Twilight Zone: Season 1, Episode 28

A Nice Place to Visit (15 Apr. 1960)
"The Twilight Zone" A Nice Place to Visit (original title)

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When bad guy Henry Francis Valentine dies in a shootout with police, he wakes up in the next world where his every wish is granted forever, and ever.


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Episode complete credited cast:
Larry Blyden ...
Henry Francis 'Rocky' Valentine


After being shot in the act of a robbery, small-time bottom-feeder Rocky Valentine is visited by the angelic and portly "Mr. Pip" who transports him into a reality in which he can do no wrong. Rocky quickly discovers that "having" is not so pleasing a thing as "wanting". Especially, in the Twilight Zone. Written by Troy

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15 April 1960 (USA)  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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1.33 : 1
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Sebastian Cabot was reluctant to dye his brunette hair and beard blonde, since the peroxide used for it ensured that the color would remain for about six months. See more »


When Rocky kicks the women out and slams the door the entire wall shakes. Then when he is trying to open the door, you can see the wall and door frame moving along with the door. See more »


Narrator: [Closing Narration] A scared, angry little man who never got a break. Now he has everything he's ever wanted - and he's going to have to live with it for eternity - in The Twilight Zone.
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Referenced in The Sopranos: Chasing It (2007) See more »

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From a light fluffy corner of The Twilight Zone.
10 January 2014 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

Valentine (Larry Blyden) is a thief who finds himself dead and in a realm of afterlife. Mr Pip (Sebastian Cabot) is his guide in the white suit. As all seems pleasant Valentine wonders if he might have done something good to get into heaven, but cant remember any such thing.

A light and dreamy fantasy that is one of the weaker entries of the outstanding first series, though it would have held it's own in any other season. The best asset is Sebastian Cabot, the unsung great character actor who voiced Baghera for 'The Jungle Book' and played Dr Hilyard in 'The Time Machine'. He was always a great actor to listen to.

Light fun, put across with tongue-in-cheek in an atmospheric white-looking corner of the Zone.

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