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
- Rod Serling was ranked #1 in TV Guide's list of the "25 Greatest Sci-Fi Legends" (1 August 2004 issue).
- The oft-parodied high-pitched guitar melody riff in the theme music was played by Howard A. Roberts.
- The Manhattan Transfer quartet released a pop vocal rendition of the series titled "Twilight Zone" (1979) using the original series intro music to open their song.