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. One of the unique aspects of The Twilight Zone was that it was originally recorded in black and white.
Last Episode05x36 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.
Twilight Zone: Season 1, Episode #31 - The Chaser
A young man obsessed with winning over an uninterested beauty gets more than he bargained for when he buys a…
Twilight Zone: Season 1, Episode #1 - Where Is Everybody?
A man finds himself in a town devoid of people and with no memory of who he is.
Series Fun Facts
- The oft-parodied high-pitched guitar melody riff in the theme music was played by Howard A. Roberts.
- All episodes in Seasons 1, 2, 3 and 5 were 30 minutes in length. Episodes in Season 4 (airing from January to May 1963) were one hour in length due to CBS' switching the show's available…
[show]All episodes in Seasons 1, 2, 3 and 5 were 30 minutes in length. Episodes in Season 4 (airing from January to May 1963) were one hour in length due to CBS' switching the show's available time-slot where only an hour could be taken.
- Ranked #8 in TV Guide's list of the "25 Top Cult Shows Ever!" (30 May 2004 issue).