The Twilight Zone (1985–1989)

TV Series  |  TV-PG  |   |  Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Mystery
7.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.8/10 from 5,178 users  
Reviews: 26 user | 7 critic

A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but often have a wicked sense of humor and an unexpected twist.

Creator:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 45 titles
created 10 Jul 2011
 
a list of 36 titles
created 19 Nov 2013
 
a list of 23 titles
created 09 Jan 2014
 
a list of 37 titles
created 15 Jan 2014
 
a list of 30 titles
created 2 weeks ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Twilight Zone (1985–1989)

The Twilight Zone (1985–1989) on IMDb 7.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Twilight Zone.

User Polls

Episodes

Seasons


Years



3   2   1  
1989   1988   1987   1986   1985  
2 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
Fantasy | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9/10 X  

Ordinary people find themselves in extraordinarily astounding situations, which they each try to solve in a remarkable manner.

Stars: Rod Serling, Robert McCord, Jay Overholts
Fantasy | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

This tv movie features two stories by Rod Serling, who also wrote the stories of the original Twilight Zone (1959) series. "The Theater": A young girl goes to the cinema to see His Girl ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Markowitz
Stars: James Earl Jones, Amy Irving, Gary Cole
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Four horror/sci-fi segments directed by four famous directors which are their own versions of classic stories from Rod Serling's landmark television series.

Directors: Joe Dante, John Landis, and 2 more credits »
Stars: Dan Aykroyd, Albert Brooks, Vic Morrow
The Outer Limits (1963–1965)
Fantasy | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

An anthology series of insightful science fiction tales.

Stars: Bob Johnson, Ben Wright, William Douglas
The Outer Limits (1995–2002)
Drama | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A modern revival of the classic eponymous 1960s sci-fi horror anthology show. Episodes often have twist-endings and involve aliens. Sometimes, story from one episode continues in a later episode.

Stars: Alex Diakun, Eric Schneider, Garvin Cross
The Twilight Zone (2002–2003)
Adventure | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Stars: Forest Whitaker, Jeremy Piven, Olivia d'Abo
Night Gallery (1969–1973)
Drama | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Host Rod Serling presents tales of horror illustrated in various paintings.

Stars: Rod Serling, Larry Watson, Joanna Pettet
Tales from the Darkside (1983–1988)
Fantasy | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A horror anthology series where the viewer is taken through ghost stories, science fiction adventures and creepy, unexplained events.

Stars: Paul Sparer, Catherine Battistone, John Marzilli
Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Comedy | Crime | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Tales of horror based on the gruesome EC horror comics of the 1950's.

Stars: John Kassir, Roy Brocksmith, Miguel Ferrer
Amazing Stories (1985–1987)
Adventure | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Truly amazing, and sometimes odd, stories are narrated. Many famous actors and actresses made guest appearances.

Stars: Charles Durning, Douglas Seale, Louis Giambalvo
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

Series of unrelated short stories covering elements of crime, horror, drama and comedy about people of different species committing murders, suicides, thefts and other sorts of crime caused by certain motivations; perceived or not.

Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Harry Tyler, John Williams
Edit

Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Robin Ward ...
 Narrator (30 episodes, 1988-1989)
...
 Narrator / ... (30 episodes, 1985-1987)
Edit

Storyline

An updated version of the famous 1960's TV series created by Rod Serling. Each week presents one to three tales about some unusual situation that turns out to be even more unusual than initially suspected. Whether the tone of the story is horror, suspense or humor, there is always a surprise twist at the end. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

| |

Language:

Release Date:

27 September 1985 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Unbekannte Dimensionen  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(35 episodes) (Season 1-2) | (30 Episodes) (season 3)

Sound Mix:

|

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Assuming the new Twilight Zone would be a huge hit with adults who had grown up on the original, CBS pre-sold the syndicated rerun rights with a "guaranteed" number of episodes. However, the show was a flop and was canceled after two seasons. CBS quickly made deals to produce additional episodes for syndication in order to fulfill the guarantee. In syndicated versions of this show, Robin Ward narrates all the episodes, including the episodes which originally featured narration by Charles Aidman. MGM/UA felt that this would give the series a greater sense of uniformity. Also this way they didn't have to pay residuals to Aidman, but only to (the considerably cheaper) Ward. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Informant! (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

(Opening theme music)
Performed by Grateful Dead & Merl Saunders
(Jerry Garcia, Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzman, Phil Lesh, Brent Mydland & Bob Weir)
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

A Very Good Resurrection!
7 May 2003 | by (Waterford,Michigan) – See all my reviews

I still can't get enough of the original series. It is and was a classic, not to mention damn hard to compete with. The Twilight Zone that was resurrected was pretty good in it's own right. The stories I remember most was the Nightcrawlers episode and Cat and Mouse. The same sense of horror, dread and irony filled this series as well. It was pretty good and enjoyable. It was just too bad that it was taken off. It was one of the better of the redone television series.


6 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Creepiest Episodes madmax1313
Which series is best 2002, 1985 or 1959?! Jagweed
DVDs need to be re-released markci250
Get a lighter to light ten times in a row. dds740324
What´s your favourite episode? Torstenscheib
'Examination Day' by Henry Slesar yttimsmc11
Discuss The Twilight Zone (1985) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?