Type
Scripted
Premiered
Oct. 02, 1959
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
30 min.
Country
USA
Network
CBS TV Network

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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.

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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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  • Although the phrase "Submitted for your approval" from Rod Serling's opening narration has come to be closely identified with the show (and is often used by Serling impressionists), it is…
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    Although the phrase "Submitted for your approval" from Rod Serling's opening narration has come to be closely identified with the show (and is often used by Serling impressionists), it is actually heard in only three episodes: "The Twilight Zone" (1959) {Cavender Is Coming (#3.36)}, "The Twilight Zone" (1959) {In Praise of Pip (#5.1)}, and "The Twilight Zone" (1959) {A Kind of a Stopwatch (#5.4)}.
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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…
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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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  • Notwithstanding the series' creator, host and narrator Rod Serling, Robert McCord was the only actor to appear in all five seasons. In second place are Jack Klugman, John Anderson, Jon Lormer
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    Notwithstanding the series' creator, host and narrator Rod Serling, Robert McCord was the only actor to appear in all five seasons. In second place are Jack Klugman, John Anderson, Jon Lormer and Vaughn Taylor, who each appeared in four seasons. Klugman and Taylor both appeared in the first, third, fourth and fifth seasons, Anderson appeared in the first, second, fourth and fifth seasons and Lormer appeared in the each of the first four seasons.
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