The Twilight Zone: Season 3, Episode 1

The Curious Case of Edgar Witherspoon (24 Sep. 1988)

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Harry Morgan plays an elderly man with a Rube Goldberg machine filling his apartment. His daughter is concerned and arranges for a social worker to look in on him. It turns out that the ... See full summary »

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Edgar Witherspoon
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Dr. Jeremy Sinclair
Barbara Chilcott ...
Mrs. Milligan
Eve Crawford ...
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Pixie Bigelow ...
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Robin Ward ...
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Harry Morgan plays an elderly man with a Rube Goldberg machine filling his apartment. His daughter is concerned and arranges for a social worker to look in on him. It turns out that the machine is an allegory for the world. Harry is constantly making modifications and additions to the machine to keep the world running right. Written by NBPat

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This episode takes place in 1988 and 1910. See more »

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Dr. Jeremy Sinclair: [gestures to the room-sized machine] So what you have here is some kind of clock?
Edgar Witherspoon: Of course not! Why would I build a clock?
[points to his wristwatch]
Edgar Witherspoon: Three dollars, any drug store. Doesn't lose 10 seconds in a year!
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