"The Twilight Zone" The Placebo Effect (TV Episode 2003) - Plot Summary Poster

Plot Summary

  • Mega hypochondriac Harry Radditch believes he's caught a deadly plague from a space novel he just read. His physician plans to dose him with a placebo, as usual, but this time, his symptoms are severe and she catches the disease. How can she stop a science fictional pandemic from killing real people?

    - Written by David Stevens


A man goes to a hospital believing that he has a horribly deadly disease, which he describes in great detail. The man's housekeeper and a doctor contract the disease

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