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The Outer Limits 

A modern revival of the classic science fiction horror anthology show The Outer Limits (1963). Episodes often have twist-endings and involve aliens. Sometimes, a story from one episode continues in a later episode.

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Kevin Conway ...  The Control Voice 145 episodes, 1995-2001
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A modern revival of the classic science fiction horror anthology show The Outer Limits (1963). Episodes often have twist-endings and involve aliens. Sometimes, a story from one episode continues in a later episode.

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There is nothing wrong with your television. Do not attempt to adjust the picture.


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TV-PG | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Sci-Fi Channel

Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 March 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The New Outer Limits See more »

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Budget:

$1,100,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

(154 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Eric Schneider and Alex Diakun each appeared in eight episodes of the series, more than anyone else. Schneider is the only actor to appear in all seven seasons while Diakun appeared in all but the third. Schneider played Detective Barclay in The Outer Limits: I, Robot (1995), Dr. Golden in The Outer Limits: Vanishing Act (1996), a Triune in The Outer Limits: Feasibility Study (1997), Dr. Miles Osgoode in The Outer Limits: Fear Itself (1998), the Voice in The Outer Limits: Nightmare (1998), High Commander Reese in The Outer Limits: Summit (1999), Dr. Stanley Miller in The Outer Limits: The Gun (2000) and the Alien Interrogator in The Outer Limits: Abduction (2001). Diakun played a Minister in The Outer Limits: The Second Soul (1995), Quasga in The Outer Limits: Beyond the Veil (1996), Mr. Wilkes / Father Claridge in The Outer Limits: Fear Itself (1998), Moses Saxon in The Outer Limits: Alien Radio (1999), Nicholas Prentice in The Outer Limits: Tribunal (1999), The Outer Limits: Gettysburg (2000) and The Outer Limits: Time to Time (2001) and a shopkeeper in The Outer Limits: Alien Shop (2001). See more »

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The Control Voice: There is nothing wrong with your television. Do not attempt to adjust the picture. We are now controlling the transmission. We control the horizontal and the vertical. We can deluge you with a thousand channels or expand one single image to crystal clarity and beyond. We can shape your vision to anything our imagination can conceive. For the next hour we will control all that you see and hear. You are about to experience the awe and mystery which reaches from the deepest inner mind to the outer...
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In the episode "Valerie 23" Sofia Shinas appears naked before her creator when trying to seduce him. In the syndicated version this shot was cut. See more »

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simply one of the very best shows in existence
14 May 2005 | by mtricociSee all my reviews

The Outer Limits is a unique show that includes material that appeals to a very large/diverse audience without "selling out" like many Hollywood movies. The science fiction aspect is authentic and detailed while simple enough and explained well enough to be understood by any interested viewer. Each episode will provoke ongoing thought. The cast changes from episode to episode, however there are a couple stories/characters which are revisited time and again. You will also recognize some known faces. It seems almost every time I see the show there is a famous actor/actress playing one the main characters. I remember Alyssa Milano, Kevin Nealin, Natashia Henstrich, Ryan Reynolds and many others that fail to come to mind (sp?). There are many great episodes; I recommend finding and watching the episode "Ship". I do not know which season it is from.


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