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The Twilight Zone 

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Ordinary people find themselves in extraordinarily astounding situations, which they each try to solve in a remarkable manner.

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Rod Serling
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Top Rated TV #17 | Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 8 wins & 14 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Rod Serling ...  Narrator / ... 156 episodes, 1959-1964
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Storyline

The Twilight Zone is a place that can exist at any moment of time, of space or of mind....but especially when you least expect it. When you enter this realm of unlimited possibility, tread very carefully Traveler and know this: The right decisions can help you find your way back out or sometimes even provide you with happiness and wealth is the wrong decisions may lead you to raving madness and horrific death. Sometimes you don't even get a choice. Tread warily past the sign post ahead. Written by Bryan Ells

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 October 1959 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Twilight Zone See more »

Filming Locations:

Yuma, Arizona, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(18 episodes) (season 4) | (138 episodes) (season 1-3 and season 5)

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Allan Melvin and Martin Balsam were both on All in the Family and Twilight Zone. See more »

Quotes

[Opening narration-Season 1 alternate]
Narrator: You are about to enter another dimension. A dimension not only of sight and sound, but of mind. A journey into a wondrous land of imagination. Next stop, the Twilight Zone!
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Alternate Versions

The syndicated version has about 2-4 minutes cut from each episode and starts all episodes with the second season opening credits. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.20 (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Twilight Zone Theme
(theme song)
Composed by Marius Constant
(seasons 2-5)
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You've just crossed over into...
10 July 2005 | by lee_eisenbergSee all my reviews

I would assume that everyone knows "The Twilight Zone"'s theme song, and recognizes Rod Serling's monotone explanations of how the given character has just crossed over into the Twilight Zone. I'm not sure which episode is my favorite. There's "Nightmare at 30,000 Feet", in which William Shatner sees a monster tearing at an airplane wing, and there's also "Time Enough at Last", where Burgess Meredith plays a bookworm who gets enough time to read as much as he wants...or does he? Or, it might be another episode. But no matter. "The Twilight Zone" never ceases to impress me. Even the 1983 movie was pretty interesting, not something that many movies based on TV shows accomplish. You should try to see the show.


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