Original Twilight Zone Episode List

Season Two

21. The Prime Mover

Airdate: 24 Mar 1961
The Prime Mover - Twilight Zone Jimbo Cobb inadvertently reveals his psycho kinetic abilities to his partner Ace when he saves the occupants of a car involved in a wreck. Ace reckons they could make a fortune in vegas.
Main Cast: Dane Clark, Buddy Ebsen

22. Long Distance Call

Airdate: 31 Mar 1961
Long Distance Call - Twilight Zone Billy, a young boy, can communicate with his recently deceased grandmother using a toy telephone she gave him before dying. Soon, Billy tries to kill himself after receiving the instruction over the phone.
Main Cast: Philip Abbot, Lili Darvas, Patricia Smith, Billy Mumy

23. A Hundred Yards Over The Rim

Airdate: 7 Apr 1961
A Hundred Yards Over The Rim - Twilight Zone It is the year 1847, and Chris Horn is part of a wagon train travelling to California. When his young boy falls ill, he sets off for help and finds himself in the year 1961.
Main Cast: Cliff Robertson, John Crawford

24. The Rip van Winkle Caper

Airdate: 21 Apr 1961
The Rip Van Winkle Caper - Twilight Zone Four thieves rob a bullion train. They plan to hide away in a cave with their loot for one hundred years in a state of suspended animation. When they wake, things do not go to plan.
Main Cast: Simon Oakland, Oscar Beregi, Lew Gallo

25. The Silence

Airdate: 28 Apr 1961
The Silence - Twilight Zone Colonel Archie Taylor dislikes Jamie Tennyson's talkative manner. He bets him half a million dollars that he cannot stay mute for a whole year. Tennyson accepts the bet and agrees to be enclosed in a room and be monitored by microphones to ensure he conforms to the wager.
Main Cast: Franchot Tone, Liam Sullivan

26. Shadow Play

Airdate: 5 May 1961
Shadow Play - Twilight Zone Convicted of murder, Adam Grant awaits his fate on death row. Not being able to get a decent night's sleep, he tells those around him that they are all just a part of a recurring nightmare of his.
Main Cast: Dennis Weaver

27. The Mind and the Matter

Airdate: 12 May 1961
The Mind And The Matter - Twilight Zone Archie Beechcroft hates his life. Even the commute to work becomes annoying. One day in the cafeteria, he is given a book entitled "The Mind and the Matter" by Henry, the errand boy. It tells him that the ability to concentrate is an underrated skill in the universe. It's true, and he uses it eliminate all mankind from the world!
Main Cast: Shelley Berman, Jack Grinnage

28. Will the Real Martian Please Stand Up?

Airdate: 26 May 1961
Will The Real Martian Please Stand Up - Twilight Zone After being notified of a U.F.O sighting, some state troopers follow tracks from a pond to the inside of a diner. They find nine people inside. Is one of them the Martian?
Main Cast: Barney Phillips, John Hoyt, Jack Elam

29. The Obsolete Man

Airdate: 2 Jun 1961
The Obsolete Man - Twilight Zone Set in the future where religion and books have been deemed obsolete by the state, Romney Wordsworth, a librarian and religious man, is condemned to death by the state Chancellor. He is allowed three requests before he dies; only his killer will know how he is to die, he will die at midnight the next day and he will be granted an audience.
Main Cast: Burgess Meredith, Fritz Weaver

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