The Outer Limits: Season 1, Episode 11

Dark Matters (2 Jun. 1995)

TV Episode  -   -  Drama | Fantasy | Horror
7.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.2/10 from 137 users  
Reviews: 3 user

A cargo ship is forced from hyperspace into a strange region of "dark matter" where some of the normal laws of physics seem not to apply - even the dead linger, unable to find their reward.... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

Watch Episode
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

Free at IMDb

Editors' Spotlight

Alpha House Premieres Today

All ten episodes of the second season of "Alpha House" are available starting today. Watch them now, only on Prime Instant Video.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

AOT
a list of 59 titles
created 10 Mar 2012
 

Related Items

Search for "Dark Matters" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Dark Matters (02 Jun 1995)

Dark Matters (02 Jun 1995) on IMDb 7.2/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Outer Limits.
« Previous Episode | 11 of 154 Episodes | Next Episode »

Videos

1 video »
Edit

Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
...
Commander Lydia Manning
Michael Dolan ...
Rob Anderson
Allison Hossack ...
Erin Whitley
...
Kevin Stein
...
Captain John Owens
...
Paul Stein
...
...
Young Paul
...
Young Kevin
Edit

Storyline

A cargo ship is forced from hyperspace into a strange region of "dark matter" where some of the normal laws of physics seem not to apply - even the dead linger, unable to find their reward. Worse, contact with these specters is fatal to the living. If the crew can't escape quickly, they'll join the current residents, human and alien, eternally denied whatever lies beyond death... Written by CommanderBalok

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Edit

Details

Language:

Release Date:

2 June 1995 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Per the title, dark matter is an astronomical term referring to matter that cannot be detected by electromagnetic (EM) means, only by gravitational means since it does not emit EM waves. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Good Suspense and Decent Character Development
3 March 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Some of the better entries in this series are those that take place in deep space. This is a bit of a "Star Trek Voyager" type of episode. A cargo ship has been driven into a hole of some kind where the stars have disappeared and ghosts of dead space travelers come aboard. Add to that the fact that the brother of one of the principle characters, who disappeared years ago on an explorer vessel, appears as a hologram/ghost. He imparts his contentiousness. The sibling rivalry continues beyond death. The dead man was the perfect son, sports star, military hero, and dad's favorite. However, he does have a secret that if brought up would tarnish his reputation. There are also some aliens that look like big praying mantises. They are also non-corporeal but very threatening. The issue at hand is, how does one get out of this spot and not become the next victim of this interplanetary graveyard. As with the aforementioned "Star Trek" thing, there is considerable jargon and a lot of activities taken at faith. Still, it's fun and suspenseful, and not as depressing as some of the other episodes.


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Your favorite eerie television themes/music siukong
A Not So Subtle Message For Those Of The Christian Faith? Emmjewels
'Quality of Mercy' and 'The Light Brigade'... nisreenjoseph
YOUR FAVORITE EPISODE OF ALL TIMES?? mtordai
Favourite Episodes of Season 6 Danny_84
Favourite Episodes of Season 5 Danny_84
Discuss Dark Matters (1995) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?