The Outer Limits (1963)

Ended / 7:00pm ABC (US) 45 min.
Anthology type science fiction program with a different cast each week. Tending toward the hard science, space travel, time travel, and human evolution it tries to examine in each show some form of the question, "What is the nature of man?" Opening Narration: There is nothing wrong with your television set. Do not attempt to adjust the picture. We are controlling the transmission. If we wish to make it louder, we will bring up the volume. If we wish to make it softer, we will tune it to a whisper. We can reduce the focus to a soft blur, or sharpen it to crystal clarity. We will control the horizontal. We will control the vertical. For the next hour, sit quietly and we will control all that you see and hear. You are about to experience the awe and mystery which reaches from the inner mind to... The Outer Limits.

Season 2

17 Episodes

After flying into a hurricane, the crew of a cargo plane bound for Tokyo is captured by an alien space probe.
Jan 16 1965
An out-of-control test flight traps a pilot and his wife in a slow-moving time warp, and they're not alone.
Jan 09 1965
A dying astronaut agrees to have his brain implanted into a robot body.
Jan 02 1965
An alien invader unleashes fear and panic aboard a simulated flight to a distant planet.
Dec 26 1964
A government agent creates a duplicate of himself in order to find and destroy a menacing creature consumed by hatred.
Dec 19 1964
An alien offers his technical knowledge of how to build a ray gun in exchange for a scientist's ability to feel emotions.
Dec 05 1964
An investigation reveals a desperate plan involving the construction of a spaceship and a group of special children.
Nov 28 1964
After being shot in the head, a soldier gains a genius IQ and begins working fervently toward a mysterious goal.
Nov 21 1964
A grotesque, but gentle, robot is put on trial for the murder of his creator.
Nov 14 1964
When a scientist recreates the environment of a distant planet, its accelerated rate of evolution suggest a shocking future for mankind.
Nov 07 1964
An encounter with extreme terror awaits a crew sent to Mars to investigate the disappearance of an earlier expedition.
Oct 31 1964
A couple of motorists stranded in the desert are trapped by animated tumbleweeds.
Oct 24 1964
An amnesiac with a strange glass hand is pursued by alien assassins as he seeks the key to his true identity.
Oct 17 1964
A consciousness-expanding drug provides a professor with superhuman abilities and endangers the lives of his associates.
Oct 10 1964
The fate of the Earth is at stake when an optometrist discovers special lenses which enable him to see a frightening, and otherwise invisible, two-dimensional creature.
Oct 03 1964
After returning from a mission to Venus, an astronaut can't seem to stay warm enough and has strange dreams about encountering a wraith-like being outside his spaceship window.
Sep 26 1964
Soldier 2x01
A soldier who knows nothing but killing and warfare struggles to adapt when he is transported back in time to a more peaceful era.
Sep 19 1964

Season 1

32 Episodes

After murdering an abusive man, two women find themselves in a frightening house where the dead are brought back to life via a time-tilting machine.
May 04 1964
A government agent faces a crisis of conscience when he infiltrates a band of aliens marooned aboard the wreckage of a flying saucer.
Apr 27 1964
A nuclear accident creates a rift in the space/time continuum, and allows deadly creatures to emerge.
Apr 20 1964
The people of Earth surprise their alien captors when an entire neighborhood is transported to another planet as part of a plan to enslave the human race.
Apr 13 1964
A man with a intellectually gifted son is alarmed by the boy's sudden change in behavior and is suspicious of the boy's tutor, the mysterious Mr. Zeno.
Apr 06 1964
Two Earth people are transported to an alien planet, along with two aliens. The are told by their abductors that they will fight each other to the death. The stakes are high: the homeworld of the losers will be destroyed slowly, for the further amusement of their captors.
Mar 30 1964
Trapped in a mansion run by a mysterious alien being, a pair of young lovers discovers that eternal life comes at a great cost.
Mar 23 1964
After being exposed to a radioactive ionic shower, scientist on a distant planet mutates, driving him insane and making him telepathic.
Mar 16 1964
Lunar colonists find themselves in grave danger when they attempt to aid five fugitive alien scientists.
Mar 09 1964
Believing that they're going on a mere carnival ride, a crew of discontented dreamers unknowingly boards a space ship bound to save the future of the human race.
Mar 02 1964
The crew aboard a space station investigates the death of a young lieutenant and uncovers a strange and deadly new life form.
Feb 24 1964
A powerful alien from the planet Eros returns to Earth to rescue and claim his son who has been charged with murder.
Feb 17 1964
An ambitious scientist, with hopes of taking over his father's corporation, creates a laser that inadvertently brings a gentle alien to earth.
Feb 10 1964
A government agent infiltrates a secret criminal organization that uses repulsive alien parasites to control its members.
Feb 03 1964
ZZZZZ 1x18
A queen bee with sinister intentions assumes human form in order to seek out the perfect mate.
Jan 27 1964
A young couple's honeymoon is cut short by the horrifying contents of a mysterious box.
Jan 20 1964
Two Martians conduct an investigation at the scene of a murder to try to determine why humans kill one another.
Jan 13 1964
A convicted felon volunteers for an interplanetary cultural exchange program, and chaos ensues when a bizarre alien materializes here on Earth.
Jan 06 1964
Exils from the planet Zanti arrive on Earth, and a startling truth is uncovered when two human renegades invade their privacy.
Dec 30 1963
The capture of a dolphin-like creature stirs up trouble in a small republic as the country's dictator plans to use the thing to attract tourists.
Dec 23 1963
A man hoping to contact his dead son becomes involved in an experiment designed to open a gateway to the fourth dimension.
Dec 16 1963
An incredible being made of pure energy imperils the staff of a research lab and hides a deadly secret.
Dec 09 1963
In a war action with the planet Ebon, some soldiers are captured, interrogated and tortured.
Dec 02 1963
A doctor with a steel plate in his head questions his own sanity when he begins hearing the conversations of a strange race of alien rock creatures intent on conquering the world.
Nov 18 1963
A remote outpost in Greenland is endangered when an experiment is disrupted, causing the mind of a psychiatrist to be switched with that of a madman.
Nov 11 1963
The suspicious murder of a security guard sparks an investigation unveiling an insidious and far-reaching monitoring device, the ramifications of which are truly frightening.
Nov 04 1963
A horribly mutated man from Earth's bleak future travels back in time in an attempt to alter the past and save mankind from its hideous fate.
Oct 28 1963
There are unforeseen consequences when a brilliant but guilt-ridden scientist performs an evolutionary enhancement procedure on an embittered miner.
Oct 14 1963
An experimental brain surgery gives a mild-mannered professor telekinetic powers and unleashes the dark side of his unconscious mind.
Oct 07 1963
A noble scheme goes horribly awry when a group of scientists plan an elaborate hoax designed to frighten and ultimately unite humankind.
Sep 30 1963
A sinister foreign power replaces the President of the United States with its own agent via the use of a powerful drug allowing the skin to be molded into any likeness.
Sep 23 1963
A radio station engineer named Allan Maxwell establishes contact with an alien being. But when the station's power is turned up, the alien is teleported to Earth, where its radioactive nature causes havoc.
Sep 16 1963