone" ceased producing new episodes in 1964, but CBS broadcast repeats of the fourth-season episodes in the summer of 1965). See more »

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The Control Voice: It is said that if you move a single pebble on the beach, you set up a different pattern, and everything in the world is changed. It can also be said that love can change the future, if it is deep enough, true enough, and selfless enough. It can prevent a war, prohibit a plague, keep the whole world... whole.
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30 September 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This science fiction anthology series that lasted for 2 seasons and 49 episodes, great acting, superb set design, and wonderful stories made this in some ways better than even "the Twilight Zone". I know that statement could very well be considered close to heresy to some, and don't get me wrong I do love Twilight Zone and hold it among my favorite shows, I merely find the endlessly thought-provoking and wonderous episodes of Outer Limits to edge out the great, but reallying on last-minute twists episodes of Twilight Zone. Followed in the mid '90's by a revival show on Showtime that while good in it's own right, just couldn't hope to hold a candle to the original series.

My Grade: A+


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