The Outer Limits: Season 5, Episode 1

Alien Radio (22 Jan. 1999)

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A skeptical radio show host, who loves to shoot down his listener, reports of alien encounters and one of his listeners, who claims to be possessed by an alien, set himself on fire in front of him.

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Moses Saxon
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A skeptical radio show host, who loves to shoot down his listener, reports of alien encounters and one of his listeners, who claims to be possessed by an alien, set himself on fire in front of him.

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Very good episode! Not the best, but close.
18 October 2012 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

Almost every Outer Limits episode has Robots, time travel or Aliens in it. Except that it's never really about any of these things.

Just like with this episode; on the surface it's your typical Outer-Limits-body-snatcher-invasion-story, but in reality its a dark tale about prejudice. Written by A L Katz who wrote just about every Tales from the Crypt episode, this episode could also pass as a Tales from the Crypt episode, and a good one at that. It's scary, it's got a sick and twisted humor and it's got a bleak, but poetic ending.

The only thing I missed where the Crypt Keepers sadistic comments at the end, but then again the Outer Limits control voice more than makes up for that.


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