Type
Scripted
Premiered
Sep. 16, 1963
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
60 min.
Country
USA
Network
ABC TV Network
The Outer Limits (1963) tv show photo

The Outer Limits (1963)

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?"

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02x17 The Probe Aired: Jan. 16, 1965

En route to Tokyo during a violent storm, a cargo plane crash lands in the ocean and four passengers miraculously escape from death. They drift …

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Canceled/Ended
The show had 2 seasons and 49 episodes air between 1963 and 1965.

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  • Dominic Frontiere and Robert Van Eps scored the first season of this series. Frontiere composed new music as well as reused his music from previous TV shows such as "Stoney Burke." The second…
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    Dominic Frontiere and Robert Van Eps scored the first season of this series. Frontiere composed new music as well as reused his music from previous TV shows such as "Stoney Burke." The second season was scored by Harry Lubin, who also composed new music and reused his music from previous TVshows such as "Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond" (1959).
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  • When "The Probe", the series' last episode, was originally aired on January 16, 1965, a live announcer spoke over the Control Voice's closing statement about returning "next week at this same…
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    When "The Probe", the series' last episode, was originally aired on January 16, 1965, a live announcer spoke over the Control Voice's closing statement about returning "next week at this same time." The live announcer stated that The King Family Show would be seen "next week in this time period." The regular Control Voice closing for "The Probe" was heard only in re-runs.
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  • An example of a television network deliberately killing a popular series by moving it to an inappropriate slot on their schedule. This series was a big hit, especially among younger viewers.…
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    An example of a television network deliberately killing a popular series by moving it to an inappropriate slot on their schedule. This series was a big hit, especially among younger viewers. For the second season, ABC moved it from Monday nights to 7:30 Saturday. It was not only an inappropriate timeslot for younger viewers, it served as the lead-in for "The Dodge Dancing Party" (1955) and was scheduled opposite the highly popular "Jackie Gleason: American Scene Magazine" (1962) on CBS. The series was pulled halfway into the second season.
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