Type
Scripted
Premiered
Oct. 02, 1959
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
30 min.
Country
USA
Network
CBS TV Network
The Twilight Zone (1959) tv show photo

The Twilight Zone (1959)

This is a TV anthology series created by its narrator and host Rod Serling. Each episode (156 in this series) is a self-contained fantasy, sci-fi, or horror story, often concluding with an eerie or unexpected twist.

The Twilight Zone (1959) - 05x36 The Bewitchin' Pool Screenshot
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Last Episode

05x36 The Bewitchin' Pool Aired: Jun. 19, 1964

Two children escape their bickering parents by wandering into a world of happiness from the bottom of the swimming pool.

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Canceled/Ended
The show had 5 seasons and 156 episodes air between 1959 and 1964.

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  • The oft-parodied high-pitched guitar melody riff in the theme music was played by Howard A. Roberts.
  • A comic book version of this series, "hosted" by the artistic image of Rod Serling, ran until 1982 - long after the real Serling had died.
  • Rod Serling invited any viewers to submit a script. He was flooded with over 14,000 scripts, and he actually got around to reading 500 of them. But only two were any good, and he couldn't use…
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    Rod Serling invited any viewers to submit a script. He was flooded with over 14,000 scripts, and he actually got around to reading 500 of them. But only two were any good, and he couldn't use them because they didn't fit the format of the show.
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