Anthology type science fiction program with a different cast each week. Tending toward the hard science, space travel, time travel, and human evolution it tries to examine in each show some... See full summary »
Produced at the same time as the more well-known Twilight Zone, this series fed the nation's growing interest in paranormal suspense in a different way. Rather than creating fictional ... See full summary »
Will J. White
Within the course of one hour 5 stories are shown. None of these stories have any logical explanation, and some of them actually occurred. You are left to decide which of these stories, if ... See full summary »
A National Guard tank crew on war games suddenly find themselves back in time to June 25, 1876 the day General Custer fought and lost to the Sioux at the battle of the Little Big Horn. They report what they've seen and heard but the officer-in-charge is more than a little dubious about what they claim. They return to the area and when the attack begins they join the fight. When the commander goes to locate them, they find something else entirely. Written by
The captain states that the time is "23:20 hours," which is 11:20 PM, however, moments before that when the soldiers are outside the tent, the sky is clearly light. See more »
June twenty-fifth 1964 - or, if you prefer, June twenty-fifth 1876. The cast of characters in order of their appearance: a patrol of General Custer's cavalry and a patrol of National Guardsmen on a maneuver. Past and present are about to collide head-on, as they are wont to do in a very special bivouac area known as... the Twilight Zone.
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Three 1960's Army National Guard soldiers on maneuvers near the Little Big Horn battle site find themselves unwittingly involved in Custer's last stand.
This was one of my favorite episodes when I was a child and I still enjoy it very much. After years of (Air) National Guard service, seven trips to the battlefield and reading dozens of books, I related well to it as I got older. It is interesting to ponder the source(s) of the misinformation. For example, I have never run across anything that mentioned a trooper shooting an Indian riding by before the battle, nor encountering a "village" (vs. the actual lone tepee) (Poetic license, I suppose. I am just glad that Mr. Serling seemed to be a Little Big Horn battle buff. (Note his naming of Richard Basehart's character, Capt. Benteen, in the episode, "Probe 7 Over and Out". ) I never did understand why they couldn't take the tank! Out of gas? Mechanical breakdown? It is a fun episode.
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