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The Twilight Zone season 5

In The Twilight Zone season 5 of this television anthology series, the sci-fi happenings get creepier in episodes that feature a man terrified of a gargoyle-like figure on an airplane wing, a violent talking doll, an experimental youth serum and more.

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TitleOriginal Air Date
1In Praise of PipSeptember 27, 1963
Small-time bookie Max Phillips (Jack Klugman) hates his life. His only pride is his son, Pip, serving in the U.S. Armed Forces in Vietnam. When a young bettor uses company funds to bet with Max, then loses everything, Max returns his money, angering Max’s bosses. An excellent performance by Jack Klugman.In Praise of Pip - an excellent performance by Jack Klugman - The Twilight Zone season 5
2SteelOctober 4, 1963
In the near future boxing has been outlawed and is performed by mechanical robots. To replace his broken client, the manager decides to enter the ring and replace him. With Lee MarvinLee Marvin in "Steel" - The Twilight Zone season 5
3Nightmare at 20,000 FeetOctober 11, 1963
A man, newly recovered from a nervous breakdown, becomes convinced that a monster only he sees is damaging the plane he’s flying in. With William ShatnerNightmare at 20,000 Feet, starring William Shatner - The Twilight Zone season 5
4A Kind of a StopwatchOctober 18, 1963
A man is given a stopwatch that halts time.
A Kind of a Stopwatch - The Twilight Zone season 5
5The Last Night of a JockeyOctober 25, 1963
A washed-up jockey gets his wish while waiting for the results of his race fixing hearing. With Mickey Rooney.
The Last Night of a Jockey, starring Mickey Rooney - The Twilight Zone seasson 5
6Living DollNovember 1, 1963
A frustrated stepfather (Telly Savalas) does battle with his stepdaughter’s talking doll, whose vocabulary includes such phrases as “I hate you” and “I’m going to kill you”.Living Doll - with Telly Savalas as a very unsympathetic character  - The Twilight Zone season 5
7The Old Man in the CaveNovember 8, 1963
In a post-apocalyptic settlement, the inhabitants’ survival is dependent on the advice of an unseen man living in a nearby cave. This dependence is tested when a band of soldiers descends on their town. A truly sad, bitter tale …The Old Man in the Cave - The Twilight Zone season 5
8Uncle SimonNovember 15, 1963
Caregiver Barbara Polk must take care of her uncle’s robot after his untimely and accidental death.Uncle Simon - The Twilight Zone season 5, with Robbie the Robot
9Night CallNovember 22, 1963
Telephone calls begin to haunt a disabled elderly woman.Night Call - The Twilight Zone season 5
10Probe 7, Over and OutNovember 29, 1963
Colonel Cook stranded on another planet with no hope for rescue meets a woman who is the sole survivor from another planet.Probe 7, Over and Out - The Twilight Zone season 5
11The 7th is Made Up of PhantomsNovember 8, 1963
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.The 7th is Made Up of Phantoms - The Twilight Zone season 5
12A Short Drink from a Certain FountainDecember 13, 1963
Aging married man convinces his brother to inject him with a youth serum.A Short Drink from a Certain Fountain - The Twilight Zone season 5
13Ninety Years Without SlumberingDecember 20, 1963
An old man (Ed Wynn) believes that his life will end the moment his grandfather clock stops ticking.
Ninety Years Without Slumbering - The Twilight Zone season 5
14Ring-A-Ding GirlDecember 27, 1963
Movie star Bunny Blake receives a ring from her hometown which is giving her warnings to come home while she flies cross country.Ring-A-Ding Girl - The Twilight Zone season 5
15You DriveJanuary 3, 1964
After being involved with a hit-and-run killing a child, Mr. Oliver Pope is haunted by his car.You Drive - The Twilight Zone season 5
16Number Twelve Looks Just Like YouJanuary 24, 1964
In a future society everyone must undergo an operation at age 19 to become beautiful and conform to society. One young woman desperately wants to hold onto her own identity. With Richard Long. One of the most memorable, and heart breaking, Twilight Zone episodes.Number Twelve Looks Just Like You - The Twilight Zone, season 5
17The Long MorrowJanuary 10, 1964
Before leaving on a decades long mission, astronaut Douglas Stansfield meets a woman and falls in love.The Long Morrow - The Twilight Zone season 5
18The Self Improvement of Salvadore RossJanuary 17, 1964
Saladore Ross has a unique talent where he can trade physical characteristics with other people and will do anything to get the love of Leah Maitland.

The Self Improvement of Salvadore Ross - The Twilight Zone season 5
19Black Leather JacketsJanuary 31, 1964
Three leather jacket wearing, motorcycle riding men invade a peaceful neighborhood. But where do they come from?Black Leather Jackets - The Twilight Zone season 5
20From Agnes-With LoveFebruary 14, 1964
A computer technician begins to take advice for his love life from Agnes, the computer he works with. And comes to regret it. A funny episode, with Wally Cox.From Agnes-With Love, starring Wally Cox.  The Twilight Zone season 5
21Spur of the MomentFebruary 21, 1964
An engaged heiress is terrorized by a middle-aged woman on a horse pleading with her not to go through with her impending marriage.Spur of the Moment - The Twilight Zone season 5
22Stopover in a Quiet TownApril 24, 1964
Young New York married couple Bob and Millie Frazier leave a party after drinking too much. They wake up in Centerville, a small town where no one lives, houses are empty, trees are props, food is plastic, and the only train comes right back to Centerville.Stopover in a Quiet Town - The Twilight Zone season 5
23An Occurrence at Owl Creek BridgeFebruary 28, 1964
It is the end of the Civil War and Union troops have occupied the South. They are going to execute a Southern resistance fighter.An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge - The Twilight Zone season 5
24Queen of the NileMarch 6, 1964
A reporter interviews a Hollywood movie queen who has a secret to her eternal beauty.Queen of the Nile - The Twilight Zone season 5
25What’s in the BoxMarch 13, 1964
Philanderer Joe Britt (William Demarest) sees his indiscretions shown on his own TV set after it was worked on by a very unique repairman (Clarence Nash).What's in the Box - Clarence Nash - The Twilight Zone season 5

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