Season 1

The first season of The Twilight Zone aired Fridays at 10:00–10:30 pm on CBS from October 2, 1959 to July 1, 1960. There are 36 episodes, including the pilot, "Where Is Everybody?". The theme music for this season, written by Bernard Herrman, is different from the music most commonly associated with the series, written by Marius Constant for the second season onwards.

Season episodes list 1


S01E01 : Where Is Everybody? 8.1/10 (aired on 10/02/1959)

Mike Ferris finds himself in a town strangely devoid of people. But despite the emptiness, he has…

S01E02 : One for the Angels 7.69/10 (aired on 10/09/1959)

A street salesman cleverly eludes Death. But if he lives, a little girl must die in his place.

S01E03 : Mr. Denton on Doomsday 7.3/10 (aired on 10/16/1959)

A has-been, drunk gunslinger finds his fast-draw abilities magically restored.

S01E04 : The Sixteen-Millimeter Shrine 6.9/10 (aired on 10/23/1959)

An aging, former movie star lives and dreams in the past, constantly watching her old movies alone…

S01E05 : Walking Distance 8.4/10 (aired on 10/30/1959)

Martin Sloan, driving through the country, leaves his car and starts to walk toward his hometown,…

S01E06 : Escape Clause 7.5/10 (aired on 11/06/1959)

A hypochondriac exchanges his soul for immortality and indestructibility.

S01E07 : The Lonely 8.29/10 (aired on 11/13/1959)

Corry, a man stranded on an asteroid after being convicted of a crime, receives a present of a…

S01E08 : Time Enough at Last 9.09/10 (aired on 11/20/1959)

A bank teller, obsessed with reading, finds himself alone after a nuclear blast.

S01E09 : Perchance to Dream 7.69/10 (aired on 11/27/1959)

A man is terrified of falling asleep for fear he might die.

S01E10 : Judgment Night 7.5/10 (aired on 12/04/1959)

In 1942, a German wonders why he's on the deck of a British steamship, with no memory of how he got…

S01E11 : And When the Sky Was Opened 8.6/10 (aired on 12/11/1959)

Three astronauts have returned from this first space flight. Major Gart is hospitalized with a…

S01E12 : What You Need 8.09/10 (aired on 12/25/1959)

A two-bit thug thinks he's found the key to a better life in an old sidewalk salesman who has the…

S01E13 : The Four of Us Are Dying 7.3/10 (aired on 01/01/1960)

A man who can change his face to resemble others gets into hot water with gangsters.

S01E14 : Third from the Sun 8.3/10 (aired on 01/08/1960)

With all-out nuclear war about to ignite, a scientist and his pilot friend plot to escape on an…

S01E15 : I Shot an Arrow into the Air 7.9/10 (aired on 01/15/1960)

Three astronauts believe they have crashed on an asteroid.

S01E16 : The Hitch-Hiker 8.4/10 (aired on 01/22/1960)

Alone on a cross-country trip, a woman continually sees the same hitch-hiker everywhere she looks.

S01E17 : The Fever 6.8/10 (aired on 01/29/1960)

Tight fisted Franklin Gibbs is not pleased when his wife wins a trip for two to Las Vegas. But…

S01E18 : The Last Flight 8.09/10 (aired on 02/05/1960)

A World War I flying ace flies through a mysterious cloud - and lands at a modern U.S. air base in…

S01E19 : The Purple Testament 7.49/10 (aired on 02/12/1960)

Lt. Fitzgerald has found his own special wartime hell. Looking into the faces of his men prior to…

S01E20 : Elegy 7.6/10 (aired on 02/19/1960)

Three astronauts land on what looks like Earth 200 years before they left--only all of the people…

S01E21 : Mirror Image 8.1/10 (aired on 02/26/1960)

Millicent Barnes sees her double at a bus terminal.

S01E22 : The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street 8.99/10 (aired on 03/04/1960)

Paranoia strikes the residents of Maple Street when they believe human-looking aliens have invaded…

S01E23 : A World of Difference 7.9/10 (aired on 03/11/1960)

Businessman Arthur Curtis finds his phone dead. He is then surprised to hear a voice yell, "Cut!"…

S01E24 : Long Live Walter Jameson 8.29/10 (aired on 03/18/1960)

Walter Jameson is an excellent history teacher who talks about the past as if he had lived it.

S01E25 : People Are Alike All Over 8.3/10 (aired on 03/25/1960)

When a space exploration crashes on Mars, the surviving passenger is surprised to find that…

S01E26 : Execution 7.39/10 (aired on 04/01/1960)

Just before being hanged for shooting a man in the back, a man in 1880 is transported into the…

S01E27 : The Big Tall Wish 6.8/10 (aired on 04/08/1960)

Even though Jackson breaks his hand prior to the fight, he wins because Henry - a boy who adores…

S01E28 : A Nice Place to Visit 7.99/10 (aired on 04/15/1960)

After being shot to death, Rocky Valentine encounters the amiable white-haired Mr. Pip, who gives…

S01E29 : Nightmare as a Child 7.5/10 (aired on 04/29/1960)

Schoolteacher Helen Foley finds a strange and very serious little girl on the stairs outside her…

S01E30 : A Stop at Willoughby 8.69/10 (aired on 05/06/1960)

Riding home on the train one day, a man falls asleep and dreams it is 1880, and he is entering a…

S01E31 : The Chaser 7.09/10 (aired on 05/13/1960)

A man, desperate to win the affection of a beautiful woman, slips her a love potion. He is…

S01E32 : A Passage for Trumpet 7.39/10 (aired on 05/20/1960)

A trumpet player who's convinced he'll never amount to anything attempts suicide and finds himself…

S01E33 : Mr. Bevis 6.79/10 (aired on 06/03/1960)

A man (Bevis) meets his guardian angel.

S01E34 : The After Hours 8.5/10 (aired on 06/10/1960)

A woman discovers that the floor of a department store, on which she bought a gold thimble, doesn't…

S01E35 : The Mighty Casey 6.19/10 (aired on 06/17/1960)

Dr. Stillman arranges to have his human-looking robot signed up as the star pitcher of the Hoboken…

S01E36 : A World of His Own 8.19/10 (aired on 07/01/1960)

A playwright makes characters come to life.
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    The Twilight Zone

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    5 Seasons • 156 Episodes

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