Nick Baxter's touch proves lethal: he has developed an alien illness that promises a slow death for him, but a very rapid death by freezing for any organism that he touches! David tracks him down, but others are also very interested in finding Baxter - his own people. Baxter just wants to reach a saucer so he can get medical help, but he is convinced those hunting him simply want him dead. David's success may depend on convincing an old curmudgeon who has turned his back on humanity to find in himself the desire to help others. Written by
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It was in this episode that Roy Thinnes met his future wife, Lynn Loring. whom he married one month after this episode aired. See more
At the end, the same newspaper layout is used for the "Wheeling Courier" that was used for "The Tampa Herald" at the end of the "Storm," including the exact same secondary headlines "Giant Plane Found, All Aboard Safe", "Educators Hold Annual Meet Here", "RESTRICTED LOAD BAN MODIFIED ON MAIN ROADS" and an identical photograph just above the fold. See more
A truck driver's bizarre death only added to the growing panic in a remote corner of West Virginia. Nine had died in a 48-hour period - all frozen. Six hours ago, it became the responsibility of Dr. George Grundy, United States Public Service, to bring the epidemic to an end - to find an answer to deaths which medical authorities found no answer. One man suspects the true nature of the strange and terrifying blight; that its source lies somewhere out in the vast reaches of ...